Ep. 01-28: Splinter (2008)

Episode 1-28 Splinter

When their plans for camping go awry, Polly and Seth decide to check into a motel. On the way, they’re carjacked by low-rent criminals, Dennis and Lacey. Their vehicle hits a strange animal in the road resulting in a flat tire that must be changed. Eventually, they arrive at a small, isolated gas station where they encounter a terrifying, but primitive parasite. To survive, they must join forces to outsmart and defeat the deadly organism.

For our final episode of season 1, we continue with the trapped and isolated theme that has permeated our podcast since starting (The Thing, Night of the Living Dead, Alien…). Splinter is what some would call a popcorn movie, what I would call a fantastic B-movie, and what David would call aggravating. Join us as we discuss the key elements that make Splinter B-movie gold. Listen… to Johnny has the Keys and discover that Mommy and Daddy don’t always agree.

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Ep. 01-03: Night of the Living Dead (1968)

01-03 “Night of the Living Dead”

NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD (1968) – In episode 3, we discuss this seminal film of all things modern zombie. In the late 1960s, when George Romero and some friends decided to make a low-budget horror film, they never could have imagined the impact this film would have and still has today. Join us as we discuss the plethora of “keys” NOTLD was influenced from and continues to inspire (including our podcast). It’s been over 50 years since Johnny first teased, “They’re coming to get you, Barbara.” …and the rippling aftershock of that grand-daddy of post-apocalyptic cinema still reverberates today.

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