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“Spook Show 2018 – 06: Shaun of the Dead” by Richard F. Yates

I’m not a big fan of zombie movies. As a little kid, I saw Night of the Living Dead, Children Shouldn’t Play with Dead Things, Dawn of the Dead, Evil Dead, Return of the Living Dead, and On Golden Pond, … Continue reading

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“Culture Club, The B-52’s, and Tom Bailey @ Theater of the Clouds, Portland, Oregon, USA” by Richard F. Yates

On Saturday, September 15th, 2018, Mariah “The Boss” and I, along with our good friends Peter and Chere “Rabid Chihuahua” Jones, headed south to catch Boy George and his cohorts in concert! We made sure to leave town early enough … Continue reading

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“Spook Show 2018 – 05: The Haunting (1963)” by Richard F. Yates

A long, long time ago, people used to THINK. In those forgotten times, an IDEA was enough to scare folks because they hadn’t yet become desensitized by violent images or buckets of blood or other disgusting fair, nor did a … Continue reading

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“Spook Show 2018 – 04: Child’s Play” by Richard F. Yates

When Mariah isn’t home (she doesn’t like “killer doll” stories,) the younger daughter and I will sometimes put on a Chucky movie. (There are SEVEN of them now!) So what is it about this foul mouthed, murderous, little “Good Guy” … Continue reading

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“Read a Damn Book – 116: Daddy is so Far Away…We Must Find Him!”

Wostok & Grabowski – Daddy is so Far Away…We Must Find Him! (1998) Daddy is so Far Away…We Must Find Him! is a cool book. It was released in 1998 by Slab-o-Concrete Publications and was created by Serbian comics creators, … Continue reading

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“Spook Show 2018 – 03: Frogs” by Richard F. Yates

My first two “Spook Show” reviews were for movies that, despite having “monstrous” content, could both be pretty easily categorized as GOOD films. They were well scripted, well shot, very well acted, and had solid, compelling stories. This time, however, … Continue reading

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“Spook Show 2018 – 02: Curse of the Demon” by Richard F. Yates

For my 2nd “Spook Show” review, I thought I’d pick an oldie but a goodie. Curse of the Demon is a 1957 noir, psychological thriller-slash-monster movie (called Night of the Demon when it was originally released, in a slightly longer … Continue reading

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