When authors refer to other great works, people, and events, it’s usually not accidental. Put on your super-sleuth hat and figure out why.
Literary and Philosophical References
- Americans vs. Nazis (3.53, 5.6)
- Walter Cronkite, famous newscaster (8.114)
- Albert Einstein (15.23)
Pop Culture References
- Untouchables, a television show about fighting organized crime in the 1930s (5.14)
- The Magnificent Seven, a western film (6.45)
- "Straighten Up and Fly Right," a song by Nat King Cole (7.124)
- "Under the Boardwalk" (8.172)
- "Yakety Yak" (8.176, 9.9, 9.44, 10.88)
- Ozzie and Harriet, a television show about a family (9.129)
- Bobo Brazil vs. The Sheik, pro wrestlers from back in the day (11.78)
- Godzilla (11.78)
- King Kong (11.78)
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