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    10 Deaths That Gave Us Famous Songs

    Pop songs have always been about living in the moment. The rock and roll lifestyle may be fun, but it is not exactly conducive to a long life span. Death has been a major theme of songs since the beginning. So it should not be a surprise that some of this music is shaped by […] More

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    10 Influential Movies With Dark And Surprising Origins

    There is a common belief that movies work as escapism from the struggles of real life. Despite the omnipresent scenes of sex and violence, movies are somehow seen as separate from the burdens of life. Movies, however, do not exist in a vacuum. Macabre troubles affect filmmakers just like anyone else; they just use their […] More

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    10 Iconic Mascots And Their Surprising Backstories

    From ships and football teams to production companies and restaurants, mascots are a popular way of boosting morale or giving a product a recognizable face. In general, mascots are designed as such from the very beginning. Sometimes, however, a company, team, or political party gains a mascot quite accidentally. Some mascots have survived the test […] More

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    10 Unexpected Things That Happened During Award Shows

    Awards season is upon us again, but lots of people don’t find the idea of watching rich celebrities congratulating each other to be particularly entertaining. Just occasionally, however, a dull award ceremony is livened up by something we really do not expect. Sometimes, these occurrences are hilarious. Other times, they’re just baffling, and—on occasion—they are […] More

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    10 Times Musicians Were Banned From Playing In Certain Countries

    Musicians and bands touring the globe to play their music to the far reaches of the world has become a staple of the music industry. Just listening to music is one thing, but there is something quite exhilarating about seeing your favorite acts perform in the flesh. However, musicians and bands touring the world, it […] More

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    10 Songs That Were Once Surprisingly Banned

    Although CDs and records are very rarely, if ever, banned, that does not stop discerning radio stations and sometimes even governments from issuing boycotts of specific songs. Such songs might be banned outright or simply refused airing on the radio, which used to be more or less the same thing before the halcyon days of […] More

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    10 Movies Based On True Events That Don’t Tell The Truth

    Turning things that happen in real life into movies has always been a good option for filmmakers, as everyday life is sometimes more astonishing than any invented story could be. However, despite using real people and events as a basis, many of these movies end up heavily revising the facts. Sometimes, the changes are not […] More

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    10 Uncanny Facts About Stan Lee

    Stan Lee died last week at age 95. He left behind a marvelous legacy. Alongside Jack Kirby and Steve Ditko, he helped create some of the most iconic superheroes in history. Nowadays, their popularity far transcends the pages of comic books as they are featured in some of the biggest box office hits of all […] More

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    10 Disney Characters With Controversial Histories

    We think of Disney as this idealized, perfect family company. They are clean and polished and keep anything bad out of their films. They’re the ideal of family entertainment. Or are they? Disney may have this politically correct, perfect reputation, but if you look back at their history, there are some really shocking things you […] More

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    10 Horror Movies On Netflix That Don’t Suck

    Halloween is approaching rapidly, which means you need to get all of your scary movies in before December hits. (Then it’s time to start binge-watching Christmas movies). So raid your video cabinet, hit up some midnight showings, and check Netflix. Not so keen on that last option? This list details ten movies that can all […] More

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    10 Child Stars Who Ruined Their Lives

    Many children dream of being famous singers or movie or TV actors. But the harsh reality of having your name in lights at such a young age is nothing like the dream. Some kids just can’t handle stardom. As these 10 stories of well-known child stars show, the riches and fame can lead kids down […] More

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    10 Times Directors Went Too Far On Set

    Making movies is an art form that takes a ruthless and creative mind to oversee. To make sure it all comes together correctly for an enjoyable experience for the audience is left up to one position on set. The director controls all the film’s artistic and dramatic aspects. This is the person who visualizes the […] More

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