Observation for Now

I’m so tired of this politically correct dogma we try to live under. Let’s all celebrate diversity, but God forbid that anyone should point out that we’re all different. Doesn’t that drive you crazy?

-- James Grippando

Friday, October 21, 2011

from October 1964

My copy of this magazine has no cover any more, but I found an image of it somewhere.  Here it is, along with a seasonal song.

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Trick-or-Treat Twins and a Poem

From the October 1965 Golden Magazine:

Even if she had help from Mom and Dad, that's still a fine effort for a nine-year-old.

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Frankenstein Is Colorized!

...courtesy of my daughter Melissa, who was about 8 at the time.

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Universal Monster Stamps

In 1997, the USPS issued these stamps featuring some of our favorite guys.

Monday, October 17, 2011

Ghouls with Attitude, Volume 1

The Oddio Overplay website no longer seems to carry this anthology of fun and “scary” music.  Glad I found it first to share with you!

This is Volume 1.  Next Monday will bring Volume 2.

Here are the tracks:

1 Tarantula Ghoul and the Gravediggers - Graveyard Rock   
2 Don Hinson and the Rigamorticians - Riboflavin-Flavored, Non-Carbonated, Polyunsatured Blood   
3 Movie Trailer - Vampire Playgirls   
4 Bobby Bare - Vampira   
5 The Crewnecks - Rockin' Zombie   
6 Griz Green - Jam at the Mortuary   
7 Movie Trailer - Monsters Crash the Pajama Party   
8 The MSR Singers - Monster Man   
9 The Abominable Surfers - Monster Surfer   
10 Bobby 'Boris' Jones - Surfer Smash   
11 Jupiter Jones - The Spook Spoke   
12 Bob McFadden and Dor - I Dig You Baby   
13 Movie Trailer - The Mind of Mr. Soames   
14 Albert DeSalvo - Strangler in the Night   
15 Kenny and the Fiends - House on Haunted Hill   
16 Winchell's Donut House Halloween Record - Hear the Monsters (Spooky Sounds and a Spooky Tale)   
17 Buddy Morrow and His Orchestra - The Raven   
18 The Modernaires - The Rockin' Ghost   
19 Bob Rosengarden & Phil Kraus - Satan Takes a Holiday   
20 Boris Karloff and Friends - Ha Ha Ha / The Bride of Frankenstein   
21 Movie Trailer - Brain Eaters   
22 Groovie Goolies - Goolie Garden   
23 Hap Palmer - Haunted House   
24 Bruce Haack and Norman Bridwell - The Witch's Vacation   
25 Sounds of Terror! - Burned at the Stake    
26 Louise Huebner - Intro Orgies, a Tool of Witchcraft   
27 Marty Manning and His Orchestra - Night on Bald Mountain   
28 Criswell (The Legendary) - Someone Walked Over My Grave  

and here is the link:     http://www.megaupload.com/?d=WVXUPCF2

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