Tag - audio

Spider Woman Strikes Back

32 Days of Halloween XI, Day 24: The Spider...

For tonight’s revelries, let’s start off by sending you elsewhere. There’s no real way to embed an episode of Desert Island Discs, but since this is a unique and excellent interview with Vincent Price, it’s certainly...

Devils of Darkness

32 Days of Halloween XI, Day 22: Devils of...

Tonight, first of all…Hollywood Canteen was based on an actual place setup for military servicefolks where they could get in for free by wearing their uniform. The film came out in 1944 and the two cameos you have here are the tip of...

Christopher Lee in My Uncle is a Vampire

32 Days of Halloween XI, Day 8: Uncle is a...

Before we get to what’s making Christopher Lee look like he needs to sneeze, let’s do some Twilight Zoning, shall we? What we have first is the non-pilot for the original series. Non-pilot in that it aired not as its own thing...

Big Finish: New Doctor Who

Dear Big Finish: Five Properties On Our Wish...

Big Finish Productions has, since 1999, had the license from the BBC to make Doctor Who audio plays. Big Finish has turned this into a gold mine. They have created new stories for the five remaining classic Doctor Who actors (Tom Baker...

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...

Gathered Round the Radio

32 Days of Halloween Part VIII, Day 23:...

We haven’t spent a lot of time gathered around the giant radio to listen to some old-time horror. Let’s fix that, shall we? There are tons of shows to choose from. Our first stop will be The Hermit’s Cave (1930-1944)...

David McCallum reads The Rats in the Walls

32 Days of Halloween Part VIII, Day 18: The...

For Day 18 of 32 Days of Halloween, we turn to some readings of your friend and mine, H.P. Lovecraft. First, Rox located this excellent reading of “The Haunter in the Dark” from the H.P. Lovecraft Literary Podcast. Then following...

Ghost Train (1941)

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

Rox has been panning for gold in the film archives and comes up with tonight’s pick. Starring the comedy double act of Arthur Askey and Richard Murdoch, the 1941 film, The Ghost Train, was based on the highly popular play from 1923 by...

Basil Rathbone Reads Edgar Allan Poe

32 Days of Halloween Part VIII, Day 13:...

We posted one of my favorite Basil Rathbone readings of Poe last year, with “The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar.” But thanks to your friends and mine at Caedmon, they released three albums of Rathbone reading Poe over time. We...