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$2k McMuffin and Mexican pizza returns in Elsewhere

Happy birthday to a music legend. Tony Bennett turns 96 today but he received an early birthday present yesterday. He was added to the TV Academy's nominees list for his 2021 concert special with Lady Gaga, after the duo was initially overlooked. "One Last Time" was filmed in celebration of Bennett's 95th birthday at Manhattan's Radio City Music Hall. 

https://www.usatoday.com/story/entertainment/tv/2022/08/03/tony-bennett-lady-gaga-emmy-nomination-2022/10222857002/

Disney is setting the release date for its new "Cars" spinoff series. "Cars on the Road" follows Owen Wilson's Lightning McQueen and Larry the Cable Guy's Mater as they travel east to meet up with Mater's sister. Director Steve Purcell said during their road trip, "every day is a new mini-adventure with unexpected twists and turns." "Cars on the Road" will be available for streaming on Disney-plus on September 8th.

https://deadline.com/2022/08/cars-on-the-road-pixar-series-premiere-date-trailer-disney-plus-1235082572/

Two McDonald's McMuffins are costing an airplane passenger nearly two-thousand dollars. The unnamed passenger flew from Bali to Darwin, Australia last week, but committed a major culinary crime by leaving two undeclared egg and beef sausage McMuffins in their luggage. Even worse ... airport agents also found a ham croissant. The fine: 18-hundred-74 dollars. The hero agent is a biosecurity detector dog named Zinta ... part of Australia's crackdown on food safety and prevention measures following an outbreak of Foot and Mouth disease.

https://www.cnn.com/travel/article/passenger-fined-after-undeclared-mcmuffins-found-in-luggage/index.html

One of the artists featured at our upcoming iHeartRadio Music Festival is releasing a documentary about her life. Nicki Minaj dropped a surprise trailer on Twitter and Instagram last week with the caption "coming soon." In the trailer, Nicki talks about the struggles of fame and finding her way in a male-dominated field like rap. The six-part series will feature footage from concerts, Nicki's home life, and behind the scenes clips of her in the studio. No word yet as to when and where it will be released.

https://thesource.com/2022/07/31/nicki-minaj-drops-trailer-for-upcoming-6-part-documentary-series/

A Wisconsin man is safe after the fire department says he got stuck in the drum of a cement truck. The man was doing maintenance on the drum north of Madison late Sunday when he when he got stuck. The fire department says he couldn't fit through the access hatch so firefighters had get him out with a plasma cutter, which uses an electric arc and compressed air to cut through metal. There was no cement in the drum at the time, but it was moving when he fell in.

https://www.nbc15.com/2022/08/02/madison-firefighters-cut-man-free-cement-mixer/

Fast food aficionados are awaiting the highly-anticipated return of the Mexican Pizza. Taco Bell says the popular menu item is set to make its return next month. The Mexican Pizza was brought back three months ago, and quickly sold out. Taco Bell now says the Mexican Pizza will now become a permanent menu item starting September 15th.

https://www.cnn.com/2022/08/02/business/taco-bell-mexican-pizza-return-date/index.html


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