December 2017 archive

6’+ Episode 219 is Up!

To quote the description given at the new listing: “It’s time to say ‘Rest In Peace’ to 2017, but not before celebrating some of the best music that came out in the back half of the year. With tracks from THE LONG LOSTS, MUMMULA, HIGH HEELS, TOTAL DEATH MECHANICS, and more. Plus, Monstermatt Patterson makes …

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Wreck The Halls

Remember my article about custom promos for Godzilla marathons from last year? It turns out that I missed one created by the El Rey Network from 2014! You can watch said promo online thanks to Evan Saathoff: I would have ranked it higher than TNT’s classic “Godzillabash ’94” promo if this had a higher budget …

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6’+ Episode 218 is Up!

To quote the description given at the new listing: “Happy Holidays! After the Naughty, it’s the Nice’s turn to celebrate this wonderful time of the year. Get into the spirit with songs from LOS STRAITJACKETS, PAUL MAULED AND THE FURIOUS ELVES, TOMB DRAGOMIR, DARKMOOD and more. Monstermatt Patterson replaces the Elf on the Shelf and …

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6’+ Episode 217 is Up!

To quote the description given at the new listing: “Bah Humbug! During this time of year, it’s so tempting to be naughty…so here’s an episode with naughty music from THE ANGRY SNOWMANS, CIRCUS PIG!, MISGIFTS, CANDY CORN FOR BREAKFAST and more. Monstermatt Patterson’s 30+ year-streak of being on the Naughty List is unbroken, thanks to …

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The GdL16 Chanukkah Flashback

Finding Chanukkah-related horror stuff is hard. Thankfully we managed to come up with enough material on the subject to match up with each day of the Festival of Lights! So think of this article as the 9th candle (also known as the shamash candle) on the menorah formed by these eight crazy frights: Cybernetic Ghost …

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6’+ Episode 216 is Up!

To quote the description given at the new listing: “Lights…give me some Christmas lights! Here’s a whole eyeful of colorful glittering sparklers, as we have some hued tunes from THEE TSUNAMIS, THE SPASTIKS, ANGRY SNOWMANS, WOLFMEN OF MARS, and so much more. Monstermatt Patterson isn’t color blind, but he’s tone deaf on a MONSTERMATT MINUTE, …

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Christma(dnes)s VIII

The photograph illustrating this article is the work of Jessie Tarbox Beals, who also created the image used in last year’s installment of “Christma(dnes)s.” It was fascinating to read up on her career in photography. I had no idea she was the very first woman to be hired as a staff photographer by an American …

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