Back during high school, I was addicted to campy B horror movies. Cleveland, for whatever reason, had a proliferation of television hosts who catered to this demographic. Second-run movies were a staple in Cleveland, home to local celebrities like The Ghoul,1 Big Chuck and Little John, and Super Host. Then there were also syndicated hosts like Elvira, Mistress of the Dark (who had a very loyal following of 14-year-old males). Returning home Saturday night from an evening of carousing, there was nothing finer than tuning in to a B horror movie, munching on a slice of stale pizza, and falling asleep in front of the tube.
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