I’ve gotten hooked on a show on the Syfy network:Collection Intervention. It features History Detective, appraiser and Tulane alum Elyse Luray.Elyse works with obsessive collectors in an attempt to reign in their collections and to make a few bucks along the way.
In a recent episode, Elyse worked with a guy in LA who collects all sorts of oddball pop-culture items. You know, the stuff that I like. The collector had a bunch of spook show posters.A spook show was a live performance that was usually done at a movie theatre from the 1930’s to the 1960s. The posters are clearly pulpilcious: