Daily Archives: April 2, 2016

Roger Corman: King of The B-Movies

I have ALWAYS had a deep-rooted respect and admiration for the “gee whiz gang, let’s make a movie” mentality that lurks behind Roger Corman’s movies.


Well, X-THE MAN WITH THE X-RAY EYES was absolutely chilling.

LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS truly rocked as well.

DEATH RACE 2000 was absolutely mind-blowing. It felt as if the script-writer was drunk on honey wine and moonbeams.

And I can still see Morgan Woodward as Cayman in BATTLE BEYOND THE STARS saying “Let us butt heads!”

So – what is YOUR favorite Corman movie?


Author’s note: On April 5th, 2016 Roger Corman will turn 90. In celebration of this, I proudly present…

Roger Corman:
The King of Low-Budget Movies
By Michael McCarty

Roger Corman started working in Hollywood in 1954 and has written, directed and produced and acted in hundreds of films.
Famous actors and directors who have worked for Corman include Peter Fonda, Dennis Hopper, William Shatner, Bruce Dern and these Academy Award winners: Francis Ford Coppola, Martin Scorsese, Ron Howard, Peter Bogdanovich, Jonathan Demme, Jack Nicholson, James Cameron, and Robert DeNiro.


(Roger Corman)

Sue Leabhart of Davenport, Iowa says about Corman: “He’s the creative genius behind so many classic scifi/horror films. He brought us Teenage Caveman with a young Robert Vaughn, The Little Shop of Horrors with Jack Nicholson, and Death Race 2000 with David Carradine. These and many more of his films have attained cult status among science-fiction fans. His autobiography…

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Why every author should submit to Kindle Scout…

And here’s another look at Kindle Scout.

Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog


Recently I began my first Kindle Scout campaign. The book is a paranormal romance (with a twist even the Grim Reaper wouldn’t see coming) called “Suicide Station” and, so far, it’s doing quite well in the program. If you’ve never heard of Kindle Scout, sit back and let me explain. If you’re on the fence as to whether or not you want to submit, sit back and let me tell you why it’s in your best interest to give in and offer up your latest work.

What is Kindle Scout?

Amazon changed the publishing narrative a few years ago, when they introduced the Kindle. Their offering was the first truly viable eReader that not only resuscitated the dying technology, it made it a resounding success. Readers could enjoy their entire library on the go and writers now had the opportunity they wouldn’t have had otherwise. This was a…

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All right – so we’re having a HUGE weekend giveaway with free scifi and fantasy and horror e-books from over 90 authors – including my full length gypsy/vampire/mariachi novel GYPSY BLOOD.

April Patty Promo
yours in storytelling,
Steve Vernon