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They will get you in the end!

I realy enjoy the Ghoulies series. The first one was an instant classic and I'm glad I viewed in the theatre. Ghoulies 4 might not have had anything to do with Charles Band and company but its not bad. More like a Trolls 3! 

Mick's Back With a Few Days to Kill

2014 | Color | 2.35:1 | Digital | Horror | Roadshow Films

Director: Greg Mclean

Writers: Greg Mclean

John Jarratt
Ryan Corr
Shannon Ashlyn
The outback once more becomes a place of horror as another unwitting tourist becomes the prey for crazed, serial-killing pig-shooter Mick Taylor.

Wubbzy Halloween Music Video

For music Monday Count Down to Halloween I felt the need to share Wa Wa Wubbzy's Halloween song from the TV special. I love this episode Wubbzy's watching a horror host on TV.

11 Days to Halloween


Happy Birthday Bela Lugosi

So what Bela Lugosi movie will you be watching to celebrate his birthday? Might I suggest one of my favorites "White Zombie". Little behind on the count down to Halloween but hey I still have 11 days!!


Man I can not wait!!

High Ho High Ho its off to camp I go!

OK gang so I'm about to embark on a new journey this weekend. Heading off to Horizon  disabilities camp. I was a camp counselor for over 20 years for MDA. After kids I put it on the back burn. Well this year its time to dust off the camp shoes and walk again. Its only a weekend but its to prove to myself I can still do this! And get myself ready for a full week next year. I will do my best to tweet out pictures. Wish me luck!

Onslaught of the Octomen!

I so need this in my collection!

Protect the ones you love.

From the producers of "The Orphanage" comes "Crawl to Me". A young couple moves into an isolated rural house with their baby and encounter an evil in their basement that forces them to question their relationship, faith and existence. Date not yet determined.

A little Night of The Wolf for your ears!


Coming October 16th


Campus terror! Students victims of terror-beast!

1958 | B&W | 77 Min | 1.37:1 | Mono | Horror | Universal

Director: Jack Arnold

Writer: David Duncan

Arthur Franz
Joanna Moore Judson Pratt

The blood of a primitive fish exposed to gamma rays causes a benign research professor to regress to an ape-like, bloodthirsty prehistoric hominid.

“Monster on the Campus” shows up on Me-TV tonight at 10 pm eastern and pacific, 9 pm central, and please check for time in your area. In Chicago, get an encore look at “Phantom of the Opera” at 11 am on WCIU, the U. Please tune in right at the start of either show- for a brief tribute to the late great original Svengoolie, Jerry G. Bishop.

If you are near the Chicago area- don’t forget you can watch Sven WITH Sven- and Lisa Marie as well- at a special viewing party at her restaurant, the Squared Circle- tonight!

The Walking Duck!


This Chuds for you



It's going to be a crazy Halloween season! I'm going to jump on The Crooked Ninja Turtle Gangs Blogoween for October! 

Happy Birthday, Mistress of the Dark


Remembering Jerry G Bishop

Chicago radio and TV legend and creator of the original "Svengoolie," Jerry G. Bishop, has died. He was 77.

Media critic Robert Feder confirmed the news that Bishop passed away Sunday.

Rich Koz, Bishop's protégé and current Svengoolie wrote "I owe everything to him," tweeting Tuesday "The passing of the original Sven- my mentor and friend Jerry G. Bishop-just reminds me of his great heart and talent. Love you,Jerry."

The Lawndale native and Columbia College grad was a star of morning radio during "the golden era of Top 40 radio in the ’60s," Feder reports. In 1970, Bishop introduced the Svengoolie character as the voice-over host of "Screaming Yellow Theater."

There's a new puppet master....

"Cassadaga" hitting DVD Oct 11, 2013. Devastated by the death of her younger sister, Lily Morel seeks solace at the spiritualist community of Cassadaga. But instead of finding closure during a seance, she contacts something else – the vengeful ghost of a murdered young woman. With her life crumbling all-around her, Lily races to unravel the mysterious circumstances surrounding the woman’s death – a task that will bring her face-to-face with a sadistic serial killer known only as “Geppetto”.

Music Monday The Meteors - Phantom Rider


Phantom and Sven's New Coffin.

Phantom Of The Opera
1943 | Color | 92 Min | 1.37:1 | Mono | Horror | Universal

Director: Arthur Lubin

Writers: Gaston Leroux

Nelson Eddy
Susanna Foster Claude Rains 
Pit violinist Claudin hopelessly loves rising operatic soprano Christine Dubois (as do baritone Anatole and police inspector Raoul) and secretly aids her career. But Claudin loses both his touch and his job, murders a rascally music publisher in a fit of madness, and has his face etched with acid. Soon, mysterious crimes plague the Paris Opera House, blamed on a legendary "phantom" whom none can find in the mazes and catacombs. But both of Christine's lovers have plans to ferret him out.

So enough of about that if you missed it last week Sven debuted his new Coffin and its is really cool! You need to check out Dave's article where he dives in to every detail. Amazing! In fact I will get to watch it real soon. So what do you guys think? 

And here is the opening video.

Happy Happy Halloween Halloween Halloween!

Its so close I can smell the candy corn!! Yes it's that time again kiddies. The Man Cave will help fill your Halloween dreams all month long in October. I know I have taken a month or two off but I'm back and ready to go. Make sure you follow me on Twitter @mda4life  and on Instagram @mda4life I will post on those media outlets as well. If you have a blog or Tumbler and would like to join in on the fun head over to and join today.

R.I.P. Karen Black

Karen Black has died at 74.

Her husband, Stephen Eckelberry, confirmed the death on Facebook on Thursday. The actress, famous for her performances in "Five Easy Pieces" and "Easy Rider" and "Nashville," had cancer.

Diagnosed with ampullary cancer in November 2010, the actress was forced to turn to crowd-funding when her disease recurred in June 2012. Black's husband, Stephen Eckelberry, turned to the website, to raise money to support a two-month clinical treatment in Europe for the actress.

Among her most famous roles was the pregnant girlfriend of Jack Nicholson's character in "Five Easy Pieces" (1971) for which she would receive an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actress.

She would also play an aspiring actress in "Day of the Locusts" (1976), a country singer in "Nashville" (1975), a sexually confidant lover in "Portnoy's Complaint" (1973) and a kidnapper in Alfred Hitchcock's fin…

Betsy Russel @ Flashback Weekend

Flashback count down day 10. Looking forward to meeting Betsy Russell. And not becuase of the Saw movies. Like most teenage boys I fell in love with her back in Private School and of couarse Cheeleader Camp (AKA Bloody Pom Pom's).

Russell's first role was in the 1982 film Let's Do It!. In 1983, Russell's breakout role came as Jordan Leigh-Jenson in the, Private School. While shooting the film Avenging Angel, she was offered to audition for the 1985 film Silverado but turned it down. She said in an interview, "Everything happens for a reason. I always believe my career would have been different had I done that part. I can’t say if it would have been better or worse. I’ve had a good run". She went on to star in a series of B movies in the 1980s including Tomboy, and Cheerleader Camp. 
After a brief retirement from acting, Russell appeared in a small role in Saw III playing Jigsaw's John Kramer's ex-wife, Jill Tuck. She went on to star in the sequels, Sa…

Unlucky Charms Out today!

Starring: Tiffany Thornton ("Sonny with a Chance"), Jeryl Prescott Sales ("The Walking Dead"), Charlie O'Connell ("The Bachelor"), Seth Peterson ("Burn Notice"), Ben Woolf ("American Horror Story"), Alex Rose Wiesel ("Dexter"), Nathan Phillips, Peter Badalamenti ("The Curious Case of Benjamin Button"), Mike Diva (YouTube Personality), Masuimi Max ("Inland Empire"), Anna Sophia Berglund (Playboy), Nikki Leigh (Playboy).

Did you remember to lock your door?

Count Down To Flashback Day 11

Flashback Weekend (in association with Ain't it Cool News and Lionsgate Films) is proud to announce an advance screening of the acclaimed new horror film "YOU'RE NEXT" to be held during Flashback Weekend 2013 at the Muvico Theaters Rosemont 18 Saturday August 10, 2013 at midnight!

It won't be released in theaters until August 23, 2013, but a theater of Flashback fans will get to see it first!

One of the smartest and most terrifying films in years, YOU'RE NEXT reinvents the genre by putting a fresh twist on home-invasion horror. When a gang of masked, ax-wielding murderers descend upon the Davison family reunion, the hapless victims seem trapped...until an unlikely guest of the family proves to be the most talented killer of all.

We'll be announcing ticket distribution for the screening soon.
Visit for more info.

Count Down To Flashback Weekend Day 12

For the next 12 days I will be counting down to Flashback Weekend in Chicago. With George A Romero and the Dawn of the Dead Reunion being one of the many great things going on I thought we would kick this count down into high gear with a special music Monday. Here is Goblin for your ears!