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Another Great Carpool Karaoke, Along With Some *not so* Great Dancing

Usher brought some tunes, and some moves  for his first "Carpool Karaoke"  with James Corden. They cruised Los Angeles for the latest round of the popular Late Late Show segment, and belted through Usher’s catalog, from “Yeah” to “Burn,” ”Mama,” “I Don't Mind” and “OMG.” Corden quizzed Usher on his dancing talents.  "Was there ever a time when Usher,…

Richard Marx In Studio With Mike and Carla

Richard Marx begins a limited engagement, “Satisfied: Only the Hits,” at Flamingo Las Vegas. It runs August 15 through September 2, 2017. Mike and Carla sat down with him and found out what team the Chicago native supports, and that he has a lot of really cool friends! As a performer, songwriter and producer, he's…

They're Listening To *almost* Every Word You Say

They are listening.... Google  could have a record of everything you have said around it for years! The company quietly records many of the conversations that people have around its products. The feature works as a way of letting people search with their voice.  Storing those recordings lets Google improve its language recognition tools as well…

It's a Long Flight. Mind Changing Seats?

At this point I'd almost rather ride on the OUTSIDE of a plane than be stuck in a middle seat between two strangers.  So, if someone in a middle seat asked to switch with you so they could sit next to their friend, would you do it? According to a new survey, a very generous…

Ben Franklin Was A Comedian

Here are some random facts for you to impress your frineds, win some bets, or lull someone to sleep: 1. Thomas Jefferson was chosen to write the Declaration of Independence over Benjamin Franklin, because the other members of the committee were afraid Franklin would sneak in a joke.  http://www.notable-quotes.com/f/franklin_benjamin.html 2.  The surface area of the five Great…

Happy 20th Anniversary to Harry Potter and Hogwarts

This week marks the 20th anniversary of the publication of "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone," which was, of course, changed to "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" in the U.S. J.K. ROWLING tweeted:, "20 years ago today a world that I had lived in alone was suddenly open to others.  It's been wonderful.  Thank you." Many…

Random Facts For Those Who Just Need To Know...

How about just some fun random facts: 1.  The exclamation point didn't become a standard key on the keyboard until 1970. 2.  Congress passed a law in 1866 that no living person could appear on currency, after an official at the U.S. Treasury snuck himself onto a five-cent bill. 3.  Hall and Oates met when…

Barbie Has Choices: Man Bun Ken, Corn Row Ken, Or Maybe Dad-Bod Ken.

Barbie's gotten thousands of different looks over the years, but Ken has basically always looked the same.  That all just changed big time.  Except - well - he's still parts-free. Since '59! Mattel just announced they're rolling out a HUGE variety of new Ken dolls.  There are seven different skin tones, three different body types,…