William Castle was Hollywood’s undisputed “King of Gimmicks,” who gave us “Emergo,” “Percepto,” “Illusion-o,” “The Coward’s Corner” and “The Fright Break.” Early in his career, he worked as an associate producer for legendary filmmaker Orson Welles. Castle gained a reputation for his unorthodox promotional techniques and his ability to bring film production in under budget. …
Jet, was your father as bold as a Sergeant Major?
Ruth Gordon holds the distinction of being the only person to win an Oscar for playing a witch. When she accepted the award, at the age of 73, for her role as “Minnie Castevet” in Rosemary’s Baby, she said: “And thank all of you who voted for me, and to everyone who didn’t — please, …
When hinges creak in doorless chambers and strange and frightening sounds echo through the halls Whenever candlelights flicker where the air is deathly still that is the time when ghosts are present practicing their terror with ghoulish delight!
Theodore Hardeen. He was just as good.
I loved Batman, the campy cool TV series whose episodes were broadcast twice weekly on ABC for two of its three-season run from 1966 until 1968. Batman, starring Adam West, in his best ultra-suave put-on, featured a “who’s who” of Hollywood notables in guest villain roles throughout the entire 120-episode run. Since the show appealed …
Forget your singalongs and your lullabies Surrender to the city of the fireflies Dance with the devil in beat with the band To hell with all of you hand in hand But now its time to be gone – forever
Oh, for goodness sake François, not everything is Chateaubriand! Just get it out to Table 6!
“I’m scared to close my eyes, I’m scared to open them! We’re gonna die out here!” * * * * * * * * * * October is coming… and with it comes Inktober. This is a preview of the drawings I have planned for my annual participation in the Inktober project.
Remember when Mark Felt said he wasn’t “Deep Throat?” He was.