Offbeat Episodes

Offbeat Comedy International

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, over-the-top gore and monster effects, the seemingly stupid concept of "k…

Women In Horror Month Selection 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 KELLY ( Tales of Poe , The Blood Shed ) and cohost of the MOVIE GO ROUND podc…

Offbeat Slashers

Enjoy this Free Episode of THE FINAL REEl: A Patreon Premium Podcast - "The Car" (1977) * "Pool Party Massacre" (2017)

Jan. 14, 2021

This episode is dedicated in loving memory to Steven Stein Grainger. The previously announced episode on DEATH DROP GORGEOUS had to be unavoidably delayed in order to properly grieve the loss of a cherished friend. Instead, you're getting a previously recorded episode of THE FINAL REEL , which is o…

Zombies Offbeat LGBT+ Themes Musicals?!? International Comedy

ANNA AND THE APOCALYPSE (2017)

Dec. 24, 2020

Happy holidays, my Beautiful Screamerz! I let YOU pick the movie for this LISTENER TAKEOVER episode, and you chose the Scottish Christmas zombie musical ANNA AND THE APOCALYPSE (2017). On hand to join in the toe-tappin' gut-munchin' Yuletide merriment are everyone's favorite Ska-lovin' boob aficion…

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THE SHAPE OF WATER is Queer AF! - with MAYA MURPHY

June 8, 2020

“It was never too late to exchange the things you believed defined you for something better.” -Guillermo Del Toro To kick off Pride Month, I've chosen to discuss GUILLERMO DEL TORO's Oscar-winning fantasy film, THE SHAPE OF WATER. On the surface, the story appears to be simply a sci fi Beauty and t…

Guest: Maya Murphy
Offbeat Comedy Canadian Zombies

“Teeth, Tammy!” – FIDO (2006) with DAN COHEN & CHRYSTEN PEDDIE

May 21, 2020

A Heartwarmingly wholesome tale of a boy and his.... zombie ?? FIDO , directed by ANDREW CURRIE , takes to a picture perfect pop art white picket fence and apple pie post-zombie apocalypse 1950's style world where the undead serve as harmless domestic servants, nannies and Mother's Little Helpers. …

Offbeat Hidden Gems Slashers Comedy

“See? Fork!” – SHOCK VALUE (2014) with DAN DOMINGUES

May 8, 2020

– My 50th Birthday Celebration continues as THE CRAPSHOOT returns! My never-ending quest to find a diamond in the shit pile of VOD horror movie releases led me to a little film called SHOCK VALUE , a blackly comic yet chilling gem of a tale about dangerous ambition and deadly hubris set against the…

Comedy Offbeat Slashers

"This vacation sucks..." - TUCKER & DALE vs. EVIL (2010) with ALLISON NOWACKI & BRYAN J. POLK

May 1, 2020

When two innocent country-folk get mistaken for serial killers by a bunch of vacationing college kids, mayhem and self-mutilation ensue in the charming horror-comedy TUCKER AND DALE VS. EVIL . Boob-and Ska fanatics ALLISON NOWACKI and BRYAN J. POLK are on hand to kick off my insanely self-indulgent…

Offbeat Irish Horror

"The Night THE COWS Came Home" - ISOLATION (2005)

April 5, 2020

Last month, the listeners voted which movie to cover for this SALUTE TO IRISH HORROR episode, and you picked ISOLATION . (Ironically, the decision was made just before social distancing happened, so GOLD STARS to you for being ahead of fashion trends once again!) A group of foine lads n lassies fin…

NOT A Horror Movie Offbeat Comedy LGBT+ Themes

SERIAL MOM (1994) with MIKE JOHNSON & KYLE GETZ *

Dec. 16, 2019

This episode is part of the EVERY DAY IS HALLOWEEN Fundraiser Benefiting New Alternatives for Homeless LGBT Youth. Help save a life this holiday season. Donate to New Alternatives at bit.ly/sqpodna or via Facebook at bit.ly/sqpodfb **** SERIAL MOM, directed by legendary homosexual and self-proclaim…

Offbeat Hidden Gems Paranormal

ONE DARK NIGHT (1983) with DEATH DROP GORGEOUS

Dec. 13, 2019

Help support homeless LGBT youth at bit.ly/sqpodna or bit.ly/sqpodfb If it's FRIDAY THE 13th, then make it SPECTACULARRR ! It's corpse a-poppin' pandemonium over at the mausoleum when a high school prank goes real funky real fast in ONE DARK NIGHT (Directed by TOM MCLOUGHLIN (Friday the 13th Part 6…

Classics Offbeat Sci Fi

THE BLOB (1988) with PAUL STEVENSON & MARCO PATSOS

Dec. 9, 2019

Things are about to get gooey at ScreaQueenz Headquarters, because PAUL STEVENSON & MARCO PATSOS from the WHO WILL SURVIVE ? podcast are here... ...And they brought THE BLOB! THE BLOB. directed by CHUCK RUSSELL, stars SHAWNEE SMITH, KEVIN DILLON, CANDY CLARK and DONAVAN LEITCH ******* EVERY DAY IS …

Offbeat Classics Satantists/Cults

HALLOWEEN III: SEASON OF THE WITCH with ROBERT R. BEST & JEFF BALDREE

Dec. 6, 2019

Robert R Best on Amazon Jeff Baldree SKEWERED UNIVERSE SHOW NOTES TBA EVERY DAY IS H A L L O W E E N: A Fundraiser for New Alternatives For Homeless LGBT Youth Donate directly at bit.ly/sqpodna or through Facebook at bit.ly/sqpodfb This episode was NOT recorded with SQUADCAST: Remote Interviews for…

Offbeat Musicals?!?

THE FAN (1981) with ZANE C. WEBER & KRISTEN BARROS

Dec. 2, 2019

Curtain up! Light the lights! You got nothing to feel but the FRIGHTS!!![ On the surface, THE FAN from 1981 starring LAUREN BACALL and MICHAEL BIEHN was been ill-advised flop. The story of an aging screen legend trying to make a comeback by appearing in her first Broadway musical didn't appeal to h…

Offbeat Sci Fi Canadian

CUBE (1997) with MICHAEL HOWIE and CHRISTOPHER GRONLUND

Nov. 25, 2019

MICHAEL HOWIE from DEFENDER RADIO and CHRISTOPHER GRONLUND from NOT ABOUT LUMBERJACKS and I are trapped in this weird cube thing. Our combined beards are taking up a LOT of the space in here, but feel free to squeeze on in while we discuss the Canadian sci-fi classic CUBE . Cube, directed by VINCEN…