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Cinema Insomnia Pajama Party Pledge Special

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Mr. Lobo hosted the Cinema Insomnia Pajama Party Pledge Special for channel KTEH.

Here are a couple of the segments:


See more of Cinema Insomnia at: http://www.cinemainsomnia.com/

Helena Hussy of Horror - Crystal Lake's Girl Friday (the 13th)

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The latest episode of Helena, Hussy of Horror has Helena out in the woods telling us about the movie Friday the 13th.

This is the teaser:

Watch the episode here:

Visit Helena's website at: http://www.hussyofhorror.com/

The Cinemated Man

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Michael Chambers is a man stuck in an abandoned movie theater in Japan. Helped by his friend Miles, he broadcasts his ongoing plight along with movies as the The Cinemated Man.

The Cinemated Man started in December of 2007 with a pilot episode giving the story of how he ended up where he is. Michael makes his shows available on his site cinematedman.com and continues to put up new episodes often. In all the shows he talks about the movies he shows, sometimes with guests, and occasionally blends the hosting parts into the theme of the movie.

Here is the pilot episode:

This is the full episode 2, called The Other Thing, featuring the movie The Thing From Another World:

Count Gore De Vol Song

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In honor of tonight's world premiere of the Count Gore De Vol documentary Every Other Day Is Halloween, here is a song about Count Gore by Bobogolem.

Click here to download the original version: Count Gore De Vol Song

Watch a video for a different version of the song:

Visit the Count at: http://countgore.com

Bob MaCabre

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Bob MaCabre was the host of House of Horrors on WGGB Channel 40 in Springfield, Massachusetts from 1984 to 1985. Bob MaCabre was played by Bob Austin, who passed away in May of 2009.

Bob Austin was interviewed on the Nine Panel Nerds podcast in May of 2008.
Listen to the interview here:

Right click here to download the show: Bob Austin Special

Ed McMahon

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Ed McMahon hosted a horror movie show in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in the 1950s before John Zacherle hosted his own show as Roland. He also appeared as the narrator in the 1955 horror movie Dementia, also known as Daughter of Horror. Ed passed away on June 23, 2009.

Watch Daughter of Horror, hosted by Von Zip in this season two episode of Wild Thingdom:

Joe Bob Briggs Trading Card

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Joe Bob's Drive-In Theater and MonsterVision host Joe Bob Briggs is featured in an autographed trading card from Terror Cards XL's 2005/2006 set. He is the only horror host in the series that covers all areas and eras of horror movies.

To order the card, go to their website at: http://www.terrorcards.com/

Visit Joe Bob at: http://www.joebobbriggs.com/

WHBQ-TV Promo Video With Sivad

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Fantastic Features host Sivad stars in this 1964 promotional video for potential advertisers of Memphis, Tennessee television station WHBQ-TV channel 13.

Watch the video below:

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Ghoultown - Mistress Of The Dark

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In 2009, the band Ghoultown wrote a song in homage to horror host Elvira called Mistress Of The Dark. Elvira filmed a music video for the song with the group.

Watch the video here:

See the making of the video here:

Visit Elvira at: http://elvira.com

Midnite Mausoleum - Drive In Massacre Parts 3 & 4

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Here are the Midnite Mausoleum episodes which conclude Marlena Midnite's presentation of the movie Drive In Massacre.

Watch the final two parts here:

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Visit Marlena at: http://midnitemausoleum.com/

Nightmare Cinema - May 29, 2009

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The May 29, 2009 episode of Nightmare Cinema has Wolfman hosting a New Three Stooges cartoon (The Littlest Martian), an episode of Suspense (All Hallow's Eve), a cartoon (Destination Earth), and the movie The Night America Trembled.

Watch the full show below:

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For more about Nightmare Cinema visit: Nightmare Cinema

More Go Green With Dr. Gangrene

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Chiller Cinema host Dr. Gangrene has recently filmed more of his award winning Go Green With Dr. Gangrene PSAs.

Watch them here:

Summer Of The Mummy:

Werewolf of Nashville:

Here are some of his older ones:

Two Lane Trash Stop:

Bonehead:

For more of the good doctor, visit him at: http://www.chillercinema.com/

BOO! - Gammera The Invincible

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In this episode of BOO!, Clifford Graham hosts the movie Gammera The Invincible due to Dr. Head going on Spring Break.

Watch the first five minutes of the show below. Follow the links in the video to watch the full episode.

Zacherley's Vulture Stew

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The paperback short story compilation Zacherley's Vulture Stew was published in August of 1960 by Ballantine Books. It originally cost 35¢ and its 160 pages were filled with the following nine horror stories:

He Didn’t Like Cats by L. Ron Hubbard
Dr. Jacobus Meliflore’s Last Patient by Mindret Lord
The Devil Is Not Mocked by Manly Wade Wellman
Bones by Donald A. Wollheim
Out of the Jar by Charles R. Tanner
The Witch by A. E. van Vogt
They Bite by Anthony Boucher
The Shed by E. Everett Evans
There Shall Be No Darkness by James Blish

Son of Svengoolie 30th Anniversary

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Chicago horror host Svengoolie, then known as Son of Svengoolie, aired his first show on June 16, 1979.

Here is the opening of that show:

Acri Creature Feature - 2005 - Episode 1

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Acri Creature Feature, the Illinois area horror host show from the 1960s and 1970s hosted by Chuck Acri had a brief revival in 2005. These are the hosting segments from the first of the new shows which aired on KLJB-TV, where Chuck presented the movie The Devil Bat.

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Chicago TV Horror Movie Shows Author Interview

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Chicago TV Horror Movie Shows: From Shock Theatre to Svengoolie authors Ted Okuda And Mark Yurkiw were interviewed by Frank Avila. They talk about horror host shows from Chicago as well as children's shows from the past.

Watch the full interview here:

Midnite Mausoleum Trading Card

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Midnite Mausoleum has just created their first promotional trading card featuring "your cuddly cadaver" Marlena Midnite.

There are limited supplies of the card available in certain stores in Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois. Check out the Midnite Mausoleum MySpace page for specific details and other ways you can obtain a card.

Midway of Madness - Invasion of the Bee Girls

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Episode 13 of Madame Mortem's Midway of Madness has her and Quoths the Raven presenting the movie Invasion of the Bee Girls.

Watch the first five minutes below and click the links in the video to watch the full episode:

Doktor Goulfinger Interview

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Recently, California horror host Doktor Goulfinger and his "unaltered ego" Michael Monahan from The Hip Crypt of Doktor Goulfinger were interviewed by The Caretaker at The Graveyard Show blog.

Listen to the two part interview below:

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To download the interviews, right click each link: Part 1 and Part 2

For more about Doktor Goulfinger, visit him at: http://www.goulfinger.com/

Monster Movie Matinee - Tower of Terror

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Here are the hosting segments from a 1984 episode of the Syracuse, New York show Monster Movie Matinee (also known as Chamber 13) in which Dr. E. Nick Witty and Epal presented the movie Tower of Terror.

Watch it below:

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To learn more about Syracuse horror host shows visit: http://artofjosephcapuana.homestead.com/horrorhostindex.html

Screaming Yellow Theater Theme

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The theme song to the first Svengoolie's show, Screaming Yellow Theater, was called Rumble and was written by Link Wray.

Listen to it here, courtesy of FuzzyMemories.TV:

To download the theme as an MP3, right click here: Rumble

Weird Theatre

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Weird Theatre was based out of Dallas, Texas and was hosted by Mr. Weird on DCTV in the early 2000s.

Watch the end of an episode of Weird Theatre from April 23, 2004:

Big Chuck and Lil' John Show - Robot Monster

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The March 15, 1996 edition of the Big Chuck and Lil' John Show had them hosting the movie Robot Monster.

Watch the full show including the movie here:

For more about Big Chuck and Lil John visit: http://www.bigchuckandliljohn.com/

Demented Drive In Theatre - The Devil Bat

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The Devil Bat is the movie presented by Floyd Cadaverious and Nurse Evilynn on this episode of Demented Drive In Theatre. Watch the full episode below:

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Check out Demented Drive In Theatre at: http://dementeddrivein.blogspot.com

Midnite Mausoleum - Drive In Massacre Parts 1 & 2

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In her latest batch of Midnite Mausoleum episodes, Marlena Midnite hosts the movie Drive In Massacre.

Watch the first two parts here:

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For more about Midnite Mausoleum go to: http://www.myspace.com/midnitemausoleum

Helena, Hussy of Horror

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Helena, Hussy of Horror is a new monthly internet based horror host show staring Helena. In her short episodes, she shows select scenes from a movie and gives us her comments on them.

Helena started out as an audition for the Miss Horrorfest contest and later was the on screen host for screenings of the movie Deadlands 2: Trapped.

This is the first regular episode, featuring Swamp Thing:

Watch her Miss Horrorfest audition:

Here is her introduction to Deadlands 2: Trapped:

To learn more about Helena, visit: http://www.hussyofhorror.com/

Svengoolie Game

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A Svengoolie video game has been created by StringAnime. In the game, Sven must defend himself from flying rubber chickens using a shield.

Click Here to play the game in a new window: Svengoolie Game

Here is a video of how the game is played:

The Whitewolf Power Hour

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The Whitewolf Power Hour started in 2008 as a Halloween special in Austin, Texas. The regular series started in February 2009 where Whitewolf hosted horror and exploitation movies from the 1970s.

Gary Dobson, who played Whitewolf and created the show, passed away on May 26, 2009. He had only completed five episodes of The Whitewolf Power Hour at the time of his death.

Here is a clip from The Red Headed Stepchild of the Satanic Tent Revival, which features a cameo by Whitewolf:

The John Stanley Scrapbook

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The John Stanley Scrapbook was published in 2001 and is a good overview of the second host of California's Creature Features show. Included in the book is an autobiography of John with his life story and information about his career. There are also articles about John and Creature Features that were printed during his run on the show.

Insights into his books and his movie, Nightmare in Blood, are also provided by John, as well as his best and worst movie lists. Ample space is given over to behind the scenes stories about about Creature Features, with details of the mini-movies he made for the show.

The book is illustrated with many photos of guests and interviewees of John's, including Christopher Lee and Leonard Nimoy. The rest of the book is filled with old movie posters from films that influenced John and others that were a part of Creature Features, as well as press materials from the show.

The John Stanley Scrapbook is a excellent way to get a concentrated look at John Stanl…