Sunday, November 18, 2018

Journey to the Center of the Earth Week: Is It Possible?





Admittedly, "Journey to the Center of the Earth" (the 1959 version based on the Jules Verne novel), is one of my favorite movies of all time. As a kid, I could watch it every time it came on and now I own it on disk, so I can see it endlessly! 

Saturday, November 17, 2018

Blog Entry Saturday: Requests to Santa



It's that time of year when we reflect on our childhood Christmases and those we miss at this time of year who are no longer with us. I tend to look at my relationship with the red-suited man over the years.

Friday, November 16, 2018

Most Disturbing Clown Movies



From the white face to the maniacal laughter and drawn on tears, clowns have always had an unsettling reaction to children and adults alike. I don't know if we ever get over that discomfort as we grow older. From the bright hair, colorful billowing clothing and big shoes to the painted on smile, we inherently know something is amiss. 

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Buried Alive! Horrifying True Tales


Buried alive - a concept out of a horror movie. But it has happened. Let's take a look at some of those horrifying cases - 

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Ancient Giant Axes and Hammers



Source:  Apparently, these are the largest stone tools yet found and there have been many huge ones around the world. Who wielded these, do you suppose? 

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

My Foray Into Film Industry



Life takes the strangest twists and turns. And then you survey the paths and realize that they branch from the same tree. In fact, there is a saying that there are no obstacles in your path, the obstacles ARE the path. So very true! 

Giant Space Vegetables



In 2006, the Chinese sent thousands of seeds into space by satellite. After they germinated, they chose the best seeds to breed. What resulted from this was rather astonishing - giant vegetables!

Monday, November 12, 2018

Review "Krampus Origins"


I admit, I adore the concept of Krampus and the legendary figure. I was stoked to hear about the release of "Krampus Origins." I was even more pleased to be asked to attend the cast and crew viewing at Sun Studios of Arizona

The Hutchison Effect: Quirky Phenomena


A Canadian inventor, John Hutchison, experimented and discovered -  “a highly-anomalous electromagnetic effect which causes the jellification of metals, spontaneous levitation of common substances, and other effects.”

Sunday, November 11, 2018

Tiny Terrors: Evil Little Monsters


Horror movies, they often focus on maniacal killers or large imposing monsters. But, some of the most chilling ones involve the wee ones, the tiny monsters - 

Saturday, November 10, 2018

Blog Entry Saturday: Photographing Winter Cemeteries


Cemeteries are thoughtful, respectful, and solemn memorials to all the lovely lives that have inhabited this planet at various points in time. There is no better time to photograph such a quiet and still location as the cold and barren wintertime. Here's some tips - 

Friday, November 9, 2018

Camouflaged Creatures

Some of nature's best camouflages - 

Death Valley Giants


There have been many interesting tales of ancient giants finds, but none so amazing as the one reported from the Grand Canyon by an explorer and the one reported from Death Valley, California.

Thursday, November 8, 2018

1970s and 1980s Scream Queens


The 70s and 80s were the most amazing decades for horror movies. The scream became the primary focus of these terrifying films and the female leads put in the position to scream did a damn fine job. Let's look at some familiar actresses and their work in those decades.

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