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"
https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php?href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2Fmonsterchannel%2Fvideos%2F10153516242541432%2F&show_text=0&width=560 How did I not know about this! I mean guys wrestling in giant monster suits as they destroy cardboard cites! How could this be not be awesome in every conceivable way? Called Kaiju Big Battel, it’s apparently been around for for years and now has a weekly home on the new The Monster Channel. […]Read more "This is a thing!!!"
Just some things I’ve been musing upon that don’t deserve whole blogs to themselves. Played The Adventures of Tom Stranger, Interdimentional Insurance Agent for the nerdlings (now 11 on Tuesday and 14, respectively) and their enjoyment confirmed that I do indeed have a teen boy trapped in my head, driving the humor train. Not sure […]Read more "Random Thoughts: Father’s Day Edition"
“Warp into Monster Disco Hell!” Boy, oh boy, oh boy. This one’s a hot mess. I’d use the excuse that the band is Finnish and not singing in their native tongue, except I’m pretty sure that Tomi Putaansuu’s (OK, brief interruption. Because I am just proud as hell that I spelled that right, in the […]Read more "Word Salad Wednesday – Lordi: Get Heavy"
January 22nd 2016, Norris Auditorium, Northwestern University – Once again I took my favorite seat, (second row, second seat from the left) curled up under my fuzzy blankie (to hide my personal Facebook updating during the event), and settled in for 24 more hours of the best of the worst. What I lacked in theme […]Read more "B-Fest 2016 – More Crap Happens"
Note: All photos herein were taken by me. I tried to remember to ask folks if it was OK to share them in this venue, but I know I missed a few people. If you are featured here and would prefer not to be, please let me know and I will remove you. Honestly, I […]Read more "It’s the Most Nerdi-Ful Time of the Year: MarsCon 2016"