Crews usually plays muscular-looking characters with a humorous softer side, singing along with 80’s music or becoming engaged with soap operas as well as his signature robot dance. But more recently, he has been able to alternate with more serious projects such as his recent appearances in Harsh Times, Street Kings and the action movie, The Expendables. Link
Deep Space Homer
There is a similar gag in the 1982 comedy film Airplane II: The Sequel: when the (fictitious) “Mayflower One” lunar shuttle goes to “Worp (sic) 0.5” speed to race back to the moon and the flight attendant explains to the passengers that they may experience metabolic changes, all of the passengers facially resemble Richard Nixon (inasmuch as they are all wearing Richard...
The Better Half
While the Lockhorns appear to generally hate one another, Stanley and Harriet do appear to try to love one another despite everything. Link
Bad Street Brawler
The game is also argued to have bizarre homosexual undertones by certain critics at such sites as Something Awful, due somewhat to Duke’s loud clothes, but mostly to the awkward appearance of many attacks. The “bull ram” attack often appears to be a headbutt to enemies’ crotches, while the “trip” move can be seen as massaging the genitals of enemies. However,...
In 1887, at the age of 16, like many other Swedes in the late 19th century, John W. Nordstrom emigrated to the United States in hopes of founding a department store. Link
In Portuguese, 50135 (upside down ‘SEIOS’), means ‘breasts’, and is directly analogous to the English “58008/BOOBS”. Link (Thanks, Mack)
These shows were the ones that Powers appeared, long after she signed a contract with Universal Studios in 1970, coincidentally, her longtime friend and Hart to Hart series’ star, Wagner, signed up a contract with Universal, but did not guest-star on more shows than Powers did. Link (Thanks, wariocat)
Postal Offices in Ashburn The United States Postal Service operates the Ashburn Post Office. Link
Von Erich family
Patriarch Fritz lived until his natural death Link
A popular etymology would derive the term from 九能一 (能 “nō” : talent) with Japanese numbers “ku” (九) for “nine”, the particle “no” (の) for “and” and “ichi” (一) for “one”, literally translated to “Nine and One”. The meaning for this name is derived from the number of orifices on a female body. A...
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The Harlem Globetrotters on Gilligan's Island
The original script was going to be known as The Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders on Gilligan’s Island, but was changed to have the Harlem Globetrotters star instead. Link
The Kitchen Krackpots come out of the floor and reappear in the ending of the show. These animatronics were the first food products to come. The only animatronic that did not blink eyes, move mouth or other stuff was the mustard jar. Link
In animation, it is often used to depict uncivilized characters or “hillbillies”. Link
It is often seen near towns, rummaging through garbage cans, or lying by the side of the road, a victim of traffic. Link
Nate is also considered a weasel by not only former Minnesota Governor Jesse “The Body” Ventura, but by the listeners of Fantasy Focus at large. Link
The whistle mug or hubblebubble is not a puzzle but rather an amusement mug. It has a hollow handle which can be blown through the mug like a whistle. With an empty mug, only one note is emitted, whereas a filled mug produces melodious trills and warblings. Link
Suzanne is one of the main News presenters on the BBC’s West Midlands regional news, BBC Midlands Today. She works along side Nick Owen. She also works with Michael Collie and Dan Pallet and she is good friends with minor newsreader Satnam Rana. Link
His columns include many pop culture references such as comparing the New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick to the Gooch in Diff’rent Strokes. Link
VAM is a three-letter abbreviation which may refer to: Vallourec and Mannesmann - VAM is the trademark for their oilfield tubing-connectionscrewthread Vesicular arbuscular mycorrhiza Vitt Ariskt Motstånd Vehiculos Automotores Mexicanos, a Mexican government-owned automaker A slang name for the slash pairing involving Ville Valo and Bam Margera. Link (Thanks, Rob)
Freight Train Riders of America
Some graffiti attributed to FTRA members[according to whom?] has included Nazi swastikas; this has led to speculation that the FTRA has a white supremacist orientation and comparisons to the Aryan Brotherhood prison gang. Since no other evidence exists other than the graffiti for the FTRA being a white supremacist group, these allegations are generally discounted. Most other homeless people who...
Perry High School (Gilbert, Arizona)
Perry has a rising fine arts department headed by department chair Sharon Biemond. Beimond is the teacher of all sculpture classes. In the 2008-2009 school year as well as the 2009-2010 school year Perry’s sculpture students competed with those at Basha High school in a loose competition called “Pumas on Parade” (“Bear Brigade” at Basha)where students construct...
The 2010 album ‘Alt Er Tabt’ is the most down-to-earth title from the band so far. The album sound is more primal, raw and straightforward. The instruments tend to appear in their pure materiality where music can be mistaken for actual sound. Link (Thanks, Ethan)
Ol' Man River
Parodies and References In a Snagglepuss cartoon, Snagglepuss also says the line for no real reason (but not in dialect). Link (Thanks, Ben)
Witchdoctor is known for his lyrical genius and spends most of his time writing and perfecting his skills as an emcee. One of hip-hop’s more well-rounded artists, the content of his music ranges from drugs and strip clubs to politics and spirituality. He is also a talented vocalist who does his own background and can be heard singing on many of his most compelling records. Dezonly1 Records...
The “town in North Ontario” referred to in the opening line of the song is often presumed to be Ontario native Young’s hometown; Young himself cleared up the rumors in a 1995 Mojo interview with Nick Kent: “Well, it’s not literally a specific town so much as a feeling. Actually, it’s a couple of towns. Omemee, Ontario, is one of them. It’s where I first...
There are also running gags in this part of the show. Mr. Eggz’s bow moves if he’s laughing, and at the end of their parts, smoke bellows around them protecting these two from being seen moving into the ground. Mr. Eggz looks like an M&M. Link
Their parole officer (Carvey) seems more a fan of historically notable criminals than a parole agent, while a hit man Leon B. Little (Eli Wallach) who still has an outstanding (30- year old) contract on them, can barely see his targets. Plus, does anyone still rob trains? Link
Everlasting Love (Howard Jones song)
The video had mummies. Link (Thanks, Robey)
Total Recall 2070
The series was inspired by the film Total Recall, based on Philip K. Dick’s short story “We Can Remember It for You Wholesale”, and by Dick’s novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?, with a visual style heavily influenced by the film Blade Runner, itself very loosely based on the aforementioned novel. The series shares no major plot points with any of these works. ...
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Pop the Trunk “Pop the Trunk” is Yelawolf’s debut single. In August after his Youtube video was getting referrals from artists like Eminem and Big Sean, his views rapidly climbed from 250,000 views to a staggering 650,000 views. The video describes a rural family upbringing in which Yelawolf’s father shoots a man who was stealing from their property. Yelawolf is then...
Burger King advertising
The farcical nature of the Burger King centered advertisements inspired an internet meme where the King is photoshopped into unusual situations that are either comical or menacing, many times followed with the phrase Where is your God now?. Link
If You Had Wings
The omnipresent theme music featured a chorus of singers tunefully chanting, If you had wings, if you had wings, If you had wings, had wings, had wings, had wings. The music did not succeed in masking the clicking of the hidden projectors, which was clearly audible throughout most of the ride. Link