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“Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game.”

Babe Ruth


I hate how funerals are always at 9 a.m. I’m not really a mourning person

Fun Fact

Chainsaws, the horror-movie murder weapon of choice, were invented for aid in childbirth 😊.

History Fact

Fly Catchers

As if fanning someone all day with a leaf wasn’t hard enough work, in Ancient Egypt, servants were often lathered in honey to keep flies attracted to them and not the Pharaoh.

Movie/TV Trivia

The Most Profitable Film of All Time Is Paranormal Activity

Thanks to its microscopic budget and major success at the box office, the 2007 film Paranormal Activity, scored a return on investment of 19,758 percent, absolutely blowing away the next most profitable film (2015 horror film The Gallows, with an ROI of 6,843 percent). It cost just $60,000 to make and another $400,000 or so to market, yet ultimately brought in more than $89 million.

Movie/TV Quote

"You complete me."

Jerry Maguire, 1996

"It was one of those lines that came so easily, it felt almost too easy," remembers writer-director Cameron Crowe. "When I first gave the script to Tom Cruise, and we were reading through it, I said, 'I'm going to change that line.' He said, 'Uh, I love that line. Why don't you give me a crack at it.' I left it in, and on the night of filming — it was 4 a.m., on a Friday, and everybody was dropping from exhaustion — Tom says the line. By the end of his speech, everybody was in tears. Across the room, Renee was a wreck. Tom had delivered the line so powerfully, and so directly to her, she was still getting over it. Later he told me, 'I had always wanted to say 'I love you' like that in a movie.'"

Conversation Starter

Is there something you’d want to do as a family?

Writing Prompt


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