June 3 in Pop Culture History

June 3 in Pop Culture History

1621 – The Dutch West India Company received a charter for New Netherland (now eastern US) and the Caribbean.

1888 – The poem Casey at the Bat by Ernest Lawrence Thayer, was published in the San Francisco Examiner.

1889 – The first long-distance electric power transmission line in the United States was completed, 14 miles between a generator at Willamette Falls and downtown Portland, Oregon.

1948 – The …

Fuller House Season 5, Episode 12: Cold Turkey Recap

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The episode opens with  Stephanie cooking for Thanksgiving and talking to baby Danielle. DJ walks in and tells her to enjoy it now because when Danielle starts talking for real, she will never say what she wants and proceeds to talk for Cosmo. Steph argues that Cosmo has a different voice and does her own impression.

DJ offers to help, but Steph insists on doing it herself so that Danielle can have her …

Can You Hear Us Now? Airs Tonight on NBC Platforms

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TUNE IN ALERT!

Tune in tonight at 8 p.m. ET for Can You Hear Us Now? – a virtual discussion, presented by NBC News NOW and NBCBLK on race in America amidst the protests, riots and civil unrest across the country. The special will stream at 8 p.m. ET on NBC News NOW and Peacock and is also available on NBC LX on broadcast, cable and OTT platforms.

MSNBC correspondent and host of …

Season 5, Episode 11: Three Weddings and a Musical Recap

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The episode opens with Stephanie, Kimmy and DJ preparing for their first day of wedding planning. DJ breaks out the champagne glasses and Stephanie is excited because they are drinking in the morning. However, DJ pours coffee into the glasses instead. Steph thinks this is more on brand. 

Kimmy toasts to them and the planning experience, saying it may be the coffee talking, but she loves them. They sip their drinks and Steph …

Fuller House: S5: E10 If The Suit Fits

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The episode opens with DJ, Stephanie and Kimmy talking about binging and how they want more. Ramona walks in and asks what they are talking about. They all answer with ice cream, because what else would they be talking about? Ramona then asks them about the triple wedding and the expo they plan on attending. 

The ladies cannot believe they are doing this and Kimmy asks if it wasn’t a dream, like the …

June 2 in Pop Culture History

June 2 in Pop Culture History

455 – The Sack of Rome: Vandals entered Rome, and plundered the city for several weeks.

1098 – First Crusade: The first Siege of Antioch ended as Crusader forces take the city. The crusades were a result of Muslim conquests of the Christian holy lands.

1835 – P. T. Barnum and his circus began touring the United States.

1858 – The Donati Comet was first seen and named after …

Food Network: June Schedule

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Food Network heats up June with new series and seasons, epic finales, and Father’s Day-themed episodes of fan-favorite shows. On Monday, June 1st at 9pm, camp director Martha Stewart and host Jesse Palmer close out Bakeaway Camp with Martha Stewart as counselors Carla Hall and Dan Langandecide which camper will walk away with a $25,000 dream kitchen and the title of Bakeaway Camp Champion! On Thursday, June 4th at 10pm,

Celebrity Spotlight: Tess Haubrich

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Tess Haubrich is on her way to becoming a household name. She has appeared in many shows and movies, including Wolverine, Wolf Creek and Home and Away. She captivates audiences with each performance, always leaving us wanting more. 

Now this superstar in the making is in a new series called Bad Mothers as Sarah, a wife and mom who seems to have it all together on the outside, but in reality, things are …

Hero Elementary to be Released on PBS Kids

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Science is powerful – and HERO ELEMENTARY, a new multiplatform animated PBS KIDS series, co-produced by Twin Cities PBS and Portfolio Entertainment, will help spark a love of science among kids nationwide when it premieres June 1, 2020 on PBS stations.

HERO ELEMENTARY is a school for budding superheroes, where kids learn to master their innate powers, like flying and teleportation, while exploring science along the way. The launching series will give …

June 1 in Pop Culture History

June 1 in Pop Culture History

495 – John Cor made a note referring to the first known batch of Scotch whisky.

1813 – James Lawrence, the mortally-wounded commander of the USS Chesapeake, gave the now famous line: “Don’t give up the ship!”

1831 – James Clark Ross discovered the Magnetic North Pole.

1886 – Thomas Edison received his first patent (#90646). It was for an “electrographic vote recorder.”

1938 – National Donut Day was …

Killing Eve Episode 6 Recap

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It is episode six of Killing Eve and Niko has survived! Eve visits him in the hospital, filled with relief and ready to rekindle their broken relationship. But Niko stops her dead in her tracks glaring daggers at his estranged wife as he furiously types “PISS OFF FOREVER” on his speak’n’spell.

As is typical, while Eve is dealing with tragedy Villanelle is having a blast. She is finally being promoted to keeper. What …

Discovery Channel and Science Channel Share Space Shuttle Launch

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The Discovery Channel and the Science Channel shared the space shuttle launch this afternoon at Kennedy Space Center. Here is the video in case you missed it! (Video via NASA)

Space Launch Live: America Returns to Space was simulcast live on Discovery and Science Channel. It documented history at the NASA launch of SpaceX’s Crew Dragon capsule, from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla. The event marked the first crewed space …