n Small-town celebrity birthplace of the week: Atlantic, Pa. (current population about 50). Pulitzer-prize winning playwright Maxwell Anderson was born there in 1898.

n There are only two “degrees of separation” between Sissy Spacek and Kevin Spacey. Spacek was in “Heart Beat” with John Heard, who was in “Edison Force” with Spacey.

Greek poet Homer called it “a divine substance.” Greek philosopher Plato called it “especially dear to the gods.” What were Homer and Plato referring to?


B) Tea

C) Silk

D) Salt

Wednesday’s answer: The $1.2 million cell phone recently bought by a Russian businessman for his wife is made of 18-carat gold, with 120 carats of high-grade diamonds.

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