A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006. Now a Popeyes fast food restaurant on Google Maps.

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Entry from July 18, 2022
“Chess players are pawn stars”

The American reality television series Pawn Stars has nothing to do with chess, but there are chess jokes.
“Are really good Chess players called Pawn stars?” was posted on Twitter by Darren Cruttenden on October 7, 2011. “Chess players are pawn stars…” was posted on Twitter by Older Monk on October 12, 2012. “Professional Chess players are Pawn Stars” was posted on Reddit—Showerthoughts on July 16, 2022.
Wikipedia: Pawn Stars
Pawn Stars is an American reality television series, shown on History, and produced by Leftfield Pictures. The series is filmed in Las Vegas, Nevada, where it chronicles the daily activities at the World Famous Gold & Silver Pawn Shop, a 24-hour family business opened in 1989[2] and originally operated by patriarch Richard “Old Man” Harrison, his son Rick Harrison, Rick’s son Corey “Big Hoss” Harrison, and Corey’s childhood friend, Austin “Chumlee” Russell.
Darren Cruttenden
Are really good Chess players called Pawn stars?
7:46 PM · Oct 7, 2011·Twitter Web Client
Older Monk
Chess players are pawn stars…
7:58 AM · Oct 12, 2012·Twitter for BlackBerry®
Kizley Benedict
Chess players are the only pawn stars parents wouldn’t mind their kids watching
3:27 AM · Nov 12, 2013·Twitter for Android
Chess Players are Pawn Stars.
5:46 AM · Nov 12, 2013·Twitter Web Client
Posted by u/Dark_Assassin75 July 16, 2022
Professional Chess players are Pawn Stars

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CitySports/Games • Monday, July 18, 2022 • Permalink

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