Category Archives: TV Series

“The Monsters Are Due on Maple Street”

“Maple Street, U.S.A. Late summer. A tree-lined little world of front porch gliders, barbecues, the laughter of children, and the bell of an ice cream vendor. At the sound of the roar and the flash of light, it will be … Continue reading

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“Discovery Channel’s Captivating Series Manhunt: Unabomber”

An airline mechanic who possesses low intelligence – for a time, that was the workable profile that was being used to track down, and end the reign of destruction, carried out by the domestic terrorist, known as the ‘Unabomber.’ In … Continue reading

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“American Ripper Series Seeks To Solve History’s Greatest Cold Case”

Queen Victoria’s grandson, Prince Albert Victor – Sir William Gull –   Dr. Thomas Neill Cream and George Chapman, both murderers, each with a history of wife killing – author, Lewis Carroll – avant-garde, painter, Walter Richard Sickert, and Lord Randolph … Continue reading

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“History’s Mysteries: The Strange Case of Lizzie Borden”

Lizzie Borden took an axe And gave her mother forty whacks. And when she saw what she had done, She gave her father forty-one. Not to be dismissive of the rhyme, but in the interest of accuracy, the facts of … Continue reading

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“In Search of The Angel of Death”

The movie “The Boys from Brazil” was directed by Oscar winner Franklin J. Schaffner (Patton). The compelling and riveting film premiered on October 5, 1978, in New York City, New York. Parts drama, sci-fi, and thriller, it has a runtime … Continue reading

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“GLOW”

The Netflix series, “GLOW,” takes place in Los Angeles, California, in the mid 1980s. At the start, Alison Brie, (Community) who portrays Ruth Wilder, a determined and serious minded actress, is auditioning for yet another mediocre role; a part she … Continue reading

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“Kolchak Episode – The Inspiration for Chase’s Sopranos”

Created by Jeff Rice, and starring Darren McGavin, (A Christmas Story) “Kolchak: The Night Stalker” aired on ABC Television from September 13, 1974 through March 28, 1975. Unfortunately, the momentum generated from two popular and successful television movies, The Night … Continue reading

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