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Strange Happenings in August

Each month I look for TV shows, movies, and events to look forward to.  August 1 No One Saw a Thing premieres on SundanceTV. The 6 part series examines an unsolved and unusual death in the 1980s. A resident was shot dead in front of almost 60 townspeople in Skidmore, Mo. All of them continue to claim they didn’t see a thing. August 2nd Them That Follow in theaters. The film centers around a forbidden love in a Pentecostal church in the Appalachia that uses the reptiles to worship. August 5th Harry Houdini stays underwater for 1.5 hours in a casket before escaping in 1926. August 8 Two Sentence Horror Stories, a new horror anthology series, premieres on the CW. The series will be comprised of eight half hour episodes focusing on universal social and primal fears. August 9th Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark in theaters. In her family mansion, young Sarah Bellows turns her tortured life and horrible secrets into a series of scary stories. These terrifying tales soon have a way of …

Strange Happenings in July

Each month I look for TV shows, movies, and events to look forward to.  July 2nd Peter Tremblay’s collection of short horror stories Growing Things and Other Stories debuts. July 3rd The new horror movie Midsomer, written and directed by  Ari Aster (Hereditary), is released in theaters. The film follows a couple as their visit to a small town in Sweden turns from relaxing to increasingly more disturbing.  July 4 Season Three of  Stranger Things is available for streaming on Netflix. It’s summer in Hawkings, Indiana, and danger still looms over the town. The show’s characters will grapple with both impending adulthood and evolving evil. July 9th WGN debuts drama series The Disappearance. Originally aired in Canada in 2017, the show centers around the abrupt disappeared of a 10 year old boy, and the unexpected impact it has on the rest of the family. July 13 Embrace Your Geekness Day is always celebrated on July 13th. Whether your knowledge in and enthusiasm for is math or comics, show it off with pride today! July 16 Full …

Strange Happenings in June

Each month I look for TV shows, movies, and events to look forward to. June, 2nd: NOS4A2, a new horror series based on Joe Hill’s terrifying novel about a woman who battles a supernatural killer and has her own unusual way of finding things. Luther returns for a 5th season on BBC America, with Ruth Wilson back to reprise her popular character Alice. June 4th: The Oslo Killing, a new true crime docu-series from Sundance, chronicling the 40 year investigation of Anni Nielsen Iranzo’s murder. June 9th: Legends of the Deep, docuseries from the Science Channel, following Céline and Fabien Cousteau as they pursue mysteries in the ocean deep. June 10th: Jupiter at Opposition. The planet will be at its closest approach to Earth and will be brighter than any other time of the year, staying visible all night long. This is the best time to view Jupiter, a good pair of binoculars should allow you to see Jupiter’s four largest moons, appearing as bright dots on either side of the planet. June 14th: The …

Strange Happenings in May

Each month I look for TV shows, movies, and events to look forward to. Keep checking back, as I plan on adding more events as I discover them.   Touring: The Oddities & Curiosities Expo is a traveling oddities event established in 2017, and quickly growing. Doubling from eight cities in 2018 to sixteen in 2019, each stop features a full spectrum of local and national venders offering all sorts of strange and unusual offerings. Some of the stops will feature  Ripley’s Believe It Or Not! mini museum. I already have my tickets for their June 29th stop in Charlotte, which will also feature a side show and live human suspensions. Thursday, May 2nd– Catch Venus and a crescent Moon aligning close to each other before twilight. Saturday, May 4th– The post time for 2019’s Kentucky Derby may not be until 6:50pm, coverage will start on NBC at 2:30pm. I plan on making the most out of watching the two minute race by enjoying mint juleps and taking some free guesses at some of the most …