Bob Marley was buried with a guitar, a soccer ball, a bud of marijuana, and a Bible.
Mickey Mouse was originally going to be called Mortimer.
Walt Disney’s wife didn’t like the name.
Jack Nicholson’s contract stipulates that he does not film movies during Lakers games.
James Brown’s eyebrows are tattoos.
CLINT EASTWOOD is an anagram for OLD WEST ACTION.
Hugh Hefner lost his virginity at age 22.
Jay Leno has hosted the Tonight Show for 14 years, but he has never touched a cent of his earnings, living off stand-up performances instead.
“My original profession was and still is a comedian,” he says, “not a personality.”
The “Hollywood sign” started as an advertisement for a housing development in the 1920s, but a deeper symbolism soon became clear.
In 1932, actress Peg Entwistle committed suicide by jumping to her death from the letter “H”.
Psychological diagnoses of inhabitants of the Hundred Acre Wood, according to an article published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, 2000:
- Winnie-the-Pooh: ADHD, inattentive subtype; OCD (provisional diagnosis); borderline intellectual functioning (Very Little Brain)
- Piglet: Generalized anxiety disorder
- Eeyore: Dysthymic disorder
- Rabbit: Narcissistic personality disorder
- Owl: Reading disorder
- Tigger: ADHD, hyperactivity-impulsivity subtype
“Pooh needs intervention,” the authors conclude. “We feel drugs are in order. We cannot but wonder how much richer Pooh’s life might be were he to have a trial of low-dose stimulant medication. With the right supports, including methylphenidate, Pooh might be fitter and more functional and perhaps produce (and remember) more poems.”
Mike Tyson collects pigeons.