Here’s a quick way to get caught up on what’s going on in the world. Everyday B-105’s StattMan puts together a collection of news stories that might impact the average person in Cincinnati. In no particular order. Nothing political or to heavy, just good country fun.
BLINK festival Announces Details To Expand Into Northern Kentucky This Year
The art and light phenomenon, BLINK, is scheduled from Oct. 10-13.
The event will stretch from Cincinnati’s Findlay Market neighborhood south to Covington, Kentucky – bridging, spanning 30 city blocks and a river.
Grouplove will play a free concert the night of Saturday, October 12 in Covington’s RiverCenter parking lot. A new mural, a permanent addition to the community, will be created for BLINK by locally based Xylene. It will be across the street from Covington’s River Center, on the north side of the TANK garage.
Nearly 400K People Have Signed Up for Facebook Event to ‘Storm’ Area 51 and ‘See Them Aliens’
Over 300,000 people have signed on to a Facebook event pledging to raid Area 51 in Nevada in a quest to “see them aliens.” The event, titled “Storm Area 51, They Can’t Stop All of Us,” is inviting users from around the world to join a “Naruto run” — a Japanese manga-inspired running style featuring arms outstretched backwards and heads forward — into the area. Though the September event is most certainly a joke, it comes just a few weeks after a group of US senators was briefed about reported encounters between the US Navy and an unidentified aircraft — literally an unidentified flying object.
Third Steamboat Joins Race Along Cincinnati’s Riverfront
American Queen will join the Belle of Cincinnati and the American Duchess on Monday, as the steam-powered vessels go head-to-head on the Ohio River. This is the first time since 2006 that steamboats will race along Cincinnati’s riverfront. The three vessels will race around 3 p.m., starting at Cincinnati’s Purple People Bridge, heading upriver to St. Rose Church and circling back to finish near the Serpentine Wall.
‘The Flintstones’ Adult Animated Series Reboot In Works At Warner Bros. With Elizabeth Banks Producing
Warner Bros. has teamed with Elizabeth Banks’ Brownstone Productions to develop a new Flintstones primetime animated adult comedy series.
The project will be featuring characters from the classic Hanna-Barbera family series The Flintstones, which aired from 1960-1966 and spawned a live-action movie franchise. The new adult animated comedy, which is in very early stages of development, will be produced by Warner Bros. Animation.
There is no network yet but WarnerMedia’s upcoming streaming platform HBO Max is a logical destination. HBO Max also is home of Warner Bros. Animation’s upcoming Gremlins prequel series. WBA’s other upcoming reboot, Animaniacs, is at Hulu.