As I’m typing this, the estimated jackpot for tonight’s Mega Millions drawing stands at a record $640 million. In addition to conversations about how much notice colleagues would give if they were to win (I’d still freelance), I’m overhearing discussions about what people would purchase. Cars, homes, college educations for children — those are givens. Let’s get to the fun stuff! What would be your entertainment splurge(s)? Some EW picks to inspire you:
Annie Barrett: I’d convert my living room wall into a flatscreen TV (after moving into the American Idol mansion in June) and commission the Dancing With the Stars wardrobe department to design my daily costumes through 2015. The rest I’d spend on takeout.
Adam B. Vary: I would build my own private screening room in the style of the Star Trek: The Next Generation bridge, and I would be so stinking rich, NO ONE COULD JUDGE ME.
Sandra Gonzalez: I’d fund a remake of Troop Beverly Hills. But I’m not talking about an awful made-for-TV remake. This would be written by Tina Fey, feature a cameo from Shelley Long, and somehow involve Amanda Bynes, who I’d buy out of retirement. Everyone has a price. READ FULL STORY