Bent’s Web site, “New Mexico returns Willow”

Update (July 17): This is a second version of the Strong City video concerning Willow’s return home.  It runs 3:35, just over a minute longer than the earlier version: Update (June 18): The following video of Willow’s return to the Strong City church property in northeastern New Mexico was posted on youtube today (runs 2:42):… Continue reading Bent’s Web site, “New Mexico returns Willow”

Prudence Welch’s mother responds to controversial remarks

http://markhorner.com/Prudence_Welch_interview.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadOne day after posting my video interview with former LOR church member Prudence Welch, I have received an e-mail from Welch’s mother. The e-mail comes from “Amana Travesser.” She identifies herself as the mother of Prudence Welch and concludes her message, “Sincerely, Amana (Louise Cline)” Welch’s mother lives at… Continue reading Prudence Welch’s mother responds to controversial remarks

British documentary might have triggered New Mexico church’s battle with State

Updates: Prudence Welch VIDEO interview about Wayne Bent’s arrest and much more (May 6) Breaking News: Wayne Bent arrested (May 6) Wayne Bent (aka Michael Travesser) responds to this story in “comments” section (May 2) *** Let me say it right from the start. This post will be “video driven.” Videos that are well worth… Continue reading British documentary might have triggered New Mexico church’s battle with State

The perils of *LIVE* TV “caught on tape”

I’ve worked in TV long enough to see a fair share of things go wrong, including a homeless woman stripping in the distance before running up behind a reporter interviewing an FBI Special Agent-in-Charge. Yes, all of it “live.” Another bit of bad luck happened to a reporter as I anchored an evening newscast in… Continue reading The perils of *LIVE* TV “caught on tape”

Who killed Juliana Redding?

NEW:  (March 10, 2009)  TV station removes Juliana Redding “arrest” story from its Web site (August 30, 2008):  DNA links Santa Monica man to three murders Check out this June 2, 2008 story:  Photos offer closer look at condo rented by Redding Check out this May 21, 2008 story: Santa Monica’s third homicide of 2008… Continue reading Who killed Juliana Redding?

Attorney: Dawn Wells “devastated” by “ruthless, false statements”

Headline writers were flying high this week as news broke out of Idaho that Gilligan’s Island star Dawn Wells had been “caught with drugs,” resulting in a “nearly three hour tour of the Teton County Sheriff’s Office and jail” for the actress who played the role of Mary Ann. “Perhaps they should have called her… Continue reading Attorney: Dawn Wells “devastated” by “ruthless, false statements”