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Welcome to the ninth annual Mihmiverse Holiday Gift Guide! With the holidays upon us, this handy guide highlights all of the unique stuff out there that is either related to the films of the Mihmiverse or made by the great folks associated with the films' creation! Enjoy!

The staff of SaintEuphoria.com and writer/director Christopher R. Mihm have teamed up to add a little extra fun to this year's holiday season by offering the first-ever Mihmiverse Mystery Box!

Only a handful of people in the entire world know what's inside, but it wouldn't be a mystery any other way! We guarantee it'll be filled with cool Mihmiverse-related gifts and exclusive collectibles PERFECT for the biggest Mihmivites in your life!

2018 Mihmiverse Mystery Boxes are available in VERY limited quantities and will only be on sale for an extremely short period of time (to ensure they are received in time for the holidays)!

Want to find out what's in the box? If we told you...it'd take away all the fun! So, order yours TODAY!


Following the success of last year's Mihmiverse calendar, writer/director Christopher R. Mihm has created a brand new, full-sized (8.5" x 11") 12-month wall calendar for next year!

The theme for this new calendar is "Creatures of the Mihmiverse," with each month dedicated to a different monster/creature from the films of Christopher R. Mihm. Check out the image below for the month of March!

Just like this year's edition, the Mihmiverse 2019 wall calendar will be released in EXTREMELY limited quantities (less than 100 will be produced) and, in a change from this year, individually numbered! PLUS, every calendar will be personally signed by writer/director Christopher R. Mihm!

NOTE: This item was made available last month and is on the verge of selling out! As of the publication of this newsletter, we are down to less than TEN (10) calendars! ORDER YOURS WHILE YOU STILL HAVE THE CHANCE!

$19.99 each
(+$4.99 shipping & handling)


Continue the tradition by adding some retro-monster-cheer to your holiday decorations with the third annual Mihmverse holiday ornament!

This year's exclusive holiday ornament is the mutant bat monster from "Terror from Beneath the Earth!"

Designed as a "companion piece" to last year's "Danny Johnson Saves The World" and 2016's "The Monster of Phantom Lake" ornaments, this limited-edition collectible is lovingly hand-crafted by members of the Mihm family, individually numbered and includes the year.

Because our supply is limited to no more than 25 ornaments, we highly recommend ordering NOW to ensure shipment in time for the holidays—AND to make sure you get one—because once they're sold out, no more will be made—EVER!

(+$4.99 shipping & handling)


This year, give the most unique gift of all: contribute to writer/director Christopher R. Mihm's next film, "Queen of Snakes," and dedicate it to your loved one!

For each contribution of just $25.00 (per credit), all contributors will have a credit of their choosing listed at the end of the film and receive one (1) copy of the finished film, as well as a customized, frame-worthy document certifying their participation!

Additional copies of the film and/or premiere tickets may be pre-ordered as "add-ons" ($10 each) with the purchase of at least one credit!

Is there anything more unique or thrilling than giving your loved one the gift of their name on the big screen!? PLUS, order before December 20th and you'll receive a special, perfect-for-framing-and-wrapping, hand-signed letter from writer/director Christopher R. Mihm himself!

Order below!

Separate credits by commas, & or "and." 

*A single credit is defined as the name of one (1) person or corporate entity. Any credit requiring the word "and," an ampersand (&), and/or a comma (except when part of a legal company name) will constitute multiple credits and MUST BE paid for separately.

NOTE: The contributor program is an "equal exchange" program, which means specifically that those participating have NO SAY in the decisions or actions taken by anyone involved in the actual production of the film and are NOT entitled to ANY possible future profits earned by the film, derivative works, and/or merchandise created for or featuring elements from the film. Becoming an contributor does not entitle the participant to ANY ownership WHATSOEVER of the finished film or associated elements.

In writer/director Christopher R. Mihm's "post-apocalyptic-spaghetti-Midwestern," a man with no name is forced into a world of danger and bloodshed after he saves a scientist and a gifted child from a horde of radiation-scarred mutants. Though he would prefer to stay hidden until he can escape to a new life, something about the child—and the murderous "Death Dealers" hunting her—makes him realize he has no choice but to protect her or risk being responsible for the potential extinction of the human race!

The DVD contains a high quality digital transfer of the film and several exclusive special features, including a blooper reel, two photo galleries, hidden surprises, feature-length commentary with writer/director Christopher R. Mihm, English subtitles, Esperanto audio & subtitles and much more!

Feature Run Time: 1 hour, 28 minutes. Black & White/Color, Widescreen, NOT RATED.

$9.99 (+$3.49 shipping & handling)
Check here if the shipping address is outside the U.S.
Check here to include writer/director Christopher R. Mihm's autograph
NOTE: Autographs require removal of a DVD's protective plastic wrap.
By selecting this option, you agree to allow us to do this!

Almost all of the films of Christopher R. Mihm are available on DVD and in stock!

Each DVD contains an ultra-high-quality, widescreen presentation of the film, exclusive bonus features and featurettes, stereo audio, subtitles and audio commentary with writer/director Christopher R. Mihm (and assorted guests). All region/NTSC only! Mr. Mihm's autograph is free upon request!

DVDs are $9.99 each plus $3.49 shipping & handling for orders shipped within the U.S.

Check here if the shipping address is outside the U.S.
Check here to include writer/director Christopher R. Mihm's autograph
NOTE: Autographs require removal of a DVD's protective plastic wrap.
By selecting this option, you agree to allow us to do this!

In addition to all the amazing Mihmiverse-related gifts featured in this month's Mihmiverse Monthly, the merchandise page at SaintEuphoria.com is full of tons of other exclusive collectibles for every discerning Mihmivite!

From "Steve People" puppets handmade by the same person who created all the puppets used in "Danny Johnson Saves The World," to posters, lobby cards, stuffed animals and more, the ONLY place to get officially sanctioned Mihmiverse merchandise is at SaintEuphoria.com, the online home of the films of Christopher R. Mihm!

Visit the merchandise page at SaintEuphoria.com to get EVERYTHING you'll need to fill the stockings of every Mihmiverse fan in your family and circle of friends!

An Egyptian mummy rises from the depths to wreak havoc upon the sleepy Wisconsin town of Phantom Lake. Now, only the bravest Canoe Cops, led by Lieutenant Richard Agar, and auxiliary Paddle Girl (and expert diver) Julie Browning stand between their city and the mummy's deadly curse!

"'Canoe Cops vs. The Mummy' reads like a lost Universal monster movie, and I'm very proud to have Mr. Sullivan playing around in my creative sandbox. Fans of my films and those who love classic monsters are in for a real treat, and I sincerely hope this is only the first of many Canoe Cops stories to come!"
— Writer/director Christopher R. Mihm

Stephen D. Sullivan is the author of more than fifty books and has worked on countless comics and games. His past projects include "Iron Man," "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles," "Dungeons & Dragons" and "Star Wars." Steve's adaptation of the cult classic "Manos: The Hands of Fate" won the prestigious Scribe Award for Best Adapted Novel, 2016.

Visit Amazon.com to purchase this novel!
If you're a member of Amazon Prime, you can watch almost all of writer/director Christopher R. Mihm's films and "The Monster of Phantom Lake: The Musical!" FOR FREE! If you're not an Amazon Prime member, you can still rent or buy each film individually...or you COULD visit the DVDs section of the merchandise page at SaintEuphoria.com and pick up your own copies!

Remember, as you binge watch the entire Mihmiverse "saga," the films can be viewed two different ways: in release order or in-universe chronological order!

Release order is easy. Simply watch them in the order they were made. Always start with "The Monster of Phantom Lake" (2006). If you're watching them on Amazon Prime, the release year is listed with the title. If you're watching them on DVD or Blu-ray, refer to the back cover of each for the release date (or click HERE for a list).

In-universe chronological order goes this way: "Weresquito: Nazi Hunter," "The Monster of Phantom Lake," "It Came From Another World!," "Terror from Beneath the Earth," "House of Ghosts," "The Giant Spider," "The Wall People," "Danny Johnson Saves the World," "Demon with the Atomic Brain," "Queen of Snakes" (in post production), "Attack of the Moon Zombies," "Cave Women on Mars," "Destination: Outer Space," "X: The Fiend from Beyond Space" and, finally, "Guns of the Apocalypse" (just added)!
The latest episode of the Mihmiverse Monthly Audiocast has arrived!

This month, host writer/director Christopher R. Mihm catches us up on the status of the next movie, "Queen of Snakes," reads this year's edition of "'Twas the Night Before Kaismas," and reminds everyone to give the gift of the Mihmiverse this holiday season!

Also included: "The Kansas City Crypt" with Monster Movie Kid Rich Chamberlain and another "joke" from Dr. Bob Tesla of Midnight Monster Movies with Dr. Bob.

To download an .mp3 of the audiocast, click HERE, visit archive.org where the file is stored or download it free from iTunes!

Otherwise, if you'd like to listen to the episode right from this browser window, click the play button on the player below!

The Mihmiverse Monthly Audiocast is hosted by writer/director Christopher R. Mihm and is focused specifically on what's going on RIGHT NOW in the Mihmiverse. In addition, Mr. Mihm will discuss the monster movie-making process, touch briefly on the future of the 'verse, pontificate on random subjects, and be joined by guests from within and without the Mihmiverse. PLUS, each episode will include something unique you won't find anywhere else!

Welcome to the newest feature in the Mihmiverse Monthly where we talk to YOU, the fans! Every month, we choose a random Mihmivite and ask them a few Mihmiverse-related questions in an attempt to get to know them better and find out what they REALLY think about the films of Christopher R. Mihm!

This month, we interview Mike Reardon!

Introduce yourself to the Mihmiverse!
My name is Mike Reardon AKA The Deadheaddaddy, horror host of "Deadheaddaddy's Creepy Things." You can find me on my show airing on The Monster Channel.

When and how did you discover the films of Christopher R. Mihm?
When I started "Deadheaddaddy's Creepy Things" in 2016, I contacted every independent horror film company I could find to acquire films to review. Writer/director Christopher R. Mihm was one of the few who actually got back with me! I've been a fan ever since!

If you had to pick just ONE, which of the Mihmiverse films would be your favorite?
My favorite sub-genre of horror is supernatural type films, so "House of Ghosts" is definitely my favorite.

Tell us how you, in particular, show your "Mihmiverse pride!"
Other than watching and supporting the films, I try to share news about the Mihmiverse on my Facebook page as often as possible. I'm also planning an episode of Deadheaddaddy's Creepy Things devoted to these fun movies.

Where would you like to see the Mihmiverse go in the future?
I'd love to see the Mihmiverse's take on a kaiju film and definitely would like to see some of the monsters do a crossover film like Universal did back in the day!
Want to be interviewed for a future edition of the Mihmiverse Fan Focus? Send an email to info@sainteuphoria.com and let us know! Maybe next month the subject will be YOU!
Writer/director Christopher R. Mihm has described his 2015 film, "Danny Johnson Saves The World," as a "stealth Christmas movie" in the same way that a film like "Die Hard" is often referred to (though clearly in VERY different ways). This month, instead of the normal Classic Movie of the Month, we've decided to highlight the only film Mr. Mihm has made that is TRULY meant to be viewed during the holiday season. AND, instead of relying on Mr. Mihm to review his own film (which, let's be honest, isn't entirely fair), we've provided a few of the more positive reviews from Amazon.

Don't forget! "Danny Johnson Saves The World" is available for free to all Amazon Prime members!

Danny Johnson Saves The World (2015)
Directed by Christopher R. Mihm
Starring Elliott Mihm, Alice Mihm and James Norgard

"Looks like one of those old, weird classic monster-sci-fi-robot kiddie movies from yesteryear, and is so much fun, action-packed, and funny—all at the same time. Kids would enjoy this movie, but it's also made with an adult audience in mind. (Works on more than one level.) Lots of fun, just like all of Christopher Mihm's movies are!"
— R. Dunn

"Retro all ages Sci-Fi for kids and adults. Great homage to the B-movies of yesteryear."
— Ralph Roullard

"This is a tough film to review because it has something for everyone. Young kids will love it because the heroes are kids, there are spaceships, robots, aliens and puppets. Parents will love it because it's totally kid-friendly and there are hilarious bits that the kids might not understand, but will have you in stitches (e.g. the younger sister trying to find just the right stick to use to whack the attacking alien). There's even a little bit of 'The Princess Bride' in the grandfather relating the story to the kids. Although he does lose track of which story he's telling sometimes and does a little creative re-writing of the story as he tells it. Great fun."
— Vincent S.
Horror Hobbies!

Some of the greatest actors in horror film history were also known for their hobbies and interests in real life. List one: Actors. List two: Hobbies and Interests. Can you match 'em up correctly? If trivia is YOUR hobby, perhaps you can!

1. Bela Lugosi
2. Boris Karloff
3. Vincent Price
4. Peter Cushing
5. Christopher Lee
6. Basil Rathbone

A. Fencing
B. Stamp Collecting and Soccer
C. Painting and Miniature War Gaming
D. Gardening and Cricket
E. Opera and Heavy Metal Music
F. Art Collecting and Gourmet Cooking
Scroll to the bottom of the Mihmiverse Monthly for the answers.
— Mike Cook
"The Giant Spider"
A Tribute to a Golden Era

Hello! I guess writer/director Christopher R. Mihm didn't hate my column last month, so I have been asked to write another one. This month, I would like to talk about a Mihmiverse favorite: "The Giant Spider." No discussion about this film would be complete without discussing the long history of giant insect movies from the Golden Era of Sci-Fi and Horror.

"Them!" (1954)
Let's start with one of my personal favorites, the giant ant epic, "Them!" Made in 1954, "Them!" is a true classic of 1950s horror. Atomic testing in the New Mexico desert leads to giant mutated ants which threaten to eat all of humankind. A great cast, including James Arness, James Whitmore and Edmund Gwenn, attempt to save the world from the real stars of the film, the giant special effect bugs. Released in June of 1954, it beat "Godzilla" to be the first "atomic" giant monster movie by four months. The film still holds up pretty well and I recommend it highly.

"Them!" was very successful and started a trend of giant insect movies. Notable among these are the giant grasshoppers of director Bert I. Gordon's "The Beginning of the End," the giant Willis O'Brien stop-motion scorpions of "The Black Scorpion," and the giant praying mantis of "The Deadly Mantis." Most of these films are "nothing to write home about," but they do make for a fun watch. It's interesting to note that in almost all these movies, radiation from an atomic blast is the cause of the creatures' mutations. Mihmiverse fans should be well aware of the dangers of atomic radiation!

BUT, out of all of the atomic-radiation-created giant bugs, one creature reigns supreme: The mutated spider! Giant spiders have graced the silver screen more than any other killer bug.

After "Tarantula" made its debut in 1955, giant spider movies just kept coming. "Earth vs The Spider" (another Bert I. Gordon film, also known as "The Spider"), "The Incredible Shrinking Man," "The Kingdom of the Spider" starring William Shatner, and "The Giant Spider Invasion." Even "Harry Potter" and "The Lord of the Rings" featured giant spiders. There is something special about spiders that can make your skin crawl, and a GIANT SPIDER that much more so!

That brings us to the Mihmiverse classic, "The Giant Spider." Made in 2013, the film has the look and feel of the best of the giant bug movies. The true star of the film, of course, is the Mihm family's pet tarantula, Tarantulos. Mr. Mihm truly outdoes himself with special effects that look as good or better than any of the "golden era" giant bug movies—and Tarantulos puts in a great performance!

There are lots of great Mihmiverse regulars on screen, too. Daniel R. Sjerven is our undaunted hero, Howard Johnson, willing to risk it all to save the world. The lovely Shannon McDonough plays his fiancée, Zita. It is always a pleasure to see Shannon, as she may be the Mihmiverse's greatest "Scream Queen." Mike Cook and James Norgard play the beloved Drs. Edwards and Gabriel (respectively) and are joined by Billie Jo Konze as Dr. Victoria Hackett. These three noble scientists battle Mark Haider's "you-love-to-hate-him" General Castle. Most of the talented Mihm family make appearances in the movie and director himself has a memorable role as the owner of a drive-in theater. Michael Kaiser returns as Deputy Hayes and it is notable that this is a rare instance where Mr. Kaiser DOES NOT play a monster.

"The Giant Spider" is a perfect tribute to the films Mr. Mihm loved in his youth. If you have any love for the giant bug movies of the past, you owe it to yourself to check out "The Giant Spider," and don't forget that you can find a copy at SaintEuphoria.com! Tell 'em Michael sent you. You'll be glad you did!
— Michael J. Cross
Did you know that "The Monster of Phantom Lake: The Musical!" is now available to be performed by schools and theatre companies nationwide?!

We offer carefully prepared materials of similar (or higher) quality than what you would receive from one of the big Broadway theatrical licensing companies. However, our independent licensing model allows us offer individualized service catered to your organization. When you decide to license a show with us, the success of your production becomes our number-one priority! Heck, the authors might even fly out to see one of your shows!

Production packages include scripts, orchestra books, and conductor/accompanist scores (condensed and full score options), all professionally printed in a beautiful and clean format. We even include rehearsal backing tracks that fully match the music printed in the libretto and on the cast recording CD! This is a great option for productions where using a live orchestra isn't possible, for "black box" style theaters, or when your group doesn't have a rehearsal accompanist regularly available.

We also include free logos for use in your advertising materials, and we can offer personalized graphic design as well as transpositions of vocal and orchestra parts on demand. Visit monsterofphantomlake.com to hear songs from the show, learn more about the script, and request a quote, perusal script, or license agreement.
"It Came From Another World!," "Cave Women on Mars," "Terror from Beneath the Earth," "Destination: Outer Space," "Attack of the Moon Zombies," "House of Ghosts," "The Giant Spider," "The Late Night Double Feature," "Weresquito: Nazi Hunter," "The Monster of Phantom Lake: The Musical!," "Demon with the Atomic Brain," and "Guns of the Apocalypse" DVDs are now available at SaintEuphoria.com, the online home of the films of Christopher R. Mihm.

In addition, exclusive movie posters, collectibles and other merchandise are now in stock. Everything is available in extremely limited quantities, so get yours today before they run out!
The Trivia Corner answers: 1-B, 2-D, 3-F, 4-C, 5-E, 6-A

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