Life imitates art, cont’d

June 27, 2014

Following up on the last post—in The Distinguished Gentleman, Eddie Murphy’s con man gets elected to Congress in the first place because his name happens to be quite similar to that of the deceased incumbent. He relies on the electorate not being particularly discerning, just going with a somewhat familiar name.

Here’s a story about candidates doing various name-related things, including relying on their surnames to associate them with somebody else and even outright changing their names.

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  • -Susi says:

    Are you my Blammy from poker? If so I want you to know I’m so sorry. I was so so wrong. I miss miss miss you. Can you find it in your heart to forgive me? I’m reaching out—–

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