Category Archives: Entertainment

New DB Cooper podcast brings unique and refreshing perspectives to the NORJAK saga

By Bruce A. Smith Updated, October 26, 2018 A new, original podcast series on DB Cooper, titled, “The Cooper Vortex,” has just been released on the Internet. Produced by host Darren Schaefer and aided by his production assistant Russel Colbert, … Continue reading

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Great TV comes to Netflix: “Occupied,” and “Nobel”

By Bruce A. Smith For those who like well-written dramatic TV series with excellent production values, I recommend two recent additions at Netflix: “Occupied,” and “Nobel.” Both are made by Norwegian TV outfits, and both are sub-titled. But English is … Continue reading

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DB Cooper News: Flap over letters sent to FBI makes headlines nationwide

By Bruce A. Smith Headlines this week ranging from Fox News to the Seattle Post-Intelligence have proclaimed the FBI has just released a letter from DB Cooper that they received shortly after his iconic skyjacking in 1971. This news item … Continue reading

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DB Cooper video available now on YouTube

By Bruce A. Smith A comprehensive overview of the iconic DB Cooper skyjacking is now available on YouTube: Presented by Bruce A. Smith, it was filmed on November 8, 2016 at the Graham Library in Graham, Washington through the kind … Continue reading

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Understanding New York Lingo

By Bruce A. Smith To better understand the lyrics in Alicia Keyes’ songs and other New York-based musicians, and to know where the action is talking place in about half of the cop shows on TV, ie: Law and Order, … Continue reading

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Romantic Triangle Between Barb Dayton and Ron and Pat Forman Revealed in New DB Cooper Production

By Bruce A. Smith That’s a joke, folks! But I just saw the World Premier of “db,” a highly speculative account of the DB Cooper hijacking, in the CoHo Theater in Portland. Penned by NYC playwright Tommy Smith, it’s a … Continue reading

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