Author Archives: Charles Stockdale

25 Best Toys for Dogs

Americans love their pets. How much do we love our pets? Well, if the size of the market for toys for pets is any indication, quite a lot. And we ...
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25 Most Dangerous Jobs in America

It was not until 1970 that Congress, under President Richard Nixon, passed the Occupational Safety and Health Act. There were 14,000 workplace fatalities that year. As part of the act, ...
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Most Decorated Golden Globe Winners of All Time

The much-anticipated Golden Globe Awards ceremony has been held for 75 years, just 14 years shy of the renowned Academy Awards. And over that time, a select few actors have ...
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Best and Worst Musicals of All Time

With the advent of sound technology in cinema, Hollywood began to not only include music in motion pictures, but also to make films in which the music helps tell the ...
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50 Best Action Movies of All Time

The highly anticipated release of “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” on December 20 marks yet another action movie projected to do well with audiences nationwide and abroad. It's the high ...
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Most and Least Popular Golden Globe Nominees

The Golden Globe Awards, whose nominations were just announced, are an excellent indicator of which actors are currently among the most popular. The event, which will take place on Jan. ...
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Most Popular Golden Globe Nominated Films

The Golden Globes, which honor notable achievements in film, is the first major awards ceremony of the year. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced Monday nominations to the 75th Golden ...
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50 Best (and Worst) Holiday Albums

Hearing Christmas music everywhere you turn? That's a sure sign the holiday season is upon us. The best holiday music can immediately put you in the Christmas spirit, evoking warm ...
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America’s Biggest Box Office Losers of 2017

A successful film can make a lot of money. For example, this year’s “Beauty and the Beast” grossed over half a billion dollars in the United States on a $160 ...
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Most Famous European Musicians

Americans welcomed – with open arms – the British Invasion in the 1960s and we have not stopped enjoying and appreciating European musicians since. Bands such as the Beatles and ...
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Alfred Hitchcock’s Best (and Worst) Films

The Master of Suspense, Alfred Hitchcock is one of history’s most skilled directors, known for his expert abilities in the thriller genre. Hitchcock was extremely prolific, directing over 50 feature ...
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Most Popular Album the Year You Were Born

The American music industry is not doing very well. While music consumption is at an all-time high because of digital platforms, revenues from music sales are about half of what ...
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Cost of a Date the Year You Were Born

Few dates are more popular than the classic dinner and a movie night out. Couples young and old alike have enjoyed this combination for decades – a perfect way to ...
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Best and Worst Movie Sequels

“Blade Runner 2049,’’ the reboot of the 1982 cult classic about a dystopian future in Los Angeles, disappointed in its three-day opening, posting $31.5 million in ticket sales that was ...
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Most Famous Musician From Each State

While culture is not the largest of U.S. exports, it has had the most pronounced and observable effect on the world. Global entertainment is dominated by U.S.-produced art, with music ...
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