Monthly Archives: July 2019

Ariana Grande Apologizes For Encouraging Friend’s Jon Benét Ramsey Costume

The world’s fascination with true crime has been ever-increasing in the last two decades. As more docuseries about mysteries and murders have been produced, the more the public demands for networks to cater to the genre. There are entire channels devoted to sharing stories of people whose lives have been tragically taken by the hands of another. The Oxygen Network used to be the go-to spot for all thing ratchet with The Bad Girls Club, but even they’ve revamped themselves to becoming the next growing true crime one-stop-shop. The ID Channel is arguably the most popular, as they are consistently unveiling original content about murder and mayhem.

While millions of people are captivated with these gruesome stories, not everyone believes that they should be celebrated. One of the most talked-about murders is that of Jon Benét Ramsey, the six-year-old who was found dead in her

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Austin’s El Patio Restaurant to Close After 65 Years

AUSTIN, Texas — For more than 65 years, El Patio in Central Austin has been serving up food and drinks, but the good times at the iconic restaurant are coming to an end. 

  • El Patio is closing
  • Last day is August 9
  • Owner said the decision to close was tough

The restaurant will be closing its doors for good Friday, August 9. 

“It’s so sad because all the good old restaurants are closing down, and this is just a landmark,” said Jane Estrada. 

It’s the kind of place that can bring a smile on the face of even the most hungry individual. 

“Forty years in the business, working days and nights. I’m ready to enjoy the second half of my life. It’s important to see my family, my boys,” said El Patio Owner David Joseph. 

El Patio has a rich history in Austin. Paul Joseph, founded the eatery back in 1954. The legacy continued forward for almost

Read more at: https://spectrumlocalnews.com/tx/austin/news/2019/07/24/austin-s-el-patio-restaurant-to-close-sfter-65-years

A Documentary Filmmaker Spoke To Charles Manson During The Last Year Of the Cult Leader’s Life. Here Is His Story.


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James Buddy Day had several phone conversations with Charles Manson. Day has been behind documentaries using his insight on the Manson family and shares his story with Oxygen.com Correspondent Stephanie Gomulka.

Read more at: https://stage8.oxygen.com/manson-the-women/season-1/episode-100/videos/a-documentary-filmmaker-spoke-to-charles-manson-during

WE TV Announces Original Tell-All Series "Untold Stories of Hip Hop’

NEW YORK, NY – WE tv announced today its new original tell-all series, “Untold Stories of Hip Hop,” featuring never-before-told tales from the biggest names in hip hop. 

Set to premiere this fall, the series from Creature Films (Biggie: The Life of Notorious B.I.G.), features interviews with Cardi B, Snoop Dogg, Queen Latifah, Ice Cube, Nelly, A$AP Rocky, DJ Khaled, Wyclef Jean, Ja Rule, Fat Joe and more, and is hosted by the foremost radio personality in hip hop, Angie Martinez.

“Hip hop music and culture is at the foundation of the WE tv brand, and as the genre’s influence only continues to grow and impact the world around us, it’s incredibly important to preserve these untold stories for the culture,” said Marc Juris, President of WE tv. “From our series that spotlight hip hop royalty to documentaries that share the true stories of artists throughout the industry, hip hop

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Breaking News – Oxygen Presents "Manson: The Women" Premiering Saturday, August 10 at 7PM ET/PT

OXYGEN PRESENTS “MANSON: THE WOMEN” PREMIERING SATURDAY, AUGUST 10 AT 7PM ET/PT

Two-Hour Special Coincides with the 50th Anniversary of the 1969 Manson Family Murders

New York, NY – July 22, 2019 – Oxygen, the destination for high-quality crime programming, debuts “Manson: The Women” on Saturday, August 10 at 7pm ET/PT. To understand exactly how one of the most daunting madmen in history charmed his way into the lives of the women who formed his family, this compelling two-hour special takes a deep dive into their psyche through the lens of the counterculture movement that swept the 1960s. Lynette “Squeaky” Fromme, Sandra “Blue” Good, Catherine “Gypsy” Share, and Dianne “Snake” Lake recount their experiences with Manson, life on Spahn Ranch and their leader’s eventual decent into madness. Their candid, in-depth interviews provide a

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City of Leander Mulls Ending CapMetro Agreement

LEANDER, Texas — Leander city leaders on Thursday are slated to discuss hiring an attorney to explore ending the city’s services agreement with Capital Metro.

  • Leander considering ending Capital Metro agreement
  • Has been in place since 1985
  • Issue to be taken up Thursday 

If it goes forward, Leander Mayor Troy Hill and Interim City Manager Gordon Pierce could negotiate the hiring of outside attorney Leonard B. Smith in order to explore the possible withdrawal of services.

There has been discussion that city leaders are unhappy with the service and that funds could be better used elsewhere.

“I think it’s pretty clear that the expansion that we’ve seen and the growth that we’ve seen in Leander is because people want to be close to the economic station that is Austin.” — Tegan Retzer, Leander resident.

City council will discuss the agreement on Thursday. Leander contributed more than $5 million from 2017 to 2018.

A CapMetro spokesperson said there are

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Gypsy Rose Blanchard Pictured With Fiancé For First Time

Gypsy Rose has found love from inside her jail cell and is now introducing her new fiancé Ken to the world in these exclusive photos. Download our app at the link in our bio to keep up with the latest on Gypsy and to refresh on her tragic story.

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Read more at: https://www.refinery29.com/en-us/2019/07/237897/gypsy-rose-blanchard-fiance-ken-picture

Love to kill for: The chilling story of how Gypsy Rose Blanchard groomed her boyfriend Nicholas Godejohn to kill her mother

On Thursday, July 11, E! News revealed the first-ever photos of Gypsy Rose Blanchard with her prison pen pal-turned-fiancé, Ken, as the two celebrated their engagement, which took place in April earlier this year. A family friend told the outlet that the two were planning on building a future together after she is released, following her 10-year prison sentence.

But while life appears to be getting happier for Blanchard, her co-conspirator and boyfriend at the time, Nicholas Godejohn, is still serving a life sentence for first-degree murder in the killing.

Blanchard is serving time for the killing of her mother Clauddine “Dee Dee” Blanchard who, because of her Munchausen syndrome by proxy abused her, forced her to take unnecessary medication, surgery and made her pretend to have cancer and other illnesses. Dee Dee had also made her daughter pass herself off as a younger girl and pretend to be

Read more at: https://meaww.com/killer-couples-gypsy-rose-and-nick-a-love-to-kill-nicholas-godejohn-murder-dee-dee

Love to kill for: The chilling story of how Gypsy Rose Blanchard groomed her boyfriend Nicholas Godejohn to ki

On Thursday, July 11, E! News revealed the first-ever photos of Gypsy Rose Blanchard with her prison pen pal-turned-fiancé, Ken, as the two celebrated their engagement, which took place in April earlier this year. A family friend told the outlet that the two were planning on building a future together after she is released, following her 10-year prison sentence.

But while life appears to be getting happier for Blanchard, her co-conspirator and boyfriend at the time, Nicholas Godejohn, is still serving a life sentence for first-degree murder in the killing.

Blanchard is serving time for the killing of her mother Clauddine “Dee Dee” Blanchard who, because of her Munchausen syndrome by proxy abused her, forced her to take unnecessary medication, surgery and made her pretend to have cancer and other illnesses. Dee Dee had also made her daughter pass herself off as a younger girl and pretend to be

Read more at: https://meaww.com/killer-couples-gypsy-rose-and-nick-a-love-to-kill-nicholas-godejohn-murder-dee-dee

Killer Couples: Gypsy Rose & Nick: A Love To Kill For

Nicholas Godejohn speaks exclusively to Oxygen’s “Killer Couples” about the aftermath of the murder of his girlfriend’s mother Dee Dee Blanchard. Godejohn talks about the development of his relationship with Gypsy Rose Blanchard and what led him to murder Gypsy’s mother. People of the community where Gypsy and Dee Dee lived also speak about how they perceived the mother and daughter upon their arrival to town.

Read more at: https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/killer-couples-gypsy-rose-nick-183800972.html