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This is a part of our ongoing Halloween series taking a look at the most influential horror directors from around the globe. Previously: David Cronenberg, Alfred Hitchcock, and John Carpenter.

Frankenstein wasn’t the first horror movie; it wasn’t even the first Frankenstein movie (Thomas Edison beat Universal’s stab by 21 years), but director James Whale seemed to know exactly what elements must be used to harness the tricky lightning of… Continue reading The Most Influential Horror Filmmakers: James Whale

When Kanye West stage-stormed Taylor Swift at the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards, it seemed the entire world came crashing down on the loose-lipped egomaniac. Even President Barack Obama weighed in on the fray, famously branding the “Love Lockdown” rapper a “jackass” shortly after the now-infamous event. So it seems like just desserts…or perhaps just […] Continue reading Jon Stewart, Kanye West More Influential Than The President, According To AskMen.com Readers

Harry Potter author JK Rowling is the most influential woman in the UK, according to leading magazine editors. The writer, who recently donated 10 million pounds to set up a new multiple sclerosis research clinic in Edinburgh, landed the top spot for her writing skills, tenacity to succeed and philanthropic nature, the National Magazine Company […] Continue reading Harry Potter author JK Rowling named ”most influential woman in UK”

None of us are aware of it on a day to day basis, but our society is shaped by it’s theories and thoughts. And more often than not the biggest ideas of a culture come out in the form of books. Here’s a list of the 50 most influential books of the last 50 years. Continue reading 50 Most Influential Books

The Prodigy have been voted as the most influential act of their genre in a new UK poll. The electronic dance music group topped the survey by GlobalGathering, a dance music festival that commissioned the research to find out which artist has shaped the dance music genre the most. The group – whose hits include […] Continue reading ”The Prodigy” named ”Most Influential Act”