Archive for March, 2013

Comic Book Legends Revealed #412

Welcome to the four hundred and twelfth in a series of examinations of comic book legends and whether they are true or false. This week, learn of the aborted X-Men wedding that almost took place outside of the pages of X-Men! Discover whether the Falcon was ever actually a pimp (and what was Steve Englehart’s […]

Did the Star-Spangled Banner Have An Extra Verse Added During the Civil War?

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: During the Civil War, the Star-Spangled Banner had an extra verse written by Oliver Wendell Holmes! When […]

Did The Beatles Use Flag Semaphore to Spell Out “Help” on the Cover Of Their Album “Help!”?

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 Beatles used flag semaphore to spell out “help” on the cover of their album, Help! Robert […]

Was There Originally a Giant Octopus in The Goonies?

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: There really a giant octopus in The Goonies. The Goonies was a popular 1985 film directed by […]

Did The Band Behind the Hit Song “Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye” Not Even Really Exist?

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 band behind “Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye” did not really exist. Paul Leka is […]

Did the Original Version of the Remington Steele DVDs Omit Stephanie Zimbalist’s Name From the Box?

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: When the series was first conceived, Remington Steele was not going to exist…for real! It has long […]

Comic Book Legends Revealed #411

Welcome to the four hundred and eleventh in a series of examinations of comic book legends and whether they are true or false. This week, what future member of the X-Men was created due to a mix-up between two X-Men writers who both had plans for the same character? Was Victor Fox really DC’s accountant […]

Was Remington Steele Originally Not Going to Exist as a Character?

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: When the series was first conceived, Remington Steele was not going to exist…for real! Remington Steele was […]

Is Cinderella’s Castle at Disney World Designed to be Able to be Broken Down in the Event of a Hurricane?

Here is the latest in a series of examinations into urban legends related to amusement parks and whether they are true or false. AMUSEMENT PARK URBAN LEGEND: Cinderella’s Castle at Disney World is designed to be able to be broken down in the event of a hurricane. Cinderella’s Castle is a major tourist attraction at […]

Did the Mafia Really Order a Hit on Desi Arnaz For His Role as the Producer of The Untouchables?

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: Did the Mafia really order a hit on Desi Arnaz for his role as the producer of […]