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July 25, 2012

The 6 Craziest Superman Stories Ever Written (Twice)

By Jim Avery, Kier Harris | 230,446 Views

Fact: In the 1950s and 1960s, it wasn't uncommon for Superman comics, especially those featuring Jimmy Olsen, to use the same story line in more than one comic. Apparently, comics fans weren't exactly the most loyal folks, and DC Comics could expect a totally different audience from one year to the next, allowing the comics creators to get a little lazy, even when it made absolutely no sense. For example ...

#6. Jimmy Olsen Switches Brains With a Gorilla



July 24, 2012

The Bizarrely Specific Haircut of Popular Paperback Writers

By Matthew Gault | 215,039 Views

Sandra Brown, Nora Roberts, Janet Evanovich and Jayne Ann Krentz.

Aside from being names that practically no one reading this will be familiar with, what do these women have in common?

Combined, they've written more best-sellers than you'll ever conceive of sitting down to read.

Janet Evanovich writes a best-selling series about a plucky young lingerie saleswoman who becomes a bounty hunter after she loses her job. Hollywood turned one of the books into a movie last year. Katherine Heigl played the lead role. No, we didn't see it either. No one did.


July 23, 2012

9 Reasons 'Community' and 'Scrubs' Are the Same Show

By Charles VanderKlipp | 308,984 Views

The once-great NBC sitcom Scrubs and the currently great (and likely doomed) NBC sitcom Community could not be more different. One show follows a group of misfits and weirdos as they navigate the wacky happenings at a place they're all forced to be at together. The other follows a group of misfits and weirdos as they ... hey, wait one damn minute. On closer inspection, it appears we're wrong. Scrubs and Community are the exact same show. If you don't believe us, check this out ...


July 21, 2012

The Sad Twist Ending of the Most Heroic Video of the Week

By Gary Merton | 117,553 Views

At this link, you will find video of an act of kindness that you'd normally only see in a Hollywood movie. A man who goes by the wildly-appropriate-in-this-instance name of Stephen St. Bernard, a New York City bus driver, was walking home from work when he spotted a "commotion" outside the Coney Island housing complex in Brooklyn.