January 5, 2015

Top News Stories –

Hanging around –
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (@GovChristie) was left hanging after a Dallas Cowboys win on Sunday, when his high-5 appeal was ignored. Political commentators have decided that it will damage his chances of becoming a Republican presidential candidate.
Chris Christie by Gage Skidmore

Google extends Chromecast to audio –
The Chromecast dongle is now able to plug into amplifiers and powered speakers to “cast” music from any music app. Similar to the video service, users use their phone to control the music, which is then played directly through the speaker from a wi-fi router. Apps already compatible include Deezer, Google Play Music, iHeartRadio, NPR One, Pandora, Rdio and TuneIn. Spotify is currently included.
Chromecast dongle

Ghost in the Shell –
Scarlett Johansson to play Motoko Kusanagi in the film version of Ghost in the Shell
Don Jon 09 (9725727751) (cropped)Scarlett Johansson

List of the day –

Scarlett Johannson acting credits

Motoko Kusanagi
 2016 – The Jungle Book (filming)
Kaa (voice)
 2015 – Assassin Banana (TV Mini-Series)
Pink Lady

Episode #1.3 (2015) … Pink Lady (voice)
Episode #1.2 (2015) … Pink Lady (voice)
 2014 – Lucy
 2014 – Deep Down (Short) (voice)
 2014 – Chef
 2014 – HitRECord on TV (TV Series)
Olivia (segment “Two Player Game”)

RE: Games (2014) … Olivia (segment “Two Player Game”) (voice)
 2013 – Her
Samantha (voice)
 2013 – Don Jon
 2009 – Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Lexie (segment “Porcelain Fountains”)
Ryan Reynolds/Lady Gaga (2009) … Lexie (segment “Porcelain Fountains”) (uncredited)
 2005-2008 – Robot Chicken (TV Series)
Dolores / Wife / Lisa / …

Blankets in a Pig (2008) … Dolores (voice)
Donkey Punch (2006) … Wife / Lisa (voice)
Veggies for Sloth (2006) … Veronica Lodge / Dolores (voice)
Joint Point (2005) … Sailor Moon / Herself / Della Bea Robinson (voice)
A Piece of the Action (2005) … Amy / Darlene / Cheerleader Stick (voice)
 2006 – Scoop
Sondra Pransky
 2004 – In Good Company
 2004 – The SpongeBob Squarepants Movie (Video Game)
Mindy (voice)
 2001 – An American Rhapsody
Suzanne – at 15
 2001 – Ghost World
 1997 – Fall
Little Girl
 1996 – If Lucy Fell
 1996 – Manny & Lo
 1995 – The Client (TV Series)
Jenna Halliwell- Pilot (1995) … Jenna Halliwell
 1995Just Cause
Katie Armstrong
Laura Nelson

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