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Episode 158 - Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction

It's been a heck of a ride so far this month. We have discovered some classic horror anthologies and even revisited a childhood favorite. However, this week our luck runs out as we tackle Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction. 

Each episode covers five stories, some fictional, others "inspired by real events." Whether a segment is "fact" or not, the one thing you can be sure of is that it's going to be pretty lame. Not even having Jonathan Frakes host the segments is enough to save this show

But hey, it's fun to laugh at, so that's something. 

Join us as we wrap up our horror anthology month with this not so classic series. 

Direct download: Episode_158_-_Beyond_Belief_Fact_or_Fiction.mp3
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Episode 157 - Hammer House of Horror

Week 3 of our horror anthology month keeps us in the 1980s but relocates across the pond as we take a look at Hammer House of Horror. 

Sticking with our normal format, we picked episodes of the series at random, watched them and gave our thoughts. 

We ended up going on quite an adventure. First there was a man who seemed stuck in some sort of bizarre dream cycle, then there a was a demon cult and lastly a cursed African idol leading to a Final Destination-type scenario.

It's definitely an intriguing series and one worthy of being discussed. 

Oh, and then we also talk about our experiences with seeing the new Left Behind movie. 

Direct download: Episode_157_-_Hammer_House_of_Horror.mp3
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Our horror anthology month continues with another 80s horror anthology show. This time around, we are taking a look at The Hitchhiker. The Hitchhiker started its life on HBO before eventually making the move to USA network. We take a look at episodes from both before and after the switch. 

In this episode, you will find tales of mental asylums, track meets and old friends coming to visit (since this is the Hitchhiker you can bet all 3 will take a rather dark turn by the end of the episode, so don't worry). 

Is this a Hitchhiker you should pick up? You will have to listen to this week's episode to find out.

Want to follow along at home? Thankfully all 3 episodes we discuss this week are available on YouTube.

Shadow Puppets: 

Remembering Melody:

Coach:

 

If you are pressed for time, both Gabbie and Trevor agree that Remembering Meoldy is the one to watch. 

Direct download: Episode_156_-_The_Hitchhiker.mp3
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Episode 155 - Tales from the Darkside

It's Halloween month so we figured we should change things up a bit and spend the month talking about some horror-themed TV anthologies. 

This week, we tackle George A. Romero's Tales from the Darkside. This half-hour anthology series was mainly horror focused but with some sci-fi and fantasy elements at times as well. 

As with just about any anthology series, it's hard to get a good sense of the series (and its quality) from a single episode so we have picked three random episodes to discuss. 

So join us to hear all about a life-saving medical cocoon, a little girl who may have power over life and death and even a talking banana! You won't want to miss it.

Want to watch the episodes along with us? Well, it just so happens that two of the episodes are available in full on YouTube. 

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Though the one you really want to watch is the super-dark, I Can't Help Saying Goodbye:

Love Hungry was pretty great too but sadly YouTube only has part of the episode (though there are other ways to see it, obviously).

Direct download: Episode_155_-_Tales_from_the_Darkside.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:00am EDT

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