Godfather Was A Girl: . . . And Blanche Dubois Was A Guy

Godfather Was A Girl And Blanche Dubois Was A Guy More than fascinating stories of the real people behind iconic fictional charactersfrom the neighborhood suicide who inspired Tolstoy to write Anna Karenina to the X Men characters inspired by MLK

  • Title: Godfather Was A Girl: . . . And Blanche Dubois Was A Guy
  • Author: Eamon Evans
  • ISBN: 9781740669894
  • Page: 171
  • Format: Paperback
  • More than 300 fascinating stories of the real people behind iconic fictional charactersfrom the neighborhood suicide who inspired Tolstoy to write Anna Karenina to the X Men characters inspired by MLK and Malcolm X Why waste time with this insignificant and irrelevant part of the book when you could be discovering the story of who JD from Scrubs was based on from thMore than 300 fascinating stories of the real people behind iconic fictional characters from the neighborhood suicide who inspired Tolstoy to write Anna Karenina to the X Men characters inspired by MLK and Malcolm X Why waste time with this insignificant and irrelevant part of the book when you could be discovering the story of who JD from Scrubs was based on from the foreword Did you know that the inspiration for Rocky Balboa once lost at wrestling to Andre the Giant That Ali G was actually based on a real, white, middle class Jamaican accented hip hop DJ Or that most of the main characters in To Kill a Mockingbird were inspired by Harper Lee s own family, neighbors, and an innocent man, Walter Lett, who was sentenced to death Eamon Evans has tracked down extraordinary and entertaining examples of real life people who helped inspire classic novels, movies, and television Find out who the basis was for Lois Lane, AbFab s Eddie Monsoon, the Simpsons Mr Burns, Charlie Brown, Will and Grace, Porgy and Bess, Professor Snape, Boogie Nights Dirk Diggler, Betty Boop, Sally Bowles, Dr Strangelove, and many other iconic characters.

    One thought on “Godfather Was A Girl: . . . And Blanche Dubois Was A Guy”

    1. Good for reading on a plane, or for the coffee table. The author has a sharp sense of humour, and there is a good range, from the classics we all know about to some lesser-known, and more recent. I liked the quote from the guy JD from Scrubs was apparently based on - 'I distinctly remember our conversation. He said: "JD, if you would entrust me with all of your mistakes, misadventures and gaffes during your residency, I promise no-one will know it was you." So I did. Bill promptly named the main [...]

    2. This book isn't complicated or deep, but it's full of interesting facts about historical figures. Sometimes the inspiration for characters was a bit stretched or banal, but a lot of times I learned something new. This would make a good "bathroom reading" book.

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