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Test Pattern: A Horror Movie Podcast

Apr 8, 2021

In the first of two episodes curated by Jacob for his birthday month, we investigate the growing tomato menace with Attack of the Killer Tomatoes and dream alone with the sensitive monster that is Swamp Thing!


Attack of the Killer Tomatoes (1978)

"Attack of the Killer Tomatoes: An Oral History of the 1978 Film"...

Mar 11, 2021

** This episode was recorded and released prior to Scarlett Amaris telling her story of abuse at the hands of her partner, Richard Stanley. We do briefly discuss Stanley's work on the early production of the film and his return to set. 

We believe and support Ms. Amaris and will not cover Stanley's work moving forward. ...

Feb 12, 2021

We cut right to the heart of slashers with My Bloody Valentine and The Prowler!


"Slasher Movies: The Complete History", Evolution of Horror

The Prowler (1981)

"Retrospective: The Prowler (1981 - 35 Years Later" by Dave J. Wilson, Dread Central

"Brutal Slasher The Prowler is a Showcase of Tom Savini's Best Work"...

Jan 14, 2021

We journey to a fantasy world with Fire and Ice and Genndy Tartakovsky's "Primal"!


Fire and Ice (1983)

Ralph Bakshi commentary

"The Making of Fire and Ice", featurette

"Thomas Kinkade's Surprising Involvement with 1983's Fire and Ice" by Andy Smith, Hi-Fructose

"A Family Friendly Machete? What Do You Mean No...

Dec 19, 2020

We're donning black gloves and fedoras as Shin Godzilla level patron Ryan joins us to discuss two Sergio Martino giallo films - The Strange Vice of Mrs. Wardh and All the Colors of the Dark!



"What, Exactly, is a 'Giallo' Film?" by Tom Newth, Frieze

"A Brief History of Giallo", The Giallo Files