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May 23, 2019


Nothing marks the end of an era more potently than when the icons of that era pass away.

The cold reality is that when horror icons pass away, they rarely get memorialized in mainstream arenas.

So, I wanted to give an "Irish Wake", a happy send-off for several of the people who passed away over the last few years. The people who gave horror fans their First Kiss.

Consider this episode the Last Kiss, a retrospective of the careers of writers, directors, actors, and illustrators and a final recommendation of their work.


I hope you enjoy the show!


Wes Craven

Nicolas Roeg

David F. Friedman

Herschell Gordon Lewis

Jack Davis

Bernie Wrightson

William Peter Blatty

John Carl Beuchler

Jack H. Harris

James Karen

Don Calfa

Harlan Ellison



Last House on the Left (1972)

A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

Scream (1996)

Performance (1970)

Walkabout (1971)

The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976)

Bad Timing (1980)

Track 29 (1988)

Eureka (1983)

Blood Feast (1963)

2000 Maniacs! (1964)

Creepshow (1982)

The Ninth Configuration (1980)

Troll (1986)

Equinox (1970)

Return of the Living Dead (1985)



A Youth in Babylon (1990)

Tales From the Crypt (1950-1955) "FOUL PLAY"

House of Secrets (Swamp Thing) (1971)

Swamp Thing (1972) 10 issues

Creepy #62 (1974) -"The Black Cat"

House of Horror #2 (1974) "Jenifer"

Eerie #62 (1975) "The Cool Air"

Bernie Wrightson's Frankenstein (1983)

Creepshow (1982)

The Exorcist (1971)

The Ninth Configuration (1978) ***Originally Twinkle, Twinkle Killer Kane (1966)

I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream (1967)

No Doors, No Windows (1975)

Deathbird Stories: A Pantheon of Modern Gods (1975)

Strange Wine (1978)

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Comic Plodding - Silent Film Dark by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (
Destination Unknown by Audionautix is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (

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