Top 10 Fictional Captains

After getting as excited as Michael Bolton for the Pirates of the Carabiean opening weekend, I wondered who were some of the most popular fictitious captains? This is who I came up with listed in no particular order. Feel free to add ones I missed, (which I'm sure I did).

1. Captain Morgan
Introduced in 1944, Captain Morgan Spiced Rum was launched by the Seagram Company. In the 1950s the governments of both the United States and its Puerto Rico commonwealth territory instituted a number of job-creation programs in Puerto Rico. Taxes on rum entering the contiguous 48 states from Puerto Rico were made lower than those on rum coming from foreign countries. At this time both Seagram's and the Bacardi family built large new plants near San Juan.

2. Captain America
The character first appeared in Captain America Comics #1 (March 1941), from Marvel Comics' 1940s predecessor, Timely Comics, and was created by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Over the years, an estimated 210 million copies of "Captain America" comic books have been sold in a total of 75 countries. For nearly all of the character's publication history, Captain America was the alter ego of Steve Rogers, a sickly young man who was enhanced to the peak of human perfection by an experimental serum in order to aid the United States war effort.

3. Captain Jack Sparrow

The lead protagonist in the Pirates of the Caribbean film series created by screenwriters Ted Elliott and Terry Rossio, portrayed by Johnny Depp. He is first introduced in the film Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003). He appears in the sequels Dead Man's Chest (2006), At World's End (2007), and On Stranger Tides (2011). Jack Sparrow was conceived by Elliott and Rossio initially as a supporting character, but Jack serves as a main protagonist in the films. He was brought to life by the actor Johnny Depp, who based his characterization on The Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards.

4. Captain Crunch

The original Cap'n Crunch cereal, which at the time was referred to as The Crunchy Captain's Cereal , is made of sweetened, yellow, square-shaped corn and oat pieces. The cereal was launched in 1963, bolstered by a successful advertising campaign created by noted animator Jay Ward introducing the cereal's longtime naval mascot, Cap'n Crunch.

The good captain can be pretty ruthless as seen here.

5. Captain Planet

Captain Planet's abilities are never clearly defined within the show, allowing him to always have a way of defeating his enemy and solving the problem before him. He can shape-shift and alter his structure to take on the properties of any element or material as well as transmuting other objects in a similar fashion. In various episodes he flies, has great strength, and displays telepathic/empathic abilities.

6. Captain Stubing

The Love Boat is an American television series set on a cruise ship, which aired on the ABC Television Network from September 24,1977 until May 24,1986.The show starred Gavin MacLeod as the ship's Captain Stubing. It was part of ABC's popular Saturday night lineup that included Fantasy Island until the latter show ended in 1984.

7. Captain Hook
Captain James Hook is the antagonist of J. M. Barrie's play Peter Pan; or, the Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up and its various adaptations. The character is a villainous pirate captain of the Jolly Roger brig, and lord of the pirate village/harbour in Neverland, where he is widely feared. Most importantly, he is the archenemy of Peter Pan. Hook wears a big iron hook in place of his right hand, which was cut off by Peter Pan and eaten by a saltwater crocodile, who liked the taste so much that he follows Hook around constantly, hoping for more.

8. Captain Kangaroo
Captain Kangaroo is a children's television series which aired weekday mornings on the American television network CBS for nearly thirty years. It aired from October 3, 1955 until December 8, 1984, making it the longest-running children's television program of its day. In 1986, the American Program Service (now American Public Television, Boston) integrated some newly-produced segments into reruns of past episodes, distributing the newer version of the series until 1993.

9. Captain Kirk
James Tiberius "Jim" Kirk is a fictional character in the Star Trek media franchise. Kirk was first played by William Shatner as the principal lead character in the original Star Trek series. Shatner voiced Kirk in the animated Star Trek series and appeared in the first seven Star Trek movies. Chris Pine portrayed a younger version of the character in the 2009 Star Trek film, with Jimmy Bennett playing Kirk as a child.
Kirk also appears in numerous books, comics, and video games. The character has been praised for his leadership traits, but also criticized for his relationships with women.

(And yes Trekies Captain Picard was also a famous captain, but save the nerd rage for your forums)

10.Captain Ahab
Ahab is the tyrannical captain of the Pequod who is driven by a monomaniacal desire to kill Moby Dick, the whale that maimed him on the previous whaling voyage. Although he is a Quaker, he seeks revenge in defiance of his religion's well-known pacifism. Ahab's name comes directly from the Bible in the book of Kings.
Little information is provided about Ahab's life prior to meeting Moby Dick, although it is known that he was orphaned at a young age. When discussing the purpose of his quest with Starbuck, it is revealed that he first began whaling at eighteen and has continued in the trade for forty years, having spent less than three on land. He also mentions his "girl-wife," whom he married late in life, and their young son, but does not give their names.

Top 10 one hit wonders of all-time

Here is the top 10 one hit wonders of all time according to VH1. I just had to laugh that all the songs I used to jam out to almost lead me to slit my wrists as I was embedding the videos.

1. Macarena
Los Del Rio (1996)

2. Tainted Love
Soft Cell (1982)

3. Come On Eileen
Dexys Midnight Runners (1983)

4. I'm Too Sexy
Right Said Fred (1992)

5. Mickey
Toni Basil

6. Who Let The Dogs Out
Baha Men

7. Ice Ice Baby
Vanilla Ice (1990)

8. Take On Me
a-ha (1985) by herzchen

9. Rico Suave
Gerardo (1990)

10. 99 Luftballons
Nena (1983)

Check out the player below to hear more clips. I've loaded all 100 of VH1's Greatest One Hit Wonders.

Top 10 Baby names of 2010

To my surprise, social security does more than write checks out to seniors. They recently released a list of the Top Baby names of 2010. I'm no expert, but I think the final season of lost may have had something to do with the #1 boys name.

Top 10 Boys Names of 2010

1 Jacob
2 Ethan
3 Michael
4 Jayden
5 William
6 Alexander
7 Noah
8 Daniel
9 Aiden
10. Anthony

Top 10 Girl Names of 2010

2. Sophia
3. Emma
4. Olivia
5. Ava
6. Emily
7. Abigail
8. Madison
9. Chloe
10. Mia

Want to see if your parents were original? Check ou thte Social security website here and look up the most popular names the year you were born!


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Top 10 Most Popular Beers Sold in America

Here are the most popular beers in America based on percentage of Market share. Did your favorite beer make the list?

1.Bud Light

With 19.2% of the US market, Bud Light is the top selling beer in United States. Bud Light replaced Budweiser at the top in 2001 as the actual King of Beers.

2. Budweiser

Budwieser "The King of Beers" makes up about 12% of the US market. This beer, first produced in 1876, is still created using the same family recipe.

3. Miller Light

Miller Brewing Company's flagship brand was also one of the first light beers when it was introduced in 1975. Miller light makes up about 8.6% of the US beer market.

4. Coors Light

Coors light comes in at #4 on the list of Most popular beers in America, having a grasp on 7.8% of the beer market. Molson Coors Brewing Company cites Coors Light, first introduced in 1978, as the company's best-selling beer.

5. Natural Light

Known affectionaly as Natty Light, Natural light Launched in 1977 and was Anheuser-Busch's first low-calorie light beer. At 4.2% of the US market, Natty Light holds a slight lead over the United State most popular import.

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6. Corona Extra

With 4% of the US beer market, the most popular beer in Mexico is now the best-selling imported beer in the United States.

7. Busch

Bush holds on to 2.8% of the US market. For Anheuser-Busch the launch of Busch in 1955 marked their first new brand since the end of Prohibition in 1933.

8.Busch Light

Introduced in 1989, Busch Light is the youngest beer on the list and owns about 2.8% of the US market. Busch Light goes through a longer brewing process that gives it a lighter body than its fuller counterpart. The longer brewing process also provides fewer calories.

9. Heineken

With 2.4% of the US market, Heineken is the second most popular import in America. Sold in over 170 countries around the world, the Dutch beer is the ninth best selling brand in the United States.

10. Miller High Life

Miller High Life rounds out our Top 10 most sold beers in America, capturing 2.3% of the US market. Miller High-Life dubbed the "The Champagne of Beers" by the Miller Brewing Company for its bubbly consistency. High life has been around since 1903.

For those of you counting at home, thats Anhiser bush with 5 of the top 10 sold beers in the United States, with those 5 beers making up 41% of the total beer sold in the United States. the club!-468x60 banner

Top 10 Commandments

There is no better way to start off this blog than with the most popular top 10 list of all time, Exodus 20:1-17 or better known as the 10 commandments. Just a reminder this list is infallible since was compiled by God and and published by Moses in partnership with Mount Siani Studios.

  1. You shall have no other gods before me.

    -aka remain abstinent until you and God tie the knot.

  2. You shall not make for yourself any carved image, or any likeness of anything that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth; you shall not bow down to them nor serve them. For I, the Lord your God, am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children to the third and fourth generations of those who hate me, but showing mercy to thousands, to those who love Me and keep My commandments.

    -Then God added "I'm looking at you Trump"

  3. You shall not take the name of the Lord your God in vain, for the Lord will not hold him guiltless who takes His name in vain.

    -Fun fact: God later extended the "not hold them guiltless" privileged to Jewish mothers.
  4. Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy. Six days you shall labor and do all your work, but the seventh day is the Sabbath of the Lord your God. In it you shall do no work: you, nor your son, nor your daughter, nor your manservant, nor your maidservant, nor your cattle, nor your stranger who is within your gates. For in six days the Lord made the heavens and the earth, the sea, and all that is in them, and rested the seventh day. Therefore the Lord blessed the Sabbath day and hallowed it.

    -On the seventh day, man created football, and it was good.

  5. Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be long upon the land which the Lord your God is giving you.

    -I'm pretty sure Moses just slipped this one in there to stop the backtalk from Gershom and Eliezer.

  6. You shall not murder.

    -I guess O.J. wasn't much of sa reader.
  7. You shall not commit adultery.

    -The "as long as your spouse is in a different area code its not cheating" amendment has yet to be confirmed by the pope.
  8. You shall not steal.

    -a special exemption for baseball players was later added to Ricky Henderson's relief.

  9. You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.

    -So basically do not lie. Special exemptions are slated to be given to questions like "does this make my ass look big."
  10. You shall not covet your neighbor’s house; you shall not covet your neighbor’s wife, nor his manservant, nor his maidservant, nor his ox, nor his donkey, nor anything that is your neighbor’s.”

    -This basically says do not be jelous of what others have......but commandment #2 says he is a jealous God. Jesus Christ I am confused....oh S*&#......I just broke #3.
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