I’m kind of bummed that it took me this long to realize that Mt. Rushmore is a whiskered cliff. Of course the mustached likeness of Theodore Roosevelt was carved into the granite cliff that is now known as Mount Rushmore
Cliff Curtis is an actor from New Zealand who specialized in hispanic steeshed characters in the year 2001. In Training Day, Curtis played Smiley, a mexican gangleader. In Blow, Curtis played Pablo Escobar, drug lord of Columbia.
Cliff “Good News” Levingston carried the Chicago Bulls to 2 NBA Championships in the early 90s.
Here’s a weird fact about Cliff:
“In 1986, while playing for the Hawks, Levingston had the rare distinction of “fouling into” an NBA game in a game. In a game where Dominique Wilkins and Antoine Carr were injured, Kevin Willis, Scott Hastings, Spud Webb and Levingston fouled out of the game. After Doc Rivers was ejected, the Hawks were down to only four players. Under an obscure rule, Levingston, the last player to foul out, was allowed to come back into the game at the cost of a technical foul.”
The Hawks decided to pass when they realized Cliff would be coming back in and just played with 4.
Cliff Burton was the bassist for Metallica before he died in 1986. If Cliff were alive today, I’d imagine he’d have written several Op-Ed pieces for the Wall Street Journal on the insustainability of our government to function for the people with the callous and irresponsible way in which they conduct business. Or maybe he’d just spit in John Boehner’s face. Either way, ya know?