Bits and Pieces - July 20, 2015
July 20, 2015
Gwyneth Paltrow's Goop lifestyle website is offering people instructions on the proper method of yawning. She says that if you want to properly yawn you should start by watching a Gwyneth Paltrow movie.
KATIE COURIC found out the hard way that you should never leave your phone unattended around AMY SCHUMER! Amy was sharing a table with Katie and others at the Glamour Women of the Year Awards when Katie's husband walked in uninvited. Katie rushed off to intercept him, but left her phone behind with their text messages open. Amy picked up the phone and sent a text to him reading: 'I wanna have anal tonight.' Katie came back about 90 seconds later and said she and her husband were leaving and that she didn't know why he wanted to go! Of course, Katie soon found out and later tweeted, "Note to self: Keep phone away from @amyschumer at all times. #epicprank #itspaybacktimesister." (See Amy tell story here)
NBC is continuing to search for a new host for CELEBRITY APPRENTICE. Among the names being mentioned are Magic Johnson, George Lopez, Shark Tank star Mark Cuban, Sir Richard Branson and Martha Stewart.
It turns out that all the fuss about KID ROCK flying the Confederate flag was for nothing. Back in May of 2011 he accepted an award from Detroit's NAACP and it was then he decided to stop using the Confederate flag onstage. Even then it had already been more than a year since he flew it at a concert.
Round, round, get around, you won't get around if you live in New York City. According to a Wallet Hub study of the best and worst cities to be a driver, the Big Apple topped the 'worst' list. Factors included gas prices, traffic delays, rates of car theft and car clubs per capita. The rest of the 'bad' cities were Washington, Philadelphia, San Francisco and, ironically the Motor City of Detroit. The best cities for drivers were Lubbock and Corpus Christi, Texas; Lincoln, Nebraska; Greensboro, North Carolina and Tucson.
The Los Angeles Clippers and free-agent forward Josh Smith have reportedly agreed to a deal for one-year and $2.5 million.
Many mothers and daughters like to do things together such as going shopping, doing yoga or having lunch. In the case of Utica, New York's Melissa L. Cook and her daughter, Amanda S. Johnson, they liked to use the ladies' room together. However, instead of powdering their noses, they were found in a bathroom stall of the Oneida County Office Building with drug paraphernalia, including mixing agents, preparation containers, cottons and hypodermic syringes, some filled with heroin. The women were arrested together and likely shared a jail cell.
1775: Benjamin Franklin became the first Postmaster General
actress Kate Beckinsale (The Aviator, Van Helsing, Pearl Harbor) 42