June 10, 2015


All in the Family was intellectual; it was art.
Carroll O'Connor



"All my life I had to fight. I had to fight my daddy. I had to fight my uncles. I had to fight my brothers. A girl child ain't safe in a family of men, but I ain't never thought I'd have to fight in my own house!"
— Sophia (Oprah Winfrey), The Color Purple (1985)



If Voting Changed Anything They'd Abolish It
Ken Livinstone



ACTRESS TRIVA
(SALLY FIELD) (part 1 of 5)
  • Good friends with Goldie Hawn and longtime friends with Pat Mitchell
  • Auditioned for the role of Elaine Robinson in The Graduate (1967), which went to Anne Bancroft.
  • Daughter of actress Margaret Field. Ex-stepdaughter of actor Jock Mahoney
  • Born to Richard Dryden Field, a US Army captain, and his wife, Margaret Field, a contract player with Paramount Pictures who starred in B movies. The couple divorced in 1950 when Sally was 3 years old.
  • Parents divorced when she was 3 years old.
  • In 1998, became a grandmother of Isabel Craig; in 2001, Sophie Craig; and in 2006, Noah Craig.
  • Was asked to play the lead role in the romantic comedy Moonstruck (1987).
  • Mentioned in the theme song of the 1980s television series The Fall Guy (1981).



  • Knowledge will give you power, but character respect.
    Bruce Lee



  • City with the most Roll Royces per capita: Hong Kong.
  • The past-tense of the English word “dare” is “durst”
  • Almonds are a member of the peach family.
  • Humans use a total of 72 different muscles in speech.
  • Baby robins eat 14 feet of earthworms every day



  • What didn't Adam and Eve have that everyone else has?



    Better to understand a little than to misunderstand a lot.



    “Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.”



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