Episodes

201: THE DEVIL’S CANDY (2015)

Oct. 25, 2017

The COUNTDOWN TO HALLOWEEN continues with a look at THE DEVIL'S CANDY and the shirtless sweaty hotness of ETHAN EMBRY.

200: INNER SANCTUM – “Corpse For Halloween”

Oct. 24, 2017

Enjoy a trip back in time to the era of OLD TIME RADIO with an episode of INNER SANCTUM, originally broadcast on October 31, 1949.

199: WITCH’S NIGHT OUT (1978) with DOUG SHAPIRO

Oct. 24, 2017

With voice talent like GILDA RADNER and CATHERINE O'HARA, I'm already sold. But when the lonely, aging witch is totally channeling NORMA DESMOND from SUNSET BOULEVARD, you're entering GAY CAMP HEAVEN territory. And speaki…

Satantists/Cults Witches

198: PLAY DEAD (1981) with MANUEL CANERI

Oct. 22, 2017

Yvonne De Carlo stars as an aging witch who inflicts vengeance on her stunningly bland family with the help of demonic doggie in this laughably bad stinker. I'm joined by the devastatingly handsome MANUEL CANERI and his spec…

Guest: Manuel Caneri

197: BEAR CREEK (2017) *repost*

Oct. 22, 2017

In BEAR CREEK, six follicularly gifted friends head of to the woods for a weekend of male bonding, camaraderie, woofy gay sex and certain death when a killer makes it a point to ruin this teddy bear picnic....forever.

196: GINGER SNAPS (2000) with CHRYSTEN PEDDIE & DAN COHEN

Oct. 20, 2017

For Day Three of the COUNTDOWN TO HALLOWEEN POD-A-THON, I've chosen a heartwarming tale of sisterhood, girl power, outrageous Canadian accents, and werewolves. Joining me to talk about this beloved melding of mythos, monster…

195: THE BABYSITTER (2015)

Oct. 19, 2017

Day Two and the COUNTDOWN TO HALLOWEEN POD-A-THON rages on my take on McG's new movie THE BABYSITTER. Man, I'd feel bad if I add all the Popsicles when I babysat. At least I wasn't performing human sacrifices to the Dark L…

194: THE SAND (2015)

Oct. 18, 2017

The COUNTDOWN TO HALLOWEEN POD-A-THON begins...with a trip to the beach for Spring Break? Insanely hot party-goers at an all night blowout by the sea fine themselves fighting for survival against a monster whose very touch…

Slashers Comedies 80'S Horror British Horror

193: SLAUGHTER HIGH (1986) with BRYAN POLK & ALLISON NOWACKI

Oct. 10, 2017

It's time for another FRIDAY THE 13TH SPECTACULARRRRR! Since I've already covered all the movies in the series, I'm talking about one that's from the makers of FRIDAY THE 13th, SLAUGHTER HIGH. there's middle aged British act…

192: ALIEN COVENANT (2017) and LAKE BODOM (2016)

Sept. 27, 2017

Take another peek inside the exclusive PATREON subscriber feed with my shredding of ALIEN COVENANT. Plus I recommend a surprisingly twisty Finnish slasher based on a notorious real life unsolved murder case, LAKE BODOM.

191: DEADLY LESSONS (1983) with NICK HUNT & LARA JEAN MUMMERT

Sept. 14, 2017

A strangler is loose on campus at an exclusive girls' school in TV's attempt to cash in on the slasher movie boon, and the cast is full of familiar horror movie faces including DIANE FRANKLIN (Amityville 2), RENEE JONES (Fri…

190: FLAMECON 2017 and QUEEN OF BLOOD (1966)

Aug. 23, 2017

It's a surprise bonus episode celebrating the wonder of FLAMECON 2017, the LGBT celebration of all things geekly. In keeping with the geek love, we're going retro sci-fi this week with QUEEN OF BLOOD from 1966 featuring the …

189: RINGS (2017) and THE CURE FOR WELLNESS (2017) *repost*

Aug. 15, 2017

One of these movies is problematic, but possibly salvageable. The other is a flaming mountain of poop. Can you guess which is which?

188: GARGOYLES (1972) with THOMAS DEJA

July 28, 2017

I'm joined by author THOMAS DEJA, and together we will face fringy bras, boozy landladies, burnt willies, jailhouse orgys and...oh yeah...blood thirsty, ass-slappin' hellspawn.

187: WTF! (2017) and THE EVIL WITHIN (2017)

July 13, 2017

Our main feature this week is a surreal and blood-splattered voyage into the world of nightmares called THE EVIL WITHIN. And THE CRAPSHOOT returns to set its sites on a brand new slasher called WTF! Also, a review of the ga…

186: PITCHFORK (2016) with Scott the Satyr & Jay the HauntCub

June 29, 2017

Celebrate LGBT Pride Month with Scott from THE SATYRSPHERE, Jay from LIFE ON THE SHIT LIST and me as we discuss the gay themed slasher movie, PITCHFORK!

185: I, MADMAN (1989) and DUDE BRO PARTY MASSACRE III (2015)

June 13, 2017

Michael from California must go up against The Wall for recommending I, MADMAN: a film warning us of the deadly dangers of literacy. Then, Zombie Girl TJ will "assume the position" for sending me the Death to Douchebags ho…

184: HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ME (1981) with BRYAN NORTON & MANUEL CANERI

May 19, 2017

Welcome, my Beautiful Screamerz, to my SUPER-STUFFED BIRTHDAY PARTY! I'm breaking my rule about covering overdone movies, so we're tackling the 1981 Canadian slasher HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ME!

183: Flashback – BLOODY BIRTHDAY

May 8, 2017

It's my birthday today, and I'm celebrating it by battling horrendous illness. Please enjoy this Flashback Episode on BLOODY BIRTHDAY with special guest ROBERT R. BEST until I am feeling up to getting a real show out to you…

182: STRANGE INVADERS (1983) with CHRIS DIANI & BEN SHER

April 29, 2017

Take a peek inside THE NIGHTMARE CLOSET and check out the tongue-in-cheek homage to 50's sci-fi alien movies, STRANGE INVADERS. I'm joined by returning guest BEN SHER as well as CHRIS DIANI, the director of CREATURES FROM …

181: RETURN OF THE LIVING DEAD with MIKEY & TIM from ANGRY DUCK GAMES

April 14, 2017

Celebrate Easter in a wildly inappropriate manner with the brain-muching cult classic, RETURN OF THE LIVING DEAD from 1985. I'm joined by TIMOTHY LEE and MIKEY GRENIER from ANGRY DUCK GAMES, who are not only here just to di…

180: LEPRECHAUN BACK 2 THA HOOD with CREEPY KITCH’s Stacy & Cindy

March 28, 2017

In the last LISTENER TAKEOVER, BigTopBear has requested me to cover the culture-clash-sequel-to-a-sequel oddity LEPRECHAUN BACK 2 THA HOOD. To counteract (or exacerbate) the awkwardness, I'm joined by the dynamic duo of STAC…

179: THE LOVED ONES (2012) with BRIAN WILLIAMS

March 14, 2017

Blizzard be damned, I got a show to do. This time I'm tackling the 2012 Aussie prom shocker THE LOVED ONES. I'm joined by BRIAN WILLIAMS, artistic director of DARK HOUSE THEATER, New York's All-Horror theater company.

LGBT+ Themes Slashers Offbeat Comedies 80'S Horror

178: HIDE AND GO SHRIEK (1988) with Bryan Polk & Allison Nowacki

Feb. 26, 2017

Teenagers break into a furniture store for a night of sexy hijinks only to have their fun undone by a killer with a penchant for costume changes. To help me tackle this lesser known slasher and its possible themes of both ho…