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Perhaps if they had stuck with their birth names, audiences wouldn't blink at seeing Caryn Johnson headlining Sister Act 2 or Thomas Mapother IV starring in Vanilla Sky. But Whoopi Goldberg and Tom Cruise—among many, many other celebrities—opted for zingier stage monikers. Fortunately for those who enjoy pondering this alternative celebrity universe, Ross Luippold of HuffPo Comedy has whipped samples of promotional materials from this bizarro world.

The slide-show, which includes mock-ups of Jon Leibowitz hosting The Daily Show, Allan Konigsberg gracing the theatrical poster for Annie Hall and Jonah Feldstein starring in Get Him to the Greek, can be viewed in full here.

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