Monthly Archives: October 2014

“Jammin’ with Jamie” Theme: “Haunting Horror Host Harmonies! (Halloween 2014: Part 4)”!

Hi, everyone!

It turns out I misread WNUR’s schedule, so we actually have one more Halloween-themed jam session to squeeze into the spooky season!

On October 10, Rich Koz (a.k.a. “Svengoolie”) was honored for his thirty-five years as Svengoolie (formerly “Son of Svengoolie”) at the Museum of Broadcast Communications ( in Chicago. It was an amazing event, and I highly encourage all of you to go to the MBC and check out all of the great exhibits they have there––– including, of course, the brand new Svengoolie exhibit that was unveiled that night! The exhibit includes his original coffin that was also used by Jerry G. Bishop, the original Svengoolie.

Mr. Goolie himself (and me) at the MBC! It’s always great to see you, Sven!

Also, October 31, 2014 has been declared “Svengoolie/Rich Koz” day in both the city of Chicago and the state of Illinois in his honor. Congratulations, Rich Koz! You certainly deserve it!

Of course, in case anyone hasn’t heard yet, the Queen of Halloween herself, Elvira, Mistress of the Dark, is hosting a brand new series on Hulu (, entitled, 13 Nights of Elvira, that I also highly recommend!

So, with all this news about horror movie hosts, what else can we do this week but jam to some…

… Do people in “Berrrwyyyn” get this show?

“Jammin’ with Jamie” Theme: “Terror-ific Trick-or-Treat Tunes! (Halloween 2014: Part 3)”!

Hi, everyone!

Well, the bad news is, we’re wrapping up our month-long theme of Halloween harmonies to haunt our heads and really get us into the spirit of the spooky season.

… The good news is, we have a fearfully fun jam session to wrap it all up as tightly as a mummy!

Last week, we jammed to songs about both the supernatural and the sci-fi sides of Halloween.

This week, we’re so close to the actual holiday, we’re just going to dive into our bag of tasty tunes to dig out some…

I got a “rock”… Get it? “Rock,” like “rock music”? Never mind…

“Jammin’ with Jamie” Theme: “Supernatural and Sci-Fi Songs! (Halloween 2014: Part 2)”!

Hi, everyone!

We’re continuing on with our month-long theme of Halloween harmonies to haunt our heads and really get us into the spirit of the spooky season!

Last week, we jammed our way through the roster of the various creatures that tend to lurk around this time of year. But have you ever noticed that the scares that surface at this time each year tend to fall into one of two categories?

Well, this week, we’re going to look at both sides of the coin, with a series of…

Well, as long as it’s not a cursed coin…

“Jammin’ with Jamie” Theme: “Monster Melody Mash-Up (Halloween 2014: Part 1)”!

Hi, everyone!

It’s time! It’s October, so it’s high time that we all got into the spirit of the season! Now this time of year brings a diverse menagerie of creatures our way, so let’s use this week’s jam session to see what we’re up against! It’s time for…