In this episode I discuss the horrific Jeffrey Epstein sex trafficking case and how the justice system does not adequately protect society from serial child rapists.
In this episode I discuss the CNN Film “Apollo 11” and I review the Robert Altman film “The Player” with Tim Robbins, Fred Ward, and Vincent D'nofrio.
Mitch McConnell says he would put a nominee on the Supreme Court if a vacancy exsisted in 2020. Whaaaa ??? Guess he forgot what he said in 2016.
I am back !! I discuss my extended absence from the show and discuss the possible run of Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz for President in 2020 and it's relation to polarization and the protection of the two-party system.
I also reflect on this podcast as it approaches the one year mark.
I am joined in this episode by Niamh , author of the Crime In my Pocket Blog.
We discuss her blog and how she got into True Crime and then we talk about some of our favorite horror movies among other topics including the all important question , Is Die Hard a Christmas movie? Let’s just say that Niamh and I are in agreement on the obvious answer to this question.
In the final part of this series I review the 1995 film “Apollo 13” directed by Ron Howard ( Splash, DaVinci Code) staring Tom Hanks, Bill Paxton, Kevin Bacon, Ed Harris and Gary Sinise.
Check out Parts 1 and 2 with reviews of First Man” and‘ The Right Stuff” .
I discuss and review Philip Kaufman’s 1983 film “The Right Stuff” about the Mercury Astronauts starring Sam Sheppard, Scott Glenn, Ed Harris, Dennis Quaid, Fred Ward and Lance Henriksen.
In this episode I review the Damien Chazelle film “ First Man” which tells the story of Neil Armstrong from his role as a test pilot , being chosen to take part in the Gemini program through his lunar flight as commander of Apollo 11 and his place in history.
This is part 1 of a 3 part series covering movies in space. Part 2 will discuss “ The Right Stuff” and Part 3 will cover “Apollo 13”
In this companion show to Episode 8 I interview a former long time resident of Ybor City and get her recollections of growing up in Ybor and her stories of the Mafia influence that was present but did not affect her in the way you may expect.
NOTE: I HIGHLY RECOMMEND that you listen to EPISODE 8 first so you know the background of the people that are referenced in this episode.
Fox News, CNN and MSNBC - No matter what you watch just know that there are hundreds of millions of dollars being made off the polarization of our politics. In this episode I discuss this era of cable news and warn to keep the business side of the news in mind when consuming media.