My favorite season – football season – has arrived, which is the perfect excuse to play a football-themed pop quiz! All of these movies feature characters who are football players. I’ve given you one actor’s name and the movie’s release date, and you give me the title. Without googling, how many can you name?
Archie Gates, Billy Tyne, Fred Friendly, Ryan Bingham, Frank Stokes – GEORGE CLOONEY (Three Kings, The Perfect Storm, Good Night, and Good Luck, Up in the Air, The Monuments Men) Anita Hoffman, Paula Alquist, Dr. Constance Petersen, Sister Mary Benedict – INGRID BERGMAN (Intermezzo, Gaslight, Spellbound, The Bells of St. Mary’s) Steve Randall, Brian Flanagan,Continue reading “Pop Quiz Answers”
Last time out, I asked you to name a movie from a handful of its nameless characters (ICYMI: https://peanut-butter-and-julie.com/2022/08/02/pop-quiz-hot-shot-2/). This time, I’m giving you several characters played by a single actor or actress. All of these folks are A-listers and/or Oscar winners, past or present. I tried to stick to well-known movies, though I didContinue reading “Pop Quiz, Hot Shot!”
I dreaded the day I’d have to type these words: Dame Olivia Newton-John has passed away after her third bout with cancer. Newton-John was my first – and most enduring – pop music idol. She was my Taylor Swift, my Lady Gaga, my Lana Del Rey. I knew the lyrics to every song, often singingContinue reading “ONJ Forever”
*** SPOILER ALERT: This post contains spoilery info about Netflix’s The Gray Man and Showtime’s Yellowjackets *** *** CONTENT WARNING: This post contains references to death, murder, and suicide *** Anne Heche has died from injuries she sustained on August 5 when she crashed her vehicle into a house, resulting in a fire that leftContinue reading “Quick Hits: August 14-15”
I had so much fun putting this quiz together! I hope y’all enjoyed it too. Aged Actor, Leading Man, Doorman, Autograph Seeker, Stage Manager (1950) – ALL ABOUT EVE Miss Lonelyhearts, Miss Torso, Man on Fire Escape, Miss Hearing Aid (1954) – REAR WINDOW Car Driver, Assassin in Bedroom, Submarine Captain (1967) – YOU ONLYContinue reading “Pop Quiz Answers”
If Mother’s Day is difficult for you due to a loss, an estrangement, infertility or any other reason – I see you, and I’m sorry. Earlier this week, I talked about my own unsuccessful quest to have a baby (https://peanut-butter-and-julie.com/2021/05/05/the-baroness-of-barrenness/). Mother’s Day is really hard for me, not because I don’t want to celebrate theContinue reading “My Favorite (Pop Culture) Moms”