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Tori Amos’ Real-Life Stint as a Cornflake Girl

Long before Tori Amos sang “Cornflake Girl,” she was Cornflake Girl. Back in 1984, when Tori was just 21, she beat out Sarah Jessica Parker to star in ads for Kellogg’s Just Right, a breakfast cereal with flakes, raisins, dates and almonds. Apparently the experience of uttering monosyllabic moans of delight for whole grains wasn’t the [...]

The Quick 10: R.I.T.: Famous Tombstone Typos

Typos are rarely a good thing, but when they’re literally set in stone – well, those are monumental mistakes. Check out eight famous pieces of garbled granite, along with two that look like errors but aren’t. (Sorry for all of the bad puns. Sometimes I can’t help myself.) 1. James K. Polk, 10th President of the United [...]