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‘Tales from the Crypt’ nostalgia recap: “For Cryin’ Out Loud”

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March 29, 2017

Season 2 | Episode 8 | Originally Aired May 22, 1990 Written & Directed by Jeffrey Price; co-written by Peter S. Seaman Man, I love a weird episode that goes deep into Bonker Town. And “For Cryin’ Out Loud” does not disappoint as it combines shock, rock, and morality into one colorful, LOUD story. Let’s have… Read More ›

‘Tales from the Crypt’ nostalgia recap: “The Sacrifice”

Season 2 | Episode 7 | Originally Aired May 15, 1990 Directed by Richard Greenberg; written by Ross Thomas The seal is broken—my Tales from the Crypt write-ups are officially back! We’re off to a good start, so let’s keep at it… The Recap As we open on this week’s tale, our dear host, the Crypt… Read More ›

‘Tales from the Crypt’ nostalgia recap: “The Thing from the Grave”

Season 2 | Episode 6 | Originally Aired May 8, 1990 Written & Directed by Fred Dekker Over a year ago, I started putting together nostalgia write-ups for Tales from the Crypt on the now-defunct community website for Entertainment Weekly. The site appears to still be on life support (kinda-sorta) and looks wonky and broken,… Read More ›

Our Resolutions for the New Year

Now that we all can take a collective sigh of relief that the days of 2016 are gone (but not forgotten), let’s make plans for 2017. We each picked three movie-esque items to work on for the next year. And if all goes well, and Damon Killian doesn’t show up hosting some game show, then… Read More ›

Ranking The Muppets Holiday Movies/Specials

12 Days of Christmas #5 As a hardcore Muppets fan and all the felt, fuzzy feelings they’ve given me over the past 30+ years, I’m going to take a moment to rank the Henson company’s varied holiday movies/specials. Spoiler: For me, it’s hard to go wrong with The Muppets and Christmas joy. They go hand-in-hand, really…. Read More ›

Castle Grayskull and the Santa Claus Lie

12 Days of Christmas # 4 For my whole adult life I thought I stopped believing in Santa when I was 5. In looking at stuff for this post, I have discovered I was off by a year. See, one Christmas, I really wanted Snake Mountain. I also wanted Castle Grayskull, but I really, really… Read More ›

“And All Through the House” nostalgia recap (via EW Community)

Way back when, I used to contribute various articles and recaps to Entertainment Weekly‘s Community blog/fan site. While the site is now defunct, the content lives on. Kinda, sorta. So, let’s throwback-Thursday it to last year when I recapped Tales From the Crypt‘s beloved holiday episode, “And All Though the House.”

BP Podcast, Episode 19: “2016 Halloween Celebration!”

Happy Halloween, friends! On this week’s episode we cover all things holiday-spooky — including costumes, movies, songs, treats, and much more! It’s a Halloween extravaganza! Of sorts. We also chat up recent movie viewings (High Spirits, Starry Eyes); have a rant about The Walking Dead; and preview the next episode (action movies)! Drinking game options: Every time… Read More ›

My Pop Culture Halloween Party Guest List!

For absolute kicks, I created a guest list to my dream Halloween party. And who are the guests, you say? Movie and TV characters/personalities with a penchant for Halloween fun, respect, and entertainment. Take a gander at my list below — and be sure to let me know who YOU would add to your perfect party…. Read More ›

Ranking the ‘Roseanne’ Halloween Episodes!

Everyone knows Roseanne is the self-proclaimed Queen of Halloween. Beginning with the show’s second season, Roseanne set the standard for Halloween TV entertainment. The episodes are gruesome, funny, and full of unbelievable pranks, props and parties—all of which would realistically set the Conner family back a pretty penny (and most likely did). So, let’s celebrate… Read More ›