Archive for September, 2012

Comic Book Legends Revealed #386

Welcome to the three hundred and eighty-sixth in a series of examinations of comic book legends and whether they are true or false. This week, it is special theme week! It is Jim Valentino/Guardians of the Galaxy week! All legends involve Jim Valentino and more specifically, his work on the Guardians of the Galaxy. Learn […]

Did Kevin Smith Once Picket His Own Film?

Here is the latest in a series of examinations into urban legends about movies and whether they are true or false. Click here to view an archive of the movie urban legends featured so far. MOVIE URBAN LEGEND: Kevin Smith once picketed his own film. Dogma, a 1999 action comedy film by writer/director Kevin Smith, […]

Does John Patrick Shanley Really Have a Clause in His Contracts That You Can’t Change Any of His Screenplays?

Here is the latest in a series of examinations into urban legends about movies and whether they are true or false. Click here to view an archive of the movie urban legends featured so far. MOVIE URBAN LEGEND: John Patrick Shanley has it written into his contract that no words in his screenplays can be […]

How Did a Haircut Get “As Time Goes By” Into Casablanca?

Here is the latest in a series of examinations into urban legends about movies and whether they are true or false. Click here to view an archive of the movie urban legends featured so far. MOVIE URBAN LEGEND: “As Time Goes By” would have been removed from Casablance had it not been for a haircut. […]

Did the Temptations Win a Best R&B Instrumental Grammy for “Papa Was a Rolling Stone”?

Here is the latest in a series of examinations into urban legends about music and whether they are true or false. Click here to view an archive of the music urban legends featured so far. MUSIC URBAN LEGEND: The Temptations’ “Papa Was a Rolling Stone” won a Grammy for Best R&B Instrumental! “Papa was a […]

Was the Song “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” Actually Inspired by “Roman Holiday”?

Here is the latest in a series of examinations into urban legends about music and whether they are true or false. Click here to view an archive of the music urban legends featured so far. MUSIC URBAN LEGEND: The song “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” was inspired by the film “Roman Holiday.” In 1995, the band Deep […]

Were the Rolling Stones Playing “Sympathy for the Devil” When A Crowd Member Was Killed at Altamont?

Here is the latest in a series of examinations into urban legends about music and whether they are true or false. Click here to view an archive of the music urban legends featured so far. MUSIC URBAN LEGEND: The Rolling Stones were performing “Sympathy for the Devil” when a crowd member was killed at the […]

Was an Actor Fired From Playing John Lennon Because His Name Was Mark Chapman?

Here is the latest in a series of examinations into urban legends about TV and whether they are true or false. Click here to view an archive of the TV urban legends featured so far. TV URBAN LEGEND: An actor was fired from a TV movie where he played John Lennon because it was revealed […]

Did Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz Really Divorce Twice?

Here is the latest in a series of examinations into urban legends about TV and whether they are true or false. Click here to view an archive of the TV urban legends featured so far. TV URBAN LEGEND: Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz divorced twice. Often, it is difficult to figure out exactly where a […]

Was Good Times Not Originally Intended as a Spin-off of Maude?

Here is the latest in a series of examinations into urban legends about TV and whether they are true or false. Click here to view an archive of the TV urban legends featured so far. TV URBAN LEGEND: Good Times was not originally a spin-off of Maude. The television sitcom, Good Times, which initially starred […]