Bela Lugosi

LosAngeles looked like the Promised Land a century ago. The sleepy city surroundedby orange groves was growing rapidly and was a mecca for mystics, practitionersof alternative medicine as well as filmmakers. Hollywood was .. more

Jul 7, 2016 1:08 PM I Hate Hollywood


Still From Rosemary's Baby

The past haunting the present, thepresence of evil in a world that wants to make nice—there’s something aboutlate October in the Northern Hemisphere that puts us in the mood to contemplatethe shadow cast by reality. With their.. more

Oct 24, 2015 4:36 PM I Hate Hollywood 1 Comments

Red Skelton emerged from behind the stagecurtain and burst into laughter at his own silliness. He couldn’t help himself,and neither could audiences. Skelton was a rubber-faced clown who sometimesplayed clowns on his long-running TV show. But h.. more

Oct 9, 2014 11:05 PM I Hate Hollywood

With a smile that casts deep shadows and a courtly Old World demeanor barely masking the madness in his eyes, Bela Lugosi plays a country doctor with dark secrets in this 1940 low-budget horror picture (out on Blu-ray). In a laboratory stoc... more

Oct 16, 2013 12:22 AM Home Movies

 Moviezombies are usually lumbering, slow-moving creatures, but zombie movies keeparriving at such a fast clip that the 2008 Zombie Movies: The Ultimate Guide isalready out of date. Coming in time for Halloween the second edition of G.. more

Sep 24, 2012 2:11 PM I Hate Hollywood

Last weekend, I spent three days with college students at a national peer education conference. While there, I served as a panelist for a session called "Ask the Sexperts," where students could anonymously submit any and all questions about... more

Nov 11, 2010 12:00 AM Sexpress

Social Network: A group of health advocates clustered at Thief Wine in the Milwaukee Public Market to pre-function before heading upstairs for the Wisconsin Community Fund’s celebration of 27 years of “change, not charity.” Among them we more

May 4, 2010 12:00 AM Around MKE

It was just last year that Jeanna Salzer released her debut EP, Raindrops, a collection of jazzy, contemporary pop influenced by artists like Joni Mitchell and Carly Simon, but the singer has made a quick impression on Milwaukee’s acoustic ... more

Nov 11, 2009 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee 1 Comments

“What are you doing in that funny looking get-up?” Asking the question is a man wearing a pith helmet, a khaki colonial officer’s uniform, tall leather cavalry boots and a flowing cape. In comparison, the sidekick he’s questioning cuts a modes.. more

Sep 30, 2008 4:00 AM I Hate Hollywood

In an irony that countless comic-strip authors have observed time and time again, the beg Boys and Girls in America ,Today in Milwaukee more

Apr 11, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee