Karen Ruud

Lover of all things Pop-Culture and Kitsch. From Elvis to Xanadu and sprinkled with some classic horror on top.

US First Lady Rosalynn Carter climbs the steps to her plane during a trip, Texas, September 1978.

Remembering Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter’s Life in Pictures

She is survived by her husband Jimmy who is also in hospice care since February 2023 and many family and friends.

DARK SHADOWS - Show Coverage - April 7, 1969.

Lara Parker Dies: ‘Dark Shadows’ Actress Was 84

Actress was also known for her roles in ‘Save the Tiger’ and ‘Race With the Devil.’

TWIN PEAKS, Piper Laurie, 1990-91.

Three-Time Oscar Nominee Piper Laurie Dies at Age 91

Her career spanned 7 decades.


Bob Ross’ First Ever TV Painting ‘A Walk in the Woods’ is on Sale for $9.8M

The beloved artist created the piece in the first episode of his PBS show ‘The Joy of Painting.’

KNOTS LANDING, creator and executive producer David Jacobs, 1979-93.

David Jacobs, Creator of ‘Dallas’ & ‘Knots Landing,’ Dies at 84

Read the touching tributes.

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 29: Actor Robert De Niro posing for a portrait on November 29, 1973 in New York, New York.

Robert De Niro Celebrates a Milestone Birthday

Wow what an amazing career and it is still going!

Westworld Promo Art

Yul Brynner at His Vilest & More ‘Westworld’ Facts for the 50th Anniversary

Boy, have we got a vacation for you!

LOS ANGELES, CA - CIRCA 1978: Olivia Newton-John attends the 50th Annual Academy Awards at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion circa 1978 in Los Angeles, California.

Olivia Newton-John Still Captures Many Hearts a Year After Her Death

Remembering Olivia Newton-John and her mega cult movie ‘Xanadu’ that both have August 8 as a significant date.

02 July 2023, North Rhine-Westphalia, Cologne: Gene Simmons, singer and bassist, of the US band Kiss is on stage during a concert in Cologne at the Lanxess Arena. As part of their farewell world tour

You wanted the Best! You Got The Best! Food That is…

Lick it up as Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley of KISS open the newest location of their famous Rock n Brews restaurant.

UNSPECIFIED - JANUARY 01: Photo of Geddy LEE and RUSH; Geddy Lee posed, backstage, with collection of bass guitars

Geddy Lee

Celebrate one of the most influential bass players of all time!

Peter Fonda, Jack Nicolson and Dennis Hopper Easy Rider

Harley-Davidson Turns 120 This Year & the Celebs Who Love Them

The stars who love Harley-Davidson motorcycles as the brand is celebrating its 120th anniversary this year.

SUMMER RENTAL, John Candy, 1985.

The Best Classic Hits of Summer Cinema

Get some popcorn and settle in with some of these summer themed movies.

(l-r) Michael Nesmith, Davy Jones, Micky Dolenz and Peter Tork in The Monkees

Monkees Need Rest Too: Micky Dolenz to Take a Break

It’s the “Last Train to Clarksville,” for now.

RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK, Karen Allen, 1981,

It’s National Karen Day and Not All of Us Have a Bad Rap

From one Karen to another, not all Karens are bad. Here are some that certainly won’t ask to talk to the manager.

Actor Robert Englund

One, Two … Freddy, Er, Robert Englund Won’t Be Coming For You

‘The Nightmare on Elm Street’ actor has new documentary about his life.

I WAS A TEENAGE WEREWOLF, Michael Landon, 1957

Drive-In Classic: “I Was A Teenage Werewolf”

Did you know these 8 things about Michael Landon’s cult classic?

MISTER ROBERTS, William Powell, Henry Fonda, Jack Lemmon, 1955

Catch a Classic! Memorial Day Movie Marathons

Various networks will be airing marathons of memorable war and military-themed movies today in commemoration of the Memorial Day holiday.

FEAR AND LOATHING IN LAS VEGAS, Benicio Del Toro, Johnny Depp, 1998

Viva Las Vegas: Movies & Filming Locations in Sin City

In honor of ‘Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas’ turning 25, check out our fave films set in Las Vegas.

STAR WARS, (aka STAR WARS: EPISODE IV - A NEW HOPE), (aka LA GUERRA DE LAS GALAXIAS), left bottom to top: Peter Cushing, Alec Guinness, standing center from left: Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, 1977

May the 4th Be With You: Special ‘Star Wars’ Quiz

Are you a Master Jedi or just a casual ‘Star Wars’ fan? Take our ultimate quiz and find out!

UNSPECIFIED - CIRCA 1970: Photo of Bachman Turner Overdrive

Tim Bachman, Cofounder of Bachman-Turner Overdrive, Dies at 71

Remembering the Canadian classic rocker.

An In-Depth History of the Backlots At the Columbia Ranch Where ‘Bewitched’ ‘The Partridge Family’ & More Were Filmed

Take a deeper dive on the rich history of this famed TV & movies backlot.


Remembering Country Icon George Jones

A look back to ‘The Greatest Country Singer of All Time’ on the 10 year anniversary of his death.

American actor and singer Harry Belafonte poses circa 1956.

Harry Belafonte’s Most Notable Moments

Looking back at Music/TV/Film activist Icon Harry Belafonte

LITTLE RICHARD: I AM EVERYTHING, Specialty Records release of 'Long Tall Sally', 2023.

Happy Record Store Day!

Get out there and support your local record shop on this special day.

Cannabis Culture: A Retro Ultimate Stoner, Uh, Movie Quiz?

Test your knowledge of comedic stoner duo Cheech & Chong


Rev Up Those Engines for National Mustang Day

Celebrate the iconic American “pony car” on national Mustang Day

Clash of the Metal Titans: Metallica vs. Megadeath

Anniversary of Dave Mustaine getting the boot from Metallica so we made a quiz

More details Cartoonist Al Jaffee following a discussion panel dedicated to Trump magazine on Sunday, October 9, 2016 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in Manhattan, Day 4 of the 2016 New York Comic Con. This photo was created by Luigi Novi

Al Jaffee MAD Magazine Cartoonist Dead at Age 102

Long time cartoonist for ‘Mad Magazine’ and many other publications has passed away

POINT BLANK, Sharon Acker, 1967

Sharon Acker, Star of ‘The Bold Ones’ & ‘Executive Suite,’ Dies at 87

The Toronto native also made appearances in ‘Gunsmoke,’ ‘The Love Boat,’ and several daytime soaps.

Fans React to ’90s Con and Meeting Their Favorite Stars

It was “the best day of my life” for some fans as they flocked to ’90s Con in Hartford, Connecticut.