Thursday, May 23 In addition to being a notoriously voiced singer, Neil Young also loves model trains, so much so that he tried to take over Lionel Trains. He even invented a control system so that his disabled son could play with the trains as well, by remote …Read more. Wednesday, May 22 Paul Julian worked behind the scenes at Warner Brothers, painting the backgrounds of the cartoons. He was particularly known for doing urban scenes. But his other claim to almost-fame is that he voiced the Roadrunner. It was an easy gig, since the …Read more. Tuesday, May 21 Polo and jai alai share a particular rule that few other sports would even consider. No left-handed players are allowed. In jai alai, this is because of the three-walled court, which requires bounces off the sidewall, a touch move if you're a …Read more. Monday, May 20 An EGOT is winning an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony. The first British actor to pull this off was John Gielgud. He won an Emmy for the "Summer's Lease" miniseries and an Oscar, oddly enough, for 1981's "Arthur." He won the Tony, …Read more.more articles
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Sculptor Daniel Edwards is known for provocative pieces that look at our obsession with celebrity. For example, "Monument to Pro-Life: The Birth of Sean Preston" is a life-sized nude statue of Britney Spears, giving birth on all fours on a bear-skin rug. He also sculpted Suri Cruise's bronzed baby poop, a nude of Paris Hilton on an autopsy table and a sculpture of Prince Harry after he had apparently been killed serving in Iraq.
What French leader has all these named for him: a grade of cognac, a British card game, a pig in "Animal Farm" and a French mille-feuille dessert?
A) De Gaulle
B) Louis XVI
Previous answer: Swedish fish are candies.
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