Paul Solet: Grace, Nicolo, & Going Down

  The guest this episode is director, Paul Solet. Paul first made an impact in the genre with his short films ‘Means to an End’ and ‘Grace’. Once ‘Grace’ was transformed into a feature and unleashed upon viewers even non genre fans immediately took notice. His role as Nicolo in Continue with the brain picking…

Michael Berryman: Cuckoo’s Nest, Hills, & A Storied Career

      This episode the guest is actor, Michael Berryman. Michael is a icon of the genre and a consummate professional. His 30 plus year career has spanned from Oscar winning films and genre classics to missed opportunities such as his deleted roles in ‘The Crow’ and ‘Lords Of Salem’. Michael Continue with the brain picking…

Katharine Isabelle: Ginger, Mary & On-Screen Nudity!

This episode the guest is actress, Katharine Isabelle. Katharine has been a mainstay in the genre since her groundbreaking role in ‘Ginger Snaps’ and the subsequent sequels. She has also had roles in ‘Freddy V.S. Jason’, ‘The X Files’, and ‘Insomnia’ just to name a few. Her latest starring role Continue with the brain picking…

Adam Green: Holliston, Hatchet, & Battleship!

      This episode marks the one year anniversary of the podcast! The guest this episode is genre icon Adam Green. Adam has a great deal going on currently with the  upcoming releases of the second season of ‘Holliston’, ‘Hatchet 3’, and the fundraiser in Boston to benefit the Continue with the brain picking…

Fred Blau: Apes, Apocalypse, and Reel Blood!

      The guest this episode is a true legend in the makeup fx field. Fred Blau has been involved in the field since the early sixties. He worked on the Planet Of The Apes t.v. series, Charlie’s Angels, The Burning Bed, & numerous other projects throughout his career Continue with the brain picking…

Philip Nutman: Wet Work, Barker, And The Girl Next Door

This episode the guest is acclaimed author, screenwriter, & Fangoria legend Philip Nutman. Philip is one of the people whose work truly inspired me when I was in my teens. His novel ‘Wet Work’ really changed the way zombies were viewed by readers and his vast interviews with genre legends Continue with the brain picking…

Vincent Guastini: Angels, Shit Monsters, & Addicts!

  The guest this episode is makeup fx artist Vincent Guastini. Vincent’s work has never ceased to amaze me from his work on ‘The Last Of The Mohicans’ to his groundbreaking effects on ‘Dogma’, “Thinner’ and the classic ‘Requiem For A Dream’. The list of  his credits goes far beyond Continue with the brain picking…