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Farewell to the daughter of a king. Lisa Marie Presley, has been laid to rest at Graceland. Hundreds gathered yesterday Sunday to pay their respects to the late singer at the mansion once owned by her father, Elvis Presley. Following the memorial, Lisa Marie was buried at the meditation garden near Elvis, her son and Elvis' parents.
It's the same old story at the box office. James Cameron's latest blockbuster remains North America's top movie for the sixth week in a row. "Avatar: The Way of Water" earned another 19-and-a-half-million dollars this weekend at theaters across the U.S. and Canada. Coming in second is "Puss in Boots: The Last Wish" with eleven-and-a-half-million bucks. The horror comedy "M3GAN" is in third place. Rounding out the Top Five are "Missing" and "A Man Called Otto."
Space-age beer is here. Detroit-based Atwater Brewery is releasing Artificial Intelligence IPA, a beer brewed using a recipe created using AI and brewed by a human. Quality assurance manager Joe Platt used ChatGPT, an AI chatbot, to create the recipe. Platt says the chatbot first gave him a home brew-scale recipe and it was able to scale that upward when asked. Last week, Atwater sold pints of the beer for two-point-zero-zero-one dollars in an homage to the film "2001: A Space Odyssey".
Pink Floyd will celebrate the 50th anniversary of one of its classic albums this year. The band will reissue "The Dark Side of the Moon" to mark the occasion. The special release will feature a remastered version of the album along with a legendary live concert recorded at London's Wembley Arena in 1974. The box set along with an individual release of the live album will hit shelves on March 24th. "Dark Side" has sold over 50-million copies since it was originally released on March 1st, 1973.
Snoop Dogg and Pete Davidson have been named Captains of the 2023 Pro Bowl. Snoop will be the AFC captain with coach Peyton Manning while Davidson will lead the NFC team with coach Eli Manning. The Pro Bowl Games will air one week before the Super Bowl, and will feature NFL players competing in skills challenges like Precision Passing and the Gridiron Gauntlet. Snoop Dogg performed at last year's Super Bowl, and told People he's "comin' back to the NFL field," but this time he's competing for the title of Pro Bowl Champion. Davidson said he's doing it--quote-- "to impress my Uncle Mike."
A restaurant in Minneapolis is being called Lake Chipotle after heavy snow melt left it completely surrounded by ankle to knee-deep water. A tweet shows a customer paddleboarding to the door of the Chipotle. The lake was drained late last week and the restaurant returned to normal operations. This is the second time "Lake Chipotle" has formed after it famously appeared last spring at the same location. A Chipotle official said infrastructure work to improve the site will be complete in the next few months.