Aug. 29, 2020

William Friedkin is born in Chicago in 1935. The Oscar-winning director’s long career includes The Exorcist, The Guardian, Bug and the documentary The Devil and Father Amorth.  He also directed episodes of Alfr...

August 1, 2020

Tales from the Crypt is published by EC Comics in 1950. Having previously been the titles Crime Patrol and briefly The Crypt of Terror, and the famous character, the Crypt Keeper, debuting five months earlier, ...

May 29, 2020

Danny Elfman is born in Los Angeles in 1953. The one-time leader of L.A. new wave band Oingo Boingo has even greater success as a film and TV composer. Known mostly for the theme to The Simpsons and his longtim...