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Episode 35 – Chasing Sleep & Lo

Is Russ an alcoholic? Is Russ a nice guy? What’s a gayby? 16 year olds think they know what art is, everything is something, giant babies and gym teachers, Scientology, calling hospitals, getting your eyes dilated feels weird, Toys R Us sells horror stuff, making fun of the president, Justin …

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Episode 34 – A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984 & 2010)

Justin starts off with an apology, then they both get a little political kinda, Russ learns how to take a bath, Justin has YouTube to watch, Russ may have committed a crime, Justin has a unified theory of horror, the worst running joke, the story of the final scene, more …

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Episode 33 – Psycho Cop & Psycho Cop Returns

In Memorium, Justin has a cold but doesn’t know it yet, Chicago pizza > St. Louis pizza, smuggling cow eyeballs, Facebook famous, Daddy’s hurting (again), Russ has a new book recommendation, public shaming, Vile Consumption, this episode is fueled by hate, Bob Vance, worst audio ever, think fast!, adults have …

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Episode 32 – Elves & The Pit

Saxophone Ryan is here! and so are Ben and Tom Kerosec, Tom Kerosec’s band Kerosec has a new album, free domain name suggestion, surround sound over the phone, Ben doesn’t know how podcasts work, the best Burger King story ever, Saxophone Ryan learns what a synopsis is, candles exist, vibrating …

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Episode 31 – Texas Chainsaw Massacre III & IV

We have a sponsor! We’re bad at ads, so buy their stuff, Ben’s back, gay hookups in Disney, Russ is still a bad person, really funny stories about death, fat guys at Long John Silver’s, when your titles sound like bad ripoff Mario sounds, finding your director in the woods, …

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Episode 30 – Maximum Overdrive & Trucks

Russ reads and has an epiphany, Justin is lazy, go watch the Maximum Overdrive trailer right now, cocaine as an alternative fuel source, equipment malfunctions, Stephen King is probably not racist but is definitely irresponsible, noculars, Russ and Justin talk about Cool Runnings for like ten minutes for no reason, …

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Episode 29 – Videodrome & eXistenZ

Justin spent the week crashing the server and buying a home, poo tasting, disrobing, old daytime talk shows made Russ question his sexuality, Palm Pilots used to be a thing, Russ doesn’t know phrases or math, OKCupid has weird questions, abginas, this movie makes no sense, Virtual Boy was also …

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Episode 28 – Incident at Loch Ness & Digging Up the Marrow

Russ has a money-making idea, the friends you tell and the friends you never tell, how Russ will make money if the podcast fails, Bobcat Goldthwait is an awesome guy, St. Louis style pizza is an affront to God and nature, what to do if you wind up in Branson …

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Episode 27 – Near Dark & Bone Tomahawk

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

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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Novel Ideas with Russ
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 …

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 …

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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 …

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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

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