Chevy Chase recreates 'Christmas Vacation' scene in new Ford Mustang Mach-E ad
Chevy Chase and Beverly D'Angelo reprise their National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation roles as Clark and Ellen Griswold for a new ad for the Ford Mustang Mach-E.Comedian Chevy Chase is reprising his role as Clark Griswold from the film "National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation" in a new holiday ad for the all-electric Ford Mustang Mach-E crossover. But instead of the family gazing at the flamboyant decorations, they are attracted to a Mustang Mach-E in the driveway. Ford published the ad on YouTube ahead of its scheduled broadcast debut Tuesday during an encore broadcast of Saturday Night Live's Christmas special at 9 p.m. on NBC. The Mustang Mach-E, which is arriving in U.S. dealerships, is an important product for Ford. The Chase-Mach-E ad comes nearly a year after a well-received Super Bowl ad for Fiat Chrysler's Jeep brand that featured actor Bill Murray reprising his role in the 1993 movie "Groundhog Day."cnbc.com
Wimbledon champ, Tennis Hall of Famer Alex Olmedo dead at 84
Olmedo, who won the Wimbledon and Australian Championships singles titles in 1959 and was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1987, has died. Citing Olmedos son, Alejandro Jr., the Hall of Fame said Thursday that Olmedo died of brain cancer on Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2020. Alejandro Alex Olmedo was born in Peru in 1936 and moved to the United States as a teenager. Citing Olmedo’s son, Alejandro Jr., the Hall of Fame said Thursday that Olmedo died of brain cancer on Wednesday. Alejandro “Alex” Olmedo was born in Peru in 1936 and moved to the United States as a teenager.
Both businesses and customers conflicted as DC reopens
Non-essential businesses, shuttered since late March, will be able to start offering curbside pickup. All across the capital and the four neighboring Virginia counties that are reopening on the same schedule business owners and their customers are deciding whether they're really ready. James Waterhouse runs Garden District, an outdoor beer garden in the heart of a lively stretch of bars and clubs. Customers are going to have to make their own set of decisions about their comfort level. But first there are internal safety modifications to deal with, amid obstacles that include unexpected shortages of suddenly precious resources.
The Virtual Cast Reunions That Have Kept Us Smiling Amid Quarantine
Although, for the cast of Parks and Recreation, that didn't keep them from getting back together to film an entire remote episode special about the outbreak for NBC. Here's a look at all the reunions -- posted to YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, or aired on TV -- that have kept our spirits high throughout this difficult time. CommunityThe Community cast reunited for a virtual table read on May 18, and things at Greendale were just as hilarious as ever! Lizzie McGuireHilary Duff and the entire Lizzie McGuire cast virtually reunited for a throwback table read on May 11. RELATED CONTENT:Pedro Pascal Can't Stop Cracking Up During 'Community' Reunion Virtual Table ReadNeNe Leakes Sounds Off on the 'RHOA' Virtual Reunion: Why She Walked Off and Didn't Come Back (Exclusive)Lucy Hale Spills 'Pretty Little Liars' Reunion Details and Talks Possible Movie (Exclusive)'Friends' Reunion Is Put on Hold Until They Can Have a Live Studio Audience
Pedro Pascal Can't Stop Cracking Up During 'Community' Reunion Virtual Table Read
The Community cast reunited for a virtual table read on Monday -- and things at Greendale were just as hilarious as ever! While the executor was originally played by Walton Goggins in the 2014 episode, he was unavailable for Monday's reading. The cast fell right back into character in the hilarious ep, and Pascal did a great job leading them through Pierce's preplanned interrogation. Community, which premiered in 2009, followed seven unlikely strangers who meet in a study group at community college. It's taking place on a large pirate ship," McHale joked of a Community feature when ET chatted with him last month.
Houston By the Neighborhood: Woodland Heights
Screenshot from HAR.comWoodland Heights, a quaint neighborhood northwest of I-10 and I-45 north, just wrapped up its popular Lights in the Heights event Saturday night. Michael Graves, director of communications for the Woodland Heights Civic Association, says it began as a small neighborhood festival and is now celebrating its 33rd year. Brigette Larson, a Platinum agent with Greenwood King Properties - Heights Office, has lived in the neighborhood since 1995. Search for available properties in the Woodland Heights area at Har.com. For more information about Woodland Heights, visit woodland-heights.org.houstonpress.com