Easter is fast approaching and it is time to send out the greeting cards! South Africa has a long tradition of greeting cards with new entrepreneurs starting their own businesses even now, in the computer age. Read my piece in the April IMAGINEMAG!
"Monster Bash Flashbacks" in the Spring issue of MONSTER BASH MAGAZINE features several authors' memories of classic monsters in their childhood, and my musings concern the Oyster Bowl game parade that used to be held in my hometown each October, and the fun of watching the local TV horror host and going to the parade the next day, It's Easter and Halloween, both featured this April!
If you don't know who Basil Rathbone was you owe it to yourself to read the March issue of IMAGINEMAG!
The South African National Environmental Management Act aims for environmental sustainability and public safety and health; so does the U. S. National Environmental Policy Act. Hazardous materials, agricultural areas, noise impacts and impacts to endangered species are among the many concerns when a new project with government money is being reviewed. Read about how NEMA and NEPA help us in the February issue of IMAGINEMAG!
Ray Milland had a fabulous acting and directing career that went as far back as the 1920s, and beginning with ALIAS NICK BEAL, he had a memorable career as a horror and sci fi actor and director as well! Read more in my article in SCARY MONSTERS #103, the January issue.
I'm not a foodie but I can cook, and I was honored to have a few recipes included in SIT STAY EAT, a cookbook to help support the fine work of the Friends of the Norfolk Animal Care Center. Scrumptious meal ideas from celebrity chefs and others, including fellow environmental scientists Katy Damico, Kathy Perdue, Pam Painter and Scharlene Floyd are included Get your copy!
236 published credits took me a long time to amass... with your support to help keep my markets going maybe it will not take too long to reach 300!
The great folks who organize Monster Bash awarded me a "Forry" during their Awards Ceremony July 9, 2016. It is awarded to those who have made contributions to classic horror film fandom and journalism. Behind his back he holds a copy of MONSTER BASH MAGAZINE!
My 2015 Rondo Honorable Mention for an article about Forrest J Ackerman In CLASSIC IMAGES was my second: "Forry: the Life of Forrest J Ackerman" received Honorable Mention in the Rondo Awards for "Best Book" in the year 2010!
No one supplied the correct answer for the trivia contest for March so I will do another contest in the near future!
Key points for Official Rules:
Forry: The Life of Forrest J Ackerman can be bought at http://www.mcfarlandpub.com/
The Thunder Child likes the book; see the below at his blog!
The good folks at FAMOUS MONSTERS OF FILMLAND posted a very positive review on their web site, linked below,
The San Francisco Chronicle mentioned the Forry biography in a story about the Grace Cathedral's New Years Eve screening of The Hunchback of Notre Dame:
And...in 2009 this book was nominated for the 12th Annual Literary Award sponsored by the Library of Virginia.