Bits and Pieces - February 18, 2015
February 18, 2015
The Oscar Mayer Wienermobile crashed into a pole in Pennsylvania. Authorities responded to the scene with a tow truck, mustard and relish.
BRUCE JENNER has finally realized that his family can't be trusted to keep secrets, especially regarding his sex change. Bruce has been irate over some of the recent leaks and blames it on the Kardashian and Jenner girls. Bruce is being careful what he says around them, which is tricky because they're shooting Season 10 of the Kardashians and he knows he has to drop some hints in order to hype his own reality show. Word is that he hasn't told them what his new name will be and won't even tell Diane Sawyer in their interview. However, Bruce has told his family that he's known since the age of 5 that he was a female.
GEORGE R.R. MARTIN says you can expect some surprises in the upcoming season five of GAME OF THRONES. Martin said at the Writers Guild West Awards on Saturday that "people are going to die who don't die in the books, so even the book readers will be unhappy. Everybody better be on their toes." Game of Thrones' fifth season gets underway April 12th.
Former American Idol winner PHILLIP PHILLIPS will sing the national anthem before this weekend's Daytona 500. KID ROCK will also provide pre-race entertainment.
If you were alone on Valentine's Day, you may want to consider adopting a dog! According to a new survey, one in five women say a man who with a dog is instantly more attractive. That compares with one in 20 women that said a man in designer clothes did it for them and 6 percent that were attracted by flashy cars. As for men, half said they like women who make them feel relaxed and four in ten appreciate compliments on their looks.
The New York Yankees will retire Jorge Posada's No. 20, Andy Pettitte's No. 46, and Bernie Williams' No. 51 this season and honor them with plaques in Monument Park. They're the 18th, 19th and 20th numbers retired by the Yankees.
Corpus Christi police can't accuse 23-year-old Juan Gutierrez of being a two-fisted drinker. However, they have accused him of DUI. Juan left the scene of an accident after driving the wrong way down Highway 286, flying off an overpass and landing on the street below. However, Juan left some crucial evidence behind. In addition to paperwork inside his vehicle, Juan abandoned his passenger and his prosthetic arm. Juan was arrested by police not far from the scene.
1801: The House of Representatives broke an electoral tie between Thomas Jefferson and Aaron Burr, electing Jefferson president and Burr as vice president.
actor Lou Diamond Phillips (LaBamba, Numb3rs, Young Guns) 53