Bon Jovi sick days, best Rickles & Sinatra tale – The NJ Breakroom
Bon Jovi fans are shuffling their plans, as Jon Bon Jovi is battling bronchitis. The MSG concerts have been pushed by a week to Thursday, April 13 and Saturday, April 15.
Jimmy Kimmel was fraught with emotion while paying tribute to Don Rickles. In a long monologue choking back tears, Kimmel shared a favorite story about the late comic legend with a raging Frank Sinatra at dinner (skim to the 2:00 mark below). Kimmel added he'd have loved to ask Sinatra for stories about Rickles.
NJ native Zach Braff directed a trio of Oscar winners, Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine & Alan Arkin, in the new comedy, Going in Style. The retired buddies goes rogue when their pension fund becomes a corporate casualty. In a great bit for the Ellen show below, Braff quizzed the stars on today's ever-shortened slang phrases.
Also new in theaters, the animated Smurfs: The Lost Village. The latest version of the 80's cartoon features the voices of Mandy Patinkin, Julia Roberts, Rainn Wilson, Jack McBrayer popstar Demi Lovato and even Gordon Ramsay as a Baker Smurf.
Proud Jersey Girl Erin Vogt’s first reporting gig involved her Fisher Price tape recorder. As a wife and momma of two kiddies, she firmly believes that life’s too short to drink bad coffee. A fan of the beach, Dave Grohl and karma, in no particular order.
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