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From the padded cells of Smith's Grove Sanitarium to the leafy streets of Haddonfield, Illinois... we are Halloweenies. Each month, McKenzie Gerber, Dan Caffrey, Justin Gerber, and Michael Roffman will slice through one Halloween movie at a time - all leading up to the October release of David Gordon Green's highly anticipated sequel. There will be tricks, there will be treats, and, yes, there will be blood.

From the padded cells of Smith's Grove Sanitarium to the leafy streets of Haddonfield, Illinois... we are Halloweenies. Each month, McKenzie Gerber, Dan Caffrey, Justin Gerber, and Michael Roffman will slice through one Halloween movie at a time - all leading up to the October release of David Gordon Green's highly anticipated sequel. There will be tricks, there will be treats, and, yes, there will be blood.
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From the padded cells of Smith's Grove Sanitarium to the leafy streets of Haddonfield, Illinois... we are Halloweenies. Each month, McKenzie Gerber, Dan Caffrey, Justin Gerber, and Michael Roffman will slice through one Halloween movie at a time - all leading up to the October release of David Gordon Green's highly anticipated sequel. There will be tricks, there will be treats, and, yes, there will be blood.

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Episodes

Interview with Heather Langenkamp

9/19/2019
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The one and only Heather Langenkamp heads back to Springwood and waxes nostalgic with the Halloweenies. Together, they chat about her early start with Francis Ford Coppola, her college days, and, naturally, her performances in the Elm Street franchise. She also discusses the current state of horror, how so much of history tends to be rewritten, and whether she would want to fight Freddy again. Sweet dreams! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:55:56

Wes Craven's New Nightmare (1994)

8/31/2019
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Grab those shades, make some reservations, and book a convertible because we're in Hollywood, baby. Join the Halloweenies as they head to the New Line Cinema offices to discuss the spooky meta horror of 1994's Wes Craven's New Nightmare. Together, they discuss Heather Langenkamp playing Heather Langenkamp, Robert Englund being haunted by Freddy Krueger, and whether Miko Hughes is better in Ludlow or LA. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:02:07:06

Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare (1991)

7/30/2019
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Every child and teenager is dead in the town of Springwood, Ohio. However, not the thirtysomethings that makeup our Halloweenies team. Join them as they try to make sense of the Krueger family tree within 1991's Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare. Together, they discuss its bad reputation, the useless 3-D, and whether or not it's truly the final chapter. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:02:15:26

A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child (1989)

6/28/2019
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Alice Johnson, everyone's favorite bookworm-turned-dream-master, returns to fight Freddy Krueger again -- and this time, it's as personal as it gets. Join the Halloweenies as they support one of horror's greatest single mothers in 1989's A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child. Together, they discuss the grotesque body horror and how Freddy Krueger is more of a distraction than a villain. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:02:08:18

Interview with Joe Dante on Nightmare Cinema and Halloween III

6/21/2019
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Legendary director Joe Dante joins Halloweenies for a special mini-episode to discuss his new horror anthology film, Nightmare Cinema. He also digresses on the state of modern horror, why he passed on Halloween III: Season of the Witch, and, of course, Gizmo and those Gremlins. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:24:13

A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master (1988)

5/21/2019
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Meet Alice Johnson, a lonely bookworm whose fantastical daydreams just may be the only saving grace for the sleep-deprived kids in Springwood, Ohio. Then join the Halloweenies as they make friends while trying to survive 1988's A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master. Together, they debate over MTV Freddy's scare factor, gush over Dramarama's timeless hit, and grab some bug spray for one of the scariest dreams of all time. For information regarding your data privacy, visit...

Duration:02:22:20

A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987)

4/25/2019
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Welcome to Westin Hills Asylum, where all your wildest dreams come true. Take a seat with the Halloweenies as they unite to take down Freddy Krueger in 1987's A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors. Together, they argue over the best Dokken song, gasp at Craig Wasson's youthful age, and compare the two screenplays by Wes Craven/Bruce Wagner and Frank Darabont/Chuck Russell. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:02:25:29

A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge (1985)

3/15/2019
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Things are getting a little too hot at 1428 Elm Street for the Halloweenies. To keep things cool, they've invited over Joe Lipsett and Trace Thurman, hosts of Bloody Disgusting's Horror Queers Podcast, to slice and dice through 1985's A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge. Together, they discuss the sequel's behind-the-scenes controversies, the metaphorical implications of Freddy Krueger, and the birthdays of both Clu Gulager and Hope Lange. For information regarding your data...

Duration:02:00:45

A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

2/14/2019
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The Halloweenies have arrived in Springwood, Ohio and they're very sleepy. So sleepy, in fact, that they're all going to take a nap in their sweet AirBnb. The address? 1428 Elm Street. Join the Halloweenies as they go deep into the proverbial boiler room of 1984's A Nightmare on Elm Street. Together, they discuss everything within Wes Craven's iconic slasher, from Johnny Depp’s midriff to all the crazy special effects to whether or not the ending truly works. It's the beginning of a new...

Duration:03:07:10

Ranking: The Halloween Franchise

2/3/2019
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The four Halloweenies (McKenzie Gerber, Michael Roffman, Dan Caffrey, and Justin Gerber) drive out of Haddonfield, Illinois on their way to Springwood, Ohio. On their way, they share and discuss their respective rankings of the entire Halloween franchise. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:01:51:46

Halloween II (2009)

12/21/2018
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Three Halloweenies (McKenzie Gerber, Michael Roffman, and special guest Dominick Suzanne-Mayer of Consequence of Sound and Filmography) ride into Haddonfield, Illinois on white horses for Rob Zombie's 2009 surrealist nightmare Halloween II. Chapters include: -- Introductions -- Mr. Sandman, Bring Me a Tweet (10:20) -- Smith's Grove Archives (16:30) -- WKNB (50:45:00) -- Michael Myers Was 21 (58:25:00) -- September Girls (1:09:30) -- Buds and Bobs (1:21:30) -- And One of Them Was...

Duration:01:53:41

Interview with John Carpenter: More of the Night He Came Home

12/13/2018
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In celebration of being named Consequence of Sound's Composer of the Year, the Master of Horror John Carpenter returns to the podcast to discuss the evolution of Halloween, why the new film was such a hit, and his love for playing music. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:34:21

Halloween (2007)

12/1/2018
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The four Halloweenies (McKenzie Gerber, Justin Gerber, Michael Roffman, and special guest Rathan Krueger of Daily Grindhouse) head to Haddonfield, Illinois with wrestler Michael Myers for Rob Zombie's remake of Halloween. Chapters include: -- Introductions -- Mr. Sandman, Bring Me a Tweet (10:30) -- Smith's Grove Archives (22:30) -- WKNB (1:00:00) -- Michael Myers Was 21 (1:11:30) -- September Girls (1:37:00) -- Buds and Bobs (2:00:30) -- And One of Them Was Annie! (2:34:45) -- One...

Duration:02:58:51

Interview with Tommy Lee Wallace

11/16/2018
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The Halloweenies ring up director Tommy Lee Wallace to talk about the cultural reevaluation of Halloween III: Season of the Witch. Together, they discuss the what-ifs behind the anthology approach to the franchise, the power of Tom Atkins, and how Tim Curry's Pennywise scared an entire generation with his miniseries adaptation of Stephen King's It. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:01:30:50

Halloween (2018)

10/22/2018
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The four Halloweenies (McKenzie Gerber, Dan Caffrey, Justin Gerber, Michael Roffman) return to Haddonfield, Illinois with a 61-year-old Michael Myers for David Gordon Green's Halloween. Chapters include: -- Introductions -- Mr. Sandman, Bring Me a Tweet (6:21) -- Smith's Grove Archives (15:30) -- WKNB (1:20:45) -- Michael Myers Was 21 (1:33:20) -- September Girls (1:41:15) -- Buds and Bobs (2:10:30) -- And One of Them Was Annie! (2:39:20) -- One Good Scare (2:40:35) -- Getoutnow!...

Duration:03:18:47

Interview with John Carpenter and Daniel Davies

10/16/2018
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The Master of Horror himself John Carpenter and his bandmate/godson Daniel Davies join the pod for some spirited chats. Davies talks about growing up with his godfather and offers some insight into his new solo album, Events Score. While Carpenter catches us up on returning to Halloween and the chances of reuniting with Kurt Russell. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:50:37

Halloween: Resurrection (2002)

9/15/2018
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The four Halloweenies (McKenzie Gerber, Dan Caffrey, Justin Gerber, Michael Roffman) return to Haddonfield, Illinois for a little Dangertainment in 2002's Halloween: Resurrection. Plus, senior writer Sarah Kurchak offers a sneak preview of David Gordon Green's Halloween. Chapters include: -- Introductions -- Mr. Sandman, Bring Me a Tweet/Halloween TIFF Report (12:30) -- Smith's Grove Archives (50:00) -- WKNB (1:26:00) -- Michael Myers Was 21 (1:36:45) -- September Girls (1:53:30) --...

Duration:03:14:22

Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1998)

8/20/2018
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The four Halloweenies (McKenzie Gerber, Dan Caffrey, Justin Gerber, Michael Roffman) head out to California for a little off-campus lunch with the one and only Laurie Strode in 1998's Halloween H20: 20 Years Later. Chapters include: -- Introductions -- Mr. Sandman, Bring Me a Tweet (16:15) -- Smith's Grove Archives (27:30) -- WKNB (58:15) -- Michael Myers Was 21 (1:12:45) -- September Girls (1:30:00) -- Buds and Bobs (2:12:00) -- And One of Them Was Annie! (2:40:15) -- One Good...

Duration:03:10:51

Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers (1995)

7/31/2018
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The four Halloweenies (McKenzie Gerber, Dan Caffrey, Justin Gerber, Michael Roffman) are joined by special guest Cap Blackard as they run from the creepy cultists of 1995's Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers. Chapters include: -- Introductions -- Mr. Sandman, Bring Me a Tweet (13:03) -- Smith's Grove Archives (39:35) -- WKNB (56:00) -- Michael Myers Was 21 (1:13:00) -- September Girls (1:27:00) -- Buds and Bobs (2:04:30) -- And One of Them Was Annie! (2:49:00) -- One Good Scare...

Duration:03:36:04

Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers (1989)

6/30/2018
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The Halloweenies (McKenzie Gerber, Dan Caffrey, Justin Gerber, and Michael Roffman) wake up in a hermit's shack just in time to watch: Dominique Othenin-Girard's Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers. Chapters include: -- Introductions -- Mr. Sandman, Bring Me a Tweet (7:03) -- Smith's Grove Archives (31:00) -- WKNB (51:55) -- Michael Myers Was 21 (1:00:45) -- September Girls (1:15:00) -- Buds and Bobs (1:30:00) -- And One of Them Was Annie! (2:03:00) -- One Good Scare...

Duration:02:32:59