Great footage of Tor Johnson with Groucho Marx on You Bet Your Life.Read more "Halloween Bonus: Tor Johnson on You Bet Your Life"
I know, I know, lame just linking to other stuff. Still knee deep in Polish, (which is worth a post or two itself at some point) but things should settle out later next month. Enjoy!Read more "Happy (Early) Halloween"
Remember my Halloween Monster Music Video Countdown from a few years back? Well, I came across this beauty today and was 1) shocked I’d never come across it before given my predilection for metal and silly videos and 2) absolutely devastated that I hadn’t know about it to include it last go-round. Ghoulies and Blackie […]Read more "How Did I Miss This One?"
And here’s the most important thing to remember as we move into Halloween itself. The creepy stuff is fun, it’s great to have a thrill or two, but ultimately evil loses out. I know, I read ahead the the end of the Book. So on that note: HAPPY HALLOWEEN! Introduction to the Monster, Monster series […]Read more "Monster, Monster – Devil is a Loser"
Saving the best stuff for near the end and this is one of my absolute favorites. Dee Snyder and Alice Cooper, plus a cameo by zombie makeup king and sometimes actor Tom Savini (who also did all the makeup effects for the video). In addition to Alice, other (off-screen) musical guests on the song included […]Read more "Monster, Monster – Be Chrool to Your Scuel"
Come on, you knew this had to be on here somewhere. The long version too. MJ may have been a sick puppy, but this short film by John Landis really was one of the first to bring home the full potential of the music video as complete short form film, with production values rivaling those […]Read more "Monster, Monster – Thriller"
The Ramones take on Stephen King? Why, yes please, I’ll have a bit of that! Introduction to Monster, Monster series here.Read more "Monster, Monster – Pet Sematary"
Just realized we are 26 days into this and haven’t had any Rob Zombie. Let me fix that. Introduction to the Monster, Monster series here.Read more "Monster, Monster – Living Dead Girl"
Let’s start the work week off right with this little number by Bobby “Boris” Pickett. As often as it has been covered, I suspect there are a few folks out there who’ve never heard the original (this video was made about 20 years later, to go with the original recording). Introduction to the Monster, Monster […]Read more "Monster, Monster – Monster Mash"
So it wasn’t just goofy hair bands getting into the act with the burn-scarred maintenance man. In the 80s, Freddy was everywhere and even hip-hop artists, The Fat Boys, got into the act. Introduction to the Monster, Monster series here.Read more "Monster, Monster – Are You Ready for Freddy?"