What’s Trending? President Underwood, Wolverine 3, and Illegal Burping!
There’s a new wrinkle in the battle between Beyonce and the boys in blue. The Fruit of Islam has stepped up, after police unions in a number of cities called for a boycott of officers working security for Beyoncé’s concerts. Louis Farrakhan with the Nation of Islam says the F-O-I, the group’s security division, will offer Beyonce protection. No word on whether the F-O-I would provide security for those attending her concerts.
Kennedy, Roosevelt, Washington – and Underwood? Yep, Frank Underwood has joined his real-life presidential brethren at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington. A painting of the fictional president played by Kevin Spacey in the Netflix political drama “House of Cards” was unveiled last night. It will be on display through October as part of a promotion for the show’s upcoming season.
Hugh Jackman’s final go around with Wolverine may follow the “Old Man Logan” storyline. Den of Geek reports Hugh Jackman’s Logan character may fight Magneto, Dr. Doom and other super villains in a frightening future. The same report says filmmakers are targeting an R rating, following the success of “Deadpool.”
The next time you visit Vienna, don’t burp too loud! A bartender in Vienna found that out when he was fined 70 euros after belching in the proximity of a policeman. The man says he apparently violated “public decency with the loud belch.”
Starbucks is overhauling its rewards program in an effort to speed up service at the checkout. Under the old program, members got one star per visit — and it didn’t matter how much was spent. So, customers would ask baristas to ring up a series of items as separate transactions, which slowed down the process. The new program is based on how much a customer spends, not on the number of transactions.