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
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 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!
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
I have sad news to report, fiends: legendary voice actress June Foray died today at age 99. If you don't know her name, I guarantee that you know her voice. From Disney's Cinderella and Peter Pan to The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show to The Smurfs to The Powerpuff Girls, almost any cartoon you grew up … Continue reading Remembering June Foray
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
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