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"
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"