Sunday, October 9, 2011

Spook spotlight: Meet Mrs. Bates

Never mistaken for Mrs. Butterworth, this grand old granny of monsterdom has occupied a prized place on our front porch for many a full harvest moon. For all you young'ns out there, Mrs. Bates is old school horror, as in the lady in the window in the greatest scary movie of all time, Alfred Hitchcock's "Psycho." If you haven't yet seen this film, what are you waiting for?

Here are some little-known facts about Mrs. Bates:
  • Alias: The Silver Fox
  • Favorite haunts: The fruit cellar and Gennaro’s Drugs on senior discount Tuesdays
  • Her one weakness: Living vicariously through her son