RSS Feed
  • Content Count

  • Joined

  • Last visited

Posts posted by RSS

  1. Dan and Mike return to discuss the first three episodes of the exceptionally racially insensitive Batman serial from 1943, as well as the first two episodes of the 1966 Batman television program starring Adam West and Burt Ward. Prepare yourself for endless gushing over Frank Gorshin. [ 1:24:47 || 42.2 MB ]

  2. Dave and Ian embark on a new show for the summer: Star Cops from 1987. In "An Instinct for Murder," Chief Superintendent Nathan Spring reluctantly finds his name on the shortlist for the job as Commander of the International Space Police Force. While visiting a European space station as part of his interview, a prominent politician dies during a spacewalk and Spring finds himself in charge of the investigation. In "Conversations with the Dead," Spring's girlfriend, Lee, is murdered in Spring's home while he is in space. While Spring returns to Earth, his second in command, David Theroux, investigates when a ship is sent off course and the two-person crew are very aware that they are as good as dead. In "Intelligent Listening for Beginners," Spring and Theroux seek out corruption in the ranks while they investigate a series of computer failures, and new recruit Colin Devis and a recently fired Pal Kenzy find themselves having to foil a hijacking. They also discuss what a balding man's hair should look like in zero gravity, the show's awful yet addictively catchy theme song, and Dave launches his attempt to make #TeamDevis a thing. [ 2:35:15 || 74.5 MB ]

  3. This week, the show that almost wasn't is a really good one. So be thankful that it is. Not "is good," just plain is. Anyway, two films of similar tone and theme are discussed. Desmond and Duane's disagree on things in their review of the Netflix production (and epically titled): I Am the Pretty Thing that Lives in the House. Then, Rich the Monster Movie Kid dives into another slow-burn film dealing with a woman on her own in Sweet, Sweet Lonely Girl. Shorter episode, longer titles. It's a thing. Look it up! Also, this episode features the most eclectic mix of music that has perhaps ever been on the show: "Make Me Wanna Die" by The Pretty Reckless, "Baby, Let's Play House" by Buddy Holly, "Lonely Girl" by Lion, and "Strange Little Girls" by Tori Amos. [ 55:45 || 27.0 MB ]

  4. A dying race takes over The Enterprise in an effort to transform it into a stud farm ("Wink of an Eye"). Then Kirk and McCoy are pushed to the brink of death while attempting to save a mute woman ("The Empath"). Also: Dan perfectly recreates a scene involving coffee. [ 52:05 || 25.5 MB ]

  5. Now that the third season of The Flash has drawn to a close, travel back in time as Chris and Donovan discuss the second season. Did it reach the heights of the highly praised first season? Was Zoom a threat worthy of following the machinations of the Reverse-Flash? Which of the hosts was less than impressed with the annual Arrow crossover? How do DC fan favorites Jay Garrick and Wally West fare in live action? And what were their initial reactions to the reality altering conclusion? [ 4:05:00 || 121.3 MB ]

  6. This week, we begin the show with a giveaway and a tribute to a rockstar. Then Megan and our Dutch daughter joins me for a review of Jordan Peele's debut film Get Out. I mean, you need to know what three white people on a podcast have to think about that one, right? Also, Rich the Monster Movie Kid reviews The Devil's Candy. Finally, I go solo on a review of Walerian Borowczyk's arthouse sleazefest, The Beast. Also, tunes: "Get the Fuck Outta Dodge" by Public Enemy, "Hypnotize" by System of A Down, "The Devil in I" by Slipknot, "The Beast and the Harlot" by Avenged Sevenfold, and "4th of July" by Soundgarden. RIP Chris Cornell. [ 1:08:01 || 32.9 MB ]

  7. This week, Dread Media wants you to be complicit. First off, Desmond interviews handsome author of crime and horror noir Ed Kurtz about his process, why he doesn't like discussing genre (even though I mention it in the show notes), and upcoming adaptations of his work. Then, Duane joins Desmond for a review of the Scandinavian comedic crime film In Order of Disappearance. There are also some tunes: "Give the Mule What He Wants" by Queens of the Stone Age; "Bleeder" by Mutoid Man; "It Snows In Hell" by Lordi; and "The World's Gone Mad" by Handsome Boy Modelling School featuring Del the Funky Homosapien, Barrington Levy, and Alex Kapranos. [ 1:15:32 || 36.5 MB ]

  8. Halifax, Nova Scotia is the latest battleground in the WWF's Canada / USA conflict featuring Bret Hart, Owen Hart, and The British Bulldog taking on any three Americans in a Flag Match. In addition, the Patriot wrestles his first-ever WWF match in Canada. All this, plus: what happens when local jobbers clearly aren't local, and how will Kellen and Tom cover a missing episode of Shotgun Saturday Night? [ 2:18:27 || 64.7 MB ]

  9. Useless rings, forgotten plot points, and unseen Disney characters are just a few ingredients of this flaptastic edition of List and Shout! This time, Pandy and Christian conjure up their favorite good and wicked witches and compile the cruelest curses ever cast. [ 1:39:45 || 50.9 MB ]

  10. The Brothers Wilson wind back the years with their very first face-to-face recording of Hey, an Actor! as though they were recording For Your Ears Only without Adham Fisher! Denzel Washington is the featured subject, and Ian and Pandy quip their way through urban crime drama Training Day, revenge film Man on Fire, and his titular role in Malcolm X. Along the way, our hosts dip their toes into Ebonics and some risqué impressions ranging from Bill Cosby and amateur actor Nelson Mandela to Bob Dylan, Al Pacino, and Strong Bad. Ian is also subjected to multiple Oscar quizzes by Pandy, whilst The Orgs and Donovan Morgan Grant raise the bar of HAA! feedback. [ 2:42:08 || 78.2 MB ]

  11. It's women in peril / women in captivity week on Dread media. First up, the softcore housewife porn of 50 Shades of Grey meets Eli Roth in Desmond and Duane's review of Deadly Virtues: Love.Honour.Obey. Then Desmond goes solo on two Jess Franco women-in-prison films: Blue Undergrounds three-disc unrated director's cut of 99 Women, and Full Moon Entertainment's Women in Cellblock 9. Finally, Desmond reviews a comic book, this time an aging actress's emptiness at her lack of fame is filled with something sinister in the Image Comics release Glitterbomb: Red Carpet. Of course, there are songs: "Pretty Tied Up" by Guns N' Roses, "Pain of Pleasure / Virtues of Vice" by Vio-Lence, "Island of Domination" by Judas Priest, "Fuck You (I'm Famous)" by Shooter Jennings, and "The Prisoner" by Suicidal Tendencies. [ 1:03:38 || 30.8 MB ]

  12. Get a lottery ticket and keep an eye out for lightning because the Disciples of Apocalypse / Los Boricuas feud may have generated the most genuinely entertaining part of the week. In addition, we finally resolve the Tag Title situation with Owen Hart and British Bulldog taking on Steve Austin and a partner of his choosing. Will it be Shawn Michaels, Ken Shamrock, Sycho Sid, the debuting Patriot, Mankind, or somebody else entirely? [ 2:29:49 || 70.2 MB ]

  13. Ian and Dave bring their coverage of Dark Season to a close. In the second three-part story, the mysterious Miss Pendragon leads an archaeological dig on the school grounds which Marcie, Thomas, and Reet soon discover is really a plot to unearth an abandoned World War II computer project called The Behemoth. When The Behemoth awakens, Marcie finds herself in a final confrontation with Mr. Eldritch with the fate of the world at stake. They look over the show as a whole, pick their series MVPs, and Statistician Ian reveals the next show to be covered and his double life in the UFC. [ 1:52:56 || 44.2 MB ]

  14. In a bit of catchup, We're Hep to It reacts to the Image announcements from ECCC, talk a lot about video games (including Fallout: New Vegas, Mass Effect Andromeda, and Persona 5), a bit of music, some Atomic Blonde, the wonderfulness of Mayday, and the not so wonderfulness of America (Chavez). [ 1:51:10 || 56.5 MB ]

  15. This week, Desmond and Duane highlight two under-appreciated horror gems form the early 1980s. First up, a farmer needs a special ingredient for his roadside fritters in Motel Hell. Then, a man works through his issues with the opposite sex in Pieces. Songs: "Lord, Don't Let Me Die in a Cheap Motel" by Banjo & Sullivan, "Motel Hell" and "1000 Cries Has the Night" by The Browns, and "Hell's Motel" by MD.45. [ 1:06:58 || 32.4 MB ]

  16. Whether you know him as the dead Robin or The Red Hood, Jason Todd's impact on Batman lore will forever be felt. His murder helped shape Batman into the dark, brooding knight we still see today, while his resurrection opened old wounds. Today, we take a look at the death and life of Jason Todd! First, Dan and Mike discuss A Death in the Family, A Lonely Place of Dying, and Under the Hood. Then James returns as he and Mike breakdown the animated feature Batman: Under the Red Hood! [ 3:24:49 || 100.0 MB ]

  17. This week, Dread Media gets topical. First off, Brian Yuzna's 1989 brilliant and gooey satire of the ruling class is never more relevant than it is today in Desmond and Darryll's review of Society. Then, women may often be viewed as sexual playthings by many men, but in Desmond and Duane's review of the Swiss folk horror film Sennentuntschi, we see that they are not to be toyed with. Fun fact about each of today's songs: each track played is the fourth track on its respective album, except for one which is an unreleased cover track. Enjoy: "Control" by Biohazard, "Society" by Pennywise, "Ford Mustang" by Mike Patton, and "The Evil that Men Do" by Iron Maiden. [ 1:10:01 || 33.8 MB ]

  18. The WWF invades The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth with In Your House: Canadian Stampede from Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Widely regarded as one of the greatest PPVs in history, there is no surprise that the show holds up from top to bottom in the eyes of Kellen and Tom. What may surprise many, however, is that one of the hosts posits that the legendary main even of The Hart Foundation v Steve Austin, Ken Shamrock, Goldust, and The Legion of Doom may actually be the worst match on the show. All this, a terrible Truth Commission match on Shotgun, a follow-up Raw is War to start the build to SummerSlam, and much more in this jam-packed episode. [ 4:00:49 || 112.8 MB ]

  19. Dan and Mike take an in depth look at The Trial of the Incredible Hulk, featuring Street Hawk's Rex Smith as Matt Murdock / Daredevil. Then they dive into the first two episodes of the Daredevil Netflix series, which just might be the best production to come out of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. [ 2:00:02 || 59.4 MB ]

  20. This week, the jobs are hellish on Dread Media. First off, Adam and Jeff join Desmond to see how an Egyptologist's Take Your Daughter to Work Day goes horribly wrong in Lucio Fulci's Manhattan Baby. Then, if there's a better example of corporations not caring about their employees' welfare, it's probably an example from reality and not the new horror film in Rich the Monster Movie Kid's review of The Belko Experiment. Then Desmond goes solo, outlining how soldiers have to accept orders no matter how lascivious, as two brilliant women are made to go undercover as whores for the SS in Love Camp 7 and a librarian has to take the law into her own hands in The Creeps. Some songs to make your work day better: "Egypt" by Mercyful Fate; "Baby Sequenza 1" Fabio Frizzi; "California Dreamin' (Rock Version)" by Gilberto Cerezo, Tyler Bates, Dave Lombardo, and Rani Sharone; "The Creeps" by The Hellacopters; and "Take this Job and Shove It" by Dead Kennedys. [ 1:10:22 || 34.0 MB ]

  21. Rumors of our demise have been fairly well-reasoned, but after a two-year hiatus Dropped D continues to roll forward with an episode we recorded back in 2015. Look, we've been busy winning championship titles all over the world. Also, Nine Inch Nails' Year Zero is a bad album, and we really didn't want to talk about it. That's why you get stories of Damien's wise uncle, roadside porn, and outdated band names. So, you know, the usual. [ 1:00:39 || 30.7 MB ]

  22. Easter's coming, so let's get blasphemous! In true Dread Media fashion, we cover the gamut. First, Duane and Desmond review a modern theatrical horror film where everyone's favorite boy-wizard gets drunk, wakes up with a dead girlfriend, and horns sprout from his head in Horns. Then Rich the Monster Movie Kid takes a look at the ballyhooed classic The Devils. Then, Desmond goes solo on a micro-budget slasher / comedy that happens to be themed around Easter in Easter Sunday. Hey, they can't all adhere to themes. How about I make it up to you with some songs? "Heresy" by Nine Inch Nails, "Devil is a Loser" by Lordi, "Devil's Dance" by Metallica, "Qualm Psunday" by FEASTofFETUS and "Apex Blasphemy" by Cattle Decapitation. [ 1:13:26 || 35.5 MB ]