January 2015 archive

Follow up: Thoughts on Ghostbusters

In the latest episode of 6ftplus, I rambled a bit about the casting news of the 2016 Ghostbusters movie. Some additional notes: Yes, women have been Ghostbusters but they have been animated. I made note of this as a counterpoint to people who have lost their minds over the idea that somehow, being born without a …

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6’+ Episode 137 is Up!

To quote the description given at the new listing: “We heat things up with a review of ‘Lust For Sacrilege,’ the new CALABRESE album in an installment of SIX THINGS. Plus, Monstermatt Patterson croons out some classics in the MONSTERMATT MINUTE. With music from SICK SICK SINNERS, WHIP BATS, THE PRINCE STREET GHOULS and much …

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Review: Stuart Gordon’s DOLLS

Stuart Gordon’s Dolls is a film that was the staple of any horror section of a video store in the late 80’s and 90’s. And now, 27 years after it’s initial release, the folks over at Scream Factory have given Dolls a blu-ray release with all the bells and whistles. Charles Band, who would later …

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Review: The Tiki Creeps, INVADERS FROM BEYOND THE SURF

    Kraig Khaos. Kraig has a reoccuring feature on 6ftplus – Killer Kuts from Kraig Khaos – where he shares a song from a vinyl recording. Kraig has a new podcast called Uncommon Interests, where he discusses a wide range of pop culture ranging from the mainstream to deep underground. Surf music is a …

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6’+ Episode 136 is Up!

To quote the description given at the new listing: “Strange Jason loses his mind in a mindblowing episode that features DEADBOLT, Kim Fowley, MONSTERMATT PATTERSON, REVEREND BOOGEYMAN and a lot more that can not be said in polite company.” Remember to email 6′+ (contact at 6ftplus.com) or leave a comment below about the show, whether …

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Free (Legal) Download: A Shoggoth On The Roof

Given the number of productions of the (in)famous Lovecraft-themed parody of Fiddler on the Roof in recent years, it seems easy to assume every attempt was successful. Sadly that was not the case for what is said to be the earliest attempt due to it having never made it into the public view. I know …

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Guest Post: The Panic Beats, A DATE WITH DEATH

Today, we share another guest post from Kraig Khaos. Kraig has a reoccuring feature on 6ftplus – Killer Kuts from Kraig Khaos – where he shares a song from a vinyl recording. Kraig has a new podcast called Uncommon Interests, where he discusses a wide range of pop culture ranging from the mainstream to deep underground. …

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6’+ Episode 135 is Up!

To quote the description given at the new listing: “A new year brings a new episode of 6ftplus. We finish looking back and start looking FORWARD. INTO. THE. FUTURE. We’ve got music from bands with upcoming releases – THEE TSUNAMIS, WOLFMEN OF MARS, CALABRESE, THE BROWNS and more. Plus, another installment of KILLER KUTS from …

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Movie Review: The Return of the Vampire (1944)

Zombos Says: Good Bela Lugosi's career didn't fare well after his initial fame with Dracula. Having apparently failed the makeup screen test for Frankenstein—though he wasn't overly found of playing the monster anyway—his reserved and aloof demeanor kept him from ingratiating himself with the Hollywood in-crowd. That, and the rapidly rising stardom of Boris Karloff …

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