The Monster Men Pumpkin Ale Tasting Show

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Beers for Fears.

What beer pairs best with a horror movie? It’s the third annual Spooky Spirits episode of Monster Men, where we sample horror and Halloween themed beverages. (Beers, wines, whiskies, etc.)

This year we picked four very interesting assortment of pumpkin ales including Half Full Brewery Pumpkin Ale, Coney Island, Dogfish Head and Two Roads Brewery Roadsmary’s Baby. The good news is that all of these seasonal beers are delicious in their own way, but which one’s did we like best and why? You’ll find out.

 

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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.

The Brilliance of STRANGER THINGS

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It’s a strange, new Monster Men! Have you seen STRANGER THINGS on Netflix yet? We did and we loved it. On this show we review this modern masterpiece and then we tear into a full blown discussion with spoilers flying. (Don’t worry, we’ll warn you first.) If you liked the show, you’ll enjoy this.

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The Shallows, The Invitation, Bite, Killer Mermaid

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MM105.png Surfs up! On this episode of Monster Men we take a dip with the lovely Blake Lively and her new shark movie, The Shallows. But we don’t stop there. We are reviewing a bunch of horror movies available on VOD including another aquatic thril
ler called Killer Mermaid. We also discuss the dark paranormal flick, THE OTHER SIDE OF THE DOOR, the gory and gooey bug-fest, BITE and THE INVITATION, which was one of our favorites of the year so far.

 

Monster Men Shows 101 to 103

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Episode 103: It’s the Witches, Bitches! The Witch, Harrow County Comics 

It’s the Witches, Bitches! New Monster Men: We review THE WITCH, the hottest horror movie of the year so far. Plus, HARROW COUNTY, an amazing horror comic that also involves a witch.

Episode 102: Guilty Pleasure Horror Movies (Mostly 80’s Edition)

We are talking about some of our favorite GUILTY PLEASURE horror movies.
So join us for a hilarious walk down Memory Lane as we talk about such “classics” as Witchboard, Leviathan, Basket Case, Humanoids from the Deep, Puppet Master, Mother’s Day, Jason X, Kingdom of the Spiders, From Beyond and more.

Episode 101: X-Files, Walking Dead, Bates Motel, Ash vs. Evil Dead

What’s on TV? That’s the question we answer on this episode of Monster Men. Join us for a casual discussion about the state of genre TV and a few shows that these two, jaded horror fans are watching. Shows covered include the return of the X-Files, The Walking Dead, Fear the Walking Dead, Bates Motel and Ash vs. Evil Dead.

 

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!