The Last Laugh

Note: The following originally appeared in Matt Wall’s classic monsters fanzine. Though no longer available, you can check out Matt’s work at When Hollywood hits on a formula that works, it’s no secret that they will repeat it ad nauseum. This was just as true in the early days of cinema as it is […]



Note: This blog post is way “off brand” for me. I am posting it unedited on the off chance it may help someone who suffers from depression. You are not alone. I wake up.  I remind myself it is Tuesday. Tuesday.  One day down this week.  Only six more to go.  Not that it matters. […]


Some JAFMP Homework: Jekyll and Hyde

For the first episode of JAFMP: Universal Monsters Edition, I am going to take a look at the earliest existing Universal horror movie I could find. So, to get ready, here’s the 1913 adaptation of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. Enjoy!


This New Site

OK, so you’re here now. Now what? Well, I guess I should tell you what you will find here. First off, there’s the podcast. I love two genres: horror and westerns. Well, I like other stuff, too, but those are the big ones for me. I don’t think there’s a better way to celebrate my […]