10/31/18 O&A NYC HALLOWEEN MORNING FUNNIES: Barack Obama Singing Thriller by Michael Jackson

Barack Obama is a man of many talents. Today, Halloween, he brings us his interpretation of Micheal Jackson’s Thriler. Continue reading

10/31/18 O&A NYC HALLOWEEN SPECIAL: Michael Jackson – Thriller

Thriller, Michael Jackson’s 1984 music video directed by John Landis and written by Landis and Jackson.   Continue reading

10/30/18 O&A NYC HALLOWEEN SPECIAL: Blacula (1972) The First Black Vampire

Blacula (1972) stars William Marshall in the title role as an 18th-century African prince named Mamuwalde. Continue reading

10/29/18 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY HALLOWEEN: From Dusk Till Dawn – Salma Hayek

In From Dusk Till Dawn Salma Hayek did not have a choreographer for her dance. Director Robert Rodriguez just told her to feel the music and dance to it. Rodriguez would later use the same tactic with Jessica Alba in Sin City (2005).  Continue reading

10/19/18 O&A NYC SHALL WE DANCE FRIDAY: Dracula: Pages from a Virgin’s Diary

Dracula: Pages from a Virgin’s Diary– a ballet rendition of Bram Stoker’s gothic novel Dracula performed by the Royal Winnipeg Ballet. The work was filmed in a style reminiscent of the silent expressionistic cinema of the early 20th century. Continue reading

10/18/18 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY- HALLOWEEN: Rockwell- Somebody’s Watching Me

Somebody’s Watching Me by Rockwell, released by the Motown label on January 14, 1984, as the lead single from his debut studio album of the same name. Rockwell’s debut single release, the song features guest vocals by brothers Michael Jackson (in the chorus) and Jermaine Jackson (additional backing vocals). Continue reading

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