Category Archives: The News

Wow! Amazon Is Buying Whole Foods

It looks like Amazon went shopping and picked up Whole Foods in a surprise acquisition. Amazon has been doing some brick and mortar stuff lately but this is kind of a surprise. Now your whole paycheck can go to Amazon for media to milk. 

The United Kingdom General Election 2017 – GO VOTE! #GE2017

were-election-polls-marred-poor-quality-data

To my friends in the UK, GO VOTE! Your voice needs to be heard June 8th. Every vote matters. It will impact everyone in the future. You have a chance to make a difference. Be the change you want to see. Take a friend or two to the polls. You can make history.

Police Report 19 Fatalities After A Blast At Ariana Grande Concert In Manchester, England : The Two-Way : NPR

Police in Manchester, England, confirm 19 people dead at Manchester Arena following an apparent explosion after a concert by Ariana Grande. About 50 people have been injured.The statement says police will treat the incident as a terrorist attack until they know otherwise.

Source: Police Report 19 Fatalities After A Blast At Ariana Grande Concert In Manchester, England : The Two-Way : NPR

Music is to bring people together for a common experience. Things like this should never happen, but they do. God be with those who have passed and those who are injured as well as Ariana Grande tonight.

Chris Cornell, grunge rock icon, dead at 52 – CBS News

Rocker Chris Cornell, who gained fame as the lead singer of the bands Soundgarden and Audioslave, has died at age 52, and police said Thursday that his death is being investigated as a possible suicide.

Source: Chris Cornell, grunge rock icon, dead at 52 – CBS News

I didn’t know a whole lot about Chris Cornell until I saw a interview with him on CBS News. He was a leader in the early grunge rock scene. Recently he had been doing some soundtracks for movies. He seemed like a brilliant talent that is now no longer with us. A tragic loss for his family and the music community.

Renewed TV Shows: 2017 Renewal Scorecard — What’s Returning, Cancelled? | TVLine

TVLine’s annual cheat sheet of relief, anxiety and utter anguish known as the Renewal Scorecard has arrived! From now until late May, ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC and The CW will determine which shows are go…

Source: Renewed TV Shows: 2017 Renewal Scorecard — What’s Returning, Cancelled? | TVLine

This is the time of year that TV shows are renewed for another season or cancelled. Networks are looking at ratings, cost of production and other factors in their decision making. A lot of people are nervous right about now and others are on the phones with their agents to get them work. Some shows I liked this past season are coming back while others have gotten the ax. I am hanging on for a few more shows that are in limbo. We shall see what happens.

Yes I still love broadcast TV. I grew up on it and appreciate what it brings to the culture of the nation.