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Offspring

What Does the Drummer of The Offspring Do Today?

The Offspring is an American rock band from California that started in 1984. The band’s original name was Manic Subsidal. Their current line-up includes lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist Bryan Dexter Holland, bassist Todd Morse, and lead guitarist Kevin Noodles Wasserman. But did you know what their original drummer, Frederick Lilja, does today? The Offspring’s …

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Jackie Chan

Who Won the Best Foreign Singer Award in Japan in 1984 and is Actually A Trained Opera Singer?

Jackie Chan is a Hong Kong-born Chinese actor, filmmaker, martial artist, and stuntman noted for his slapstick acrobatic fighting style, comic timing, and clever stunts he usually does himself. Chan has been acting since the 1960s and has been in over 150 films. But did you know he was also an opera singer? Jackie Chan …

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Weird AL

When Did Weird Al Yankovic Write “The Saga Begins”?

Star Wars is an American epic space-opera multimedia series created by George Lucas that became a worldwide pop-culture phenomenon. The franchise has spawned many movies and other forms of media, including television shows, video games, novels, comic books, theme park attractions, and themed regions. Did you that Weird Al Yankovic wrote a song about the …

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Nebraska Church Explosion

What Happened in a Church Explosion in Nebraska?

Choir practice was scheduled at the West Side Baptist Church in Beatrice, Nebraska on March 1, 1950. The events that transpired within that day truly strengthened the faith of the choir members and proved how everything does happen for a reason. The eerie way the entire choir survived the supposedly horrific event speaks volumes. What …

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Gotye on Youtube Royalties

Why Did Gotye Turn Down Millions in YouTube Royalties?

Wouter André Wally De Backer, most commonly known as Gotye, is a Belgian-Australian singer-songwriter. His song Somebody That I Used To Know reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 and became the best-selling song of 2012. His one-hit-wonder of a song truly raked in views on YouTube, but Gotye refused to claim any of …

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Mozart

How Rich was Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart? 

Throughout the years, historians have painted Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart as a poor man. However, new evidence shows that he was not relatively as impoverished as many may have assumed. Which brings us to the question, how rich was he? Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was a member of the top 5% of wage earners in his era. …

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Michael Jackson Death

How Much Money Did Michael Jackson Owe by the Time He Passed?

Even though Michael Jackson, The King of Pop, is considered one of the highest-grossing artists of this generation. He has surprisingly been in debt for years before his death. By the time he passed, how much debt did Jackson owe? A $500 million amount of debt was revealed during Jackson’s 2013 wrongful death trial. But …

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Why Did Debbie Mathers Sue Eminem?

Debbie Mathers was more popularly known as the mother of Marshal Bruce Mathers III or Eminem. She had had a difficult upbringing which was always brought up in issues regarding her son. But did you know she ended up suing her rapper son for millions? Eminem’s mother, not only attempted to sue him for $10 …

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Why Was Billy Idol’s Cover of Mony Mony Banned at High School Dances in the United States?

Billy Idol was one of the most iconic artists who pioneered punk music in the late seventies. He is credited for many classic songs like White Wedding and Mony Mony. But why was the song Mony Mony forbidden to be played in High School Dances in the US? Billy Idol’s version of “Mony Mony” was …

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