Overnight Briefing & General Reality Check - Sep 28, 2012
September 28, 2012
49 years ago today (1963): Famed NYC DJ MURRAY THE K played a copy of THE BEATLES' "She Loves You" on the radio. It is believed to be the first Beatles' song ever played in the U-S. Feeling old yet?
The peanut butter recall isn't just affecting lunches across America. It's invading your cookie jar, too.
Whole Foods is recalling its three-ounce peanut butter cookies and three-ounce peanut butter chocolate chunk cookies solid in the self-serve pastry case. Mini peanut butter cookies sold in the 12-pack paper bags are also under recall. All three products are made with peanut butter from Sunland, Inc, which is under recall because of a salmonella contamination.
FYI: Consumers can call 512-542-0060 for more information. Anyone with the cookies is being advised to throw them away immediately. (Page)
Things are going downhill fast for cute little "Joanie Cunningham" from "Happy Days." ERIN MORAN was living in a trailer in Indiana with her husband, STEVE FLEISCHMANN, but got kicked out by her mother-in-law for unruly behavior. The National Enquirer reports the former prime time star has been living off a cash settlement she received from CBS and now bounces from motel-to-motel. (Lee)
Today in Kardasha-land... If you're a fan of eyelashes that rival the size of your average Goliath birdeating spider, we have good news. The KARDASHIAN sisters are modeling their first ever beauty line. KIM, KHLOE and KHOURTENEY's cosmetics will include the "Kardazzle Compact" and, of course, the "Lash Dash." Kim posted the pictures on her blog yesterday. Their Khroma Beauty line hits Ulta stores just in time for your holiday shopping. (Bartha)
The Wednesday night mid-season finale of TLC's "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo" pulled in 2.4 million people, the highest ratings for the series so far. Frighteningly, the show was number two with 18-34 year-olds for both broadcast and cable in the 9-10 pm hour.
MICK JAGGER is the only man PETE TOWNSHEND ever wanted to have sex with. THE WHO's guitarist makes this revelation in his new memoir, "Who Am I." Pete also says KEITH RICHARDS was wrong when he wrote in HIS autobiography, "Life," that Mick has a (quote), "tiny todger." Pete writes that Little Mick is (quote), "huge and extremely tasty." Not that there's anything wrong with that! Read the rest of Pete's book when it hits stores on October 11th. (Marino)
A strange and disturbing fashion trend has taken Japan by storm.
The Sun says the new look is called "Bagel Head" (video). And, it's created by injecting saline solution into the forehead until it swells up. Then, they push their thumb into the center of the swollen area to make it look like a bagel. The process takes two hours to complete. The effect lasts just around 20-hours, after which the saline is absorbed by the body and the forehead goes back to normal. Apparently, it doesn't hurt at all. One fashion-forward Bagel Head says, "It's a relaxing sensation. It's kind of tingly and a building pressure that feels like it's sending me to sleep." (Still)
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