Archive for October, 2016

Comic Book Legends Revealed #598

Welcome to the five hundred and ninety-seventh in a series of examinations of comic book legends and whether they are true or false. This week, did the “Superior Spider-Man” almost come out two years ahead of schedule? Did Robert Kanigher co-create Black Lightning? And did DC Comics edit a reference to the n-word out of […]

Did Dick Gregory Accidentally Receive Over Nine Million Votes in the 1968 Presidential Election?

Did Dick Gregory once reportedly get nine million votes in a presidential election…in one state?!

Did Danny Aiello Record A Response Song and Music Video to Madonna’s “Papa Don’t Preach”?

How did Danny Aiello respond to Madonna’s “Papa Don’t Preach”?

Did the United States Government Create a Special Never-Broadcast Episode of Cheers?

Did the U.S. Government create a “lost” episode of Cheers?

Comic Book Legends Revealed #597

Welcome to the five hundred and ninety-seventh in a series of examinations of comic book legends and whether they are true or false. This week, did Mark Waid almost do a “Daredevil 2099” comic two decades before his classic “Daredevil” run? Was Black Manta invented for an “Aquaman” cartoon series? Plus, was one of the […]

Did Star Trek Never Show Scotty’s Full Right Hand on the Show?

James Doohan was missing a finger on his right hand – did he manage to hide it throughout the original Star Trek series?

Did Harrison Ford Improvise His Famous “I Know” Line From Empire Strikes Back?

Han Solo’s “I Know” line from Empire Strikes Back is a film classic – did Harrison Ford really improvise the line?

Comic Book Legends Revealed #596

Welcome to the five hundred and ninety-sixth in a series of examinations of comic book legends and whether they are true or false. This week, was Flashpoint always going to end with the DC Universe being rebooted? Did Irv Novick really help out Roy Lichtenstein during World War II, years before Lichtenstein became famous off […]

Was Bruce Dickinson Really the Producer Who Wanted “More Cowbell” on “Don’t Fear the Reaper”?

Was Bruce Dickinson really the producer who wanted “more cowbell”?

Which Simpsons Episode Helped Save At Least Two Lives?

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 episode of The Simpsons helped two young boys each save someone’s life. It is easy, sometimes, […]