Francis Scott Key is best known for writing our national anthem, The Star Spangled Banner.  According to legend, the music used in the song was lifted from an old bar room ballad. I don’t think it was “100 Bottles of Beer on the Wall”. Francis Scott Key was both a lawyer and a poet, so he…

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Kevin McDonald was a member of the sketch comedy troupe Kids in the Hall.  He and Dave Foley met at the Second City stage in Toronto where they began Kids in the Hall.  Kevin is quoted saying, “Actually I got picked because I was the only one who fit the wedding dress–they had my size.”…

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George Lucas will be forever tied with two different cinema events.  He is the man who created the Star Wars universe and the Indiana Jones franchise.  Every actor in Hollywood would kill to be in one of those series.  Land that gig and you can sell your autograph to sci-fi geeks at conventions for $20…

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Steven Colbert has become a star playing an exaggerated version of a conservative political pundit.  His shtick has been washing the masses who watch Comedy Central.  His show The Colbert Report has been leading the ratings for the network.  He says of his show, “I deliver my Truth hot and hard.” Of his character, Steven…

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“Without obsession, life is nothing,” said John Waters, the avant guarde film maker who seems to do art for arts sake. Starting with an 8mm camera, he began making films with his stock company called The Dreamlanders, which included drag queen Divine.  Setting his work in Baltimore, Maryland, Waters has explored some of the more depraved…

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