Stuff You Should Know · Television

The state of the blog

The game plan was to get back into extreme blogging (little term I picked up from rapping with the kids to find out where their heads were at) once I relocated to WordPress in October.  Sadly, this feverishly diabolical scheme soon vanished in a puff of smoke, surrendering to multiple factors such as outside projects,… Continue reading The state of the blog

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“Most bands don’t even last fourteen months let alone fourteen years…” – Peter Steele, musician

Since I made the decision in August to move Thrilling Days of Yesteryear from Blogger/Blogspot to a new platform at WordPress, I’ve managed to transfer over 1,000 posts…and believe me, no one is more surprised than your humble narrator at the level of activity that represents.  I’ve stated in this space on many an occasion… Continue reading “Most bands don’t even last fourteen months let alone fourteen years…” – Peter Steele, musician

Classic Movies · Stuff You Should Know

Crime will not pay…not for a while, anyway…

Apologies for all the sawdust on the blog floor…but that’s kind of the reason why I don’t have an installment of Thrilling Days of Yesteryear’s weekly dissection into the MGM Crime Does Not Pay shorts ready.  I’ve been working like a madman (mahd, I tell you!) transferring much of the content from TDOY’s soon-to-be-boarded-up Blogspot… Continue reading Crime will not pay…not for a while, anyway…

Classic Movies

Grey Market Cinema: Honeymoon Lodge (1943)

Bob and Carol Sterling (David Bruce, June Vincent) have bought a one-way ticket to Splitsville.  The two of them are getting a divorce, mostly due to those petty annoyances that are known to drive wedges into movie marriages; he has a chain-smoking habit, she munches on crackers…in bed.  But of course, Mr. and Mrs. Sterling are still… Continue reading Grey Market Cinema: Honeymoon Lodge (1943)