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Super-Special Now Available

THROUGH a change of plans decided upon late last week, in deference to insistent requests from many leading first-run exhibitors, the Famous Players-Lasky Corporation will release the Paramount-Artcraft super-special, “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde,” in which John Barrymore is starred, on March 28, and on that date the production will open an engagement at the …

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“The Headless Horseman” A Film Play Adapted from Washington Irving’s “Legend of Sleepy Hollow”

BY HARRIET MICHAEL Washington Irving’s famous classic, “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow,” is being brought to the screen, with the inimitable Will Rogers in the role of Ichabod Crane, the lanky schoolmaster whose sentimental heart was not strong enough to combat the bewitching eyes of the fair Katrina Van Tassel, the belle of Sleepy Hollow. …

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6’+ Episode 247 is Up!

To quote the description given at the new listing: “Happy (late) Valentine’s Day! We celebrate the pain of love…literally…with a track full of heartfelt odes to falling in love and how love can be a horror show. Featuring PRISON OB BLUES, THE BROWNS, THE GORY DETAILS, and a new track from MYSTERY GIRL! Plus, Monstermatt …

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An Optical Illusion

Here is a simple way to observe the persistence for a perceptible length of time of every impression made upon the retina. Gaze fixedly for a minute or so at the black diamond in the center of the figure, and then turn your eyes quickly to a white wall or sheet of paper, and you …

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6’+ Episode 241 is Up!

To quote the description given at the new listing: “After a short, three-week nap, Strange Jason wakes up to celebrate Godzilla, kaiju and spooky stuff with tracks by MAN…OR ASTRO-MAN, THEE HALLOWTEENS, MOTORZOMBIS, KING FLAMINGO, MUMMULA and more! Plus, Monstermatt Patterson and Killer Kuts from Kraig Khaos.” Remember to email 6′+ (contact at or …

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Movie Review: The Raven (2012) Quote This Critic: Nevermore!

Zombos Says: Fair After the promising opening moments of James McTiegue's The Raven are spent with anxious constables rushing to find slashed bodies in a locked room, and the entrance of Inspector Fields (Luke Evans), who approaches the conundrum like Auguste Dupin, John Cusack's Edgar Allan Poe chews the scenery with his superficial temper tantrums and clumsy …

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6’+ Episode 240 is Up!

To quote the description given at the new listing: “A demented horror host named DREAD A. SCARE unleashes a bevy of B-Movie beasts while threatening to take over Halloween! It’s up to STRANGE JASON, MONSTERMATT PATTERSON, KRAIG KHAOS and a massive cast of creeps and horror hosts to save HALLOWEEN!” Remember to email 6′+ (contact …

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6’+ Episode 239 is Up!

To quote the description given at the new listing: “Gather ‘round, as we instill some fear in ya, with this – our annual foray into ambient and atmospheric tracks. Listen to selections from NINE INCH NAILS, MORBUS TENEBRIS, GUSTAV HOLST, VERSE 13 and more. Monstermatt Patterson gets into the mood by getting into a coffin, …

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Video Store Day Is Here!

If you missed our post about Video Store Day from earlier in this year’s Halloween Countdown, the event’s official Facebook page has all the information you need. Although the improved image quality and scene selection abilities of DVD (and later Blu-Ray) helped sell the public on switching away from VHS, many people also note how …

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6’+ Episode 238 is Up!

To quote the description given at the new listing: “Do you dare listen to a show made completely of the MONSTER MASH? With versions by ZOMBINA & THE SKELETONES, BANANACONDAS, THE DUMB FOX, VINCENT PRICE and more. Plus, MONSTERMATT PATTERSON does the ‘Transylvania Twist.’” Remember to email 6′+ (contact at or leave a comment …

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Video Store Day Is Coming!

The eighth annual International Independent Video Store Day will soon be upon us. It’s a mere 10 days away, so set a reminder and spread the word! You can learn more about the it (and see if any stores nearby are participating) at the official Video Store Day website.

6’+ Episode 237 is Up!

To quote the description given at the new listing: “How about a second helping of the podcast that makes you get into the Halloween spirit? We double-down on the pumpkin spice with music from THE YOUNG WEREWOLVES, THE ROAD SODAS, SPEEDBALL JR., and more. Plus, the MONSTERMATT MINUTE and KILLER KUT!” Remember to email 6′+ …

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6’+ Episode 236 is Up!

To quote the description given at the new listing: “After a bit of silence, we return with a BURST! A FLASH! of orange and black, as we kick off Halloween season with songs from FORBIDDEN DIMENSION, CALABRESE, THE LONG LOSTS, and more. Monstermatt Patterson pops by with some pumpkin donuts, but one bite, and it …

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6’+ Episode 235 is Up!

To quote the description given at the new listing: “Happy Birthday, Gravediggers Local 16. GdL16 turns 10 on Sept. 8. We celebrate with tracks from FORBIDDEN DIMENSION, LUGOSI’S MORPHINE, THE NEVERMORES, THE DEAD NEXT DOOR, HAUNTED GEORGE and more. Monstermatt Patterson plays pin the tail on the Igor in the MONSTERMATT MINUTE, and Kraig Khaos …

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The Edge of Time

The basics of aging paper are absurdly simple- use tea to stain the fibers and allow the sheet to dry. Like many others, I learned that method in grade school and have been using it with minor variations for decades. It’s quick, it’s easy, and it does a reasonably good job of reproducing the browning …

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Freaky Tiki Surf-ari: 6’+ Episode 234 is Up!

To quote the description given at the new listing: “It’s time to get away from it all with the annual Freaky Tiki Surf-Ari. Swim up to the bar while we play tracks from ZOMBIE SURF CAMP, CREEPXOTICA, ASIMOV COCKTAIL, KAVA KON and more. Monstermatt Patterson’s grass skirt catches fire as he tries to hula in …

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