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"
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"
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"
Alice’s signature tune. Sadly all copies of the clip from the CBS special with Vincent Price seem to have been pulled from YouTube, Boo!!! This is, if I have to guess, from the Trash tour. And because you can’t have just one rendition, here’s Alice and some much furrier monsters performing this one on The […]Read more "Monster, Monster – Welcome to my Nightmare"