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Sean Bean

Welcome back from your long weekend everyone, I hope you enjoyed yourselves. If you didn’t see yesterday’s FNiTN, it’s worth taking a look. I’ll wait . . . . We started this month with my whispering rant for the Arthur … Continue reading

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Volodymyr Palahniuk

Strange roads lead to today’s post. My better half viewed old clips of Milton Friedman, a Nobel laureate in Economics, on YouTube. Which made me think, why not Milton Friedman for the BoFN. Then I noticed when Friedman died. November … Continue reading

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Ji-Tu Cumbuka

When you see the name Ji-Tu, your brain probably checks its card catalog for best matches and then pulls up the sport jujitsu. But he is not jujitsu; he’s a veteran actor. You may recognize Ji-Tu Combuka from his acting roles in Roots, … Continue reading

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The B’s Have It for Beulah Bondi

Beulah Bondi—an actress with the alliteration we love—grew up in Valparaiso, Indiana. A town chock full of funny name goodness, take Orville Redenbacher for instance. Arto covered him cleverly here. The stars aligned in Valparaiso with famous actors and popcorn … Continue reading

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Redd Foxx

For the last few months we’ve been building up to the holiday season—and I did not realize my penchant for red and green. What with Red Smith, Red Green, Lorne Greene and now at the suggestion of Bumba, wonderfully named … Continue reading

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