I first interviewed Rick Baker in 2012 for ET. He was happy to discuss his humble beginnings and love for Famous Monsters.
I’ve assembled a bunch of fun STAR WARS-themed covers of Famous Monsters, classic and contemporary, for your viewing pleasure.
Inspired by our Rondo Award win, I shine a spotlight on the current roster of artists painting for Famous Monsters and the brand-new art that came about during the time that I was editor of the magazine.
The winners of the 15th annual Rondo Hatton Awards were announced Sunday night. Famous Monsters won Best Magazine (Classic), and also won Best Cover for Rick Baker’s amazing American Werewolf in London!
Medusa from CLASH OF THE TITANS reads Famous Monsters. I know this to be true from the photographic evidence.
That time I reunited John Landis, Rick Baker, David Naughton, Jenny Agutter, and Griffin Dunne to reminisce about AMERICAN WEREWOLF for the pages of Famous Monsters magazine.
Celebrated Famous Monsters cover artist Terry Wolfinger talks about his formative years and reveals the secrets to his commercial art success.
A look back at how my exclusive James Cameron ALIENS 30th anniversary interview came to be for Famous Monsters magazine.
I chatted with MST3K creator Joel Hodgson, who happily reminisced about how Gamera boosted his fledgling cable show with the power of rubber monster comedy.
That time I lunched with BREAKING AWAY star Dennis Christopher, who detailed his unlikely detour into a slasher cult classic.
Tom Savini recounts his struggles remaking 1990’s NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD — and coming to terms with it.
My interview with the late, great STAR TREK icon Nichelle Nichols, and the special, surreal moment we shared.
Renew! Michael York and Jenny Agutter reunite for a fresh look at their 1976 dystopian Sci-Fi classic.
Lisa & Louise Burns, aka The Shining Twins, detail their experience working on Stanley Kubrick’s timeless horror classic.
KRAMPUS director Michael Dougherty talks up his candy-coated creature feature and fills our stockings with set secrets.
The star of FLASH GORDON gets candid with set stories and some 20/20 hindsight about the 1980 fan favorite.
I’ve been enjoying a nice palate cleanser of classic horror movies and an ideal companion book to go with the nostalgia.
Director Terry Gilliam shares tales of working with Connery, a Beatle, an untried kid, and the most entertaining band of dwarves ever captured on film.
Why the beloved highly quotable fish-out-of-water supernatural martial arts action-comedy cult classic was big trouble at the box office.
Contemporary undead, post-apocalyptic and pandemic tales owe a ton of gratitude to Richard Matheson’s I AM LEGEND.
My interview with the late, great Gahan Wilson — the ultimate whimsical creep whose macabre cartoons made so many smile.
Interview: HARRYHAUSEN: THE LOST MOVIES author John Walsh details the amazing unproduced ideas of the stop-motion legend and the planned follow-up to CLASH OF THE TITANS in development.
My detailed appreciation of Ray Harryhausen’s stop-motion spectacular THE 7th VOYAGE OF SINBAD on its 60th anniversary.
The origins of Ideal’s S*T*A*R Team and how one toy company is giving the short-lived toy line new life.
Are a plethora of pop-culture references enough to keep audiences satisfied with Steven Spielberg’s adaptation of READY PLAYER ONE?
Natalie Portman’s new Sci-Fi flick is a refreshingly cerebral thriller with intense visuals and even more intense questions.
THE LAST JEDI is an unapologetic hybrid of key thematic elements from The Original Trilogy in new packaging, and that’s either good or bad depending on how you look at STAR WARS movies these days.