Archive for January, 2013

How Did Underage Actors Oddly Affect the Filming of the Movie Superbad?

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: Underage actors resulted in a number of interesting filming issues during Superbad. Christopher Mintz-Plasse was just along […]

Was Roger Moore Really Ian Fleming’s First Choice to Play James Bond?

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: Roger Moore was Ian Fleming’s first choice for James Bond. One of the most debated subjects in […]

Was Maya Rudolph Referenced in the Song “Loving You”?

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: Maya Rudolph is referenced in the song “Loving You.” Maya Rudolph was a cast member of Saturday […]

Did Bob Holness Play Saxophone on “Baker Street”?

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: Bob Holness played saxophone on Gerry Rafferty’s hit, “Baker Street.” It’s rare that we can actually pinpoint […]

Comic Book Legends Revealed #403

Welcome to the four hundred and third in a series of examinations of comic book legends and whether they are true or false. This week, learn whether famed filmmaker Federico Fellini wrote a Flash Gordon bootleg strip in Italy in the late 1930s! Discover whether Charlton Comics was really formed in a PRISON! Finally, marvel […]

Was the Cookie Monster Originally Invented for a Cheese Snack Commercial?

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: Cookie Monster was originally created as the “Wheel-Stealer” for a cheese snack commercial. An interesting aspect of […]

Did Carly Simon Auction Off the Identity of Who “You’re So Vain” Was About for $50,000?

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: Carly Simon auctioned off the identity of who “You’re So Vain” was about for $50,000! One of […]

Did the Actress Who Played Judy on Family Matters Later Work in Adult Films?

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: The actress who played Judy on Family Matters went into adult films. Family Matters was a spin-off […]

Did the Actor Who Played Eddie Haskell on Leave it to Beaver Later Work in Adult Films?

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: The actor who played Eddie Haskel went into adult films (sometimes the legend is more specific and […]

Did a Perceived Slight at the Emmys Set Off a Chain of Events That Would Lead to a West Wing Story?

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: A perceived slight at an awards ceremony after Season 1 of the West Wing set off a […]