Carrie Fisher had an amazing response to the parent calling for a ban on “Slave Leia.” The father was asking what he should tell his daughter if she asks why Leia is dressed like that. Fisher’s response: “Tell them that a giant slug captured me and forced me to wear that stupid outfit, and then I killed him because I didn’t like it. And then I took it off. Backstage.”
Interesting Stat of the Day: 95.7 degrees Fahrenheit. That’s the average temperature in Rio de Janeiro in August, right about the time the 2016 Olympics will be wrapping up.
Donald Trump is continuing to say that the US should target the families of terrorists. He says their wives know what is going on.
There is some good news out there: Former President Jimmy Carter says that he cancer is going.
Each morning Keith Conrad will give you a few stories useful for starting conversations around the water cooler at work. Assuming that your office actually has a water cooler.