odds and ends

An NYC musician recovers his stolen iPhone by pretending to set up a date with the thief.

Beyonce is one of the few celebrities who writes thank you notes and returns borrowed clothes dry cleaned says one designer.  Is it sad that I’mpressed by her courtesy?

The White House has it’s own brewery on site.

Jay-Z is writing part of the score to Baz Luhrmann’s Great Gatsby.  And in honor of that, the Vulture created a quiz to test your knowledge, “Jay-Z lyric or line from the Great Gatsby“.

George Clooney beds Cindy Crawford in an ad for his new tequila with Crawford’s husband, Rande Gerber, called Casamigos.

Researchers have found a way to reverse paralysis in dogs by injecting them cells grown from the lining of their nose.

In another article for the Cut’s historical diet series is Jackie Kennedy’s diet.  Cottage cheese and baked potatoes with caviar figure prominently.  Doesn’t sound too good to me.

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