Get your facts straight, CNN.
If you didn’t know, Stephen Colbert is a literal expert on Lord of the Rings. He went onto the sets of one of the films and managed to beat the resident lore expert in a trivia contest. Someday he will die and Death will come, and he will live forever by challenging him to a contest of LoTR trivia.
Protip: This is a really bad question to ask when visiting the National Mall. We have 8 buildings surrounding the Mall, and a total of 19 museums, 9 research centers and the National Zoo. A S.H.I.E.L.D agent should know better!
(We think she means the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History in this case.)
I love that this is on the Smithsonian’s tumblr
Whoever does social media for the Smithsonian is awesome.
A philosophy I very much live my life by.
Yeah, too bad he was a Nazi.
was he? shit
I’m assuming by “he was a Nazi” you meant he played a PARODY of Hitler in a MOVIE that poked fun at the Nazi regime, and in that same movie he also plays a barber who disguises himself as said Hitler parody then delivers one of the greatest anti-fascist speeches of all time.
It’s okay. It’s an easy mistake to make.
Also Chaplin was likely of Romani descent so it’s safe to say he probably wasn’t too pleased about Nazi racist ideology.
how does this happen. how doe sthis actually happen