The Abominable N. Oremac

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The Ben Stiller Show: Manson/Cape Munster/The Legend of T.J. O’Pootertoot’s

Sometimes, horror-comedy can be found in the strangest of places.  The Ben Stiller Show (FOX, 1992-93) is a case in point.  The Ben Stiller Show, a top early-1990s destination for Andy Dick and Cops parodies, had its share of horror/sci-fi sketches throughout its brief run.  Three of the sketches shall be featured in this entry. …

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He’s The Boogeyman…and He’s Comin’ to Getcha!

I’ve followed professional wrestling for more years than I’d like to admit, and there have been some “spooky” wrestling gimmicks over the years.  Recently, I’ve been thinking about terrible wrestlers with terrific gimmicks.  What better place to start than with The Boogeyman? The Boogeyman is actually Marty Wright.  Hardcore WWE followers remember Wright as the …

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The Angry Beavers: The Day the World Got Really Screwed Up

Nicktoons generally have at least one Halloween episode.  Doug, The Mighty B, Catscratch, SpongeBob SquarePants and Rocko’s Modern Life have had one.  I hardly need to mention Danny Phantom in this paragraph. None of the aforementioned shows can hold a candle to The Angry Beavers‘ late-October 1998 episode, “The Day the World Got Really Screwed …

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Graphic Displays of Halloween

For my debut at Gravediggers Local 16, I wanted to post something Canadian.  After all, I am from the land of the Wendigo and poorly-produced shows about the Wendigo.  Today I’m linking to something far more evil: POLITICAL CORRECTNESS! Yeah, I know, I hate when people post things like “the impending global recession is far …

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