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.
The 12 Greatest Super Bowl Ads of All-Time
The Super Bowl might bring the promise of glory to one group of lucky fans and humiliating and bitter defeat to another, but for the rest of the universe, it's a chance to enjoy some primo, top-of-the-line adver-tainment.
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.'
Discovery Channel Fires ‘Dirty Jobs’
One of the Discovery Channel's longest and dirtiest series will apply for its last job this season.
Dallas Mavericks Owner Mark Cuban Issues a $1 Million Challenge to Donald Trump
The big "October Surprise" that Donald Trump promised would shake up the presidential election turned out just to the Donald looking for more attention. Now another rich guy has joined the million dollar charity challenge. This time, however, it's Trump who's getting "double dog dared" to do something for money.
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...amidst the dim and ghastly glare of a snowy night." Kids all across the country describe it
Just How Extreme Are the Haunted Houses This Halloween?
If you're thinking of celebrating Halloween by going to a haunted house attraction, you also might want to schedule an appointment with a psychologist the following morning.
Cassette Tapes Could Make a Big Comeback
Remember the good ol' days when you didn't need some kind of magical, electronic device like the iPod to listen to your music? Cassette tapes haven't completely disappeared from our existence. In fact, they might just be the way of the future.
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’t be a Peanuts gang on television for more than 40 years without ‘The Great Pumpkin.’
10 Things You Didn’t Know About the Fourth of July
The legend of America’s birth is only 236 years old. However, in that short amount of time, a number of legends that would normally take centuries to grow and multiply in any other civilization have sprung up.