Friday, February 13, 2009

Ernest Borgnine Lost Look-alike Contest

New York Times
13 February 2009

The Taco Joint That Loves Ernest Borgnine


[For seventeen years Tortilla Flats, a Mexican restaurant in New York's West Village, has held an Ernest Borgnine look-alike contest in honor of the uglesome actor.]

[...] There is an urban legend that Mr. Borgnine once entered the look-alike contest -- and lost. "That's the kind of publicity I have down there," Mr. Borgnine said. [...]