Bits and Pieces - April 1, 2015
April 1, 2015
According to a new report, over half of America's cats and dogs are overweight. You know your pet is overweight if your wiener dog has become a bratwurst.
HARRISON FORD has been released from the hospital following his plane crash earlier this month. Ford was seen leaving UCLA Medical Center on Saturday and was seen later that day driving to Steven Spielberg's house. Ford was driving his Tesla by himself and spent the better part of the evening at Spielberg's home.
Sunday night's season finale of THE WALKING DEAD scored another ratings record for the show. The 90-minute finale pulled in 15.8 million viewers. That makes it the biggest season finale in the show's history and its third most-watched episode overall. Some 7.5 million people stuck around for THE TALKING DEAD, which was also an all-time record for that show.
MOTLEY CRUE bassist NIKKI SIXX is working with 5 SECONDS OF SUMMER. The band is writing some new material with Sixx, as well as longtime collaborators JOEL AND BENJI MADDEN and they should be heading into the studio shortly.
If you're going to the Coachella or Lollapalooza music festivals and want to take a selfie, you'll need long arms. Both festivals have banned selfie sticks, with Coachella going as far as calling them "narsisstics" on their list of prohibited items. While neither festival would officially comment on the bans, critics say the selfie sticks are obnoxious and potentially dangerous to others nearby. The sticks were also banned at last weekend's Ultra Music Festival in Miami, which wrote on Twitter, "They will be turned away and we'll probably make fun of you."
Louisville junior forward Montrezl Harrell and sophomore guard Terry Rozier have announced their intention to enter the NBA draft. Coach Rick Pitino confirmed the news adding, "It's the right thing to do for both of them."
The state of Alaska recently legalized the recreational use of marijuana. Apparently it's not completely legal in all circumstances as 22-year-old Marcos Estigoy and 18-year-old James Casto discovered. The two Juneau men were cited for consuming marijuana in public after they were found smoking from glass pipes in the parking lot of Alaska State Troopers outpost.
1889: The Eiffel Tower opened in Paris
actor Ewan MacGregor (Star Wars, Down With Love, Black Hawk Down) 44