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Disneyland Celebrates 60 Years Of Magic & Adventure

Thu, May 21, 2015 | Filed in: Have You Heard . . .

Disneyland 60 years

One of the most magical places in the world is celebrating their 60th anniversary! The Disneyland Resort Diamond Celebration begins Friday, May 22, 2015, celebrating 60 years of Disney magic with three new nighttime spectaculars, dazzling decor and an exciting sweepstakes that will award authentic diamonds and one-of-a-kind prizes to some lucky guests.

A dynamic 24-hour party will kick off the summer and launch the Disneyland Resort Diamond Celebration, May 22-23, as guests enjoy the thrilling premieres of three, new nighttime spectaculars: the glittering “Paint the Night” parade and the groundbreaking “Disneyland Forever” fireworks show at Disneyland Park, plus the new presentation, “World of Color – Celebrate! The Wonderful World of Walt Disney,” at Disney California Adventure Park.

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Movie Review: "Tomorrowland" Is Escapism In Its Purest Form

Thu, May 21, 2015 | Filed in: Film / Movie Reviews

"Tomorrowland" movie review by Lucas Mirabella

Photos: Disney Pictures

As the “Pirates of the Caribbean” franchise clearly demonstrated, there is plenty of loot to be reaped from films based on theme park rides. This time around, rather than focusing on one specific ride, Disney has used an entire land within its theme parks as the basis for the mind-blowing fantasy adventure, “Tomorrowland,” starring George Clooney, Britt Robertson, Hugh Laurie and Tim McGraw.

From filmmaker Brad Bird (“Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol,” “Ratatouille”), this futuristic confection is the sort of captivating crowd-pleaser with something for everyone: wild action sequences, eye-popping cinematography, high-tech gadgetry, an emotionally rewarding storyline – the works.

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David Letterman Says A Final Goodbye To The LATE SHOW

Wed, May 20, 2015 | Filed in: Television

David Letterman

Bill Murray emerged from a cake to give CBS Late Show host David Letterman a good-bye embrace during Tuesday's taping in New York.

Photo: John Paul Filo/CBS ©2015CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved

1,810 broadcasts later, and after running for 595 weeks, David Letterman says goodbye to the LATE SHOW and “Late Night with David Letterman.” Wednesday, May 20th will be the LATE SHOW's final airing. He has amassed an impressive tally of milestones throughout his more than three decades in broadcasting.

Did you know that Bill Murray was the first guest on the premiere broadcasts of both “Late Night” on Feb. 1, 1982 and the LATE SHOW on CBS on August 30, 1993? As of May 20, 2015, he will have appeared on Letterman’s late night talk shows 44 times.

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Takata Airbag Defects Could Make U.S. Recall History

Tue, May 19, 2015 | Filed in: Breaking News

Takata airbagIs this the largest U.S. consumer product recall in history? According to The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, they received notification from BMW, Chrysler, Ford, Honda, Mazda, Nissan and Toyota that they are conducting limited regional recalls to address a possible safety defect involving Takata brand air bag inflators.

Reports state that the Japanese air bag manufacturer Takata Corp. will declare an estimated 33.8 million vehicles defective. Takata is expected to announce it has filed a series of four defect information reports with U.S. auto safety officials. 

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Health Spotlight: The Fittest City In The U.S. Is...

Tue, May 19, 2015 | Filed in: Health/Sports Fitness

Fittest cities in the world

Do you live in the fittest city? Not unless you live in the nation’s capital. The eighth annual American Fitness Index® (AFI) ranking was released today by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and the Anthem Foundation. Cities are ranked according to the variety of outdoor exercise options, and locations that have relatively low rates of smoking, obesity and diabetes.

Oklahoma City, Memphis and Indianapolis rank last among the 50 metro areas. Los Angeles ranks #23. There’s good news and areas of concern from the largest sports medicine and exercise science organization in the world. The AFI reveals a troubling 11.3 percent drop in the percentage of individuals who exercised in the last 30 days, and a 7.8 percent increase in the diabetes death rates from 2014 to 2015.

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