1940’s horror with David Skal

This episode we return to our series of horror by the decade. For the 1940’s we decided to bring in an expert and we got the best. David Skal is the foremost authority in classic horror. We break down the films, stars, & inner workings of the genre at the Continue with the brain picking…

Craig Spector: Skillets, Splatterpunk, & Cycle Slut Sisters!

    The guest this episode is one of the most influential writers of the past 30 years. Craig Spector, has made his mark on the genre. From being a founding member of the splatterpunk movement, his work with writing partner John Skipp and his solo endeavors.  Craig and I Continue with the brain picking…

Michael Plumides: Nightbreed, Ghost Trek, & Kill The Music!

This episode continues the series on ‘Nightbreed’. The guest is Michael Plumides. Michael is the man responsible for working behind the scenes on the Scream Factory deal as well as the Nightbreed T.V. Show and comic reboot. Michael also has a great product in the ‘Ghost Trek’ short films. Michael 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…

Penn Jillette: Dolphins are Bullshit and other views!

This episode the guest is author, magician, filmmaker, patent holder and fellow podcaster Penn Jillette!   Penn is a man who does not compromise in any of his ventures and it has benefited him greatly. His new book, Every Day Is An Atheist Holiday is a must read regardless of religious views. The frankness Continue with the brain picking…

Jack Ketchum: Scariest Man In America???

This episode the guest is acclaimed author, Jack Ketchum. I have been a fan of his work for years and if you’ve never read or heard of him then you definitely need to check his work out. In the interview Jack and I discuss his written works and film adaptations, working with Continue with the brain picking…