King’s first novel, Carrie, was published in 1974. That book alone has been adapted into three separate movies (not counting sequels) and a musical. Between his staggeringly long bibliography and popularity among other artists, he’s […]
Mean Girls, written by Tina Fey, came out in 2004. That means it has influenced well over a decade of pop culture. It’s constantly quoted, referenced in multiple pop songs, and has even been turned […]
The Lannisters – known in Westeros for their riches, influence, and ruthlessness. But in our world, they’re probably mostly known for their uhm, interesting family dynamics. Not exactly a family of role models. Their unofficial […]
It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia is approved for a 14th season at this point, and that brings them tantalizingly close to setting a record for the longest running live action comedy on TV. And that […]
Hamiltons, Benjamins, Dead Presidents. All these slang terms for money come from the same source – the portraits on US bank notes. But who is on our paper currency, and why?
One billion is 1,000,000,000. In other words, that’s one-thousand-million. Or, for one final notation option: 109. But what does that really mean? Most people are not able to visualize extremely large numbers accurately, so the […]