10/8/18 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY- HALLOWEEN EDITION:  Woman No Cry! (Dance Scene) And Maximillian’s Death Scene- Vampire In Brooklyn (1995)

Maximillian (Eddie Murphy) is the only survivor from a race of vampires on a Caribbean Island, and as a vampire, he must find a mate to keep the line from ending. He knows that a child had been born to a woman who had a vampire father, and he searches for her (Angela Bassett) in Brooklyn. Continue reading

10/27/17 O&A NYC THE MORNING FUNNIES: Martha Stewart on Halloween – SNL

Though Martha Stewart (Ana Gasteyer) normally suppresses the demons inside of her, on Halloween she makes tricks a treat by toilet papering houses in the shape of a ghost, or throwing robin’s eggs for that extra prism of color. Continue reading

10/31/16 O&A NYC HALLOWEEN HOLLYWOOD MONDAY ENCORE: Grace Jones- The Vamp

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Vamp, starring Grace Jones and Chris Makepeace is a 1986 comedy horror film directed by Richard Wenk, and co-written by Wenk and Donald P. Borchers. Continue reading

10/31/15 O&A NYC Song Of The Day: Michael Jackson’s Thriller

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Michael Jackson’s Thriller is a 13-minute music video for the song of the same name released on December 2, 1983. It was directed by John Landis, who also co-wrote the screenplay with Michael Jackson. It was MTV’s first world premiere video. Continue reading

10/26/15 O&A NYC Halloween Hollywood Monday- The Rocky Horror Picture Show

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The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975) is a musical comedy horror film directed by Jim Sharman. The production is a humorous tribute to the science fiction and Horror B movies of the late 1930s through early 1970s. It stars Tim Curry, Susan Saradon, and Barry Bostwick along with cast members from the original Royal Court Theatre, Roxy Theatre and Belasco Theatre productions.  Continue reading

10/31/14 O&A Throwback Thursday Halloween Edition: Michael Jackson’s Thriller

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Michael Jackson’s Thriller is an American 13-minute music video for the song of the same name released on December 2, 1983. It was directed by John Landis, who also co-wrote the screenplay with Michael Jackson. It was MTV’s first world premiere video.

Voted as the most influential pop music video of all time, Thriller proved to have a profound effect on popular culture. It was named “a watershed moment for the music industry” for its unprecedented merging of filmmaking and music. Guinness World Records listed it in 2006 as the “most successful music video”, selling over nine million copies.

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10/29/14 O&A Wildin Out Wednesday Halloween Special: The 3 Stooges In SPOOKS

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In the classic 3-D short SPOOKS (1953) Moe Howard, his brother Shemp Howard, and Larry Fine again encountered a mad scientist attempting to put a human brain into a gorilla. SPOOKS was one of the Three Stooges’ best blends of comedy and scares. With howling winds, skeletons and conwebs, it has a fun and spooky Halloween-type atmosphere that’s sure to grab any monster kid. The laboratory scenes with the mad scientist, his brutish assistant, a caged gorilla and a beautiful girl in bondage resembled an old pulp magazine cover of the ’30s and ’40s. Continue reading