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Dec 27, 2017

To close 2017, we discuss (and by discuss, I mean gush over) our two favorite movies of all time - The Thing (Tab) and The Fly (Jacob)!

Sources for this episode:

The Thing (1982)

"Requiem for a Shape-Shifter: Mick Garris Interviews John Carpenter", The Thing Scream Factory Collector's Edition

"Terror Takes Shape",...


Dec 20, 2017

This week, return to the haunted libraries of Test Pattern for a Tomes of Terror episode, featuring Peter Straub's chilly classic Ghost Story and the 1981 film adaptation of the same name.

 Sources for this Episode:

Ghost Story (1980)

"From Page to Screen: Author Peter Straub Talks Ghost Story" by Del Howison, The 13th...


Dec 13, 2017

Godzilla level patron Mad Max curates an episode that is truly a cut above the rest - a chainsaw cut!  We dissect The Texas Chainsaw Massacre and Pieces!

Sources for this episode:

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974)

"The REAL Story Behind The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Notorious Killer Ed Gein" by David Ian McKendry,...


Dec 6, 2017

This week, MechaGodzilla level Patreon subscriber Ryan makes us laugh with two chilling comedies - Clue and Haunted Honeymoon!

Sources for this episode:

Clue (1985)

"30 Years Later and Clue The Movie is Still a Work of Cult Genius" by Priscilla Frank, The Huffington Post

"Clue Ending Explained: Why There are 3 Endings...


Nov 29, 2017

This week we join forces to bring you a tale of two houses! Our movie choices go head to head with Tab's pick Hausu vs. Jacob's pick horror comedy cult classic House!

Sources for this episode:

Hausu (1977)

"Constructing a House", Criterion Collection making of featurette 

"You'll Never Watch the Weirdest Horror Film the...