New in Theaters: “Knock at the Cabin” and “80 for Brady”

1.  “Knock at the Cabin“  (R)  Trailer This is a psychological horror film from M. Night Shyamalan.  A little girl and her two dads (Jonathan Groff and Ben Aldridge) are on vacation at a remote cabin in the woods. But then four strangers come to their cabin and take them hostage.  The strangers insist that one of them must be

Quebec’s Groundhog Died Just Before Groundhog Day, So They Used a Child and a Stuffed Animal Instead

The legend of Punxsutawney Phil claims that there’s only ever been ONE Phil, and he’s been making predictions since 1886.  He achieves this immortality by drinking a secret “elixir of life.” But in reality, a groundhog’s lifespan is only a few years, and they were reminded of that in Quebec, Canada this week.  Their famous

Good News: A Kid’s $10,000 Half-Court Shot, and a New Oldest Dog Ever

Here are a few more good news stories making the rounds. 1.  At a high-school basketball game in North Dakota last week, a seventh-grader named J.J. Franks got the chance at a half-court shot for $10,000, and DRAINED IT.  It actually wasn’t just a half-court shot.  He had to make a lay-up, free throw, three-pointer, AND

“Signs” of Intelligence, That Actually Don’t Mean You’re Smart

There’s a forum online where people are talking about things some people might THINK are a sign of intelligence, but they’re actually not.  Here are a few of the good ones: 1.  Being a contrarian.  “Disagreeing with everything is as lazy as believing everything.” 2.  Just having a good memory.  Or knowing a lot of trivia.

Taylor Hawkins’ Son Shane Wins Performance of the Year Drum Award

Shane Hawkins, the teenage son of the late Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins, has won Drumeo’s 2022 Performance of the Year award for drumming. The 16-year-old rocker was honored by the online drum lesson database for his performance of Foo Fighters’ “My Hero” with the Dave Grohl-led band at a pair of tribute concerts to honor his father last year. Winners in other

Ticketmaster Is Changing Some of Its Policies In Order to Not Screw Up Sales for the Beyoncé Tour

Beyoncé announced the dates for her Renaissance Tour this week, and yes, she’s using Ticketmaster.  Does that scare you?  It should.  But Ticketmaster is going to TRY to avoid disaster by doing things a little differently. This includes staggering the on-sale dates for various venues, and using membership systems like Verified Fan.  Seven new dates have also