Joined: Jul 9, 2020
Mike Rampton is a freelance writer who lives in London next to a surprisingly uninteresting cemetery. If enough people buy his book, Open In Case of Emergency: 501 Games to Entertain and Keep You and the Kids Sane, perhaps one day he'll live next to a more interesting one.
In Ireland, Little Christmas Is a Day for Women to Celebrate the End of the Holiday Season—at the Nearest Pub
Why the Color of Your Underwear Matters on New Year’s Eve
When a Hot Mic Caught an Apollo 16 Astronaut Complaining About Farts In Space
7 Surprising Facts About Michael J. Fox
What does the 'J' stand for? And when will he get his Oscar?
One VFX Artist On 'Black Panther: Wakanda Forever' Was Mainly There For Fish Poop
Accuracy was important to the filmmakers behind the 'Black Panther' sequel—so much so that one visual effects artist was tasked with making sure the fish poop looked realistic.
Why Do Kids Eat Their Boogers?
Children can’t get enough of chompin’ on mucus, but what’s the appeal?
10 Horror Subgenres to Know Before Planning Your Next Movie Marathon
Just because you love 'Scream' doesn't necessarily mean you're going to enjoy 'Cannibal Holocaust,' so knowing your horror subgenres can come in handy.
Why Aren't There More Halloween Songs?
Christmas has tons of music associated with it, while Halloween is practically devoid of holiday tunes. It hardly seems fair.
The Uncanny Rise of the Haunted Doll Market
Not all dolls are created equal: Some are kinda creepy, some are hella creepy, and some are haunted. Or at least, they’re said to be.
How the 1980s Became the Golden Age of Spoof Movies (And Why It Couldn’t Last)
The arrival of blockbuster movies like 'Jaws' and 'Star Wars' and the rise of the home video era allowed '80s comedies like 'Airplane!' and 'The Naked Gun' to define the spoof genre like no films before them ever could.
8 Ways The Movies Of Summer 1997 Changed Hollywood Forever
Twenty-five years later, how did the summer of 'Men In Black' and 'Steel' impact the movie industry?
Why Are There So Many Ancient Fountains Featuring Little Boys Peeing?
Modern guidebooks offer nearly a dozen different explanations for why Brussels' 'Mannekin Pis' statue is relieving himself.
30 Surprising Facts About Tom Hardy
It's hard for 'Venom' star Tom Hardy to cry on cue ... but watching 'Mr. Holland's Opus' makes him weepy.
30 Very Nice Facts About Borat (And Its Sequel)
Two words best describe 'Borat,' Sacha Baron Cohen's painfully funny pair of cringe comedies: great success!
26 Actors Who Asked for Their Characters to Be Killed Off
Sometimes an actor’s relationship with a character just runs its course and the actor is anxious to say goodbye to the part forever. (Spoiler: They didn’t always get their wish.)