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Bombastic Little Creep

This character’s creator described him as “insufferable”, and called him a “detestable, bombastic, tiresome, ego-centric little creep”. On August 6…

Flash’em Poker

In Texas Hold’em Poker, which hand is known as ‘six tits’?

Glory and Sadness, Beauty and Pain

X is a song written by Y and famously covered by Z. Time Magazine’s Josh Tyrangiel described it thus:


May be harmful if inhaled or swallowed

In the book “The World of _____” by Bennett Alan Weinberg and Bonnie K Bealer, there is a photograph of…

09 July, 2007

The mysterious Mr Fowler

Question by Gaurav Sabnis

Though his actual last name is Fowler, he uses his middle name as the last name in films. One of the standard entertainment urban legends is that he took that name by combining the first and last names of a two-time Oscar winning legendary actor. The urban legend has gained credence because of the coincidence that he himself has won 2 Oscars. But it is actually his mother’s maiden surname. And he probably uses that name because of problems with his father, who was violent, alcoholic, and allegedly a member of the American Nazi party.