Paul Hyett: A Director That Deserves Your Attention!

  The guest this episode is Makeup FX wizard and director, Paul Hyett. Paul absolutely blew me away with all of his makeup creations over the years and when I saw his directorial debut, ‘The Seasoning House’ my jaw was on the floor. Paul has done what many in the Continue with the brain picking…

Herschell Gordon Lewis: Making the screens run crimson and a lesson in advertising!

The guest this episode is the reason the horror genre has gore. Herschell Gordon Lewis created & perfected the splatter film. He also is one of the leading advertising/marketing minds in the world.  Not too many people can have such a versitile resume. Herschell and I discuss a litany of Continue with the brain picking…

Scott Schirmer: Found, Independent Film making, & a random Joe Bob Briggs question.

The guest this episode is writer/director, Scott Schirmer. Scott is the co-writer and director of ‘Found’ which is one of the greatest genre films in quite some time. Scott does not hold back with this movie and once it is released to a wider audience I urge everyone to go Continue with the brain picking…

Mike Mendez: Big Ass Spider, Gravedancers, & writing for the cryptkeeper!

The guest this episode is director, Mike Mendez. Mike directed the recent big spider movie, Big Ass Spider. Mike also has directed genre fare such as The Gravedancers, The Convent, and the vastly underrated Killers. Check out Big Ass Spider and all of Mike’s previous efforts. I truly admire Mike Continue with the brain picking…

Lloyd Kaufman: Patron Saint of Independent Film!

The guest this episode is Lloyd Kaufman. Lloyd is going to be known to most as the head of Troma and the driving force behind some of the biggest cult classic films of recent time. Lloyd and I discuss what is coming up for Troma, some ins and outs of Continue with the brain picking…

John Wesley Norton: Boomstick Films, Shade Park, & ABC’S!

  The guest this episode is writer/director, John Wesley Norton. John runs Boomstick Films and is constantly working on a variety of films in differing stages of production. I first caught a glimpse of John’s work in the recent ABC’S of Death 2 competition and was impressed with all aspects Continue with the brain picking…

Leif Jonker: Darkness, Independent Film making, & The Future!

For the anniversary episode of the podcast I wanted a guest who would really encapsulate what the podcast is about. The guest, Leif Jonker is the perfect person to convey that. A unique personality who brought the horror world a film that tore the walls down with his film, ‘Darkness’. Continue with the brain picking…

Daniel Farrands & Thommy Hutson: Crystal Lake Memories

This episode the guests are Daniel Farrands (Writer, Director) and Thommy Hutson(Producer) . They are the people responsible for such great documentaries as ‘More Brains A Return To The Living Dead’ & ‘Never Sleep Again The Elm Street Legacy”. Their new release, ‘Crystal Lake Memories The Complete History of Friday Continue with the brain picking…

Robert Kurtzman: Creature Corp., KNB, And The Best $750 Ever Spent!

This is an episode from the vaults of the podcast. It was published at the old home of the podcast but I decided to post it here for all to enjoy. The guest is legendary makeup artist, Robert Kurtzman. Rob along with Greg Nicotero, & Howard Berger started KNB. Robert 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…