Tim Daniel and Michael Moreci made a huge splash in horror comics earlier this year when they unleashed the incomparable “Curse.” They proved themselves to be masters of horror, and built a very human story out of the tried and true werewolf lore, and today I’m happy to announce their followup series: “Burning Fields.” BOOM! Studios […]
HBO's "True Detective" was one of the most addicting shows of the year with audiences attempting to solve the mystery of the Yellow King along with Rust Cohle and Martin Hart. As it turns out, however, there's an even scarier, real-life...Show More Summary
Earlier this year, hidden in the heart of Ponchatoula, Louisiana, stood a church sign that read: "WHEN SATAN KNOCKS SAY JESUS WOULD U GET THAT?" Ten years ago, according to some in that town, Satan knocked. Journalists have speculated that this is the town from which Nic Pizzolatto culled inspiration... More »
How would you feel if you discovered your picture on a website, where people rank the picture as to whether or not you look like a jerk? Well, it’s a true story. In April of 2014, the FTC issued a complaint against the website Jerk.com, which had scraped personal information from public Facebook profiles, and loaded that info on the site. Show More Summary
If Us Weekly’s story is true, then Bethenny Frankel is returning to her reality TV roots! In the four years since she left the Bravo show, Bethenny’s been through quite a bit: she had her own spin-off show, a talk show and split from Jason Hoppy. She’s maintained her Skinnygirl empire, though. RELATED: Bethenny Frankel is […]
(Alas, Kennedy was so close to having his There Will Be Blood moment. Photo via Getty.) True story: After being forced to reign in my gambling habit (and temporarily flee the state) due to a particularly tough beat in the Dolphins-Pats...Show More Summary
Blame it on How I Met Your Mother: Fall 2014 sitcoms are all about romance. It’s true that love stories often drive comedy narratives on television — how many will-they/won’t-they couples can you name in under 60 seconds? — but this season, a number of shows are making romance their first priority. Show More Summary
In 2012, Mitt Romney’s history at Bain Capital was scrutinized with an 80 percent zoomed in magnifying glass. An article entitled, “Greed and Debt: The True Story of Mitt Romney and Bain Capital” garnered over 160,000 shares on Rolling Stone. Bain trampled on smaller companies in its pursuit of wealth and power, according to the […]
If this story is true, then Amanda Bynes’s DUI arrest yesterday wasn’t just a minor slip. People are saying that she recently flunked out of the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising, where she was studying to become a fashion designer. RELATED: Amanda Bynes was arrested under suspicion of DUI. Sources tell Radar Online: Amanda just […]
Iran has executed a 37-year-old psychotherapist, apparently for the grievous crime of believing that the story of Jonah—which appears in the Koran as well as the Bible—is a symbolic tale instead of a true account of a prophet who survives three days in a whale's belly. Mohsen Amir-Aslani...
Reviewed by Michael Nazarewycz Quote: "A magnificent film that transcends its period-piece veneer, on the strength of its (based on a true) story and the dazzling performance of its lead actress."
"I can't really process this in any other way than a real, true ghost story. I still get goose bumps."
True story: 10 of the best memoirs and biographies to read in the sun While I love a good story that takes me on a journey through fantasy lands or escapist plots that let me imagine how the other half lives, there's a special place in my heart for true stories. Growing up my mum […]
These days, Jeremy Renner is super busy promoting his next film Kill The Messenger, based on a true story about journalist Gary Webb. While doing an interview with The Daily Beast, the actor talked about Captain America 3 and the Avengers sequel. Show More Summary
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One of the most defining features of a cat is her tail... unless she’s a Manx, that is. This breed’s unique appearance has spawned a crazy array of origin stories, but here’s the true scoop on how the Manx came to be. Photo CC-BY-SAShow More Summary
I spent most of my late teens and twenties the way a lot of girls/women do, flip-flopping between the guy who couldn’t find his self-esteem with a military-issued navigational system and the guy who was so self-centered he never went down on me without expecting six blowjobs in return. When I hit 30, I needed [...]
Chances are you've seen the movie It's A Wonderful Life. It touches most of us, not because it's a true story but because it contains a monumental truth: Each of us, whoever we may be, has a part to play--and each of us, however unimportant we may feel, can make an impact. In the movie, young George Bailey rescues his brother from drowning. Show More Summary
What’s Happening — Politico Presents Lessons From Leaders: The Leadership Landscape with Bill Gates, 8 a.m. — Writing True Stories That Make a Difference at the National Press Club, 9 a.m. — Book Rap: Nicholas Kristoff: “A Path Appears:...Show More Summary
In today's Urban Planner: Remembering Linda Griffiths, true health-care stories, and talking about music. Theatre: Playwright and actor Linda Griffiths passed away earlier this month, after a battle with cancer. Especially beloved on...Show More Summary