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About chudbeagle

My name is Pete Braidis and I'm in Haddon Heights, New Jersey and my goal is to point out how bad so many album and book covers are as well as review classic (usually awful) creature/monster flicks. I also have a book due out in June 2016 dedicated to guitar players I feel have never gotten their due. I interviewed 50 players from around the world and it took nearly 2 years to complete. It's called Unstrung Heroes: Fifty Guitar Players You Should Know and here's the link: http://www.amazon.com/Unstrung-Heroes-Guitar-Greats-Should/dp/0764350889/ref=sr_1_2?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1454387582&sr=1-2&keywords=unstrung+heroes Sometimes, I'll actually do something normal like a band history with album reviews but I try to do the funny stuff because it's my job to make anyone that bothered coming on here to laugh.

Latest MTV/VH1 list


Updated as of August 2021 MTV Original 80’s video airings (All of these are 80s videos, many of them rare as they were originally aired on MTV. Quality varies from fair to excellent. Most are very good. A few are … Continue reading

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MTV 1980s-1990s DVD list


This is an updated list as of February 2021. MTV Original 80’s video airings (All of these are 80s videos, many of them rare as they were originally aired on MTV. Quality varies from fair to excellent. Most are very … Continue reading

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25 Holiday Album Covers To Destroy Your Christmas


Originally posted on ChudbeaglemusicBlog:
This has been done before, and will be done again. However, I’ve never done it-so now it is my delight to bring you 25 truly wretched Christmas album covers (and the music ain’t good either) to hopefully…

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Easter horrors: good and bad album covers with rabbits and bunnies


Well, it’s that time of year again, so why not celebrate Easter with some truly horrific album covers featuring rabbits and/or bunnies? I did include a few awesome bands and album covers, but it’s mostly the weird, warped and wretched … Continue reading

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Gone to the Dogs: Best album covers featuring pooches


Cats rule, dogs drool, but for now I will throw a bone (ha, ha) to canine lovers and dedicated my first blog in an eternity to album covers with pooches in no special order. Enjoy some awful puns I throw … Continue reading

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Wretched monster movies #25: Barracuda (1978)


Another cool poster that did not tell the truth about the fishy contents of the film it promoted, Barracuda was an odd entry into this wonderful world of aquatic horrors. When I saw this ad in the newspaper, I begged my Dad … Continue reading

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Wretched monster movies #24: Island Claws (1980)


Are crabs scary? Sexually, yes. As creatures to flee from in terror? Not so much. Thus, we have Island Claws another Jaws knock-off which equals Jaws in the following ways: it has a beginning and an ending. The scene on this box does not occur, but … Continue reading

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50 film sequels nobody ever asked for


I haven’t done a blog entry in a long time because I was writing a music book and that is due early next year. More on that later. But it is now time to return with something painful. We know … Continue reading

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Wretched monster movies #23: The Boogens (1981)


Watch out for them boogens! There was something in the coal mines way, way back and there still is, we learn. The setting is a snowy Colorado locale where a mine is being reopened for the first time in decades. Two … Continue reading

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Wretched monster movies #22: The White Buffalo (1977)


After the amazing success of Jaws, any creature was fair game to hit the screens munching on unsuspecting humans. What a wonderful world. That world would include the oddball 1977 flick The White Buffalo starring Charles Bronson as “Wild Bill” Hickok haunted by…you … Continue reading

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