Danny Gallagher is a freelance writer, reporter, humorist and all around nice guy living in Texas who is a regular contributor to TheFW and has also contributed features, essays and stories to Maxim, GameTrailers, Aol, TruTV's "Dumb As a Blog," Cracked, Mental Floss, CBS' "Mancave Daily and Spike. He also likes puppies and cookies. He can be found on the web at www.dannygallagher.net and on Twitter @thisisdannyg.
Spray Sunscreen Can Set You on Fire If You’re Near an Open Flame
Sunscreen might be able to protect your skin from burning under the unforgiving harshness of the sun, but fire may be another matter. One Massachusetts man learned that lesson the hard way.
Cassette Tapes Could Make a Big Comeback
Remember the good ol' days when you didn't need some kind of magical, electronic device like the iPod to listen to your music? Cassette tapes haven't completely disappeared from our existence. In fact, they might just be the way of the future.
10 Things You Didn’t Know About ‘It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown’
‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’ might be the best-known Peanuts television special, but the gang’s Halloween special also cemented its place in television history. Sure there wouldn’t be a Halloween cartoon without the holiday one, but there wouldn&C…
Truck Labeled as ‘Meth Lab’ Turns Out to a Mobile Meth Lab
Police detectives have a hard job. They have to spend every day looking for the equivalent of a needle in a haystack to make their cases. They have to endure the emotional pain and torture left in the victims of horrific crimes. The leads alone that they have to find just to achieve the basic princi…
13 Things You Didn’t Know About Tim Burton
Few Hollywood filmmakers have left as distinctive a mark on modern cinema as Tim Burton. Not only has he created a number of memorable films that have inspired countless other filmmakers over the years, but he’s also developed a signature, quirky style that has made him an iconic director and storyt…
12 Things You Didn’t Know About Bruce Willis
It’s hard to imagine the modern Hollywood action movie being the big, bawdy blockbuster it is without Bruce Willis’ influence. He took the average action movie star and turned them from the typical musclebound, humorless hero into a vulnerable, wisecracking smartass w…
10 Things You Didn’t Know About the Fourth of July
The legend of America’s birth is only 236 years old. However, in that short amount of time, a number of legends that would normally take centuries to grow and multiply in any other civilization have sprung up.
Have a Donut (or a Dozen) for National Donut Day
If you put down that morning Cruller or Long John because you're trying to watch your figure or keep your blood sugar from skyrocketing, go ahead and have one. Just tell yourself it's National Donut Day.
10 Signs Your Parents Take Easter Way Too Seriously
Easter is right around the corner, one of the more kid-oriented holidays on the calendar. It features colorful eggs, a giant talking rabbit and more candy than even a Cadbury executive could stomach.
Save Your Pennies By Making Your Own Shamrock Shake at Home
McDonald's Shamrock Shake usually comes once a year around St. Patrick's Day, but as the holiday passes, so does the elusive tasty beverage. Now you don't have to be in March (or Irish) to enjoy one year round.