Category Archives: TV Series

“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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“Shadow of Truth – Murder Mystery Documentary Series on Netflix”

At the start of the first episode of “Shadow of Truth,” Ilana Rada is talking about every parent’s worst nightmare, the disappearance of a child. In this instance, her daughter, Tair, had not returned home from school, even though classes … Continue reading

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“Ghost Adventures: Season 13 – Episode 5: Dorothea Puente Murder House”

On October 17, 2008, the long running Travel Channel show “Ghost Adventures” first aired. The reality based show which combines history, Sci-Fi, and thrilling moments was created by Zak Bagans and Nick Groff. Bagans, initially a non-believer in ghosts, changed … Continue reading

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Freddy’s Nightmares – The Pilot Episode

In October of 1984, in West Germany, at the Hof International Film Festival, writer and director, Wes Craven’s “A Nightmare on Elm Street,” an iconic film of the horror genre, was first screened. The original film would be the catalyst that would launch … Continue reading

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