1. Stop giving the Fast and Furious franchise dumb ideas, guys
“Formula One’s new driver head-protection “halo” device is so robust that it can take the weight of a double-decker bus, according to Mercedes’ technical head James Allison.
“The halo, designed to shield a driver head’s from flying debris and the danger of being struck by bouncing wheels, will be making its Formula One race debut at the season-opener in Australia on March 25.”
2. Get the first look at Tom Hardy as Venom in this new teaser trailer
“Sony on Thursday offered a first look at Tom Hardy as Marvel antihero Venom in a new teaser trailer for its upcoming movie Venom.
“Hardy stars as photographer Eddie Brock, who is able to transform into a horrifying, sharp-fanged creature known as Venom — a character who belongs to Sony’s Marvel Universe of characters though the new film is not considered a spinoff of the Sony-based Spider-Man franchise.”
– The Wrap
3. Take in a few of these tips from one of Italy’s most stylish men ever — Gianni Agnelli
“While Mr Agnelli, who lived from 1921 to 2003, is remembered within the fashion-media world as the Rake of the Riviera and a menswear icon, this documentary from director Mr Nick Hooker and executive producer (and erstwhile Vanity Fair editor) Mr Graydon Carter is less La Dolce Vita and more King Lear.
“After looking at countless images of Mr Agnelli and even seeing his closet full of his bespoke suits from Milan tailor A. Caraceni, Mr Hooker suggests that his sartorial signatures may have been his way of rebelling against the statesman-like role he had to play.
“Whatever their psychological underpinnings, MR PORTER is always happy to learn a thing or two from this OG Influencer.”
4. Apparently Marlon Brando and Richard Pryor hooked up and Quaaludes may have played a part
“The widow of Richard Pryor has confirmed a claim by music producer Quincy Jones that the late comedian and Marlon Brando were lovers in the 1970s.
“Pryor’s widow Jennifer Lee Pryor later corroborated Jones’s comments, telling TMZ that the comedian, who was openly bisexual, would be ‘cracking up’ about his relationship with Brando being made public. ‘It was the 70s! Drugs were still good, especially Quaaludes. If you did enough cocaine, you’d f*** a radiator and send it flowers in the morning,’ she said.”
5. Stop spending so much on your groceries with these pretty simple tips
“Sticking to a strict meal prep plan and grocery list to get the most food for my money are great jumping-off points, but most of the trouble happens from the temptation of wanting to buy 10 new condiments or getting everything to make spiced lamb chops then realizing that’s way too much for one person to eat.
“Here are the best ways I’ve learned to save money when grocery shopping, from price comparing to using coupons to buying in bulk (and sometimes frozen!)”