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…

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…

Jenn Wexler: Halloween Bash, Slumber Party, & Glass Eye Pix!

  The guest this episode is Jenn Wexler. Jenn recently premiered her short film, ‘Halloween Bash’ at the Viscera Film Festival. She also works at the legendary Glass Eye Pix, where she recently was an associate producer on Larry Fessenden’s latest film ‘BENEATH’. Starting out her career at Fearnet and 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…

Stuart Gordon: Reanimating The Genre.

This episode the guest is acclaimed director, Stuart Gordon. From Re-Animator to Edmond, Stuart has never given in to studio pressure or outside influence. Stuart has had such an influence on the genre over the past decades that it is hard not to see a nod to his works in most 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…