Top 5 things people are talking about on Monday, July 17

1. Ann Coulter slams Delta, airline fires back

Delta Airlines is back in the news and this time battling conservative pundit Ann Coulter. Coulter went off on Delta after the airline gave her pre-booked “extra room seat”  to another passenger.

The 55-year-old Coulter did not appreciate the airlines offer of a $30 refund arguing in a tweet, “$30! It cost me $10,000 of my time to pre-select the seat I wanted, investigate type of plane and go back periodically to review seat options.”

2. “Father of Zombie Film” George A. Romero passes away at 77

Legendary filmmaker George A. Romero, the man behind the 1968 cult classic Night of the Living Dead, has passed away at the age of 77.

The Los Angeles Times reports Romero died in his sleep Sunday after a battle with lung cancer.

3. Little girl reacts to first female Doctor Who

A young girl’s adorable reaction was caught on camera when she watched the new Doctor Who trailer, revealing the first ever woman to play the role of the title character.

Jodie Whittaker has been announced as the 13th incarnation of Doctor Who in the recent trailer, and the decision has fans divided.

4. Vintage Grand Prix wraps up at Schenley Park

Pittsburgh’s 35th annual Vintage Grand Prix came to a close Sunday in Schenley Park after 10 days of races, shows and car exhibits around the city.

For more RabbleVID coverage of the Vintage Grand Prix, including an interview with some of the racers, click here.

5. Former Steeler Wes Lyons opens Waterfront bakery

He’s trading in his helmet and football for sugar and flour — Wes Lyons has opened his own bakery!

The former Pittsburgh Steeler officially began a new career Saturday with the grand opening of Cakery Square in the Waterfront Shopping Center in Homestead.

 

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