Get to the Choppa!

This week, we’re sort-of talking about Arnold Schwarzenegger, and we’re doing it with a special guest. 

Right Next Door To Hell

2207 Seymour Avenue looked pretty much like any other home in a semi-dilapidated part of Cleveland. 

The Away Team

Separately, Bonnie Nettles and Marshall Applewhite were two ordinary — albeit eccentric — personalities. Together, they would be the catalyst for one of the strangest cults mankind ever thought up.

Games People Play: The Quiz Show Scandals

Television’s early history is filled with fascinating stories, but nothing beats the saga of the 1950s quiz show scandal. 

Satanic Panic IV: Screaming For Vengeance

James Vance and Ray Belknap loved Judas Priest — that much has never been disputed. 

Method Acting in a Bathrobe

Vincent Gigante made a pretty perfect mafia tough guy, at least at first. 

Not in Great Neck: The Friedman Story

Arnold Friedman — devoted teacher, father, husband, and brother — lived the American dream in a way that would make a lot of people green with envy. 

The Devil You Know: Castro and the Mariel Boatlift

Compared to the very sinister, very tenacious, and seemingly invisible threats we face as a nation in 2016, Fidel Castro in the late 70s and early 80s seems downright quaint in retrospect.

Girls on Film: The Traci Lords Story

This week, join Brian and Bren as they tell the tale of one of the world’s most notorious adult actresses — Traci Lords. 

A Viking Funeral With Gram Parsons

Depending on who you ask, Phil Kaufman is either a monster or a very good friend.