Episodes
After surviving the Hollywood horrors within Scream 3, the Halloweenies are heading upstate to San Francisco to solve a string of murderers. Make no mistake, these are grisly crimes, sure, but they're also familiar, especially for readers of crime novelist Catherine Tramell. You guessed it: For September, the gang taking an ice pick to Paul Verhoeven's 1992 erotic thriller Basic Instinct as part of this season's ensuing Randy's Recs series. Together, they discuss the smutty film's curious...
Published 09/13/21
Here's a preview of our all-new Patreon exclusive commentary track that finds the Halloweenies talking all over Tom Holland's Child's Play. Want more? Head on over to www.patreon.com/halloweeniespod and become a Patron for more exclusive bonus content! Follow us on Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Patreon   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 09/06/21
Production has resumed on the Halloweenies coverage of 2000's Scream 3. Finish your sandwich at the craft services table and hit the Woodsboro set with Justin Gerber, Mike Vanderbilt, Michael Roffman, and special guest Jenn Adams of Psychoanalysis: A Horror Therapy Podcast. In the second of two episodes dedicated to the would-be trilogy capper, they share their thoughts on the "B-listers" that make up Stab 3: Return to Woodsboro, learn a thing or two about Fantasy II Film Effects, chew into...
Published 08/31/21
The Halloweenies have arrived in Hollywood, where it's lights, camera, and ... stab! Stab 3: Return to Woodsboro, to be more specific. If you couldn't guess from the Wet Seal wardrobes and garish hairstyles surrounding you, it's time to talk about 2000's Scream 3. Head to the craft services table with Justin Gerber, Mike Vanderbilt, Michael Roffman, and special guest Jenn Adams of Psychoanalysis: A Horror Therapy Podcast as they gab about Ghostface. In the first of two episodes dedicated to...
Published 08/23/21
Here's a preview of our all-new Patreon exclusive episode that finds the Halloweenies celebrating the 35th anniversary of Michael Mann's Manhunter. Want more? Head on over to www.patreon.com/halloweeniespod and become a Patron for more exclusive bonus content! Follow us on Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Patreon   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 08/15/21
It's the 35th anniversary of Jason Lives: Friday the 13th Part VI! Join writer-director Tom McLoughlin, Thom Mathews, CJ Graham, Vincent Guastaferro, Cynthia Kania, Tom Fridley, Nancy McLoughlin, Whitney Rydbeck, and Tom Nowell as they return to Forest Green, aka Crystal Lake, for a special Halloweenies homecoming. Together, they discuss stories from the set, the legacy of the underdog sequel, and the future of the franchise. Note: This conversation was originally recorded over Zoom for...
Published 08/01/21
Before the Halloweenies head to Hollywood in August for Scream 3, they have some film courses to complete this summer at Windsor College. For July, they're studying Lamberto Bava's 1985 Italian meta blood bath Demons as part of this season's ensuing Randy's Recs series. Together, they discuss the differences between Bava and producer Dario Argento's style, the complicated history behind the “sequels” of Demons, Stivaletti's outstanding practical effects, the shocking mid-credits ending, and...
Published 07/26/21
Here's a preview of our all-new Patreon exclusive episode that finds the Halloweenies revisiting Dark Castle Entertainment's 2005 blockbuster House of Wax. Want more? Head on over to www.patreon.com/halloweeniespod and become a Patron for more exclusive bonus content! Follow us on Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Patreon   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 07/12/21
Before the Halloweenies head to Hollywood in August for Scream 3, they have some film courses to complete this summer at Windsor College. For June, they're studying Mark Rosman's 1982 American slasher The House on Sorority Row as part of the latest installment of this season's Randy's Recs. Together, they discuss the difference between college horror and high school horror, the film's alternate endings, the scandalous practices of Film Ventures International, Richard Band's sweeping score,...
Published 06/25/21
The Halloweenies grab their butcher knives and carve right into the first real trailer for David Gordon Green's Halloween Kills.  Follow us on Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Patreon   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 06/25/21
Here's a preview of our all-new Patreon exclusive episode that finds the Halloweenies revisiting James Wan's 2013 blockbuster The Conjuring. Want more? Head on over to www.patreon.com/halloweeniespod and become a Patron for more exclusive bonus content! Follow us on Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Patreon   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 06/15/21
Here's a preview of our all-new Patreon exclusive episode that finds the Halloweenies revisiting Neil Marshall's 2005 stone-cold cave classic The Descent. Want more? Head on over to www.patreon.com/halloweeniespod and become a Patron for more exclusive bonus content! Follow us on Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Patreon   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 05/31/21
Reunite with the Halloweenies as they continue their coverage of Wes Craven's Scream 2. Together, Justin Gerber, Mike Vanderbilt, Michael Roffman, and special guest Lara Unnerstall of Psychoanalysis: A Horror Therapy Podcast hit up Windsor's AV club to run some tapes together. In the second of two episodes dedicated to the 1997 blockbuster sequel, the fearless foursome discuss the film's eclectic A-list cast, the left hook twist that hearkens back to another iconic franchise, the jaw-dropping...
Published 05/24/21
The Halloweenies attend Windsor College, where there's a copycat killer stalking around campus and everyone won't shut up about sequels. Yep, it's time to slice and dice through 1997's Scream 2, and the talk is fierce. Head to the acid rain mixer at Phi Gamma Alpha with Justin Gerber, Mike Vanderbilt, Michael Roffman, and special guest Lara Unnerstall of Psychoanalysis: A Horror Therapy Podcast who leave nothing off the flip cup table. In the first of two episodes dedicated to the blockbuster...
Published 05/17/21
The one and only Joe Bob Briggs joins the Halloweenies to discuss the impact Scream had on horror and the slasher sub-genre. The legendary host of Shudder's The Last Drive-In also discusses Season 3, his drive-in plans for the summer, and why everyone keeps calling everything a masterpiece these days. Follow us on Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Podchaser | Patreon   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 05/05/21
With Tricks and Treats, the Halloweenies answer your questions. For the latest installment, co-hosts Justin Gerber, Mike Vanderbilt, Dan Caffrey, Mac Gerber, and Michael Roffman go a little mad with the mail bag. Together, they discuss which franchises warrant a legacy sequel, the best horror movie novelizations to seek out, which horror classic the Muppets should take over, and much, much more. So, grab a bag and collect your candy. Follow us on Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Podchaser |...
Published 05/03/21
Here's a preview of our all-new Patreon exclusive episode that finds the Halloweenies revisiting Danny Boyle's 2002 pandemic blockbuster 28 Days Later. Want more? Head on over to www.patreon.com/halloweeniespod and become a Patron for more exclusive bonus content! Follow us on Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Patreon   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 04/28/21
Our investigation through Woodsboro continues with Randy's Recs, which finds the Halloweenies dissecting a film that has parallels with the Scream franchise. Our next installment goes all the way back to 1981 with Joe Dante’s The Howling. Topics include: the history of werewolves on film (including that Highway to Heaven episode), the #DanteCadre, Roger Corman’s Film School, and much, much more. So, step into the booth and join us now. Special guest includes writer and Windy City Double...
Published 04/10/21
Here's a preview of our all-new Patreon exclusive episode that finds the Halloweenies revisiting the 1983 slasher classic Sleepaway Camp. Want more? Head on over to www.patreon.com/halloweeniespod and become a Patron for more exclusive bonus content! Follow us on Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Patreon
Published 03/23/21
Our investigation through Woodsboro continues with Randy's Recs, which finds the Halloweenies dissecting a film that has parallels with the Scream franchise. Our first installment goes all the way back to 1980 with Paul Lynch's Prom Night. Topics include: the inimitable humor of Leslie Nielsen, whether Jamie Lee Curtis' Kim and Laurie would get along, which popular songs the soundtrack's disco anthems rip off, and, of course, why Randy Meeks insist that everyone watch this movie in 1996. So,...
Published 03/15/21
With Tricks and Treats, the Halloweenies answer your questions. For the latest episode, Justin, Mac, and Dan discuss whether horror (or film, for that matter) needs awards, the best use of practical effects, the current state of the genre, David Leslie Johnson's un-produced sequel to The Thing, and so much more. Grab your bag and collect your candy. Follow us on Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Podchaser | Patreon --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a...
Published 03/02/21
Here's a preview of our all-new Patreon exclusive episode that finds the Halloweenies revisiting James Wan's Twisted Pictures classic Saw. Want more? Head on over to www.patreon.com/halloweeniespod and become a Patron for more exclusive bonus content! Follow us on Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Patreon --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Published 02/24/21
There’s a curfew in Woodsboro, but fortunately for the Halloweenies, there’s a party outside of town. Hop in the car with Justin Gerber, McKenzie Gerber, Mike Vanderbilt, and special guest Rachel Reeves (Nightmare on Film Street, Rue Morgue) as they head to Stu Macher’s place. Along the way, they’ll discuss Wes Craven’s 1996 game-changing horror blockbuster Scream -- from the origins of Ghostface to how it nearly burned away in development hell to all the saucy soundtrack selections that are...
Published 02/13/21
Here's a preview of our all-new Patreon exclusive episode that finds the Halloweenies revisiting every single cut of Clive Barker's Nightbreed. Want more? Head on over to www.patreon.com/halloweeniespod and become a Patron for more exclusive bonus content! Follow us on Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Patreon --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Published 02/07/21
The Halloweenies (Dan Caffrey, Mike Vanderbilt, McKenzie Gerber, Michael Roffman, and Justin Gerber) reach Woodsboro High School and find a warm spot near the fountain to share stories from Camp Crystal Lake. As they clear their cell phone data, they share and discuss their respective rankings of the entire Friday the 13th franchise.  Follow us on Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Patreon --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Published 01/13/21