THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW Fri 9/06/19

September 6th is the 249th day of the year. There are 116 days remaining until the end of the year

There are 2 days left until Grandparents Day

There are 16 weekends until Christmas

Today is Bring Your Manners to Work Day, Fight Procrastination Day, National 401(k) Day, National Coffee Ice Cream Day, National Food Bank Day, National Lazy Mom’s Day, Read a Book Day, and Wear Teal Day


New Movies Opening Tonight

”IT Chapter Two” (Rated R) … STARRING: Bill Skarsgård, Jessica Chastain, James McAvoy, Bill Hader … IT returns to terrorize the residents of Derry 27 years after The Losers Club defeated Pennywise.

”Night Hunter” (Rated R) … STARRING: Henry Cavill, Stanley Tucci, Ben Kingsley … an American police force traps an online predator

”Satanic Panic” (Rated NR) .. STARRING: Rebecca Romijn, Jerry O’Connell … a pizza delivery driver delivers to a group of Satanists looking for someone to sacrifice

KFC is now serving French fries that taste like chicken. The company is using a secret recipe to get the fries to taste like poultry…. By the way, Sean Astin is back as Rudy in a new Colonel Sanders ad.

A new survey asked people which they prefer:  A Pumpkin Spice Latte . . . or hot apple cider.  And the winner is . . . hot apple cider by a slight margin.

This year’s Kansas State Fair has vendors that are serving hot dogs stuffed into jelly donuts, chocolate-covered corn dogs and a burger sandwiched between two Honey Buns.

Has ranch dressing passed ketchup in popularity?  It looks like last year, ranch outsold ketchup . . . and Hidden Valley found that 70% of ranch ISN’T used on salads, it’s used as a dip or topping. 

Here’s your first new Christmas product of the season, and it’s a weird one.  A distillery in Scotland is selling ornaments filled with gin . . . and one is a BRUSSELS SPROUT-flavored gin.

A study found vegans and vegetarians are at a HIGHER risk of strokes than people who eat meat. 

Scientists just studied the sea life in Loch Ness in Scotland to figure out if there really MIGHT be a monster in there.  And their conclusion is . . . no, there’s no DNA evidence.  Their best guess is the Loch Ness monster is actually a BIG EEL. 

A new study says the reason marriage rates are going down is . . . women don’t want no scrubs.  When the researchers asked women to describe their dream husband, he had an average income 58% higher than the average real single man, so the researchers say, quote, “Many young men today have little to bring to the marriage bargain.”

For the second year in a row, the U.S. was ranked 47th out of 64 countries for the best place to live in the world.  We were fifth in 2014.