Most people don’t realize this, but the globally-reviled improv comedy troupe known as Three Jacks and a Queen made a living doing print ads for Fiats in Poland in the mid 1970s after their exile from America in 1971. They have never been allowed back in the country.

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Three Jacks and a Queen? Were you thinking of Four Jacks and a Jill, which were referenced in “This is Spinal Tap”? I was sure that was a made-up band until I googled it just now and found out they really did exist.

My whole world has crumbled. What’s next? Will I find out that D minor is NOT really the saddest key?