Morning Mix Show Notes 9/13
Your Gourmet Guess, what’s new on DVD and it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas.
Your Gourmet Guess clue for today: This comes in many different varieties including: long, short, minute, baked, fresh and dried. (Scroll down for the correct answer.)
New on DVD today:
Thor – Chris Hemsworth plays Thor, the Norse god of thunder. He’s banished to Earth and stripped of his powers after he reignites a war in Asgard, the world of the gods.
The Tempest – This is based on a Shakespeare play and stars Helen Mirren as the female Prospero, She uses magic to summon a storm that ship wrecks a group of people which allows her to get revenge on the man who stole her Dukedom.
Our C.L.I.P. of the Week is Hesher. It stars Jospeh Gordon Levitt as Hesher, a guy who moves into Rainn Wilson’s garage without him knowing it. Rainn Wilson plays a guy who just lost his wife so he doesn’t have the energy to kick him out. Hesher brings him back to life.
Have you thought that it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas? I did, too and it’s not a bad dream. Costco put their Christmas merch out September 1, a week before Labor when it’s still technically summer. Home Depot is rolling out their Christmas displays next week. Kmart and Sears will be joining in the festivities September 25 and by October, Walmart and JC Penney will have their halls decked, too. If this seems super early, it is. Most stores waited until mid-October last year, but almost half of all women say that they plan to start their Christmas shopping and have it done by Halloween. The one store that’s bucking the trend is Nordstrom. They plan to wait until Thanksgiving to put their Christmas displays up. Company spokeswoman Pamela Lopez says it’s because they believe in “celebrating one holiday at a time.”
Your Gourmet Guess answer: Pasta. Though it is most closely associated with Italy, the origins of it are actually traced to Greece where the literal translation of the world is “barley porridge.” It can be used as both decoration and as a carrier for other ingredients. If you’re a Mix Insider, you can now log in to your Mix Insider Rewards Account and enter the Morning Mix Word That Wins PASTA and score yourself 25 hundred points that you can use to reward yourself with cash, jewelery, gift cards and more. Not a Mix Insider? Click here to subscribe. It’s fast, it’s easy and it’s FREE!