Life After Cancellation: TV Shows Saved by Fans

Before the digital renaissance, censorship dulled the blade of great comedy, reality TV slashed the budget for scripted content, and the best shows were forced to duke it out, coliseum style. The winners would be showered with advertising dollars, royalty checks, and prime-time interviews. The losers were fired. But there were outliers. Shows that refused to die.

The Biggest Hacks in History

Security experts stress password strength. And, for good reason! The collective digital landscape is as dangerous as it is vast. Malware, spyware, phishing scams, DDoS attacks … the hackers of the world will stop at nothing to pry your data loose. As such, internet security is very, very big business. But if history has taught us anything it’s that even the safest, most expensive virus protection software has its faults.

Strangest Documented Disappearances

It’s frightening to think that someone you love could be with you one day and gone the next, without so much as a trace left behind. It might sound unlikely, but people disappear mysteriously every day, leaving authorities scratching their heads as to what may have occurred. Here are some of the strangest documented disappearance cases that will have you double checking the locks on your doors tonight.

Home Box Office: The Best Shows on HBO

HBO is synonymous with top-shelf, serialized entertainment. Ground breaking ideas, A-list talent, captivating characters … HBO pioneered the TV-drama revolution. They set the bar (very high) for what audiences can expect from writers and actors. And we, for one, are grateful.

Food Addict: Food Items Used to Smuggle Drugs

Today on FilthyRich, we explore the dastardly ways in which drug distributors use food to sneak their products across the border. And don’t get any ideas. After all, everyone on this list was caught. So, grab yourself some snacks and maybe a neck pillow because today we take a trip to the border. Let’s go!

Real or Imagined: 10 Most Shocking Munchausen Cases

Munchausen syndrome is a factitious mental disorder in which a person pretends to be ill in order to gain attention. Munchausen by proxy is a similar mental illness in which a person pretends someone else is sick, most often a child, and can even go so far as to purposely inflict or injure their children to corroborate their lie.

The 10 Biggest Gender Swaps in TV and Film

Does a character’s gender define them? The sheer number of characters that have been gender swapped in television and film suggest that it’s certainly not the most important thing. Some characters will go through changes in the development stage, others are a new take on a pre-existing character as part of a new story.

12 Most Miscast Actors in Movie History

It takes a lot of magic to make a good movie. It requires a good script, an insightful director, great art direction, and of course, a stellar cast. Sometimes, one actor just doesn’t seem to fit their role, which can throw off the chemistry of the entire film. Here are 12 actors who critics and audiences agree were miscast in famous films.