The Wicker Man is a movie I’ve been trying to avoid for quite some time. Around 2009 or so I saw the original The Wicker Man that was made back in 1973. It was a horror movie but a different kind of horror. It was almost like a British Stephen King had wrote the thing.Continue reading “Things I Hate: The Wicker Man (2006 film)”
In 1950, FDR’s son James Roosevelt lost in a landslide against Earl Warren for the race of Governor of California.
Despite being known as “Hong Kong’s favorite son”, Bruce Lee was born in San Francisco. This was because his father was working in the U.S. at the time.
According to Hollywood’s “founder” Hobart Johnstone Whitley, the name originated from a Chinese laborer saying he was “holly wood” which was bad English for “hauling wood”. The words hit him and sounded right for the new “town”.
The city of Fresno, California gets its name from Spanish word for ash tree.