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February 17

Witch Hunter Robin – “Episode 2: Addicted to Power”

“Addicted to Power” The STN-J is ordered to take out Kazuya Misawa, a businessman recently acquitted of the charge of murdering his partner, which witnesses say was done by way of a curse. The media frenzy surrounding the case and an ex-cop with an ax to grind complicate matters as the team tries to ensure […]

February 17

Yu Yu Hakusho – “Episode 2: Koenma Appears”

“Koenma Appears” Yusuke meets Koenma, son of the ruler of the Spirit World, and is given the task of raising a spirit egg that, when hatched, may return him to his body. Yusuke appears to Keiko in a dream to tell her that he will soon be revived. He later possesses the body of Kuwabara for […]

February 17

Record of Lodoss War – “Episode 2: Blazing Departure”

“Blazing Departure” In an origin episode, Ghim sets out to find Leylia, Neese’s daughter who has disappeared. Meanwhile, Parn steps in to save Liara from a group of attacking goblins. Once the goblins have dispersed Etoh appears and together they return to Parn’s village. However, the locals are unhappy at the death of one of […]

February 17

Legend of the Galactic Heroes – “S1 E1: The Battle for Astate”

“The Battle of Astate” After the destruction of the 4th and 6th fleets, Reinhard’s fleet engages the 2nd Fleet. When its commander is wounded, Yang takes command and manages to escape utter destruction. In Phezzan, Adrian Rubinsky, administrator of the planet, and Nikola Boltik, his main adviser, comment on the battle and note that it […]

February 16

Bad Taste (1987 Full Movie)

The Astro Investigation and Defense Service (AIDS) sends a crack squad of out of shape quirky badasses to investigate the disappearance of every single person in the tow of Kaihoro, New Zealand.  Upon arrival Derek, Frank, Barry, and Ozzy discover that the entire town has been overrun by aliens from a faraway planet and they […]

February 16

The Gods of Mars – “Chapter 5: Corridors of Peril” by Edgar Rice Burroughs

CHAPTER V CORRIDORS OF PERIL How long I slept upon the floor of the storeroom I do not know, but it must have been many hours. I was awakened with a start by cries of alarm, and scarce were my eyes opened, nor had I yet sufficiently collected my wits to quite realize where I […]

February 16

Inner Sanctum Mystery – “Death is a Joker”

Peter Lorre and Boris Karloff come together in this spooky tale about a man who murders his best friend over a woman.  Then the woman admits she loves the man and ended up killing his friend for no reason.  Will she still help him or perhaps help him run from justice?  Then another story about […]

February 15

Embryo (1976 Full Movie)

So hopefully everyone had fun yesterday on Valentine’s day.  Now to show you what happens if you weren’t very responsible!  Enter Embryo!  A movie about a geneticist, Dr. Paul Holliston, who discovered a hormone that rapidly encourages the growth of embryonic tissues in living animals…or people.  🙂 In typical mad scientist fashion, he begins his […]

February 15

The Gods of Mars – “Chapter 4: Thuvia” by Edgar Rice Burroughs

CHAPTER IV THUVIA It was the sound of conflict that aroused me once more to the realities of life. For a moment I could neither place my surroundings nor locate the sounds which had aroused me. And then from beyond the blank wall beside which I lay I heard the shuffling of feet, the snarling […]

February 14

The Gods of Mars – “Chapter 3: The Chamber of Mystery” by Edgar Rice Burroughs

  CHAPTER III THE CHAMBER OF MYSTERY For moments after that awful laugh had ceased reverberating through the rocky room, Tars Tarkas and I stood in tense and expectant silence. But no further sound broke the stillness, nor within the range of our vision did aught move. At length Tars Tarkas laughed softly, after the […]

February 13

Radar Men from the Moon (1952 Full Serial)

Researcher and world renown inventor, Commando Cody (George Wallace), is also a superhero who flies around on his sonic-powered rocket pack and stylish leather jacket.  He comes with a rocket ship that can make it to the moon in record time!  The perfect hero for a mission for the U.S. government when it comes under […]

February 13

Dracula – “Chapter 27 – Final” by Bram Stoker

CHAPTER XXVII MINA HARKER’S JOURNAL 1 November.—All day long we have travelled, and at a good speed. The horses seem to know that they are being kindly treated, for they go willingly their full stage at best speed. We have now had so many changes and find the same thing so constantly that we are […]

February 12

Man-Made Monster (1941 Full Film)

Tragedy occurs when a bus runs into a high voltage power line.  Everyone dies except for Dan McCormick (Lon Chaney, Jr.), who emerges from the wreckage discovering that he is immune to the effects of electricity.  After a brief stint of survivors remorse, he joins a sideshow act as Dynamo Dan, the Electric Man. Dr. Lawrence takes […]

February 12

Dracula – “Chapter 26” by Bram Stoker

CHAPTER XXVI DR. SEWARD’S DIARY 29 October.—This is written in the train from Varna to Galatz. Last night we all assembled a little before the time of sunset. Each of us had done his work as well as he could; so far as thought, and endeavour, and opportunity go, we are prepared for the whole […]

February 12

Buck Roger & the 25th Century – “Gyro Cosmic Relativator Has Been Installed”

“Buck Rogers was born here right in our own times in the twentieth century. The story of how he got started on his adventure so far in the future is mighty interesting. So now we are going to turn the dial, which will project us ahead in time and find out all about it that […]

December 04

The Monster Walks (1932 Full Film)

Ruth Earlton and her fiance Dr. Ted Carver are summoned to her father’s house on a dark and stormy night (of course).  Upon arrival, they are informed that Ruth’s father has passed away and the family is gathered to read his last will and testament.   Before the will is read the family takes the time […]

December 04

“Dracula – Chapter 17” by Bram Stoker

CHAPTER XVII DR. SEWARD’S DIARY—continued WHEN we arrived at the Berkeley Hotel, Van Helsing found a telegram waiting for him:— “Am coming up by train. Jonathan at Whitby. Important news.—Mina Harker.” The Professor was delighted. “Ah, that wonderful Madam Mina,” he said, “pearl among women! She arrive, but I cannot stay. She must go to your […]

December 04

The Adventures of Superman – “Clark Kent Captured by The Wolf”

“The Wolf” captures Clark Kent and redoubles his effort to make “The Silver Clipper” vanish! The Adventures of Superman – “Clark Kent Captured by The Wolf” – February 2nd, 1940

November 18

The Super Showdown (AMV – Superman/Batman: Apocalypse)

  See the final fight scene of Superman/Batman Apocalypse like you have never seen it before!  A true showdown between Good and Evil right in the heart of Kansas as Superman & Supergirl fight the mighty and nearly omnipotent Darkseid.   This AMV is the first of new series of projects we’re going to introducing […]

October 31

Halloween Edition: “Dracula – Chapter 16” by Bram Stoker

CHAPTER XVI DR. SEWARD’S DIARY—continued IT was just a quarter before twelve o’clock when we got into the churchyard over the low wall. The night was dark with occasional gleams of moonlight between the rents of the heavy clouds that scudded across the sky. We all kept somehow close together, with Van Helsing slightly in front […]

October 31

Halloween Edition: “Mercury Theater – Dracula”

Requires no introduction!  Everyone either remembers or have heard about the War of the Worlds scare that happened back in the 1930’s when Orson Wells rocked the country with his martian excursion into terror.  But before that, he shocked the world with his portrayal of Dracula.  To this day it is probably one of the best-produced […]

October 31

Halloween Edition: The Devil Rides Out (1968 Hammer Full Film)

This year we start our own Halloween tradition.  Every Halloween we all dress up as ghouls, ghosts, slashers, zombies, werewolves, & vampires.  Something about our past keeps coming back each and every year to remind us of the one night a year that it’s okay to love being scared and to have fun with it.  […]

October 30

Halloween Edition: Horror of Dracula (1958 Hammer Full Film)

You can’t have Halloween without one of it’s most iconic characters.  The Dark Lord of the Vampires himself, Dracula!  There are horror movies and then there are Hammer Horror movies.  Sure you can pick up any old Dracula film and pretty much get the same story but you won’t get the polish and the enchantment […]

October 30

Halloween Edition: “Dracula – Chapter 15” by Bram Stoker

CHAPTER XV DR. SEWARD’S DIARY—continued. FOR a while sheer anger mastered me; it was as if he had during her life struck Lucy on the face. I smote the table hard and rose up as I said to him:— “Dr. Van Helsing, are you mad?” He raised his head and looked at me, and somehow the […]

October 30

Halloween Edition: “The Vengeful Corpse” – Inner Sanctum Mystery

In a small hillside New England cemetery, a chill evening wind stirs the leaves and a blood red moon clings to the branches with grotesque fingers touching the faded headstones with their eerie light. The frail drawn faced young woman sits on an old stone bench listening acutely to the rustling of the branches as […]

October 24

Halloween Edition: “Dracula – Chapter 14” – By Bram Stoker

CHAPTER XIV MINA HARKER’S JOURNAL 23 September.—Jonathan is better after a bad night. I am so glad that he has plenty of work to do, for that keeps his mind off the terrible things; and oh, I am rejoiced that he is not now weighed down with the responsibility of his new position. I knew […]

October 24

Halloween Edition: “Whence Came You?” – Quiet, Please

An archaeologist is being tailed by a mysterious woman of almost supernatural beauty.  He moves through the streets of Cairo in an attempt to unearth an ancient and terrible horror. Quiet, Please isn’t as prolific as other radio drams in terms of pure horror, however, this episode is a masterpiece in using all the well-known […]

October 19

Halloween Edition: The Corpse Vanishes (1942 Full Film)

Orchids are often sent to weddings.  However, not when a mad scientist sends them to a young bride that appears to kill her!  When in actuality she was placed in suspended animation where the mad scientist (played by legendary Bela Lugosi) steals her body.  Why?  To steal her glandular fluid of course!  Everyone knows that glandular […]

October 19

Halloween Edition: Escape – “How Love Came to Professor Guildea”

Professor Guildea is probably one of the most intelligent people on the planet.  He calculates that the human penchant for Love is a weakness.  However, something non-human decides to fall in love with him and becomes obsessed.  This episode of Escape is one our personal favorites in the series.  Escape – “How Love Came to […]

October 19

Halloween Edition: “Dracula – Chapter 13

CHAPTER XIII DR. SEWARD’S DIARY—continued. THE funeral was arranged for the next succeeding day, so that Lucy and her mother might be buried together. I attended to all the ghastly formalities, and the urbane undertaker proved that his staff were afflicted—or blessed—with something of his own obsequious suavity. Even the woman who performed the last offices […]