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What's the Real Origin of "OK"?

Arika Okrent

It's amazing that we ever got along without "OK." But we did. Until 1839.

The Late Movies: Guess The Theme 96

Mark Arminio

11 Awesome Musical Performances from NBC's Late Night with David Letterman

Jordan Hoffman

With recent changes announced in the late night talk show landscape we figured this a good time to look back at what was, and forever will be, the greatest late night program of its kind in this or an

9 Films Punched up by Famous Screenwriters

Rudie Obias

Whether a script needs to be completely re-written or simply have its dialogue punched up, Hollywood isn't wanting for scribes who can get the job done.

Trailer Thursday: 42, Disconnect and Scary Movie V

Stacy Conradt

Welcome to Trailer Thursday, where we help you decide what to do with your Friday night. Here’s what’s coming out tomorrow.

11 Signs April Really Is "The Cruellest Month"

Amanda Green

T.S. Eliot's "The Waste Land" begins, "April is the cruellest month." And you know? Maybe he was right. Consider these terrible April events.

The Missing Links: Behind the Scenes With Monsters & Maniacs

Colin Patrick

11 Book Burning Stories That Will Break Your Heart

Kathy Benjamin

A warning to all bibliophiles: reading this might hurt.

11 Titanic References Tested Against History

Bryan Dugan

One hundred and one years ago yesterday, the Titanic set sail for America.

50 Weird Laws Still on the Books

Jason English

Some surprisingly illegal activities, such as playing BINGO (for longer than 5 hours) and using Silly String.

11 Sandwiches Named After Famous People

Jennifer M Wood

Hungry? Stuff a Scott Baio in your mouth.

11 Rejected Canadian Flag Designs

Adrienne Crezo

When Canada adopted its flag in the mid-1960s, 2,136 of the submitted designs contained a maple leaf. Another 389 featured beavers.

The Secret Origins of 11 Famous Video Games

Rick Marshall

Secret origins aren't just for superheroes in need of a good backstory.

11 Great Geeky Umbrellas

Jill Harness

11 "Schoolhouse Rock!" Hits

Chris Higgins