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Throwback Video: John Carpenter On David Letterman Promoting THE THING!

I don’t know what it is, but I love falling down the rabbit hole on You Tube and uncovering old video interviews with a certain sense of context. John Carpenter’s THE THING continues to be dissected, discussed and celebrated some 35 years after its theatrical release, and rightfully so! It’s a masterpiece! But as every […]

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ATTN L.A.! Creature Features In Burbank Pays Tribute To John Carpenter’s THE THING!

There’s something special about what us horror fans refer to as the “Magnolia crawl” in Burbank. Basically, there are several horror themed shops all within walking distance all across Magnolia Blvd. where Burbank begins. Everything from Dark Delicacies to Halloweentown to Blast From The Past, and Atomic Records or Bearded Lady Vintage. There’s also Creature […]

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Post-HALLOWEEN Report, Horror TV and Anthologies Talk & More On The Latest SHOCK WAVES!

In the first part of episode 24 of the SHOCK WAVES podcast, join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane and Rebekah McKendry as they catch up on all the latest horrors! First up, every reports back on their Halloween. Rob celebrated with a handful of horror anthologies including John Carpenter’s BODY BAGS, DEADTIME STORIES and […]

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Watch the Skies! An Appreciation of Howard Hawks’ THE THING

Who goes there? Yikes – it’s THE THING (FROM ANOTHER WORLD) – the biggest, baddest granddaddy of them all! The groundbreaking 1951 film directed by Christian Nyby and produced by Howard Hawks was the first alien invader flick which promptly launched the modern sci-fi genre. Hot on the heels of the fist real-life UF0 sighting […]

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Trivia Tidbit: Who Is “The Shape” In John Carpenter’s THE THING?

Like any self-respecting horror fan, I consider John Carpenter’s seminal 1982 remake of THE THING to be one of the greatest genre films ever committed to celluloid. I revisit it at least once a year and always get swept up in the eerie story and the masterful way the whole thing unfolds. Case in point, […]