Adolf Hitler is a lot like a YouTube commenter in that the mere mention of his name conjures up the image of an angry man screaming racial slurs at the top of his voice. We often don’t think of Hitler as a young man, or heavens forbid, a child, because when we do, we find out weird things about the man, like his penchant for pranks.
Zen is a very hard term to define, mainly because we don’t read Chinese and the guy who delivers our chow mein is called Steve. But our basic understanding of it is that it doesn’t involve slapping people around the head. Unless of course your name is Hunter S. Thompson.
Caligula is a name synonymous with depravity and mindless, wanton acts of violence, we’re not going to defend Caligula because he was a Grade A, 24 carot asshole with a dipshit accessory pack. However, amongst the stories of unthinkable cruelty and torture, there are some nuggets of pure comedy gold. Like all those times Caligula made his senate run alongside him for a joke.
Arguing about which Power Ranger kicked the most ass was practically a sport in the 90’s, but which we mean, it resulted in tons of arguments and fights that never really solved anything. As it turns out, the original Red Ranger was the best character and there’s math to prove it.
Al Capone is one of the most famous gangsters in American history, a title he earned by being a guy you just straight wouldn’t want to dick with unless you enjoyed razor blade enemas. However, the one place Capone’s reputation couldn’t help him was Alcatraz, where he was stabbed in the back over a haircut.