The Zombie Hunter

Posted in Old School with tags on April 15, 2014 by monsterminions

My buddy Si sent me this. He spotted it in the Calumet Region.


Bigfoot Kit

Posted in Cryptids, Model Kits with tags on April 12, 2014 by monsterminions

I picked up this Bigfoot model kit from Ron at Creepy Classics. This is a snap kit with glow in the dark parts. This amt kit is made in Kalkaska, Michigan.



Harper Goff Nautilus

Posted in Miscellania with tags on April 10, 2014 by monsterminions

Saw this hanging in the Atlanta airport.


Swamphead (2013)

Posted in Bad Films I Love with tags , , on April 8, 2014 by monsterminions


My friend Joe discovered this Wisconsin-made indie monstrosity at the Cinema Wasteland con.  I couldn’t resist and picked up the autographed (“Get Some Head”) Collector’s Edition DVD from Briarwood Entertainment.   Swamphead (2013) is a funny, potentially offensive, and definitely vulgar hommage to countless floating head films from the 50′s-70′s.  The film has a 80′s vibe to it with characters dressed in rugby jerseys, big glasses and cinematography with numerous  point of view steady cam shots.  It is worth a peak, but don’t invite your grandmother.

The story is simple enough —a diver finds an ancient dagger at the bottom of a midwestern lake.


The relic unleashes the floating pissed-off disconnected head of Robert Gross (aka Swamphead) who seeks out and chews up everything including a dog, a Cabelas deer target, and several stupid teenagers.  The first victim is the diver who proudly displays the dagger on a shelf.  The guys is shredded in a swimming pool by Swamphead.  This prompts a hilarious forensic investigation and floating turd inspection.

Swampies first victim

“….and I don’t want anything falling through the cracks….”

Swamphead_Fecal Discovery

The severed head of Robert Gross goes on a killing rampage. In all of filmdom I can say with certainty that I’ve never seen anything quite like Swamphead.  I love how he shakes with rage and lunges forward like one of the killer lepus in Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975). Swamphead doesn’t hold back −the movie is right in your face with this incredible prosthetic head that just demolishes flesh.  Rrrrrraaaaarrrrr.

Behold Swamphead

Directors Justin Propp and Dustin Drover have actually fabricated a fairly entertaining movie, probably best viewed after drinking several beers. Hey, I didn’t spot a single suspension wire!  I wish I had seen the morning screening with fans at Cinema Wasteland.  My only complaint would be the reliance on poop humor throughout most of the film.  I’m not a big fan of poop.  However, if you are looking for a film about a ravenous pissed-off head then this is your film.

Plus it has the immortal line:

Damn you Swamphead!

Damn you Swamphead!



RIP Mickey Rooney

Posted in RIP with tags on April 7, 2014 by monsterminions

RIP Mr. Rooney….



German Demon Note 1921

Posted in Collectibles with tags , , on April 4, 2014 by monsterminions

Found this old German Pfennig note while rummaging through boxes at Joe’s house. The artist is Franz Jüttńer (1865-1925). These came from Northern Germany, Mnt. Brocken area. The note shows a gathering of people in front of a monstrous fire demon. Perhaps a reference to Faust? The notes measures approximately 3-inches wide.

50 Pfennig Note




Off to Cinema Wasteland!

Posted in CONS, Old School with tags on April 3, 2014 by monsterminions

I am ready to throw down and party this weekend. I’m off to Wasteland! Here’s a pic of my buds from 2010. Always fun to party with the devil. I’ll be at the bar wearing the “Minnesota Iceman T”.

Wasteland 2010



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