Tag - 32 Days of Halloween

Garth Marenghis Darkplace

32 Days of Halloween Part VIII, Day 29:...

Matthew Holness and Richard Ayoade, two very disturbed individuals, are also Garth Marenghi and Dean Learner, two even more disturbed individuals, and they bring you this 1980s lost series by way of 2004: it’s Garth Marenghi’s...

Boy Who Cried Werewolf

32 Days of Halloween Part VIII, Movie Night...

Not the Nickelodeon film. No, this is the 1973 film which was the last film directed by Nathan H. Juran, helmer of such classics as The 7th Voyage of Sinbad and Attack of the 50 Foot Woman (not to mention a slew of Irwin Allen TV episodes)...

Dueling Ghost from Disney Haunted Mansion

32 Days of Halloween Part VIII, Day 28:...

Yes, more of the Haunted Mansion. I am a bit obsessed. But, to be fair, this is the day we have previously posted video of a ridethrough of Disneyland’s mashup: when The Nightmare Before Christmas invades the Haunted Mansion. So we...

Space Invasion of Lapland

32 Days of Halloween Part VIII, Movie Night...

I’m sure I must have heard of tonight’s pick previously…but a title like Space Invasion of Lapland, well, it seems like that would stick in the mind. It’s apparently also known by many names, sort of like...

Old-Time Radio

32 Days of Halloween Part VIII, Day 27:...

Let’s go back to the realm of old-time radio horror for today’s entry. Specifically, we’re going to go across the pond and check out Appointment With Fear, the British radio series that’s been going and coming since...

Monster From Green Hell

32 Days of Halloween Part VIII, Movie Night...

Wasps. They’re a nasty piece of work sometimes. Sometimes, they just fly about and are minding their own business. Sometimes, they seem to be very pissed off and want to sting you. And sometimes, they’ve been shot into space...

Ray Bradbury

32 Days of Halloween Part VIII, Day 26:...

For our first entry of Day 26, let’s have some time with your Uncle Ray. Ray Bradbury, of course. The best creative writing teacher I never had. I realize we’ve posted “The Veldt” previously, but this is from the...

I Was a Teenage Werewolf

32 Days of Halloween Part VIII, Movie Night...

Long before Michael Landon was an angel or a pioneer father he made his feature film debut in 1957, in I Was a Teenage Werewolf. The troubled teen genre meets, well, lycanthropy as a hypnotherapist takes Landon’s character back to his...

Tales From the Crypt

32 Days of Halloween Part VIII, Day 25:...

Ah, the EC Comics vein. No pun intended. There’s just something so satisfying about the normal plot structure of these stories, in which somebody winds up getting their just desserts. Or even unjust desserts, doesn’t much matter...

Most Dangerous Game

32 Days of Halloween Part VIII, Movie Night...

One of the greatest short stories ever written, Richard Connell’s The Most Dangerous Game, got the feature film treatment in 1932 with folks who would go on to make King Kong: co-director and co-producer Ernest B. Schoedsack, co...