Tag - Scary Retro

Avengers Japanese poster

Kids, Ask Your Parents: The Long Road to The...

That’s right, finally tonight at midnight we Americans–currently frothing at the mouth and wanting to strangle our smug friends across the pond–will get to see The Avengers. But it occurs to me that some of you might not...

Jabberjaw on Ice

Your Monday Morning Mental Sorbet: You Are...

Every Monday we like to start off your week with something. A very special kind of something–it either is designed to make your brain spin or make your brain get very, very numb and quiet with unnameable dread. Whichever approach you...

Herman Munster PSA

Your Monday Morning Mental Sorbet: Be His...

Some weeks you just need something to jump start your brain. Or jump stop it, either way. Here in the States, we’re coming off of Thanksgiving, so we need a Mental Sorbet more than ever. When we find the content that warrants it, we...

Boris Karloff and crystal ball on Shindig Halloween Special 1965

32 Days of Halloween V, Day 29: Karloff and...

So we’ve posted about this particular thing before. It’s the 1965 Halloween episode of Shindig!, the musical variety show that aired on ABC. The reason this episode is noteworthy is it featured both Boris Karloff and Ted Cassidy...

Monsters Go Disco

32 Days of Halloween V, Day 27: Monster...

So in trying to figure out how we were going to start Day 27, it occurred to me that the clue came from last night’s recording of Weekend Justice: monster cereals by General Mills. First of all, the cereals are now a fall/Halloween...

Vicious Lips movie poster

Vicious Lips (1988) – Adverse Video...

Have you ever wondered if there were more three-boob alien prostitute movies besides Total Recall? Well, you’re in luck! When reading the description on Netflix for Vicious Lips, I got excited! I got so excited because I thought that...

New Colony Six

Your Monday Morning Mental Sorbet: Kiddie A...

Each week we try to give you something that will start your week off either very right or very, very wrong. We do this in the hopes that it will prepare you mentally for what is to come: namely another week of work. Granted, this week...

Your Monday Morning Mental Sorbet: The...

So each week we try to give you something–just a little something–to help with the pain of the work week to come. Consider this post your leather belt to bite down on as the Wild West surgeon extracts the bullet that is your...

Your Monday Morning Mental Sorbet: Ro-Revus...

Scientific studies we just invented show that if you start your work week with a bit of inexplicable weirdness, then the explicable weirdness you have to endure during the course of the next five days will go smoother. It clears the mind and...