Vincent, Tangella and Mr. Livingston host the 21st-century version of Creature Features, the classic Bay Area horror-host program made famous by Bob Wilkins in the 70’s and John Stanley in the 80’s. Host Vincent Van Dahl, from this haunted mansion, is joined by his housemate Tangella and his valet Mr. Livingston to deliver the best guests and the worst movies to the entire San Francisco Bay Area. Saturday nights at 11 pm on KOFY TV20.
Lord Blood-Rah: Creatures-Con MC and host of the Rondo Award nominated syndicated TV series Lord Blood-Rah's Nerve Wrackin' Theatre, presenting the Best, Worst and Wildest horror and science fiction films ever made along with his own unique brand of geeky madness. Lord Blood-Rah has been hosting live horror and sci-fi film events around the Bay Area and around the country for nearly 10 years. Lord Blood-Rah's Nerve Wrackin' Theatre can be seen locally on KCTH Comcast 27 Friday nights at 10:30 pm, on VCAT Saturday nights at 7:00 pm and on North Bay TV Tuesday nights at 10:00 pm.
Forever associated with a heroic TV collie Lassie, Jon Provost actually was a veteran performer by the time he won the role of "Timmy Martin" at age seven. Jon was three years old when he was cast as Jane Wyman and Sterling Hayden's son in the film So Big. He proceeded with The Country Girl as Bing Crosby and Grace Kelly's son, Back from Eternity starring Anita Ekberg, and co-starred in Escapade in Japan. And then came Lassie (1957-1964)
Kathleen Marie Garver is an American stage, film, television, and voice-over actress most remembered for having portrayed the teenage niece, Catherine "Cissy" Davis, to series character Uncle Bill Davis, played by Brian Keith, on the popular 1960s CBS sitcom, Family Affair. Before that, she was cast by Cecil B DeMille in the film The Ten Commandments. She is also known as the voice of Firestar in the animated television series Spider-Man and his Amazing Friends. Garver authored The Family Affair.
C. Andrew Nelson is an award-winning artist, actor, writer, consultant, and motivational speaker. Andrew spent four years as a visual effects artist at Industrial Light & Magic. .Andrew is probably best known for having played the character of Darth Vader in the Special Edition re-release of the original Star Wars trilogy as well as in the Rebel Assault II and Dark Forces games from LucasArts. Andrew, who began playing Vader for Lucasfilm in 1994, has portrayed the infamous dark lord for commercials, television shows, print, games, and live appearances. He has managed to spend more time in the official Vader costume than any other actor.
Strephon Taylor is an artist and musician who has been producing movies since 2010 through his own company, November Fire Recordings. His new release is:The San Francisco Cable Cars: A previous release, Jack Pierce, The Maker of Monsters, recognizes the life and accomplishments of the oft-forgotten creator of the famous Frankenstein, Mummy, and Wolfman makeups. In conjunction with local filmmaker Tom Wyrsch they highlighted San Francisco’s Lands End in: Remembering Playland, Sutro's: The Palace at Lands End, and The Cliff House.
As a film director, Lustig is best known for his low-budget horror films Maniac, Vigilante, Uncle Sam, and the Maniac Cop series. Lustig has also worked as an actor playing small roles in his own films . He is the CEO of Blue Underground; an entertainment company specializing in the release of obscure films and exploitation films on DVD.[ He also produced both remakes of his films Maniac (2012) and Maniac Cop (2016), the latter co-produced with Nicolas Winding Refn.
Tom produced the award-winning documentary films “Remembering Playland at the Beach”, the iconic San Francisco amusement park torn down in 1972, and “Watch Horror Films, Keep America Strong” the story of the classic Bay Area television show "Creature Features". He is the official Creature Features, historian/archivist. His latest films “Haunted Sonoma County” 2016 and “Haunted Wine Country” 2017 expanded his documentary filmmaking into the world of the ghosts and legends. Both films roadmap locations in Northern California’s wine country said to be haunted.
Laurie Jacobson is a celebrated Hollywood researcher and author. She published Dishing Hollywood spilling the beans on 43 Tinseltown scandals - with a pertinent recipe connected to each one. Her second book, Hollywood Haunted covers more than 100 years of ghostly goings-on in filmland. Timmy's in the Well - The Jon Provost Story celebrates the 50th anniversary of Timmy from the original Lassie TV series. Recently she hosted two feature-length documentary films, investigating the ghosts of Northern California's Wine Country.
Wife of the late Bob Wilkins of late night TV horror host fame. Working at KCRA Channel 3 in Sacramento, where she met Bob, she hosted her own show dressed as a witch. Sally has written and directed stage plays in the Sacramento area as well as being a middle school teacher.
John worked 33 years (1960-1993) as an entertainment writer for the San Francisco Chronicle. From 1979 through 1984 he was the host of Creature Features, a Saturday night series produced at KTVU, Channel 2, in Jack London Square. John has written 18 published books, including eight which were produced by his own publishing company, Creatures at Large Press. Among them: six editions of “The Creature Features Movie Guide”
Jack Katz, comic book artist and writer, painter and art teacher is known for his graphic novel The First Kingdom, a 24-issue epic he began during the era of underground comix. He began working for comic-book publishers in the 1940s, during the period fans and historians call the Golden Age of Comic Books. The First Kingdom, a serialized work that later became considered a precursor to, or an early form of, the graphic novel was completed in 1986. He went on to write and draw further works in that vein, and to teach art.
Shawn Lewis is a San Francisco bay area entrepreneur who has been publishing and producing horror themed collector’s items since 1989. Over the past three decades Shawn has overseen and executive-produced an impressive number of products, everything from novels and comics, to rare soundtracks releases, vinyl and even laserdiscs. He is best known for writing and producing the exploitation comedy fiasco BLACK DEVIL DOLL in 2007 and the new TV sitcom There Goes Da Neighba'hood. Shawn’s latest publishing venture is EIBON PRESS the new leader in collectible horror comics.
Charlotte Stewart is most famous for her role as the schoolmarm 'Miss Beadle' on Little House on the Prairie. Her first acting job was on The Loretta Young Show. She has guest starred on many television series ranging from Bonanza to The Office and the recurring role of Betty Briggs on Twin Peaks. She was also a prolific TV commercial actress. Her notable film appearances include Eraserhead and Tremors. In 2016, Stewart self-published her memoirs in a book entitled Little House in the Hollywood Hills.
Horror Hostess of the popular syndicated television show Miss Misery's Movie Massacre has been hosting her television show and live events for the past twelve years. She's also known for directing, acting and author of her young adult book series entitled "Monsters." You can catch her show on Saturday nights at 10 pm on KCTH Comcast 27 and Saturday nights at 9 pm on VCAT.
Real Costume Company is comprised of Nick Estefan (Owner/Operator & Lead Builder) and Joseph Wilson (Costume Creation & Logistical Handler). Real Costume Company has been specializing in custom-made costumes and props since 2008. Their most recent work was “Caesar from Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” which was a year-long undertaking that resulted in their most complicated but worthwhile project. Through the years they have worked with a high volume of both commissions and personal projects. However, as of late they have focused their efforts on one build per year in an attempt to produce projects never attempted and expand on their existing capabilities.
Tony Vella is an experienced Stuntman, Stunt Coordinator, Actor, and San Francisco native, with nearly 30 years’ experience both on-camera and behind the scenes. His work in both stunt coordinating and on-camera stunts and acting includes a multitude of feature films, television shows, commercials, industrials, and “live” stunt shows. His credits include “Sorry to Bother You” “Kicks”, the upcoming horror release “Lasso” which includes a cameo “Take the 10” a buddy comedy action movie for Netflix. He is currently stunt coordinating another Netflix Feature for director Joe Robert Cole co-writer of Black Panther.
Ever wonder what it is like to walk with ghosts? Devin Sisk and Ellen MacFarlane give tours of a paranormal adventure like no other. The ghosts of Napa, Sonoma and Vacaville cities There is something dark in Wine Country at night. They guide people to see for themselves! Ellen has appeared in several TV shows such as Monsters & Mysteries in America as a consultant and historian and most recently appeared on Travel Channels Ghost Adventures. Devin has been featured on Animal Planet, Discovery, Eye on the Bay and more. most recently appeared on Ghost Adventure