Anyone who remembers Frankenstein and his monster might think the actors' favorite recipe would have wolfbane and batwings, but no. Here's Boris Karloff's guacamole recipe.
Monster Mash: How the ghoulish Halloween song by Bobby ‘Boris’ Pickett came to be – and became a huge hit
Old Halloween songs never die - they just reappear on the chart every decade or so. Such is the case with Bobby 'Boris' Pickett's million-seller, 'Monster Mash.'
Cheap store-bought vintage Halloween costumes like these were all the rage in the '70s. But how did the finished product compare to their TV show inspiration? We took a look, and the results were nothing short of scary.
How the TV show ‘Leave it to Beaver’ began, and made millions yearn for an idealized version of the ’50s that never actually existed
Revisit the picture-perfect view of the '50s with the Cleaver family, and their oh-so-retro daily ups and downs on the classic TV show, 'Leave it to Beaver.' You'll also find out how Alfred Hitchcock was involved with this success story!
Campy or vampire spoof, call it what you like - The Lost Boys, a movie starring Kiefer Sutherland - is decidedly offbeat entertainment... with a twist.
Disney's 'The Little Mermaid,' based on the Hans Christian Andersen fairytale, is a movie with the richest colors, the brightest melodies, and the most vivid illustrations.
Sleeping Beauty is a must for a Disney fan. Most unforgettable character: The witch Maleficent. Compared to her, Dracula’s daughter was a social worker.
Vintage View-Master reels were a trip into another dimension; 'Stereo color pictures are so real, you'll feel you are actually part of the scene! Over 400 entertaining, educational subjects to delight all the family.'
Why do so many people still love vintage Peanuts stickers sheets? 'You'd be astounded at the enthusiasm of Peanuts collectors,' said cartoonist Charles Schulz in 1989, who once resembled his round-faced Charlie Brown character.
The magic of modern moviemaking at its miracle best breathes life into that beloved classic of childhood. Take a look behind the scenes of The Wizard of Oz in this story from the film's debut in 1939!
"I Love Lucy," a domestic comedy TV series, reduces the role of husband to roughly that of the male spider, and I wouldn't be at all surprised if, at the end of the season, Miss Ball ate him.
Amazing sights to see! The tornado – Munchkinland – Horse of a Different Color – Startling balloon ascent – Flying monkeys – Trees that talk and throw apples – More, more, more!!! It's all in "The Wizard of Oz."
The band Blondie was discovered one night by some wealthy people out slumming after the theatre, and hired to perform at a party in a posh apartment.
Silent movies were not part of a primitive style of filmmaking, but an alternate form of storytelling - with artistic triumphs equivalent to or greater than those of the sound films that followed.
Walt Disney arranged it all and then named it Disneyland. Sprawled over 160 acres at Anaheim, California, it is easily the most lavish amusement park on earth.
In the early '70s, Sonny and Cher turned to television, and to everyone's surprise, became the hit of the 1971 season, paving the way for many other successful musical variety shows on TV.
There's an all-new all-family comedy-musical-variety series - 'The Muppet Show,' the latest offering from Jim Henson. Find out about the show, and see the opening credits and theme song lyrics here!
Unlike most rock groups, Creedence Clearwater Revival doesn't even have a booking agency or a manager, yet they are currently the most successful pop-rock group in the world - and the richest.
If you haven't heard of 'Rocky' or Sylvester Stallone, welcome back from Mars - about the only place where you could not see or hear about this movie about a boxer, and the rags-to-riches story of the guy who wrote it.
In 1981, Simon and Garfunkel reunited to play a free concert in New York's Central Park. It was their first full performance together in eleven years, and nearly half a million people flocked to see it.
Teen guests will swing at a party of food, fun and favors that a young hostess can make herself. Greet your invited ghosts and goblins with a Halloween party!
We loved Lucy: ’50s magazines with Lucille Ball on the cover – plus what she had to say about her marriage to Desi Arnaz
The top-rated TV show, I Love Lucy, ran from 1951 to 1957 - around the time these magazines with Lucille Ball on the cover were published.
With a cast headed by Saturday Night Live alumni Bill Murray and Dan Aykroyd, and a script by Aykroyd and Harold Ramis (who helped script 'Animal House'), the 1984 movie 'Ghostbusters' had blockbuster written all over it.
You liked the side action upstairs in the bedroom during the wedding from the book The Godfather? In the movie, you got it. Liked the horse-head bit? You got it. The restaurant caper with the crooked police captain? You got it, you got it.
Steven Spielberg and George Lucas have seemingly boundless energy, and that energy is unharnessed in 'Raiders of the Lost Ark' - a startling spectacle, starring Harrison Ford as Indiana Jones.
Just 18 years old, Aretha Franklin moves flawlessly in her vocals -- from spiritual, to blues to jazz and to pop; and her ability as a pianist is something more to reckon with. Aretha is the girl to watch!
'I seem to be the king of the middle of the road,' bestselling singer Barry Manilow said in 1976. 'And that's a very fine place to be these days!'
This story is about the father of rock 'n' roll music. In a decade of American history condemned for its small-mindedness, blandness and apathy, Chuck Berry set the spark. Chuck Berry kindled the flame.
Unbelievably enchanting and ever-changing, the Wham-O Magic Window toy creates countless designs, landscapes, seascapes, birds and butterflies as the crystals fly, slide and erupt into one pattern after another.
Former Beatle John Lennon shot and killed in New York: The musician who set the beat for a revolutionary youth generation in the 1960s, was shot to death outside his Manhattan home.
The Flintstones was a half-hour animated sitcom that ran for six seasons, from September 30, 1960 to April 1, 1966. See the opening credits, hear the Flintstones theme song and get the theme lyrics here!
Another look at the story covered in the Tom Hanks movie, Saving Mr Banks!
The season's most unlikely novelty hit -- 'I'll Be There for You,' best known as the 'Friends' theme song -- started life as a 42-second musical snippet treated for a TV comedy series.
'Family Ties' has the most enviable time slot in network TV, following 'The Cosby Show.' But the four-year-old sitcom has managed to create its own following, and now clocks in at #2.
'The Cosby Show' enters millions of American living rooms precisely because it so well mirrors those living rooms. Sure, the Huxtable family is funnier, wealthier and more idealized than most.
A lighthearted look back at the 50s housewife during the sunny days of yesteryear, when a woman's home was her castle -- and her kitchen was the heart of that home.