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Which Wine To Pair With Different Halloween Candy

Which Wine To Pair With Different Halloween Candy

Ever wondered which wine to pair with your kids’ Halloween candy? According to Shape, Pedro Rusk, a wine educator at Jackson Family Wines, has a list of wine/candy pairing suggestions for us! Pedro says, quote, “Pairing your wine with Halloween candy encourages you to savor each bite and take a moment to appreciate how the…MORE

An Alcohol Shortage Might Be Coming This Holiday Season

An Alcohol Shortage Might Be Coming This Holiday Season

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and the time when you need alcohol to be around your family! A major alcohol shortage might be coming, just in time for the holidays. Stores in Southern California are already dealing with it because of pandemic-related backlogs at the Port of Los Angeles, and the Port…MORE

Facebook Planning To Rebrand Company With New Name

Facebook Planning To Rebrand Company With New Name

The times they are a chaingin’! According to The Verge, Facebook is planning to change its company name next week to reflect its focus on ‘building the metaverse.’ While that doesn’t mean the actual social media platform will rebrand, but rather the company that owns Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, Oculus and more. What should they name…MORE

Jermaine O’Neal Narrates Pacers 2021-2022 Season Trailer [WATCH]

Jermaine O’Neal Narrates Pacers 2021-2022 Season Trailer [WATCH]

While the Indiana Pacers kick off the regular season tonight on the road at the Charlotte Hornets, the team shared on Instagram their 2021-22 Season Trailer, narrated by Jermaine O’Neal. Their first home game at Gainbridge Fieldhouse is on Saturday, October 23rd. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Indiana Pacers (@pacers)MORE

A Record Setting Pumpkin Disqualified From $20,000 Prize

A Record Setting Pumpkin Disqualified From $20,000 Prize

In a pumpkin growing contest, you’d think that everyone would be focused on the hugeness of the gourd…but the judges need to get out their magnifying glasses too. According to ABC News, A farmer in Wisconsin named Mike Schmit grew a 2,520-pound pumpkin, which would’ve been the heaviest grown in the country this year. It also would’ve earned…MORE

Luke Bryan To Host CMA Awards

Luke Bryan To Host CMA Awards

We now know who’s set to host The 55th Annual CMA Awards. According to Music Row, Country Superstar Luke Bryan will take the hosting duties on Wednesday, November 10. The Award Show airs from 8-11 p.m. on WRTV. Luke Bryan is a hilarious entertainer, so we should be in for a treat next month!MORE

New Artist Conner Smith Releases ‘I Hate Alabama’ At A Very Coincidental Time

New Artist Conner Smith Releases ‘I Hate Alabama’ At A Very Coincidental Time

Talk about timing.  New artist Conner Smith released a song on Friday called ‘I Hate Alabama’ and the next day, on Saturday, the University of Alabama lost their first football game in 680 days. According to Country Now, The song is about a guy from Georgia who got his heart broken by an Alabama girl.  But it’s full…MORE

Netflix Is Making A ‘That ’70s Show’ Spin-Off Called ‘That ’90s Show’

Netflix Is Making A ‘That ’70s Show’ Spin-Off Called ‘That ’90s Show’

Looks like the whole ‘That ’70s Show‘ spin-off thing is going to be tried ONE more time.  (If you remember in 2002, there was “That ’80s Show” that only lasted one season.) According to Hollywood Reporter, Netflix is making ‘That ’90s Show‘ with Kurtwood Smith and Debra Jo Rupp returning as Red and Kitty Forman.  And the original creators are coming back too. The…MORE

Google Has A Tool To Help You Pick The Perfect Halloween Costume

Google Has A Tool To Help You Pick The Perfect Halloween Costume

Have you settled on a Halloween costume yet?  If not, Google has a tool that’s supposed to help you find the perfect one. It’s called “Costume Wizard.”  It debuted in 2019, but not a lot of people know about it.  It’s got four different options that let you dial in the type of costume you…MORE

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