Today's Update

PIPE BOMB ARREST

There's word that a 56-year old man -- with a lengthy criminal record -- was arrested this morning in connection with sending a dozen possible pipe bombs to high-profile Democrats and critics of President Trump. Reports say Cesar Alteri Sayoc, Jr. was arrested around 11am following reports that more suspected pipe bombs had been intercepted this morning. Those additional devices were addressed to New Jersey Senator Cory Booker and former National Intelligence Director James Clapper. Reports say the 12 possible pipe bombs all look similar and were sent to prominent Dems including former President Barack Obama, former Vice President Joe Biden and Hillary Clinton. AP News reports that the devices were not rigged to explode when opened -- but it's still unclear whether they were poorly designed or never intended to injure anyone.

MATTHEW SHEPARD MEMORIAL

Matthew Shepard -- who was targeted and killed in a highly-publicized anti-gay hate crime back in October 1998 -- was honored today at the Washington National Cathedral. Thousands attended the public ceremony before Shepard's ashes were privately interred this morning at the Episcopal cathedral. Shepard was a 21-student at the University of Wyoming when he was tied to a fence, beaten and left unconscious in the cold -- he died six days later in Colorado hospital. Two men are serving double life sentences for Shepard's kidnapping, robbery and murder. His parents have said they believe the National Cathedral is the only place Matthew's remains will be safe from desecration.

IS IT SUCCOTASH WITCH OR WISH?

That's the question. We're talking about the line from the '90s hit "Groove Is in the Heart." The answer's here with Jimmy Fallon's latest lip sync battle. The "Late Night" host does an epic job channeling both Deee-Lite and Post Malone while opponent Tiffany Haddish rocks out with an amazing James Brown performance. After watching it, we know you couldn't ask for another! (And if a certain song circa 1990 is stuck in your head, embrace it!) MORE

JOE HO-HO

We're not trying to rush the holidays on you, but when Trader Joe's employees start tipping us off, we listen! Below, insiders reveal the top ten best holiday items you'll find there this winter. From limited edition ice creams to Thanksgiving-inspired chips, there's something for everyone. Because who says dogs don't need advent calendars, too? MORE P.S. We hear their podcast is pretty good! LISTEN UP!

OUT THIS WEEKEND

Get ready to laugh as Rowan Atkinson (a.k.a "Mr. Bean") comes out of retirement as an undercover agent to catch a rogue hacker in "Johnny English Strikes Again." Or catch Dakota Johnson and Tilda Swinton in the thriller, "Suspira." There's also "A Star is Born," "A Star is Born," oh, and "A Star is Born!"

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And don't forget Jamie Lee Curtis' "Halloween" broke major box office records last week -- including the biggest opening for both a horror movie with a female lead and for any film starring a woman over 55!

PROMO FOMO?

No fear of missing out here! We've got you covered with this week's sales, deals and promo codes!

  • 20% plus free shipping at Frontgate (through 10/29)

  • Free mini lip colors (minimum purchase $50) with code BESTINLIPS at Bobbi Brown (while supplies last)

  • 20% off plus free shipping with code THANKS at Williams Sonoma

(through 10/28)

  • Free shipping on orders over $59 at Sur la table with code FREESHIP -- plus a cookware sale of up to 70% off (ending soon)

  • Up to 75% off at Rebecca Minkoff's online sample sale (ending soon)

  • 20% off bedding at Serena & Lily shipping with code SLEEPWELL -- (through 10/29)

As they say in infomercials... but that's not all! CLICK HERE for the whole list (plus a deep discount on a Dyson vacuum cleaner!) PS... send this to a friend and share the love!

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