Rogues & Vagabonds

theatre, film & tv past and present 2001-2008 & 2013…

Archive Review • THE LARAMIE PROJECT • KIT Productions @ Sound Theatre, London • 2005

In 1998 two local men met Matthew Shepard, a 21-year old, five foot two inches tall, gay student in a bar in Laramie, Wyoming. They took him in their wagon … Continue reading

03/03/2017 · 2 Comments

Harry Thaw Kills Stanford White in Jealous Rage over Actress Wife (1906) | The Yesteryear Gazette

From the Washington Times – June 26, 1906 (View Original) Tragic Climax on Roof Garden Before Crowd Millionaire Slayer Claims Famous Architect Ruined His Wife Before His Marriage to Her – … Continue reading

06/12/2016 · 4 Comments

The Mystery of Shakespeare’s death

As you know 2016 marks the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death. What we don’t know is the exact cause his untimely death. The man was 52 years old and from … Continue reading

04/14/2016 · Leave a comment

Favorite Horror Films of the 1960s: Psycho | charles french words reading and writing

It is time to both revisit and move forward with my series on horror films. Psycho (1960) is a Paramount Film that was both produced and directed by Alfred Hitchcock … Continue reading

02/29/2016 · 4 Comments

Happy 117th Birthday Ramón Novarro | Waldina

Name: José Ramón Gil Samaniego Born: February 6, 1899 Durango, Mexico Died: October 30, 1968 (aged 69) North Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, U.S. Cause of death: Asphyxiation Resting place: Calvary Cemetery Navarro … Continue reading

02/06/2016 · Leave a comment

The Trial of Christopher Marlowe | Never Less Than Everything

I have written before about the importance of creativity in the classroom.  I believe it should be incorporated into virtually all kinds of learning, but I can give examples only … Continue reading

02/04/2016 · 2 Comments

Vertigo at midnight: The psychology of my “Alfred Hitchcock dream.” |

Originally posted on Do you occasionally have nightmares? Almost all people do, although interestingly the incidence of scary dreams tends to drop off between the ages of 25 and 55. … Continue reading

06/02/2015 · Leave a comment

It’s in His Kiss…naughty and nice — with plenty of intrigue and spice! Click on the picture!

BEGUILING HOLLYWOOD 5.0 out of 5 starsHollywood Confidential: Mystery, Scandal & Romance, Oh My, June 28, 2014 ByWest Coast Reader – See all my reviews This review is from: It’s … Continue reading

07/10/2014 · Leave a comment