Month: May 2016

Show Notes for -Episode 007- The Gods of Monsters: The Men Who Mastered Makeup

Boo!

You know those scary monsters that haunt your dreams?  Make-up artists and actors make them come to life.

Make-up effects have evolved with film from the beginning of cinema.  Artists delve into the dark parts of themselves to make real horrors we may not have even imagined.

Sometimes the work is so good that the monsters become iconic in our culture. Continue reading “Show Notes for -Episode 007- The Gods of Monsters: The Men Who Mastered Makeup”

Hellbent for Horror makes iTunes “New and Noteworthy” Top 100

Thank you to all my listeners! Hellbent for Horror has made the iTunes Top 100 “New and Noteworthy” List for “TV & Film Podcasts”!

I hope to keep you entertained, amused, bemused, disturbed with this podcast.

Your kind iTune reviews make a difference!

Please give a review if you like the show! iTunes Store Page URL:https://itunes.apple.com/…/podcast/hellbent-fo…/id1090978706

Show Notes- for Hellbent for Horror -Episode 006- The Shock Heard Round the World_ Shock Theater and Horror Hosts

Shock! Theater Package Pressbook

Horror Host Underground’s List of Active Horror Hosts

E-Gor’s Chamber of TV Horror Hosts

Shock Value: How a Few Eccentric Outsiders Gave Us Nightmares, Conquered Hollywood, and Invented Modern Horror-by Jason Zinoman

Continue reading “Show Notes- for Hellbent for Horror -Episode 006- The Shock Heard Round the World_ Shock Theater and Horror Hosts”

Episode 006- The Shock! Heard ‘Round the World: Shock Theater and Horror Hosts


A lot of us were introduced to classic horror films through midnight showings on local TV on Saturday nights. 

Many of us knew of our “local horror host.” 

The horror host was (and still is) a great American phenomenon full of crazy costumes, clever names, and a lot of charisma.

The greats are still legendary, and horror hosts continue entertaining us on the internet and streaming video outlets. Continue reading “Episode 006- The Shock! Heard ‘Round the World: Shock Theater and Horror Hosts”