Retro

6 Facts About The Man Who Was Definitely In Your Favorite Movie

Chances are, you have seen actor Bob Hoskins. In fact, the odds are good that you have seen him in a ton of your favorite films over the years. Hoskins was an incredible actor with a history of working on stage with famous plays in leading roles, and was able to lift up any story line with only a side part. He passed away in 2014, but his death is still given a tribute year after year by fans loyal to his brilliant characters.Whether he was on or off the screen, Hoskins had a larger-than-life personality that translated into

90s

9 Commercials From The 90s We Still Reference Even If We Don't Remember Why

The 90s were definitely a strange decade. One need not look any further than our television viewing habits, complete with the exceedingly weird commercials that for some reason used to convince us to do things or purchase random products.  As I searched through various archives for the most ridiculous of 90s commercials, I was hit with both a feeling or nostalgia, and more than a bit of incredulity. Some of these are just freaking mind blowing for how bad they are! I will let you be the judge. Here are 9 of the strangest commercials to ever come out

90s

An Art Expert Noticed This Painting In The Background Of 'Stuart Little' And Freaked Out Immediately

When you re-watch your favorite movies from your childhood, you usually pick up on one or two things you never noticed. Maybe there's an adult joke that flew over your head as a kid, or a special effect hidden in plain sight. But there's not many cases where a lost, extremely valuable painting is spotted just sitting in the background of a kids movie. Columbia PicturesIt's probably been a while since you watched Stuart Little, so here's a refresher: Michael J. Fox voices the titular New York mouse, who's adopted by a loving, human family. Geena Davis and Hugh Laurie

90s

One Man Saved The Weirdest Movie Of Our Childhood From Oblivion, and We Don't Know If We Should Thank Him

While we still love the Disney movies we grew up watching, every now and then we needed a little variety.Actual movies for adults were pretty boring, but there were some great live action comedies that the whole family could enjoy. One of the weirdest (and best) was Drop Dead Fred. The only problem was that once your parents rented this dark, sweary, gross-out comedy once, it could be hard to convince them to pick it up again.It makes sense that a remake starring Russell Brand was in the works a few years ago, because Lizzie's story in this

70s

Jon From 'Garfield' May Have Murdered Odie's Real Owner

We all grew up watching Garfield on TV and reading his comic strips, but there's a lot we don't know about the famous orange cat. WikiaFor instance, where did Odie come from and how did he first meet Garfield? You may think that Jon Arbuckle bought him at a pet store like Garfield, but that's not the case. And after learning the real answer, fans only have more questions.It turns out Jon isn't Odie's originally owner. The dimwitted dog once belonged to Jon's roommate, Lyman. WikiaWondering why you've never heard of Lyman? The character only appeared in the late

70s

11 Creepy Toys From Our Childhood That Still Give Us Nightmares

Maybe you weren't a total fraidy-cat like me, but being a kid is still a pretty terrifying experience.While we all dream of going back to the days without work or responsibilities, we forget how scary it was just to walk down into a dark, empty basement when we were kids. Even playtime wasn't safe, because some of our toys could be downright disturbing. These 11 were the creepiest by far:1. The Chatter TelephoneAmino AppsIf your toddler has been fed, changed, taken his nap, and has eaten a full meal, but he still won't stop crying, it's probably because

80s

The 21 Absolute Weirdest 'Choose Your Own Adventure' Novels

When we were kids, we couldn't get enough of these addictive novels that put you in the driver's seat.Writer Edward Packard revolutionized kids' books when he wrote the first "Choose Your Own Adventure" novel, but his flagship series inspired some pretty odd titles. Here are 21 of the series' most bizarre entries:1. Prisoner of the Ant PeopleBantam BooksAs you can probably guess from this insane cover, this books puts you in the middle of inter-planetary intrigue as you combat the Evil Power Master and his Ant People. "Evil Power Master?" Isn't that name a little obvious? How about