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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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“Duel – Spielberg’s Portrait of Road Rage”

The harrowing, tension filled movie “Duel,” was originally a seventy-four minute television film directed by Steven Spielberg (Saving Private Ryan), which first aired on Canadian television on November 10, 1971 and several days later, on November 13th, premiered on American … Continue reading

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“Romero’s Dawn of the Dead”

When there’s no more room in hell, the dead will walk the earth.   As the final hours of the Thanksgiving weekend came to a close, I turned my attention to the mid-season finale of AMC network’s ratings juggernaut “The … Continue reading

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