Who Had the Worst Week?

  • The indie horror movie “Winnie the Pooh: Blood & Honey” had its one-night-only run extended, much to the dismay of Pooh fans. The plot: Winnie the Pooh and Piglet brutally murder 11 people.
  • Denver-based Alterra Mountain Co. has agreed to pay $17.5 million to Ikon pass holders who were not able to use them during the COVID-shortened 2020 ski season.
  • CNN morning show anchor Don Lemon was conspicuously absent from his show after he said that Republican presidential candidate Nikki Haley was “not in her prime” because she isn’t in “her 20s and 30s and maybe 40s.” If you are keeping track, President Joe Biden is 80 and Republican front-runner former President Donald Trump is 76. Haley is 51.
  • DIA CEO Phil Washington, President Joe Biden’s nominee to head the FAA, has been named in a discrimination lawsuit by a former DIA employee, further complicating his efforts to be confirmed by the U.S. Senate.
  • Barney is back. Mattel plans to reintroduce a TV show featuring the purple dinosaur next year.
  • Michigan State University students were the latest to experience a mass shooting event. It was the nation’s 71st mass shooting event of 2023, and it occurred on just the 44th day of the year.
  • France’s defense minister apparently does not go to movie theaters but does subscribe to Disney+. We know this because this week he formally protested the depiction of French soldiers in the hit film “Wakanda Forever.” The film hit theaters last November but started streaming on Disney+ just this month.
  • Xcel Energy, which is being hammered by customers, media and now elected officials for high rates, has backed off plans to ask the PUC for another rate hike.
  • Vermont’s Islands Ice Fishing Derby was cancelled after three competitors fell through thin ice and died.
  • Microsoft’s new AI-powered chatbot is giving us a glimpse into the hell our lives may become.
  • Staffers at a Miami child care provider are accused of dressing toddlers in black face paint to celebrate … wait for it … Black History Month.
  • The Oscar Mayer Weinermobile was sidelined in Las Vegas when its catalytic converter was stolen.

So, who won the week?

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