Every Other Day is Halloween

Posted: October 25, 2018 in Uncategorized

The Assignment: Horror Podcast

G1It was a different age of television. Channels were far more often than not locally run, and most stations had their own smaller studio production facilities where actual programming was made for broadcast. This programming wasn’t just your six o’clock news either. Back in those days, you would get local morning shows, children’s game shows and programming, and special event presentations starring the local talent that was geared towards the tastes of the regional audiences. But the favorite amongst the local programming in many areas was whatever show featured a horror movie and a horror host. Back in 2009 C.W. Prather’s labor of love, Every Other Day is Halloween, looked at a slice of this bit of television history by focusing on Dick Dyszel, a man known throughout the DC area and beyond as Bozo the Clown, Captain 20, and, most importantly, Count Gore de Vol.

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