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Pikotaro (PPAP)

If we’re being charitable, we would say that Pikotaro has successfully wrapped up his 15 minutes of fame. Less charitably, Pikotaro has jumped the shark. But that’s not really right, because stage personas like Pikotaro’s are pretty much created to … 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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Lorne Greene

Last month we talked about Red Smith, which led me to Red Green, which led me to Lorne Greene. Which is a green of a different spelling. Last week, Mark B. talked about Gump Worsley who’s real first name is … Continue reading

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Crickety stuff and Sheila Butt and Drug Dealing Folks in Funy Names in the News 113

Okily dokily folkily! Here we are, bringin’ ya all the Funny Named News that’s fit to… print? Publish? Blog? Blog is still a weird word, even after becoming all ubiquitous and stuff. If we ever start a “Funny Digital Platforms … Continue reading

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Theodor Seuss Geisel a.k.a. Dr. Theophrastus Seuss, and a Merry Grinch Christmas Potpourri

(A Holiday Reblog. Why? Because it’s easier than actually writing a BoFN post!) ***************************************************************************************************** In the good land of BoFN when Christmas drew near Folk were having . . . not quite universal good cheer. For in fact, there was … Continue reading

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