They originally conceived Beavis and Butt-head Do America as a live action movie, with David Spade and Adam Sandler in mind to play the title characters. wikipedia.org/wiki/Beavis…
The shape of California's state highway signs is meant to represent the spades/shovels used by the miners during the Gold Rush. kcet.org/shows/lost-la/wh…
David Spade has a tattoo of the letters "C F" in honor of Chris Farley. The tattoo was done by Sean Penn. bodyartguru.com/david-spa…
David Spade inspired Donkey. Terry Rossio and Ted Elliot, who wrote Shrek, said, β€˜You know who we patterned the donkey and the ogre off of? As far as their relationship? That was Spade and Farley in Tommy Boy.' cinemablend.com/news/2493…
Dolphins and porpoises have a number of differences, and here are just two of them. Dolphins’ teeth are cone-shaped, while porpoises’ teeth are spade-shaped. Dolphins typically have a bulbous head and a clearly-defined "beak"; porpoises usually have a rounder face without the pronounced beak. us.whales.org/whales-dolp…
The β€œPrometheus and Bob” segment on Nickelodeon’s β€œKablaam”, was planned to be made into a live action movie with David Spade and Chris Farley. After Farley’s death, the film was scrapped and some of the script was rewritten and made into Jack Black’s β€œGulliver’s Travels”. kablam.fandom.com/wiki/Pr…
There is actually a difference between spades and shovels. Spades are used for cutting and lifting, whereas shovels are used for digging. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spa…
During the Vietnam War, several companies requested packs of playing cards that contained nothing but the Ace of Spades, because they used them in psychological warfare. They believed enemy troops saw it as a symbol of death, and scattered them in the jungle. Thousands of packs were sent. bicyclecards.com/article/…
In the early 1990s, Warner Bros. originally conceived a live-action Beavis & Butthead film with David Spade and Adam Sandler playing the title characters. After Viacom (owner of MTV) bought Paramount Pictures, the studio replaced Warner's interest in the film and dropped the live-action concept. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bea…
That, in 1964, a group of college students used garden spades to tunnel under the Berlin Wall into East Berlin, allowing 57 people to escape to the West. The students moved enough dirt to fill four eighteen-wheeler big rigs; one of them went on to design tunnels professionally. gizmodo.com/the-college-k…
On Metallica's 1986 tour, guitarist Kirk Hammet and bassist Cliff Burton drew cards for bunks. Burton won, drawing the ace of spades. Hammet replied, "Fine ... I'll sleep up front, it's probably better up there anyway." That night, the bus flipped and Burton was thrown from his bunk and crushed. loudersound.com/news/meta…
David Spade's assistant once broke into the actor's house and tried to murder him for not casting him in Joe Dirt. youtu.be/gqUFZ0R_S9A
From the 15th century, the Paris pattern of cards, denotes David, Charlemagne, Julius Caesar and Alexander as the Kings of spades, hearts, diamonds and clubs respectively. The other European patterns which descended from the Paris pattern later removed this custom. wikipedia.org/wiki/French…
Bicycle cards sent decks containing nothing but the Ace of Spades to troops during the Vietnam War to be used in psychological warfare. bicyclecards.com/about/bi…
Eddie Murphy stayed away from SNL for over 30 years because a joke David Spade made rollingstone.com/tv/news/…
In 2008 David Spade gave $100,000 to the Phoenix Police Department toward the purchase of rifles for patrol officers people.com/celebrity/davi…
Late fashion-designer Kate Spade was sister-in-law to actor, David Spade. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/And…
David Spade did not attend Chris Farley's funeral because he "could not be in a room where Chris was in a box." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chr…
Prior to Chris Farley's death, there were plans to make a Matt Foley movie (SNL motivational speaker who "lived in a van down by the river") with David Spade in a supporting role snl.wikia.com/wiki/Matt_F…
Tommy Boy is a rendition of Shakespeare's Hamlet: Tommy is the Prince, his father dies, his mother (Bo Derek) is Gertrude, in reality married to his "step brother" (Rob Lowe) who is Claudius. David Spade's character is Horatio. imdb.com/title/tt0114694/…
The unique design of the ace of spades originally served to show that stamp duty was paid for a pack of cards en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ace…
David Spade had to fight for his life after his assistant attacked him in the middle of the night during a planned Murder-Suicide. Apparently he was angered that Kevin Nealon got "his" role in 'Joe Dirt'. youtube.com/watch?t=1h20m…
Many World War 1 soldiers invading enemy trenches preferred to use a sharpened spade as an improvised melee weapon instead of the bayonet, as the bayonet tended to get "stuck" in stabbed opponents, rendering it useless in heated battle en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tre…
Prior to Chris Farley's death, there were plans to make a Matt Foley movie (SNL motivational speaker who "lived in a van down by the river") with David Spade in a supporting role snl.wikia.com/wiki/Matt_F…
Today I learned of Hydraulic Spade, a machine capable of removing and transporting trees as a whole by digging around the roots. treemover.com/gallery
Metallica's Cliff Burton and Kirk Hammett drew cards to decide who would get to choose a bunk on their tour bus in 1986. Burton drew the Ace of Spades, chose the bunk Hammett had been occupying, and was thrown out of the window when the bus crashed. He died at the scene. ultimateclassicrock.com/m…
David Spade was attacked and almost murdered by his assistant 'Skippy' for not casting him in Joe Dirt. nypost.com/2015/10/24/why…
The brand name Kate Spade is a combination of the names of its husband and wife founders. Andy Spade, the husband, is the brother of David Spade. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kat…
Today I learned of Spade Cooley, a 1940's country star who beat his wife to death in front of their child, was sentenced to life in prison but died of a heart attack while performing en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spa…
The symbols representing the suits on playing cards (spades, diamonds, hearts and clubs) are called "pips" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sui…
Today I learned that Tony Hawk was fired from Police Academy 4 as David Spades stunt double for being too tall and unable to hide his face. mentalfloss.com/article/7…
For a brief time, the US Playing Card Company released a 65 card deck that included a fifth suit, a Green Eagle, that was ranked higher than spades. pmburgess.blogspot.com/20…
In 2005, David Spade donated $100,000 to his hometown police station to provide police officers with rifles. Spade's contribution bought them fifty AR-15's. en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/D…
Timbaland refused to perform at a Flint charity event, because the club didn't serve him Ace of Spades champagne; instead they served him Dom Perignon. Despite his refusal to perform, the event raised $3,000 for bottled water for Flint. thesource.com/2016/01/31/…
The 4 suits in a deck of playing cards -- spades, hearts, diamonds, and clubs, derive from French decks and represent the four classes: Spades represent nobility, hearts stand for the clergy, diamonds represent merchants, and clubs are peasants. poker.about.com/od/pollsq…
David Spade was shot with a stun gun and robbed by his personal assistant in 2000. articles.chicagotribune.c…
Tony Hawk was fired for being β€œtoo tall” as young David Spades skateboarding stunt double in 1987’s β€œPolice Academy 4 (Citizens on Patrol)”. forbes.com/2008/12/29/fam…
Actor David Spade's sister-in-law is Kate Spade, founder & namesake of the handbag company. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kat…
During the Vietnam War, two lieutenants requested the U.S Playing Card Company to give them decks comprised of only Aces of Spades, which the superstitious Vietcong feared. These decks were used in Psychological Warfare en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ace…
Today I learned that Kate Spade (creator of the company Kate Spade) is David Spade's Sister in law. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kat…
During the Vietnam war, US troops used the ace of spaces as a psychological weapon. Believing the spade to mean death and ill-fortune, they would "leave an ace of spades on the bodies of killed Vietnamese and even to litter the forested grounds and fields with the card." military.com/video/operat…
During World War I, the spade was pressed into service as a melee weapon, and in the close confines of a trench, was often used for close-quarter fighting. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ent…
Blackjack was originally known as twenty-one but developed the "Blackjack" after US casinos offered a ten-to-one payout if the player's hand consisted of the ace of spades and a black jack. Even though the bonus was later withdrawn the name stuck. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bla…
Sean Penn is a tattoo artist. He gave David Spade a Calvin (of Calvin and Hobbes) tattoo on his left arm imdb.com/name/nm0005450/b…
A man was hung in 1805 in England for forging thousands of ace of spades tax revenue stamps. The ace of spades would only be included in the deck if the tax was paid. cardboardillusions.com/ca…
Each of the suits on a deck of cards represents the four major pillars of the economy in the middle ages: heart represented the Church, spades represented the military, clubs represented agriculture, and diamonds represented the merchant class. forums.theory11.com/showt…
In Japan there is a martial art perfect for female warriors employing the naginata, a long shaft ending with a spade. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nag…
David Spade received the Award for Worst Supporting Actress in 2011, yes actress, in Adam Sandler's movie Jack & Jill en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gol…
The fashion brand Kate Spade was co-founded by Andy Spade, brother of actor and comedian David Spade en.wikipedia.org/wiki/And…
US soldiers placed an ace of spades on dead Vietnamese as a psychological weapon en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ace…
As part of their training, spetsnaz soldiers are given a small spade and locked into a windowless room with a mad dog. militera.lib.ru/research/…
Each of the suits on a deck of cards represents the four major pillars of the economy in the middle ages: heart represented the Church, spades represented the military, clubs represented agriculture, and diamonds represented the merchant class. cs.cmu.edu/~bingbin/
David Spade donated $100,000 to the Phoenix Police Dept. to buy high powered assault rifles. foxnews.com/story/2008/12…
"calling a spade a spade" isn't a racist term verbmall.blogspot.com/200…
Today I learned of the spade-toothed whale, a species that is one of the least-known mammals on the planet. Only a handful of specimens have recovered over 100 years. en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/S…
, The ornate design of the ace of spades, common in packs today, stems from the 17th century, when James I and later Queen Anne imposed laws requiring the Ace of Spades to bear an insignia of the printing house. whiteknucklecards.com/his…
In 2005 David Spade donated $100,000 to the Phoenix Police Department to outfit them with 50 new AR-15's. en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/D…
During the Rwandan genocide, the President of Congo said: "People must bring a machete, a spear, an arrow, a hoe, spades, rakes, nails, truncheons, electric irons, barbed wire, stones, and the like, in order, dear listeners, to kill Rawandan Tutsis." hawaii.edu/powerkills/POS…
Chris Farley got in a fight with David Spade while on "Tommy Boy" set because he got jealous that Spade went out drinking with Rob Lowe the night before and didn’t invite him. brainfart-thoughts.blogsp…
The creator of Dexter's Lab and Samurai Jack is developing an animated monster movie that will be voiced by Adam Sandler, David Spade, Steve Buschemi, Andy Samberg, and other actors. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hot…
The part for "The Cable Guy" was written for Chris Farley, and he really wanted to do it but he had to film Black Sheep. He tried to convince David Spade that the script for Black Sheep wasn't funny so he'd back out. imdb.com/title/tt0115798/…
A Georgian women once cut off all of Armenia's internet access with a spade theguardian.com/world/201…
Raymond Chandler and Dashiell Hammett based the noir detectives Sam Spade and Philip Marlowe (both white) on real-life black PI Samuel Marlow, who was never credited. graphics.latimes.com/find…
, Plutarch originally said "Call a basin a basin" but Erasmus mistranslated basin (skafe) as spade (spΓ‘the) en.wikipedia.org/wiki/To_…
During the Iraq War, the US used a deck of cards to label the most valuable individuals of Saddam's Baath party, with Saddam himself as the Ace of Spades. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mos…
Director John Huston fought back censors when they requested to tone down Humphrey Bogart's character excessive drinking in "The Maltese Falcon." Huston argued that doing so would be falsifying the character of the hard drinking detective Sam Spade en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…
California highway markers are shaped like Miner's spades from the gold rush era indyroads.com/camarkers.h…
During the Vietnam war, the United States littered the forests with ace of spade cards, and also left them on dead bodies in order to scare the Vietnamese away to avoid fighting en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ace…

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