Tina Turner: The life story you may not know

Stacker celebrated the legacy of music icon Tina Turner, drawing information from news accounts, biographies, magazine interviews, and more.
Iconic child stars of the '70s
Stacker compiled a list to spotlight 25 iconic child stars from the 1970s using various sources for research, such as IMDb and Time.
BookBites: A Modern Fable About Preparing for Your Future
(NewsUSA) - Within fiction lies the seeds of powerful transformation and inspiration. Some of the most inspirational guidebooks are parables, including Who Moved My Cheese by Spencer Johnson and Oh, …
States with the most drive-in movie theaters
Where can you have a movie night under the stars? Stacker examined Census Bureau data to find out which states have the most drive-in movie theaters.

25 Asian American women film and TV directors to know about

Asian American women have been directing award-winning and popular films and TV shows for decades. Stacker compiled a list of 25 of them working today.

100 best albums of the 21st century

Stacker compiled data on the top 100 albums of the 21st century according to Best Ever Albums, which ranks albums according to their performance on 40,000 editorial and data-based charts.  

Harrison Ford: The life story you may not know

Stacker compiled a list of 25 key moments in actor Harrison Ford's life and career, using news articles, magazine accounts, and more.

Metros with the most music festivals within a one-hour drive

Vivid Seats compiled a list of the top 10 major metros with the best music festival access.

Who were March's most newsworthy celebrities, according to the internet?

Stacker ranked the 20 most newsworthy celebrities on the internet in March, based on page view data from Wikipedia.

Kingfield’s performing arts center expands
Artist Jackie Hayes was living in New York and was writing a dissertation for her Ph.D. in performance studies when she visited her parents after their move to Minneapolis. She was drawn to the city …
‘40 Below’
Why do people do this? Documentary filmmaker Marius Anderson tries to answer this question about the reasons people choose to expose themselves to bitter Minnesota wind and temperatures in the annual …
‘Listennn’ –The Movement Never Stops
Anyone attending a protest or march for justice in the Twin Cities over these past few years has undoubtedly heard a call carry over the crowd: “Listennn!” It’s a sure bet …
Seward artists at Minneapolis ice shanty project
Seward artists Lisa Carlson and Peter Schulze build an ice garden, showing both the beauty and fragility of ice. They used a wide range of containers to make the ice pieces that they set up along the …
Standish author’s latest thriller chills
In a blog post for Barnes & Noble, local author Marcie Rendon writes of the stories that lurk at the edge of our consciousness, waiting to be told. Stories that are “too disturbing, too …
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Best TV shows of the last year, according to TV critics' top 10 lists

Stacker compiled a list of the best TV shows of the last year using data from Metacritic's year-end round-up of TV critic top 10 lists.
Coffee for a cause
Inside the gleaming Rick’s Coffee Bar at 5402 43rd Avenue South, baristas blend coffee with heart. With every swallow and bite, a portion of each purchase – from drip coffee to the local …
Riverview Theater one of few one-screen theaters still operating locally
It was Dec. 30, 1948, that the Riverview Theater at 3800 42nd Avenue opened its doors, showing the film “June Bride,” starring Bette Davis. The neighborhood icon caters to its community …
Local brewers were among the booths dotting Boom Island Park during the 21st Autumn Brew Review on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022. There were among 95 breweries from across the state at the annual event …
Seward Co-ops’s changing of the guard
Local grocer Seward Co-op’s 50th anniversary is coming to a close this year, but there’s also another significant occasion taking place where many folks shop for sustainable and fair …
Summer in the cities finds metro residents flocking like sheep to partake of the bounty offered at more than 15 local farmers market from various neighborhood locations. (See sidebar on page 3.) …

100 best G-rated movies to watch as a family

Using data from IMDb and Metacritic, Stacker compiled a list of the 100 best G-rated movies to watch as a family, including classics like "Peter Pan" and "Forbidden Planet."

100 best TV dramas of all time

Stacker compiled IMDb data to determine the 100 best drama series of all time as of March 2023. 

Prince: The life story you may not know

Stacker compiled a list of 25 things about Prince's life you may not know, citing memoir accounts, newspaper articles, archives, and official documents.

25 celebrities you may not know are pansexual

Stacker has compiled a list of 25 celebrities you may not know are pansexual using various sources and personal statements.
Steve McQueen: The life story you may not know
With his rugged good looks and penchant for stealing scenes, Steve McQueen was an actor who exemplified cool—and leveraged that cool to become an antihero superstar. Stacker looks at elements of his life story you may not know.
John Lennon: The life story you may not know
Stacker dives deep into the life story you may not know about John Lennon.
Can you guess the rock band from just one lyric?
Think you know your rock music? Stacker compiled a list of song lyrics by rock bands along with hints to see if you can guess who sang what.
100 best TV shows of all time
Stacker compiled a definitive list of the 100 best TV shows of all time by analyzing data from IMDb.
Can you guess the iconic TV show from just one image?
25 stills from television were curated by Stacker with an emphasis on a diverse range of genres, protagonists, styles, and time periods. Can you guess every TV show?
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Oscar Best Actress winner from the year you were born

Stacker looked back at all the Best Actress winners on the Oscars website since the first Academy Awards ceremony to highlight major achievements in film history.
How film production has changed over time
Giggster highlights 15 moments that impacted film production, from the invention of cinema to the newest LED green screens.
Oscar Best Actor winner from the year you were born
Stacker found the Academy Award winner for Best Actor every year since 1928 using the Oscars website.
Oscar Best Picture winners from worst to first
Stacker utilized IMDb to rank all 90-plus Oscar Best Picture-winning movies. The movies are ranked according to their IMDb user rating, with ties broken by the number of votes each movie received.
Worst Best Picture nominees in Oscar history
Stacker gathered all movies nominated for Best Picture at the Oscars and ranked the lowest 25 in the group by IMDb user rating, with #1 being the "worst."
The 2023 Best Picture Oscar nominees are less critically acclaimed, but do they reflect moviegoer tastes?
Stacker analyzed Metacritic's critical review data of Best Picture nominees and box office data from The Numbers to break down the Oscars' latest movie trends.