Gabatron Morning Briefing – 4-27-15: Sudden Career Change

Saturday night was the White House Correspondents Dinner. I thought President Obama was extremely funny, Cecily Strong didn’t really blow my skirt up, although her joke about President Obama’s hair being white enough to talk back to cops the was pretty good.

The backlash against SeaWorld continues. Now Mattel has decided to dump their SeaWorld trainer Barbie doll. They point out that their licensing agreement expired and they simply choose not to renew it.

The earthquake in Nepal over the weekend killed an estimated 3000 people.

According to a new study Americans are drinking more these days, a lot more. Heavy drinking is up about 17% since 2005.

According to another new study, kids who spend more than an hour in front of the TV have a greater risk of being overweight or obese.

Plus, Stephen Hawking made an appearance as a 3D hologram in Sydney, Australia over the weekend and had great news for One Direction fans who are still in mourning.

Each morning Keith Conrad will give you a few stories useful for starting conversations around the water cooler at work. Assuming that your office actually has a water cooler.

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