John Landis

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2014

    The 10 Scariest Music Videos Ever

    Listen, are you throwing a Halloween party? Are you going to have music on in the background? Splendid. Just so you know it was recently made legal in Texas to beat people that play "Monster Mash" at Halloween parties to death with frying pans [citation needed]. Few areas in the world need updating ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2014

    Stephen Bishop's Tales of Angry Rastas, Animal House and Debby Boone's Missing Grammy

    In his career of almost four decades, singer/songwriter/guitarist Stephen Bishop has seen and done a lot. In a phone interview, fascinating stories come pouring out of him at such a rapid pace, it's a wonder the man hasn't sat down to write an autobiography yet. We spoke with Bishop about tonight's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2011

    Thriller Turns 29: Five Reasons It Rocked

    Yesterday marked the twenty-nine-year anniversary of the release of Thriller, which broke basically every record in the book. It remains the best selling album of all time with over 10 million in total sales. It not only solidified Michael Jackson as one of the biggest pop stars of all time, it deli ... More >>

  • Film

    June 24, 2010

    Getting Old Isn't for Sissies

    Sure, she's a piece of work. But there's got to be more to Joan Rivers.

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2010

    Pop Rocks: With Friends Like These

    ​Oscar-winning director Roman Polanski remains under house arrest in Switzerland, awaiting possible extradition to the United States for fleeing sentencing after pleading guilty to "unlawful sex" with a 13-year old in 1977. His attorneys are, naturally, fighting this possibility, while a numbe ... More >>

  • Film

    August 27, 2009

    Mr. Blood Red, Vol. 2

    Two decades after the severed ear of Reservoir Dogs, Quentin Tarantino serves up Hitler's head on a plate.

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2009

    A New Werewolf Movie Is Out: Can It Stack Up With The Five Best?

    Compared to their cinematic horror counterparts, werewolves don't get no respect. While vampires and zombies have been done to death in recent years, it's still rare to see a werewolf in a movie without some vamps thrown in to secure the teenage-girl demographic. Here then are some of the best in th ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 24, 2008

    Animal House

    Welcome the Delta Tau Chi fraternity back to the big screen

  • Culture

    November 7, 2002

    See, Hear

    Without Elmer Bernstein, scores of movies wouldn't have sounded the same