Also the host of The Movie Channel's Drive-in Theater, aired from 1990 through 1996 (approximate), in which he used to rate movies in terms of dead bodies, bare breasts, and bizarre alien creatures or psychotic android killers or other such criteria.

He currently hosts MonsterVision on TNT.

His real name is John Bloom, and before a career in acting and television, he was an award-winning investigative reporter, who infiltrated a ring of art theives, and later exposed police killings of Mexican-Americans in south Texas.

He has starred in Casino and The Stand.