True Strange Library

The curious collection of a slightly mad scientist

Linda Ronstadt: Parkinson’s disease has left me unable to sing

Linda Ronstadt, the one-time “First Lady of Rock”, is no longer able to sing due to Parkinson’s disease. The 67-year-old, who sold more than 100 million albums worldwide and is … Continue reading

August 24, 2013 · 2 Comments

Ben Affleck to play Batman in next Superman movie

Rumors about who will star as the Caped Crusader in the yet-to-be-named film have been swirling ever since “Man of Steel” director Zack Snyder announced at Comic-Con last monththat the … Continue reading

August 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Steel yourselves, movie fanboys, for Superman/Batman

Perhaps the ultimate superhero buddy movie will be coming to theaters in the next few years, as Warner Brothers announces plans for a Superman/Batman flick. Image: The new Superman/Batman logo … Continue reading

July 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Bidder buys $1.5 million space date with Leonardo DiCaprio

How much would you pay to get locked in a spaceship with DiCaprio? At an auction to benefit AIDS research, a man buys three days of training and a trip … Continue reading

May 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Practice makes perfect? Not so much

Jason Mraz, world famous performer with “perfect pitch”.   Turns out, that old “practice makes perfect” adage may be overblown. New research led by Michigan State University’s Zach Hambrick finds … Continue reading

May 21, 2013 · 4 Comments

Divinyls singer Chrissy Amphlett dies at 53

Australian rocker Chrissy Amphlett, the Divinyls lead singer whose group scored an international hit with the sexually charged “I Touch Myself” in the early 1990s, died Sunday after a battle … Continue reading

April 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Confusing Twitter hashtag leave Cher fans in mourning

… Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher passed away today.She was admired and derided in almost equal measure. Some adored how she assaulted entrenched British institutions with her handbag. Others … Continue reading

April 8, 2013 · Leave a comment