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Margaret Thatcher Does Not Need Your Karate Ladies

Margaret Thatcher is all over the news this week as we approach the release of The Iron Lady starring Meryl Streep. Here’s a good story about the former Prime Minister from an article we ran on her last year. In 1979, Margaret Thatcher attended an economic summit in Japan. She was still a fairly new prime [...]

The Late Movies: Cameos by Famous Actors in Not-So-Famous Movies

What do The Hangover, Ocean’s Eleven and Zoolander have in common? They all contain brief appearances by familiar faces — and all were also hits with viewers. These clips show something more rare: cameos by well-known actors in not-very-popular films. Jack Black in Melvin Goes to Dinner Dustin Hoffman in The Holiday Lindsay Lohan and James Franco [...]

Cheerleading and Some Famous Cheerleaders

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website. Here’s your question for the day: In what activity were men once 100% in control, but now women are in almost totally in control? Did you say, “cheerleading?” Well, you’d be correct if you did. One hundred years ago, [...]

The Late Movies: Julia Child

My girlfriend and I recently watched Julie and Julia (my pick, not hers) and, honestly, I could have done without the Julie half of the equation. I’m a cook and a blogger, so I didn’t really need an hour of Amy Adams acting out a variation of my life and all the chopping, typing and [...]