Just Where Did The High Five Originate?

(PCM) Generally speaking what is one of the first things you do when someone does a good job? You might congratulate them verbally, however you might also give them a high five by excitedly slapping your palm together with theirs to physically say ‘job well done’!

Did you ever wonder just where the concept of the high five originally began? It is claimed that the first documented occurrence of the high five was between Dusty …

What Ever Happened To The Beatles Lost Recording? Will It Ever Be Found?

(PCM) In January of 1967 The Beatles recorded an extensive and very avant-garde 14-minute performance piece that remains unreleased even to this day. The performance is said to be titled “Carnival Of Light” and it is considered the holy grail of missing and unreleased tracks from The Beatles which die-hard fans are desperate to get their hands on!

“Carnival Of Light” is said to have been recorded for “The Million Volt Light and Sound Rave” …

It’s National Selfie Day! A Look At The Top Five Most Famous Selfies

(PCM) Anymore it seems like we could be celebrating National Selfie Day everyday just judging by the sheer number of them that are posted on various social media platforms all day, every day. There is no doubt that the invention of the #selfie has forever changed the landscape of pop culture and photography.

Many feel that posting too many selfies has turned us into a much more narcissistic society, while others have the opinion that …

Celebrating The Pop Culture Phenomena Of Playboy!

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(PCM) The iconic Playboy bunny symbol is without a doubt one of the most recognized brand logos throughout the history of pop culture. The magazine was started by Hugh Hefner back in December of 1953 and the very first issue is actually undated because they were not sure if there would even be another copy printed at the time.

The first issue of Playboy Magazine ended up being fairly successful and ended …

Sharon Lia’s Timeless Music Inspires Us To Remember: “Every Single One Of Us Matters!”

Sharon Lia is an inspiring example of how despite major difficulties in our lives we can take our passion and come out even stronger on the other side.

Lia’s latest work, The Sum of Us is a timely new song about resilience and unity. She explains that it is about “the conflict within ourselves, the tragedy of giving up, the victory of rising when we fall, the symphony of realizing our potential, and the philosophy …

Have We Really Been Pronouncing Reese’s Wrong All This Time?

(PCM) To finally settle the argument once and for all, the lovely individuals at Spoon University have let history speak the truth and revealed the correct pronunciation of Reese’s peanut butter cups!

So are you Team REES-EES or Team REES-IS? We were always a member of team REES-EES, however it looks as though we have been wrong all this time! We suppose it is like the whole tomato or potato debate, but it seems as …

Why An Anonymous Letter Left Frank Sinatra On The FBI Watch List

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(PCM) Any follower of pop culture history will know that Frank Sinatra, our loving Ol’ Blue Eyes, definitely had his fare share of run-ins with the law. Sinatra was a true icon in the music industry and beloved by his millions of fans, however he was most certainly  involved in some illicit activities with some rather shady individuals.

The FBI has an entire file dedicated to Frank Sinatra which the majority of …

The True Birth Of Superman

(PCM) It was back in 1933 when two kids from Cleveland, Ohio named Jerome Siegel and Joseph Shuster developed a very small self-published fanzine title “Science Fiction”.

In issue #3 of their fanzine, they created a story about a super-powered telepath who was going to attempt to take over the world. At first the Superman was portrayed as a villainous character, however when their initial fanzine failed to produce sales, Siegel and Shuster shifted gears …

A Look At The Insanely Long Dance Marathons Of The Mid 1900’s

(PCM) If you have ever visited a night club you will quickly realized the dancing the night away is definitely still a trend that spans throughout the globe. However, you don’t tend to see very many dance competitions or dance marathons these days, but they were certainly all the rage back in the mid 1900’s to early 1930’s.

The first ‘known’ dance marathon winner was Alma Cummings, who danced for 27 hours without stopping back …

Brush Up On Your Horse Racing Facts!

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(PCM) Many of us have heard about the infamous Triple Crown in horse racing which consists of the Belmont, Preakness and Kentucky Derby races, however that is about where our knowledge ends. We have gathered together a collection of some horse racing facts to give (ourselves) and you a better understanding behind some of the terminology and history of the sport.

Horse racing is one of America’s oldest pastimes and has been around for generations. …

The Earliest Examples Of The Internet Meme

(PCM) Internet memes have become a staple in pop culture as we probably see an average of fifty or more of these, often hilarious, images throughout our social media feeds on a daily basis. Depending on who you follow, you could probably run into quite a bit more. Some are worth sharing, while others walk a fine line between being darkly humorous and borderline offensive or inappropriate.

Either way, the internet meme is definitely here …

Ever Wonder About The Most Boring Day In History?

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(PCM) After many years of compiling data through a computer search engine known as True Knowledge, as scientist was able to determine that the most boring day in history occurred on April 11, 1954. The search engine analyzed more than 300 million historical facts and discovered that April 11, 1954 was the most uneventful news day of the 20th century. Literally, no newsworthy events occurred what-so-ever, of course now the day has become a bit …