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Bill Hader Made an Epic List of Essential Movie Comedies; Here’s Where to Stream Them

We all know Bill Hader’s a funny guy; with the release this month of <i>The Skeleton Twins</i> and <i>The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby</i>, he’s proving himself a …

BBC ON THIS DAY | 23 | 1986: Prince Andrew weds Sarah Ferguson

<b>1986: Prince Andrew weds Sarah Ferguson</b><p>Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson have married at Westminster Abbey.<p>Thousands of people lined the streets of London and a worldwide TV audience of 500 million tuned in to catch a glimpse of the pageantry.<p>Miss Ferguson arrived at the 900-year-old church at 1130 …

Prince Charles

The life and death of Vincent van Gogh

<i>The following script is from "The Life and Death of Vincent van Gogh" which originally aired on Oct. 16, 2011 and was rebroadcast on July 29, 2012.</i> …

BBC ON THIS DAY | 29 | 1981: Charles and Diana marry

<b>1981: Charles and Diana marry</b><p>Crowds of 600,000 people filled the streets of London to catch a glimpse of Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer on their wedding day.<p>The couple were married at St Paul's Cathedral before an invited congregation of 3,500 and an estimated global TV audience of 750 …

Prince Charles

BBC ON THIS DAY | 4 | 1964: Three civil rights activists found dead

<b>1964: Three civil rights activists found dead</b><p>The bodies of three civil rights workers missing for six weeks have been found buried in a partially constructed dam near Philadelphia, Mississippi.<p>Agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation found the three young men - two white and one black man - …

Civil Rights

BBC ON THIS DAY | 5 | 1962: Marilyn Monroe found dead

<b>1962: Marilyn Monroe found dead</b><p>Screen icon Marilyn Monroe has been found dead in bed at her Los Angeles home.<p>The 36-year-old actress' body was discovered in the early hours of this morning by two doctors who were called to her Brentwood home by a concerned housekeeper.<p>The doctors were forced to …

Golden Globes

BBC ON THIS DAY | 6 | 1945: US drops atomic bomb on Hiroshima

<b>1945: US drops atomic bomb on Hiroshima</b><p>The first atomic bomb has been dropped by a United States aircraft on the Japanese city of Hiroshima.<p>President Harry S Truman, announcing the news from the cruiser, USS Augusta, in the mid-Atlantic, said the device was more than 2,000 times more powerful than …

Hiroshima

BBC ON THIS DAY | 11 | 1982: Krays let out for mother's funeral

<b>1982: Krays let out for mother's funeral</b><p>The notorious East End gangsters Ronnie and Reggie Kray have been allowed out of prison for their mother's funeral.<p>Violet Kray, 72, died of cancer last week.<p>It was the first time the Krays, 49, had been seen in public since being sentenced to life …

East London

BBC ON THIS DAY | 7 | 1958: Arthur Miller cleared of contempt

<b>1958: Arthur Miller cleared of contempt</b><p>Washington's Court of Appeals has quashed playwright Arthur Miller's conviction for contempt of Congress after a two-year legal battle.<p>In May last year, a judge convicted Mr Miller for refusing to tell the House of Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) the …

Playwrights

BBC ON THIS DAY | 13 | 1966: China announces Cultural Revolution

<b>1966: China announces Cultural Revolution</b><p>China has announced plans for a "new leap forward" after the first meeting in four years of the Communist Party's Central Committee.<p>The blueprint unveiled by the committee shows Peking's determination to spread the words of leader Mao Zedong and purge all …

China

BBC ON THIS DAY | 14 | 1969: British troops sent into Northern Ireland

<b>1969: British troops sent into Northern Ireland</b><p>The British Government has sent troops into Northern Ireland in what it says is a "limited operation" to restore law and order.<p>It follows three days and two nights of violence in the mainly-Catholic Bogside area of Londonderry. Trouble has also erupted …

Northern Ireland

BBC ON THIS DAY | 15 | 1945: Allied nations celebrate VJ Day

<b>1945: Allied nations celebrate VJ Day</b><p>Japan has surrendered to the Allies after almost six years of war.<p>There is joy and celebration around the world and 15 August has been declared Victory in Japan day.<p>The end of war will be marked by two-day holidays in the UK, the USA and Australia.<p>After days of …

The White House

BBC ON THIS DAY | 16 | 1977: Rock and roll 'king' Presley dies

<b>1977: Rock and roll 'king' Presley dies</b><p>Elvis Presley, whose singing and style revolutionized popular music in the 1950s, has died.<p>Presley, 42, was discovered slumped in a bathroom at his mansion in Memphis, Tennessee on Tuesday.<p>He was rushed to the Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis but was …

Music

BBC ON THIS DAY | 17 | 1998: Clinton admits Lewinsky affair

<b>1998: Clinton admits Lewinsky affair</b><p>President of the United States Bill Clinton has admitted having an inappropriate relationship with former White House intern Monica Lewinsky.<p>In a televised address Mr Clinton told the American people that he took full responsibility for his actions.<p>He said: …

Bill Clinton

BBC ON THIS DAY | 18 | 1969: Woodstock music festival ends

<b>1969: Woodstock music festival ends</b><p>Thousands of young people are heading home after three days and nights of sex, drugs and rock and roll at the Woodstock music festival.<p>An estimated 400,000 youngsters turned up to hear big-name bands play in a field near the village of Bethel, New York state in …

Music Festivals

BBC ON THIS DAY | 25 | 1944: Paris is liberated as Germans surrender

<b>1944: Paris is liberated as Germans surrender</b><p>After four years under German occupation, Paris is now free.<p>Last night, the French 2nd Armoured Division under General Philippe Leclerc was the first Allied force to enter the city, greeted by loud cheers from Parisians after many days of fighting …

World History

BBC ON THIS DAY | 27 | 1967: Beatles' manager Epstein dies

<b>1967: Beatles' manager Epstein dies</b><p>The Beatles' manager, Brian Epstein, has been found dead at his Belgravia home in London.<p>It is not yet clear how he died. Friends found his body in bed after his housekeeper raised the alarm.<p>Mr Epstein, 32, was due to travel tomorrow to Bangor in north Wales to …

George Harrison

BBC ON THIS DAY | 28 | 1963: King's dream for racial harmony

<b>1963: King's dream for racial harmony</b><p>The fight for racial equality in the United States moved a step closer to victory today as Martin Luther King spoke of his dream for freedom in an address to thousands of Americans.<p>Reverend King was greeted with rapturous applause as he delivered his heart-felt …

Washington D.C.

BBC ON THIS DAY | 30 | 1976: Notting Hill Carnival ends in riot

<b>1976: Notting Hill Carnival ends in riot</b><p>More than 100 police officers had to be taken to hospital after clashes at the Notting Hill Carnival in west London.<p>Most were released after treatment but at least 26 have been detained overnight for observation or further treatment.<p>Around 60 carnival-goers …

Notting Hill Carnival

BBC ON THIS DAY | 31 | 1997: Princess Diana dies in Paris crash

<b>1997: Princess Diana dies in Paris crash</b><p>Diana, Princess of Wales, has died after a car crash in Paris.<p>She was taken to hospital in the early hours of Sunday morning where surgeons tried for two hours to save her life but she died at 0300 BST.<p>In a statement Buckingham Palace said the Queen and the …

Royal Family

‘As Above So Below’ filmmakers find horror, Hell lurking beneath Paris | Hero Complex – movies, comics, pop culture – Los Angeles Times

Perdita Weeks in a scene from the film "As Above, So Below." (Universal Pictures)<p>Perdita Weeks and Ben Feldman in a scene from the film "As Above, So Below." (Universal Pictures)<p>Ben Feldman ("Mad Men") and Perdita Weeks ("The Tudors") in a scene from "As Above, So Below." (Universal Pictures)<p>"As …

An Oral History of Burning Man, the Biggest, Weirdest, Most Clothing-Optional Desert Carnival on the Planet | Events

<i>"This creed of the desert seemed inexpressible in words. And indeed in thought." —T.E. Lawrence,</i> The Seven Pillars of Wisdom<p>It took some convincing to get me to Burning Man, even though—or because—friends couldn’t shut up about it. Their pictures were intriguing, sure, but the camp back then …

The Evolution of Hollywood’s Red Carpet, from the Golden Age to the GlamCam360

<i>“The plot of the [red carpet] is always the same. People get out of a car. They stop and take pictures. They go inside. The question is: How do you make the wheel a little bit different?”</i><p>So say <b>Joan and Melissa Rivers</b>, the inimitable mother-daughter duo who were hired by E! in the 90s to snarkily …

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How to travel with friends (and not want to kill them)

I have two permanent, oddly positioned bald spots on my head. Though my mother claims they’re from a scalp thing I had as a kid, I have it on good authority from my oracle that they’re probably where the Martians attached the electrodes.<p>However, spontaneous balding frequently has nothing to do with …

Charming Cabin Built for $500 with Repurposed Windows

Located in the mountains of West Virginia, photographer Nick Olson and designer Lilah Horwitz have built their own enchanting retreat made out of discarded windows. The towering home away from home boasts a creative facade made of windows of varying sizes, giving it an artistic flair that is both …

Cabins

Beautiful Yet Surreal Paintings by Jeremy Enecio - The Fox Is Black

New York based artist Jeremy Enecio has a masterful way of illustrating the world in a fantastic way. He received his BFA in illustration at the …

Notification Memo by Big Big Pixel

We see that tiny red circle with a number inside it on a daily basis on our phones, tablets, and computers that notify us of messages and now Big Big …