Episode 13 – The Burning & Sleepaway Camp

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

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

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 – Subscribe on Google Play – …

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Episode 11 – Lords of Salem & 31

Russ has another surprise for Justin, Russ gives a synopsis for once, Lords of Salem doesn’t make sense to Justin, FrankenChicken, Russ is still afraid of girls’ peeing, vagina paintings, Russ drops some hot convention rumors, why does the man of learning always die?, Russ has messed up dreams, Justin …

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Episode 10 – Wolf Creek & Wolf Creek 2

Justin immediately has to vamp for time, surprisingly not douchey protagonists, Russ’s wife kills a peacock, how do guns work? characters making good bad decisions, hand-rolling cigarettes, Russ makes Justin take a test of his own creation…it doesn’t go well for anyone, Mick isn’t an anti-hero, but he is quippy, …

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Episode 9 – House of 1000 Corpses & The Devil’s Rejects

Tylenol vs. aspirin in heart attack relief, Justin ruins Russ’s story, Justin succinctly sums up his views on House of 1000 Corpses with two nuanced sounds, Justin loves Chris Hardwick and is bad with faces, Russ and Justin both loved the Secret of the Ooze, Rejects is the opposite of …

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Episode 8.5 – The Virgin Spring

Bonus! Russ and Justin discovered that Last House on the Left was itself a remake and made a bonus episode, Max von Sydow is still not dead (yet), Justin says sticks instead of tripod because he thinks he’s better than you, Russ think people in the past were dumb and …

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Episode 8 – Last House on the Left

Russ and Justin nerd out about physical media, Russ is again thinking about dead animals while he pees his pants, bad music was a trend in the 70s, weird out of place gore, it’s not Mary’s movie, the guys argue over the intricacies of BJ revenge, Justin is wrong about …

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Episode 7 – Killer Klowns from Outer Space & Ernest Scared Stupid

Tom Kerosec of Kerosec Productions is our guest! He tells the story of the Intro/Outro music for this very podcast, Tom messes around with kids and Russ likes to think about dead animals, Justin tells tales of his childhood, Tom keeps trying to get political, Justin declares himself the wet …

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Episode 6 – They Live & Hell Comes to Frogtown

We apologize for the previous sound issues (that’s ironic), Russ checks out dudes at work, Russ receives an awesome (or horrible) gift (probably insult) from his son, Hobbes checks in with a non-exclusive, Justin decides he doesn’t like John Carpenter based on trailers he doesn’t like from a movie Carpenter …

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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