For those who have been paying attention, possible my very favorite craptastic 80’s B-Actioner is the absolutely bizarre Gene Simmons/John Stamos/Vanity vehicle Never Too Young to Die (no it’s not a vanity picture, it’s a Vanity picture). While I was off on my involuntary beach vacation (minus the ocean), the good folks at Shout Factory […]Read more "“Never Too Young To Die” Finally Gets Official DVD/Bluray Release"
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?"
Now I just have to make sure I have properly allowed for the time difference between California and Undisclosed Desert Location™ and that the new episodes are actually all available on Netflix for your streaming pleasure… My initial thoughts on the overall aesthetic and the first movie choice still stand, so I won’t reiterate here, […]Read more "Hurrah! Now I’m Allowed a Real Chat! (Warning: Massive MST3K Spoilers Ahead)"
Got preview access to the rest of Season Eleven today and my initial impression remains positive. The movie choices include some infamously notorious stinkers that are well suited for Jonah and the bots to take apart as well as some more obscure choices that I suspect will be new to even the most hardened MSTies. […]Read more "More New MST3K Thoughts. Nope, No Spoilers, I Promised Joel. "
Fair warning: I can’t really talk about this without one minor spoiler, the title of the movie featured in the first episode, also revealed in the teaser trailer below. If you truly desire a blind first look on Friday, I’d skip this and go play outside. Get some fresh air and exercise, why don’t you? […]Read more "MST3K Returns! Season 11 Episode 1 Sneak Peek Review"
Thought it was time to re-institute this as a fun feature and you can never go wrong with a little Billy Idol. That and I needed something I could get up in a hurry as the piece I’m working up about Emerald City is threatening to get completely out of control and turn into an […]Read more "Word Salad Wednesdays: Billy Idol-White Wedding"
Because the only sane response to this year’s presidential election is heavy drinking for the next four to eight years, regardless of who wins. Good night, folks.Read more "A Cocktail Party"
performance that I’ve ever seen by an OomPah band during Fest season. At least if beats the 5,872,006th rendition of Country Roads Take me Home. h/t Aloof Inc.Read more "Oddly, Not the Strangest"
And also Halloween-worthy. Calico Cooper really looks like her daddy, especially that profile. And it turns out she sings as well as she dances (not that she dances here, but I saw her performing onstage as her father’s lead dancer a number of years ago here in Richmond. Check it out!Read more "And Another Worthy Cover"
except perhaps that Halloween is coming and I opted out of doing another countdown this year, Powerwolf’s cover of “A Touch of Evil” is really pretty damned good. Nothing really can beat Rob Halford of course, but I did enjoy this when I ran across it this week. And the organ is a fabulous touch. […]Read more "Apropos of Nothing"