Category: Lotsa Stuff

Cavalcade: 1933 Best Picture

Nine other films besides “Calvalcade” were up for the top prize at the 6th Academy Awards: “42nd Street”, “A Farewell to Arms”, “I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang”,...

What is “Les Miserables?”

How many characters from “Les Miserables” do you know besides Jean Valjean? On the July 16th episode of Jeopardy!, one of the clues in “A Chapter in the Novel” was...

Grand Hotel: 1932 Best Picture

1932’s Best Picture winner was Grand Hotel, produced by Irving Thalberg and directed by Edmund Goulding. It was the first film to feature an all-star cast: Greta Garbo, as Grusinskaya,...

One Hit Wonders of the 80s

Here is a video with a bunch of songs dubbed the “Top 10 Cheesiest One-Hit Wonders of the 1980s”, but right off the bat, they say the criteria used didn’t...

Cimarron: 1931 Best Picture

The Best Picture Oscar winner at the 4th Academy Awards was RKO’s “Cimarron,” a 1931 western based upon the 1929 Edna Ferber novel of the same name. What Ferber got...

Mr. Spock’s Illogical Song

Jeopardy had a clue about Star Trek’s Spock over 10 years ago on May 30, 2003 in the category FEELING “ILL” valued at $600: “Spock knows it means something that...