Monday, December 9 A vet named Pete Hodgson was known in New Zealand as one of the pit bulls of the Labour Party. Outside New Zealand, though, he is known for being appointed "Minister of the Rings" to promote the fact that "The Lord of the Rings" …Read more. Saturday, December 7 In 1541, on the Yucatan Peninsula, a Franciscan monk named Diego de Landa burned all the Mayan books he could find, except for a few codices written in hieroglyphs on bark paper. This was part of an inquisition to suppress traditional religious …Read more. Friday, December 6 Jane Smiley won the Pulitzer for "A Thousand Acres," a book that reworked Shakespeare's "King Lear" as the story of an aging farmer who divides his land among three daughters: Ginny, Rose and Caroline. These names parallel …Read more. Thursday, December 5 Norm MacDonald anchored the fake news on "Saturday Night Live's Weekend Update." But his brother, Neil, actually is a reporter in Canada, and is currently the Washington, D.C., correspondent for The National, the flagship news program on …Read more.more articles
RELEASE: FEBRUARY 21, 2012
One of the stranger movies for your watch list is "JCVD," which stands for Jean-Claude Van Damme, who is in the movie ... and who plays himself. Or, at least, a version of himself. Here, he is an over-the-hill action star struggling with custody issues and an old drug abuse problem who ends up in a bank as it is being robbed. Not only is the movie post-modern and intertextual, but Van Damme is quite good in it, improvising many of his lines. Yes, really. He is quite good in it.
In 1983, what singer got re-addicted to painkillers after he was nearly disemboweled in a drunken fight with an ostrich?
A) Johnny Cash
B) Alice Cooper
C) Keith Moon
D) Frank Zappa
Previous answer: The Lone Gunmen were spun off from "The X Files."
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