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Welcome to the Queer Horror Cult, a podcast for deconstructing, analyzing, and just talking love of horror, genre, and cult cinema from a queer perspective. Join us as we discuss individual films, franchises, film movements, sub-genres, themes and aesthetics, and engage in interviews and round-table discussions. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
Horror Movie Survival Guide is a weekly podcast where two unlikely gorehounds and long time chums, one a hardcore horror fan with a notebook to prove it, and the other finally coming out of the creepy horror fandom closet - watch and talk about horror film from a survival point of view. We ask the question - how can *we* end up as the final girl? Join Julia Marchese and Teri Gamble as we take a deep dive into everything from OG horror to newly released films (but preferably classics on VHS). ...
 
Welcome to a sci-fi podcast hosted by top genre journalists. We share anecdotes, celebrate classics, deliver what-to-watch recommendations, and contemplate the latest news and trailers. It’s like a geeky film and TV magazine in audio form. Not that long ago, in a galaxy not far away, three geeks (including former editors of SFX magazine) joined forces, with the prime directive of delivering the nerdiest chat this side of Alpha Centauri. Richard Edwards, Dave Bradley and Tanavi Patel invite y ...
 
Jon Bounds, Jon Hickman, Danny Smith and Mark Steadman are writing new additions to the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, the book with the famous words "Don't Panic" written in large, friendly letters on the cover. This smart, funny podcast fuses real-world observation with a writing style Adams fans have sorely missed. With each topic, the panel of authors, podcasters and performers present an essay in the style of a Hitchhiker's Guide entry, which is then discussed in a format that fans o ...
 
What is Magic? Why is Magic? Who is…Magic? Two Magicians Pod is hosted by Nick Paul, is a veteran performer with over twenty years of professional experience on stage and consulting for TV. Co-hosted by Robert Ramirez (Fool Us, In the Heights National Tour) He interviews world renowned entertainers from TV, Film and Stage to get their thoughts on existential questions about life, art, comedy, zen philosophy, magic, performing professionally and so much more.
 
The World Is Listening To DAVE RABBIT Are You? ”Dave Rabbit”, the “Godfather Of Pirate Radio”, welcomes you to "The Rabbit Zone". So Fasten Your Seat Belts, bring your seats and tray tables to their Fully Upright Position, then bend over and Kiss Your Ass Goodbye, because the “Dave Rabbit” & “Radio First Termer” Pirate Radio Experience is an Extremely Dangerous & Bumpy Ride! Everything Here Is FREE To Enjoy & Share! DAVE RABBIT LOVES JESSICA RABBIT Military EntertainmentNetwork In 2006, Dave ...
 
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HMSG Interview Tananarive Due! We here at HMSG are so lucky and honored to interview Writer, Educator, and Producer TANANARIVE DUE! Due is an award-winning author who teaches Black Horror and Afrofuturism at UCLA. She was one of the executive producers for one of our favorite documentaries HORROR NOIRE: A history of Black Horror for Shudder. If you…
 
Bite Marks - "Everything Looks Better in a Speedo" Inspired by our round of Lesbian Vampire movies we are exploring some Gay Vampire cinema with BITE MARKS (2011)! Written and Directed by Mark Bessenger this film is working hard to bring you some horror comedy with lots of one-liners and references to some of our favorite vampire movies like the ic…
 
If the premise behind this week's episode has any truth to it, we are so beyond done for. This week is a look at mental and moral degradation through the viewing of extreme cinema with a conversation on "Censor" (2021) and "Berberian Sound Studio" (2012). Audio clip from David Cronenberg, interviewed for "Heart of the Matter" (1979-2000). See acast…
 
Sinister - "I'll make you famous again." Special request from one of our dear friends Becky D' Anna! We couldn't believe that Julia & Teri had both not seen this one since it stars one of their favorite actors! ETHAN HAWKE! A writer on a mission to become famous beyond his past successes enters into a world that he is not ready to believe. A SINIST…
 
Is that the rousing sound of Carl Orff’s O Fortuna assaulting our ears? Yes, it’s time for a genuine “round table” discussion: this episode we look back at Excalibur, John Boorman’s 1981 whirlwind tour of Arthurian legend. Based on the 15th-century prose work Le Morte d'Arthur by Thomas Malory, which collected together many of the legends about Kin…
 
Stage Fright - "Don't Panic, Stick Together" Our final ARROW film is 1987's STAGE FRIGHT (Deliria)! Rehearsal turns deadly for a troupe of actors as the lines blur between reality and the fiction! We love a film that takes us behind the scenes of the creative process and this one does not disappoint! A dancing owl, a saxophone playing Marilyn Monro…
 
We’ve received a premonition of the future and we predict that you’re about to listen to an hour and a bit of sci-fi and fantasy chat. Thanks to our pre-cog mates, we’ve also learned that we’ll be talking about Steven Spielberg’s remarkably prescient Philip K Dick adaptation, Minority Report. We’ll be joined this episode by author, futuregazer and …
 
What do you get when the sole survivor of a horrific, fascist hate mob teams up with a group of left-wing anarchists? This week's episode, of course! Join Aria and Lori as they get political with the unsung gem, Canadian exploitation thriller "Siege" (1983). MAJOR SPOILERS FOR "SIEGE" (1983). Audio clip from "The Simpsons" (1994). See acast.com/pri…
 
Blind Beast - "Tactile Satisfaction" The ARROW party continues with some 1960's J-Horror BLIND BEAST (1969) - this one left our jaws on the floor. Who knew a story of a blind sculptor and his muse would turn into a titillating tale that ultimately descends into the world of BDSM. We hope you take advantage of ARROW's offer to watch these films on t…
 
Death Line (Raw Meat) - "Mind the Doors" Our round of ARROW films continues across the pond to where your intrepid co-hosts met in London for DEATH LINE (RAW MEAT) 1972! This film co-written and directed by Gary Sherman is is a doozy that looks at class, the caste system and the plight of forgotten man in a whole new light. When a young couple disc…
 
Remember the good ol' days of loveable giant mascot-suited entertainers serving up family friendly laughs and even worse pizza? Well maybe you need the prescription adjusted on those rose-coloured glasses, for these technicolor animatronic monstrosities are out for blood! This week, Aria and Lori talk dark nostalgia with a look at "Willy's Wonderla…
 
Join us on a trip back 30 years, as we rewatch Terminator 2: Judgment Day. Rightly regarded as a landmark in movie special effects, James Cameron’s 1991 classic remains a much-loved action film and a high point in the Terminator franchise. The film follows Sarah and John Connor (Linda Hamilton and Edward Furlong) as they are targetted by an advance…
 
Toolbox Murders - "It's an ugly world." We are so excited to dive into cult classics available on the ARROW streaming site. They have generously offered our fans trial memberships with our code. Listen for it at the beginning of each episode - so you can enjoy the films this month! Our first ARROW film is THE TOOLBOX MURDERS (1978) directed by Denn…
 
The Hunger - "Forever & ever." Catherine Deneuve, David Bowie, Susan Sarandon...THE HUNGER (1983) - this star-studded final installment in our round of Lesbian Vampire faire is top notch. This movie has style & grace directed by the late, great Tony Scott. When time is running out for Miriam's (Deneuve) partner, John (Bowie) they enlists the help o…
 
Blood & Roses - "I need nourishment." We continue our round of Vampire Lesbian goodness with the classic BLOOD & ROSES (1960) directed by Roger Vadim. This is a tale of love, lust and jealousy through the ages. Carmilla, the doppelgänger of an ancient vampire takes on more then just the looks of her ancestor, but takes on her role...blood will be s…
 
Reaching back into the archives for this week, with an episode recorded about a year ago that never got released, with some new (extremely strange) takes that Lori is prepared to defend to the death, in a very chaste look at "Cherry Falls" (2000). Audio clip from "King of the Hill" (1997) See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
Black holes. Warped time. The end of the world! It’s all relativity as we look back – and forward – at Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar. We're joined by Andrew Glester, acclaimed science writer, award-winning radio presenter and podcast host, film producer and director. Andrew's Cosmic Shed podcast was recently named as one of the Guardian's Favour…
 
Vampyros Lesbos - "I'm Under Her Spell" Turns out that 1971 was a good year for Vampire Lesbian flicks - last week with Daughters of Darkness & this week we cover the quintessential Lesbian Vampire movie - VAMPYROS LESBOS (1971) directed by Jesus Franco. This one stars the gorgeous Soledad Miranda as the Countess Nadine Carody, the luminous progeny…
 
Daughters of Darkness - "Mother Sends Regards." This week we start our round of one of our favorite sub-genres, of a sub-genre - Lesbian Vampire movies with 1971's DAUGHTERS OF DARKNESS - directed by Harry Kumel. Never have we wanted to be Renfields more than to the luminous Delphine Seyrig, the Countess Elizabeth Bathory herself! A stunning, atmos…
 
This week, Lori and Aria are once again locked in conflict with the Discourse™ as they unpack the need for less-than-perfect, flawed representation in queer characters. Listen along as we lionize lesbian scumbags in cinema through an examination of "All Cheerleaders Die" (2013), "I Care a Lot" (2020), and, for the second time, "Knife+Heart" (2018).…
 
CLARKE WOLFE This week we chat with the one of the coolest and smartest women we know in horror, CLARKE WOLFE! A self proclaimed nerd and horror aficionado - Clarke is also an actress, an entertainment host, writer and a producer! She can be seen weekly hosting shows on The Walking Dead Universe Twitch channel and has appeared onscreen with some of…
 
Bruiser - "Sex-ess" Always the completists - we have now covered every Romero horror film! We end our Romero horror cycle with BRUISER (2000) & what a wild way to end -with a soundtrack from the Misfits and scenery chewing performances from Jason Flemyng, Peter Stormare & Leslie Hope! BRUISER, like all Romero films, explores the human condition. Wh…
 
HMSG Interview with Michael Doherty! Michael Doherty worked closely with George A. Romero's as one of his most trusted collaborators and editor on his final films. We discuss Doherty's own cinephile film journey and find out what it was like to work and travel with the Maestro - some truly wonderful gems! It is always a pleasure to meet & chat a fe…
 
We’ve got answers, but if you’re looking for questions… Well, you’re going to have to ask Deep Thought. We take a trip through life, the universe and everything as we celebrate The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy. Which is the definitive version of Douglas Adams' masterpiece? The radio series hit airwaves in 1978, the first novel followed in 1979,…
 
Survival of the Dead - "She's beautiful, she's dead." SURVIVAL OF THE DEAD (2009) - The spaghetti western installment from Romero's Dead franchise! We witness a major breakthrough for the emerging zombie population through the lens of an old family feud reminiscent of the Hatfields and McCoys...as they duel through the death! Be sure to follow the …
 
Ahoy! This week, Lori and Aria talk gender essentialism, how it fuels bigotry, and how it can be used to subvert itself, as they dive into the French queer arthouse morass of sexual confusion and gender collapse. So kick back with your fave takeout from femboy hooters, and all aboard for a voyage into the spoiler-filled territory of deconstructing …
 
Mark, Danny and the Jons present the Hitchhiker’s Guide to getting a good night's rest. In our new format, each panelist writes a short essay on the given topic, in the style of the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, the book with the large friendly letters on the cover. Our thanks to Emma Wright (@editorialgirl) for being the voice of the Guide. Fo…
 
Diary of the Dead - "There's always an audience for horror." Another installment from Romero's Dead franchise DIARY OF THE DEAD (2007) - is a personal account from the beginnings of the zombie apocalypse via "found-footage." An eviscerating study on the role of media in shaping our narratives. Be sure to follow the George A. Romero Foundation they …
 
HMSG Interview Suzanne Desrocher-Romero (Again)! It's always a treat to speak with Suzanne Desrocher-Romero about the legacy of George A. Romero! We got to chat about the making of some of his final films and got some behind the scenes stories about LAND OF THE DEAD (2005). Be sure to follow the George A. Romero Foundation they are doing great work…
 
Don’t lose your head! Your sci-fi podcast is back for its second season. We’ll be rewatching 1986 sword-and-accents fantasy Highlander in the company of top author Guy Haley. Plus we’ll reveal the current shows we recommend, and cast our eyes over the news. It’s a lot of fun and – gasp! – features our first ever bleep censor. We check out The Never…
 
Land of the Dead - "Zombies man, they creep me out." This week we start our deep dive into the modern Romero zombie universe with LAND OF THE DEAD (2005). This iteration sees the zombies taking on a major change in their DNA - cooperative works! Jam packed with stellar performances from Dennis Hopper, John Leguizomo, Simon Baker and Asia Argento! W…
 
Oh boy. Pride month is once again upon us, so we're back at it. Let's ease back into things with a conversation about some of the most fun we've had in the past year as we take a look at Canada's own PG: Psycho Goreman (2020). Audio clips from The Cure - "Boys Don't Cry" and "PG: Psycho Goreman" (2020) See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out …
 
We're back! But we haven't yet returned to our original form... As a precursor to the upcoming, hotly anticipated second season of Robby The Robot's Waiting, we've put together an elegantly titled What We've Been Watching And/Or Reading: Special Edition rounding up the sci-fi and fantasy we've been cramming into our eyeballs since we've been on hia…
 
HMSG Interview with MICK GARRIS! We are so honored to share our conversation with MICK GARRIS - a fellow constant reader and Stephen King collaborator. Garris has interviewed so many of our heroes - from his early days as a music journalist to today - his curiosity and thirst for knowledge has lead to some of the best interviews on his top rated po…
 
To commemorate Towel Day 2021, Mark, Danny, and the Jons present the worst bits of Beware of the Leopard. These are all the bits that are normally cut from the main body of the episode and shoved to the back, to sit in shame and think about what they did. Now we're bringing them out into the light for you to judge, share, and hopefully on some leve…
 
Inhuman Kiss (Sang Krasue) - "We should act normal." This next week we head to Thailand for a beautiful tale of love, revenge and otherworldly battles with INHUMAN KISS (Sang Krasue) (2019) written and directed by Sitisiri Mongkolsiri. A group of childhood friends' relationships are tested as they reunite as adults to battle monsters that are invad…
 
A Tale of Two Sisters - "That Woman is Strange." We continue our round of Asian Horror films with another trip to South Korea with A TALE OF TWO SISTERS (2003), written & directed by Jee-woon Kim. A ghost story like no other - with no clear way of knowing who or what is truly haunting this family - this film may leave you with more questions than a…
 
Horror Story - "We all fall down." This week we watch our first Indian Horror film - HORROR STORY (2013) directed by Ayush Raina. A group of seven friends end up with a wilder night than they originally bargained for when the thrill seekers decide to take their party from a bar to a haunted hotel! The hotel has more history than meets the eye and t…
 
HMSG Interview JULIE BROWN! Comedian, Actress, Singer! Star of Stage & Screen – from comedy classics like Earth Girls are Easy, Clueless & Medusa: Dare to be Truthful – the amazing spoof on Madonna’s truth or dare – and so many comedy videos – and horror cult classic Bloody Birthday! And of course Just Say Julie and Julie Brown: The Show! And our d…
 
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