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NBC to Resurrect “The Munsters”

It looks like the folks at NBC are itching to reboot America’s first family of horror, those lovable Munsters, yet again. Remember 2012’s ill-fated Mockingbird Lane starring Jerry O’Connell as Herman? No? Good…you’re better off.

According to Deadline, the script for the reboot is being written by author/actress Jill Kargman (best known for Bravo’s Odd Mom Out) and will be produced by comedian/talk-show host Seth Meyers. The word is that, “the half-hour single-camera The Munsters, now in development, follows members of an offbeat family who are determined to stay true to themselves but struggle to fit in in hipster Brooklyn.” read more

Horror Hunting! Edition #28

Welcome all to the latest installment of the world’s most riveting and significant column in the horror geek universe, Horror Hunting!  In this edition we’ll examine in-depth one of the original scary monsters in literary and film lore, an iconic ghoul that was at the forefront of the undead revolution. Of course, it’s none other than the Frankenstein Monster!  Throughout the decades, Frankie has been depicted in various forms and images in movies, books, comics, television, nightmares…..you get the picture.  Lined up in this installment we have two classic and pop-culture relevant toys that would make Mary Shelley jump in the air with excitement.  Maybe she wouldn’t be that crazy, but you should be….. read more