Heroes of the 88th Floor
The following is a roundup of programming in honor of the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks.
Sunday, Aug. 28
George W. Bush: The 9/11 Interview (10/9c, Nat Geo): The former president opens up over a two-day interview about his experiences during the hours and days following the attacks.
Objects and Memory (10/9c, PBS): Narrated by Frank Langella, the film examines the importance of items recovered after 9/11, the Oklahoma City bombing and the Vietnam War.
Livin' for the Apocalypse
Gidget Rose and her roommate Jackie Brittain (not their real names) live in the Southwest (in an intentionally unspecified location), where they can meat, stockpile water and weaponry, and raise guinea pigs for cash, all in preparation for the apocalypse. They are two people profiled on TLC's very entertaining, very eye-opening and very... TLC special Livin' for the Apocalypse (Sunday, 10/9c). Below, Rose tells us about apocalypse planning, why she'd consider cannibalism, her arsenal of weapons, and if she and Jackie face bigotry in the Southwest over Jackie's transgenderism. Clearly, Gidget and Jackie's story is one that's been dying to be told. Kudos to TLC for that...
Mark Wahlberg and Donnie Wahlberg
Mark and Donnie Wahlberg, as well as their chef-brother Paul and business partner Ed St. Croix, are set to open a Boston burger joint called Wahlburgers "soon," according to the Boston Herald...