I confess I have never thought about relatives of the people surrounding Hitler, those with names almost as equally ruined forever, and what became of their families…
If George Orwell and Dorothy L. Sayers collaborated on a novel, it might read like Farthing, which opens with the murder of an aristocrat at an English country house party in the late 1940s… except it’s an alternate England in which the course of World War II went rather differently.
Tons of spoilers! Don’t read unless you’ve seen the episode!
So you’ve seen the Tom Cruise *Valkyrie* and you’re wondering, Is that how it actually went down? Turns out, pretty much.
Just when you think that surely, by now — especially after this year of nonstop Nazi movies! — we’ve heard every story to come out of the Holocaust, along comes yet another new one.
How’s this for a rude childhood awakening? You discover that your father, whom you adore and worship, is actually an evil Nazi stooge.
The Nazi Channel When you think “early television,” you think Ernie Kovacs and The Twilight Zone and Edward R. Murrow and I Love Lucy and quiz scandals and Rockefeller Center and the NBC peacock and doctors endorsing cigarettes. Turns out, though, that the 1950s were not the beginning of TV as a mass medium: that … more…
Let’s get one thing straight: Amy Adams is adorable.