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Faye Kellerman
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Length: 43:00
Aired: 11/14/2006

Faye Kellerman presents a one hour special on a classic sociopath: Tonica Jenkins from East Cleveland. In 1997, Tonica, a 22 year old 'evil-genius' scams her way into an exclusive Yale University neurobiology degree course using forged documentation. watch

Secret Files Reveal Rock Hudson's Gay Confession and RFK-Marilyn Affair

Rock Hudson's wife once confronted him for being gay, Judy Garland kept several caches of drugs hidden throughout her house, and Marilyn Monroe and John F. Kennedy were recorded having sex — all this according to newly uncovered files from former cop-turned-private investigator Fred Otash. The files...read more

VIDEO: James Ellroy

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James Ellroy
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Length: 23:18:05
Aired: 11/14/2006

In 1958 Jean Ellroy, a divorced nurse and closet alcoholic, was strangled and her body dumped on a roadway in a seedy LA suburb. Her killer was never found and the police dismissed her as a casualty of a cheap Saturday night. James Ellroy was ten when his mother died, and he spent the next thirty-six years running from her ghost and attempting to exorcize it through crime fiction. In 1994, Ellroy quit running. He went back to LA to find out the truth about his mother and himself resulting in the tome, My Dark Places. watch

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Credits

Year Title Description
2013 Cops & Robbers and Crime Writers TV Show Series, Appearing
2011 LA TV Show Series, Host
2008 Street Kings Movie, Writer
2008 Street Kings Movie, Source
2006 The Black Dahlia Movie, Source

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CSI's Carol Mendelsohn Sets Up Six New Dramas

CSI showrunner Carol Mendelsohn has sold six new projects, Deadline reports. Mendelsohn, along with production company President Julie Weitz, is developing three cop dramas with CBS, a cop series with FX and two book adaptations with The CW.

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Guest Column: Ellroy Confidential

Starting tonight, crime-fiction king James Ellroy, author of L.A. Confidential, American Tabloid and more, hosts six episodes of a new show about some of the most devilish acts ever to terrorize the city of Angels. As "the demon dog of American literature" guides viewers through crime scenes, we get to know victims, killers and celebrities, and it begins with the family tragedy that sparked his fascination with crime. But no one is more interesting than the writer himself. We asked Ellroy for the cold, hard facts on his new series.

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DVD Tuesday: James Woods... Good/Bad/Psycho Cop

DVD Tuesday Good CopBad CopPsycho Cop James Woods is all three in this pre-LA Confidential James Ellroy thrillerI was reading James Ellroys Hollywood Nocturnes over the weekend and wondering why the success of LA Confidential 1997 did nothing to raise the profile of Cop 1988 a brutal little thriller based on his Blood on the Moon I couldnt come up with a theory but this week I decided to do my bit Cop opened with no fanfare but I was already a James Woods fan I dont think I even knew who Ellroy was back then so I took a flyer on it and I was hooked from the credits sequence black screen two voices a 911 operator and a guy reporting a murder And its grimly hilarious because the good citizen is trying to pussyfoot around the fact that hes a burglar trying to do the right thing while not admitting that his knowledge of the crime hes reporting was acquired mid-BE Woods who coproduced the film with director James B Harris plays LAPD detecti read more

At the Movies: Departed Baddie Joins Indiana Jones

Ray Winstone (Jack Nicholson's bearded right-hand man in The Departed) has joined the fourth Indiana Jones film, playing Harrison Ford's sidekick, sources tell the Hollywood Reporter.... Oscar winner Forest Whitaker is in final talks to join James Ellroy's cop drama The Night Watchman, about an alcoholic LAPDer (Keanu Reeves) pitted against his longtime mentor.... Denzel Washington will produce and may star in Journal for Jordan, a drama inspired by the 200-page journal a U.S. soldier had written for his son before he was killed in Baghdad a month before returning home. read more

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