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Without question, 2016 has kicked off on a decidedly dark note. Above and beyond a ridiculous circus of a Presidential election, a record breaking wave of snowstorms in the East and tornadoes down South, increasing corporate and financial malfeasance both nationally and globally and some ongoing global concerns, we've lost large chunks of music, television and film history in the surprisingly short span of a single month. So join us as we pay tribute to names like David Bowie, the Jefferson Airplane's Paul Kantner and Signe Anderson, Ian "Lemmy" Kilmister of Motorhead and Hawkwind and Jimmy Bain of Dio and Rainbow, not to mention folks like Glenn Frey of the Eagles, Dallas Taylor of Crosby Stills Nash & Young, Dale Griffin of Mott the Hoople, Nicholas Caldwell of the Whispers, Mic Gillette of Tower of Power and Stones/Yardbirds manager Giorgio Gomelsky on the music end, and Angus Scrimm (Phantasm), Dan Haggerty (Grizzly Adams), Vilmos Zsigmond (of the Ray Dennis Steckler and Arch Hall films, Easy Rider and Close Encounters), Abe "Fish" Vigoda, Frank Finlay, Terry Wogan, Jacques Rivette and Pat "Schneider" Harrington on the television and film end... Week 23 Raise a Toast to Those Fallen
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Who would ever have imagined that a turn of the century British mystery writer would prove so influential in postwar Germany? And yet, the surprisingly prolific German krimi became the staple of Teutonic cinema throughout the 1960's, with... more

Tonight, we put on a stiff upper lip and offer a touch of class! From cold war, Bond-inspired spy shows to atmospheric occult and sci-fi miniseries and telefilms, we talk everything from Jason King, Adam Adamant, the Persuaders and The... more

This week on Weird Scenes - we're setting sails for sunny Italy! Among the many subgenres of cult film the Italians co-opted and proceeded to perfect was one of the wildest, most consistently entertaining and grim of the bunch: the... more

Tonight, we're gettin' down and taking on The Man! One of the most consistently entertaining of genres, the blaxploitation film was an ersatz lovechild of the civil rights movement, often helmed and produced by established white... more

That's a wrap! 2015 is over and so is our stint here. We're moving on to bigger and better things and can't wait to start over. We've had a lot of great memories and look forward to making more. Feel free to share yours with us. Do... more

What a year this has been... what a grand mood we're in... It's been a roller coaster year, that's for sure, but we're looking forward to it all being over. While the changing of the calendar doesn't guarantee things will change, just... more

This week on Weird Scenes, we take on the two most important directors in 70's British cinema! Think about it: outside of Hammer, Tigon and Amicus (and perhaps short lived wunderkind Michael Reeves), how many British "new look"... more

We literally have no idea what we're going to talk about this week. I know we say that a lot, but this time we mean it. There are so many things going on and everything is so in flux that we really don't know what to say. We'll probably talk... more

This week, we're talking the undisputed king of classic Italian horror! From his roots as a cinematographer for forgettable neo-realist dramas and sword and sandal pepla, Mario Bava rose from uncredited co-direction to full fledged... more
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