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From The Complete Meal: Devil Dog, The Hound of Hell (Revisited)

Kim Richards, Yvette Mimieux and Ike Eisenman in Devil Dog, The Hound of Hell. Photo Courtesy of CBSy
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Devil Dog, The Hound of Hell (Revisited) Recounting the Horror of a Horror Classic By Jon Sanborne All right, let me start this off by telling you that the first time I ever saw this flick was on Channel 7’s “Late Night Movie” when I was a budding adolescent. I remember my parents were asleep, [...]

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A True Visionary: Daevid Allen of The Soft Machine and Gong

Daevid Allen, circa 1974. Photo courtesy of pastdaily
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Daevid Allen: 1938-2015 Cancer Claims One of Psychedelia’s Most Beloved Characters Daevid Allen was a renaissance man from another planet. A poet and performance artist who spearheaded The Soft Machine and Gong, Allen took his ardent fan base into other worlds with his wacky version of psychedelic rock. Born in Melbourne, Australia in 1938, Allen [...]

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Schenectady’s Harold Gould: From Humble Beginnings to Hollywood Star

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Harold Gould: Schenectady Native and Beloved Character Actor A Half Century of Memorable Roles Few actors can boast of a flourishing career that spans half a century. Harold Gould, however, found long-lasting success as an actor in Hollywood and beyond from the 1960s until the early 2000s. Appearing in hundreds of movies, TV shows, and [...]

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A Thanksgiving Memory: Why I’m Thankful for King Kong and Godzilla

King Kong vs. Godzilla (Ishiro Honda, 1962)
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King Kong and Godzilla Films: A Thanksgiving Tradition How Monster Movies Have Given Us Something to be Thankful For As Thanksgiving is once again upon us, it is time to reflect on all the things that we’re thankful for. Our health, our happiness, the fact that we’ve just made it through another day, another month, [...]

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Teo Macero: American Jazz Saxophonist, Composer, Record Producer and Glens Falls Native

Miles Davis and Teo Macero
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A Tireless Innovator who Changed the Sound of Music Glens Falls Native Teo Macero Record producers and musical artists are known to have relationships that are either contentious or fruitful; often times, their contributions are overlooked. Think of how Howlin’ Wolf, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash and Elvis Presley might have sounded without the influence of [...]

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Ten Great TV Shows…Just in Time for Spring

Jonathan Frid in Dark Shadows
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Ten Great TV Shows…Just in Time for Spring The Old, The New and the Just Plain Weird With winter coming to an end and spring almost upon us, it might be prudent to invest quality time with your Netflix account (or whatever service you might use) and discover new television shows to get us through [...]

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The Definition of Excellence: Charles Napier (1936-2011)

Charles Napier in Cherry, Harry & Raquel! (Russ Meyer, 1970)
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The Definition of Excellence: Charles Napier, 1936-2011 Remembering One of Our Greatest Character Actors Some character actors have a distinctive presence, or a face we’ve seen a million times, where we immediately recognize them without knowing their name, and say, “Oh, yeah, it’s that guy.” With a jaw that could stop a truck in its [...]

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Tales of Georgie: The Lake George Monster

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The Lake George Monster Georgie Lives on in the Hearts of Lake George Residents In 1904, the third Olympic Games opened in St. Louis; there were only 45 states in the country; the leading cause of death in America was pneumonia; and in Hague, NY, the Lake George monster was created. The story of the [...]

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The Great Escape: A Classic Revisited

Steve McQueen in The Great Escape
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The Great Escape, Film Review The Great Escape: Steve McQueen, World War Two and the Scene with the Motorcycle Based on the true story of the largest prison break in history, and starring Steve McQueen, the WWII drama The Great Escape is one of the most well-known classics of all time, yet, these days it [...]

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An Interview with Mike D: Host of Lunkerville

Mike D: Host of Lunkerville
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An Interview with Mike D, Host of Lunkerville Mike D on Bass Fishing and Lunkerville For bass fishing enthusiasts, it doesn’t get any better than “Lunkerville.” Created in 2004 by independent filmmaker Mike de Avila, the program has allowed Mike to fuse his love for story telling and bass fishing into an extremely popular program. [...]

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