Swashbuckling renegade, hirsute hell-raiser, maritime menace: the reputation of fearsome 18th-century pirate Blackbeard precedes him. But bookworm? A new discovery suggests so.
Censorship's nothing new... but how do you manage to get an instrumental piece of music banned? Just ask the iconoclastic Link Wray.
From the original Joffrey to Russia’s craziest tyrant, here are five Great Villains of History who could have done with a good hug.