Watched both of these Saturday night with the Mad Doctor lightninglouie senior. Neither of us were up for Sardonicus again. Amazon Prime is full of obscure horror and suspense flicks from the 1950s and ‘60s, a number of which I’d never heard of. Many of them are cheap and schlocky, some are surprisingly well-crafted.…
Scharpling Against The Machine.
2018. No, I am not fucking kidding. Now streaming on Amazon Prime.
January 21, 1978. I may have seen this episode over 200 times (I owned the Warner Home Video cassette in the clamshell case when I was a kid). Protoid Capsules.
I mean, look at them, they’re filled with all kinds of junk, and what’s worse, they’ve become a hangout for crummy teenagers!
1977. Dr. John on piano, Mick Ronson on guitar. Dr. John also produced the album the song is from, A Period of Transition (also 1977). He said Van was “a mystical cat.”
“Coming back home to the oyster bays. Didn’t leave nothing behind but some old crawfish heads.”
1959. By “Morgus and the Ghouls,” with Mac Rebbenack on vocals and guitar.
“Every time he get next to me he try to tell me that I really can be
“George Chief Cokehead is gonna sprinkle funk from one end of this pavillion to the other.”
“I just wanna tell y’all before we go any further: I’m higher’n a motherfucker. But y’all got to kinda bear with us, we got a new drummer here tonight — Tyrone — we gonna get it together anyhow, and gonna pee on your Afro.”
Even the giant monsters are gettin’ antsy.
“Main Title” from Jerry Goldsmith’s Alien score. Only about half of it made it into the finished film.