Nov 19, 2017
Oh, to have been there in the heyday of Grindhouse Cinema!
Rows of theaters on New York’s 42nd Street playing classics such as I Drink Your Blood, Children Shouldn’t Play with Dead Things, Ilsa: She-Wolf of the SS, Three on a Meathook, The Corpse Grinders, and more.
These movies are the stuff of cinema legend, and...
Nov 10, 2017
I love the spirit of Independent Horror filmmakers, especially fans who are compelled to create, no matter what the odds.
In today’s episode I interview Nick Hunt, the director/producer/creator of SAFE PLACE.
Nick is a true independent spirit, and we talk about the tremendous amount of legwork required to get his...
Nov 1, 2017
SEX and VIOLENCE.
That volatile combination is both provocative and controversial for most people.
It's where we're at our most vulnerable, and Horror gives us the opportunity to confront our darkest emotions in a safe environment.
But, only a few horror films dig deep enough to strike a nerve.
They brashly go beyond...
Oct 19, 2017
History is full of real-life horror stories.
In this episode I talk with Dr. Harold Aurand, a professor of History at Penn State University, Schuylkill Campus, about true horror stories of history.
We discuss the Great Molasses Flood in Boston, the Johnstown Flood of 1889 in Johnstown, PA, mine disasters, and some...
Oct 8, 2017
Do you ever wonder how the legends of monsters are born?
What made people think werewolves and vampires were real? How did the ideas of silver to kill werewolves, and garlic to repel vampires get passed down from generation to generation?
People with mental illness were thought to be visited by ghosts. Throughout...