Happy Halloween and happy birthday to poet John Keats, born 31 October 1795.
Monthly Archive: October 2012
Now that he’s been dead 258 years, we thought it would be safe to have a biography of 18th century novelist Henry Fielding!
Disney is buying LucasFilm for about $4 billion dollars, and threatening to make a new Star Wars movie by 2015.
See behind the scenes, as a stuntman runs across a bunch of alligators — again and again — for a shot in the James Bond film To Live and Let Die.
Brrr, it’s old in here. There must be a birthday in the atmosphere — for Gabrielle Union, the star of Bring It On.
Read about Louis C.K.’s long sort-of relationship with Saturday Night Live.
Have you read about Lena Dunham lately and wondered, “who the heck is Lena Dunham?” Who2 has the answer — in our new biography.
Maybe you’ve seen the Bob Dylan “screen test” film by Andy Warhol. If not, Who2 will save you the trouble. We’ll also try to find out if Bob Dylan hated Andy Warhol.
You’ve seen him in the recent Les Misérables promotions and thought he looked familiar. Our new biography will tell you why.
Denny’s restaurants will soon be sporting a new menu for the upcoming movie version of The Hobbit. Oin and Gloin sirloin? Gandwaffles?
Science writer Carl Zimmer leads the way to seeing Robert Hooke’s 17th century classic Micrographia online.
With the 50th anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis going on, the publication of secret recordings made by President Kennedy get new attention.
The seven-time Tour de France winner is now officially a zero-time Tour de France winner.
The great French actress (born Catherine Dorléac) was born in October of 1943.
Who2 has a new biography of pollster George Gallup, the man who started the Gallup public opinion polls in 1935.
Who2 has a new biography of Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani schoolgirl the Taliban tried to assassinate on 9 October 2012.
We’ve posted a new biography of the senator from South Dakota and Democratic presidential candidate in 1972.
The second presidential debate between President Obama and Governor Romney is over, and the most important takeaway was the phrase “binders of women.”
Did the director and the playwright want to kill each other? Not necessarily. Vereen rocked, in any case.
Actress Angela Lansbury was born 16 October 1925 in London. That makes her 87 years old today.
He was a Democrat, a Republican, then a Democrat again in 50 years of public service.
Alana Thompson, the star of Here Comes Honey Boo Boo, joins our database.
Over at the Art of the Title they feature the opening credits to the 1991 version of Cape Fear.
Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky was sentenced to 30-60 years in prison, a life sentence for the 68 year-old convicted of sexually abusing children.
Wisconsin native, computer scientist, CEO, mother… and she’s still just 37 years old.
Sunday afternoon at the Tate Modern Gallery, Vlad Umanets defaced a painting by Mark Rothko. He told the press, “I’m not seeking attention.”
From the Flickr pages for NASA on the Commons, we have a photo gallery from the history of American space exploration.
The Apple computer pioneer died last October. Yes, a year already.
You think Mitt Romney beat up on Barack Obama in the first presidential debate of 2012? Read about some real beatings in presidential history.
Actor Brian Cox — from Scotland! — pronounces the names of more than 40 brands of scotch.
They shared a favorite plane.
Mexican artist Frida Kahlo was a fashion heroine in the 1930s. In November hundreds of her dresses will go on display for the first time.