January 28th, 2020


McDonald’s adds two chicken sandwiches to its breakfast menu

The Chicken Wars continue into 2020.

McDonald’s announced today that it’s adding two new chicken sandwiches to its breakfast menu nationwide for a limited time: Chicken McGriddles® and the McChicken Biscuit.

“With the nationwide launch of the Chicken McGriddles and McChicken Biscuit sandwiches, we’re giving our customers more of what they crave: mouthwatering chicken and breakfast options,” said Linda VanGosen, Vice President of Menu Innovation. “McDonald’s is committed to remaining a leader in the quick-service breakfast category through our delicious offerings, consistent menu innovation, and a faster Drive-Thru experience.”

The Golden Arches is not the only chain adding chicken to its breakfast menu. Wendy’s is trying to get back into the breakfast game nationwide and announced a Honey Butter Chicken Biscuit and Maple Bacon Chicken Croissant to its own menu.

ONTD, what’s for breakfast this morning?

Sources: 1 | 2
Yoda Flowers

New Books Hitting Shelves This Week

When We Were Vikings

Sometimes life isn’t as simple as heroes and villains.

For Zelda, a twenty-one-year-old Viking enthusiast who lives with her older brother, Gert, life is best lived with some basic rules:

1. A smile means “thank you for doing something small that I liked.”
2. Fist bumps and dabs = respect.
3. Strange people are not appreciated in her home.
4. Tomatoes must go in the middle of the sandwich and not get the bread wet.
5. Sometimes the most important things don’t fit on lists.

But when Zelda finds out that Gert has resorted to some questionable—and dangerous—methods to make enough money to keep them afloat, Zelda decides to launch her own quest. Her mission: to be legendary. It isn’t long before Zelda finds herself in a battle that tests the reach of her heroism, her love for her brother, and the depth of her Viking strength.

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ONTD Roundup


Justin and Hailey Bieber attend "Seasons" premiere

Justin Bieber, his new mustache, and wife Hailey attended the red carpet premiere for his YouTube docu-series "Seasons".

The pair showed off PDA as they made their way into the event.

Source, Source
Tim & Saoirse

Sundance 2020: Reactions and Reviews


The 2020 Sundance Film Festival has been going on for a few days now, and a ton of upcoming films have already screened. Here, I've gathered some of the reaction and review highlights for a few of those films. Click the film title to get more information from the Sundance page about each film, and check out my anticipation and sales posts for more info.

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Obviously there are a ton more, and please add any other reviews you find illuminating!

Gorillaz Tease New Project

After 2018's The Now Now, Gorillaz are now teasing more music and a project called Gorillaz Present Song Machine | Season One

This Thursday, they'll premiere a new song featuring slowthai and Slaves.

source: twitter 

Eyebrow Lady

2020 ONTD Film Critic Society Awards - Nominations Post

*The above image was taken from Morgan90's previous awards posts, I don't know how to use photoshop or whatever, so credit to them*

How this will work:
I'll comment with the categories in the subject line, you reply to the comment with your nomination. If you agree with someone’s nomination then +1 or whatever; you can +1 as many times as you want within a certain category. You can nominate the same movie in multiple categories - for example, say you nominate a Foreign Language Film you can also nominate it for Drama/Comedy/whatever. I'll add all the shit up, make another post with the full list of nominees and then ya'll vote for the winners. Cool? Cool, bye.

If ONTD reads, wait until I've commented with all the categories before you start nominating.

In order to get nominated, a film has to have 3 or more +1's. I'll try to have at least 5 in a category, but if there aren't enough films nominated then it'll have less than 5 and if there are ties then there will be more than 5.




I will try to have the voting post up by next Thursday!

Previous Winners: 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019.
Baby Yoda Force

FKA Twigs says she wasn't asked to sing at the Grammys, Sheila E. says different

Sheila E. and FKA twigs are telling two different stories about the latter’s involvement in their tribute to Prince at the 2020 Grammy Awards.

On Sunday night, both women joined Usher center stage at the awards show in Los Angeles for a special salute to the late icon. While Usher, 41, sang and Sheila E., 62, joined him on the drums, FKA twigs, 32, danced on a pole before showing off her moves to get the Staples Center audience on their feet.

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Timothée Chalamet, Mark Ruffalo, Zazie Beetz, Mindy Kaling, more to present at 2020 Oscars

The first list of Oscar presenters (outside of last year's four acting winners) have been announced for the February 9 telecast:

-- Oscar nominee Timothée Chalamet
-- Oscar nominee Mark Ruffalo
-- Oscar nominee Lin-Manuel Miranda
-- MTV Movie Awards winner Gal Gadot
-- Emmy nominee Zazie Beetz
-- Emmy winner Will Ferrell
-- Emmy nominee Mindy Kaling
-- Emmy winner Julia Louis-Dreyfus
-- Screen Actors Guild awards nominee Anthony Ramos
-- Teen Choice Awards nominee Kelly Marie Tran
-- Oscar nominee Kristen Wiig

Source: https://twitter.com/TheAcademy/status/1222263198348218368

Porter Robinson Announces New Album, 'Nurture'

Six years after his 'Worlds' album and two years after his 'Virtual Self' EP, Porter Robinson has announced a new album. 

He will be premiering "Get Your Wish," the first single from this album, tomorrow at 11 AM PST. 

source: twitter 


Super Bowl LIV: Most Movie Ads Sitting Out the Big Game

- Spots before the game are cheaper than spots during the game, so most major movie studios are going before the game.
- It cost 5.6$m to air a 30 second spot.

- Last year, there were less than 6 movie spots during the game.

Here's what we're guessing studios might show:

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Agatha Christie’s The Pale Horse - Official Trailer

Based on the Agatha Christie novel of the same name, it follows the story of Mark Easterbrook whose name appears on a list found inside the shoe of a dead woman. He begins an investigation into how and why his name came to appear on the list which leads him to The Pale Horse, the home of three rumored witches. Coming March 13 to Amazon Prime.

Americans preferred libraries over movies, sports or concerts in 2019

Americans took an average of 10.5 trips to the library in 2019 – more than any other leisure activity, according to a new Gallup Poll. Participants were asked how many times last year they did certain activities such as going to a movie, sporting event, live music or theater event, historic park, museum, casino, theme park or zoo. Libraries, which are free, took first place. Trips to the movies came in second, with an average of 5.3 trips in the last year.

People between the ages 18-29 visit the library more often than any other age groups. The study suggests this is probably due to the fact that people in college frequent the library to study.

According to the poll, Men and woman reported doing most of activities at about the same rate. However, women report going to the library twice as frequently as men. Men were more likely than women to visit casinos, attend sporting events and visit national or historical parks.

See a more detailed breakdown of the results at the source.

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Poll #2098693 Activities Poll

ONTD, which of the following leisure and activities did you do in 2019?

Movie Theater
Sporting Event
Live Music / Theatrical Event
National / Historic Park
Amusement / Theme Park

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'The Mighty Ducks' tv show coming to Disney+ will feature Emilio Estevez

+ According to unconfirmed reports, original Mighty Ducks star Emilio Estevez is set to return as Coach Gordon Bombay in the ten-episode, half-hour series. Estevez is one of the series leads, so his role is no mere cameo.
+ As of now, it is unknown if any other actors from the original films will also return for the series.
+ The show is set to begin filming this March in Vancouver, Canada.


Angelina Jolie to Produce BBC Show to Help Kids Spot Fake News

- Angelina Jolie and Microsoft Education are co-producing a global show for young audiences called BBC My World
- #BBCMyWorld explains the stories behind the news & provides the facts for young people to make up their own minds on international issues
- #BBCMyWorld will air internationally on BBC World News TV every Sunday at 4.30pm GMT, and will also be available to watch on @BBCiPlayer, @BBC_Reel, and the BBC My World YouTube channel.
- The BBC will retain editorial control over all content.

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The View: Rev Run DMC Simmons, Justine Simmons, Impeachapalooza, Hot Topics

Full Panel

Reverend Run DMC and wife Justine Simmons



They’re promoting their book Old School Love

Summary of conversation [Spoiler (click to open)]
Starts with Run DMC collab with Aerosmith [which was a hot mess @ Grammys lol]. Talks about his old MTV show Run’s House. Justine talks about meeting Run at 16 yrs old, now married, 6 kids, grandchildren. Talks about checking in on each other. Don’t go to bed mad because it just gets easier to do that. Listen to the whispers so you don’t have to listen to the screams. They also still treat each other like bf and gf. Keeps a mystery going. Joy is funny.

Sunny asks about his brother Russell Simmon’s r’pe accusations. He’s there to do his own thing, he doesn’t focus on negativity. He speaks to his brother but he doesn’t talk to him about that topic. Panel goes back to how they keep their marriage fresh.

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Ontd if you're Matrix fans then watch the trilogy on Netflix before it leaves on [correction] Friday February 29

Source links are below each video or section
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Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth Are Finally Legally Divorced


After several months of drama, Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth's divorce has been finalized. They apparently had a prenup, so dividing their property and assets was fairly simple.

The couple separated in August 2019 and Hemsworth filed for divorce shortly after, citing irreconcilable differences. They were together for more than 10 years, but lasted less than one year of marriage.

Miley is now fake dating dating Cody Simpson and Liam is dating some model.

What was ur longest relationship, ONTD?

Less than 6 months
6 months - 1 year
1 - 2 years
2 - 4 years
4 - 6 years
7 - 10 years
10 + years

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POP EMERGENCY: Lady Gaga Will Allegedly Announce A New Album + Tour!

Lady Gaga is apparently preparing a huge announcement regarding an album and/or tour! After audio of her scrapped song "Stupid Love" leaked last week, fans speculated that she is headed back to her original disco-pop sound.

With Rihanna rumored for ages to be dropping new music, Katy possibly starting a new era after releasing her singles, and Kesha starting a new era, could the stan wars of ONTD might be coming back?

Which pop girl did u stan back in the day?

Lady Gaga
Katy Perry
Britney Spears
Taylor Swift
Christina Aguilera

What do you want for LG6?


Android users can now experience the joy of being dragged by the Co-Star Personalized Astrology App

One of Millennials and Gen Z’s favorite horoscope and astrology apps is now available on Android, this after over 120,000 signed up on a waitlist for it. The Co-Star personalized astrology app, which was released on iOS two years ago, gives users a daily personalized horoscope.

By providing personal information such as your birthday and time of birth, among other things, Co-Star gives users a birth chart that they can use to see their compatibility with family, friends and potential lovers. The company says it uses artificial intelligence and data from NASA to come up with its daily messages. The Co-Star privacy policy also states that it may use your cookies, data and time of visits, and in-app purchases to determine a horoscope message.

Astrology has become increasingly popular over the last few years, and its popularity helped the company raise and secure $5 million in funding from various VC firms.

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WaPo in Turmoil After Suspending a Reporter Who Drew Attention to Kobe Bryant's Rape Allegations

Follow-up to this post. Trigger warning for everything that follows.

To sum up: On twitter, Washington Post reporter and sexual assault survivor Felicia Sonmez recently linked to an article about the rape allegations against Kobe Bryant.


Her tweet ignited a furious backlash - she received so many death and rape threats she had to move to a hotel. She informed WaPo but instead of supporting her, she was put on leave because her post was deemed "in poor judgement", "undermined the work of her colleagues", and "damages the institution".

Somnez was warned that she would act “in violation of a directive from a managing editor" if she didn't take down the tweets. She complied even though she was worried about destroying the evidence of the threats made against her. Collapse )

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I linked to lots of banned sources, but paraphrased the content or incorporated brief quotes, as is allowed by the guidelines.

Terry Crews Responds To Critics Of His Loyalty To Gabrielle Union

Terry Crews is not apologizing for the comments that he made about Gabrielle Union's firing from America's Got Talent. Follow up to this post.

Last week Terry gave an interview in which he stated that he never experienced racism on AGT and doubted Gabrielle's story. His response was met by widespread criticism.

Terry responded on Twitter and said that the only woman he is loyal to is his wife. Terry also has four daughters.

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[OLICITY] yin yang

Arrow Series Finale: How Did It End?

[Did Oliver Save the City?]
-yes! post crisis star city is safer than ever, no need for vigilantes
-young william returns and is kidnapped immediately but a time traveling/visiting older mia saves him
-oliver makes changes while creating the multiverse again in crisis: tommy, moira, and quentin never die
-tommy and earth-1 laurel were married (she still dies though)
-rene will be the new mayor
-diggle, lyla, and their kids are moving to metropolis
-diggle is sent a crashing mysterious box from the sky! he opens it to reveal something glowing and green /ring ring/
-dinah is also leaving star city and taking her black canary mission elsewhere (and her cry was restored)
-thea and roy get engaged
-emiko doesn't go off the deep end (i think? they weren't very clear about this one but she does seem to be part of the family - also she doesn't die)
-felicity and mia from the future meet
-the return of barry, kara, sara, nyssa, talia, & anatoly for oliver's funeral
-oliver gets a commemorative statue in the city
-felicity meets the monitor like at the end of season 7 and he takes her to oliver
-oliver is still the spectre
-final scene is olicity reuniting in a pocket dimension where they get to be HEA together

source for this is me and my eyes!

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Former Belgian king admits fathering a child in extramarital affair

- Delphine was born in 1968 as the daughter of Baroness Sybille de Selys Longchamps,

- she was officially recognized by her mother’s husband Jonkheer Jacques Boël,

- his lawyers said he wished "to put an end with dignity and honor to this painful procedure,"

- the statement also said that "legal paternity is not necessarily a reflection of biological paternity" and accussed Delphine she chose to "end her legal and socio-emotional bond with her father and to change family",

- Albert lost his appeal against the order to undergo a DNA-test last year,

- the court case was 7 years long,

- the rumors began more than 20 years ago.

source: twitter
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Driveways - Official trailer

Kathy (Golden Globe Nominee Hong Chau), a single mother, travels with her shy eight - year - old son Cody (newcomer Lucas Jaye), to Kathy's late sister's house which they plan to clean and sell. As Kathy realizes how little she knew about her sister, Cody develops an unlikely friendship with Del (Golden Globe, Tony winner and longtime acting legend Brian Dennehy) the Korean War vet and widower who lives next door. Over the course of a summer and with Del's encouragement, Cody develops the courage to come out of his shell and, along with his mother, finds a new place to call home.


BTS performs “Black Swan” live for the 1st time on “The Late Late Show w/ James Corden” + interview

- "Black Swan" is BTS's first single from their forthcoming album, Map of the Soul: 7, set to be released on February 21, 2020.
- In the interview, they talk about their Grammy performance, their upcoming album and what they do when they mess up a dance move.

Source: Youtube 1 | 2

what do you think about their new song/performance?