Good evening group and Happy October! And just in time for Halloween I've
added some new Washington TV (WTOP) audio recordings to
This latest reel-to-reel collection comes from the kind donation of fellow
Graves fan, Richard Webb, and covers mostly 1970 Sir Graves broadcasts,
including Sir Graves' 1970 Washington Halloween show! So it's time once
again to dim the lights, cuddle up in your favorite spot by the 'puter,
and enjoy some all-new vintage Sir Graves Ghastly recordings!
and getting in the Halloween spirit this year, I updated the front
page some days ago with some frightfully festive doings--Sir
Graves style! :)
just to note that as we sadly mark our first Halloween without Lawson
Deming, let us all keep in mind that Sir Graves Ghastly,
our friendly neighborhood vampire host, hasn't gone anywhere! He's
still alive (or not) and well right here at SirGravesGhastly.com,
bidding all you boys and ghouls very Happy "Halloween" Haunting's
once again this year! Neeeyyyaaaaaaaaaaa!!!
I've set up a virtual memorial place online, humble though it is, where we fans
(and certainly family if they wish to) can each go to light a virtual
candle in Lawson's (and Sir Graves') memory and share a short
message (if you choose to). Please click
here to light your candle for Lawson and Sir Graves.
Each candle stays lit for 48 hours but can be re-lit later. Feel free
to share this link with others (there's a handy "e-mail this candle to
a friend" option at the site). I
felt like we Sir Graves Ghastly fans needed our own place where we
could go to do a little something special for Lawson. Made me feel a
little better. Hope it does you.
note: I've temporarily disabled the background wind sounds on the Audio
and Video clip pages, as they were interfering with said clips for some
people. For the record, they don't for me. Soon I plan
to overhaul a lot of things like that here and make it all easier to
enjoy and much more cross-browser compatible.
I updated the funeral information here today --it
will be held on Monday (not
April 30th. And I've been informed that while Lawson's family prefers
only family members and close friends at the funeral, they are aware of,
and appreciate, all the thoughts and prayers of the
a personal note, the heartfelt outpouring from fans everywhere,
both here in the Ghastly Guestbook (especially!), as well as via many
e-mails, has been amazing, comforting (as a fan myself), and incredibly
touching. Gang, you're all doing Sir Graves Ghastly's memory very proud,
in my humble opinion, and I sincerely thank you for it. Everyone. Lawson
Deming's great talent and enduring impact on those who grew up with
him, could truly have no better, more fitting tribute than the messages
I'm seeing here and in my e-mail the past few days.
of e-mail, THANK YOU all for the kind messages you've taken the time
to send! I appreciate each and every one and will respond to any questions
not answered here on the site, just as soon as I can. Please bear with
me and forgive any delays. I'll try to catch up on all of
it soon. Just wanted you to know that I am reading them and
I do appreciate them very much. :)
note regarding the Guestbook: The company I'm hosting this website
with imposes a text limit on all Guestbook entires (just one of the
reasons I'm switching hosts soon), so I've noticed several great messages
getting cut off in mid-sentence. I hate this and apologize for the
limitation! Please be aware of it, though, if posting long messages,
and by all means, if a message you've already written got cut off,
feel free to post (or
e-mail me) a follow-up
"part 2" note to finish your thoughts and stories. I can always join
the pieces later. :)
complete links to all related online articles, tributes, obituaries,
etc., of late, will be posted here at the site soon, so you can find
them quickly and easily.
run, but more later...
R.I.P. Lawson Deming
is a day I've been dreading for a long time. As I first reported last
evening on my Vintage
Detroit TV & Movie Board, Lawson Deming, our beloved
Sir Graves Ghastly, passed away Tuesday night, April 24th, just
one day after his 94th birthday. I was awaiting forthcoming details
from his family before updating this site. His
granddaughter, Lisa, has informed me that Lawson had pneumonia
recently and hadn't been responding to antibiotics. He
congestive heart failure Tuesday, in
sincerely thank the Deming family for communicating with me during this
services will be held Monday, April 30th, at the Zeis
McGreevey Funeral Home, 16105 Detroit Ave., Lakewood, Ohio. In
lieu of flowers, the Deming family requests that friends and fans
please consider making a monetary contribution to the Cleveland
Institute of Art.
Deming family prefers only family members and close friends at the
funeral on Monday, though they appreciate all the thoughts and prayers
from his fans. As devoted fans, let us all respect their wishes and
give them the privacy they deserve during this difficult time.
Deming was one of Detroit TV's true class acts--both on and off the
air. For many metro Detroit kids growing up in the '60s, '70s, and
early '80s, Sir Graves Ghastly was like a member of the family. Like
fans everywhere, I am very saddened to hear of Lawson's death, but
at the same time, so very thankful for all the magical TV memories
he gave us, and that he was able to live such a long, prosperous, and
distinguished life. For my part, I'm taking great comfort in perusing
all the wonderful messages shared by fans in the Guestbook here
(feel free to add your own--messages aren't updated instantly, but
will be visible within a few hours usually), as well as in
re-reading the Show History sections, and
of course, watching the videos and listening
to the old show recordings.
those who remember, things will never feel the same in metro Detroit.
As fans, all our collective hearts go out to Lawson's family, as well
as our thanks. Detroit will never forget Sir Graves Ghastly and Lawson
Deming. Many Happy Hauntings to you, Sir Graves...
Added a new photo here and here today,
as the start of some coming updates... in time for Fall, and of
course, Halloween. Always like having new stuff posted for Halloween
if at all possible!
no updates in a while here, I know, but then again, there simply hasn't
been much new to add of late, unfortunately. No new videos have surfaced
since the last ones I added over a year ago (please come forward
NOW if you have anything at all out there, group!), and no new audio
recordings either--though I will finally be adding the rest of the
WTOP Washington recordings to the audio archive very
soon (they'll all definitely be up before Halloween
upcoming, so watch for that).
the supposed "complete" Sir Graves shows being offered on eBay from
time to time (and that some of you write me about), don't count, since
they're all bogus. They're not real shows, folks, don't buy
them. The sellers claim they're actual shows recorded off TV, when
they're really just simulations someone
put together, always using the common "highlight" footage that can
be found on this website in its entirety.
It's always this same pool of footage, just intercut with different
movies. Don't pay money for that (if you're epecting real show recordings
anyway, as the misleading ads promise).
with that said, here's hoping that someone contacts me and comes forward
soon, with some new, real Gravesy video footage to share here,
just in time for Halloween! It's been a while since we've seen anything
new and I think it's about time we got a new "fix", don't you?
:) So if you or anyone you know, might possibly have some Sir Graves
show footage buried somewhere on an old junk tape (video or audio),
please e-mail me!
I'm also looking for any and ALL video/audio recordings of the old
Detroit area horror movie TV shows and hosts: TV20 Thriller Movie,
TV50's Chiller Movie & Creature Feature, WXYZ's Scream Theatre & 4:00/4:30
Movie, WGPR horror movie recordings, and other local horror hosts
like, The Ghoul, Count Scary, and Morgus. Please contact me ASAP if
you have anything like this on tape (audio or video), no matter
how little or how bad the quality! I'm looking for it all. Please help if you can.
Just added a new section that's been "coming soon" for a while
now. OK, so it wasn't real soon, but it's there now: my "Interviews
& Articles" collection is now online!
More will be added to it in the future. Hope you all dig it! Enjoy
your Saturday and Happy
Happy October, dear hearts! This is the perfect time to finally get
some new updates posted, so I grabbed me shovel and dug some fresh
Graves for you all! And gang, have I got some frightfully tasty
early Halloween treats for you today! I think you'll go
positively batty over them! First up, we have a couple new
photos for you to have a gander at. One
comes to us via the ever-awesome and tireless efforts of Peter Kenter
(I prefer to call him "Peter the Great" myself), who got in
touch with the Detroit
Auto Show and managed to wrangle
us up a really cool photo of Sir Graves at the annual event in 1979, at
Cobo Hall! Detroit favorite, Oopsy! The Clown, appears with him in the
photo as well! In the same gallery you'll also find a small
pic I added of Lawson Deming in 1957(!) with Spec Howard, which is pretty
last, but certainly not
least, I have added WTOP-TV Washington recordings to
page archive!!! Yep, they're finally here, folks! These incredible
recordings come to us from the personal reel-to-reel collection of Richard
Barrack, who is now my new current hero, not only for managing to both
record and save these shows from so long ago (thank you, thank
you, thank you!), but also for taking the time to rip them from those
old dusty tapes, and then share them with me for this archive! I will
be forever thankful, Richard, and I'm sure I speak for all the other
Sir Graves fans who visit this site, too, when I say that! Oh, ahem...
and I really apologize for taking so dang long to get these babies
added to the website finally! Took me long enough, huh? :) But
hey, better late than never, I guess. And heck, posting them now, in
so close to Halloween, actually turns out to be perfect timing when
all is said and done! Neeeyyyaaaaaaaaaaa!!! Well kiddies, that's it
for the moment, but I do have a few more little things to add as the
month continues, so watch for that. Also, speaking of Halloween, I've
been having a ghoulishly good time with a little vintage Halloween Blog
I started a while back called, OLD
HAUNTS, where it's Halloween
every single day! Check it out for a few more early tricks & treats.
Until next time... Happy Haunting!!!!
Added a great new photo to the Media Crypt,
from Ron, in Warren, Michigan! This is a real treasure, Ron, thanks a million
for sharing it, and for clearing up that Macomb Mall appearance I was unsure
about! Though, you also open up a whole other can of worms for me now. It has
always been recounted (by Deming himself, and others) that the "Digger Deeper"
sidekick character (played by Walter Selbman) didn't begin appearing on the show
till later in its run (around the late '70s), but here you have this 1973 photograph
and it clearly shows that Digger was at this appearance with Sir Graves! Now
I'm not sure what to think. Walter Selbman? Are you out there anywhere? I'd love
to talk to you. :)
Added a new photo to the Media Crypt, that was kindly
sent in by Cindy Vanburen. Great shot, Cindy, and of course, many Ghastly thanks
to you for sharing it! I also updated an entry on the Personal
Appearance Log page,
re: a '77 or '78 movie theater event Sir Graves attended in Detroit with The
Hulk. Thanks to Jim Kessler, we now know what theater this took place in! Thanks
for the update, Jim!
Added 3 incredible new photos to the Media Crypt!
Chuck Fraley, a fan who grew up in Maryland and watched Sir Graves there
on WTOP-TV Channel 9, out of Washington DC in the early '70s, snapped
the pictures during a visit to the WTOP studios to watch a Sir Graves
show taping in September, 1970 when he was 12! What a treat to finally
get to see what the Washington set looked like! Wondered if I ever would
(just need some Cleveland pics now). Anyway, the shots are fantastic,
Chuck, and I sincerely thank you for digging them up and sending them
to the site! You really came through, buddy. :) I've also added Chuck's
great website, Marlow
Heights 60s and 70s, to the Links page here, for
any visitors reading this who grew up in or around the Maryland area
and watched Sir Graves there on Channel 9. Chuck's site should hold tons
of great childhood memories for you!
Time to dig some new Graves! After much delay I've finally put up the
Show History page(s). It's in three
parts, and even at that I had to stop myself from writing more
and trim out some to keep it readable and more easily digestible.
Once you get me started talking about Sir Graves, I just don't
know when to stop! Anyway, I've tried to sum up the main facts
and chronology of the Sir Graves/Lawson Deming story as best I
can, though I'm sure later I'll think of things I forgot to mention
that I'll want to add. At any rate, I hope it proves interesting
to you and I'm glad to finally have it online for everyone's
reference. I'm just sorry it took me so long. It's been mostly
done for quite a while now, I just never got around to finalizing
it and all.
I also wanted to point out (though a bit belatedly) something really
cool. A couple of months ago I added a link to
the Links page for
a new website that kicked off last Fall, called, Frightmares:
The Series. Frightmares is
a weekly online horror
host video web show, complete with puppet hosts (cool idea!)
hosting horror films and doing zany skits each and every week--just
like in the good old days! Anyway, back in November they did a Sir
Graves Ghastly Tribute Show episode (the creators were big fans growing
up), where they showed some Graves highlights (the ones from the first
video page here), a movie, and talked a bit about Sir Graves as well.
So I just wanted to thank them here for mentioning this humble website
at the end of that episode, and suggest to all the kiddies out there
to check out what they're doing over there--especially if you need
a weekly horror host show fix (and who doesn't these days?)! The Graves
episode is currently offline now, but they have it available on
DVD, and you can also watch other recent shows in streaming form
for free! Many Ghastly thanks, guys!
Added two new pages to the Media Crypt: The
Musical World of Sir Graves Ghastly!, which is a rundown of all
the music/songs used on the show, and the Personal
Appearance Log, which is my little down-and-dirty list of all
the various places fans saw or met Sir Graves over the years. Also
in the process of throwing some cool cobwebs around the place to make
it a little more homely, uh, I mean homey (note the background).
And I'm not done. More will be added later. See you then!
Good afternoon, dear hearts, and a very belated but very happy Halloween,
Thanksgiving, Merry Christmas, and New Year, all rolled into one, to everyone
out there! LOL. You know how it goes; got slowed down on doing new site additions
for a while, but I'm back in business now (er, for the moment
anyway). So here comes some frightfully new surprises! The first thing
I just added is, finally,
some NEW VIDEO!!! Yaaaaayyy!
Past site contributor, Peter Kenter, generously sent along a video recording
of a partial show he captured in 1981, and it's now been added to the archive
over in the
Media Crypt Videos wing! Hope you all dig it the
most, like I do. Thanks again for the contribution, Peter, and sorry it
took me so long to finally get it digitized and online. :) Other fun new
additions (see last entry below) and updates will be along soon as well.
Gonna go and continue working on new stuff right now....
Greetings fellow Grave Diggers! Some things are new, here's what they
are: First, I've given the menu at the left a wee upgrade. The buttons
are now a little more lively (just felt like doing it), and you may notice
I've added a new button for a new page--FAQ! Yes, I'm writing up a Sir
Graves FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) right now, and while there's a
little bit of it there already, just to get us started, I plan to constantly
add to it in the coming weeks, to encompass much more, to answer all your
Grave questions! I also broke ground in preparation for two new sections
that are almost ready to be added to the Media Crypt; Interviews & Articles (I plan to add lots here), and Web
Mentions & References, where I'll put links to any particularly
interesting or significant Sir Graves mentions on other sites around the
cobwebby Web (just for the sake of chronicling everything Graves,
right here, under one roof!). These pages should go live within the next
several days. I also added another photo to the Promo & Memorabilia archive,
one to the Miscellaneous
page, and a few new show listings for the TV Guide
page (soon I'm going to implement a way to highlight new listings, or
show a log there, so you'll know what new data has been added, and when!).
As well, on the TV Guide page, I'm also in the process of linking any
audio/video recordings in the Media Crypt, to their actual date entries
in the TV listings. I think this will be cool.
I'm also working to unify the entire site
a little more, in terms of look and overall design, and to that end, have
added some slightly new title graphics to most pages, and went through
and tried to start tightening up every page so it all meshes and more
smoothly transitions from one page to the next. I'm a little picky like
that, and so am finally getting around to fixing all those little things
here. :) And I'm finally actually getting around to cobbleing
together the "show history" page! No, really. Heh. I promise
I'll have something up soon on that page, no matter what -- if
I want to obssess over it later, the way I tend to, I can always add to
it and tweak it and stuff as I go along and as time permits. Also made
a few text corrections here aand there and fixed a few mistakes. Next
update I'll catch you up on the latest Sir Graves news from the past several
months. Till next time, keep digging Graves!
Jeepers! Took me long enough for another update, didn't it, kiddies? Sir
Graves has been running me bones off down in the dungeon lately! He finally
let me come up for air tonight, so I'll get right to it... Here's a rundown
of the new things I just added (with more on the way): New photos in the
Picture wing of the Media Crypt--on Page 3 of the
Promo & Memorabilia section, and also two new pix on the Miscellaneous
photos page. On that note, I'm also in the process of adding some new
graphical flourishes here and there (I won't point each one out), throughout
the site to spruce things up a bit, so watch for that.
Also, thanks to Canadian fan, Peter Kenter,
we finally have some new TV audio clips to enjoy on the Audio
page! Thanks again, Peter!! You've done Sir Graves proud. :) And vintage
TV fans out there please note; Mr. Kenter (aside from being a fellow Grave
Digger) also happens to be the author of an incredibly well-reviewed reference
book on the history of Canadian Television, called, TV
North: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Canadian Television.
Indispensable reading for TV fans--especially if you watched a lot of
Canadian television, too, growing up, as many of us Metro Detroiters just
across the River, did!
More to follow soon, as I have lots of new things to add!
As always, I'm still looking for more audio, and especially,
more video footage! Several people have promised me things for the site
on both counts in the past year or two, yet haven't delivered, so that's
unfortunate. But hey, maybe they'll find the time to make it happen eventually
at some point. I certainly hope so! :) I can't stress enough that we need
this material archived here for history's sake!!! The Glob agrees.
Till next time, Dear Hearts! Happy Haunting!
Spiffied-up the main page just a tiny bit. Looked slightly bare before
and needed a little something extra, I think. Also added a brand-new section
to the Media Crypt! A page to house my Spooky
Sir Graves Java applets. Good time-killers or whatever. I just think they're
cool so I thought I'd share 'em. Oh, and btw; desktop wallpapers and screensavers
are coming very soon... I promise!
Anyway, I hope you're all watching plenty
of good (and not-so-good) monster movies (I know I am!) and enjoying this,
the most frightastic time of year! Halloween is almost upon us... savor
the season, and above all, keep dear old Sir Graves in your hearts on
the big day! More soon.
Greetings and happy Autumn, fellow Ghastly Ones! Today marks the beginning
of some long-overdue updates and additions to the old boneyard--and just
in time for Halloween! Neeeyyyaaaaaaaaaaa!!! You didn't think I'd leave
you high and dry for the witching season, did you? No way. I begin rolling
out some new additions today with a TON, and I mean a coffin-full,
of new show listings for the TV Guide page! Delightful.
I've been wanting to get these added for a while now (sorry for the delay).
Dig in! A gazillion Ghastly thanks go out to my pal-in-fright,
Peter Kenter, for submitting some much-needed TV listings! Your hard work
is really appreciated and I thank you for pitching in and taking the time.
A round of applause and screams for Peter, everyone! He's the Vampire's
Pet this week! :)
Anyway, more on the way later, kiddies! And
please pass the word about this site for Halloween! Heh...
Added two new pictures to the Media Crypt (Miscellaneous).
Did a few more updates tonight. First, I added two more audio
recordings to the Media Crypt. That makes three new recordings
in just two days! Not bad, huh? I also tweaked (ever so slightly) the
'About This Site' page. You probably wouldn't even notice the tiny changes/corrections,
but I thought I'd mention it for the sake of completeness. Next I'm working
on finishing the addition of many, many new show listings to
the TV Guide page, that will actually pretty much fill in the bulk of
airings for most of the years the show ran! This will be huge.
There won't be many gaps after this data is all added. I'm hoping to have
it done sometime next week but we'll see how it goes. Heh. Oh, also, I
forgot to mention in yesterday's update the subject of t-shirts (and other
Graves merchandise) and show DVDs (other things I get asked about regularly).
The simple answer is Yes on all counts. I'm readying and planning to offer
soon, some tees and other Ghastly retro shwag! And yes, I'm working on
the DVD thing as well. Stay tuned, dear hearts...
Hello, group! Finally some new things stirring here in the old boneyard!
It's taken much longer than I'd have liked (or planned) to get some new
updates and content posted, but I'm finally getting some time to do a
little bit now, with more to follow in the next week. I've had several
things I've been wanting to put up for a while, just couldn't find the
time. Anyway, I dug some fresh graves tonight for Master Gravesy! First,
there's a new audio recording up (runs almost
10 minutes!), that dates back to February 27, 1971! As a bonus, yet another
TV audio recording (this time reel-to-reel) will follow this weekend.
Happy Haunting, indeed! Also made some minor information tweaks for a
couple of pictures in the Promo & Memorabilia
section, thanks to e-mails from a couple of helpful fans. Posted some
new photos as well; two on this page, and the
last two on this page. Found a few minor errors
and goofs here and there that I also polished up a bit. Soon I'll be adding
lots more fun stuff to the Downloads page,
like more 'downloadable' sounds, pictures (especially desktop wallpapers),
screensavers, Winamp skins(!), and even a page full of online Sir Graves-themed
'Java toys'--and the Java stuff is definitely highly experimental and
highly strange, admittedly, but I just can't resist. Heh. You'll see what
I mean soon enough. And I'm still hoping against hope that someone
will come forward pretty soon with some new Graves video... If you have
some, please share the love. :)
a few other things I want to address real quick... Many fans have written
me over the past several months asking me to update the site with info
on Lawson Deming today--"is he still
alive? If so, how is he?", "where does he live?", "has
he seen this website and has he contacted you?", "does he still
sign autographs, and if so, where can I write him?, "do you have
his phone number? I'd like to maybe call him", and so on. Well,
basically, I do plan to fill you all in on much of this over on the new
History page I'll be posting soon, but, until then, I'll cover the main
points in a nutshell for you. Yes, Lawson Deming is (happily) still alive
and living comfortably in a retirement home in Ohio. Back in April he
celebrated his 90th birthday! I really should've mentioned that occasion
sooner here on the site, but at any rate, I'm sure all the fans join
me now in wishing you, Lawson, a very happy (though belated) 90th birthday,
with wishes of good health, love, and happiness for many years to come!!
Now, as for the website, yes, I'm honored to report that Mr. Deming is aware
of it and has seen it! His son, David, was kind enough to write me a really
nice letter on his father's (and family's) behalf. He told me Lawson is
definitely aware of the site--not only did I send him actual screenshots
of it, but David said he prints out the guestbook postings and other things
periodically and reads them aloud to his dad, who enjoys very much hearing
from the fans! He was even kind enough to sign a beautiful picture to
me and David sent that along. I can't thank them enough. I can die happy
Which brings me to the question of autographs and such.
I plan to hopefully discuss this with David soon, but for now, I just
don't know if his dad is feeling up to signing autographs regularly for
all the fans nowadays, and I certainly have no address to give for the
retirement home he's at. Maybe down the road something like this will
be possible (or at least I might be able to forward fan letters), but
first that needs to be discussed with David (and Lawson, of course). When
I know something, you can bet it'll be posted right here. For now, I invite
you to share your memories in the guestbook
here, or over at my Vintage
Detroit Message Board (look in the 'TV horror' forum for Sir Graves
topics). Sir Graves will hear them all eventually.
Finally, allow me to thank everyone who's taken the time
to share some great Grave memories over in the Ghastly
Guestbook. I enjoy reading each and every one, and I appreciate you
all signing in! I've noticed some of you have asked questions there (or
e-mailed me), that have gone unanswered. I apologize for that, and hope
I may have actually answered a few of the more common ones here tonight.
If not, I will endeavor to answer all the e-mail and guestbook questions
I haven't yet, in the near future. Thanks for your patience! I
haven't been trying to ignore anyone, just been busy with (c)Life in
general, and tracking down new Sir Graves stuff! Heh. Thanks for your
e-mails, and especially, for the kind words about this site! I'm glad
you're enjoying it. I am, too.
Whew! Big update! Just had a lot I wanted to catch you up
on. Anyway, more updates/content soon.
Just added a new page--the "Downloads" page,
in the Media Crypt. Kicked it off with a few sound bites you can now download
freely (something many fans have been asking me for!). More to come there soon.
I also added a new photo to the Memorabilia
gallery (last one in the lower-right corner) . It was graciously donated
by Peter Kenter, in Ontario, as was some other really great material that
I'll unveil very soon. More on that later! Thanks Peter! Also added a
new link to the Links page (Johnny Ginger). Work continues this week,
I have many updates and new material I've gotten behind in adding. Today
I begin to rectify that with some new stuff, and more to come throughout
the rest of the week, hopefully. :) Anyway, I finally threw a "favorite
links" list together and you can see it by clicking on the "Links"
button on the main menu. I'll definitely be adding to it and tweaking
it as I go along here, but I at least wanted to get that page online and
done. Now, the only other "unfinished" link is the "History" page
(history of the show, that is). This one has been started and I hope
to finish it up in the next week or so. Then all the links will be online
and the site will finally, technically, be complete and in place! Cool.
I also tweaked the welcome page text again as the site continues to evolve
and take shape. OK, but the biggest additions tonight (or this morning
now) are some great new photos I just added to the Media Crypt! These
are just amazing. And, once again, we have my buddy, Lee Harris, out
on the West Coast, to thank for his continued kindness and generosity,
in freely sharing the priceless materials he collected and saved as a
youngster all those years ago (thank god!)! Lee, I sincerely thank you
for helping the site out again and sharing what you have with us all
so willingly and eagerly. Click here to go right to the page
with the new photos. I still have more pictures I'll be posting soon.
I am also currently adding a TON of new show listings to the TV Guide
page. I hope to put it online in the next week or so. More on that, when
I do! In addition, more old audio recordings will be added to the Media
Crypt very soon, as well as one of the most oft-requested features--downloadable
and a special thank-you also goes out this update, to Phillip Gajewski,
who very generously donated the domain name, SirGraves.com, to me for
the site's use and convenience. This was a really kind gesture, Phillip,
and I thank you very much for it! When my Graves t-shirts are ready
to go, you (and everyone else who contributes something special for
the site) will be one of the first to receive one as my way of saying
thanks for the help! :) So now if someone just types "sirgraves.com",
they'll land right here, where all the frightful action is! Neat.
Just added another clip to the Audio page in
the "Media Crypt" area.
Added the first of the Audio pages to the "Media
Crypt" this morning. I have lots of stuff to put there as I get
the time, but for now, I kicked it off with a real treat! An audio recording
of an actual show (sans movies, of course) from 1971! For me, this is
an absolute treasure! It's a rare trip back in time to actually hear
what the show was like in the early years. Something I've been wondering
about for a long time now. I just can't thank fan, Lee Harris, enough
for helping the site out by sending me copies of his awesome recordings
(yes, I'm readying a few more after this one!). You're my hero, Lee. :)
More site additions on the way very soon.
Added the "Fresh Graves" menu button to all pages (and tweaked
the whole menu a little while I was at it). Did a bit of tightening and
overall layout clean-up here and there on most pages. Added a new
promo photo in the Memorabilia section.
Tweaked / edited the Welcome page text and layout a pinch. Also added
a "Last Updated..." statement to it and the "Fresh Graves"
(what's new) link to the menu (I'll update all the other pages with it
later). Now when you come here you can see quickly whether or not the
site's been updated in any way, and if so, click on the Fresh Graves page
to see exactly what's changed or new, and where it's at. Hope it proves
useful! Oh, and, this is the new page--Fresh Graves! :) Anything new (and
sometimes maybe even news, if I have something to share), will be found
right here. I'm planning to add some new photos and audio files soon,
hopefully this week or next, as well as finally doing the "History"
and "Links" pages. And lots of new TV Guide listings are on
the way as well in the next few weeks, so there should be some fun new
content very soon!
Also note that I temporarily
removed the embedded mouse-over sounds from the main Welcome page (left
the background wind sound), due to a problem some Mac users are experiencing.
In an effort to get to the bottom of this, I removed those clips just
temporarily (I think they're the culprits). If this fixes the problem,
I'll go from there and embed them again using a different method to see
if that works. If it does, problem solved. Either way, when they load
right for everyone, I'll add them again permanently and leave
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