Hilda!

NSFW: Cheesecake drawings and almost nudity! Which means it’s totally worthwhile, but your boss may not agree.   Hilda: 1950s-era pin up girl by Duane Bryers. More information about Hilda here and here. The first article says that Hilda was never put in demeaning situations because of her weight, but I question this. Images of…

Guest Post: Songs for the Unsung

My friend Eric Grayson, Usenet pal and overall mensch — he brought his gorgeous print of Lon Chaney’s Phantom of the Opera to the 2005 Kansas Silent Film Festival, which I enjoyed immensely — has recently started his own blog, Dr. Film. Eric is also the producer of the “Dr. Film” television pilot, a show…

Guest Post: The Magical Mystery SBBN Tour

This summer, I am proud to present several fine guest bloggers who were kind enough to contribute entries during the SBBN hiatus. First up for your consideration is a serious, probing documentary by my friend and yours, Mr. Ivan G. Shreve, Jr. of the superlative Thrilling Days of Yesteryear … who would like everyone to…

Maneater Week: Maneater (2007)

For Mr. Gable’s Maneater Week, I took the literal approach and watched Maneater (2007). For those of you who don’t find yourselves staring at the SyFy Channel on Saturday nights watching people get eaten by various creatures both real and imaginary, you probably don’t know what the Maneater series is. Let me explain: It’s approximately…