“Atomic batteries to power! Turbines to speed!” Despite the literally dozen of movies and over 100 television roles (some as short-lived as a single episode), Adam West will be known, for better or worse, as TV’s Batman. When most people over 30 hear his name, there is only one image that comes to mind — […]
On (or around) November 7th, 1994, your faithful narrator last exited the world of coupledom. Some might say he was cast out unceremoniously for no fault of his own, and they’d be right, but that’s neither here nor there. What this means is that I’ve been a voluntary bachelor for 20 years now — no […]
from their official website: Home video changed the way the world consumed films. The cultural and historical impact of the VHS tape was enormous. REWIND THIS! is a documentary that traces the ripples of that impact by examining the myriad aspects of art,technology, and societal perceptions that were altered by the creation of videotape. The […]
from Wikipedia: Venom are an English heavy metal band that formed in 1979 in Newcastle upon Tyne. Coming to prominence towards the end of the New Wave of British Heavy Metal, Venom’s first two albums — Welcome to Hell (1981) and Black Metal (1982) — are considered a major influence on thrash metal and extreme […]
When I was 16, one of my favorite metal albums was the 1984 self-titled debut release from W.A.S.P. I listened to a lot of questionable metal classics, but this album always had that cheap rebellious shine on it, even years later. When I saw them live the following year, all of the delightfully cheesy stage […]
Somehow, in the midst of my teenage love for all things glam in the 1980s, I never even knew that this band, made up of members who would later go to L.A. Guns (Phil Lewis) and Def Leppard (Phil Collen), even existed. On a chance Internet search for something else, I stumbled upon Girl. Apparently, […]
Long ago, in a childhood far, far away, Christmas meant one thing and one thing only for me: presents. I recognized very early on that there was no worth to be found in the Christian residue of this holiday nor in its manipulatively sentimental trappings. I was neither a true believer nor a witless consumer-in-training. […]
Brought to you by the folks at Horror Haven, this public access show concentrates on the long since aired Creature Double Feature, as well as (the old) Channel 56 in general and some retro TV moments. Basically, fellow horror nerds reminiscing about the days of yore. Thanks for the clip, RW.