Far Out SciFi Worlds of Sid and Marty Krofft

Brothers Sid and Marty Krofft first came to fame with their touring puppet show "Les Poupées de Paris" in the 1970s which featured topless puppets, and puppet-on-puppet sex long before Avenue Q or Team America. They later made the move to television with the trippy H.R. Pufnstuf in 1969, which they swear was not drug… » 3/27/08 3:13pm 3/27/08 3:13pm

The "Castle Thunder" Noise that Rocked a Thousand Movies

On Friday we told you about the pervasive use of the Wilhelm Scream through movies, tv shows, and video games, but today we bring you something even closer to the hearts of science fiction history: Castle Thunder. It's been used to bring assembled body parts back to life, to send people back to the future, and to… » 3/03/08 11:00am 3/03/08 11:00am