Observation for Now

It has always seemed to me that the human race needs more things to wonder about, rather than less.

-- Gregory L Reece

Friday, October 21, 2016

Topps Monster Cards, Part 3


This mummy guy is NOT Karloff or Chaney, so I assume it's ye olde Stunte Manne.


  The card above is numbered 26, as is the card below.




 The "girdle" line is an often-references trope from the 1960s or 1970s, but I can's seem to track down its actual origin.  It's from a TV campaign.
 The guy's face, above, is another of those paste-ins.

See you on Monday!

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Wednesday with the Munsters ... (Not the Cheese)

Here's our weekly stipend of coloring pages.

 *sigh* The kid has to stay home with a babysitter, while the grown-ups get all the fun!
 At least Eddie knows his mom will, be blue without him!

John Alden looks more like a Jack-in-the-Green.

And our coloring page for this week:
Marilyn laments the ineptitude of their housekeeper.

See you on Friday with more Topps Monster Cards!
 

Monday, October 17, 2016

A Scary, Silly Music Compilation: MA-16 - Ghos-Terrific Sounds

Here's what we've got:



1    Mr After Halloween Costume Shop Salesman     Al Lowe      1:00
2    "The Return of Dracula": The End   Gerald Fried      4:08
3    Teenage Frankenstein     Alice Cooper  3:27
4 Trick or Treat Andrew Gold 3:23
5 Everybody Loves You When You're Dead Stranglers 2:39
6 Creature from the Black Leather Lagoon    The Cramps 3:12
7 Count Dracula All About Halloween 1:09
8 Halloween in Heaven Type O Negative 4:50
9 The Nightmare Before Christmas Pharaoh Atem 1:37
10 Godzilla (Album Version) Blue Oyster Cult 3:42
11 Halloween Parade David Berkeley    3:16
12 Gigantor Helmet   4:12
13 Surfin' Halloween Big Chopper 1:27
14 Count Dracula Robbie the Werewolf 5:09
15 Halloween Monster Mania stAllio!   7:55
16 Planet of the Apes Frankenstein Drag Queens   3:00
17 The Legend of Wooley Swamp Charlie Daniels   3:56
18 Spooks of Halloween Town   Yoko Shimomura   1:20
19 Hand of Blood Bullet for My Valentine 3:37
20 Casper, the Friendly Ghost      Peter Pan Singers 0:53
21 Scary Song Frankenstein Drag Queens    2:37
22 Zombie Stomp      H. Zombie featuring Toño Pneumo 4:14
23 Halloween Party     Sue Schnitzer 3:54
24 Frankenstein Rock Eddie Thomas 1:50
25 I Want a Monster     Prairie Dawn 2:12


I hope you have a spooky, ooky, time!  By the way, below is the original source of the CD cover art, from 1955:


MA-16 - Ghos-Terrific Sounds

See you again soon!
 
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