Archive for January, 2016

How Did Crispin Glover and Back to the Future II Change Actors’ Rights Forever?

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: Crispin Glover sued the studio that produced Back to the Future II and the lawsuit led to […]

Did Axl Rose Having Sex With a Bandmate’s Girlfriend Make It on to the Song, “Rocket Queen”?

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 movie urban legends featured so far. MUSIC URBAN LEGEND: The Guns N’ Roses’ song, “Rocket Queen,” has the sound of Axl Rose having sex with the […]

Did Bruce Willis Guest Star on Friends Because He Lost a Bet to Matthew Perry?

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: Bruce Willis guest-starred on Friends because he lost a bet to Matthew Perry during the filming of […]

Comic Book Legends Revealed #559

Welcome to the five hundred and fifty-ninth in a series of examinations of comic book legends and whether they are true or false. This week, who was the mysterious X-Man known as Joseph supposed to be originally – Magneto, a clone of Magneto, Proteus or something else entirely? How did The Walking Dead start with […]

Did Heath Ledger’s Tragic Death Ruin Plans for the Joker to Appear in The Dark Knight Rises?

MOVIE URBAN LEGEND: The Joker was going to appear in The Dark Knight Rises before Heath Ledger’s tragic death squelched those plans. Heath Ledger’s Academy Award-winning performance as the Joker in The Dark Knight highlights the fallacy of overreacting to casting news before the film debuts, as Ledger’s casting drew a lot of criticism that […]

Is Darkwing Duck Coming Back to Television in 2018?

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: Darkwing Duck is returning to television in 2018. I don’t usually feature stuff this current, but when […]

Did It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia Subtly Reveal the Name of the Waitress?

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: It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia revealed the real name of the Waitress in an episode. One of […]

Comic Book Legends Revealed #558

Welcome to the five hundred and fifty-eighth in a series of examinations of comic book legends and whether they are true or false. This week, was Marvel’s classic 1980s Squadron Supreme series a mini-series because DC threatened to sue if it became an ongoing? Did Stan Lee really have Dan Adkins swipe Steve Ditko panels […]

Was Oliver Reed Too “Rough” to Be Cast as James Bond?

MOVIE URBAN LEGEND: Oliver Reed was not cast as James Bond because he was considered to be too rough. Anthony Horowitz, the novelist currently writing the James Bond series of novels for Ian Fleming’s estate, caused some controversy a while back when he gave his opinion regarding whether he thought that actor Idris Elba would […]

Did Lisa Kudrow Seriously Save Herself for Marriage?

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: Lisa Kudrow was a virgin until marriage. When it comes to sexuality in popular culture, people seem […]