The Password Is: ‘Devine [sic]’

It’s been rumored for a long time about those caped crusaders: Via my friend Paul Maggio…

Looking at Match Game ’7x, Part 3b: Aqua Net, Man!

What’s the first thing you think of when you see this on the board? My immediate response was (and yes, I do talk out loud to my TV) Aqua Marine and then Aqua Man. The former answer came from my childhood fascination with birthstones and rocks (no Pokemon back then), the latter because my brother […]

Looking at Match Game ‘7x, Part 3a: Memory Goosed

My Facebook Match Game Super Match post for January 26, 2012 was:[1] I wasn’t surprised at such perennial responses as “Mother,” or millennial ones as “Grey.” [2] But I was nonplussed that not a single friend from childhood (or who happened to be in California in the 1970s) had posted what I thought was the […]


Looking at Match Game ‘7x, Part 2: Passing Through the Future

Not surprisingly, the official $500 response for: was “Diamond Ring,” an evergreen answer if there ever was one. According to Gemnation and a couple of other sources, the De Beers catchphrase, “A diamond is forever,” has been around since Frances Gerety of ad agency N.W. Ayer & Son launched it in 1947. That was 65 […]