Archive for October, 2014

Did Pretty in Pink Originally End With Andie and Duckie Together?

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: Pretty in Pink originally ended with Andie and Duckie together. Pretty in Pink was a 1986 romantic […]

Comic Book Legends Revealed #494

Welcome to the four hundred and ninety-fourth in a series of examinations of comic book legends and whether they are true or false.This week, did Twin Peaks almost continue as a comic book? Does Marvel really have a trademark on the words “thwip” and “snikt”? Was Bobbi “Mockingbird” Morse’s debut published six issues after her […]

How Did a Radio Jingle Save Wheaties?

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: The cereal Wheaties was saved from termination by a radio jingle. There always needs to be some […]

Did Wrigley Adapt Chris Brown’s “Forever” For a Doublemint Gum Commercial?

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: Doublemint gum adapted Chris Brown’s “Forever” into a gum commercial. Whether you think you are familiar with […]

Comic Book Legends Revealed #489-493

Here is a collection of the last few Comic Book Legends Revealeds. Click on any one to go to that column!

Did Black Widow Nearly Have Her Own Movie Before Iron Man or Thor?

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: Black Widow very nearly had a movie before Iron Man and Thor. Marvel has had a string […]

Were There “Back-Up” Mothers on How I Met Your Mother?

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 was at least one back-up Mother in the show How I Met Your Mother. The CBS […]

Was Robert Downey Jr. Written Out of His Own Character’s Wedding Episode on Ally McBeal?

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: Robert Downey Jr. was written out of his character’s wedding episode on Ally McBeal. One thing that […]