Welcome to Hell

Glenn Walker is a writer who knows pop culture. He loves, hates, and lives pop culture. He knows too freaking much about pop culture, and here's where he talks about it all: movies, music, comics, television, and the rest... Welcome to Hell.


I saw "Saturday Night Live" for the first time in June of 1976. I remember recognizing the voice of announcer Don Pardo right away. I can't rightly say where I knew it from but I knew it. The show has been on the air for almost four decades and he was there for all but one misguided season. T...
Posted: August 19, 2014, 7:53 pm

I was surprised to find this treasure on YouTube as I had never heard of such a thing before. This twelve-minute short from 1966 is indeed the first animated version, predating the Rankin-Bass film by eleven years. Rumor has it the producer, William L. Snyder, had to make a movie before selling...
Posted: August 18, 2014, 7:32 pm
The 1985 version of Brewster's Millions with Richard Pryor and John Candy is one of my favorite guilty pleasure films. It's silly, it's funny, it's predictable, but the talent involved elevates the movie to a new level. I'll watch it whenever it's on, and laugh every time.

Brewster's Millions ...
Posted: August 17, 2014, 5:26 pm

Gay Purr-ee ~ At a time when most animated features were made by Disney, this non-Disney entry is largely forgotten. Written by Chuck Jones and his wife, who was moonlighting on his regular gig with Warner Bros., Gay Pur-ee is the rather simple tale of a country cat who comes to the big city, Pa...
Posted: August 17, 2014, 3:44 am

Award winning actress of the stage and screen, as well as model and Hollywood legend, Lauren Bacall has passed away. She was 89.

Ms. Bacall first made the scene as a model but soon swept the world, and Humphrey Bogart, off its feet with her film debut in 1944's To Have and Have Not. She conti...
Posted: August 13, 2014, 3:16 pm