June 19, 2015

Prosperity is a great teacher; adversity a greater.
William Hazlitt

"Definitely the smile of the week!"
— Timothy Fenwick, Jr (Kevin Bacon), Diner (1982)

I want to do it because I want to do it.
Amelia Earhart

Silver Linings Playbook (2012) (5 of 6) (part)
  • Despite a large part of the plot, and the last word of the title, being related to American football fandom, there is actually very little football to be seen in the film. The only time that the viewer gets to see the game actually being played on screen is on a small screen while the dance competition is going on.
  • Harvard Medical School psychiatrist Dr. Steven Schlozman was interviewed about this film and its depictions of mental illness for the December 3, 2012 edition of Vulture. He diagnosed Tiffany's unnamed condition as Borderline Personality Disorder.
  • Jennifer Lawrence does not appear until about 25 minutes into the film.
  • Angelina Jolie was considered for a role.
  • When Tiffany runs out of the diner and Pat chases her on their raisin bran "date" and they stop in front of the movie theater on Halloween to argue; the movie on the marquee is "Midnight Meat Train." This is a 2008 horror film starring Bradley Cooper based on Clive Barker's 1984 short story of the same name.

  • Be friendly to everyone. Those who deserve it the least need it the most.
    Bo Bennett

  • Dr. Seuss pronounced his name so that it would rhyme with rejoice.
  • The thyroid cartilage is more commonly known as the adams apple.
  • If you travel across Russia, you will cross seven time zones.
  • If you feed a seagull Alka-Seltzer, its stomach will explode.
  • The people of France eat more cheese than any other country in the world.

  • The following number is the only one of its kind. 8,549,176,320 Can you figure out what is so special about it?


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