Category Archives: Horror Hosts

“Jammin’ with Jamie” Theme: “Cathartic Choruses (2022)”!

Hi, everyone!

Many of us are in the middle of a long heat wave, we’re in that weird awkward time between summer and fall where summer activities are winding down, but fall activities haven’t officially started yet, and we’re stuck in the in-between. Maybe you’re feeling lonely. Maybe you’re feeling frustrated, exasperated, angry… or just down.

Bottling it up isn’t healthy, so don’t worry, we’re going to jam to a cavalcade of…

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“Jammin’ with Jamie” Theme: “Halfway to Halloween Harmonies (2022)”!

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I have so many monstrous melodies that last year, I filled six weeks of Jammin’ with Jamie with songs celebrating the spooky season… and I still had some left over that never made it to air!

With all these beats that go bump in the night bubbling for that long, they’re going to boil over this week as we jam to a host of…

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“Jammin’ with Jamie” Theme: “Haunting Halloween Hangover Harmonies (2021)”!

Hi, everyone!

Let’s be honest: our pumpkins are still holding strong, the leaves are still folding, and the monsters, ghosts, and other freaky fiends haven’t crawled back into the crypt yet! So why end the season just because of the silly calendar when clearly, it wants to be resurrected and live on? And hey, this way, while other people are revving up their holiday cheer, we can still be cheery by holding on to the spooky season!

So this week, let’s purge some of the excess spookiness with a stream of…

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“Jammin’ with Jamie” Theme: ““Haunting Halloween Harmonies (2021)”!

Hi, everyone!

All Hallow’s Eve is right around that creepy corner… are you ready?

And this time, I don’t mean “ready” as in garlic, silver, spellbooks, beakers, etc.

I mean: do you have your costume ready? Your giant bag or pillow case ready? Your route all planned out? If you do, let this ­jam session be your tunes to jive to as you trick-or-treat! If you don’t, then let us motivate you to start getting ready now with a host of…

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“Jammin’ with Jamie” Theme: “Macabre Monster Melodies (2021)”!

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Our jam session of spooky sci-fi songs that was originally scheduled to air October 9 ended up playing last Saturday, October 16, at 6 am ET/5 am CT, just before our regularly-scheduled jam session. If you’d like the recording of that jam session (or any other jam session), let me know!

This week, grab your stakes, silver, crucifixes, and any other protection you can think of, because we’re walking through the woods and heading down into the crypt for a mash-up of…

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“Jammin’ with Jamie” Theme: “Dungeon Dance Ditties (2021)”!

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It’s officially October, which means we can officially creak open the coffin of creepy choruses to celebrate the spooky season!

Due to various world events and technology events, we weren’t able to have any of our traditional Halloween jam sessions last year. So, since it’s been a bit, we need to do something to shake the dust off our bones and get grooving again!

And what better way to do that than with a deluge of…

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“Jammin’ with Jamie” Theme: “Halfway to Halloween (2017)”!

Due to technical issues, this Jammin’ with Jamie will happen Saturday, May 6!

Hi, everyone!

It’s time for another annual Jammin’ with Jamie tradition… that started last year.

But it was a ton of freaky fun, so we’re doing it again!

You’ve heard of Christmas in July, now get ready for an early celebration of another holiday!

Six months from now, we’ll be having a ghoulishly good time celebrating, so let’s start now with a haunted house of harmonies reminding us that we’re…

Clear away those cobwebs to reveal…

“Jammin’ with Jamie” Theme: “Halloween Harmonies in April”!

Hi, everyone!

I’m sure you’ve all heard of the phenomenon of “Christmas in July.” At its core, it’s a way of bringing the joy of the holiday season two seasons ahead of time.

So, why not do the same for other holidays?

I secluded myself in my laboratory to concoct a solution, and I emerged with a new creation…

The suspense is KILLER!

“Jammin’ with Jamie” Theme: “Sidesplitting Serenades (Part 2)!”

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Valentine’s Day may be over, but we’re still celebrating on Jammin’ with Jamie in our own unique way!

Our last jam session was met with some great reactions, proving once more that no matter what your feelings are about Valentine’s Day, hilarious music unites us all!

After our previous jam session was such a hit, now I’m even more excited for us to continue jammin’ to…

It’s love at first listen!

Halloween Movies: “Elvira, Mistress of the Dark”

Happy Halloween!

A lot of people wonder how I even know about all the classic horror and monster movies that I do… and the obscure ones, too! Well, the answer is horror hosts, like Svengoolie and…

Elvira, Mistress of the Dark (1988)!

Fair warning, “ladies and Dobermans”: accidental (and deliberate) double entendres will be busting out of this entry! (Oh boy, here we go…)

Make sure you check out Elvira’s website!

I do not own any of the following images or videos!

Here’s the trailer…

I wrote about how I discovered Elvira here on Terror from Beyond the Daves.

As I seem to say all the time, I saw this amazing movie by accident. My younger brother’s actually the one who found this one. I returned the favor later by finding her second film, Elvira’s Haunted Hills (2001), which is just as fun. They make a fantastic double feature! (Oh geez…)

I first saw Elvira, Mistress of the Dark before I’d seen any of the classic horror and monster movies that I love so much, and before the revival of Elvira’s Movie Macabre (which you should definitely check out) hit the boob tube. I was also just at the age where I could actually understand the double entendres and suggestive visual gags I was about to witness… along with my younger brother… and my parents.

None of us had seen this movie before. In fact, I’d never seen anything even remotely like this movie before. Basically, Elvira was my first exposure to double entendres. (Oh boy…)

This is another movie you’re going to want to watch more than once. You’ll be laughing so hard the first time around (or otherwise distracted…) that you’ll miss at least half of the rapid-fire humor.

Here’s the basic, spoiler-free rundown…

Elvira, Mistress of the Dark (1988)
Plot: A horror movie host who dreams of headlining in Las Vegas suddenly finds herself one of the heirs of a deceased relative; when she goes to a conservative town to collect her inheritance, she’s forced to stay when her car breaks down, but all is not as it seems…
Villain(s): That would be a spoiler!
Scare Factor: The scares are mostly played for laughs here. If something does manage to creep you out, Elvira will surely put a comedic twist on it within seconds.
Gore Factor: There’s some gore, but it’s relatively minimal.
Family-Friendly Factor: This is Elvira we’re talking about here. Double entendres, suggestive language, and her own ample assets––– you know: her sarcasm and comedic timing––– abound.

Wow! Elvira’s really HOT!

Wow! Elvira’s really HOT!

ENTER AT YOUR OWN RISK! Spoilers lurk beyond this point!

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