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Beatles 'More Popular Than Jesus' -- Really? Meaning Of Lennon's Infamous Quote

Music | March 4, 2021

Teenagers gather at a "Beatles Burning," staged by WAYX-AM (Georgia), where records, books, and wigs are burned in a bonfire in response to...

How Ike Turner Invented Rock 'N Roll With 'Rocket 88'

Music | March 3, 2021

Ike Turner (center) and some of his Kings of Rhythm in 1955. Source: Collection Gilles PTtard (Photo by Gilles Petard/Redferns) What was the first rock 'n roll son...

Repo Man, Cult Classic: Facts And Trivia About The Punk Rock Black Comedy

Entertainment | March 2, 2021

The life of a repo man is always intense. Maybe the most cult of cult movies, Repo Man is a hard film to pin down. Part comedy, part science-f...

Capitol Bombing Of 1971: What Was The Weather Underground And What Did They Want?

Culture | March 1, 2021

FBI bulletin showing suspected members of the Weather Underground. Source: flickr.com/photos/washington_area_spark In the early 1970s, ...

Why Did Sha Na Na Exist? '50s Nostalgia For Hippies, Born At Woodstock

Entertainment | February 28, 2021

Jon 'Bowzer' Bauman, of the group Sha Na Na, performs onstage at the Holiday Star Theater, Merilville, Indiana, February 2, 1982. (Photo by Paul Nat...

Joanne Woodward: 'Three Faces Of Eve' And Mrs. Paul Newman, Then And Now

Entertainment | February 27, 2021

Joanne Woodward wearing an outfit by Travilla with a straw hat by Yorn, circa 1965. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images) Joanne Woodward, winn...

Led Zeppelin Groupies: Stories, Truth, Myths, & Proof About Groupie Life

Music | February 26, 2021

During the golden age of rock 'n roll groupies, Led Zeppelin epitomized rock-star recklessness and excess. While any band might have groupies,...

Slap Shot: How The Hanson Brothers Hijacked Paul Newman's Hockey Classic

Entertainment | February 25, 2021

When Paul Newman made the hockey comedy Slap Shot, he might not have expected to lose the spotlight to the Hanson Brothers. It's a funny script...

Mamie van Doren, Bad-Girl Blonde Of '50s Cult Cinema, Then And Now

Entertainment | February 24, 2021

Peruse Mamie Van Doren's filmography -- Untamed Youth (1957), High School Confidential (1958), Born Reckless (1958), Girls Town (1959), Vice Raid (19...

When Iggy Pop Went Into Rehab, David Bowie And Dennis Hopper Brought Him Drugs

Music | February 23, 2021

Musicians Iggy Pop and David Bowie pose backstage after Pop's concert at the Ritz, New York, New York, 1986. (Photo by Larry Busacca/WireIma...

'Do You Believe In Miracles?' U.S. Olympic Hockey's Miracle on Ice

Culture | February 22, 2021

United States Olympic Hockey players jump with jubilation after beating the Soviet Union hockey team on February 22, 1980 during the Winter Olympics. Th...

Walk On The Wild Side: Lyrics And Meaning Of Lou Reed's NYC Anthem

Music | February 21, 2021

American musician Lou Reed (1942-2013) performs live on stage in 1974. (Photo by Gai Terrell/Redferns) "Walk On The Wild Side" by Lou Reed captures ch...

Sandy Duncan: Young 'Peter Pan' Actress And Wheat Thins Girl, Then And Now

Entertainment | February 20, 2021

Pixie, they name is Sandy Duncan! A constant celebrity without a real TV or movie hit, short-haired Sandy Duncan entertained audiences (and W...

Blinded By The Light: The Springsteen-Penned Manfred Mann Hit, Lyrics And Meaning

Music | February 19, 2021

Left: Bruce Springsteen on August 22, 1975 in Atlanta, Georgia. Right: single sleeve for Manfred Mann's 'Blinded By The Light.' Sources: ...

Juice Newton: The Angel Of The Morning And Queen Of Hearts, Then And Now

Music | February 18, 2021

Juice Newton performing in Toronto on June 29, 1982. (Photo by Mike Slaughter/Toronto Star via Getty Images) No voice says early-'80s country-po...

Young Rene Russo: Cosmopolitan/Vogue Cover Girl Turned Actress, Then And Now

Entertainment | February 17, 2021

Rene Russo was a modeling sensation, shooting cover after cover for Vogue and Cosmopolitan, long before she made her screen debut in the 19...

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