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John Stanley: Story of a Television Horror Host

As regular readers of this blog may recall, I grew up in northern California in the 1970s, and part of my formative experiences with the fantastic involved Creature Features originally hosted by the late Bob Wilkins, and later by John Stanley. John recently contacted me to let me know about a new feature-length documentary on […]

Creature Features Host Bob Wilkins Passes Away

Another formative piece of my childhood was lost today as Bob Wilkins, the first Creature Features host in northern California, passed away from Alzheimer's. (See the great tribute to Bob on his website, and click around to learn more about his work.) I remember many late nights in the early 1970s huddled around my nineteen-inch […]

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