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Today's Dippit!

Quote

"As the family goes, so goes the nation and so goes the whole world in which we live."


Pope John Paul II


Joke

I know a lot of jokes about retired people but none of them work!


Fun Fact

Baby blue whales grow 200 pounds per day.

Blue Whale calves grow 200 pounds per day for the first year they are alive. They can move at a brisk pace of five miles per hour when fully grown, but can get up to 20 miles per hour if need be. They can also hear up to 1,000 miles away in the ocean.


History Fact

Genghis Khan killed 40 million people across Asia and Europe.


Movie/TV Trivia

The cheque The Dude fills out at Ralph’s in The Big Lebowski is dated September 11th 1991. On the supermarket TV George Bush Sr. calls out Saddam Hussein over the invasion of Kuwait.


Movie/TV Quote

"I am gonna kill Bill."


Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004)


Although Quentin Tarantino's two-part martial arts vehicle Kill Bill Vol. 1 and 2 makes Uma Thurman's pursuit of revenge against the Deadly Viper Assassination Squad and their leader Bill (David Carradine) always apparant, hearing The Bride name drop the title of the movie (drink!!!) is just as satisfying as the calculated slays themselves. We're met with that bloodlust at the very beginning of Vol. 2 in black and white as Thurman drives with the top down, on a mission. With a monologue recap of the first film, looking just beyond the camera, she "roared and rampaged and got bloody satisfaction," and now she's ready to murder the one man she's dreamt of killing for years. Her angry confidence in saying what we've been waiting for makes your blood boil with sadistic excitement -- we're also ready to watch one of Tarantino's few female protagonists come for the killing. You know she's going to get the job done.


Conversation Starter

Where do you see yourself in five years?


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