One Last Cuppa: An Update Episode to Top Off Season 1 In this mega-episode, the season 1 finale, Candy and Ashley spill the tea about what came to light AFTER a number of episodes aired. Why was “The Murder Squad” canceled, and what new development has occurred in the Gabby Petito case? What response did our Canadian friends have to the “Come From Away” episode?Continue reading “One Last Cuppa: An Update Episode to Top Off Season 1”

Quitters Never Win: The True Story Behind ”Rudy” It’s the movie Kobe Bryant said changed his life.  Based on a true story, the 1993 film “Rudy” tells the story of Dan “Rudy” Ruettiger’s dogged determination to fulfill his dream of attending Notre Dame and playing football for the Fighting Irish. “Rudy” remains one of the most popular sports movies of all time,Continue reading “Quitters Never Win: The True Story Behind ”Rudy””

That’s So Method…Or Not Daniel Day-Lewis. David Harbour. Marilyn Monroe. We recognize actors by name, and we admire their work. But how did they learn to do that?  In this episode, we pull back the curtain to share some of the artistic influences behind famous screen stars. (And two not-so-famous actors, Candy and Ashley, share a few ofContinue reading “That’s So Method…Or Not”

50s Music, High School Antics, and Celebrity Star Power = Greased Lightning! *This pre-recorded episode was scheduled for release today. We have decided to go ahead and air it in honor of the beautiful and talented Olivia Newton-John, who, sadly, passed away yesterday, August 8. Olivia, we remain forever and always hopelessly devoted to you.   Who hasn’t karaoke’d to a song from the ‘Grease’ movieContinue reading “50s Music, High School Antics, and Celebrity Star Power = Greased Lightning!”

I Feel the Need for a Sequel… ”Top Gun: Maverick” and the Real TOPGUN If the long-awaited sequel to the 1986 hit “Top Gun” took your breath away, you are not alone.  “Top Gun: Maverick” had already exceeded a billion dollars in worldwide box office sales by late June, boasts a 99% audience and 97% critics rating on Rotten Tomatoes, and can be credited for influencing the saleContinue reading “I Feel the Need for a Sequel… ”Top Gun: Maverick” and the Real TOPGUN”

“Six”: Henry VIII’s Queens Spill the Tea on their Ex-Husband The premise of “Six,” the smash Broadway hit is this:  Henry the VIII’s wives are in concert and ready to compete for the title of the queen with the most tragic circumstances. To win, each wife, a singer in this all-girl pop band, will tell her story through a featured song while the otherContinue reading ““Six”: Henry VIII’s Queens Spill the Tea on their Ex-Husband”

All That Murder: ”Chicago” Part 1 CW: Adult themes/descriptions of violence LISTENER DISCRETION IS ADVISED Gangsters, speakeasies, jazz, bootleg liquor, and “girl-bandit” murders… Chicago of the 1920s was the backdrop for the incredibly successful play Chicago, as well as the movies that followed. But did you know that the violent slayings committed by the sexy residents of ‘Murderess’ Row,’ RoxieContinue reading “All That Murder: ”Chicago” Part 1”

Marilyn: The Blonde Bombshell’s Mysterious Death CW: Adult themes/descriptions of violenceLISTENER DISCRETION IS ADVISEDAlthough often stereotyped as the ‘dumb blonde’ character, Marilyn Monroe was actually a complicated woman who overcame a traumatic childhood, studied acting with Lee Strasberg, co-founded her own production company, and formed relationships with a number of high-profile, powerful men.  Sadly, Marilyn’s promising career was cut shortContinue reading “Marilyn: The Blonde Bombshell’s Mysterious Death”

’Paul is Dead’…or Is He? In 2009, Time magazine included ‘Paul Is Dead’ in its article about the top 10 most enduring conspiracy theories. What’s more, ‘Paul Is Dead’ is widely considered to be the most famous of all music conspiracy theories.  In 1969 stories began to circulate that Paul McCartney was killed in a car accident in 1966Continue reading “’Paul is Dead’…or Is He?”

Bernie Tiede: Most Loved Murderer CW: Themes/descriptions of violenceLISTENER DISCRETION IS ADVISEDQuestion: What self-confessed murderer can boast a fan club in his honor, a movie centered around his murder case, and a Facebook fan page with over 1,700 followers? Answer: Bernie Tiede, the man portrayed by Jack Black in the 2012 movie ‘Bernie,’ who murdered Marjorie Nugent in 1996Continue reading “Bernie Tiede: Most Loved Murderer”