GOP Dropouts, Cruise Ship’s Storm Scare & Paul McCartney Emojis

1. CRUISING

Royal Caribbean’s Anthem of the Seas made it back to Cape Liberty, NJ after it was battered by a major storm in the Atlantic Ocean Sunday night. Passengers filmed the 30-foot seas: WATCH

Are we sure this isn’t leftover footage from ‘In the Heart of the Sea’? 

2. DEMS FACE OFF 

Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton meet tonight in the last Democratic presidential debate before the South Carolina primary next week. It airs at 9 p.m. ET on CNN and PBS. Here are five things to watch for: POLITICO
3. AND THEN THERE WERE FIVE

Carly Fiorina and Chris Christie dropped out of the GOP presidential race in the wake of disappointing showings in the New Hampshire primary. LA TIMES
4. THE SUPREMES The Supreme Court’s decision to halt President Obama’s greenhouse gas emissions regulations could derail the agreement reached at last year’s Paris climate change conference. WASHINGTON POST

Anybody seen our copy of “U.S. Constitution for Dummies”?

 

5. FAST FOOD NATION

Burger King is adding grilled hot dogs to its permanent menu on Feb. 23: classic and chili cheese. BK partnered with Oscar Meyer to create the 100% beef hot dogs. USA TODAY

A 100% beef hot dog just means you’re eating 100% of the cow.

 

6. TRANSPORTATION 

The Department of Transportation says domestic airfares are at their lowest level since 2010 as falling fuel costs save airlines millions. The average round trip ticket is now $372. THE CONSUMERIST

Unless you’re like us and book same-day.

7. TECH

Paul McCartney partnered with Skype to create the instrumentals for “Love Mojis.” It’s a project that lets Skype users send animated emojis to each other for Valentine’s Day. ROLLING STONE

So Plee-ee-ee-eease… Love Mojis.

8. SPORTS 

Midway through the NBA season, Sports Illustrated presents 12 lessons learned from the first half: READ IT

“My dad says you don’t work hard enough on defense. And he says that lots of times, you don’t even run down court. And that you don’t really try… except during the playoffs.” #Airplane

9. ENTERTAINMENT  

Johnny Depp plays The Donald in an online spoof called “Funny or Die Presents Donald Trump’s The Art of the Deal: The Movie-“– and it’s hilarious. WATCH

10. TV TIME

USA has ordered a 10-episode remake of the 2007 Mark Wahlberg film Shooter. Ryan Phillippe plays Bob Lee Swagger, a former Marine sniper who is called on to thwart the killing of the president. HOLLYWOOD REPORTER

“Swagger” is so 2007. The 2016 character should be named “Saunter.”

 

11. OTHER SHTUFF   

The script of upcoming play “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” will be released as a book this summer. This time, Harry is the father who struggles with his own son. MASHABLE

Great title. Better than “Harry Potter and the Ungrateful Little $hit.”

 

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RETWEET

@GaryJanetti: A grey pube is God’s way of saying “start wrapping things up.”

And that’s what you ‘Need 2 Know’ on Thursday, February 11, 2016…

 

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