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I like slightly old stuff and shiny object.
I like slightly old stuff and shiny object.

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Growing up, I was a nuts for the Our Gang series of films. They would run on local TV on a Sunday and I would be glued to the adventures of the The Little Rascals. From week to week my favorite character would change. After all why pick just one favorite…

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The holidays are quickly approaching. Soon we will be decorating our homes. As you make your list for holiday decorating needs, might I suggest you add Spray Snow to that list. Spray Snow has had a long history, but sadly seems to have dwindled in…

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A few years ago I cut the cord. After years of trying to wrestle with my increasing cable bill, I went cold turkey. At first I regretted it. I missed my old stations. Especially the well-curated Turner Classic Movies. Then I bought TV antenna and things…

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Halloween is over, but for many of us, this is just the start of the Monster Cereal eating season. My favorite is Boo Berry. I always thought that my love for it could be described as a Boo Berry Obsession. Now I am not so sure. In 2004 this segment about…

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With Bubba Ho-Tep Don Coscarelli delivers an absolutely stunning film. Of course being a devotee to Coscarelli’s Phantasm series and 1982’s The Beastmaster might make that statement suspect. However I would point out that Coscarelli not only created a…

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Ah, Autumn in New York. Crisp air and beautiful changing leaves, who wouldn’t want to visit the Empire State this time of year? Oddly Enough, a lot of people. That is why New York ran its long-running, “Autumn in New York” ad campaign. I remember it as an…

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Hello there, dear listeners. It has come time once more to venture down into the Vault for one of my Sinister Tales of Terror! With Night Terrors our offering this week I was bade not to deviate from the author’s story. One that I think you will in fact…

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Hello there, dear listeners. It has come time once more to venture down into the Vault for one of my Sinister Tales of Terror! I have chosen a story this week for your listening pleasure for all of you animal lovers. An offering that might make you think…

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Hello there, dear listeners. It has come time once more to venture down into the Vault for one of my Sinister Tales of Terror! I have chosen a story this week for your listening pleasure that hails from my old stomping grounds. Haddonfield. It is a tale…

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In 1981 when Escape from New York was originally released I think it took audiences by surprise. At least it certainly did for those at the 62 Drive-In where I first caught the film in my youth. Trailer Craze I’m not joking when I say that at nine I was…
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