There’s an old saying, often wrongly attributed to Confucius, that if you hold a grudge, you end up digging two graves, including one for yourself. Now, author Sophie Hannah says holding a grudge can be good for you. Check out her irreverent, funny & ultimately enlightening book.
Have you been hooked on the Amazon Prime streamer, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel? We have. Now in season 2, here’s Rolling Stone’s deep dive into the program’s success formula and the backstory on its Emmy / Golden Globe winning star, Rachel Brosnahan.
From our “Gee this makes me feel old” department: Child actress Lisa Jakub was just 14 when she co-starred in Mrs. Doubtfire. She just turned 40. Here’s what is she and the rest of the surviving cast are up to now, 25 years later.
Research shows that more and more parents are staying in on New Years’ Eve. Again this year, Netflix is offering a series of fake NYE countdowns for kids, featuring some of their most popular shows. That way, parents can get kids into bed before midnight and enjoy the last few minutes of 2018 on their own.
1964 – Initial filming of the movie “Dr. Zhivago” began on location near Madrid, Spain. The movies total running time is 197 minutes.
1971 – George Harrison was at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘My Sweet Lord’. He was the first Beatle to score a No.1 US hit. The song, originally intended for Billy Preston, got George into court for supposedly channeling The Chiffons‘ “He’s So Fine.
1973 – The Chamber of Commerce of Akron, OH, terminated its association with the All-American Soap Box Derby. It was stated that the race had become “a victim of cheating and fraud.”
Today’s viral photo:From the blockbuster film, “Treasure of the Dollar Shave Club”.
Roebuck “Pop Staples”, 1915 (Died 2000); Stan Lee (Marvel), 1922 (Died 2018); Edgar Winter, 1946; Mary Weiss (The Shangri-Las), 1948; Alex Chilton (The Box Tops), 1950 (died 2010); Denzel Washington, 1954; Linus Torvalds (Linux Inventor), 1969; John Legend, 1978.