The Smithsonian Institution is running a Kickstarter campaign to restore and preserve Dorothy’s ruby slippers from the 1939 film The Wizard of Oz.
Radio dramas became a way for broadcasters to get into the minds of listeners…and to comment on the very influence of radio itself.
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Despite the perils of mistaken identities, evil stepmothers, and cruel curses, in a Disney movie the princess always finds her prince.
The sixth season of Ryan Murphy’s American Horror Story focuses on the mysterious lost colony of Roanoke.
September 8 marks the 50th anniversary of the first season of Star Trek, the NBC science-fiction series produced by Gene Roddenberry.
Nearly 1.5 billion tickets to horror movies were sold in 2015 alone. But why do we love being scared so much?
Where did we get the idea that using psychic or telekinetic powers makes a person's nose bleed?
Gene Wilder and the fan letters he got...from Gene Wilder.
True Crime is having a renaissance with popular TV series and podcasts. But the history of the genre dates back much further.