When Meat Loaf formed his first band in 1968 (named Meat Loaf Soul), he was immediately offered three recording contracts, all of which he turned down. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mea…
Meat Loaf has sold over 200,000 copies of his first album *Bat out of Hell* (1977) every year for the past 40 years, making it one of the most successful albums of all time. chartmasters.org/2018/06/…
Today I learned about Nutraloaf, a meat loaf found in prisons that is so bland that a court ruled that serving it to misbehaving prisoners is a "cruel and unsual punishment" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nut…
Meat Loaf (who was a vegetarian for 10 years) once asked about meeting singer and dedicated animals rights activist k.d. lang, but she refused because his stage name wasn't vegetarian friendly. ivu.org/people/music/meat…
Today I learned that "Total Eclipse of the Heart" was supposed to have been a Meat Loaf song. atlasobscura.com/articles…
U.S. prisoners are feed a flavorless brick named "disciplinary loaf" for misbehaving. businessinsider.com/what-…
Due to inflation, Zimbabweans paid 1.6 trillion Zimbabwe dollars for a loaf bread at one point in time. edition.cnn.com/2008/BUSI…
Lorraine β€œMrs. Loud” Crosby, the female vocalist on Meat Loaf’s 1993 hit β€œI’d Do Anything For Love (But I Won’t Do That)” finally released her debut solo album in 2008. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lor…
Some people call an end of a loaf of bread a heel. southernliving.com/bread/…
The hyperinflation of German currency got so bad that in 1919 a loaf of bread cost β„³4.00 marks but by 1923, a loaf of bread cost β„³650,000,000. Restrooms had to post signage asking patrons to use toilet paper instead of currency as the currency was clogging the toilets and plumbing. learnsomethinginteresting…
Elvis Presley flew from Memphis to Colorado to eat a deep fried sandwich which consisted of a whole loaf of Italian bread, a whole jar of jelly, a whole jar of peanut butter and a pound of bacon. https://www.westword.com/music/did-you-know-elvis-presley-once-flew-all-the-way-to-denver-in-p westword.com/music/did-yo…
A loaf of bread in Berlin that cost around 160 Marks at the end of 1922 cost 200,000,000,000 Marks by late 1923. By November 1923, the US dollar was worth 4,210,500,000,000 German marks en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hyp…
Today I learned of Aleksa Zdravkovic, a Serbian soldier who carried the same loaf of bread baked by his mother for 8 years through the Balkan Wars and WWI as a good luck charm until he returned home to Pirot. It remains preserved in a museum to this day. sbs.com.au/yourlanguage/s…
Elvis Presley once flew from Graceland to Denver and back in one night just for a sandwich. 'The Fool's Gold Loaf' is a hollowed out loaf of bread filled with peanut butter, jelly, and a pound of bacon. It has an estimated 8,000 calories en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foo…
Uwe Boll hired real Romanian prostitutes to film a scene with actor Meat Loaf in the film Bloodrayne, because he found it cheaper than hiring real extras. vanityfair.com/hollywood/…
Elvis Presley flew to Denver and back one night just to pick up a Fool's Gold Loaf: an 8,000 calorie sandwich made from a hollowed out loaf filled with an entire jar of peanut butter, one jar of jelly, and a pound of bacon. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foo…
One night, Elvis flew from Graceland to Denver and back just to buy a Fool's Gold Loaf - an 8,000 calorie sandwich made from a hollowed out load of bread, a jar of peanut butter, a jar of jam and a pound of bacon. messynessychic.com/2015/0…
The U.S. government banned sliced bread in 1943 as a wartime conservation measure. Officials said "the ready-sliced loaf must have a heavier wrapping than an unsliced one if it is not to dry out." Consumers, businesses and local officials objected, and the ban was lifted two months later. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sli…
Inbreading was a common practice in medieval England to avoid severe punishment for short measuring customers. Otherwise known as a vantage loaf. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Van…
A machine for slicing bread wasn't perfected until 1928. Before that, bread typically was sold in unsliced loafs. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sli…
A loaf of bread made in Pompeii in first century AD was discovered. Impressed on it was a Roman bread stamp, which bakeries were required to do to prevent fraud. ridiculouslyinteresting.c…
The actress that portrayed the Public Defender Billie Young on the sitcom Night Court was also the singer who frequently sang duets with Meat Loaf on the Bat Out of Hell album. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ell…
The songwriter behind Meat Loaf's 'Bat Out of Hell' also wrote Bonnie Tyler's 'Total Eclipse of My Heart' and Celine Dion's 'It’s All Coming Back to Me Now' hazlitt.net/longreads/man…
Today I learned of a "fools gold loaf" a sandwich made by the Colorado Mine Company restaurant in Denver, which consists of a single warmed, hollowed-out loaf of bread filled with the contents of one jar of creamy peanut butter, one jar of grape jelly and a pound of bacon. Elvis Presley reportedly loved them. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foo…
Michael Bay directed the music video for I'd Do Anything for Love (But I Won't Do That) by Meat Loaf en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I%2…
Meat Loaf "I'do anything for love" music video was directed by Michael Bay, and the hot woman in the video is Dana Patrick who lip-synced to the voice by Lorraine Crosby! youtube.com/watch?v=9X_Vi…
A Food historian and archaeologist recreated recipes from hieroglyphs and descriptions in ancient Egyptian tombs and manuscripts, and adapted them for the contemporary table. It includes dishes such as Crocodile Date Loaf and Pickled Palm-Tree Pith bol.com/nl/f/the-pharaoh-…
American Musician Meat Loaf has survived a serious car wreck, breaking both legs after jumping off-stage, being struck on the head with a shot during a shot-put event, the emergency landing of a jet with a faulty landing gear, severe dehydration and a heart condition. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mea…
After visiting the Cambridge Hotel, Gordon Ramsay payed for 4 years of the chefs college, helping him to achieve his dream of owning a bakery. The only thing he wanted in return was a loaf of bread. blog.timesunion.com/table…
Inflation was so bad in Germany after WWI, the price of a loaf of bread went from 250 marks to 200 trillion marks in just 11 months mashable.com/2016/07/27/g…
Meat Loaf attempted to avoid being drafted into the army by gaining 68 pounds, presuming he would fail his medical. He didn't fail, but he did ignore the draft call. digitalspy.ca/celebrity/n…
The Boudin bakery in San Francisco, has been making sourdough bread for 166 years and every loaf of sourdough bread they make has a portion of the original β€œmother dough” from 1849 in it. boudinbakery.com/meetboud…
The casting of Meat Loaf as Eddie in The Rocky Horror Picture Show was not a stunt, as it was pre Bat Out of Hell en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mea…
A nearly 2,000 year old loaf of bread was found during excavations in Herculaneum, and the recipe has been recreated by The British Museum. youtube.com/watch?v=DYTuN…
One night Elvis Presley took his private jet from Graceland with his friends and they bought themselves 22 'Fool's Gold Loaf' sandwiches en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foo…
"Bat Out of Hell" was intended by producer Todd Rundgen to spoof Bruce Springsteen's "Born to Run"... and Meat Loaf and Jim Steinman weren't in on the joke. billboard.com/articles/co…
In Germany, 1923, the price of a loaf of bread went up by 800 BILLION times, rendering the Deutsche Mark practically useless. This is known as Hyperinflation. Linked is an article showing the use cases for the worthless currency. mashable.com/2016/07/27/g…
The U.S. government banned the sale of sliced bread in January 1943 as a wartime conservation measure. Officials argued that "the ready-sliced loaf must have a heavier wrapping than an unsliced one if it is not to dry out." The unpopular ban was rescinded that March. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sli…
The famously ambiguous "that" in Meat Loaf's song "I'd Do Anything for Love (But I Won't Do That)" is actually specific: Meat Loaf won't "forget the way you feel right now" or "stop dreaming of you every night of [his] life" among other promises. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I%2…
In 1983 Ronald Reagan said "There are some people who would have you so stand on principle that if you don’t get all that you’ve asked for, you jump off the cliff with the flag flying...I believe half a loaf is better than none and that...you’re not going to always get everything you want." tbrickert.wordpress.com/2…
The Japanese release of Meat Loaf's song "Two Out of Three Ain't Bad" changes the title to "66% Is Good Enough". en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Two…
The color of the pastic twist tag on bread loafs is a secret code snopes.com/food/prepare/b…
Elvis Presley flew from Memphis to Denver and back to eat the Fool's Gold Loaf: a single warmed, hollowed-out loaf of bread filled with the contents of one jar of creamy peanut butter, one jar of jelly, and a pound of bacon. denverpost.com/lifestyles…
"Nutraloaf", a bland nutrition loaf served in U.S. prisons has been challenged in court and called cruel and unusual punishment. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nut…
The term β€˜lord’ is derived from Old English 'hlaford', which roughly translates to β€˜loaf guardian’. So a host (noble) handing out bread to his followers signified loyalty between the Anglo-Saxon lord and his warriors. realmofhistory.com/2016/0…
In 1923, Germany’s hyperinflation was so bad that the exchange rate rose from 9 marks to 4.2 trillion marks for $1. The cost of a single loaf of bread rose to 2 trillion marks, and people used to burn money to stay warm because it was cheaper than buying wood. mashable.com/2016/07/27/g…
Keeping a loaf of bread in the fridge will make it go stale faster than if it was left on the counter seriouseats.com/2014/06/d…
Elvis' favourite sandwich was the 'Fool's Gold Loaf', which consisted a hollowed out loaf of bread, filled with 1 jar of creamy peanut butter, 1 jar of grape jelly & 1 pound of bacon. wikipedia.org/wiki/Fool's…
David Ives wrote "Philip Glass Buys a Loaf of Bread." It consists of Philip entering a bakery and having a conversation with the owner and two female customers. However, the dialog is split up and repeated constantly, creating an effect similar to the repetitive rhythms of Glass's music. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phi…
'Lord' and 'Lady' are contractions of the Old English words hlafweard (Loaf Ward) and hlafΓ¦ter (Loaf Eater) etymonline.com/index.php?…

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