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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. 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

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 Life...

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 his...

Duration:01:39:47

TCH Vol. II, Ep. 24: Politics and Social Issues in Horror Films

5/16/2018
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On this episode, I will have the EIC of Morbidly Beautiful Stephanie Malone and a close friend of mine, Rob Gaddy as my guests to discuss politics in horror. The interview will certainly touch open the current political climate, but we will be primarily focusing on older horror films. The amazing thing about many of these films is how they were so far ahead of their times and by today’s standards are forgotten by the newer generation of horror fans. Many of the topics include classism,...

Duration:07:29:29

TCH Vol. II, Ep. 23: Podcaster Jay Kay

5/9/2018
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As our special guest this evening, we will have podcaster Jay Kay of Horror Happens Radio as well as a journalist for Horrorhound, Tom Holland's Terror Time, Icons of Fright, HorrorNews.Net, Horror news network, the FDTC network, The Blood Shed, Diabolique as well as a host of others. He is also a judge for numerous film festivals and does panel hosting and moderating. We will be talking about podcasting, the psychology of horror, the convention circuit, how he became a fan of horror and the...

Duration:02:02:53

TCH Vol. II, Ep. 22: The MPAA Rating System and How PG/PG-13 Rated Horror Effect The Industry

4/18/2018
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On this episode, we will be discussing the MPAA rating system and how PG/PG-13 rated horror effects the industry. Seeing as how many genre films are being released to theaters with those ratings and then later being released to home markets as Unrated and Extended cuts, the question begs why we allow this. Are horror films unfairly targeted and then double dipped by studios to increase their own profits? Is the rating system skewed so that certain films, producers and directors given more...

Duration:02:04:08

TCH Vol. II, Ep. 21: The Hypocrisy of the Allison Mack Allegations

4/17/2018
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On this episode, we will be discussing the situation with former 'Smallville' star Allison Mack’s involvement with the NXIVM sex cult. NXIVM is a multi-level marketing organization that offers personal and professional development seminars. Based in Albany County, New York, NXIVM was founded in 1998 by Keith Raniere. News reports and former members have described NXIVM as a cult. In 2017, The New York Times reported that a "secret sisterhood" within NXIVM referred to female members as...

Duration:02:00:15