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Saturday, October 31, 2009


Need a suggestion for a scary DVD for tonight? I'm a fan of horror films and I have great taste, so you can trust me. I gave you a few suggestions last year.
These are in no order except what came to my mind at the moment.

Halloween (1978)
Carnival of Souls
The Shinning
Last Man on Earth
Abominable Dr. Phibes
Night of the Living Dead (1968)
Horror of Dracula
Dracula (1931)
Frankenstein (1931)
Dr. Jeckle & Mr. Hyde (1932)
Dementia 13
The Wolfman
Psycho (1960)
The Thing (1950)
Mark of the Vampire
Texas Chainsaw Massacre (70s version)
Phantom of the Opera (1920)
The Curse of Frankenstein
Revolt of the Zombies
I Walked with a Zombie
Cat People (1942)
Nightmare of Elm Street
The Hunger
White Zombie
Condemned to Live
Black Cat (Karloff/Lugosi)
Pit and Pendulum (Corman/Price)
The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1919)
Dark Eyes of London
The Leopard Man
The Mummy (1932)
The Murders in the Rue Morgue (1932)
The Picture of Dorian Gray (1945)
The Seventh Victim
The Birds
Blood Feast
Children Shouldn't Play With Dead Things
Masque of the Red Death (1964)
Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)
Night Tide
Count Yorga the Vampire
Peeping Tom
Horror Hotel
The Omen

Tuesday, October 20, 2009


Obituaries include the lead singer of pioneering heavy metal band Blue Cheer. Dickie Peterson was 63. The New York Times has the story. The Blue Cheer's frantic thrashing style paved the way for Metalica. Their version of Eddie Cochran's "Summertime Blues" is head-banging music at its finest.

Vic Mizzy, who wrote the theme songs to the TV shows Green Acres and the Addams Family, has died at age 93. Here is the Los Angeles Times article.

Some may question my posting of deaths of celebrities. Once upon a time, the Springfield bloggers had a contest of sorts going as to who could bring a celebrity death to Chatter's Ron Davis attention first. Some found this game distasteful, it stopped around the time Ron slacked off on posting.

Now comes word, from Ad Age, that obits may become a part of TV news just like they are small town radio. Ugh!

Thursday, October 15, 2009


There was an incredibly stupid letter in the Springfield News Leader a few days ago by a woman who bragged about deleting her kids MySpace and Facebook accounts. There were people in the comments section saying "Good for you," "Way to go," and "I applaud you stance."

This is what is wrong with Springfield and the Ozarks. A woman who deletes her kids MySpace and Facebook friends is considered a hero, but anonymous blogger who pokes fun at talk radio scumbags, weenie-bloggers, tea-baggers, right-wingers and cranky adults is considered "a bad guy." This is another example of what I call Ozarks Correctness.

Personally, I think what this woman did is CHILD ABUSE, just like not allowing you kids to watch cartoons or listen to rock music. They should put people like this in prison. Of course, opinions like this are why I'm considered the SUPER VILLAIN OF THE OZARKS!!! Mwu-HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!

Tuesday, October 13, 2009


Once a month Springfield area bloggers meet at Patton Alley Pub. I was able to attend for once. I met some bloggers I was unfamiliar with. I will be adding them to my blog role. The only person there that I already knew was Sarah Austin of SGF Blogs and A Fool of Myself.
Since I rarely attend, I thought I would take some photos to prove I was there. Here they are, even though they are kind of fuzzy. I can build giant robots and ray guns, but I can't take photos with my Blackberry yet. Left to right: Nigel Holderby of Tome Curator, Carie Benton of Our Crooked Tree, Uli Gulje of Half Past Awesome, Sarah Austin of A Fool of Myself & SGF Blogs, Linden A. Mueller of Linden's Pensieve.

This is me with Carie Benton, Sarah Austin and Linden A. Mueller.
I always have fun at these meetups. I wish I could attend more and I still need to get my Blogaroni from Larry Little. The good part was no weenie-bloggers showed up. If they had I would have vaporized them with my raygun. Mwu-HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!

Tuesday, October 6, 2009


KYTV is about the only news outlet to mention this, but radio/TV announcer Joe Slattery has died. He was 87. He is best known as the announcer for the Ozark Jubilee/Jubilee U.S.A. Rumor has it some in the Springfield market resented Slattery's involvement with the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA). Slattery worked locally at KWTO and KYTV before being hired away by ABC. Here is KYTV story.

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