Born on this day!! Actor Bob McGrath (“Sesame Street”) is 87. Magician Siegfried of Siegfried and Roy is 80. Actor Malcolm McDowell is 76. Singer Dennis Locorriere of Dr. Hook and the Medicine Show is 70. Actor Stellan Skarsgard (“Mamma Mia”) is 68. Actor Richard Thomas is 68. Comedian Tim Allen is 66. Actress Ally Sheedy is 57. TV anchor Hannah Storm is 57. Bassist Paul deLisle of Smash Mouth is 56. Singer David Gray is 51. Singer Deniece Pearson of Five Star is 51. Musician Soren Rasted (Aqua) is 50. Actor-singer Jamie Walters is 50. Singer-guitarist Rivers Cuomo of Weezer is 49. Actor Steve-O (“Jackass”) is 45. Actor Ethan Embry (“Can’t Hardly Wait,” ”That Thing You Do!”) is 41. Actor Chris Evans (“The Fantastic Four”) is 38. Singer Raz B (B2K) is 34. Actress Kat Dennings (“2 Broke Girls”) is 33. Actresses Ashley and Mary Kate Olsen are 33. Actor Aaron Taylor-Johnson (“Kick-Ass” films) is 29.
THIS DAY IN GENIUS HISTORY
1900 – The Boxer Rebellion began in China.
1966 – The U.S. Supreme Court set forth in Miranda v. Arizona that the police must advise suspects of their rights upon taking them into custody.
1967 – Thurgood Marshall was nominated to become the first African American on the U.S. Supreme Court.
1971 – The New York Times began publishing the “Pentagon Papers.”1983
The U.S. space probe Pioneer 10, launched in 1972, became the first spacecraft to leave the solar system.
1986 – Bandleader and clarinetist Benny Goodman died.
2000 – The first meeting between Pres. Kim Jong Il of North Korea and Pres. Kim Dae Jung of South Korea occurred.
Today Is: International Albinism Awareness Day, National Career Nursing Assistants Day, Random Acts of Light, Roller Coaster Day
TODAY ON TV!
Primetime TV (All Times Eastern)
CBS – 8:00 – Big Bang Theory / 8:30 – Young Sheldon / 9:00 – Mom / 9:30 – Life In Pieces / 10:00 – Elementary
NBC – 8:00 – Superstore / 8:30 – AP Bio / 9:00 – AP Bio / 9:30 – Abby’s / 10:00 – Law and Order SVU
ABC – 8:00 – NBA Finals (If Necessary)
FOX – 8:00 – US Open Golf
CW – 8:00 – iZombie / 9:00 – In The Dark
Late Night Shows and TV Talk Show Guests
Jimmy Kimmel: Tom Hanks, Pamela Adlon, Koffee
Jimmy Fallon: Sienna Miller, Josh Charles, Ryan Tedder, OneRepublic
Stephen Colbert: Kevin Bacon, Mark Ronson, Lykke Li
Seth Meyers: Sen. Amy Klobuchar, Regina Spektor
James Corden: Dax Shepard, Jodie Comer, Paul Rudd, Avril Lavigne (R 4/29/19)
Carson Daly: Jimmi Simpson, Feels, Our Lady J (R 5/21/19)
Daily Show: Rep. Tim Ryan
Conan: Don Cheadle
Watch What Happens Live: Rosie Perez, Mark Ronson
The View: John Delaney
The Talk: Mindy Kaling, guest co-host Vanessa Williams
Live with Kelly and Ryan: Chris Hemsworth, guest co-hosts the Jonas Brothers
Ellen DeGeneres: Aubrey Plaza, Maggie Rogers, Jennifer Lopez
Wendy Williams: Karamo Brown (R 3/15/19)
The Real: Quad Webb-Lunceford, Jacqueline “Dr. Jackie” Walters, Toya Bush-Harris (R 10/18/18)
1 – Secret Life Of Pets 2 – $47.1 Million
2 – Dark Phoenix – $33 Million
3 – Godzilla – $24.5 Million
*Genius Source: www.boxofficemojo.com
New Movies Opening This Week
Men in Black International – The Men in Black have always protected the Earth from the scum of the universe. In this new adventure, they tackle their biggest threat to date: a mole in the Men in Black organization. Tessa Thompson, Chris Hemsworth, Rebecca Ferguson, Emma Thompson
Shaft (2019) – John Shaft Jr., a cyber security expert with a degree from MIT, enlists his family’s help to uncover the truth behind his best friend’s untimely death. Samuel L. Jackson, Alexandra Shipp, Avan Jogia, Regina Hall
WHAT ARE YOU TALKIN’ ABOUT? Here are today’s PPM-Friendly Topics
QUESTION: Which airport is the WORST…. IN THE WORLD??? That would be Los Angeles International Airport!!! (Wait… how about the airport in Bangladesh??)
QUESTION: Why are Madonna and Bruce Springsteen both releasing new albums on the SAME DAY? Who will win: “Madame Ten,” or “The Boss with the Hot Sauce??”
QUESTION: Is THIS the way to celebrate FATHER’S DAY?? A man is suing an Arizona cryogenics firm… demanding they return his dad’s FROZEN HEAD!!!!????????
QUESTION: Is it good marketing??? Or just a stupid mistake??? A man wearing a t-shirt that says “COKE” is busted for… guess what??? SELLING COCAINE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
QUESTION: Did they bring a change of pants?? An glass observation deck on the 103RD FLOOR of Chicago’s Willis Tower started CRACKING under their feet!!!!
Taylor Swift and Katy Perry have ended their longtime feud. They celebrated their truce on Instagram after years of bad blood. Perry shared a photo of a plate of chocolate chip cookies with “Peace at last” written out in red icing. She tagged “Let’s Be Friends” as the location. “feels good,” the star captioned the post, adding a orange heart emoji. “@taylorswift.” Swift responded with 13 heart emojis in the comments. In addition, friends and fans voiced their happiness and hopes for a collaboration between the singers. “So does this mean a collab is coming?!” the Radio Disney account wrote.
****Katy doesn’t need to feud with Taylor anymore! She’s too busy killing nuns!!! (look it up)
******Their first duet will be “Kumbaya!!!”
*******Can world peace be far behind???
******Is it just us?? Or are these two the kind of women who should be sexy… but aren’t???
Keanu Reeves has mastered the art of posing with women without being grabby. A tweet showing Reeves posing with multiple women, including Dolly Parton, with his arm behind the women and his hand hovering over either their arms or waists has gone viral. “Lol Keanu ain’t taking no chances,” the tweet read. He has been on the scene for a minute, but with his latest “John Wick” film, his appearance in the Netflix rom-com “Always Be My Maybe” and his voice role in “Toy Story 4,” the love has been ramped up. The actor told People magazine he had no idea that he was now the internet’s boyfriend. “That’s, uh, that’s wacky,” Reeves said. “Well, the positivity’s great.”
******Joe Biden called him and said, “Don’t touch! Just sniff!!!”
*******Taylor Swift sent him a note: “YOU can grab my ass!!”
********Looks like Keanu doesn’t wanna dip his “wick” in the fan pool!!!
Mark Hamill’s voice-overs haven’t always been so widely appreciated. They once cost him his job at a Jack in the Box restaurant, he revealed on “The Late Late Show with James Corden” this week. He reminisced about one of his hourly gigs during an appearance alongside actor Bradley Whitford on Monday. Whitford, who is known for his portrayal of White House deputy chief of staff Josh Lyman in “The West Wing,” recalled first meeting Hamill at a restaurant he was employed at in 1981. Whitford admitted Hamill was the first big movie star he’d ever met and remembered he left a huge tip “I’m one of those people … I was a waiter and come on, you got to start somewhere. I’m really aware of the fact that that’s their life’s blood — the tips,” explained Hamill, adding that many people assume because of his role in the “Star Wars” franchise that he’s “richer than God.” Hamill decided to impersonate the fast-food chain’s clown mascot for customers over the drive-thru intercom system. But his boss was less than impressed, and “told me to go home and never come back,” Hamill said.
********And now he makes most of his money doing voice-overs!!! How ironic!!
*****This explains why Jack in the Box doesn’t have a “Luke Skyburger!!!”
*******How many people come up to famous actors and say, “Omigod! You waited on me at Hamburger Hamlet!!!”
Chris Pratt can’t stop gushing over his new bride, Katherine Schwarzenegger. He was caught in a candid moment on a friend’s Instagram Story thanking God for his new wife. “Hey, God is good,” he said on his friend Jay Glazer’s Instagram Story. Pratt then placed his left hand with his wedding band on over his heart. “God heals a broken heart,” Pratt said and then joked about eating “12 pounds of wedding cake” over the course of the weekend. The couple wed on Saturday in a ceremony at California’s San Ysidro Ranch in Montecito.
********He’s a man of God.. but he works in Satan’s favorite industry!!
******Pratt wasn’t kidding about eating a lot of wedding cake… and Arnold was spoon-feeding it to him!!! So romantic!
******Has it dawned on him that he’s now a Kennedy??
Wendy Williams’ younger mystery man has been identified as Marc Tomblin, a 27-year-old convicted felon. She was first spotted with Tomblin this week in Los Angeles, where we’re told they met through mutual friend Blac Chyna. He has since made his way back to New York with Williams, and he’s been photographed around town with her. Tomblin was convicted of robbery with a dangerous weapon on Jan. 29, 2013, in North Carolina. We’ve also confirmed that he was convicted of felony breaking and entering in May 2013. The incidents took place within weeks of each other, with the robbery occurring on Aug. 21, 2012, and the breaking and entering occurring on Aug. 10 of that year. Williams told TMZ that she was aware of his record, but it wasn’t going to stop her from seeing him. “I am a 54-year-old grown-ass woman,” she said. “I know what I’m doing.”
******Really? You know what you’re doing? Is that why you let him watch you put your PIN number in the ATM? (true)
******We’re gonna go out on a limb and say that this one won’t end well!!!
********Wendy’s ex is a thug…. and now she’s dating ANOTHER thug! So she DOES have a type!!
TOPIC: What’s YOUR type????
The internet is blowing up over these Chernobyl selfies and travel porn pics. The nuclear wasteland has become a major tourist attraction since the May premiere of an HBO miniseries about the 1986 power plant tragedy, with some tour groups reporting a 40 percent spike in bookings. It was only matter of time before Instagram users turned it into a hot photo op. “Meanwhile in Chernobyl: Instagram influencers flocking to the site of the disaster,” wrote Bruno Zupan alongside screenshots of Instagram images in a viral tweet that’s since been shared more than 10,700 times. The most controversial Insta thirst trap comes from @nz.nik, who’s pictured doing a half-naked photoshoot in a transparent, hazmat-like suit in front of an abandoned building in Pripyat, the Ukrainian city built to serve the Chernobyl power plant, the site of the worst nuclear disaster in history. The image has garnered comments calling the user, who has 3,922 followers, “repulsive,” “disrespectful” and “disgusting.”
********He must have been happy with his radioactive selfie… he had a real “glow!!”
********If the Titanic sank today, we’d have selfies from all the victims!! “Watch me pout while I drown!!!”
Ripping The Tabloids (Throughout the week, we’ll give you the stories from that weeks tabs!)
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Uh-Oh 7-Big Problems On Bond Flick!-(National Enquirer)
The new James Bond movie is shaping up to be the biggest disaster in franchise history! The 25th spy flick doesn’t even have a title yet has been plagued with setbacks, including not having a finished script and star Daniel Craig nursing a busted ankle! An insider dished: “Bond 25 is chronically underprepared, rudderless and lacking a boss to make any sort of decisions.”
Cher In Touch With Herself!-(Globe)
Cher is launching her first perfume in decades! The 73-year-old diva’s debut fragrance, Uninhibited, was discontinued in 1987. But now she’s teaming with a perfume company to launch one next year. “I have worked on this fragrance for the last four years. This too is a milestone in my career as an artist,” the star boasts. “It completely expresses who I am, and I wear it every day.” Cher describes the perfume as a “genderless scent,” with notes of bergamot, neroli, jasmine and vetiver, adding, “I like vanilla. It’s very touchy-feely. It makes you want to hold yourself.”
Jordin Sparks & Dana Isaiah: Baby Boss-(Us Weekly)
Since welcoming Dana Jr. in May 2018, Sparks, 29, and Isaiah, 27, have barely had any time for date nights. But the pair, who got married in 2017, are fine with it. “We’re so focused on [the baby] and making sure [he’s] OK,” the singer says.
Fergie: Fuming Over Josh’s New Squeeze-(Star)
It looks like Josh Duhamel is off the market. The hunky Transformers actor had the look of love as he dined with a bombshell brunette at Malibu’s Nobu on May 27-and the oceanside rendezvous, a source says, is making serious waves with his ex-wife, Fergie. “Last year, it seemed like Fergie and Josh were on the fast track to rekindling their romance. She’s never gotten over Josh and she was clinging to her dream that they’d get back together.” Instead, Fergie, 44, was heartbroken when Josh, 46, let things fizzle out and started to play the field, including his new galpal, former Miss World America, 25-year-old Audra Mari. Josh, father of son Axl, 6, with Fergie, said in an interview: “I’m not 30 years old anymore. It’s more about finding someone young enough to have kids. It’s not as if I’m out there trying to just f**k anything.”
Naomi: Jealous Of Jen-(Life & Style)
Too close for comfort? Billy Crudup is filming a new morning show drama with Jennifer Aniston-and it’s got girlfriend Naomi Watts wondering whether they’re more than Friends. Naomi, 50, “drops by the set,” says a source, “and she’s got spies keeping an eye on them, too.” It wouldn’t be the first time Billy, also 50, fell for his leading lady. In addition to romancing Naomi on the set of their show Gypsy, he left pregnant girlfriend Mary-Louise Parker for his Stage Beauty co-star Claire Danes! “I don’t think Jen would break girl code,” the source admits. “But Billy is just her type.”
Heart Monitor: Hanging In There-(People)
Miranda Lambert & Brendan McLoughlin
Despite rumors that they’re heading for a breakup after secretly marrying in January, the country singer, 35, and the New York City cop, 27, “are happy and together,” a rep for Lambert says.
Happy 13th Birthday Shiloh Pitt: Where was Brad?-(In Touch)
Brad was unable to join Shiloh for her birthday, says a source, because he had his own scenario from which he couldn’t escape: work commitments! The week prior to her birthday, Brad was 6,000 miles away at the Cannes Film Festival promoting his Quentin Tarantino film Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, and from there, he hit up the Venice Biennale art exhibit. Ever the doting dad, Brad has vowed to make it up to Shiloh, says the source: “He promised he would take her to another escape room [where mom Angelina held the party], with a different theme but equally exciting!”
Deer Wanders Into Sporting Goods Store
Police in New York state shared video of a deer that wandered into a mall and ran loose inside a sporting goods store. Police said the “Bambi lookalike” apparently “decided it was a good day to go shopping” at Dick’s Sporting Goods at the Palisades Center Mall. The department shared video of the deer running loose inside the store. Police said a store employee was able to coax the deer outside and it ran away uninjured. See the video HERE.
********She heard they were selling “Deer Nuts!!” But they were “Beer Nuts!!” Either way, they’re under a buck!!
*******Female deer have a lot of “doe!!!!”
TOPIC: My wild animal encounter!!
Company Will Name Your Baby
A start-up is offering baffled new parents some help with one of their post important decisions: naming the baby. Future Perfect, a start-up founded by two moms who met on a playground and bonded over their children’s unique names, is offering packages starting at $100 to help new parents choose what to call their children. The $100 “The Riff” package includes a 15-minute “namestorming” session via phone, while the $350 “The Works” package features a 15-minute consultation that leads to a list of 10 suggested first names and 10 suggested middle names for the baby. “Unlike the subjective opinions friends and family members might give you, our advice will be neutral, unbiased, and tailored to your needs,” the website promises.
*******Do they work for celebrities?? Because “Apple,” “Moses” and “Moon Unit” are already taken!!
******Try using “Donald!!” No one else seems to be using that one right now!!!
********P Diddy stopped using his name!!! So THAT’S available!!!
Traffic Sign Hacked
A digital traffic sign in Houston was apparently hacked to display apocalyptic messages warning of a climate catastrophe. The sign was spotted early Wednesday flashing messages including “Global warming at work,” “Warning: Hurricane Human,” “Triassic weather ahead” and “We are the asteroid.” It was unclear how the hacker gained access to the sign. Signs along a North Carolina highway were hacked in a similar fashion in May 2018, when drivers noticed the signs were displaying messages warning of “idiots on bikes” ahead of the local Ironman competition. Another sign in Pennsylvania was hacked that same month with a rude message instructing Delaware County to perform a lewd act with a sex organ.
********Hey, let’s make everything accessible from the Internet!! What could go wrong??
********Mom always said our name would be in lights! She said, “It may be an Amber Alert, but just wait!!”
********At least hack it for a purpose… like a “prom-posal!!”
Guy Makes Really Bad Fake License Plate
Authorities in California said a fake license plate that listed the wrong name for the state led to the arrest of a truck driver. The Moorpark Police Department said a motorcycle officer pulled over a tractor-trailer spotted with an apparently hand-made license plate that listed the state as “Califas,” a Spanish slang term for California. The driver of the truck ended up arrested on drug charges, driving without a license and having an active warrant for his arrest. “The tractor-trailer he was driving was towed from the scene because it was unsafe to be driven,” the department said. See the pic HERE.
*********Is he illegal??? If he is, he’ll be released and given a large package of benefits!!!
*********Now he’s in prison making REAL license plates!!!
********The cops filed this case under “Nice Try!!”
In North Carolina the state’s Department of Parks and Recreation has posted a photo on its Facebook page of a “zombie snake,” a reptile known for defending itself by lying on its back and pretending to be dead. The eastern hognose, also known as a puff adder, is found as far south as Florida and Texas and as far north as Minnesota, according to ABC News. Although some have claimed the snake can shoot venom as far as 25 feet, experts tell the network that’s completely false and there’s little to fear. Although the “zombie snake” nickname sounds scary, officials at North Carolina State Parks and Recreation told CBS News the eastern hognose is “a mostly harmless snake that rarely ever bites humans.” It added: ″[The snake] puts on quite a dramatic display to deter predators, including puffing up its head to look more like a cobra or pretending to be dead briefly. Nevertheless, they are NOT aggressive and rarely bite people.”
*********That snake sounds like our ex-girlfriend!!! She played dead every night!!
********If they make a movie called “Zombie Snakes,” Samuel L. Jackson MUST star!!
STUFF THAT’S COOL AND VIRAL
VIDEO: 2 REDNECK TRUCKERS FIGHT.
VIDEO: CHICAGO’S WILLIS TOWER GLASS CRACKS!!!
A LIST FOR THURSDAY
Husbands in These U.S. Cities Are Seriously Unfaithful
- New York City, New York
New York’s presence on this list should come as no surprise to you. It’s the most populated city in the country, it’s the city that never sleeps, and there are tons of people just trying to make a way in the world. We’re truthfully surprised it isn’t higher up on the list! According to The Atlantic, the most common areas for cheating in New York City are actually the affluent areas. Studies show that financially independent people are more likely to cheat. And since Millennials are the first generation to have a more even distribution of financial independence between males and females, it makes sense there are more cheating husbands in New York City.
- San Diego, California
If we’re going off of high population and affluence as indicators of cities where there is a lot of cheating, San Diego has those two things in the bag. Although you might think the hot beach bods have something to do with these cheating rates, studies show you’re more likely to cheat with someone less attractive than your spouse. Having someone hit on you who is more attractive can be intimidating and less likely to lead to a cheating situation.
- Chicago, Illinois
A large city certainly seems to bring more opportunities for husbands to be unfaithful to their wives. And Chicago is the third largest city in the U.S., with nearly 3 million residents. Strangely enough, Chicago is also one of the best cities to be married in as well. It’s less expensive than New York but has most of the same cultural attractions — the art, the museums, the nightlife, and everything else a large city has to offer.
- Indianapolis, Indiana
Data from Ashley Madison shows there are many people in Indianapolis who cheat. Why is that though? There are many reasons both men and women cheat. But the No. 1 reason men cheat is to boost their ego because they have low self-esteem. Of course, another evolutionary argument for men cheating more than women is their biological need to spread their seed. However, this argument loses traction over the years as other, less-biological reasons seem to be more common.
- Columbus, Ohio
Did you know Columbus is on the list of the top 100 drunkest cities in the U.S.? This has us asking if these two unfortunate statistics could be connected. Perhaps, people who find themselves drunk more often are more likely to cheat. Or is it that some of the same external factors cause people to overindulge on alcohol also lead them to cheat on their wives. Perhaps we’ll never know.
- Austin, Texas
Austin, Texas is a city that prides itself in its unique, free culture and support of small businesses. Perhaps this culture is one of the reasons Austin has a high number of cheating husbands. Some research even shows Austin as the city with the most cheating spouses. Maybe find other ways to keep it weird, Austin!
- Charlotte, North Carolina
While there is a lot of infidelity going on in Charlotte, interestingly, North Carolina is one of only nine states that allow spouses to sue the cheating spouse for ruining their marriage. There have even been judgments awarded for over $30 million to spouses who have been cheated on. Unfortunately, the precedent of these rulings hasn’t seemed to deter cheating husbands in Charlotte.
- Houston, Texas
Along with Austin, Houston is the next Texas city to make this unfortunate list of cities where husbands are more likely to cheat. At one point, nearly 100,000 of Ashley Madison users lived in Houston. Those are some daunting numbers! And while Texans sure are proud of their state, this is one “top 15” list we are sure they would prefer not to find themselves on.
- San Francisco, California
A high number of cheaters in San Francisco begs the question — do marriages that deal with infidelity end in divorce? Perhaps a slightly more positive bit of information in this article is that many marriages work through infidelity, with only a range of 20-40% of divorces citing cheating as the reason.
- Los Angeles, California
It may not surprise you that Los Angeles is a prime city for infidelity. But what may be news to you is how many high-profile Hollywood stars stayed with their husbands through a cheating scandal. Cardi B, Pink, and Sarah Jessica Parker and just a few of the women who chose to work through infidelity from their spouse to see what the future would hold.
- San Jose, California
San Jose and Silicon Valley, in general, can’t seem to stay out of the press for one kind of cheating or another. Whether it’s climbing the charts as one of the cheating-est cities around or making headlines for the college admissions scandal, it’s not good news. But perhaps you are more likely to get away with cheating on your spouse than you are to get away with cheating to get your children into good colleges.
- Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Philadelphia might be known as the City of Brotherly Love, but it’s also the city with the fourth highest amount of cheating in the U.S. Nearly 120,000 Ashley Madison users live in Philadelphia, making it near the top of the list you don’t want to be on.
- Dallas, Texas
While the men have come under fire in this article, surprisingly men and women in Dallas are equally likely to cheat. Ashley Madison CEO claims that’s because women in Dallas are outspoken and aren’t afraid to get what they want. Well, we are all for women empowerment. But we aren’t quite sure if this is a good thing or not. You’ll have to decide for yourself.
- Denver, Colorado
They’ve got the mountains, they’ve got the active lifestyle, they’ve got city living, and the second highest number of Ashley Madison users per capita, too. And while it seems you can find studies to prove any point, a recent study out of the University of Colorado says men are more likely to cheat in a relationship at some point in their lives than women. The study reported 21% of men have cheated as opposed to only 13% of women.
- Seattle, Washington
So here it is — the city with the most Ashley Madison users per capita is Seattle, Washington. And interestingly enough, Starbucks gift cards are the most commonly used gift cards to pay for Ashley Madison subscriptions. If you weren’t aware, Ashley Madison has an arrangement to accept gift cards for common retailers as payment so suspicious wives won’t get tipped off by unusual charges. So, strangely, this home of Starbucks coffee brings the story full-circle.
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