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When Brian Blessed Met Picasso He Asked Him To Draw A Dove, Which He Rejected. It’s Now Worth £57 million

Reading Time: 2 minutes When British actor Brian Blessed met Picasso as a child he asked him to draw a dove. Now for a world renowned artist, a dove would have been a rather simple thing to draw. But children can be incredible difficult beings to deal with, and sometimes they will ignorantly challenge anyone over anything. And this …

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Anthony Hopkins Doesn’t Blink During Silence of the Lambs

Reading Time: 2 minutes For every minute that he was on film, Anthony Hopkins doesn’t blink once during Silence of the Lambs. This is a remarkable achievement, as simply managing to keep ones eyes open while under the intense pressure of both giving a powerful performance and bright lights glaring down on him could have been a big enough distraction …

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Superman’s Original Powers Were So Lacking He Couldn’t Even Fly

Reading Time: 3 minutes Superman’s original powers were not really that spectacular, especially when compared to later reincarnations. In fact you could say that they were really rather poor, almost on par with many other ordinary superheros that have been created in his shadow. But as the character grew in popularity, his powers also grew in number, to a …

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The Boy Who Voiced Bambi Went On To Become The Youngest Ever Marine Drill Instructor

Reading Time: 2 minutes Would you believe that the voice of Bambi went on to become a drill instructor? Not only a drill instructor, but the youngest ever in the Marines. This man turned out to be so tough that he served three tours in Vietnam. So I guess that you are wondering who this Marine drill instructor that …

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Why Did The Beatles Sue Apple?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Do you know that The Beatles took the worlds largest tech company, Apple Computers to court? But why did The Beatles sue Apple, and what was the outcome? For all intent and purposes, they were essentially in different markets, so there was no competitive value for a legal stouch between the two. But despite this fact, a …

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In Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, Charlie Sheen Stayed Awake for 48 Hours to Appear Wasted

Reading Time: 2 minutes For his role in Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, Charlie Sheen did something that today would seem almost completely unnecessary, well at least for him that is. He stayed awake for 48 hours straight to get the correct look for his part. Actors going to extreme lengths to make their roles appear authentic is not necessarily …

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Wilson, The Volleyball From Castaway, Won An Award For Best Inanimate Object

Reading Time: 2 minutes Did you know that Wilson, the volleyball from Castaway, won an acting award for best inanimate object? It wasn’t an Academy Award, Golden Globe, or a BAFTA, but it was an award nonetheless. Entertainment industry award ceremonies try their best to be fun and entertaining. They normally include segments of song and dance and light …

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