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Jul 12, 2017

We look to the skies with Night of the Comet (1984) and Maximum Overdrive (1986)!

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Night of the Comet (1984)

"In honor of Night of the Comet, a Cult Time Capsule of 80s America" by Sherilyn Connelly, from The Village Voice

Maximum Overdrive (1986)

"How Did This Get Made? Maximum Overdrive (An...


May 31, 2017

We’re taking a trip to Tromaville with The Toxic Avenger and Class of Nuke ‘Em High!

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The Toxic Avenger (1984)

"The Toxic Avenger: A Brief History of Troma's Superhero Franchise" by Jim Knipfel, from Den of Geek

Class of Nuke 'Em High (1986)

"Class of Nuke 'Em High is a Nutty, Nostalgic Treat" by Bill...


Apr 19, 2017

We study the king of the cryptids!  We’re examining the legend of Bigfoot through “true” sightings and representations of the legendary monster in films like Abominable, Exists, and more!

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Bigfoot

"Bigfoot", from The Skeptic's Dictionary

“Had Slain His Thousand”, from Placerville...


Apr 12, 2017

We can’t get enough … of The Stuff and They Live in this episode about the horror of 80s consumerism!

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The Stuff (1985)

"Why Larry Cohen's The Stuff is a Work of Scruffy Genius" by Ryan Lambie from Den of Geek

They Live (1988)

"They Live (1988)" by David Kalat, from TCM

Director's commentary, John Carpenter...


Mar 1, 2017

We take to the hills with Wes Craven’s original The Hills Have Eyes and Alexandre Aja’s brutal remake! The Hills Have Eyes (1977) “The Hills Have Eyes is based on a REAL Story! The Sawney Bean Cave Clan” by David Ian McKendry, from Blumhouse “11 Terrifying Facts about The Hills Have Eyes” by Matthew...