What's Trending: "The Last Dance" Goes Behind The Curtain To Show The Real Stories Behind Michael Jordan and The Chicago Bulls

One World Together At Home, Seniors, The Last Dance, Busch Beer

April 20, 2020
Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls
  • #OneWorldTogetherAtHome
    • Artists came together for the massive special on Saturday night.
    • It was hosted by Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel, and Stephen Colbert.
    • Lada Gaga helped to curate the special event and she kicked things off by dedicating her performance of the song “Smile” to medical workers that are putting their lives at risk.”
    • There were also performances by Billie Eilish, Elton John, Lizzo, Keith Urban, Taylor Swift and Paul McCartney, all singing from home.
    • The show wrapped with a performance of “The Prayer” with Lady Gaga, John Legend, Celine Dion and Andrea Bocelli.
  • #Seniors
    • Survey:  Nearly 40% of graduating seniors may delay college due to COVID-19.
    • According to the survey, 60% of parents say that they have not received any information about colleges’ safety plans for the fall term.
    • This indicates that parents have deep concerns connected to the outbreak that could threaten the institutions if they don’t commit.
    • While parents and seniors are anxious, the data shows they’re hopeful and optimistic with more than 2/3 saying that they would consider paying for their kid to attend school this year if distance learning is an option.
  • #TheLastDance
    • ESPN’s 10-part documentary on the last days of the Chicago Bulls dynasty premiered last night.
    • The first episode offered insight into the acquisition of Michael Jordan and also the dysfunction behind the scenes with the player’s relationship with Manager Jerry Krause.
    • The second episode highlighted the impact Scottie Pippen had on the team and his Batman/Robin style relationship with Jordan.
    • The biggest takeaways so far is that Jerry Krause was not liked, Scottie Pippen was way underpaid, and Michael Jordan is the G.O.A.T.
  • #BuschBeer
    • Are you a bride or groom whose wedding was postponed because of the pandemic?
    • Busch Beer wants to help ease your pain!
    • They want to give affected couples free beer for an entire year!
    • All you have to do is post a picture of you and your spouse along with an explanation on how you’re planning to celebrate the big day eventually.
    • Then use the hashtags #BuschWeddingGift and #Sweepstakes to ensure that you’re entered into the contest.
    • The deadline is May 1st and they will choose 259 winners in a random drawing the next day!