Jay Leno’s first job was where a lot of people you’ve heard of got their start – McDonalds. He was probably a lot of fun to work with. Other stars who represented the Golden Arches include Sharon Stone, Seal, Macy Gray, Rachel McAdams, Shania Twain, James Franco, Pink and D.L. Hughley.
In an interview for “CBS Sunday Morning,” John Mayer said he isn’t the same guy who once called Jessica Simpson “sexual napalm.” He admitted, “I was just a jerk. It’s very liberating when you finally realize it’s impossible to make everyone like you. I wanted everybody to like me. I thought I was one shuck and jive away in every direction.”
The complete interview airs Sunday at 9am on CBS. Look for John with his current girlfriend Katy Perry at the Grammys Sunday night.
Breasts, buttocks and genitals have been banned at the Grammys. You may have them, but please don’t display them. That’s the message from the CBS Standard and Practice Department. Their “Wardrobe Advisory” emails says, “Please be sure that buttocks and female breasts are adequately covered. Thong type costumes are problematic. Please avoid exposing bare fleshy under curves of the buttocks and buttock crack. Bare sides or under curvature of the breasts is also problematic. Please avoid sheer see-through clothing that could possibly expose female breast nipples. Please be sure the genital region is adequately covered so that there is no visible “puffy” bare skin exposure.”
I’m thinking that if someone has “puffy” skin in their genital region, they shouldn’t be at the Grammys. They need to go the doctor! The (covered up) Grammys can be seen on CBS Sunday night.
You’ve heard of yoga for your body. Now, there’s yoga for your face! A new book called “The Yoga Face” claims that you can instantly have a more youthful look without going to a plastic surgeon. The author claims, “The exercises help to stimulate the production of collagen and elastin, so you’re definitely going to get more tone, firmness and resilience.” The author goes on to claim the exercises can reduce wrinkles, plump cheeks and even reshape the nose. The book is an instruction manual that the author created while working at a New York City health club. If you want to try it out, she recommends doing three moves in a row, ten times each per session.
What a threesome! Rihanna, Sting and Bruno Mars will peform together during this Sunday’s Grammy Awards. There’s no word yet on what they’ll be singing. Other confirmed performers include Elton John, Taylor Swift, Alicia Keys, Maroon 5 and Kelly Clarkson.
Grammy night will be very special for Justin Timberlake. Not only will he perform at the ceremony, he’ll also do a comeback gig in Los Angeles the same night. Timberlake went on Twitter and announced he’ll perform at the Hollywood Palladium on February 10th after performing his new single “Suit & Tie” at the Grammys. The Palladium show will be Justin’s first live gig since 2007.
Pete Townshend of The Who says Lady Gaga is “like a space oddity.” But he means it in a good way. Townshend told the UK’s Sun: “The machinery of making music means more people can do it now. The technology has made it easier to make music without being profoundly gifted. What Lady Gaga has done is created an iconic figure who is someone we can get inside. She’s a story and it’s fascinating to watch – she’s like a space oddity.”
Gaga plays Scottrade Center tomorrow night.
The worst Super Bowl party guest is the “know-it-all”, the person who claims to know all there is to know about football, commercials, guacamole, etc. A survey by CouponCabin.com concluded that 52% of adults said the know-it-all was the worst party guest. But there were other types of annoying party guests – 41% said the TV remote dominator was the most annoying, followed by the person who doesn’t know there’s a game on.
By the way, 61% of adults said they plan on watching the Super Bowl. That’s up from 56% last year. Comparing men and women, 70% of dudes said they’ll be glued,while 52% of women will watch.
One Republic and Matchbox Twenty will perform at the Super Bowl XLVII pregame show in New Orleans on Sunday. Parts of the show will be aired live on CBS’ Super Bowl Today. There will be NO lip synching.
Not only is it big, it’s expensive. A cigar dealer in Florida sold a 19-foot long Gran Habano #5 El Gigante cigar for $185,000. He found the El Gigante for an unidentified buyer who was looking for rare cigars for his private collection. The cigar comes with its own 900-pound wooden carrying case. It’s 19 feet long and 3 feet thick. The 1,600 pound stogie has enough tobacco to make 25,000 average-sized cigars.
Why the hugeness? A listener called this morning and suggested it was made by a man who had promised his wife he would smoke just one more cigar.
Adele’s estranged father is claiming he probably won’t meet his new grandson because his daughter won’t have any contact with him. Her father, Mark, left the family when she was just two years old. He sold his story to the press in 2011 and when that happened, Adele completely shut him out of her life. He said, “I’ve left messages on her phone, I’ve written to her and I’ve sent her birthday and Christmas cards but it’s like I’m dead to her. I’m not interested in her celebrity status or her money. I just want me daughter back and I want to be a proper granddad to the little one.”
There is no comment from Adele.
You can become a great liar… if you practice. With a little training, people can learn to tell a lie more automatically and efficiently. That’s because it gets easier for people to repeat the lies and also becomes harder for them to differentiate lying from telling the truth. Scientists studied 48 college students and concluded that if you practice lying, it becomes a less demanding task for the brain.
So, if you’re going to tell a fib, don’t do it off the top of your head. Practice makes dishonesty perfect.
PSY’s ‘Gangnam Style” video already holds the title as the most watched YouTube video of all time. Now, we’re finding out how much advertising revenue the video brought to the website. Try $8 million! The vid broke a billion views late last year and as of yesterday, had 1.23 billion views. “Gangnam Style” is still being watched between 7 to 10 million times a day. The video makes an average of 65 cents every time someone hits the play button. YouTube keeps half the money, which means PSY and his record company have made at least $4 million from YouTube so far.
Beyonce’s flawless performance of “The Star Spangled Banner” at the inauguration was entirely lip-synched. A rep for the United States Marine Band revealed that she decided to use a pre-recorded track at the last minute. The spokesman said, “All music is pre-recorded for the ceremony because there are so many eventualities and conditions that day. We performed live, the band. But we received last-minute word that Beyonce was going to use the pre-recorded vocal track. Those were the instructions we were given. We don’t know why.”
Kelly Clarkson’s rendition of “My Country, Tis of Thee” was perfomed live. James Taylor’s performance was also live.
I guess we now know what to expect during the Super Bowl halftime show.
Would you fly in an airplane piloted by Motley Crue’s Vince Neil? I’m not sure I would, but just call me chicken. “Vince Neil… Escapes” is a reality show idea currently in development. It centers on Vince’s experiences as a newly certified pilot. Each episode follows Vince as he balances his hard-partying nature with his dreams of being a licensed pilot. Producers are shopping the series to cable networks.
The new Eagles’ documentary “History of the Eagles, Part One” airs on Showtime Feb. 15th. Don Henley saw it for the first time over the weekend at the Sundance Film Festival. It’s apparantly a no-holds-barred film that shows the band members living it up. It was Partytown 24/7. Today Henley is the father of three teenagers and says he doesn’t know how he’ll discipline them after they see the movie.
What goes around, comes around!
You’ve heard of Tebowing, right? Now, the hoax involving the nonexistant girlfriend of Notre Dame’s Manti Te’o gets its own move. Guys are posting pics of themselves with their arms wrapped around… nothing!
Lady Gaga wants to restore Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch to its former glory. Jackson bought the 3000 acre ranch in 1988 and put a railroad track, petting zoo and fairground on the property. When he got into financial trouble, it fell apart. The ranch was sold to an investment group, but his three children and mother Katherine still hold a share of it. A source told the UK’s Sun, “Lady Gaga is obsessed with Michael. She’s become good friends with LaToya Jackson and would love to restore Neverland to its original state.
Listen tomorrow morning at 6:30 and win your way into the St Louis Blues’ home opener Saturday night at Scottrade Center. The Note will face off against the hated Detroit Red Wings at 7, but doors open at 5:30 with live music in the atrium. All fans will get a Blues rally towel courtesy of Enterprise. The Blues are also encouraging fans to bring homemade signs, so you could wind up on the Jumbotron, or maybe even TV! There will be more live music following the game in the Bud Light Zone.
Let’s hope for a Brett Hull appearance and LET’S GO BLUES!
James Bond prefers his martinis in liquid form, like most of us. But thanks to a Chicago bar owner, you can now inhale your alcohol. Julie Palmer has created the Vaportini which allows users to inhale alcohol through a straw. The Vaportini heats the booze with a candle which turns it into a gaseous form. Patrons at her Chicago bar, Red Kiva, experience a fast high since the alcohol bypasses their digestive systems. But what about the olives?