Trivia Bits for Apr 23, 2014 Guglielmo Marconi did a lot of work on radio, and may even have invented radio, depending on who you talk to. Which is awesome. He was also a fascist, which isn't so awesome. He joined the Italian Fascist party in 1923 and Benito Mussolini made him …Read more. Trivia Bits for Apr 22, 2014 In 1968, the Tigers' Denny McLain won 31 games, the Cy Young and the AL MVP. Two decades later he was pitching for his prison team. As of this writing, he is the last MLB pitcher to win 30 games in a season, but he was always controversially …Read more. Trivia Bits for Apr 21, 2014 Tom Cruise's career started to unwind as he became more publically identified with Scientology, partly because of its obsession with psychiatry and psychiatric medicines. In 2005, he began a war on anti-depressants by attacking Brooke Shields, who …Read more. Trivia Bits for Apr 19, 2014 After lead singer Michael Hutchence died in ... well, circumstances not worth relating here ... INXS found a novel way to replace him. After nearly 10 years of using various uninspired singers, INXS had a reality show. The winner was a Canadian, JD …Read more.more articles
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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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