Halloweenies: A Horror Franchise Podcast
Halloweenies: A Horror Franchise Podcast
Bloody FM
Halloweenies® is a weekly horror franchise podcast. Each season, co-hosts Justin Gerber, Dan Caffrey, McKenzie Gerber, Rachel Reeves, and Michael Roffman slice and dice through one iconic series one movie at a time. In the past, they've covered Halloween, A Nightmare on Elm Street, Friday the 13th, Scream, The Evil Dead, and Chucky. This year? The Alien franchise. As always, there will be tricks, there will be treats, and, yes, there will be blood. Produced by Michael Roffman. Edited by Mae Shults. Music by The Most/Charlie Laurence and Billy Yost/The Kickback.
Aliens (1986) Pt. 1
All right, sweethearts, what are you waiting for? Breakfast in bed? Another glorious day in the Halloweenies! A day in the Halloweenies is like a day on the farm. Every meal's a banquet! Every paycheck a fortune! Every episode a parade! I *love* the Halloweenies! And hopefully you do too, because this time it's war, and we're looking for fellow marines. Join us as we begin our sprawling coverage of James Cameron's all-timer sequel Aliens. In the first of two episodes, the gang discusses the long road to production, the likes of which see a Hollywood King get crowned early in his career. Stay tuned for part two next Monday! Follow us on Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Patreon Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 25
2 hr 59 min
The Descent (2005)
In our latest episode of The Rental, the Halloweenies go spelunking and discuss Neil Marshall's 2005 claustrophobic monster movie The Descent. As is Halloweenies tradition, nothing is left untouched in this cave. Note: This episode was recorded in 2021. Follow us on Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Patreon Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 20
2 hr 38 min
Tricks and Treats: Universal's Dark Universe, Franchise Hot Takes, Remakes We'd Like to See, and Sidecasts to Explore
With Tricks and Treats, the Halloweenies answer your questions. In this installment -- their first in nearly a year, mind you -- the gang shares their favorite Xenomorph designs, sidecasts they'd want to record, hot takes on past franchises we've covered, and much much more. To kick it off, they discuss the then-recent news surrounding Universal's Dark Universe expansion. Music by Billy Yost and The Kickback. Follow us on Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Patreon Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 12
2 hr 13 min
Alien (1979) Pt. 3
The commercial space tug Halloweenies is scheduled for detonation, but not until they're done discussing Ridley Scott's Alien. In the third and final episode dedicated to the 1979 sci-fi horror, the team prepares for evac by taking inventory on its one-of-a-kind cast of blue-collar shipmates, the scariest scene, all those stellar special effects, and more. Music by Billy Yost and The Kickback. Follow us on Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Patreon Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 4
1 hr 54 min
Alien (1979) Pt. 2
The commercial space tug Halloweenies is in quarantine. After inspecting a transmission from a nearby moon, the crew returns with a perfect organism: Ridley Scott's Alien. In the second of three episodes dedicated to the 1979 sci-fi horror, the team moves to the lab to discuss Jerry Goldsmith's score and the titular creature itself. Music by Billy Yost and The Kickback. Follow us on Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Patreon Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 1
1 hr 6 min
Alien (1979) Pt. 1
The commercial space tug Halloweenies is returning to Earth with a four-member crew in statis: McKenzie Gerber, Dan Caffrey, Michael Roffman, and Rachel Reeves. Detecting a transmission from a nearby moon, the ship's computer, Mother, awakens the crew to pod. Together, they gather around the table to begin their dissection of Ridley Scott's Alien. In the first of three episodes dedicated to the 1979 sci-fi horror, the team discusses the chaotic production history that turned madness into a masterpiece. Music by Billy Yost and The Kickback. Follow us on Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Patreon Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 28
1 hr 45 min
Big Trouble in Little China (Patreon Clip)
Here's a preview of our all-new Patreon exclusive episode that finds the Halloweenies discussing John Carpenter's Big Trouble in Little China. Want to hear the full thing? Head on over to www.patreon.com/halloweeniespod and become a Skeleton Patron for more exclusive bonus content! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 22
9 min
Dead Silence (2007)
The Halloweenies take a quick post-holidays vacay to Raven's Fair to discuss James Wan's 2007 supernatural horror film, Dead Silence. Together, Dan Caffrey, McKenzie Gerber, Michael Roffman, and Justin Gerber discuss Wan's bleached out style, the muddled mythology, Donnie Wahlberg's scene-stealing performance, and, naturally, 2010's Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole. Somewhere in there they also share polarizing thoughts on Malignant. Note: This episode was recorded in 2021 and is being dropped in the wake of Night Swim. Follow us on Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Patreon Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 15
2 hr 10 min
Season 7 and 2024 Horror Preview
Happy Belated New Year! To kick things off, the Halloweenies assemble and offer a preview of what's to come in 2024. Beyond that, they also share the 10 most anticipated horror movies from now until December. It's gonna be a good year. Follow us on Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Patreon Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 7
2 hr 16 min
Top 10 Horror Movies of 2023
All good things come to an end, and so has 2023. To ring in the New Year, the Halloweenies revisit the past year and list their 10 best horror movies. Note: This list is definitive and not at all subjective. Music by Billy Yost and The Kickback. Follow us on Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Patreon Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 2
2 hr 28 min
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