WEEK OF AUGUST 14, 2017
Landon will be a 5th grader at Melrose-Mindoro. He plays baseball, football and participates in wrestling! This year Landon stepped up and was asked to be the pitcher in several baseball games. He has worked hard and it paid off! He is looking forward to football this season! He made his first touch down and 2 point conversion playing quarter back last fall. Landon wrestles all over WI and it is one of his favorite times of the year. He loves getting to be independent on the mat with his Dad by his side as his coach. Aside from athletics, he is an avid hunter and fisherman. He has high hopes going into his first youth hunt. Academically, Landon is a top notch student turning in homework on time, being in school everyday, and setting an example for the younger students in the building.
NICE! Will Smith tells James Corden that Barack Obama has given him his blessing to play him in a film. Barack told him he has the ears for it.
OH BOY: OJ Simpson's Ford Bronco will be featured on Pawn Stars next Monday night on the History Channel. Simpson's former agent, Mike Gilbert, wants $500,000 for the SUV.
SHOULD BE GOOD: The former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci, who was fired after only 11 days on the job, will be a guest on Stephen Colbert's late night talk show on Monday night.
OOOO: Oprah is launching a new food line called O, That's Good. It will feature mashed potatoes and broccoli cheddar soup.
MISS MATCH? Amy Schumer and John Mayer have been on several dates together and even shared a photograph of themselves on Instagram last month, after they attended a comedy gig together.
SWEET: Ed Sheeran recently cried while watching Forrest Gump on a plane. He says, “It was at the end when Jenny dies. When you’re jet-lagged and at 10,000ft up in the air, you haven’t slept, and you’re a little bit emotional anyway because you’re going away for a long time, it just set me off.”
PUNISHED: Tiger Woods will be arraigned today for his DUI case from back in May in the State of Florida. If convicted on the misdemeanor DUI charge, Woods could face up to 6 months in prison. He could also plead guilty to a lesser charge of reckless driving and enroll in a 12-month program that would let him avoid a DUI conviction.
CONGRATS: Andy Samberg and Joanna Newsom are the proud parents of a new baby girl. It's their first child. They haven't released the name yet.
MO MONEY: Disney is launching their own streaming service. They're pulling movies from Netflix and hope to have their service ready by 2019.
SECRETS: Justin Timberlake & Selena Gomez will star in Woody Allen's new movie Wonder Wheel. The plot is being kept a secret. The movie is set in Coney Island, New York in the 1950s.
LESSONS: Taylor Swift's butt grabbing lawsuit against former radio DJ David Mueller continued yesterday with Taylor's lawyer saying she is only seeking $1. Mueller and his attorney continue to deny that he ever inappropriately touched her.
COME BACK: David Letterman is returning to TV to host a new talk show on Netflix. The shows will be an hour long and will feature longform interviews with guests.
OH MAN: Malia Obama lost her iPhone at Lollapalooza. The Apple Store couldn’t immediately help her because she didn’t have the Apple ID or the password, since the White House set it up. #thanksobama
COOL: A, 14 minute, 3D version of Michael Jackson's Thriller video will debut at the Venice Film Festival.
AWESOME: Miley Cyrus, Ed Sheeran, Fifth Harmony, Lorde, The Weeknd, Thirty Seconds to Mars, and Shawn Mendes will all perform at the MTV VMA'S on August 27th!
BROTHER: Adam Levine says that Joe Jonas will mentor his singers on the upcoming season of The Voice.
FANCY FOOTWEAR: The Weeknd's new Puma high top sneakers will cost $220 and will be out on August 24th
COOL: A U2 museum is being developed on the site of the band's recording studio in Dublin. The 4 story museum will house band memorabilia and artifacts.
REAL NAME: Kid Rock's real name Robert Ritchie will have to appear on voting ballots when he runs for Senate in Michigan.
BROADWAY BABY: Amy Schumer is joining Steve Martin's Broadway play ''Meteor Shower''. The show is about two couples that get together to observe a celestial event.
OH BABY: Honey Boo Boo's sister, Pumpkin, is pregnant. Honey Boo Boo says quote, “I think Mama will be an alright grandma. I mean, she can’t really see, but she’ll do good!” And speaking of Mama June, WE TV has renewed ''Mama June: From Not to Hot''for a second season.
Here is Part 2 of our day at the La Crosse Fairground Speedway with Z93's Driver, Mandi Eckelberg! It was important that we learn the Race Car Basics!
DUNZO: Chris Pratt and Anna Faris are splitting after 8 years of marriage. They have one son together.
HACKED: On Friday, Hackers posted last night's episode of Game of Thrones on the Internet. HBO is continuing to investigate.
STILL CHATTING: Whoopi Goldberg has signed on to return for a 10th season of The View.
LOVE: HBO is airing a new Lady Gaga documentary in September that will highlight her comeback CD ''Joanne''.
WOWZA: Cowboys owner Jerry Jones spent $16 million on his Hall of Fame party Saturday. Justin Timberlake performed for 2 hours.
NEW MUSIC: Eminem may release his ninth CD this fall.
YIKES: A man and two women are suing Usher. They claim he exposed them to an STD after having relations with them in 2012.
AAAAAH: A Matchbox 20 concert in Tucson was recently delayed after several thousand aggressive bees swarmed the amphitheater. Beekeepers were called in to remove them. No one was hurt & the show went on as scheduled.
AWESOME: Adele recently hosted a private screening of the movie Despicable 3 for the youngest survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire tragedy.
UM? Chris Brown's 3 year-old daughter Royalty is starting her own clothing & cosmetics line with her mother. Great, the 3 year old is making more money than us now too!
WEEK OF AUGUST 7, 2017
Jordan attends Lewiston Altura Intermediate school and is going into 6th grade. She is an A Honor Roll Student and she was named Student of the Week, all while playing 3 sports! Jordan plays volleyball, basketball, and softball for St Charles Gamblers. This past summer she finished her softball season with a .661 batting average, while leading her team to 3 tournament championships and a 14 game winning streak during the last 4 tournaments. Both staff, coaches, and students have nothing but good things to say about her school work, attitude, and willingness to help others.
CHARMING: CW Network is rebooting ''Charmed.'' The original series ran from 1998 to 2006 & starred Alyssa Milano, Shannen Doherty and Holly Marie Combs.
MERRY CHRISTMAS: Gwen Stefani is working on a Christmas CD. She wrote one Christmas song with Blake Shelton. The disc will be out in the fall.
PLAIN WHITE T'S: Justin Bieber and his stylist are launching a line of white $30 t-shirts. The t-shirts will be longer than normal white tees.
LOLZ: Madonna allegedly fired an assistant during a flight from New York to Los Angeles. Afterward, some of Madonna’s team joked that all future assistants should be fitted with a parachute, just in case Madonna wants to toss them off the plane.
THROWBACK: Vin Diesel and his production company are rebooting Miami Vice on the NBC network. It will debut during the 2018-2019 tv season.
BOND, JAMES BOND: Beyonce may sing the new James Bond theme song. They've got time to figure it out. Release date is November 8, 2019.
PINKY SWEAR: Michael Strahan returned to Good Morning America yesterday after missing a day because he lost part of his pinky finger. No word on how it happened, but co-workers are teasing him... a lot!
SHOW IT ALL: Sofia Vergara posed naked on the cover of the new issue of Women's health magazine. She tells the magazine: "I want to look my age, but I want to look great.” Um...#nailedit
SCARY: Macklemore is lucky to be alive after being smashed by a drunk driver in a pickup truck Friday night in Langley, Washington. Mack's airbags deployed. He walked away unscathed and his 2 passengers also escaped serious injury. The truck driver was hospitalized & will be charged with DUI.
SWEET: Tom Cruise is learning how to fly a helicopter for Top Gun 2.
BOOM! Houston native Beyonce may be interested in purchasing a stake in the Houston Rockets. The current owner paid $85 million for the team in 1993. The current team is expected to sell for more than $2 billion.
MERRY CHRISTMAS: Sia is releasing a Christmas CD.
CONGRATS! Andy Grammer and his wife are the proud parents of a new baby girl named Louisiana K. They'll call her Louie for short.
ISSUES: Julia Michaels reveals that she is suffering from anxiety and stage fright ahead of her first tour. She says quote, “ I feel like this year has been a lot of fear conquering and this is just going to be another thing that I conquer.”
YUCK! Saved by the Bell star Dustin Diamond was recently performing a comedy show in Ohio when he downed someone's chewing tobacco spit for $25. Wow, times are tough for Screech!
R.I.P. Chester Bennington's was laid to rest at a private funeral near his home in CA on Saturday. Many guests were musicians who'd played or toured with Chester and Linkin Park. A full stage, including a drum kit, was set up for musical tributes to be performed. All guests were provided with a yellow wristband and a pass with Bennington’s picture on it, similar to the type of admission items VIP fans would receive at a concert.
HMM: John Mayer and Nike have collaborated on a new sneaker called Air Mayers. They'll feature grey tones, with black & neon green accents.
TRESPASSING: A 24 year-old woman has broken into Drake's LA home for a second time. The woman started spitting at deputies before they pepper-sprayed her. She was charged with trespassing and assault.
INK: Macaulay Culkin and his god daughter, Paris Jackson, recently got matching tattoos of spoons inked on their forearms.
DANCING DEMARIO: Controversial "Bachelor In Paradise" star DeMario Jackson is considering "Dancing With the Stars". Nothing's signed yet, but hard to imagine a scenario where DeMario doesn't take this opportunity.
THROWBACK: MTV is bringing back 'Total Request Live' which originally ran from 1998 to 2008. Comedian and rapper DC Young Fly will host it, and it will be filmed in Time Square.
HUMBLE ABODE: Beyonce and Jay-Z have agreed to buy a $90 million Bel Air, California home. It has 4 swimming pools, 8 bedrooms, bulletproof windows, a media room and a 15-car garage. Just a humble abode.