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Jan Landy: Thinking Out Loud

Jan Landy Thinking Out Loud - An ongoing semi-comedy series in 5 minute increments about life as seen through the eyes of Jan Landy (which happens to be me)

Mar 29, 2023

Our Current Events Show # 148 - Presented by and hosted by Jan Landy.  An entertaining robust discussion offering opinions on current events and more. 

It's more satisfying than seeing a therapist and it gives you a chance to laugh while learning about the latest of what is happening in our world and how it affects us. 

To offer your opinion join us on the Zoom panel Wednesday at 5 PM - Pacific (UTC-7)/ 8 PM EDT  sign up for our LinkedIn discussion group Friends of the RoundTable

Topics Discussed (03/22/2023)
Welcome to spring 

There's a high-tech Swiss train named after Shania Twain. 
It was 3 years ago this past Monday that all of our lives were forever changed. Friday the 13th, March 2020 was the day all live events stopped in the US. We will never forget that day.
Where Did All Your Zoom Friends Go?
Financial fraud can happen to anyone, but seniors tend to be at greater risk.
92,000 plus victims for 1.7 Billion
15% Home Care Givers
17% Friends and Neighbors
58% Family
A staggering 721.5 million credentials were stolen and 22 million devices were infected in 2022, according to the latest Identity Exposure Report from the experts at SpyCloud.
Why Top Gun won the Oscar for sound 

 • Why Top Gun won t...  
Jack Daniel’s says a dog toy company is ripping off its brand. What will the Supreme Court say?
Jack Daniel’s Tenenessee Whiskey
“Bad Spaniels Silly Squeaker”
LUVTOFU Maine Recalled his plates. 
NY Post is reporting that Russia's Wagner Group recruiting mercenaries on Pornhub
Any fighters willing to rise to the occasion?
Doing More With Less: Road Crews Contend With Labor Shortages
Polstar is reporting: 
SoFi Stadium reported that in one night on March 10th, Billy Joel and Stevie Nicks 
sold 51.880 tickets and grossed $10,884,917 
Bunny played, the average gross was $12.3 million per show.
Taylor Swift only playing NFL stadiums. Polstar is projecting that this tour will gross a Billion dollars
Adele show is being offered in the $5 million “Emperor Package” for the Formula One Las Vegas Grand
Hard Rock, will have its own Strip-adjacent grandstand structure, designed to seat up to 3,000 people
New York Knicks great Willis Reed dies at 80
California Atmospheric rivers are long, narrow bands of moisture that can carry saturated air thousands of miles
From CNN Travel: March 20 is the International Day of Happiness, The world's happiest country is Finland for the sixth year in a row, according to the annual World Happiness Report, which ranks countries based largely on life evaluations from the Gallup World Poll. The US did not crack the top 
2. Denmark
3. Iceland
4. Israel 
5. Netherlands
15. USA
Rock Lititz To Launch Academy Of Live Technology
Ticketmaster Agrees to Refund Fees That ‘Sickened’ The Cure’s Robert Smith
Bard:  Google opened up a waitlist for its new AI tool, ChatGPT,