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Fan Bingbing – China’s Sweetheart

Fan Bingbing (or Bingbing Fan, depending on your Chinese name transcription preferences) is a super popular Chinese film and TV actress, with a delightfully airy name. Just say it, “Fan Bingbing”. Quite fun, eh? Fan was ranked the number one most … Continue reading

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M. Night Shyamalan, A Follow-up

Welcome to the first Funny Name’s post of 2015! *Fannie blows on a noise maker.* Feel free to help yourself to some confetti. (Don’t worry, Dave, I brought the shop vac.) Now I suppose we should talk about today’s subject. … Continue reading

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M. Night Shyamalan and a Spooky Halloween Special!

Ooooo, scary! It’s Halloween! Time to dig out the knives candy and go door-to-door murdering spreading joy in your neighborhood. Just be sure it’s joy you’re spreading and not like, ebola. Yeah, don’t spread that. Just joy. And cream cheese … Continue reading

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Tippi Hedren

Astute, long-time readers of this blog may know that I have taken a liking to the show Cougar Town, which sounds about as far from the viewing habits of a 20-something male as possible. Or does it… I still can’t … Continue reading

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Armie Hammer: The Soldier’s Tool

Stop. Hammer Time. I know; I thought it was spelled Army Hammer, too. Or Arm & Hammer, with which I brush daily to prevent gingivitis. But it’s Armie, short for Armand, a name that keeps getting passed down. Armand is both his father’s middle name, … Continue reading

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