Apr 01

Horror 101 – Episode 108: April Fool’s Day (1986)

It’s the party to end all parties!

APRIL FOOLS!! Welcome back to the Horror 101 podcast. This recording session was like nothing we’ve ever captured before. My crew hated the film we’re about to review. The vitriol and spite against me for suggesting this film is over the top. If you haven’t seen this film yet please watch it first cause there will be ending spoilers right out of the gate. Join us as we give the Horror 101 treatment to Fred Walton’s April Fool’s Day from 1986.


Feb 28

Horror 101 – Episode 107: Pontypool

Shutup or Die!

On this episode we are going to tip our hats to our homeland. In 2008 director Bruce McDonald gave us a low budget and very different take on the mass infection outbreak horror subgenre. As you may or may not know this show comes to you from Ontario Canada. And this little gem is set in a small Ontario town just a few hours drive from here. Now, a lot of movies are shot in Canada but not a whole lot are SET in Canada and with this being so close to home and the fact that we’ve received more than a few hints from our listers to cover it, we’ve decided to give the Horror 101 treatment to Pontypool.


Jan 31

Horror 101 – Episode 106: Intruder (1989)

He’s just CRAZY bout this store!

We’re going to start the year by focusing on a Scott Spiegel film from 1989. Now if that name sounds familiar its because Spiegel co-wrote Evil Dead 2 with Sam Raimi. This is a cheese filled slasher that came WAY late in the game. It is, essentially most of the crew that gave us Evil Dead 2 returning to give us an ultra low budget last hurrah of 80s gory goodness. We hope you enjoy as we give the Horror 101 treatment to Intruder


Dec 31

Horror 101 – Episode 105: The Shining (1980)

Stanley Kubrick’s epic nightmare of horror.

Our final Horror 101 episode of this foul year 2020 and our last show for our Haunted Place Theme. In 1980 Veteran Director Kubrick made a cinematic adaptation of a Stephen King story involving a small family isolated in an evil resort for the winter. Join us as we give a critical look at what many regard as one of the most terrifying ghost stories ever put to celluloid. The Shining.


Nov 30

Horror 101 – Episode 104: Last Shift (2014)

November 30th, 2020

Fear the Ones Left Behind.

You know we’re fans of the one set, one night survival horror films and we wanted to focus on a fairly recent chiller that might have flown under your radar. Imagine a supernatural retelling of Carpenter’s Assault on Precinct 13 with nods to several other great horror films and thats what you’re in for this show. Join us as we give the Horror 101 Treatment to Anthony DiBlasi’s Last Shift.


Oct 31

Horror 101 – Episode 103: Stir of Echoes

Some doors weren’t meant to be opened.

Happy Halloween, my friends! Continuing our haunted theme, we’re focusing on a late 90s supernatural thriller which is based off the works of Richard Matheson. After Tom (Kevin Bacon) is hypnotized at a party his world is turned upside down as a restless spirit begins terrorizing him, using his newly opened mind to help solve a murder mystery. Join us this October 31st as we give the Horror 101 treatment to David Koepp’s Stir of Echoes.


Sep 29

Horror 101 – Episode 102: Superstition (1982)

The victims who died were the lucky ones.

Welcome to our 102nd podcast. We have another haunted film for you. This time we’re going 80s cheese and digging up an obscure nasty. Its quite possible you’ve never heard of this film. Filled with ridiculous characters, gore and supernatural mayhem, this is a film that has no rules and despises every character in it. Join us as we give a comical Horror treatment to James Roberson’s Superstition.


Aug 30

Horror 101 – Episode 101: The Haunting (1963)

You may not believe in ghosts but you cannot deny terror.

For this 101st show we’re going back to dust off a classic haunted house film, directed by the legendary Robert Wise. Based off the novel by Shirley Jackson, this movie has been the template for successful ghost story films for decades. Grim atmosphere and top notch performances make this one of the best haunted house films ever created. Nearly 60 years later its influence on modern cinema can still be seen. Join us as we give the Horror 101 treatment to The Haunting (1963).


Jul 31

Horror 101 – Episode 100: Horror Trivia Smackdown

July 31st, 2020

The Horror Trivia Smackdown!

For this special 100th podcast the Horror 101 crew will square off in a Horror Trivia Smackdown. Its a fun 80 minute show where you can play along and test your own knowledge of the genre. Find out which of us will be victorious and who among us will crash and burn. Join us as we celebrate 100 shows!

Jun 30

Horror 101 – Episode 99: Burning Down The HOUSE

June 30th, 2020

Ding dong, you’re dead.

Welcome back to the Horror 101 Podcast. In 1985, Friday the 13th alumni Sean S. Cunningham and Steve Miner teamed up to make a horror/comedy haunted house film called House. Starring William Katt, Richard Moll and George Wendt. My crew completely tore this movie a new asshole. If you’re a fan of House, I apologise in advance. This is gonna be painful. We hope you join us as we absolutely demolish this HOUSE.


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