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Toga! Toga! Animal House Facts! Toga!

National Lampoon’s Animal House was released 40 years ago this summer. Here are some things you probably didn’t know about the classic college comedy. Chevy Chase Among the cast of young, relatively unknown actors playing fraternity guys in the movie was Saturday Night Live star John Belushi as Bluto. His SNL castmate Chevy Chase was […]

How to Make Movie Blood…

…and vomit, and other fake and forbidden substances, just like they do in Hollywood. Blood When an actor portrays a character that needs to be shot, their body is rigged with small, exploding capsules called squibs. When they’re set to go off, they spew out little bits of red substance to mimic blood of course. […]

The Colorful Lives of Game Show Hosts

Come on down…and check out these stories about the off-stage lives of famous TV game show hosts. Bob Barker Longtime The Price is Right host Bob Barker is well known for his end-of-show sign-off, asking viewers “to help control the pet population and have your pets spayed or neutered.” Barker was an outspoken animal rights […]

Tonight on…”Not the Cosby Show”?

Would these popular or classic TV shows have been popular or classic TV shows if they’d gone with their original title ideas? Maybe not. Not the Cosby Show When Married…with Children hit TV in 1987 as one of the first ever shows on the Fox Network, the family sitcom was radically different than contemporary sticky-sweet […]