Daily Archives: October 25, 2013

It’s our job but we’re not mean

And because it’s the season, there aren’t enough midnight movies running these days. Should I mention that, thirty years ago this month, I was very seriously considering becoming a Roman Catholic priest?

Meanwhile, back in reality:

A tribute to Vincent Price

Most horror film enthusiasts have a special place in their hearts for the works of Vincent Price. Some of us, though, got an extra benefit when NBC ran a special on carnivorous plants and other deathtraps in the spring of 1977, hosted by Mr. Price. For me, this was my first exposure to any carnivores other than Venus flytraps, and I still owe this film for introducing me to Sarracenia pitcher plants. Today, the 20th anniversary of his death, it seems particularly appropriate to share this again. At atve vale.

Have a Great Weekend