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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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Episode 17 – Blue Ruin & Green Room

Episode 17 – Blue Ruin & Green Room
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Tom Kerosec is back without a song, Tom and Russ ruined the Sixth Sense for Justin, searching for the mythical KenTacoHut, Russ finds validation in others’ use of the term “thing of water”, Tom doesn’t know what a synopsis is, Tom and Justin were in a band together and Russ …

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Episode 16 – Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 & Texas Chainsaw 3D

Episode 16 – Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 & Texas Chainsaw 3D
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Russ is convinced that Justin’s mom hates him, Justin rues his Subway sandwich, campiness confirmed, Dennis Hopper is drunk, Human Wins Chili Cookoff, reminiscing over epithets, buying chainsaws, tumblr needs more fry houses, radio DJs know how to take down serial killer cannibals, empathy butt pains, speaking of hate…Texas Chainsaw …

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Episode 15 – Dungeonmaster & Raw Force

Episode 15 – Dungeonmaster & Raw Force
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This is it….this is the big one….the bet thrown down 11 weeks ago has come to fruition, Tom Kerosec, Tiffany, Russ’s wife, and a very special guest are here to judge the erotic Lawnmower Man slash fiction written by the hosts, Russ reads the criteria for the judges while Justin …

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Episode 14 – The Town That Dreaded Sundown

Episode 14 – The Town That Dreaded Sundown
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Mystery solved, another mystery opened, it’s a movie, the 70’s weren’t the 50’s, bad rain, the narrator thinks a man dating a 17 year old is A-Okay, Justin works in a reference to The Room, actors reading lines, old rookies, unnecessary comedy, low budget stunts are the realest stunts, Russ …

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Episode 13.5 – HorrorHound Weekend Wrap-up

Episode 13.5 – HorrorHound Weekend Wrap-up
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Bonus episode! Russ and Justin discuss their experience at HorrorHound Weekend, they start it off with discussions about sex and religion, another brilliant segue, Justin witnesses a miracle, no Sad Virgils, stories from the Saw and American Horror Story panels, White Castle > parties and socializing, Justin had many favorite …

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Episode 13 – The Burning & Sleepaway Camp

Episode 13 – The Burning & Sleepaway Camp
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We’re at HorrorHound Weekend and have a fellow conventioner (Josh) join the show, the Fist of Fury story, Russ reveals more details about his marriage, the group works on a definition, movie teenagers aren’t teenagers, is doing the opposite of a trope still a trope?, bad decisions in horror movies…again, …

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Episode 12 – The Hills Have Eyes

Episode 12 – The Hills Have Eyes
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Justin and Russ start the episode by time traveling and talking about the movie Get Out, Russ is good at being a white guy, Justin avoids people whether they are black or not, adventures in Chinese buffets, Justin learns how to be a good little boy, finding time for sex, …

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Episode 11.5 – Convention Special

Episode 11.5 – Convention Special
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Justin and Russ are going to HorrorHound Weekend! Russ gives Justin (and the listeners) a primer on what to expect when going to your first horror convention. Justin eats McDonald’s. Next week: The Hills Have Eyes (1977 & 2006) Subscribe on iTunes – https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/remake-me/id1191701890?mt=2 Subscribe on Google Play – https://goo.gl/app/playmusic?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&isi=691797987&ius=googleplaymusic&link=https://play.google.com/music/m/I5pdl54tatu5crtwbm343dqv3fi?t%3DReMake_Me%26pcampaignid%3DMKT-na-all-co-pr-mu-pod-16 …

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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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