Tag: Horror TV

Happy Birthday, Winona Ryder!

Happy Birthday, Winona Ryder!

Happy birthday to Winona Ryder, patron saint of strange and unusual girls! As was foretold, Stranger Things 2 premiered this weekend. I’ll post my write-up later this week, but for now let me just show a little love to supermom and town weirdo Joyce Byers... ...and even more love to Lydia Deetz, the idol of every … Continue reading Happy Birthday, Winona Ryder!

31 Days of Halloween: 24-Hour Horrorthon

31 Days of Halloween: 24-Hour Horrorthon

I take my Halloween horror marathons very seriously. I take as much time off work as possible, and I usually start my spreadsheet planning in August (though I'm a little behind this year). I'll write all about this year's week-long marathon starting tomorrow and talk a bit about how I plan it out — don't … Continue reading 31 Days of Halloween: 24-Hour Horrorthon

Monster Monday: Stranger Things

Monster Monday: Stranger Things

Praise be to Cthulhu, kiddies, for Stranger Things season 2 is nigh! Today's monster is, of course, the fearsome Demogorgon from Netflix's instant classic horror series, which returns this Friday. If you haven't watched the first season yet, do it. Do it now. You are missing out on some amazing horror. GO. Now, I refuse … Continue reading Monster Monday: Stranger Things

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