What’s Trending on Monday, March 5th, 2018
§ The stars were out for the 90th Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.
§ Jordan Peele won for Best Original Screenplay for “Get Out.”
§ Gary Oldman won for best actor for “The Darkest Hour” and Frances McDormand was named best actress for “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.”
§ All eyes were on the award for best picture, as Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway returned after last year’s big debacle of an announcement. It went off without a hitch and “The Shape of Water.”
§ Jimmy Kimmel hosted for the second year.
§ It looks like we may have ourselves a new Vegas residency!
§ US Weekly is reporting that Gwen Stefani is going to have her own show at Planet Hollywood!
§ She posted a picture that showed her backstage with Jennifer Lopez this weekend.
§ Some are saying she was there to check out the venue she’ll be playing.
§ Planet Hollywood has yet to comment.
§ NASCAR hit Las Vegas this weekend…the first of now two race weekends for us.
§ Kevin Harvick hit the milestone of 100 wins across all NASCAR national series with his victory Sunday at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway in the monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series.
§ He dominated by winning the first two stages of the race, then closed out his 39th Monster Energy Series win by leading 214 of 267 laps.
§ He also won last week at the Atlanta Motor Speedway.
§ NASCAR will be pack for the South Point 400 on September 16th…it will be the first race of the 2018 NASCAR playoffs.
§ Pew Research has finally settled the “Who’s a millennial?” question, once and for all.
§ They have finally hammered down an exact age barrier for the generational group and it is anyone born between 1981 and 1996.
§ Other groups, like the U.S. Census have been defining that category more broadly, stretching it from 1982 to 2000.
§ Many feel like that is still too broad, as some early 80s kids say they identify more as Gen Y, while some say that Gen Y and Millennial is the same group.
§ Pew defines baby boomers as those born between 1946-1964 and Gen X from 1965-1980. Anyone born after 1997 is often referred to as Gen Z but Pew says “it’s too early to give them a name” and will refer to them as post-Millennials until a common term takes hold.