History Stories
Golden Age Hollywood Had a Dirty Little Secret: Drugs
March 1, 2018

Many memorable performances were fueled by “pep pills.” Read More

The Real History Behind the Black Panther
February 15, 2018

Looking behind the curtain of Marvel's wealthiest superhero. Read More

The Best Books, Shows, Films and Podcasts of 2017 for History Lovers
December 28, 2017

This year's most compelling cultural fare looked to the past. Here are our top picks. Read More

Glorious Behind-the-Scenes Photos of the ‘Star Wars’ Universe
December 14, 2017

Take a journey through the visual aesthetic of galaxies far, far away. Read More

The True Stories That Inspired ‘Titanic’ Movie Characters
December 1, 2017

It’s Jack and Rose’s movie, but a lot of the people they meet had their own incredible stories. Read More

Before TV ‘Revivals,’ There Were Just Endless Spin-Offs
August 9, 2017

Television has always recycled itself. Read More

The Hollywood Extortion Racket That Gave Us Today’s Summer Blockbusters
August 9, 2017

It’s part of the legacy of a now-illegal practice that once allowed film studios to completely control what audiences saw. Read More

The People v. Betty Boop
July 20, 2017

The cartoon vixen was an unlikely candidate for a lawsuit—and for popularity. Read More