E.B. White of Charlotte's Web fame is the "White" of Strunk and White.
Most people have some passing familiarity with Norse mythology and legend. Even the days of our modern week are named after its gods and goddesses.
October 10th was the birthday of Ed Wood, Jr. – the quirky filmmaker frequently referred to as the worst director of all time. But that moniker really sells him short.
Doogie Horner may be the world's only stand-up comedian / book designer, and he pretty durn good at both.
"...boom, there are all these wildcatters and roughnecks throwing up the Stars and Stripes on little mounds of manure all over the world." A fascinating look at American imperialism, the Gua
Looks like our little party is going to spill into 10.11.10.
We're 18 stories into our 10.10.10 extravaganza, and there are plenty more 10 lists to come.
We just looked at 10 famous films that might be lost forever. But there's hope! Here are 10 famous films that were missing before magically turning up.
1. The first version of John
There’s a long list of classic (or at least, significant) movies that might never be seen again: major films starring some of the most popular stars of the silent cinema; Saved from the Titanic (1912)
Remember when your high school summer reading list included Atticus, Fiesta, and The Last Man in Europe? You will once you see what these books were renamed before they hit
Once one of the largest, richest and most prosperous cities in the US, Detroit has fallen on hard times. But reports of its death are greatly exaggerated. It remains a city with a talented workforce
We elect our Senators and Representatives with the expectation that they'll bring our interests to the legislative process and work to bettering the country.
1. Mel Harris
In 1979 future thirtysomething star Mary Ellen Harris (her real name, as we found out) competed on the $20,000 Pyramid.
There are plenty of things even the most ardent fans don't know about John Ronald Reuel Tolkien.
Not just a staple for at least one summer baseball promotion night a year, bobbleheads for fictional and historical figures, even 60s rock bands are pretty commonplace.
1. Dungeons and
Abandoned buildings imply a mystery (what happened?) and a challenge (can I get inside and see?).