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Celebrities From The Groovy Era Who Took On Cancer, And Won

Entertainment | April 16, 2019

No one is safe from cancer -- celebrities can get the disease just as easily as plain folks, as we've been reminded by the recent revelation from Jeopardy! ...

Helen Gurley Brown And The Single Girl: A Modern Love Manual

Culture | April 15, 2019

Author Helen Gurley Brown relaxing and working in her Park Avenue Apartment in 1965; an edition of her landmark book featuring Natalie Wood and Tony Curtis on...

Scilla Gabel: The Sophia Loren Body Double We Never Knew We Needed

Entertainment | April 14, 2019

Actress Scilla Gabel was Sophia Loren's body double in a couple of films in the 1950s -- not a bad claim to fame. But while her uncanny resemblance t...

Kent State Shootings, 1970: Four Dead In Ohio

Culture | April 13, 2019

National Guard Opening Fire on Kent State University Demonstrators, Ohio, USA, 1970. Source: (Photo by: Universal History Archive/UIG via Getty Images) Occurring on May 4,...

'Warriors, Come Out To Play:' Story Of The Line From A Cult Classic

Entertainment | April 12, 2019

"Warriors, come out to play."The line from The Warriors is like a secret code for lovers of the cult classic film -- while a lot of people haven't e...

Outlaw Country: How Willie, Waylon And Others Broke Free

Music | April 11, 2019

Willie Nelson and Waylon Jennings enjoy a drink together in New York in 1978 (Photo by Richard E. Aaron/Redferns) Today, they don't seem like outlaws: Willie Ne...

The Other Singing Jacksons: Where Are They Now?

Music | April 10, 2019

In the late ‘60s and early ‘70s, the nine siblings of the Jackson family -- in their Jackson 5 incarnation and as solo artists -- were some of the most popular musician...

The Attempted Assassination Of Pope John Paul II: What Really Happened?

Culture | April 9, 2019

Bodyguards hold Pope John Paul II (C) after he was shot May 13th 1981 on Saint Peter's square. Source: (AFP/Getty Images) On May 13, 1981, people...

How Black Roller Skaters Helped Make The Rink A Place For Grownups

Culture | April 8, 2019

Black roller skaters of the '60s and '70s developed skating as an activity for adults, and helped turn the roller rink from a kids' space into a plac...

Trailblazer Actress And Sportscaster Jayne Kennedy, Then And Now

Icons | April 7, 2019

Jayne Kennedy poses for a portrait in circa 1985 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Donaldson Collection/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images) Througho...

Santana's 'Abraxas:' The Sexy Album Cover That Was A Religious Experience

Music | April 6, 2019

A detail of 'Annunciation' (see the full version below); Carlos Santana circa 1970. Source: Pinterest; BMI/Michael Ochs Archives/GettyImages Wh...

Your Dad Loved This Beer: Defunct And Zombie Brews Of The '60s And '70s

Culture | April 5, 2019

It is a sad lesson: the things we love will come and go, even beer. Defunct beer brands are plentiful, thanks to quirks of distribution systems ...

What Is 'Deliverance's 'Squeal Like A Pig' Scene Really About?

Entertainment | April 4, 2019

You've heard the line "squeal like a pig!" and you're probably aware that it's from the 1972 film Deliverance. What happens in the "squeal like a pig" sc...

Why Do People Hate Jane Fonda? Her 'Hanoi Jane' Episode, Examined

Culture | April 3, 2019

In 1972, actress Jane Fonda traveled to North Vietnam on an anti-war mission. Due to actions and images some people consider unpatriotic or treasonous...

50 Visual Gags In 'Airplane!' -- Surely You Caught Them All

Entertainment | April 2, 2019

There are few movies as dense and re-watchable as the 1980 comedy Airplane! Its gags and jokes come fast and furious, with some of them happening simultaneo...

1966: Masters And Johnson Ask, 'Are You Doing It Wrong?'

Culture | April 1, 2019

Dr. William H. Masters (right) and Mrs. Virginia E. Johnson, co-authors of 'Human Sexual Response,' in their office, circa 1970. Source: Getty Images / Bettmann ...

Don't Call Her Blondie: Debbie Harry, Then And Now

Music | March 31, 2019

Debbie Harry of Blondie performing at Jazz Bilzen Festival, Bilzen, Belgium, 12th August 1978; Debbie Harry photo shoot circa 1978. Sources: Gie Knaeps/Getty Images; MP...