The Wilde Ride for 01/31/2020

Vanessa Bryant has spoken publicly for the first time since the helicopter crash that killed Kobe and Gianna Bryant and 7 other people.

UPS is now testing out self driving delivery vans, but you won’t see them pull up to your house anytime soon.

As much as I love the “Smaht Pahk” ad from Hyunda, this MTN DEW Zero Sugar Super Bowl commercial is my new favorite.

Gloria Estefan says there will be some surprises during the Super Bowl halftime show, but she won’t be one of them.

Good news for smokers. Your lungs want to (and will) heal themselves but you have to give them a chance.

A new “Italian hand” emoji is coming… but don’t use it improperly with an Italian.

Italian hand, pinching hand emoji

Life expectancy has gone up for the first time in 4 years, but we Americans still have some issues.

Be well, friends. Be kind to yourself and others. And have a great weekend. <3 Jennifer

The Wilde Ride for 01/30/2020

PETA has written a letter to the Punxsutawney Groundhog Club asking them to retire the tradition of using live groundhogs to predict when spring will come and use an animatronic groundhog instead. I’m on board with this. The predictions are more wrong than right, and after Mayor de Blasio dropped a groundhog who died of internal injuries, I really started hating this old ritual.

By Chris Flook – Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=80320762

CATS was a box office flop but it could become the next Rocky Horror Picture show thanks to passionate fans who are dressing up, bringing props and selling out special performances.

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Universal Pictures

Mattel is releasing a new collection of diverse Barbies and Kens.

Diverse Barbie Collection
Mattel

Everybody assumes chicken wings are the number one Super Bowl snack, but they’re not.

Furniture store magnate Jim “Mattress Mack” McIngvale, just bet a million dollars on the 49ers to win the Super Bowl.

That’s all for now, Wilde Ones. See you on Friday! <3 Jennifer

The Wilde Ride for 01/29/2020

One Super Bowl commercial has already gained thousands of fans who are loving and sharing it ahead of the game.

There will never be another Grumpy Cat but a cat named Meow Meow is taking over the grumpy cuteness online.

Here’s a cool app for iPhone users that will allow you to film with more than one of your many cameras at the same time.

Cool! Atari is building themed hotels across the country starting later this year.

The FDA warned the makers of Purell about making unproven claims about their hand sanitizer.

Would you sell your loyalty to a team that’s not your favorite? And how much money would it take. Here’s what some NFL fans said.

Is it Friday yet? No? Then I guess we’ll see each other again here tomorrow. 😉 <3 Jennifer

The Wilde Ride for 01/28/2020

The price of shipping via USPS is going up. But the price of sending a letter will remain the same.

Hmmmm… the new Space Force logo looks really familiar.

H/o; United States Space Force Logo vs Starfleet Command Logo

Yesssss… there can never be enough cookie dough chunks in my ice cream. Now you can just add a few extra if you want.

Honesty is the best policy… (I hope she finds her perfect human match soon!)

Don’t forget to tune into the 16th annual Puppy Bowl this Super Bowl Sunday!

Universal Orlando is getting a 4th park based on Nintendo characters

I wonder if police lineups will include busting a move in the future. “Number 3… please step forward and give us your best Cabbage Patch.”

That’s it for today. See ya tomorrow, friends! <3 Jennifer

The Wilde Ride for 01/27/2020

I am just crushed by the news of the crash that killed Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna, along with 6 other passengers and the pilot. He was not only a great player, but a man who helped kids all over the world through his charity work. Sending love to all the families affected by this tragedy. 😭

Alicia Keys opened The Grammys last night at “the house that Kobe Bryant built,” the Staples Center, along with Boys II Men.

Huey Lewis & The News are about to put our their first album in 18 years. And it will most likely be Huey’s last. The first single says it all… “do it while you’re young.” 🙁

China is doing a few things to slow the spread of the deadly coronavirus that’s going around. They’re banning the wildlife trade and building a hospital for those infected to isolate the from the healthy.

Cat TV was created to keep your felines occupied and stimulated when you’re not home, but I’m finding it really relaxing myself. I was listening to it while I was working and found it quite meditative.

Wants bees pollinating your area? Plant some strawberries. They apparently love them!

Bill Murray will be reprising his role (along with Dan Aykroyd and Ernie Hudson) in the new Ghostbusters movie.

To see all of the winners of last night’s Grammy Awards, go to
grammy.com.

That’s all today for this sad Monday. I hope tomorrow brings happier vibes. Loving you all… <3 Jennifer