Friday, March 04, 2005
Apparently the famed writer battled a serious gambling addiction during his life. I heard on NPR last night that his descendants are protesting the inclusion of Dostoyevsky's picture on tickets for the Russian national lottery.
Mrs. Horns and I were trying to come up with similar present day "endorsements". Here are a couple:
George W. Bush on a recruitment poster for MENSA
Martha "Free Bird" Stewart for Charles Schwab
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