The latest episode of the Mihmiverse Monthly Audiocast has arrived!
This month, host writer/director Christopher R. Mihm talks more about the next Mihmiverse film, the soon-to-be-completed "Danny Johnson Saves The World," discusses possible futures for the 'verse and, for fun, dramatically reads several Amazon.com user reviews of "The Giant Spider!"
Also included: A discussion of classic actor John Agar and the actors of the Mihmiverse with Derek M. Koch of Monster Kid Radio, another "bad" joke from Dr. Bob Tesla of Midnight Monster Movies with Dr. Bob and a dramatic reading of "The Incident on the Causeway," the first official chapter in the "Canoe Cops Vs. The Mummy" serial written by Stephen D. Sullivan!
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The Mihmiverse Monthly Audiocast is hosted by writer/director Christopher R. Mihm and is focused specifically on what's going on RIGHT NOW in the Mihmiverse. In addition, Mr. Mihm will discuss the monster movie-making process, touch briefly on the future of the 'verse, pontificate on random subjects, and be joined by guests from within and without the Mihmiverse. PLUS, each episode will include something unique you can't find anywhere else!
Post production of the next Mihmiverse film, "Danny Johnson Saves The World," is frantically coming to its logical end! Writer/director Christopher R. Mihm continues to edit and perfect the film and, according to him, it is still on track for its late-May debut!
If you've been listening to the Mihmiverse Monthly Audiocast, you may have heard Mr. Mihm talking about additions he has been making to the next Mihimverse film, "Danny Johnson Saves The World." Well...in regards to some of those "additions," we have been provided with a still which, we believe, more or less speaks for itself.
Check it out below!
YES. This is a title card from a Canoe Cops cartoon. And YES, it will be attached to "Danny Johnson Saves The World." Mind. Blown.
THIS IS YOUR LAST CHANCE!
Contributor credits for "Danny Johnson Saves The World" are STILL AVAILABLEbut only until the middle of the month! With the film inching VERY close to completion, you have mere DAYS to get in on the contributor program!
For each $25.00 donation, all contributors will be entitled to having a single name* of their choosing listed in the contributors section of the closing credits of the film, a customized, frameable document certifying their participation in the program and a choice of one (1) copy of the finished film on DVD OR one (1) collector's ticket to the film's world premiere!
ALSO, for the first time ever, additional DVDs of the film and/or premiere tickets may be pre-ordered as "add-ons" ($10 each) with the purchase of at least one credit.
Contributor credits can even be given as gifts!
If you'd like to contribute to "Danny Johnson Saves The World," visit the contributor page at SaintEuphoria.com by clicking HERE!
*A single credit is defined as the name of one (1) person or corporate entity. Any credit requiring the word "and," an ampersand (&), and/or a comma (except when part of a legal company name) will constitute multiple credits and MUST BE paid for separately.
NOTE: The contributor program is an "equal exchange" program, which means specifically that those participating have NO SAY in the decisions or actions taken by anyone involved in the actual production of the film and are NOT entitled to ANY possible future profits earned by the film, derivative works, and/or merchandise created for or featuring elements from the film. Becoming a contributor does not entitle the participant to ANY ownership WHATSOEVER of the finished film or associated elements.
|Lobby cards are a form of movie advertising that were quite common from the early days of film, up through the B-movie-rich 1950s and '60s. Usually issued in sets of eight, each card featured a different scene from the film. These days, full sets of lobby cards are highly sought after by collectors.
After releasing lobby card sets for "The Giant Spider," "Attack of the Moon Zombies" and "The Late Night Double Feature," a new set for the movie that started the Mihmiverse, "The Monster of Phantom Lake," is now available as an extremely-limited-run collectible!
Designed by Mr. Mihm himself, this set of eight 8.5" x 11" lobby cards depicts scenes from the film and are hand-colorized and stylistically "weathered" to look extra retro!
per set (FREE
shipping & handling, even international!)
To order a set, click here:
Mouse over each image for a larger view!
From DVDs and Blu-rays to exclusive posters, lobby cards and collectibles, the shop at SaintEuphoria.com, the online home of the films of Christopher R. Mihm, has a little bit of something for every current and soon-to-be-obsessed Mihmiverse fanand autographs are ALWAYS FREE!
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|The latest episode of the Mihmiverse Bonfire Podcast is now available for download!|
The Mihmiverse Bonfire Podcast crew (hosts Rhuby 'n' Hater and perma-guest writer/director Christopher R. Mihm) continue their expansion outside the world of the films to interview a fellow podcaster (and HUGE supporter of the 'verse), Derek M. Koch.
Mr. Koch is the host of the amazing bi-weekly classic-movie-themed podcast, Monster Kid Radio! Thrills, chills, spills, "Creature from the Black Lagoon" mentions and the longest 30-seconds of random EVER are some of the exciting things in store in this funny and informative episode! Check it out!
Click here to download part 1 Click here to download part 2
The Mihmiverse Bonfire Podcast will be released on or around the 15th of every month. Moderated by hosts Rhuby 'n' Hater, this free-to-download monthly audiocast offers exclusive news, interviews with the folks who make the Mihmiverse possible, shameless self-promotion, and original recurring content!
If you'd like to ask a question of the hosts, writer/director Christopher R. Mihm, or any of the show's upcoming guest(s), click HERE to submit your queries! If we like them, we may even include them in a future podcast! OR, you can "like" the Mihmiverse Bonfire Podcast page on Facebook and "participate" by posting to the podcast's wall during recording!
Invasion of the Saucer-Men (1957)
Directed by Edward Cahn
Starring Steven Terrell and Gloria Castillo
It's a dark night and a pair of 35-year-old teenagers (as most were in classic 1950s B-grade cinema) are on their way to lover's lane. They keep their lights off in fear of the crotchety, giant-shotgun-toting farmer who owns the land on which the make-out spot sits. In the distance, an alien spacecraft lands. One of its creepy, bug-eyed inhabitants exits and begins to scout around. As the alien and the headlight-less vehicle cross paths, the creature is unceremoniously killed. What follows is a preposterously goofy and altogether fun story involving an opportunistic businessman, horny teenagers, inept army guys, menacing three-foot-tall, needle-fingered aliens, the local police department, and one inebriated bull. Though the production values of this film are in the very-low-budget range, the alien design (and the film's poster) are iconic to the "classic drive-in" era. "Invasion of the Saucer Men" was originally intended to be a serious alien invasion movie but, at some point during production it became an outright comedy. As a result, the film occasionally feels somewhat uneven. Aside from that, the final product is quite funny. If you can somehow find a copy of this film (it'll most likely be a bootleg, as the rights have been tied up for decades), check it out. It's a perfect example of the particular kind of cheesiness that I, as a filmmaker, strive to re-create!
Christopher R. Mihm
Let's try something slightly different...
Below, you'll find a year, a director and a cast list. You figure out the name of the cheesy horror film.
Hint: The word "scream" appears in some form in each title.
#1 - Year: 1958
Director: Harold Daniels
Cast: Gerald Mohr, Cathy O'Donnell, William Ching, John Qualen
#2 - Year: 1958
Director: Alex Nicol
Cast: John Hudson, Peggy Webber, Russ Conway
#3 - Year: 1961
Director: Seth Holt
Cast: Susan Strasberg, Christopher Lee, Ronald Lewis
#4 - Year: 1964
Director: Terence Fisher
Cast: Willard Parker, Dennis Price, Virginia Field
#5 - Year: 1970
Director: Gordon Hessler
Cast: Vincent Price, Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing
Scroll to the bottom of the Mihmiverse Monthly for the answers.
Do you have several bananas starting to turn brown on your kitchen counter? If you do, I have a delicious banana bread recipe for youand it's not your standard banana bread recipe. It's banana goodness fit for The King!
Elvis Banana Bread
Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, whisk the first six ingredients. In another bowl, whisk bananas, eggs, peanut butter, applesauce, oil and vanilla until blended. Add to flour mixture; stir just until moistened. Fold in chocolate chips.
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
- 4 medium ripe bananas, mashed
- 2 eggs
- 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
- 1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
- 1/4 cup canola oil
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 2/3 cup semisweet chocolate chips
Transfer to three 5-3/4x3x2-in. loaf pans coated with cooking spray. Bake 45-50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pans 10 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool.
Yield: 3 mini loaves (6 slices each)
My monsters-with-king-size-appetites ate this right up (literally within minutes!) and give it 5 out of 5 "mind control rings." (Come to the world premeire of "Danny Johnson Saves The World" and you'll better understand the reference!)
Here is a little tip: whenever you have a brown banana, throw it in the freezer until you need it. When you do, just put them on the counter for two hours and they'll be thawed and ready to go!
You can find this recipe (and many more like it) and its corresponding nutrition information on the Taste of Home website!
|"The Tiki War," a film featuring Rachel Grubb (Hagra/Amy), will be screening on March 12th as part of a double feature at the Trylon Microcinema in Minneapolis, MN. Check out the event's Facebook event page for more information.|
"The Monster of Phantom Lake," "It Came From Another World!," "Cave Women on Mars," "Terror from Beneath the Earth," "Destination: Outer Space," "Attack of the Moon Zombies," "House of Ghosts," "The Giant Spider" and "The Late Night Double Feature" DVDs are now available at SaintEuphoria.com, the online home of the films of Christopher R. Mihm.
In addition, exclusive movie posters, patches, collectibles and other merchandise are now in stock. Everything is available in extremely limited quantities, so get yours today before they run out!
|The Trivia Corner answers:|
1. "My World Dies Screaming," 2. "The Screaming Skull," 3. "Scream of Fear,"
4. "The Earth Dies Screaming," 5. "Scream and Scream Again"
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