Month: July 2021

August 1 in Pop Culture History

August 1 in Pop Culture History 1774 – British scientist Joseph Priestley re-discovered oxygen (the gas), verifying the discovery of it by German-Swedish chemist Carl Wilhelm Scheele. 1790 – The first U.S. Census, there were 3,929,326 people living here. 1794 – The Whiskey Rebellion Western. Pennsylvania farmers revolted, protesting the excise duty (tax) on stills […]

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Season Two Of ‘See’ Returns To AppleTV+ On August 27th

“See” is set in a brutal and primitive future, hundreds of years after humankind has lost the ability to see.  In season two, Baba Voss (Momoa) is struggling to reunite his family while protecting them as the threat of war looms between the Kingdom of Paya and the Trivantian Republic. Despite his best efforts, his wife and sighted children are pulled to the forefront of the conflict, where they come to the attention of his estranged brother, Edo Voss (Bautista), a powerful and cunning Trivantian General, whose long-simmering hatred for his brother imperils them all even further. Apple TV+ today debuted the season two trailer for its action-packed, post-apocalyptic drama series, “See,” starring Jason Momoa, Dave Bautista and Alfre Woodard. The eight-episode second season will debut globally on Friday, August 27, 2021 on Apple TV+ with the first episode, followed by one new episode weekly, every Friday. Joining Momoa, Bautista and Woodard in the second season are new series regulars Eden Epstein (“Sweetbitter”), Tom Mison (“Watchmen”), Hoon Lee (“Warrior”), Olivia Cheng (“Warrior”), David Hewlett (“The Shape of Water”) and Tamara Tunie (“Flight”). The complete first …

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July 31 in Pop Culture History

July 31 in Pop Culture History 781 – The oldest recorded eruption of Mount Fuji in Japan. 1492 – Jews were expelled from Spain when the Alhambra Decree took effect. 1790 – The first US patent (X000001) as issued, to inventor Samuel Hopkins for a potash process. 1930 – The radio mystery program The Shadow […]

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Governor Carney Signs House Bill 86

Legislation increases funding for students K – 3 eligible for basic special education services WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney signed House Bill 86 on Friday alongside members of the General Assembly, educators and advocates, to provide in...

*Update – Victim Identified* Delaware State Police Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision – Milford

Milford-Delaware State Police have identified the individual who died in the fatal motor vehicle crash on Wednesday, July 28, 2021 on Canterbury Road, as 33-year-old Leslie J. McMullen of Wilmington. Troopers […]

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July 30 in Pop Culture History

July 30 in Pop Culture History 762 – Baghdad was founded by caliph Al-Mansur. 1619 – In Jamestown, Virginia, the first representative assembly in the Americas, the House of Burgesses, convenes for the first time. 1729 – Founding of Baltimore, Maryland. 1733 – The first Masonic Grand Lodge in the future United States was constituted […]

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Chucky Is Coming To Get You On October 12th On SyFy

Chucky the killer doll from the 80s that horror fans have come to love is getting his own television series this October. The television series is being created by Childs Play creator Don Mancini who has been with the franchise from the very beginning and helped make Chucky a world wide sensation. The series will serve as a continuation of Cult of Chucky the seventh film in the Childs Play franchise. Brad Dourif will return as the voice of Chucky as well as series regulars Alex Vincent, Christine Elise McCarthy, Jennifer Tilly, and Fiona Dourif. Joining the series in recurring roles will be Devon Sawa, Barbara Alyn Woods, and Lex Doig. During [email protected] it was revealed by Mancini revealed that the protagonist of the series will be a gay teen named Jake Wheeler (Zackary Arthur) who is struggling with his sexuality while growing up in a small town. Mancini who is a gay man also revealed that he made it his mission to steer the series back to the tone of Childs Play. Check out the The Legacy of Chucky …

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July 29 in Pop Culture History

July 29 in Pop Culture History 1148 – The Siege of Damascus ended with a crusader defeat and lead end of the Second Crusade. 1836 – Inauguration of the Arc de Triomphe de l’Étoile (Arch of Triumph of the Star) in Paris, France. 1914 – The 7 mile long Cape Cod Canal opened in Massachusetts. […]

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Mythbusters Props and Memorabilia Auction August 20, 2021

Mythbusters Props and Memorabilia Auction More than 80 authentic props from the iconic Discovery Channel science series MYTHBUSTERS are being offered to the public for the first time ever, in an online auction powered by Prop Store, one of the world’s leading auction houses of film and television memorabilia. Proceeds will benefit the Grant Imahara STEAM Foundation — the… Read More

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Official Trailer For Starz ‘Heels’ Starring Stephen Amell Is Here

“Heels” is a story about the men and women who chase their dreams in the world of small town pro wrestling. Set in a close-knit Georgia community, it follows a family-owned wrestling promotion as two brothers and rivals war over their late father’s legacy. In the ring, somebody must play the good guy and somebody must play their nemesis, the heel. But in the real world, those characters can be hard to live up to — or hard to leave behind. Written and created by Executive Producer Michael Waldron (“Loki,” the upcoming Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness) with Executive Producer Mike O’Malley (“Shameless,” “Survivor’s Remorse”) as showrunner, “Heels” stars Stephen Amell (“Arrow”) as Jack Spade, with Alexander Ludwig (The Hunger Games, “Vikings”) playing his younger brother, Ace. Peter Segal (Get Smart, 50 First Dates, Tommy Boy, “Shameless”), who directs several episodes, also serves as executive producer. The drama series also stars Alison Luff as Staci Spade, Jack’s wife who learns that she has to contend with the emotional stakes her in-laws have invested in their wrestling goals and the demands it puts on her family; …

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