The 10 Biggest References to the Hudson Valley, NY, in Pop Culture, Music, and Movies in 2011
Poptional Reading delivers the biggest references to our region in 2011
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6. HBO’s Tragic Recreation
Continuing in the vein of horrible incidents playing out on the pop-culture stage, this year HBO made a documentary dubbed There’s Something Wrong with Aunt Diane. It’s about Diane Schuler, the wrong-way driver who caused a fatal accident on the Taconic Parkway returning from camping in Parksville (read my thoughts on the issue here). Authorities called it the worst accident the area had seen in three-quarters of a century. While it couldn’t answer the most pressing question of the case — why? — the documentary did shed some light on what had happened that day, and it got generally favorable reviews from critics.
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