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We Bleed Horror! Hosted by Michael “Dedman” Jones, The Calling Hours was a very popular podcast that aired for several years as part of Horror Society Radio. It featured insightful and thought provoking interviews with actors, actresses, producers, directors, and FX artists, as well as in depth reviews of Blu-Rays and DVDs and the best in new and classic metal artists. No subject in the genre was off limits, and Dedman always asked the questions few others would dare. The Calling Hours podcast went on a long hiatus, but now it’s back. And Morbidly Beautiful is proud to be the new home for the relaunch!

We Bleed Horror! Hosted by Michael “Dedman” Jones, The Calling Hours was a very popular podcast that aired for several years as part of Horror Society Radio. It featured insightful and thought provoking interviews with actors, actresses, producers, directors, and FX artists, as well as in depth reviews of Blu-Rays and DVDs and the best in new and classic metal artists. No subject in the genre was off limits, and Dedman always asked the questions few others would dare. The Calling Hours podcast went on a long hiatus, but now it’s back. And Morbidly Beautiful is proud to be the new home for the relaunch!
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Raleigh, NC

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We Bleed Horror! Hosted by Michael “Dedman” Jones, The Calling Hours was a very popular podcast that aired for several years as part of Horror Society Radio. It featured insightful and thought provoking interviews with actors, actresses, producers, directors, and FX artists, as well as in depth reviews of Blu-Rays and DVDs and the best in new and classic metal artists. No subject in the genre was off limits, and Dedman always asked the questions few others would dare. The Calling Hours podcast went on a long hiatus, but now it’s back. And Morbidly Beautiful is proud to be the new home for the relaunch!

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@sotwfx

Language:

English

Contact:

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Episodes

TCH Vol. II, Ep. 35: Writer and Director Adam Marcus

8/15/2018
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On this episode my guest will be Writer and Director Adam Marcus. Marcus was born in Westport, Connecticut and attended Staples High School. He started his career at the age of fifteen, when he co-created the Westport Theatreworks Theatrical Company where he directed and produced over fifty shows in seven years. He then attended New York University where he won the coveted Best Picture Award at the Student Academy Awards in 1990 for his film, "...so you like this girl". In 1991, Marcus was...

Duration:01:43:33

TCH Vol. II, Ep. 34: Women in Horror and the Vienna Film Festival Controversy

8/8/2018
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On this episode, I will have Actress/Producer Liane Langford and Monster Dugan of Morbidly Beautiful as my guests as we discuss the trials and tribulations women face in the film industry and the horror genre as well as the controversy over film selection at the Vienna Film Festival where only 1 female director got a film into the final twenty. We will discuss whether or not there is a bias and what could possibly be done to correct it…. In our Digital Dismemberment spotlights, we will be...

Duration:01:53:52

TCH Vol. II, Ep. 33: The James Gunn Controversy

8/1/2018
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On this episode, I will have Jennifer 9 from the Hallow9ine Network and Jamie Marino of Morbidly Beautiful on the discuss the James Gunn controversy. Having been fired from Disney and no longer being involved with the Guardians of the Galaxy franchise due to tweets made 10 years ago about rape pedophilia, Gunn has made a public apology and says he understands the reasoning for his release. We will highlight the comments he made on Twitter, whether he should have been fired, if Disney has...

Duration:02:07:23

TCH Vol. II, Ep. 32: RETRO EPISODE: Tyler Mane and Renae Geerlings of Mane Entertainment

7/18/2018
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In this retro episode of the podcast that aired while on Horror Society Radio, the Dedman interviewed Tyler Mane (Halloween 1 and 2) and Renae Geerlings (Halloween 2) of Mane Entertainment to talk about Compound Fracture, Penance Lane and more! We also discussed the latest horror news from around the world as well as reviewed Scream Factory’s The Horror Show! We also listened to and discussed a few tracks from Metal Blade Records artist Pentagram Chile as well as had a Blu-Ray and DVD...

Duration:01:10:39

TCH Vol. II, Ep. 31: Unearthed Film’s Stephen Biro and Morbidly Beautiful’s Jamie Marino

7/11/2018
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On this episode we will have the owner of Unearthed Films Stephen Biro and Morbidly Beautiful writer Jamie Marino to discuss all things Unearthed Films! Stephen Biro has been the President and founder of Unearthed Films Inc. A horror DVD label in the United States for over 15 years. He has written several novels dealing with his search for God on massive amounts of hallucinogens. His first book, "Hellucination" dealt with his childhood to his quest for God that would make Hunter S....

Duration:01:47:27

TCH Vol. II, Ep. 30: Writer/Director/Producer/Actor Dave Reda

7/4/2018
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On this episode we will have Producer/Writer/Director/Actor Dave Reda as our special guest! Dave began his career at a young age in Northern California. His early professional credits include performing at the Gaslighter Theater, Comedy Sportz, So I Married an Axe Murderer, Angels in the Outfield, Cornuts National Commercial, and other national commercials… To compete for larger roles, he moved to Los Angeles where he appeared in Smash TV, Street Smartz, Senseless, Dirt Merchant and on HBO...

Duration:01:45:17

TCH Vol. II, Ep. 29: Writer/Producer/Director Larry Cohen

6/27/2018
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Larry Cohen was born July 15, 1941, in Kingston, New York, a small town north of New York City. At a young age, his family moved to the Riverdale section of the Bronx, and he eventually majored in film at the historic City College of New York, graduating in 1963. An independent maverick who got his start in studio-based television, he is best known for inventive low-budget horror films that combine scathing social commentary with the requisite scares and occasional laughs. He was also a...

Duration:01:44:54

TCH Vol. II, Ep. 28: Writer/Producer/Director Thomas J. Churchill

6/20/2018
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My guest this evening is the writer, producer, director of Nation's Fire, The Rack Pack, Check Point, The Emerging Past, Lazarus:Apocalypse (aka Lazarus: Day of the Living Dead), Mr. Hush (produced only), Thomas J. Churchill. A multi-award winning writer, producer, director, and radio host who founded Church Hill Productions. Thomas was seen by millions on the SyFy Network's "Monster Man" a reality show, which showcased an episode of the director. The episode was #2 titled- The Forbidden...

Duration:01:25:45

TCH Vol. II, Ep. 27: Director/Producer/Editor Dustin Ferguson

6/13/2018
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As my guest this week, I will have Director/Producer/Editor Dustin Ferguson on! Dustin has owned and operated several film distribution and production companies since 2007. Known for producing, directing and editing sequels and remakes of the horror films of yesteryear, namely "Sleepaway Camp IV: The Survivor", "Camp Blood 4 and 5", "Nemesis 5" and "Ghosthouse". In the last several years he's directed nearly 80 music videos for such artists as "Lords of Acid", "The Egyptian Lover", "My...

Duration:01:52:14

TCH Vol. II, Ep. 26: Actress/Producer Angie Stevenson

6/6/2018
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As my guest this week, I will have Actress/Producer Angie Stevenson! Her unique approach to performing arts blurs the lines between acting, modeling, voice-over arts and inovating creative concepts. With an old-fashioned soul, but a mind open to modern innovation, Angie is also a business woman with a keen sense of developing her brand and vision. Angie approaches her craft with dedication, but also with a refreshing sense of passion that makes her work instantly valuable and...

Duration:01:51:12

TCH Vol. II, Ep. 25: Director/Producer/Actor/Writer Harley Wallen

5/23/2018
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Multi award-winning filmmaker and actor Harley Wallen has starred in over 40 feature films and TV shows with legendary stars such as Tom Sizemore, Tara Reed and John Savage among many others. He started his journey as a Martial Artist early with Judo at age 7 and is now a 5th degree black belt. Harley also spent time learning other arts (Jiu-Jitsu, Tae Kwon - Do black-belts as well) and Mixed Martial Arts. His other love at a young age was dance as he was an outstanding break dancer in...

Duration:01:39:47

The Calling Hours Horror Podcast Ep. #67: Actor/Stuntman Troy Fromin

5/22/2018
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On this episode, we will be talking to Actor, Stuntman and Performer (singing) Troy Fromin, from his TV work (Just The Ten Of Us (1990), Perfect Strangers (1991), The Wonder Years (1992), Saved By The Bell (1992), Married With Children (1995)) as well his work in the genre, including such titles a Return of the Living Dead II (1988), Phantasm II (1988), Monster High (1989), Class of Nuke ‘Em High II: Subhumaniod Meltdown (1991), Shrunken Heads (1994), Class of Nuke ‘Em High III: The Good,...

Duration:01:56:24

The Calling Hours Horror Podcast Ep. #73: Actress, Producer, Director and Scream Queen “The Original Gata” Monique Dupree

5/22/2018
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On this episode, we will be talking with Actress, Producer, Director and Scream Queen “The Original Gata” Monique Dupree! We will be talking about her genre work, including such titles as Bachelor Party in the Bungalow of the Damned (2008), Timo Rose’s The Beast (2009), Spirit (2010), Skeleton Key 3: The Organ Trail (2011), Sheriff Tom Vs. The Zombies (2013), Plan 9 (2015) as well as her upcoming projects Scream Queen Campfire, Shadowhunters: Devilspeak and Sex, Blood and Fairytales. In...

Duration:01:37:48

TCH Vol. II, Ep. 10: How Marijuana and "Stoners" Are Portrayed in Genre Films

1/17/2018
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As our special guests this evening, we will have fellow podcaster Dave Maresca from the Hollow9ine Network, Director Shawn Burkett of Don’t Fuck in the Woods, Podcaster Jennifer Cifuentes of #Dead and the Hollow9ine Network as well as writer Argalin Darkscares of Morbidly Beautiful. We will be discussing how marijuana is portrayed in horror films as well as how "stoners” are portrayed. In our Digital Dismemberment spotlights, we will be covering Anchor Bay Entertainments 3 disc dvd of...

Duration:02:01:57

TCH Vol. II, Ep. 9: The Victor Salva/Roman Polanski Hypocrisy

1/3/2018
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On this episode we will have Podcaster Dave Maresca from Hollow9ine Network and Writer Argalin Darkscares from Morbidly Beautiful as our guests! We will be discussing the controversy surrounding Director Victor Salva and the release of his film Jeepers Creepers 3, the hypocrisy of the general media (and fans) that called for the studio to stop making the film, the protests outside of theaters that screened the film and whether he should be allowed to make films anymore. We will also...

Duration:02:00:07

TCH Vol. II, Ep. 8: Shawn Burkett, Brandy Mason & Cheyenne Gordon of DFITW 2

12/27/2017
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On this episode we will have Writer/Producer/Director Shawn Burkett, Writer/Actor Cheyenne Gordon and Actress Brandy Mason of Concept Media's upcoming film Don't Fuck In The Woods 2! We will be discussing the visceral impact that the first film has had on the genre, what to expect from the sequel, what (if any) public backlash the original had due to the copious amounts of female nudity and what they plan to do to make the sequel stand out even more than the original! In our Digital...

Duration:02:08:49

TCH Vol.II, Ep. 7: Massimiliano (Max) Cerchi

12/20/2017
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On this episode we will have Massimiliano (Max) Cerchi, an award-winning film director and producer. Born In Italy, he moved to study and work in USA. He started his first movie in 1993. He works from concept-to-completion on each film, developing the ideas, assembling the creative team, and delivering a finished production to the distributor. In every project, he is part filmmaker/part consultant/part workaholic. His distinctive approach to filmmaking has attracted a client list that...

Duration:02:01:19

TCH Vol.II, Ep. 6 Dave Maresca

12/13/2017
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On this episode we will be talking to Dave Mareska, a fellow podcaster who is a part of the Hallow9ine Network. We discuss podcasting and if it is truely the wave of the future in all genres, if print magazines, Blu-Ray's, DVD's and CD's are really going away as well as the state of the horror genre and how the current situation with the Hollywood sex scandals are affecting the industry in an unfixable manner. We will be reviewing Scream Factory’s Special Edition Blu-Ray Release of David...

Duration:02:05:37

TCH Vol.II, Ep. 5 David Henley

11/29/2017
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On this episode we will be talking to David Henley, a long time friend of the Dedman and an RPG Player and Game Master for over 35 years. We will be discussing RPG's (Role Playing Games), their history, historical background and how they have influenced pop culture, in particular in the horror genre. We will be reviewing Scream Factory’s Special Edition Blu-Ray Release of The Devil's Possession and Slither! We will also be featuring Fleshgod Apocalypse, Nekrogoblikon and Anthelion in our...

Duration:01:51:06

TCH Vol.II, Ep. 4 Gregory Blair

11/22/2017
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On this episode we will be talking to Gregory Blair of Deadly Revisions, Ooga Booga, Ugly Sweater Party and Safe Place. We will be reviewing Scream Factory’s Special Edition Blu-Ray Release of Hunchback Of The Morgue as well as Unearthed Films Release of Atroz! We will also be featuring Cradle of Filth, Septic Flesh and Cannibal Corpse in our Metal Massacre Spotlights!

Duration:01:54:01