Sorry everyone, I’m a day late and a dollar short. Well, the second one isn’t exactly news. I hope you all had a good Black “Barricadeyourselfinyourhousetoescapetheshoppingzombies” Friday and enjoy Cyber Monday! Since I’m already late… onward with the history!
November 23rd, 1887: The one and only Boris Karloff is born in London.
November 23rd, 1916: The man behind Alfred Pennyworth in the Batman movies of the 80s and 90s, Michael Gough is born in Kuala Lumpur in modern-day Malaysia.
November 23rd, 1967: The beautiful Dr. Allison Blake (that is, Salli Richardson) is born in Chicago, Illinois.
November 24th, 1916: Forrest J Ackerman, the man mostly known as the “ultimate SciFi fan,” is born in Los Angeles, California.
November 24th, 1962: The creator of Dork Tower, as well as the illustrator of many games (including Munchkin), John Kovalic is born in Manchester, England.
November 25th, 1920: KHAAAAAANNNNNN! Ricardo Montalbán is born in Mexico City.
November 25th, 1926: Golden Age SciFi writer Poul Anderson is born in Bristol, Pennsylvania.
November 25th, 1962: Hironobu Sakaguchi, the creator of the Final Fantasy series of games, is born in Japan.
November 26th, 1919: Frederik Pohl (known by a multitude of pen names) is born.
November 28th, 1984: Mary Elizabeth Winstead (known for her roles as a Scream Queen but also as Ramona in Scott Pilgrim vs. the World) is born in Rockey Mount, North Carolina.
November 28th, 1987: Amy Pond! (Karen Gillan) is born in Inverness, Scotland.
November 29th, 1898: C.S. Lewis is born in Belfast, Ireland.
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For your Twist this week, how about some of these post-Thanksgiving treats?
And, for your Garnish? Well, if you haven’t seen this yet, you need to…
I <3 Edith Kingpin.
Anyways, back to work. Until next week, geek on!