Mother's Day, The Great Gatsby, Miley Cyrus, & Monsters University
5/10/2013 3:00:00 PM
Some cool pictures sent in by listeners on today’s blog for you to check out.
*DGS OBSESSED: Listener Samuel says “So even though I download my dgs podcast on an app completely separate from iTunes or my Mac I came back from lunch to find my screensaver on (which is turned OFF!) filled with little Daves, Maxs, Toms and Kloses. CREEPY”
*HORROR DINING: Listener Aaron (in Japan) says “Would you eat at a restaurant that promises "horror dining"?”
*PLANTING CORN: Listener Chandler says “Listening to the DGS and planting corn in N.E.”
Thanks for the pics everyone!
The new 3D version of "The Great Gatbsy" with Leonardo DiCaprio hits theaters this weekend. Here's a refresher in case you skipped the classic novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald in high school . . .
Jay Gatsby's the rich playboy with the mysterious past, who throws huge parties at his mansion outside New York in the roaring '20s. And he's obsessed with Daisy Buchanan, the rich married girl across the bay he knew before the first World War. She's played by Carey Mulligan.
And Tobey Maguire is Nick, the distant cousin of Daisy's who moves in next to Gatsby, and narrates the book. Joel Edgerton from "Zero Dark Thirty" plays Tom Buchanan, Daisy's rich, arrogant husband.
Since it's directed by Baz Lurhmann . . . the guy who did "Romeo + Juliet" and "Moulin Rouge" . . . the soundtrack is loaded with modern music, including Beyoncé, Andre 3000, Will.I.Am, Fergie, Florence and the Machine, and Jack White.
Robert Redford starred as Gatsby in the 1974 version, which had Mia Farrow as Daisy, and "Law & Order's" Sam Waterston in Tobey Maguire's role.
What do you do when you are the superhero subject of the number one movie in the country? See for yourself with the Celebrity To Do List of Iron Man.
8:00 A.M. Wake up. Turn on CNN. Realize I'll never be as cool of a hero as that guy in Cleveland.
9:00 A.M. Use shoulder missiles to wipe out a quartet of Kardashians. You're welcome, America.
10:00 A.M. Get pants pressed at cleaners. Ironically, I do none of my own ironing.
12:00 P.M. Lunch. Whatever I can fit through a tiny mouth square.
2:00 P.M. Spend two hours trying to get through an airport metal detector.
4:05 P.M. Pretend it's not awkward when I once again mix up Thor and Brooke Hogan.
8:00 P.M. Get a criminal to reveal all his nefarious plans, after threatening to make him sit through a screening of "Pain & Gain".
Mother's Day is this Sunday.
I'm not sure if your mom will go for this . . . but HOOTERS is offering a free entrée on Sunday to any mothers who come in with at least one of their kids.
Maybe she will go just to get out of making dinner.
Over the course of 18 years, the average mom spends 8,212 hours on cooking and dishes . . . 5,867 hours on laundry . . . and 11,038 hours cleaning the house. That's a total of 1,047 days . . . or almost three entire years.
Give your mom lots of love this Sunday . . . but DO NOT give her one of these Top Rejected Mother's Day Cards.
You're such a great mom. You always seem to care. So have a happy day . . . with all your cats and big blue hair.
I really don't mean to be a bother . . . but do you think you could reveal the identity of my father?
This Mother's Day, we're going to treat you like a queen! But seriously, dinner's not going to cook itself.
Roses are red, violets are blue. I'm 35 and I still live with you.
Happy Mother's Day From Monsters University!
What better way to end a Mother’s Day blog post than with Maxim magazine, right? Right? No? Ok.
Well "Maxim" released the complete Hot 100 yesterday, and LENNAY KEKUA is on it, at #69.
If that name doesn't ring a bell, she was MANTI TE'O'S FAKE GIRLFRIEND. See their “photo” of her on today’s blog pics.
They actually don't refer to her by her "name". They just call her Manti's fake girlfriend. "Maxim" says, quote, "After Manti Te'o's fake girlfriend hoax of 2012, we think it might be nice to have an invisible girl of our own to love. Why not? She's got a ton of great qualities, including looking awesome in a bikini."
As you might have already heard, MILEY CYRUS tops the list this year. She's followed by SELENA GOMEZ and RIHANNA. Check out the Top 10 . . .
1. Miley Cyrus
2. Selena Gomez
4. Mila Kunis
5. Jennifer Lawrence
6. Jennifer Love Hewitt
7. Ashley Tisdale
8. Kate Upton
9. Vanessa Hudgens
10. Elisha Cuthbert
Meanwhile . . . KATY PERRY just missed the Top 10, coming in at #11.
MEGAN FOX is 20th, which seems kind of low for her. She was #8 last year.
Last year's #1, BAR REFAELI, fell off the list completely.
Check out the complete list here.
WHERE IS NATALIE PORTMAN ON THIS LIST?