Pepsi-Cola was originally called “Brad’s Drink.”
Remember The Letter People? Invented in 1972 as part of literacy program, these guys are a major memory from my childhood.
Nearly all U.S. adults—85%—now own a cell phone.
Many of you might recall the two-year long series of posts I wrote on this blog called "Weekend Word Wrap." We had a lot of fun poking fun at language, word puns, grammar Nazis, pretty much
Supermarket and fast food history is littered with perplexing products that seemingly never should have made it to the market in the first place.
Tommy Wiseau is best known (okay, only known) for his awful movie The Room; if you haven't seen it, check out Ransom Riggs's post The Remarkable Success of the Worst Movie Ever.
Sorry I Haven't Posted is an amusing collection of posts, curated by Cory Arcangel, in which bloggers apologize for neglecting their blogs.
An internet meme costume is cool as long as at least a few of your fellow Halloween party-goers recognize what you are trying to portray.
If you're one of those people that's been complaining about the fact that we don't have jetpacks yet, it's time you find a new rallying cry.
1968 was a great year for media in all forms, the cinema included. Several favorite films (okay, my favorite films) premiered that year, including 2001: A Space Odyssey.
5 times we almost nuked ourselves by accident.
She had dozens of parts on various TV shows prior to landing her signature role, but most of the world will always remember Barbara Billingsley as June Cleaver.
Usually on The Late Movies I post five videos, or eight, or ten.
After spending a lot of time last week writing about what some famous books and characters were nearly called, I was inspired to do the same thing for horror movies.
I was at a tech conference in Las Vegas this past week and happened to be walking by a booth at the right time.
This is a hoot: Frames of Reference is a 1960 video produced by MIT's Physical Science Study Committee as "part of its course in physics." It's a half-hour video showing various