Happy Monster Monday, fiends! Today’s monster comes from “Blink,” one of my favorite episodes of Doctor Who. While the show is generally more oriented toward sci-fi (and ripping out my heart and stomping on it), Doctor Who also does a damn fine job when it comes to horror episodes. “Blink” introduces us to the Weeping Angels, … Continue reading Monster Monday: Blink
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