You may have missed the news, but this is the 50th anniversary of a cheap, scrappy British science fiction series called Doctor Who. Like a fair number of folk my age, I first stumbled across Doctor Who one Saturday afternoon on PBS, back when PBS was able to air things like Doctor Who, The Avengers, The Prisoner, and it being cultural and all, Benny Hill. Unlike many, however, I seem to be one of the few people who came into the show not during an airing of the iconic Tom Baker years, but rather during the tenure of the man with the velvet smoking jackets and Venusian aikido. The Third Doctor, Jon Pertwee, was my introduction to Doctor Who, and he remains my favorite. Continue reading…
Just in time for Halloween, The Gutter’s own Keith Allison explores haunted history in New York City; Louisville, KY; Centralia, PA; London, UK; and Sydney, Australia at his website, Teleport City.
BBC Radio has several horror and ghost stories available right now, including the series, “Algernon Blackwood’s Ghost Stories,” “The Monkey’s Paw” and “The House of Doctor Dee.” Each segment expires after seven days.
“Even if we were to discount the element of Southern small town prejudice and the ugly courtroom trial that occupies the film’s center, this adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize winning novel by Harper Lee is just plain spooky… and it is my feeling that it has bestowed upon us a legacy of horror that we […]
I’ve missed the spooky month of October by one day, and probably rotted my brain on too much Rifftrax. In lieu of coherent thoughts, here is a compilation of recent observations.
At Funny Or Die, John Carpenter presents, “John Carpenter’s Halloween!”
(No, I don’t mean that kind of bump. Sheesh. You people.) Given the timing of this column, and its proximity to Halloween, it seemed logical to write about the spooky side of Romance. But it was a little harder than I thought to put together a reading list. I wanted to concentrate on books that […]
A gallery of pictures of Ray Villafane’s incredible zombie pumpkin sculpture for the New York Botanical Garden.
The Internet Archive has a collection of the old time radio show, Inner Sanctum Mysteries, sure to spookify any All Hallow’s Eve.
John Carpenter presents a series of Halloween videos on Funny or Die, from a short about a Cat-Thrower to one about Charlie Brown, Blockhead.
Enjoy this year’s Gothtober video advent calendar set in “W.T.F’s Gothtober.”
“Sherlock Holmes vs. Dracula” isn’t old time radio, but its old timey and fun to listen to before Halloween. The Internet Archive’s Old Time Radio collection has more, including Orson Welles and the Mercury Theater on the Air’s “War of the Worlds” broadcast.
Misery Bear encounters a zombie apocalypse.
Gothtober 2010 has begun. Every day this month, there’s a new short put up. It’s the best advent calendar ever.
Dread Central has pulled together a bunch of Halloween fun from “Attack of the Show” including an interview with Robert Englund and the animated Slasher School series, written by Fresh Ink’s Blair Butler.
October is HP Lovecraft month at Teleport City. Read reviews of mindless, gibbering movies that destroy all ability to reason (some in a good way)!
It’s Gothtober Time, check out the screenings at this year’s Gothtober Drive-In!
FXGuy7 has video of a Haunted Mansion on the assembly floor. Here are two birdseye views (one, two) and a walkthrough.
In fact, FEARnet does Halloween up right with all their FEAR Fest treats: Streets of Fear, a review of Haunted houses and tricks of the costume trade.
FEARnet brings you 66.6 seconds of fear. Horror movies stripped down to their basics.
Explore the mysterious mission de las calaveras in Gothtober’s 2008 Halloween advent calendar.keep looking »