Rockula

Our impression of the vampire has changed quite a bit in recent years. They tend to be thought of almost like rock stars these days. Heck, even one of Anne Rice’s vampire novels, Queen of the Damned, had her vampire character Lestat becoming an actual rock star. Folks go for sexy vampires now more than…

Spider Baby

Back when my wife was in college, she got a call one night from a friend who had a problem. He was house sitting for a professor that was away for the weekend and somehow a bat had made its way into the house and was now flying all over the place. My future bride…

Terrorvision

I think at my age it is now safe to say that, despite the warnings of many supposedly learned adults of the 1970’s, television did not rot my brain. I grew up in front of the TV, and I have no problem with that. When I was younger we only had three networks and a…

The Bowery Boys Meet the Monsters

Putting classic comedy teams up against movie monsters has been a popular movie formula. Probably the most famous example is the 1948 classic Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein. They would later meet the Mummy and the Invisible Man in other films. Another comedy team that would meet up with monsters in several films were the…