Tag: frankenstein

10/31

A Halloween Story for Broadcasters

This is something of a tradition for me - to post one particular spooky video I produced about three years ago. Every year on Halloween I share it again. If you've seen it before please forgive the indulgence. The truth is that my list has swelled to about double what it was last year at this time, so this is new for many. It's a lesson from one of Hollywood's most famous monsters for all the radio and media monsters of today. Enjoy. And happy Halloween. … [Read more...]

12/28

The Wisdom of Colliding Radio Genres

I was listening to an interview with filmmaker Quentin Tarantino and a fan asked him what movies made an early influence on him. One of his answers was surprising - the movie was Abbott & Costello Meet Frankenstein. I'm with you, Quentin - I have seen that movie hundreds of times (and yes, it still holds up). Why did this film make such an impression on young Quentin?  Because it was the first time he had seen a movie where two "different" genres collided:  It was both funny and scary.  Until then, there was "funny" and there was "scary," but there never was a movie which could be … [Read more...]

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