Happy Mothers Day – and thanks to head Mother Frank Zappa for my men’s adventure magazine obsession…

Naturally I think about my late mother every Mother’s Day. This year on Mother’s Day, in addition to thinking about Mom, I’ve been working on a new book collecting men’s…

Killer elephants, tigers, snakes and lobsters?…Oh yeah!

Last year, I co-wrote an article about “killer creature” man vs. animal themed stories in vintage men’s adventure magazines for HORRORHOUND, a nicely-produced periodical about horror and science fiction movies,…

“Weasels Ripped My Flesh” – From MAN’S LIFE magazine to the Mothers of Invention…

My very first post on this blog, back in August of 2009, was about the magazine cover that sparked my initial fascination with men’s adventure magazines: the cover of the…

Weasels ripped my flesh! And hooked me on men’s adventure magazines.

About ten years ago, I was listening to a CD reissue of Frank Zappa’s WEASELS RIPPED MY FLESH album. It sparked a flashback to the day in 1970 when I…