Pumpkinhead

When my daughter was very young she and I set out on a project. We decided to read all of L. Frank Baum’s original Oz books together at bedtime. I enjoyed it a lot, they are interesting books featuring a much bigger world and cast of characters than the ones most people know from the…

The Black Sleep

There are certain movie actors who have come to be known as horror icons. From Lon Chaney to Robert Englund, these are actors who, despite working in many genres, are always thought of for their horror roles first. Our film today features not one, not two, not even three…but four horror icons. Oh, plus one…

Elvira, Mistress of the Dark

One of the things we just don’t see much of anymore is great locally produced television programs. I grew up in the Chicagoland area, which was the home of many great locally produced shows. A favorite of mine was our local horror host, Son of Svengoolie. He’s still on the air today, known simply as…