Danny Gallagher is a freelance writer, reporter, humorist and all around nice guy living in Texas who is a regular contributor to TheFW and has also contributed features, essays and stories to Maxim, GameTrailers, Aol, TruTV's "Dumb As a Blog," Cracked, Mental Floss, CBS' "Mancave Daily and Spike. He also likes puppies and cookies. He can be found on the web at www.dannygallagher.net and on Twitter @thisisdannyg.
10 Things You Didn’t Know About Steven Spielberg
If someone asked you to name the first film director that jumped into your mind, Steven Spielberg would likely be the one. Movies like ‘Raiders of the Lost Ark’ and ‘Jaws’ have become required viewing for every self-respecting film buff.
10 Things You Didn’t Know About Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’
The shadow cast by Michael Jackson’s bizarre personal life and legal troubles may have eclipsed most of his career but it still could not blot out the shining triumph of his song and music video 'Thriller.'
10 Things You Didn’t Know About Alfred Hitchcock
Just try to imagine what the modern movie would be like if the world had never seen the work of legendary director Alfred Hitchcock. Murders would take place off-camera to spare audiences who have yet to be desensitized by the sight of blood puddles. Seemingly tranquil animals would always live toge…
School Won’t Let Student Grow a Mustache for Charity
It's always nice to see kids doing something to raise awareness or money to help their fellow man. Apparently, one school in Bedforshire, England doesn't feel the same way.
A Rubber Chicken Has Become NASA’s Most Famous Working Astronaut
NASA has had a rough year. Their budgets have been slashed. They retired their last space shuttle. Private space programs by entrepreneurs like Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos and billionaire Richard Branson are coming very close to putting people in outer space on their private shuttles. Now NASA is …
10 Things You Didn’t Know About Halloween
Shakespeare described the "witching hour" as a time "when churchyards yawn and hell itself breathes out." Spooky! Equally esteemed author Washington Irving described Halloween night in his classic 'The Legend of Sleepy Hollow' as a setting full of "fearful shapes and shadows…
Dorothy’s Dress from ‘The Wizard of Oz’ Goes Up for Auction
Halloween is just around the corner. So if you don't have a costume yet and $500,000 to spare, we've got one that's sure to have everyone at your party talking about you. That's also assuming that it's in your size.
Just How Extreme Are the Haunted Houses This Halloween?
If you're thinking of celebrating Halloween by going to a haunted house attraction, you also might want to schedule an appointment with a psychologist the following morning.
Cassette Tapes Could Make a Big Comeback
Remember the good ol' days when you didn't need some kind of magical, electronic device like the iPod to listen to your music? Cassette tapes haven't completely disappeared from our existence. In fact, they might just be the way of the future.
Truck Labeled as ‘Meth Lab’ Turns Out to a Mobile Meth Lab
Police detectives have a hard job. They have to spend every day looking for the equivalent of a needle in a haystack to make their cases. They have to endure the emotional pain and torture left in the victims of horrific crimes. The leads alone that they have to find just to achieve the basic princi…