Wednesday, June 19 Mattress tags that warn "do not remove under penalty of law" have spooked customers for years, but a close read reveals that the warnings are actually meant for salespeople and manufacturers. Customers have a right to know what's in the …Read more. Tuesday, June 18 Ella Fitzgerald was performing "Mack the Knife" in Berlin in 1960 when she forgot the lyrics partway through. Happily, it's jazz. So you can just improvise or maybe even try some scat singing. That's what she did. And far from being a …Read more. Monday, June 17 Chinese checkers is neither Chinese nor checkers. It is an American version of Halma, a British game with a Greek name that means "a leap." Interestingly, the game was introduced to China by the Japanese. There is a game called Chinese …Read more. Saturday, June 15 What Oriental Republic gets its name from the Guarani language word meaning "river where the painted birds live"? That's nowhere in Asia. It's Uruguay. The "Oriental" part refers to its location to the east of the Uruguay River. …Read more.more articles
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In addition to being kings of the B movies, Russ Meyer and Roger Corman nearly had weird hits later in life. Meyer directed "Who Kill Bambi?" The movie would've been notable because, first, film critic Roger Ebert wrote the screenplay and second, it would've starred the Sex Pistols. Naturally, only a day and a half was filmed, although they did shoot a scene with Sting playing a young thug. As for Corman, he made a terrible version of "The Fantastic Four," apparently unaware that the whole thing was a legal ploy and there were never any plans to release the low-budget fiasco.
Who asked the damned dirty ape to get his stinkin' paws off of him?
A) Clint Eastwood
B) Charlton Heston
C) Steve McQueen
D) Paul Newman
Previous answer: Muhammad Ali was the black Superman.
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