September 22nd is the 265th day of the year. There are 100 days remaining until the end of the year
There are 39 days remaining until Halloween
There are 44 days remaining until Daylight Saving Time Ends (Nov 5)
Today is Dear Diary Day, Love Note Day, National Elephant Appreciation Day, National Hobbit Day, National Ice Cream Cone Day, National Legwear Day, National White Chocolate Day, Proposal Day and World Rhino Day. AUTUMNAL EQUINOX DAY!
Starbucks is introducing its brand new Maple Pecan Latte today. They say it’s a mix of, quote, “espresso and steamed milk, combined with notes of maple syrup and pecan, and finished with a colorful autumn topping.” It’s only going to be available for a limited time, but if the MPL gets anywhere close in popularity to the PSL, we’ll be like four years away from maple pecan EVERYTHING at this time of year.
Some McDonald’s restaurants in Japan are selling cheese smoothies. They cost $4.40 and feature fluffy cheese
McDonald’s restaurants in Japan are now selling chocolate-covered French fries.
General Mills phased out artificial colors and flavors from Trix a few years ago . . . and apparently people hated the results. So they just announced they’re bringing back “Classic Trix” with all the artificial colors and flavors you can handle.
The original MARS BAR is coming back. Mars stopped selling them in the United States 15 years ago, but now it’s back . . . and they’re using better ingredients, so it’ll cost $3-a-bar.
According to a new study, the beer that makes you burp most is Budweiser, followed by Coors Light and Stella. If you don’t want to burp, go for Peroni or an IPA.
Been a while since the world was supposed to end, hasn’t it? Four years and nine months to be exact. But according to Christian conspiracy theorist David Meade, it’s finally coming this Saturday (September 23). According to Meade, the author of Planet X: The 2017 Arrival, this is how it’s all going down: Planet Nibiru will swoosh by our planet this weekend, a catastrophic event that will bring about volcanic eruptions, earthquakes and other natural disasters of apocalyptic scale.
Spanx for ARMS are going on sale on Monday. They work just like the Spanx for every other part of your body . . . squeezing and flattening and all of that.
A website called Lyst analyzed Pinterest searches to figure out the hottest costumes for the year . . . at least for women. I’m not sure men go to Pinterest to search for Halloween costume inspiration. Anyway, here are the top 10 . . .
- Pennywise the Clown from “It”.
- The “Stranger Things”characters.
- Belle from “Beauty and the Beast”.
- Giraffes. No, really. For whatever reason, searches for giraffe makeup and costumes are up 1,200% from this time last year.
- Wonder Woman.
- “Game of Thrones”characters.
A Pennsylvania high school golfer got two holes-in-one in the same round. The achievement came during a nine-hole practice round Monday.
A new study found three of the top five cities with the happiest employees are in California. The top five are San Francisco, San Jose, Salt Lake City, San Diego, and Boston.
Beyonce and Jay-Z are going to play a hurricane benefit show on Tuesday, October 17th in Brooklyn. Proceeds will benefit victims of both Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma
Salma Hayek has raised over $250,000 for victims of the Mexico Earthquake.
Matthew Broderick is joining the cast of Fox’s musical ”A Christmas Story Live.” He will narrate the show as an adult Ralphie.
A woman in England (Slough) has been turning up at funerals and wakes and stealing food. She blends in with other mourners and pretends she was a friend or coworker of the deceased. The woman has been showing up for free food for at least 14 years.
New Movies Opening Tonight
The LEGO Ninjago Movie (Rated PG) … STARRING: Dave Franco, Justin Theroux, Fred Armisen, Abbi Jacobson, Olivia Munn, Kumail Nanjiani, Michael Pena, Zach Woods, Jackie Chan … the Green Ninja (Dave Franco) and Master Wu (Jackie Chan) must save NINJAGO City from an evil warlord (Justin Theroux)
Kingsman: The Golden Circle (Rated R) … STARRING: Halle Berry, Sir Elton John, Channing Tatum, Jeff Bridges, Colin Firth, Julianne Moore … agents from the “Kingsman: The Secret Service” team with a U.S. spy organization called Statesman in order to save the world from a common enemy.
Stronger (Rated R) … STARRING:Jake Gyllenhaal … Jake plays Jeff Bauman, a man who lost both of his legs during the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing. He was at the race to cheer on his ex-girlfriend. Jeff helped law enforcement officials identify one of the bombers