Before he wrote Jaws, Peter Benchley was a speechwriter for LBJ.
Have you heard the latest Frank Sinatra news? Martin Scorsese has signed on to direct the biopic. Martie wants his boy Leo DiCaprio to star, but the studio wants Johnny Depp.
So let's say you've got a high-energy magnetic field.
Happy Birthday to L. Frank Baum, who would have been 153 today. To honor the man behind the man behind the curtain, I thought we'd check out some details of his rather interesting life.
Our friends at New Amsterdam Records are throwing a release party tonight for Nadia Sitora's debut album, first things first.
Last May, we welcomed grammar legend Patricia T. O'Conner as a guest blogger. She has a new book out, and for today's Friday Happy Hour, we have two copies to give away.
Growing up in upstate New York, my dad and I would go to the Saratoga Races every August. There's nothing like watching your horse come around the final turn, battling for the lead.
Ever wonder why people sometimes hate looking at photos of themselves?
Throughout history, kings and queens typically inherited their positions. Therefore, it's not surprising that some royals were not really up for the job.
Office Fridge Sends Seven to Hospital
An office worker in San Jose, California decided to clean out the workplace refrigerator on Tuesday. The old food was taken out and placed on a table.
Holy cow! It's been two months since we last offered a Really, Really Bad Rebus.
The Cannes Film Festival is in full swing and runs through May 24th. Keep up with the festivities at the official site.
This is why you pay attention to warning signs.
HonorÃ© Sharrer (1920-2009) passed away at age 88 a month ago, on April 17, but her death was only announced by her family last week.
Yesterday's educational clips seemed fairly popular, so I thought we'd try another round.
Loripop asked for a Fargo North clip. Here he is with special guest, Big
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Reggie Aqui & Naamua Delaney were kind enough to have me on CNN.com Live today to chat about some recent mental_floss stories.
This whole post started a couple of weeks ago when I was researching terrible movie moms. I came across the #1 spot on our list and was stunned that Bette Davis had stooped to such a movie.