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Today's Dippit!

Quote

“The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one’s destiny to do, and then do it.”

Henry Ford

Joke

Whiteboards are so remarkable!

Fun Fact

Most toilet paper sold for home use in France is pink.

History Fact

Using Forks Used to Be Seen as Sacrilegious

What the fork? Forks, the widely used eating utensils, were once seen as blasphemous. They were first introduced in Italy in the 11th Century. These spiked spaghetti-twirling instruments were seen as an offense to God. And why, do you ask? Because they were "artificial hands" and as such was considered to be sacrilegious.

Movie/TV Trivia

Samuel L. Jackson used the word mother-fucker to overcome his stammer/stutter.

Movie/TV Quote

"Honest to blog?"


Juno (2007)


Juno announced Diablo Cody's arrival as a distinctive new screenwriting voice, but her quirky dialogue ultimately gained her as many haters as adoring fans. When Olivia Thirlby's best friend character declares "honest to blog" incredulously, in reaction to the news that Ellen Page's Juno is, in fact, pregnant, she essentially summarizes all arguments for and against Cody's hyper-specific brand. Revisit a featurette on the movie and you'll find cast and crew praising her script for its realism, which feels inaccurate looking back. It's just how different Cody made her teens sound that now stands out and deserves as much praise as it does scorn.


Conversation Starter

If you could describe yourself in three words, what would they be?

Writing Prompt

After your character loses his job, he is home during the day. That's how he discovers that his teenage son has a small marijuana plantation behind the garage. Your character confronts his son, who, instead of acting repentant, explains to your character exactly how much money he is making from the marijuana and tries to persuade your character to join in the business...

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