Mindy guides Darren down the rabbit hole of Buffy The Vampire Slayer. Covering the episodes TED, HUSH, and BUFFY vs DRACULA we get some insight into Mindy's 90s fashion icon, Sarah Michelle Gellar. And Joss Whedon Joss Whedon Joss Whedon. #TeamSpike
It's about time we covered The X-Files. We show some appreciation to the great writers and directors behind classic episodes and talk our favorites, with FIREWALKER, WAR of the COPROPHAGES, KADDISH, and DETOUR.
WARNING: There's an audio issue for the first half, but it's back to normal at the 39 minute mark.
We're back from our deep dive into J Horror (thanks again, Charles!) for a review of The Conjuring 2. We've got mixed feelings about James Wan's (of Saw, Insidious, and Furious 7 fame) return to the adventures of Ed & Lorraine Warren. This time they investigate the famous Enfield Haunting.
Mindy & Darren invite special guest Charles from Miskatonic Musings to share his kaiju knowledge for the last installment of their J-Horror series. The trio talk Godzilla (1954), The X from Outer Space, & Godzilla (1967) vs. Destoroyah (1995).
Closing out the episode is Lizard Song by the band Via Audio!
The two modern pillars of J-Horror are here, Ringu (1998) and Ju-on: The Grudge (2002)! We talk Shinto, Buddhism, monsters, spirits, and 'ghosts in machines'!
This first installment of our J HORROR series takes us to some weird places. We start with Japanese cultural aesthetics, and by the end are talking about Cyberpunk Dadaist music styles. All the while, we discuss 1977's House, and Shin'ya Tsukamoto's Tetsuo, the Iron Man (1989).
With Mindy back from her trip we catch up and talk about what we've been watching. Mindy finished The Leftovers (Darren's finally hooked), started Riverdale, and hated Man Vs. Darren watched Beyond the Gates, and [in doing research for the Patreon episode on Jordan Peele's Get Out] went back to 1975's The Stepford Wives.
This episode is brought to you by our Patreon supporters, as it was our first exclusive Patreon episode! We dive deep into Night of the Living Dead, both the 1968 George Romero original and underrated Tom Savini helmed remake.
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