THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW – Mon 2/04/19

February 4th is the 35th day of the year. There are 330 days remaining until the end of the year

There are 10 days left until Valentine’s Day

There are 215 days until the first NFL Regular Season Game (Sept 5)

Today is National Hemp Day, National Homemade Soup Day & National Stuffed Mushroom Day

In case you were wondering, Punxsutawney Phil did NOT see his shadow on Saturday in Gobbler’s Knob, Pennslvania.  That means we’ll have an early Spring.  Also, Phil is wrong 60% of the time. 

Grover the Groundhog in Pine Grove, Pennsylvania . . . saw his shadow.

Octoraro Orphie in Quarryville, Pennsylvania . . . saw her shadow.

Mount Joy Minnie in Mount Joy, Pennsylvania . . . saw her shadow.

Sir Walter Wally of Raleigh, North Carolina . . . saw his shadow.

Snerd the Groundhog in Garner, North Carolina . . . saw his shadow.

Dunkirk Dave of Dunkirk, New York . . . did NOT see his shadow.

Pierre C. Shadeaux of New Iberia, Louisiana . . . saw his shadow.

Chuckles IX, the state groundhog of Connecticut . . . did NOT see his shadow.

 Staten Island Chuck of Staten Island, New York . . . did NOT see his shadow.

 Unadilla Bill of Unadilla, Nebraska . . . did NOT see his shadow. 

Tom Brady and the Patriots beat the Rams 13-3 in the lowest scoring Super Bowl in history.  Patriots receiver Julian Edelman had a good game and was named the MVP.  Otherwise, the game was mostly a showcase for both teams’ KICKERS, with a few nice defensive plays sprinkled in. In the end, these were the Rams drives last night:  Punt, Punt, Punt, Punt, Punt, Punt, Punt, Punt, Field Goal, Punt, Interception, and Missed Field Goal. The over-under for the Super Bowl closed at 56 total points.  The teams combined for 16 points.  The 40 points UNDER the Vegas total is the most in ANY NFL game in the last 30 seasons.

The commercials of Super Bowl 53 weren’t very memorable, just like the game.  T-Mobile did a funny series about awkward texts, ‘the Dude’ from “The Big Lebowski” showed up, and Bud Light surprised with a “Game of Thrones”promo.

If either CBS or the NFL wanted the safest, blandest Super Bowl Halftime Show they could possibly get, they made the right choice with MAROON 5. They played a pretty uninspired medley of hits like “Harder to Breathe” and “This Love”, before Squidward from “SpongeBob SquarePants” introduced TRAVIS SCOTT, who did “Sicko Mode”, bleeps and all.

A few minutes after his cameo, BIG BOI pulled up in a classic Caddy, wearing a massive fur coat, to sing a little bit of “The Way You Move”.

A Hawaiian Airlines flight out of Los Angeles had to turn back three times last Friday, because of three different unrelated issues with the plane.  And two of those times it was already in the air.  Then the flight finally got cancelled. 

The London restaurant Zizzi is splitting itself in half on Valentine’s Day. The Italian restaurant plans to seat people, who love Valentines Day on one side of the restaurant and people who hate Valentines Day on the other side. The Valentine’s Day section will feature balloons, streamers and a three-course meal. The other side will not be decorated and will feature a dividing line for former couples.

BOX OFFICE – Glass stayed at No. 1, though that will change this weekend. Coming Friday: The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part (PG); Cold Pursuit (R); What Men Want (R); The Prodigy (R); The Oscar Nominated Short Films 2019.