Vito Corleone has his cat. Dr. Evil has Mr. Bigglesworth. Jabba the Hut has whatever this thing is. Even Hitler had a German Shepard named Blondi.
Villains throughout history have had pets. It's an easy way to humanize them, so that they're not just mustache-twisting caricatures. Sometimes they're ... More >>
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Song: "You're A Mean One, Mr. Grinch"
Atmospherics: Admittedly, this is pretty brilliantly composed. It is moody and fun and clever.
History: Duh. From the c ... More >>
While visions of sugarplum fairies might be dancing in your head this time of year, it's going to take a little more to bring your Christmas party to the next level.
While the traditional seasonal standards are... standard, the surefire way to put the star on your tree -- or the eggs in you ... More >>