This thrilling tale recounts an attempt to assassinate the tzar. An attempt which took place during …
“Russian New Year” originally aired on “Suspense” on January 13, 1957.
And, for the chronologically-challenged, Happy New Year!
This begins our fifth year of operation. Five years?!? How time flies. We’ve been thrilled how the blog continues to grow. But we are not going to rest on our laurels. We hope to make 2012 the most exciting year yet on GR. In addition to continuing to bring you our unique brand of news and commentary, we will also be launching a lot of original content on the blog this year. This will be rolled out slowly over the next few months. We think you’re really going to like what we have planned.
But the success of a blog isn’t just about what we do. It’s also about you. And though we’ve been overwhelmed by the success of GR. We have had one major disappointment. We don’t get as much commenting as we’d like.
So, in addition to all the traditional content, and the new content, we are going to offer regular posts seeking your opinions. Posts designed to elicit your thoughts and views. Because as much as we love our own ideas and attitudes. We find yours much more exciting.
Here’s to an thrilling New Year! And, as to you time travelers, well, you already know what a thrilling year it’s gonna be. That’s why you’re here.
Halloween wasn’t kind to the dino-ducking Shannons of Fox’s “Terra Nova”. The series dropped 25% over the previous episode to a new series low rating of 2.1 with the 18-49 demo. However, let’s assume this family show suffered from conflicts with Halloween festivities and check back in a week to see how things stand.
Warners has finally announced that Joseph Gordon-Levitt will play villain “The Holiday Killer” in the upcoming Batman film The Dark Knight Rises. This character is a recent addition to Batman’s rogue’s gallery. He was created by Jeph Loeb and Tim Sale for their 1996 maxi-series “Batman: The Long Halloween“.
Interestingly, in this series the identity of “The Holiday Killer” is never identified. Though both “Alberto Falcone” and “Gilda Dent” claimed part of the character’s role in the story. Alberto Falcone’s father Carmine Falcone appeared in Batman Begins. He was portrayed by Tom Wilkinson.
Comics is so confoozin’, ain’t they?
This comes from a series of demonic Christmas stories that former Doctor Who actor Christopher Eccleston recorded for the BBC in 2008. In this installment, Eccleston reads the John Kendrick Bangs story “Thurlow’s Christmas.” A tale about a writer who struggles to finish a story in time for Christmas, and the demonic forces behind his struggles.