Ernie Kovacs

  • Garv’s Picks of the Year: 2017

    Salutations, disc devotees, I launched IT CAME FROM THE BOTTOM SHELF earlier this year primarily as a movie recommendation website, hoping to draw attention to films and video releases that I thought deserved more attention.  As the year draws to a close, it seems appropriate to take a look...
  • Garv’s Pick of the Week: Ernie Kovacs: Take a Good Look (Shout! Factory)

    For the release week of 10/17/17: Garv’s Pick of the Week:Ernie Kovacs: Take A Good Look: The Definitive Collection : The fact that this is my “pick of the week” should come as no surprise, as I recently reviewed this 7-disc box set and called it...
  • Take a Good Look (1959-1961)

    It’s only October, but I can already name the best video release of the year.  That honor goes to Shout! Factory’s Ernie Kovacs: Take A Good Look: The Definitive Collection, which contains every surviving episode of a short-lived game show hosted by avant-garde television comedian Ernie Kovacs. Kovacs has...
  • Ernie Kovacs’ Take a Good Look Definitive Collection

    Greetings, over your orthicon tube (as Percy Dovetonsils used to say), While, as a rule, I will mainly focus on movies at It Came From the Bottom Shelf, as a bloodshot-eyed TV addict, I also feel compelled to draw your attention to exceptional television shows that may be off...
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