The masquerade has begun and the attendants will all be wearing RED. And from high atop the castle of Prospero, your two handsome hosts will be regaling you with tales of carnality and chaos as they comment upon the 1964 Poe adaptation, The Masque of the Red Death. Wine will be consumed, bosoms will be ogled, and great thoughts will be… thunk? Yes, it will be a veritable feast of aural pleasure. Just don’t look behind the mask.
Christmas. A time for presents and pretty lights. A time for family gatherings and cheerful songs. A time for… bloody carnage? Well, in this latest installment of Terror Transmission, that’s what you get in the form of the 1984 killer Santa flick, Silent Night, Deadly Night. Matt opens the gift of teen memories while Jason’s package contains a whole lot of love for scream queen, Linnea Quigley, not to mention other goodies under the tree. So, gorge yourself on candy canes and egg nog as you enjoy our commentary on this holiday horror favorite. Are you naughty enough?
Like tossing a big ol’ bucket of pig’s blood in your face, we bring you our analysis on the 1976 telekinetic shocker, Carrie. We hoist our brews to late menstruation, shower scenes, outsider teen revenge, and the lip-glossed bitch goddess that is Nancy Allen. Okay, maybe that last part is just Matt talking, but do listen in and get all of the inside scoop on this highest moment in the directorial career of Brian De Palma. Post-movie chat covers the work of Stephen King and Clive Barker, as well as listener mail and some musings on the next movie choice. Turn on, tune in, plug it up!
Here are two men with impure hearts, who never say their prayers at night,
But become wolves when the podcast starts, and the beer is chilled just right.
Yes, this is our completely hokey segue to the description of our commentary on the 1941 masterpiece of lycanthropic study known as The Wolf Man. Take a journey to the shadowy borderlands of man’s animal nature, or simply enjoy two drinking guys chatting up their love for classic horror. You have a choice, unlike that poor Larry Talbot. After the feature, we’ll have our post-movie talk and maybe say some other clever things. AHHH-OOH!
The counselors may have not been paying any attention, but you should to this exciting episode of Terror Transmission, in which M&J vivisect the 1980 release of one of the greatest slasher films of the decade: Friday The 13th. As our vengeful killer picks off the kiddies one by one, your hosts will fill your woozy, bloodsoaked head full of background info, FT13 trivia, their own twisted fantasies, their amazingly witty repartee… and they even drag a doll… um, I mean, an action figure… into the fray. Plus, the usual post-movie chat and some e-mail following the feature. Careful! It’s got a death curse!
Gather ’round, kids. It’s time! Time to put on your costumes, stuff your faces full of candy corn, and listen to our creepy commentary for the 1982 Myers-less third entry in a certain famous horror franchise — Halloween III: Season of the Witch. Accept the numbing earworm of the Silver Shamrock commercial jingle as we bring you all of the bizarre, Celtic occultness of one man’s mission to do something really horrible to children via the tapped power of an ancient ritual site of historical note… and computer chips… and rubber masks. Confused? Good, then you’re as ready for this episode as we were. Enjoy, and Happy Halloween!
Sound the alarms! Call the National Guard! Break out the bug spray! Because your hunky hosts do battle with giant irradiated ants in this episode, commenting on the 1954 science fiction / horror bug movie, Them! These aren’t the kind of ants that mildly spoil a Sunday picnic but, rather, enormous insects which wreak havoc on a small desert community. After the movie, stay tuned for more movie chat and listener mail.
Get out your chainsaws and sewing kits as your attractively blood-drenched hosts bring you the 1982 slasher gorefest, Pieces. Will you cringe more over the sheer carnage of insane murder or from all of the bad acting, cheesy music, and inept dubbing? Perhaps, Jason’s sniffling or Matt’s college bimbo imitation will do it for you. In any case, you’re bound (and gagged) to have a good time.
Those dashing gents with their bulging horror muscles return with their commentary on Edgar G. Ulmer’s 1934 Lugosi/Karloff match-up, The Black Cat. Learn all about the lurid, censored, diabolical backstory to this Universal “Golden Age” flick. Following the feature, your hosts drink fancy beer, chat horror, and read listener mail.