Episode 22 – Rawhead Rex & Pumpkinhead

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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