Episode 56: A Cut Above the Rest – The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974) & Pieces

Godzilla level patron Mad Max curates an episode that is truly a cut above the rest – a chainsaw cut, that is!  We dissect The Texas Chainsaw Massacre and Pieces!

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Music for Test Pattern is “Dance of Deception” by Kevin McLeod and is licensed under Creative Commons. For more, go to incompetech.com.

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Episode 55: Chilling Comedies – Clue (1985) & Haunted Honeymoon (1986) (with Patreon subscriber Ryan!)

This week, MechaGodzilla level Patreon subscriber Ryan makes us laugh with two chilling comedies – Clue and Haunted Honeymoon!

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Music for Test Pattern is “Dance of Deception” by Kevin McLeod and is licensed under Creative Commons. For more, go to incompetech.com.

You can also follow Tab @horrorflicktab and Jacob @banedrom .

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Episode 54: A Tale of Two Houses – Hausu (1977) & House (1986)

This week we join forces to bring you a tale of two houses! Our movie choices go head to head with Tab’s pick Hausu vs. Jacob’s pick horror comedy cult classic House!

Sources

Hausu (1977)

“Constructing a House”, Criterion Collection making of featurette 

You’ll Never Watch the Weirdest Horror Film the Same Way Again” by V Renee, from No Film School

The Curious Case of Nobuhiko Obayashi’s Hausu (1977), or: How to Describe an Indescribable Movie” by Sam Prime, from Fantastic Fest

Show Info:

Music for Test Pattern is “Dance of Deception” by Kevin McLeod and is licensed under Creative Commons. For more, go to incompetech.com.

You can also follow Tab @horrorflicktab and Jacob @banedrom .

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Episode 48: Trick or Treat – Halloween IIII: Season of the Witch & Night of the Demons

It’s almost Halloween, kids, and we’re watching two movies that were panned upon release, but that have devoted cult followings.  Are Halloween III and Night of the Demons tricks or treats?

Sources

Halloween III: Season of the Witch (1982)

Director’s commentary

Halloween III: Season of the Witch Deserves Another Look” by Jim Knipfel, Den of Geek

The Unpopular Opinion: Halloween III: Season of the Witch is the Best Halloween Sequel” by Chris Evangelista, SlashFilm

Schlock & Awe: Halloween III: Season of the Witch” by Kyle Anderson, Nerdist

Night of the Demons (1998)

Director/cast commentary

Night of the Demons Deserves More Recognition as a Camp Masterpiece” by Eric Langberg, Everything’s Interesting

Shoutouts

Listen to @DJBadHombre spin metal on Thursdays at 6 PM Eastern – http://wuml.org/

Bloody in Love Horror Podcast – https://bloodyinlove.com/

Show Info:

Test Pattern is originally broadcast on 103.5 FM

WLSPLP Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, underwritten by the Bank of Sun Prairie.

Music for Test Pattern is “Dance of Deception” by Kevin McLeod and is licensed under Creative Commons. For more, go to incompetech.com.

You can also follow Tab @horrorflicktab and Jacob @banedrom.

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Episode 47: Monster-Kid-Vision – Feast, Feast II: Sloppy Seconds, & Feast III: The Happy Finish

Fred’s Patreon Pick was The Feast Trilogy and it is a grotesque carnival of monster viscera, barf, and inventive deaths!  Get ready for a wild ride!

Sources

Feast (2005)

“Project Greenlight”, season 3

Feast II: Sloppy Seconds (2008)

Writer/Director commentary

Feast III: The Happy Finish (2009)

Writer/Director commentary

Show Info:

Test Pattern is originally broadcast on 103.5 FM

WLSPLP Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, underwritten by the Bank of Sun Prairie.

Music for Test Pattern is “Dance of Deception” by Kevin McLeod and is licensed under Creative Commons. For more, go to incompetech.com.

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Episode 34: Harbingers of Doom – Night of the Comet & Maximum Overdrive

This week, we’re looking to the skies with Night of the Comet (1984) and Maximum Overdrive (1986)!

Sources

Night of the Comet (1984)

In honor of Night of the Comet, a Cult Time Capsule of 80s America” by Sherilyn Connelly, from The Village Voice

Maximum Overdrive (1986)

How Did This Get Made? Maximum Overdrive (An Oral History)” by Blake Harris, from SlashFilm

Show Info:

Test Pattern is originally broadcast on 103.5 FM WLSPLP Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, underwritten by the Bank of Sun Prairie.

Music for Test Pattern is “Dance of Deception” by Kevin McLeod and is licensed under Creative Commons. For more, go to incompetech.com.

Follow the show on Twitter @testpatternshow.

You can also follow Tab @horrorflicktab and Jacob @banedrom.

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Episode 28: Tromaville – The Toxic Avenger & Class of Nuke ‘Em High

We’re taking a trip to Tromaville with The Toxic Avenger and Class of Nuke ‘Em High!

Sources

The Toxic Avenger: A Brief History of Troma’s Superhero Franchise” by Jim Knipfel, from Den of Geek

Class of Nuke ‘Em High is a Nutty, Nostalgic Treat” by Bill Gibron, from PopMatters

Show Info:

Test Pattern is originally broadcast on 103.5 FM WLSPLP Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, underwritten by the Bank of Sun Prairie.

Music for Test Pattern is “Dance of Deception” by Kevin McLeod and is licensed under Creative Commons. For more, go to incompetech.com.

Follow the show on Twitter @testpatternshow.

You can also follow Tab @horrorflicktab and Jacob @banedrom.

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Episode 22: Sasquatches – Abominable, Exists, & the Bigfoot Legend

We study the king of the cryptids!  We’re examining the legend of Bigfoot through “true” sightings and representations of the legendary monster in films like Abominable, Exists, and more!

Sources

Bigfoot

Bigfoot“, from The Skeptic’s Dictionary

“Had Slain His Thousand”, from Placerville Mountain Democrat

“A Terror to Ranchmen. ‘Bigfoot,’ the Giant Grizzly, and His Costly Depredations”, from Goshen Daily Democrat

Bigfoot Claim Exposed As Hoax“, from CBS News

Bigfoot Hunter Admits He Lied About Killing Beast” by Joel Landau, from The New York Daily News

Bigfoot Dead? Hunter Plans to Take Sasquatch Corpse On Tour” by Bonnie Burton by CNET

Show Info:

Test Pattern is originally broadcast on 103.5 FM WLSPLP Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, underwritten by the Bank of Sun Prairie.

Music for Test Pattern is “Dance of Deception” by Kevin McLeod and is licensed under Creative Commons. For more, go to incompetech.com.

Follow the show on Twitter @testpatternshow.

You can also follow Tab @horrorflicktab and Jacob @banedrom.

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Episode 21: Consume – The Stuff & They Live

We can’t get enough … of The Stuff and They Live in this episode about the horror of 80s consumerism!

Sources

The Stuff (1985)

Why Larry Cohen’s The Stuff is a Work of Scruffy Genius” by Ryan Lambie from Den of Geek

They Live (1988)

They Live (1988)” by David Kalat, from TCM

Show Info:

Test Pattern is originally broadcast on 103.5 FM WLSPLP Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, underwritten by the Bank of Sun Prairie.

Music for Test Pattern is “Dance of Deception” by Kevin McLeod and is licensed under Creative Commons. For more, go to incompetech.com.

Follow the show on Twitter @testpatternshow.

You can also follow Tab @horrorflicktab and Jacob @banedrom.

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Episode 15: Killers in the Hills – The Hills Have Eyes (1977 and 2006)

We take to the hills with Wes Craven’s original The Hills Have Eyes and Alexandre Aja’s brutal remake!

Sources

The Hills Have Eyes (1977)

The Hills Have Eyes is based on a REAL Story! The Sawney Bean Cave Clan” by David Ian McKendry, from Blumhouse

11 Terrifying Facts about The Hills Have Eyes” by Matthew Jackson, from Mental Floss

Show Info:

Test Pattern is originally broadcast on 103.5 FM WLSPLP Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, underwritten by the Bank of Sun Prairie.

Music for Test Pattern is “Dance of Deception” by Kevin McLeod and is licensed under Creative Commons. For more, go to incompetech.com.

Follow the show on Twitter @testpatternshow.

You can also follow Tab @horrorflicktab and Jacob @banedrom.

Contact us via email at jacobandtab@testpatternshow.com or use the Contact form.

Like the Sun Prairie Media Center Facebook page and follow The Sun on Twitter @spmediacenter

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