BuzzFeed has compiled a very informative video that visually identifies everyday things you never knew had names.
Most Quentin Tarantino’s fans are aware of the links between his films that form what I like to call the “Tarantinoverse”. As an example Lee Donowitz (Saul Rubinek) from True Romance is the son of Inglourious Basterds’ Donny “the Bear Jew” Donowitz (Eli Roth). Vic Vega (Michael Madsen) in Reservoir Dogs is the brother ofContinue reading “What Is The Django Unchained–Pulp Fiction Connection?”
You’re probably going to go to a New Year’s Eve party tonight and as soon as the clock strikes 12, somebody will inevitably start slurring the tune ” Auld Lang Syne” because they heard it in a movie. But people very rarely nail down the correct melody, nor do they know all of the words. AndContinue reading “What Does Auld Lang Syne Mean And Why Do We Sing It On New Years Eve?”
With holiday cheer in the air, TIME takes a closer look at some of the weird stories behind our favorite seasonal tunes. As an example, the song that celebrates “the most famous” reindeer of the last 100 years was based on a character created for a department store. And not just any department store: MontgomeryContinue reading “10 Things You Didn’t Know About Beloved Holiday Songs”
On Oct. 5, 1962, the first Bond film, Dr. No, hit theaters. Five decades and 22 films later, the spy has been immortalized as a legendary screen hero. TIME has compiled the most interesting stories, anecdotes and tidbits from the franchise and you can check it out HERE.
TIME uncovers some strange facts about the Caped Crusader. Check them out HERE. Some random facts and figures: 27 : the number of times Alfred has been kidnapped 29 : the number of video games starring Batman 84 : the number of sound-effect cards (like ‘BAM!’) used in the TV series 356 : the numberContinue reading “Holy Bat Trivia!: Top 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Batman”
I had no idea that the lines on a solo cup are (suggested) measurement marks for beer, wine and liquor? Who knew?
There is a flurry of excitement about Stephen King’s sequel to The Shining entitled Doctor Sleep which is due in 2013. But did you know that a prologue to The Shining was written that accounted the dark history of the Overlook Hotel and the grisly murders that occurred there? After writing Carrie and Salem’s Lot,Continue reading “Did You Know That Stephen King Wrote A Prologue To The Shining That Was Cut From The Published Version?”
If you somehow managed to avoid seeing The Avengers this past weekend, be warned that significant spoilers are ahead. Or, if you did see the awesome movie and are perplexed about the character at the end of the credits, then read on… OK, I warned you.
James Chapman compiled Frasier footage and made a 6-minute video pointing out which famous voices were phoning in to the Dr. Frasier Crane Show, the show’s fictional radio show. There’s a lot of great folks that called into the show with their ‘problems’ over the years, from Ben Stiller to John Cusack and more.