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The song ‘Rapture’ by Blondie (1981) was the first single featuring a rap to reach number one on the US Billboard Hot 100. Debbie Harry, lead singer of Blondie, has said many rappers, including the Wu-Tang Clan and Mobb Deep, told her it was the first rap song they ever heard.

Rapture (Blondie song) “Rapture” is a song by the American pop/rock band Blondie from their fifth studio album, Autoamerican (1980). In January 1981, “Rapture” was released as the second and final single from the album. The song became their fourth and last single to reach number one on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart, where …

The song ‘Rapture’ by Blondie (1981) was the first single featuring a rap to reach number one on the US Billboard Hot 100. Debbie Harry, lead singer of Blondie, has said many rappers, including the Wu-Tang Clan and Mobb Deep, told her it was the first rap song they ever heard. Read More »

Ray Bradbury, author of Fahrenheit 451, released a limited 200 signed copies of the book bound in an asbestos cover making them fireproof. They rarely sell for less than $10,000.

The Ray Bradbury Chronicles: Tribute to a Literary Legend Five Limited Ray Bradbury Editions From the Dust Returned Limited leather-bound copy from Easton Press Match to Flame: The Fictional Paths to Fahrenheit 451 Signed, limited edition printing. Somewhere a Band is Playing Limited to 500 copies, Bradbury wrote this novella in 2007. The Last Circus …

Ray Bradbury, author of Fahrenheit 451, released a limited 200 signed copies of the book bound in an asbestos cover making them fireproof. They rarely sell for less than $10,000. Read More »

Meet Elizabeth Cochrane, who, under the pseudonym of Nellie Bly, got herself admitted into an insane asylum in Blackwell’s Island by feigning insanity to uncover what really goes on there and how the patients are treated. Her exposé of the conditions of the patients were collected into a book

Ten Days in a Mad-House . Published with “Miscellaneous Sketches: Trying to be a Servant,” and “Nellie Bly as a White Slave.” By Nellie Bly, 1864-1922. New York: Ian L. Munro, Publisher, . PRICE TWENTY-FIVE CENTS. Ten Days In a Mad-House. BY NELLIE BLY. NEW YORK: IAN L. MUNRO, PUBLISHER, 24 AND 26 VANDEWATER STREET. …

Meet Elizabeth Cochrane, who, under the pseudonym of Nellie Bly, got herself admitted into an insane asylum in Blackwell’s Island by feigning insanity to uncover what really goes on there and how the patients are treated. Her exposé of the conditions of the patients were collected into a book Read More »

In the late 90s with millions in the bank, David Lee Roth became a state-licensed EMT who went on hundreds of calls

David Lee Roth “Diamond Dave” redirects here. For the album, see Diamond Dave (album). For the song by the Bird and the Bee, see Diamond Dave (song). David Lee Roth (born October 10, 1954) is an American musician, singer, songwriter, actor, author, artist, and former radio personality. He is best known for his wild, energetic …

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Daft Punk’s album “Discovery” was turned into a feature length anime film. Having no sound effects or dialogue, the movie was hailed as “the best animated movie made in 2003”

Interstella 5555: The 5tory of the 5ecret 5tar 5ystem (インターステラ5555 Intāsutera Fō Faibu, “Four Five”) is a Japanese-French animated film released on 28 May 2003. The film is the visual realization of Discovery, the second studio album by Daft Punk. Interstella 5555 tells the story of the abduction and rescue of an interstellar pop band. …

Daft Punk’s album “Discovery” was turned into a feature length anime film. Having no sound effects or dialogue, the movie was hailed as “the best animated movie made in 2003” Read More »

Van Halen stipulated in their performance contracts that a bowl of M&M’s, with all of the brown M&M’s removed, was to be placed in their dressing room. They didn’t do this to be jerks, but as a simple test to see if more important safety and quality specifications were attended to as well.

From 1974 until 1985, the band consisted of guitarist Eddie Van Halen, vocalist David Lee Roth, drummer Alex Van Halen, and bassist Michael Anthony.[7] Former Extreme frontman Gary Cherone was quickly recruited as lead singer to replace Hagar, and Van Halen III was released in 1998. Van Halen went on hiatus until 2003 when they …

Van Halen stipulated in their performance contracts that a bowl of M&M’s, with all of the brown M&M’s removed, was to be placed in their dressing room. They didn’t do this to be jerks, but as a simple test to see if more important safety and quality specifications were attended to as well. Read More »

Gwen Stefani’s brother Eric was originally the keyboardist for No Doubt but left to become an animator for The Simpsons.

Gwen Stefani Gwen Renée Stefani was born on October 3, 1969, in Fullerton, California, and raised Roman Catholic in nearby Anaheim, California. She was named after a stewardess in the 1968 novel Airport, and her middle name, Renée, comes from The Four Tops’ 1968 cover of The Left Banke’s 1966 song “Walk Away Renée”. Her …

Gwen Stefani’s brother Eric was originally the keyboardist for No Doubt but left to become an animator for The Simpsons. Read More »

Alcatraz’s reputation as a tough as nails prison was a Hollywood myth. Many inmates requested transfer there on account of its good food and one man per cell policy.

10 Things You May Not Know About Alcatraz 1. Al Capone played banjo in the inmate band. The notorious gangster and mob boss was among the first prisoners to occupy the new Alcatraz federal prison in August 1934. Capone had bribed guards to receive preferential treatment while serving his tax-evasion sentence in Atlanta, but that …

Alcatraz’s reputation as a tough as nails prison was a Hollywood myth. Many inmates requested transfer there on account of its good food and one man per cell policy. Read More »

The directors of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 and Baby Driver consulted each other to make sure that the films would not have the same songs on their soundtracks.

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (soundtrack) By August 2014, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 writer and director James Gunn had “some ideas listed, but nothing for sure” in terms of songs to include in Quill’s Awesome Mix Vol. 2 mixtape. In April 2015, Gunn said he felt “a little pressure for the soundtrack …

The directors of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 and Baby Driver consulted each other to make sure that the films would not have the same songs on their soundtracks. Read More »

Pink Floyd’s The Wall is implied to be an endless loop. The final song, Outside the Wall, ends with the words “Isn’t this where…”, and the album begins with the words “… we came in?” with a continuation of the melody of the last song, hinting at the cyclical nature of Water’s theme.

The Wall This article is about the Pink Floyd album. For the film based on the album, see Pink Floyd – The Wall. For other uses, see Wall (disambiguation). The Wall is the eleventh studio album by English rock band Pink Floyd, released as a double album on 30 November 1979 through Harvest and Columbia …

Pink Floyd’s The Wall is implied to be an endless loop. The final song, Outside the Wall, ends with the words “Isn’t this where…”, and the album begins with the words “… we came in?” with a continuation of the melody of the last song, hinting at the cyclical nature of Water’s theme. Read More »