Written by on September 21, 2022

At the stroke of Midnight, Taylor Swift released a TikTok announcing the 13th track on next month’s album, Midnights. It’s called “Mastermind.” Taylor plans to repeat this for all 13 song titles with the help of a spinning lottery basket. She dubbed this hilarious sketch, “Midnights Mayhem With Me.” Still no 2023 world tour announcement, though.

Kanye West denied he wants to sell his publishing catalog. Billboard magazine reported that Kanye’s price for the entire catalog is $175 million. He compared himself to Taylor Swift, whose catalog was up for grabs without her consent. Kanye earns about $5 million annually from music royalties. (Forbes)

Musical guests next month on Saturday Night Live include rapper Kendrick Lamar, Willow Smith and Megan Thee Stallion. She pulls double-duty as both musical guest and host on October 15th.

A Chihuahua is missing from Paris Hilton’s home. She’s “hired a pet detective, a dog whisperer, pet psychic” to find her lost dog named Diamond Baby. If needed, she’ll search her neighborhood with a drone. Unfortunately, in Los Angeles, coyotes hunt small dogs. Diamond Baby probably became somebody’s meal. (New York Daily News)

The Federal Drug Administration issued a warning for people influenced by a TikTok trend of cooking chicken in Nyquil cough syrup (quote) “Boiling a medication can make it much more concentrated. Even if you don’t eat the chicken, inhaling the medication’s vapors while cooking could cause high levels of the drugs to enter your body.” (Bon Appetit)

Disgraced weatherman Erick Adame [pr: uh-DOM-ay] has fielded job offers despite being recently fired for revenge porn. Adame’s crisis manager sounded optimistic, (quote) “It’s a different generation. It’s not an issue with younger people. For people under 40, virtual sex and nude photos are pretty much part of the life.” (Deadline)

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