Will Hay At A Chalk Board

Hidden Facts About Will Hay, Comedy's True Eccentric

Will Hay was an English comedian famous for his blundering schoolmaster character. But, off-screen, he hid many demons and shocking secrets.
April 15, 2024 Brendan Da Costa

Messy Facts About Laurel and Hardy, Comedy’s Greatest Duo

The legendary pair of Laurel and Hardy played lovable idiots on screen, but scandalized off screen.
April 10, 2024 Alicia B.
Aida Overton Walker

Fabulous Facts About Aida Overton Walker, The Forgotten Drag King

When vaudeville superstar Aida Overton Walker walked onto the stage, audiences would go absolutely wild—but few know her dark history.
April 8, 2024 J. Clarke
Deanna Durbin

Frustrated Facts About Deanna Durbin, The Eternal Child Star

Just months after she gave birth to their daughter, Deanna Durbin had her whole life unravel. And all it took was three words from her husband.
April 2, 2024 Byron Fast
Poster of Imitation of Life with Fredi Washington and Hattie McDaniel

Unfair Facts About Fredi Washington, The Almost Hollywood Superstar

Fredi Washington was one of the most talented actresses of her time. If her name isn’t well known today, maybe that’s because of her devastating story.
April 1, 2024 J. Clarke
Portrait of Mrs. Herbert Asquith

Scathing Facts About Margot Asquith, The Witch Of Downing Street

Nothing gave socialite Margot Asquith greater pleasure than shocking high society—until she went too far.
March 25, 2024 Brendan Da Costa

Shameless Facts About Fanny Murray, Queen Of The Courtesans

When Fanny Murray got involved with her richest client yet, she thought she’d hit the jackpot. Instead, he dragged her into the twisted world of the Hellfire Club.
March 18, 2024 Brendan Da Costa

Resilient Facts About Myrtle Corbin, The Four-Legged Woman

Myrtle Corbin was an American sideshow performer who shocked audiences with her four legs—but she met a terribly tragic end.
March 11, 2024 Byron Fast
Fanny Brice, Ziegfeld Follies photo, 1918.

Wild Facts About Fanny Brice, The Real Funny Girl

Fanny Brice was the inspiration for the film Funny Girl—but few know the disturbing details that the beloved musical left out.
February 26, 2024 Byron Fast
Dinah Shore, 1970's

Little-Known Facts About Dinah Shore, The Loveless American Sweetheart

Dinah Shore dazzled the country with music hits and an impressive TV career—but behind all the glitz and glamor, she hid the details of a turbulent life.
February 26, 2024 J. Clarke
Cass Elliot Portrait

Tragic Facts About Mama Cass, The Folk Icon

According to rumors, Mama Cass from The Mamas & The Papas died from choking on a sandwich—but the dark truth was even more tragic.
February 20, 2024 Brendan Da Costa

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