Movies and Music for Halloween
Why? Peter Boyle mumbling "Puttin' on the Ritz",
Marty Feldman's mobile hump, and Madeline Kahn
(as if that's not enough by itself).
"Rocky Horror Picture Show"
Gotta love Susan Sarandon nearly naked, Tim
Curry in a garter belt, and Meatloaf on a hog.
One line: "What's in them there sausages?"
Pea soup, spinning heads, and lots of trouble with
stairs.& Rent the original, or go to a real theater
and see the re-release and its gloriously gory new
"Here's Johnny!" Be sure to get Jack's original, not
the Steven Weber TV remake. The TV version is
more frightening, though, because some studio
exec actually thought it was a good idea.
Two words - Jamie Lee.
May be Stephen King's best. Almost scared us out
of attending the prom (no, really, it wasn't that we
didn't have a date).
We didn't sleep for several nights after this one.
Brad Pitt and Morgan Freeman are electric. Kevin
Spacey is beyond creepy.
The Gregory Peck/Robert Mitchum classic or the
Nick Nolte/Robert DeNiro remake
This one will keep you awake, too... and on dry
It re-ignited the genre with a cast that runneth over
with young Hollywood.
Halloween is almost here - it's that magical time to let loose and enjoy the
Fall Holiday Spirit. If you're planning a party, or just getting dressed for the
occasion, why not put on some Fright Songs to help you get in the mood?
We asked our ghoulish pals to see what Boo-tiful Tunes they find Spooky.
Here's what we "Dug Up":
Monster Mash - Bobby Pickett & the Crypt-Kickers
...It was a graveyard Smash!
Werewolves of London - Warren Zevon
...Hear him howling 'round your kitchen door.
Maxwell's Silver Hammer - Beatles
...came down on his head.
Boris the Spider - The Who
...Maybe he's as scared as me!
The Blob - The Five Blobs, written by Burt Bacharach
...It creeps and leeps!
Superstition - Stevie Wonder
...If you believe in things you don't understand, you'll suffer.
Addams Family Theme - Vic Mizzy
...They're creepy and their kooky, mysterious and spooky!
GhostBusters - Ray Parker, Jr.
...Who ya gonna call?
Dragula - Rob Zombie
...Burn through the Witches.
Time Warp - Rocky Horror Soundtrack
...It's the pelvic thrust that really drives you insane.
I Put a Spell on You - Screamin' Jay Hawkins
...'cause your mine!
Zombie Zoo - Tom Petty
...You look like Boris Karloff, and you don't even care.
Eye of the Zombie - John Fogerty
...If he's already dead.
Haunted House - Jumpin' Gene Simmons Geddins
...Don't be here when the morning comes!...
Frankenstein - Edgar Winter Group
Instrumental with gut-wrenching guitar solo.
Black Magic Woman - Santana
...She's trying make a Devil out of me.
Freaks Come out at Night - Whodin Hutchins/Smith
The perfect sentiment for ending this goulish day!
Welcome to My Nightmare - Alice Cooper
...I hope I didn't scare you... We sweat and laugh and scream here!