On Wednesday, July 24th Pat’s heading back to the Bell House to host TrivWorks Ultimate Summer Trivia Slam. Find out how to win tickets.
Ali Wentworth asked Pat to do a NY1-style summary of some headlines from Cosmo and Self magazines during their Q and A.
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I sat down with amNew York’s Lucy Blatter for a chat last week and the interview made yesterday’s paper. Our talk was focused on how to break into the TV news business.
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Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines has a private beach on Haiti’s coast. It’s quite a ways from Port-au-Prince but the New York Daily News says the company is facing criticism for continuing to make the stop. The cruise line says because it employs thousands of Haitians and brings supplies every time it docks, it feels it?s better to keep the tourists coming than opt out.
Apparently, there are too many battery-powered bicycles in China. Once thought to be a good environmental development, the more than 120 million “e-bikes” have become a scourge on the country’s roads. The Wall Street Journal says that main problem is that they go too fast.
After initially resisting the idea of air dropping food and water aid in Haiti, the US military is now moving ahead with a plan to do just that. USA Today says the government has decided it’s the only feasible option in the short term and outweighs their fears that the drops could initiate riots.
A new crop of video games has something in common with feature films: original soundtracks. The Boston Globe says the Berklee College of Music is offering students classes in composing for video games and that the growing field is “making boldfaced names out of its most talented and prolific composers.” VIDEO
There are some unwanted visitors in Indiana this winter, 32,000 of them. The Terra Haute Tribune Star says the town has been overrun by crows. No one is exactly sure why the birds are so attracted to the town, but one thing is for sure: ?It looks like [an] Alfred Hitchcock movie out there.?
Jay Leno explained his side of the story last night and drilled home the fact that he thought his late night rival Conan O’Brien was a “good guy.” A formal announcement from NBC about the future of the “Tonight Show” could come today says the New York Post. Watch the VIDEO
Glee won a Golden Globe award last night. It’s our trivia topic today.
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