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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 ›

A Christmas Playlist

12 Days of Christmas # 3 There are millions of Christmas songs and albums to fill every Holiday cheer void known to human, Muppet or droid. But you can’t listen to ‘em all, so I’ve cobbled together a short playlist of my very favorite rock n’ roll Christmas-themed tunes.

BP Podcast, Episode 21: “A look back at ‘Silent Night Deadly Night 2’ & ‘Silent Night’ (2012)”

12 Days of Christmas #2 Happy holidays, friends! This week, we dive right into Christmas by chatting up a redemption viewing of Silent Night Deadly Night 2 (1987). We also rewatch the loose SNDN remake, Silent Night (2012), and discuss (is it still forgettable?). We also talk about recent movie viewings — including a lot of Thanksgiving and holiday flicks… 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.”

2016 Holiday Cards & Giveaway

SIGN UP IS NOW CLOSED! Thank you to all who signed up to receive a card! We’ll be mailing them out the week of December 12! Hey, guys… so, last year we sent out holiday cards to anyone who signed up for one. Like, actual snail-mail, real-life cards — with envelopes and everything (crazy, right?)…. Read More ›

BP Podcast, Episode 20: “Breaking Down Our Favorite Action Movies”

Move over horror, this week we dive into the other bloody genre – ACTION! And for this episode, we each list our top 8 action movies (warning: there is slight overlap). From Stallone and Statham, to Lundgren and Schwarzenegger, we got you covered.

BP Podcast, Episode 12: A look back at 2006

This July marks the 10-year anniversary of when Joanna and Johnny started dating. Ten years is kind of a big deal, so… this episode looks back at 2006 movie moments! It was tough, but we narrowed it down to 10 horror movies and one pretty special non-horror movie (plus a couple other mentions). From The Hills… Read More ›

BP Podcast, Episode 11: Horror Anthologies

Our latest podcast episode is all about cinematic horror anthologies! Join us as we discuss a wide range of movies, beginning with 1972’s Tales from the Crypt and ending with last year’s A Christmas Horror Story. And for each flick, we determine our favorite story. To listen, click the image below — or look for us on iTunes*!… Read More ›

Why ‘Love Actually’ is the Best Halloween Movie Ever Made

It’s the day before Halloween! So why the hell am I talking about Christmas movies? Well, today is the eight-year anniversary of when Joanna and I got engaged. And that was the day before Halloween! And we met two years before that. At a Halloween party (I in my Freddy glove, she in her Miss… Read More ›

Christmas Commercials from My Childhood

As a VCR-owning family from the 80s, we would tape a lot of TV. This included some kick-ass holiday specials (i.e. Pee-wee’s Playhouse Christmas Special, A Garfield Christmas Special, The Simpsons holiday episodes, TV movies, etc).  Through my childhood and into my college years, one of my favorite traditions was to watch said Christmas specials with the original Christmas commercials…. Read More ›