Mass Hypnosis Podcast
This weekend, I had the chance to discuss horror on a panel during the San Diego Latino Film Festival with the creator of Rue Morgue Magazine, Rodrigo Gudiño. It was a perfect opportunity to talk to Rodrigo and engage his philosophy background, as well as his experience making the magazine, and how it ties to

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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:14pm PST

Hello everyone! With the San Diego Latino Film Festival (SDLFF) in full swing, and yours truly participating in a panel on horror cinema at that event, I’ve decided to focus a number of podcast episodes on the relatively obscure exploitation and horror films to come out of Mexico, and what better way to kick off

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Sometimes terrifying things come in small packages! For this week’s Women in Horror Month episode, I have decided to let Emily Intravia, the mastermind behind the Deadly Doll’s House of Horror Nonsense, take over the topic of conversation for the day. Over at her excellent horror blog, she is focusing on Vertically-challenged villains. So today,

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It is February, which brings with it Women in Horror Recognition Month! I am going to do a few episodes during the month of February to honor this growing tradition. To kick things off, I’d decided to go back before the advent of film to the world of literature. One of the pioneers of the

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Once again, Famous Monsters of Filmland and Fangoria scribe Justin Beahm joins me to discuss today’s focus monster–The Gillman from the legendary Creature from the Black Lagoon films from Universal Studios. The Gillman is one of my favorite movie monsters for a number of reasons, and Justin joins me to look at those reasons a

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Happy Holidays, Monster Island Resorters! This Christmas it’s all Halloween, the shape, Michael Myers! I am joined by Monster Island Resort alumnus Justin Beahm, who writes for Fangoria and Famous Monsters of Filmland, and is heavily immersed in all things Halloween mythos. We talk new blu-ray releases, the theatrical re-release of the original film, the power of

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Hello Listeners! On today’s episode, I discuss the real horror of what happened in Connecticut from my teacher’s perspective. Then, I have a great conversation about the adventures of creating independent film from the perspective of a producer. Zach Green from Fatal Pictures joins me. His production company produced a great short film called Familiar, which

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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:55am PST

I know most of you have wanted a naughtier episode, and I’m giving you some of the goods tonight! Burlesque dancer extraordinaire Tristan Risk joins me to talk about her views on burlesque, the relationship between sex, violence, and horror, what really scares her, her experience in The Twisted Twins’s new horror film American Mary,

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Hello Horror fans! In this episode, I am joined by my friend Sarah from the Gorepress Gorecast over in the UK! We just shoot the excrement about our favorite gore films, censorship, what we love about splatter, and more! This is a very conversational episode, and I had a blast doing it! You can subscribe

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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 1:55pm PST

Why did it take me so long to make an episode? A personal note. Thanks for listening! Listen to the Episode here:
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