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Captivating Facts About Asta Nielsen, The Silent Muse

If Greta Garbo was "Divine," Danish silent film star Asta Nielsen was supremely human. Famous around the world in the early 20th century as "Die Asta," Nielsen’s minute, natural expressions captured hearts and minds, all...

March 23, 2023 Dancy Mason


John Cazale and Meryl Streep attend a party at the Hotel Pierre in New York City on November 19, 1976.

Unforgettable Facts About John Cazale, The Greatest Supporting Actor

In his tragically short but illustrious career, John Cazale became a propelling inspiration for not one, but two of Hollywood’s hottest stars of all time.
July 22, 2024 Byron Fast
Cringeworthy "Ma'am, This Is A Wendy's" Moments

"Ma'am, This Is A Wendy's" Moments

When I worked at a university library, the phone rang late one night—and what the caller said made my blood run cold.
July 22, 2024 Irit Chemel-Norton
King Louis XIV Sun King Facts

42 Wig-Melting Facts About Louis XIV: The Sun King of France

Behind the big parties and big hairpieces, however, the history of Louis XIV is accompanied by a scandalous canon of intrigue, intimacy, wine, colonial violence, war, and fashion.
July 19, 2024 Christine Tran
In-Laws Experience

The Worst In-Law Horror Stories

You can choose your spouse, but unfortunately, you don't get to choose your in-laws—for these people, that's a terrible curse.
July 18, 2024 Chelsea Gallagher
Emergency Calls Experience

Unforgettable Emergency Calls 

No matter how much training emergency responders go through, sometimes, nothing can prepare them for what they will hear when they pick up the line.
July 18, 2024 Violet Newbury
New York City Facts

Hectic Facts About New York City, The City That Never Sleeps

New York City is one of the most iconic places on earth—but the city that never sleeps still has its fair share of chilling secrets.
July 17, 2024 Carl Wyndham

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