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Monica on The View?

Retired news legend Barbara Walters is pushing ABC to hire former White House intern Monica Lewinsky to join “The View.”  A network source says Walters has been like a godmother to Lewinsky since their big interview in 1999, and she thinks Monica would be a “runaway success” on the show. If Lewinsky becomes a regular on the show, it’s unlikely ... Read More »

Trapeze Anyone?

I know what day it is, but this is legit.  The Flying Trapeze Center operated by Circus Harmony opens for business tonight at Union Station.  The trapeze rig is under the shed near the Hard Rock Café.  The center will offer in-depth trapeze classes for all ages, one-time trial flights and shows by professional trapeze artists. Wednesday through Friday class ... Read More »

Fat Pets

It’s common knowledge that America is an overweight nation.  Now comes word that our pets are too.  A new report has found that 58% of cats are overweight and dogs aren’t far behind at 53%.  The issue is that most pet owners with obese pets think their dog or cat is actually at a healthy weight.  It’s important to ask ... Read More »

Cheating is good for you

Cheating on your diet could actually be a good thing.  Experts say whey you constantly restrict your eating, your levels of a hormone that both keeps you feeling full and helps rev your metabolism begin to fall.  To help fight this, they say you should cheat on your diet… but only once per week. My advice is to schedule your ... Read More »

Now Hiring

If you don’t win the $30,000 in Free Money and you don’t have a job, you may be interested in the Hollywood Casino Job Fair tomorrow.  It’ll be held at the Holiday Inn Express Riverport located at 13175 Riverport Drive from 10am to 2pm.  Venue management will be on hand interviewing job seekers and taking applications.  Positions available include security, ... Read More »

Never drunk dial again!

There’s a new app that bans you from drunk dialing.  Drunk Mode lets you block certain contacts for a period of up to 12 hours while on a night out and only unlocks these numbers if you can solve difficult brain teasers.  Before a night on the town, users select which contacts (exes, bosses, clients) they want to block and ... Read More »

The Hoff says it’ll be bad

David Hasselhoff has what he calls a “nice chunky part” in “Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!”, and says the third installment is “the worst movie you have ever seen.  The first one was the worst.  The second one I think was even worse than the first.  I’m so honored to be in Sharknado 3.” Aside from The Hoff, the movie’s ... Read More »

Cruise with Def Leppard

Def Leppard announced the band will have their own cruise called Hysteria on the High Seas and will take place January 21st – 25th.  The cruise will leave Miami and stop in Half Moon Cay and Freeport in the Bahamas.  More details including price will be out soon.  Meanwhile, guitarist Vivian Campbell confirmed the band’s next album is almost finished and ... Read More »

Forgot about the pot

A lawyer walks into court with a bag of weed sounds like the beginning of a joke, right?  Well, this actually happened.  A lawyer was ticketed for possession and fined $150 when a plastic bag containing two ounces of marijuana fell out of his pocket while in a Connecticut courtroom.  The guy said he doesn’t smoke pot (at which the ... Read More »

What’s your claim to fame?

Whatever your claim to fame is, it can’t be as bloated as a recent accomplishment by Matt Stonie.  The man nicknamed Megatoad drank seven large McDonald’s Shamrock Shakes in 4 minutes and 41 seconds on St Patrick’s Day.  His head still hurts. Stonie recently set a world record by eating 182 pieces of bacon in 5 minutes, and last week ... Read More »