Forget those Dos Equis commercials, Jack Ryan was the most interesting man in the world. This obit clip goes back so far it pre-dates the Internet. But he’s still in the news–check out this Newsweek article for more on Jack Ryan’s role in inventing Barbie. There’s a Ken joke here somewhere, plus the Gabor connection–but we’ll leave it. No truth to the rumor that he also invented the Easy-Bake Oven and the neutron bomb. (From the Chicago Tribune, Aug. 20, 1991).