Classic Horrors Club – It Only Hurts When I Laugh


Vampires and man-made monsters are usually the subject of horror movies, but what happens when they’re used for comedic purposes? Are the characters and situations sturdy enough to support humor?

In episode 78 of the Classic Horrors Club Podcast, Jeff and I discuss Uncle Was a Vampire (1959) and Young Frankenstein (1974). As Jeff says, one is a true classic and one… is a movie. I don’t think it will take too much effort to figure out which is which but that doesn’t mean the other film should be dismissed. There’s definitely something in each film to entertain you and bring a smile to your face. And there’s a good song and dance routine too!

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I’d be remiss if I didn’t add that we’ve once again been nominated for Best Podcast in the 21st Annual Rondo Hatton Classic Horror Awards! Thank you so much for the nomination. Click here to view all of the nominees in this and so many other categories. Many of them are good friends and listeners, so make a checklist of great books and movies and podcasts to check out while you vote (if you so desire). And once again, thank you!

Coming up next month, we’re celebrating the films of William Castle! We’re going to take a look at his great career, take about his films and focus in on two fun flicks, Macabre (1958) and The Night Walker (1964)!

Nightmare Junkead – 1983 Into the Mouth of March Madness!


Once again, Jeff and I have been invited back to join our friends Greg and Jenius on their podcast Nightmare Junkead as they celebrate Into the Mouth of March Madness!

In episode 382, we journey back to 1983 to discuss the films that made the bracket. But, what movies will we talking about? Will it be Christine or Amityville 3D? Twilight Zone The Movie or Sleepaway Camp? Will we be talking about the legacy of Rod Serling or horror legends like John Carpenter and Stephen King? You have to tune in to fine out!

As always, we want to thank Greg and Jenius for having us back. It really is one of the best times of the year. Who needs basketball when you have Nightmare Junkhead and Into the Mouth of March Madness?!? Check it out and be sure to tell ’em Monster Movie Kid sent ya!