Lyndon B. Johnson, the Texan titan who bestrode American politics like a colossus, wasn’t just a master of deal-making and arm-twisting. He was also a virtuoso of the grotesque, a man who wielded his larger-than-life persona and even his anatomy as instruments of power. And no body part played a more outlandish role than “Jumbo,” his self-bestowed nickname for his, shall we say, prominent appendage.
Coffee has undergone several major transformations in the past century, commonly referred to as “waves” that denote shifts in how coffee is produced, processed, and consumed. Here’s an overview of the progression of coffee waves.
In the annals of cinematic history, few performances have been as enigmatic, as haunting, and as profoundly impactful as Marlon Brando’s portrayal of Colonel Walter E. Kurtz in Francis Ford Coppola’s 1979 masterpiece, “Apocalypse Now.” Brando’s performance, though limited in screen time, is a testament to the power of method acting and the indelible mark it can leave on an audience.
One of the earliest found footage films, Cannibal Holocaust wasn’t just a revolutionary horror film but a groundbreaking film of realism and terror. That said, Cannibal Holocaust was a complete f*cking mess from start to finish, with the director being arrested and charged with obscenity almost immediately after the theatrical debut of the film.
Michael Joseph Alstott, nicknamed “A-Train,” is a former NFL fullback who played 11 seasons with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Alstott was selected in the second round of the 1996 NFL Draft and earned a number of accolades over the course of his career.
The Blair Witch Project is still an infamous horror film for several reasons. Love it or hate it, The Blair Witch Project, written, directed, and edited by Daniel Myrick and Eduardo Sánchez, was a milestone in realism in horror and was a crucial moment in the history of the found-footage genre.
You might not know who Andrew Cathy is, but chances are you’ve eaten his chicken sandwiches. Well, maybe not his chicken sandwiches exactly, but the ones available where he works – you guessed it: Chick-fil-A.
Rachel Ticotin Straus is an American actress known for her work in both television and film.
Joann Willette is an American actress from Lewiston, Maine. She is best known for her role as Constance “Connie” Lubbock on the television series “Just the 10 of Us” from 1988 until 1990. She continues to work as an actress, appearing in many other movies and television series.
Lycia Naff is an actress and journalist who is best known for her appearances in Star Trek: The Next Generation and Total Recall (1990).