Stephen King’s ‘The Mist’ returns as TV show

Stephen King’s 1980 novella, The Mist, is making it’s way back to a screen near you — a small screen. Continue reading Stephen King’s ‘The Mist’ returns as TV show

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‘Deadman’s Curve: The Story of Jan and Dean’ (1978): A true rock tragedy

When I heard recently that actor Richard Hatch had died of pancreatic cancer, my thoughts went immediately not to his time on Battlestar Galactica (arguably his main claim to fame for most casual audiences), but rather to his fine performance in EMI Entertainment’s Deadman’s Curve: The Story of Jan and Dean, a made-for-TV movie biopic of the influential “surf rock” duo that aired on February 3rd, 1978 to big, big ratings for the CBS television network (ask your grandparents what “CBS” and “television” are, kids). Continue reading ‘Deadman’s Curve: The Story of Jan and Dean’ (1978): A true rock tragedy

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