Out of extreme curiosity, can anyone tell me why hundreds of people all over Canada would have been looking for the Barbara Stanwyck Blackglama advertisement last Saturday?
Update: An answer! From Anonymous in comments:
A CBC radio show called the Age of Persuasion (an EXCELLENT show) mentioned that ad in a episode about Luxury Advertising.
I’m glad I know. I got several hundred hits on this page, all from google.ca, but that wasn’t the weirdest part: No one downloaded the picture or hotlinked to it, and several people spelled “Blackglama” wrong. One person searched for “black llama.” Ha!
I hope someone can solve this mystery for me. Now that I know, I can say with certainty that what was going on in Canada on Saturday was a hell of a lot more fun than what was going in Kansas on Saturday.
Anyway, the main reason I wanted to post was to tell you about the most amazing thing I just saw on The Daily Mirror: William Desmond Taylor’s tuxedo jacket from 1911, still in the Paramount costume wardrobe and looking terrific.
Update, January 20: It happened again! This time I got hundreds of hits for “Mae West’s interesting request for a glass of wine in the 1933 movie ‘I’m No Angel.'” Guess this is for a trivia contest? The answer was “off the vine,” unless I’m reading the keyword analysis wrong.