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. Trivia Bits for Apr 18, 2014 He started composing as a child, but as the old joke goes, on Dec. 5, 1791, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart started decomposing. He was not, in fact, buried in a pauper's grave, but was interred in a communal grave just outside the city walls of Vienna in …Read more. Trivia Bits for Apr 17, 2014 Strictly speaking, there is no English word that rhymes with "orange." But if you're flexible and include proper nouns, you can rhyme orange with Blorenge, which is a mountain in Wales. Eminem once said that you can also rhyme it with door hinge, …Read more. Trivia Bits for Apr 16, 2014 John Lennon's last live performance wasn't with the Beatles, or with Yoko Ono, but with Elton John. In 1974, he joined John on stage at Madison Square Garden to perform the song they co-wrote, "Whatever Gets You Through the Night." This was Lennon's …Read more.more articles
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Graffiti artist Shepard Fairey hit the big time with his "HOPE" image, depicting Barack Obama. Before this, he was known mostly for the "OBEY" stickers, featuring Andre the Giant, but the "HOPE" image seemed to be everywhere in 2008. Sadly, it seems that the image was based on an Associated Press photo, so, naturally, the AP sued, leading to a debate over the limits of fair use. Either way, Fairey's image now hangs in the U.S. National Portrait Gallery.
Since I never finished writing "The Canterbury Tales," nobody knows who won the storytelling contest.
Previous answer: Bobby Bacala was a character on "The Sopranos."
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