Author Archives: Mark Sackler

About Mark Sackler

"The best way to predict the future is to invent it."-Alan Kay; Let's invent a better future, together.

Funny Names in British History

“When it’s three o’clock in New York, it’s still 1938 in London.”–Bette Midler When one thinks about British History, the names that come to mind are not all that funny.   Funny Names?  Maybe funny numbers?  Henry VIII…Richard III…Elizabeth II? … Continue reading

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Milana Vayntrub–who?

“Apparently, we love our cell phones but hate everyone else’s”-Joe Bob Briggs Milana Aleksandrovna Vayntrub (b. March 8, 1987,  Tashkent, Uzbekistan) is an American actress whom you may not have heard of,  but you have probably seen.   She plays … Continue reading

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Groucho Marx: A funny man with a funny name, playing characters with even funnier names.

“Those are my principles.  If you don’t like them, I have others.”–Groucho Marx Julius Henry “Groucho” Marx (October 2, 1890 – August 19, 1977) was not only one of the funniest men to ever live, he also played some of … Continue reading

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A Name for the Ages: Oliphant Chuckerbutty

“Never hold discussions with the monkey when the organ grinder is in the room.”–Winston Churchill In the beginning, there was Outerbridge Horsey.  And Outerbridge Horsey begat Outerbridge Horsey, Jr., who begat Outerbridge Horsey III, who begat Outerbridge Horsey IV and … Continue reading

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Break out the Trophies (or break them)–2nd Annual Outerbridge Horsey Awards

“Awards do not pay the mortgage.”–Kevin Chamberlin I’m taking a poll.  All those who don’t agree with the above quote, send me $100.  Let’s prove it wrong. Now, let’s get down to business.  2014 may be over, but the awards season for … Continue reading

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