Bits and Pieces - November 25, 2014
November 25, 2014
Nashville Police are investigating thefts at three liquor stores where the only thing stolen was Crown Royal. Police say suspects include Jack Daniels, Jim Beam and Captain Morgan.
TAYLOR SWIFT is featured in the new issue of Lucky magazine and says fans won't be seeing her belly button anytime soon. Taylor said, "I don't like showing my belly button. When you start showing your belly button then you're really committing to the midriff thing. I only partially commit to the midriff thing - you're only seeing lower rib cage. I don't want people to know if I have one or not...I want that to be a mystery. As far as anyone knows based on my public appearances, they haven't seen evidence of a belly button. It could be pierced. They have no idea. If I'm going to get some sort of massive tattoo, it's going to be right next to my belly button because no one's ever going to see that."
JIMMY FALLON'S Lip Sync Battle Tonight Show bit will become a new series on Spike TV. Fallon's bit has celebrities lip-syncing the song of their choice. Fallon will appear on the show, which will tape in January and debut on April 2nd. (See Fallon and Emma Stone battle here)
STING will join the cast of his Broadway musical "The Last Ship" next month in an effort to boost ticket sales for the $15 million show. The show has lost $75,000 a week since preview performances began September 29th. Sting will take on the role of shipyard foreman Jackie White.
Just in time for Thanksgiving a Portland, Oregon, ice cream shop called Salt & Straw has created Thanksgiving-themed ice cream flavors and will ship them directly to your door. Of course, that's assuming they sound good to you. Flavors include Cranberry Walnut Stuffing, Hazelnut Rosemary Stuffing, Honey Bourbon Corn Pudding, Sweet Potato Casserole with Maple Pecans, Salted Caramel Thanksgiving Turkey and Spiced Chevre Pumpkin Pie. If you're wondering, the Salted Caramel Thanksgiving Turkey flavor is made with turkey fat and fried turkey skin brittle. All the other flavors are also made with real ingredients.
Florida State remains No. 1 in The Associated Press college football poll, followed by Alabama, Oregon and Mississippi State. The top four teams were unchanged for the first time since late September.
Principal Jacquelyn Moore, of the Jewett Middle Academy Magnet middle school in Winter Haven, Florida, thought it would be a good idea to conduct an unannounced active shooter drill involving police officers entering classrooms with guns drawn. Among those disagreeing were students who likely needed a change of underwear, teachers and parents. Also disagreeing with Principal Moore was Polk County school superintendent Kathryn LeRoy, who said it showed "a lack of good judgment" and suspended her pending an internal investigation.
1996: Barry Sanders set an NFL record by recording his eighth straight 1,000-yard season.
actor Billy Connolly (Head of the Class, The Last Samurai, Beverly Hills Ninja) 72