BERGEN COUNTY, NJ - 1938: Pop singer Frank Sinatra poses for a mug shot after being arrested and charged with

The Bizarre Story Behind Frank Sinatra’s Mugshot

You can no longer be arrested for the same crime in today’s times.

HALLOWEEN: RESURRECTION, Jamie Lee Curtis, Brad Loree, 2002

Scream Queens: Horror Heroines & Striking Villainesses

Ever since Mary Philbin unmasked Lon Chaney in the 1925 silent film ‘The Phantom of the Opera,’ horror films have depended on frightened heroines.

THE WOLF MAN, Lon Chaney, Jr., 1941

Clap For the Wolfman: Celebrating the Lupine Beast That Took a Big Bite Out of Horror

The first Wolfman character in a mainstream film surfaced in a 1935 horror flick called ‘Werewolf of London.’

FRANKENSTEIN, from left: John Boles, Mae Clarke, Boris Karloff as the Frankenstein monster, Edward Van Sloan, Colin Clive as Dr. Frankenstein, 1931

From Teenaged Dream To Cultural Icon: Let’s Hear It For Frankenstein!

Despite being cobbled out of spare parts and hearts, Dr. Frankenstein’s monster has endured for 200 years.

Classic Vampire movie collage

Dracula Rises: Screenland’s Most Terrifying Vampires

Fiends on Film! Check out the movie history of Count Dracula and other classic blood suckers.

THE MUMMY, Boris Karloff, 1932

The Mummy: Awakening The Famous Monster’s Most Notable Appearances

The legendary monster has been a cinematic staple for nearly a century.

DISNEYLAND, (aka DISNEY'S WONDERFUL WORLD, aka WALT DISNEY'S WONDERFUL WORLD OF COLOR, aka WALT DISNEY PRESENTS), Mixckey Mouse (in TV), presenting Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Peter Pan, Pinicchio, Lady and the Tramp, The Three Little Pigs, Bambi, Goofy, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck and Daisy Duck, Cinderella, Tinkerbell and other characters, ca. 1960

House of Mouse: Collecting The Wonderful World Of Disneyana

The magical animated world Walt Disney created turns 100 today!

image from the 1932 horror movie

Where to Watch Classic Universal Monsters

Find out where you can watch and/or stream movies featuring Dracula, Frankenstein’s monster, the Wolf Man, the Mummy, the Gill-man and other classic Universal Monsters.

NASHVILLE - CIRCA 1948: Country singer Hank Williams poses for a portrait circa 1948 in Nashville Tennessee

Big Celebrations Happening for Hank Williams’ 100th Birthday

The iconic singer-songwriter was born on September 17, 1923.

image from a video teaser for MeTV's

Woody Woodpecker Is Coming to MeTV’s ‘Saturday Morning Cartoons’

Classic animated shorts starring the mischievous cartoon bird with the iconic laugh — as well as his colorful cast of pals from Walter Lantz Productions, including Andy Panda and penguin Chilly Willy — will be spotlighted in the hourlong block ‘Woody Woodpecker and Friends.’


Disney Reimagining Seven Dwarfs for Upcoming Live-Action ‘Snow White’

More controversy…

Betty Boop

Betty Boop Made Her Debut On This Day in 1930

Revisit the history of the famous and darling Betty Boop.

Nicholas Brothers Summer Under The Stars TCM

Turner Classic Movies Summer Under the Stars: Nicholas Brothers

Fayard and Harold Nicholas, known as the Nicholas Brothers, excelled in a variety of dance techniques and acrobatics, and appeared in many films beginning in the 1930s.

Joan Blondell Summer Under the Stars TCM

Turner Classic Movies Summer Under the Stars: Joan Blondell

Summer Under the Stars (SUTS), Turner Classic Movies’ annual August programming favorite, returns August 8 celebrating Joan Blondell.

Errol Flynn summer under the stars

Turner Classic Movies Summer Under the Stars: Errol Flynn

Summer Under the Stars (SUTS), Turner Classic Movies’ annual August programming favorite, returns August 5 celebrating Errol Flynn.

Jackie Cooper Summer Under the Stars TCM

Turner Classic Movies Summer Under the Stars: Jackie Cooper

Summer Under the Stars (SUTS), Turner Classic Movies’ annual August programming favorite, returns August 4 celebrating Jackie Cooper.

TCM Summer Under The Stars

The Stars Are Especially Bright Once Again On Turner Classic Movies

The Network’s Annual Summer Under The Stars Event Returns with first time stars Anthony Perkins, Stella Stevens and more!

Betty Ann Bruno munchkin from Wizard of OZ

Betty Ann Bruno Dies: ‘Wizard of Oz’ Munchkin & Veteran Local TV Reporter Was 91

The ex-child actress also worked for the CIA.

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.

POPEYE, Popeye, Wimpy, 1956 - 1963.

Celebrating Popeye the Sailor Man’s 90 Years in Animation!

Toot, Toot! The spinach eating sailor, Popeye, turns 90 (July 14, 2023). Expert Fred M. Grandinetti shares the history of this beloved comic icon and his pals.

Rodgers and Hammerstein Posing for Photograph

Rodgers & Hammerstein: The Golden Couple Of Broadway’s Golden Age

In honor of Oscar Hammerstein II July 12 birthday, take a look back at some of the duos most popular musicals.

Bert Gordon ('The Mad Russian'), Ella Mae Morse, 1945

Hollywood Scandals That Would Not Be Scandals Today

Standards have changed for what makes for shocking news. Here are some odd Hollywood scandals from the 20th century!


America Has Been Eating Spam Since 1937

It’s not ham its Spam and you either love it or you hate it.

7th October 1939: EXCLUSIVE American writer Ernest Hemingway (1899 - 1961) works at his typewriter while sitting outdoors, Idaho. Hemingway disapproved of this photograph saying, 'I don't work like this.'

The Strange & Adventurous Life of Famed Author Ernest Hemingway

Famed author Ernest Hemingway died on this day, July, 2 1961, and left behind a treasure trove of American classics as well as three children and 12 grandchildren.

Olivia de Havilland

Olivia de Havilland: One of the Last of Hollywood’s Golden Age Beauties

Happy heavenly birthday to one of the silver screen’s brightest stars.

black and white still from the 1942 Republic Pictures serial

The Classic Cliffhanger Serials That Helped Inspire ‘Indiana Jones’

Among their other inspirations for the daredevil archaeologist they introduced in Raiders of the Lost Ark, George Lucas and Steven Spielberg raided the lost art of action-packed ’30s and ’40s movie serials like Spy Smasher and Perils of Nyoka.

HOLIDAY, Katharine Hepburn, 1938

Katharine Hepburn: One of the Greatest Screen Legends of Hollywood’s Golden Era

The stunning icon passed away at the age of 95 20 years ago on June, 29th 2003

History of drag in film

The History of Drag Representation in Television & Film Over the Decades

Drag or cross-dressing has been along along time before they became buzz words. From ‘Some Like it Hot’ to Madea’s many films we try to cover them all.

BROADWAY MELODY OF 1940, Fred Astaire, 1940

Fred Astaire Wowed Both On-Screen & Off

Remembering this dancing legend on the anniversary of his death.

American actress, singer, model and sex symbol Marilyn Monroe.

Surfs Up & Summer is Here: Golden Age Stars in Vintage Swimwear

These classic Hollywood stars hit the beach in these retro swimsuit photos.