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I Was a TV Horror Host: Memoirs of a Creature Features Man

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Once upon a time there were weird TV hosts in costumes who introduced old horror and science fiction movies on late-night programming. John Stanley, who hosted the highly rated "Creature Features" in the San Francisco-Bay Area for six years (1979-84), preferred to be just himself in normal clothing -- but in the process met some of the most unusual entertainment icons of t ...more
Paperback, 201 pages
Published July 1st 2007 by Creatures At Large
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Although Bob Wilkins started Creature Features and hosted it longer than John Stanley (Wilkins hosted CF for eight years, Stanley only six), for me John Stanley IS Creature Features. Bob Wilkins will always be Captain Cosmic. It's an age thing.

For those readers that were not in the San Francisco Bay Area during the seventies and/or early eighties, Creature Features was a program the aired on KTVU Channel 2 during various hours of the weekend. Sometimes it would air during prime time, other times
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