Donald R. McClarey

Ten Years of TAC: Last Voyage of the Indianapolis

(The American Catholic will observe its tenth anniversary in October.  We will be reposting some classic TAC posts of the past.  This post is from July 15, 2015.)   Hours after the successful test of the first atomic bomb on

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Last Voyage of the Indianapolis

  Hours after the successful test of the first atomic bomb on July 16, 1945, the USS Indianapolis left San Francisco with a top secret cargo that mystified the crew.  The cruiser delivered Little Boy, the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima, to

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Sharknado a Ratings Flop

Apparently it is possible to underestimate the taste of the American people: The SyFy movie about flying sharks and bad weather was seen by just over 1 million people. It had a 0.4  rating in the 18-49 demographic in early

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