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The Late Movies: Songs About Guys Named Johnny—Readers Choice

Last week, I rounded up some songs about guys named Johnny. And then, the awesome members of the Mental Floss community did what they do best: suggested tons more! Here’s some of the songs you guys recommended. Can’t Keep Johnny Down A new-ish release from They Might Be Giants, the Johnny in this song is “a [...]

42 Essential 3rd Act Twists

Image: Aaron Diaz In this issue of the webcomic Dresden Codak, Aaron Diaz pokes fun at the contrived plot devices of movie makers, such as the Reverse MacGuffin and the Double Shyamalan. My favorite is the Unreliable Reader — a counterpart to the Unreliable Narrator. Click on the link for a larger image. Link via Popped Culture [...]