2022 monster cereals

October 31, 2022 markvoger 0

The return of Frute Brute By Mark Voger, author ‘Monster Mash: The Creepy, Kooky Monster Craze in America 1957-1972’   Happy Halloween! It’s always fun […]

The Beatles meet Dracula

September 28, 2021 markvoger 0

… in Saturday-morning cartoons, that is Lately, I began a dive into the Saturday-morning cartoon series titled, simply, “The Beatles” (1965-69). Try as I might, […]

Franken Berry and friends

September 21, 2021 markvoger 0

Seasonal sweetness Whenever Halloween season rolled around, and I would see Franken Berry, Count Chocula and Boo Berry in the cereal aisle, I’d have mixed […]

Zita Johann (1904-1993)

August 16, 2020 markvoger 0

Star burned brightly, but briefly Recently watching actress Zita Johann in “The Sin of Nora Moran” (1933) — just out on Blu-ray and DVD from […]

Coronavirus memes

May 9, 2020 markvoger 0

Monsters to the rescue By Mark Voger, author “Holly Jolly: Celebrating Christmas Past in Pop Culture” Me and my “Dark Shadows” buddy at the Orange […]

Boris and Basil

February 2, 2019 markvoger 0

When Messrs. Karloff and Rathbone met on screen Today — Feb. 2, 2019 — is the 50th anniversary of the death of Boris Karloff. Not […]

‘Monstrkyd Manor’

July 30, 2017 markvoger 0

Home for aging monster kids By Mark Voger, author, “Monster Mash: The Creepy, Kooky Monster Craze in America 1957-1972″ Yep, the 1960s monster kids are […]

‘Monster Mash’ book trailer

September 24, 2015 markvoger 0

Behold, the ‘Monster Mash’ trailer! By Mark Voger, author, “Monster Mash: The Creepy, Kooky Monster Craze in America 1957-1972″ BLOGGER’S NOTE: Please pardon the following rant […]

‘The Sorcerers’ (1967)

May 1, 2015 markvoger 0

Yeah, baby! Boris Karloff in swinging 1960s London By Mark Voger, author, “Monster Mash: The Creepy, Kooky Monster Craze in America 1957-1972″ The movies seemed bent on […]