Just about everyone has heard of the radio broadcast that caused what some called a "mass panic" when aired the night before Halloween in 1938. War of the Worlds helped its author, H.G. Welles, get the contract to write, direct, produce, and star in Citizen Kane, which has been called one of the greatest movies of … Continue reading Earth’s finest battle the monsters who attacked our world, but this time, they’re behind enemy lines. [Book Review]
Frank Sinatra, one of the most talented performers of modern times, was born December 12, 1915 in Hoboken, New Jersey to Italian immigrants. "Ol' Blue Eyes" was one of those singers that makes you stop and listen, and his acting wasn't half bad, either. He died in Los Angeles, California on May 14, 1998 after … Continue reading Happy birthday, Frank Sinatra.
The Day of the Dead. Most everyone has heard of it, but many don't know exactly what it's about. I have always loved the art and pageantry that went along with Dia de los Muertos, but I haven't ever been able to accurately celebrate it -- until now. In central and southern Mexico, the indigenous … Continue reading Morbid Traditions: Day of the Dead and Plan Your Epitaph Day