Geek

I’m a geek. I can’t help it. Here’s my geeky musings and ramblings.

Video: The 1993 Famous Monsters of Filmland Convention

Holy cow, this video is AMAZING. It is a professionally produced highlight reel of the 1993 Famous Monsters of Filmland Convention, a convention I was unable to attend (a couple of friends did, and they got me a convention poster I still have on my wall to this day). Who is in it? Forry Ackerman, John Landis, Ray Bradbury, Joe Dante, William Schalert, Angus Scrimm, Bela Lugosi Jr., Noel Niell… The list goes on. Basically, it’s a who’s who of classic horror and TV.

Enjoy 90 minutes of high geekery:

Some Halloween videos for you…

First, Elvira and Vincent Price guesting on The Tonight Show… Vincent in a dramatic reading of Poe’s The Raven… A documentary on the making of the movie Halloween… And here’s a full Vincent Price movie, Madhouse!

Buck Rogers in the 25th Century Toys!

Another scan from a Christmas Catalog, this one is the 1980 JCPenny page that features Buck Rogers toys! The “Laserscope Space Fighter” was never shown on the TV series, but it’s really cool. Here’s some more info on that toy.…

Famous Monsters of Filmland, Issue 1

Since Halloween is coming up, I thought it was appropriate to post this for everyone’s enjoyment – a downloadable PDF of Famous Monsters of Filmland’s first issue. Famous Monsters magazine influenced hundreds of filmmakers, from Joe Dante to Steven Spielberg,…

Star Trek: The Motion Picture toys!

Star Trek: The Motion Picture toys? Yup, they made them and they… kinda sucked. The action figures were small and lacked detail, they didn’t make any toys of the ships – very Meh. The two highlights: The McDonald’s Happy Meals (which…