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Phantom Galaxy: 30 Days of Halloween--Part 3

10/15/2018
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October is our relaunch month for the podcast, and we're continuing our 31 Days of Halloween! This time Seth and Nathan cover days October 7th through the 15th. We're expanding the episodes to cover a week's worth of entries. This episode, we look at everything from great seasonal music to chilling audiobooks and classic splatterfests! Help us kick a** for the Lord, and then come back next time for part 4!----more---- Show Notes: October 7th: Dead Alive/Brain Dead (1992) October 8th:...

Duration:01:14:11

Phantom Galaxy: 31 Days of Halloween: Part 2

10/4/2018
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Welcome to Phantom Galaxy! October is our relaunch month for the podcast, and we're continuing our 31 Days of Halloween! This time Seth and Nathan stare into the abyss with a sequel to one of the creepiest movies ever made, embark on a dark journey with the Marble Hornets, and finally open up the vault to the terrifying Magnus Archives! Join us tonight in the dark under the bed and then come back for part 3! Show Notes: Check out Marble Hornets...

Duration:00:33:55

Phantom Galaxy: 31 Days of Halloween: Part 1

10/1/2018
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Welcome to Phantom Galaxy! October is our relaunch month for the podcast, and we're diving in with 31 Days of Halloween! Every 3 days Seth and I will have a new episode covering those days and sharing movies, books, music and anything else that makes us think of the season and holiday! Join us tonight for werewolves and things from the crypt, and then come back for October 4th, 5th, and 6th! Show Notes: For those of you curious about 'Party Girl' from the Chick Tract documentary, see...

Duration:00:54:32

Casting the Bones Episode 2: Art Bell and The Endless

4/24/2018
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Welcome back to 'Casting the Bones', a chilling new podcast dedicated to exploring the roots of horror fiction and folklore. Your hosts Nathan Bartlebaugh and Seth Dombach peel back the seemingly tranquil veneer of the normal to examine the weird, the strange and the terrifying lurking beneath the flesh and muscle of our world. In this episode we talk briefly about the latest--and laziest--monster hoax to hit the internet, and lament a time when people were willing to build better bluffs...

Duration:01:38:46

Episode 40: 80's Explosion: Ready Player One and The Karate Kid

3/31/2018
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Welcome back! You've arrived at the Phantom Galaxy Podcast, a journey into all things science fiction, fantasy and horror. Nathan Bartlebaugh and Nathan Bell leap into unapologetic eye-rolling 80's nostalgia, while rolling their eyes at unapologetic 80's nostalgia. Fueled by Blueberry Moonshine, the guys talk about Youtube Red's upcoming Karate Kid cash-in, Cobrai Kai, and then go down the rabbit hole of silly 80's martial arts extravaganzas, paying some special attention to schlocky faves...

Duration:01:05:33

Phantom Galaxy Episode 39: Tomb Raider and Ash vs the Evil Dead

3/31/2018
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Welcome back! You've arrived at the Phantom Galaxy Podcast, a journey into all things science fiction, fantasy and horror. In this episode host Nathan Bartlebaugh is joined with guest host Nathan Bell as they look at the latest attempt to bring Lara Croft to the screen in Tomb Raider. They also reminisce about the game franchise and the success or lack-thereof of the previous movies. After that, we move from outlandish big-screen heroine to outlandish small-screen hero and discuss Bruce...

Duration:01:06:23

Phantom Galaxy Episode 38: Wrinkle In Time, Black Panther, Annihilation and more

3/10/2018
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After a hiatus, Phantom Galaxy begins it's new season! We're gonna kick things off with an episode recapping some of the stuff we missed while away. Nathan and Chris give you in-depth reviews of Black Panther, Annihilation and some of Netflix's recent original ventures. We also talk about the recent Oscars and review some Doctor Who candy confections from www.pd.net. Nathan also offers up a fresh spoiler-free review of Ava DaVerney's Wrinkle in Time. Is it a new fantasy classic, or does it...

Duration:01:55:43

Casting the Bones Episode 1

2/14/2018
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Welcome to the very first episode of 'Casting the Bones', a chilling new podcast dedicated to exploring the roots of horror fiction and folklore. Your hosts Nathan Bartlebaugh and Seth Dombach peel back the seemingly tranquil veneer of the normal to examine the weird, the strange and the terrifying lurking beneath the flesh and muscle of our stories to find the fear beneath. Consider this episode the prologue, as we discuss childhood fears and haunts and what things drew us to the...

Duration:01:21:03

Episode 37: Best Horror Movies of 2017

1/7/2018
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Now that all the tinsel and trees are put away and holiday festivities have been fully recovered from, Phantom Galaxy brings you the first of our 'Best Of 2017' podcasts. This time out, Nathan, Chris and Jason Kuppler bring you their top ten choices for the best horror movies of the year. So listen along, and let us know in the comments or on Facebook what your top ten choices are! SPOILER WARNING: We avoid most spoilers for the films mentioned, but proceed with caution. Our basic rule is...

Duration:01:47:02

Episode 36: Through the Black Mirror (Part 1)

1/3/2018
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Happy New Year from Phantom Galaxy! Seth and Nathan start the year out on a slightly bleaker note, by considering Charlie Brooker's dark sci-fi phenomenon, Black Mirror. Set in worlds that feel devastatingly close to our own, Black Mirror often feels like Twilight Zone for pessimists. But underneath the grim exterior, there are worlds bursting with human truth and feeling, even if some of it doesn't exactly shine a light on our better natures. In this first episode, Nathan and Seth...

Duration:01:04:31

Episode 35: Star Wars and The Last Jedi

12/29/2017
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Phantom Galaxy begins it's daily podcast countdown to the New Year! Our first episode has an old friend returning from the past to offer counsel on the Force. Nathan Bell joins Nathan Bartlebaugh again, to talk all things Star Wars and then consider The Last Jedi and the intriguing backlash it seems to have stirred in some quarters of fandom. We'll weigh in on Porgs and and whether or not we think Rian Johnson brought balance or disturbance to the Force with this 'Jedi'. Finally we talk...

Duration:02:23:03

Episode 34: Cult Night--The Room and Windy City Heat

12/11/2017
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Oh, hi Mark! Welcome to Phantom Galaxy Episode 34. We return to kick off a big December full of podcasts with our first Cult Double Feature. Remember when looking in on and obsessing over the lives of seemingly mundane schlubs was the purview of the Truman Show? Reality TV vaporized that taboo long ago, and left us with a burnt-out wasteland of entertainment that sometimes still produces gems of absurdity. In this episode we look at two 'singular' individuals and the movies and cults they...

Duration:00:53:25

Episode 33: Thor Ragnarok Review

11/3/2017
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Welcome to Phantom Galaxy Episode 33. Positively tiny compared to most of our episodes, this one is a quick review of Marvel's new Thor: Ragnarok. Nathan and Chris jump into a non-spoiler discussion of what you can expect from this latest jaunt into the world of Norse mythology and comic world-building. And there's Goldblum, y'all! Phantom Galaxy is a genre podcast that releases every week. If you’d like to support the cast please subscribe free in iTunes, and leave a review for the show!...

Duration:00:24:07

Episode 32: Overlooked Horror Movies Part 2

10/31/2017
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Happy Halloween! Nathan, Chris and Seth bring you fifteen horror movies that may be considered underrated or maybe just overlooked. Across all subgenres and languages, we seek to bring you movies that will spook you, creep you out or just plain scare you. Check out this shivery episode and let us know which movies you think are underrated gems of the genre!

Duration:01:28:17

Stephen King Goes to Hollywood: The Short Stories Part 1

10/25/2017
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Welcome to Phantom Galaxy Episode 31. Nathan, Seth and Chris continue the Stephen King series with new guest, Jason Swam, who drops some impressive King knowledge along the way. This is the first part of a 3 part series dedicated to King's short stories and their adaptations. Tonight, we look at the Children of the Corn saga, The Mangler, Sometimes they Come Back, Cat's Eye, The Lawnmower Man, Battleground, The Woman in the Room and, of course, Maximum Overdrive. This discussion was too...

Duration:01:24:29

Episode 30: This Movie is a Hot Mess

10/9/2017
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Welcome to Phantom Galaxy Episode 30. Ever had that movie that was a certified clunker by everyone you meet, that resembles the inside of the microwave after an unfortunate burrito accident, but....you like it anyway? In this episode, Nathan, Chris and Seth discuss the ultimate 'hot mess' movies; films that aren't ' so good they're bad' or eccentric cult items, but films that were heading somewhere but got lost somewhere in translation. There is no denying their failure in a conventional...

Duration:01:27:48

Episode 29: Stephen King Goes to Hollywood-- IT Part 1

9/29/2017
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Welcome to Phantom Galaxy Episode 29. Nathan and Seth continue the Stephen King series with som help from Chris as they examine the new blockbuster film IT and the book that inspired it. We discuss what we liked about the new movie, and what we think of the changes. We'll begin with a review, and then Seth and Nathan dive into the merits of the book, why some of the changes were necessary, and where others may lead as the sequel shapes up. Don't worry about putting on your galoshes,...

Duration:01:42:44

Episode 28: Stephen King Goes to Hollywood--Carrie

9/7/2017
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Welcome to Phantom Galaxy Episode 28. This is the start of our long awaited 'Stephen King Goes to Hollywood' series. Stephen King is one of those undisputed masters of pop horror, and his work has saturated so many aspects of our culture. This series will look at all King's film and television adaptations, while comparing and contrasting them with the original works that inspired them. For this first episode Nathan and Seth go back to the beginning, to find a struggling writer hitting it...

Duration:01:53:07

Phantom Galaxy Episode 27: Wicked Little Dolls

8/31/2017
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Welcome to Phantom Galaxy Episode 27. They sit there, they stare with their unblinking eyes, tiny artificial hands and painted mocking smiles, planning your doom. Nathan, Chris and Seth open up the pop culture attic and go looking for creepy evill dolls and demonic teddy bears. Here you'll find Chucky, Annabelle, Talky Tina, and others. Join us for a march down the toy aisle of terror! Open PS to Slappy the Dummy: Yes, we forgot to mention you. Please don't throttle us in our...

Duration:01:37:00

Phantom Galaxy Episode 26: The Dark Worlds of George Romero

8/11/2017
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Welcome to Phantom Galaxy Episode 26. A few weeks ago, the horror world lost George Romero, arguaubly one of the genre's most influential voices. Nathan, Chris Durham and Jason Kuppler team up to walk through every one of Romero's directed films and examine what made the man and his work seem so special. On a sad note, our own podcast community lost a friend. Ivolee Henson (whose humorous observations on 'No Escape' were shared in Episode 23) passed away suddenly last month. Ivolee was a...

Duration:01:46:37