Sgt. Drizzlepuss

VORTEXX SCHEDULE FOR JANUARY 22 – 29, 2017

VORTEXX SCHEDULE FOR JANUARY 22 – 29, 2017

Welcome to The Vortexx where it's been ALL HOSTS ALL THE TIME FOR SIX YEARS!

THE VORTEXX! SIX YEARS STRONG!!!!!

Welcome to THE VORTEXX where it's ALL HOSTS ALL THE TIME! We've got a terrific line-up of hosts, shows, and movies this week, including three new movies making their Vortexx debut, along with several returning favorites and a trip to The Peninsula of Horror on Saturday. Our hosts this week are Misty Brew, Bobby Gammonster & Boris the Buzzard, Freakshow & the Bordello gang, Edgar von Ghoul, Deadwood, Uncle Pete, Dave Binkley & Holly Schilthelm, Arachna & Deadly, and (at the Peninsula of Horror) Professor Gillman and Master Vyle. Enjoy our shows and thanks for hanging out!

MISTY BREW'S CREATURE FEATURE presents The Vortexx premiere of ANTS! (1977)

Sunday (01/22). 9:00 P.M. (ET) MISTY BREW'S CREATURE FEATURE presents The Vortexx premiere of ANTS! (1977) aka It Happened at Lakewood Manor. Robert Foxworth, Suzanne Somers, Lynda Day George, Bernie Casey, Myrna Loy, and Brian Dennehy are among the stars in this TV movie about an army of poisonous ants that attack the residents of an old-fashioned lakeside hotel targeted for purchase by an unsavory gambling casino promoter. This was one of several movies made during the late 1970s to capitalize on the popularity of Jaws. Tonight's show will be followed at approximately 10:45 by an encore presentation of last Wednesday's episode of SCREAMING SOUP (DEADGIRL).

MONSTER MOVIE NIGHT presents Larry Buchanan's IN THE YEAR 2889 (1967)

Monday (01/23). 9:00 P.M. (ET) MONSTER MOVIE NIGHT with Bobby Gammonster and Boris the Buzzard presents Larry Buchanan's IN THE YEAR 2889 (1967). Although the movie's title is taken from a Jules Verne novel of the same name, it's actually a remake of Roger Corman's Day the World Ended (1955), and the story is set in the year 1977. A nuclear war has wiped out most of the human race, and a group of survivors in a Dallas mansion find themselves beset by rising radiation levels, a ruthless tough guy, and cannibalistic mutants. You heard right, folks -- cannibalistic mutants. It don't get any better than that! Former child actor Paul Petersen (The Donna Reed Show) stars as the lead survivor.

BORDELLO OF HORROR presents TRACK OF THE MOON BEAST (1976)

Tuesday (01/24). 9:00 P.M. (ET) BORDELLO OF HORROR with Freakshow, Sgt. Drizzlepuss, Ali Katt, and Beelzabroad presents TRACK OF THE MOON BEAST (1976). After a beefy young mineralogist (Chase Cordell) gets boinked in the head by a meteor fragment, he is transformed into a hideous lizard-like monster whenever the moon comes out. Badly paced and badly shot, with a badly constructed story and a mostly talentless cast playing cardboard characters, its one saving feature is that soon-to-be-famous Rick Baker designed the beast. Along with the movie, Freaky will be presenting footage from the March 2015 Horrorhound Weekend including the Horror Host Hall of Fame awards, interviews with producer Paul Travers from Old 37 and Fred Vogel from Toe Tag Productions, and music by The Renfields.

DEAD END DRIVE-IN presents The Vortexx premiere of KEEP MY GRAVE OPEN (1974)

Wednesday (01/25). 9:00 P.M. (ET) DEAD END DRIVE-IN with Edgar von Ghoul returns to the Vortexx for its second appearance! Tonight Edgar will be hosting The Vortexx premiere of KEEP MY GRAVE OPEN (1974) aka The House Where Hell Froze Over. This slow-moving but creepy thriller from S. F. Brownrigg, the director of Don't Look in the Basement, re-unites Basement cast members Camilla Carr and Gene Ross. Carr, who would later go on to become a successful novelist, stars as Lesley Fontaine, a troubled young woman who lives in an isolated farm estate miles from the nearest town. Murders are being committed in the vicinity, and Someone is responsible. Is it Lesley? Or perhaps her brother Kevin (Chelcie Ross), who may be real or may be a product of Lesley's overworked imagination. Gene Ross (Judge Oliver W. Cameron in Basement) plays Lesley's compassionate doctor. Larry Buchanan favorite Bill Thurman plays a hitchhiker looking for food, who becomes one of the victims.

SCREAMING SOUP reviews THE GREEN SLIME (1968)

Wednesday (01/25). 10:45 P.M. (ET) [Time approximate.] We welcome SCREAMING SOUP back to The Vortexx for its second appearance! Now entering its fourth season, this animated horror host show specializes in raunchy movie reviews. In tonight's episode our host Deadwest reviews THE GREEN SLIME (1968) while his friends try to defuse his rage over the film's lameness. The film itself might be lame and the monsters laughably ridiculous, but it's got one of the catchiest title songs in movie history. In addition to Deadwood, tonight's cast includes Billy, Eb'nstein, Deadbeat, Doc Rex, and Aleena.

UNCLE PETE'S DARK VAULT OF PUBLIC DOMAIN presents The Vortexx premiere of ABBY (1974)

Thursday (01/26). 9:00 P.M. (ET) Join us tonight as we welcome THE DARK VAULT OF PUBLIC DOMAIN with Uncle Pete back to The Vortexx. Now in its 9th year of Cult Movie Madness, this great show is broadcast on local cable on various stations in New York State, Pennsylvania, and New Hampshire and is now spreading like The Blob throughout the Northeast. Tonight Uncle Pete will be hosting The Vortexx premiere of ABBY (1974). Think Blackula meets The Exorcist, and you have some idea of what this movie is all about. William (Blackula) Marshall stars as a bishop/archaeologist who unknowingly brings back a demon from Africa that takes over the body of his daughter-in-law. Released one year after The Exorcist, Warner Brothers wasn't too happy about this blatant rip-off, and their subsequent lawsuit kept the movie out of circulation for years.

THE WEIRDNESS REALLY BAD MOVIE presents NO HANDS ON THE CLOCK (1941)

Friday (01/27). 9:00 P.M. (ET) THE WEIRDNESS REALLY BAD MOVIE with Dave Binkley and Holly Schilthelm presents NO HANDS ON THE CLOCK (1941). Chester Morris, best known for playing jewel thief-turned-detective Boston Blackie in fourteen films during the 1940s, plays another detective in tonight's comedy-mystery released the same year as the first two Boston Blackie movies. In this one he is wise-cracking private detective Humphrey Campbell who impresses his boss no end by not only finding a missing girl (Jean Parker) but also marrying her in the process. But just as their honeymoon in Reno, Nevada, gets underway, Campbell is dragged into another missing person case, invoking the suspicions of his jealous bride as he investigates an assortment of blondes, brunettes, and redheads. In keeping with the theme of the movie title, tonight's episode was shot at Time Zone, a clock repair shop in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio.

THE PENINSULA OF HORROR presents DOUBLE DANGEROUS CHAT NIGHT

Saturday (01/28). 8:00 P.M. (ET) Join us tonight as THE PENINSULA OF HORROR -- the showcase for Florida's finest horror hosts -- presents DOUBLE DANGEROUS CHAT NIGHT! First up at 8 (ET) HOUSE OF MASTER VYLE PRESENTS will be hosting DELIGHTFULLY DANGEROUS (1945) starring fifteen-year-old Jane Powell as a young music school student who discovers that her big sister (Constance Moore) is a burlesque queen and not a celebrated Broadway star. Then stick around at 10:30 (ET) for the ultimate stoner movie REEFER MADNESS (1936). We guarantee the joint will be jumping tonight, so come on by for a smoking good time! As always, Professor Gillman will be broadcasting live from Lagoon House throughout the evening. A preshow for the Early Boids featuring Master Vyle's new MiniSode HAPPY NATIONAL TATER TOT DAY will air at 7 (ET).

PLEASE NOTE: Tonight's feature will be aired on The Peninsula of Horror's Livestream channel -- livestream.com/tpoh. Viewers who show up on The Vortexx channel Saturday night will be re-directed there, so you can save yourself a couple of steps by going directly to The Peninsula of Horror. We will be doing the chat through Chattango -- https://thepeninsulaofhorror.chatango.com/.... To see both the show and the chat, you need to have two windows open, one with the Peninsula and one with the chat.

BEWARE THEATER presents Herk Harvey's CARNIVAL OF SOULS (1962)

Sunday (01/29). 9:00 P.M. (ET) BEWARE THEATER with Arachna of the Spider People and her friend Deadly returns to The Vortexx with a brand-new episode and yet another monochromatic marvel from the Golden Age of Black & White. Tonight our hosts will be presenting Herk Harvey's CARNIVAL OF SOULS (1962). Shot on a budget of $33,000 and largely ignored at the time of its release, this film has since become a cult classic. Reminiscent in many ways of an elongated Twilight Zone episode, it relies more on atmosphere than on special effects to create a mood of unease and foreboding. Candace Hilligoss stars as Mary Henry, a young lady who survives a car accident and becomes drawn to a mysterious abandoned carnival. Director Harvey appears uncredited as the pale man who is stalking Mary. Tonight's show will be followed at approximately 10:45 by an encore presentation of last Wednesday's episode of SCREAMING SOUP (THE GREEN SLIME).













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VORTEXX SCHEDULE FOR NOVEMBER 27 – DECEMBER 4, 2016

VORTEXX SCHEDULE FOR NOVEMBER 27 – DECEMBER 4, 2016


By The Crimson Executioner
&
Woofer McWooferson

Welcome to The Vortexx where it's been ALL HOSTS ALL THE TIME FOR SIX YEARS!


Welcome to The Vortexx where it's ALL HOSTS ALL THE TIME! We've got a great line-up of shows, hosts, and movies coming up this week for your viewing and chatting pleasure, with one movie making its Vortexx debut along with several returning favorites. Our hosts are Misty Brew, Movie House Ron, Riggor Mortiss & Nyte Angel, Freakshow & the Bordello gang, Timber Wulff & co-hosts Mina and Lucy, Danvers, Dave Binkley & Holly Schilthelm, Cnl. Graves & Smiley Bones, and Arachna of the Spider People and her friend Deadly. Enjoy the shows and thanks for hanging out!

CHRISTMAS DADDY will make all your Christmas wishes come true!

Christmas is little more than a month away, and that means our very own bearer of Yuletide gifts CHRISTMAS DADDY will be coming to The Vortexx soon to make your Christmas wishes come true. A new slack module . . . a membership in the Puppy of the Month Club . . . a Dr Lady action figure . . . a singing Sluggo plushie that also does lap dances. . . . Those are just a few of the wonderful gifts that Christmas Daddy has given to our viewers in years past. Whatever your wish may be this year, just send an e-mail to Christmas Daddy at The Vortexx North Pole and he'll do his very best to make it happen. You can reach Christmas Daddy at christmasdaddy@horrorhost.net

Sunday (11/27). 9:00 P.M. (ET)
MISTY BREW
presents
MISTY BREW'S FANGSGIVING SPECIAL


We end our Thanksgiving Weekend with MISTY BREW'S FANGSGIVING SPECIAL! Tonight Misty will be presenting an assortment of holiday treats, including a cartoon short, vintage TV ads, a 30-second turkey drop, turkey dressing tips from Misty, and a music break with Black Oak Arkansas, and much, much more! George Burns & Gracie Allen will also be dropping in for dinner tonight. It's gonna be a lot of fun, so don't miss out!

Sunday (11/27). 9:00 P.M. (ET)
MOVIE HOUSE HOT TAKE
discusses
Shut In (2016)


Please Note: Misty's show will be preceded by a MOVIE HOUSE HOT TAKE with Ron Purtee. Tonight Ron takes a few moments to talk about the Canadian-made thriller SHUT IN (2016) starring Naomi Watts.

Monday (11/28). 9:00 P.M. (ET)
RIGGOR MORTISS
presents
ZONTAR: THE THING FROM VENUS (1966)


RIGGOR MORTISS PRESENTS with Riggor and Nyte Angel presents Larry Buchanan's ZONTAR: THE THING FROM VENUS (1966). Larry is remembered as the "Ed Wood of Made-for-TV Movies" because of eight direct-to-television films he wrote, produced, and directed in the mid- and late-1960s for American International Pictures -- all remakes of much better AIP films from a decade earlier. Buchanan's instructions from AIP were: "We want cheap color pictures, we want half-assed names in them, we want them eighty minutes long, and we want them now." Tonight's movie is a remake of Roger Corman's It Conquered the World (1956). It stars John (Mr. Shirley Temple) Agar, but Anthony Huston steals the movie with an hilarious over-the-top performance as Agar's scientist friend who finds himself working in cahoots with our title monster.

Tuesday (11/29). 9:00 P.M. (ET)
BORDELLO OF HORROR
presents
SCREAM BLOODY MURDER (1973)


BORDELLO OF HORROR with Freakshow, Mistress Malicious, Sgt. Drizzlepuss, Ali Katt and Marijohuana presents SCREAM BLOODY MURDER (1973). A young man kills his father with a farm tractor, mangles his hand, gets sent to a mental hospital, goes even more nutzoid when he finds out his mother has remarried, and kills her and his stepfather. And that's only the first 20 minutes! Filmed in 1971, this was one of the earliest slasher films -- preceding Halloween and Friday the 13th by almost a decade. In addition to the movie, Freaky will be entertaining us with special musical guests Devil to Drag, a movie review by Mark Krawczyk from The Final Cut, and more!

Wednesday (11/30). 9:00 P.M. (ET)
TOXIC TALES
presents
TEENAGERS FROM OUTER SPACE (1959)


TOXIC TALES with Timber Wulff and co-hosts Mina Rowena the Vampire and Lucy Lovecraft the Ghoul presents TEENAGERS FROM OUTER SPACE (1959). Overage teens brandishing Hubley's Atomic Disintegrator cap guns (in some scenes the words "Hubley's" can clearly be seen embossed on the side of the gun) plan to take over the earth. The teen aliens are aided in their nefarious scheme by a lobster-like creature called The Gargon. Unfortunately, the film's producers couldn't afford to construct a giant lobster, so only its shadow is seen. David Love stars as good teen alien Derek; Bryan Grant is bad teen alien Thor. Veteran character actor (and Ed Wood favorite) Harvey B. Dunn plays Gramps Morgan, while director Tom Graeff has a small role as reporter Joe Rogers. Meanwhile back at the Behead and Breakfast, Timber is under the weather. Could it have something to do with this stinker of a movie we're watching tonight?

Thursday (12/01). 9:00 P.M. (ET)
DEMENTED FEATURES with Danvers
presents
HAXAN (1922) aka Witchcraft Through the Ages


DEMENTED FEATURES with Danvers presents a newly edited version of the silent classic HAXAN (1922) aka Witchcraft Through the Ages. This is a highly entertaining history lesson with dramatic re-creations of the witchcraft trials of the 15th and 16th centuries mixed in with fantasy scenes and some comedy. Director Benjamin Christiansen makes a cameo appearance as the Devil. Danvers has cut out the boring stuff at the beginning and eliminated some outdated material to make this venerable classic even more entertaining. Our movie will be preceded by the indie horror short Darkness Reveals (2008). Penny & Garou make a brief appearance at the beginning of the show, so don't be late!

Friday (12/02). 9:00 P.M. (ET)
THE WEIRDNESS REALLY BAD MOVIE
presents
DETOUR (1945)


THE WEIRDNESS REALLY BAD MOVIE with Dave Binkley and co-host Holly Schilthelm presents DETOUR (1945). This cult favorite directed by the legendary Edgar G. Ulmer stars Tom Neal as a down-and-out nightclub pianist who hitchhikes from New York to L.A. to hook up with his waitress girlfriend (Claudia Drake). The things that happen to him in just 69 short, fast-moving minutes are truly amazing. In keeping with the theme of tonight's movie, the host bits were shot on the open road at various locations in Akron and Hudson, Ohio, in Dave's car, where he and Holly lock horns with Dave's wise-cracking GPS and finally run out of gas.

Saturday (12/03). 3:30 P.M. (ET)
PENINSULA OF HORROR
presents
THE GORILLA (1939)


PUBLIC DOMAIN DRIVE-IN with Cnl. Graves and Smiley Bones presents THE GORILLA (1939). The Ritz Brothers (the poor man's Marx Brothers) play bumbling detectives investigating a series of monkey-suit murders. Bela Lugosi plays yet another sinister butler. Lionel Atwill plays the rich guy who hires The Brothers to protect him. Patsy Kelly steals the show as Atwill's ditzy maid. Believe it or not, this stinker was produced by Darryl F. Zanuck who produced an astounding 15 Academy Award nominated films. Need we add . . . this is not one of them!

Sunday (12/04). 9:00 P.M. (ET) [Time approximate.]
BEWARE THEATER
presents
Ed Wood's PLAN 9 FROM OUTER SPACE (1959)


BEWARE THEATER with Arachna of the Spider People presents another gem from the golden age of black-and-white -- Ed Wood's PLAN 9 FROM OUTER SPACE (1959). A couple of pompous aliens in silk pajamas (Dudley Manlove and Joanna Lee) and their leader The Ruler (Bunny Breckinridge) plan to resurrect Bela Lugosi, Vampira, and Tor Johnson as slow moving zombies. Why? Because all you of Earth are idiots, that's why! Bela died shortly before shooting began, so Ed used some footage he had of Bela, wrote a script around it, and persuaded his wife's chiropractor (Tom Mason) to shoot the rest of the scenes with a cape hiding his face. Did he really think no one would notice? We're sure Arachna is going to have a lot of fun with this post-Thanksgiving turkey!













SLUGGO!!! OUR DEAR LEADER AND FREELY RE-ELECTED PRESIDENT OF THE VORTEXX!!!

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VORTEXX THANKSGIVING WEEK SCHEDULE FOR NOVEMBER 20 – 27, 2016

VORTEXX THANKSGIVING WEEK SCHEDULE FOR NOVEMBER 20 – 27, 2016

By The Crimson Executioner
&
Woofer McWooferson

Welcome to The Vortexx where it’s been ALL HOSTS ALL THE TIME FOR SIX YEARS!

Happy Thanksgiving to all our friends in THE VORTEXX! We have a great line-up of hosts, shows, and movies for your holiday pleasure, including one new movie making its Vortexx debut on Friday, along with an all-day Double Turkey Day Marathon at the Peninsula of Horror on Saturday and a Misty Brew Fangsgiving Special on Sunday to conclude the holiday weekend. On Wednesday we will announce the winner of our prestigious Golden Turkey Award for Horror Host of the Year. An All-Day Marathon of the recipient’s shows will begin immediately after the award is announced culminating in a brand-new show by our award-winner on Thanksgiving Day.
Our hosts are Arachna & Deadly and Ron Purtee on Sunday, Vincent Grimmly & Phydeaux on Monday, Freakshow & the Bordello gang on Tuesday, Bobby Gammonster & Boris the Buzzard on Wednesday, Scarlett Kaiju & CJ the Werewolf on Friday, Professor Gillman and Master Vyle at the Peninsula on Saturday, Misty Brew next Sunday — and, of course, our Golden Turkey winner (who may be one of the hosts previously mentioned or, then again, maybe not) on Thanksgiving Day itself.

CHRISTMAS DADDY will make all your Christmas wishes come true!
Christmas is little more than a month away, and that means our very own bearer of Yuletide gifts CHRISTMAS DADDY will be coming to The Vortexx soon to make your Christmas wishes come true. A new slack module . . . a membership in the Puppy of the Month Club . . . a Dr Lady action figure . . . a singing Sluggo plushie that also does lap dances. . . . Those are just a few of the wonderful gifts that Christmas Daddy has given to our viewers in years past. Whatever your wish may be this year, just send an e-mail to Christmas Daddy at The Vortexx North Pole and he’ll do his very best to make it happen. You can reach Christmas Daddy at christmasdaddy@horrorhost.net

Sunday (11/20). 9:00 P.M. (ET) [Time approximate.]
BEWARE THEATER
presents
THE MESA OF LOST WOMEN (1953)


BEWARE THEATER with Arachna of the Spider People and her friend Deadly presents another cinematic gem from the Golden Age of Black & White — THE MESA OF LOST WOMEN (1953) starring Jackie (Uncle Fester) Coogan and George (Ro Man) Barrows in one of his rare non-gorilla roles. It’s got mad scientists, gigantic spiders, voluptuous women, and dwarfs! How can any movie with a combination like that possibly go wrong? Join us tonight and you’ll find out. [Movie poster by Sean Hartter courtesy of Saturday Fright Special.]

Sunday (11/20). 9:00 P.M. (ET)
MOVIE HOUSE HOT TAKE
discusses
WOLF COP (2014)


Please Note: Arachna’s show will be preceded by a MOVIE HOUSE HOT TAKE with Ron Purtee. Tonight Ron takes a few moments to talk about the Canadian horror-comedy WOLF COP (2014).

Monday (11/21). 9:00 P.M. (ET)
NIGHT CHILLS THEATRE
presents
HORROR EXPRESS (1972)


NIGHT CHILLS THEATRE with Vincent Grimmly and his co-host Phydeaux presents a Vortexx favorite — HORROR EXPRESS (1972) starring Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee, and Telly (Kojak) Savalas. Our three stars find themselves traveling on the Trans-Siberian Express, accompanied by the frozen remains of a primitive humanoid creature who, needless to say, doesn’t stay frozen for long. As always, Vincent has added some pizzazz to the mix with numerous sound inserts and other extras. Meanwhile back at Castle Pappdeckel, Phydeaux comes down with a fatal case of the bird flu. Is Phydeaux REALLY dead? Find out tonight in this fun episode.

Tuesday (11/22). 9:00 P.M. (ET)
BORDELLO OF HORROR
presents
SPIDER BABY (1968)


BORDELLO OF HORROR with Freakshow, Mistress Malicious, Sgt. Drizzlepuss, Ali Katt and Marijohuana celebrates its 100th episode with a Vortexx favorite — SPIDER BABY (1968). In one of the best roles of his career, Lon Chaney, Jr., stars as Bruno, the caretaker of three orphaned siblings who suffer from “Merrye Syndrome” – a rare disease which causes them to mentally, socially, and physically regress backwards. Lon also sings the title song as the opening credits roll! Sid Haig, Carol Ohmart, and Mantan Moreland co-star. Tonight’s episode was filmed at the October 1 live show at the Al. Ringling Theatre in Baraboo, Wisconsin.

Wednesday (11/23). 9:00 P.M. (ET)
MONSTER MOVIE NIGHT
presents
DOMINIQUE IS DEAD (1979)


MONSTER MOVIE NIGHT with Bobby Gammonster and Boris the Buzzard presents DOMINIQUE IS DEAD (1979). Academy Award winner Cliff Robertson, who could play good guys (including an American president) and bad guys with equal ease, stars as a greedy husband who drives his wife (Golden Globe and Emmy Award winner Jean Simmons) to suicide so that he can get his hands on her fortune . . . only to find out that she has come back from the dead to haunt him! Dominique is dead, all right. She’s all messed up. Jenny Agutter, Simon Ward, Ron Moody, Judy Geeson, and Flora Robson round out a strong cast in this British made-for-television horror-mystery-thriller.

Wednesday (11/23). 11:00 P.M. (ET) [Time approximate.]
The Vortexx
presents
THE GOLDEN TURKEY AWARD 2016


We interrupt our regularly scheduled programming to bring to you . . . THE GOLDEN TURKEY AWARD FOR 2016! The Golden Turkey Award is the highest honor The Vortexx can bestow upon a horror host. Each year one host is selected from among all the fine hosts whose shows have aired on our channel as the recipient of this prestigious award. Previous winners have been Victor von Scary, Justy Ghost, Floyd Cadaverous, Freakshow, Bobby Gammonster, and Cnl. Graves. Who will be the next host to join this prestigious group? Come by tonight and find out!

Wednesday (11/23). 11:15 P.M. (ET) [Time approximate.]
The Vortexx
presents
THE GOLDEN TURKEY DAY MARATHON


Be sure to stick around after the award ceremonies for THE GOLDEN TURKEY DAY MARATHON featuring four movies hosted by this year’s award winner. Obviously we can’t tell you the name of the winner or the names of the movies, because that would ruin the whole surprise. But we’ll be posting a promo on the Vortexx group page and the Vortexx fan page Wednesday night as soon as the award is announced. The marathon will run from approx 11:15 P.M. on Wednesday until 9:00 P.M. on Thursday.

Thursday (11/24). 9:00 P.M. (ET)
The 2016 Golden Turkey Day Award Winner
presents
EEGAH! (1962)


Now that Thanksgiving is almost over and you’ve had your fill of turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce, and pie, come on by The Vortexx for our THANKSGIVING GOLDEN TURKEY DAY SPECIAL! Tonight we will be airing a brand-new episode hosted by the winner of the 2016 Golden Turkey Award. We can’t tell you the name of the host, but we will tell you the name of the movie. It’s none other than EEGAH! (1962) starring Sluggo’s heartthrob Arch Hall, Jr. and co-starring Marilyn Manning. Arch and Marilyn play a couple of clean-cut teens named Tom and Roxy who stumble across a giant prehistoric caveman (Richard Jaws Kiel) in Bronson Canyon (the same place where Ro-Man cavorted a decade earlier). Roxy befriends the caveman and gives him a shave, and the big galoot falls in love with her. This is a love story that you know cannot end happily. Arch Hall, Sr., plays Roxy’s dad, while Arch’s mom (Addalyn Pollitt) and Ray Dennis Steckler (aka Cash Flagg) appear in smaller roles.

Friday (11/25). 9:00 P.M. (ET)
MANSION OF MYSTERY
presents
The Vortexx premiere of
SLIPSTREAM! (1989)


MANSION of MYSTERY with special guest host Tripp Punter presents The Vortexx premiere of SLIPSTREAM (1989) directed by Steven (TRON) Lisberger. Bill Paxton (of Titanic and Aliens) stars as a bounty hunter in a dystopian future who kidnaps a murderer (Bob Peck) out of the hands of two police officers (Mark Hamill of Star Wars and Kitty Aldridge) so he can claim the bounty for himself. The two men travel among several bizarre societies with the police officers in hot pursuit. The strong supporting cast includes F. Murray Abraham (Amadeus), Robbie Coltrane (Harry Potter), and Ben Kingsley (Gandhi). Meanwhile our guest host Tripp Punter, leader of the Legends of Fifteen Minutes Ago, and his trusty A.I. Caiaphas set out to reassemble the team after the events of their last appearance in July. Their mission is complicated by a stowaway who mistakes Tripp for another, more famous time traveler, leading to a series of visits to other times and places, each housing a familiar face. The events of this fun episode, entitled “No Time Like the Future”, lead into the epic season finale, coming next month.

Saturday (11/26). 3:30 P.M. (ET)
PENINSULA OF HORROR
presents
DOUBLE TURKEY DAY MARATHON!


Welcome to the THE PENINSULA OF HORROR’S DOUBLE TURKEY DAY MARATHON! Our good friends at the Peninsula of Horror — the showcase for Florida’s finest horror hosts — will be airing a full day and night of shows presented by PROFESSOR GILLMAN SHOW and HOUSE OF MASTER VYLE PRESENTS. We guarantee that each show will be a turkey fit for Thanksgiving. The times below are approximate. A hosted chat will begin, as always, at 8:00 P.M.

  • Saturday (11/26). 3:30 P.M. (ET) – WOMEN IN THE NIGHT (1948) – A World War II melodrama set in Shanghai, China about group of women held prisoner at a German officer’s club. Hosted by Master Vyle.
  • Saturday (11/26). 6:00 P.M. (ET) – UFO: THE TRUE STORY OF FLYING SAUCERS (1956) – A pseudo-documentary about (you guessed it!) flying saucers. Hosted by Prof. Gillman.
  • Saturday (11/26). 8:00 P.M. (ET) – THE ROBOT VS. THE AZTEC MUMMY (1958) One of K. Gordon Murray’s many Mexican imports. Hosted by Prof. Gillman.

  • Saturday (11/26). 9:00 P.M. (ET) – THE MESA OF LOST WOMEN (1953) Starring Jackie (Uncle Fester) Coogan and George (Ro-Man) Barrows. Hosted by Master Vyle.
  • Saturday (11/26). 10:45 P.M. (ET) – TEENAGERS BATTLE THE THING (1958) A movie about a mummified ape that was re-released 18 years later with extra footage as Curse of Bigfoot. Hosted by Prof. Gillman.
  • Saturday (11/26). 12:00 P.M. (ET) – THE RIDERS OF THE WHISTLING SKULL (1937) A supernatural western starring The Three Mesquiteers (Bob Livingston, Ray “Crash” Corrigan, and ventriloquist Max Terhune). Hosted by Master Vyle.

Sunday (11/27). 9:00 P.M. (ET)
MISTY BREW
presents
MISTY BREW’S FANGSGIVING SPECIAL


We end our Thanksgiving Weekend with MISTY BREW’S FANGSGIVING SPECIAL! Tonight Misty will be presenting an assortment of holiday treats, including a cartoon short, vintage TV ads, a 30-second turkey drop, turkey dressing tips from Misty, and a music break with Black Oak Arkansas, and much, much more! George Burns & Gracie Allen will also be dropping in for dinner tonight. It’s gonna be a lot of fun, so don’t miss out!











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VORTEXX SCHEDULE FOR NOVEMBER 13 – 20, 2016

VORTEXX SCHEDULE FOR NOVEMBER 13 – 20, 2016

By The Crimson Executioner
&
Woofer McWooferson

Welcome to The Vortexx where it's been ALL HOSTS ALL THE TIME FOR SIX YEARS!


Welcome to The Vortexx where it's been ALL HOSTS ALL THE TIME FOR SIX YEARS! We've got a great line-up of shows, hosts, and movies coming your way this week with TWO new movies making their Vortexx debut, along with several returning favorites. We also have a great line-up of stars with Bela Lugosi starting the week on Sunday and Monday, as well as Lon Chaney, Sr., John Carradine, George Zucco, Jackie (Uncle Fester) Coogan, George (Ro Man) Barrows, and musclemen Kirk Morris and Gordon Mitchell. Our hosts this week are Misty Brew, Ron Purtee (our newest host whom we welcome this Sunday), Freezer Mortis, Freakshow & the Bordello gang, Timber Wulff & co-hosts Mina and Lucy, Remo D. & co-hosts Dr. Montag and Kato, Dave Binkley & co-hosts Mike Novak and Ranger Jim, Danvers and special guests Penny & Garou, and Arachna & Deadly. Enjoy the shows and thanks for hanging out!

Sunday (11/13). 9:00 P.M. (ET)
MISTY BREW'S
CREATURE FEATURE

presents
WHITE ZOMBIE (1932)


MISTY BREW'S CREATURE FEATURE presents WHITE ZOMBIE (1932) starring Bela Lugosi. It's the first zombie movie ever -- and still arguably one of the best! Fresh from his success in Dracula, Lugosi plays the evil Murder Legendre, who can control people with a little white powder, a hand clench, and a nasty glare. In addition to great sets (borrowed from Universal) and lots of living dead (courtesy of master makeup man Jack Pierce), there's some pretty weird music, some of it by Xavier Cugat. [Bela Lugosi artwork courtesy of Bradley Beard.]


We welcome MOVIE HOUSE with Ron Purtee to The Vortexx!

Tonight's episode of Misty Brew will be preceded by The Vortexx premiere of MOVIE HOUSE hosted by Ron Purtee. Born at an early age in the town of Racine, Wisconsin, Ron is a stand-up comedian, former host of a cable access show, and the director, writer, and producer of numerous short films. Tonight Ron takes a few moments to talk about the new Marvel film DOCTOR STRANGE. You can find additional movie reviews and other cool stuff at Ron's YouTube channel and at his website: patreon.com/ronpurtee

Monday (11/14). 9:00 P.M. (ET)
FORMERLY CRAPPICS
presents
The Vortexx premiere of
VOODOO MAN (1944)


FORMERLY CRAPPICS with Freezer Mortis presents The Vortexx premiere of VOODOO MAN (1944). Only rarely does Freezer offer us a feature film with even one truly notable actor. VOODOO MAN has three (count 'em, three!) legends of horror -- Bela Lugosi, George Zucco, and John Carradine. Sporting a goatee and a sorcerer's robe decorated with stars and crescents, Lugosi plays Dr. Richard Marlowe -- a mad scientist who is attempting to revive his long-dead wife by kidnapping young girls and draining them of their life essence. Carradine is the dim-witted servant who takes care of the zombified gals while the Master is away. Zucco is the local gas station owner who lures the hapless victims to Bela's place. VOODOO MAN! We'll drink to that!

Tuesday (11/15). 9:00 P.M. (ET)
BORDELLO OF HORROR
presents
George Romero's NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD (1968)


BORDELLO OF HORROR with Freakshow, Mistress Malicious, Sgt. Drizzlepuss, Ali Katt, and Marijohuana presents George Romero's NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD (1968). This is a movie that needs no introduction, but we're going to give you one anyway. It's about six bickering humans and a sick little girl trapped in a farmhouse with an army of zombies outside. Ben wants to be boss of the upstairs. Cooper wants to be boss of the cellar. Sparks fly and assorted body parts get devoured before it all comes to a flesh-ripping gut-munching climax. In addition to the movie, Freaky will be entertaining us with special musical guests Eddie Ate Dynamite and more!

Wednesday (11/16). 9:00 P.M. (ET)
TOXIC TALES
WITH TIMBER WULFF

presents
VAMPYR (1932)


TOXIC TALES with Timber Wulff and co-hosts Mina Rowena the Vampire and Lucy Lovecraft the Ghoul presents Carl Theodor Dreyer's VAMPYR (1932). Released just one year after Tod Browning's Dracula, this German-French co-production, based loosely on Sheridan Le Fanu's Carmilla, is now regarded as a classic. Baron Nicolas de Gunzburg, a French-born Russian nobleman, financed the movie in return for the leading role of Allan Grey, a student of the occult who visits the village of Courtempierre, which is under the curse of a vampire. Meanwhile back at the Behead and Breakfast, Mina's sister comes to visit. Will Timber make it through VAMPYR? Or will he become lunch? Only one way to find out!

Thursday (11/17). 9:00 P.M. (ET)
REMO D.'S MANOR OF MAYHEM
presents
The Vortexx premiere of
STAR PILOT (1966)


REMO D.'S MANOR OF MAHEM with co-hosts Dr. Montag & Kato the Black Hornet and Ms. Atoz (who's seized dominion of the Manor) kicks off its 20th season with The Vortexx premiere of STAR PILOT (1966) aka 2+5: Mission Hydra. This Italian space opera, made on a shoestring budget with laughable special effects, was re-titled and released in the United States in 1977 to cash in on the Star Wars craze. Kirk Morris and Gordon Mitchell, both known for flexing their muscles in a series of sword-and-sandal epics, appear along with a cast of Italian unknowns in this tale of a spaceship from the constellation Hydra that crash lands in Rome. The aliens kidnap a prominent scientist, his daughter, several young technicians, and a pair of Asian spies and then take off with the earthlings for their home planet after their engine is repaired. Once in space, the pesky humans attempt to mutiny against their alien captors. Leontine May, who plays the scientist's sexy daughter Luisa, and Leonora Ruffo, who plays red-headed space-siren Kaena, provide the eye candy, wearing a variety of outfits so skimpy they could bring even a Vulcan out in a sweat.

Friday (11/18). 9:00 P.M. (ET)
THE WEIRDNESS REALLY BAD MOVIE
presents
Roger Corman's VOYAGE TO THE PLANET OF PREHISTORIC WOMEN (1968)


THE WEIRDNESS REALLY BAD (GUY) MOVIE with Dave Binkley and co-hosts Mike Novak and Ranger Jim (Vilk) presents Roger Corman's VOYAGE TO THE PLANET OF PREHISTORIC WOMEN (1968). Marilyn Monroe wannabe Mamie Van Doren stars as Moana, the leader of a tribe of Venusian women who wear clamshell bikinis, worship a pterodactyl god, and spend a lot of time lying around the beach. This movie uses the same footage from the Russian-made Planet of Storms that Corman used three years earlier in Voyage to the Prehistoric Planet. Acclaimed director Peter Bogdanovich directed the American scenes under the pseudonym Derek Thomas and also supplies the narration. In between segments of the movie, Dave and Mike go camping and fishing at Weirdnessville State Park, where they try to stay out of trouble with Ranger Jim.

Saturday (11/19). 9:00 P.M. (ET)
DEMENTED FEATURES
presents
PHANTOM OF THE OPERA (1925)


DEMENTED FEATURES returns to the Vortexx with a brand-new episode! Tonight Danvers will be welcoming special guests Penny Dreadful & Garou as he hosts the 1925 silent classic PHANTOM OF THE OPERA starring Lon Chaney, Sr., and Mary Philbin. This is the first -- and undoubtedly the best -- adaptation of the Gaston Leroux novel. No Phantom has ever looked scarier than Chaney, the sets created by Maurice Tourneur are fantastic, and tonight's version is further enhanced by a rousing new musical score by Kevin MacLeod. In addition to the movie, Danvers will be presenting the first chapter of VARNEY THE VAMPIRE, based on the serialized novel first published in 1845-47 as a series of weekly cheap pamphlets known as "penny dreadfuls." Tonight's show concludes with a tribute to the king of horror hosts, Zacherley! [Phantom artwork courtesy of Bradley Beard.]

Sunday (11/20). 9:00 P.M. (ET)
BEWARE THEATER
presents
THE MESA OF LOST WOMEN (1953)


BEWARE THEATER with Arachna of the Spider People and her friend Deadly presents another cinematic gem from the Golden Age of Black & White -- THE MESA OF LOST WOMEN (1953) starring Jackie (Uncle Fester) Coogan and George (Ro Man) Barrows in one of his rare non-gorilla roles. It's got mad scientists, gigantic spiders, voluptuous women, and dwarfs! How can any movie with a combination like that possibly go wrong? Join us tonight and you'll find out. [Movie poster by Sean Hartter courtesy of Saturday Fright Special.]














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VORTEXX HALLOWEEN SCHEDULE FOR OCTOBER 30 – NOVEMBER 6, 2016

VORTEXX HALLOWEEN SCHEDULE FOR OCTOBER 30 – NOVEMBER 6, 2016

By The Crimson Executioner
&
Woofer McWooferson

Welcome to The Vortexx where it's been ALL HOSTS ALL THE TIME FOR SIX YEARS!



Halloween is now just two days away, and our week-long Countdown to Halloween concludes with an old-time haunted radio show hosted by Cnl. Graves and an Atomic Age Cinema Halloween Special on Sunday followed by our third annual Vortexx Halloween Party hosted by Mortimer Van Creep on Monday. This week's line-up includes THREE new movies making their Vortexx debut along with several returning favorites. Our other hosts this week are Freakshow & the Bordello gang, Timber Wulff, Remo D. & friends, Dave Binkley & Mike Mace, Lord Blood-Rah, and Arachna & Deadly. And be sure to look below the promos to learn the identity of OUR NEWEST SPONSOR! Enjoy the shows and thanks for hanging out!

Sunday (10/30). 9:00 P.M. (ET)
PUBLIC DOMAIN DRIVE-IN
presents
TALES FROM THE HAUNTED RADIO


PUBLIC DOMAIN DRIVE-IN with Cnl. Graves & Smiley Bones presents TALES FROM THE HAUNTED RADIO. Cnl. Graves and Smiley are back to celebrate Halloween again, this time with the Haunted Radio! Join us for audio tricks and treats as we listen to HP Lovecraft's Dunwich Horror, Edgar Allen Poe's The Raven, and the Washington Irving classic The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. But the chills aren't just for your ears as our two hosts also hit a Halloween Party and learn about Halloween Safety -- plus even more treats! This one is gonna be a lotta fun! Don't miss it!

Sunday (10/30). 10:45 P.M. (ET)
ATOMIC AGE CINEMA
presents
2016 HALLOWEEN SPECIAL


[Time Approximate.] Be sure to stick around after the radio show for the all-new ATOMIC AGE CINEMA 2016 HALLOWEEN SPECIAL! No movie or clip compilation tonight, folks. Just 30 minutes of hilarious hi-jinks courtesy of Dr. Calamari, Baron Mardi, Basement Boy, Woody, Reverend Polypus and special guests Kimera Minion, Joho, and Gabba D. Butt. There's a disturbance in the shack and the boys can't agree on what's causing it. Baron Mardi and Basement Boy say it's a ghost; Dr. Calamari thinks its something far more sinister -- Science! They decide to settle the argument by having a seance and calling on the Spirit of the Shack to find out who's right. Calamari's celebrity booger collection and Mardi's donkey porn tapes -- all 22,000 of them -- are riding on the outcome of their bet.

Monday (10/31). 9:00 P.M. (ET)
VORTEXX & SKUNKY CINEMA
presents
THE VORTEXX HALLOWEEN PARTY
and The Vortexx premiere of
CARRY ON SCREAMING (1966)


Join us tonight as we celebrate The Season of the Witch with our third annual VORTEXX HALLOWEEN PARTY! Our Monster of Ceremonies Mortimer Van Creep will kick off the celebration with a brand new episode of SKUNKY CINEMA. Tonight Morty will be hosting The Vortexx premiere of CARRY ON SCREAMING (1966). Kenneth Williams stars as the revived Dr. Watt and luscious Fennella Fielding is his vampirish sister in the twelfth installment of the long-running British "Carry On" series. Together they create two Frankenstein monsters named Oddbod and Oddbod Jr. who go around kidnapping hapless women. Mr. Hyde and a mummy join in the fun in this parody of the Hammer horror films of the 1960s. And for all you night owls, West Coasters, and Halloween junkies who took off work on November 1, the party continues at 11 (ET) with three full hours of MORT'S MONSTER SHORTS!

Tuesday (11/01). 9:00 P.M. (ET)
BORDELLO OF HORROR
presents
THE AMAZING MR. X (1948) aka The Spiritualist


BORDELLO OF HORROR with Freakshow, Mistress Malicious, Sgt. Drizzlepuss, and Ali Katt presents THE AMAZING MR. X (1948) aka The Spiritualist. Turhan Bey and Richard Carlson star in this film noir about a grieving widow who is approached by a spiritualist (Bey) who claims he can help reach her lost love on "the other side." Is Mr. X a phony or is he the real deal? Join us tonight and find out. Carole Landis was originally scheduled to play the part of the grieving widow, but she committed suicide a few days before shooting began and popular World War II pin-up beauty Lynn Bari (aka "The Woo Woo Girl") was hired to take her place. In addition to the movie, Freaky will be entertaining us with footage from September's HorrorHound Weekend in Indianapolis, punk-rock musical guests The Jasons, a movie review by Mark Krawczyk from The Final Cut, and more!

Wednesday (11/02). 9:00 P.M. (ET)
TOXIC TALES WITH TIMBER WULFF
presents
WEREWOLF IN A GIRL'S DORMITORY (1961)


TOXIC TALES WITH TIMBER WULFF returns to the Vortexx with a brand-new episode! Tonight our good friend and chat room regular Timber Wulff will be hosting WEREWOLF IN A GIRL'S DORMITORY (1961) aka The Ghoul in School. Despite the cheesy title and the lack of a compelling shower scene, this Italian-Austrian co-production is actually a pretty decent movie. Several students at a girls school are murdered by a snarling, wolf-like creature. Who is the killer? Is it the new science teacher (Carl Schell)? Or the creepy caretaker (Peter Lorre look-alike Luciano Pigozzi)? Or maybe the head master (Curt Lowens)? We suspect that most of our viewers already know the answer to that question, but we're looking forward to seeing Timber Wulff's take on this venerable chestnut.

Thursday (11/03). 9:00 P.M. (ET)
REMO D.'S MANOR OF MAYHEM
presents
THE MAGIC SERPENT (1966)


REMO D.'S MANOR OF MAYHEM with Remo and co-hosts Dr. Montag and Kato the Black Hornet presents The Vortexx premiere of THE MAGIC SERPENT (1966). This Kaiju-Ninja fantasy, based loosely on a famous Japanese folktale, is the movie that supposedly inspired George Lucas to make Star Wars. It's the story of Ikazuchi-Maru, a young prince in medieval Japan whose kingdom is overtaken and his family killed by an evil warlord. Years later the now-grown prince, having mastered the art of ninjutsu and toad magic thanks to an old hermit named Dojin Hiki, returns from exile to take back his kingdom, facing ghosts, ninjas, and the evil wizard Oroki-maru along the way. The conclusion is an all- out battle between the prince and the wizard, who transform themselves into (respectively) a giant frog and a giant serpent. Meanwhile back at the Manor the inter-dimensional portal that Dr. Montag created has opened up again, and Hoichi-Maru the Snake Goddess is on the loose.

Friday (11/04). 9:00 P.M. (ET)
THE WEIRDNESS REALLY BAD MOVIE
presents
The Vortexx premiere of
THE LAST ALARM (1940)


THE WEIRDNESS REALLY BAD MOVIE with Dave Binkley and Mike Mace presents The Vortexx premiere of THE LAST ALARM (1940). Veteran character actor J. Farrell MacDonald has a rare starring role in this tale of a recently retired fire chief who becomes involved in the investigation of a series of suspicious fires. The finger of suspicion soon points to the keeper of an antiques shop that the chief's daughter has recently visited. The film uses footage of real fires and firemen rushing to fight them to add to the air of authenticity. In keeping with the theme of tonight's movie, the host segments were filmed at the Mansfield Fire Museum in Mansfield, Ohio.

Saturday (11/05). 8:00 P.M. (ET)
LORD BLOOD-RAH'S
NERVE WRACKIN' THEATRE

presents
MONSTER FROM A PREHISTORIC PLANET (1967) aka Gappa: The Triphibian Monster


LORD BLOOD-RAH'S NERVE WRACKIN' THEATRE presents MONSTER FROM A PREHISTORIC PLANET (1967) aka Gappa: The Triphibian Monster. Reminiscent of the 1961 British movie Gorgo, this Japanese production features the Gappa family -- a trio of giant "bird lizards" who live in a remote area of Obelisk Island in the South Pacific. Problems arise when an expedition from Tokyo kidnaps baby Dweezil Gappa, and angry parents Frank and Gail take out their frustrations by leveling the Japanese capital city. As always, Lord Blood-Rah will be spicing up the mix with an assortment of trailers and other cool extras, including we hope another Cranial Cavity Search!

Sunday (11/06). 9:00 P.M. (ET)
BEWARE THEATER
presents
Roger Corman's CREATURE FROM THE HAUNTED SEA (1961)


BEWARE THEATER returns to The Vortexx with a brand-new episode and another classic from the Golden Age of Black & White. Tonight Arachna of the Spider People and her friend Deadly are hosting Roger Corman's CREATURE FROM THE HAUNTED SEA (1961). Anthony Carbone, doing his best Bogie imitation, plays small-time crook Renzo Capetto who hatches a scheme to steal the national treasury of a Caribbean island with the help of a mythical sea monster -- who turns out to be real. Betsy Jones-Moreland plays Renzo's girlfriend Mary-Belle Monahan. Ed Wain (actually Academy Award winning screenwriter Robert Towne) is agent Sparks Moran. Beach Dickerson steals every scene he's in as a guy who communicates with animal noises. Don't expect to be scared, because it's all played for laughs.












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VORTEXX SCHEDULE FOR 23 – 31 OCTOBER 2016

VORTEXX SCHEDULE FOR 23 – 31 OCTOBER 2016

By The Crimson Executioner
&
Woofer McWooferson

Welcome to The Vortexx where it's been ALL HOSTS ALL THE TIME FOR SIX YEARS!




Halloween is now just a little over a week away, and our COUNT-DOWN TO HALLOWEEN begins with a full week of Halloween-themed programming, culminating next Monday (Halloween) with our third annual Vortexx Halloween Party! This week's line-up includes THREE movies making their Vortexx debut, an old-time haunted radio show, and a trip to the Peninsula of Horror on Saturday. We've got a powerhouse line-up of monsters -- vampires, zombies, witches & warlocks, ghosts, a werewolf, a mummy, Mr. Hyde, and a couple of oddball Frankenstein monsters -- to make your Halloween a week a memorable one. Our hosts are Arachna & Deadly, Vincent Grimmly, Freakshow & the Bordello gang, Bobby Gammonster & Boris the Buzzard, Dr. Zoid & Sluggo, Sicko Psychotic, Cnl. Graves & Smiley Bones, Master Vyle & Queman at the Pensinula of Horror, and Mortimer Van Creep hosting our Halloween Party. Enjoy the shows and Happy Halloween!

Sunday (10/23). 9:00 P.M. (ET)
BEWARE THEATER
presents
NOSFERATU (1922)

BEWARE THEATER with Arachna of the Spider People and her friend Deadly presents another gem from the Golden Age of Black-and-White -- F. W. Murnau's NOSFERATU (1922). Max Schreck plays the blood sucking vampire count in one of the first -- and definitely one of the scariest -- screen adaptations of Bram Stoker's Dracula. Arachna has taken some creative license to make this silent movie . . . well, less silent. Nosferatu actually speaks, and there are also some sound effects, different music, and lots of scary fun. This episode was a big hit with our viewers when it aired in The Vortexx last April, and we're betting that you're going to enjoy it even more the second time round. Tonight show will be preceded by a tribute to Jim (The Colonel) Klink hosted by one of his closest friends -- Dale Kay, host of DALE KAY'S SPOOKSHOW. Jim passed away last year on October 24.

Monday (10/24). 9:00 P.M. (ET)
NIGHT CHILLS THEATRE
presents
The Vortexx premiere of
VENGEANCE OF THE ZOMBIES (1973)

NIGHT CHILLS THEATRE with Vincent Grimmly and his pet raven Phydeaux presents The Vortexx premiere of VENGEANCE OF THE ZOMBIES (1973). Paul Naschy plays a triple role in this stupendously bad but fun-to-watch Spanish horror thriller. Wearing a wig that makes him look like an Elvis impersonator, Naschy is hilariously miscast as Krishna, a charismatic Indian guru who may or may not be responsible for gang of murderous zombies on the loose in London. Naschy also plays Krishna's hideously disfigured brother Kantaka, and he sports some ridiculous looking horns playing The Devil himself. Argentinean beauty Mirta Miller plays the Guru's Indian girlfriend Kala. Some gratuitous nudity, a little gore, and an undeniably groovy free-form jazz and progressive-rock score add to the fun. Tonight's show will be preceded by Dale Kay's tribute to Jim (The Colonel) Klink, who passed away a year ago today on October 24, 2015.

Tuesday (10/25). 9:00 P.M. (ET)
BORDELLO OF HORROR
presents
HORROR HOTEL (1960)


BORDELLO OF HORROR with Freakshow, Mistress Malicious, Sgt. Drizzlepuss, Ali Katt, and Marijohuana presents a Vortex favorite -- HORROR HOTEL (1960) aka City of the Dead. A 300-year-old witch needs annual virgin sacrifices in order sustain her immortality, and virgins are getting harder and harder to find! Starring Christopher Lee and directed by John Llewellyn Moxey (Night Stalker), this chilling tale about witchcraft in a small New England town was released in the same year as Psycho and has been compared to that film in several ways. In addition to the movie, Freaky will be entertaining us with musical guests Bolonium, a movie review by Mark Krawczyk from The Final Cut, a special Bloody little secret short film, and more! Tonight's show will be preceded by Dale Kay's tribute to Jim (The Colonel) Klink. [Movie poster by Sean Hartter courtesy of Saturday Fright Special.]

Wednesday (10/26). 9:00 P.M. (ET)
MONSTER MOVIE NIGHT
presents
THE GHOST (1963)


MONSTER MOVIE NIGHT with Bobby Gammonster and Boris the Buzzard presents THE GHOST (1963). Not just any ghost, mind you, but the ghost of Dr. Hitchcock of Horrible Dr. Hitchcock fame. Barbara Steele stars as his unfaithful wife, who plots against the doctor, now a cripple, with the help of her lover, while the lover plots against Babs with the help of the housekeeper. It's directed by Riccardo Freda, who had a great influence on both Mario Bava and Dario Argento. This movie has lots of atmosphere, lots of Babs, and a terrific twist ending, so don't miss it!

Thursday (10/27). 9:00 P.M. (ET)
ALTERNATIVE REALITIES
presents
THE MAD MONSTER (1942)


Our Countdown to Halloween continues tonight with the ALTERNATIVE REALITIES Halloween show from 2014. Tonight Dr. Sigmund Zoid and Suggo are hosting THE MAD MONSTER (1942) affectionately known to its fans as "Of Mice and Men and Werewolves," Glenn Strange, best remembered as the Frankenstein Monster in three Universal movies, plays Petro, a simple-minded handyman very reminiscent of the simpleton Lenny in the Steinbeck novel Of Mice and Men. Only this time a mad scientist (George Zucco) turns the simpleton into a werewolf!

Friday (10/28). 9:00 P.M. (ET)
SICKO-PSYCHOTIC
presents
The Vortexx premiere of
THE VAMPIRES' NIGHT ORGY (1973)


SICKO-PSYCHOTIC returns to The Vortexx to host the Vortexx premiere of THE VAMPIRES' NIGHT ORGY (1973). Imagine what Two Thousand Maniacs would have been like if Herschell Gordon Lewis had used vampires instead of southern rednecks, and you'll have a good idea of what tonight's movie is all about. It's a Spanish-Italian co-production directed by Leon Klimovsky, who also directed The Werewolf Versus the Vampire Woman and Monday night's Vengeance of the Zombies. This time, however, Klimovsky eschews his favorite go-to star Paul Naschy in favor of the lesser known Jack Taylor (the stripey-shirt guy in last week's Horror of the Zombies). It's about a busload of travelers who decide to spend the night in a nearby town when the bus driver suffers a fatal heart attack. At first the town seems to be uninhabited, but the travelers soon discover that it's populated by some (non-traditional) vampires who like to tear their victims to pieces. WARNING: Tonight's movie contains nudity and brutal violence and is definitely for adults only. So please keep the kids locked in the cellar tonight. It's the only safe place for them.

Saturday (10/29). 8:00 P.M. (ET)
PENINSULA OF HORROR
presents
WHAT IN THE SAMHAIN? CHAT NIGHT!


Join us tonight for a triple dose of HOUSE OF MASTER VYLE PRESENTS as THE PENINSULA OF HORROR -- the showcase for Florida's finest horror hosts -- celebrates its Third Anniversary with WHAT IN THE SAMHAIN? Chat Night! The main show starts at 8 (ET) as Master Vyle and Queman host THE GIANT GILA MONSTER (1959). They used a Mexican Beaded Lizard instead of a Gila Monster, and the movie lumbers along even more slowly than its title monster. But this low-budget gem has rock music, hot rods, skid marks, and plenty of unintentional laughs. Then stick around at 10 (ET) when Master Vyle and Queman return to host THE KILLER SHREWS (1959). Who cares if the shrews are really just dogs with rugs attached to them? This is a highly entertaining movie! The shrew action continues at Midnight (ET) as Master Vyle presents THE KILLER SHREWS (PILOT VERSION). It's the same movie but different host bits as Master Vyle presents the never-before-seen pilot version of his show. We must warn you, however, once you see this show, it can never be unseen! There will be a PreShow for the Early Boids -- THE GREAT GRUMPLIN'S HALLOWEEN SAFETY SHOW -- starting at 7 (ET).
PLEASE NOTE: Tonight's show will be aired on The Peninsula of Horror's Livestream channel -- livestream.com/tpoh Viewers who show up on The Vortexx channel Saturday night will be re-directed there, so you can save yourself a couple of steps by going directly to The Peninsula of Horror.

Sunday (10/30). 9:00 P.M. (ET)
PUBLIC DOMAIN DRIVE-IN
presents
TALES FROM THE HAUNTED RADIO


PUBLIC DOMAIN DRIVE-IN with Cnl. Graves & Smiley Bones presents TALES FROM THE HAUNTED RADIO. Cnl. Graves and Smiley are back to celebrate Halloween again, this time with the Haunted Radio! Join us for audio tricks and treats as we listen to HP Lovecraft's Dunwich Horror, Edgar Allen Poe's The Raven, and the Washington Irving classic The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. But the chills aren't just for your ears as our two hosts also hit a Halloween Party and learn about Halloween Safety -- plus even more treats! This one is gonna be a lotta fun! Don't miss it!

Monday (10/31). 9:00 P.M. (ET)
VORTEXX HALLOWEEN PARTY: SKUNKY CINEMA
presents
The Vortexx premiere of
CARRY ON SCREAMING (1966)


Join us tonight as we celebrate The Season of the Witch with our third annual VORTEXX HALLOWEEN PARTY! Our Monster of Ceremonies Mortimer Van Creep will kick off the celebration with a brand new episode of SKUNKY CINEMA. Tonight Morty will be hosting The Vortexx premiere of CARRY ON SCREAMING (1966). Kenneth Williams stars as the revived Dr. Watt and luscious Fennella Fielding is his vampirish sister in the twelfth installment of the long-running British "Carry On" series. Together they create two Frankenstein monsters named Oddbod and Oddbod Jr. who go around kidnapping hapless women. Mr. Hyde and a mummy join in the fun in this parody of the Hammer horror films of the 1960s. And for all you night owls, West Coasters, and Halloween junkies who took off work on November 1, the party continues at 11 (ET) with three full hours of MORT'S MONSTER SHORTS!










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VORTEXX SCHEDULE FOR 16 – 23 OCTOBER 2016

VORTEXX SCHEDULE FOR 16 – 23 OCTOBER 2016

VORTEXX SCHEDULE FOR
16 - 23 OCTOBER 2016

By The Crimson Executioner
&
Woofer McWooferson

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THE VORTEXX where it's ALL HOSTS ALL THE TIME FOR SIX YEARS!

Welcome to The Vortexx where it's been ALL HOSTS ALL THE TIME FOR SIX YEARS! We've got another great line-up of shows, hosts, and movies for your viewing and chatting pleasure with an assortment of space aliens, zombies & other undead folk, vampires, and the Frankenstein Monster (or, at least, his cowboy cousin) coming your way this week to entertain you. Our hosts this week are Misty Brew, Freezer Mortis, Freakshow & the Bordello gang, Mr. Lobo, Remo D. and friends, Dave Binkley & Lisa Pierce, Mortimer Van Creep, and Arachna & Deadly Enjoy the shows and thanks for hanging out!

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Sunday (10/16) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
MISTY BREW'S CREATURE FEATURE
presents
GRAVE OF THE VAMPIRE (1974)

MISTY BREW'S CREATURE FEATURE presents GRAVE OF THE VAMPIRE (1974). Michael Pataki stars as Caleb Croft, one of the creepiest bloodsuckers you're ever going to see. No sparkly vampires tonight, folks. This guy really means business. William Smith plays Caleb's half-vampire, half-human son twenty-four years before Wesley Snipes did it in Blade. Writer David Chase would later go on to bigger and better things with The Sopranos.

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Monday (10/17) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
FORMERLY CRAPPICS
presents
The Vortexx premiere of
Riccardo Fredi's SAMSON AND THE 7 MIRACLES OF THE WORLD (1961)

FORMERLY CRAPPICS with Freezer Mortis presents The Vortexx premiere of Riccardo Fredi's SAMSON AND THE 7 MIRACLES OF THE WORLD (1961). Freezer returns to his roots in the Italian sword-and-sandal genre in this tale of Maciste (renamed Samson in the American release) , who goes to China to rescue a princess and fight Tartar rebels. Former Tarzan Gordon Scott stars as the muscle-bound hero, while French-Japanese actress Yoko Tani plays the princess. Two capable leads, a decent director, and lavish exterior and interior sets (left over from the movie Marco Polo) help raise this film a notch above the usual sword-and-sandal fare of the early 1960s.

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Tuesday (10/18) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
BORDELLO OF HORROR
presents
The Vortexx premiere of
HORROR OF THE ZOMBIES (1974)

BORDELLO OF HORROR with Freakshow, Mistress Malicious, Sgt. Drizzlepuss, Ali Katt, and Marijohuana presents The Vortexx premiere of HORROR OF THE ZOMBIES (1974) aka The Ghost Galleon. This sequel to director Amando de Ossorio's successful and well-received The Blind Dead fails to measure up to the original. Its about a pair of bikini-glad fashion models aboard a phantom galleon who are chased in endless circles by eyeless ghouls wearing hoods. Turns out the ghouls are actually the skeletal remains of some excommunicated medieval Knights Templar, who were hanged and blinded for dabbling in black magic and Satan worship. In addition to the movie, Freaky will be entertaining us with musical guests The Anderson Brothers.
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Wednesday (10/19) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
The Vortexx
presents
UNDEAD WEDNESDAY ZOMBIE DOUBLE FEATURE

Join us tonight for our UNDEAD WEDNESDAY ZOMBIE DOUBLE FEATURE! First up is MR. LOBO'S NON STOP MOVIE PARTY: ZOMBIES! -- a one-hour special which first aired on Mr. Lobo's new distribution network OSI 74 (Outer Space International). If you love zombies (and who doesn't?) , then you're not going to want to miss this one as Mr. Lobo presents clips and trailers from zombie movies of all sorts, ranging from classics such as White Zombie and Plan 9 to modern-day thrillers such as George Romero's original Dead trilogy and Lucio Fulci's Zombi 2 and City of the Living Dead. Then stick around for more gut-munching zombie action as we present three of our favorite episodes of Kriss Hoffman's PROJECT Z: HISTORY OF THE ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE -- “Lt.” (the premiere episode), "Legend of the Zombie Queen," and "Ku Klux Zombies" starring our good friend Timber Wulff.

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Thursday (10/20) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
REMO D.'S MANOR OF MAYHEM
presents
The Vortexx premiere of
SATAN'S SLAVE (1982)

REMO D.'S MANOR OF MAYHEM with Remo, co-hosts Dr. Montag and Kato the Black Hornet, and vault mistress Carlotta Nightshade presents The Vortexx premiere of SATAN'S SLAVE (1982). This little known cinema rarity from Indonesia was supposedly inspired by the cult classic Phantasm E. If you're expecting to see an Indonesian Tall Man, or Indonesian dwarfs, or a flying orb, you're going to be disappointed. But tonight's movie is actually a pretty creepy ghost story about a family attempting to deal with the recent death of the mother, who returns in spectral form after the family rejects their religion. A number of other folk also come back from the dead, and the evil forces at work get more and more powerful leading up to a genuinely terrifying conclusion in which all hell quite literally breaks loose. This is a "must see" for all fans of Indonesian horror, whoever and wherever they may be.

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Friday (10/21) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
THE WEIRDNESS REALLY BAD MOVIE
presents
Roger Corman's THE FAST AND THE FURIOUS (1954)

THE WEIRDNESS REALLY BAD MOVIE with Dave Binkley and co-host Lisa Pierce presents Roger Corman's THE FAST AND THE FURIOUS. No, this isn't the 2001 Vin Diesel blockbuster that led to a lucrative franchise. It's a cheapo Corman production from 1954 about a man wrongly convicted of murder (future Academy Award nominee John Ireland), who kidnaps a woman (future Academy Award winner Dorothy Malone) and her Jaguar XK120 and then joins the annual Pebble Beach cross-border road race in an attempt to hightail it into Mexico. This was Corman's third film, and the first to be distributed by American International Pictures. Corman makes a cameo appearance as a state trooper, while Bruno (Fat Dave) Ve Sota, Snub Pollard (of Laurel & Hardy fame), and Jonathan (Seymour Krelburn) Haze appear in small roles as a truck driver, park caretaker, and Dorothy's rescuer. In keeping with the theme of tonight's movie, the host segments were shot at the Canton Classic Car Museum in Canton, Ohio.

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Saturday (10/22) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
SKUNKY CINEMA
presents
William Castle's HOUSE ON HAUNTED HILL (1959)

SKUNKY CINEMA with Mortimer Van Creep and special guest Dr. Sigmund Zoid presents a Vortexx (and Mortexx) favorite -- William Castle's HOUSE ON HAUNTED HILL (1959). Vincent Price gives a stellar performance as the suavely malevolent host who offers his guests $10,000 if they can survive a night in the murderous mansion. Carol Ohmart co-stars as Vinnie's scheming wife, and Elisha Cook, Jr. plays the timid owner of the house. The eerie looking home used for the exterior shots is the Ennis Brown house in Los Angeles, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, which was later used in Blade Runner and Rocketeer.

 

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Sunday (10/23) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
BEWARE THEATER
presents
F. W. Murnau's NOSFERATU (1922)

BEWARE THEATER with Arachna of the Spider People and her friend Deadly presents another gem from the Golden Age of Black-and-White -- F. W. Murnau's NOSFERATU (1922). Max Schreck plays the blood sucking vampire count in one of the first -- and definitely one of the scariest -- screen adaptations of Bram Stoker's Dracula. Arachna has taken some creative license to make this silent movie . . . well, less silent. Nosferatu actually speaks, and there are also some sound effects, different music, and lots of scary fun. This episode was a big hit with our viewers when it aired in The Vortexx last April, and we’re betting that you're going to enjoy it even more the second time round. Tonight we will also be airing a tribute to Jim (The Colonel) Klink by one of his closest friends -- Dale Kay, host of DALE KAY'S SPOOKSHOW. Jim passed away last year on October 24.

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Welcome to The Vortexx where it's ALL HOSTS ALL THE TIME!

the-vortexx-bat"Every day is a good day that ends in The Vortexx." You can find us at horrorhost.net and livestream.com/allhorrorhosts. Remember folks, we're the Gooble Gobble Channel. We accept everyone. And we will keep the doors open as long as you keep coming around! If you're a horror host looking for an additional outlet for your show, email Sluggo at sluggo@horrorhost.net.

The Vortexx - Bloody Pit of Health Fitness Centers

If you don't get the results you're looking for within the eight weeks of the program, The Azure Executioner guarantees that he will personally throw you into his exclusive vat of acid!
Introducing our newest sponsor -- Bloody Pit of Health! Want to eliminate those things that interfere with the harmony of your perfect body? The Bloody Pit has all the latest fitness equipment -- weight room, Olympic-sized pool, and even a spider room. To find the location nearest you, visit their website www.clubdesade.com

The Vortexx - Mummy Fart

Available in three convenient sizes!
Mummy Fart! The perfect product to get those pleasant smells out of your tomb. Available in three convenient sizes!

The Vortexx - Kurt Pasakivi's Used Car Emporium

If you're interested, just e-mail us for Kurt's current location.
Kurt Pasakivi's Used Car Emporium! At Kurt's Emporium you can buy the car of your dreams for a deep discount. If you see a car on the street that you like, just send Kurt a photo of the car and the license plate, and he'll negotiate with the owner and sell it to you at a steal!

The Vortexx - Executioner's Ale

The Official Beers of The Vortexx!
Executioner's Ale! A bloody good red ale crafted in the torture chamber of the Crimson Executioner. Sock Stout! The sock with the hops. A thick and creamy head just for you. [Sock Stout is a trademark of Raen, used with permission.]

The Vortexx - Amazon Andy

Amazon Andy is the creation of Nick Polotta, a very gifted writer and comedian who, sadly, passed away on April 13, 2013.

Totino's Pizza Rolls, Crimson Royal Jelly, and Amazon Andy's Southern Fried Tarantula Legs! The original sponsors of The Vortexx!

The Vortexx Skull Cornbread

The Official Food of The Vortexx!
Skull Cornbread! The official food of The Vortexx, served piping hot from the oven of the Crimson Executioner.

The Vortexx - Chia Host

BORDELLO OF HORROR with Freakshow airs Tuesday at 9 (ET)

Chia Host! The latest sensation from Mushnick Florists. You can see him every Tuesday night in The Vortexx!

The Vortexx - Chilly Dilly

Two delicious pickle treats!

Chilly Dilly! A delicious pickle treat that's spiced just right for every bite. And now you can "pucker up" with the all-new Chilly Dilly Lip Balm!

The Vortexx - Egg Bleach

Jason "Egg" Brown was an integral part of The Vortexx as a staff member and long-time viewer until his passing on June 27, 2016. Jason may have departed this Earth, but he will live forever in The Vortexx.

"Now that's a product I can really GET BEHIND!" -- Egg.

Egg Bleach! The all-purpose antiseptic for treatment of cuts, scratches, and abrasions. And now you can touch up those "intimate" parts of your body with the all-new Egg Anal Bleach!

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SLUGGO!!! OUR DEAR LEADER AND FREELY ELECTED PRESIDENT OF THE VORTEXX!!!

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VORTEXX SCHEDULE FOR 9 – 16 OCTOBER 2016

VORTEXX SCHEDULE FOR 9 – 16 OCTOBER 2016

VORTEXX SCHEDULE FOR
9 - 16 OCTOBER 2016

By The Crimson Executioner
&
Woofer McWooferson

The Vortexx Hosts_02

THE VORTEXX where it's ALL HOSTS ALL THE TIME FOR SIX YEARS!

Welcome to The Vortexx where it's been ALL HOSTS ALL THE TIME FOR SIX YEARS! We've got another great line-up of shows, hosts, and movies for your viewing and chatting pleasure with an assortment of space aliens, zombies & other undead folk, vampires, and the Frankenstein Monster (or, at least, his cowboy cousin) coming your way this week to entertain you. Our hosts this week are Arachna & Deadly, Vincent Grimmly, Freakshow & the Bordello gang, Nigel Honeybone, Professor Gillman, Dr. Mortose, Lord Blood-Rah, and Misty Brew. Enjoy the shows and thanks for hanging out!

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Sunday (10/9) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
BEWARE THEATER
presents
George Romero's NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD (1968)

BEWARE THEATER with Arachna of the Spider People and her friend Deadly presents George Romero's NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD (1968). This is a movie that needs no introduction, but we're going to give you one anyway. It's about six bickering humans and a sick little girl trapped in a farmhouse with an army of zombies outside. Ben wants to be boss of the upstairs. Cooper wants to be boss of the cellar. Sparks fly and assorted body parts get devoured before it all comes to a flesh-ripping gut-munching climax. We know you've seen this movie more than a few times before, but tonight Arachna will be breathing new life into this venerable old chestnut with frequent host inserts and biting humor.

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Monday (10/10) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
NIGHT CHILLS THEATRE
presents
JESSE JAMES MEETS FRANKENSTEIN'S DAUGHTER (1967)

NIGHT CHILLS THEATRE with Vincent Grimmly presents JESSE JAMES MEETS FRANKENSTEIN'S DAUGHTER (1967). The legendary outlaw, on the run from the law, hides out in the castle of Baron Frankenstein's granddaughter Maria. A chip off the old Frankenstein block, Maria performs a brain transplant on Jesse's wounded pal Hank and, for reasons known only to her, promptly re-names him Igor. Directed by the infamous William "One Shot" Beaudine, tonight's movie and its companion piece Billy the Kid Versus Dracula were One Shot's last theatrical films.

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Tuesday (10/11) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
BORDELLO OF HORROR
presents
I BURY THE LIVING (1958)

BORDELLO OF HORROR with Freakshow, Mistress Malicious, Sgt. Drizzlepuss, Ali Katt and Marijohuana presents a Vortexx favorite -- I BURY THE LIVING (1958). A cemetery caretaker (Richard Boone) discovers that by switching white and black pins around on the map of the grounds, he can cause the death of future tenants -- and revive the current ones. Austrian-born Theodore Bikel plays Andy the caretaker with the thickest (and fakest) Scottish accent you're ever gonna hear. This creepy little thriller is said to be one of Stephen King's favorites, and it's one of ours as well. In addition to the movie, Freaky will be entertaining us with special musical guests Psycho Charger.

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Wednesday (10/12) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
THE SCHLOCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW
presents
ALIEN CONTAMINATION (1984)ALIEN CONTAMINATION (1984) aka Contamination

THE SCHLOCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW with Nigel Honeybone presents Luigi Cozzi's ALIEN CONTAMINATION (1984) aka Contamination. If you can imagine Alien without a special effects budget or a talented director and with actors saying ludicrous things like "Help! Let me out! There's an egg!" then you'll have a pretty good idea what to expect from tonight's movie. It's about a one-eyed alien (grown from a seed that an astronaut brought back from Mars) who's incubating hundreds of green, pulsating, acid-spewing alien eggs at a coffee plantation in Colombia. Ian McCulloch (of Zombi and Zombie Holocaustfame) heads a cast of mostly unknown Italians. The cult band Goblin lends a helping hand by providing an out-of-this-world soundtrack. This was one of the 72 films on the UK's infamous "Video Nasty" list.

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Thursday (10/13) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
THE PROFESSOR GILLMAN SHOW
presents
The Vortexx premiere of
UFO: THE TRUE STORY OF FLYING SAUCERS (1956)

THE PROFESSOR GILLMAN SHOW presents the Vortexx premiere of UFO: THE TRUE STORY OF FLYING SAUCERS (1956). This semi-documentary, released to capitalize on the UFO craze that was sweeping the nation during the mid-50s, promises "actual color films of UFOs kept top secret until now." Tom Towers (the real-life aviation editor of The Los Angeles Examiner) stars as Al Chop, a reporter who begins to investigate several reports of UFOs and by the end of the movie is convinced that they are in fact real. The 10 minutes of poor-quality UFO footage at the end is mildly interesting, but before the movie finally gets to it you have to sit through 80 minutes of boring stock footage, interviews, and dramatic reenactments with some really annoying Dragnet-style narration. We're betting that long before the final credits, you'll be hoping to be abducted by a real spaceship just so you can get away from this turkey.

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Friday (10/14) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
DR. MORTOSE COMMANDS
presents
HORROR (1963) aka The Blancheville Monster

DR. MORTOSE COMMANDS presents HORROR (1963) aka The Blancheville Monster. Although generally known by the latter title, this Italian-Spanish Gothic thriller, based loosely on Edgar Allan Poe's “The Fall of The House of Usher” and “The Premature Burial”, was originally released in Italy, Spain, and the U.K. under the somewhat bland title “The House of Usher”. Intended to capitalize upon the success of Roger Corman's popular Edgar Allan Poe adaptations, this visually striking but talky film stars Ombretta Colli as Emily de Blancheville, the beautiful young daughter of a crazed count, who fears that she will fall victim to the family curse. The movie ambles along about as slowly as The Giant Gila Monster, but it does have a few things going for it, including a creepy castle, some great exterior shots of a crumbling abbey and eerie forest locales, two very attractive female leads, and a willowy nightgown that shows Emily's perky breasts.

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Saturday (10/15) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
LORD BLOOD-RAH'S
NERVE WRACKIN' THEATRE

presents
KILLERS FROM SPACE (1954)

LORD BLOOD-RAH'S NERVE WRACKIN' THEATRE presents KILLERS FROM SPACE (1954). Peter (Mission Impossible) Graves stars as a scientist abducted by bug-eyed aliens from Astron Delta in this low-budget thriller directed by W. Lee (Willie) Wilder, Oscar-winner Billy Wilder's less talented older brother. Tonight, you will have a chance to see Willie's ineptitude in full display as the aliens, wearing ridiculous Phantom rip-off suits, plan to conquer the earth with giant stock-footage insects and reptiles. As always, Lord Blood-Rah will be spicing up the mix with plenty of movie trailers and other cool extras, including (we hope) another cranial cavity search.

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Sunday (10/16) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
MISTY BREW'S CREATURE FEATURE
presents
GRAVE OF THE VAMPIRE (1974)

MISTY BREW'S CREATURE FEATURE presents GRAVE OF THE VAMPIRE (1974). Michael Pataki stars as Caleb Croft, one of the creepiest bloodsuckers you're ever going to see. No sparkly vampires tonight, folks. This guy really means business. William Smith plays Caleb's half-vampire, half-human son twenty-four years before Wesley Snipes did it in Blade. Writer David Chase would later go on to bigger and better things with The Sopranos.

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Welcome to The Vortexx where it's ALL HOSTS ALL THE TIME!

The Vortexx - Swirling Storm"Every day is a good day that ends in The Vortexx." You can find us at horrorhost.net and livestream.com/allhorrorhosts. Remember folks, we're the Gooble Gobble Channel. We accept everyone. And we will keep the doors open as long as you keep coming around! If you're a horror host looking for an additional outlet for your show, email Sluggo at sluggo@horrorhost.net.

The Vortexx - Bloody Pit of Health Fitness Centers

If you don't get the results you're looking for within the eight weeks of the program, The Azure Executioner guarantees that he will personally throw you into his exclusive vat of acid!
Introducing our newest sponsor -- Bloody Pit of Health! Want to eliminate those things that interfere with the harmony of your perfect body? The Bloody Pit has all the latest fitness equipment -- weight room, Olympic-sized pool, and even a spider room. To find the location nearest you, visit their website www.clubdesade.com

The Vortexx - Mummy Fart

Available in three convenient sizes!
Mummy Fart! The perfect product to get those pleasant smells out of your tomb. Available in three convenient sizes!

The Vortexx - Kurt Pasakivi's Used Car Emporium

If you're interested, just e-mail us for Kurt's current location.
Kurt Pasakivi's Used Car Emporium! At Kurt's Emporium you can buy the car of your dreams for a deep discount. If you see a car on the street that you like, just send Kurt a photo of the car and the license plate, and he'll negotiate with the owner and sell it to you at a steal!

The Vortexx - Executioner's Ale

The Official Beers of The Vortexx!
Executioner's Ale! A bloody good red ale crafted in the torture chamber of the Crimson Executioner. Sock Stout! The sock with the hops. A thick and creamy head just for you. [Sock Stout is a trademark of Raen, used with permission.]

The Vortexx - Amazon Andy

Amazon Andy is the creation of Nick Polotta, a very gifted writer and comedian who, sadly, passed away on April 13, 2013.

Totino's Pizza Rolls, Crimson Royal Jelly, and Amazon Andy's Southern Fried Tarantula Legs! The original sponsors of The Vortexx!

The Vortexx Skull Cornbread

The Official Food of The Vortexx!
Skull Cornbread! The official food of The Vortexx, served piping hot from the oven of the Crimson Executioner.

The Vortexx - Chia Host

BORDELLO OF HORROR with Freakshow airs Tuesday at 9 (ET)

Chia Host! The latest sensation from Mushnick Florists. You can see him every Tuesday night in The Vortexx!

The Vortexx - Chilly Dilly

Two delicious pickle treats!

Chilly Dilly! A delicious pickle treat that's spiced just right for every bite. And now you can "pucker up" with the all-new Chilly Dilly Lip Balm!

The Vortexx - Egg Bleach

Jason "Egg" Brown was an integral part of The Vortexx as a staff member and long-time viewer until his passing on June 27, 2016. Jason may have departed this Earth, but he will live forever in The Vortexx.

"Now that's a product I can really GET BEHIND!" -- Egg.

Egg Bleach! The all-purpose antiseptic for treatment of cuts, scratches, and abrasions. And now you can touch up those "intimate" parts of your body with the all-new Egg Anal Bleach!

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SLUGGO!!! OUR DEAR LEADER AND FREELY ELECTED PRESIDENT OF THE VORTEXX!!!

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VORTEXX SCHEDULE FOR 2 – 9 OCTOBER 2016

VORTEXX SCHEDULE FOR 2 – 9 OCTOBER 2016

VORTEXX SCHEDULE FOR
2 - 9 OCTOBER 2016

By The Crimson Executioner
&
Woofer McWooferson

The Vortexx Hosts_02

THE VORTEXX where it's ALL HOSTS ALL THE TIME FOR SIX YEARS!

Welcome to The Vortexx where it's been ALL HOSTS ALL THE TIME FOR SIX YEARS! We've got another great line-up of shows, hosts, and movies for your viewing and chatting pleasure including THREE new movies making their Vortexx debut along with several returning favorites. Our hosts this week are Misty Brew, Dr. Tarr & Prof. Fether, Freakshow & the Bordello gang, Bobby Gammonster, Remo D. & friends, Dave Binkley & Juli Majernik, Dr. Sigmund Zoid & Sluggo, and Arachna & Deadly. Enjoy the shows and thanks for hanging out!

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Sunday (10/2) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
MISTY BREW'S CREATURE FEATURE
presents
REVENGE OF THE ZOMBIES (1943)

MISTY BREW'S CREATURE FEATURE presents REVENGE OF THE ZOMBIES (1943). Since this movie was made in the midst of World War II, you might expect to see some Nazis in it. Trust us, you will not be disappointed. Horror movie veteran John Carradine stars as Dr. Max Heinrich von Altermann, a mad scientist (is there any other kind?) working at an old mansion in the bayous of Louisiana. Mad Max has plans to create a race of living dead warriors for the Third Reich. But his plans are complicated by his deceased wife (Veda Ann Borg) -- a zombie who, in most unzombie-like fashion, has developed a mind of her own. Mantan Moreland reprises his role of Jeff from King of the Zombies (1941). Gale Storm (of My Little Margie fame), future Batman Robert Lowery, and cowboy actor Bob Steele co-star.

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Monday (10/3) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
TARR AND FETHER'S
PSYCHO CINEMA

presents
The Vortexx premiere of
MONSTER OF PARTY BEACH (2014)

PSYCHO CINEMA with Dr. Tarr and Prof. Fether presents The Vortexx premiere of Mark Justice's MONSTER OF PARTY BEACH (2014). If the title sounds vaguely familiar, it's because this Indie film from Cyclops Pictures was intended to be an homage to those bikini beach movies of the 1960s such as Horror of Party Beach and Beach Girls and the Monster. It’s summer time in Harmony Point, and the teens are home for vacation. It's all fun and games on the beach until a monster begins to kill off the bikini-clad teens one by one. Can Harmony Point’s mayor and police force stop the monster before there are no more bikini-filling teens left? If you like your Indies with extra cheese, then this is the movie for you!

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Tuesday (10/4) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
BORDELLO OF HORROR
presents
VOYAGE TO THE PLANET OF PREHISTORIC WOMEN (1968)

BORDELLO OF HORROR with Freakshow, Mistress Malicious, Sgt. Drizzlepuss, Ali Katt and Marijohuana presents VOYAGE TO THE PLANET OF PREHISTORIC WOMEN (1968). Marilyn Monroe wannabe Mamie Van Doren stars as Moana, the leader of a tribe of Venusian women who wear clamshell bikinis, worship a pterodactyl god, and spend a lot of time lying around the beach. This movie uses the same footage from the Russian-made Planet of Storms that Roger Corman used three years earlier in Voyage to the Prehistoric Planet. Acclaimed director Peter Bogdanovich (calling himself Derek Thomas) directed the American scenes and also supplies the narration. In addition to the movie, Freaky will be entertaining us with special musical guests Zombina and the Skeletons, a movie review by Mark Krawczyk from The Final Cut, and more!

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Wednesday (10/5) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
MONSTER MOVIE NIGHT
presents
FIVE MINUTES TO LIVE (1961)

MONSTER MOVIE NIGHT with Bobby Gammonster and Boris the Buzzard presents FIVE MINUTES TO LIVE (1961). Johnny Cash makes his movie debut in this energetic crime thriller as Johnny Cabot, a hard-up, guitar-strumming hood who's hired by crook Fred Dorella (Vic Tayback from TV's Alice) to pose as a door-to-door guitar instructor, kidnap the wife of the local bank president (Donald Woods from 13 Ghosts), and hold her for ransom. Seven-year-old Ron Howard plays the couple's son Bobby. Despite the low production values, Cash manages a strong menacing presence, and the script is surprisingly smart. Cash sings "I've Come to Kill" and the title song "Five Minutes to Live."

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Thursday (10/6) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
REMO D'S MANOR OF MAYHEM
presents
The Vortexx premiere of
Wes Craven's CHILLER (1985)

REMO D'S MANOR OF MAYHEM with Remo, Dr. Montag, and Kato the Black Hornet presents The Vortexx premiere of Wes Craven's CHILLER (1985). If you thought that none of Wes Craven's movies were in the public domain, you've got another think coming because Remo has found the only one that is! It's a Made-for-TV movie about a cryogenically frozen man (Michael Beck) who returns from the deep freeze after a sleep of ten years. Only problem is, he is without a soul and begins doing creepy things. Paul Sorvino, Jill Schoelen, and Beatrice Straight co-star. Meanwhile back at the Manor, Dr. Montag has his own cryogenic chamber -- and his own test subject.

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Friday (10/7) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
THE WEIRDNESS REALLY BAD MOVIE
presents
Roger Corman's LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS (1975)

THE WEIRDNESS REALLY BAD MOVIE with Dave Binkley and co-host Juli Majernik presents a Vortexx favorite -- Roger Corman's LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS (1960) starring Jonathan Haze as nebbish Seymour Krelborn, Jackie Joseph as his dim-witted girlfriend Audrey, Mel Welles as flower shop owner Gravis Mushnick, Dick Miller as plant-eating man Burson Fouch, and a very young Jack Nicholson as Wilbur Force -- a guy who just loves going to the dentist. In keeping with the horticultural theme of tonight's movie, the host segments were shot at Suncrest Gardens -- a retail garden center in Peninsula, Ohio, where Dave tries his best to cope with his pollen allergies.

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Saturday (10/8) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
ALTERNATIVE REALITIES
presents
The Vortexx premiere of
Bert I. Gordon's ATTACK OF THE PUPPET PEOPLE (1958)

ALTERNATIVE REALITIES with Dr. Sigmund Zoid and Sluggo returns to The Vortexx with a brand-new episode! Tonight Zoid & Sluggo will be hosting The Vortexx premiere of Bert I. Gordon's ATTACK OF THE PUPPET PEOPLE (1958). Mr. B.I.G. goes small in this tale of a lonely dollmaker (veteran character actor John Hoyt) who lures unsuspecting folks into the back room of his shop and shrinks them for his amusement. It's all champagne parties and rock 'n' roll dancing on the table until one of his recently shrunk victims (veteran B-movie hero John Agar) decides to organize an escape. Bert's nine-year-old daughter Susan has a small role (get it? "small" role) as tiny girl with an even tinier cat.

vortexx-night-of-the-living-dead-20161009_beware-theater

Sunday (10/9) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
BEWARE THEATER
presents
George Romero's NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD (1968)

BEWARE THEATER with Arachna of the Spider People and her friend Deadly presents George Romero's NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD (1968). This is a movie that needs no introduction, but we're going to give you one anyway. It's about six bickering humans and a sick little girl trapped in a farmhouse with an army of zombies outside. Ben wants to be boss of the upstairs. Cooper wants to be boss of the cellar. Sparks fly and assorted body parts get devoured before it all comes to a flesh-ripping gut-munching climax. We know you've seen this movie more than a few times before, but tonight Arachna will be breathing new life into this venerable old chestnut with frequent host inserts and biting humor.

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Welcome to The Vortexx where it's ALL HOSTS ALL THE TIME!

The Vortexx cube"Every day is a good day that ends in The Vortexx." You can find us at horrorhost.net and livestream.com/allhorrorhosts. Remember folks, we're the Gooble Gobble Channel. We accept everyone. And we will keep the doors open as long as you keep coming around! If you're a horror host looking for an additional outlet for your show, email Sluggo at sluggo@horrorhost.net.

The Vortexx - Bloody Pit of Health Fitness Centers

If you don't get the results you're looking for within the eight weeks of the program, The Azure Executioner guarantees that he will personally throw you into his exclusive vat of acid!
Introducing our newest sponsor -- Bloody Pit of Health! Want to eliminate those things that interfere with the harmony of your perfect body? The Bloody Pit has all the latest fitness equipment -- weight room, Olympic-sized pool, and even a spider room. To find the location nearest you, visit their website www.clubdesade.com

The Vortexx - Mummy Fart

Available in three convenient sizes!
Mummy Fart! The perfect product to get those pleasant smells out of your tomb. Available in three convenient sizes!

The Vortexx - Kurt Pasakivi's Used Car Emporium

If you're interested, just e-mail us for Kurt's current location.
Kurt Pasakivi's Used Car Emporium! At Kurt's Emporium you can buy the car of your dreams for a deep discount. If you see a car on the street that you like, just send Kurt a photo of the car and the license plate, and he'll negotiate with the owner and sell it to you at a steal!

The Vortexx - Executioner's Ale

The Official Beers of The Vortexx!
Executioner's Ale! A bloody good red ale crafted in the torture chamber of the Crimson Executioner. Sock Stout! The sock with the hops. A thick and creamy head just for you. [Sock Stout is a trademark of Raen, used with permission.]

The Vortexx - Amazon Andy

Amazon Andy is the creation of Nick Polotta, a very gifted writer and comedian who, sadly, passed away on April 13, 2013.

Totino's Pizza Rolls, Crimson Royal Jelly, and Amazon Andy's Southern Fried Tarantula Legs! The original sponsors of The Vortexx!

The Vortexx Skull Cornbread

The Official Food of The Vortexx!
Skull Cornbread! The official food of The Vortexx, served piping hot from the oven of the Crimson Executioner.

The Vortexx - Chia Host

BORDELLO OF HORROR with Freakshow airs Tuesday at 9 (ET)

Chia Host! The latest sensation from Mushnick Florists. You can see him every Tuesday night in The Vortexx!

The Vortexx - Chilly Dilly

Two delicious pickle treats!

Chilly Dilly! A delicious pickle treat that's spiced just right for every bite. And now you can "pucker up" with the all-new Chilly Dilly Lip Balm!

The Vortexx - Egg Bleach

Jason "Egg" Brown was an integral part of The Vortexx as a staff member and long-time viewer until his passing on June 27, 2016. Jason may have departed this Earth, but he will live forever in The Vortexx.

"Now that's a product I can really GET BEHIND!" -- Egg.

Egg Bleach! The all-purpose antiseptic for treatment of cuts, scratches, and abrasions. And now you can touch up those "intimate" parts of your body with the all-new Egg Anal Bleach!

sluggo-presidential-seal

SLUGGO!!! OUR DEAR LEADER AND FREELY ELECTED PRESIDENT OF THE VORTEXX!!!

Posted by Alan Smithee in HOSTED HORROR, 0 comments
VORTEXX SCHEDULE FOR 11 – 18 SEPTEMBER 2016

VORTEXX SCHEDULE FOR 11 – 18 SEPTEMBER 2016

VORTEXX SCHEDULE FOR
11 – 18 SEPTEMBER 2016

By The Crimson Executioner
&
Woofer McWooferson

The Vortexx Hosts_02

Welcome to THE VORTEXX where it's ALL HOSTS ALL THE TIME FOR SIX YEARS!

Welcome to The Vortexx where it's been ALL HOSTS ALL THE TIME FOR SIX YEARS! We've got another great line-up of shows, hosts, and movies for your viewing and chatting pleasure including THREE indie movies marking their Vortexx debut along with several returning favorites starring Bela Lugosi, Tor Johnson, and Spider-Gary. Our hosts this week are Arachna of the Spider People & Deadly, Vincent Grimmly, Freakshow & the Bordello gang, Dr. Lady & the Usual Suspects, Bobby Gammonster & Boris the Buzzard with guest host Vincent Grimmly, Mr. Lobo, Lord Blood-Rah, and Misty Brew. Enjoy the shows and thanks for hanging out!

Vortexx-Bride of the Monster-20160911_Beware Theater

Sunday (9/11) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
BEWARE THEATER
presents
The Vortexx premiere of
Ed Wood's BRIDE OF THE MONSTER (1955)

BEWARE THEATER with Arachna of the Spider People and her friend Deadly presents another gem from the Golden Age of Black-and-White -- Ed Wood's BRIDE OF THE MONSTER (1955). In his last starring role, an emaciated Bela Lugosi plays an aging mad scientist with a plan to create a race of supermen with the help of Tor Johnson. Bela shows off his acting chops in his memorable "Home, I Have No Home" soliloquy, and the final scene where he wrestles with a rubber octopus must be seen in order to be believed.

vortexx-beast-of-yucca-flats-20160912_night-chills

Monday (9/12) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
NIGHT CHILLS THEATRE
presents
THE BEAST OF YUCCA FLATS (1961)

Join us tonight as NIGHT CHILLS THEATRE with Vincent Grimmly returns to The Vortexx for its second appearance. Vincent and his pet raven Phydeaux will be hosting Coleman (Red Zone Cuba) Francis's masterpiece THE BEAST OF YUCCA FLATS (1961). Tor Johnson gets to show his acting range, playing a defecting Russian rocket scientist named Joseph Javorsky. Pursued by KGB agents, Javorsky stumbles onto a nuclear testing site in the Nevada wastelands, gets wasted, and becomes . . . you guessed it . . . Tor Johnson! Director Francis, who also narrates, provides plenty of unintended laughs with lines such as "once a brilliant scientist, now just fatty grease for the wheels of progress." Francis, who bears more than a passing resemblance to Curly of The 3 Stooges, also appears briefly as a gas station attendant and as a man buying a newspaper. We're hoping that Vincent's sidekick Phydeaux will be more talkative tonight than he was in last week's episode.

vortexx-monstroid-20160913_bordello

Tuesday (9/13) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
BORDELLO OF HORROR
presents
The Vortexx premiere of
MONSTROID: IT CAME FROM THE LAKE (1980)

BORDELLO OF HORROR with Freakshow, Mistress Malicious, Sgt. Drizzlepuss, Ali Katt, and Marijohuana presents The Vortexx premiere of MONSTROID: IT CAME FROM THE LAKE (1980). This low-budget indie, supposedly based on a true story, is about a rural Colombian village that is attacked by a sea serpent who's been aroused by the industrial pollution of a nearby lake. For an indie it's got a surprising number of "name" actors, including John Carradine playing a local priest who believes the monster is sent by God to punish sinners. Jim Mitchum (the spitting image of his more famous dad), Philip Carey (who played Texas tycoon Asa Buchanan for almost three decades on the popular soap opera One Life to Live), and veteran B-movie actor Anthony Eisley round out the cast. Carradine, whose contempt for this movie can be seen on his scowling face, reportedly said, "This is the worst piece of s--t I've ever worked on and I've worked on a lot of pieces of s--t." In addition to the movie, Freaky will be entertaining us with special musical guests The Malcolmexicans, a movie review by Mark Krawczyk from The Final Cut, and more!

vortexx-suspira-20160914_dr-lady

Wednesday (9/14) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
THE LATE DR. LADY SHOW
presents
Dario Argento's SUSPIRIA (1976)

THE LATE DR. LADY SHOW with Dr David Lady and the Usual Suspects presents Dario Argento's SUSPIRIA (1976). A young girl (Jessica Harper) arrives at a fancy ballet academy run by a coven of witches in this stylish Italian thriller. Joan Bennett and Alida Valli -- both major stars in their heyday -- co-star as the school's directress Madame Blanc and her Nazified assistant Miss Tanner. Cult actor Udo Kier, best known for his lead roles in Andy Warhol's Frankenstein and Andy Warhol's Dracula, appears in a small supporting role. The shocks are plentiful, including a room full of barbed wire and maggots falling from the ceiling. And we guarantee, the sound track by Goblin is the loudest you'll ever hear.

vortexx-horrors-of-spider-island-20160915_monster-movie-night

Thursday (9/15) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
MONSTER MOVIE NIGHT
presents
HORRORS OF SPIDER ISLAND (1962)

MONSTER MOVIE NIGHT with Bobby Gammonster, Boris The Buzzard, and special guest host Vincent Grimmly presents a Vortexx favorite -- HORRORS OF SPIDER ISLAND (1962). It's about a troupe of beautiful dancers who find themselves stranded on a deserted island with their square-shouldered manager Gary (Alex D'Arcy). Their skinny-dipping routine is disrupted when Gary gets bit by a spider and becomes . . . . Spider-Gary! Oh, the horrors of it all! Vincent appears in tonight's episode, live from Castle Pappdeckel, via Bobby's video scream-o-phone.

vortexx-mark-of-the-damned-20160916_cinema-insomnia

Friday (9/16) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
CINEMA INSOMNIA WITH MR. LOBO
presents
The Vortexx premiere of
MARK OF THE DAMNED (2006)

We're celebrating Halloween early tonight as CINEMA INSOMNIA WITH MR. LOBO presents the first part of a two-part Halloween Special from 2009. Mr. Lobo will be hosting The Vortexx premiere of Eric Miller's MARK OF THE DAMNED (2006). Miller's homegrown Midnight Movie masterpiece was made as an homage to the classic Santo movies such as Santo vs the Vampire Women (1962). It's set in a place called The Amplified World and it's filled with vampires, ghouls, robots, rocket men, masked heroes, and over-the-top villains like The Vampire Queen. In addition to the movie, Mr. Lobo will be spicing up the mix with off-beat humor, vintage TV ads, drive-in movie trailers, retro craziness, and informative interviews on location in Richmond, Virginia, detailing the making of the movie. In addition, there is a hilarious musical cooking segment with November Fire recording artist Slob Zombie and a taste of his hit single "40 Hour Weekend."

vortexx-daughter-of-horror-20160917_lord-blood-rah

Saturday (9/17) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
LORD BLOOD-RAH'S
NERVE WRACKIN' THEATRE

presents
DAUGHTER OF HORROR (1957)

LORD BLOOD-RAH'S NERVE WRACKIN' THEATRE presents DAUGHTER OF HORROR (1957). This "film noir" of a psychotic young woman's nightmarish experiences during one night on skid row was originally released in 1955 as Dementia with no dialogue whatsoever. It was re-released in 1957 with added narration by Johnny Carson's second banana, Ed McMahon. The cast includes Bruno (Fat Dave) VeSota, little person Angelo Rossitto, Jonathan (Seymour Krelborn) Haze, and comedian Shelley Berman. As always there will be plenty of movie trailers and other cool extras along with a Cranial Cavity Search.

vortexx-dark-garden-20160918_misty-brew

Sunday (9/18) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
MISTY BREW'S CREATURE FEATURE
presents
The Vortexx premiere of
DARK GARDEN (2004)

MISTY BREW'S CREATURE FEATURE presents The Vortexx premiere of DARK GARDEN (2004), a cool indie film by Patrick Bond. It's a psychological thriller about a downtrodden man named Warren (Kyle Van Pool), who finds himself having to choose between good and evil when he moves into a new house and befriends Harry (J.W. McCrary), who soon recruits Warren to assist him in his wicked ways. In addition to the movie, Misty will be entertaining us with a special interview with Mr. McCrary and previews of Misty's Coming Attractions.

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Welcome to The Vortexx where it's ALL HOSTS ALL THE TIME!

The Vortexx - heart"Every day is a good day that ends in The Vortexx." You can find us at horrorhost.net and livestream.com/allhorrorhosts. Remember folks, we're the Gooble Gobble Channel. We accept everyone. And we will keep the doors open as long as you keep coming around! If you're a horror host looking for an additional outlet for your show, email Sluggo at sluggo@horrorhost.net.

The Vortexx - Bloody Pit of Health Fitness Centers

If you don't get the results you're looking for within the eight weeks of the program, The Azure Executioner guarantees that he will personally throw you into his exclusive vat of acid!
Introducing our newest sponsor -- Bloody Pit of Health! Want to eliminate those things that interfere with the harmony of your perfect body? The Bloody Pit has all the latest fitness equipment -- weight room, Olympic-sized pool, and even a spider room. To find the location nearest you, visit their website www.clubdesade.com

The Vortexx - Mummy Fart

Available in three convenient sizes!
Mummy Fart! The perfect product to get those pleasant smells out of your tomb. Available in three convenient sizes!

The Vortexx - Kurt Pasakivi's Used Car Emporium

If you're interested, just e-mail us for Kurt's current location.
Kurt Pasakivi's Used Car Emporium! At Kurt's Emporium you can buy the car of your dreams for a deep discount. If you see a car on the street that you like, just send Kurt a photo of the car and the license plate, and he'll negotiate with the owner and sell it to you at a steal!

The Vortexx - Executioner's Ale

The Official Beers of The Vortexx!
Executioner's Ale! A bloody good red ale crafted in the torture chamber of the Crimson Executioner. Sock Stout! The sock with the hops. A thick and creamy head just for you. [Sock Stout is a trademark of Raen, used with permission.]

The Vortexx - Amazon Andy

Amazon Andy is the creation of Nick Polotta, a very gifted writer and comedian who, sadly, passed away on April 13, 2013.

Totino's Pizza Rolls, Crimson Royal Jelly, and Amazon Andy's Southern Fried Tarantula Legs! The original sponsors of The Vortexx!

The Vortexx Skull Cornbread

The Official Food of The Vortexx!
Skull Cornbread! The official food of The Vortexx, served piping hot from the oven of the Crimson Executioner.

The Vortexx - Chia Host

BORDELLO OF HORROR with Freakshow airs Tuesday at 9 (ET)

Chia Host! The latest sensation from Mushnick Florists. You can see him every Tuesday night in The Vortexx!

The Vortexx - Chilly Dilly

Two delicious pickle treats!

Chilly Dilly! A delicious pickle treat that's spiced just right for every bite. And now you can "pucker up" with the all-new Chilly Dilly Lip Balm!

The Vortexx - Egg Bleach

Jason "Egg" Brown was an integral part of The Vortexx as a staff member and long-time viewer until his passing on June 27, 2016. Jason may have departed this Earth, but he will live forever in The Vortexx.

"Now that's a product I can really GET BEHIND!" -- Egg.

Egg Bleach! The all-purpose antiseptic for treatment of cuts, scratches, and abrasions. And now you can touch up those "intimate" parts of your body with the all-new Egg Anal Bleach!

The Vortexx - President Sluggo

SLUGGO!!! OUR DEAR LEADER AND FREELY ELECTED PRESIDENT OF THE VORTEXX!!!

Posted by Alan Smithee in HOSTED HORROR, 0 comments
VORTEXX SCHEDULE FOR 04 – 11 SEPTEMBER 2016

VORTEXX SCHEDULE FOR 04 – 11 SEPTEMBER 2016

VORTEXX SCHEDULE FOR
04 – 11 SEPTEMBER 2016

By The Crimson Executioner
&
Woofer McWooferson

The Vortexx Hosts_02

Welcome to THE VORTEXX where it's ALL HOSTS ALL THE TIME FOR SIX YEARS!

Welcome to The Vortexx where it's now been ALL HOSTS ALL THE TIME FOR SIX YEARS! On Labor Day Weekend 2010 we became the first Livestream channel to broadcast hosted B-movies 24/7, and this week we're celebrating our six-year anniversary with another great line-up of shows, hosts, and movies including FOUR movies and ONE great new host making their Vortexx debut. And be sure to come by on Saturday for our HorrorHound Weekend live show! Our hosts this week are Misty Brew, Freakshow & the Bordello gang, Remo D. & friends, Mortimer Van Creep, Dave Binkley & Shannon Steele, Arachna of the Spider People & Deadly, and (making his Vortexx debut on Monday) Vincent Grimmly. Check out the schedule for details about all the fine shows airing this week in The Vortexx. Enjoy the shows and thanks for hanging out!

Vortexx-Dark Road-20160904_Misty Brew

Sunday (8/21) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
MISTY BREW'S CREATURE FEATURE
presents
The Vortexx premiere of
DARK ROAD (2009)

MISTY BREW'S CREATURE FEATURE presents The Vortexx premiere of DARK ROAD aka The Devil Comes Home to Missouri. On a foggy night in the small southern town of Whitewater, Missouri, a local sheriff is called to the roadside scene of a violent execution-style murder. When the victim is identified as a mob-connected thug with local ties, the sheriff must determine if the murder is a message -- either to him or for him. However, the gathering storm of violence heading his way will leave no time for second guessing. This Indie movie by Patrick Bond and Steve E. Turner was filmed entirely in and around Cape Girardeau, Missouri (Misty's home base) and features local talent including members of The Tone Def Allstars (Darren Burgfeld) and Drivin Rain (Skully Shemwell) in lead roles.

Vortexx-Screaming Skull-20160905_Night Chills Theater

Monday (9/05) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
NIGHT CHILLS THEATRE
presents
THE SCREAMING SKULL (1958)

Tonight we celebrate Labor Day (and the 469th birthday of The Crimson Executioner) by welcoming NIGHT CHILLS THEATRE with Vincent Grimmly to The Vortexx! Hailing from The City of Sin, the hilarious and talented Mr. Grimmly follows in the rich tradition of Las Vegas vampire horror hosts, keeping us entertained with his collection of nutty schlock flicks that he broadcasts from his studio at Castle Pappdeckel. Vincent is assisted by his sidekick and co-host -- a pet raven named Phydeaux (pronounced "Fido"), who unfortunately clams up on camera during his debut appearance. Tonight Vincent and Phydeaux will be presenting THE SCREAMING SKULL (1958). It's about a newlywed couple whose marital bliss is spoiled by the ghost of the husband's previous wife. The producers of this movie offered free burial services to anyone who died of fright while watching the film, so we're gonna make the same offer. Join us tonight . . . if you dare!

Vortexx-Werewolf v Vampire Woman-20160906_Bordello

Tuesday (9/6) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
BORDELLO OF HORROR
presents
WEREWOLF VERSUS THE VAMPIRE WOMAN (1970) (1987)

Tonight Freakshow, Mistress Malicious, Sgt. Drizzlepuss, Ali Katt, and Mary Johuana presents WEREWOLF VERSUS THE VAMPIRE WOMAN (1970) starring Paul Naschy as Waldemar Daninsky the Werewolf and Patty Shepard as Countess Wandessa the Vampire Woman. Just imagine what would happen if a group of twelve-year-olds decided to make their own version of the old Universal monster movies. If you can picture that, then you have a pretty good idea of what this movie is all about. In addition to the movie, Freaky will be entertaining us with special musical guests John Masino Band - JMB, a movie review by Mark Krawczyk from The Final Cut, and more! [Movie poster by Sean Hartter courtesy of Saturday Fright Special.]

Vortexx-Demon Lover-20160907_Remo DWednesday (9/7) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
REMO D.'S MANOR OF MAYHEM
presents
The Vortexx premiere of
THE DEMON LOVER (1977)

Last week we watched Remo host Demon Lover Diary, a documentary about the making of Donald (Hell Comes to Frogtown) Jackson's first low-budget horror movie, The Demon Lover. Tonight, by popular demand, we're going to show you the movie itself. This little gem has everything that a B-movie fan could expect from a film of its kind -- bad acting, lousy writing, murky camera work, a little skin (not much), a little blood, characters named after comic-book artists and movie directors, and a surprisingly accurate look at what a lot of fringe-type folks were like during the late 1970s. It's got one big-name actor (Gunnar Hansen, best known as Leatherface in Texas Chain Saw Massacre) and one real comic-book artist (Val Mayerik, best known for Howard the Duck). The demon itself is not half bad, despite the low budget. With a larger budget, its creators Dennis and Robert Skotak would go on to bigger and better things with Aliens, Terminator 2, and Titanic.

Vortexx-Tavern Maudite-20160908_Skunky Cinema

Thursday (9/8) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
SKUNKY CINEMA
presents
The Vortexx premiere of
LA TAVERNE MAUDITE (1936)

SKUNKY CINEMA with Mortimer Van Creep presents The Vortexx premiere of LA TAVERNE MAUDITE (1936) aka The Rogues' Tavern. Tonight's film is an English-language movie made in the good ole USA and released as The Rogues' Tavern. However, we're using the French poster and title so as not to create the erroneous impression that there's any connection between Morty's show and a certain group of miscreants known as The Rogue Elements. Tonight’s movie is kind of a cross between The Old Dark House and Ten Little Indians. A group of people arrive at an old hotel called the Red Rock Tavern, all having been invited by telegrams sent by a mysterious stranger. One by one, they turn up dead with crushed throats and bite marks. A wolf-dog tethered outside the tavern is the initial suspect. But a couple of small-time store detectives (Wallace Ford and Barbara Pepper), who have come to the hotel to meet a justice of the peace and get married, begin to suspect that a human is involved. As for the Rogue Elements, Sluggo has beefed up security to avoid a repetition of that unpleasant incident of last March, and with Destroyah hosting the chat, we're certain that Morty's show will run tonight without a hitch.

Vortexx-Trapped By TV-20160909_Weirdness

Friday (9/9) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
THE WEIRDNESS REALLY BAD MOVIE
presents
The Vortexx premiere of
TRAPPED BY TELEVISION (1936)

THE WEIRDNESS REALLY BAD MOVIE with Dave Binkley and co-host Shannon Steele presents The Vortexx premiere of TRAPPED BY TELEVISION (1936). Released four months before television first became commercially available, tonight's movie is a sci-fi/comedy/mystery about a brilliant but penniless inventor (Lyle Talbot) who's working on his latest creation, a new form of television monitor and camera. His monetary problems are compounded by an aggressive bill collector looking for payments and competition from a rival scientist. When organized crime figures are added to the mix, the desperation level rises for our intrepid inventor. Tonight's show was hosted from the TV Dinner Club Museum in Akron, Ohio, where Shannon does her best to keep Dave out of trouble.

Vortexx-Live from Horrorhound Weekend-20160910_The Vortexx

Saturday (9/3) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
THE VORTEXX
We interrupt our regular programming to bring you . . .
LIVE FROM HORRORHOUND WEEKEND!

That's right, folks! The staff of The Vortexx are going to take a break from their partying to present a special live feed from HHW in Indianapolis. Sluggo and CJ the Werewolf will be hosting the festivities and there will be guest appearances by anyone we can round up, including we hope Dr. Lady and the Sasquatches. Instead of the usual gawd-awful movie, we will be showing cartoons and other stuff between the skits. That way, we won't have to worry about whether the segments of the movie are running in the correct order or whether we remembered to air the end of it. If you can't be in Indianapolis this weekend, this is the next best thing!

Vortexx-Bride of the Monster-20160911_Beware Theater

Sunday (9/11) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
BEWARE THEATER
presents
The Vortexx premiere of
Ed Wood's BRIDE OF THE MONSTER (1955)

BEWARE THEATER with Arachna of the Spider People and her friend Deadly presents another gem from the Golden Age of Black-and-White -- Ed Wood's BRIDE OF THE MONSTER (1955). In his last starring role, an emaciated Bela Lugosi plays an aging mad scientist with a plan to create a race of supermen with the help of Tor Johnson. Bela shows off his acting chops in his memorable "Home, I Have No Home" soliloquy, and the final scene where he wrestles with a rubber octopus must be seen in order to be believed.

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Welcome to The Vortexx where it's ALL HOSTS ALL THE TIME!

The Vortexx escape reality"Every day is a good day that ends in The Vortexx." You can find us at horrorhost.net and livestream.com/allhorrorhosts. Remember folks, we're the Gooble Gobble Channel. We accept everyone. And we will keep the doors open as long as you keep coming around! If you're a horror host looking for an additional outlet for your show, email Sluggo at sluggo@horrorhost.net.

The Vortexx - Bloody Pit of Health Fitness Centers

If you don't get the results you're looking for within the eight weeks of the program, The Azure Executioner guarantees that he will personally throw you into his exclusive vat of acid!
Introducing our newest sponsor -- Bloody Pit of Health! Want to eliminate those things that interfere with the harmony of your perfect body? The Bloody Pit has all the latest fitness equipment -- weight room, Olympic-sized pool, and even a spider room. To find the location nearest you, visit their website www.clubdesade.com

The Vortexx - Mummy Fart

Available in three convenient sizes!
Mummy Fart! The perfect product to get those pleasant smells out of your tomb. Available in three convenient sizes!

The Vortexx - Kurt Pasakivi's Used Car Emporium

If you're interested, just e-mail us for Kurt's current location.
Kurt Pasakivi's Used Car Emporium! At Kurt's Emporium you can buy the car of your dreams for a deep discount. If you see a car on the street that you like, just send Kurt a photo of the car and the license plate, and he'll negotiate with the owner and sell it to you at a steal!

The Vortexx - Executioner's Ale

The Official Beers of The Vortexx!
Executioner's Ale! A bloody good red ale crafted in the torture chamber of the Crimson Executioner. Sock Stout! The sock with the hops. A thick and creamy head just for you. [Sock Stout is a trademark of Raen, used with permission.]

The Vortexx - Amazon Andy

Amazon Andy is the creation of Nick Polotta, a very gifted writer and comedian who, sadly, passed away on April 13, 2013.

Totino's Pizza Rolls, Crimson Royal Jelly, and Amazon Andy's Southern Fried Tarantula Legs! The original sponsors of The Vortexx!

The Vortexx Skull Cornbread

The Official Food of The Vortexx!
Skull Cornbread! The official food of The Vortexx, served piping hot from the oven of the Crimson Executioner.

The Vortexx - Chia Host

BORDELLO OF HORROR with Freakshow airs Tuesday at 9 (ET)

Chia Host! The latest sensation from Mushnick Florists. You can see him every Tuesday night in The Vortexx!

The Vortexx - Chilly Dilly

Two delicious pickle treats!

Chilly Dilly! A delicious pickle treat that's spiced just right for every bite. And now you can "pucker up" with the all-new Chilly Dilly Lip Balm!

The Vortexx - Egg Bleach

Jason "Egg" Brown was an integral part of The Vortexx as a staff member and long-time viewer until his passing on June 27, 2016. Jason may have departed this Earth, but he will live forever in The Vortexx.

"Now that's a product I can really GET BEHIND!" -- Egg.

Egg Bleach! The all-purpose antiseptic for treatment of cuts, scratches, and abrasions. And now you can touch up those "intimate" parts of your body with the all-new Egg Anal Bleach!

Vortexx - Slugnado

SLUGGO!!! OUR DEAR LEADER AND FREELY ELECTED PRESIDENT OF THE VORTEXX!!!

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VORTEXX SCHEDULE FOR 28 AUGUST – 04 SEPTEMBER 2016

VORTEXX SCHEDULE FOR 28 AUGUST – 04 SEPTEMBER 2016

VORTEXX SCHEDULE FOR
28 AUGUST – 04 SEPTEMBER 2016

By The Crimson Executioner
&
Woofer McWooferson

EDITOR’S NOTE: House of Tortured Souls apologizes to The Vortexx, Arachna of the Spider People & Deadly, Lord Blood-Rah, Freakshow & the Bordello gang, and Remo D. & friends for missing the schedule post and, consequently, publishing this halfway through the week.

Paw Print microscopicWoofer McWooferson,
Editor-in-Chief

The Vortexx Hosts_02

Welcome to THE VORTEXX where it's ALL HOSTS ALL THE TIME!

We've got a great line-up of shows, hosts, and movies this week for your viewing and chatting pleasure with two new movies -- and one great host -- making their Vortexx debut including the final installment of Bordello of Horror's NinJuly in August. Our hosts are Arachna of the Spider People & Deadly, Lord Blood-Rah, Freakshow & the Bordello gang, Remo D. & friends, Rizzle MaNizzle the Clown, Sicko Psychotic, Cnl. Graves, and Misty Brew. Check out the schedule for details about all the fine shows airing this week in The Vortexx. Enjoy the shows and thanks for hanging out!

Vortexx-Phantom from 10,000 Leagues-20160828_Beware Theater

Sunday (8/28) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
BEWARE THEATER
presents
PHANTOM FROM 10,000 LEAGUES (1955)

Arachna of the Spider People and her friend Deadly presents another gem from the Golden Age of Black & White -- PHANTOM FROM 10,000 LEAGUES (1955). Government agent Kent Taylor goes up against spies, an underwater death ray, and a ludicrous monster who looks like The Creature From The Black Lagoon's hillbilly cousin. There's also a mad scientist (Michael Whalen) with a beautiful daughter (Cathy Downs), who takes showers and falls in love with the government agent. Will Arachna be able to make lemonade out of this lemon? Join us tonight and find out!

Vortexx-The Terror-20160829_Lord Blood-Rah

Monday (8/29) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
LORD BLOOD-RAH'S NERVE WRACKIN' THEATRE
presents
Roger Corman’s THE TERROR (1963)

Lord Blood-Rah presents Roger Corman’s THE TERROR (1963) starring Boris Karloff, a very young Jack Nicholson, Sandra Knight, and Corman regulars Dick Miller and Jonathan Haze. Roger had just finished filming The Raven and Karloff had three days left on his contract, so he shot this film using the same sets! The plot involves a young officer in Napoleon's army who pursues a mysterious woman to the castle of an elderly Baron. Nicholson, Francis Ford Coppola, and Jack (Spider Baby) Hill were among the second-unit directors. As always, Lord Blood-Rah will be spicing up the mix with plenty of movie trailers, a Cranial Cavity Search, and other extras.

Vortexx-Street Fighter-20160830_Bordello

Tuesday (8/30) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
BORDELLO OF HORROR'S
NINJULY IN AUGUST

presents
THE STREET FIGHTER (1974) (1987)

Tonight Freakshow, Mistress Malicious, Sgt. Drizzlepuss, Ali Katt, and Mary Johuana will be hosting The Vortexx premiere of the fourth and final installment in their month-long series of martial arts films -- THE STREET FIGHTER (1974). Sonny Chiba chews up the scenery as Terry Tsurugi, a martial arts master who uses his abundant talents as a mercenary gun-for-hire. After he is hired by the Japanese mob to kidnap the daughter of a deceased billionaire, he decides to switch sides and protect her instead. Much gore and mayhem ensue. If you want to see butt-whuppin' administered with balletic grace and artistry, then rent yourself a Bruce Lee film. If you want to see a guy mercilessly whip truckloads of butt, then this is the movie for you! In addition to the butt-whuppins, Freaky will be entertaining us with special musical guest Art Paul Schlosser, and more!

Vortexx-Demon Lover Diary-20160831_Remo DWednesday (8/31) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
REMO D.'S MANOR OF MAYHEM
presents
The Vortexx premiere of
DEMON LOVER DIARY (1980)

Tonight's film is not a horror movie but rather a movie about the making of a low-budget horror movie called The Demon Lover (1977). Unlike your typical "making of" movie, which tends to be more informative than entertaining, this one not only stands head-and-shoulders above the actual movie (which, frankly, stank) but also is a hoot to watch. It's about a couple of factory workers named Don Jackson and Jerry Younkins, who grew up on comic books and B-movies and have always wanted to produce their own horror movie. After Jerry gets some insurance money from an industrial accident (which he may or may not have orchestrated), he and Don decide to fulfill their lifelong ambition. Unfortunately both guys have more enthusiasm than talent, and once the filming starts everything that possibly could go wrong does go wrong. The story is told from the point of view of Joel DeMott, a professional filmmaker whose boyfriend Jeff Kreins was hired by Don and Jerry as the cameraman for their magnum opus. Rocker Ted Nugent makes a cameo appearance when the crew show up at his home to borrow some of his guns and ammo for a scene.

Vortexx-Double Feature-20160901_Rizzle

Thursday (9/1) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
RIZZLE MaNIZZLE
presents
RIZZLE MaNIZZLE DOUBLE FEATURE

Join us tonight for a RIZZLE MaNIZZLE DOUBLE FEATURE! First up Rizzle the Clown proudly presents The Vortexx debut of those three little rapscallions HERMAN SHERMAN AND TINA, who will be entertaining us with a mix of cartoons (1933's Betty Boop's “Crazy Inventions”), movie trailers (including Night of the Living Dead and Plan 9), public service films (Lunchroom Manners), and song parodies (concluding with a rousing rendition of "Happy Together"). Then stick around as RIZZLE MaNIZZLE's GINGERBREAD HOUSE OF LUNACY presents the one, the only, the incomparable MANOS: THE HANDS OF FATE (1966). That's riiiiiiight!! All your friends will be back tonight! Torgo, The Master & his Wives, Michael & Margaret, little Debbie, the two teens in the car, the two girls in the convertible, and, of course, Peppy the Poodle. Believe it or not Rizzle has actually found a way to make this stinker watchable, mainly by cutting it down to less than 45 minutes and then riffing it to pieces a la MST3K!

Vortexx-Blancheville Monster-20160902_Sicko Psychotic

Friday (9/2) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
SICKO-PSYCHOTIC
presents
THE BLANCHEVILLE MONSTER (1963)

Join us tonight as SICKO-PSYCHOTIC returns to The Vortexx for his second appearance! Broadcasting from the Sick-Shack in Las Vegas, Nevada, Sicko and his co-hosts, Silky Harlot the spider and Cameo the camera obscura, were a big hit with the viewers when their first show debuted two weeks ago, and tonight is your chance to see them again! Tonight Sicko & friends will be hosting THE BLANCHEVILLE MONSTER (1963). Loosely based on Edgar Allan Poe's “The Fall of the House of Usher” and “The Premature Burial”, this visually striking but talky Italian-Spanish Gothic thriller stars Ombretta Colli as Emily de Blancheville, the beautiful young daughter of a crazed count, who fears that she will fall victim to the family curse. The film moves about as slowly as The Giant Gila Monster, but it has a few things going for it, including two attractive female leads and a willowy nightgown that shows Emily's perky breasts. We're confident that Sicko will relieve the tedium with more of the creative, imaginative, and hilarious host breaks that made his first show so much fun to watch.

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Saturday (9/3) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
PUBLIC DOMAIN DRIVE-IN
presents
FISTS OF STEEL (1986)

PUBLIC DOMAIN DRIVE-IN with Cnl. Graves and Smiley Bones presents FISTS OF STEEL (1986). Also known as Atomic Cyborg, Hands of Steel, and Vendetta from the Future, this Italian-made knockoff of The Terminator and Blade Runner has more alternate titles than an Al Adamson movie. Daniel Greene, whose robotic acting style perfectly fits his character, stars as Paco Queruak, a cyborg created by a sinister industrialist (John Saxon) to assassinate a blind scientist (Donald O'Brian) who stands in the way of his evil schemes. Despite the low budget and questionable acting, the non-stop action and rousing musical score (by Claudio Simonetti) make this a highly entertaining cheeseball of a movie from start to finish.

Vortexx-Dark Road-20160904_Misty Brew

Sunday (8/21) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
MISTY BREW'S CREATURE FEATURE DOUBLE FEATURE!
presents
The Vortexx premiere of
DARK ROAD (2009)

MISTY BREW'S CREATURE FEATURE presents The Vortexx premiere of DARK ROAD aka The Devil Comes Home to Missouri. On a foggy night in the small southern town of Whitewater, Missouri, a local sheriff is called to the roadside scene of a violent execution-style murder. When the victim is identified as a mob-connected thug with local ties, the sheriff must determine if the murder is a message -- either to him or for him. However, the gathering storm of violence heading his way will leave no time for second guessing. This indie movie by Patrick Bond and Steve E. Turner was filmed entirely in and around Cape Girardeau, Missouri (Misty's home base) and features local talent including members of The Tone Def Allstars (Darren Burgfeld) and Drivin Rain (Skully Shemwell) in lead roles.

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Welcome to The Vortexx where it's ALL HOSTS ALL THE TIME!

The Vortexx - septagons"Every day is a good day that ends in The Vortexx." You can find us at horrorhost.net and livestream.com/allhorrorhosts. Remember folks, we're the Gooble Gobble Channel. We accept everyone. And we will keep the doors open as long as you keep coming around! If you're a horror host looking for an additional outlet for your show, email Sluggo at sluggo@horrorhost.net.

The Vortexx - Bloody Pit of Health Fitness Centers

If you don't get the results you're looking for within the eight weeks of the program, The Azure Executioner guarantees that he will personally throw you into his exclusive vat of acid!
Introducing our newest sponsor -- Bloody Pit of Health! Want to eliminate those things that interfere with the harmony of your perfect body? The Bloody Pit has all the latest fitness equipment -- weight room, Olympic-sized pool, and even a spider room. To find the location nearest you, visit their website www.clubdesade.com

The Vortexx - Mummy Fart

Available in three convenient sizes!
Mummy Fart! The perfect product to get those pleasant smells out of your tomb. Available in three convenient sizes!

The Vortexx - Kurt Pasakivi's Used Car Emporium

If you're interested, just e-mail us for Kurt's current location.
Kurt Pasakivi's Used Car Emporium! At Kurt's Emporium you can buy the car of your dreams for a deep discount. If you see a car on the street that you like, just send Kurt a photo of the car and the license plate, and he'll negotiate with the owner and sell it to you at a steal!

The Vortexx - Executioner's Ale

The Official Beers of The Vortexx!
Executioner's Ale! A bloody good red ale crafted in the torture chamber of the Crimson Executioner. Sock Stout! The sock with the hops. A thick and creamy head just for you. [Sock Stout is a trademark of Raen, used with permission.]

The Vortexx - Amazon Andy

Amazon Andy is the creation of Nick Polotta, a very gifted writer and comedian who, sadly, passed away on April 13, 2013.

Totino's Pizza Rolls, Crimson Royal Jelly, and Amazon Andy's Southern Fried Tarantula Legs! The original sponsors of The Vortexx!

The Vortexx Skull Cornbread

The Official Food of The Vortexx!
Skull Cornbread! The official food of The Vortexx, served piping hot from the oven of the Crimson Executioner.

The Vortexx - Chia Host

BORDELLO OF HORROR with Freakshow airs Tuesday at 9 (ET)

Chia Host! The latest sensation from Mushnick Florists. You can see him every Tuesday night in The Vortexx!

The Vortexx - Chilly Dilly

Two delicious pickle treats!

Chilly Dilly! A delicious pickle treat that's spiced just right for every bite. And now you can "pucker up" with the all-new Chilly Dilly Lip Balm!

The Vortexx - Egg Bleach

Jason "Egg" Brown was an integral part of The Vortexx as a staff member and long-time viewer until his passing on June 27, 2016. Jason may have departed this Earth, but he will live forever in The Vortexx.

"Now that's a product I can really GET BEHIND!" -- Egg.

Egg Bleach! The all-purpose antiseptic for treatment of cuts, scratches, and abrasions. And now you can touch up those "intimate" parts of your body with the all-new Egg Anal Bleach!

The Vortexx - President Sluggo

SLUGGO!!! OUR DEAR LEADER AND FREELY ELECTED PRESIDENT OF THE VORTEXX!!!

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VORTEXX SCHEDULE FOR 31 JULY – 07 AUGUST 2016

VORTEXX SCHEDULE FOR 31 JULY – 07 AUGUST 2016

VORTEXX SCHEDULE FOR
31 JULY - 07 AUGUST 2016

By The Crimson Executioner
&
Woofer McWooferson

The Vortexx Hosts_02

Welcome to THE VORTEXX where it's ALL HOSTS ALL THE TIME!

We've got a great line-up of shows, hosts, and movies for your viewing and chatting pleasure, including the first exciting episode of NinJuly in August -- a series of martial arts films airing each Tuesday during the month of August on BORDELLO OF HORROR. Check out the schedule for details about all the fine shows airing this week in The Vortexx. Our hosts are Arachna of the Spider People & Deadly, The Bone Jangler and Master Gregory, Freakshow & the Bordello gang, Dr. Lady and the Usual Suspects, Penny Dreadful & Garou, Lord Blood-Rah, The Bone Ranger & Tombstone (aka Cnl. Graves & Smiley Bones), and (making her second appearance in The Vortexx) Misty Brew. Enjoy the shows and thanks for hanging out!

Vortexx-Nightmare Castle-20160731_Beware Theater

Sunday (7/31) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
BEWARE THEATER
presents

NIGHTMARE CASTLE (1965)

Arachna of the Spider People and her friend Deadly go to a European spa from hell tonight as BEWARE THEATER presents another gem from the Golden Age of Black & White -- NIGHTMARE CASTLE (1965). Scream queen Barbara Steele stars as a faithless wife whose husband (Paul Muller from Lady Frankenstein) decides that revenge is a dish best served not only cold -- but heartless. Unfortunately for hubby, his plans for his deceased wife's inheritance are complicated when her wacko sister (Steele in a blonde wig) shows up. As the poster says, see it with someone who’s shockproof. This one is definitely not for the squeamish.

Vortexx-Daytime Dungeon-20160801_Bone Jangler

Monday (8/1) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
BONE JANGLER
AND
MASTER GREGORY

present
THE BONE JANGLER'S
DAYTIME DUNGEON
DOUBLE FEATURE

Join us tonight for THE BONE JANGLER'S DAYTIME DUNGEON DOUBLE FEATURE! This great show, hosted by The Bone Jangler and Master Gregory, has been around since 2005. It's aimed at an all-ages audience, and each episode is chock full of classic cartoons, nostalgic music videos, vintage toy commercials, and other family-friendly entertainment. Abbott & Costello and Bugs Bunny will be among the highlights in tonight's episodes, one of which features a very young Master Gregory.

Vortexx-Ninja Death I-20160802_Bordello

Tuesday (8/2) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
BORDELLO OF HORROR'S
NINJULY IN AUGUST

presents
NINJA DEATH 1 (1987)

Tonight Freakshow & the Bordello gang will be presenting the first in a series of crappy but fun Taiwanese martial arts films that ran last month as NinJuly on cable channel 57 in Madison, Wisconsin. We kick off the series with NINJA DEATH 1 (1987) aka Venom of the Ninja -- a near-perfect onslaught of ridiculous fight scenes, crazy costumes, topless babes, hilarious dubbing, and a surprisingly intriguing story. Martial arts champion-turned-actor Alexander Rei Lo stars as Tiger, the owner of a brothel who moonlights as a kung fu artist under the watchful eye of a guy named (what else?) "Master." It's all fun and games until some ninjas inexplicably show up and jeopardize Tiger's

Vortexx-Night of the Blood Beast-20160803_Dr. LadyWednesday (8/3) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
THE LATE DR. LADY SHOW
presents
NIGHT OF THE BLOOD BEAST (1958)

presents .
In this poor man's Quatermass Xperiment, an astronaut returns to Earth dead. His corpse is revived by an ugly crusty alien who likes to decapitate people. The alien invests his body with what appear to be sea monkeys. Look closely, and you will see in one of the shots that the alien is wearing shoes. One of three movies produced by Gene Corman, Roger's less-talented brother.

Vortexx-Beast of Hollow Mountain-20160806_Public Domain Drive-In

Thursday (8/4) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
PENNY DREADFUL'S SHILLING SHOCKERS
presents
THE SHE-BEAST (1965)

We welcome back PENNY DREADFUL'S SHILLING SHOCKERS with the very first episode we ever aired in The Vortexx! Entitled Reverse the Curse, it has Penny hosting Michael Reeves's THE SHE-BEAST (1965) as she works to reverse a strange curse she accidentally placed upon herself many decades ago. Through a series of flashbacks spanning nearly 700 years, Penny reveals short glimpses of her mysterious past and leaves the viewers with a special little "treat" (or is that a trick?) of her own. Meanwhile, in tonight's movie, scream queen Barbara Steele stars as a tourist in Transylvania possessed by the spirit of an ugly, vengeful witch -- quite the antithesis of tonight's charming host! Mel (Gravis Mushnick) Welles co-stars as a horny innkeeper aptly named Groper.

Vortexx-White Zombie-20160805_Lord Blood-Rah

Friday (8/5) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
LORD BLOOD-RAH'S NERVE WRACKIN' THEATRE
presents
WHITE ZOMBIE (1932)

Friday (8/5). 9:00 P.M. (ET). LORD BLOOD-RAH'S NERVE WRACKIN' THEATRE presents starring Bela Lugosi. It's the first zombie movie ever -- and still arguably one of the best! Fresh from his success in Dracula, Lugosi plays the evil Murder Legendre, who can control people with a little white powder, a hand clench, and a nasty glare. In addition to great sets (borrowed from Universal) and lots of living dead (courtesy of master makeup man Jack Pierce), there's some pretty weird music, some of it by Xavier Cugat. As always, Lord Blood-Rah will adding spice to the mix with plenty of movie trailers, a Cranial Cavity Search, and other extras.

Vortexx-Beast of Hollow Mountain-20160806_Public Domain Drive-In

Saturday (8/6) @ 8:00 P.M. (ET)
PUBLIC DOMAIN DRIVE-IN
SUMMER ROUNDUP

presents
THE BEAST OF HOLLOW MOUNTAIN (1956)

PUBLIC DOMAIN DRIVE-IN SUMMER ROUNDUP with Cnl. Graves and Smiley Bones concludes tonight with the third of three action-packed episodes! Tonight our hosts Tombstone Graves and the Bone Ranger are presenting THE BEAST OF HOLLOW MOUNTAIN (1956). It's cowboys versus dinosaurs as Guy Madison (best known as TV's Wild Bill Hickok) goes up against a T-Rex in this offbeat mix of the western and horror genres. Willis O'Brien, the creator of King Kong, came up with the idea, but unfortunately the producers were too cheap to hire him to do the stop-motion animation. Ray Harryhausen would pull off the same story much better a decade later in The Valley of Gwangi. But, hey, when you're limited to public domain fare, this is about as good as it gets in the cowboy-dinosaur genre.

 

Vortexx-Theater of Blood-20160807_Misty Brew

Sunday (8/7) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
MISTY BREW'S CREATURE FEATURE
presents
THEATRE OF BLOOD (1973)

Join us tonight as MISTY BREW'S CREATURE FEATURE returns to The Vortexx for its second appearance! Tonight Misty will be presenting Vincent Price in his favorite movie role as she hosts the deliciously campy horror-comedy THEATRE OF BLOOD (1973). Price stars as Shakespearian actor Edward Lionheart, who murders the critics who snubbed him by using famous death scenes from Shakespeare plays (Macbeth, Richard III, etc.) as his models. Diana (The Avengers) Rigg plays his daughter and accomplice. The stellar supporting cast includes Robert Morley & a couple of very unfortunate poodles, Jack Hawkins, Diana Dors, Dennis Price, Milo O'Shea, Robert Coote, and Coral Browne -- an Australian actress whom Price met on the set and married a year later.

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Welcome to The Vortexx where it's ALL HOSTS ALL THE TIME!

The Vortexx - septagons"Every day is a good day that ends in The Vortexx." You can find us at horrorhost.net and livestream.com/allhorrorhosts. Remember folks, we're the Gooble Gobble Channel. We accept everyone. And we will keep the doors open as long as you keep coming around! If you're a horror host looking for an additional outlet for your show, email Sluggo at sluggo@horrorhost.net.

The Vortexx - Bloody Pit of Health Fitness Centers

If you don't get the results you're looking for within the eight weeks of the program, The Azure Executioner guarantees that he will personally throw you into his exclusive vat of acid!
Introducing our newest sponsor -- Bloody Pit of Health! Want to eliminate those things that interfere with the harmony of your perfect body? The Bloody Pit has all the latest fitness equipment -- weight room, Olympic-sized pool, and even a spider room. To find the location nearest you, visit their website www.clubdesade.com

The Vortexx - Mummy Fart

Available in three convenient sizes!
Mummy Fart! The perfect product to get those pleasant smells out of your tomb. Available in three convenient sizes!

The Vortexx - Kurt Pasakivi's Used Car Emporium

If you're interested, just e-mail us for Kurt's current location.
Kurt Pasakivi's Used Car Emporium! At Kurt's Emporium you can buy the car of your dreams for a deep discount. If you see a car on the street that you like, just send Kurt a photo of the car and the license plate, and he'll negotiate with the owner and sell it to you at a steal!

The Vortexx - Executioner's Ale

The Official Beers of The Vortexx!
Executioner's Ale! A bloody good red ale crafted in the torture chamber of the Crimson Executioner. Sock Stout! The sock with the hops. A thick and creamy head just for you. [Sock Stout is a trademark of Raen, used with permission.]

The Vortexx - Amazon Andy

Amazon Andy is the creation of Nick Polotta, a very gifted writer and comedian who, sadly, passed away on April 13, 2013.

Totino's Pizza Rolls, Crimson Royal Jelly, and Amazon Andy's Southern Fried Tarantula Legs! The original sponsors of The Vortexx!

The Vortexx Skull Cornbread

The Official Food of The Vortexx!
Skull Cornbread! The official food of The Vortexx, served piping hot from the oven of the Crimson Executioner.

The Vortexx - Chia Host

BORDELLO OF HORROR with Freakshow airs Tuesday at 9 (ET)

Chia Host! The latest sensation from Mushnick Florists. You can see him every Tuesday night in The Vortexx!

The Vortexx - Chilly Dilly

Two delicious pickle treats!

Chilly Dilly! A delicious pickle treat that's spiced just right for every bite. And now you can "pucker up" with the all-new Chilly Dilly Lip Balm!

The Vortexx - Egg Bleach

Jason "Egg" Brown was an integral part of The Vortexx as a staff member and long-time viewer until his passing on June 27, 2016. Jason may have departed this Earth, but he will live forever in The Vortexx.

"Now that's a product I can really GET BEHIND!" -- Egg.

Egg Bleach! The all-purpose antiseptic for treatment of cuts, scratches, and abrasions. And now you can touch up those "intimate" parts of your body with the all-new Egg Anal Bleach!

Sluggo 04

SLUGGO!!! OUR DEAR LEADER AND FREELY ELECTED PRESIDENT OF THE VORTEXX!!!

Posted by Alan Smithee in HOSTED HORROR, 0 comments
VORTEXX SCHEDULE FOR 24 – 31 JULY 2016

VORTEXX SCHEDULE FOR 24 – 31 JULY 2016

VORTEXX SCHEDULE FOR
24 - 31 JULY 2016

By The Crimson Executioner
&
Woofer McWooferson

The Vortexx Hosts_02

Welcome to THE VORTEXX where it's ALL HOSTS ALL THE TIME!

We have a great line-up of shows, hosts, and movies for your viewing and chatting pleasure, including one new movie making its Vortexx debut on Monday, a Japanese Sci-Fi Supershow on Friday, and a trip to the Peninsula of Horror on Saturday. And be sure to stop by this Sunday for the Vortexx debut of Misty Brew's Creature Feature. Our hosts are Misty Brew, Freezer Mortis, Freakshow & the Bordello gang, Dr. Sigmund Zoid & Sluggo, Danvers & his sidekicks Ivy Garland and Dr. Coate, Karlos Borloff & the inmates of Monster Madhouse, Master Vyle, Professor Gillman & Gorenard (at the Peninsula of Horror), and Arachna of the Spider People & her friend Deadly. Check out the schedule for details about all the fine shows airing this week in The Vortexx. Enjoy the shows and thanks for hanging out!

Vortexx-The Bat-20160724_Misty Brew

Sunday (7/24) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
MISTY BREW'S CREATURE FEATURE
presents

THE BAT (1959)

Join us tonight as we welcome MISTY BREW'S CREATURE FEATURE to The Vortexx! A true legend among horror hosts and a 2015 inductee into the Horror Host Hall of Fame, Misty has been entertaining viewers on various Fox TV affiliates and more recently on her own YouTube channel since 1983. And now you can also watch her in The Vortexx! Tonight Misty will be hosting a Vortexx favorite -- THE BAT (1959), an excellent adaptation of the Mary Roberts Rinehart mystery novel starring Vincent Price, Agnes Moorehead, and Darla Hood of Our Gang/Little Rascals fame.

Vortexx-Giants Thessaly-20160725_Formerly Crappics

Monday (7/25) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
FORMERLY CRAPPICS
presents
THE GIANTS OF THESSALY (1960)

FORMERLY CRAPPICS with Freezer Mortis returns to its roots in the Italian sword-and-sandal genre with the Vortexx premiere of THE GIANTS OF THESSALY (1960). Swiss-born muscleman Roland Carey stars in what Freezer calls "The Poor Man's Jason and the Argonauts". Unlike most of the muscle-bound heroes of the 1960s, Carey was actually a professional actor, attending the Paris Conservatory, playing Shakespeare's Fortinbras on the stage, and winning small parts in French and American movies and TV series (Bonanza, Laramie, The Twilight Zone, Thriller) before taking on the starring role of King Jason, who leads his Argonauts on a search for the fabled Golden Fleece while his enemies plot against him at home. The presence of Ricardo (Horrible Dr. Hitchcock) Freda, who had a directing career lasting 40 years, also lifts this film a notch above the usual sword-and-sandal fare.

Vortexx-Assignment Terror-20160726_Bordello

Tuesday (7/26) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
BORDELLO OF HORROR
presents
ASSIGNMENT TERROR (1970)

BORDELLO OF HORROR with Freakshow, Mistress Malicious, Sgt. Drizzlepuss, Ali Katt, and Mary Johuana presents ASSIGNMENT TERROR (1970) aka Dracula vs. Frankenstein. For monster lovers, this movie has a bit of everything -- The Frankenstein Monster, Dracula, The Wolf Man, The Mummy, and even some space aliens! Michael (The Day The Earth Stood Still) Rennie and Karin (You Only Live Twice) Dor star as dead scientists resurrected by aliens, who plan to conquer the earth by re animating our four classic monsters. Paul Naschy (who also wrote the story) makes his third appearance as Wolf Man Waldemar Daninsky, while Patty Shepard provides some eye candy amidst the horrible horrors. In addition to the movie, Freaky will be entertaining us with special musical guests The Anderson Brothers, an interview with Gwar Kid Shaun Cresaloos, and more!

Vortexx-Battle Worlds-20160727_Alt RealitiesWednesday (7/27) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
ALTERNATIVE REALITIES
presents
BATTLE OF THE WORLDS (1960)

ALTERNATIVE REALITIES with Dr. Sigmund Zoid and Sluggo presents BATTLE OF THE WORLDS (1960). A rogue planet known as "The Outsider" is on a collision course with the Earth. An elderly professor (Claude Rains of The Invisible Man fame) and his crew travel to the planet and make a startling discovery. Will the crew manage to leave the planet before nuclear warheads from Earth strike? The real fun of this episode is not the movie itself (which is just so-so) but watching Sluggo pop up on the screen and make snarky comments about the movie.

Vortexx-Alice Sweet Alice-20160728_Demented Features

Thursday (7/28) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
DEMENTED FEATURES
presents
ALICE SWEET ALICE (1976)

DEMENTED FEATURES with its insatiably insane host Danvers and his side-kicks Ivy Garland and Dr. Coate returns to the Vortexx to present ALICE SWEET ALICE (1976) aka Holy Terror and Communion. A very young Brooke Shields has a small but important role in this slasher film, shot on location in Paterson, NJ, about a troubled adolescent girl (Paula Sheppard) who becomes the main suspect in a murder. Veteran singer and actress Lillian Roth (whose life was the subject of an Oscar-winning film I'll Cry Tomorrow) appears as a pathologist.

Vortexx-Manster-20160729_Monster Madhouse

Friday (7/29) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
MONSTER MADHOUSE
presents
GODZILLA TV!

Join us tonight for a Japanese Sci-Fi Supershow as Borloff, Slo Frank, and the usual gang of monsters, weirdos, and super vixens present the Japanese American co-production THE MANSTER (1959). Borloff's special guest tonight is Robert Scott, best known for his role as android M11 in Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah. There will also be hilarious cut-ins, walk-ons, and cameos by Lloyd Kaufman, Herschell Gordon Lewis, Robert Zdar, Ron Jeremy, and many, many more. Tonight's episode was made especially for Mr. Lobo's new distribution network OSI 74 (Outer Space International). Check it out at osi74.com

Vortexx-Bulge of Steel-20160730_Peninsula

Saturday (7/30) @ 8:00 P.M. (ET)
THE PENINSULA OF HORROR
presents
BULGE OF STEEL CHAT NIGHT!

THE PENINSULA OF HORROR -- the showcase for Florida's finest horror hosts -- presents BULGE OF STEEL CHAT NIGHT! First up at 8 (ET) is the three-year- in-the-making first season finale of HOUSE OF MASTER VYLE PRESENTS! Master Vyle and special GHOST Stars Queman and Professor Gillman will be presenting EVIL BRAIN FROM OUTER SPACE (1965). Watch in awe and amazement as paunchy superhero Starman dons his ballet costume to rescue the Earth from the menace of Balazar, the Evil Brain, while battling armies of monsters the Brain sends against him. Then stick around at 10 (ET) for another episode of HOUSE OF MASTER VYLE PRESENTS. Starman must once again rescue the Earth, this time from an invasion by an evil alien race called the Spherions in ATTACK FROM SPACE (1964). A Special PreShow for the Early Boids starting at 5:20 P.M. features yet another Starman movie INVADERS FROM SPACE (1965), on THE GOLDEN HORDE with Gorenard the Beerbarian. There will be live broadcasts by Professor Gillman from Lagoon House throughout the night.

PLEASE NOTE: Tonight's feature will be aired on The Peninsula of Horror's Livestream channel -- livestream.com/tpoh . Viewers who show up on The Vortexx channel Saturday night will be re-directed there, so you can save yourself a couple of steps by going directly to The Peninsula of Horror.

Vortexx-Nightmare Castle-20160731_Beware Theater

Sunday (7/31) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
BEWARE THEATER
presents
NIGHTMARE CASTLE (1965)

Arachna of the Spider People and her friend Deadly go to a European spa from hell tonight as BEWARE THEATER presents another gem from the Golden Age of Black & White -- NIGHTMARE CASTLE (1965). Scream queen Barbara Steele stars as a faithless wife whose husband (Paul Muller from Lady Frankenstein) decides that revenge is a dish best served not only cold -- but heartless. Unfortunately for hubby, his plans for his deceased wife's inheritance are complicated when her wacko sister (Steele in a blonde wig) shows up. As the poster says, see it with someone who’s shockproof. This one is definitely not for the squeamish.

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Welcome to The Vortexx where it's ALL HOSTS ALL THE TIME!

The Vortexx - The Magic Eight Ball"Every day is a good day that ends in The Vortexx." You can find us at horrorhost.net and livestream.com/allhorrorhosts. Remember folks, we're the Gooble Gobble Channel. We accept everyone. And we will keep the doors open as long as you keep coming around! If you're a horror host looking for an additional outlet for your show, email Sluggo at sluggo@horrorhost.net.

The Vortexx - Bloody Pit of Health Fitness Centers

If you don't get the results you're looking for within the eight weeks of the program, The Azure Executioner guarantees that he will personally throw you into his exclusive vat of acid!
Introducing our newest sponsor -- Bloody Pit of Health! Want to eliminate those things that interfere with the harmony of your perfect body? The Bloody Pit has all the latest fitness equipment -- weight room, Olympic-sized pool, and even a spider room. To find the location nearest you, visit their website www.clubdesade.com

The Vortexx - Mummy Fart

Available in three convenient sizes!
Mummy Fart! The perfect product to get those pleasant smells out of your tomb. Available in three convenient sizes!

The Vortexx - Kurt Pasakivi's Used Car Emporium

If you're interested, just e-mail us for Kurt's current location.
Kurt Pasakivi's Used Car Emporium! At Kurt's Emporium you can buy the car of your dreams for a deep discount. If you see a car on the street that you like, just send Kurt a photo of the car and the license plate, and he'll negotiate with the owner and sell it to you at a steal!

The Vortexx - Executioner's Ale

The Official Beers of The Vortexx!
Executioner's Ale! A bloody good red ale crafted in the torture chamber of the Crimson Executioner. Sock Stout! The sock with the hops. A thick and creamy head just for you. [Sock Stout is a trademark of Raen, used with permission.]

The Vortexx - Amazon Andy

Amazon Andy is the creation of Nick Polotta, a very gifted writer and comedian who, sadly, passed away on April 13, 2013.

Totino's Pizza Rolls, Crimson Royal Jelly, and Amazon Andy's Southern Fried Tarantula Legs! The original sponsors of The Vortexx!

The Vortexx Skull Cornbread

The Official Food of The Vortexx!
Skull Cornbread! The official food of The Vortexx, served piping hot from the oven of the Crimson Executioner.

The Vortexx - Chia Host

BORDELLO OF HORROR with Freakshow airs Tuesday at 9 (ET)

Chia Host! The latest sensation from Mushnick Florists. You can see him every Tuesday night in The Vortexx!

The Vortexx - Chilly Dilly

Two delicious pickle treats!

Chilly Dilly! A delicious pickle treat that's spiced just right for every bite. And now you can "pucker up" with the all-new Chilly Dilly Lip Balm!

The Vortexx - Egg Bleach

Jason "Egg" Brown was an integral part of The Vortexx as a staff member and long-time viewer until his passing on June 27, 2016. Jason may have departed this Earth, but he will live forever in The Vortexx.

"Now that's a product I can really GET BEHIND!" -- Egg.

Egg Bleach! The all-purpose antiseptic for treatment of cuts, scratches, and abrasions. And now you can touch up those "intimate" parts of your body with the all-new Egg Anal Bleach!

The Vortexx Sluggo

SLUGGO!!! OUR DEAR LEADER AND FREELY ELECTED PRESIDENT OF THE VORTEXX!!!

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The Vortexx – Hosted Horror: Schedule for 17 July 2016 – 24 July 2016

VORTEXX SCHEDULE FOR
17 - 24 JULY 2016

By The Crimson Executioner
&
Woofer McWooferson

The Vortexx Hosts_02

Welcome to THE VORTEXX where it's ALL HOSTS ALL THE TIME!

Welcome to The Vortexx where it's ALL HOSTS ALL THE TIME!! We've got a great line-up of shows, hosts, and movies for your viewing and chatting pleasure, with three movies, along with one great host, making their Vortexx debut. And check out the schedule to learn the identity of our newest Vortexx chat host! Our hosts this week are The Bone Jangler, Nocturna & HARMony; Lord Blood-Rah; Freakshow & the Bordello gang; Dr. Lady & the Usual Suspects; Bobby Gammonster & Boris the Buzzard; Arachna of the Spider People & Deadly; Mortimer Van Creep; and (making her Vortexx debut next Sunday) the one and only Misty Brew! Enjoy the shows and thanks for hanging out!

Vortexx-Molly the K-Memory HoleOUR NEWEST CHAT HOST
WELCOME ABOARD, MOLLY!

The staff of The Vortexx extends a warm welcome to our newest staff member and chat host -- MOLLY THE K! Molly has been a chat room regular since August 2015, and her witty comments have made her a frequent winner of "chat quote of the night." Molly is also a cracker-jack DJ and host of Down The Memory Hole on Desert Rock Radio, which has become a favorite hangout spot for Vortexx viewers after our Friday night show. Starting this week, Molly will be keeping our chatters in line as host of our Saturday night show. Welcome aboard, Molly!

Vortexx-Santa Ice Cream Bunny-20160717_BoneJangler

Sunday (7/17) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
THE BONE JANGLER
presents
SANTA AND THE ICE CREAM BUNNY (1972)

We conclude our Worst of the Worst Week with the rock-bottom absolute "worst" of the bad movies selected by our viewers. Join us tonight as THE BONE JANGLER and co-hosts Nocturna and HARMony present SANTA AND THE ICE CREAM BUNNY (1972). This live-action feature begins with Santa (with a large sweat stain on his butt) and his sleigh stuck in the sand on a Florida beach, just days before Christmas Eve. After trying unsuccessfully to extricate the sleigh, kids from a nearby subdivision are afraid they won't get any gifts on Christmas. To boost their spirits, Santa decides to tells them a story. The setting then dissolves into a movie-within-the-movie -- Thumbelina (1970) starring Shay Gardner as a bouncy, bra-less, mini-skirted hippie chick who wanders through a tacky Florida amusement park imagining she is Thumbelina. When we aired this stinker in December 2014, we had to lock the chatroom doors to prevent our viewers from fleeing in droves. And poor Destroyah, who hosted the chat, still hasn't recovered from the experience despite more than eighteen months of intensive therapy. Watch it if you dare. You've been warned!

Vortexx-Boggy Creek-20160718_Lord Blood-Rah

Monday (7/18) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
LORD BLOOD-RAH'S NERVE WRACKIN' THEATRE
presents
THE LEGEND OF BOGGY CREEK (1973)

Tonight's movie is a docudrama about a Sasquatch-type creature that terrorized the small town of Fouke, Arkansas for several years. Many of the folks who claim to have experienced these events actually play themselves in the movie. The film's visual style has been cited as the inspiration for the look and pacing of The Blair Witch Project. This one is definitely a "must see" for all Bigfoot fans, although Bigfoot himself (played by a guy in a gorilla suit) is somewhat of a disappointment. As always, Lord Blood-Rah will be spicing up the mix with some cool trailers, a cranial cavity search, and other extras.

Vortexx-Scream Bloody Murder-20160719_Bordello

Tuesday (7/19) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
BORDELLO OF HORROR
presents
SCREAM BLOODY MURDER (1973)

BORDELLO OF HORROR with Freakshow, Mistress Malicious, Sgt. Drizzlepuss, Ali Katt, and Mary Johuana presents SCREAM BLOODY MURDER (1973). A young man kills his father with a farm tractor, mangles his hand, gets sent to a mental hospital, goes even more nutzoid when he finds out his mother has remarried, and kills her and his stepfather. And that's only the first 20 minutes! Filmed in 1971, this was one of the earliest slasher films -- preceding Halloween and Friday the 13th by almost a decade. In addition to the movie, Freaky will be entertaining us with special musical guests Devil to Drag, a movie review by Mark Krawczyk from The Final Cut and more!

 

Vortexx-Drac vs Frank-20160720_Dr.LadyWednesday (7/20) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
THE LATE DR. LADY SHOW
presents
Al Adamson's DRACULA VS. FRANKENSTEIN (1971)

THE LATE DR. LADY SHOW with Dr. Lady and the Usual Suspects presents Al Adamson's DRACULA VS. FRANKENSTEIN (1971). This is the second of three films bearing that title released between 1970 and 1972 and arguably the best -- not because it's a good movie (which it isn't), but because it's consistently entertaining. Stockbroker-turned-actor Roger Engel (aka Zandor Vorkov) and accountant-turned-actor John Bloom play the title monsters, but the real stars are horror icons J. Carrol Naish and Lon Chaney, Jr. making their final screen appearances as a wheelchair-bound Dr. Frankenstein and his dim-witted assistant Groton. Angelo Rossito plays Grazbo the Evil Dwarf, the doctor's other henchman. Anthony Eisley plays an aging hippy who helps busty blonde Regina Carrol (Adamson's real-life wife) search for her sister (decapitated by Chaney at the beginning of the film). Forrest J Ackerman makes a cameo appearance as one of The Frankenstein Monster's victims.

Vortexx-Revenge Zombies-20160721_MonsterMovieNight

Thursday (7/21) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
MONSTER MOVIE NIGHT
presents
REVENGE OF THE ZOMBIES (1943)

MONSTER MOVIE NIGHT with Bobby Gammonster and Boris the Buzzard presents The Vortexx premiere of REVENGE OF THE ZOMBIES (1943). Since this movie was made in the midst of World War II, you might expect that there will be Nazis in it. And you won't be disappointed! Horror movie veteran John Carradine stars as Dr. Max Heinrich von Altermann, a mad scientist (is there any other kind?) working at an old mansion in the bayous of Louisiana. Mad Max has plans to create a race of living dead warriors for the Third Reich. But his plans are complicated by his deceased wife (Veda Ann Borg) -- a zombie who, in most unzombie-like fashion, has developed a mind of her own. Mantan Moreland reprises his role of Jeff from King of the Zombies (1941). Gale Storm (of My Little Margie fame), future Batman Robert Lowery, and cowboy actor Bob Steele co-star.

Vortexx-Bucket of Blood-20160722_Beware Theater

Friday (7/22) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
BEWARE THEATER
presents
BUCKET OF BLOOD (1959)

BEWARE THEATER with Arachna of the Spider People and her friend Deadly present another monochromatic marvel from the Golden Age of Black & White -- Roger Corman's BUCKET OF BLOOD (1959). In his only starring role, veteran character actor Dick Miller plays Walter Paisley, a coffeehouse busboy who gains recognition and respect as an artistic genius after he accidentally kills his cat and covers it with plaster. And now everyone's dying (literally!) to see his next creation. Corman regulars Bruno (Fat Dave) VeSota, Antony Carbone, and Barboura Morris add great support in this delightfully campy movie, while Julian Burton hams it up as the ultimate beat poet Maxwell H. Brock. Look for Bert Convey as the undercover narc who finds himself on the wrong end of Walter's frying pan.

Vortexx-Bride and Beast-20160723_Skunky

Saturday (7/23) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
SKUNKY CINEMA
presents The Vortexx premiere of
Ed Wood's THE BRIDE AND THE BEAST (1958)

SKUNKY CINEMA with Mortimer Van Creep presents The Vortexx premiere of Ed Wood's THE THE BRIDE AND THE BEAST (1958). This may be a Vortexx premiere, but since Ed wrote the screenplay for this stinker, you already have a pretty good idea of what you're in for. It's one of the strangest love triangles ever depicted on film involving a man, a woman, and a gorilla named Spanky. Charlotte Austin and Lance Fuller, both of whom are (inexplicably for a Wood film) decent actors, play newlywed couple Laura and Dan Fuller, whose marital bliss is spoiled when Laura develops an attraction for the gorilla that big game hunter Dan keeps caged in his basement. It turns out that Laura is harboring a dark secret which, in typical Wood fashion, is revealed in the first 15 minutes of the movie. The soundtrack is by Les Baxter, who scored many a film for American International Pictures during the 1960s and 1970s. And be sure to keep an eye out for the Angora sweater. Trust us, it's there!

Vortexx-Dark Garden-20160724_Misty Brew

Sunday (7/24) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
MISTY BREW'S CREATURE FEATURE
presents The Vortexx premiere of
DARK GARDEN (2004)

Join us tonight as we welcome MISTY BREW'S CREATURE FEATURE to The Vortexx! A true legend among horror hosts and a 2015 inductee into the Horror Host Hall of Fame, Misty has been entertaining viewers on various Fox TV affiliates and more recently on her own YouTube channel since 1983. And now you can also watch her in The Vortexx! Tonight Misty will be hosting the Vortexx premiere of DARK GARDEN (2004), a cool indie film by Patrick Bond. It's a psychological thriller about a downtrodden man named Warren (Kyle Van Pool), who finds himself having to choose between good and evil when he moves into a new house and befriends Harry (J.W. McCrary), who soon recruits Warren to assist him in his wicked ways. In addition to the movie, Misty will be entertaining us with a special interview with Mr. McCrary and previews of Misty's Coming Attractions. Don't miss it!

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Welcome to The Vortexx where it's ALL HOSTS ALL THE TIME!

The Vortexx - Keep Calm"Every day is a good day that ends in The Vortexx." You can find us at horrorhost.net and livestream.com/allhorrorhosts. Remember folks, we're the Gooble Gobble Channel. We accept everyone. And we will keep the doors open as long as you keep coming around! If you're a horror host looking for an additional outlet for your show, email Sluggo at sluggo@horrorhost.net.

The Vortexx - Bloody Pit of Health Fitness Centers

If you don't get the results you're looking for within the eight weeks of the program, The Azure Executioner guarantees that he will personally throw you into his exclusive vat of acid!
Introducing our newest sponsor -- Bloody Pit of Health! Want to eliminate those things that interfere with the harmony of your perfect body? The Bloody Pit has all the latest fitness equipment -- weight room, Olympic-sized pool, and even a spider room. To find the location nearest you, visit their website www.clubdesade.com

The Vortexx - Mummy Fart

Available in three convenient sizes!
Mummy Fart! The perfect product to get those pleasant smells out of your tomb. Available in three convenient sizes!

The Vortexx - Kurt Pasakivi's Used Car Emporium

If you're interested, just e-mail us for Kurt's current location.
Kurt Pasakivi's Used Car Emporium! At Kurt's Emporium you can buy the car of your dreams for a deep discount. If you see a car on the street that you like, just send Kurt a photo of the car and the license plate, and he'll negotiate with the owner and sell it to you at a steal!

The Vortexx - Executioner's Ale

The Official Beers of The Vortexx!
Executioner's Ale! A bloody good red ale crafted in the torture chamber of the Crimson Executioner. Sock Stout! The sock with the hops. A thick and creamy head just for you. [Sock Stout is a trademark of Raen, used with permission.]

The Vortexx - Amazon Andy

Amazon Andy is the creation of Nick Polotta, a very gifted writer and comedian who, sadly, passed away on April 13, 2013.

Totino's Pizza Rolls, Crimson Royal Jelly, and Amazon Andy's Southern Fried Tarantula Legs! The original sponsors of The Vortexx!

The Vortexx Skull Cornbread

The Official Food of The Vortexx!
Skull Cornbread! The official food of The Vortexx, served piping hot from the oven of the Crimson Executioner.

The Vortexx - Chia Host

BORDELLO OF HORROR with Freakshow airs Tuesday at 9 (ET)

Chia Host! The latest sensation from Mushnick Florists. You can see him every Tuesday night in The Vortexx!

The Vortexx - Chilly Dilly

Two delicious pickle treats!

Chilly Dilly! A delicious pickle treat that's spiced just right for every bite. And now you can "pucker up" with the all-new Chilly Dilly Lip Balm!

The Vortexx - Egg Bleach

Jason "Egg" Brown was an integral part of The Vortexx as a staff member and long-time viewer until his passing on June 27, 2016. Jason may have departed this Earth, but he will live forever in The Vortexx.

"Now that's a product I can really GET BEHIND!" -- Egg.

Egg Bleach! The all-purpose antiseptic for treatment of cuts, scratches, and abrasions. And now you can touch up those "intimate" parts of your body with the all-new Egg Anal Bleach!

The Vortexx - President Sluggo

SLUGGO!!! OUR DEAR LEADER AND FREELY ELECTED PRESIDENT OF THE VORTEXX!!!

Posted by Alan Smithee in HOSTED HORROR, 0 comments

The Vortexx – Hosted Horror: Schedule for 10 July 2016 – 17 July 2016

VORTEXX SCHEDULE FOR
JULY 10 - 17, 2016

By The Crimson Executioner
&
Woofer McWooferson

The Vortexx Hosts_02

Welcome to THE VORTEXX where it's ALL HOSTS ALL THE TIME!

Welcome to WORST OF THE WORST WEEK in The Vortexx! Truth be told, we air a lot of crappy movies all year round in The Vortexx, but some are definitely worse than others. A few weeks ago we polled our viewers and came up with a list of the 7 ABSOLUTE WORST MOVIES we have ever inflicted on our viewing audience. This week we're airing them in roughly reverse order starting on Monday with the "least”worst and culminating next Saturday and Sunday with the absolute "worst” of the worst. Our hosts are Gorenard the Beerbarian, Sluggo and Sluggles, Freakshow & the Bordello gang, Nigel Honeybone, Remo D., Scarlett Kaiju and CJ the Werewolf, Mr. Lobo, and The Bone Jangler, Nocturna & HARMony. "Enjoy" the shows and thanks for hanging out!

Vortexx-Lady Frankenstein-20160710_Gorenard

Sunday (7/10) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
THE GOLDEN HORDE
presents
LADY FRANKENSTEIN (1971)

THE GOLDEN HORDE with that manliest of manly-men hosts Gorenard the Beerbarian presents LADY FRANKENSTEIN (1971). Before we get to the really bad stuff on Monday, we're going to start off the week by watching a fairly decent movie. It's a heart-warming, gut-churning story about a daughter's love for her dad. The daughter is Tania Frankenstein (Rosalba Neri aka Sara Bay), who takes up where dear old dad (Joseph Cotten) left off, after he is killed by his stripey-pants creation. It's two monsters for the price of one, as the doctor's horny daughter creates a handsome new creature for her sexual pleasure and then screws him on the operating table while the Universal mob storms the castle. Co-starring Mickey (Crimson Executioner) Hargitay and directed by Mel (Gravis Mushnik) Welles.

Vortexx-Driller Killer-20160711_Sluggo

Monday (7/11) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
SLUGGO'S STRANGE TAILS
presents
Abel Ferrara's DRILLER KILLER (1979)

SLUGGO'S STRANGE TAILS with Sluggo and Sluggles kicks off our Worst of the Worst Week with Abel Ferrara's DRILLER KILLER (1979). Ferrara (billed as Jimmy Laine) plays a young artist who slowly goes nutzoid after a loud punk band moves into a nearby apartment and an art dealer laughs at his new creation, eventually resorting to power tools to take out his frustrations. Believe it or not, this movie actually has its share of fans, who admire its evocative depiction of 1970s New York City street life. And even in this less-than-stellar early effort Ferrara, who would go on to bigger and better things with The Addiction, Body Snatchers, Bad Lieutenant, and King of New York, shows the makings of a decent director. In between segments of the movie, Sluggo will be providing some sweet relief with Slime Time News and a musical guest.

Vortexx-Ghosts of Hanley House-20160712_Bordello

Tuesday (7/12) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
BORDELLO OF HORROR
presents
GHOSTS OF HANLEY HOUSE (1968)

BORDELLO OF HORROR with Freakshow, Mistress Malicious, Sgt. Drizzlepuss, Ali Katt, and Mary Johuana presents the movie everyone loves to hate -- GHOSTS OF HANLEY HOUSE (1968). For anyone not familiar with tonight's offering, it's is a really awful movie about a group of people who accept a bet to stay inside a house that was the scene of multiple murders. Imagine House on Haunted Hill gone horribly wrong, and that's the movie we'll be watching tonight. Our viewers ranked this one as "third worst" but we're airing it out of order tonight as a new-to-The-Vortexx episode of Bordello. Freaky will attempt to make up for the film's lack of quality with footage from Wizard World Madison, including interviews with Barry Bostwick, Muppet Babies creator Guy Gilchrist, and Rabbit Ears TV; musical guests The Pistols at Dawn; and a movie review by Mark Krawczyk from The Final Cut.

 

ortexx-Manos-20160713_Schlocky

Wednesday (7/13) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
THE SCHLOCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW
presents
MANOS: THE HANDS OF FATE (1966)

THE SCHLOCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW with Nigel Honeybone presents the one, the only, the incomparable MANOS: THE HANDS OF FATE (1966), which celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. That's right, folks! All your friends will be back tonight -- Torgo (John Reynolds), The Master (Tom Neyman), Michael (director Hal Warren) and Margaret (Diane Mahree), Little Debbie (The Master's real-life daughter Jackie Neyman), The Master’s wives, the two teens in the car, the two girls in the convertible, and Peppy the Poodle! We guarantee that by the time this movie is over, you will be reduced to a tube of meat ready to be extruded through your brainstem. [Manos poster by Mariods courtesy of Deviant Art.]

Vortexx-Aladdin-20160714_RemoD

Thursday (7/7) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
REMO D.'S MANOR OF MAYHEM
presents
ALADDIN (1986)

Anyone expecting to see a kiddie movie along the lines of the 1992 Disney animated hit is going to be sorely disappointed. This bizarre and raunchy update of the Arabian Nights classic features European superstar Bud Spencer (Carlo Pedersoli) as a genie who pops out of a lantern in modern-day Miami and grants a teenager named Al Haddin his proverbial three wishes. When this movie aired in The Vortexx last April, it immediately shot to the top of our viewers' "worst movies" list. And tonight we're going to remind you why.

 

Vortexx-Jekyll and Hyde-20160715_Mansion

Friday (7/15) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
MANSION OF MYSTERY
presents
JEKYLL & HYDE: THE MUSICAL (1973)

MANSION OF MYSTERY with Scarlett Kaiju and CJ the Werewolf presents JEKYLL & HYDE: THE MUSICAL. Unfortunately, this is not the long-awaited film version of the Tony Award-nominated Broadway musical. It's an obscure, ultra-cheapo 1973 Made-for-TV adaptation of the Robert Louis Stevenson classic. Despite a stellar cast including Kirk Douglas, Donald Pleasence, and Susan George, not one of these thespians can carry a tune -- something of a fatal flaw in a musical. Douglas does manage a clever turn as the sinister Mr. Hyde, but he is horribly miscast as the kindly Dr. Jekyll and the infamous "bicycle scene" must be seen in order to be believed. All in all, a fitting entry for our "worst movies" week.

Vortexx-Santa Martians-20160716_CinemaInsomnia

Saturday (7/16) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
CINEMA INSOMNIA
WITH MR. LOBO
presents
SANTA CLAUS CONQUERS THE MARTIANS (1964)

Join us tonight for the second worst of "the worst" as CINEMA INSOMNIA WITH MR. LOBO presents SANTA CLAUS CONQUERS THE MARTIANS (1964). Santa is kidnapped by the Martians, who take him back to their own planet where he brings fun, happiness and Christmas cheer to the children of Mars -- while inflicting untold misery on all the rest of us. Broadway veteran John Call stars as Santa. The supporting cast includes a prepubescent Pia Zadora as the little Martian girl Girmar, Tony Award winner Bill McCutcheon as the buffoonish Dropo, and Jamie Farr lookalike Al Nesor as Stobo. Mr. Lobo and co-host Miss Mittens make this steaming turd somewhat more palatable with hilarious yuletide humor, retro toy commercials, cuddly cartoons, movie trailers, and a special guest appearance by Ro-Man from Robot Monster.

Vortexx-Santa Ice Cream Bunny-20160717_BoneJangler

Sunday (7/17) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
THE BONE JANGLER
presents
SANTA AND THE ICE CREAM BUNNY (1972)

Join us tonight for the rock-bottom absolute "worst of the worst" as THE BONE JANGLER with co-hosts Nocturna and HARMony host SANTA AND THE ICE CREAM BUNNY (1972). This live-action feature begins with Santa (with a large sweat stain on his butt) and his sleigh stuck in the sand on a Florida beach, just days before Christmas Eve. The children from a nearby subdivision try to extricate the sleigh but nothing works, and the kids are afraid they won't get any gifts on Christmas. To boost their spirits, Santa decides to tells them a story. The setting then dissolves into a movie-within-the-movie -- Thumbelina (1970) starring Shay Gardner as a bouncy, bra-less, mini-skirted hippie chick who wanders through a tacky Florida amusement park imagining she is Thumbelina. When we aired this stinker in December 2014, we had to lock the chatroom doors to prevent our viewers from fleeing in droves. And poor Destroyah, who hosted the chat, still hasn't recovered from the experience despite more than eighteen months of intensive therapy. Watch it if you dare. You've been warned!

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Welcome to The Vortexx where it's ALL HOSTS ALL THE TIME!

"Every day is a good day that ends in The Vortexx." You can find us at horrorhost.net and livestream.com/allhorrorhosts. Remember folks, we're the Gooble Gobble Channel. We accept everyone. And we will keep the doors open as long as you keep coming around! If you're a horror host looking for an additional outlet for your show, email Sluggo at sluggo@horrorhost.net.

The Vortexx - Bloody Pit of Health Fitness Centers

If you don't get the results you're looking for within the eight weeks of the program, The Azure Executioner guarantees that he will personally throw you into his exclusive vat of acid!
Introducing our newest sponsor -- Bloody Pit of Health! Want to eliminate those things that interfere with the harmony of your perfect body? The Bloody Pit has all the latest fitness equipment -- weight room, Olympic-sized pool, and even a spider room. To find the location nearest you, visit their website www.clubdesade.com

The Vortexx - Mummy Fart

Available in three convenient sizes!
Mummy Fart! The perfect product to get those pleasant smells out of your tomb. Available in three convenient sizes!

The Vortexx - Kurt Pasakivi's Used Car Emporium

If you're interested, just e-mail us for Kurt's current location.
Kurt Pasakivi's Used Car Emporium! At Kurt's Emporium you can buy the car of your dreams for a deep discount. If you see a car on the street that you like, just send Kurt a photo of the car and the license plate, and he'll negotiate with the owner and sell it to you at a steal!

The Vortexx - Executioner's Ale

The Official Beers of The Vortexx!
Executioner's Ale! A bloody good red ale crafted in the torture chamber of the Crimson Executioner. Sock Stout! The sock with the hops. A thick and creamy head just for you. [Sock Stout is a trademark of Raen, used with permission.]

The Vortexx - Amazon Andy

Amazon Andy is the creation of Nick Polotta, a very gifted writer and comedian who, sadly, passed away on April 13, 2013.

Totino's Pizza Rolls, Crimson Royal Jelly, and Amazon Andy's Southern Fried Tarantula Legs! The original sponsors of The Vortexx!

The Vortexx Skull Cornbread

The Official Food of The Vortexx!
Skull Cornbread! The official food of The Vortexx, served piping hot from the oven of the Crimson Executioner.

The Vortexx - Chia Host

BORDELLO OF HORROR with Freakshow airs Tuesday at 9 (ET)

Chia Host! The latest sensation from Mushnick Florists. You can see him every Tuesday night in The Vortexx!

The Vortexx - Chilly Dilly

Two delicious pickle treats!

Chilly Dilly! A delicious pickle treat that's spiced just right for every bite. And now you can "pucker up" with the all-new Chilly Dilly Lip Balm!

The Vortexx - Egg Bleach

Jason "Egg" Brown was an integral part of The Vortexx as a staff member and long-time viewer until his passing on June 27, 2016. Jason may have departed this Earth, but he will live forever in The Vortexx.

"Now that's a product I can really GET BEHIND!" -- Egg.

Egg Bleach! The all-purpose antiseptic for treatment of cuts, scratches, and abrasions. And now you can touch up those "intimate" parts of your body with the all-new Egg Anal Bleach!

Vortexx-Sluggo in daisiesSLUGGO!!! OUR DEAR LEADER AND FREELY ELECTED PRESIDENT OF THE VORTEXX!!!

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The Vortexx – Hosted Horror: Schedule for 3 July 2016 – 10 July 2016

The Vortexx – Hosted Horror: Schedule for 3 July 2016 – 10 July 2016

VORTEXX SCHEDULE FOR
JULY 03 - 10, 2016

By The Crimson Executioner
&
Woofer McWooferson

The Vortexx Hosts

Welcome to THE VORTEXXwhere it's ALL HOSTS ALL THE TIME!

Welcome to THE VORTEXX where it's ALL HOSTS ALL THE TIME! We've got a great line-up of hosts, shows, and movies for your viewing and chatting pleasure, including one terrific Indie returning to The Vortexx for "INDEPENDENTS" DAY on Monday as well as several additional returning favorites. Our hosts are Arachna of the Spider People & Deadly, Dr. Sigmund Zoid, Freakshow & the Bordello gang, Dr. Lady & the Usual Suspects, Bobby Gammonster & Boris The Buzzard, Riggor Mortiss & Nyte Angel, Lord Blood-Rah, and Gorenard the Beerbarian. Check out the schedule for details about all the fine shows airing this week in The Vortexx. Enjoy the shows and thanks for hanging out!

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BEWARE THEATER presents THE KILLER SHREWS (1959)

Sunday (7/3) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
BEWARE THEATER
presents
THE KILLER SHREWS (1959)

BEWARE THEATER with Arachna of the Spider People and her friend Deadly presents another gem from the Golden Age of Black & White -- THE KILLER SHREWS (1959). On an isolated island, a small group of people are terrorized by giant voracious shrews in the midst of a hurricane. Who cares if the shrews are really just dogs with rugs attached to them? This is a highly entertaining movie! The all-star cast includes James (Rosco P. Coltraine ) Best, Ken (Festus) Curtis, and Ingrid (Miss Sweden 1956 ) Goude.

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ALTERNATIVE REALITIES presents PUPPET MONSTER MASSACRE (2010)

Monday (7/4) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
ALTERNATIVE REALITIES
presents a Vortexx indie favorite
Dustin Wayde Mills' PUPPET MONSTER MASSACRE (2010)

Join us tonight for our "Independents" Day Celebration as ALTERNATIVE REALITIES with Dr. Sigmund Zoid presents a Vortexx indie favorite -- Dustin Wayde Mills' PUPPET MONSTER MASSACRE (2010). A group of teens are challenged to spend a night in the Wagner mansion on the edge of town. Little do they know that the owner, Dr. Wolfgang Wagner, has concocted a monstrosity in the basement and plans to make the hapless teens the creature's first big meal. The actors in this movie are all puppets, so if you've ever wondered what boobs would look like on Sesame Street, then this is definitely the movie for you.

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BORDELLO OF HORROR presents MESSIAH OF EVIL (1973)

Tuesday (7/5) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
BORDELLO OF HORROR
presents
MESSIAH OF EVIL (1973)

BORDELLO OF HORROR with Freakshow, Mistress Malicious, Sgt. Drizzlepuss, Ali Katt, and Mary Johuana presents MESSIAH OF EVIL (1973). It's about a woman looking for her missing artist father who discovers a zombie cult that is wiping out a Californian seaside town. The film was written by Willard Huyck and Gloria Katz, who received an Oscar nomination a year later for writing American Graffiti. In addition to the movie, Freaky will be entertaining us with special musical guests Monster Mob, a movie review by Mark Krawczyk from The Final Cut, and more!

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THE LATE DR. LADY SHOW presents DR. BLOOD'S COFFIN (1961)

Wednesday (7/6) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
THE LATE DR. LADY SHOW
presents
DR. BLOOD'S COFFIN (1961)

Dr. Lady and the Usual Suspects present DR. BLOOD'S COFFIN (1961). Kieron Moore chain smokes his way through this creepy British thriller as Dr. Peter Blood, who plans to kill "worthless" people and use their hearts to revive "worthy" corpses. The beautiful Hazel Court co-stars as the nurse whose late husband becomes a candidate for the doctor's experiments. Hey, Dr. Blood, if you didn't smoke so much, maybe you wouldn't be "coffin."

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MONSTER MOVIE NIGHT presents GAMMERA THE INVINCIBLE (1965)

Thursday (7/7) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
MONSTER MOVIE NIGHT
presents
GAMMERA THE INVINCIBLE (1965)

Bobby Gammonster and Boris the Buzzard presents everyone's favorite giant flying turtle GAMMERA THE INVINCIBLE (1965). An atomic explosion awakens our giant, fire-breathing title monster from his millions of years of hibernation. Will anyone be able to stop him before he turns all of Tokyo into turtle soup? Starring Brian (Quatermass) Donlevy, Albert (Dr. Cyclops) Dekker, and a whole bunch of Japanese actors you've probably never heard of, this is the very first movie in the popular Gamera series. And, yes, it is spelled Gammera in the original American release.

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RIGGOR MORTISS PRESENTS THE MASK OF SATAN (1960)

Friday (7/8) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
RIGGOR MORTISS
presents
Mario Bava's THE MASK OF SATAN (1960)

Riggor and co-host Nyte Angel returns to The Vortexx to present Mario Bava's THE MASK OF SATAN (1960). Scream queen Barbara Steele plays a dual role as a vengeful witch who returns from the grave and the beautiful descendant whose body she wants to possess. This film was originally released in the U.S. as Black Sundaywith some of the gorier parts cut out and a new score by Les Baxter. The version we're showing tonight is the English-language version of the original film (with all the gory scenes left in) and with the original Italian score by Roberto Nicolosi.

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LORD BLOOD-RAH'S NERVE WRACKIN' THEATRE presents THE MAGIC SWORD (1962)

Saturday (7/9) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
LORD BLOOD-RAH'S
NERVE WRACKIN' THEATRE
presents
THE MAGIC SWORD (1962)

This delightful sword-and-sorcery fantasy from Bert I. Gordon (Mr. B.I.G.) stars Basil Rathbone as the turban-wearing evil sorcerer Lodac, who kidnaps the beautiful Princess Helene (Ann Helm) and develops seven challenges for her would-be rescuer Sir George (Gary Lockwood). The stellar supporting cast includes Maila (Vampira) Nurmi as a hag, Richard (Jaws) Kiel as a giant pinhead, Estelle Winwood as the bumbling good witch Sybil, and veteran B-movie little guy Angelo Rossito as (surprise! surprise!) a dwarf. As always, Lord Blood-Rah will be spicing up the mix with some cool trailers, a Cranial Cavity Search, and other extras.

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THE GOLDEN HORDE presents LADY FRANKENSTEIN (1971)

Sunday (7/10) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
THE GOLDEN HORDE
presents
LADY FRANKENSTEIN (1971)

THE GOLDEN HORDE with that manliest of manly-men hosts Gorenard the Beerbarian presents LADY FRANKENSTEIN (1971). It's a heart-warming, gut-churning story about a daughter's love for her dad. The daughter is Tania Frankenstein (Rosalba Neri aka Sara Bay), who takes up where dear old dad (Joseph Cotten) left off, after he is killed by his stripey-pants creation. It's two monsters for the price of one, as the doctor's horny daughter creates a handsome new creature for her sexual pleasure and then screws him on the operating table while the Universal mob storms the castle. Co-starring Mickey (Crimson Executioner) Hargitay and directed by Mel (Gravis Mushnik) Welles.

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The Vortexx cubeWelcome to The Vortexx where it's ALL HOSTS ALL THE TIME!
"Every day is a good day that ends in The Vortexx." You can find us at horrorhost.net and livestream.com/allhorrorhosts. Remember folks, we're the Gooble Gobble Channel. We accept everyone. And we will keep the doors open as long as you keep coming around! If you're a horror host looking for an additional outlet for your show, email Sluggo at sluggo@horrorhost.net.

 

The Vortexx - Bloody Pit of Health Fitness Centers

If you don't get the results you're looking for within the eight weeks of the program, The Azure Executioner guarantees that he will personally throw you into his exclusive vat of acid!

Introducing our newest sponsor -- Bloody Pit of Health! Want to eliminate those things that interfere with the harmony of your perfect body? The Bloody Pit has all the latest fitness equipment -- weight room, Olympic-sized pool, and even a spider room. To find the location nearest you, visit their website www.clubdesade.com

The Vortexx - Mummy Fart

Available in three convenient sizes!
Mummy Fart! The perfect product to get those pleasant smells out of your tomb. Available in three convenient sizes!

 

The Vortexx - Kurt Pasakivi's Used Car Emporium

Kurt will sell you a car at a steal!

If you're interested, just e-mail us for Kurt's current location.
Kurt Pasakivi's Used Car Emporium! At Kurt's Emporium you can buy the car of your dreams for a deep discount. If you see a car on the street that you like, just send Kurt a photo of the car and the license plate, and he'll negotiate with the owner and sell it to you at a steal!

The Vortexx - Executioner's Ale

The Official Beers of The Vortexx!

Executioner's Ale! A bloody good red ale crafted in the torture chamber of the Crimson Executioner. Sock Stout! The sock with the hops. A thick and creamy head just for you. [Sock Stout is a trademark of Raen, used with permission.]

 

The Vortexx - Amazon Andy

Amazon Andy is the creation of Nick Polotta, a very gifted writer and comedian who, sadly, passed away on April 13, 2013.

Totino's Pizza Rolls, Crimson Royal Jelly, and Amazon Andy's Southern Fried Tarantula Legs! The original sponsors of The Vortexx!

 

Vortexx - Skull cornbread

The Official Food of The Vortexx!

Skull Cornbread! The official food of The Vortexx, served piping hot from the oven of the Crimson Executioner.

 

 

 

The Vortexx - Chia Host

BORDELLO OF HORROR with Freakshow airs Tuesday at 9 (ET)

Chia Host! The latest sensation from Mushnick Florists. You can see him every Tuesday night in The Vortexx!

 

The Vortexx - Chilly Dilly

Two delicious pickle treats!

Chilly Dilly! A delicious pickle treat that's spiced just right for every bite. And now you can "pucker up" with the all-new Chilly Dilly Lip Balm!

 

The Vortexx - Egg Bleach

Jason "Egg" Brown was an integral part of The Vortexx as a staff member and long-time viewer until his passing on June 27, 2016. Jason may have departed this Earth, but he will live forever in The Vortexx.

"Now that's a product I can really GET BEHIND!" -- Egg.

Egg Bleach! The all-purpose antiseptic for treatment of cuts, scratches, and abrasions. And now you can touch up those "intimate" parts of your body with the all-new Egg Anal Bleach!

 

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The Vortexx – Hosted Horror: Schedule for 19 June – 26 June 2016

VORTEXX SCHEDULE FOR
JUNE 19 - JUNE 26, 2016

By The Crimson Executioner
&
Woofer McWooferson

The Vortexx Hosts

Welcome to THE VORTEXX where it's ALL HOSTS ALL THE TIME!

Welcome to THE VORTEXX where it's ALL HOSTS ALL THE TIME! We've got another great line-up of hosts, shows, and movies for your viewing and chatting pleasure this week with several Vortexx favorites and a field trip to the Peninsula of Horror on Saturday. Our hosts are Arachna of the Spider People & Deadly, Mr. Lobo, Freakshow & the Bordello gang, Dr. Lady & the Usual Suspects, Ghosts on the Big Brown Couch, Lord Blood-Rah, The Bone Jangler & Coven girls Nocturna and Penny Layne, and (at the Peninsula of Horror) Professor Gillman, Freezer Mortis & Oliver. Check out the schedule for details about all the fine shows airing this week in The Vortexx. Enjoy the shows and thanks for hanging out!

20160619_The Vortexx - Beware Theater

Sunday (6/19) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
BEWARE THEATER
presents
THE BRAIN THAT WOULDN'T DIE (1962)

BEWARE THEATER with Arachna of the Spider People and her friend Deadly present another cinematic gem from the Golden Age of Black and White (and a Vortexx favorite) -- THE BRAIN THAT WOULDN'T DIE (1962). Affectionately known to its many fans as "The Brain That Wouldn't Shuddup" and "Jan in the Pan," this film has everything that a B-movie fan could possibly ask for -- mutants, mad doctors, talking heads, cat fighting strippers, and some of the sleaziest, most infectious music you've ever heard. [Artwork courtesy of Arachna of the Spider People.]

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Monday (6/20) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
CINEMA INSOMNIA WITH MR. LOBO
presents Ed Wood's
PLAN 9 FROM OUTER SPACE (1959)

CINEMA INSOMNIA WITH MR. LOBO returns to The Vortexx with Ed Wood's PLAN 9 FROM OUTER SPACE (1959). A couple of pompous aliens in silk pajamas (Dudley Manlove and Joanna Lee) and their leader The Ruler (Bunny Breckinridge) plan to resurrect Bela Lugosi, Vampira, and Tor Johnson as slow moving zombies. Why? Because all you of Earth are Idiots! Bela died shortly before shooting began, so Ed used some footage he had of Bela, wrote a script around it, and persuaded his wife's chiropractor (Tom Mason) to shoot the rest of the scenes with a cape hiding his face. Did he really think no one would notice? We're sure Mr. Lobo is going to have a lot of fun with this one!

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Tuesday (6/21). 9:00 P.M. (ET)
BORDELLO OF HORROR
presents
RATTLERS (1976)

BORDELLO OF HORROR with Freakshow, Mistress Malicious, Sgt. Drizzlepuss, and Ali Katt presents RATTLERS (1976). When two young boys are savagely attacked and killed by a legion of rattlesnakes in a small California desert town, the local sheriff (Tony Ballen) calls upon herpetologist Dr. Tom Parkinson (Sam Chew) to discover why the snakes are displaying abnormal aggression. Their investigation leads them to a nearby army base, where the commanding officer, Colonel Stroud (Dan Priest), seems strangely reluctant to help them. In addition to the movie, Freaky will be entertaining us with special musical guests John Masino Band - JMB and more!

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Wednesday (6/22). 9:00 P.M. (ET)
THE LATE DR. LADY SHOW
presents Mario Bava's
BLACK SABBATH (1964)

THE LATE DR. LADY SHOW with Dr. Lady and the Usual Suspects presents Mario Bava's BLACK SABBATH (1964). This excellent trilogy of terror is hosted by Boris Karloff, who also stars in the third (and arguably best) episode -- "The Wurdalak." Based on a story by Tolstoy, it's about a family in nineteenth-century Russia who are plagued by a particularly vicious line of vampires. Boris sets out to destroy them, only to become one himself. The other two episodes are about a nurse who steals a diamond ring from the hand of a dead clairvoyant (with somewhat predictable results) and a hooker who receives threatening calls from a dead man she betrayed. Originally released as I tre volti della paura (Three Faces of Fear), this movie was Boris's only screen appearance as a vampire, so don't miss it! [Movie poster courtesy of Doktor Sick.]

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Thursday (6/23) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
GHOSTS ON THE BIG BROWN COUCH
present Larry Buchanan's
THE NAKED WITCH (1961)

GHOSTS ON THE BIG BROWN COUCH return to The Vortexx as our three lovely ghosts (Dori, Becky, and Babs) along with Johnny (the guy who moved into their apartment) present Larry Buchanan's THE NAKED WITCH (1961). A witch (who happens to be both beautiful and naked) is brought back from the grave and embarks on a campaign of revenge against the descendants of the folks who were responsible for her death. This is the film that helped launch Buchanan's career -- which, by the way, is NOT a good thing.

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Friday (6/24) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
LORD BLOOD-RAH'S NERVE WRACKIN' THEATRE
presents
DEAD MEN WALK (1943)

George Zucco has a dual role as a Satan worshipper who returns from the grave to menace his twin brother, a kindly small-town physician. Dwight (Renfield) Frye plays bad-guy Zucco's hunchback henchman. It's fun to watch Zucco, who plays a villain in most movies, working both sides of the street. And you can depend on Lord Blood-Rah to spice up the mix with some cool trailers and a Cranial Cavity Search.

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Saturday (6/25) @ 8:00 P.M. (ET)
THE PENINSULA OF HORROR
-- the showcase for Florida's finest horror hosts --
presents
A CASE OF MURDER CHAT NIGHT!

First up at 8 (ET) FORMERLY CRAPPICS with Freezer Mortis presents THE TICKET OF LEAVE MAN (1937). An ex-convict on parole ("ticket of leave") who is falsely accused of a series of murders must prove his innocence by catching the real murderer -- a crazed serial killer known as The Tiger (the aptly named Tod Slaughter). Along with the movie, there will be expert analysis and "color commentary" by our favorite serial killer and neighborhood psychopath -- Oliver from OLIVER'S TWISTED BARGAIN BASEMENT MIDNIGHT MOVIE STONER FRIENDLY FREAK SHOW. Then stick around at approximately 10 (ET) as THE PROFESSOR GILLMAN SHOW presents THE BLOODY BROOD (1959). Peter (Columbo) Falk chews the scenery as Nico, the psychotic leader of a drug-dealing gang of beatniks, while Prof. Gillman chews even more scenery as Lt. Gillumbo of the Lagoon Angeles Police Dept. in one of our all-time favorite Professor Gillman episodes. There will be a Pre-Fourth of July “Strike Up The Band” PreShow for The Early Boids at 7 (ET), and Professor Gillman will be broadcasting LIVE from Lagoon House between the shows.

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PLEASE NOTE: Tonight's feature will be aired on The Peninsula of Horror's Livestream channel -- livestream.com/tpoh. Viewers who show up on The Vortexx channel Saturday night will be re-directed there, so you can save yourself a couple of steps by going directly to The Peninsula of
Horror
.

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Sunday (6/26) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET)
THE BONE JANGLER
presents
THE DEVIL'S HAND (1962)

THE BONE JANGLER with co-hosts Nocturna and Penny Layne presents THE DEVIL'S HAND (1962). Tonight's movie is about a group of cultists led by Commissioner Gordon of the Batman TV series (Neil Hamilton) who worship a Devil God named Camba. The cultists spend most of their time chanting and dancing to exotic sounding flute and drum beats, but their leader also has a nifty sacrifice machine consisting of a wheel with sharp swords. Of course, the real fun of tonight's show is not the movie itself but the clever host bits, as well as the numerous sound inserts and nostalgic commercials that TBJ throws into the mix. This was Penny's second appearance on the show, shot a month after her famous "ladder" scene in the TBJ Christmas special.

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The Vortexx Eyeballs

"Every day is a good day that ends in the Vortexx." You can find us at horrorhost.net and livestream.com/allhorrorhosts. Remember folks, we're the Gooble Gobble Channel. We accept everyone. And we will keep the doors open as long as you keep coming around! If you're a horror host looking for an additional outlet for your show, email Sluggo at sluggo@horrorhost.net

The Vortexx - Bloody Pit of Health Fitness Centers

If you don't get the results you're looking for within the eight weeks of the program, The Azure Executioner guarantees that he will personally throw you into his exclusive vat of acid!
Introducing our newest sponsor -- Bloody Pit of Health! Want to eliminate those things that interfere with the harmony of your perfect body? The Bloody Pit has all the latest fitness equipment -- weight room, Olympic-sized pool, and even a spider room. To find the location nearest you, visit their website www.clubdesade.com

The Vortexx - Mummy Fart

Available in three convenient sizes!
Mummy Fart! The perfect product to get those pleasant smells out of your tomb. Available in three convenient sizes!

The Vortexx - Kurt Pasakivi's Used Car Emporium

If you're interested, just e-mail us for Kurt's current location.
Kurt Pasakivi's Used Car Emporium! At Kurt's Emporium you can buy the car of your dreams for a deep discount. If you see a car on the street that you like, just send Kurt a photo of the car and the license plate, and he'll negotiate with the owner and sell it to you at a steal!

The Vortexx - Executioner's Ale

The Official Beers of The Vortexx!
Executioner's Ale! A bloody good red ale crafted in the torture chamber of the Crimson Executioner. Sock Stout! The sock with the hops. A thick and creamy head just for you. [Sock Stout is a trademark of Raen, used with permission.]

The Vortexx - Amazon Andy

Amazon Andy is the creation of Nick Polotta, a very gifted writer and comedian who, sadly, passed away on April 13, 2013.

Totino's Pizza Rolls, Crimson Royal Jelly, and Amazon Andy's Southern Fried Tarantula Legs! The original sponsors of the Vortexx!

The Vortexx Skull Cornbread

The Official Food of The Vortexx!
Skull Cornbread! The official food of The Vortexx, served piping hot from the oven of the Crimson Executioner.

The Vortexx - Chia Host

BORDELLO OF HORROR with Freakshow airs Tuesday at 9 (ET)

Chia Host! The latest sensation from Mushnick Florists. You can see him every Tuesday night in The Vortexx!

The Vortexx - Chilly Dilly

Two delicious pickle treats!

Chilly Dilly! A delicious pickle treat that's spiced just right for every bite. And now you can "pucker up" with the all-new Chilly Dilly Lip Balm!

The Vortexx - Egg Bleach

"Now that's a product I can really GET BEHIND!" -- Egg.

Egg Bleach! The all-purpose antiseptic for treatment of cuts, scratches, and abrasions. And now you can touch up those "intimate" parts of your body with the all-new Egg Anal Bleach!

The Vortexx - President Sluggo

SLUGGO!!! OUR DEAR LEADER AND FREELY ELECTED PRESIDENT OF THE VORTEXX!!!

Posted by Alan Smithee in HOSTED HORROR, 0 comments
The Vortexx – Hosted Horror: Schedule for 12 June – 19 June 2016

The Vortexx – Hosted Horror: Schedule for 12 June – 19 June 2016

Welcome to The Vortexx
A Special Friend of House of Tortured Souls

By Woofer McWooferson

House of Tortured Souls is proud to bring you this week's schedule of terrific hosted horror at the one and only Vortexx. Check it out. You won't be disappointed.

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VORTEXX SCHEDULE FOR
JUNE 12 - JUNE 19, 2016

The Vortexx Hosts

Welcome to THE VORTEXX where it's ALL HOSTS ALL THE TIME!

Welcome to THE VORTEXX where it's ALL HOSTS ALL THE TIME! We've got another terrific line-up of hosts, shows, and movies for your viewing and chatting pleasure, including one movie making its Vortexx debut on Monday, an Ed Wood movie (of sorts) on Tuesday, Arch Hall, Jr. & Eegah on Wednesday, Tor Johnson pretending to be a rocket scientist on Thursday, Barbara Steele in a dual role on Friday, an East Side Kids comedy with Bela Lugosi on Saturday, and the return of Jan in the Pan next Sunday. Check out the schedule for details about all the great shows airing this week in The Vortexx. Our hosts are Bobby Gammonster & Boris the Buzzard, Remo D., Freakshow & the Bordello gang, Sir Graveson, The Reaper, Dr. Sigmund Zoid & Sluggo, Gorenard the Beerbarian, and Arachna of the Spider People & Deadly. Please note that during the month of June, we are adding a Sunday show to our weekly line-up, so there will be a featured movie and moderated chat every night of the week. Enjoy the shows and thanks for hanging out!

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Sunday (6/12) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET) - MONSTER MOVIE NIGHT presents EMBRYO (1976)

MONSTER MOVIE NIGHT with Bobby Gammonster and Boris The Buzzard presents EMBRYO (1976). You don't have a lot of opportunities to see Rock Hudson in The Vortexx, let alone Rock Hudson playing a mad scientist, so come on by tonight and enjoy! In tonight's movie Doc Rock figures out a way to grow a fetus into adulthood within a matter of weeks, and, of course, things soon go horribly wrong. Sultry Barbara Carrera co-stars, with guest appearances by Roddy McDowall and Dr. Joyce Brothers.

20160613_The Vortexx - Remo D's Manor of Mayhem

Monday (6/13) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET) - REMO D.'S MANOR OF MAYHEM presents DEMONS OF LUDLOW (1983)

REMO D.'S MANOR OF MAYHEM presents The Vortexx premiere of DEMONS OF LUDLOW (1983). Some murderous demons lurk inside an antique piano in this spooky horror thriller set in a picturesque New England coastal town. It's the bicentennial of Ludlow, and the town's founder and a bunch of his warlock friends, all dressed up in cheap-looking Thanksgiving costumes, have returned to extract revenge on the descendants of the townsfolk who killed them. Much mayhem ensues in what some consider to be director Bill (Monster a Go-Go) Rebane's masterpiece. [Movie poster courtesy of Night Visitor Video.]

20160614_The Vortexx - Bordello of Horror

Tuesday (6/14). 9:00 P.M. (ET) - BORDELLO OF HORROR presents ANATOMY OF A PSYCHO (1961)

BORDELLO OF HORROR with Freakshow, Mistress Malicious, Sgt. Drizzlepuss, and Ali Katt presents ANATOMY OF A PSYCHO (1961). A disturbed young man goes after the folks who sent his equally whacked-out brother to the gas chamber. Ed Wood contributed to the screenplay of this low-budget thriller under the name of Larry Lee, and the film uses music originally used for Wood's Plan 9 from Outer Space. In addition to the movie, Freaky will be entertaining us with an interview with Fred Schepartz, the author of Vampire Cabbie, special musical guests Zombie Ghost Train, a movie review by Mark Krawczyk from The Final Cut, and more!

20160615_The Vortexx - Dr Gravestone & Your Final Answer

Wednesday (6/15). 9:00 P.M. (ET) - WEDNESDAY NIGHT DOUBLE FEATURE!

Join us tonight for a WEDNESDAY NIGHT DOUBLE FEATURE! We begin the festivities with SIR GRAVESON PRESENTS, a great new show from Detroit in the vein (so to speak) of the legendary Sir Graves Ghastly. Tonight Sir Graveson and his co-hosts Vampon and Rusty Swallows are presenting the Arch Hall Jr. classic EEGAH! (1962) co-starring Richard (Jaws) Kiel and Arch Hall Sr. In keeping with the spirit of tonight's movie, Caveman Woodman and Bam Bam Moss are Graveson's musical guests. We end the evening with a generous serving of YOUR FINAL ANSWER -- a weekly comedy series (2-3 minutes per episode) hosted by The Reaper who answers Q&A's from his viewers. The Reaper is a bumbling, idiotic, and absolutely hilarious host with a habit of never quite getting around to an answer. [Movie poster by Future Dami courtesy of Deviant Art.]

20160616_The Vortexx - Alternative Realities

Thursday (6/16) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET) - ALTERNATIVE REALITIES THURSDAY NIGHT DOUBLE FEATURE!

ALTERNATIVE REALITIES with Dr. Sigmund Zoid and Sluggo presents a THURSDAY NIGHT DOUBLE FEATURE! First up is SON OF INGAGI (1940), in which a "missing link," brought to the States from Africa, goes on a murderous rampage. The movie's main claim to fame is that it's the first horror film to feature an all-black cast, including Spencer Williams, Jr., best known for playing Andy in the Amos 'n Andy television show. Then stick around for the Coleman Francis favorite BEAST OF YUCCA FLATS (1961). Tor Johnson is cast against type as a defecting Russian rocket scientist pursued by KGB agents, who stumbles onto a nuclear testing site in the Nevada wastelands, gets wasted, and becomes . . . you guessed it . . . Tor Johnson!

20160617_The Vortexx - The Golden Horde

Friday (6/17) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET) - THE GOLDEN HORDE presents NIGHTMARE CASTLE (1965)

THE GOLDEN HORDE starring the manliest of manly-men hosts Gornard The Beerbarian presents NIGHTMARE CASTLE (1965). Scream queen Barbara Steele stars as a faithless wife whose husband (Paul Muller from Lady Frankenstein) decides that revenge is a dish best served not only cold -- but heartless. Unfortunately for hubby, his plans for his deceased wife's inheritance are complicated when her wacko sister (Steele in a blonde wig) shows up. As the poster says, see it with someone who’s shockproof. This one is definitely not for the wussies!

20160618_The Vortexx - Public Domain Drive-In

Saturday (6/18) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET) - PUBLIC DOMAIN DRIVE-IN presents GHOSTS ON THE LOOSE (1943)

PUBLIC DOMAIN DRIVE-IN with Cnl. Graves and Smiley Bones presents GHOSTS ON THE LOOSE (1943). This is the second film that Bela Lugosi did with The East Side Kids for Monogram Pictures -- the first being Spooks Run Wild released two years earlier. This time Bela is a Nazi spy, who pretends that his hideout in New York is haunted. The East Side Kids, led by Leo Gorcy and Huntz Hall, show up, and the usual hijinks ensue. A very young Ava Gardner co-stars in her first credited role, along with Ernest "Sunshine Sammy" Morrison (the original black kid in the Our Gang shorts).

20160619_The Vortexx - Beware Theater

Sunday (6/19) @ 9:00 P.M. (ET) - BEWARE THEATER presents THE BRAIN THAT WOULDN'T DIE (1962)

BEWARE THEATER with Arachna of the Spider People and her friend Deadly present another cinematic gem from the Golden Age of Black and White (and a Vortexx favorite) -- THE BRAIN THAT WOULDN'T DIE (1962). Affectionately known to its many fans as "The Brain That Wouldn't Shuddup" and "Jan in the Pan," this film has everything that a B-movie fan could possibly ask for -- mutants, mad doctors, talking heads, cat fighting strippers, and some of the sleaziest, most infectious music you've ever heard. [Movie poster by Jonukwho courtesy of Deviant Art.]

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"Every day is a good day that ends in the Vortexx."

"Every day is a good day that ends in the Vortexx." You can find us at horrorhost.net and livestream.com/allhorrorhosts. Remember folks, we're the Gooble Gobble Channel. We accept everyone. And we will keep the doors open as long as you keep coming around! If you're a horror host looking for an additional outlet for your show, email Sluggo at sluggo@horrorhost.net

The Vortexx - Bloody Pit of Health Fitness Centers

If you don't get the results you're looking for within the eight weeks of the program, The Azure Executioner guarantees that he will personally throw you into his exclusive vat of acid!
Introducing our newest sponsor -- Bloody Pit of Health! Want to eliminate those things that interfere with the harmony of your perfect body? The Bloody Pit has all the latest fitness equipment -- weight room, Olympic-sized pool, and even a spider room. To find the location nearest you, visit their website www.clubdesade.com

The Vortexx - Mummy Fart

Available in three convenient sizes!
Mummy Fart! The perfect product to get those pleasant smells out of your tomb. Available in three convenient sizes!

The Vortexx - Kurt Pasakivi's Used Car Emporium

If you're interested, just e-mail us for Kurt's current location.
Kurt Pasakivi's Used Car Emporium! At Kurt's Emporium you can buy the car of your dreams for a deep discount. If you see a car on the street that you like, just send Kurt a photo of the car and the license plate, and he'll negotiate with the owner and sell it to you at a steal!

The Vortexx - Executioner's Ale

The Official Beers of The Vortexx!
Executioner's Ale! A bloody good red ale crafted in the torture chamber of the Crimson Executioner. Sock Stout! The sock with the hops. A thick and creamy head just for you. [Sock Stout is a trademark of Raen, used with permission.]

The Vortexx - Amazon Andy

Amazon Andy is the creation of Nick Polotta, a very gifted writer and comedian who, sadly, passed away on April 13, 2013.

Totino's Pizza Rolls, Crimson Royal Jelly, and Amazon Andy's Southern Fried Tarantula Legs! The original sponsors of the Vortexx!

The Vortexx Skull Cornbread

The Official Food of The Vortexx!
Skull Cornbread! The official food of The Vortexx, served piping hot from the oven of the Crimson Executioner.

The Vortexx - Chia Host

BORDELLO OF HORROR with Freakshow airs Tuesday at 9 (ET)

Chia Host! The latest sensation from Mushnick Florists. You can see him every Tuesday night in The Vortexx!

The Vortexx - Chilly Dilly

Two delicious pickle treats!

Chilly Dilly! A delicious pickle treat that's spiced just right for every bite. And now you can "pucker up" with the all-new Chilly Dilly Lip Balm!

The Vortexx - Egg Bleach

"Now that's a product I can really GET BEHIND!" -- Egg.

Egg Bleach! The all-purpose antiseptic for treatment of cuts, scratches, and abrasions. And now you can touch up those "intimate" parts of your body with the all-new Egg Anal Bleach!

The Vortexx - President Sluggo

SLUGGO!!! OUR DEAR LEADER AND FREELY ELECTED PRESIDENT OF THE VORTEXX!!!

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The Vortexx: Schedule for June 6 – 12, 2016

The Vortexx: Schedule for June 6 – 12, 2016

Welcome to The Vortexx - A Special Friend of House of Tortured Souls

By Woofer McWooferson

The Vortexx 5 years header

House of Tortured Souls would like to welcome The Vortexx as a friend of the House. Please give a warm welcome to those crazy horror hosts at The Vortexx and check out their shows this week.

The Vortexx Hosts

Welcome to THE VORTEXX where it's ALL HOSTS ALL THE TIME! We've got another great line-up of hosts, shows, and movies for your viewing and chatting pleasure this week, with two movies making their Vortexx debut along with some cool indie films and several returning favorites. Our hosts are Doctor Mortose, Freakshow & the Bordello gang, Edgar von Ghoul, The Reaper, Dr. Lady & the Usual Suspects, Rizzle MaNizzle the Clown, Lord Blood-Rah, and Bobby Gammonster & Boris the Buzzard. Please note that during the month of June, we will be adding a Sunday show to our weekly line-up, so there will be a featured movie and moderated chat every night of the week. Enjoy the shows and thanks for hanging out!

20150606-12_The Vortexx - Doctor Mortose

DOCTOR MORTOSE COMMANDS
presents
SCARED TO DEATH (1980)

Monday (6/6). 9:00 P.M. (ET). DOCTOR MORTOSE COMMANDS presents The Vortexx premiere of SCARED TO DEATH (1980). No, folks, this is not the Bela Lugosi movie from the 1940s that we've aired a few times before. This film by Bill Malone, who was the chief designer at the Don Post mask studios, is about a genetic experiment gone horribly wrong. The result is an Alien-like creature with an appetite for spinal fluid called Syngenor (Synthesized Genetic Organism).

20150606-12_The Vortexx - Bordello of Horror

BORDELLO OF HORROR
presents
MONSTER OF GOLDEN GATE (2013)

Tuesday (6/7). 9:00 P.M. (ET). BORDELLO OF HORROR with Freakshow, Mistress Malicious, Sgt. Drizzlepuss, and Ali Katt presents MONSTER OF GOLDEN GATE (2013). This throwback to those awesome black-and-white cheesy monster movies of the ‘50s and ‘60s was directed by Renya Young better known to horror fans as Miss Misery, the host of Movie Massacre. Freaky will kick off the show with two short indie horror films -- Hi Neighbor directed by Chad Halvorsen and Frigid Night directed by Robby McBride. There will also be interviews from the Milwaukee Twisted Dreams Film Festival with Christopher Kai House, Michael Viers, Alice Wilson, Hart Fisher, James Bett Jr and Kevin Jamison, as well as musical guests Kitty in a Casket.

20150606-12_The Vortexx - Your Final Answer & Midnight Chillers

WEDNESDAY DOUBLE FEATURE:
YOUR FINAL ANSWER and MIDNIGHT CHILLERS
present
GURU: THE MAD MONK (1971)

Wednesday (6/8). 9:00 P.M. (ET). Join us tonight for a WEDNESDAY DOUBLE FEATURE! We kick off the evening with a generous serving of YOUR FINAL ANSWER -- a weekly comedy series (2-3 minutes per episode) hosted by The Reaper who answers Q&As from his viewers. He's bumbling, idiotic, has a habit of never getting around to an answer -- and is absolutely hilarious. Next up is MIDNIGHT CHILLERS with Edgar von Ghoul, who will be presenting The Vortexx premiere of Andy Milligan's GURU: THE MAD MONK (1971). It's about a deranged chaplain at a 15th-century prison colony, who's got a vampire mistress and a one-eyed hunchback servant named (of course) Igor. Edgar's special guest tonight is former disc jockey Ray Green, whose main claim to fame is being one of the first to interview Elvis Presley (on his radio show in May 1956) -- and the first to record an Elvis concert in its entirety.

20150606-12_The Vortexx - Late Dr. Lady

THE LATE DR LADY SHOW
presents
CHILDREN SHOULDN'T PLAY WITH DEAD THINGS (1972)

Thursday (6/9). 9:00 P.M. (ET). THE LATE DR LADY SHOW with Dr. Lady and the Usual Suspects presents a Vortexx favorite -- CHILDREN SHOULDN'T PLAY WITH DEAD THINGS (1972). Although dismissed at the time of its release as just "another zombie movie," this film has since been recognized as being years ahead of its time in its frank depiction of same-sex undead marriage. It's about a group of friends who go to an island to act out a satanic rite involving a corpse they name Orville. Needless to say, it all goes horribly awry. Director Bob Clark would go on to bigger and better things with Porky's and A Christmas Story.

20150606-12_The Vortexx - Rizzle MaNizzle
RIZZLE'S FUNHOUSE OF LUNACY DOUBLE FEATURE!
GLEN OR GLENDA? (1953)
and
BLOODY PIT OF HORROR (1965)

Friday (6/10). 9:00 P.M. (ET). Join us tonight for a RIZZLE'S FUNHOUSE OF LUNACY DOUBLE FEATURE! First up is Ed Wood's GLEN OR GLENDA (1953) starring Ed himself as Glen, a tortured soul who is afraid to tell his wife (real-life girlfriend Dolores Fuller) that he enjoys putting on Angora sweaters and going out at night as Glenda. Bela Lugosi is also on hand, sitting in an easy chair in a room full of skulls, shrunken heads, and voodoo dolls, and uttering non sequiturs such as "pull ze string!" Then be sure stick around as Rizzle and co-hosts Midnight Murray and The Crimson Executioner present BLOODY PIT OF HORROR (1965) like you've never seen it before. There will be plenty of voiceovers, cartoons, accordion music and other audio goodies, and CE will be trying his hand as Uncle Crimmie, host of a children's show at the Crazy Castle of Lunacy, and as an anchor man on Crimson Action News. We guarantee you'll all be scratching your heads in total amazement! [CE artwork courtesy of Doc Mortose.]

20150606-12_The Vortexx - Lord Blood-Rah

LORD BLOOD-RAH'S NERVE WRACKIN' THEATRE
presents
TRACK OF THE MOON BEAST (1976)

Saturday (6/11). 9:00 P.M. (ET). LORD BLOOD-RAH'S NERVE WRACKIN' THEATRE presents TRACK OF THE MOON BEAST (1976). After a beefy young mineralogist (Chase Cordell) gets boinked in the head by a meteor fragment, he is transformed into a hideous lizard-like monster whenever the moon comes out. Badly paced and badly shot, with a badly constructed story and a mostly talentless cast playing cardboard characters, its one saving feature is that soon-to-be-famous Rick Baker designed the beast. As always, Lord Blood-Rah will be spicing up the mix with some cool trailers and a Cranial Cavity Search.

20150606-12_The Vortexx - Bobby Gammonster

MONSTER MOVIE NIGHT
presents
EMBRYO (1976)

Sunday (6/12). MONSTER MOVIE NIGHT with Bobby Gammonster and Boris The Buzzard presents EMBRYO (1976). You don't have a lot of opportunities to see Rock Hudson in The Vortexx, let alone Rock Hudson playing a mad scientist, so come on by tonight and enjoy! In tonight's movie Doc Rock figures out a way to grow a fetus into adulthood within a matter of weeks, and, of course, things soon go horribly wrong. Sultry Barbara Carrera co-stars, with guest appearances by Roddy McDowall and Dr. Joyce Brothers.

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