Reader Feedback 2005

Saw vs. Chainsaw Elektro writes: Hello, i have been reading your articles for some time now. For the most part i find them interesting. But i was reading your review for Saw, and i was rather curious about something. I am 35 years old and for as long as i can remember anyone who is […]

Paris Hilton: Podcaster

Paris Hilton thinks I’m hot. She said so. Honest. That’s how she signed off her final House of Wax podcast, anyway. "You’re sexy. Bye!" Naturally, I assumed she was speaking to yours truly seeing how she baby-talked my ear off for 40 whole minutes during the last week. Yep, there I was, a bonafide member […]

Reader Feedback 2004

Gunnysack O’ Goodies Kevin writes: I have been reading your column for a few years now. Just wanted to throw myhat in the ring for some free stuff like many others are no doubt doing in a shameless attempt to getsomething for nothing. Your unapologetic swiping of Joe Bob’s gimmick always sat well with me. […]

Mourning Misty Mundae

MISTY MUNDAE 1997-2005 Nov. 6, 2005 Misty’s dead. At least as we knew her. Erin Brown, the actress behind B-sinema’s biggest name, is still very much alive. Citing "bullshit legal stuff," Erin declined to elaborate on her parting with e.i. Cinema other than she "technically can’t even say that I was Misty Mundae." Erin’s busy, […]

Cheaters host stabbed?

Spring 2005 Cruel irony, or mere community theater on the high seas? Bespectacled mid-season replacement Joey Greco, whom devotees swear stabbed ousted "Cheaters" host Tommy Grand in the back, was himself ventilated with a fishing knife over the weekend. The grisly attack capped the "real reality" TV phenom’s most embattled season as the leering press, […]

Schlockcast: High Tension

download mp3 (18 mins, 11 mb) Exploiteers have long traded in cheeky warnings or breathless disclaimers pleading with audiences to beware before laying peepers on the flickering horrors ahead. Insta-auteurs Alex Aja and Greg Levasseur could’ve done the same for High Tension (5 stars) — and actually mean it. In this schlockcast, yours truly’s pulmonary […]

Best of Schlock 2000

All right, listen up. We all know how swell Fight Club and Seven are, but WHAT ELSE is worth crowing about? More importantly, what was worth MY putting pen to paper over in 2000? Of all the DVDs I reviewed last year, which ones still make ME feel all warm and fuzzy inside? Well, here […]

CineSchlock-O-Rama’s Most Wanted

Last update: January 2006 An unsung tragedy of home video’s leap into the digital age is the grim reality that not every movie will be ushered onto emerging formats. Your average videophile clamored incessantly for Star Wars, The Godfather and Raiders of the Lost Ark on DVD, and in time, their dreams came true. But […]

Schlockcast: The Devil’s Rejects

download mp3 (30 min, 18 mb) FREEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEBIRD!!! Rob Zombie’s murderous motley crew certainly do fly in his impressive sophomore effort that feels less like a House of 1000 Corpses sequel and more like Peckinpah’s The Wild Bunch as interpreted by Charlie Manson. In this schlockcast, yours truly hits the highway to hell with three midnight […]

Schlockcast: Mako: Jaws of Death

download mp3 (5 min, 2.6 mb) First blogging. Now podcasting! If Paris can do it, well, surely yours truly can too. So, give a listen to this fledgling schlockcast for the Paul Harvey-style "rest of the story" behind the chilling finale of Mako: The Jaws of Death.