Entertainment Weekly

By: Jacob Tilp

Rick Springfield

Have you ever wondered about what Rick Springfield's early life was like? Well I'm here to tell you.Rick Springfield was born in Sydney, Australia on August 13, 1949. His real name is Richard Springthorpe. Jessie’s Girl was his one of his first big hits. Rick got his first guitar when he was fifteen. One of the bands he started out in was Zoot.

His father was an Australian army officer and he moved around frequently because of this. When he was seventeen he tried to hang himself but the knot slipped. In 1971 he went solo and produced the Australian hit speak to the sky.

Rick moved to Colombia Records In 1973 and made the album Comic Book Heroes. The album got bad reviews and Colombia didn’t renew his contract. In 1974 his music was used in cartoons and he was known as a pop singer. In 1981 he received a Grammy for best male rock vocal


Have you ever wanted to visit Australia? If so here are some interesting facts about the country.Australia is the sixth largest country in the world. It has twenty two million people living there. Ninety one percent of it is covered in vegetation. It has seventy one different reptile species. It is believed that people have lived there for 45,000 years. Australia has also hosted two Olympics.

Australia’s Mt. Kosciusko is 2,228 meters tall. One of the world’s oldest fossils was found in Australia. It is the only continent without an active volcano. Also before 1902 it was illegal to swim at the beach during the day. The average temperature there is seventy three degrees Fahrenheit. It is the flattest land mass on earth because of 250 million years of erosion. Australia also has a pink lake called Lake Hillier.

The Australian government is a democracy. the leader of it is the Prime Minister. Australia follows almost the same type of government system England has. Australia has about 45,000 sworn in police officers. The capital of Australia is down south by Tasmania.

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Avengers Age of Ultron
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Fantastic Four
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The Age of Adeline
Ex Machina
Mad Max Fury Road
Jupiter Ascending
Mall Cop 2

Baseball Stats

Tue 05.05.2015

BaseballUSAIL 12

00:35Louisville Bats5 - 3 Lehigh Valley IronPigs1.672.13

BaseballUSAMLB 12

8th InningWashington Nationals2 - 4Miami Marlins1.602.40

BaseballUSAIL 12

8th InningSyracuse Chiefs1 - 1Norfolk Tides1.931.80

BaseballUSAMLB 12

8th InningToronto Blue Jays3 - 1New York Yankees1.812.02

7th InningAtlanta Braves1 - 4Philadelphia Phillies1.652.29

7th InningBoston Red Sox1 - 4Tampa Bay Rays1.702.19

7th InningMilwaukee Brewers1 - 3Los Angeles Dodgers2.631.51

BaseballUSAPCL 12

6th InningOmaha Storm Chasers7 - 2Round Rock Express1.801.93

5th InningMemphis Redbirds4 - 4Colorado Springs Sky Sox1.722.03

5th InningNashville Sounds1 - 2Iowa Cubs1.821.90

5th InningOklahoma City Dodgers4 - 1New Orleans Zephyrs1.662.15

BaseballUSAMLB 12

5th InningHouston Astros1 - 0Texas Rangers1.492.70

3rd InningMinnesota Twins4 - 4Oakland Athletics1.871.95

3rd InningSt.Louis Cardinals4 - 6Chicago Cubs1.692.21

BaseballUSAPCL 12

02:35Albuquerque Isotopes postp.Las Vegas 51s1.821.90

3rd InningSalt Lake Bees0 - 2Tacoma Rainiers1.821.90

BaseballUSAMLB 12

DelayedColorado Rockies
Arizona Diamondbacks1.792.05

BaseballUSAPCL 12

03:35Reno AcesstatsSacramento River Cats2.001.73

BaseballUSAMLB 12

04:05Los Angeles AngelsstatsSeattle Mariners2.171.72

BaseballUSAPCL 12

04:05Fresno GrizzliesstatsEl Paso Chihuahuas1.901.82

BaseballUSAMLB 12

04:15San Francisco GiantsstatsSan Diego Padres1.692.20

BaseballJapanNPB 12

06:00Seibu LionsstatsOrix Buffaloes1.652.14

06:00Yokohama BaystarsstatsYakult Swallows1.712.05

BaseballSouth KoreaKBO 12

07:00Doosan BearsstatsLG Twins1.632.19

07:00Hanwha EaglesstatsKT Wiz Suwon1.184.56

07:00Lotte GiantsstatsSK Wyverns1.702.05

07:00NC DinosstatsKIA Tigers1.672.11

07:00Nexen HeroesstatsSamsung Lions2.291.57

BaseballJapanNPB 12

07:00Hiroshima CarpstatsYomiuri Giants1.751.98

07:00Hanshin TigersstatsChunichi Dragons1.692.08

07:00Fukuoka S. HawksstatsChiba Lotte Marines1.632.18

07:00Nippon Ham FightersstatsRakuten Gold. Eagles1.642.17



Scott Wessels - age 13. died by choking on a hot dog while camping with friends clearly no one knew the Heimlich maneuver.

Alex Hudson - age 13. died while playing tag with crocodiles.

Mathew Jungk - age 13. died while playing Russian roulette.