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Five Strange Facts about the Life of Annette Funicello

Monday, April 8th, 2013
The stories you haven't heard about the former star of Walt's Disney Mickey Mouse Club -- including the death threat on her wedding day, Annette's unusual connection to Devo, her reaction to one of Howard Stern's jokes, and a secret visit to a porn theatre in the 1970s!By Destiny Full article »

My Favorite Roger Ebert Stories

Friday, April 5th, 2013
Besides reviewing movies, Roger Ebert lived a life filled with delightful moments, including brushes with Oprah Winfrey, Bill O'Reilly, Russ Meyer, and of course, Gene Siskel. By Destiny Full article »

Seven Forgotten Classics by Davy Jones

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012
1. The Greatest Story Ever Told I'm a fan — and there's one song Davy Jones should be remembered by. In 1986, the 41-year-old former teen idol recorded his own secret anthem. I think of it as his personal "My Way" — an original song about a life spent in show business, where (more than […] Full article »

Meeting Trent Reznor on X at the Sharon Tate Horror House

Friday, July 2nd, 2010
A very special edition of the Mondo 2000 History Project that also features Timothy Leary, Gibby Haynes from the Butthole Surfers and the Red Hot Chili Peppers' Anthony Kiedas. By R. U. Sirius Full article »

Dana Plato and the Diff’rent Strokes Curse

Saturday, May 29th, 2010
The death of Gary Coleman offers a sad coda to the death of his TV co-star, Dana Plato, 11 years earlier. By Destiny Full article »

Eight Druggiest Rock Star Stories

Tuesday, April 21st, 2009
Which music legend has the craziest drug story? Ingest the wild answers from RU Sirius's new book, Everybody Must Get Stoned. By RU Sirius
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Rush: The Last Taboo

Friday, May 2nd, 2008
The Toronto trio may be the world’s biggest cult band — and the guiltiest of pleasures. By Steve Robles
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Hating Roger Ebert

Tuesday, April 29th, 2008
A New York intellectual argues that Roger Ebert is debasing the fine art of film criticism — and so are bloggers. By Destiny
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Lawrence Welk vs. The Hippies

Thursday, March 13th, 2008
On the bandleader's 105th birthday, five videos remember his skirmishes with the Beatles, Lou Reed, and a song about marijuana. By Destiny
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Adam West and Davy Jones Meet Sexina

Friday, February 15th, 2008
She's part Britney Spears, and part secret agent. But can she top two TV icons from the 1960s? By Destiny
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Dead Woman Blogging

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2008
Did Theresa Duncan issue a final blog post from beyond the grave? By Lou Cabron
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Top 10 Pillars of Led Zeppelin Mythology

Friday, December 7th, 2007
Ten reasons the mythos of Led Zeppelin remains etched in stone at a time when anything of lasting quality in pop culture seems almost impossible. By Steve Robles
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The Furious Passions of Norman Mailer

Monday, November 12th, 2007
He enjoyed 84 years filled with sex, brawling, boxing, and celebrity — plus a glorious feud with Gore Vidal. By Destiny.
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CWILF Island: Hottie Candidate Spouses

Wednesday, October 24th, 2007
In Campaign '08 the candidates' wives have taken it to a level that didn't exist just four years earlier. By Steve Robles
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Britney vs. Bin Laden: A Celebrity Comeback Battle

Tuesday, September 11th, 2007
Are these two really that different? Neither of 'em have had a decent hit in the U.S. since 2001, that's for sure. By Steve Robles
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The Male Scale: 10 Archetypes

Wednesday, August 8th, 2007
Legends of the Fall - Brad Pitt
In the post-feminist era, men have come away with a spectrum of roles ranging from sensitive to heartless. By Ethan Todras-Whitehill
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Hype Smackdown: iPhone v. Paris Hilton

Thursday, June 28th, 2007
It's a battle of pop culture titans as two empires -- one high-tech, one high-rise -- clash in explosive PR fury. By Jeff Diehl

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The Cartoon Porn Shop Janitor — Carol Burnett vs. Family Guy

Monday, June 11th, 2007
What happens when you draw a 74-year-old comedienne into a prime time cartoon on the Fox Network -- as the janitor at an adult bookstore? By Destiny Full article »

A Conversation with Justin Kan of Justin.tv

Wednesday, June 6th, 2007
When Justin Kan clipped a mobile camera onto his cap, opening justin.tv, it was just another step along the way to the fully mediated life. By RU Sirius Full article »

The Secret Ending of Pirates of the Caribbean 3

Sunday, June 3rd, 2007
Does it take a real act of movie piracy to explain Pirates 3? By Destiny Full article »

Raising Hunter S. Thompson

Thursday, May 31st, 2007
In the play, "Gonzo: A Brutal Chrysalis," performer and writer "B. Duke" incarnates the Last Free American Writer. By RU Sirius Full article »

The Celebrity Breast Conspiracy

Wednesday, May 30th, 2007
Five tabloid examples that make the case. By Lou Cabron Full article »

Dustin Diamond vs. Sgt. Harvey

Sunday, May 20th, 2007
VH-1 delivers a video beatdown to the former child star through an angry Marine drill instructor. By Lou Cabron Full article »

When Kurt Vonnegut Met Sammy Davis

Thursday, April 12th, 2007
In 1999 Kurt Vonnegut remembered "the golden age of magazine fiction." But a strange twist leads to a historic moment with young Sammy Davis Jr. By Destiny Full article »

Official Launch: 10ZM.TV

Monday, March 19th, 2007
Have you checked out MondoGlobo's new video show? You may have, and don't even know it! By Jeff Diehl Full article »

Sexy Adult Secrets in “Little Children”

Tuesday, February 27th, 2007
The Oscar-nominated movie shows adultery in the suburbs. But did it lose its fire when moving to the big screen? By Destiny Full article »

5 Freaky Muppet Videos

Tuesday, February 20th, 2007
The five-year run of The Muppet Show set the weird tone for a tradition they've continued to this day. By Destiny Full article »

Screech’s Sex Tape Follies

Tuesday, January 9th, 2007
We discover holes in the Saved by the Bell sex tape story, but get answers from comic Dustin Diamond about its bride, her bridesmaid, and the wife he never married. By Lou Cabron

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Paul McCartney On Drugs

Wednesday, January 3rd, 2007
Lizzie hated babysitting for the McCartneys because they were slobs (messy house) and because there were "drugs all over the place." By RU Sirius Full article »

The Porn Star, the Diva, and the World Wide Web

Monday, January 1st, 2007
Singer Mariah Carey has challenged porn star Mary Carey in a trademark dispute. But the web would rather argue about which one is sexier. (possibly NSFW) By Destiny Full article »

Virtual Screech, Sexual Superstar

Friday, December 29th, 2006
In which we re-enact the sex tape of former child star Dustin Diamond. By Jayden Devereux Full article »

Author Slash Trickster “JT LeRoy”

Monday, December 18th, 2006
Laura Albert, or, the woman known as the man JT LeRoy, is a simple gal who likes food, good friends and the odd, occasional, scandalously-complex, literative meta-performance; apparently in that order. By RU Sirius Full article »

Robert Altman’s 7 Secret Wars

Wednesday, November 22nd, 2006
Robert Altman brought a disturbing magic to everything he filmed -- but it's the obscure and controversial films that are most interesting. By Destiny Full article »

Haunted by Chipmunk Ghosts

Sunday, October 29th, 2006
A troubled son endures another generation with Alvin and the Chipmunks. By Destiny Full article »

Dan the Automator Remixes the Blue Angels

Thursday, October 12th, 2006
It was Fleet Week in San Francisco, and The Blue Angels tried to shock and awe us with their aerobatics. But after a while, we just thought of it as part of the mix. By RU Sirius Full article »

Neil Gaiman has Lost His Clothes

Wednesday, October 4th, 2006
Gaiman has been touring America promoting his new collection, Fragile Things: Short Fiction and Wonders. By RU Sirius Full article »

Willie Nelson’s ‘Narcotic’ Shrooms

Wednesday, September 20th, 2006
The mainstream media tends to use law enforcement misnomers for illicit drugs, when reporting news around drugs. By RU Sirius Full article »

Dana Plato, Porn Star

Tuesday, September 7th, 1999
She told Girlfriends the movie was "The worst piece of work I've ever done." It could've been better, but the director was "not an actor's director." (His next film was Bikini Med School.) By Lou Cabron Full article »