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May 26, 2018

Antonia Brenner wasn't the most likely woman to become a nun, much less a nun who moved into a Tijuana prison: Born into a wealthy family in Beverly Hills, she was a twice-divorced mother of seven when she chose to live in Tijuana's notorious La Mesa to care for its forgotten inmates. In 1994, she...


May 19, 2018

Every week on "Shoot This Now" we talk about a different story that should be a movie. This week: That time "wickedest man in the world" Aleister Crowley and poet Victor Benjamin Neuburg to bring a demon into the world using "sex magick"

We learned about this incident from Dan Cummins' wonderful "Timesuck"...


May 11, 2018

In this special bonus episode, we talk to "Atlanta Monster" host and co-creator Payne Lindsey and co-creator Donald Albright about the odds of an "Atlanta Monster" TV show, the frustrations of talking to Wayne Williams, and whether Williams' musical group, "Gemini," ever had a chance.

"He lied to me about some very...


May 8, 2018

In this, our name-droppingest episode ever, we discuss Gwyneth Paltrow and Blythe Danner's Goop Podcast discussion of the time 19-year-old Gwyneth shared a stage with a drunken Christopher Walken. Then, Tim recounts another embarrassing tale of ingenue meets drunkard at an "SNL" cast party, which spurs Trey and Matt to...


May 2, 2018

Every week we talk about stories that should be movies. This episode: TheWrap film reporter Trey Williams tells us about 23-year-old slave Robert Smalls, who seized a Confederate ship to free his family and crewmembers - then helped win the Civil War and integrate the Navy.

We also talk about Kanye West, why so many...