Feb 24, 2016
Nearly a decade after the first Phantasm, the Tall Man returns and really gets this series going.
Feb 17, 2016
We talk the mind-blowing, genre-pushing 1979 horror film PHANTASM and kick off a retrospective that will explore the whole series.
Feb 10, 2016
We cap off our Stepford Wives Retrospective with look at the 2004 remale starring Nicole Kidman and Matthew Broderick.
Feb 9, 2016
ANGELUS is the new novel in the BOOKS OF RAZIEL series, a gothic supernatural tale about a girl who discovers she holds the keys to both Heaven and Hell-- and that angels, demons, and all the creatures in between will stop at nothing to possess her and control that power.
Feb 4, 2016
We take a moment in our Stepford Wives retrospective to consider a film that explores the central idea of replacing living loved ones with better-than-human simulations. In this case, an AI so sexy you can fall in love with it. Joaquin Phoenix and Scarlett Johansson star in HER.
Jan 27, 2016
The Stepford Wives Series gets reductive, weird and very 80s-fashion-conscious in THE STEPFORD CHILDREN starring Barbara Eden.
Jan 26, 2016
We talk to mystery author Sarah Fox on her Music Lovers mystery series!
Jan 21, 2016
We take a look at a movie that has become part of our vocabulary: the original STEPFORD WIVES.
Jan 14, 2016
We wrap up our look at Amicus anthologies with a collection featuring Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee, and Doctor Who's Jon Pertwee.
Jan 13, 2016
We chat with the author of a new book featuring Chinese ghosts, hopping vampires and a very real look at the evolution of Chinese culture in San Francisco.
Dec 15, 2015
We talk about the second Amicus film based on EC Comics, Vault of Horror, AKA Tales from the Crypt II.
Dec 10, 2015
We continue our look at classic horror anthologies from Amicus with TORTURE GARDEN, starring Peter Cushing, Jack Palance and Burgess Meredith.
Dec 1, 2015
We kick off a retrospective on Amicus, the studio that brought us the greatest horror anthologies of the 60s and 70s, with one of Amicus last and most famous films: TALES FROM THE CRYPT, starring Peter Cushing, Joan Collins, and The Crypt Keeper-- in a very different guise.
Nov 25, 2015
We talk to Josh Viola, editor of the new horror anthology NIGHTMARES UNHINGED on what makes for great horror fiction, and the process of working with many voices.
Nov 18, 2015
We talk to Colin Geddes and Sam Zimmerman, curators of Shudder TV, the app/channel dedicated to all kinds of horror, from Gothic to J-Horror and everything in between.
Nov 10, 2015
We celebrate the unluckiest day of the year with a look at one of the best outings of the avatar of Friday the 13th himself: Jason Voorhees.
Nov 1, 2015
At the Colorado Horror Con, the Castle of Horror Podcast talks Nightmare on Elm Street live-- and gets some questions from the crowd!
Oct 27, 2015
We look at Wes Craven's 1989 attempt to launch another horror icon: body-hopping, electric-powered slasher Horace Pinker.
Oct 13, 2015
We look at Craven's foray into Hollywood thrillers with Red Eye, in which Rachel McAdams is dragged into an assassination plot aboard a cross-country flight.
Oct 13, 2015
Simon Toyne's new book "The Searcher" has been compared to King and Koontz and already optioned to film-- we talk about what goes into writing a gripping thriller.
Oct 8, 2015
We talk to USA Today Best-seller Susan McBride about her new book "Say Yes to the Death" and about the fine art of the mystery.
Oct 6, 2015
We look Wes Craven's ultra-meta Nightmare on Elm Street reprise.
Oct 1, 2015
We kick off a look at the career of Wes Craven with his 1996 film SCREAM, which reinvigorated the slasher genre by injecting self-aware humor and mystery.
Sep 23, 2015
We talk to Bram Stoker Award finalist Paul Tremblay, whose new book A Head Full of Ghosts is a terrifying riff on The Exorcist, in which a teenage girl's apparent demon possession results in TV stardom and genuine, hair-raising chills.
Sep 22, 2015
We look at one of the most bonkers alien invasion films ever made, the infamous 1967 MARS NEEDS WOMEN, which gets a special boost from Batgirl herself, the recently departed Yvonne Craig.
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