Alfred Matthew "Weird Al" Yankovic (English pronunciation: /ˈjæŋkəvɪk/; born October 23, 1959) is an American singer-songwriter, music producer, actor, comedian, satirist, and a parodist. Yankovic is known in particular for his humorous songs that make light of popular culture and that often parody specific songs by contemporary musical acts. Since his...
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Kaoru Kobayashi (小林 薫, Kobayashi Kaoru, born November 30, 1968 in Sumiyoshi-ku, Osaka) is a former local newspaper delivery man, who kidnapped, sexually assaulted and murdered Kaede Ariyama (有山 楓, Ariyama Kaede, 1997 - November 17, 2004), a seven year old first-grade student from the Japanese city of Nara. Kobayashi...
24 is an American television series starring Kiefer Sutherland as Counter Terrorist Unit agent Jack Bauer, produced for the Fox Network and syndicated worldwide. Each 24-episode season covers 24 hours in the life of Bauer, using the real time method of narration.First broadcast on November 6, 2001, the show ran...
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Ladislav Demeterffy aka Laci (29 January 1933 – 19 November 2010) was a Croatian singer, better known as 4 Kuna 20 Lipas, who helped represent Croatia in the Eurovision Song Contest 2008 with the song "Romanca", alongside the Croatian band Kraljevi ulice. He was also dubbed 75 Cents, a reference...
Adrian Anthony Gill (born 28 June 1954) is a British newspaper columnist and writer, using the byline A. A. Gill. He is currently employed by the Sunday Times as their restaurant reviewer and television critic. His essays are known for their humour and satirical content, but have caused offence to...
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Alan Alexander Milne /ˈmɪln/ (18 January 1882 – 31 January 1956) was an English author, best known for his books about the teddy bear Winnie-the-Pooh and for various children's poems. Milne was a noted writer, primarily as a playwright, before the huge success of Pooh overshadowed all his previous work.A....
Anthony Clifford Grayling, FRSA, FRSL (born 3 April 1949) is a British philosopher and author. He is Professor of Philosophy at Birkbeck, University of London and a Supernumerary Fellow of St Anne's College, Oxford. He has a Master of Arts and a Doctor of Philosophy from Oxford and is a...
Amyand "David" Buckingham, CBE, FRS (born 28 January 1930 in Pymble, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia) is a chemist, with primary expertise in chemical physics. He is currently Emeritus Professor of Chemistry at the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom and Emeritus Fellow at Pembroke College, Cambridge. He obtained a B.Sc....
Andrea Joy "A.J." Cook (born July 22, 1978) is a Canadian actress best known for her role as Special Agent Jennifer "JJ" Jareau in the CBS crime drama Criminal Minds. She has also appeared in several Hollywood films including The Virgin Suicides, Out Cold, and Final Destination 2.Cook was born...