When you're trying to create a dignified memorial to some historic event, it's important to ask yourself, 'Is what I'm about to create actually ridiculous and/or insulting to everyone involved?'
Too bad they didn't get to say "I told you so!"
If you're about to sign a record contract, take a cue from these seven artists. All have played before thousands-strong audiences, and all have followed up their fame with successful (if totally random-ass) careers.
At my signal, take off those ironic smirks, and don your extra strength smiles, because your faith in human beings is about to get an upgrade.
Mutants are very real, and they are among us -- in our TVs, and our iPods, and our sexual fantasies.
You might spot Tom Cruise raving about energy spirits outside of Spago, but you'll never catch some beloved performer straight up worshiping the devil. Right? (Hint: Wrong.)
Yes, it is apparently possible to be typecast in movie posters.
Some blood connections between celebrities aren't so easy to spot, since they exist between people you'd probably never imagine being in the same room together, let alone getting drunk and having an argument on Thanksgiving.
There are those people who have been elevated to a position of authority, rightly or wrongly, who use their power and influence to spread their wrongheaded beliefs, not just to the benefit of ignorance, but to the dangerous detriment of those who believe them.
Sometimes you need to take a few moments to wipe away the world's grime from your eyes and refill your soul with anything that brings you joy. So here you go.
Every year, Cracked takes a few minutes to look back and reflect on the lives of the recently deceased whose deaths didn't necessarily make headlines, despite the fact that they each changed your life in some small way.