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Worst 25 Book Easter Eggs

Cover Egg - 1.2/10 with 416 votes
Posted Friday, October 8 in MAD Magazine
On every cover of MAD (that I know of) has Alfred E. Newman's head or picture on it in some way.
More Books from Him? - 1.7/10 with 509 votes
Posted Sunday, November 28 in King, Stephen
Every Stephen King fan needs to know this! Stephen King also goes by Richard Bachmen.
Pen Name - 1.8/10 with 561 votes
Posted Friday, September 3 in Orwell, George
"George Orwell" was a pen name for socialist "Eric Blair"
City Names - 2.6/10 with 255 votes
Posted Monday, January 24 in King, Stephen
Stephen King (spelled correctly, by the way) makes mention of at least one Maine city in almost all of his books, if not all (I haven't read all of them, so I can't say 100%). He lives in Maine.
Name Game - 2.8/10 with 195 votes
Posted Thursday, September 30 in King, Stephen
The main characters in the books "Desperation" and "The Regulators" have the same first and last names; they are just all switched around. And in both they are fighting an evil being called TAK.
A Study in Logic - 3.6/10 with 365 votes
Posted Wednesday, September 15 in Alice In Wonderland
Lewis Carroll, a.k.a.Charles Dodgeson, was a mathmatician. The riddles in the book are math problems, that can all be solved using logic equations(P>Q).
Charlotte's Web - Meaning Behind the Name Templeton - 4.0/10 with 364 votes
Posted Monday, November 27 in Charlotte's Web
The name of the rat in Charlotte's Web was "Templeton". The author of the book was E.B. White who was a Fiji (Phi Gamma Delta). He named the rat after one of the founders of the fraternity (John Templeton McCarty). Pretty Cool insight.
Kilgore Trout - 4.1/10 with 250 votes
Posted Sunday, October 10 in Vonnegut, Kurt
In every book written by Vonnegut there is either a character named Kilgore Trout or a reference to a character named Kilgore Trout. It is not one character who shows up in all his books. It is many different characters in all his books that are all... more
Cover Secret - 4.4/10 with 378 votes
Posted Thursday, December 9 in Goosebumps
The artist of the covers of the popular book series Goosebumps, always draws people wearing red sneakers of the same 5 star brand, whenever there are people on the cover who wear sneakers. Those are his favorite shoes.
Otto's Costume - 4.5/10 with 93 votes
Posted Friday, March 3 in Simpsons Comics
On the first page, Otto is dressed up as the one-eared rabbit from Life in Hell.
Policemen - 4.6/10 with 49 votes
Posted Friday, December 6 in Spiderman
Peter David, rhe author of the book based on the Spiderman movie, put in this one lots of hidden references!
They all begin in the chapter where uncle Ben is murdered.
In this chapter there are two policemen: their surnames are Lieberg and Ditko. Doesn't... more
Who Am I? - 4.7/10 with 255 votes
Posted Monday, January 10 in Cussler, Clive
In each of Cussler's novels, Dirk Pitt, the hero, always comes across an individual who as it turns out has the character name of ?? Clive Cussler.
Colours in Desperation - 4.7/10 with 89 votes
Posted Wednesday, October 20 in King, Stephen
The colour of the picture of the horse in the bathroom is Rose Madder. A reference to King's other novel of the same name.
Three Littles - 4.8/10 with 356 votes
Posted Monday, August 30 in Alice In Wonderland
Ok, this one is a bit deep, but here goes:
Some of you may have known that Charles Dodgeson (the author) created these stories for the Liddell sisters (three of them) as they rowed the Thames (one of them was named Alice, hence the name). Anyway, if... more
Flaubert Himself Hidden in the Novel - 4.9/10 with 49 votes
Posted Monday, February 19 in Madame Bovary
At the end of Madame Bovary, the latter goes to a pharmacist she knows to borrow money : her furniture is going to taken away, just an episode in her downfall that will eventually lead to her death. She also buys terebenthine essence and sugar acid. Now... more
Weird? - 5.0/10 with 102 votes
Posted Sunday, February 20 in MAD Magazine
On every single cover of mad in big letters, is the word mad. After the M in tiny letters, is the letters IND. (Possibly meaning industries.) Now if you put the first part together with the last part, it says MIND AD! Is that a coincedince?
Playboy Bunny - 5.0/10 with 427 votes
Posted Wednesday, August 4 in Playboy Magazine
look on the front page of the mag.. there is a hidden bunny(some are harder to find than others)
Setting Free the Bears - 5.0/10 with 98 votes
Posted Friday, September 3 in World According to Garp, The
In the Wold According to Garp, T.S. Garp writes a book called "Procrastillination", in which a young anarchist gets killed stting free zoo animals during the war in Vienna. This is actually a reference to an earlier book written by the author of Garp,... more
Pen Name - 5.1/10 with 52 votes
Posted Tuesday, September 7 in Kesey, Ken
Ken Kesey of "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest Fame" wrote a novel with a bunch of his friends from University of Oregon. The author of this book consequently was one, O. U. Levon. If you can't already guess it here's the translation:

O. U. = University... more
"Cliff" the Troll Drummer - 5.1/10 with 106 votes
Posted Thursday, April 6 in Pratchett, Terry
For non-British readers. In Soul Music, when the drummer changes his name to Cliff someone makes the comment "You'll never get anywhere in the music business with a name like that". The fact is that a certain Cliff Richard is the only artist to have... more
Masterton - 5.2/10 with 45 votes
Posted Saturday, November 27 in King, Stephen
Stephen King sometimes includes a character called Masterton in his books. For example 'The Shining' (Masterton was Dick Hallorrans friend in Florida), and 'Pet Sematary' (Steve Masterton worked with Louis at the hospital). If you know what is so significant... more
Chapter 21? Where? - 5.3/10 with 212 votes
Posted Thursday, September 2 in Clockwork Orange, A
Everyone is familiar with Stanley Kubick's A Clockwork Orange, but few know that the movie did not end like the book did. Kubrick used an American version of the script, which left out the last chapter, where "your humble narrator" matures NATURALLY,... more
The Principia Discordia Exists - 5.3/10 with 55 votes
Posted Monday, August 30 in Illuminatus!
The "book" that Wilson and Shea quote their inanities out of to head their chapters actually exists. You can download it at http://23ae.onestop.net/discord/pdfull.html
Phone Numbers - 5.3/10 with 159 votes
Posted Wednesday, November 10 in Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, The
There is a phone number that pops up in the first book. This was the phone number of Douglas Adams when he wrote it. Please don't call this number, since it now belongs to someone else.

The robot also was a real person, someone the author knew. ... more
Roland - 5.7/10 with 47 votes
Posted Thursday, September 30 in Insomniac (King, Stephen)
If you read Insomniac, when you get to the end of the book a mother looks at a picture her son just finished drawing and it's a picture of Roland from the Dark Tower series standing in a meadow.

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