The Buzz: Smart shoppers

Early adopter: The Apple Watch is a luxury product aimed at the moneybags set, but one of the first retailers to develop an app for the gadget is middlebrow JCPenney.

JCPenney expects shoppers to use the app to compare prices on merchandise — just the thing for Saudi princes who want the best deals on three-packs of boys’ briefs, polyester-blend fitted sheets, and Keurig coffee machines.

They’re mostly rice anyway: Fast-food chain Chipotle said Monday that it has removed GMO ingredients from its menu.

That’s good news for health-conscious burrito fans — and also good for at least 18 breathless hours of cable news air time on whether or not the burrito bowl consumed by Hillary Clinton contained GMOs.

Surfing the vast cultural wasteland: A PBS documentary called “The Day the ’60s Died” looks at Nixon’s expansion of the Vietnam War into Cambodia and the Kent State shootings that followed.

But if you ask The Buzz, God kills the ’60s every time a golden oldies station plays “For What it’s Worth” or “American Pie.”

— Mark Carlson, Herald staff

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