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Conspiracy Theories: Stephen King, Billy Joel, Stanley Kubrick and John Lennon

Today is the 50th anniversary of the assassination of JFK. It also marks the beginning of a Golden Age of conspiracy theories that continues to thrive to this day. My first sense of the reach of conspiracy culture occurred while listening to a Woody Allen standup album back in the 80s. He quipped that he […]



Finally, someone found a justification for film school. What seems to be an attempt at Valentine?s Day marketing in Petaluma, CA, reads surprisingly like an entreaty to homicide. ?Redrum? occupies a special place in our culture thanks to Stanley Kubrick?s take on ?The Shining? and the crooked index finger of a child actor Danny Lloyd. […]