Archive for August, 2013

Comic Book Legends Revealed #434

Welcome to the four hundred and thirty-fourth in a series of examinations of comic book legends and whether they are true or false. This week, did John Byrne really want to reveal that every Doctor Doom since Jack Kirby and Stan Lee’s run was a Doom-bot? Did DC not allow Kevin Smith to even reference […]

Did Fox Try to “Trade” Shirley Temple for Jean Harlow and Clark Gable So That Temple Could Star in The Wizard of Oz?

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: 20th Century Fox tried to work out a “trade” of Jean Harlow and Clark Gable so that […]

Did House Party Nearly Star DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince?!

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: House Party nearly starred DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince. New Line Cinema’s House Party, written […]

Was There Really a Special R-Rated Episode of Dexter’s Laboratory?

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: There is a special R-rated version of Dexter’s Labratory called “Dexter’s Rude Removal.” A couple of years […]

How Did Life Goes On Change Its Theme Song in the Finale to Give Justice to the Family Dog?

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: Life Goes On changed their opening credits for the series finale to give some justice to their […]

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How Did Hogan’s Heroes Deal With One of Its Actors Refusing to Take Off His Wedding Band During Filming?

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’s refusal to take of his wedding ring caused creative filming during the run of the […]

Comic Book Legends Revealed #433

Welcome to the four hundred and thirty-third in a series of examinations of comic book legends and whether they are true or false. This week is SORT of a theme, in the sense that each legend sort of ties into the one that follows it. So how does the true face of Doctor Doom, the […]

Did a Non-Band Member Sing “Incense and Peppermints” Because No One in Strawberry Alarm Clock Was Willing to Sing It?

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: A non band member sang “Incense and Peppermints” because no one in the band wanted to. Occasionally, […]

Did Ricky Valance Really Name Himself After Richie Valens?

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: Ricky Valance named himself after Richie Valens. Ricky Valance was a popular British singer in the early […]