Ted Nugent Obama rant a hit at NRA Convention
Daybreak Daily’s afternoon glance at the pop-culture funny pages finds a gun convention, a musical comeback, other things, and the mystery music video.
NOT A FAN: Aging rocker Ted Nugent goes off at the NRA national convention in St. Louis, per Right Wing Watch, “Nugent called President Obama a criminal and denounced his “vile, evil America-hating administration” which is “wiping its ass with the Constitution.” Taking it a step further, he said that “If Barack Obama becomes the president in November, again, I will either be dead or in jail by this time next year.” “If you can’t galvanize and promote and recruit people to vote for Mitt Romney, we’re done,” he continued.” http://bit.ly/HF4i5s
DOWNLOAD: A noted band releases a tune to promote a movie, per Billboard, “Soundgarden's first new song in 15 years, "Live to Rise," will be available as a free download on iTunes beginning April 17 (today) as part of the promotion of Disney's film "Marvel's The Avengers." http://bit.ly/HQpAzF
WOW: Not a bad lineup, per Rolling Stone, “Metallica, Stevie Wonder and Neil Young and Crazy Horse will anchor the 2012 edition of Outside Lands, to be held in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park on August 10th-12th. Other acts tapped for the festival include Skrillex, Jack White, Foo Fighters, Beck, Sigur Rós, fun., Justice, Norah Jones, the Kills, Of Monsters and Men, Alabama Shakes and Grandaddy.” http://bit.ly/Ij6aSo
TAKE THAT: Meet the new boss? Per the Los Angeles Times, “It's morning for America —"Good Morning America,"that is. In a shift that could remake morning TV, ABC's a.m. extravaganza finally overthrew NBC's"Today" last week, ending its archrival's 16-year perch atop the weekly ratings.” http://lat.ms/IuEZTL
THAT 70s SHOW: Kelso and Jackie, per People, “Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis may have been seen out and about together last weekend, but the two are nothing more than friends, a source close to the former That '70s Show costars tells PEOPLE – and which Kunis's rep confirms.” http://bit.ly/JbCFD7
CREEPY: Dead Tupac might go on tour, per the Wall Street Journal, “Representatives for Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg plan to discuss logistics for a tour involving the two performers and the virtual Tupac, according to a person familiar with the discussions. One option would be a tour in stadiums, involving other hip-hop stars, including Eminem, 50 Cent and Wiz Khalifa.” http://on.wsj.com/J5f099
VANESSA WILLIAMS: She’s set to talk about her new book on tonight’s Nightline, per ABC News, “In the book, the "Desperate Housewives" actress reveals shocking secrets about her earlier years. The darkest one is that she was molested by an 18-year-old girl when she was just 10 years old, while they were on a family trip with friends.” http://abcn.ws/Ijrt6c
FLAUNTING IT: Again, per the New York Post, “Rihanna has continued her tradition of posting racy photos online, sharing photos of herself topless in a waterfall with her Facebook fans last night.” http://nyp.st/HRs1Ee
NEVER WATCHED IT: Sorry, per Radar, “Teen Mom 2’s Jenelle Evans is suffering from anger management and mental health issues and needs to get help urgently before she loses her son forever, her friend Tori Rhyne tells RadarOnline.com exclusively.” http://bit.ly/HPt4V3
IMAGE PROBLEM: Robert Pattinson apparently doesn’t like his chest, per Us Weekly, “(He) may be a sex symbol to millions around the world, but the 25-year-old actor was "upset" after photos emerged of him paddleboarding wearing only swim trunks in Malibu March 30, an insider tells the new issue of Us Weekly.” http://bit.ly/Ij9xZC
POLITICAL DRAMA: No, an actual drama, per Deadline Hollywood, “Dan Futterman, an Oscar nominee for Capote, and Roger Bart (Despwerate Housewives) have been cast in recurring roles on Political Animals, USA Network’s upcoming 6-episode drama series.” http://bit.ly/HR6Ke3
AND FINALLY: Today’s mystery music video. http://bit.ly/I3nH1Q
--Skip Wood / Follow me on Twitter @DaybreakSkip
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