They Almost Fought in the ‘Star Wars’
June 7, 2023
A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away…by which we mean Hollywood, in the 1970s and then again in the 1990s, a young filmmaker named George Lucas put together an ambitious space-set sci-fi saga. Star Wars would eventually expand to a dozen movi...
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It Was the Best of Summers, It Was the Worst of Summers
June 7, 2023
Summer is here again, but only time will tell if it will be a good or a bad one — or go down in history for some reason. Let’s go with Uncle John on a time-traveling trip through some of the most notable summers of all time (for better or for wo...
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Six Bizarre Basketball Records
June 5, 2023
The 2023 NBA finals are finally here, so Uncle John thought he'd pull together some of his most bizarre basketball records. Here are some of the greatest—and weirdest—things to ever happen in hoops. Least dribbles with the most points...
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May 22, 2023
Most Disney top-10 lists include The Little Mermaid...and it's usually near the top. Here's how a minor character in Hans Christian Andersen's 1837 fairy tale became one of the most beloved villains in Disney's history. RETURN TO FORM ...
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4 Celebrated Inventors for AAPI Heritage Month
May 16, 2023
In 1978, President Carter established the first week of May as Asian Pacific American Heritage Week. In 1992, Congress expanded and renamed the concept, creating Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month. Here are some notable and ingenious mem...
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