January 2013 archive

12 Interesting Things About Hedorah

Originating from the Dark Gas Nebula in the Orion Constellation, Hedorah is a strange case in the world of Godzilla fandom. Having first appeared in 1971’s Godzilla vs. Hedorah (better known in America as Godzilla vs. The Smog Monster), it took decades before Hedorah made a second appearance in the franchise due to the poor …

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Crypt Jam

In the early 90’s, Tales From The Crypt was EVERYWHERE. So much so that I knew exactly what the Crypt Keeper looked and sounded like despite never having seen a single episode. In fact, I remember watching an episode of the animated spin-off Tales From The Cryptkeeper and being pleased they used the same voice …

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6’+ Episode 49 is Up!

To quote the description given at the new listing: “It doesn’t matter if you can’t feel your toes, so long as your ears are still working. Listen to the newest episode with music from The Graveyard Stompers, The Phantomatics, Cult of the Psychic Fetus, The Staggers  The Surfin’ Dead and more. We’ll thaw Monstermatt Patterson in time …

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Second Grave, SECOND GRAVE

Second Grave Official Site Second Grave, Second Grave Recordings 2012 The story of Second Grave begins with a simple conversation. Chuck Ferreira was speaking with fellow musician Krista Van Guilder and offered his skills as a drummer if she ever wanted to team up for a future project. Although it took awhile for that time …

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H.P. Brickcraft Strikes Back!

It’s been quite awhile since I last looked at the world of H.P. Lovecraft-inspired Lego creations and boy, has the amount of material gone up since then! I was first clued in on the matter while browsing on Facebook, where I found an awesome Lego house with tentacles bursting out of it. It wasn’t too …

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6’+ Episode 48 is Up!

To quote the description given at the new listing: “Here we are again. Another year, another false promise of doom. Wipe away your disappointment with music by Thirteen Shots, Los Lobos Locos, Doctor Caligari, Tombstone Brawlers, The Monsters, and more. Monstermatt Patterson appears with the Monstermatt Minute, but it’s not the end of the world.” Remember …

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Traveling through Vermont? Watch out for King Kong!

While driving down US Highway 7 between Brandon and Leicester, you’re bound to come across King Kong. Okay, technically the giant gorilla statue holding a VW bug is called “Queen Connie,” but I know Kong when I see him! Whatever you want to call it, the statue was created by one T.J. Neil in 1987 …

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Dino New Year!

Happy 2013! To celebrate, I thought I’d share this special New Years’ card. However, I didn’t choose this card simply because it depicted dinosaurs. I chose it because it was created by none other than Charles R. Knight. Even if you don’t recognize his name, it’s virtually guaranteed that you’re already familiar with his work …

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