Resident Alien: The Fish Out Of Water Show That You Should Watch

“At least I’m killing them for a good reason.” When an alien crash lands while attempting to destroy all of the humans on Earth, he goes undercover as Dr. Harry Vanderspeigle, a doctor who the alien kills in self defense in the SyFy series Resident Alien. As he searches for the device that he needsContinue reading “Resident Alien: The Fish Out Of Water Show That You Should Watch”

The Year Of KISS: Hotter Than Hell (1974)

“You’re so young and so much different than I….” Just a few months after releasing their debut album in February of 1974, KISS’ second album, Hotter Than Hell, hit record store shelves on October 22nd. Sales of the album were worse than the group’s debut. Live shows weren’t the problem and many critics then andContinue reading “The Year Of KISS: Hotter Than Hell (1974)”

Throwback Thursday: The Challenger Explosion (January 28, 1986)

“I really don’t want to say goodbye to any of you people.” Christa McAuliffe Tomorrow marks the 36th anniversary of the Challenger disaster. As a kid who was hooked on science fiction, had a subscription to Odyssey magazine, visited the Johnson Space Center, and dreamed of being an astronaut in the 1980’s, the Challenger missionContinue reading “Throwback Thursday: The Challenger Explosion (January 28, 1986)”

Finally! I’m Going To A Convention (Or Two, Or Three)

Maybe, Just Maybe! The last couple of years have been pretty brutal to everyone. In my case and in the case of many others in southwest Louisiana, 2020 and 2021 were downright evil. From COVID-19 shutting down everything to Hurricane Laura destroying my family’s home to last year’s February freeze out that myself and myContinue reading “Finally! I’m Going To A Convention (Or Two, Or Three)”

The Year Of KISS: KISS (1974)

“Out on the streets for a living….” Formed in 1973 from the ashes of a band called Wicked Lester, KISS began recording their debut album, KISS, in October of that same year. Just a few months later on February 18, 1974, the album was released. Despite heavy promotion from Casablanca Records, the album only managedContinue reading “The Year Of KISS: KISS (1974)”

Throwback Thursday: 1983 Kenner Star Wars Speeder Bike

“Go for help! Go!” Everyone already knows that some of the coolest toys to ever grace a peg or a store shelf were the 3 3/4 Kenner Star Wars action figures and all of the playsets, vehicles, and blasters that came with them. I can’t tell you how many hours I spent playing with thoseContinue reading “Throwback Thursday: 1983 Kenner Star Wars Speeder Bike”

Scream (2022)

“Do you like scary movies????” This is a spoiler-free review. Read on with no worries. Taking place twenty-five years after the events of the original Scream, the new Scream film is a surprisingly well done sequel. It could have easily been just another whodunit that trucks out Sid, Dewey, and Gale. Instead, it brings thoseContinue reading “Scream (2022)”

The Year Of KISS: The Band

“You Wanted The Best! You Got The Best!” With my first official album review in The Year Of KISS coming next week, I thought that I’d give a very brief glimpse at the band’s lineup changes over the years. I’ll start with the original members and make my way to the newest one. I’ll listContinue reading “The Year Of KISS: The Band”

Throwback Thursday: The Dirt Bike Kid (1985)

Magic Wheels Although he’s best known for 1983’s A Christmas Story, Peter Billingsley was actually a very busy child actor in the 80’s. Not only did he appear in the aforementioned Christmas classic, but he also starred in the thriller Death Valley (1982), Russkies (1987), Beverly Hills Brats (1989), and a few other films asContinue reading “Throwback Thursday: The Dirt Bike Kid (1985)”

Rank: Top Ten Favorite TV Vehicles

Full Disclosure: I totally ripped off this idea from Jamie Ray’s Fave Five From Fans podcast. Be sure to check out his podcast and let him know that yours truly sent him your way! Click this link to find out more! “Chicks dig the car.” Okay, so “chicks” might not be the proper term toContinue reading “Rank: Top Ten Favorite TV Vehicles”