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The Turkish wrestler who died wrestling the ocean for his gold

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Some men have myths built around them. And some men are born mythical. Yusuf Ismail is the latter.

Lex Luthor can cure cancer with a safety pin

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Lex Luthor is a comic book character defined by two things, his intellect and his bald-ass head. In regards to the former, Luthor’s mind is so keen that various iterations of the character have straight up bragged about casually solving cancer. 

Everyone in Hong Kong wanted John Woo to destroy a local landmark

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If you’ve ever seen a character in a movie dive through the air while firing multiple handguns at once, there’s a good chance that scene was either directed or inspired by John Woo. An action director so beloved for his commitment to stylish over-the-top gun-fu, Hong Kong let him do whatever the fuck he wanted to when making movies.

Bill Murray’s character in Groundhog Day is probably a Time Lord

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Groundhog Day is a film in which Bill Murray is cursed to live the same day over and over again for the crime of being a grouchy asshole. Exactly how long Murray’s character spends dicking around in chrono-limbo isn’t known, but theories range from 10 to 10,000 years. 

Jim Morrison had to be fact checked by the Library of Congress

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Jim Morrison was a big-dick musician known primarily being the front man of the Doors and his poetic near impenetrable lyrics. As it turns out, Morrison’s skills as a writer were such than even as a teenager, nobody really knew what the fuck he was talking about.