Is The Twinkie Defense Actually A Real Thing?

(PCM) Over the years criminals have gotten away with some very serious crimes by using some rather odd defenses. Many have claimed mental illness, while others have used some more far out excuses such as the “Twinkie Defense”. Yes, ladies and gentlemen, it is definitely a real thing! The “Twinkie Defense” first appeared in 1978… Read More

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Is The Twinkie Defense Actually A Real Thing?

(PCM) Over the years criminals have gotten away with some very serious crimes by using some rather odd defenses. Many have claimed mental illness, while others have used some more far out excuses such as the “Twinkie Defense”. Yes, ladies and gentlemen, it is definitely a real thing! The “Twinkie Defense” first appeared in 1978… Read More

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The Story Behind The Iconic Cartoon Character Bugs Bunny!

(PCM) The Merrie Melodies/Looney Tunes cartoon character is one of the most widely recognizable throughout popular culture and around the globe. Bugs Bunny has been in more films than any other cartoon character and has also earned the rank of being the ninth most portrayed film character in history. Bugs Bunny has appeared in numerous… Read More

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The Legend Of Count Dracula And The Character We Know Today!

(PCM) Many believe that the origin of Count Dracula can be linked to an area of Romania known as Transylvania, which is believed to sit upon some of Earth’s strongest magnetic fields and some feel that it gives individuals who reside in the area various types of extra-sensory perceptions. The area gave birth to famous author… Read More

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Jump Scares Movies and Gore Versus Psychological Horror Movies

(PCM) Halloween is rapidly approaching, and many will spend the month of October watching some scary flicks. Even though people eagerly scour through movies to find that perfect film for the night, everyone has a different opinion on what makes the best horror movie. There are key differences between watching a gory horror movie and… Read More

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Biggest Egos in History: Top Thirteen Infamously Egotistical People

(PCM) Did you ever wonder how someone with a tremendously huge ego could even fit their head through a doorway? A little bit of an ego never hurt anyone; being confident in oneself and one’s abilities are assets in life. But there are some people who just take it too far.Narcissistic and self-involved, egotistical people… Read More

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Ever Wonder Why Everyone Woman On TV Has The Same Hair? We’ve Got The Answer!

(PCM) If you are a avid television fan like us than you have probably taken notice that nearly everyone woman that graces the screen appears to share the same hair cut. Seriously, take a look. It’s mind-blowing. We figured that there had to be some sort of logical reasoning behind this hair phenomenon and lo… Read More

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‘I Love Lucy’ One Of Pop Culture’s Most Iconic Shows

(PCM) Despite the fact that ‘I Love Lucy’ made it’s premiere on the CBS Network back in 1951, it is a series that has withstood the test of time and is still relevant to this day. The black and white comedic television sitcom starred Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Vivian Vance and William Frawley and ran… Read More

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The Secrets Of ‘Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs’

(PCM) When it was released in 1937 no one imagined that the animated film “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” would be come the biggest film of all time, at least until it was eventually dethroned with the release of “Gone With The Wind” in 1939, but a two year reign is still a pretty… Read More

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Boxer Sugar Ray Robinson’s Scary Premonition, Was It An Omen?

(PCM) In the year of 1947, boxing legend Sugar Ray Robinson was set to fight 22-year old boxer Jimmy Doyle for the Welterweight Championship. The fight took place on June 25th of 1947 and after being knocked out by a punch from Robinson that won the fight, Doyle never regained consciousness and died roughly about… Read More

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What Really Happened To Amelia Earhart?

(PCM) The details surrounding the disappearance of pioneering female pilot Amelia Earhart has been something that has baffled experts and historians, as well as, everyday people for years. Many at one point or another thought that they had it figured out and then all of a sudden new evidence will surface and many of their… Read More

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The Lost Episodes Of Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood And Why They Vanished!

(PCM) Most of us reminisce about “Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood” with memories of star Fred Rogers and his colorful cast of puppets teaching us about creativity, empathy, learning and more. We most recall this show with happy childhood memories, however did you know there were a few times where the show actually took quite a dark… Read More

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Did Marisa Tomei Really Win Her Oscar? Putting Rumor To Rest!

(PCM) Many can recall that back in 1992/1993 rumors circulated that after Marisa Tomei won the Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in the film “My Cousin Vinny” that actor Jack Palance had read the wrong name off the secret envelope because he couldn’t see the correct one. This rumor turned out to… Read More

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Did Marisa Tomei Really Win Her Oscar? Putting Rumor To Rest!

(PCM) Many can recall that back in 1992/1993 rumors circulated that after Marisa Tomei won the Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in the film “My Cousin Vinny” that actor Jack Palance had read the wrong name off the secret envelope because he couldn’t see the correct one. This rumor turned out to… Read More

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Little Mermaid’s ‘Kiss The Girl’ Sounds Completely Different In Minor Key

(PCM) Who would have thought that by simply changing a song from major key to minor key could have such a profound impact on it’s lyrical interpretation. YouTube star Chase Holfelder, who is known for creating viral videos changing popular songs to minor key version, has taken on “Kiss The Girl” from the Disney film… Read More

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Little Mermaid’s ‘Kiss The Girl’ Sounds Completely Different In Minor Key

(PCM) Who would have thought that by simply changing a song from major key to minor key could have such a profound impact on it’s lyrical interpretation. YouTube star Chase Holfelder, who is known for creating viral videos changing popular songs to minor key version, has taken on “Kiss The Girl” from the Disney film… Read More

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Have You Been Rickrolled? The Story Behind The Famous Internet Meme And Some Of The Best Clips!

(PCM) We are nearly certain that many, if not all, of you reading this have been “rickrolled” at one point in time, especially if you have spent any time at all on surfing the internet within the last ten years. So, what exactly does it mean to be “rickrolled”? Just how did this ridiculous internet… Read More

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Celebrity Crime! Who Got Off Too Easy?

(PCM) Our legal system in the United States says that everyone is equal in the eyes of the law and if you do the crime, then you should pay the time. That is supposed to be the way it works, however, we have seen several cases, especially those involving celebrities, where the consequences they faced… Read More

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Celebrity Crime! Who Got Off Too Easy?

(PCM) Our legal system in the United States says that everyone is equal in the eyes of the law and if you do the crime, then you should pay the time. That is supposed to be the way it works, however, we have seen several cases, especially those involving celebrities, where the consequences they faced… Read More

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The Story Of WWE’s Most Notorious Double-Cross

(PCM) Some of you may have heard of what has become known as wrestling entertainments most notorious double-cross! It is most often referred to as the “Montreal Screwjob” or the “Montreal Incident”, but do you know what really happened or just who is to blame?  Much of that still remains a mystery as no one… Read More

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Did You Hear This One About Andy?

Andy does not have a daughter born in 1989! Although she claimed to be Andy’s daughter in November of 2013, actress Alexandra Tatarsky is not. Many claim that he is still interred (buried) at Beth David Cemetery, next to his mother, Janice T. Kaufman. She was born in 1989, and was probably hired by Andy’s… Read More

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What Ever Happened To The Beatles Lost Recording? Will It Ever Be Found?

(PCM) In January of 1967 The Beatles recorded an extensive and very avant-garde 14-minute performance piece that remains unreleased even to this day. The performance is said to be titled “Carnival Of Light” and it is considered the holy grail of missing and unreleased tracks from The Beatles which die-hard fans are desperate to get… Read More

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Was Candid Camera The Beginning Of Reality TV?

(PCM) Nowadays it feels like reality television has taken over airwaves with shows such as the “Real Housewives” of whatever city, “Survivor”, and of course the “Kardashians”, but where did this trend really begin? Many feel that the takeover began MTV began airing their housemate reality series “The Real World” back in the early 90’s,… Read More

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The Curious History Of Beloved Internet Sensation ‘Keyboard Cat’

(PCM) Each and everyday while surfing across our various social media accounts we are inundated with literally hundreds of funny pictures, memes and viral videos. It appears that almost everyone wants their quick 15 minutes of viral internet fame and then they often vanish leaving very little trace. One of the earliest viral videos that… Read More

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Frank Sinatra’s Obsession With Dimes

(PCM) Many may not know this, but Frank Sinatra, otherwise known as Ol’ Blue Eyes, had an obsession with dimes. However, he was not always a collector! His obsession with the ten cent coins began for much more sinister reasons. Sinatra’s son, Frankie Sinatra, Jr was kidnapped on December 8, 1963 and the performer ended… Read More

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Celebrating The Pop Culture Phenomena Of Playboy!

(PCM) The iconic Playboy bunny symbol is without a doubt one of the most recognized brand logos throughout the history of pop culture. The magazine was started by Hugh Hefner back in December of 1953 and the very first issue is actually undated because they were not sure if there would even be another copy… Read More

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Ever Wonder Who Created The Infamous McDonald’s ‘I’m Lovin’ It’ Jingle? We Would Have Never Guessed!

(PCM) For many years it has been speculated with pop superstar Justin Timberlake was the artist behind the infamous and delightfully catchy McDonald’s advertising jingle “I’m Lovin’ It”, after all he is the one who sings that delicious ear worm. How can you hear “bada-ba-ba-ba, I’m lovin’ it” and not start craving a juicy hamburger… Read More

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Why An Anonymous Letter Left Frank Sinatra On The FBI Watch List

(PCM) Any follower of pop culture history will know that Frank Sinatra, our loving Ol’ Blue Eyes, definitely had his fare share of run-ins with the law. Sinatra was a true icon in the music industry and beloved by his millions of fans, however he was most certainly  involved in some illicit activities with some… Read More

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Funny Or Sad? A Collection Of Infamous Last Words

(PCM) While death is not a pleasant topic to ponder, many find themselves curious as to what they would choose to utter as their last words on this earth. Sadly, when death comes knocking many do not get the chance to utter any phrases of significance, however there has been a multitude of times when… Read More

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