Are you watching ‘The Tiger King’ on Netflix? When I look at social media, it seems like the whole world is watching this series about a very strange group of real life characters. Now that the series is the number one stream on Netflix, Sheriff Chad Chronister in Hillsborough County saw an opportunity to re-examine a cold case. Continue reading “‘The Tiger King’ reignites 13-year-old missing man case as sheriff tweets for info”
Netflix takes on the Long Island killer case, also known as the Gilgo Beach Homicide Investigation, with a film that doesn’t follow the usual route for an account of a serial killer. Continue reading “Netflix takes on Long Island killer case, including new details, with ‘Lost Girls’”
My husband and I try to find programs we can enjoy together, and we often fail unless it’s college football. I usually end up reading or writing after we eat and spend time together each evening. Last week I was scrolling around on Amazon Prime and saw a series that looked interesting—A Very English Scandal.
I didn’t pay attention to who was in the BBC production. I remembered the sizzling reportage about the Jeremy Thorpe scandal from the 1970s when I was young and blessedly oblivious to most politics.
We began to stream the show, and after a few seconds, I said, “Wow! That’s Hugh Grant.” Continue reading “In Brit series on Thorpe scandal, you may not recognize Hugh Grant”
Lots of buzz right now about a new streaming service, Quibi, debuting in April, and the first thing I thought of was the way novels used to be serialized in newspapers and magazines.
The new app is rumored to rely on “star power,” because the assumption is that if you’re a celebrity-oriented reader, you’ll be happy to pay for the “quick bites” the app delivers to your device. Continue reading “Quibi “star power” debut in April evokes serialized novels of past”
If you’re interested in unidentified flying objects, the History channel series Project Blue Book will definitely entertain you. The series is based on actual events, but admittedly, quite a bit of fiction is thrown in with the evidence. If you’re a skeptic, you may deride the series. If you’re a proponent of the theory alien creatures could try to visit Planet Earth, you may deride the government. As with all theories investigated by the government, the truth lies somewhere between.
We can come to at least two definite conclusions about Project Blue Book, an investigative program begun by the US government in 1952. Continue reading “Project Blue Book series mixes truth and fiction; UFO mysteries remain”