May 17, 2013
‘Hey, why not’ is the correct answer, as those were the exact words spoken by team leader Grady Bafflemint after a grueling 5 hour session with the publicity gang during which no consensus whatsoever could be reached on finding a catchy nickname for the foreign tunestress.
May 16, 2013
Jenny was called The Swedish Nightingale because: a. she was both Swedish and a nightingale. b. the only other suggestion was Bingles, the Opera Girl. c. she once taught a nightingale to speak Swedish. d. because people kept getting her mixed up with Florence Nightingale, and she grew tired of being asked to look at [...]
May 10, 2013
He maintained a strict haggis diet for several years, including those during which he penned Peter Pan.
May 9, 2013
When writing Peter Pan, J. M. Barrie would often: a. fly out the window. b. shout ‘Zoot alors!’ in his sleep. c. eat nothing at all save haggis. d. hop about on one foot while tapping himself on the head with a spoon. e. laugh maniacally.
May 3, 2013
No sirree, calling Wild Bill Mr. Hiccup was that feller’s terminal mistake.
May 2, 2013
The man Wild Bill is looking at has but a brief span of time left to dwell on this world of sorrows before winging his way to eternal rest because: a. he made sport of Bill’s hat. b. he made sport of Bill’s abundant flow of hair. c. he flat out insulted Bill’s mustache. d. [...]
April 26, 2013
Mr. Newton’s favorite letter in the alphabet was ‘b’, as in ‘Be ye clear on that there point, George Mary?’
April 25, 2013
Oddly enough, Robert Newton: a. didn’t claim his favorite letter of the alphabet was ‘r’. b. and his parrot often performed duets with notable success in various singing competitions. c. yearned to play Romeo. d. somehow developed his pirate squint bobbing for apples. e. insisted on umpiring college baseball games in full pirate get-up.
April 18, 2013
As her alter ego, Silver Flying Insect, Kate: a. tended bar in a Santa Monica dive. b. fought for truth, justice and Howard Hughes. c. confronted the IRS. d. outwitted Ginger Rogers. e. made Stan Laurel cry.