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James West Jr. the man who made it rain silver dollars

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James Marion West Jr. may not be a name that is all that well or widely known today but the impact this wildly eccentric millionaire had on the town he called home is almost unfathomable. Something we say due to West Jr. bizarre habit of hurling handfuls of silver dollars from moving vehicles. 

The time a studio CGI’d China out of a movie

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The film Red Dawn is a shitty action movie from 2012 mostly notable for being stuck in production hell for like two years when the studio producing it literally went bankrupt. Well that and the fact that they used CGI to remove China from the plot. 

That time Hannibal Lecter cockblocked Anthony Hopkins

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Anthony Hopkins is an esteemed Welsh actor known to many people for playing Hannibal Lector. A character the actor will likely be synonymous for the rest of his days, or at least that’s what we’d assume given that the character once prevented him from fucking Martha Stewart. 

That time a guy made 300 Spartans surrender

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If history books and the documentary 300 has taught us anything it’s that there were few problems in the ancient Greek world that couldn’t be solved with a judicious application of Spartan men. Something the Athenian general, Demosthenes apparently wasn’t aware of when he made 300 of them surrender, much to the shock of pretty much the entire known world at the time. 

Eminem’s favourite book is the dictionary

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Despite being almost 50 fucking years old at the time of writing this article, Eminem has continued to excel in an industry otherwise dominated by much younger artists and shows no sign of slowing down. A fact that likely has a lot to do with the fact Eminem fucking loves words and music, so much so his favourite book is, believe it or not, the dictionary.