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Michael J. Fox’s Middle Name is Andrew

Image credit: Maureen Donaldson/Getty Images Michael J. Fox was born 50 years ago today. But as Stacy Conradt once told us, he wasn’t Michael J. back then. He was Michael A. Fox, for Andrew. There was already a Michael Fox in the Screen Actors Guild, so I suppose Michael decided “J.” sounded better than “A,” eh? To [...]

Movie Trivia: Back to the Future

Can you believe it’s been 25 years since we first went back in time? Well, maybe you can if you’ve seen all of the press coverage recently. With the trilogy just released on Blu-Ray, we thought it was a good time to do a little time-traveling back to 1985 ourselves to do a little trivia [...]

1 New Product & 5 Fun Facts

If the problem with your hot beverage transportation device is that it lacks our logo, you’re in luck! This holiday season, we’ve added the mental_floss travel mug to our store. And if you order between now and 11:59pm ET Monday and use the code EARLYBIRD,* you get free shipping. Whether you’re looking to replace your [...]