The Wilde Ride for 06/05/19

The hottest new bar in Brooklyn doesn’t serve alcohol and customers are filling up the seats.

Another 80’s show reboot is on the way. Punky Brewster is coming back as a single mom of three.

There’s a new shortcut for iPhone that could help you out if you’re pulled over. It’ll turn off your music, dim your screen and start recording the traffic stop.

There’s a new kind of circus that’s creating change in the industry. Circus Roncalli has replaced all its animals with incredible holographic displays.

Here’s a wonderful illustration of how some people think the whole world revolves around them.

IHOP is back with some “new pancakes” that look a lot like burgers.

In a new ad campaign, IHOP calls its burgers "pancakes."
IHOP

The Princess Bride could become a Broadway musical… Inconceivable!

And The Muppet Movie is returning to theaters for its 40th anniversary! YAY!!!!

Fire in the hole!!!! YIKES!

Now I’ll be singing The Muppet theme for days. It’s time to play the music, it’s time to light the lights… <3 Jennifer

The Wilde Ride for 06/04/19

Want your name to go to Mars? Submit it here.

All Aboard for Mars 2020: Members of the public who want to send their name to Mars on NASA's next rover mission to the Red Planet (Mars 2020) can get a souvenir boarding pass and their names stenciled on chips to be affixed to the rover. Sign up at go.nasa.gov/Mars2020Pass. Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech. Full image and caption ›
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In other NASA news… they just picked out the companies that will help them get to the moon again.

Got any foreign coins laying around? Exchange them for some food at McDonald’s this Thursday.

If you’re feeling depressed, you might wanna get in the kitchen and whip something up… it could make you feel better.

IKEA has recreated iconic living rooms from famous TV shows so your place can match The Simpsons’… or Friends… or Stranger Things.

Dolphins are a lot like us… they sing to their babies in the womb.

Jack Nicklaus is auctioning off his iconic gold Rolex. It was the first watch he ever owned and he says parting with it will be bittersweet, but it’ll help a lot of kids.

That’s it for now. Have a great Tuesday!! <3 Jennifer

The Wilde Ride for 06/03/19

For the first time ever, the contestants in the Scripps National Spelling Bee exhausted the word list. So the contest ended in an 8 way tie.

You can now invest in art just like you can stocks and bonds, with Masterworks.

Lady Gaga’s meat dress, along with some other iconic looks, are now on display in an exhibition in Las Vegas.

Kenny Rogers says he DID get admitted into the hospital, but he’s nowhere close to dying like the rumors say.

This could be the week that James Holzhauer takes Ken Jennings Jeopardy! record away from him.

If you drink energy drinks you need to be careful… they could be hurting your heart.

I’m gonna have to go with Tom Petty’s widow on this… he wouldn’t want to be on a bottle of dressing.

Happy Monday… have a great week! <3 Jennifer

The Wilde Ride for 05/31/19

Lacoste, makers of the iconic crocodile polos, have replaced the croc with some other animals for a limited time to help save them.

Meanwhile, in The Philippines, kids will soon be required to plant 10 trees before they can graduate as part of the “Graduation Legacy For the Environment Act.”

Stan Lee’s former manager has been arrested for elder abuse of Stan, grand theft and some other charges.

Drinking Guinness could help prevent hearing loss.

What would you say is the worst job in America? Here’s what a recent study says.

Uber is going to start banning bad passengers, so don’t let your rating fall by being a jerk.

And more Harry Potter books are coming. They’re ebooks… but still, new Harry Potter stories! My daughter is stoked!

I hope you have a fantastic weekend. I’ll see you back here Monday… in JUNE! <3 Jennifer

The Wilde Ride for 05/30/19

Before you launch into a long story about your amazing vacation, keep in mind that your friends probably don’t care.

Jeff Bezos might have decided not to give his wealth away, but his ex wife MacKenzie is giving away more than half of her cut of it to charity.

Excellent news from Alex Trebek this week. Keep the kind thoughts and prayers going… he’s on the path to remission.

Apple has agreed to be more upfront about updates that affect the performance of its phones.

Yikes… glad this ended well. How does one forget their newborn baby in a cab?

AMC is giving parents a cheap way to get the kids out of the heat this summer. $4 movies that come with snacks!

Have a great weekend! Oh, it’s only Thursday?? Ok, see ya tomorrow then… 😉 <3 Jennifer