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Vampira, Ghoulardi, Dr. Shock: 20 Classic Creeps Of Regional Horror TV

Entertainment | May 17, 2019

Left: Finnish-born actor and television host Vampira, a.k.a. Maila Nurmi, circa 1956. Source: Hulton Archive/Getty Images. Right: Dr. Shock and Bubb...

1960: As 'Suzie Wong,' Asian Actress Nancy Kwan Broke Barriers

Icons | May 16, 2019

Left: Tony Curtis and Nancy Kwan in 'Arrivederci, Baby!' (1966). Right: Nancy Kwan and William Holden in 'The World Of Suzie Wong' (1960). Source: ullstein ...

Ground Control To Major Tom: David Bowie's 'Space Oddity,' Explained

Music | May 15, 2019

"Ground control to Major Tom..."David Bowie's 1969 single "Space Oddity" has a more memorable opening line than its actual title (which appears now...

Hammer Horror: How Christopher Lee's Dracula Rebooted A Genre

Entertainment | May 14, 2019

Left: Veronica Carlson with Christopher Lee in a publicity portrait issued for the film, 'Dracula Has Risen from the Grave', United Kingdom, 1968. (Photo by ...

Doris Day, 'Pillow Talk' Star, Was America's '50s Sweetheart

Icons | May 13, 2019

Portrait of Doris Day from the '60s; with Rock Hudson on the movie poster for 'Pillow Talk' (1959). Sources: Bettmann/Getty; IMDB Doris Day, the Calamity Ja...

George Clinton And Parliament-Funkadelic: One Nation Under P-Funk

Music | May 12, 2019

The groovy, trippy late '60s sure did a number on rock 'n roll, but that's not the only musical genre that had its mind blown. The psychedelic descend...

'Every Little Thing's Gonna Be Alright,' Bob Marley’s Song '3 Little Birds' Said So

Music | May 11, 2019

Bob Marley, 1980. Source: (Photo by Sigfrid Casals/Cover/Getty Images) You know the famous reggae song -- the one where Bob Marley ...

Was Orson Welles Drunk On Paul Masson? These Outtakes Were The First Viral Videos

Icons | May 10, 2019

For TV viewers around the turn of the '80s, Orson Welles' Paul Masson wine commercials raised so many questions -- including "Who is O...

Very Rare Photos Of Marilyn Monroe: An Icon's Most Underrated Pictures

Icons | May 9, 2019

LOS ANGELES - 1951: Rising star Marilyn Monroe poses for a portrait in a dress made out of an Idaho potato sack in 1951 in Los Angeles, California. ...

Rise Of The 'Moonies:' Is The Unification Church A Cult?

Culture | May 8, 2019

Right: Unification Church leader Sun Myung Moon presiding over mass wedding ceremony in the early '80s. Left: Moon with President Nixon in 1974. Sources: Allan Ta...

The Truth About Bela Lugosi: Iconic Dracula's Hollywood Nightmare

Entertainment | May 7, 2019

Left: Bela Lugosi and Helen Chandler in 'Dracula' (1931). Right: An undated publicity photo of Lugosi. Sources: IMDB; John Springer Collection/CORBIS/Cor...

Young Ursula Andress: Original Bond Girl Honey Ryder, Then And Now

Icons | May 6, 2019

Securing her place in film history as Dr. No's Honey Ryder, Ursula Andress was the original Bond Girl in the 007 film franchise. Following her turn o...

When Bowie Moved To Berlin: Killing The Duke To Save The Man

Music | May 5, 2019

David Bowie performing in Tokyo's NHK HALL on the Low & Heroes Tour, December 1978. Source: (Photo by Koh Hasebe/Shinko Music/Getty Images) The "Berlin Tril...

The Sexy Stewardess Stories of 'Coffee, Tea Or Me?' Wouldn't Fly Today

Culture | May 4, 2019

A book like Coffee, Tea or Me? could only happen in 1967. We've lost something in the evolution of the flight attendant, from the servile steward...

Tura Satana: 'Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!'s Buxom Movie Star

Icons | May 3, 2019

Sometimes a single image from an obscure source breaks through into the mainstream -- such is the case with Tura Satana in the movie Faster, Pussycat! Ki...

The Ramones Vs. Phil Spector: The Story Of 'End Of The Century'

Music | May 2, 2019

Portrait of the Ramones from the back cover of 'End Of The Century;' Phil Spector at a press conference at the Magic Castle circa 1978 in Los Angeles, Cali...

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