Day 3’s feature presentation has normally been The Twilight Zone as a twofer, but we’ll get to that in a moment. The first bit of audio we have for you today is an outtake from Michael Jackson and Vincent Price’s studio time for “Thriller.” It’s obvious they were able to trim the truly cringe-worthy bits of Vincent’s “rap,” but here you get an additional verse of it. It would be really terrible stuff but Vincent sounds like he’s having a blast. So like tons of other sub-par material, he saves it.
Then next, an appearance by Boris Karloff on Spike Jones’ show from 1949. The whole thing is about twenty-four minutes long, but if you’re pressed for time, skip to 18:55 in for the high point of Karloff’s involvement. If anything, it makes me wish we had more of Karloff doing comedy…because he’s excellent. Wish somebody had thought to record him as Jonathan Brewster in Arsenic and Old Lace.
You can find both of those goodies after the jump.