THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW Wed 8/14/19

August 14th is the 226th day of the year. There are 139 days remaining until the end of the year

There are 19 days left until Labor Day

There are 78 days left until Halloween

Today is Color Book Day, National Creamsicle Day, International Nagging Day and National Wiffle Ball Day

Snickers low fat chocolate milk and Twix low-fat chocolate milk have both hit store shelves 

Pumpkin Spice Spam is now a real thing.  It goes on sale on September 23rd, and it’ll only be available online at Spam.com and Walmart.com.  According to one website that tasted an advanced sample, it, quote, “wasn’t bad” and reminded them of breakfast sausage.

The streaming wars are just getting started, and the biggest battlefield yet is sitcoms. Rumors have emerged of a big deal for HBO Max, as the streaming service is looking to purchase The Big Bang Theory and Two and a Half Men for a combined $1.5 billion. HBO really wants to launch with a big, powerful streaming library. HBO Max paid $425 million to stream “Friends”

There’s a fashion brand called ASOS (pronounced AY-SOS) that’s getting mocked online for a new pair of women’s pants they’re selling . . . that make it look like the person wearing them POOPED THEIR PANTS. The pants are white and they have brown tie-dye bands on them.  But one of the tie-dye sections happens to be right on the bottom of the butt. But hey, if you’re interested, the pants are still on sale and cost $46. 

A married couple in California have worn MATCHING OUTFITS every single day . . . for 67 years.  They got married at 19, they’re both 87 now . . . and yep, every day, they wear matching clothes.