The First Five Things I Learned in 2016

  1. 1.
    During the chorus of Margaritaville, Jimmy Buffet fans chant, "SALT! SALT! SALT!"
    I did not want this to be the first fact I learned in 2016, but I had no choice. Thanks a lot, Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest.
  2. 2.
    Art Carney played played Felix Unger in the Broadway production of The Odd Couple
    'Tis the season for Odd Couple reruns, and said season lasts for one night.
  3. 3.
    Art Carney got second billing on The Honeymooners
    New Year's is a big night for Art Carney facts.
  4. 4.
    Eric Wareheim directed the ninth episode of Master Of None
    This is the moment in the evening when Honeymooner reruns give way to Netflix.
  5. 5.
    Aziz Ansari owns a shirt that says I Want Pasta
    Or maybe his character in Master Of None does. In any case, I want an I Want Pasta shirt. Or at least an I Want An I Want Pasta Shirt shirt.