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Alternate History – Spike

We normally don’t waste our time with the silly, albeit guilty pleasure fare of Spike TV for the purposes of the ‘Tastic, however, the “special,” ‘Alternate History,’ piqued our interest with the trailers and then so thoroughly disappointed us with the production that we felt it was necessary for sake of historical and intellectual honesty to warn our readers to stay away from this ridiculous crapfest trying to pass itself off as a serious documentary. Continue reading

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Veterans Day Special: ‘The Pacific’ (HBO – Thursday 11/11/2010 11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.)

The Pacific is an epic 10-part miniseries that delivers a realistic portrait of WWII’s Pacific Theatre as seen through the intertwined odysseys of three U.S. Marines – Robert Leckie, John Basilone and Eugene Sledge. The extraordinary experiences of these men … Continue reading

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