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Welcome to the Grindbin, a podcast where your hosts Mike Wood and Chris Mann dig through the exploitation films and grindhouse cinema of the 1970's and 1980's. Join us on our journey to explore these forgetting film classics of decades past and breathe new life into the movies that time forgot.

Welcome to the Grindbin, a podcast where your hosts Mike Wood and Chris Mann dig through the exploitation films and grindhouse cinema of the 1970's and 1980's. Join us on our journey to explore these forgetting film classics of decades past and breathe new life into the movies that time forgot.
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Los Angeles, CA

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Welcome to the Grindbin, a podcast where your hosts Mike Wood and Chris Mann dig through the exploitation films and grindhouse cinema of the 1970's and 1980's. Join us on our journey to explore these forgetting film classics of decades past and breathe new life into the movies that time forgot.

Twitter:

@grindpod

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English


Episodes

132 - Bail Out (1989) Blairvember 2018

11/7/2018
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The first week of Blairvember kicks off with a movie featuring 7 Grindbin All-Stars! "Bail Out" finds Linda Blair committing some sort of crime and David Hasselhoff serving as her bail bondsman... or something like that... do you know what this movie is about? Seriously, do you?

Duration:02:01:18

131 - Blood Rage (1987)

10/31/2018
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It's not cranberry sauce... It's definitely not cranberry sauce. For the Grindbin Halloween special we are covering one of the most underrated slasher movies of the 1980's. Blood Rage is an unintentionally hilarious horror movie that really gets you in the holiday spirit.

Duration:02:07:44

130 - Blood Freak (1972)

10/24/2018
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Our Patrons demanded it and so we all have to suffer through a bizarre turkey-themed Horror film - that is also a drug scare picture? Blood Freak is truly a one-of-a-kind piece of garbage that is the epitome of so-bad-its-good filmmaking.

Duration:01:40:26

129 - Record City (1978)

10/17/2018
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Record City might be the lost sequel to our very favorite movie on the Grindbin, 1977's The Van. This is the only other movie to star Stuart Goetz (Bobby from The Van) and the similarities don't end there. Record City was requested by one of our Grindbin Patreon members. Thanks Jason!

Duration:02:17:11

128 - Sugar Hill (1974)

10/10/2018
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A Patreon request from Listener Aaron WC! Grindbin All-Star Marki Bey (The Roommates) returns to the bin to avenge her dead fiancé with an army of undead zombies. Sugar Hill is an underrated exploitation classic. Voodoo and Zombies; what's not to love?

Duration:02:18:46

127 - Blood Hook (1986)

10/3/2018
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Troma finally makes their way to the Grindbin with a movie made by the guys who created MST3K. Blood Hook might be the only fishing themed slasher movie and it's certainly the BEST fishing themed slasher movie.

Duration:02:23:57

126 - Up! (1976)

9/27/2018
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Russ Meyer returns to the Grindbin with a movie, well, technically a movie, about... It's Russ Meyer... you either know already or you don't. If you Google his name it's certainly a NSFW result.

Duration:01:49:17

125 - Blastfighter (1984)

9/19/2018
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Legendary Italian B-movie director Lamberto Bava (Demons) makes his Grindbin debut with the Italian rip-off of Rambo, Blastfighter. Featuring Grindbin All-Star Michael Sopkiw (Massacre in Dinosaur Valley), as Jake "Tiger" Sharp, a horrible father who wants to ignore his family and live in a cabin in the woods. Co-starring the iconic Italian actor/writer George Eastman, Blastfighter is an action movie for fans of the exploitation genre and is one not to be missed.

Duration:02:00:37

124 - King Frat (1979)

9/12/2018
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What seems like a rip-off of Animal House quickly cements itself as one of the most offensive movies featured on the Grindbin. Corpse stealing, death by fart, and attempted murder... and that's only the first 10 minutes.

Duration:01:54:01

123 - The Girls from Thunder Strip (1970)

9/5/2018
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Mann returns to the bin for a movie that the guys loved! Filmed at the infamous Spahn Ranch during a strange time in LA history, this biker film was probably better off left at the bottom of that garbage heap. Thanks to our Patreon member Eric for requesting this movie.

Duration:01:30:05

122 - Maniac Cop 2 (1990)

8/29/2018
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Summer Sequel Month 2018 comes to a close with a B-grade slasher film from iconic grindhouse writer/director Larry Cohen! The Maniac Cop (Robert Z'Dar) was a wrongly accused policeman put in prison by the poeple who framed him. Murdered in the shower, he rises from the grave to take revenge on those who wronged him... again.

Duration:01:52:34

121 - Death Wish II (1982)

8/22/2018
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Summer Sequel month 2018 continues with the movie our Patrons wanted the most, Death Wish 2! Grindbin Hall of Famer Charles Bronson returns to the show with arguably his most popular series of films. Death Wish 2 is a sleazy grindhouse epic that has Bronson trying to "clean" the mean streets of Los Angeles.

Duration:02:11:01

120 - Avenging Angel (1985)

8/15/2018
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Our favorite Hollywood Hooker by night and straight A student by day returns to the Grindbin in a sequel that nobody wanted.

Duration:01:53:39

119 - Escape from the Bronx (1983)

8/8/2018
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Summer sequel month 2018 continues with the sequel to an earlier Grindbin episode (The Bronx Warriors). With the surprising success of the original film, a sequel was quickly placed into production. Does it retain the charm from the first one? Have they made more lands for this theme park of an apocalypse? Are Trash and the boys still runnign things? Will there be a cake?!

Duration:01:37:33

118 - The Return of Swamp Thing (1989)

8/1/2018
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Everyone remembers the Wes Craven adaptaion of Swamp Thing... but does anyone remember the Jim Wynorski (Chopping Mall) sequel? To kick off our Summer Sequel Month 2018 we are delving into one of the movies that DC wishes would have never been made.

Duration:02:16:02

117 - Body Slam (1986)

7/25/2018
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Roddy Piper and Dirk Benedict star in a movie about wrestling that sort of hates wrestling. Tanner, Bobby and Mike are joined by special guest Johnny Parker to discuss this direct-to-video "classic"

Duration:02:17:52

116 - Vice Squad (1982)

7/19/2018
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A pick from our Patrons, Vice Squad (1982) is a grindhouse classic that revolves around our favorite street in Hollywood! Wings Hauser in one of his greatest roles, Ramrod the evil pimp, really steals the show.

Duration:02:06:14

115 - Hellbent (1988)

7/10/2018
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A bandleader whose career is nosediving makes a deal with the owner of a bar to sell his soul for success. This episode is brought to you by our Patron James Farrell - Thanks James!

Duration:01:56:09

114 - Invasion U.S.A. (1985)

7/3/2018
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Chuck Norris arrives on the Grindbin in one of his best Cannon Films outing. A movie that cut out all the story but left the action is a perfect example of why Cannon Films was a standout among the typical big-budget offerings of the time.

Duration:02:06:19

113 - The Young Cycle Girls (1978)

6/27/2018
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How could a simply movie about three young girls riding their motorcycles from Colorado to California change the lives of Bobby and Mike forever? Strap in listeners, this one is a bumpy ride.

Duration:01:39:58