The Devil’s Groove – 7 Rap Songs That Sample The Halloween Theme

Just in time for your Halloween party mix! This is an update on a post from 2013.  One of the songs in the original list had been cited for copyright infringement and the link to the folder containing the MP3s was broken.  That song has been removed from the mix and all is good toContinue reading “The Devil’s Groove – 7 Rap Songs That Sample The Halloween Theme”

31 Days of Horror 2013 – Day 30

Prince of Darkness (1987) The second installment of John Carpenter’s Apocalypse Trilogy, sandwiched between The Thing and In the Mouth of Madness.  A dying priest leaves behind a mysterious key.  A colleague of the priest, Father Loomis (a nod to Halloween), played by the always wonderful Donald Plesance, comes into possession of the key.  HeContinue reading “31 Days of Horror 2013 – Day 30”

The Devil’s Groove – 8 Rap Songs That Sample The Halloween Theme

Since the early days of rap and hip hop DJs have been sampling the records of other artists, sound bites from movies, television and commercials and splicing them into their own songs to create new soundscapes, moods or beats.  The fun as a pop culture aficionado is to try and identify those samples and observeContinue reading “The Devil’s Groove – 8 Rap Songs That Sample The Halloween Theme”

Halloween 35th Anniversary Edition Blu-ray

Damn you Anchor Bay!  How many times are you bastards going to make me buy this movie?! This is Anchor Bay’s second Blu-ray treatment of John Carpenter’s seminal slasher masterpiece, Halloween.  Their first release back in October of 2007 was met with mixed reviews.  While most welcomed the new high-def transfer and 5.1 upgrade toContinue reading “Halloween 35th Anniversary Edition Blu-ray”

Antonio Bay Celebrates 100 Years!

Our fair village is celebrating it’s 100th birthday today, April 21st! Be sure to join us later this evening at 7:00 p.m. in the park for the unveiling of the commemorative anniversary statue followed by a candlelight procession at 8:00 p.m. Hope to see you there. – Stevie Wayne KAB Radio 1340 AM

I’m Lovin’ Madness?

Picking up an iced coffee the other day I noticed something familiar and slightly disturbing about McDonald’s recent advertising campaign. Look familiar? This is one of the first signs that you’re being taken over by “The Old Ones” from John Carpenter’s homage to Lovecraft, In the Mouth of Madness.  There’s no better way to enjoyContinue reading “I’m Lovin’ Madness?”