Horror 101 Podcast – Episode 12: Do You Read Sutter Cane?

Episode XII- Part 3/3 of our John Carpenter Apocalyptic Trilogy featuring In The Mouth of Madness, Sept 12, 2012

This is it! The final part of our John Carpenter Apocalyptic trilogy. This time we send you off with the 90’s Lovecraftian story of insanity running amok. When horror writer Sutter Cane goes missing just before his latest book is about to be released its up to John Trent to investigate the disappearance. Fearing an insurance scam, his denial in Cane’s abilities to alter reality with his writing is quickly reversed as he finds himself infected by a hysteria that could threaten the entire planet. Join Cash Wampum and his podcasters; The World Famous Brian Stewart, Cult Sensation Nick MacPherson and Nefarious Paul B as they discuss this final step in the Carpenter spotlight. How does this film stand against it’s awesome predecessors? What were their favourite scenes? Who the HELL is Sutter Kane? Why are old ladies and children the freakiest thing about this movie? All this and more in another great show with audio clips and soundtrack music accompaniment that’s sure to have you wondering, “Should you read Sutter Cane?” We say YES!


1. 4:00 – First thoughts after watching In The Mouth of Madness
2. 7:50 – The Power of Mass Sensationalism
3. 11:10 – Julie Carmen
4. 11:48 – The Lovecraftian Themes
5. 14:20 – Creepy Children strike again!
6. 15:10 – The Horror of the Old Lady
7. 17:20 – Jurgen Prochnow
8. 22:50 – Our Favourite Scenes
9. 27:50 – Getting the Hellraiser vibe
10. 28:45 – Scoring the film out of 10
11. 34:10 – Conclusion and big thanks to our listeners for bringing us to a Podomatic Top 10 spot!

Movie info:

In The Mouth of Madness 1994

Directed by: John Carpenter
Written by: Michael De Luca


Sam Neill as John trent
Julie Carmen as Linda Stiles
Jürgen Prochnow as Sutter Cane
David Warner as Dr. Wrenn
John Glover as Saperstein
Bernie Casey as Robbie
Peter Jason as Mr. Paul
Charlton Heston as Jackson Harglow
Frances Bay as Mrs. Pickman
Wilhelm von Homburg as Simon
Conrad Bergschneider as The Axe Maniac
Hayden Christensen as The Paper Boy

Produced by
Michael De Luca …. executive producer
Sandy King …. producer
Artist W. Robinson …. associate producer

Cinematography by
Gary B. Kibbe (director of photography)


All IN THE MOUTH OF MADNESS pictures and audio copyright © 1994 by New Line Cinema and used for educational purposes. No reproductions please.

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