Well, it wasn’t the healthiest lunch we could have eaten, but the siren song of the pretzel bacon cheeseburger beckoned us this afternoon to that edifice of grease otherwise known as Wendy’s, on 34th Street, where later today former 98 Degrees frontman Nick Lachey will sing the most creative tweets devoted to the burger.
In the past few hours, the latest addition to the menu at Wendy’s has inspired a slew of passionate missives (tagged with #pretzellovesongs), despite that it is kind of gross in the way that most decadent fast food items are.
Onetime Presidential candidate Wesley Clark, the former NATO Commander, has a new TV gig–ushering demi-celebrities like notional pop singer Nick Lachey and Alaskan husband Todd Palin through intensive military training on the reality show Stars Earn Stripes. And despite the protests from Nobel Peace laureates against the gamification of war, Gen. Clark is unconcerned.
Beloved NY1 anchor, new Williamsburg resident, and object of many a New Yorker’s cult fandom Pat Kiernan has now done multiple stints on Live, With Kelly! as one of the rotating guest hosts. His spots on the show have inspired a campaign to make him the full-time co-host of the show alongside Kelly Ripa. But he has competition. And he will address that competition ruthlessly.
“The whole age of the soft interview is gone,” Janice Min said.
Ms. Min, 36, is approaching her third anniversary as editor of Us Weekly. She ascended to the job in July 2003, the same month that George W. Bush, savoring a quick and tidy army-on-army victory, dared Iraqi insurgents to “Bring ’em on.”
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