Musicians who stole their biggest hits

Getty Images Mike Floorwalker@MikeFloorwalker When you’re a musician, inspiration can strike at any moment. You can be brushing your teeth, sitting on the john, eating a burrito, or doing all those things at once somehow, when suddenly, BAM! Inspiration jumps out and punches you in the face, forcing you to cut your awesome display of […]

Rock songs you need to hear before you die

Getty Images Spencer Kaufman Rock music has evolved over the decades, spanning a number of genres including punk, metal, new wave, Britpop, glam, and more. While thousands upon thousands of classic songs have been recorded over the years, there are certain tracks that stand out as revolutionary or groundbreaking or just plain mesmerizing. Some of […]

Weird things you never knew about The Simpsons

Fox Nicholas Conley@NicholasConley1 The Simpsons is far more than a mere television show: It’s a cultural institution. The series has been around for three decades, which probably explains why the four-fingered, buggy eyed, yellow-skinned denizens of Springfield have become just as recognizable as Mickey Mouse and the McDonald’s logo. These days, it’s easy to forget […]

Classic film stars who were actually really weird people

Morris M. “Old Hollywood” is a synonym for class, sophistication, and images of matinee idols chastely stealing kisses on the silver screen. That’s sure not how it felt at the time. Behind the glitz and glamour, Golden Age Tinseltown was a seething mass of wailing drunks, drug-addicted loonies, overwhelming egomaniacs, and straight-up nutjobs. Think modern […]

What happens to your body when you watch a scary movie

Shutterstock Debra Kelly@_EllaSaturday When you watch a horror movie, you feel strange after, don’t you? It’s not like walking out of a comedy or drama when you’ve just seen a truly terrifying movie, one where you jumped a few times or let that awkward, nervous, I’m-not-scared-I-swear laughter slip out. (It’s just a movie after all, […]