A Brief History On July 13, 2018, probably not coincidentally Friday the 13th, the new blockbuster animated film Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation, opens at theaters across the United States. If you and your family are in the mood for even more of the animated monsters and the fun they generate, then this third installment of the Adam Sandler as Dracula franchise is for you. Featuring the same characters as the first two films and the same wonderful voice cast, the movie is sure to keep the family interested with colorful scenes and jokes galore. Digging Deeper Adam Sandler, Andy…

A Brief History On July 12, 2018, the world celebrates the safe rescue of a dozen Thai boys and their soccer team coach from what seemed like certain death deep in a flooded cave. Found huddled in the cave in Thailand 4 kilometers (!) deep into the mountain 9 days after entering the cave, the world was astounded to find out the entire team was still alive. The next several days chronicled a most unlikely and heroic rescue attempt with many countries and individuals lending money and expertise to the incredibly difficult rescue attempt. The miraculous rescue was completed on…

A Brief History Found footage horror film fans of John Carroll University, here is your chance to be among the first in Cleveland, Ohio to see Unfriended: Dark Web on Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 7:30 PM at Atlas Eastgate in Mayfield Heights, Ohio!  Please visit this link for the chance to be placed on the guest list at the Cleveland advance screening.   Winners will receive an email by 6 PM on Friday, July 13, 2018 notifying them that their name will be placed on a guest list at the door.  This invitation is good for the winner and 1 guest.  Seating is…

A Brief History On July 9, 1979, the Renault automobile of “Nazi hunters” Serge and Beate Klarsfeld blew up outside their home in France, an unsuccessful assassination attempt by someone who did not want their Nazi hunting to be successful. Every so often, the hunters become the hunted, and today we will examine 5 times investigators or police officers were targeted by the miscreants being investigated. What other famous or egregious examples of cop hunting come to your mind? (For the purposes of this article, we will include judges, prosecutors and other investigators or people involved in bringing criminals to…

A Brief History On July 7, 2016, police in Dallas, Texas, made the first ever use of a robot to kill a murder suspect when a robot carrying a bomb blew up and killed gunman Micah Xavier Johnson who had shot 14 police officers (killing 5 of them) and 2 civilaians in an effort to kill White people in retaliation for the perceived unnecessary killing of Black males by American police. The police robot was a type used by bomb disposal units and carried a 1 pound block of C-4 explosive in its extended robotic arm. Despite the bomb exploding as…

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