Yeah, it’s not Halloween. And the fact that it’s May and I’m writing an article that’s perfect for Halloween sort of proves the headline true- that I’m a horror fan for life. Let’s sit down in Dr. Perceptron’s office, look back on my life, and figure out why I love horror so much. Here are eight things that made me a lifelong fan of horror. Continue reading
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Occasionally when screenwriters run out of monstrous things to include in their cold-weather scenes, they’re forced to dig deep into their well of creativity. Sometimes, they’ll use polar bears. Other times, they use hypothermia. Still others, they use cabin fever. Perhaps the most underused scary cold-weather thing device is the yeti, a.k.a. the abominable snowman. Here are nine instances of the yeti in pop culture: Continue reading
There have been a lot of incarnations of Scooby Doo through the years. There’s been Scooby Doo, Where Are You?; Scooby’s Laff-Olympics; The 13 Ghosts of Scooby Doo; A Pup Named Scooby Doo; and on and on. Since the crime-solving, possibly pot smoking great dane has been such an institution through the years, we’ve gotten to meet several of the Doo family members. We’ve met everyone from Yankee Doodle Doo to his annoying nephew, Scrappy. To keep everything straight, I’ve put it all together for everyone in a nice, neat, orderly family tree. Click on the image to get the full resolution. Big thanks to Wikipedia for helping me sort all of this out for future generations of Doo dogs. Continue reading
Dogs are, in a word, great. They’re the only creature on earth (not related to me) whose feces I’d consider picking up. Of course, TV has had some great dogs. But everyone knows about Lassie, Eddie (Frasier), and even Apollo and Zeus (Magnum P.I.). Nobody really sings the praises of the cartoon dogs. Here are the ten best.
“I like you, Seymour. You’re not constantly judging me like all the other dogs.” (pause) “Are you?” I have never wanted to own a TV dog more than Seymour. The end of that whole episode, where Seymour gets old waiting for Fry to return, might just be the saddest thing I’ve ever seen on TV. Um… pardon me, I have some dust in my eye. *sniff* Continue reading