Danny Gallagher is a freelance writer, reporter, humorist and all around nice guy living in Texas who is a regular contributor to TheFW and has also contributed features, essays and stories to Maxim, GameTrailers, Aol, TruTV's "Dumb As a Blog," Cracked, Mental Floss, CBS' "Mancave Daily and Spike. He also likes puppies and cookies. He can be found on the web at www.dannygallagher.net and on Twitter @thisisdannyg.
10 Weird Fad Toys Every Kid Had to Have for Christmas
You can always spot a parent around the holiday season. Their hair is a frazzled mesh of cow licks and stray strands as if it’s been pulled by a crowd of frantic people. Their eyes dart around in all directions desperately seeking something that could suddenly appear at a moment&Clos…
10 Things You Didn’t Know About Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’
The shadow cast by Michael Jackson’s bizarre personal life and legal troubles may have eclipsed most of his career but it still could not blot out the shining triumph of his song and music video 'Thriller.'
Baby Kidnappers Foiled by Family Dog
A family in Indianapolis, Indiana faced a moment that all loving parents dread. Fortunately, their dog spared them from the ultimate horror.
10 Things You Didn’t Know About Halloween
Shakespeare described the "witching hour" as a time "when churchyards yawn and hell itself breathes out." Spooky! Equally esteemed author Washington Irving described Halloween night in his classic 'The Legend of Sleepy Hollow' as a setting full of "fearful shapes and shadows…
Dorothy’s Dress from ‘The Wizard of Oz’ Goes Up for Auction
Halloween is just around the corner. So if you don't have a costume yet and $500,000 to spare, we've got one that's sure to have everyone at your party talking about you. That's also assuming that it's in your size.
10 Things You Didn’t Know About ‘The Rocky Horror Picture Show’
Few cult films have been able to define the term as clearly as 1975's Halloween classic ‘The Rocky Horror Picture Show.’ Decades after its release, toilet-paper toting fans still show up week after week at midnight screenings across the globe dressed in fishnet stockings and full makeup. They not on…
10 Things You Didn’t Know About ‘It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown’
‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’ might be the best-known Peanuts television special, but the gang’s Halloween special also cemented its place in television history. Sure there wouldn’t be a Halloween cartoon without the holiday one, but there wouldn&C…
13 Things You Didn’t Know About Tim Burton
Few Hollywood filmmakers have left as distinctive a mark on modern cinema as Tim Burton. Not only has he created a number of memorable films that have inspired countless other filmmakers over the years, but he’s also developed a signature, quirky style that has made him an iconic director and storyt…
12 Things You Didn’t Know About Bruce Willis
It’s hard to imagine the modern Hollywood action movie being the big, bawdy blockbuster it is without Bruce Willis’ influence. He took the average action movie star and turned them from the typical musclebound, humorless hero into a vulnerable, wisecracking smartass w…