Ripley's Believe It or Not by John Graziano for September 27, 2013


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    TEMPLO S.U.D.  over 5 years ago

    I guess Billy and Dusty didn’t want to ruin their image. Alfred Yankovic changed his image by going from glasses and a mustache to LASIK surgery and no mustache.

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    BRI-NO-MITE!! Premium Member over 5 years ago

    I was listening to ZZ Top back when their beards were short.

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    roscoedog55  over 5 years ago

    Jefferson Airplane’s song asked the same question Alananda.

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    Alexikakos  over 5 years ago

    He took opium (known as laudanum) as a pain killer which was quite common in his era.If he became addicted at all, there is some dispute, he was in the category of what we would call addicted-to-prescription-drugs.As a side note, Sherlock Holmes was searching for Lascar, the owner of the opium den, in “The Man With The Twisted Lip.”

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    Alexikakos  over 5 years ago

    I can’t post the video, because it “isn’t available at your location,” but here is a quote from that sketch.

    Nick DiPaolo: For $6 Million

    The Gillette company offered ZZ Top, the rock group, $6 million bucks to shave their beards on a national TV commercial, and they turned it down. Hey folks, for $6 million bucks, I’d let some guy with a nervous condition shave my ass with a bolo knife. Give Katharine Hepburn three cups of black coffee, and let her chase me with a weed whacker for a half hour.

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    jack fairbanks  over 5 years ago

    something about the lead apron tips them off

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    elysummers  over 5 years ago

    Actually he wrote about a young girl he knew who had some very serious mental health issues. He made a story about her ramblings and hallucinations.

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    tahoeh2o  over 5 years ago

    And the other member of ZZ Top that has no facial hair is Frank Beard…

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    LV1951  over 5 years ago

    How could they tell that the cat knew it was being X-rayed?

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    markzwaan  over 5 years ago

    @ alananda Het was addicted to mathematics.Hmm, AIWS must be the reason I keep over eating. I keep thinking my plate is much smaller than it really is…

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    potrerokid  over 5 years ago

    Billy Gibbons has a role on “Bones” as Angela’s father!!! Love that series!!!!!

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    darqshadows  over 5 years ago

    do they know if their getting a cat scan?

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    AmyGrantfan51774  over 5 years ago

    wow the only one in ZZ Top who doesn’t have a beard is Frank Beard what a name huh?!!!!!!

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