House of Dark Shadows

I remember there being a time in my childhood where my mother regularly watched soap operas. General Hospital was the one she watched the most. It was the whole Luke & Laura phase of the show. There were no vampires, that I remember, on that show. However, from 1966 to 1971, ABC broadcast Dark Shadows,…

Little Witches

I grew up going to public school, as did most of the kids I knew. However, peppered throughout the neighborhood there were a few kids who went to Catholic school. Not to make harsh generalizations, but in my personal experiences these were some of the worst kids I ever encountered. Several of them rode the…

Beverly Hills Vamp

I often hear people marvel over how Woody Allen continues to write and direct a new movie pretty much every year. For most filmmakers it’s a good two or three years between films, but there’s Woody…one a year, every year. But that’s nuthin’ compared to Fred Olen Ray. He’s directed horror films, action, comedies, kids…