A long time ago… in Los Angeles

Did you know that Harrison Ford was working as a carpenter when George Lucas cast him in Star Wars?
Submitted by Lane

How can we be lovers if I have a stupid name?

Hey did you know Michael Bolton’s real name is Michael Bolotin?
Matt Belknap, Never Not Funny #510

This is a test…

Hey, did you know that Van Halen demanded to have M&Ms in their dressing room, but with all the brown ones removed! Crazy huh? (Link to actual rider.)
Jimmy Pardo, Never Not Funny #411

He finally joined Elizabeth

Did you guys know that after years of having fake heart attacks on Sanford and Son, Red Foxx really did die from a heart attack? And the people around him thought he was still faking!
Submitted by stubbypete.

Why did he give her a cross-eyed bear?

Did you know that Alanis Morissette’s song You Oughtta Know is about her break-up with Dave Coulier?
Submitted by Stig

The Ultimate Obvious Trivia

Did you know that General Grant is buried in Grant’s Tomb?
Matt Belknap, Never Not Funny #511 (described by Matt as “the ultimate Obvious Trivia.”)

Easier than cello in a marching band

Didja know Woody Allen plays clarinet in a band? Yeah, that’s why he’s never at the Oscars, even if he’s nominated; he’d rather play in his band, man!
Jimmy Pardo, Never Not Funny #510

Twins and Pardos create their own language

“I know!!!  [Unintelligible] Put that on your fuckin’ Obvious Trivia page!”
Jimmy Pardo, Never Not Funny #510

He needs a new lawyer

Did you know Huey Lewis sued Ray Parker, Jr. for similarities between the Ghostbusters theme song and  I Want a New Drug?
Matt Belknap, Never Not Funny Live at MaxFunCon

He was in Steely Dan, and you’re not

Hey, did you know Chevy Chase was an original member of Steely Dan?
Jimmy Pardo, UCLA Convention Center lobby, to me.