Friday, May 27, 2011
Vincent Leonard Price Jr. was born on this day, May 27th, 1911. I shouldn't have to tell you all who Vincent Price is, or how much he accomplished in his lifetime, but the man is and always will be the model of a consummate actor. His accomplishments, not only on film, but also on TV, stage, recordings and other media, will always attest to his wonderful talent. in his career he managed to star in over 103 films, as well as many TV appearances. Vincent Price is, and will always remain one of my personal heroes, as I mentioned before, he is one of my personal "Unholy Three". To read more about Vincent's amazing life, please check out his filmography and read his Wikipedia page. HAPPY BIRTHDAY VINCENT! We miss you!
Christopher Frank Carandini Lee was born on May 27th, 1922, and has become one of the most recognized faces in Horror, along with Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, Vincent Price and Peter Cushing. Christopher's list of characters ranges from villians to heroes, from vampires to Sith Lords, Bond villian to royalty. Christopher was even Knighted in 2009. He continues to work to this day, scaring and thrilling us. To read all about Christopher Lee's incredible life, check out his Wikipedia page.
Happy Birthday to 2 of Horror's most dignified actors, a truly devilish pair, VINCENT PRICE and CHRISTOPHER LEE!
Thursday, May 26, 2011
Peter Wilton Cushing was born May 26th, 1913, and went on to be one of the biggest names in British horror. He is part of what I consider my personal "Unholy Three", the other two being Vincent Price and Boris Karloff. Peter Cushing, in my opinion, is hands down the BEST Baron Frankenstein ever to be put to film. Of course he is also widely known for his portrayal of Dr. Van Helsing in the Hammer Films Dracula series, along side Christopher Lee. Peter had a very extensive career, starring in over 129 films and television shows. Peter always brought a sense of class to his roles, whether he was playing a hero, such as Dr. Van Helsing, or whether he was playing a villian, like the evil Grand Moff Tarkin in the first Star Wars film. To read all about Peter's fantastic career, go to his Wikipedia page. Happy Birthday Peter, we miss you!
Monday, May 2, 2011
Hell-o there boils and ghouls!
Welcome to the 24th installment of
MONSTER SPOOKSHOW RADIO!
I'm still on a "every other month" schedule with the Spookshows, but luckily we ended up in May, which celebrates the most loving of holidays,
Mother's Day, so expect some Mother's Day surprises! May also bring the birthday of your devilish host, that's right, yours truly!
So prepare yourself for the latest bloody installment!
This Month's maniacally, motherly melodies are:
I LOVE THE DEAD - The Gravesiders
HOLLYWOOD VAMPIRES - B Movie Monsters
KING OF THE MONSTERS - Man...Or Astroman?
BLACK WIDOW - The Tarantulas
THE HEAD HUNTERS - Mike Fern
CREEPY GIRLS - The Gravetones
NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD - The Lugosis
RETURN OF THE LIVING DEAD - Ghoultown
CHILDREN'S DAY AT THE MORGUE - Sheldon Allman
HAUNTED HOUSE - Sam The Sham and The Pharaohs
FRANKENSTEIN'S DEN - The Mighty El Dukes
PSYCHO KILLER - The Talking Heads
NORMAN BATES - Landscape
TEENAGE ZOMBIE SLUTS - The Matadors
NIGHT MARE - Billy Sills
COUNT MACABRE - The Connoisseurs
DANCE WITH THE GHOULMAN - The Fleshtones
HOT ROD HEARSE - 3-D Invisibles
BLACK WIDOW SPIDER WOMAN - Jack Hammer
WATUSI ZOMBIE - Jan Davis
MOMMY, CAN I GO OUT AND KILL TONIGHT? - The Misfits
PUBLIC VAMPIRE No. 1 - Bloodsucking Zombies From Outer Space
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MONSTER SPOOKSHOW RADIO!
George Van Orsdel