Mass Hypnosis Podcast
The full conversation I had with Cinema Junkie Beth Accomando from KPBS about films that are so bad that they are absolutely irresistible. These types of film number among my favorites, and not in an ironic or joking way, either. Hear us talk about some of the reasons why we find films like Plan 9

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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:21am PST

NO SPOILERS in this–I promise! But I do talk spend some time talking Curse of Chucky, what I liked about it, and how it relates to the other Child’s Play/Chucky movies. Really, I just have a blast blabbing about everyone’s favorite murderous slasher doll! This episode is part of the @ThatJaime Horrorfest put on by

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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 7:51pm PST

Hello everyone! I’m back! In this episode, I talk horror on the paneled page with comics creator Rachel Pandich of RachelPandich.com! She has created the comic Aspire, as well has written comics for the Womanthology series. Most recently, she is the driving force behind a horror comics anthology called SKIN CRAWLING COMICS. It is almost

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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:34am PST

The Kaijucast’s Kyle Yount invited me to participate in a panel all about Japanese Giant Monsters at Crypticon Seattle last month! Kyle and Jeff Dean of Kaijucast, Aron Tarbuck from The Dreaming Comics and Games in Seattle, and I had a great time talking about our favorite kaiju, and what we think makes them significant.

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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 5:33pm PST

I have a great ooey gooey episode for you today! I recently caught a screening of a Canadian microbudget body horror film called Thanatomorphose at my friend Paul’s great Ocean Beach film festival The Frequency Film Festival. This is a film that shows what super independent horror can achieve without the creative hindrances of producers and

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Direct download: MIR_Ep102_Thanatomorphose.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:50am PST

Hello fellow monster lovers! It’s been a long time, but I’m BACK! Boy has this month been crazy! Find out why with this episode! FILM FILM FILM! I discuss our new FILM GEEKS series in San Diego. We kicked it off with AMERICAN MARY this past weekend. Check out the Q&A with the Twisted Twins

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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 5:55pm PST

It’s my 100th episode! What better way to celebrate than with a combination of scifi-horror and real science! Europe’s CERN Laboratory (short for the Conseil Européen pour la Recherche Nucléaire, which I did NOT attempt to butcher in this episode), which houses the monumental Large Hadron Collider (LHC) recently pulled double duty as the location for

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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 6:59pm PST

Quick bonus for you, kids! Have you heard the theme song for The Green Slime? It’s one of the most fun movie theme songs of all time. Here is a link to the original: Well, my good friend Ramie Tateishi recorded his own lounge version of that classic tune! You may remember Ramie from my

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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 2:28pm PST

Many of you have heard (probably hundreds of times today) that Roger Ebert has passed away today. The sadness that came with this news caught me so off guard that I just had to talk about it. After all, I probably spent most of the time I talked about Ebert by complaining about his reviews.

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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 6:16pm PST

Bonus content! Many of you know I took part in a panel on horror for the San Diego Latino Film Fest last week, but many of you weren’t able to be there! Well fret not–I have it recorded! Listen to Aaron Soto, Rue Morgue‘s Rodrigo Gudiño, Cinema Junkie Beth Accomando, and myself talk about the state of

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Direct download: MIR_ep97_SDLFF_Horror_Panel.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:41am PST