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Strange Happenings in January

Whether you make big plans and resolutions each New Year or look at January 1st as just another day, 2023 has many books, shows, movies and Natural Events to look forward to.

Happy New Year!

January 1st

Frankenstein was published on this day in 1818.

January 5th

Death in the Dorms streaming on Hulu.

“Death in the Dorms” tells the stories of six young women from six different colleges who were murdered”

January 6th

Full Moon

M3GAN in theaters.

A brilliant toy company roboticist uses artificial intelligence to develop M3GAN, a life-like doll programmed to emotionally bond with her newly orphaned niece. But when the doll’s programming works too well, she becomes overprotective of her new friend with terrifying results.”

January 10th

Bad Cree by Jessica Johns on shelves

“In this gripping debut tinged with supernatural horror, a Cree woman’s dreams lead her on a perilous journey of self-discovery that ultimately forces her to confront the toll of a legacy of violence on her family, her community and the land they call home.”

The Hatchet Wielding Hitchhiker streaming on Netflix.

“The documentary tells the tale of Caleb “Kai” McGillvary, a nomad hiker who first became famous after saving a woman from a violent attack. His news interview about the incident, in which McGillvary used a hatchet to repeatedly hit the alleged attacker, earned him widespread fame for his bravery. But his story took a turn in 2013, when he was convicted of killing a lawyer who he alleged sexually abused him.”

January 12th

How I Caught My Killer streaming on Hulu.

“The newest true-crime docuseries that shines a light on unique homicide cases, including in-depth interviews, archival evidence and reenactments. It will highlight victims who left clues that ultimately led to helping solve heinous crimes. Additionally, the series is set to address the disproportionate amount of people who lose their lives to homicide each year.”

January 13th

First Friday the 13th of 2023!

January 14th

How to Sell a Haunted House by Grady Hendrix on shelves.

“Your past and your family can haunt you like nothing else… A hilarious and terrifying new novel from the New York Times bestselling author of The Final Girl Support Group.”

January 18th

Edgar Allan Poe’s birthday.

January 24th

Famous Hermits by Stacy Szymaszek on shelves.

“In Famous Hermits, her sixth full-length poetry collection, Stacy Szymaszek departs from the annual journal form of her past three books yet still adheres to the belief that the potential for revelatory and revolutionary transformation exists in the power we have, when we claim autonomy, to organize the fabric of our day to day lives.”

January 30th

Mercury at Greatest Western Elongation. The planet Mercury reaches greatest western elongation of 25 degrees from the Sun. This is the best time to view Mercury since it will be at its highest point above the horizon in the morning sky. Look for the planet low in the eastern sky just before sunrise.

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