Snoop Dogg and Martha Stewart co-authored a cookbook called,"From Crook to Cook: Platinum Recipes from Tha Boss Dogg's Kitchen". According to Snoop Dogg, his signature dish is sushi, as he has much experience with the skills needed to properly roll sushi and make them appetising. pitchfork.com/news/snoop-…
There was a Russian spy in the U.S. Congress. Representative Samuel Dickstein of New York, in office from from 1923 to 1945, was a paid agent of the NKVDβ€”the precursor to the KGBβ€”according to USSR records. The Soviets gave Dickstein the codename "Crook" due to his monetary demands. theguardian.com/theguardi…
JFK's father Joseph Kennedy made much of his fortune through insider trading. FDR later made him chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission. When asked why he appointed a crook, FDR replied, "set a thief to catch a thief." Kennedy proceeded to outlaw the practices that made him rich. theguardian.com/books/201…
Slow lorises are the only primates that are venomous since they secret toxins in the crook of their inner arms which can cause life-threatening swelling in humans who handle them improperly. popsci.com/article/scienc…
McDonald's used to have a mascot named Captain Crook who stole Filet-O-Fish sandwiches, as opposed to the Hamburglar's hamburger thievery. mcdonalds.fandom.com/wiki…
Richard Nixon gave his "I am not a crook" speech while at Walt Disney World's Contemporary Resort orlandoweekly.com/Blogs/a…
Today I learned of Buffalo Calf Road, a female Cheyenne warrior. Her valor was legendary, having participated in defeating both Generals Crook and Custer. Her heroics acts also included giving birth during battle. amazingwomeninhistory.com…
Robert Lane named his sons Winner and Loser. Winner Lane became a small-time crook, racking up over 30 arrests and a stint in state prison, while Loser Lane was a star student and athlete, who became a police detective in New York City. smh.com.au/world/familys-…
Bombay Hindi is widely known throughout India as a result of its frequent use in Bollywood movies. Initially, this dialect was used to represent crooks and uncouth characters and is sometimes seen as being disrespectful and demeaning en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bom…
Today I learned about the film 'The Fast and the Furious', an car-action film about street-racing crooks... released in 1955 (of which the similarly-premised franchise-launching 2001 film of the same name is, surprisingly, NOT a remake). en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…
When asked about "The Happening", Mark Wahlberg said "It was a really bad movie... Fuck it. It is what it is. Fucking trees, man. The plants. Fuck it. You can’t blame me for not wanting to try to play a science teacher. At least I wasn’t playing a cop or a crook." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…
Tupac Shakur's birth name was Lesane Crooks, and his mom renamed him Tupac Amaru when he was one year old. Neither of his birth parents had the last name Crooks. (Mother: Alice Williams, later becoming Afeni Shakur. Father: Billy Garland) en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tup…
The comic strip Li'l Abner was censored from newspapers in 1947 for its portrayal of the U.S. Senate. According to a representative from the syndicate which cancelled the comic, it portrayed the Senate as "an assemblage of freaks and crooks... boobs and undesirables." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Li%…
Nixon gave his famous "I am not a Crook" speech at Disney's Contemporary Resort. orlandosentinel.com/trave…
Nixon's famous quote, "I am not a crook," was not in response to Watergate. He was referring to charges of kickbacks and tax avoision. npr.org/templates/story/s…
When Edwin Edwards ran for governor against the grand wizard of the KKK, David Duke, people were worried that Edwards would lose because of his indictments for fraud and bribery. Faced with the alternative, people created bumper stickers that read, "Vote for the crook, it's important." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edw…
In the 1991 elections for the governor of Louisiana, voters had to decide between a corrupt politician, Edwin Edwards, and the grand wizard of the KKK, David Duke, with slogans like Vote for the lizard, not the wizard" and "Vote for the crook. It's important." articles.baltimoresun.com…
Nixon was speaking at Disney World when he famously declared "I am not a crook" thisdayindisneyhistory.ho…
Abraham Lincoln anticipated his assassination: "On the day of the assassination, Lincoln told his bodyguard, William H. Crook, that he had been having dreams of himself being assassinated for three straight nights." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ass…
Richard Nixon gave his famous "I am not a crook" speech at the Contemporary Resort in Disney World orlandosentinel.com/trave…
Both the Atlantic Magazine and Rolling Stone ran an obituary for Richard Nixon penned by Hunter S. Thompson. The title? He Was A Crook. theatlantic.com/magazine/…
Nixon gave his famous "I am not a crook" line at Disneyworld in Florida en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dis…
Nixon said "I am not a crook" at Disney World en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dis…
Tupac Shakur, born Lesane Crooks, was renamed after TΓΊpac Amaru II, a Peruvian revolutionary who was executed by the Spanish. TΓΊpac Amaru II, born JosΓ© Condorcanqui, was renamed after TΓΊpac Amaru, the last Incan Emperor who was executed by the Spanish. Tupac Shakur's murder remains unsolved. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tup…
Isaac Newton was like Dirty Harry in 17th century London - chasing counterfeiters of the Royal Mint, bribing crooks for info, threatening criminals and their famlies, eventually focusing on his nemesis. And then he burned all his notes to cover his dirty ways of catching crooks. mentalfloss.com/blogs/arc…
Nixon gave his "I am not a crook" speech at a Disney resort en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/D…
A man named Robert Lane named one of his sons "Winner" and the other "Loser." Winner Lane became a small time crook arrested 31 times, and Loser Lane became a police detective. articles.chicagotribune.c…
Russia abolished Daylight Savings Time in 2011 because "Cows will be calmer, doctors happier and crooks less active." theguardian.com/world/201…
In the 2002 French Presidential Election, Jacques Chirac had an unofficial slogan of "Vote for the Crook, not the Fascist" against opponent Jean-Marie Le Pen en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fre…
The practice of putting the dollar sign before the amount was inherited from the British. It came about as a means of thwarting crooks from adding digits to increase the sum of the amount paid. mail-archive.com/[email protected]…
The Statute of Limitations for Financial Crimes is Five Years (aka, 2008 Crooks Are Running Out the Clock to 2013) npr.org/2011/06/23/137360…
Crooks that steal packages from outside your house are called Porch Pirates foxla.com/news/7751448-st…
Amongst Grimace, Mayor McCheese and the Fry Kids, there was also a Mcdonald's character named Captain Crook. Who was a pirate who stole filet-o-fishes, as opposed to just fishing. macstoys.nl/history%20cha…
Richard Nixon's infamous quote "I am not a crook" was actually his response to accusations of Tax Evasion, not the Watergate Scandal iancfriedman.com/?p=2041
Nixon delivered his famous "I am not a crook" speech from Walt Disney World. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dis…
Tupac Shakurs birth name was Lesane Parish Crooks but his mother later changed to to Tupac Amaru which means 'Shining Serpent' biography.com/people/tupa…
Nixon gave his famous "I am not a crook" speech at the Contemporary Resort in Disney World altdisneyworld.blogspot.c…
Both Jean Valjean and Inspector Javert of les MisΓ©rables were based on the life of EugΓ¨ne FranΓ§ois Vidocq, Γ  former crook who became the world's first private detective. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eug…
Nixon's famous "I am not a crook" speech was given from a ballroom at Walt Disney World's Contemporary Hotel. emersonkent.com/speeches/…

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