True Strange Library

The curious collection of a slightly mad scientist

Carrie Fisher’s Star Wars Audition (Video)

Strange but true: Carrie Fisher asked that her obituary state that she drowned in moonlight, strangled by her own bra. Rest In Peace Princess Leia. The actress who played her, … Continue reading

December 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

The origin of Santa Claus, have you heard this one?

Holidays are difficult when you’ve recently lost a loved one. I won’t get a tree this year. I don’t feel anything when I see the lights. I’d really like to … Continue reading

December 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

Lenoard Nimoy (March 26, 1931 – February 27, 2015) *sniff*

I’ll confess that looked up to him like a father figure in some ways. He made it okay for me as a kid to think logically when the humans around … Continue reading

February 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

Robin Williams, July 21, 1951 – Aug 11, 2014, Apparant Suicide

Williams (July 21, 1951 – August 11, 2014) was an American actor, stand-up comedian, film producer, and screenwriter. Rising to fame with his role as the alien Mork in the … Continue reading

August 13, 2014 · 1 Comment

Did Homer Simpson Solve Fermat’s Last Theorem?

In an episode of The Simpson’s called The Wizard of Evergreen Terrace, Homer appears to write a valid solution to defeat Fermat’s Last Theorem on a blackboard. But given that … Continue reading

September 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Hoax? ‘Whistleblower’ Leaks ‘Michael Jackson’s Final Phone Call’

In what appears to be the Internet’s latest and greatest hoax, a whistleblower who claims he worked for the Department of Defense purports to have leaked Michael Jackson’s final phone … Continue reading

September 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Elton John: “I’m lucky to be alive after operation”

Elton John has said he is “lucky to be alive” after an operation that stopped appendicitis from killing him. The singer said his appendicitis, which was initially misdiagnosed, stopped him … Continue reading

September 9, 2013 · Leave a comment