Gabatron Morning Briefing – 6-10-15: The Death of Traditional Marriage

Simpsons showrunner Al Jean says Homer and Marge Simpson will be getting “legally separated” in The Simpsons’ 27th season premiere this fall. This is following up news that Sideshow Bob will kill Bart in the Treehouse of Horror episode.

Interesting stat of the day: According to a new study, if your child watches Sesame Street they are 14% less likely to be behind in school.

In science news, NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has found glass in a crater on Mars. It’s a type of glass known as impact glass, which is formed from the heat of a meteorite impact. Because the material that’s around when the meteorite hits can be sealed in the glass, NASA researchers believe the glass could provide a clue to possible past life on Mars.

In sports, San Francisco Giants rookie pitcher Chris Heston threw the first no-hitter of 2015. It was just the 13th Major League start for Heston.

In politics, former Senator and current GOP Presidential hopeful Rick Santorum is really setting the world on fire. Santorum held a campaign event in Iowa and drew a robust four people.

Plus, a terrorist from ISIS decided it was a good idea to take a selfie in front of ISIS headquarters. Because of that the US military was able to pinpoint the buildings location and make it go kaboom.

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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