was best known for his acting work in roles such as The Pink Panther's Sir Charles Lytton
, aka the Phantom, a suave playboy burglar with, as calling card, a white glove embroidered with a "P". Niven is also remembered as a generous, if not always entirely truthful, fountain of (mostly saucy) anecdotes
, as well as a famous wit
. However, there was one part of his life about which he was always notoriously serious and tight-lipped: his military service in the Second World War. [more inside]
posted by Skeptic
on Sep 17, 2009 -
Inspector Clouseau as Greek Police role-model?
Wait for the midi file to load... At first I thought the site was hacked but, no, I checked, it's the real "Hellenic police informatics dept" web-site. I'm not sure whether it's self-sarcasm or cluelessness. And I wont even start about the site's imaginative design...
posted by talos
on Mar 6, 2001 -