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Steve Jones

Submitted by: Stuntpope
2001-07-08

Steve Jones was the guitar player of the Sex Pistols. He and drummer Paul Cook resided in the shadows of Sid and Johnny. They were “the other guys” in Sex Pistols....Read More

The Knack

Submitted by: Stuntpope
2001-06-25

My Sharona hit number 1 on August 25th, 1979 and stayed there for 6 weeks. I was in grade 6 going into grade 7 and listened to this song whilst enduring my first crush on a girl in my class named Anita Bosshart. She danced with me...Read More

Guy Lafleur

Submitted by: Stuntpope
2001-06-15

Montreal Canadians right-winger, was Montreal’s first round draft pick (and first overall) in 1971. It turned out to be a good one, Guy became the first player in NHL history to score 50 goals in a season 6 seasons in a row....Read More

Deee-lite

Submitted by: Stuntpope
2001-05-26

OHW: “Groove is in the Heart”, 1990. Very big, very catchy hit, Deee-lite was a quirky dance band who was often mistakenly believed to be the stage name of the singer, Lady Kier. Evidence of this misconception was had ...Read More

The Jamaican Bobsled Team

Submitted by: Stuntpope
2001-05-22

In the 1988 Calgary winter olympics a country who had never seen a snowfall sent a bobsled team. They did terribly, they crashed, but they were a media sensation, a merchandising wet-dream (I had a Jamaican Bobsled Team sweater my...Read More

The Rogue Trader

Submitted by: Stuntpope
2001-05-15

The man who single-handedly ruined England’s oldest bank, Barings, Nick Leeson made such an impession on the media that Ewan McGregor ended up playing him in the movie. In a nutshell, he made some bad derivatives trades whic...Read More

Chester Marcol

Submitted by: Stuntpope
2001-05-08

In 1980, Marcol’s last season of his nine-year career as the Packers’ placekicker, he led the team to a bizarre overtime win against the Chicago Bears. In a sequence that would quickly secure itself as one of football&...Read More

Mathias Rust

Submitted by: Stuntpope
2001-05-08

This is the guy who embarassed the Russians and astounded the world, when in 1987 at the age of 19 flew a Cessna 172B undetected all the way from Malmi airport in Helsinki, landing the craft in Moscow’s Red Square. He was se...Read More

Yahoo Serious

Submitted by: Stuntpope
2001-05-07

Yahoo Serious is best know for his weird hair and a movie called “Young Einstein”, lotsa hype, did the talk show circuit, the cover of Time magazine, and somewhere in a sea of quantum foam, the real Einstein rolled in ...Read More

Dan Quayle

Submitted by: Stuntpope
2001-05-07

Mr. Potatoe-head himself. He is possibly the reigning champion for All Time Butt of Most Talk Show Hosts, and selected outtakes of his genius still circulate the internet in the form of oft-forwarded “Actual Dan Quayle Quote...Read More