Throwback Thursday: The Mist (2007)

“There’s something in the mist….” Frank Darabont adapts a Stephen King story for the fourth time with 2007’s The Mist. Darabont already did The Woman In The Room, The Shawshank Redemption, and The Green Mile, but this was the first time that Darabont tackled a full blown tale of terror from King. With amazing performancesContinue reading “Throwback Thursday: The Mist (2007)”

NECA Halloween II Toy Capsules

Perhaps they came from a sadistic Easter Bunny??? When I saw this bag of nine toy capsules sitting on the shelf at Walmart, I was a tad perplexed. Sure, I’d already seen and passed on the Universal Monsters Toy Capsules, but these Halloween II capsules caught my attention. Perhaps it was the orange and blackContinue reading “NECA Halloween II Toy Capsules”

Enso Rings Star Wars Collection

“I can feel your anger.” Enso Rings has released a number of silicone rings in their Star Wars Collection. I believe that the initial release was earlier last year. Since then, there have been character rings, lightsaber rings, and more with the most recent collection based upon the Disney+ Series Obi-Wan Kenobi. Another recent collectionContinue reading “Enso Rings Star Wars Collection”

The Year Of KISS: Peter Criss (1978)

“Vaccinated with a Victrola needle….” In a daring attempt to bring a little bit of sanity back into the world of KISS, Paul, Gene, Peter, and Ace went their separate ways to write, record, and release four solo albums, one for each member of the group. All four of the albums, released on September 18,Continue reading “The Year Of KISS: Peter Criss (1978)”

The Year Of KISS: Ken Kelly, Artist (1946-2022)

Destroyer, Love Gun Cover Artist Passes Away On June 3, 2022, the art world and the rock world lost one of its most iconic creators. Ken Kelly, a sword and sorcery artist who KISS fans know as the cover artist for two of KISS’ most iconic albums: Destroyer and Love Gun. Kelly produced artwork forContinue reading “The Year Of KISS: Ken Kelly, Artist (1946-2022)”

Fouke Monster Festival 2022

“Here, the Sulphur River flows….” On Saturday, June 18th, myself and a friend attended the Fouke Monster Festival. Not only does this festival celebrate the legendary Fouke Monster, it celebrates all things Bigfoot, Sasquatch, Yeti, Booger, and pretty much anything else that falls into the field of cryptozoology. It’s also a celebration of the townContinue reading “Fouke Monster Festival 2022”

The Year Of KISS: Ace Frehley (1978)

“I hope you suffer…..” KISS was on top of the world in 1978… least on the surface. Behind the scenes the band was falling apart. What was really going on with the band? It depends on who you ask. Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley have been accused of being control freaks who tried to bendContinue reading “The Year Of KISS: Ace Frehley (1978)”

Throwback Thursday: The Blood Suckers (1967)

“In spite of this dreadful accident, I welcome you to my villa.” Whether you call it La Isla De La Muerte, Maneater Of Hydra, Le Baron Vampire, or Island Of The Doomed, 1967’s The Blood Suckers is quite the messy flick. It’s plot centers around a mad scientist, Baron von Weser (Cameron Mitchell), and hisContinue reading “Throwback Thursday: The Blood Suckers (1967)”

Throwback Thursday: Halloween III: Season Of The Witch (1982)

“Eight More Days ‘Til Halloween, Halloween, Halloween….” Still not interested in writing or directing a Halloween (1978) sequel and hoping to spinoff an anthology series of Halloween themed films, John Carpenter and Debra Hill decided to throw out Michael Myers and Laurie Strode and take their film series in a totally different direction. The resultContinue reading “Throwback Thursday: Halloween III: Season Of The Witch (1982)”

Upcoming Events!!!

Summer Convention Updates I’m happy to say that I’m in full convention mode this summer! I’m attending three conventions/festivals this summer. I’ll be at two events as an attendee and one event as a guest/volunteer. I’m so happy to be attending events again and can’t wait to blog about each of them after I getContinue reading “Upcoming Events!!!”