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CaptainHowdy.com Site Update & Seasons Greetings

Thank you to all who have frequently visited CaptainHowdy.com during 2006 and helped make The Exorcist Fansite return successful! I am about to move house over the Christmas/New Year period and start a new, exciting job – so the site will be stagnant until early January. 2007 will see the …

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William Peter Blatty’s son PETER passed away 7 November 2006

False rumors started kicking around the internet during November that William Peter Blatty (author of The Exorcist) had passed away. Out of respect I did not post these rumors as I discovered they were proven false “ it was a different male named Peter Blatty who had passed. However, it …

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Rare video of Mark Kermode speaking about The Exorcist

Another rare video clip for Exorcist fans to enjoy! When The Exorcist finally appeared on British television for the first time in March 2001, writer Mark Kermode was called upon to appear in a short introduction that would go to air before the film was beamed into nation’s TV tubes …

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A video tribute to Damien Karras

CaptainHowdy.com forum member SLASHerMan recently put together this fan video reflecting on Jason Miller‘s performance of Father Karras in The Exorcist. It’s actually a well-compiled piece (unlike some fan videos out there), and, when you consider the passing of Jason Miller in 2001, it becomes extra moving as you reflect …

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Fangoria #197

Issue #197 of Fangoria was a classic. A special focus on The Exorcist featured interviews with Friedkin and Blatty put some juice back into reading about the greatest horror film of all-time. CaptainHowdy.com contributor and life-member Justin recently put his scanner to work to provide article scans online, and now …

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Did you ever notice the PIGS in Karras’ death?

Matt Brumley wrote: I have a question regarding the ending of the original film. After Damien hurls himself through the window, Kinderman looks out the window to observe Karras’ body. On the left side of the screen appears the word “PIG” in red graffiti ink. Does the insertion of this …

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Image gallery update

In what has shaped up to be the greatest dominion of Exorcist images ever put online, the image gallery has been updated with 223 screencaps from Dominion: Prequel to The Exorcist. Keep on eye on CaptainHowdy.com as there’s many more Exorcist images on their way!

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