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Great Jackass Presidents of US History!

From Lincoln’s tendency to Force Choke opponents, to Madison’s feverish attempts to make sock-puppet edits on his own Wikipedia page, early American history is jam packed with presidents behaving crazily…

The Secret History of Cryptids!

Listen in as the cast on NonPro walk you through the secret histories of five fantastic creatures from the journals of cryptozoology! There’s science, history, and more than a little…

Non-Productive.com – Star Wars The Force Awakens Special

Join the cast and crew from Non-Productive.com as we as we delve into the blockbuster of the year, Star Wars: The Force Awakens! This episode is best enjoyed after having…

Horror Film Countdown: The Mummy (1932)

The Mummy (1932), dir. Karl Freund, Universal Pictures Ten year before the Mummy hit theaters, America was in a pop culture obsession with Ancient Egypt. The tomb of King Tut…

Horror Film Countdown: Frankenstein (1931)

Frankenstein (1931), dir. James Whale, Universal Pictures With Dracula earning record profits, Universal opted to cash in on the horror craze with another adaptation of a classic novel, this time…

Join the NonPro Book Club reading of Jesse Baruffi’s “Otto Von Trapezoid and the Empress of Thieves”

Calling all bookies! (no, not people who take bets illegally – people who like to read books… ugh, can we start over?) Calling all book-fans! The NonPro Book Club for…

Non-Productive.com Sidekicks That Matter March Madness Call For Submissions!

All too often, the “sidekick” in a story is simply there as set dressing, or as a sounding board for the main character, or worst still, as mere victims and…

Horror Film Countdown: Dracula (1931)

Dracula (1931), dir. Tod Browning, Universal Pictures Considered by some to be the first ‘proper’ Universal Horror film, or at least the first to establish some popular elements of the…

Horror Film Countdown: The Cat and the Canary (1927)

The Cat and the Canary (1927), dir. Paul Leni, Universal Pictures With this we move into another genre of horror. We’ve seen madmen, vampires, Frankenstein, but now we see a…

Horror Film Countdown: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1912)

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1912), dir. Lucius Henderson, Thanhouser Compnay. While not the first film adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson’s famed story, this is the oldest surviving copy. Like…