YOU’RE A DAMN LIAR. Biden challenges voter to IQ test or push-up contest to prove he’s fit for presidency. “Look, the reason I’m running is because I’ve been around a long time and I know more than most people know and I can get things done. That’s why I’m running. And you want to check my shape, man, let’s do push-ups together here, man, let’s run, let’s do whatever you want to do, let’s take an IQ test.”
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I KNOW HIM SO WELL. John Kerry endorses Joe Biden for president. “I’m not endorsing Joe because I’ve known him a long time. I’m endorsing him because I know him so well,” Kerry, the 2004 Democratic presidential nominee, said in a telephone interview ahead of the formal announcement of his endorsement.
PUSHING EM THROUGH. Senate confirms 8 of Trump’s court picks in one week: “The votes bring the total number of judicial confirmations for Trump to 170 nominations since taking office in January 2017.”
TURNER PRIZE. Four artists nominated for UK’s biggest art prize awarded Turner Prize as a group to make a statement on political unity, at their request: “The announcement was met with cheers and a standing ovation at the ceremony in Margate, a British seaside town that is home to Turner Contemporary, the museum hosting the prize’s annual exhibition.”
$25 MILLION. Billie Eilish sees big AppleTV+ payday for documentary.
$145K. Kennesaw State University cheerleader who took a knee receives settlement: “Former KSU cheerleader Tommia Dean filed a lawsuit in 2018 after receiving backlash to her public protest with four other cheerleaders during the national anthem at a KSU football game in September 2017.”
CAITLYN JENNER. Robert Kardashian knew if OJ was guilty. “There’s just no way he didn’t know.”
NIGHT OF HOPE? Joel Osteen and Kanye West plan Yankee Stadium religious event. “If Joel’s past appearances at Yankee Stadium are any indication, this one’s sure to sell out quickly … especially now that Kanye’s involved. The stadium has a max capacity of 54,251 … almost 10,000 more than Lakewood.”
2020. Tulsi Gabbard is setting up in New Hampshire: “A two-day snowstorm wasn’t enough to scare off Hawaii-native Rep. Tulsi Gabbard from New Hampshire. In fact, she’s officially moved to the state. While other candidates are focusing on Iowa, Gabbard is placing her bets on New Hampshire. Gabbard is one poll short of the four needed to qualify for the December debate stage; two of the qualifying polls were from New Hampshire.”
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