I did a post awhile back about my discovery of the Sons of Hercules . . . this was a syndicated collection of Steve Reeves-type swords-and-sandals movies, where the narration was changed a bit to indicate that the lead character was a son of Hercules (thereby linking these otherwise unrelated movies).
Now, I’ve been kicking around an idea for a cheesy oldies band that could do “Peppermint Twist” and “Tequila” and “Wooly Bully”, but I was looking for a visual/thematic hook.
And then I realized . . . cheesy oldies = sixties frat rock = toga party = The Mighty Sons of Hercules. Have the band dress in togas, or even gladiator armor. Pat = Patocles, Sam = Samocles, etc.
But sadly, I am probably at the stage in my life where I should not wear a toga and sing “Land of a Thousand Dances” in public.