Humor

Why Did Sacha Baron Cohen Carry A Bulletproof Clipboard?

Cohen’s portrayal of loud and silly characters has brought him to fame despite the backlashes and danger he faces for doing so. His bodyguard felt it too and recommended he should have a bulletproof clipboard on hand. Sacha Baron Cohen, known for his character Borat, carried a bulletproof clipboard when he shot one episode of …

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Did the Creators of “Airplane!” Know That Lee Bryant Was the Woman From the Original Yuban Coffee Commercial?

If you have seen the 1970 parody of Zero Hour you’ll know the scene where Lee Bryant says “Jim never has a second cup of coffee at home.” But did the creators know she was the same lady from the original commercial? When the creators of “Airplane!” hired Lee Bryant for the role, they had no …

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Why Did the Actual Owner of Walter White’s House Hate Breaking Bad?

The TV series Breaking Bad was released in 2008 and ran for 5 seasons. While most production use elaborate mock-ups and sets for shoots, Walter White’s house in the show was real! The property was rented by the producers during filming and it turned into a popular tourist attraction during the height of the series. …

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When former ‘Tonight Show’ host Johnny Carson died in 2005, ‘Late Show’ host David Letterman recited a comedic monologue at the beginning of the show, revealing later that every joke had been written by Carson, who had been sending in one or two jokes a week during his retirement

Letterman pays tribute to Johnny Carson It was Johnny Carson’s last monologue and, predictably, it drew plenty of laughs. David Letterman paid tribute to Carson, who died Jan. 23, by delivering a “Late Show” monologue Monday composed entirely of jokes the retired “Tonight” show host had quietly sent him in his final months. Only after …

When former ‘Tonight Show’ host Johnny Carson died in 2005, ‘Late Show’ host David Letterman recited a comedic monologue at the beginning of the show, revealing later that every joke had been written by Carson, who had been sending in one or two jokes a week during his retirement Read More »

The parents of “Simpsons” creator, Matt Groenig, were named Homer & Marge. He also had sisters named Lisa, Maggie, & Patty.

The real people behind Homer Simpson and family On the other end of the line, a phone rings. It’s easy for a geeky fan of “The Simpsons” to get carried away, imagining a bulky animated handset jangling on a table next to an orange living-room couch. Is it crazy to expect Marge Simpson to answer? …

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The Three Stooges were Jewish, often used Yiddish in place of gibberish, and were the first in Hollywood to satirize Hitler in 1940 – nine months before Charlie Chaplin’s The Great Dictator

The Three Stooges For other uses, see The Three Stooges (disambiguation). The Three Stooges were an American vaudeville and comedy team active from 1922 until 1970, best known for their 190 short subject films by Columbia Pictures that have been airing regularly on television since 1958. Their hallmark styles were physical farce and slapstick. Six …

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