Here’s The Things You’ll Want To See Hear and Know Today
The Big Picture
More than 20 months after it ran aground and capsized off the coast of Italy, the Costa Concordia cruise ship was finally pulled upright yesterday. There’s time-lapse video of the 19-hour salvage, so you can see it happen in 60 seconds.
Tired of reading about anything that’s Miley Cyrus? Miley Twerking, Miley’s tongue wagging, Miley swinging nude from wrecking ball… Now you can have all mentions of Miley Cyrus removed from your internet browser if you use Google Chrome, with this app
Anywhere the words Miley Cyrus appears, you will see ######## instead. And, for good measure, they added the Kardashians to the list of deleted words, by popular request.
Q Country Closeup
TRACE ADKINS and DANICA PATRICK are cohosting this year’s “American Country Awards”, which is going down December 10th on Fox. Trace cohosted with KRISTIN CHENOWITH the last two years. (Full Story)
SCOTTY MCCREERY fell on his bony backside during his show last Saturday in Spencer, Iowa. After the show he Tweeted, “I had the most epic fall tonight on stage! It was like I was on ice. Please someone have a video.” Fortunately, someone did . . . so he posted it on Instagram, “Come see @ScottyMcCreery on ice! Coming to a city near you!”
Remember when BRAD PAISLEY helped build water purification stations in Haiti? Well, he’s back there shooting a movie inspired by his song “I Can’t Change The World”. Back on Friday he Tweeted, “We began filming last week on location in Haiti on the film project to accompany the latest song.” There’s no word on a release date.
KENNY CHESNEY grew a beard . . . and showed it off during a guest performance at GRACE POTTER’Sshow on Saturday. He Tweeted a pic and wrote, “@Grace Potter’s festival in Burlington, Vermont.”
The OAK RIDGE BOYS announced the dates of their Christmas Time’s-A-Coming tour. It kicks off November 5th in Branson, Missouri and wraps December 22nd in Green Bay, Wisconsin. You can get details at OakRidgeBoys.com.
The Backside of the News
Three burglars in Florida broke into a house on Friday, and loaded a bunch of stuff into a U-Haul truck. But apparently the truck was too small to fit everything they wanted. So they came back for a second load . . . and were arrested.
A 54-year-old woman in South Carolina and her 64-year-old boyfriend broke up earlier this year . . . but they’re still roommates. And on Monday night, that idea got worse when the guy wouldn’t stop blasting THE EAGLES . . . and the woman pulled a KNIFE on him. She cut him on the hands and arms, and was arrested for aggravated domestic violence.
GRUMPY CAT ENDORSEMENT DEAL LANDED WITH FRISKIES _ Grumpy Cat has landed an endorsement deal with Friskies. The cat whose real name is Tardar Sauce is famous thanks to endless memes about a grumpy cat who only gives “no” for an answer.