The Birth of Barnabas

Barnabas Collins

The teenagers went nuts when we brought Jonathan on. That’s when the show took off. This is what Joseph Caldwell (one of the original writers of Dark Shadows) said about bringing Barnabas Collins as a main character. According to the writer, the producers wanted a vampire that would appeal to the teenagers, which would get […]

Poor Decisions in The Walking Dead

Lori

Some of the poorest decisions ever made in the series also belong to some children, who didn’t know how to react during a given situation (such is the case of Sophia, who runs away frightened even if Rick told her otherwise, only to end up as a walker). I won’t include these kinds of decisions, […]

Tom Waits’s Song Facts

Tom Waits

Rain Dogs is an album released in 1985, containing 19 tracks. According to Tom Waits, the album is about all the people that have lost all and now have no sense of direction. They are lost not in the sense in which one loses his keys, but in a metaphorical sense – they do not […]

The Best Hawkeye Episodes

Hawkeye

In The Army-Navy Game, M.A.S.H. spoofs bureaucracy and has Hawkeye, Trapper and Frank trying to deal with an unexploded bomb that landed in the compound. Since everybody is busy listening the football updates at the radio, it is up to these three to defuse the bomb. Straws are drawn and, obviously, Frank is the unlucky […]

The Importance Of Controversy

Madea

Tyler Perry isn’t the first actor/director to turn to controversy in order to achieve success – Madea stands an example for this, being universally bashed by the critics. However, success wasn’t the only thing he had in mind when creating this character. As he said when defending his work (and he did plenty of that), […]

Bukowski and Women

Charles Bukowski and his wife

Many of times Bukowski was seen as a misogynist, with plenty of lines and even interviews showing his presumed true colors as to what women represented for him. And, taking a look at his biography (particularly his childhood and even his later years, after achieving success as a writer), we see that he had quite […]

Bruce Lee’s Influence On The Genre

Bruce Lee

There is a reason why most people would answer Bruce Lee when asked about the most influential martial artist turned actor. His movies (as few as they were) were not just a success in his home country, but also shaped the way action heroes were perceived in America. Thus, the ‘80’s were completely changed, well […]

A Few Facts About Catherine Bach

Catherine Bach as Daisy Duke

While she hasn’t as many movies and TV series under her belt as the other co-stars from Dukes of Hazzard, Catherine Bach is definitely one of the favorite characters in the show, even more liked than the brothers themselves. Of course, he appeared in the dreams of many of us back when we watched the […]

Shocking The Fans With Doctor Who

John Hurt in Doctor Who

Dark Waters – this will be an episode to remember, and not just because of the shocking death of Danny Pink. In this episode, we also saw how the world spins around the Doctor, not always in his favor. However, what other shocking moments did we witness in the world of Doctor Who? The first […]

Little House On The Prairie – A Movie By…

Little House on the Prairie

We all know that Sean Durkin was attached to direct a Little House on the Prairie movie, so we know that it will be a dark psychological thriller. However, what if… … Michael Bay directed it? Well, then the little house would be a giant mansion and the prairie would be actually Beverly Hills. Nicolas […]