Happy Thursday folks. So Moonfall is a decent movie. It has absolutely terrible reviews, but if you like science fiction, you’ll probably enjoy it. NASA, government cover ups, the end of the world, what’s really on the moon, only one man can save us now, you know, that kinda thing. I thinkI’ll give “All of us are dead” a try next, because… zombies. Pretty convenient timing of Snoop Dogg buying Death Row Records considering him, Dr. Dre, and company will be playing the halftime on Sunday. Don’t you think? Speaking of the Super Bowl, we’ve decided to make Pho and Cincinnati chili. They’re the two most popular dishes in both cities. I may go ahead and start the broth today, because evidently it’s a two day process. This is my first crack at it so I’m probably going to screw it all up. Speaking crack… they’re really going to give out free crack pipes aren’t they? Weird flex bro, but it makes complete sense in this country after experiencing what the last two years have shown us.
Looks like James Harden is head to Philadelphia. The Nets will get Ben Simmons, Seth Curry, Andre Drummond, and two first round picks. Seems like a lot for a 32 year old, but what do I know. Mike Florio is evidently fake news… again. For the life of me I can’t figure out how him and Adam Schefter seem to have the inside scoop on the most powerful league in the world, and yet are among the most obnoxious at covering it. US Olympic men’s hockey obliterated hometown China 8-0. I believe they’ll get Canada Saturday.
Today in History
The Islamic Golden Age came to an end at the hands of the Mongolians in Baghdad in 1258
In 1763 The French and Indian War ended
Latter-day Saints begin exodus to Utah in 1846
In 1947 The Paris Peace Treaties were signed
Approximately 5000 are killed in Kenya by the Wagalla Massacre in 1984
Shirley Temple passes away in 2014
Lastly one year ago today Carnival in Rio de Janeiro was cancelled for the first time ever due to Covid
Fact of the Day
Charles Darwin ate one of every animal and or specimen he ever discovered.
Stat of the Day
Both Cecil Fielder and his son Prince Fielder retired with 319 career home runs.
Quote of the Day
“The man who won’t loan money isn’t going to have many friends, or need them.” -Wilt Chamberlain
Throwback Thursday: The Hogs
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