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1970s

Disco Demolition Night: Racist And Homophobic Or Just R...

July 13, 2020

Many lovers of music will tell you that disco died on July 12, 1979. It was murdered by an overzealous shock jock, a brilliant promoter, and several thousand...

Assata Shakur: Black Panther, Black Liberation Army Mem...

July 10, 2020

Tupac Shakur, the king of '90s West Coast hip-hop, had a reputation for skirting the law. Perhaps he got his rebel attitude from his godmother, JoAnne Debora...

1970: 25% Of Native American Women Sterilized Via A New...

July 6, 2020

(Department of Health and Education/Wikimedia Commons) Following the passage of an often-forgotten law called the Family Planning Services and Population Rese...

Grave Robbers Exhumed And Held Charlie Chaplin's Body F...

March 1, 2020

As a performer and director, Charlie Chaplin revolutionized filmmaking. He was one of the few people who successfully transitioned from vaudeville to silent films...

Sex Pistols: Stories, Legends, And Anarchy

November 6, 2019

Their playing may have been questionable, and they may have only recorded one real album, but there was no one more outrageous or who inspired more artists than The Sex Pistols....

The Real Nellie Oleson, Laura’s Prairie Frenemy

April 11, 2019

Alison Arngrim played Nellie Oleson in the TV series Little House on the Prairie. Source: (NBCU Photo Bank/Getty Images) If you were a fan of the Little House series o...

The Double Survival Miracle of Juliane Koepcke

November 12, 2018

On Christmas Eve 1971, an airplane departing from Lima, Peru was struck by lightning and broke apart midair. The accident killed every person on board ... with the excep...

Wait?? Where Was The Shining Filmed?

October 1, 2018

Timberline Lodge and Mount Hood; Mount Hood National Forest, Cascade Mountains, Oregon. (Photo by: Greg Vaughn /VW PICS/UIG via Getty Images) Stanley Kubrick’s 1980 movie, The Shin...