Billy Bob Thornton did get drunk for scenes in Bad Santa. In the escalator fall scene Thornton actually passed out after drinking 3 glasses of red wine for breakfast followed by vodkas and cranberry juice then a few Bud Lights. ew.com/movies/2019/10/18/…
Prince’s β€œBreakfast Can Wait” album cover features Dave Chappelle impersonating Prince. Chappelle said he had to appreciate the way his joke was co-opted. "That's a Prince judo move right there.” diffuser.fm/prince-breakf…
In 19th-Century America, popcorn was eaten with milk and sweetener as a breakfast cereal. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pop…
In Medieval Europe, almost no one ate breakfast for its association with gluttony and fear of being labeled "low status". en.wikipedia.org/wiki/His…
Neil Armstrong met his second wife at a group breakfast where they were seated together. Two weeks later, he called her to ask what she was doing and she said cutting down a cherry tree. Half an hour later, he was at her house to help. They stayed married until his death. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nei…
Today I learned about the Oslo Breakfast, a meal that began to be served to Norwegian schoolchildren starting 1932. A typical version included an orange, milk, whole-wheat bread, rye biscuit, cheese, carrot and a spoon of cod-liver oil. It reportedly increased the average height of 14 year olds by 4 inches. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Osl…
Because the UK Royal Navy's Astute class nuclear powered submarines can purify their own air and water and run on nuclear fuel, that the endurance is only limited to 90 days due to breakfast storage capacity for 18,000 sausages and 4200 Weetabix en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ast…
During the Great Depression Al Capone started one of the first soup kitchens, called β€œFree Soup Coffee & Doughnuts for the Unemployed." Capone’s soup kitchen served breakfast, lunch and dinner to an average of 2,200 Chicagoans every day. history.com/news/al-capon…
The success of Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure and its companion cartoon series led to the release of a breakfast cereal called Bill & Ted's Excellent Cereal. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bil…
John Hughes would write full screenplays extremely quick, typically finishing a screenplay in about four days, including The Breakfast Club which only took two. screencraft.org/2019/10/0…
"Breakfast is the Most Important Meal of the Day" was actually a line created by Kelloggs to help sell their new cereal. daytwo.com/blog/nutrition…
Truman Capote wanted Marilyn Monroe to play the film lead role as Holly Golightly in "Breakfast at Tiffany's", but producers instead cast Audrey Hepburn because they feared Monroe would complicate the production. Capote later said the producers "double-crossed me in every way and cast Audrey". en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mar…
Charles Seaver was an executive at a food company and is credited with getting raisins into breakfast cereal. Aside from being a successful amateur golfer, he was the father of both Hall of Fame pitcher Tom Seaver and of Raisin Bran. sfgate.com/sports/article…
Today I learned of the Everleigh Club, a former brothel in Chicago, Illinois, that was in operation from 1900 to October 1911, would serve iced clam juice and a tablet of aspirin as a starter for breakfast, which began at 2:00 in the afternoon. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cla…
Peter Porco, after being hit in the head 16 times with an axe, woke up with his alarm and shaved, prepared breakfast, retrieved the newspaper and made his lunch all before succumbing to his injuries. youtu.be/3beEkXoZUao
One of the merchandising tie ins for the original Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure was a cereal with the tagline β€œA Most Awesome Breakfast Adventure” mentalfloss.com/article/5…
The British used to call mainland Europe "The Continent." As more continental European tourists travel to England and the Americas, they push for a breakfast of pastry, fruit, and coffee they normally eat. That is why hotels serve a "Continental Breakfast." Also because it's cheap. craves.everybodyshops.com…
The cover art for Prince's 2013 single "Breakfast Can Wait" was Dave Chappelle dressed as "Purple Rain" era Prince holding a plate of pancakes from a 2004 sketch. hollywoodreporter.com/liv…
For the first three years of her life, Candice Bergen had breakfast with Edgar Bergen, her famous ventriloquist father, and Charlie McCarthy, his dummy, and thought Charlie was her brother. Charlie would sit there and talk to her: β€˜Drink your milk.’ Her father never spoke directly to her. danagould.com/looking-for…
In the 80s soda companies started trying to displace coffee as the main breakfast drink. eater.com/2016/2/15/10976…
Filet-O-Fish sandwiches are advertised as both a breakfast and a lunch item at McDonald’s restaurants in Japan. mcdonalds.co.jp/menu/set/
At the start of the 1539 siege of Vienna by the Ottomans, their leader, Suleiman I, was so sure of his victory that he boasted that he would be having breakfast in Vienna cathedral within 14 days. 14 days later, the Austrians sent him a letter, telling him his breakfast was getting cold. explorethearchive.com/aus…
Rapper Ice Cube converted to Islam in the mid-1990s. This is why, in his song "It Was A Good Day", his momma cooked the breakfast with no hog - because Muslims don't eat pork. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ice…
Breakfast wasn’t regarded as the most important meal of the day until an aggressive marketing campaign by General Mills in 1944. They would hand out leaflets to grocery store shoppers urging them to eat breakfast, while similar ads would play on the radio. theatlantic.com/business/…
The CEO of Charles Schwab often conducts interviews over breakfast, asking the cook ahead of time to slightly mess up the candidate's order. He judges their reaction as a test of their character. businessinsider.com/charl…
Pink Floyd's Atom Heart Mother has an essentially infinite runtime. The final track Alan's Psychedelic Breakfast ends with the sound of a dripping faucet etched into a run off grove that never resolves and will play until the listener stops the record. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ala…
There was a fish and egg breakfast dish during Victorian times called "Kedgeeree" youtube.com/watch?v=JD9j-…
General Robert E Lee had a pet hen named "Nellie" who laid an egg for him every day for breakfast. Robert E Lee loved the hen so much, he halted his retreat from Gettysburg in order to have his men look for her when he couldn't find her. emergingcivilwar.com/2012…
Breakfast being β€œthe most important meal of the day” originated in a 1944 marketing campaign launched by General Foods, the manufacturer of Grape Nuts, to sell more cereal. During the campaign, grocery stores and radio ads promoted the importance of breakfast. theatlantic.com/business/…
When Titanic first struck the iceberg, William Carter told his wife to "Get up and dress yourself and the children". She didn't see him again until the next morning, when all he said was he had had a jolly good breakfast and that he never thought she would make it. They divorced two years later. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Luc…
, a dish made of seaweed called laverbread is a part of the traditional Welsh breakfast. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lav…
One may eat breakfast, lunch or dinner in the sky in Dubai while suspended 50 meters in the air. khaleejtimes.com/nation/d…
The Animals' Eric Burdon is "The Eggman" from The Beatles' "I am the Walrus". John Lennon gave him the nickname "Eggman" after hearing a story where Burdon's girlfriend used a popper on him while he was making breakfast, cracked an egg on his naked body, and had sex with him on the floor. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eri…
"mad honey" is cultivated in Turkey - honey made from nectar from rhododendron flowers. Small doses cause hallucinations, large doses bring seizures and death. It is used as medicine by Turkish villagers, who drink it in milk with breakfast and believe it increases sexual potency interestingengineering.co…
β€œbreakfast is the most important meal of the day” was an ad slogan invented in the 19th century by Seventh Day Adventists James Caleb Jackson and John Harvey Kellogg to sell their newly invented breakfast cereal. daytwo.com/blog/nutrition…
An IKEA in the Netherlands had to cancel their 1 euro breakfast special because it attracted too many customers and caused traffic jams on the highway. netherlands-tourism.com/1…
Before 1600 people tended not to eat breakfast. fivebooks.com/best-books/…
It that King Charles II used to tease his mistress for sleeping late. It is reported that he offered her "all the land she could ride around before breakfast". The next morning he found her already sitting for breakfast after encircling an area currently known as Bestwood Park. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bes…
After screening the 1985 John Hughes film, The Breakfast Club, for the first time, studio executives stood up without saying a word. When the producer finally spoke, he said "It's a piece of shit. It's horrible. It's just a bunch of kids in school talking." mtv.com/news/1617857/excl…
Today I learned Shia LaBeouf was so unpopular on the set of Fury for his antics (face cutting, tooth pulling, not washing to get into character) he was installed in a bed and breakfast away from the rest of the cast during filming theguardian.com/film/2014…
John Hughes filmed "The Breakfast Club" and "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" concurrently to save time and money. He even used the same closed high school for the interior scenes, but built a second library in the gym for "Breakfast Club" as the original was too small. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…
Skipping breakfast does not lead to weight gain, health issues or underperformance theguardian.com/lifeandst…
Popcorn used to be eaten with milk and sugar as a kind of breakfast cereal during the 1800s en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pop…
Billionaire Warren Buffett still lives in the house he bought before he was rich, and still eats breakfast at McDonalds almost everyday. cnbc.com/2018/04/18/warre…
People in Ireland eat more breakfast cereal than any other country in the world, at 8kg per head. docsity.com/en/kelloggs-m…
The idea for MyPillow came in a dream: β€œI’m going to invent the best pillow the world has ever seen!” inventor Mike Lindell told his daughter at breakfast the morning after. An ex drug addict, he grew the company to $280m of revenue in 2016, now making 37,000 pillows per day. bloomberg.com/news/featur…
Wuhan's traditional dish is Hot dry noodles and it is also the most popular breakfast food. The summer time in Wuhan is extremely long, and the high temperature causes food's rapid deterioration. As a result, people added dietary alkali into noodles to avoid deterioration en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hot…
Grateful Dead played the final concert at the iconic Winterland venue in San Francisco on New Years Eve 1978 which lasted over 8 hours. The guests were treated to a hot buffet breakfast at dawn when the show ended. ultimateclassicrock.com/w…
In the 1880s and 1890s, 'dude’ was another word for β€˜dandy’. In 1888 New York socialite and Chow dog enthusiast Evander Berry Wall (1861-1940), dubbed King of the Dudes, won a 'Battle of the Dudes' twice. He owned 5000 neckties and once changed clothes 40 times between breakfast and dinner. headstuff.org/culture/his…
Second breakfast is a traditional meal in Poland and Bavaria. Special dishes exist exclusively for this breakfast. myrecipes.com/extracrispy…

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