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The new vampire series *I'd* like to see is The Lair, airing on the obscure gay TV channel, here!  All of here!'s products always come out on DVD.  Supposedly the same folks behind the here! cheese-a-thon, Dante's Cove, are producing The Lair.

The dialogue sounds like an old AIP film from the Sixties, chockful of references to "megalithic remains" and "a coven of gay vampire witches."  The blurb states that the show is meant to be a "gay version" of Buffy the Vampire Slayer but I seriously doubt whether it will prove as compelling or long-lived.  And, as was the case with Dante's Cove, there will be an abundance of soft core man-on-man sex on view.

Maybe one of the vamps will "do the Tom Jennings" with the tongue rolling around between the fangs?

G.

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Where have I been living??? I've never seen either The Eiger Sanction or Peepers!

I really must track down copies of both flicks!

I checked through the episode list of Banacek (just released on disc) but was sad not to see any credits for Thayer listed.  It's possible that he did do a stint on one of those shows in a small role that isn't listed in the available credits.

I still wonder whatever happened to Grayson's episode of Search (the Doug McClure/Burgess Meredith series)...

G.

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Calendar Events / Announcements '07 I / Re: Happy Birthday, Heather!
« on: June 01, 2007, 07:13:17 PM »
That capture is AWESOME, darling!  LUV IT! and luv you for making it to share with all of us.

The other evening I had a rare "I simply MUST watch Grayson NOW or I WILL DIE" evening and I screened the episode with Julia's first "showdown" with Nicholas Blair.  There were some delicious moments where the sly minx with the black bag taunted Mr. Knowitall Warlock.  I just love those sidelong smiles and soubrette glances.

I'm saving for another evening the follow-up scene to this where she visits Blair House with stake in hand and just stops short of ripping Our Favorite Warlock a new one...

xo, G.

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Many thanks, retzev!  I've been waiting for this... for some reason, the site never emails me about these sales, even though what DS DVD sets I own have all been purchased during those sales!

G.

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Current Talk '07 I / Re: How Did DS Influence Your Life?
« on: May 31, 2007, 05:24:42 PM »
What a coincidence--the episode I mentioned with Quentinwolfy's attack on Judith is featured in today's slide show!

Great shot of Cassandra from the '68 show, too.

Thanks again to MB for making these available to us.  I'll feel true regret if the shows come to an end upon the completion of our year cycle on June 27 this year.  Any chance we might continue for another year?

Looking at the slides is always one of the bright spots of my day, particularly since I seldom get the chance to watch the show these days.

G.

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Current Talk '07 I / Re: How Did DS Influence Your Life?
« on: May 30, 2007, 05:36:45 PM »
My Mom DETESTS Dark Shadows.  Now she more or less ignores it, but back in the day she actually forbade me to watch it.  It was banned--the only TV show I can recall my parents banning from the house.  I think she happened to catch part of the episode in 1897 when the werewolf is attacking Judith in the drawing room and just thought it was WAY too violent for a child to watch.  I know she did think it was a bad influence on me and when I left home for college she went through my bedroom and made a clean sweep of every bit of DS memorabilia in plain sight.  (She still denies doing this.)

I used to know someone who described to me how when they were on vacation, his father drove him several miles to another town because the local affiliate did not carry DS (this happened more and more in '70-'71) and he watched the day's show on a portable set--in the back of the car!  Needless to say, I often had to put up with missing episodes when we were on vacation or if I had to stay late at school to work on a project.

From '69 onwards I had very few friends who watched it as religiously as I did.  I remember being shocked at a pool party in the neighborhood when several other kids were commenting that they had long since stopped watching it because it was "too confusing."  This was in the Summer of '69 around the time when Count Petofi first came on, I think.

G.

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Current Talk '07 I / Re: What Happened To Joe Haskell?
« on: May 29, 2007, 11:18:36 PM »
Was Secret Storm the soap on which Marie Wallace appeared as India Delaney?  That would be a trip if she and Joel got some scenes together on that.  Everything I've ever read about Marie's work as India makes it sound like a dream role for her.

G.

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Current Talk '07 I / Re: How Did DS Influence Your Life?
« on: May 29, 2007, 11:07:27 PM »
My Mom got very annoyed when I was most intensely involved with DS and my conversation was mainly a super-heavy rotation of these three sentences:

"I don't understand!"

"I don't know what you're ... TALKING about."

"I MUST."

twinkles,

G.

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Current Talk '07 I / Re: What Happened To Joe Haskell?
« on: May 29, 2007, 11:02:41 PM »
I liked Sam Hall's notion that Joe and Maggie met up again when Maggie was sent to Windcliff.  And that the two resumed their relationship and found happiness together.

If that scenario didn't pan out, the notion of him moving out West and perhaps shacking up with another fella is most attractive.

I wonder whether any of Joel Crothers' later soap opera work has survived.  It would be interesting to see the actor in his later work, one of these days.

G.

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Hmmm.  Hope Darren will let us know whether this is going to be a legit release or not.

I "saw" Seizure at a local DS fans party about 12 years ago and recall very little of it.  I remember Troy Donahue looking terminally washed-up, Martine Beswicke scary and intense in what seemed to be little more than a cameo role, and Jonathan Frid screaming dramatically at some point (maybe while having sex with his wife?).

There was a great article on Seizure in Video Watchdog years back--you can probably find it on eBay.

G.

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Darling!  It's your special day!

Now bear up darling, I love your eyelashes...

hugs, Steve

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It looks very slick, but then, so did the promos for Blood ties...

G.

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Current Talk '07 I / Re: DS: The Beginning DVD
« on: May 16, 2007, 07:13:59 PM »
They dared to cut a Miss Hopewell scene???

Sacrilege!  Ecrasez l'infame!

A very steamed-up

Gothick

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Current Talk '07 I / Re: Discuss - Ep #0295
« on: May 16, 2007, 07:10:07 PM »
Michael, I'm so pleased that you also appreciate the red and blue dress.

In a way, I think it sums up Vicki's character in 1967 more than any other piece of apparel.  Even if it is NOT sleeveless...

Now, the dress that piques my ire is that ghastly charcoal-plaid thing with the naff bow sewn to the front that poor Julia gets stuck stumbling around in during the otherwise wonderful Tom Jennings storyette.

I was truly appalled when they brought that thing back in one of the Summer '70 episodes.  That, and that HIDEOUS orange tweed thing!  Ack!

but, I'm not bitter...

Steve

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Current Talk '07 I / Re: Discuss - Ep #0296
« on: May 16, 2007, 07:05:43 PM »
I know this is whacked, but whenever I play the scene of Julia lighting her cigarette from the candelabrum (while Barn GLARES at her) I can't help thinking of a movie that exists in my very own warped imagination--JULIA, SHE-WOLF OF COLLINSPORT.

Truly priceless footage...

G.

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