Byron Fast articles


Secretive Facts About Felicia Montealegre, The Woman Behind Leonard Bernstein

Though Leonard Bernstein had countless affairs, he still adored his wife Felicia Montealegre, even after they separated. When he heard she was dying, he dropped everything to care for her until the end. To the public, it seemed heroic—but the truth about those final days is far more scandalous than Bernstein let on.
April 25, 2024 Byron Fast

Unbridled Facts About Daisy Greville, The Saucy Socialite

Since everyone knew Daisy Greville was King Edward VII’s favorite mistress, people were stunned when she heartlessly betrayed him.
April 17, 2024 Byron Fast

Carnal Facts About Cole Porter, The Singer With A Secret

Cole Porter’s marriage lasted a very respectable 35 years. What most people didn’t know was that it was a complete sham from the very beginning.
March 6, 2024 Byron Fast
Portrait of Claire Clairmont

Haunted Facts About Claire Clairmont, The Hopeless Romantic

Mary Shelley may have written the book Frankenstein, but it was her stepsister Claire Clairmont who spent her lifetime battling horrible monsters.
March 4, 2024 Byron Fast

No-Nonsense Facts About Sophia of Nassau, The Woman Behind The King

Sophia of Nassau thought she’d get her moment in the political spotlight after the king's passing, but that plan backfired.
January 9, 2024 Byron Fast
Jackie Wilson Facts

Manic Facts About Jackie Wilson, The Man They Called Mr. Excitement

Jackie Wilson moved through life at an absolutely frantic pace—almost as if he knew his dark end would come far too soon.
January 8, 2024 Byron Fast
Corey Haim Facts

Unadulterated Facts About Corey Haim, Hollywood’s Lost Boy 

After years of struggle, Corey Haim hoped to make a fresh start—but instead, he met a dark end. Just as he made a comeback, Haim fell ill.
January 2, 2024 Byron Fast
Chris McCandless Facts

Wild Facts About Chris McCandless, The Man Who Walked Away

For years, people thought that the adventurer Chris McCandless starved to death—but in 2013, a jaw-dropping new theory emerged.
January 2, 2024 Byron Fast