It’s the Test Pattern Halloween Special!

Happy Halloween, monster kids!  We talk about our favorite spooky animated shorts from Disney and beyond!

 

 “The Mad Doctor” (1933) – Disney

“The Cobweb Hotel” (1936) – Fleischer Studio

 

Lonesome Ghosts” (1937) – Disney

 

“Donald and the Gorilla” (1944) – Disney

 

“Water, Water Every Hare” (1952) – Warner Brothers

 

“Transylvania 6500” (1963) – Warner Brothers

Episode 45: The Displaced Man – The Wicker Man (1973) & Don’t Look Now

We take trips to Scotland and Venice and discover that there is a level of horror in being an outsider in a strange land.  Sergio’s Patreon Pick launched us into a double feature of British films from 1973 – The Wicker Man and Don’t Look Now!

Sources

The Wicker Man (1973)

The Wicker Man (1973) – Defining of the Folk Horror” by Adam Scovell, Celluloid Wicker Man

Schlock & Awe: The Wicker Man Makes Hippies Seem Real Scary” by Kyle Anderson, Nerdist

The Wicker Image

Don’t Look Now (1973)

Director commentary, Criterion Collection

“Don’t Look Now: Looking Back”, Criterion Collection featurette

“Something Interesting”, Criterion Collection featurette

“Nicolas Roeg: The Enigma of Film”, Criterion Collection featurette

Ophelia” by John Everett Millais

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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Bonus Episode #5: We Saw IT!

SPOILERS AHOY! We float down to the sewer with the S.S. Georgie as we share our feelings (and those of our listeners) on the new IT!

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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.

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

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Episode 43: Bad Movie Night – She (1982) & Hell Comes to Frogtown

We take a detour from horror this week to have a Bad Movie Night! Our late night double feature is She (1982) and Hell Comes to Frogtown!

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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.

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

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Bonus Episode #4: We All Float Down Here – Part 2: Stephen King’s IT (The Miniseries)

In this bonus episode, we talk about the 1990 ABC miniseries adaptation of IT.  (Even though we say we’re not going to compare it to the book, obviously we do.  Apologies all around.)

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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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Bonus Episode: Orca

In the wake of Tillikum’s death, we delve into Jacob’s greatest fear and the origin of that phobia – 1977’s Orca.

Sources

Tilikum

Why Tilikum, SeaWorld’s Killer Orca, Was Infamous” by Brian Clark Howard, from National Geographic

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

Listen to the Episode!