Author Archives: Charles Stockdale

Best and Worst Movie Sequels

Since D. W. Griffith’s 1915 “The Birth of a Nation” was followed by “The Fall of a Nation” just one year later, movie sequels have been a Hollywood standard. Movie ...
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50 Most Famous Actors Over 70

For many actors, a couple of roles in Hollywood movies and an interview on late night television are a sign of professional success. Yet for a select few superstars, success ...
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27 Most Popular Emmy Nominated Shows

Each year the Emmy Awards are presented to “recognize excellence within various areas of television and emerging media,” according to the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. This is largely ...
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50 Worst Summer Box Office Weekends

It wasn't until the 1975 release of “Jaws” that summer blockbusters existed as we understand them today. Produced for $12 million, “Jaws” spawned a cultural event in which buzz around ...
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Lowest Paying Jobs for College Grads

A college degree is often required to work in one of the nation’s top-earning fields. The average annual salary for positions that typically require a college degree is $73,785 – ...
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American Cities Losing the Most Jobs

Some 1.3 million people joined America’s civilian labor force over the past year. Thanks to a healthy economy, the total number of employed persons has also increased by 2.2 million, ...
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How Many People Have Preexisting Conditions in Every State

Prior to the passing of the Affordable Care Act in 2010 – commonly referred to as “Obamacare” – most insurance providers would issue policies based on a customer's current health ...
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25 Best Paying Cities for Nurses

Nurses are often the unsung heroes of the healthcare industry, assisting doctors and patients and keeping hospitals running smoothly. Yet nurses' wages vary greatly across the country, ranging from a ...
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50 Most Popular Country Music Stars

Country musicians, like most musicians today, have been forced to market their craft in the digital age. Digital music sales surpassed physical sales for the first time in 2015, and ...
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50 Best Movies of All Time

What's the greatest movie of all time? This is likely one debate that will rage on forever. This is due in part to evolving tastes, technology, and trends in cinema. ...
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The 25 Busiest Actors in Hollywood

Many would consider the glamorous life of a movie star to be ideal – with fame, fortune, and never ending parties. Yet, there is one often overlooked side of an ...
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Cost of a Movie Ticket the Year You Were Born

For many, a trip to the movie theater can put a serious dent in the wallet. With tickets, popcorn, soda, and candy – the cost quickly adds up. Yet this ...
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30 Best Westerns of All Time

The Western is that most quintessentially American movie art form, the genre that speaks to rugged individualism and raises issues of, for better or worse, what it means to be ...
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50 Top Ranked Colleges That Pay Off the Least

For a special few Americans, such as Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, and Mark Zuckerberg, completing college was unnecessary -- perhaps even a hindrance -- to their vision and success. Most ...
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The Most Expensive City in Every State

Aside from a small handful of countries, Americans make the most money in the world. Still, Americans across the country face a high cost of living. While the current median ...
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