July 2011 archive

H.P. Lovecraft Radio Hour Volume 1

Founded in 2008, the goal of the H.P. Lovecraft Radio Hour is to spread awareness of Lovecraft’s works in audio form using a mix of adaptations and original comedy sketches (as a way of “eroding the grains of sanity you so hopelessly clutch”). The debut release, H.P. Lovecraft Radio Hour Volume 1, features the following …

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The Case of the Haunted Hotel

Given the widespread popularity of their sketch comedy videos (my personal favorite being Girls Are Not To Be Trusted), Derrick Comedy requires no introduction. A few years back, they took a break from sketch comedy to shoot the film Mystery Team, which details what happens when a group of grown up child detectives try to …

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6′+ Episode 9 is Up!

To quote the description given at the new listing: “We’re missing the 2011 Psychobilly Luau and that SUCKS! Three days worth of bands with DJs, Burlesque dancers, sideshow acts, raffles, vendors and every sensible psychobilly and horror punk band on the East Coast. We spend this episode celebrating the show (that we’re not going to …

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Tuesday uEtsy: The Koob Tube

The Koob Tube http://www.etsy.com/shop/jkoob13 Forbidden Love 8X10 Print Come this Thursday, we’re on the other side of summer. It’s a peak time when the sunlight lingers the longest and we start to look forward to the sliding temperatures while enjoying what days we have left before busting out the long sleeves. Old Gus, not one …

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Guest Post: Monstermatt Patterson’s First taste of “Frankenstein Conquers The World”

[Having written over a thousand bad monster jokes, Monstermatt Patterson has a mind unlike any other. Today, he recollects on a fond memory of his and a movie he’s seen. Find more about the mind of Monstermatt here at his site, and then head to pick up his first book,  Monstermatt’s Bad Monster Jokes Vol.1] …

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Tuesday uEtsy: Weird Scenes

Weird Scenes http://www.etsy.com/shop/StrangeJam Retro Pistols Ladies Grey Tshirt S M XL Recently, we got a chance to see Loretta and her husband, Bernie, when the whole Freakshow family came out to a Local barbeque. About seven and half-months pregnant, Loretta is looking well. She says that their doctor says it’s going well. Poinsettia says she’s …

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Guest Post: Another visit from Mr. Bertram Bertram, Haunt Expert

[As you may recall, we once got in touch with one Mr. Bertram Bertram, soliciting his expert opinion and analysis for our readers. You can find his prior contributions here, here and here. As one of the foremost Haunt Experts around , we remain incredibly pleased to host his words here. He continues to educate us with …

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6′+ Episode 8 is Up!

To quote the description given at the new listing: “Pack your bags and make sure your passport is up to date. We put the “Local” in Gravedigger’s Local as we take 6′+ beyond the North American borders and play music from around the world. Let’s get cultured with Dice For Lights, Voodoo Zombie, Reverend Elvis …

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A Handful of Dirt: Sam Gambino

A Handful of Dirt asks a person five questions they wouldn’t normally expect or receive in any other credible interview.   In consulting the Serendipiter Bag o’InquiryTM, we pose a series of questions to come up with a bit of knowledge unknown before – a handful of dirt.     The artwork of Sam Gambino …

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Bad Whoremoans, BAD WHOREMOANS

Bad Whoremoans Bad Whoremoans I avoided certain genres of music for a while because after one or two attempts to get into them, the handful of bands I optioned all sounded the same. Psychobilly was this to me for a while – I just could not get into it because everyone I listened to was …

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Tuesday uEtsy: Andrea Kett

Andrea Kett http://www.etsy.com/shop/andreakett Glamour Ghouls A Go-Go 5×7 handmade glittery greetings card Miranda Rites runs the Calavera Cabaret in town. The grand Dame is doing her best to resurrect the golden age of glamour, which seems to have a strong following. The monthly showcases draw a packed house, especially on her birthday show. “It’s another …

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Where In The World is Weird Jon?

We actually know the answer to that.  He got in touch with the Front Office to let us know that his computer is hovering across the threshold of Death. Either mad science will stitch his machine and resurrect it, or we’ll have to bury it. So sad. His email access is limited at this point. …

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