Posts Tagged ‘secret hollywood’

Profile: Richard Klein

Richard Klein is one of the most important people in the entertainment industry that you have never heard of -  a former State Department employee who now works for McLarty Associates - an elite Washington DC law firm - as their liaison to Hollywood.  Klein has worked with most of ...
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Porkins Policy Radio – Now a Radio Show

My good friend Pearse has been given the opportunity to do his show on the radio so he invited me on as his guest for the very first episode.  We took on an old favourite - Chase Brandon - and discussed his relevance to the world of state-sponsored entertainment before ...
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The CIA and Hollywood 10 – Confessions of a Dangerous Mind

Aaron Franz joins us to discuss the 2002 biopic Confessions of a Dangerous Mind, which tells the story of game show producer and host Chuck Barris.  Barris claims that while becoming a TV star he was recruited by and worked for the CIA as an assassin, killing a total of ...
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Review: The Writer With No Hands

In June 1997 Hollywood screenwriter Gary Devore disappeared while driving home through the middle of the Mojave desert.  Devore had connections to the Pentagon and CIA and was working on a screenplay that threatened to reveal devastating truths about the 1989 US invasion of Panama.  His disappearance left no trace ...
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ClandesTime 057 – Conspiracy Theories: The Death of Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe's death in 1962 was ruled a 'probable suicide' but there have always been suspicions that she was murdered because of her relationship with the Kennedy brothers.  In this episode I look at the various conspiracy theories about her death, from the highly plausible (she was murdered by her ...
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FBI Report on Marilyn Monroe Conspiracy Theory

Jump to documents When Marilyn Monroe died in 1962 the FBI quietly investigated, collecting clippings of newspaper and magazine articles claiming that she had been murdered - or at least callously pushed towards suicide.  Fingers pointed in many directions, but most pointed at the Kennedy brothers, particularly Attorney General Robert ...
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Marilyn Monroe CIA Memo

Right up until her suspicious and much-discussed death in 1962 Marilyn Monroe was under surveillance.  The FBI were keeping tabs on her, the Mafia had a private detective bug her phone and house, and this memo seems to confirm that the CIA were also monitoring her. Dated August 3rd 1962 ...
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Biggest ever FOIA release from Pentagon Entertainment Liaison Offices

Jump to documents In the biggest public release of documents from the DOD's propaganda office I recently received over 1500 pages of new material.  Just under 1400 pages come from the US Army's Entertainment Liaison Office: regular activity reports covering January 2010 to April 2015.  Another over 100 pages of ...
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The CIA and Hollywood – Season 1 Digital Download

The first season of The CIA and Hollywood is now available as a digital download.  This groundbreaking podcast series explores the relationship between the world's largest intelligence agency - the CIA - and the world's largest entertainment industry - Hollywood.  In this first season we focus in on the CIA's ...
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The CIA and The Social Network – The CIA and Hollywood 05

Thomas Sheridan joins us to talk about the 2010 film The Social Network, which tells the story of the origins of facebook.  We discuss the class struggle portrayed in the story, the mechanism by which the film could have been influenced by the CIA, the archetypes in the finely-produced melodrama ...
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