Archive for October, 2013

Was Denise Crosby Fired From Stark Trek: The Next Generation Because She Posed Nude in Playboy?

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: Was Denise Crosby fired from Star Trek: The Next Generation because she posed nude in Playboy? While […]

Was the Assistant in Frankenstein Really Named Igor?

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: The assistant in Frankenstein was named Igor. An interesting situation that pops up frequently is the case […]

Was “Danger Zone” Originally Going to be a Toto Song?

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. MUSIC URBAN LEGEND: “Danger Zone” was originally going to be a Toto song! The popular hit “Danger Zone” had an […]

Comic Book Legends Revealed #442

Welcome to the four hundred and forty-second in a series of examinations of comic book legends and whether they are true or false. This week, just WHO invented Thor? Stan Lee or Jack Kirby? Plus, what comic book classics are responsible for the dreaded Comic Sans font? Finally, how close did we come to a […]

Was “Unchained Melody” Actually the Melody to the Film Unchained?

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. MUSIC URBAN LEGEND: “Unchained Melody” was actually the melody to the film Unchained! We as a music-listening audience are so […]

Was Alice Cooper’s Title Track for the James Bond Film “Man With the Golden Gun” Turned Down?

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: Alice Cooper’s title track for the film Man with the Golden Gun was rejected by the film’s […]

Does Nintendo Seriously Own the Rights to a Super Mario Brothers Porn Parody?

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: Nintendo owns the rights to Super Hornio Brothers, a porn parody of Super Mario Brothers. A curious […]

Was Crystal Bernard Part of an Evangelical Christian Singing Act When She Was a Child?

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 she was a little girl, Crystal Bernard was part of an Evangelical Christian singing act with […]

Was Jake and the Fatman Moved Back to Los Angeles Because of Joe Penny’s Health Problems?

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: Joe Penny forced Jake and the Fatman to move filming from Hawaii to Los Angeles because of […]

Comic Book Legends Revealed #441

Welcome to the four hundred and forty-first in a series of examinations of comic book legends and whether they are true or false. This week, just WHY did Alan Moore split from DC Comics in the first place? What real life person had to prove that he wasn’t a Marvel Comics character before appearing in […]