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Dead Ringers is a twice monthly horror podcast covering double features with shared DNA (e.g. premise, structure, concept), but distinct personalities. Each episode, host and producer Nolan McBride is joined by a rotating panel of co-hosts to analyze each film individually before comparing and contrasting the differences in their approaches and highlighting what each movie brings to the horror genre.

Dead Ringers is a twice monthly horror podcast covering double features with shared DNA (e.g. premise, structure, concept), but distinct personalities. Each episode, host and producer Nolan McBride is joined by a rotating panel of co-hosts to analyze each film individually before comparing and contrasting the differences in their approaches and highlighting what each movie brings to the horror genre.

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United States

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Dead Ringers is a twice monthly horror podcast covering double features with shared DNA (e.g. premise, structure, concept), but distinct personalities. Each episode, host and producer Nolan McBride is joined by a rotating panel of co-hosts to analyze each film individually before comparing and contrasting the differences in their approaches and highlighting what each movie brings to the horror genre.

Language:

English


Episodes

Dead Ringers 39 - TREMORS + GRABBERS

4/9/2021
Nolan is joined by Thomas Foster and Philip Yount — as well as special guest Jeff Ewing from the Humanoids From The Deep Dive podcast — to discuss Ron Underwood's TREMORS (1990) and Jon Wright's GRABBERS (2012). The crew digs into new discoveries, rewatches, and recent horror releases — including a review of Adam Wingard’s GODZILLA VS. KONG (2021) — before getting drunk while playing a deadly game of floor-is-lava in order to fend off big monsters with one big weakness. Other movies...

Duration:02:41:48

Dead Ringers 38 - THE CRAFT + ALL CHEERLEADERS DIE

3/22/2021
Nolan is joined by Emily von Seele and Philip Yount to discuss Andrew Fleming's THE CRAFT (1996) and Lucky McKee & Chris Sivertson's ALL CHEERLEADERS DIE (2014). The crew share their thoughts on recent horror releases, new discoveries, and rewatches before trying to enlist another witch to help call the corners and enact their plans for vengeance against the football players that wronged them. Other movies discussed on this episode: ATTACK THE BLOCK (2011), GET DUKED (2020), PG: PSYCHO...

Duration:02:41:33

Dead Ringers 37 - THE BABADOOK + UNDER THE SHADOW

2/24/2021
Nolan is joined by Ben McBride, Emily von Seele, and Paul Farrell to discuss Jennifer Kent's THE BABADOOK (2014) and Babak Anvari's UNDER THE SHADOW (2016). The crew catches up on recent horror releases, new discoveries, and rewatches before their suppressed anxieties manifest as supernatural entities that wreak havoc on their already fraught existence. Other movies discussed on this episode: PRINCE OF DARKNESS (1987), THELMA (2017), SPREE (2020), MY BLOODY VALENTINE (1981), VALENTINE...

Duration:02:29:53

Dead Ringers OT - The Top 10 Horror Movies of 2020

2/3/2021
On this very special Off-Topic episode, Nolan is joined by nearly the entire Dead Ringers crew — Emily von Seele, Ben McBride, Paul Farrell, Thomas Foster, and Philip Yount — to discuss their favorite horror movies of 2020. Editor's Note: As mentioned in years past, this particular method of end of year discussion is 100% inspired by and attributed to the video game website, Giant Bomb. Links of interest and/or sources cited for research for this episode: Emily’s Favorites of 2020...

Duration:04:44:11

Dead Ringers OT - The Ho! Ho! Horror!

12/24/2020
On this Off-Topic episode, Nolan is joined by Emily von Seele, Ben McBride, Paul Farrell, Philip Yount, and Thomas Foster to discuss their favorite horror movies that celebrate (or are set against) the Christmas season. Movies discussed on this episode: GREMLINS (1984), KRAMPUS (2015), ANNA AND THE APOCALYPSE (2017), BLACK CHRISTMAS (1974), BLACK CHRISTMAS (2006), BLACK CHRISTMAS (2019), and many more. Links of interest and/or sources cited for research for this episode: Better...

Duration:02:31:54

Dead Ringers OT - Post-FrightFall Comedown - Round 2

12/11/2020
On this Off-Topic episode, Nolan is joined by Paul Farrell, Kat Adams, and Thomas Foster to catch-up on their favorite new discoveries and rewatches from this Halloween season. Movies/TV shows/games discussed on this episode: THE WOODS (2006), ALL CHEERLEADERS DIE (2014), DRAG ME TO HELL (2009), TIGERS ARE NOT AFRAID (2019), THE KILLING OF A SACRED DEER (2017), CORALINE (2009), HELL HOUSE LLC III: LAKE OF FIRE (2019), AND SOON THE DARKNESS (1970), LITTLE MONSTERS (2019), THEY LIVE (1988),...

Duration:01:43:23

Dead Ringers OT - Post-FrightFall Comedown - Round 1

11/25/2020
On this Off-Topic episode, Nolan is joined by Emily von Seele, Ben McBride, and Philip Yount to catch-up on their favorite new discoveries and rewatches from this Halloween season. Movies/TV shows discussed on this episode: SEA FEVER (2020), SLEEPWALKERS (1992), HOST (2020), SPOOKIES (1988), SCARE PACKAGE (2020), THE WOLF OF SNOW HOLLOW (2020), CHRISTINE (1983), THE HITCHER (1986), THEM (2006), THE CLEANSING HOUR (2020), THE WITCHES (2020), TALES FROM THE CRYPT: DEMON KNIGHT (1995), THE...

Duration:02:17:54

Dead Ringers OT - Dead Ringers Drive-In - 2nd Showing

11/6/2020
On this Off-Topic episode, Nolan is joined by Philip Yount, Thomas Foster, and Ben McBride to program more drive-in horror movie marathons. Movies discussed on this episode: THE GATE (1988), TREMORS (1990), VISITING HOURS (1982), THE GUEST (2014), AS ABOVE, SO BELOW (2014), DAWN OF THE DEAD (2004), WISHMASTER (1997), THE PURGE: ANARCHY (2014), THE DESCENT (2005), FROM DUSK TILL DAWN (1996), PONTYPOOL (2009), THEY LIVE (1988), C.H.U.D. (1984), GREEN ROOM (2016), THE INNKEEPERS (2012), LAND...

Duration:01:44:00

Dead Ringers OT - Dead Ringers Drive-In - 1st Showing

10/24/2020
On this Off-Topic episode, Nolan is joined by Ben McBride, Emily von Seele, and Paul Farrell to program their own drive-in horror movie marathons. Movies discussed on this episode: DEAD HEAT (1988), NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD (1968), THE 'BURBS (1989), POPCORN (1991), END OF DAYS (1999), THE TEXAS CHAIN SAW MASSACRE (1974), THE STEPFATHER (1987), SCREAM 2 (1997), THE MIDNIGHT MEAT TRAIN (2008), HOUSE OF 1,000 CORPSES (2003), DEATHDREAM (1974), DEMONS (1985), TALES FROM THE CRYPT: BORDELLO OF...

Duration:02:21:32

Dead Ringers OT - Screaming Recommendations - Vol. 2

10/17/2020
On this Off-Topic episode, Nolan is joined by Emily von Seele, Philip Yount, and Thomas Foster to recommend streaming horror movies to fill out your Spooky Season and highlight some frightful flicks you may have overlooked. Movies discussed on this episode: THE HAUNTING OF BLY MANOR (2020) (Netflix), RANDOM ACTS OF VIOLENCE (2020) (Shudder), HELL FEST (2018) (Hulu), FOUND FOOTAGE 3D (2016) (Shudder), THE OLD DARK HOUSE (1932) (Shudder), ERREMENTARI: THE BLACKSMITH AND THE DEVIL (2018)...

Duration:02:10:08

Dead Ringers OT - Screaming Recommendations - Vol. 1

10/10/2020
On this Off-Topic episode, Nolan is joined by Paul Farrell and Ben McBride — as well as special guest Nick Caruso from TVLine — to recommend streaming horror movies to fill out your Spooky Season and highlight some quality direct-to-streaming movies you may have overlooked. Movies discussed on this episode: DOWN (2019) (Hulu), CULTURE SHOCK (2019) (Hulu), SCARE ME (2020) (Shudder), ALL THAT WE DESTROY (2019) (Hulu), SPLICE (2010) (Netflix), THE DEEPER YOU DIG (2020) (Shudder/Arrow Video),...

Duration:02:08:29

Dead Ringers OT - FrightFall 2: Spooky Boogaloo - Part II

10/2/2020
On this Off-Topic episode, Nolan is joined by Emily von Seele, Kat Adams, and Thomas Foster to discuss their seasonal traditions and viewing rituals for Spooky Season, as well as some of the movies they are excited to discover or revisit this October. Links of interest and/or sources cited for research for this episode: John Carpenter's The Fog (w/ Emily von Seele) (Horrorversary) (podcast)

Duration:01:26:05

Dead Ringers OT - FrightFall 2: Spooky Boogaloo - Part I

9/25/2020
On this Off-Topic episode, Nolan is joined by Paul Farrell, Ben McBride, and Philip Yount to discuss their seasonal traditions and viewing rituals for Spooky Season, as well as some of the movies they are excited to discover or revisit this October. Links of interest and/or sources cited for research for this episode: 5 Years Later: ‘Goosebumps’ Brought R.L. Stine’s Twisted Imagination to the Screen With Epic Execution by Paul Farrell (Bloody Disgusting) ‘The Plague of the Zombies’...

Duration:02:11:38

Dead Ringers OT - Quarantine Catch-Up Round 2

9/18/2020
On this Off-Topic episode, Nolan is joined by Kat Adams, Thomas Foster, and Philip Yount to discuss what they have been watching and doing to keep themselves sane during their year of quarantine life. Movies/games discussed on this episode: HANSEL & GRETEL (2020), COLOR OUT OF SPACE (2020), UNDERWATER (2020), LIFE (2016), SEA FEVER (2020), THE DEAD DON'T DIE (2019), SHIRLEY (2020), URBAN LEGEND (1998), URBAN LEGENDS: FINAL CUT (2000), BLOOD FEST (2018), THE ISLE (2019), THE RENTAL (2020),...

Duration:01:43:02

Dead Ringers OT - Quarantine Catch-Up Round 1

9/12/2020
On this Off-Topic episode, Nolan is joined by Ben McBride, Emily von Seele, and Paul Farrell to discuss what they have been watching and doing to keep themselves sane during their year of quarantine life. Movies discussed on this episode: CAT PEOPLE (1982), SLEEPWALKERS (1992), SPUTNIK (2020), BEAST (2018), CURSED FILMS (2020), HOST (2020), BRAHMS: THE BOY II (2020), THE RENTAL (2020), BILL & TED FACE THE MUSIC (2020), TED LASSO (2020), HOUSE OF WAX (1953), THE TINGLER (1959), UNDERWATER...

Duration:01:47:50

Dead Ringers OT - The Top 10 Horror Movies of 2019

9/4/2020
On this very special (and very delayed) Off-Topic episode, Nolan is joined by nearly the entire Dead Ringers crew — Emily von Seele, Ben McBride, Paul Farrell, Thomas Foster, and Philip Yount — to discuss their favorite horror movies of 2019. Editor's Note: As mentioned on the episode, this particular method of end of year discussion is 100% inspired by and attributed to the video game website, Giant Bomb.

Duration:03:59:44

Dead Ringers 36 - BLACK SWAN + BLISS

2/13/2020
Nolan is joined by Ben McBride, Thomas Foster, and Paul Farrell to discuss Darren Aronofsky's BLACK SWAN (2010) and Joe Begos' BLISS (2019). The crew share their thoughts on recent horror releases, new discoveries, and rewatches before pushing themselves to physical and mental extremes in order to achieve artistic perfection and falling apart along the way. Other movies/TV shows discussed on this episode: ANNA AND THE APOCALYPSE (2018), SUSPIRIA (1977), THE CURED (2018), GOOSEBUMPS 2:...

Duration:02:36:51

Dead Ringers 35 - AS ABOVE, SO BELOW + BLAIR WITCH (2016)

1/18/2020
Nolan is joined by Kat Adams, Emily von Seele, and Philip Yount to discuss John Erick Dowdle's AS ABOVE, SO BELOW (2014) and Adam Wingard's BLAIR WITCH (2016). The crew share their thoughts on new discoveries and rewatches, as well as recent horror releases — including a review of Mike Flanagan’s DOCTOR SLEEP (2019) (**Spoilers from 7:25 - 11:25**) — before the unresolved baggage from a lost family member spurs the group on a dangerous adventure into a forbidden zone (which is documented on...

Duration:02:40:12

Dead Ringers 34 - MAY + THE EYES OF MY MOTHER

11/1/2019
Nolan is joined by Emily von Seele, Paul Farrell, and Philip Yount to discuss Lucky McKee's MAY (2003) and Nicolas Pesce's THE EYES OF MY MOTHER (2016). The crew share their thoughts on spooky season discoveries, as well as recent releases and rewatches, before trauma and prolonged isolation force the group to take extreme measures in an attempt at making friends. Other movies/TV shows discussed on this episode: STARFISH (2019), TIGERS ARE NOT AFRAID (2017), ONE CUT OF THE DEAD (2018), LAKE...

Duration:02:38:03

Dead Ringers OT - Fantastic Fest 2019: Interview with THE DEEPER YOU DIG Co-Director/Co-Writer/Co-Star Toby Poser

10/10/2019
On this Off-Topic episode, Emily von Seele is joined by THE DEEPER YOU DIG co-director/co-writer/co-star Toby Poser to talk about her new film making its way through the festival circuit and what it's like to make micro-budget films with your family. Links of interest and/or sources cited for research for this episode: [Fantasia 2019] THE DEEPER YOU DIG Review: A Lonely Journey into the Depths of Grief and Guilt by Emily von Seele (Dead Ringers) [Fantastic Fest] Review Round-Up: THE...

Duration:00:24:41