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Culture, The Exhibitionist Having Boldly Gone: Tales from the Star Trek Convention

Having Boldly Gone: Tales from the Star Trek Convention

I will admit to no small disappointment that even though I was attending Creation Entertainment's Official Star Trek Convention at the Westin St. Francis as press for the Weekly, all I got at registration was the same red wristband they…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist <i>The Milpitas Monster</i>: The Best Low-Budget Horror Flick You've Never Seen

The Milpitas Monster: The Best Low-Budget Horror Flick You've Never Seen

In the mid-1970s, as John Stanley was winding down principal photography on his San Francisco and Oakland-based horror movie Nightmare in Blood, down the 880 another D.I.Y. horror movie was about to be born: The Milpitas Monster. It started as…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Homegrown Horror: 1978's <i>Nightmare in Blood</i> Unleashes a Vampire on San Francisco

Homegrown Horror: 1978's Nightmare in Blood Unleashes a Vampire on San Francisco

Before he replaced Bob Wilkins as the host of Creature Features in 1979, San Francisco Chronicle writer John Stanley made a horror movie called Nightmare in Blood. He was one of hundreds of people who tried their hand at making…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Beyond Obama and Tough Stains: Things Chuck Norris Doesn't Approve of

Beyond Obama and Tough Stains: Things Chuck Norris Doesn't Approve of

If you're an SF Weekly reader who's heard of the movie Last Ounce of Courage, it's probably because Chuck Norris's name is attached to it. He's not in the movie, but it's received the "Chuck Norris Seal of Approval," which…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Retro Nerd Alert No. 3: Bob Wilkins Talks <i>Hardware Wars</i> & More on <i>Creature Features</i>

Retro Nerd Alert No. 3: Bob Wilkins Talks Hardware Wars & More on Creature Features

We've talked before about the Bob Wilkins' special The Star Trek Dream and his kiddie show Captain Cosmic, but most people in the Bay Area remember him from his horror host gig Creature Features, from 1971 to 1979. I don't…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Retro Nerd Alert: Bob Wilkins' One-Hour TV Special, <em>The Star Trek Dream</em>

Retro Nerd Alert: Bob Wilkins' One-Hour TV Special, The Star Trek Dream

Though he's justly celebrated for his tenure as the host of KTVU's Creature Features, the late Bob Wilkins was never a big fan of horror movies -- certainly not as much as his Creature Features successor, John Stanley -- but…
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Calendar, Night&Day Tour Guides to Terror

Tour Guides to Terror

Used to be you had to turn the dial, adjust the rabbit ears, and hope, God willing, tonight’s creature feature would be a good one, like Vincent Price in Fall of the House of Usher, or a Hammer horror flick,…
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