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Rock Around the Clock

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website. Contrary to popular belief, “Rock Around the Clock” by Bill Haley and the Comets was not the first rock ‘n’ roll record to be recorded. In fact, it wasn’t even Bill Haley’s first rock ‘n’ roll record. “Rock [...]

Meet the Parents: 11 Dads of Famous Juniors

Let’s get ready for Father’s Day by taking a look at some dads who gave famous people a giant gift: their names. Here are the seniors behind a slew of well-known Juniors. 1. Martin Luther King, Sr. probably didn’t know his name would become so famous when he changed it. The civil [...]

The Cannonball Run

The Kessel Run is normally 18 parsecs. Who will finish it first in this new movie starring Dom DeLuise as as Chewbacca and Sammy Davis Jr. as Boba Fett? Link -via Super Punch | Image: Old Red Jalopy

What’s a BRAT diet?

If you answered: The food Emilio Estevez, Anthony Michael Hall, Rob Lowe, Andrew McCarthy, Demi Moore, Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald, and Ally Sheedy eat, you are sorely mistaken. Though that’s pretty funny! However, those brats, which is actually a play on the Rat Pack, or Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis, Jr., etc., have nothing [...]

5 Things You Didn’t Know About John DeLorean

© Roger Ressmeyer/CORBIS For anyone under 30, the name “DeLorean” conjures images of the time machine from Back to the Future. The famous car bore the surname of John DeLorean, a 1960s Detroit legend who later became something of an auto industry goat. Let’s take a look at five things you may not know about the [...]

Remembering Our Favorite Laugh-In Stars

Henry Gibson passed away last Monday at age 73. Current television viewers probably remember him from his role as Judge Clarence Brown on Boston Legal, but Baby Boomers will always picture him holding a large flower and reciting poetry on Rowan and Martin’s Laugh-In. Laugh-In was a rapid-fire sketch comedy show that was “must see TV” [...]