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Hellbent For Horror

Sep 14, 2017

Extreme Horror Films: they are the "Elephant in the Room" for horror fans.

These films push the limits of the viewer to such the extent that they even divide the horror community on whether they go too far.

A large majority of these films have little, or no, socially redeeming value.

And yet...

There are a few extreme...

Sep 5, 2017

We lost another horror master in August 2017 when Tobe Hooper left this mortal coil. 

Hooper was a complicated artist, and in this episode, I talk about my appreciation of the man who gave us the Texas Chainsaw Massacre and Poltergeist

There were varied opinions of the contributions of Tobe Hooper, but I think he was...

Aug 23, 2017

There's a select group of directors who hold the title, "Masters of Horror" for bringing their distinctive styles to the horror film.

But, they aren't the only ones who made an impact on horror cinema.

There are several acclaimed directors with illustrious careers who took a "Day Trip" into horror.

And their entries...

Aug 14, 2017

Whenever you hit a milestone it’s time to celebrate

This is the 50th episode of Hellbent for Horror, and I could think of no better way to celebrate that than to gather a Wretched Roundtable of listeners to talk about the state of the 50-year-old phenomena known as "modern horror."  

Joining me on the show are Zena...

Aug 7, 2017

Fangoria magazine had been a mainstay of horror fandom for 38 years, but this year they shut their doors. 

I remember when Fangoria started, and how fun it was to have a magazine dedicated to horror in all its facets. 

In this episode, I talk about Fangoria, how it came to be, and what it meant to the fans and artists...