June 7, 2015

If it wasn't for pick-pockets I'd have no sex life at all.
Rodney Dangerfield

Gibbs: "You had orders to kill your brother to earn my trust?"
Ziva: "Yes,"
Gibbs: "That's a problem."
— Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs (Mark Harmon), Ziva David, Former Mossad Liaison (Cote de Pablo) NCIS: Reunion (2009)

Get your facts first, then you can distort them as you please.
Mark Twain

A Man for All Seasons (1966) (part 4 of 6)
  • Richard Burton turned down the role of Sir Thomas More.
  • Eira Heath considered turning her part down because it was so tiny.
  • The original play opened at the ANTA Playhouse (New York) on November 21, 1961 and played for 637 performances starring Paul Scofield.
  • One of only 4 productions to win both the Best Play Tony (1962) and the Best Picture Oscar (1966). The other 3 are My Fair Lady (1957/1964), The Sound of Music (1960/1965) and Amadeus (1981/1984).
  • Vanessa Redgrave was originally lined up to play Margaret but she had theater commitments. Instead, she agreed to do an unpaid cameo as Anne Boleyn on the condition that it remain unbilled.

  • It is only in sorrow bad weather masters us; in joy we face the storm and defy it.
    Amelia Barr

  • A Virginia law requires all bathtubs to be kept inside the house
  • Truck driving is the most dangerous occupation by accidental deaths (799 in 2001).
  • A group of toads is called a knot.
  • At any given time, there are at least 1,800 thunderstorms in progress over the earth’s atmosphere
  • The top butterfly flight speed is 12 miles per hour. Some moths can fly 25 miles per hour!

  • A plane crashed and every single person on board this flight was killed, yet...there we're suvivors. Explain how?

    A new type of broom came out, it is sweeping the nation.

    The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them.

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