Frozen In Terror

December 24th, 2018

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It's wintertime in Davenportland, so we're spending time with two episodes of classic television dealing with snowbound paranoia. First up is the X-Files tribute to John Carpenter's "The Thing": "Ice" from season 1, episode 8. We follow up with a similarly themed episode of the Twilight Zone: "Will the Real Martian Please Stand Up?" from season 2, episode 28. Bundle up with someone you trust and enjoy!

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Music credits for this episode:

"Snow" From Irving Berlin's White Christmas

"The Haunted Davenport Theme" by Chris Howcroft

"Let it Snow! Let it Snow! Let it Snow!" performed by Frank Sinatra

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Night Gallery November

November 28th, 2018

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Join us as we delve into Night Gallery and discuss five different segments from the series: "Certain Shadows on the Wall"(Season1, Episode 3), "Clean Kills and Other Trophies"(Season 1, Episode 12), "Return of the Sorcerer"(Season 3, Episode 1), "Professor Peabody's Last Lecture"(Season 2, Episode 8) , and "Big Surprise"(Season 2, Episode 8) .

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Watch "Big Surprise" : https://vimeo.com/177849108

Check out Horror Movie Podcast: https://horrormoviepodcast.com/

Check out Retro Movie Geek: https://retromoviegeek.com/

 

Music credits for this episode:

"Haunted Davenport Theme" by Chris Howcroft

"Chewbacca" by Supernova

 

 

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Halloween Special Special

October 26th, 2018

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Join us for a discussion of our favorite Halloween television specials (and episodes) with our guest, Nathan Tolle, author of "Pumpkin Cinema".

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You can purchase a copy of Pumpkin Cinema here:

https://www.schifferbooks.com/pumpkin-cinema-the-best-movies-for-halloween-5572.html

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Headless Horseman Van art that needs to exist:

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Music credits for this episode:

"Haunted Davenport Theme" by Chris Howcroft

"Anything Can Happen On Halloween" performed by Tim Curry

*Here's a link to the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PUhuPn8_d0Q

 

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Ghost Story AKA Circle of Fear

October 1st, 2018

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We discuss two episodes from the William Castle produced series Ghost Story (later named Circle of Fear): "The Dead We Leave Behind" and "Legion of Demons". All hail the devil toad!

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Winston Essex as played by Sebastion Cabot

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Music credits for this episode:

"Haunted Davenport Theme" by Chris Howcroft

"Blow up your TV (Spanish Pipedream)" performed by John Denver

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In Search of: Cryptids

August 28th, 2018

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Join us for our first discussion of the classic 70's paranormal program In Search Of, where we examine a few episodes on cryptozoological beasts.

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Check out the trailer for Ssq. :https://vimeo.com/250994568

Retro Movie Geek Presents: TERROR ON THE TUBE https://retromoviegeek.com/tott001/

Horror Movie Podcast: https://horrormoviepodcast.com/

 

Music credits for this episode:

"The Ballad of Bilbo Baggins" performed by Leonard Nimoy

"Haunted Davenport Theme" by Chris Howcroft

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Scooby Doo Spooktackular

May 30th, 2018

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For this episode we expore a childhood favorite, as we discuss the many incarnations of the Scooby Doo series.

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The always fabulous Vincent Price in animated form:

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The wonderful work of IBTrav (Travis Falligant): http://www.ibtrav.com/

Scooby Doo on Zombie Island "It's Terror Time Again" by Skycycle:

https://youtu.be/GkNask_pMKo

 

Thank you to Chris for our show theme!

Outro Music: "Scooby Doo Where are You?" Performed by Matthew Sweet

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Probing Aliens

May 13th, 2018

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The truth is out there! Join us as we disect the 1995 television special: "Alien Autopsy: Fact or Fiction?" and The X-Files episode "Jose Chung's From Outer Space".

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"Haunted Davenport Theme" by Chris Howcroft

Outro Music: "Mr. Spaceman" performed by The Byrds

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Space Madness

April 5th, 2018

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What happens to the psyche when exploring strange new worlds? Find out with us, as we discuss three episodes from the darker side of Star Trek: "A Wolf in the Fold" from the Original Series, and also "Frame of Mind" and "Phantasms" from The Next Generation.

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Here is Deanna Troi as a cake, and a link to the Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers video for "Don't Come Around Here No More":

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h0JvF9vpqx8

Music credits for this episode:

"Theme from Star Trek" by Van McCoy

"Haunted Davenport Theme" by Chris Howcroft

"Shatner of the Mount" by Fall on Your Sword

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Tainted Love

February 14th, 2018

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Join us for a discussion of toxic obsession pretending to be love, as we review episodes of The Twilight Zone, Tales From the Crypt, and Friday the 13th: The Series.

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Thanks as always to Chris for our show theme!
Outro Music: "Tainted Love", performed by Gloria Jones

 

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Ghostwatch

January 31st, 2018

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For this episode we discuss the BBC telefilm Ghostwatch, which aired on Halloween night in 1992.

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Here is a behind the scenes photo of Pipes:

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The Band on the Run album cover with Michael Parkinson and Christopher Lee:

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Links to "Bite Back on Ghostwatch" (parts 1 and 2):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UUyhN-gq8xk

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vgrI5ZRuKdc

 

The Radiolab episode on "The War of the Worlds" broadcast:

http://www.radiolab.org/story/91622-war-of-the-worlds/

 

The Retro Movie Geek Podcast:

http://retromoviegeek.com/

 

As always, thanks to Chris for our show theme!

Outro Music: "The Little Man Who Wasn't There", performed by Glenn Miller and his Orchestra

 

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