Fire! Flood! Earthquake! Killer bees!
Disaster Movies have been a staple of cinema since the Silent Era, and they are far more diverse in scope than you might think.
Most Disaster Movies want to thrill you, but there are those proud few that really want to scare you. Continue reading “Episode 082- The Hidden Horror of Disaster Movies”
The excellent new documentary, HORROR NOIRE: A HISTORY OF BLACK HORROR, is a love letter to the rich, powerful history of Black American artists in horror cinema.
The story is told by the artists who made the movies, and they give their unflinching perspectives on the past, present, and future of black horror.
Join me as I speak with Executive Producers Dr. Robin Means Coleman and Tananarive Due about their documentary, Black horror, and their “First Kisses” with horror! Continue reading “Episode 081- Hellbent for HORROR NOIRE!”
On October 4th, 2018, hundreds of figures dressed in black walked into the Wisdom Woods of Georgia to perform an unholy ceremony.
Beasts were conjured and blood was spilled by the gallons in the pursuit of graven images.
And popcorn was eaten.
I was a witness to the Women in Horror Film Festival, and I lived to tell the tale! Continue reading “Episode 080- Violent Femmes: Women in Horror Film Festival”
February is Women in Horror Month, and we’re celebrating with an interview with the writer/actress Rakefet Abergel! We discuss her short horror film, the multiple-award-winning Jax in Love (2017).
Join us as we discuss horror and comedy timing, Rakefet’s First Kiss with horror, and her cinematic “guilty pleasures”! Continue reading “Women in Horror Month: Rakefet Abergel Interview”
February is Women in Horror Month, and we’re starting things off with an interview with Tara Hall, the writer of the feature-length film, Buzzard Hollow Beef (2017).
Tara sat down with me to discuss her film, horror movies, how Sam Raimi made her want to be a filmmaker, her First Kiss with horror, and her favorite comedy! Continue reading “Women in Horror Month: Tara Hall Interview”
So, what does “Punk Rock Attitude” mean, anyway?
There are as many answers to this question as there are punk rockers.
Although the connection between heavy metal and horror is well documented, the connection between horror and punk rock isn’t discussed as much. Continue reading “EPISODE 079- RANGER DANGER: AN INTERVIEW WITH JENN WEXLER”
One last surprise present “under the tree” for my listeners! I’m continuing the British tradition of the Christmas Ghost Story.
Continue reading “Episode 078.5- Special Christmas Ghost Story- The Willows”
“Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from MAGIC”. -Arthur C. Clarke
“The only way of discovering the limits of the POSSIBLE is to venture a little way past them into the IMPOSSIBLE”. -Arthur C. Clarke
When we watch a movie, or we listen to someone tell a story, we actively allow ourselves to believe in that level of magic.
We want to believe there is still magic in the world.
And, guess what?
There still is.
Continue reading “Episode 078- Magic, Movies and the Mind: Interview with Magician Victoria Mavis”
Phantasm: Ravager (2016), the fifth film in the nearly-40-year arc of the Phantasm series, ends with a bittersweet reunion.
Brothers Mike and Jody and their best friend Reggie, the protagonists from the original 1979 film, sit inside the trademark black Plymouth Barracuda.
They had been separated over the course of their endless battle against the otherworldly Tall Man and his minions. Now, as they sit in the muscle car, they exchange wordless looks. Age has altered their features, and there’s a weariness in their expressions. Continue reading “Legendary Director DON COSCARELLI Proves He Still Plays a Good Game with the Wildly Entertaining (and Heartfelt) Memoir, “TRUE INDIE””