What We Missed: Thursday August 8th

Home Alone is getting a reboot.

The beloved Christmas movie, starring Macaulay Culkin as mischievous Kevin McCallister, is getting a modern version, set to premiere on Disney's forthcoming streaming service, Disney+. The news was confirmed by Disney head Bob Iger during Walt Disney Company's earnings call that was made public on Tuesday.

source: https://www.etonline.com/home-alone-reboot-in-the-works-at-disney-130001

When just last week I wrote a story about firefighters joining forces with animal control to rescue a raccoon from a sewer grate, I assumed this ‘coon rescue would be the most elaborate of its kind for at least the remainder of August. Au contraire, said Father Fate,here’s an even higher-stakes story about firefighters setting up ladders to help raccoons escape from an actual fire.

source:  https://www.thrillist.com/news/nation/firefighters-rescue-raccoon-ladders-south-bend-indiana

California music festival Desert Daze produced by Knitting Factory, Moon Block and Red Light has revealed their final music lineup with a special Wu-Tang Clan performance. The group will perform their 1993 debut album Enter Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)in its entirety at the Oct. 10-13 event at Moreno Beach in Lake Perris, Calif.

source: https://www.billboard.com/articles/news/festivals/8526415/desert-daze-wu-tang-clan-enter-wu-tang-ween

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