Monthly Archives: April 2011

Dr. Seuss

1. One in four American children receive Dr. Seuss as their first book. 2. Dr. Seuss (real name Theodore Geisel) had other pen names too.  On books that he wrote without illustrating he was Theo LeSeig, and he once used … Continue reading

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Peeps

1. In 1953, it took 27 hours to create one Marshmallow Peep.  Today it takes 6 minutes. 2. Americans will eat more than 600 million marshmallow Peeps and Bunnies this Easter. 3.  Until 1995, when lavender was added, Peeps came … Continue reading

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Woodstock

1. The original food list for the event included 10,000 packages of marshmallows. 2. Jimi Hendrix was paid $32,000 to perform at the “Woodstock Music & Art Fair.” Janis Joplin was paid $15,000; Jefferson Airplane $15,000; Creedence Clearwater Revival $10,000; … Continue reading

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