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Allegoria Brings Young Blood to the Horror Anthology
In this episode of Castle Talk, Jason chats with two guests from the new film Allegoria, coming to Shudder on August 2, 2022 Spider One is the writer/director of Allegoria; Krsy Fox plays Brody, a young actress grappling with a demonic evil weaseling its way into her life The film stars Fox, Adam Busch, Bryce[...]
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In this episode of Castle Talk, Jason chats with Andrew Traucki, writer/director of The Reef: Stalked from RLJE Films and Shudder, in theaters and streaming on Shudder on July 29 Written and directed by Traucki (Black Water: Abyss), the film stars Teressa Liane ("The Vampire Diaries"), Ann Truong ("Cowboy Bebop"), Saskia Archer (Boshack), Kate Lister[...]
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In this episode of Castle Talk, Jason chats with Christopher Farnsworth—he's the author of the new book Reunion and seven other novels, including Flashmob, which was named one of Publishers Weekly's Best Books of the Year, Killfile, and the acclaimed President's Vampire series He has also written a novella with mega-selling author James Patterson, and[...]
Is Audio Horror the Way Forward in a Streaming World?
Tonight of Castle Talk, Jason chats with Rachel Pulliam, the creator of Sole Twin Audios, an audio drama company founded in 2021 Her tagline, "Stories created solely with the vintage soul in mind" would seem to indicate she only produces recreations from Old Time Radio series However, the "vintage soul" is more a vibe captured within[...]
Fried Barry Puts An Alien Behind The Wheel Of A Drug-Addled Body
Best of all, the main character is played by a non-actor working closely with the director. Fried Barry key art and Castle Talk logo used with permission. Say the producers: Fried Barry follows the story of a drug-addled degenerate who, after yet another bender, gets abducted by aliens Barry takes a backseat as his alien visitor assumes control[...]
Spindell's The Mortuary Collection Is A Return To Classic Anthologies
Spindell also talks about how he considered making the anthology in the more recent fashion of cutting the stories up and interweaving them into one another but that he wanted to emulate traditional anthologies like those released in the 1960s and 1970s by studios like Amicus. Castle Talk logo and Mortuary Collection poster used with permission. The[...]
Rifftrax' Bridget & Mary Jo Bring Frankenstein's Daughter to Life
Joining the group is Castle of Horror Podcast cast member Julia Guzman. Rifftrax' Bridget & Mary Jo Frankenstein's Daughter poster and Castle Talk logo used by permission. Frankenstein's Daughter is a very specific kind of curio, arriving at the tail end of a wave of 50s teen horror films, including I Was a Teenage Frankenstein, I Was a[...]
Castle Talk: Robert Patrick on Acting, Aging, and Tone-Deaf
Running through the whole thing is a very sharp wit and a lot of 4th-wall monologuing from Robert Patrick as Harvey, a man losing a grip on his sanity and eager to share his many thoughts about what's wrong with young people today. Hosted by Jason Henderson, editor of this Summer's Castle of Horror Anthology Volume[...]
[Castle Talk] Hard-case Crime Meets Gothic In Dracula's Revenge
Moore. We talk about the rebirth of novellas, which have had a sudden resurgence due to the advent of ebooks, gothic romance, a dead genre seeing its own rebirth, and how to keep writing consistently. Listen here: http://audio.voxnest.com/stream/6f142deca77f468b96afa07d21684af0/traffic.libsyn.com/castleofhorror/Rutledge.mp3 Listen on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XN763COTouEVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Castle Talk: Charles Rutledge on the novella "Dracula's Revenge" (Podcast/Talk/Reviews) (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XN763COTouE) Castle[...]
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We chat with Jonathan Bennett and Lydia Hearst, who play Sebring and Folger. Listen here: http://audio.voxnest.com/stream/6f142deca77f468b96afa07d21684af0/traffic.libsyn.com/castleofhorror/Sharon_Tate_Actors_rev.mp3 Listen on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0cTXsX3fiagVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Castle Talk: The Haunting of Sharon Tate Actors Jonathan Bennett & Lydia Hearst (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0cTXsX3fiag) Check out the Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I-L0dk6zuyEVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: The Haunting of Sharon Tate | Official Trailer[...]
Castle Talk: Darren Lynn Bousman on Convent Psycho-Thriller 'St. Agatha'
Agatha is a brand-new psychological horror film (but don't worry, it gets intense and sometimes gory) about a young conwoman (Sabrina Kern) in the 1950s who, finding herself broke and pregnant, joins a convent only to find herself trapped by an evil Mother Superior (Carolyn Hennessy.) It's an amazingly powerful performance from both, and we chat[...]
Castle Talk: Leanna Renee Hieber's Spectral City Is The Alienist With Ghost Detectives
We discuss ghosts, history and where to write in New York. Listen here: http://audio.voxnest.com/stream/6f142deca77f468b96afa07d21684af0/traffic.libsyn.com/castleofhorror/Leanna_Hieber_2018_rev.mp3 Listen on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ch-8PbQSqY8Video can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Castle Talk: Leanna Renee Hieber, author of "The Spectral City" (Podcast/Talk/Reviews) (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ch-8PbQSqY8) Castle Talk Podcast Links: Join us over on Facebook to chime in. The show is hosted here[...]
Castle Talk- 'Halloween: Hallowtide' Hero's Battle for Spirit of Halloween
Now the spirit world and the living world will collide as two monsters go to war! Listen here: http://audio.voxnest.com/stream/6f142deca77f468b96afa07d21684af0/traffic.libsyn.com/castleofhorror/Drew_Edwards_102318_rev.mp3 Listen on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y9L7aio2lqMVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Castle Talk: Drew Edwards on "Halloween Man: Hallowtide" (Podcast/Talk/Reviews) (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y9L7aio2lqM)   Castle Talk Podcast Links: Join us over on Facebook to chime in. The show is hosted here[...]
Castle Talk: Tom DeFalco Explains Spider-Girl and Why the Best Spider-Stories Are Set in High School
1 (new in trade paperback from Marvel) on the popularity of his story of a female super-hero "15 years in the future." We also talk about different formats and attempts to get new readers into comics, such as when Spider-Girl successfully sold for years in a special manga-sized format just for schools. Listen here: http://audio.voxnest.com/stream/6f142deca77f468b96afa07d21684af0/traffic.libsyn.com/castleofhorror/defalco_rev.mp3 Listen on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-pBu4w8bcm4Video[...]