Category Archives: Television

Movies Till Dawn: More Digital Comfort Food (Postprandial Holiday Fare Edition)

“The Late Show” (1977, Warner Archives Collection) When aging private eye Art Carney’s partner (Howard Duff) turns up on his doorstep with a bullet in his chest, he decides to take up the shamus business again – despite his bad … Continue reading

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Movies Till Dawn: Digital Comfort Food for Post-Election Neuroses Edition

“My Bodyguard” (1980, Kino Lorber) Targeted by a bullying goon (Matt Dillon) at his new school, fifteen-year-old Clifford Peach (Chris Makepeace) finds what he believes to be protection for hire in the hulking form of Ricky Lindemann (Adam Baldwin), whose … Continue reading

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Opening Night of Hollywood Museum’s “Child Stars: Then and Now” Inspires Giddy to Kiddy Enthusiasm Now (More than Then) or Ever!

Hey! Teen Beat, Tiger Beat! Remember them?!? Ever wonder what it was like at one of their photo shoots? Well, I have no such information for you either. However, I was able to procure a little intelligence regarding a noted … Continue reading

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Movies Till Dawn: A Month of Monsters – Part 2 (Special Twilight Zone Marathon Edition)

“Dementia-13” (1963, The Film Detective) Various factions of a landed Irish gentry reunite at their ancestral home under the pretense of paying homage to their deceased sister, but in actuality, to lay their hands on an inheritance; an unseen, axe-wielding … Continue reading

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Movies Till Dawn: A Month of Monsters, Part 1 (Special Twilight Zone Marathon Edition)

“Carrie” (1976, Shout Factory) Teenaged misfit Carrie White (Sissy Spacek) discovers that her newfound telekinetic powers can provide her with a wealth of new experiences: the strength to stand up to her religious fanatic mother (Piper Laurie), the confidence to … Continue reading

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Son of Monsterpalooza Makes Us Totally Geek Out

Last Friday, Son of Monsterpalooza descended upon the Burbank Marriott, bringing thrills, chills, and an impressive roster of makeup artists and movie stars. There were so many cool art galleries, shops, and displays that we didn’t even make it in … Continue reading

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Movies Till Dawn: TV Party Summer Rerun Edition (Part 2)

4 a.m. “Have Gun, Will Travel: The Hanging of Aaron Gibbs” – Western Drama (1961, CBS Home Video/Paramount Home Video) The urbane gun-for-hire known as Paladin (Richard Boone, who also directed the episode) assists a woman (played by the folk … Continue reading

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Movies Till Dawn: TV Party Summer Reruns Edition (Part 1)

12 a.m. – “Ash vs. Evil Dead: El Jefe” – Horror/Comedy (2016, Lionsgate) Once again, it’s that rare combination of stupidity and inflated ego that lands Ash Williams (Bruce Campbell) in trouble with the supernatural. After accidentally unleashing monstrous demons … Continue reading

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HR Pufnstuf Visits the Shag Store!

Cult artist Shag has created a new 20-color hand-pulled silkscreen print called, “Puf’s Place,” populated with favorite characters like Dr. Blinkey, Ludicrous Lion, Cling and Clang enjoying the beat of The Boids. Shag invited HR Pufnstuf and his creators, Sid and Marty … Continue reading

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Kathy Garver’s “Surviving Cissy”: From Toddlers in Tutus to Textural Tales of Life’s Great Tapestry!

Okay…Okay…So I know Kathy Garver played everyone’s favorite sitcom teenager in the form of Cissy of “Family Affair” fame back in the late ’60s/early ’70s. But did you know she currently does everything else from playing Aunt Polly in the … Continue reading

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