Danny Groner has spent several years working in the fields of media, journalism and publishing. He specializes in writing about people, events, ideas, and the world we live in. "With such an extensive area of expertise, this guy is a walking Wikipedia," said one blogger.
10 Lucky Movie Quotes for St. Patrick’s Day
St. Patrick's Day brings out the superstitious side in all of us. Though it doesn't get the same love in cinema that other high-profile holidays receive, Hollywood does have a rich tradition of crediting "Lady Luck" for certain milestones and achievements. Here are 10 "lucky" movie quotes that you can pull out on St. Patrick's Day.
20 Classic Board Game Commercials
With new technology and video games, kids today are turning to small screens for their entertainment. But not so long ago you'll recall a time when board games were all the rage.
The 10 Weirdest Oscar Moments Ever
Everyone will be glued to their TVs on Sunday for the Academy Awards, a night that both entertainers and fans will be talking about in the days that follow. One of the great traditions of the annual ceremony celebrating the best of the past year of Hollywood is how unpredictable and outrageous it can get...
The Batmobile and 5 Other Hollywood Cars That Sold at Auction
BAM! The original Batmobile sold at auction for $4.2 million this weekend which has both car lovers and cartoon lovers giddy. Famous Hollywood cars like those from 'Starsky and Hutch,' 'Knight Rider' and 'The Pink Panther' go up for sale from time to time, bringing out the most nostalgic buyers. Here's a look at how five memorable cars fared when they hit the open market, and what they fetched for
Martin Luther King and 10 Other Famous ‘Juniors’
Today people will stop and reflect about the legacy of the late civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. — one of a number of famous people who made marks of their own despite having names that ended with "Junior." Dr. King's father was also a minister who inspired many followers, but obviously his son reached even greater heights. Here's a look back at ten other famous Juniors. Read
10 Other Objects We Drop on New Year’s
Everyone knows about the ball that drops in New York City's Times Square to mark the start of a new calendar year. What you may not realize, though, is that other cities around the nation have similar traditions that entertain and enthrall their local communities. Here's a look at some of the odder traditions that will be taking place in America tonight:
10 Couples Who Met on TV Show Sets
For as long as Hollywood's small and big screen industries have existed, actors have found unexpected romantic interests between takes. There are stories of long-term love like that of Mark Consuelos and Kelly Ripa who met while shooting 'All My Children' in 1995, and eloped the next year...
10 NBA Player Cameos in Music Videos
Some basketball players like Shaq and John Salley have shown their musical prowesses off the court, or even made a second career out of their vocal skills (or lack thereof). But, at other times, NBA players without any vocal abilities have dipped their toes into the waters of the music world thanks to cameos in music videos.
12. ‘Stealth’ — Biggest Movie Flops of All Time
This 2005 Jamie Foxx robot fighter pilot non-epic cost upwards of $135 million but only took in around $13mil on its opening weekend. (It eventually accrued close to $77 mil worldwide, which was still not enough to get it out of the red.) The movie also faced numerous lawsuits, including one by a party who claimed copyright of the term "stealth." By the end of this disaster, it's safe to
13. ‘Delgo’ — Biggest Movie Flops of All Time
'Delgo' came out in 2008 and never made its mark. It cost $40 million to make, enough to warrant some attention, but brought in less than $1 million in its opening weekend, earning it the title of lowest-grossing opening weekend of all time. The filmmakers blamed poor marketing, but the ugly animation and bland story probably had something to do with its failure. Sadly, 'Delgo' was the last film w
Commentator Rich Eisen Shows You How to Really Get Excited Over the NFL Draft
We don't know that much about the 2012 NFL Draft picks (or much about sports for that matter), but we do know funny videos when we see them and NFL Network commentator Rich Eisen takes the cake.
President Barack Obama Forgot His Mic Was on at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner
The White House Correspondents' Dinner this weekend quickly became a fierce competition between Barack Obama and Jimmy Kimmel for funniest of the night. While Kimmel's speech turned into a hysterical roast of practically every celeb and political figure in the room, the president certainly gave the late-night host a run for his money... especially since he "forgot" his mic was on backsta
Jimmy Kimmel Lights Up the White House Correspondents’ Dinner By Roasting Obama and the Secret Service
There were a lot of stars that showed up to the White House Correspondents' Dinner this weekend, but it was Jimmy Kimmel's speech (or should we say "roast"?) that truly made the event worth watching.
Eli Manning and 10 Other Pro Athletes With ‘Saturday Night Live’ Hosting Gigs
Football star Eli Manning is set to host 'Saturday Night Live' on May 5, making him the latest athlete to step off the field and in front of the comedy show's cameras. We're all waiting to see if his quarterbacking skills, which led the New York Giants to another Super Bowl victory this year, will serve him well in front of the late-night audience. But looking back on all the pro athletes who've p
‘John Carter’ and 15 of the Biggest Movie Flops of All Time
After a couple poor weekends out of the gate, 'John Carter' is poised to become one of the worst movie investments in history. Analysts expect the Walt Disney Co. to take a $165 million loss that will earn it the indignity cast upon forgettable films like 'Ishtar' and 'Howard the Duck.' A variety of reasons for the movie's poor performance have been floated -- from casting to plot to promotion. Wh