Of the seven men cited above for whom CNN accidentally made public pre-written obituaries on April 16, 2003, which ones are still alive today? Answer: Only Fidel Castro and Dick Cheney are still alive. Ronald Reagan died June 5, 2004; Gerald Ford died December 26, 2006; Nelson Mandela died December 5, 2013; Bob Hope died July 27, 2003; Pope John Paul II died April 2, 2005.
What is the name of the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical inspired by “Monty Python and the Holy Grail”? Answer: “Spamalot”
Our take-away alludes to an exchange between two Munchkins about the need for a coroner to examine the wicked witch and verify that she is not only merely dead, she’s really most sincerely dead. Which two Munchkins are conversing? Answer: The mayor and the barrister.