Episode 321 of Trick or Treat Radio is set in the primal wilderness of 1983 where the broken and haunted hosts hunt an unhinged religious sect who stole their Cheddar Goblin! On this week’s show, we discuss one of our most anticipated films of the year, Mandy, directed by Panos Cosmatos and produced by SpectreVision! Does the film live up to our lofty expectations, does our Cosmatos bias blind our vision, is it as crazy as it seems?! You’ll have to listen to find out! We are then joined by Horror icon Michael Gingold! Michael is a long time writer for Fangoria, Rue Morgue, Birth. Movies. Death. and various other publications and he is promoting his new book Ad Nauseum: Newsprint Nightmares from the 1980s! We also discuss 80s horror film newspaper ads, the Brooklyn Horror Film Festival and talk briefly about the controversial Batman: Damned. So grab your Celtic Frost inspired sword, stock up on Cheddar Goblin and strap on for the world’s most dangerous talk radio show!
One unhinged host is approached to present in front of high school children and another is fascinated with the idea of impure acts with furniture. They’re both sent to an isolated boarding school for misfits in an attempt to cure them! Oh boy, where do we start. Well on Episode 320 of Trick or Treat Radio we kick things off with acclaimed author and national treasure, Grady Hendrix as we talk with him about his new book, We Sold Our Souls! We also talk about Heavy Metal, how David Lee Roth saved music, and Satanic Panic with Grady! We also have a discussion about Boarding School, the latest film from Director Boaz Yakin. Finally we find out way more than you ever wanted to know about some of the hosts, we talk about getting better at your art and the best/worst Deadites shows. So grab your seance candles, pack for a semester at boarding school and strap on for the world’s most dangerous talk radio show!
Majestic microphones, a still studio and venomous betrayals engulf an intrepid band of podcasters attempting to record another exciting episode! On Episode 319 of Trick or Treat Radio we discuss What Keeps You Alive from director Colin Minihan and IFC Midnight. We then take a wrong turn down 42nd St. and meet up with our tour guide, Preston Fassel as he gives us the lowdown on his book, Our Lady of the Inferno, the first to be released under the banner of Fangoria Presents! We talk about some of our favorite 42nd St. flicks and remember an important time in cinema history. We also give some recommendations for your 31 Days of Halloween viewing, talk about Rock and Shock, and hear the crazy story about how Preston got his job working for Fangoria! So grab your favorite 42nd St. flick, row your boat to the other side of the lake as fast as you can and strap on for the world’s most dangerous talk radio show!
After suspecting that one of their own is a serial killer, the hosts spend the episode spying on him and gathering evidence, but as they get closer to discovering the truth, things get real surly. On Episode 318 of Trick or Treat Radio, we discuss Summer of ‘84 from RKSS, the directors of Turbo Kid! Does one of our most anticipated films of the year live up to our expectations? We also discuss some of our favorite horror film scores, with some input from our listeners! We get deep as we learn more about Dynamo’s Dr. Troll Hunter project, there are several heated arguments and even some discussion about the 50th anniversary release of 2001: A Space Odyssey! So grab your favorite troll hunting weapon, fire up the Polybius machine and strap on for the world’s most dangerous talk radio show!
All hell breaks loose when a strange force animates the puppets up for auction at Castle Wolfenstein, setting them on a bloody killing spree that’s motivated by shutter speeds and poor sound quality! On Episode 317 of Trick or Treat Radio we discuss Puppet Master: The Littlest Reich, from directors Sonny Laguna, Tommy Wiklund, written by S. Craig Zahler and presented by Fangoria! We also discuss our favorite cinematic puppets and dolls, talk about sneezes, and we almost drive MZ insane! So grab your favorite killer puppet, bring a box of tissues and strap on for the world’s most dangerous talk radio show!
A not-so-young, far-from-genius accidentally starts a debate that amplifies the Psycho-Reactive Slime within Castle Wolfenstein, causing arguments, shouting matches and *gasp* the removal of the host intros? It’s just another episode of Trick or Treat Radio and every episode could be someone’s first! On Episode 316 we discuss the Canadian horror flick, Our House from director Anthony Scott Burns and IFC Midnight. We also have an impromptu discussion about the trajectory and staying power of comic book films and we attempt to tackle some of the controversy surrounding nerd culture, then we discuss the upcoming Rock and Shock weekend so you can start making plans to join us! So grab a few issues from your favorite major comic book event, turn on your broadcast power machine and strap on for the world’s most dangerous talk radio show!
The morning after a party, a group of middle-aged podcasters wake up to find Castle Wolfenstein has been invaded by zombies and the world they once knew will never be the same again. Teaming up with Trick or Treat Radio on Episode 315 is Fred Carlini, lead designer of Mixtape Massacre! Fred comes equipped with the horror know-how to get us out of any situation and he gives us the latest on Mixtape Massacre, it’s expansion The Black Masque and also some exciting announcements about what is coming the rest of this year and next! We also discuss, The Night Eats the World, the French Zombie film from first time feature filmmaker Dominique Rocher! We also build our Mixtape Massacre playlist and we even give away a copy of the Black Masque expansion! So grab your walkman, put on your favorite playlist, and strap on for the world’s most dangerous talk radio show!
Alcoholic werewolf, Ares God of War springs into action when an eccentric group with apathetic intentions seduces Necronomicon, MA’s residents with their wacky brand of argumentative podcasting entertainment with the occasional intelligent discussion in this outrageous horror-comedy podcast. On Episode 314 of Trick or Treat Radio, we come down from our six year anniversary show with a more low key offering as we discuss Another Wolfcop from writer/director Lowell Dean. We also talk about our favorite cinematic werewolf transformations, talk about foods that look like other foods and find out who is more handsome: Kota Ibushi or Hiroshi Tanahashi? So grab a can of Chicken Milk Stout, carve a pentagram symbol into your hand, and strap on for the world’s most dangerous talk radio show!
One podcast host is attacked by what he believes is a Bigfoot type creature (or is it one of his co-hosts?). However, the crew soon begin to suspect that they may have stumbled onto a nest of film freaks in a hidden alleyway. They decide to take a wrong turn and end up surrounded by a group of imposter film freakz this time! Will our heroes survive their six year anniversary show? On Episode 313 of Trick or Treat Radio we are joined by Bill By Force from Outside the Cinema to announce the world premiere of his documentary about cult cinema, Survival of the Film Freaks! We are then joined by a surprise guest to talk about his very similar film?! We also discuss the crazy Bigfoot/Alien/Zombie cult classic film, Demonwarp! We answer questions from listeners and discuss the VHS experience. So grab your favorite George Kennedy film, when you have Bigfoot point blank you better take the shot and then strap on for the world’s most dangerous talk radio show!
In a post-apocalyptic world, a podcast is forced to live in silence while hiding from monsters with ultra-sensitive hearing. Will they survive? And who will be the first to alert the monsters?! Join us on Episode 312 of Trick or Treat Radio as we discuss A Quiet Place from writer/director/star John Krasinski. We also go through all the awesome films you chose to be considered for our listener film pick for next week’s sixth anniversary show! We had some interesting choices and we narrow it down to five and put it to a vote! We also find out about MZ’s newest app download, we divulge way too much personal information, and Dynamo tries to say “Woooooo…”. So sit on your pillow, try not to make too much noise and strap on for the world’s most dangerous talk radio show!