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Cult TV Essentials: Fortitude

Fortitude was a Sky Atlantic psychological sci-fi thriller TV series that ran between 2015 & 2018. For twenty-six episodes over three seasons it bewildered, amused and triggered its audiences gag reflex. Set on an island in the Norwegian Arctic the premise focused on a prehistoric parasite that has […]

Cult TV Essentials: Kenny Starfighter

Debuting in 1997, Kenny Starfighter was a Swedish six-episode mini-series that opens in a manner similar to The Demon Headmaster with students Markus (Johan Stattin), Sofia (Josefin Edvardsson), Tyrone (Gabriel Hermelin) and Burken (Linus Samuelsson) realising something is wrong with their school with teachers acting strange. Luckily for them […]

Heroes of Cult: Reni Santoni

Reni Santoni was born on April 21st 1939 in New York City. Growing up he briefly played professional baseball and originally planned on being a sports journalist but then began his career in off-Broadway theatre playing oddball/strange characters before becoming a comedy writer. He moved in front of […]

Heroes of Cult: John Dierkes

John Dierkes was born on February 10th 1905 in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. Later he attended Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, United States and after graduation worked as an economist for the United States Department of State. Following the outbreak of the Second World War, Dierkes joined the […]

Heroes of Cult: Keye Luke

Keye Luke was born in Guangzhou, China on June 18th 1904, to a father who owned an art shop. Luke grew up with four siblings (his younger brother Edwin Luke also became an actor in the Charlie Chan series) and the family later emigrated from China to California during […]