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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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

Breaking Down Blumhouse's Halloween Trailer

6/9/2018
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The Halloweenies (McKenzie Gerber, Dan Caffrey, Justin Gerber, and Michael Roffman) grab their butcher knives and carve right into the first trailer for David Gordon Green's Halloween.

Duration:01:31:38

Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers (1988)

5/30/2018
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The Halloweenies (McKenzie Gerber, Dan Caffrey, Justin Gerber, and Michael Roffman) head back to Haddonfield, Illinois for another homecoming: Dwight H. Little's Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers. Chapters include: -- Introductions -- Mr. Sandman, Bring Me a Tweet (15:25) -- Smith's Grove Archives (37:30) -- WKNB (58:45:00) -- Michael Myers Was 21 (1:12:30) -- September Girls (1:29:00) -- Buds and Bobs (1:57:00) -- And One of Them Was Annie! (2:27:00) -- One Good Scare...

Duration:03:14:18

Halloween III: Season of the Witch (1982)

5/3/2018
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The Halloweenies (McKenzie Gerber, Dan Caffrey, Justin Gerber, and Michael Roffman) change the channel to the night nobody came home in 1982: Tommy Lee Wallace's Halloween III: Season of the Witch. Chapters: Introductions Mr. Sandman, Bring Me a Tweet (9:25) Smith's Grove Archives (43:20) WKNB (59:30:00) Michael Myers Was 21 (1:16:30) September Girls (1:20:10) Buds and Bobs (1:45:30) And One of Them Was Annie! (2:05:25) One Good Scare (2:11:00) Getoutnow! (2:17:30) The Mark of...

Duration:02:46:37

Halloween II (1981)

4/3/2018
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The Halloweenies (McKenzie Gerber, Dan Caffrey, Justin Gerber, and Michael Roffman) trick or treat over to 1981 and dig into more of the night he came home: Rick Rosenthal's Halloween II. Chapters: Introductions Mr. Sandman, Bring Me a Tweet (5:15) Smith's Grove Archives (30:25) September Girls (1:04:00) Buds and Bobs (1:36:00) And One of Them Was Annie! (2:14:25) One Good Scare (2:18:35) Michael Myers Was 21 (2:24:00) Getoutnow! (2:39:40) The Mark of Thorn (2:43:15) WKNB...

Duration:03:20:08

Halloween (1978)

2/22/2018
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The Halloweenies (McKenzie Gerber, Dan Caffrey, Justin Gerber, and Michael Roffman) head back to 1978 and carve out the pumpkin that started it all: John Carpenter's Halloween. Chapters: Introductions Mr. Sandman, Bring Me a Tweet (20:00), Smith's Grove Archives (45:25), September Girls (1:03:49), Michael Myers Was 21 (1:28:00), Buds and Bobs (1:55:45), WKNB (2:33:00), And One of Them Was Annie! (2:44:45), One Good Scare (2:50:20), Getoutnow! (2:57:30), Haddonfield Times...

Duration:03:51:11