Monster Men Halloween Special

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Happy Halloween! It’s the most wonderful time of the year. The Monster Men’s favorite holiday and cause for celebration.

It’s our annual Halloween episode and this time we are discussing our all-time favorite horror movies. The films that we grew up on, the films that we constantly revisit and the films that helped mold us into Monster Men.

The movies discussed include The Thing, Alien, Dawn of the Dead, An American Werewolf in London, Motel Hell, The Funhouse, The Night Stalker, Fright Night, Creature from the Black Lagoon, JAWS, The Descent, It Follows, Horror of Dracula, The Haunting, Nightmare on Elm Street 1 & 3, Friday the 13th, Salem’s Lot, The Silence of the Lambs, and naturally, Halloween.

Also check out of friends at DARK DOSSIER magazine at http://www.darkdossier.com

Monster Men: Where Horror Hangs Out

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Recasting Remakes

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We live in the age of endless reboots. Since there’s no avoiding it, on this show we take a stab at recasting iconic roles in beloved movies, even if the thought of remaking that movie infuriates us.

Let us know what you think of our choices and let us know your casting choices.

 

Monster Men Ep. 108: Gene Wilder Tribute and “The Scream Effect”

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This episode of Monster Men is dedicated to the legendary Gene Wilder, a comic genius and all-around beloved figure. When we heard the sad news of his passing, we had no choice but to sit down and reflect on his amazing career and all of the joy he brought us over the years. His filmography is amazing. He has been is some of the greatest and most popular movies of all time, including probably the greatest horror-comedy of all time, Young Frankenstein. Of course, he will truly live forever as Willie Wonka, a character that is both lovable and kind of terrifying at the same time. He and Mel Brooks also collaborated on another all-time classic, Blazing Saddles, but the list of hits does not stop there. Let’s not forget Silver Streak, The Producers, Stir Crazy, See No Evil, Hear No Evil and many more.

Then we move onto the main topic of the day… The Scream Effect. The movie Scream may have a large following and is credited for being a groundbreaking film, however we feel it paved the way for a whole generation of poor horror movies. You may agree with us, you may think we’re crazy. Either one is fine with us. We’re pretty sure you’ll get a few laughs. Check it out and let us know what you think.

Monster Men Celebrate 100 Shows!

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It started with a simple premise: two buddies talking horror, as they would in a bar. Simple, spontaneous, sometimes spooky and often silly.

It’s the 100th episode of Monster Men! Help us celebrate five years of hanging out and talking horror. It’s been filled with great conversation and a ton of laughs, covering everything and anything including horror movies, ghost stories, toys, paranormal investigations, bobble-heads, author interviews, demons, UFOs, super heroes, book reviews, comic book recommendations, serial killers, conventions, Bigfoot, aliens, candy corn, Halloween celebrations, cryptids, urban legends, horrific wine and pumpkin ale.

It’s been a long strange trip and we are only getting started.

On this show we reflect on the journey so far and thank many of the people who have supported us and helped make Monster Men something special. We also discuss some of our favorite horror movies and finish up with the story about how Spider-man brought the Monster Men together.

Thanks for a wonderful 100 shows. Here’s to what’s next!

They Rise, Deadpool and Bizarro Fiction

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Monster Men Episode 99: This time on Monster Men we are talking books and movies. First Jack reviews the hilarious superhero romp, Deadpool starring Ryan Reynolds. Then he visits the ghostly gothic Crimson Peak and finishes out the segment with a fun little monster movie on Netflix called Stung.

Then Hunter takes the wheel to discuss the works of Carlton Mellick III, one of the greats in a genre called Bizarro Fiction. His works include such titles as Apeshit and Clusterfuck.

 

Monster Men Episode 98: On this episode of Monster Men we celebrate the latest novel by horror author and Monster Men co-host, Hunter Shea. This time Hunter brings us terror from the deep with his new book THEY RISE. Learn about the amazing ghost shark, the extremely creepy, real life fish that inspired the monsters in this tale.

Krampus is Dreaming of a Red Christmas

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On this episode of Monster Men, we welcome Matt Manochio, the author of two horror novels featuring everyone’s favorite Christmas demon, Krampus. The Dark Servant and Twelfth Krampus Night are two must read books that are a great gift for both the naughty and nice boys and girls on your list. Matt also has a great horror/western called The Sentinel, in case you prefer a warmer climate.

After we discuss the legend of Krampus and Matt’s books, we naturally delve into the horror movies and books that fuel Matt’s fire.

It’s a very interesting and entertaining show. Don’t miss it!

You can find Matt Manochio at http://www.mattmanonchio.com

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