Archive for December, 2018

Dead Air Ep 143 – Silent Night Deadly Night

Posted in Dead Air Podcast, Updates with tags , , , , , , , , on December 21, 2018 by splatterpictures

Twas the fright before Christmas and all through the slaughterhouse. Not a creature was stirring not even a mouse! Because they were dead. Get it? Episode 143 is a special season’s grievings edition of Dead Air!

We hope on Santa’s SLAY to tackle the 1984 cult classic Silent Night Deadly Night!

Young Billy is your average Santa Claus obsessed child who can’t wait for the big guy to slip down the chimney Christmas eve! Until a chilling warning from his senile grandfather tells tale of a Santa that is evil. That night a deranged criminal dressed as Santa kills Billy’s parents right in-front of him!

Cut to many years later, Billy working his first job at 18 seems quiet but well adjusted. That is until the holidays roll around. He’s asked by his work to play Santa at the toy store and poor Billy snaps! He will Punish the Naughty this night!

ALSO listen as Wes and Lydia eat spoonfuls of homemade horseradish as their very first food stunt!

Dead Air Ep 142: The Thing

Posted in Dead Air Podcast, Updates with tags , , , , , , , , on December 14, 2018 by splatterpictures

Mayday Mayday! this is US Station 31. We’ve found something in the ice.

It’s Episode 142 of DEAD AIR!

Today we take a look at John Carpenters undisputed masterpiece; 1982’s The Thing!

A distant outpost in Antarctica is invaded by a sinister alien creature with the ability to merge and copy the physiology of any living thing it touches. With the men at each others throats trying to determine who is even human it becomes an all out war for survival. Worst still is the thought that if this unknowable “Thing” reaches populated areas, the human race would be doomed in no time at all. Can they stop it before there is no one left on the base alive and human? Or is it better for them all to die to save humanity.

One of the greatest science fiction horror films ever made. The single best remake ever produced and what many consider to be John Carpenter’s strongest film that includes jaw-dropping special effects by Rob Bottin. The film was at one time considered a box-office bomb and critical failure that nearly ended Carpenter’s career. We discuss how times and perceptions have changed for this masterful achievement in horror, mystery and suspense.