For much of his fictional history, the character Kratos from God of War was defined by his use of the Blades of Chaos. A set of chained blades forged in the fiery depths of Hades described as being so deadly they can even injure a god, the blades can accomplish a wide variety of fantastical feats. A seldom discussed secondary ability of the blades though is that they are also magically bound to troll Kratos, forever.
The Spartans were renowned across the ancient world for their prowess on the battlefield, masterful use of sarcasm and love of really big shields. A lesser known fact about the Spartans though is that they absolutely adored a group you wouldn’t necessarily expect hardened warrior badasses to give the remotest of shits about, let alone respect. The elderly.
Seto Kaiba is a fictional dickhead from the Yu-Gi-Oh series best known for his arrogant demeanour, Colgate-white pimp coat and for generally being an a smug turd. He’s also, unbelievably, based on a real guy who was also a smug turd.
Few areas of entertainment are as successful at bringing in money as boxing can be when the conditions are just right. One such condition is the inclusion of veteran voice artist and ring announcer, Michael Buffer. A man who can command upwards of a million dollars for saying just five words.
During the time of the samurai in 16th century feudal Japan there lived a man so skilled at the art of slicing and dicing a motherfucker that challenging him to a duel was seen by many as a surefire way to have your shit wrecked. In fact, this man, Miyamoto Musashi, was so dangerous that he could effortlessly best the finest swordsmen in Japan, with a stick.