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Livin’ in a Booth

(YouTube link) A new song by The Fountainheads of Ein Prat Academy. “Livin’ in a Booth” is about Sukkot, or the Feast of Tabernacles, which began at sundown last night. I think you’ll recognize the tune as “Marry You” by Bruno Mars. Previously by the Fountainheads: Dip Your Apple

Whatta Man

What a man Bruno Mars is! Let him show you the many ways he is a mighty good man.

The Late Movies: “Atlantic City” Covers

While researching this post, I came across a quote from Justin Townes Earle that I just loved. He said, “If you don’t like Springsteen, that means you don’t like Woody Guthrie and that means you don’t like songs.” One of my favorite songs from Bruce and the boys is “Atlantic City” and a lot of [...]

7 Major Mafia Murders [Warning: Gruesome Photos]

1. Benjamin “Bugsy” Siegel Date: 1947 Murdered: Benjamin “Bugsy” Siegel (born Benjamin Siegelbaum) Siegel, in an effort to reinvent and legitimize himself, had moved to Las Vegas to oversee the construction of the Flamingo resort. He failed miserably at the job and then was murdered just months after the casino went nearly bankrupt. While reading the Los Angeles [...]

7 Major Mafia Murders

1. Benjamin “Bugsy” Siegel Date: 1947 Murdered: Benjamin “Bugsy” Siegel (born Benjamin Siegelbaum) Siegel, in an effort to reinvent and legitimize himself, had moved to Las Vegas to oversee the construction of the Flamingo resort. He failed miserably at the job and then was murdered just months after the casino went nearly bankrupt. While reading the Los Angeles [...]

The Source of All Knowledge

Bruno Miguel snapped this photograph of Yoda, just moments before he became a Jedi Master. Now you know where he got his infinite wisdom. The best part is that the Yoda in the picture came from the NeatoShop! Link -Thanks, Bruno!

Dietribes: Hummus Among Us

• While love may be the international language, the international love is the chickpea, or the Bengal gram (India), Chickpea (English), Garbanzo (Latin America), Hommes, Hamaz (Arab world), Nohud, Lablabi (Turkey), and Shimbra (Ethiopia), as its sometimes known. • Chickpeas are a high-protein legume, as well as providers of slow burning complex carbohydrates. They can also replenish [...]

Mel Blanc: Man of a Thousand Voices

Although you may have never seen Mel Blanc’s face, you’ve definitely heard his voice — he voiced hundreds of classic cartoon characters including Bugs Bunny, Porky Pig, Speedy Gonzales, Barney Rubble, Foghorn Leghorn, and bunches more. Known as the “man of a thousand voices,” he actually claims roughly 400 voices in the video below — [...]

9 Muppets Kicked Off Sesame Street

In 40 seasons, Sesame Street has featured over 1,000 characters. Although we’ll always have mainstays like Big Bird, Elmo, Bert and Ernie, many Muppets have been forgotten or deemed unnecessary. Here are a few Sesame Street residents who were evicted. 1. Roosevelt Franklin Perhaps the most famous of the retired Sesame Street Muppets is Roosevelt Franklin. Originally [...]

Famous Death Threats Against Film Makers

Oh, Bruno, what have you done? Or rather, we should say, Sacha Baron-Cohen, did you really think that taking the mickey out of Islamic extremists would bring nothing to your table? As the comedian ducks and covers, we take a look at some other film-makers whose lives were threatened by those who took umbrage at [...]