Author Archives: Fannie Cranium

About Fannie Cranium

Writing since she could first hold a pen, Tracy Perkins formed her alter ego, "Fannie Cranium" at the suggestion of her husband. Tracy understands smiling makes people wonder what she’s been up to.

Biz Stone, Behind Twitter and More

Greetings Funny Names Fans. It time to get to business with this week’s post. People who through stones shouldn’t live in a glass house, but a person named Biz Stone should work in high tech. You might not recognize him … Continue reading

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To Be Batman or Not to Be

Greetings funny names fans! For those of you who’ve been around for a while, you know I have a penchant for comics and their authors. I spent a wonderful weekend with my better half at the Emerald City Comic Con. … Continue reading

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Ransom Riggs Author of the Peculiar

A peculiar thing occurred on Monday and derailed my regularly scheduled post. I received a peculiar gift—a Santa hat skewered by a salmon—for Christmas and stuck on the top shelf of the closet. It fell on my head yesterday morning … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Funny Names Blog!

Originally posted on The Blog of Funny Names:
Welcome! We’re so glad you’ve stumbled onto the blog. What is the Funny Names Blog? Well, to a point it is fairly self-explanatory. We are not a physics blog after the Nobel…

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Íslensku Jólasveinarnir, The Icelandic Yule Lads

Halló funny names fans. Happy New Year! Today’s post, Icelandic lore. Every evening during the two weeks before Christmas one of the Yule Lads, also know as Iceland’s 13 Santas, come down from the mountains surrounding Dimmuborgir and cause trouble … Continue reading

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