Offbeat Episodes

Offbeat Comedies Monsters 80'S Horror

"Ratburgers!" - TROLL (1986)

May 6, 2022

With Friday, May 13th looming on the calendar, it's time for another FRIDAY THE 13th SPECTACULAR episode! This time we're celebrating the work of JOHN CARL BUECHLER ( "Friday the 13th Part 7: The New Blood" ) and his infamou…

Guest: Maya Murphy
Offbeat Campy AF 60S Horror

"There's Something Bad In Me, Daddy..." - PICTURE MOMMY DEAD (1966)

April 8, 2022

Old Hollywood had a name for movies like PICTURE MOMMY DEAD . Schlock. "A Schlock film is the term given to a film that represents a low-budget horror flick . With overly-sensational plots, lurid special effects, and perhaps…

Paranormal Offbeat Comedies Hidden Gems

"I'm Not Investing in a Murder House..." - THE SELLING (2011)

March 25, 2022

Prepare your funny bone for some otherworldly ticklin', because for Episode 332, I unearthed a hidden gem of a haunted house comedy. In THE SELLING , a too-nice-for-his-own-good real estate agent is tricked into buying a hou…

Guest: Michael Howie
Offbeat Witches 80'S Horror

"This isn't a fairy tale. This is real." - DOLLS (1987)

March 11, 2022

Once upon a time...three handsome and available Queenz got together to talk about a movie. Come listen as we put the fairy in fairy tale. I'm joined this episode by TYLER JENSEN and ROMAN CHIMIENTI , the co-directors of SCRE…

LGBT+ Themes Women In Horror Offbeat

"Evil Runs In The Family" - THE MOOSE HEAD OVER THE MANTEL (2017)

Feb. 14, 2022

Meet the Hoffheinze family. They're respectable...presentable....and dangerous as hell. You are aboiut to watch a century's worth of their family history through the eyes of the one witness who has witnessed their crimes....…

Slashers Offbeat 80'S Horror

TO ALL A GOODNIGHT (1980) with CREEPY KITCH

Dec. 4, 2021

Before SILENT NIGHT DEADLY NIGHT, there was another Psycho Santa out to ruin your Christmas. Directed by DAVID HESS, star of LAST HOUSE ON THE LEFT, TO ALL A GOODNIGHT (1980) is the cautionary tale of a group of finishing sc…

Offbeat Satantists/Cults

BEYOND THE DOOR (1974) with CREEPY KITCH - ""The child must be born..."

Oct. 8, 2021

Beyond the door of THE NIGHTMARE CLOSET waiting to make me confront my childhood terrors lies... BEYOND THE DOOR from 1974 (aka CHI SEI? ) In this utterly shameless ripoff of both THE EXORCIST and ROSEMARY'S BABY , Jessica's…

Offbeat Comedies Sci Fi

PG: PSYCHO GOREMAN (2020) with ALLISON NOWACKI & BRYAN POLK

July 26, 2021

"I Do Not Care For Hunky Boys...Or do I???" July 26th marks eleven years since ScreamQueenz first hit the airwaves. Celebrate this dubious milestone and the end of this season with a sci-fi horror comedy love letter to the '…

Offbeat Satantists/Cults Witches Grindhouse

BROTHERHOOD OF SATAN (1971) with GROOVY DOOM's BILL VAN RYN & SAM PANICO

July 9, 2021

"My God...They're All Mad." For the first time in a long time, the door of THE NIGHTMARE CLOSET is about to slowly swing open once again and unleash another movie that completely traumatized me when I saw it as a child. This…

LGBT+ Themes Offbeat Hidden Gems

"I'm Your Girlfriend Now..." - BUTCHER, BAKER, NIGHTMARE MAKER with MATT KNIFE & CUBBY HALL

June 19, 2021

Our PRIDE MONTH celebration continues with a look at the truly unusual, blood-streaked 1981 psychological thriller BUTCHER, BAKER, NIGHTMARE MAKER aka NIGHT WARNING . Billy, an orphaned teenager, finds himself being dominate…

LGBT+ Themes Slashers Offbeat Hidden Gems

POPCORN (1991) with DAN DOMINGUES & PETER ADAMSON

June 4, 2021

"Everything's a movie to me..." Kick off your Pride Month festivities with this deep dive into the movie that was meta before meta was cool, the moviehouse movie-within-a-movie massacre motion picture POPCORN from 1991. Tuck…

Classics Offbeat Comedies NOT A Horror Movie

MURDER BY DEATH (1976) with CHRYSTEN PEDDIE

May 7, 2021

"This entire murder has been... catered !" You are cordially invited to spend the weekend with the world's greatest detectives in a spooky old mansion! Enjoy an invisible dinner, a fiendish murder, and the chance to win a mi…

Offbeat Canadian Horror Hidden Gems

PIN (1988) with MAYA MURPHY & JOE LIPSETT

April 23, 2021

"He's family..." Our salute to CANADIAN HORROR movies continues with a chat about the deeply unsettling (and tragically out-of-print at this time) psychosexual thriller, PIN from 1988. A young man develops an unhealthy attac…

Offbeat Comedies

BLACK SHEEP (2006)

March 26, 2021

"Get Ready for the Violence of the Lambs..." It is a fact that there are more sheep in New Zealand. This tidbit of truth makes the New Zealand-based horror-comedy BLACK SHEEP all the more delicious! Thanks to brilliant gooey…

Women In Horror Offbeat

SWALLOW (2020) with ALAN ROWE KELLY & NICOLE DAVIS

Feb. 19, 2021

Our celebration of WOMEN IN HORROR MONTH continues with a discussion of the powerful and controversial film SWALLOW . I am delighted to be joined by two very special guests: gender-bending queer horror filmmaker ALAN ROWE KE…