Just in time for Halloween, this episode explores one of the most iconic and influential movies of all time: Halloween! Discover how an old Captain Kirk mask transforms a sleepy Illinois suburb into a portrait of pure evil. One of the first entries to carve its way into the Slasher genre, follow original Final Girl, Laurie Strode, as she battles her on-again-off-again brother through the decades.
“Hi, I’m Chucky, and I’m your friend ’till the end! Hidey-ho, ha-ha-ha!”
Holster your video game controllers and pick up your LEGO because this year’s hottest toy is the Good Guy™ doll from Play Pals! And with friends like these, who needs enemies?
For a limited time only, listeners get two-for-the-price-of-one: the original Child’s Play (1988), modeled after lifestyle influencer Charles Lee Ray, and the brand new A.I. from Child’s Play (2019)!!
The mantle for best werewolf story is a hotly debated subject: Is it An American Werewolf in London? What about The Wolfman? Goosebumps’ Werewolf Skin? Well screw all that because this episode is about The Howling series! 1988’s psycho-sexual horror mystery The Howling and 2011’s The Howling: Reborn, a bargain bin Twilight with a shoestring budget. Grab a Coors Light and give it a listen!
Come on down to Camp Crystal Lake where we haven’t had a single camper die for weeks!
For a fun throwback we’ll be checking out some old reels from the 1980/2009 seasons! Watch as the counselors enjoy various camp amenities such as track and field, archery and ax throwing. (Pay attention, because there just might be a cameo from every camper’s favorite former cook: Mrs. Voorhees!) If movies aren’t your thing, you can always go for a nature run with former camper/current groundskeeper Jason!
On their inaugural horror movie journey, hosts Taylor Fleming and Stephanie Ridgeway travel to rural Texas to see what Leatherface and the Sawyer family have been up to. From the terror, grit and almost documentary feel of The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974) to an unnecessarily confusing and derivative origin story with Leatherface (2017). How does Leatherface transform from chainsaw-wielding icon to the pretty young teen love interest? Tune in and find out how we got here.