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WWII

Paperbacks From Hell is a Killer Read

Per Matt Growing up, long before dial-up modems were a thing and the internet was confined to the military’s ARPANET, the only way to access the information superhighway was by visiting the neighborhood drug store, grocery store and bookstore, where… Continue Reading →

The Frist Gets Surreal With Monsters & Myths

Per Matt What is a monster? How does our culture define a monster? Monsters have come in all shapes and sizes throughout history, usually acting as something beyond our control and appearing in disguise. Opening today, the Frist Art Museum… Continue Reading →

Digging Up Lost History in Lost Gold of World War II

What actually happened to many of the world’s most famous treasures? What if they’re forever lost in an unmarked site, waiting to be unearthed by some treasure hunters who just happen to decipher the vague, left-behind clues? This is one… Continue Reading →

Lost Gold Attempts to Unearth Missing Treasures of WWII

Some mysteries remain unsolved for a reason, whether it’s lack of credible information or too much reliance on tall tales, but Lost Gold of World War II attempts to unearth Yamashita’s Treasure 70 years after being buried, based on credible… Continue Reading →

Overlord or Overload?

When I saw the trailer for Overlord, I was as excited as I was skeptical.

Goodbye Christopher Robin Introduces A.A. Milne to a New Audience

Per Matt Growing up, I loved watching the Muppets and reading Winnie the Pooh stories. Throughout the years, popularity has waned for both of these once-proud properties and Walt Disney eventually purchased the rights to Tigger and company, even though the… Continue Reading →

The Americans Penultimate Season Recapped

With former FBI Director James Comey testifying last Tuesday about possible Russian involvement in the 2016 U.S. election, it may seem as though the Cold War had never ended. The conflict between the USSR and the United States and other… Continue Reading →

Looking for Revenge? You’d Better Dig Two Graves!

Before you embark on a journey of revenge, dig two graves. – Confucius

Tim Burton Produces a Peculiar Adaptation

Per Matt Describing a beloved book of the Miss P trilogy to someone new to the material can be quite daunting. A story about time-traveling mutants hiding from monsters during World War II may sound bizarre, but it’s only a… Continue Reading →

The Art of Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children

It’s hard to imagine that a story about unusual children with strange abilities, written as a scary fairy tale combining real-life creepy vintage photographs with a fictional story wasn’t tailor-made for Tim Burton, but sometimes reality is stranger than fiction. Expertly written… Continue Reading →

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