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Mother Ginger and Isabella

(YouTube link) This scene is always my favorite of The Nutcracker Ballet. In the version our regional ballet does, Mother Ginger is a man atop a wooden scaffolding that gets rolled out on stage. In this version, the lemon drop dancers underneath are so tiny that such shenanigans aren’t necessary. Keep your eye on little Isabella, [...]

The Twelfth Doctor

The good news is that he’s finally a ginger. He’s also bouncy. Bouncing is cool. Nerdache Cakes made this cake showing Tigger and Piglet battling for the future of the Hundred Acre Wood. Link -via Nerd Bastards

Mr. Potato Daddy

Mr. Potato Head has been altered. The results are not pretty. Flickr user Ginger Troll is responsible for turning him into a Big Daddy from BioShock. Link -via Kotaku

10 Excellent Bookstore Cats

Not all bookstores have cats: the big chains don’t have cats, and some mom and pop stores keep their cats at home, so if you are allergic to cats, you can still find a place to browse for reading material. But you’ll find resident cats in many independent bookstores because they are nice to curl [...]

Evil Twins from ’60s Television

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website. The “evil twin” is a very old plot device in many forms of entertainment. Edgar Allan Poe used the device in the short story William Wilson. The story (almost a perfect pattern to the much later “evil twins” [...]

Robot Monster: The Ultimate Golden Turkey

The following is an article from the book Uncle John’s Absolutely Absorbing Bathroom Reader. Contains spoilers, but you can skip to the end and watch the entire movie first if you like. There are bad movies…and then there are BAD movies. Years ago the Medved brothers reintroduced stinkers like Plan 9 From Outer Space to the [...]

Dietribes: Ginger

• Ginger may not be the most attractive root, but it can certainly be delicious! Ginger is an herb whose root is used as a spice and, occasionally, as a medicine. It can be consumed fresh, dried, powdered or as a juice or oil, and can even work as a preservative. • Ginger is known for a sundry [...]

10 Stars Who Appeared on Saved by the Bell

While the main cast of Saved by the Bell had varied success in their post-Bayside lives, many of the show’s guests star went on to achieve Hollywood success. Here’s 10 appearances by now-notable performers. 1. Christine Taylor The former fake Marcia Brady and current Mrs. Ben Stiller appeared in a 1991 episode of the series (titled “S.A.T.s”) [...]

Dinosaur colour discovered for the first time

In a world first scientists have managed to determine the colour of a dinosaur, the sinosauropteryx has turned out to be ginger. The small dog-sized f…

6 Christmas Episodes Worth Mentioning

Holiday episodes tend to be a bit generic. How many times can you rework A Christmas Carol or The Gift of the Magi into a sitcom plot? Here are a smattering of episodes worth mentioning either because they’re rare, different or doggone it, because I just like ‘em. 1. Bewitched Bewitched had many traditional Christmas episodes during [...]