March smacked us back in the face this morning with a cool high of 50 degrees F today in New York City, but we’re almost to Friday.
5:57 p.m. ET: A moment of silence (or stifled laughter) for Yoda, 10-year champion of the ‘World’s Ugliest Dog’ competition, who passed away today.
5:28 p.m. ET: Intriguing tale of email from beyond the grave from our friends at the BBC .
3:23 p.m. ET: @jaketapper tweets: Also [George Clooney] said he hasn’t seen Kony2012 but anything that makes war criminals’ names famous is a good thing.
2:58 p.m. ET: ABC News’ senior White House correspondent @jaketapper tweets: Speaking of the ides of March…Clooney talked Sudan w POTUS today twitpic.com/8wpp3f
2:42 p.m. ET It’s still hot out there, and that’s not changing anytime soon - Record-breaking summer-like temperatures will last until at least Friday, March 23, for much of the Midwest and Northeast –Dr. Jeff Masters at Weather Underground has all the nitty-gritty details
2:36 p.m. ET: Hemy Neuman, the defendant in the Dunwoody day care murder trial, was found guilty in the killing of Georgia father and entrepreneur Rusty Schneiderman. Read more HERE.
2:12 p.m. ET Frozen Planet: Capturing Life at the Poles– A first look at Discovery Channel, BBC’s stunning footage
12:00 p.m. ET: Eau de pope? Italian celebrity perfume-maker Silvana “the Nose” Casoli told Rome’s daily paper, Il Messaggero, that his Holiness commissioned a cologne from her. While she was not allowed to reveal the name or ingredient list, Casoli did tell the newspaper that she was inspired by the pope’s love of “nature” and used a blend of fragrances from lime-wood, verbena and grass. Sounds like quite the heavenly scent.
11:40 a.m. ET: “Nightline” producer @khinman tweets: Kony screening in northern Uganda provokes angry rock-throwing:
9:23 a.m. ET: “Nightline” was granted a rare glimpse behind the scenes on one of the hottest shows on television, “Mad Men.” Creator Matt Weiner and stars Jon Hamm, Elisabeth Moss, John Slattery, January Jones, Christina Hendricks and Vincent Kartheiser talked about the show and opens drawers to show off the elaborate details that goes into the set.
Here’s Chris Connelly’s full report last night:
But here are a few show secrets you didn’t see:
Creator Matt Weiner going through each in Sterling Cooper Draper Price, pointing out details, on the day he said they were shooting Don Draper’s funeral:
Vincent Kartheiser, who plays Pete Campbell, talking about how he still takes public transportation and is recognized all the time on the street:
John Slattery, who plays the no-nonsense ad boss Roger Sterling, talking about how the signature suits they all have to wear keep him from being “slouchy”: