Beats getting rich via security-backed mortgages.
May 12, 2011
October 13, 2010
May 17, 2009
Curly Joe DeRita didn’t need no stinkin’ popularity. But he was significant.
May 10, 2009
Yeah, the herbs probably helped, but the post-it nails it. Woulda’ been nice if he’d used a condom or two along the way.
May 3, 2009
January 14, 2009
October 24, 2007
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).