The History Of Trick Or Treating And How It Adapted To The Modern Age

(PCM) As the Halloween season approaches each year many children begin to think about what types of costumes they will be donning and begin to plan which neighborhoods to visit in hopes of getting the best candy when heading out for trick or treating.

For many, many years children have been gallivanting around neighborhoods dressed up in costumes that range from ghosts and witches to superheros and cartoon characters, knocking on doors and requesting treats, …

Time To Get Your Butt In Gear And Celebrate National Kick Butt Day!

(PCM) There is nothing wrong with a little positive motivation, so of course there is no better day to give yourself a swift kick in the rear and get into gear than on National Kick Butt Day which is celebrated on the second Monday in October! It is not a day of remembrance, but instead a day of action.

We urge everyone to take a look at some of the dreams, wishes and goals that …

Biggest Egos in History: Top Thirteen Infamously Egotistical People

(PCM) Did you ever wonder how someone with a tremendously huge ego could even fit their head through a doorway? A little bit of an ego never hurt anyone; being confident in oneself and one’s abilities are assets in life. But there are some people who just take it too far.Narcissistic and self-involved, egotistical people are often (and unfortunately) not that easy to ignore. When they’re not talking about themselves, they’re often trying to …

The Myth Of The Great Chicago Fire! Additional More Deadly Fires Broke Out The Same Day!

(PCM) Over the years all of us have surely heard some version of the story about how the Great Chicago Fire of 1871 broke out. The devastating blaze killed more than 250 people, left over 100,000 homeless, destroyed 17,400 buildings and burned more than 2,000 acres of land, but did you know that the Great Chicago Fire was not the deadliest blaze to break out on that fateful day of October 8.

While the Great …

Happy Anniversary To The CD Player

(PCM) Despite the fact that the CD player may soon very well be a relic, it’s invention changed the course of musical history and the way that music fans around the world were able to experience their favorite tunes. It was on October 1, 1982 that Sony released the very first commercial CD player called the CDP-101 available only in Japan for approximately $1,600 dollars. In the years that followed, the CD players popularity would …

Famous Catchphrases And Where The Originated!

(PCM) Catchphrases have been a part of the advertising world since it first began. It is believed that the first advertisement ran in a French newspaper called La Presse in June of 1826 and after it proved to be successful, newspapers all over the world began to include various advertisements throughout their pages.

The very first television advertisement that aired in the United States was on July 1, 1941 …

Ever Wonder Why Everyone Woman On TV Has The Same Hair? We’ve Got The Answer!

(PCM) If you are a avid television fan like us than you have probably taken notice that nearly everyone woman that graces the screen appears to share the same hair cut. Seriously, take a look. It’s mind-blowing.

We figured that there had to be some sort of logical reasoning behind this hair phenomenon and lo and behold Racked.com has actually discovered the answer to this puzzling mystery.  It actually has more to do with …

A Look At Pop Culture’s Most Famous Pirates

(PCM) Every September 19th it is time to celebrate International Talk Like A Pirate Day. In honor of this parody holiday, we wanted to take a moment to honor some of pop culture’s most famous pirates and “Arrrrr..matey…perhaps you will get a bit of the ol’ inspiration!

1. Captain Hook

Captain Hook was the villain character created by author J.M. Barrie’s book “Peter Pan” in 1904. He was the captain of the Jolly Roger …

‘I Love Lucy’ One Of Pop Culture’s Most Iconic Shows

(PCM) Despite the fact that ‘I Love Lucy’ made it’s premiere on the CBS Network back in 1951, it is a series that has withstood the test of time and is still relevant to this day. The black and white comedic television sitcom starred Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Vivian Vance and William Frawley and ran from October 15, 1951 to May 6, 1957. You can still catch re-runs of “I Love Lucy” at almost anytime …

Did You Ever Wonder Just Want An Auctioneer Is Saying During His Chant? It Actually Isn’t Gibberish!

(PCM) We have always gotten a case of the giggles when listing the incredibly fast-paced chant of an auctioneer. Upon first listen it can truly sound like nothing more than a bunch of gibberish, however, the mystery has now been solved and someone has finally broken down just what the auctioneer is actually saying. Surprisingly they are normal words, just said a ridiculous speed. Barry Baker of Ohio Real Estate took a few minutes to…

The Secrets Of ‘Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs’

(PCM) When it was released in 1937 no one imagined that the animated film “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” would be come the biggest film of all time, at least until it was eventually dethroned with the release of “Gone With The Wind” in 1939, but a two year reign is still a pretty big deal. The folks over at the Walt Disney film company did not have any faith in the film and …

‘Grease’ Fan Theory Changes How You View The Entire Film

(PCM) A new fan theory surrounding the cult-hit film “Grease” has popped up on Reddit and everyone is losing their minds. The new theory suggests that our beloved Sandy Duncan was actually dead the entire time. No “Summer Nights” or “Hand-Jive”, as the theory suggests that the entire story line for the film takes place inside Sandy’s head.

The Reddit post goes on to explain that in the song “Summer Nights” Danny claims that he …