Episode 7 of 80s Horror Memories focuses on horror hosts Elvira and Joe Bob Briggs

The new episode of our 80s Horror Memories docuseries focuses on legendary horror hosts Elvira and Joe Bob Briggs


Last month, JoBlo.com launched a new weekly documentary series called 80s Horror Memories, and the first five episodes of the series were all dedicated to film that were released in 1980: Maniac, Dressed to Kill, AlligatorFriday the 13thThe ShiningProm Night, and The Fog. With episode 6, we entered 1981 – and got our journey through the year of the slasher boom started with a look at The Funhouse, The Burning, Friday the 13th Part 2, and My Bloody Valentine. Now episode 7 has been released, and this one we’re focusing on a pair of legendary horror hosts: Elvira and Joe Bob Briggs! You can hear all about them in the video embedded above.

New episodes of 80s Horror Memories will be released through the YouTube channel JoBlo Horror Originals every Monday. 

Here’s the info on 80s Horror MemoriesIt’s been over 40 years that the decade that shaped the horror movie industry began and having lived through most of those years personally, we at JoBlo/Arrow in the Head have decided to create a 10-part documentary series in which not only cover every nook and cranny of the biggest horror themes from 1980 to 1989 but also what was happening in the world at the time. Join us as we walk down Horror Memory Lane!

And here’s the info on this particular episode: In this episode of 80s Horror Memories – Elvira & Joe Bob Briggs: The Birth of Horror Hosts, we’re focusing on two horror icons whose legacy continues to this day. The ‘queen of ween’, hostess with the mostest, maven of the macabre Elvira: Mistress of the Dark and television host and film critic Joe Bob Briggs. So, strap yourself into your favorite arm-chair and perfect that heaven bump hairstyle, as we take a look at two awesome horror icons from 1981!

This episode of 80s Horror Memories was written by Adam Walton, narrated by Tyler Nichols, edited by Adam Walton, produced by Berge Garabedian and John Fallon, co-produced by Mike Conway, and executive produced by Berge Garabedian. The score was provided by Shawn Knippelberg. The special guests in this episode are Craig Perry (the Final Destination franchise) and Eric Red (The Hitcher).

Let us know what you thought of this episode on Elvira and Joe Bob Briggs, plus share some of your own ’80s horror memories, by leaving a comment!

Two of the previous episodes of 80s Horror Memories can be seen below. To see more of our shows, head over to the JoBlo Horror Originals channel – and subscribe while you’re at it!

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