Tag: Horror TV

Monster Monday: The Walking Dead

Monster Monday: The Walking Dead

Happy Monster Monday, fiends! As you probably know, The Walking Dead returns on Sunday. I have kind of a love-hate relationship with the show, but I watch it (and Talking Dead) religiously. Even when I'm feeling the hate – Glenn fell with his head away from the dumpster, not toward it! – I still love … Continue reading Monster Monday: The Walking Dead

Happy Birthday, Rose McIver!

Happy Birthday, Rose McIver!

Happy birthday to Rose McIver, star of the fantastic, are-you-watching-it-yet-because-you-should-totally-be-watching-it iZombie! I wrote this piece for a post I had planned to do on Emmy snubs for iZombie and the phenomenal Legion, but the Emmys have come and gone and today is Rose McIver’s birthday, so I choose to celebrate it by convincing people to … Continue reading Happy Birthday, Rose McIver!

31 Days of Halloween: Ghostwatch

31 Days of Halloween: Ghostwatch

I often wonder what it was like to hear Orson Welles' War of the Worlds radio broadcast when it originally aired. I think everyone to some extent wonders about the experiences of people at the center of a major pop culture moment — Woodstock, the Beatles playing Shea Stadium, seeing The Empire Strikes Back before … Continue reading 31 Days of Halloween: Ghostwatch

Monster Monday: Salem’s Lot

Monster Monday: Salem’s Lot

Welcome to a very somber Monster Monday, fiends. We lost another horror legend this weekend: Tobe Hooper, one of the most important horror directors in history, died on Saturday. I will post a proper tribute in a few days, but for now we shall celebrate Monster Monday in his honor. Today's monster comes from Salem's … Continue reading Monster Monday: Salem’s Lot

Monster Monday: Nightmare at 20,000 Feet

Monster Monday: Nightmare at 20,000 Feet

Greetings and salutations, dear fiends, and happy Monster Monday! The blog took a little vacation last week, but I'm back and I have a treat for you: a classic Twilight Zone monster from what is probably the most iconic episode of the series. I am a huge Twilight Zone fan. (Rest in Peace, Twilight Zone … Continue reading Monster Monday: Nightmare at 20,000 Feet

Monster Monday: Hush

Monster Monday: Hush

Greetings and salutations, denizens of the Internet. Rejoice, for today is Monster Monday! I have been watching a lot of Buffy the Vampire Slayer lately, so today's monster is the creepiest of all the BTVS baddies: The Gentlemen. Appearing in "Hush," one of the best episodes of the series, The Gentlemen – who are so … Continue reading Monster Monday: Hush