Recommendation: Children’s book ‘Maury The Miserable Vampire’
Monster Families As a parent and horror fan, I feel it’s my duty to pass along traditions, knowledge, toys, and a general love for the spooky soaked world to my kids: Milo (6) and Ash (4). And so far, so good. Allow me to ramble for a moment. Children are basically little monsters themselves. They’re… Read More ›
‘Little Monsters’: My kid’s first horror movie
A little while ago, on a fortuitous whim, I watched the 1989 Savage/Mandel joint Little Monsters with our 5-year-old son, Milo. I have very fond, very warm memories of this weird little flick. It was a regular on my movie rotation line-up when I was a youngster, most likely from ages 7 to 12. And… Read More ›
Kiddie Halloween: Thank you, Wiggles
Hang with me for a sec… Chances are, if you have kids, know kids, or, at the very least, watched syndicated episodes of Yes, Dear on TBS, you probably know who The Wiggles are. A troupe of Aussie songsters, dating back to the early 90s, educating and entertaining toddler-sized minds.
Scooby-Doo! & KISS: Rock N’ Roll Mystery
I always have a hard time transitioning from summer to fall. It’s not that I don’t love fall (and Halloween), because I do! I just have trouble letting go of summer and also, in today’s global warming-affected world, it’s generally hot (Hot! Hot! Hotter Than Hell!) in September and sometimes into October.
BP Podcast, Episode 15: “Back to School!”
This week, as all the kiddies head back to school for another year of learning stuff, we discuss our favorite school-related genre moments in pop culture. Movies, TV, and maybe even a music video — we break it down. Joanna and Johnny each selected 7 picks and — spoiler — there’s a little overlap. Cough,… Read More ›