You know what sports I played as a kid? My TV, that’s what. And my favorite of all time was catching Big Time Wrestling coming out WXYZ, Detroit’s Channel 7. When Bobo Brazil, after breaking free of The Sheik’s camel-clutch hold, would give his skull-crushing “Coco Butt” to lay the Sheik out, well…why the hell would I want to go outside and toss around a ball and maybe miss that?Continue reading ‘The Roller Derby Chronicles’: 2 documentaries & tons of vintage game footage!
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‘The Toys That Made Us’ (Season 1): Streaming series conjures Gen X nostalgia
It’ll make you feel like a kid again.Continue reading ‘The Toys That Made Us’ (Season 1): Streaming series conjures Gen X nostalgia
‘True-Life Adventures’: True Disney works of art
Tis the season to watch TV, Continue reading ‘True-Life Adventures’: True Disney works of art
Secret Stories of Hitler: ‘Swastika’ & TV documentaries highlight DVD collection
Mill Creek Entertainment has taken three Adolf Hitler-themed documentaries (one feature length, and two long-form TV outings), and put them together in a newly-monikered set, Secret Stories of Hitler. Continue reading Secret Stories of Hitler: ‘Swastika’ & TV documentaries highlight DVD collection
‘100 Years of Horror’: Vintage horror, sci-fi docuseries comes to disc
100 years of movie horror in 11 hours…sorta. Mill Creek Entertainment (with MultiCom Entertainment) has released 100 Years of Horror, the 26-episode syndicated TV series from 1996, hosted by horror icon, Christopher Lee.
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