today I learned:
- george harrison financed the monty python film “the life of brian”, because he wanted to see it.
- it is possible to listen to records that no longer exist by extracting audio from pictures of them
- the french foreign legion allows you to enlist with a fake identity, allowing members to effectively start their lives over.
- once coming to fame, kurt cobain used his public image to advocate rights for women, queer folk, minorities, and misfits.
- bob marley has been on the album chart for over 914 weeks, and currently sits at 69.