Happy New Year, Maybe

With 2009 coming to a very slow and excruciating end, it seems like the perfect time to discuss some of the many things that have happened to us as a Nation, and a thought or two about what we might have to look forward to: 1. The Great Recession (or …

The Height of Their Fame

I’ll keep this one short. An irresistible pun, but I’ve always been fascinated by discrepancies between the officially-stated and the actual height of celebrities. I’m talking specifically about male film stars. The ticket-buying public doesn’t seem to care if Angelina Jolie is 5’2″ or 5’11” but plenty of Terminator fans …