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”
Just because things might seem normal and ordinary…doesn’t mean they really ARE.
Some places, no matter what your eyes tell you, just feel…weird…creepy…uncanny.
Every culture has a haunted place…a haunted house.
And Halloween is the night many of us go out to seek these haunted places! Continue reading “Episode 077- There is a Haunted House in Town”
The ’80s were horror movie heaven.
A wild mixture of new technology, misfit filmmakers, obscure distributors, rich dentists trying to find tax shelters, buckets of blood and latex, and home video rental helped usher in one of the most prolific and influential eras in horror film history. Continue reading “Episode 076- We Lost It in the ’80s: An Interview With the Creators of “In Search of Darkness””
Batshit Crazy horror movies are the messy upstarts that couldn’t blend into the crowd if they tried.
They may not be for everyone, and they may be far from perfect, and they may never get critical praise, but they are not boring.
Continue reading “EPISODE 075- B@T$H1T CR@ZY HORROR MOV1E$”
Welcome to a new installment of HELLBENT FOR HORRIBLE QUESTIONS, a mini-digest of interviews and short discussions!
In ISSUE #2, my guests are the creative team filmmaking team, KEVIN AND JENNIFER SLUDER.
They have shepherded many independent horror and sci-fi films to completion and now Kevin has directed his first horror short, HEARTLESS, which is winning awards and rave reviews.
Continue reading “Hellbent for Horrible Questions 02: Kevin and Jennifer Sluder”
Madness! Murder! Possession! Vengeful Gods!
With the Ancient Greeks, it was all in the family.
Many Greek Tragedies dealt with anxiety around the fragility of families in a dangerous world.
The most frightening theme was the families destroying themselves from the inside.
Continue reading “Episode 074- Bad Blood Relations”
Welcome to a new installment of the “H4H Universe” we call HELLBENT FOR HORRIBLE QUESTIONS, a mini-digest of interviews and short discussions!
In ISSUE #1, my guest is director SIMONE KISIEL, who has made two feature films, “HOUSED” and “BUGS: A TRILOGY.” Continue reading “Issue #01- Hellbent for Horrible Questions! Guest: director Simone Kisiel”
With Guests Hope Madden and George Wolf from the Fright Club Podcast!
Back when the campfire was the center of the village, the woods were the dark home of dangerous creatures and magical beings. The woods were considered sinister places that epitomized the unknown.
So, it’s no surprise that horror films are right at home with the woods!
Continue reading “Episode 073- The Woods Outside and the Woods Within”