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  • 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 sale of […]
  • 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 other queens […]
  • Why did the author of the play Chicago spend her final years living as a recluse and wearing a black veil whenever she appeared in public? How did a shy, religious, female journalist in the male-dominated world of 1920s Chicago end up creating the sexy, bawdy, controversial play in the first place? And what happened […]
  • 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,’ Roxie Hart […]
  • On September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks in the US caused 38 planes to be grounded in the town of Gander, located on the island of Newfoundland–often called “The Rock”–in Canada.  A town with fewer than 10,000 residents suddenly found itself hosting 6,579 people, representing 100 different countries, along with 19 animals. When the passengers deplaned […]
  • This episode contains SPOILERS for "Jurassic World: Dominion"  Jack Ewins, previous guest from our ‘Pod of Tea’ episode and host of the YouTube Channel "TerrorDome 3000," joins Candy and Ashley to discuss the final chapter in the “Jurassic” series, “Jurassic World: Dominion.” Jack has worked on the website marketing campaign for the past three ‘World’ […]
  • With a plot centered around hungry dinosaurs on the loose due to a disabled security system, and the likable lead characters–including two young children– in mortal danger, the original Jurassic Park promised to be a hit. But the 1993 film, directed by Steven Spielberg, had more than a strong plot going for it… as well […]
  • CW: Adult themes/descriptions of violence LISTENER DISCRETION IS ADVISED Three weeks before the filming of “Jaws” was scheduled to start, Steven Spielberg still had no working script. Desperate, he asked his friend, writer Carl Gottlieb, to “eviscerate it.” And that’s exactly what Carl did, desperately writing most nights to stay ahead of the next day’s […]
  • Widely known today as the first summer blockbuster and the movie that sparked shark-phobia in the hearts of many, back in the summer of 1974, 26-year-old “Jaws” director Steven Spielberg lived in constant fear of being fired, his dreams for the film crushed.  Part 1 of this two-part episode focuses on the filming and casting […]
  • CW: Adult themes/descriptions of violence LISTENER DISCRETION IS ADVISED On March 31, 1995, the woman who founded the Selena Fan Club and often referred to the singer as her best friend, murdered Selena in a Days Inn in Corpus Christi, Texas.  This year marks the 27th anniversary of Selena’s death, the year she would have […]