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 […]

‘M’ (1931)

January 11, 2021 markvoger 0

Paranoia in pre-WWII Berlin The director of 1931’s “M,” Fritz Lang, and the film’s star, Peter Lorre, would flee Germany later in the decade, as […]

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 […]