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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

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Episodes

TCH Vol. II, Ep. 49: The Legendary Joe Bob Briggs

11/21/2018
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On this episode I will have none other than syndicated American film critic, writer, and comic performer Joe Bob Briggs as my guest as we discuss his amazing career, including his work on TMC's Joe Bob's Drive-In Theater (86-96), TNT's Monstervision (96-00), his triumphant return to Shudder early this year with The Last Drive-In with Joe Bob Briggs as well as his two new specials getting ready to air on Shudder "The Dinners of Death” (which airs (11/22) and “A Very Joe Bob Christmas”! I will...

Duration:02:27:44

TCH Vol. II, Ep. 48: Horror Film Marketing: Are The Big Studios Killing The Independents?

11/14/2018
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On this episode, we are continuing a new monthly feature to the podcast entitled Vivisections where EIC of Morbidly Beautiful Stephanie Malone and I will pick a topic in the industry and have frank and lively discussion about it. For this episode we will be discussing Horror Film Marketing and Are the big studios killing the independents. The discussions at times can and will become quite passionate, so enjoy the show! In our Digital Dismemberment Spotlight this evening, we will be covering...

Duration:02:17:47

TCH Vol. II, Ep. 47: Actor and Producer Lew Temple Talks COME, SAID THE NIGHT

11/7/2018
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On this episode, I will have Actor and Producer Lew Temple (THE DEVIL’S REJECTS, THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE: THE NEW BEGINNING, ROB ZOMBIE’S HALLOWEEN and THE WALKING DEAD TV SERIES) as my guest as we talk about his amazing career so far, how he wanted to be a professional baseball player, the huge success that is THE WALKING DEAD and how he prepared for hand to hand combat with characters from some of horror’s most iconic genre films. We will also be discussing his latest project that he...

Duration:02:02:14

TCH Vol. II, Ep. 46: The New Halloween and Series Overview Roundtable Discussion

10/31/2018
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On this episode I will be joined by Filmmaker Brandon E. Brooks, Mask maker and writer Wayne Whisenant and fellow podcaster and horror enthusiast Chris MacGibbon as we discuss the pros and cons of the new Halloween movie, comparisons to it and Rob Zombie's versions of the series as well as discussing plot elements and storylines form the entire series. THERE WILL BE SPOILERS in the episode, so if you have not seen the film yet, you have been warned! There will be no Digital Dismemberment...

Duration:02:13:36

TCH Vol. II, Ep. 45: The Jason Blum Controversy

10/24/2018
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On this episode, I will be having a roundtable discussion with fellow Morbidly Beautiful writer Richard Tanner and Filmmakers Mi Chelle Nessk and Danielle Page as we will talk about the recent controversial statements made by Jason Blum of BlumHouse Productions about women directors, especially as it pertains to the horror genre. I will be playing the Devil's Advocate in this episode and will be defending his statements in the sense that I feel that there are some hidden truths in what he...

Duration:02:12:05

TCH Vol. II, Ep. 44: Actor/Producer/Writer and Director Donald F Glut

10/17/2018
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On this episode I will have Actor/Producer/Writer and Director Donald F. Glut on as my guest as we discuss his career and upcoming film TALES OF FRANKENSTEIN. He has been known as a musician, actor, film director, photographer and a freelance writer. He has authored over 80 fiction and non-fiction published books as well as a myriad of TV scripts, motion picture scripts, comic book scripts, short stories, magazine articles and music. He is also a historian on the history of Frankenstein and...

Duration:02:39:31

TCH Vol. II, Ep. 43: Retro TCHHP Ep. #57: The "Godfather of Gore" Herschell Gordon Lewis & VP of Diabolique Films, James Saito

10/10/2018
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On this episode, we are going to be talking with The “Godfather of Gore” Herschell Gordon Lewis and Vice President of Development/Production of Diabolique Films, James Saito! In addition to talking about their latest project Bloodmania (2015), we will also be asking the “Godfather of Gore” about his legendary career as a Director, Producer and Actor as well as some of his other films, including Blood Feast (1963), Two Thousand Maniacs! (1964), A Taste of Blood (1967), The Wizard of Gore...

Duration:01:39:48

TCH Vol. II, Ep. 42: Vivisection: Dissecting Horror Remakes

10/3/2018
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On this episode, we are bringing a newly monthly feature to the podcast entitled Vivisections where EIC of Morbidly Beautiful Stephanie Malone and I will pick a topic in the industry and have frank and lively discussion about it. For this episode we will be discussing the pros and cons of Horror Film Remakes, if they are a necessary evil, are they just cash grabs or do they have any real artistic merit. The discussions at times can and will become quite passionate, so enjoy the show! In our...

Duration:02:08:08

TCH Vol. II, Ep. 41: Roundtable Discussion on Extreme Horror

9/26/2018
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On this episode I will have EIC of Morbidly Beautiful Stephanie Malone, Morbidly Beautiful Staff Writer Jamie Marino and my FX partner Bill Mulligan on as we have a roundtable discussion on extreme horror! In particular, we will be discussing some of the most extreme horror tiles out there, their impact on society and viewers, whether there is a line too far for some of these titles and what we may expect from future releases… We will not have any Digital Dismemberment Spotlights this week...

Duration:02:22:50

TCH Vol. II, Ep. 40: Christopher G. Moore

9/19/2018
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On this episode I will have North Carolina Director/Writer/Editor/Producer/Actor and Cinematographer Christopher G. Moore. He is know for such award winning shorts HARD STAPLED (2008), THE COLLECTION (2009), BURSTERS (2010), I SEE U (2011), FLUSH WITH FEAR (2011), FOODIE (2012), DISENGAGED (2014), KNOB GOBLINS (2015) and GUT PUNCHED (2017). We will discuss his works, inspirations and his cosplay work as well as talk about a few of the other local North Carolina talents we have both worked...

Duration:02:12:04

TCH Vol. II, Ep. 39: Cast and Crew of Ahockalypse

9/12/2018
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On this episode I will have several members of the cast and crew of the recently released Ahockalypse as my guests to discuss the film! Joining me will be Writer/Producer/Actor/Director Wayne Harry Johnson JR, Actor Alex Galick (Wave), Actresses Gabrielle Arrowsmith (Mrs. Johnson) and Mascot/Actor Bruce the Bear as we discuss the concept of the film, how it differs from your standard zombie film, the fantastic set locations, the realistic hockey sequences, the way the cast blended together...

Duration:02:32:40

TCH Vol. II, Ep. 38: The Asia Argento Situation and Does it Effect The #Metoo Movement?

9/5/2018
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On this episode we will be having a roundtable discussion on the allegations against Asia Argento and how it may effect the #Metoo movement. Joining me for this discussion will be EIC of Morbidly Beautiful Stephanie Malone, Whitney Benson of the Hollow9ine Network and Daniel Schein of Flesh Wound Radio. “…the New York Times reported that Asia Argento — among the first and most outspoken women who accused film mogul Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault — settled a sex assault complaint against...

Duration:02:08:35

TCH Vol. II, Ep. 37: Roundtable Discussion On The History of the Video Nasties Part 2

8/29/2018
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On this episode we will be having a roundtable discussion on the history of the Video Nasties. Joining me for this discussion will be fellow Morbidly Beautiful writers Jamie Marino and Monster Dugan. Video nasty is a colloquial term in the United Kingdom to refer to a number of films distributed on video cassette that were criticised for their violent content by the press, social commentators and various religious organisations. The term was popularised by the National Viewers' and...

Duration:02:40:46

TCH Vol. II, Ep. 36: Roundtable Discussion On The History of the Video Nasties Part 1

8/22/2018
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On this episode we will be having a roundtable discussion on the history of the Video Nasties. Joining me for this discussion will be Writer/Director/Actress/Producer Rebekah Herzberg as well as fellow Morbidly Beautiful writers Jamie Marino and Monster Dugan. Video nasty is a colloquial term in the United Kingdom to refer to a number of films distributed on video cassette that were criticised for their violent content by the press, social commentators and various religious organisations....

Duration:01:47:03

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. Thompson...

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