Tag - Roald Dahl

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...

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...

Roald Dahl: Tales of the Unexpected

32 Days of Halloween Part VIII, Day 21:...

So for Day 21, I thought I would go back into the world of Roald Dahl and grab a couple of adaptations of his short stories from the aforementioned anthology Kiss Kiss. And this led me to Tales of the Unexpected, the series we’ve...

Whispering Shadow

32 Days of Halloween VII, Day 21: The...

Well, since we did a Lugosi serial last year about this time (The Phantom Creeps), it only makes sense to go back to the serial well and bring you something else along those lines. More on that in a moment. First up, I think many of our...

Portlandia: Season 3 DVD

Headsup: Sketch Comedy, Slacker Animals...

There’s a lot of stuff that comes out all the time, and the companies are want your attention and mostly…your coin. But, you know, it’s your coin and you have to take care where you spend it. With these posts we try to take...

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Win Charlie and the Chocolate Factory as an...

So Tim Burton‘s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is on iTunes as a download exclusively and comes with bonus content. Said bonus content consists of behind the scenes footage and interviews with Johnny Depp. And we’ve been given...

Win Fantastic Mr. Fox on DVD: Are You...

It’s Fantastic Mr. Fox, out from Fox on DVD and Blu-Ray this week. Here’s what they have to say for themselves: Academy Award®-winning Hollywood heavyweights George Clooney (Up In The Air) and Meryl Streep (It’s...

Playboy Archive Online for Free

Okay, so Playboy has launched the Playboy Archive, and they’ve stuck fifty-three issues online for free, viewable and searchable via Silverlight (which you have to install if you don’t have it already). Now I know lots of people...

Bloomsbury Auctions Lit Goodness

Bloomsbury is auctioning off two rounds of kickass books and letters and such. It will make you want to pull a heist in order to be able to effectively bid on some of these things. Like a signed limited first edition of Uncle Bill. Or first...