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Peter Laird, the Creator of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Hated the Venus de Milo That She is Not Allowed to be Mentioned or Joked About Around Him

The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (TMNT) is an American media franchise that Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird conceptualized. The story follows four anthropomorphic turtle brothers that were trained in ninjutsu to defeat the evil in New York City. But did you know Laird was not particularly fond of an additional character that was added in …

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Sanrio

How Did Sanrio Start?

Hello Kitty is one of the world’s most recognizable and enduring cartoon characters, but even the most devoted fans have a lot to learn about the adorable icon. Did you know how the founding company Sanrio started?  Sanrio, the company behind the Hello Kitty brand, began selling silk in the 1960s. When they first started …

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Mr. T

Where Did Mr. T Got His Name?

Mr. T is a professional wrestler and actor from the United States. He is well-known for his performances as B. A. Baracus in the 1980s television series The A-Team and boxer Clubber Lang in the 1982 film Rocky III. But did you ever wonder where he got his screen name? Mr. T. was born Lawrence …

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Zach Galifianakis

Why Did Zach Galifianakis Not Make it as a Writer for Saturday Night Live?

After more than a decade of stand-up and television and film appearances, Zach Galifianakis finally rose to fame as Alan Garner in the comedy mega-hit The Hangover. But did you ever wonder why he didn’t make it as a writer on Saturday Night Live? Zach Galifianakis was let go after a two-week stint as a …

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Jayme Gordon

Why Did Jayme Gordon Try To Sue Dreamworks?

Kung Fu Panda is a 2008 American 3D animation action-comedy film produced by DreamWorks Animation and distributed by Paramount Pictures. While many people may have enjoyed this film, it was surrounded by several issues and controversies.  But do you know who Jayme Gordon is and why he tried to sue DreamWorks?  Jayme Gordon attempted to …

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Monty Python

What was the Special Subtitle Track Featured in Some Monty Phython and the Holy Grail DVD’s?

Monty Python and the Holy Grail is a film directed by Gilliam and Jones and written and performed by the Monty Python troupe. The troupe rose to fame from the 1970s and throughout most of the 1980s. But did you know their DVD features an interesting subtitle track? Some DVDs of “Monty Python and the …

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Milhouse

How Did Milhouse from The Simpsons Get His Name?

The Simpsons is a Fox Broadcasting Company animated sitcom created by Matt Groening. The Simpson family, which consists of Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa, and Maggie, is a satirical depiction of American life. The show takes place in the fictitious town of Springfield and mocks American culture and society, television, and the human condition. But did …

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Die Hard

How Much Did Bruce Willis Make from Die Hard?

Die Hard was a 1988 American action film directed by John McTiernan and written by Jeb Stuart and Steven E. Johnson. Souza de Souza, is based on Roderick Thorp’s 1979 novel Nothing Lasts Forever, and it stars Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman, Alexander Godunov, and Bonnie Bedelia. But how much money did Bruce Willis make from …

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David Bowie

What is the Story Behind David Bowie’s Left Eye?

Following the news of David Bowie’s death, many facets of his life and outstanding achievements will be examined in the weeks and months ahead. However, the mysterious lyric above from David Bowie’s new album’s lead tune reminds us that the singer’s unique eye appearance was a significant component of his star persona. But did you …

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What Happened to George Clooney’s Pot-Bellied Pig?

George Clooney is an American actor, filmmaker, producer, screenwriter, and philanthropist who has won three Golden Globe Awards and two Academy Awards. Without a doubt, Clooney is one of the most successful names in the industry. But did you know he owned a pot-bellied pig? As a gift for his then-girlfriend, actress Kelly Preston, George …

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