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  1. This week, Dread Media embarks on the first of what we hope is many David Cronenberg double features. Chris and Desmond grab films from his early career, and his creative peak, to kick things off: Rabid and Dead Ringers. Then they play music: "Necromantic Woman" by Space God Ritual, "Rabid (Over Your)" by The Damned, "Dead Ringer Struck" by Truth, and "The Operating Room" by Howard Shore. [ 1:33:40 || 45.2 MB ]

  2. Ian and Dave's coverage of Star Cops continues with another three episodes. In "Trivial Games and Paranoid Pursuits," Spring travels to the space station Ronald Regan in order to try and get permission to place officers on US space facilities. He is soon joined by Kenzy and together they uncover a conspiracy to hide laboratory accident. In "This Case to be Opened in a Million Years," Spring is forced to take leave on Earth and finds himself framed by the Mafia who are using scheduled nuclear waste rocket shots for smuggling. "In Warm Blood" sees a ship turn up with all of the crew dead, and Spring finds his investigation hampered by the Japanese corporation who own it, and Devis utterly fails at undercover work. They also discuss one episode's awful racism, instigate Space Hair Watch, and find they share similar opinions on The Rocky Horror Picture Show. [ 2:38:19 || 62.5 MB ]

  3. It's Ian's birthday month and for Hey, an Actor! he has picked Kirsten Dunst as the featured star, even if he can't pronounce her first name properly. Making hay of her relatively long career for someone her age, The Brothers Wilson watch her grow from a child vampire in Interview with the Vampire to an assured teen performer in cheerleader / sports movie Bring It On, and finally as the adult lead in the overly serious Lars von Trier drama Melancholia. Along the way, they give everyone a dentistry update, Pandy reminisces about his wedding, and Ian turns heel on both Australians and the poor due to his potential homeowner status. And The Orgs drop feedback that is so entertaining that it gets remixed for the end theme! [ 3:07:45 || 90.5 MB ]

  4. This week, we've got another episode of female monsters. Look out, because the female of the species is deadlier than the male. First up, Desmond and Duane study the Danish werewolf film When Animals Dream. Then, Rich the Monster Movie Kid does a postmortem on Ahmanet in the 2017 Universal reboot The Mummy. Finally, Desmond returns to discuss the procedures involved in dealing with zombies that have thoughts and feelings until they are tempted by flesh, especially when it involves The Girl with All the Gifts. Tunes include: "Werewolf Women of the SS" by Rob Zombie, "Moonlight Desires" by Cauldron, "Im-Ho-Tep (Pharaoh's Curse)" by Iced Earth, "Dark Secret Girl" by Turbonegro, and "Tarot Woman" by Dio. [ 1:06:05 || 31.9 MB ]

  5. With its recent revival on Netflix, Dan, Wendee, and Will sit down to discuss the past, present, and future of Mystery Science Theater 3000. Also, tangents on subjects including Tumblr posts, 1980s schlock cinema, and 1990s cable channel history. Capsule? Capsule. [ 2:16:45 || 68.3 MB ]

  6. This week there's a supernatural motorcycle bonanza. First up, Desmond and Duane review the Spanish horror comedy featuring a sexy witch who rides a motorbike: Witching & Bitching. Then, after far too long of a hiatus, the Commonwealth Crew is back as Ian joins Desmond to take a look at the misguided 2007 pre-Marvel Studios horror comic book movie, Ghost Rider. Then, of course, there are tunes: "Maiden, Mother & Crone" by The Sword, "Goddess" by Pentagram, "Ghost Rider in the Sky" by Spiderbait, and "Ghost Rider" by Henry Rollins. [ 1:09:22 || 33.5 MB ]

  7. Today we're all about live-action adaptations of Wonder Woman, namely: the five-minute oddity Wonder Woman: Who's Afraid of Diana Prince? from 1967; the 1975 TV-movie The New Original Wonder Woman, starring Lynda Carter; and the never-aired, Dark Knight-inspired Wonder Woman pilot from 2011. [ 1:27:40 || 44.6 MB ]

  8. This week, Desmond and Duane dig into the new horror film Bethany, so much that they had to record a separate spoiler section of their review for the very end of the episode. So stay tuned for that. Then, Devil Dinosaur Jr. walks alone in a Stay Scary of Drifter. Then there's music: "Batman Theme" by Al Hirt, "Psychic Twin" by Gruesome, "Love Won't Desert Us" by Push Kings, and "The Story of Batman" by Adam West. RIP Adam West. [ 56:29 || 27.3 MB ]

  9. This week, Desmond and Darryll look in-depth at a film so bad it nearly wrecked them: Don't Go in the Woods... Alone! Then Desmond goes solo, discussing some new comics that have come out in recent months: The Dregs from Black Mask Comics, Savage Things from DC / Vertigo, Darkness Visible from IDW, and the RL Stine-written Man-Thing from Marvel. Before I list the tunes, make note of our new address: Tunes: "I Don't Wanna Go" by The Donnas, "Don't Go in the Woods Alone" by H Kingsley Thurber, "Dregs" by Killing Joke, and "Kiss of Death" by Mutoid Man. [ 56:52 || 27.5 MB ]

  10. In this nasty, brutish, and short edition of List and Shout, Pandy and Christian scrutinize the senses as represented in fiction, assembling a superteam of the sensorily-gifted characters and rogues' galleries of both the worst-sounding and the worst-smelling ones. [ 1:11:55 || 36.7 MB ]

  11. The time has come for one of the most successful actors of his generation to come under the Hey, an Actor! spotlight in the form of Tom Hanks. The WWII epic Saving Private Ryan prompts nearly a full hour of discussion. Then a second collaboration with Steven Spielberg follows on with a review of The Terminal. And to cap things off, The Brothers Wilson explore the darker side of the hit 1980s fantasy / comedy Big. The episode also debuts a new feature of advertising breaks for when a Heather Graham Moment is not appropriate, as well as the retirement of Oscar quizzes due to how bad Ian is at them. The big questions are also answered, such as how many air hostesses do the brothers know, and just how distracting is it to see Robert Loggia in a film that isn't Independence Day? [ 3:08:23 || 90.8 MB ]

  12. 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 ]

  13. 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 ]

  14. 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 ]

  15. 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 ]

  16. 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 ]

  17. 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 ]

  18. 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 ]

  19. 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 ]

  20. 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 ]

  21. 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 ]

  22. 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 ]