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Daryl Hall talks Rock Hall

Daryl Hall, of Hall & Oates, shared his thoughts on the duo finally being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in April.  Why do you think it took so long?  Hall:  I don’t know.  It’s all political isn’t it?  It’s run by people who have their own agendas.  I wasn’t part of their agendas and now I ... Read More »

It’s Not Hot-lanta Today

I heard from my bro-in-law Dave this morning.  He works at Georgia Tech and lives in Atlanta… icy Atlanta.  He said whatever we’ve heard on the news about their weather, it’s worse.  He lives 20 miles from his job and was allowed to leave work yesterday at 2pm.  Despite the fact that the area only received 2 to 3 inches ... Read More »

Jesus’ with GPS

It’s come to this.  Churches are tracking baby Jesus’ with GPS.  Thefts of baby Jesus at nativity scenes are so prevalent this time of year that some churces are putting GPS chips in the dolls so they can track them.  A security firm, Brickhouse Securities, gives out free GPS devices to qualified institutions.  They then track the movements of any baby ... Read More »

Best days to propose

According to a new survey, Christmas Eve is the most romantic day for a guy to ask his lady to marry him, followed by Valentine’s Day, anniversary of the day you met, Halloween, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day, his birthday and finally, her birthday.  How did Halloween  get on the list? Read More »

More ads coming to Facebook

You will soon see video advertising within your Facebook News Feed.  The video ads will begin running automatically across its News Feed but will remain muted unless people turn on the audio.  Experts say the ads could bring in between $1 million and $2.5 million revenue per day! Read More »

Stephen just wants to have fun

Stephen Colbert will sing with Cyndi Lauper tonight (12/17) as part of Christmas Carols Week on The Colbert Report.  Scottish-American actor Alan Cumming will also join the sing-a-long tonight.  Colbert has become known for his holiday-themed segments since his show premiered in 2005.  The Colbert Report airs Monday through Thursday on Comedy Central. Read More »

Gaga on the tube

Lady Gaga will perform on the two-hour season finale of The Voice on NBC this coming Tuesday.  Gaga won’t be the only big name to sing.  Celine Dion, OneRepublic and Ne-Yo will also be featured, and other performers will be announced soon.  The show will  reveal the latest winner of the singing competition. Read More »

Light it up

Beginning tomorrow night, December 12th, the St Louis Science Center will light up the McDonnell Planetarium with a state-of-the-art LED system.  It will illuminate the iconic building in stunning colors on a nightly basis for the first time in almost four years.  The new LED system will provide a 70 percent reduction in energy compared to the old lighting system. Read More »

Katy opens up

In the January issue of Marie Claire, Katy Perry talks about everything from her romance with John Mayer to her divorce with Russell Brand and her relationship with her parents.  She admitted that even thought her split with Brand was painful, she’s been getting her confidence back now that she’s dating Mayer, who she calls her “fantastic partner.”  She revealed ... Read More »

Adam is addicted

Maroon 5 singer Adam Levine is addicted… not to drugs or booze, but to Candy Crush.  He admitted he even went to extremes with his supermodel fiancee, Behati Prinsloo, in order to play it.  Levine said, “It’s a recent obsession.  It’s pretty intense.  Behati was sleeping the other night, and it was on her phone and not mine.  This is ... Read More »