Episode 47 – Samurai Cop & Yin Yang Insane

Ladies and Gentlemen, you are listening to the inaugural episode of The Z’Dar Cast! Your usual hosts have been replaced with, well, the same guys, but it’s The Z’Dar Cast! Russ tells his jury duty story, Justin can’t banter for time, Russ gets a text from his wife, perhaps the …

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Episode 46 – C.H.U.D. & C.H.U.D. II

Russ likes being dominated, Justin is awed by all the words that Russ doesn’t quite know, Russ also can’t math, picking up trash like convicts, hiking with Joe Pesci, dog adventures, the podcast that almost didn’t happen, CHUD is surprisingly okay, Russ immediately bails on his joke, Justin gives up, …

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Episode 45 – Halloween II (1981 & 2009)

Russ is an enabler, Justin has no stories, Halloweens 2, Russ doesn’t like his Halloween chocolate, Justin forgets his science and has an aneurysm, Google race, just the tip, eye stuff, Russ is an adult who rubs it, movies that start with quotes usually suck, Rob Zombie’s fever dream, Justin …

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Episode 44 – Y: The Last Man & Cows

Russ complains about raising a Boy Scout, volunteering to stand near a corn maze for hours, Justin’s harrowing tale of walking through Chicago with a belly full of deep dish pizza, we read books, a good comic book letterer is like a good bassist, sometimes Justin trips over his own …

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Episode 43 – Island of Dr. Moreau & Lost Soul

Justin is very confused, Russ can’t pour a drink, closure from Justin’s Internet adventures, Russ may have had Alzheimer’s as a kid, more skewers in more bellies, Fairuza Balk debate, ice hat is best hat, Val Kilmer’s acting choices, prime RTS strategy, Japan’s aging population, Russ’s plan works flawlessly, Skip …

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The Final Chapter. Until we go see Jigsaw. Subscribe on iTunes – Subscribe on Google Play – Like us on Facebook – Follow us on Twitter –

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Curse of Chucky

You say sequel. I say reboot. Can we please call the whole thing off? Subscribe on iTunes – Subscribe on Google Play – Like us on Facebook – Follow us on Twitter –

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Episode 42 – Cabin Fever 2 and Return to Frogtown

Russ learns a new word, Justin learns about being a parent, where did the budget go? Present Russ corrects Past Russ for the first time, Cabin Fever 2 created a beef and then a friendship, Russ has hope for likable characters but is ultimately disappointed, just look up Judah Friedlander’s …

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Saw VI

The Jigsaw-er becomes the Jigsaw-ee. Er, something. Subscribe on iTunes – Subscribe on Google Play – Like us on Facebook – Follow us on Twitter –

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Seed of Chucky

And with baby makes…a movie that is probably better than it deserves to be. Subscribe on iTunes – Subscribe on Google Play – Like us on Facebook – Follow us on Twitter –

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Novel Ideas with Russ
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 …

Novel Ideas with Russ
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 …

Novel Ideas with Russ
Bad Man by Dathan Auerbach

Click here to preorder via Amazon “Bad Man” is methodically and confidently paced. Auerbach leaves breathing room between major events like an auteur filmmaker composing beautiful long establishing shots. With conversational and direct language, the book flows smoothly and without at sense of pretentiousness. The book follows Ben’s life after …

Novel Ideas with Russ
Gods of the Dark Web by Lucas Mangum

Click here to order via Amazon   As a species we’ve left little unexplored.  The true unknown, however, is the man made abyss of the internet hidden behind a digital closed door.  Gods of the Dark Web explores what lurks beyond the visible internet. In a bizarro universe David Cronenberg …

Most Important Post Ever

So, if a post says TEST.  It really isn’t a test.  Its a super important post that holds the fabric of the podcast together.  Don’t delete it.  I know that because I deleted a post that said TEST and Justin yelled at me. –Russ