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Archie Comics Reimagined as a Prision Drama

Cartoonist Mike Hawthorne made this scene from a different sort of Archieverse — one in which Archie Andrews and his gang are doing hard time. Here’s a passage from Hawthorne’s backstory for the comic: Teen age pregnancy caused Archie’s life to start to slide into the wrong direction. Veronica, coming from a wealthy family, was pressured [...]

The Late Movies: Reggie Watts, the Beat-boxing, Singing, Dancing Comedian

Reggie Watts is an entertainer with something for everyone, but what’s weird is that he’s awesome at everything he does. He’s a world-class musician, standup comedian, dancer, playwright, and actor…you name it, he’s done it, and he’s done it shockingly well. He’s probably best known for his beat-boxing musical improvisation, though this post will show [...]

11 Famous Roommates From the World of Sports

Most of us remember our college roommates as partners in crime who ate all our Easy Mac. Some famous athletes may remember their roommates as “that four-time Super Bowl winner who slept on the bottom bunk,” though. Here’s a look at 11 famous roommate pairings from the world of sports: 1. Tony Dungy and Flip Saunders The [...]

Shoeless, Yogi & Catfish? The Stories Behind 16 Athlete Nicknames

Floss editor extraordinaire Jason English recently found an interesting fact: Reggie Jackson’s famous “Mr. October” nickname was originally a derisive jab from teammate Thurman Munson when Jackson was struggling his way through the 1977 playoffs. Soon after Munson coined the mocking nickname, Jackson started hitting like his normal awesome self, and the name stuck as [...]