On Episode 277 of Trick or Treat Radio, we have got a killer lineup for you! We kick things off with another one of MonsterZero’s definition games, this time he breaks down accomplishments vs achievements and the fine line between talking about what you’ve done and boasting about it! Next up is a film discussion about the 2017 Leatherface from directors Julien Maury and Alexandre Bustillo. How well do they weave the story into the greater Texas Chainsaw mythos and does the movie stand on its own merit? Finally, what you’ve all been waiting for. The main event of the evening… you may know him as the muscular saxophone player from The Lost Boys, you may know him as Tina Turner’s saxophone player, but after you listen to our interview with Tim Cappello there will be no doubt that you will know that this man is a legendary performer and even better person! We speak with the one and only Tim Cappello to discuss his role in The Lost Boys, his musical career and what he did to become the only person to ever get kicked out of CBGBs! We also discuss our favorite original songs from films and play our amazing listener voicemail! So grab your saxophone, get lubed up and strap on for the world's most dangerous talk radio show!
Episode 276 of Trick or Treat Radio continues on with New Guest November as we welcome Noah “Murf” Tipton from the Midnight Drive-In and Hero Unabridged podcasts! Noah joins us to discuss Cold Moon, the 2016 Mystery/Horror flick from writer Michael McDowell. We start reviewing the film but quickly veer off into incredibly nerdy directions. We also discuss some of our favorite obscure comic book characters and favorite midnight movies. MZ goes on another one of his famous rants, this time about the difference between a job, a career and an occupation. We find out everyone’s dream jobs, announce next week’s guest and find out just how far down the nerdy hobbit hole we can go. So grab your X-Men #1, put on your favorite superhero costume and strap on for the world’s most dangerous talk radio show!
On Episode 275 of Trick or Treat Radio we gear up and head out on an adventure where the elements are harsh and the creatures fierce. Although we’re not alone, no, we’ve enlisted the assistance of some seasoned veterans as the boys from The Cromcast accompany us on this journey. They come equipped with an abundance of experience and vorpal blades with +5 to literary knowledge. Together we tackle such tough foes as Psychos in Love, The Horrors, greased up muscle bound saxophone players, and the dreaded Skype connection! After all is said and done we sit down at the fire to discuss the 2017 Horror/Thriller, Residue. We then part ways and continue our journey alone as we encounter Universal monsters and angry voicemails! So equip your battle axe, wear your codpiece and strap on for the world’s most dangerous talk radio show!
The Extra Special Halloween Special has returned for its triumphant sixth year! The Sixth in a series is usually terrible right? Well, we try our best to mix up the format and not regurgitate any of the previous segments, so you be the judge! This year we whip up a concoction that includes the (hypothetical) Trick or Treat Radio Halloween Film Festival! Each host brings 5 films to the table and we whittle down the list of 20 to 13 to program our ultimate film fest! Of course there will be some arguments and disagreements and there is even a phone-a-friend tiebreaker! We also talk about Halloween memories and the best kills in horror history! It wouldn’t be an Extra Special Halloween Special without feedback from our amazing listeners, including a first time caller! So grab a ticket to the hypothetical film fest, load up on junk food and tune into the world’s most dangerous Halloween special!
Episode 274 of Trick or Treat Radio is our last episode before Halloween, so what do we do? We discuss a brutal prison film, of course! On the show, we will be talking about Brawl in Cell Block 99, the latest flick from Bone Tomahawk director S. Craig Zahler. Why do we veer away from straight up horror so close to Halloween? Because we were very excited to check out this film based on our love of Bone Tomahawk. We also mention some of our favorite prison films, talk about grindhouse/exploitation cinema and the current crop of amazing filmmakers! So wear your favorite prison attire, beat up an authority figure and strap on for the world's most dangerous talk radio show!
On Episode 273 of Trick or Treat Radio we wrap up the weekend that was at Rock and Shock 2017! We’ll talk all about the convention, The Trick or Treat Radio Masquerade Extravaganza and all the awesome people we spent time with! We also will be joined by Jim Smith of Teeel to talk about his part in the weekend and to have a discussion about the seventh installment in the Child’s Play series, Cult of Chucky. During the review we break into a deep discussion about the dark rapey side of Hollywood, we have more millennial talk and mention our favorite parts of Rock and Shock. So grab your convention haul, toss your good guy doll out the window and strap on your leather codpiece for the world’s most dangerous talk radio show!
Wow… where do we even begin with this one? Episode 272 of Trick or Treat Radio was one of the craziest episodes in recent memory. We were joined in studio by singer Niki Luparelli and The Deadites own Mz. M, with a surprise drop in from Ares. We get the lowdown on all of Niki’s upcoming gigs and then we discuss the horror/comedy flick from director Tyler McIntyre, Tragedy Girls. We also speak with the head honcho over at Eibon Press and Rotten Cotton, Shawn Lewis! Shawn tells us all about the upcoming releases of Maniac and Laserblast on his VHS Comics imprint. Dynamo has a dress rehearsal for the upcoming Deadites show, Ares yells at millenials to get off his lawn and we have some top notch voicemail from our awesome listeners. So grab your Joe Spinell rookie card, show off your Cannibal Holocaust tattoo and strap on for the world’s most dangerous talk radio show!
Episode 271 of Trick or Treat Radio kicks off our favorite month of the year so we will have a cavalcade of Deadites and other spooky guests all month long! For the first show of the month though, one guest just wasn’t enough though so we… actually two guests wasn’t enough either so we have THREE special guests join us throughout the show! First up we have our boy Tim from Korea checking in with us to talk about films- old and new and the crazy state of the world. Next up we have Sam Furst from Monsters Are Good who may be even busier than us! Finally, the delicious whipped topping for the show is the hilarious Kevin Barbare. Kevin is the creator of Rock and Shock and he will give us the lowdown on the upcoming convention! We also review the period horror flick, The Limehouse Golem and play our amazing listener voicemail. Oh and we have a surprise Rock and Shock announcement! So grab a flight to Rock and Shock, put on your best period costume and strap on for the world’s most dangerous talk radio show!
On Episode 270 of Trick or Treat Radio we are joined again by Andrea Subissati, one of the hosts of The Faculty of Horror Podcast and the Executive Editor for Rue Morgue Magazine! Faculty of Horror will be doing a live podcast in our neck of the woods in October and Andrea gives us all the details and talks about what's going on with The Faculty of Horror and Rue Morgue! We also review the indie Horror/Comedy, Night of Something Strange and discuss this week's question; what is your favorite infectious disease film? We pick our favorites and play voicemail from the listeners to hear theirs! Marvel at our discussion about the fine line between tastefully offensive and just plain poor taste! Recoil in fear at a new Trick or Treat Karaoke song! Rejoice as we hear from a listener for the first time! So grab a copy of Rue Morgue Magazine, put on a surgical mask to protect yourself and strap on for the world’s most infectious talk radio show!
On Episode 269 of Trick or Treat Radio we talk about another divisive film in It Comes At Night. This film directed by Trey Edward Shults and distributed by A24 was loved by some, hated by some. We do a deep dive and give our thoughts on the film and since it warrants it, provide a spoiler-filled wrap up. Did we love it or hate it? You might be surprised. We also discover the meaning of the word ‘prolific’, get into arguments fairly quickly, and we find out just what makes Marz blush! So grab your gas mask, wait around for something to happen and strap on for the world’s most dangerous talk radio show!