Mass Hypnosis Podcast
A conversation from around the globe! Michal Kosakowski is a film director based in Germany whose documentary Zero Killed is racking up awards on the film festival circuit. This unique collection of short films and interviews attempts to explore a very taboo and dark topic–the murder fantasies of regular people from all walks of life.

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Direct download: MIR_ep86_Zero_Killed.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:43pm PST

A storytime to get us into the Halloween spirit! What could bring life to the holiday more than the Headless Horseman? Why waste more words? On to the story! Listen to the Episode here:
Direct download: MIR_ep85_Storytime_Sleepy_Hollow.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:25pm PST

Hello everyone. Once again, I am podcasting to fight breast cancer! Joining me is Dread Central‘s eminent horror journalist Sean Decker, who has dedicated much of his time, energy, and money to supporting The Busted Foundation in their mission to aid people who are going through the trials of breast cancer. He does this by

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Direct download: MIR_ep84_Busted_Foundation_2.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:43am PST

Today is horror master Stephen King’s 65th birthday! In celebration, Picking Up the Ghost author Tone Milazzo and Saint Mort Show host Matt Kelly join me in a candid and altogether fun discussion of the prolific author. This episode is a must listen for any Stephen King fan and anyone who wanted to learn more

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Direct download: MIR_ep83_Stephen_King_Bday.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:05am PST

Usually, I prefer to discuss monsters of a more fantastic vein—Godzilla, werewolves, vampires, and the like. Today, however, I have decided to center the conversation on monsters of a decidedly more realistic sort—serial killers. Lots of serial killers populate books, film, and television, and have attracted large audiences by doing so. I find the celebrity

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Direct download: MIR_ep82_MaeCatt_Serial_Killers.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 3:20pm PST

The audio hiatus is over! For you iTunes subscribers, I put vidcast diaries of my UK trip on the direct website monsterislandresort.org. I hope you enjoy them. For this episode, my housemate Beth Accomando of Cinema Junkie and I talk about our trip in general and, more specifically, Film 4 FrightFest in London! The films

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Direct download: MIR_ep81_FrightFest.mp3
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Hello Monster Fans! The discussion about practical vs. cgi effects was a requested topic, and I’m glad to have two great artists join me to discuss it. First of all, I have Tyler Ham of HamFX, who has been a digital effects artist on such giants as Iron Man, The Pirates of the Carribean films,

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Direct download: MIR_ep80_Practical_vs_cgi.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:46pm PST

Hello everyone, Time for another Storytime edition! This will be the first part of three. Three Ghost Stories, that is. The first of Charles Dickens’s famous triptych of ghost stories is The Signal Man. Monster Island Resort Storytime is especially suited to ghost stories like this one. I hope you are in a dark room,

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Direct download: MIR_ep79_The_Signal_man.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:34pm PST

Breast cancer is a monster I never expected to discuss on this show, but I am extremely happy with this episode and quite optimistic about it. It is dedicated to Jessica Rehn, who is currently taking on her own cancer with a strength and vitality I didn’t know any one person could possess. Unbelievably, her

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Direct download: MIR_ep78_Bowling_for_Boobies.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 5:57pm PST

San Diego Comic-Con International (SDCC) nearly spent my lifeforce. After Viscera Film Festival immediately preceding it and two of my own film nights (Batman: The Movie and Dead Alive, respectively) immediately following it, I can’t believe there is a breath left in my body! I barely made it out with this episode alive, so I

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Direct download: MIR_ep77_SDCC2012.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:40pm PST