Happy birthday, John Travolta!

On this day, February 18th, 1954, John Travolta was born. Even though we are not too fond of mega-famous film stars, we have to pay homage to this one. This man has had so many movies, many of them super famous, like Saturday Night Fever. Or Pulp Fiction. Yeah, let’s talk about Vincent Vega – […]

Happy birthday, William Katt!

Some time ago we remembered Sissy Spacek and her role in Brian de Palma’s 1976 movie “Carrie”. Well on this day, back in 1951, the man who played Carrie’s inauspicious prom date was born. Tommy Ross was the guy’s name, if you have trouble recalling. It’s a horror story, but William Katt’s memories related to its making […]

James Joyce and Ulysses were born on this day (40 years apart)

James Augustine Aloysius Joyce, known as James Joyce was born on 2 February 1882, and he was Irish novelist, short story writer, and poet. He was one of the most prominent authors of the modernist movement and one of the most respected novelists of the entire 20th century. The topic of this article is, of […]

Here’s to Terry Jones, Monty Python’s worthy member

What is your first thought when you hear the phrase “brilliant humour”? Ours is Monty Python’s Flying Circus. That’s why we want to wish a happy 76th birthday to a valuable member of the Monty Python troupe. Terry Jones, we point at you. Terry’s contribution to the show has been among most crucial. He came […]

45 years ago, Marlon Brando got Golden Globe for his role in The Godfather

On this day, 45 years ago, the great actor Marlon Brando got an offer he couldn’t refuse. (Or could he?) Namely, on the 30th Golden Globes ceremony, he got the Best Actor award, thanks to the legendary Vito Corleone, whom he impersonated in The Godfather. The first part, of course. (Are there more? Oh yeah, […]

Happy birthday, John Belushi!

On this day, January 24th, 1949, the American actor John Belushi was born. Unfortunately, he didn’t live until 2004 to see his very own star in Hollywood Walk of Fame (not that it’s his greatest achievement!). He died in 1982, in one of those sad but all too common ways – he was found overdosed […]

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