Category Archives: Movies & TV

Inktober: Morticia

Carolyn Jones as Morticia Addams Considering the impact Carolyn Jones as Morticia had on my young mind and libido, it’s a wonder I never developed a Pavlovian response to French like Gomez had.  “Goth” style hadn’t been named yet, but … Continue reading

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Inktober: Cushing

Peter Cushing as Baron Frankenstein (1967) Peter Cushing was perhaps my all time favorite horror star, and a bit of a role model when I was young.  It was his performances in Hammer’s films of the 50s and 60s, as … Continue reading

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Inktober: Evelyn Ankers

Evelyn Ankers (1941) I understand there are entire conventions these days devoted to “Scream Queens” – women who act primarily in horror films.  But in the thirties and forties, few women specialized in horror.  Male actors like Karloff, Lugosi, Lon … Continue reading

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Inktober: Lugosi

So I’m late to the party with this “Inktober” business – just found out about it the other day.  Choosing to jump in, I figured considering the time of year, I might as well make my Inktober creations celebrate some … Continue reading

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Phoenix Island

Much has been made of the fact that this book is the inspiraton for the CBS series Intelligence (and more power to John Dixon for it). However, be warned, Hollywood being what it is, Gabriel of Intelligence bears only a … Continue reading

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FaceOff

Recently, I’ve caught a few episodes of the SyFy Channel’s Face-Off.  I generally avoid “reailty TV” shows, as most of them seem predicated on embarrassing, humiliating, and generally abusing their contestants.  This show, however, focuses on the creative process, and … Continue reading

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