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Easter Egg Porn

Talk about packing light! A woman from Colorado was arrested at New Orleans’ Louis Armstrong Airport last week after she walked into the facility fully naked. Mariel Vergara made her way to a Spirit Airlines ticket counter in nothing but her birthday suit.

By the time law enforcement arrived, she had put on a dress–but the 27-year-old Vergara still got arrested because she didn’t have on any underwear and the dress was short enough to show off her genitals. She also refused to leave the airport when asked and wrestled with her arresting officers. S

he’s since been booked on obscenity, resisting arrest, battery of a police officer, simple battery, and remaining in a place after being forbidden. One thing she definitely hasn’t been booked on? A flight.

These movies may have not wowed the critics, but fans have a good time watching them.

Tom Rose Bleeps put together this list of 1o movies he believes are considered “trashy,” but are “honestly pretty freaking entertaining.” Here are 10 of them.

Last Holiday (2006)
Mamma Mia! (2008)
2 Fast 2 Furious (2003)
Glitter (2001)
The Twilight Saga (2008—2012)
Hot Tub Time Machine (2010)
White Chicks (2004)
Grown Ups 2 (2013)
Ride Along (2014)
Sex and the City 2 (2010)

Unless you’ve been living under a rock–and, frankly, that might sound pretty good right now–you may have noticed that Netflix’s Tiger King is the hottest thing in pop culture. So it makes a certain amount of sense that Tom Rose Bleeps decided to rank the top 10 tigers in pop culture history.

Tiger Woods
Tigger from Winnie the Pooh
Tony the Tiger
Tiger Sharks
Raja from Aladdin
Siegfried and Roy’s Tigers
Shere Khan from The Jungle Book
Hobbes from Calvin and Hobbes
Tiger Lilies
Mike Tyson’s tiger from The Hangover

Lots of Americans will be getting their government stimulus check in the coming weeks, and for a lot of people the help can’t come soon enough.

According to a new survey:

69% of Americans say that they need the stimulus money to get them through the coronavirus crisis.
26% say they may not necessarily need it, but it will help.
40% of people say the check will relieve “a few” of the problems they are facing, while 10% say they will still be facing challenges.
18% say the money will remove all the challenges they are facing, while for 17% it will relieve most of their financial issues.
41% think the size of the check is “just right,” while 39% think it’s too small.

So, what do people plan to do with their stimulus check once they get it? Well, the top answer is use it for groceries (44.5%), followed by:

Pay Bills (42.6%)
Pay Rent/Mortgage (28.5%)
Put Some in Savings (26.0%)
Put All in Savings (17.6%)
Pay Credit Card Debt (15.2%)
Pay Off Other Debt (7.0%)
Unsure (6.2%)
Donate Some to Charity (4.3%)
Splurge (4.0%)
Pay Off Student Debt: (3.6%)
Donate all to Charity: (2.3%)
Post-Pandemic Vacation: (2.2%)

e don’t have all the details on this yet. But there’s a 50/50 chance BATMAN was involved . . .29-year-old Thomas Bechtold was arguing with another driver at an intersection in Valley Springs, California last Friday, about 50 miles outside Sacramento. Then he got back in his car and HIT the guy while he was still standing on the street.

The other driver was knocked out, but it sounds like he’ll be okay. Meanwhile, Thomas drove off and just left him there. The cops didn’t have any leads at first . . . until they got a phone call three hours later from someone who told them to go BACK to the scene of the crime.

When they got there, they found Thomas beaten and bruised . . . tethered to a TELEPHONE POLE . . . with his hands tied behind his back. So apparently he got hit with some sweet, vigilante justice. It’s still not clear who beat him up and left him there. But Thomas is facing multiple charges for battery, assault with a deadly weapon, felony hit and run, and attempted murder.

Some people out there must’ve thought the Easter Bunny went STRAIGHT DEVIANT during the quarantine. Several people in Flagler County, Florida recently called the cops because they found plastic Easter eggs in their mailboxes, and inside those eggs they found . . . PORN. And also Goldfish crackers. But mostly porn.

The cops wound up catching the person behind it on Wednesday . . . she’s a 42-year-old woman named Abril Cestoni.

And when they asked her why she was doing it, she said she wanted to, quote, “educate people on the need for churches and pastors to give money to the less fortunate.”
I’m not sure how A plus B equals C in that equation, but whatever.

All in all, Abril delivered 400 porn-filled eggs before the cops caught her. She’s been charged with 11 counts of distributing obscene material, and for violating Florida’s stay-at-home order.

On April 3, Luis Martinez rolled through a McDonald’s drive-thru in Orlando, Florida. When it came time to whip out his wallet, he busted out his junk instead, and was arrested for exposure of sexual organs. He was arrested for the same crime at the same McDonald’s just one month earlier, and has been linked to at least three separate indecent-exposure incidents since June 2019.

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Relax Your Throat

Yesterday we told you the NFL wasn’t going to slow down the league’s first ever virtual draft—which is just two weeks away—for teams that had any computer glitches.

But now it seems the league is softening its stance after a league source said yesterday that the NFL will be prepared to show flexibility in the event that a genuine technical breakdown happens.

In late April, for example, thunderstorms tend to happen on a fairly regular basis. Chances are that, somewhere in the U.S., a storm will be firing at some point during the first round of the draft. If a G.M. or head coach or owner temporarily lose all connections due to a lightning strike, the NFL will make allowances.

The league is working with all relevant sponsors—like Verizon, Amazon, and Bose—to ensure that, despite everyone taking the office to the home, a legitimate workplace will emerge.

Maybe they should bring in Boost Mobile, because when something does go wrong on a team’s feed, we will be sure to hear, “where you at?”

Here are some of the major coronavirus developments that are making headlines right now . . .

  1. Dr. Anthony Fauci says the White House coronavirus task force is considering giving the green light to a select group of people to go back to work: People who’ve been exposed to the virus without showing symptoms.

The plan could take effect at the end of the month, when the White House’s 30-day social distancing guidelines are over. Nothing’s certain yet . . . but it’s a possible step toward SOME return to normal life.

  1. Fauci also says that even once the pandemic is over, we should end the custom of shaking hands. Quote, “As a society, just forget about shaking hands. We don’t need to.”
  2. Coronavirus has made its way into the rural communities around the country. As of Monday, more than two-thirds of the rural counties in the U.S. had at least one confirmed case.
  3. Almost one-third of people who rent apartments in the U.S. didn’t pay their rent last week.

And while many places have temporary bans on evictions, some landlords are still filing eviction papers and preparing to evict people once they are allowed.

  1. Only 21.6% of the hotel rooms in the U.S. were occupied last week. That’s a 68.5% drop from the same week last year. Oahu, Hawaii had the lowest hotel occupancy rate . . . only 7%.
    The Ukrainian city of Dnipro has so far registered only 13 coronavirus infections and no fatalities attributed to Covid-19, but the local authorities have already dug over 600 fresh graves, just to be sure.

Unwilling to risk the same kind of insubordination from his constituents, the mayor of Dnipro, a city of almost one million people, has gone to extreme lengths to make sure locals understand the dangers of ignoring social distancing measures. Last week, Mayor Borys Filatov wrote on Facebook that quote “We are preparing for the worst. Not 400, but 600 graves were dug in the city cemeteries for the possible burial of the coronavirus dead. One-thousand thick plastic bags were bought for storing bodies,”

Mayor Filatov also mentioned that medical workers will be prohibited from performing autopsies on people believed to have died from coronavirus infection.

And as if these statements weren’t enough to scare people into obeying social distancing rules in the city, photos of hundreds of freshly dug graves in a large field surrounded by forest at a cemetery lined with orthodox crosses outside the city also started doing the rounds online.

Since we’re not able to get together with loved ones for a meal this Easter, why not treat yourself to a stress-free dinner by letting someone else do the cooking? There are several restaurants offering Easter day meal delivery or pick-up options with all your favorite foods. That way you get the feast you’re looking for, without having to leave the safety and comfort of home.

Boston Market – They’re offering heat-and-serve pick-up meals from Friday, April 10th to Easter Sunday. You can choose from ham or turkey, or both, along with sides including mashed potatoes, stuffing, apple pie, and dinner rolls. You can order all your favorites online and then all you’ll have to do is warm it up and celebrate.

Cheesecake Factory – Open for take-out and delivery on Easter, they’re even offering a free slice of cheesecake when you order $30 or more and use the code FREESLICE.

Cracker Barrel – Their heat n’ serve Easter family meal to-go serves 10 and comes with a spiral-sliced sugar-cured ham, hashbrown casserole, sweet yeast rolls, three country sides, and two buttermilk pies for dessert. Order online and give them 24-hour notice for curbside pickup or have it delivered for free. And even better? Save $15 with the code EASTER15.

Olive Garden – Looking for something other than ham this year? Olive Garden has family-style meals that include entree of your choice, soup, salad, and breadsticks. They also offer online ordering and delivery is free for orders over $40, or you can take advantage of their carside pickup.

In case you’re still not sure how much money professional athletes make, try this on for size.

While the unemployment rate is at an all-time high, a guy that has been dead nearly 80 years just pulled in a cool million.

This after one of Lou Gehrig’s bats recently sold for $1 million at auction.

The bat that the Iron Horse used at Columbia University, with the Hartford Senators and his early days as a New York Yankee featured his last name and a special message from the manufacturer on the side.

“It was one of Gehrig’s favorite bats and one he likely used over several seasons,” Chris Ivy of Heritage Auctions said. “I believe that it’s the most significant Gehrig bat in the hobby.

The final price for Gehrig’s bat was $1,025,000. As for the buyer, there’s no word on who bought the legendary stick, but it’s a fantastic get for any baseball fan… well, anyone who can afford it.

As for former teammate Babe Ruth, one of his bats also sold for over $1 million.

Just one more story about a bat to drive you insane right now.

Just when you think you’ve heard every possible thing you could about Joe Exotic, you hear this – President Trump could be considering a pardon for Joe. To review, the subject of the Netflix documentary, “Tiger King” is currently serving 22 years for allegedly hiring a hitman to kill his archenemy, Carole Baskin. At yesterday’s coronavirus press conference, “New York Post” reporter Steven Nelson asked the president if he’d seen “Tiger King,” and if he’d consider issuing a pardon. “I know nothing about it,” said Trump, before playfully asking the press corp if anyone else would consider it. He then told him, “I’ll take a look,” before moving on.

With folks stuck at home for now, it’s never been a better time to binge-watch your favorite TV shows. But don’t you wish you could be paid to binge? Guess what, you can! CableTV.com is offering five lucky people the “dream job.” They’re looking for people to sit down and watch every episode of every season of their favorite TV show, from “X-Files” to “Walking Dead” to “Breaking Bad” and share their thoughts online. The best part? You don’t need a degree, or an office – you just have to be at least 18 years old, eligible to work in the United States, and be active on social media.

If hired, you could make up to $2,000 for sitting on your can and watching shows like “Friends.” Interested? Get more info and send your application HERE. Here are the hourly rates per show:

“The X-Files”: $12.22
“The Walking Dead”: $20.24
“Friends”: $24.00
“The Office”: $27.02
“Seinfeld”: $28.98
“Star Trek:The Original Series”: $30.38
“Game of Thrones”: $32.58
“The L Word” (original): $34.28
“The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air”: $35.28
“Trailer Park Boys”: $38.10
“Breaking Bad”: $44.76
“Community”: $49.60
“The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”: $104.26
“Rick and Morty”: $151.52

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Speaking Moistly

For years, the word “moist” has been at the top of the annual “most hated words” list.

So, kudos to Canadian PM Justin Trudeau for using a version of the word during a MUCH watched coronavirus news conference. Trudeau was explaining new face mask guidance, which is obviously part of a serious situation.

When the PM noted about the benefits of wearing a mask that “ it can be helpful as it prevents you from “breathing or speaking moistly” on others,” he immediately cringed and said “ughh what a terrible image.”

Priceless.

Here are some of the major coronavirus developments that are making headlines right now . . .

  1. The University of Washington’s projections have improved . . . the model now “only” sees around 82,000 deaths in the U.S. from coronavirus over the next four months. The change is thanks to all the social distancing and stay-at-home orders.

The director of the CDC said, quote, “The models . . . assumed only about 50% of the American public would pay attention to the recommendations. In fact, it would seem, a large majority . . . are taking the social distancing recommendations to heart.”

So this isn’t a cue to STOP social distancing . . . if anything, it’s proof that we need to keep it up. Countries whose federal governments have enacted stricter distancing or lockdowns, like New Zealand, have done an even better job flattening their curve.

  1. The acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly resigned yesterday after he essentially called Captain Brett Crozier, quote, “stupid” for sending a memo warning about coronavirus spreading around his aircraft carrier.
  2. Amazon is apparently going to start tracking the movement of its warehouse staff and will FIRE them if they don’t socially distance from their coworkers.
  3. Calls to the help line at the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration jumped 891% last month, indicating the crisis is taking a serious mental health toll on Americans.
  4. Just 1% of Americans now say their lives haven’t been disrupted at all by the pandemic.

Since so many of us have been stuck at home for weeks, a lot of people are probably craving the face-to-face contact of a first date right about now. But let’s not forget that first dates can be truly awful, and in case you have, folks are here to remind you.

A new thread on the anonymous Whisper app has folks sharing some truly horrifying first date stories that are bound to make you feel better about not being able to go out.

First date horror stories include:

“Not even an hour into the date he tries to shove his tongue down my throat.”
“He showed up in an awful superhero silk shirt, I ended the date after 20 minutes.”
“He kept repeating everything I said…everything.”
“We were at the movies and he grabbed my boob under his shirt.”
“He took me to dinner and his best friend showed up. I felt like the third-wheel. Then he took me to the movies where he talked the whole time. Ended with an awkward hug.”
“We saw a chick flick. Afterwards he put his head in my lap and cried.”
“I changed his flat tire that he got because he was a terrible driver.”
“He kissed me and I vomited in the bathroom. Worst. Kiss. Ever.”
“He complained that I ordered my coffee in a disposable cup rather than bringing a sustainable one. Then the only two topics he was willing to discuss was UNICEF and ‘Dead Poets Society.’”
“She ditched me on my first date for her friend and left me alone all night.”

On Monday morning, a guy robbed a bank in Castle Pines, Colorado. And somehow, during the robbery, he managed to drop his wallet. So you’re probably thinking . . . well there’s a stupid criminal who managed to get himself caught. Except that’s not how it went down. Because before the cops got there . . . someone else STOLE the wallet off the ground. So now the cops are trying to track down the wallet thief so they can use the wallet to get to the bank thief.

We told you that police in Texas had been looking for a teen who had posted on social media that she was willing to share her coronavirus. Well, they found her. Lorraine Maradiaga was arrested and charged with making terroristic threats after she posted on social media that she tested positive for COVID-19 and was “willfully spreading it.” She told officers that she does not have COVID-19 and police say they have no proof that she has tested positive. Her bond was set at $20,000 and she was taken to the Denton County Jail. She will also need to quarantine herself for 21 days after being released from jail.

The NFL draft is going to look decidedly different this year, as—rather than focusing on one screen that features walking up to a podium—it seems we may be watching several screens.

And given the multiple screens, it seems we may have multiple production teams piecing them together.

This after a report yesterday that the 2020 draft is expected to consist of a joint ESPN/NFL Network production that will be televised by both networks. And, given this will be an unprecedented broadcast, many are expecting unprecedented ratings.

The draft will commence with the Commissioner announcing the first pick, either from his home, his office, or some other isolated location. Then, ESPN’s Trey Wingo will broadcast from the network’s Bristol studios setting up the familiar faces of top draft analysts—Mel Kiper, Booger McFarland, and Louis Riddick—each of whom will also be in their homes.

They’ll give their takes on the first pick—guessing LSU QB Joe Burrow— while the first pick films his reaction on a camera provided by the league. Next could be ESPN’s Suzy Kolber interviewing the pick via video link.

And as long as we have such an intricate production staff—maybe Joe Namath will “Zoom-bomb” in asking for a kiss on yet another screen.

Hey, I’d watch that. But honestly, who am I kidding? I’ll be watching this.

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The Cutest, Sweetest, Yellowiest and Marshmallowiest

Today in 30AD, scholars’ estimate was Jesus’ crucifixion by Roman troops in Jerusalem.

Today in 1963, at the age of 23, Jack Nicklaus became the youngest golfer to win “the Green Jacket” at the Masters Tournament. He held the mantle until 1997 – when 21-year-old Tiger Woods won the coveted coat.

Today in 2003, American troops captured Baghdad; Saddam Hussein’s regime fell days later.

April 7th is National Beer Day! How do most people celebrate St. Patrick’s Day? Drinking. Cinco De Mayo? Drinking. Purim? Oh yeah – drinking too.

April 7th is International Beaver Day! Meghan Trainor says it’s “all about that bass,” but on this date? It’s all about the beavers! International Beaver Day is a great time to hike to a beaver pond and/or otherwise spread the word about nature’s engineer.

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Here are some of the major coronavirus developments that are making headlines right now . . .

  1. There are signs that New York’s coronavirus cases have plateaued . . . but, as Governor Andrew Cuomo says, quote, “If we are plateauing, we are plateauing at a very high level and there’s tremendous stress on the health care system.”

The White House task force also gave some cautious optimism yesterday. Vice President Pence noted a slowdown in cases in California and Washington and attributed it to social distancing.

  1. Dr. Anthony Fauci says he doesn’t believe we’ll get “back to normal” before there’s a vaccine. While we may not have extreme social distancing and stay-at-home orders like now, the transition back to society like we knew it will be gradual.

Also . . . he says it’s possible we may NEVER truly get back to the point where we were before coronavirus, because we’ve now lived through this and understand the threat.

  1. The death toll in the U.S. passed 10,000 yesterday.

And grocery store workers are starting to be part of those numbers. Grocery store employees from New York, Maryland, and Illinois have all died in the past few days from coronavirus.

  1. Lowe’s is taking a lot of heat for running a “Spring Black Friday” this past weekend . . . essentially inviting giant crowds to their stores.
  2. Roadblocks are starting to appear on state lines as states attempt to limit people coming in. That’s essentially something we’ve NEVER had in this country before, or not since the Civil War at least . . . as the Constitution guarantees “freedom of movement.”

And Gunnison county here in Colorado is even threatening non-residents with up to 18 months in jail.

Here’s one from the “things no one ever asked for” department . . .

Apparently, 7-Eleven just started rolling out a new Peeps-flavored LATTE in their self-serve coffee machines in stores.

The description is, quote, “The cutest, sweetest, yellowiest, marshmallowiest latte you’ve ever had.”

That’s right: It’s a bright yellow, marshmallow-flavored coffee drink.

There’s no word on how it tastes, but if you’re willing to risk going out into the world to try this at 7-Eleven, hopefully it’s amazing. And you should probably call first to make sure your 7-Eleven has it.

Every now and then a lead singer needs a water break, so someone else takes over on vocals. And every now and then one of those songs becomes a huge hit. (And you know the lead singer HATES that!)

  1. “We’re An American Band”, Grand Funk Railroad, 1973 . . . sung by drummer Don Brewer.
  2. “Take It to the Limit”, The Eagles, 1975 . . . sung by original bassist Randy Meisner.
  3. “Beth”, KISS, 1976 . . . sung by drummer Peter Criss.
  4. “Don’t Fear the Reaper”, Blue Oyster Cult, 1976 . . . sung by guitarist Buck Dharma.
  5. “Tempted”, Squeeze, 1980 . . . sung by keyboardist Paul Carrack, who was only with the band for ONE ALBUM.
  6. “Africa”, Toto, 1983 . . . sung by keyboardist David Paich. It was the band’s only #1 single.
  7. “Sister Christian”, Night Ranger, 1984 . . . sung by drummer Kelly Keagy, who wrote it for his younger sister.
  8. “These Dreams”, Heart, 1986 . . . sung by guitarist Nancy Wilson .
  9. “Don’t Look Back in Anger”, Oasis, 1996 . . . sung by Noel Gallagher. He presented this song and “Wonderwall” to his brother Liam and told him to pick which one he wanted to sing. Obviously, Liam chose “Wonderwall”.
  10. “Happy”, The Rolling Stones, 1972 . . . sung by Keith Richards, who generally takes the vocals on one song per album, and this is one that became a hit.

Here are some NOT-so-serious stories we’ve seen about the coronavirus outbreak . . .

  1. The police in the Czech Republic gave a warning to nudists for not wearing protective masks.
  2. The company that sells the Flowbee vacuum hair cutting system had to temporarily shut down operations over coronavirus. So if you were hoping to buy a device to suck and cut your hair during the pandemic, you’re out of luck.
  3. A couple from South Africa went to a resort in the Maldives for their honeymoon . . . and they wound up as the only ones there for weeks because of travel restrictions.
  4. The Amish in Pennsylvania are getting a drive-thru coronavirus testing clinic specifically for horse and buggies.
  5. There are pictures going viral that show a squirrel hoarding acorns and fighting a stuffed animal for toilet paper.

Food deliveries are obviously HUGE right now . . . and according to Uber Eats, their orders have gone up 30% since mid-March.

They also shared the foods that people in 35 different states have ordered the most. And while there’s some variety in here, it’s clear the most popular thing to have delivered right now is . . . FRENCH FRIES.

Fries are the most delivered food in Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, South Carolina, Utah, Virginia, and Washington.

Some of the other most popular foods are pad Thai, burritos, and crab rangoon.

The drinks that people are ordering the most are: Soda . . . Thai iced tea . . . horchata . . . iced coffee . . . and lemonade.

And the desserts people are ordering the most are tiramisu . . . baklava . . . cheesecake . . . banana pudding . . . and churros.

We’re not even a month into spring, but summer’s coming early this year, at least at Dairy Queen. They’ve just announced the arrival of their 2020 Summer Blizzard Menu and it’s got four new flavors and two favorites making a comeback. Here’s what we can look forward to:

Frosted Animal Cookie Blizzard – Vanilla soft serve blended with pieces of those frosted animal cookies from our childhoods and pink confetti frosting.

Oreo Cheesecake Blizzard – Just like it sounds, it’s made with pieces of Oreos and chunks of cheesecake blended with vanilla soft serve.

Raspberry Fudge Bliss Blizzard – This one’s also made real raspberries, soft fudge pieces and choco chunks blended in vanilla soft serve.

Wonder Woman Cookie Collision Blizzard – And the one with the most fun name also starts with vanilla soft serve and blends in chocolate chip cookie dough, chocolatey cookie dough and fudge.

And returning to menus? The Cotton Candy Blizzard and the S’mores Blizzard.

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Murder, Mayhem, and Madness

If you can’t get enough of “Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness,” you’ll love this. There will be one more episode of reality docuseries. Los Angeles Dodger Justin Turner – one of the show’s super fans – tweeted out Jeff Lowe’s announcement, which you can see on the right. Look for it for it in a week.

Meanwhile, Joe Exotic has been talking from prison. Netflix tweeted out a video of him answering questions. One of the things he wants his fans to know is that he’s through with the Carole Baskin saga. In case you missed it – or haven’t watched yet – Joe is serving 22 years for allegedly hiring a hitman to kill Baskin.

If you are an NFL fan who loves watching the NFL draft every year to see young men step up to the podium and while holding up a team jersey and wearing their new team’s hat on their head—you’re in for something a little different this month. Because you may just see their heads popping up on a Zoom screen.

This after NFL vice president Troy Vincent sent letters to several prospects inviting them to participate “live” in the NFL draft in three weeks.

“We hope that you will start your NFL journey with us as part of the NFL family,” Vincent wrote in the letter that was sent to prospective early selections in the draft. “At this time, we are working on the plan for draft. As you can imagine, it is a bit of a moving target with all that is going on.

“We are contemplating several options that we will be communicating to you once details are confirmed. We want to ensure that you and your family stay safe while we develop the best way to give you a great experience and highlight your accomplishments as you are drafted into the NFL.”

Vincent asked the players not to publicize the invitation. Hey, he didn’t ask me not to.

Which is why we now know that instead of watching a player hug Roger Goodell with every selection—we can watch a few of these young men hugging people they actually like.

There were a TON of characters on “Game of Thrones”. Before the sixth season even aired, “Business Insider” said there were already 553. There are more than 2,100 characters in the books up to this point. So one bored, social distancing writer put together a ranking of the 52 “main” characters on the show. They noted that a lot of thought was put into it, but it wasn’t meant to be a super serious list.

Let’s start with the 10 WORST . . . the ones that were 52nd to 43rd on the list, starting with the worst one.

  1. Viserys Targaryen . . . Daenerys’ brother.
  2. Rickon . . . The youngest Stark brother.
  3. Robb Stark . . . The oldest Stark brother.
  4. Stannis . . . Robert Baratheon’s youngest brother.
  5. Bran Stark . . . The main Stark kid. He’s the one who was pushed out the window in Season 1, which set the whole series in motion.
  6. Roose Bolton . . . The “father” of Ramsay Bolton.
  7. Daario . . . He served as Daenerys’ advisor and enforcer.
  8. Ned Stark . . . The patriarch of House Stark at the beginning of the series.
  9. Joffrey . . . The oldest son of Cersei Lannister.
  10. Shae . . . Tyrion’s lover.

And the 10 BEST:

  1. Cersei
  2. Grey Worm . . . The leader of Daenerys’ army
  3. Bronn . . . He was Tyrion’s sidekick for a lot of the show.
  4. Sansa Stark
  5. Qyburn . . . He’s the former maester who did all those weird scientific experiments.
  6. Olenna Tyrell . . . She was the funny matriarch behind House Tyrell.
  7. Arya Stark
  8. Daenerys
  9. Littlefinger
  10. Davos Seaworth

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought a stop to major sports with increasing concerns for whether or not the 2020 college football season will start on time. As coaches and college administrators continue to navigate their way through an unprecedented time, there is reportedly talk about moving the upcoming season into 2021.

One possibility being discussed around the NCAA is playing the season in spring 2021. The idea, which has reportedly been talked about by coaches and administrators, would allow teams more time to prepare for a potential season.

Even if the college football season could be moved to spring 2021, the consequences would likely be devastating for colleges across the country. As schools might have to cut down to just football, basketball, and four women’s sports due to budgetary restrictions.

The NCAA already canceled March Madness and spring sports, which could cost it more than $400-million in revenue. If the 2020 college football season doesn’t happen, the NCAA could lose billions and hundreds of universities across the country would feel the financial fallout.

Something tells me these AREN’T going to be the top trending baby names this year. A 27-year-old woman named Preeti Verma in Raipur, in central India gave birth to twins last week. And she named the boy “Covid” . . . and the girl “Corona.”

She says, quote, “Me and my husband wanted to make the day memorable. Indeed the virus is dangerous and life-threatening, but its outbreak made people focus on sanitation, hygiene, and other good habits. [So] we thought about these names.”

Well, a new survey asked people if they think those are good or bad names for babies born right now . . . and 85% said they’re bad names. Only 4% said good names.

MEANWHILE

This has been a rough year for Corona beer. Earlier this year, when people first started hearing rumblings about something called “coronavirus,” it actually affected Corona’s sales because people thought the two were connected.

And now, more bad news. The Mexican government has shut down Corona’s production through at least the end of this month because it’s been deemed a non-essential business.

The company that handles Corona’s distribution in the U.S. says that even with the shutdown, they still have, quote, “ample supply to meet consumer demand” . . . so there shouldn’t be a shortage anytime soon.

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Joe Exotic may be a larger-than-life character in “Tiger King,” but even he’s not immune to COVID-19. As you know, he’s currently serving 22 years for a murder-for-hire plot against his archenemy, Carole Baskin.

According to Eric Goode and Rebecca Chaiklin, the directors of the Netflix docuseries, the man also known as Joe Maldanado-Passage – who was recently transferred from a county jail to a federal penitentiary in Texas – is in isolation. Because there was a coronavirus outbreak at the county jail, they isolated him after the transfer.

At this point, it’s not known if Joe tested positive for it because he’s currently cut off from phones.

ONE MORE THNG! If “Tiger King” makes it to Hollywood – and apparently there are already talks about it – Joe knows whom he’d want to play him. His choices are Brad Pitt or “Joe Dirt” star David Spade.

When we eventually get back to flying, don’t forget to ask the pilot if they restarted the plane recently. The US Federal Aviation Administration has ordered Boeing 787 operators to switch their aircraft off and on every 51 days to prevent what it called “several potentially catastrophic failure scenarios” – including the crashing of onboard network switches. This directive is due to be enforced later this month and it calls for all airlines to power-cycle their B787s before the aircraft reaches the specified days of continuous power-on operation. The power cycling is needed to prevent stale data from populating the aircraft’s systems, a problem that has occurred on different 787 systems in the past. Otherwise, pilots could be reading a “display of misleading data” with that data including airspeed, altitude, and engine operating indications.

If there is one positive that can come from this pandemic it’s that dogs and cats may live a little bit longer. At least in one Chinese city, which just banned eating dogs and cats during the coronavirus outbreak. Officials in Shenzhen, which is about 16 miles from Hong Kong, announced the new law that will go into effect on May 1. They said, “Dogs and cats as pets have established a much closer relationship with humans than all other animals, and banning the consumption of dogs and cats and other pets is a common practice in developed countries and in Hong Kong and Taiwan.”

Sunday is National Deep Dish Pizza Day, and one of the greatest debates in history remains: “New York style pizza vs Chicago Deep Dish.” No one is going to solve that question today, but lovers of the deep stuff will rejoice: April 5th is the day to cheer deep-dish goodness.

Has anyone tried this hack? Apparently it makes a big difference when you order pizza. Especially pizza with really good crust.

The next time you order, ask them NOT to cut it into slices. Here’s why . . .

As soon as they cut it, the oil and sauce start dripping down and soaking into the crust. So by the time it gets to you, the crust is much soggier than it was when they took it out of the oven.

Apparently it makes a bigger difference with higher-end pizza. It doesn’t matter as much at places like Domino’s where the crust is already kinda soft. (That said, the Domino’s website has a tab that makes it easy to order your pizza “uncut.”)

If you don’t have a pizza cutter at home, there are some cheap ones on Amazon for about ten bucks. Or just use a big knife or kitchen shears.

It also sounds like it might make sense in this post-coronavirus world we now live in. Less hands touching your pizza can’t be a bad thing, right?

HBO announced Thursday that they are making over 500 hours of programming free beginning April 3 via their HBO Go and HBO Now streaming platforms.

The network says it’s doing so “to provide some entertainment relief for those doing their part to keep everyone safe and healthy in this time of social isolation.”

Among the original shows that will be available are classics like The Sopranos, The Wire, True Blood and Six Feet Under, and newer shows like Succession, Veep, Silicon Valley, Ballers, and Barry.

The network is also making new Warner Brothers features and documentaries available, including The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part, Pokemon Detective Pikachu, Empire of the Sun, and Crazy, Stupid, Love.