When I first mentioned to Cody that I was going to start this project, his immediate reaction was “Have you seen Clambake!?” The title alone was enough to sell me, but no, I had not heard of this gloriously titled film. Cody couldn’t really remember what Clambake was about, just that it’s bizarre and fun, so all I could hope and expect was that it was just Elvis hangin’ all day at a sweet ass clambake, full of bikini-clad revelers, Beach Boys ripoff songs, and clams a-bakin’.
Well, I wasn’t too far off. Little did I know the horror that was lurking around the corner, though…
Continue reading Jenna Does Elvis #13 – Clambake (1967) / Stay Away, Joe (1968)
It was a busy week for me, so I found myself in what I’d like to coin an ‘Elvis Crunch’ (a situation in which a person needs to cram in Elvis movies around their hectic schedule).
I’d also like to present to the world, Elvis Crunch: Are You Hungry Tonight, the new breakfast cereal of champions! It’s one part Peanut Butter Crunch cereal, one part Nesquik banana milk, with bacon bits sprinkled on top! Try it and let me know how that goes for you.
Continue reading Jenna Does Elvis #11 – Paradise, Hawaiian Style (1966) / Spinout (1966)