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Episode 27 – Near Dark & Bone Tomahawk

Episode 27 – Near Dark & Bone Tomahawk
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Sex talk follow-up, bad words are cool, Justin is learning how to adult, dueling synopses, Russ has totally seen Star Wars, catcalling is different from flirting and Stockholm Syndrome is different from bad writing, Patty Hearst is a person who exists, vampire preppers, Justin and Russ agree: True Blood got …

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Episode 26 – Alligator & Vigilante

Episode 26 – Alligator & Vigilante
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When should you have the sex talk?, Hey, maybe don’t get AIDS, 3-2-1 Contact, redheaded boys hate Justin, puppies, how evolution works, Russ wants be an alligator so dust won’t go in his eye, worst police chief in the history of history, RIP Adam West, Russ got bit by a …

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Episode 25 – Friday the 13th (1,2,3,2009)

Episode 25 – Friday the 13th (1,2,3,2009)
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The podcast starts on a solemn note before nose diving into dark humor, the sexual orientation of alcoholic beverages, the thing that sucks about a hike (as a fat guy), California’s majesty, some first classes are first classier than others, Hoosier is a dumb term, are the Friday the 13th …

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Episode 24 – Halloween

Episode 24 – Halloween
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Justin is totally not a pedophile, Daddy’s hurt!, is Potassium real?, Russ doesn’t like Halloween and he is very wrong, bad blu-ray menus, showing vs. not showing, good ways to not kill your main villain, growing old enough to scare kids, Mad Libs with a twist, problems with fractions, too …

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Episode 23 – The Witch & Witching and Bitching

Episode 23 – The Witch & Witching and Bitching
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Ben is back and starts by complaining to Russ about riding the volume during a movie, porn pranks, Justin was bad at band but is great at foley work, Russ fears being subtitled on the news, Russ still hates periods, Justin liked spotting shots from the trailer, snot makes things …

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Episode 22 – Rawhead Rex & Pumpkinhead

Episode 22 – Rawhead Rex & Pumpkinhead
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A new guest has entered the podcast, he’s only slightly political, it turns out that Justin is fat, but not Jazzy scooter fat, Russ is too lazy to breathe, Clive Barker writes better than Stephen King, Rawhead is a penis monster, Russ finds solidarity in Rawhead’s hatred of periods, Russ …

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Episode 21 – Wishmaster & Wishmaster 2

Episode 21 – Wishmaster & Wishmaster 2
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Tom Kerosec is here and Russ has a bone to pick with him, Russ is really bad at basketball, Tom has a callback, we talk about the podcast on the podcast, Russ makes a controversial statement, everybody smokes, Justin isn’t zinging, MAGIC, Tom rambles about something other than WWII, Russ …

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Episode 20 – Housebound & What We Do In The Shadows

Episode 20 – Housebound & What We Do In The Shadows
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Russ can’t read his notes, there’s no yelling on the bus, horror characters in video games, where does the face end and the head begin? cigarettes are the cure for coughing, but smoking is gross, Russ’s favorite scene, dial-up mistakes, movies with boobs in them, Daniel Stern stinger, actual research …

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Episode 19 – From Beyond & Society

Episode 19 – From Beyond & Society
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Justin finds a new listener, In Memoriam bumper stickers are a nuisance, winter is cold, beef brisket goes bad when it’s not cold it turns out, moldy foods that fat guys eat, judging old guys’ butts, smoking in restaurants, talking about science in movies, don’t bite Russ’s ear, how to …

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Episode 18 – Maniac

Episode 18 – Maniac
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Russ and Justin start off with last week’s picks, Justin shoehorns in a Gilmore Girls reference, playing on your phone during movies, don’t call it Maniac Cop, turns out they’re called tower viewers, who knew? Justin really likes weird moaning, Joe Spinell accidentally became the second hightest paid actor on …

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Novel Ideas with Russ
Creature by Hunter Shea

Click here to buy via Amazon Creature seems to be dividing readers in grand fashion. Two camps seem to be developing : one starting that the book is genius in it’s slow burn study that comes to a boil and exploding like a volcano. Others have found it tedious and …

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The House by the Cemetery by John Everson

Click here to purchase via Amazon Genre mainstay John Everson’s latest novel features a haunted haunted house. Out of luck and out of work carpenter Mike finds employment in getting the local home townsfolk fear is inhabited by spirits pieced together enough for the county to turn it into a …

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We Sold Our Souls by Grady Hendrix

Click here to purchase via Amazon   On par with Hendrix’s other highly acclaimed books, We Sold Our Souls is a fun rock and roll devil influenced tale. An almost-been, Kris narrowly missed game and fortune. What could have been and why wasn’t it? Recommended for the horror fan as …

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The Siren and the Spectre by Jonathan Janz

  Click here to by via Amazon   There are an uncountable number of examples in which a great concept can be foiled with subpar execution.  The Siren and the Spectre is a demonstration of the opposite of this as Johnathan Janz manages to take the oldest concept in horror …

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Tamer Animals by Justin M. Woodward

WARNING POSSIBLY, MAYBE, SOMETHING THAT ONE COULD DEEM A SPOILER AHEAD.   What constitutes a spoiler? How many dust jackets give far to many details of the plot or story away?  How many movie trailers hook you by showing key pieces of information to lure  you into watching? Discussing Tamer …

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Hark the Herald Angels Scream

Click here to buy via Amazon Pretty typical Anthology ratio here with a few shining stars but mostly filler. Scott Smith Christopher Golden, and Joe Lansdal provide standout tails centered on Christmas. Yankee Swap shines with a Saw style Christmas game. Scott Smith story is a bizarre Christmas Eve and …

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Chasing Ghosts by Glenn Rolfe

Click here to purchase via Amazon A solid and entertaining book! In the vein of Brian Keene, Rolfe’s tale reads effortlessly and creates an intriguing world. Although the ending may be a bit abrupt, the ride was certainly fun to get there.. Kin and Off Season may be the two …

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Ghost Virus by Graham Masterton

  Click here to order via Amazon   Ghost Virus is perhaps one of the most absurd concepts for a horror book in recent memory. Absurdity alone is not enough to dissuade recommendation of a book, but the absurdity needs to be acknowledged by the audience as well as the …

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Dark Screams: Volume Ten

Click here to purchase via Amazon Most anthologies leave me with a feeling of time wasted having read filler material that wasn’t good enough to be worthy of a long form story. Although Dark Screams: Volume Ten didn’t bat .1000, it is certainly one of the strongest anthologies in recent …

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Unbury Carol by Josh Malerman

click to purchase via Amazon   Coming off such a success such as Bird Box and Mad Black Wheel is a tough challenge. Unbury Carol fails to reach the high standards set by these and other works by Malerman such as Ghastle and Yule and A House at the Bottom …

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