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May 29, 2020
For this special live episode, your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Rebekah McKendry, Elric Kane, and Ryan Turek are tuning in remotely for the first "virtual" Chattanooga Film Festival! And they're discussing franchises! Because let's face it, these days, ya gotta have a sequel! We're going to delve into each hosts personal favorite franchise, best overall run, best continuity, most bonkers franchise, post-2010 horror film we wish turned into a franchise and much, much more.
May 22, 2020
Kick back with hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane, Rebekah McKendry, and Ryan Turek as they're joined by very special guest Kevin Williamson, in his first podcast appearance! But before all that, let's talk the latest horrors! The gang discuss ANACONDA, the forgotten giallo TRAUMA, HUMONGOUS, the upcoming SPUTNIK, MONSTRUM, DEAD HEAT and much more! Then we get candid with Kevin Williamson about everything from his break-out in the business SCREAM, to the many cursed cuts of CURSED, to VAMPIRE DIARIES, his proposed SCREAM 4-6, and more!
May 15, 2020
Join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane, Ryan Turek, and Rebekah McKendry as they welcome special guest Bill Lustig to the show! But first, the latest horrors! The gang is chatting Shudder's Z, Mike Flanagan's 1st feature ABSENTIA, BRAHMS: THE BOY 2, Vinegar Syndrome's recent release of PALE BLOOD, Wings Hauser in DEAD MAN WALKING & more! Bill Lustig joins us to talk about the new 4K releases of MANIAC and ZOMBIE, what's next for his label Blue Underground, an update on the HBO MANIAC COP series, what new genre movies he's been watching and much, much more!
May 8, 2020
Join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Rebekah McKendry, Ryan Turek, and Elric Kane as they welcome to the show very special guest Lucky McKee! But first, the latest horrors! The gang are discussing cult faves CHILDREN SHOULDN'T PLAY WITH DEAD THINGS, ALICE SWEET ALICE, and DOLLY DEAREST! Elric went to the drive-in to catch THE WRETCHED. Rob dug into classic Tod Browning with THE UNKNOWN and FREAKS. Also: BLOOD LINK, the original SATAN'S SLAVE and more! Then writer/director Lucky McKee joins us for a candid chat about the origins and personal inspirations behind his debut MAY, the struggles on THE WOODS and RED, the making-of THE WOMAN, his collaborations with Chris Sivertson, Jack Ketchum, Tobe Hooper, and much, much more. Our Night Flight pick of the week is DARK NIGHT OF THE SCARECROW!
May 1, 2020
In another quarantined edition of Shock Waves, join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Ryan Turek, Elric Kane, and Rebekah McKendry as they discuss all the latest horrors! Ryan revisited the Hannibal Lector franchise & CABIN FEVER! Bekah took a chance on I SEE YOU and the BLOOD FEAST remake. Elric caught up on some new genre offerings: THE SIREN, 1BR, BLOOD QUANTUM. And Rob discovered the kindertrauma of the original 1973 DON'T BE AFRAID OF THE DARK! Then we welcome back to the show special guests Jeff Gittel and Joe Rubin from Vinegar Syndrome! They're giving us the inside scoop on their upcoming halfway to Black Friday sale, discussing RAD, THE CANDY SNATCHERS, HOLLYWOOD HORROR HOUSE, BEYOND THE DOOR III, XTRO III, FORGOTTEN GIALLI and so much more. We even get one surprise title announcement out of them! Kick back and enjoy!
April 24, 2020
It's another quarantined Shock Waves! Join hosts Ryan Turek, Rebekah McKendry, Rob Galluzzo, and Elric Kane along with special guest David Dastmalchian! But first, the latest horrors! In TV horror, the gang's diving into the new season of WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS and Quibi's 50 STATES OF FRIGHT. Plus: EXTRA ORDINARY, WITCHCRAFT 70, DEADLINE, the F/X movies, THE TURNING and more! Then we're joined by actor/writer David Dastmalchian, a life-long horror host fan who tells us about the creation of his comic book COUNT CROWLEY: RELUCTANT MIDNIGHT MONSTER HUNTER, as well as his experiences working with David Lynch on TWIN PEAKS: THE RETURN, Christopher Nolan on THE DARK KNIGHT, and Denis Villeneuve on the upcoming DUNE!
April 17, 2020
This week on Shock Waves, your hosts Ryan Turek, Rebekah McKendry, Elric Kane, and Rob Galluzzo are joined by special guest Malloy O'Meara, author of THE LADY FROM THE BLACK LAGOON, to talk monsters! But first, the latest horrors! The gang discusses Shudder's CURSED docu-series, WE SUMMON THE DARKNESS, GODZILLA: KING OF THE MONSTERS, SLUMBER PARTY MASSACRE 2, Ryan revisited the entire SCREAM franchise, as well as SCREAM DREAM on Night Flight, and our Night Flight pick of the week was AMSTERDAMNED! Then Mallory joins us to tell us a bit about her book on Milicent Patrick, now available in paperback, and then we each pick our 3 favorite cinematic non-Universal monsters in horror! The picks are varied! Tune in now!
April 10, 2020
All 4 of your hosts, Rob Galluzzo, Ryan Turek, Rebekah McKendry, and Elric Kane, are here for another quarantined edition of Shock Waves, this time, with very special guest Michael Gingold! But first, the latest horrors! The gang is discussing SEA FEVER, THE OTHER LAMB, THE STAND, TALES FROM THE LOOP, Dario Argento's SLEEPLESS, Vinegar Syndrome's DEADLINE, CURSED FILMS on Shudder, FORBIDDEN WORLD, THE WRETCHED, THE CORRUPTION OF CHRIS MILLER and much, much more! Then, we delve into FANGORIA editor Michael Gingold's 3-part books series Ad Nauseam, Ad Nauseam 2, and Ad Astra, which collects decades worth of newspaper ads for horror and sci-fi movies! An art unto itself, we discuss some of our favorite horror campaigns growing up, marketing stunts, trends and more!
April 3, 2020
On the new episode of ‘Shock Waves: Under Quarantine,’ Ryan Turek, Elric Kane, and Rebekah McKendry are joined by the Writer / Director of THE INVISIBLE MAN, Leigh Whannell to suggest three streaming horror films each that you can enjoy right now from the safety of home. The picks range from modern classics to “Deep Cut” cult films but all are available to stream now. Co-host Rob G also manages to sneak in his picks. In addition, they discuss what they’ve been watching while housebound including 80’s classics DEMONS 2 and APRIL FOOLS DAY, along with more recent releases THE SILENCE, ROOM and the eerily relevant VIVARIUM.
March 27, 2020
Join your Shock Waves hosts Ryan Turek, Rebekah McKendry, Elric Kane, and Rob Galluzzo as they check in remotely to talk all the latest horrors! First, a tribute to the late, great Stuart Gordon. Next, discussions on VEROTIKA, THE PLATFORM, THE HUNT, the COFFIN JOE trilogy, TWO EVIL EYES, and more! We then welcome very special guest Cullen Bunn, writer of THE 6TH GUN, HARROW COUNTY, BONE PARISH, and DARK ARK to discuss horror in comics, and we each pick our personal favorite graphic novels! Kick back, relax, and join the conversation!
March 25, 2020
On Tuesday, March 24th, we lost "Master of Horror" and friend Stuart Gordon. In his memory, we wanted to re-share this early episode of our previous podcast, Killer POV. We had Stuart on for episode 33 which aired on October 11th, 2013 when he was mounting a feature version of NEVERMORE. We discussed that, the theater, favorite Poe adaptations, and much more.
March 20, 2020
For episode 182 of Shock Waves, the team is recording remotely from home! Join Ryan Turek, Rebekah McKendry, Elric Kane, and Rob Galluzzo as they delve into the plethora of genre films they've been watching in self-isolation! Titles include: THE PASSION OF DARKLY MOON, THIRST (1079), JACOB'S LADDER (1990), THE CRAZIES (2010), NIGHT OF THE DEVILS, FUTURE-KILL, THE NEW DAUGHTER, THE PERISHED, HBO's THE OUTSIDER, NIGHT KILLER, THE ASTROLOGER, RIDING THE BULLET, ROAD GAMES and BIRDEMIC! There may even be an "invisible" guest? Lots of recommendations for lots of downtime. Tune in!
March 13, 2020
The whole team is back! Join hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane, Ryan Turek, and Rebekah McKendry as they talk about all the latest horrors from the Blumhouse offices, including INVISIBLE MAN, PAGANINI HORROR, POSSESSOR, EXORCIST, DEATH VALLEY, BLOOD ON HER NAME, DER FAN and more! Then we welcome special guest Amy Duddleston to the show! Amy's one of the editors on the Amazon series HUNTERS, as well as DEXTER, THE KILLING, AMERICAN GODS, and even Gus Van Sant's 1998 remake of PSYCHO! We talk to her about all of those and more!
March 6, 2020
Live from the amazing Panic Film Festival in Knoxville, Tennessee, Bekah and Elric countdown their favorite non-Cronenberg body horror flicks along with filmmaker Paddy Murphy. Featuring plenty of extra gooey body horror deeps cuts, this one gets super gory!
February 28, 2020
Join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Rebekah McKendry, and Elric Kane as they invade the Severin offices to celebrate the release of the new documentary BLOOD & FLESH: THE REEL LIFE & GHASTLY DEATH OF AL ADAMSON! But first, the latest horrors! The gang talks HUNTERS on Amazon, the Tartan Asian label, FRIGHTMARE, SENNENTUNTSCHI: CURSE OF THE ALPS. Then we welcome back to the show David Gregory of Severin Films and the director of the new Al Adamson documentary! We talk about the upcoming masterpiece box set, he reveals several surprise upcoming titles, the evolution of the label and more!
February 21, 2020
This week on Shock Waves, your hosts Ryan Turek, Rob Galluzzo, Rebekah McKendry, and Elric Kane are recording from the new exhibit Slashback Video: The Beginning! Mystic Museum co-owner Erick Wesell joins us at the top of the show to give us a sneak preview of the new iteration of Slashback. The gang catch up on the latest horrors including CLOSE CALLS, SIMON KING OF THE WITCHES, THE PACK and debate the best work of Lucio Fulci. We're then joined by Josh Miller (SONIC THE HEDGEHOG) and Stephen Scarlata (JODOROWSKY'S DUNE) from the podcast Best Movies Never Made to discuss horror gems that never made it to or through production! Lost Romero, a sequel to Carpenter's THE THING, and much more! Plus: since we're in Slashback Video, we have to talk about our favorite VHS rarities! All this and more straight from the aisles at Slashback Video!
February 14, 2020
Field trip for the Shock Waves crew! Ryan Turek, Elric Kane, Rob Galluzzo, and Rebekah McKendry stopped by the heavy metal burger joint GRILL 'EM ALL in Alhambra, CA with special guest Christian James Hand of The Session to break down Slayer's masterpiece track "Raining Blood!" Plus: a MY BLOODY VALENTINE contest, ALTERED, R POINT, burgers, beer and metal!
February 8, 2020
Join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane, Ryan Turek, and Rebekah McKendry as they read off the nominees for the 2020 FANGORIA Chainsaw Awards, and announce the winners, as voted on by YOU, the fans! Which movie ranked in the "best kill?" Which streamer premiere was considered the best among genre fans? Who was the best actor, actress, movie in the genre this last year? Listen to find out!
February 7, 2020
Join your hosts Elric Kane, Rob Galluzzo, Ryan Turek, and Rebekah McKendry as they welcome to the show Ant Timpson, the director of COME TO DADDY! But first, the latest horrors! Bekah and Elric caught GRETEL & HANSEL. Ryan revisited STUDENT BODIES and has been reading the COUNT CROWLEY comics. Rob checked out DEADLY MANOR on Blu, and THE DEAD DON'T DIE. Elric reports back on the obscure THE FIFTH FLOOR. Then we're joined by one of the most influential people in Elric's life, Ant Timpson, who launched The Incredibly Strange Film Festival in New Zealand. He tells us about how a real life personal tragedy finally pushed him into the director's chair for his film COME TO DADDY, starring Elijah Wood.
January 31, 2020
Join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane, Ryan Turek, and Rebekah McKendry as they welcome to the show TIGERS ARE NOT AFRAID writer/director Issa López! But first, the latest horrors! This week's group movie was Dario Argento's OPERA! Bekah and Elric report back from Panic Fest, Ryan revisited THE EXORCIST, Bekah's reading the novel THE FISHERMAN by John Langan, and Rob had a VHS night with NIGHT TERRORS! Issa López joins us to tell her about her long journey from Mexican comedies to her masterpiece TIGERS ARE NOT AFRAID, the influence of Carlos Enrique Taboada, and how she finally got the attention of Guillermo del Toro!
January 24, 2020
This week, your hosts Elric Kane, Ryan Turek, Rebekah McKendry, and Rob Galluzzo sit down with director Jordan Downey for an inspiring chat on how he pulled off his impressive new feature THE HEAD HUNTER! But first, the latest horrors! In honor of Scream Factory's new Blu-Ray release, the group all weigh in on Eric Red's BODY PARTS! Also discussed: NECRONOMICON, FREAKED, THE CANDY SNATCHERS, THE FLY (1958), "Giallo" and more!
January 17, 2020
Join hosts Ryan Turek, Elric Kane, Rebekah McKendry, and Rob Galluzzo as they talk horror with ICE NINE KILLS frontman and horror fanatic Spencer Charnas! But first, the latest horrors! The gang's group movie this week was UNDERWATER! They're also discussing HBO's THE OUTSIDER, EDGE OF THE AXE, COLOR OUT OF SPACE, DEEPSTAR SIX, APRIL FOOL'S DAY, ZOMBIELAND: DOUBLE TAP and much more! They then discuss "The Silver Scream," the latest album from the band ICE NINE KILLS with singer Spencer Charnas who delves into how each track was inspired by a horror classic!
January 10, 2020
Join your hosts Rebekah McKendry, Ryan Turek, Elric Kane, and Robert Galluzzo as they ring in the New Year with special guests The Boulet Brothers! But first, the latest horrors! The gang all got to check out Vinegar Syndrome's Black Friday hit SPOOKIES. Ryan & Rob caught an afternoon matinee of DEMONS. Also discussed: THE GRUDGE, SMOKE & MIRRORS: THE TOM SAVINI STORY, THE CARD PLAYER, SILENT NIGHT 4 & 5 & more! Then we delve into the wild world of DRAGULA, the competition reality show on Netflix with the Boulet Brothers, Dracmorda and Swanthula for a fun, candid chat about the origins of their show, horror favorites, and much, much more!
December 23, 2019
As a special bonus during the holiday break, your Shock Waves hosts Rob Galluzzo, Rebekah McKendry, Elric Kane, and Ryan Turek present this special SILENT NIGHT, DEADLY NIGHT themed episode. First, we're re-presenting episode 32 with Robert Brian Wilson, Billy from SILENT NIGHT, DEADLY NIGHT and Eric Freeman, Ricky from SILENT NIGHT, DEADLY NIGHT PART 2! Also: our interview with SILENT NIGHT, DEADLY NIGHT PART 2 director Lee Harry from Killer POV episode 40. Happy holidays!
December 20, 2019
We've already counted down the top 10 horror films of 2019, now your co-hosts Rob Galluzzo, Rebekah McKendry, Elric Kane, and Ryan Turek are looking back at the last decade and picking their top 10 personal favorites. This last 10 years saw the rise of so many distinct horror voices: Jordan Peele, Robert Eggers, Ari Aster; films like IT FOLLOWS, GET OUT, the EVIL DEAD remake, South Korean classics like TRAIN TO BUSAN. Where'd they all land on the Shock Waves crews lists? Tune in to find out!
December 13, 2019
Join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane, Ryan Turek, and Rebekah McKendry as they count down their top 10 favorite horror movies of the year! Where did theatrical hits US, CRAWL, or READY OR NOT land? What about MIDSOMMAR, THE LIGHTHOUSE, or DOCTOR SLEEP? Or foreign films such as ONE CUT OF THE DEAD, TIGERS ARE NOT AFRAID, or indies like DANIEL ISN'T REAL or KNIFE + HEART? Tune in to episode 170 of Shock Waves, presented by Blumhouse Productions and Fangoria, to find out!
December 6, 2019
Join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane, and Rebekah McKendry as they chat with special guest Julian Sands! But first, the latest horrors! The gang talk about Scream Factory's new release of PROPHECY, the LA musical theater show CAGES, WE HAVE ALWAYS LIVED IN THE CASTLE, NIGHTBEAST, HARPOON, MORTUARY (1983), ATLANTICS, IT CHAPTER 2 & more! Then we have a candid conversation with actor Julian Sands who appears in the new Hulu Into The Dark movie A NASTY PIECE OF WORK. Genre fans know him as WARLOCK, but he's worked with Ken Russell, David Cronenberg, Jennifer Lynch, David Fincher, Paul Schrader, Wim Wenders, and many more, & he shares stories about all of those experiences.
November 22, 2019
Join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane, Ryan Turek, and Rebekah McKendry as they sign off on the latest horrors, including Vinegar Syndrome's BERSERKER, THE ADDAMS FAMILY, Scream Factory's OMEN collection, ITSY BITSY, HAUNT, DEATH GAME (1977), REC and more! They're then joined by actor W. Earl Brown, most well known to horror fans as cameraman Kenny Jones in the original SCREAM! He shares tons of stories about his time with Wes Craven, playing Dan Dority in DEADWOOD, his time on X-FILES, PROJECT: ALF, LOST SOULS, THERE'S SOMETHING ABOUT MARY and much, much more.
November 15, 2019
The entire Shock Waves team is back! Join hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane, Ryan Turek, and Rebekah McKendry as they welcome special guests Marcus Dunstan and Patrick Melton to the show! But first, the latest horrors! After a recap on our Halloween celebrations and Ryan's time on the set of HALLOWEEN KILLS, the group discusses DOCTOR SLEEP, WOUNDS, IN THE TALL GRASS, ARE YOU AFRAID OF THE DARK?, CHILD'S PLAY (2019), LITTLE MONSTERS, VAMPIRES and more! Then we welcome to the show screenwriting duo Dunstan & Melton whose new Thanksgiving horror film, PILGRIM, can now be seen via Hulu's Into The Dark series. We also press them for details on SCARY STORIES, their upcoming FINAL DESTINATION, their thoughts on the new SAW and much, much more.
October 31, 2019
It's Halloween! And to celebrate, your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Rebekah McKendry, and Elric Kane are live from the Knoxville Horror Film Fest to discuss our favorite cinematic monsters: the vampire, werewolves, a witch, ghosts and zombies! Joining us for each monster are filmmaker guests from the festival including Christian Stella (AFTER MIDNIGHT), Juan Ortiz (FINGERS), Jill Gevargizian (THE STYLIST, ONE LAST MEAL), Chad Crawford Kinkle (DEMENTER) and Central Cinema's William Mahaffey! Kick back, relax, and Happy Halloween! 
October 25, 2019
The gang are back, or at least Rob Galluzzo and Elric Kane, from several weeks of traveling and are reporting on the movies they've seen at Salem Horror Fest and the Knoxville Horror Film Fest! Also reviewed: THE FURIES on Shudder, IN THE TALL GRASS on Netflix, Rodman Flender's latest EAT BRAINS LOVE, TAMMY & THE T-REX and more! Then we welcome to the show writer/director Robert Eggers in a rare West Coast appearance to talk about his latest feature THE LIGHTHOUSE, as well as his surprise hit THE WITCH! It's a fascinating candid chat with one of the most unique genre filmmakers working today, and where he draws his inspirations from. Is a remake of NOSFERATU in his future? Tune in for all the answers!
October 18, 2019
Hosts Rob Galluzzo and Elric Kane are at the Salem Horror fest this year, and joined by special guest co-hosts Jessica Locke (Salem Festival Manager) and Theo Burbank (co-host of the FREAKY FRANCHISE podcast), as well as the Cryptkeeper himself, John Kassir to discuss their 5 favorite TALES FROM THE CRYPT episodes! PLEASE NOTE: This episode was recorded in front of a live audience. The quality through out will vary. 
October 11, 2019
TRICK or treat? This week on Shock Waves, join co-host Rob Galluzzo as he sits down for an intimate one on one chat with Patrick Lussier, director of the new Halloween themed horror flick TRICK (out October 18th), MY BLOODY VALENTINE 3D, DRIVE ANGRY and more! We delve into his latest project with screenwriter Todd Farmer, their collaborations on the unmade HALLOWEEN 3D, learning the craft from Master of Horror Wes Craven, editing the SCREAM movies, writing TERMINATOR: GENISYS and much much more! 
October 4, 2019
Join Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane, and Rebekah McKendry as they catch up on all the latest horrors, including Richard Stanley's long-awaited return COLOR OUT OF SPACE, Shudder's CREEPSHOW series, IN THE SHADOW OF THE MOON and TWO SENTENCE HORROR STORIES on Netflix, Severin's WAX MASK, COME TO DADDY, Udo Kier in BLOOD FOR DRACULA and much more! Then we welcome to the show special guest Kailey Marsh, creator of THE BLOODLIST script competition, and entertainment manager. She gives us insight into an aspect of the business that rarely gets touched upon, being a full time manager. Kick back, listen, and join the conversation!
September 27, 2019
Join your hosts Rob Galluzzo and Elric Kane, along with a special surprise appearance by co-host Ryan Turek who checks in from the set of HALLOWEEN KILLS to talk about all the latest horrors! The Shock Waves crew has seen Robert Eggers' THE LIGHTHOUSE! Also covered: Larry Fessenden's DEPRAVED, BELZEBUTH on Shudder, Arrow's Blu-Ray of ALICE SWEET ALICE, Indicator's WOLF disc and a recap of Knott's Scary Farm! Then we're joined by producer-turned-director Travis Stevens who delves deep into his feature GIRL ON THE THIRD FLOOR starring C.M. Punk. It's an heartfelt & educational chat about his experiences making indie films for over a decade now, the ever evolving mysteries of distribution, and how art continues to fuel all of our inspirations.
September 20, 2019
Join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane, and Rebekah McKendry as they kick off the Halloween season right with industry friends Sean Keller, Matthew Currie Holmes, and Tony Giles joining us! But first, the latest horrors! We're reporting back from the Son of Monsterpalooza convention, and talking RIOT GIRLS, HELLRAISER 3 and 4, THE 7TH VICTIM, Dario Argento's SLEEPLESS, and 2008's SAUNA! You'll get to hear two tracks from Sean Keller's new Halloween themed album THE KILLER SOUNDS OF HALLOWEEN and hear all about how it came together! Matt tells us about his horror directorial debut THE CURSE OF BUCKOUT ROAD, and Tony fills us in on MondoCon, and some great new music releases to look out for. This episode is the perfect way to kick off this glorious spooky season!
September 13, 2019
Join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane, and Rebekah McKendry as they welcome DANIEL ISN'T REAL director Adam Egypt Mortimer to the show! But first, the latest horrors! Elric and Bekah report back on IT CHAPTER 2, Elric talks about the latest from Jim Jarmusch THE DEAD DON'T DIE, Bekah catches up with MA, and Rob spins the new Vinegar Syndrome disc for HELL COMES TO FROGTOWN! Then we're joined by writer/director Adam Egypt Mortimer to discuss his festival favorite DANIEL ISN'T REAL, breaking into the biz with SOME KIND OF HATE, and the controversial term he coined to describe the "DeathWave" movement. All this and more on the new episode of Shock Waves!
September 6, 2019
The gang is back, and Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane, and Rebekah McKendry are talking all the latest horrors, which includes: READY OR NOT, 47 METERS DOWN: UNCAGED, SCARY STORIES, as well as THE POSSESSED, EVIL DEAD (2013) Extended Cut, PERDITA DARANGO, CRUISING, & VICE SQUAD! Mystic Museum's Erick Wesell and Ghosthouse Pictures' Jose Canas give us a special preview of the upcoming Burbank EVIL DEAD exhibit! And filmmakers Joe Begos and Josh Ethier return to the show to discuss their two new films BLISS and VFW! Tune in! 
August 23, 2019
Hey Ernie,    Ep copy:      Shock Waves Episode 157: Horror Adaptations! Bekah and Elric review 'Scary stories to tell in the dark' , '47 Meters down: Uncaged' and look ahead to their most anticipated horror films of 2019. They are then joined by horror novelists Adam Cesare (Video Night) & Matt Serafini (Under the Blade) to countdown their favorite under appreciated film adaptations. 
August 9, 2019
Join your hosts Rebekah McKendry, Elric Kane, and Robert Galluzzo, along with very special guest Axelle Carolyn as they discuss their 5 favorite "haunting" movies live from the Midsummer Scream convention in Long Beach, California! 
August 2, 2019
Join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane, and Rebekah McKendry as they welcome to the show writer/director Ricky Bates to discuss his latest feature TONE-DEAF! But first, the latest horrors! Author Aaron Dries joins us for the first half of the show where we report back from CAMP FANGORIA, which included screenings of THE BURNING and SLEEPAWAY CAMP. Bekah's watching TYPEWRITER on Netflix, while Rob is checking out THE BOYS on Amazon Prime. And Aaron tells us a bit about DARLIN'. Then we're joined by Ricky Bates, writer/director of cult classics EXCISION, SUBURBAN GOTHIC, and TRASH FIRE, and we get the scoop on the long, painful creative process that birthed his latest TONE-DEAF, starring Robert Patrick and Amanda Crew. A unique conversation with a unique filmmaker! 
July 26, 2019
Join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane, and Rebekah McKendry as they bid farewell to co-host Ryan Turek as he's off to produce the new HALLOWEEN sequels! The gang then discusses the NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET franchise, Stanley Kubrick's THE SHINING & A CLOCKWORK ORANGE, THE VAMPIRE DOLL and EYE OF THE DEVIL. We welcome back to the show very special returning guests Jeff Nelson and Cliff Macmillan to discuss all the exciting Scream Factory announcements from Comic Con! We run down the entire list, including BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE CHINA, MY BLOODY VALENTINE, LET'S SCARE JESSICA TO DEATH, DRACULA 1979, BODY PARTS and more! They also set the record straight on some of the issues from last year, the upcoming action figures with NECA, answering fan questions from social media, and much, much more. 
July 19, 2019
Elijah Wood and Daniel Noah join Robert Galluzzo, Elric Kane, Ryan Turek, and Rebekah McKendry on the new Shock Waves. But first, the latest horrors! The crew finally delve into a discussion on Ari Aster's MIDSOMMAR. (Warning: spoilers!) Ryan and Rob report back from the LA premiere of Glenn Danzig's horror anthology premiere VEROTIKA! Bekah talks CRAWL, Elric signs off on PARTY HARD DIE YOUNG and FRESH MEAT, and Ryan's watching HBO's LOS ESPOOKYS. We welcome back to the show Elijah Wood and Daniel Noah, two of the key forces behind SpectreVision, to talk about their new limited series podcast VISITATIONS in which they get personal with filmmakers like Taika Waititi, Mike Flanagan, Panos Cosmatos, Richard Stanley and more! We also get the first word on COLOR OUT OF SPACE! 
July 15, 2019
On Friday, July 12th, the Shock Waves gang, Rob Galluzzo, Rebekah McKendry, and Elric Kane, were fortunate enough to host a special screening of the 1988 Mexican horror film DON'T PANIC at the Billy Wilder Theater in Los Angeles in association with the UCLA Film & Television Archive department as part of a month long screening series from AGFA. (The American Genre Film Archive) We're joined by AGFA's Joseph Ziemba, Bret Berg, Sebastian Alvarez del Castillo and Alicia Coombs. We discuss DON'T PANIC, the Doris Wishman catalog, the inner workings of finding and restoring these exploitation films, TAMMY & THE T-REX, and much much more. The screening series is running now through August in Los Angeles, so come on down!
July 12, 2019
Join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane, Ryan Turek, and Rebekah McKendry as they chat with Gary Dauberman, writer/director of ANNABELLE COMES HOME, as well as writer for THE NUN, ANNABELLE, CREATION, IT Chapters 1 and 2, BLOOD MONKEY and more! But first, the latest horrors! The gang finally discusses the CHILD'S PLAY remake! STRANGER THINGS 3, Severin Films release of NIGHT KILLER, CULTURE SHOCK, GOTHIKA, THE CHILD from the Arrow AMERICAN HORROR PROJECT VOL. 2 box set, and much much more. Then we talk with one of the main creative forces behind the ever-growing CONJURING universe, including the latest movie ANNABELLE COMES HOME, Gary Dauberman! 
June 28, 2019
Join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane, and Rebekah McKendry as they discuss all the latest horrors, including ONE CUT OF THE DEAD, VAMPIRE'S KISS, NIGHTMARE WEEKEND, HEAD COUNT and more! Then we're joined by special guests Mick Garris and Alejandro Brugues, two of the director's behind the new horror anthology NIGHTMARE CINEMA where we delve into it's origins, the evolution of horror anthologies, and much, much more! 
June 21, 2019
It's a podcast crossover event as we welcome Attack Of The Queerwolf hosts Michael Kennedy, Nay Bever, Sam Wineman, and Brennan Klein to talk "camp" horror! But first, join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane, Ryan Turek, and Rebekah McKendry as they catch up on all the latest horrors! Elric reports back from Cinepocalypse where he caught THE LODGE, BLISS, and SATANIC PANIC. Ryan checked out GOOSEBUMPS 2 and TRAPPED ALIVE. Bekah caught the BEETLEJUICE musical, THE MANITOU, and MIDSOMMAR! Rob had a blast with LEPRECHAUN RETURNS! Things get loud when the hosts of Attack Of The Queerwolf educate us on "camp" in genre movies and beyond! From John Waters to ROCKY HORROR to CURSED and more, tune in and laugh along with the entire gang!
June 14, 2019
Join your hosts Ryan Turek, Rob Galluzzo, and Elric Kane as they dive into all the latest horrors, including DC's SWAMP THING, HBO's CHERNOBYL, the restored NEW YORK RIPPER Blu-Ray, DEMONWARP, AMITYVILLE: IT'S ABOUT TIME and much more! Then, we welcome special guest Bill Neil to the show to discuss marketing and editing horror trailers. Bill is responsible for some of the most indelible horror trailers of the last decade, including IT CHAPTER 1 and 2, HALLOWEEN 2018, PET SEMATARY, TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE 2003, FREDDY VS JASON, and much, much more. He explains the whole process and it becomes a fascinating conversation on how to sell a horror movie to the general public. 
June 7, 2019
Join Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane, and Rebekah McKendry as they record a special episode of Shock Waves in front of a live audience at the Chattanooga Film Festival! We're talking sequels with directors Jeff Burr and Gary Sherman! Jeff directed FROM A WHISPER TO A SCREAM, LEATHERFACE: TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE 3, STEPFATHER 2, PUMPKINHEAD 2 & much more! Gary directed POLTERGEIST 3, VICE SQUAD, DEATH LINE, and DEAD & BURIED. We talk everything from early filmmaking experiences, working with screen legends such as Vincent Price, Christopher Lee and Donald Pleasence, and keeping up with the genre! 
May 31, 2019
Join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane, and Ryan Turek as they welcome special guest Christine McConnell to the show! But first, the latest horrors! The gang sign off on the Netflix hit THE PERFECTION, BRIGHTBURN, LORDS OF CHAOS, the 2011 FRIGHT NIGHT, STARFISH, MASKED MUTILATOR, and Ryan reports back from a GODZILLA marathon, while Elric talks about Phoenix Fan Fusion! Then we welcome the star of the creepy pastries Netflix series THE CURIOUS CREATIONS OF CHRISTINE MCCONNELL to the show! We delve into her early horror memories, her love of the ALIEN franchise, how her photos and cakes evolved into a book and much, much more! 
May 24, 2019
Join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Rebekah McKendry, Ryan Turek, and Elric Kane live from the Texas Frightmare Weekend convention with very special guest "Ghoulish" Gary Pullin! In honor of Gary's tremendous work, as well as his recently unveiled Shock Waves design, we decided to each pick and discuss the 5 most influential VHS box covers we remember from the video stores we grew up visiting. Be sure to check out our accompanying video version of this episode on the official Shock Waves You Tube and Facebook page! 
May 17, 2019
Join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane, Ryan Turek, and Rebekah McKendry as they welcome to the show rock legend Dee Snider! But first, the latest horrors! Rob checked out the Netflix original EXTREMELY WICKED, SHOCKINGLY EVIL, AND VILE. Ryan revisited STARSHIP TROOPERS & the early FRIDAY THE 13TH series. Bekah's watching HBO's CHERNOBYL and rewatched SLUGS. Elric tells us about the lost Italian classic THE DEMON, and A REFLECTION OF FEAR. Then we're joined by rocker Dee Snider who worked with Bekah during the Fangoria Radio days and tells us about his early days of touring & discovering horror movies, how Tom Savini helped him get STRANGELAND right, cameoing in Tim Burton's first movie, his Twisted Sister gig with the members of Nine Inch Nails and Marilyn Manson, and much, much more!
May 10, 2019
Join the Shock Waves crew Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane, Ryan Turek, and Rebekah McKendry as they report back from their recent trip to Texas Frightmare Weekend, along with Ewan Cant from Arrow Films! Our special guest is director Chelsea Stardust, and we talk about her recently released Hulu Into The Dark feature ALL THAT WE DESTROY, as well as Fangoria Films' upcoming SATANIC PANIC, her humble beginnings at Blumhouse Productions, and much more! Also: TAMMY & THE T-REX, UNINVITED, THE PREY and much more! 
May 3, 2019
From April 11th through the 14th, the Shock Waves gang traveled to the Chattanooga Film Festival! Your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Rebekah McKendry, and Elric Kane were able to follow up last year's live show with an intimate one hour conversation with Joe Bob Briggs! Since last we spoke, The Last Drive-In with Joe Bob Briggs has taken off as a hit for Shudder, so we discuss the resurgence, his fanbase then versus his fanbase now, why TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE is such an important piece of horror history, and much, much more! 
April 26, 2019
Join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane, Ryan Turek, and Rebekah McKendry as they welcome to the show very special guest Scott Derrickson! But first, the latest horrors! Discussed this episode: SCREAM 4, HAGAZUSSA, SCARED STIFF, PLANKTON: CREATURES FROM THE ABYSS, THE GHOST OF SIERRA COBRE, Scream Factory's SUPERSTITION & much more! Then we're joined by writer/director Scott Derrickson who openly shares candid stories of his upbringing, his humble beginnings as a writer, origins of THE EXORCISM OF EMILY ROSE and SINISTER, collaborating with Marvel on DOCTOR STRANGE, and much, much more!
April 19, 2019
Join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane, Rebekah McKendry, and Ryan Turek as they welcome special guests Jeff Gittel and Joe Rubin from Vinegar Syndrome back to the show! But first, the latest horrors! The gang report back from the recently wrapped Chattanooga Film Festival and Monsterpalooze convention. They also discuss THE DEAD CENTER, BLACK SUMMER on Netflix, THE WIND, Scream Factory's release of THE BRAIN, and the TALES FROM THE CRYPT radio drama CD! Then, we delve into the recent releases of Vinegar Syndrome including THE SUCKLING, THE UNINVITED, THE KILLING KIND, SUDDEN FURY, and much, much more. They also drop the exclusive scoop on some upcoming titles! Kick back, relax, and join the conversation! 
April 11, 2019
This week, the Shock Waves team welcomes Phil Nobile Jr, the new editor-in-chief of the re-launched Fangoria magazine. With three issues now under his belt, we catch up with him to discuss his vision of the new magazine, the challenges and more. Before all of that, however, Phil joins Ryan, Rebekah, Elric and Rob to weigh in on the film and book selections they've consumed over the week including the PET SEMATARY remake, UNDER THE SILVERLAKE, the SCREAM sequels, and much more! Enjoy!
April 5, 2019
In honor of the new PET SEMATARY, your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Ryan Turek, Rebekah McKendry, and Elric Kane are talking their favorite Stephen King movies! Plus, the directors of the new PET SEMATARY, Kevin Kolsch and Dennis Widmyer, are our guests to talk about updating one of King's most famous novels! But first, the latest horrors! Rob braved the entire RESIDENT EVIL franchise, and lived to tell the tale! Bekah reports back from Wondercon. The entire gang talk about the Rated R Speakeasy. And TV-wise, we're delving into WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS and KILLING EVE. We then enter spoiler territory (don't worry, we'll alert you when!) to talk about the big changes to the new version of PET SEMATARY and what King thought of this interpretation. All this and more on episode 139 of Shock Waves!
March 29, 2019
Join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane, Ryan Turek, and Rebekah McKendry as they discuss all the latest horrors! The gang discuss Jordan Peele's US, pay their respects to Larry Cohen. Also: CRITTERS: A NEW BINGE, KNIFE+HEART, HONEYMOON HORROR, LOVE OBJECT, and more! They're then joined by special guest Michael L. Fink, visual effects supervisor on such films as BLADE RUNNER, THE BLOB 1988, CONSTANTINE, WARGAMES, THIR13EEN GHOSTS, X-MEN, AVATAR and more! The delve into his early career, working with Terrence Malick, the monumental task of post-converting THE WIZARD OF OZ into 3D, and much more.
March 22, 2019
Join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane, Ryan Turek, and Rebekah McKendry as they catch up on all the latest horrors! Including: THE HORROR OF PARTY BEACH, I TRAPPED THE DEVIL, DEADLY DETENTION, Netflix's THE ORDER, ZOMBIES: THE BEGINNING, the films of Don Dohler, SCREAMERS and much more! We're then joined by special guest Jules McLean, the Director of Operations at Los Angeles' New Beverly Cinema, where we get insight into the programming process, day to day operations, and her life-long friendship with Quentin Tarantino. 
March 8, 2019
Join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane, Ryan Turek, and Rebekah McKendry as they're joined by a very special guest... Ryan's dad, Mark Turek! First, we catch up on all the latest horrors, including MAN'S BEST FRIEND, RAVENOUS, ROMAN, BLOOD FREAK, UMBRELLA ACADEMY, and much more! Then, we get to learn a bit about Ryan's horror education from the person that shaped him most, his horror loving dad! Between his love of classic monster movies, horror fiction, fan conventions, tales of taking Ryan to FRIGHT NIGHT, and pulling him out of school to meet Stephen King, this week it's all about the family on Shock Waves!
March 1, 2019
Join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane, Ryan Turek, and Rebekah McKendry as they welcome special guest George Mihalka, director of the original MY BLOODY VALENTINE, to the show! But first the latest horror! Listen to the gang chat about CURSE OF THE UNDEAD, POSSESSION OF HANNAH GRACE, THE NEW KIDS, Tobe Hooper's I'M DANGEROUS TONIGHT, LUTHER THE GEEK, GOOD LUCK MISS WYKOFF, THE MOLE PEOPLE and much more. Then, the group is joined by filmmaker George Mihalka for a candid chat about humble beginnings in filmmaking, the legacy and cult following of Harry Warden, bouncing back from English genre films to French comedies, and much, much more. 
February 22, 2019
On this episode of Shock Waves, hosts Rob Galluzzo and Elric Kane discuss the documentaries DESPITE THE GODS & ALL THE COLORS OF GIALLO, Scream Factory's VALENTINE Blu-Ray, BABA YAGA, HAPPY DEATH DAY 2U, RITUALS, THE WALKING DEAD, the Amazon series LORENA, Letterboxd ratings, music, and much more! The, Ryan Turek sits down for a one on one chat with Tobias Forge of the band GHOST! Usually known for his anonymity, Tobias went unmasked for this special interview to delve into horror roots, influences, and his creative process! 
February 15, 2019
Join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Rebekah McKendry, Ryan Turek, and Elric Kane as they're joined by HORROR NOIRE's Tananarive Due and Rachel True! But first, the latest horrors! The gang discuss spoilers in trailers, COLD SKIN on Shudder, the Topp's JASON VS LEATHERFACE comic book, the novel VIDEO NIGHT, MINDHUNTER on Netflix, THE BELIEVERS, AUDREY ROSE, EVIL OF DRACULA and much, much more! In honor of the new Shudder original documentary HORROR NOIRE, we welcome to the show author/producer/film professor Tananarive Due and actress Rachel True (THE CRAFT) to talk about the doc, black horror history, the new CANDYMAN and much more! Kick back and join the conversation!
February 8, 2019
Nicolas Pesce hit the horror scene hard with his grim, violent and effective debut feature film THE EYES OF MY MOTHER. Now he's back with the equally violent, deeply weird thriller PIERCING, starring Christopher Abbott and Mia Wasikowska. Pesce talks to the Shock Waves team about his return to the director's chair for his sophomore effort and its inspired use of Italian horror soundtrack. He also gives us a preview of his upcoming release: A reboot of THE GRUDGE, aptly-titled GRUDGE. But before all of that, tune in as Elric Kane, Rebekah McKendry and Ryan Turek discuss Netflix's VELVET BUZZSAW, Shudder's HORROR NOIRE and titles like THE RELIC, THE HOLE IN THE GROUND, DOWN A DARK HALL and SILENT SCREAM. We hope you enjoy the show!
February 1, 2019
Join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane, Ryan Turek, Rebekah McKendry and special guest host Sam Zimmerman as they welcome director Rolfe Kanefsky to the show and catch up on all the latest horrors! Ryan and Sam report back from Sundance and give us the first word on WOUNDS, THE HOLE IN THE GROUND, the new TED BUNDY film and more! Elric doubles down on Lucio Fulci with MURDER ROCK and THE PSYCHIC. Bekah doubles down on Dario Argento with INFERNO and MOTHER OF TEARS, as talks about Netflix's PERFUME. Rob talks Vinegar Syndrome with BLOOD HARVEST & UNINVITED. Then, in honor of the new Blu-Ray release of THERE'S NOTHING OUT THERE, we welcome to the show writer/director Rolfe Kanefsky. We talk about his cult classic first feature re-emerging again, the struggles in the business, his unreleased lost movie TOMORROW BY MIDNIGHT, his latest ART OF THE DEAD and much more! 
January 25, 2019
Join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane, and Ryan Turek as they welcome special guest Katt Shea to the show! But first, the latest horrors! The crew discuss Severin Films' release of SKINNER, Lucio Fulci's MURDER ROCK, PLEDGE, TUMBBAD, the Netflix series YOU and more! Then, in honor of the upcoming triple feature of POISON IVY, STREETS and STRIPPED TO KILL at the New Beverly Cinema in Los Angeles this month, we welcome writer/director Katt Shea to the show! We talk acting for Anthony Perkins, working for Roger Corman, jumping on board the CARRIE sequel, her upcoming NANCY DREW movie and much, much more! Kick back, relax, and join the conversation! 
January 18, 2019
Join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane, Ryan Turek, and Rebekah McKendry as they welcome to the show director Sophia Takal! But first, the latest horrors! The gang discuss CHANNEL ZERO: THE DREAM DOOR, SLEEP NO MORE, THE LAST SHOWING, DRACULA: PRINCE OF DARKNESS, THE GUILTY, John Carpenter's STARMAN and more! Then, Sophia Takal is on to tell us about the making of her Hulu Into The Dark feature NEW YEAR, NEW YOU, as well as ALWAYS SHINE, GREEN, V/H/S, and much more. Kick back, relax, and join the conversation!
January 11, 2019
In the first episode of 2019, join the entire gang, Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane, Ryan Turek, and Rebekah McKendry as they talk all the latest horrors! The group weigh in on Netflix hits BIRD BOX and BLACK MIRROR: BANDERSNATCH, ESCAPE ROOM, Vinegar Syndrome's releases of MAUSOLEUM, CUTTING CLASS, THE CHILDREN and TERROR, as well as NIGHTMARE BEACH, Abel Ferrara's THE ADDICTION & BODY SNATCHER, HELLFEST and more! Then they're joined by very special guest Lin Shaye for an intimate, candid career retrospective discussion. They delve into her humble beginnings in theater, her relationship with her brother Bob Shaye, working with directors such as Walter Hill, Jack Nicholson, the Farrelly brothers, and much, much more. Kick back, relax, and join the conversation!
December 30, 2018
For those that want to get right to the Shock Waves top 10 horror films and favorite horror things of 2018, this special bonus episode is for you! Culling our picks from Episodes 126 and 127, this specially edited continuous episode has hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane, Ryan Turek, and Rebekah McKendry counting down their 10 picks of the year. Do the new versions of SUSPIRIA and HALLOWEEN rank? What about Shudder cult picks TERRIFIED, SATAN'S SLAVES or YOU MIGHT BE THE KILLER? Will box office hits A QUIET PLACE, HEREDITARY or MANDY be among the best? Kick back, relax, and tune in for the full top 10 of 2018 count down!
December 21, 2018
Join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane, Ryan Turek, and Rebekah McKendry as they wrap up the year with their top 5 horror movie picks, and top 5 favorite horror related things from this year. Movie-wise, what made the cut? Where did favorites MANDY, SUSPIRIA, TERRIFIED, HEREDITARY, ANNA AND THE APOCALYPSE rank? Did the return of Joe Bob Briggs and FANGORIA magazine play into the highlights of 2018? Kick back, relax, and join the conversation to find out!
December 14, 2018
This is it! The year is winding down and your Shock Waves hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane, Ryan Turek, and Rebekah McKendry are here to walk you through the best horror of 2018! But first, the gang touch base on what they've seen lately. For Ryan, it was LEPRECHAUN RETURNS. Elric reports back on GOOD MANNERS. Rob talks URBAN LEGENDS: FINAL CUT. Bekah signs off on HOUSEWIFE. And then we get into it! We count down both our Top 10 horror movies of the year, as well as our 10 favorite horror things in 2018. For this episode, we tackle picks 10 through 6! What made the cut? Did the updates of SUSPIRIA and HALLOWEEN sneak into the top 10? How about break out indie favorites like HEREDITARY and MANDY? Or Shudder originals like TERRIFIED and SATAN'S SLAVES? You'll have to tune in to find out!
December 7, 2018
The entire gang is back! Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane, Ryan Turek, and Rebekah McKendry welcome special guests Jocelin Donahue and Morgan Peter Brown to the show, but first the latest horrors! On the home video front, Rob talks about Blue Underground's ZOMBIE and MANIAC releases, as well as Warner Archive's DRACULA A.D. 1972 & THE SATANIC RITES OF DRACULA, and Scream Factory's URBAN LEGEND. Ryan dives into the CRITTERS box set, Vinegar Syndrome's THE HOUSE OF THE DEAD (aka ALIEN ZONE), and THE POSSESSION OF HANNAH GRACE. Elric talks INCIDENT IN A GHOSTLAND, BLUE MY MIND & INSIDE NO 9. Bekah catches up on Netflix's MAY THE DEVIL TAKE YOU, CAM, OVERLORD & the graphic novel SEVERED. Then we shift the conversation to holiday horrors in honor of Bekah's anthology film ALL THE CREATURES WERE STIRRING. Break out the egg nog and let's celebrate!
November 30, 2018
Join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane, and Ryan Turek as they catch up on all the latest horrors! Elric took a look at CAM, OVERLORD, APOSTLE and SATAN'S SLAVES. Ryan revisited I KNOW WHAT YOU DID LAST SUMMER, DAGON & has been listening to the podcast THE HORROR OF DOLORES ROACH. Rob braved MIND RIPPER aka HILLS HAVE EYES 3, as well as RAZORBACK! The gang is then joined by special guest Graham Reznick to talk his new Shudder series DEAD WAX, his sound design work on Ti West films, working with Larry Fessenden on UNTIL DAWN and much, much more!
November 23, 2018
Live from the Knoxville Horror Film Festival Elric hosts a roundtable with filmmakers (and festival judges) Jill Gevargizian (Dir. The stylist, 42 Counts) Brian Lonano (Dir Crow Hand, Gwilliam, BFF Girls) , Jay Kay "Horror Happens Radio Show” as they delve into their “Handshake Horrors” picking 5 horror films each that made them the horror fans / filmmakers they are today.  Special thanks: Recorded by Andy Vinson and Loch and Key Productions
November 16, 2018
The entire gang is back! Join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane, Ryan Turek, and Rebekah McKendry as they talk the latest horrors! Including, the new SUSPIRIA, LORDS OF CHAOS and more! Rob checked out Warner Archives releases of BAD RONALD, THE SWARM & VILLAGE OF THE DAMNED. Ryan reports back on WHAT KEEPS YOU ALIVE. Bekah read the novel FANTASTICLAND. Elric signs off on THE UNNAMABLE, NEXT OF KIN, POSSUM & IN FABRIC. We then welcome very special guest Paul Davis, the director of Hulu's Into The Dark's THE BODY! Paul has a long fascinating history between documentaries (BEWARE THE MOON), books (THE LOST BOYS), and as a creature character (SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY)! We discuss it all and then some! Kick back, relax, and join the conversation!
November 9, 2018
Your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane, and Rebekah McKendry are back to discuss all the latest horrors! Elric reports back from the Knoxville Horror Film Fest! The entire gang discuss TERRIFIED on Shudder, as well as the SUSPIRIA remake! Rob is blown away by Vestron's gem release of CLASS OF 1999. Then we welcome special guests Joe Rubin and Jeff Gittel from Vinegar Syndrome onto the show! We chat about the humble beginnings of the label Vinegar Syndrome, the process of tracking down some of their crazy titles, and much more! 
October 31, 2018
For our 120th episode of Shock Waves, your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Ryan Turek, Rebekah McKendry, and Elric Kane are live from the Halloween 40th anniversary convention in South Pasadena with very special guest Tom Atkins, the star of HALLOWEEN III: SEASON OF THE WITCH, THE FOG, NIGHT OF THE CREEPS, MY BLOODY VALENTINE 3D and much more! Happy Halloween!
October 26, 2018
Join your hosts Ryan Turek and Rob G as they discuss the new HALLOWEEN, Hammer Horror such as THE MUMMY, and horror themed TV THE CURIOUS CREATIONS OF CHRISTINE MCCONNELL, LIGHT AS A FEATHER and more! They're answering questions from FANGORIA. Then, they're joined by returning special guest Christian James Hand of The Session On Air to do a music breakdown of one of the 80's most famous spooky songs, Ray Parker Jr's GHOSTBUSTERS! Happy Halloween!
October 19, 2018
Hosts Rob Galluzzo and Elric Kane are joined by Axelle Carolyn, writer on the Netflix series CHILLING ADVENTURES OF SABRINA, and author of the Frightfest Guide book "Ghost Movies!" But first, the latest horrors! Rob gives his spoiler-free review of HALLOWEEN 2018, JIGSAW, MALEVOLENCE 3: KILLER and the Hammer Horror 8 disc collection. Elric raves about Mike Flanagan's Netflix series THE HAUNTING OF HILL HOUSE. We're then joined by Axelle Carolyn to discuss Hammer Horror, best ghost movie discoveries while researching her book, and diving into the world of television writing with SABRINA! All this and more on the latest Shock Waves!
October 17, 2018
On Saturday, October 6th, the Los Angeles based film festival Beyond Fest hosted a double feature of the original 1978 HALLOWEEN, along with the West Coast premiere of the brand new Blumhouse produced 2018 HALLOWEEN. Your Shock Waves co-hosts Rob Galluzzo and Ryan Turek welcomed "The Shape" himself Nick Castle to discuss both movies in between the double feature! Just in time for the October 19th release, check out this candid Q & A with the man behind Michael Myers mask! 
October 12, 2018
Join your hosts Ryan Turek and Rob Galluzzo as they welcome to the show Ben Scrivens, the owner/creator of horror T-shirt company Fright-Rags! Reviewed! TALES FROM THE HOOD 2, AMERICAN HORROR STORY: APOCALYPSE. The gang is also joined by special guest Andrew Kevin Walker, the screenwriter of David Fincher's SE7EN, SLEEPY HOLLOW, BRAINSCAN, 8MM, THE WOLFMAN, and much, much more. We get candid about the screenwriting process, the projects that never came to be, his working relationship with Fincher, and how he wrote SE7EN while working at Tower Records! All this and more!
October 5, 2018
This week on Shock Waves, hosts Rob Galluzzo and Elric Kane are joined by Brian Saur of the Pure Cinema Podcast! Elric reports back from BeyondFest after seeing several David Cronenberg films. Rob kicks off Halloween season with Universal Halloween Horror Nights and Knott's Scary Farm. He also watched SCREAM FOR HELP and THE TOXIC AVENGER. We're then joined by special guests Michael Ironside and director Michael Peterson, whose new film KNUCKLEBALL is out now! We delve into their working relationship, but also Ironside's previous work with Cronenberg, Paul Verhoeven and much, much more. PLUS! A special preview of the NO SLEEP podcast! Kick back, relax, and join the conversation! 
October 2, 2018
Join your Shock Waves hosts Rob Galluzzo, Ryan Turek, and Elric Kane for this special episode of Shock Waves, in which the gang are opening the first brand new issue of FANGORIA magazine in over 3 years! Labeled as Volume 2, Issue #1, hear the hosts history with FANGORIA over the years and their initial reactions to the new articles, contributions, cover and more! From the new HALLOWEEN to SUSPIRIA to the unmade TEXAS CHAINSAW 2; editorials from legendary Fango scribes Tony Timpone and Michael Gingold, articles by Don Coscarelli, Robert Englund & Alexandre Aja, an original short by Chuck Palahniuk and much, much more, here's the first preview for the epic return of FANGORIA!
September 28, 2018
Join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane, and Ryan Turek as they welcome special guest Grady Hendrix to the show! But first, the latest horrors! Ryan reports back from Fantastic Fest where he caught OVERLORD, APOSTLE, ONE CUT ABOVE THE DEAD, and more! Elric's continuing his CHILD'S PLAY binge with CURSE OF CHUCKY. Rob got a sneak peak at Hulu's Into The Dark kick-off filmTHE BODY, as well as Severin's Blu-Ray for ABSURD. Then, returning to the show is acclaimed author Grady Hendrix! We discuss his latest novel WE SOLD OUR SOULS, how his last book PAPERBACKS FROM HELL has changed the market for horror paperback novels, the New York Asian Film Festival, and much, much more. Kick back and tune in!
September 21, 2018
Join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane, Ryan Turek, and Rebekah McKendry as they discuss all the latest horrors! Ryan reports back from TIFF where he caught YOU MIGHT BE THE KILLER and IN FABRIC. Rob hit up the Son Of Monsterpalooza convention where he picked up the Blu-Ray for BODY MELT. Bekah discovered the 1965 STING OF DEATH, while Elric uncovered the HORRORS OF MALFORMED MEN. The crew welcome to the show special guest Jon Schnitzer, the director of the Netflix documentary HAUNTERS: THE ART OF THE SCARE, and opens up an in depth chat into the "extreme haunt" craze. From Blackout to McKamy Manor to The 17th Door and more, get the inside scoop!
September 14, 2018
Join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane, and Rebekah McKendry as they discuss the latest horrors! Rob reports back from Frightfest in London where he caught ANNA & THE APOCALYPSE, UPGRADE, CLIMAX & more. Elric and Bekah caught this week's big box office victor THE NUN! Bekah's been researching thrillers and watched MUTE WITNESS. And the entire gang saw MANDY, the latest film from our special guest writer/director Panos Cosmatos! We welcome the helmer of MANDY and BEYOND THE BLACK RAINBOW for his first ever podcast appearance to talk about his early filmmaking days, the long road and inspiration to get MANDY made, working with Nicolas Cage, and much, much more! Kick back, relax, and join the conversation! 
September 7, 2018
Episode 112 is here and Shock Waves is welcoming our Canadian horror pals to the show. Kick back and listen to filmmaker Gigi Guerrero, of Luchagore Productions, and Andrea Subissati - from Rue Morgue Magazine and the Faculty of Horror podcast - as they delve into a variety of topics. But, before all of that, hosts Ryan Turek, Rebekah McKendry and Elric Kane take you through their thoughts on films like Slaughterhouse Rock, Upgrade, Miss Leslie's Dolls, Hocus Pocus and more! We hope you enjoy...
August 24, 2018
Aspiring filmmakers, you'll want to tune in to this episode as Jack Davis and Kate Krantz talk about their scary short film empire CryptTV. The two reveal what makes this digital company tick, what they're looking for, what horror films are taking off in the YouTube space and more. But first, your Shock Waves hosts - Robert Galluzzo, Ryan Turek, Elric Kane and Rebekah McKendry - have a lot of ground to cover in the way of horror both in film and in print. Rebekah dives in with her assessment of RIKI-OH: THE STORY OF RICKY; Rob G. takes a trip into the vampire-laden 3D landscape of PRIEST; Ryan revisits some mid-'90s John Carpenter with VILLAGE OF THE DAMNED; and, Elric takes a step into THE HOUSE OF THE DEAD aka ALIEN ZONE. DEEP RISING, a DARKMAN sequel and the comic books NAILBITER and BEAUTY are the topic of conversation, too! We hope you enjoy.  
August 17, 2018
Join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane, Ryan Turek, and Rebekah McKendry as they celebrate Rob's birthday with very special guest Udo Kier! But first, the latest horrors! The gang reviews THE MEG, PUPPET MASTER: THE LITTLEST REICH, BRAINSCAN, OF UNKNOWN ORIGIN, SUMMER OF '84, GHOSTED and much more! Udo Kier is on to tell us stories about working with Lars von Trier, Andy Warhol, Paul Morrissey, Gus Van Sant, Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Jim Carrey, and many more! Kick one back and Udo take you away! 
August 10, 2018
The Shock Waves hosts are back in the studio to discuss the latest horrors, including a rare FRIDAY THE 13TH PART 3 screening in 3D, Hulu's CASTLE ROCK, DEAD NIGHT, THE WITCH IN THE WINDOW, STUNT ROCK, Scream Factory's RETURN OF THE LIVING DEAD PART 2, and more! Then we welcome to the show Brendon Small! The creator of the animated series HOME MOVIES, METALOCALYPSE, and the band DETHKLOK joins us to talk heavy metal in horror, King Diamond, and more! Kick back, turn us up to eleven and enjoy the conversation.
August 3, 2018
On this week's show, Shock Waves is broadcasting live from the acclaimed MidSummer Scream Convention in Long Beach, California! Rebekah and Elric are joined by the legendary Tom Holland (FRIGHT NIGHT, CHILD'S PLAY), filmmaker Dave Parker (THE HILLS RUN RED), and horror guru Ryan Larson (as well an enthusiastic live audience) for a discussion about their favorite vampire films through-out history. Get ready for crazy Hollywood stories and a few killer vampire titles you've likely never heard of. 
July 27, 2018
Join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane, and Rebekah McKendry as they talk the latest horrors! Elric signs off on TO HELL & BACK: THE KANE HODDER STORY, THE SINNER on Netflix, LIKE ME and LUZ. Bekah checked out NERVE, ALLIGATOR and the graphic novel REVIVAL. Rob raves about LOWLIFE, THE UNSEEN and MEMOIRS OF AN INVISIBLE MAN! Then, we welcome back to the show Jeff Nelson and Cliff MacMillan from Scream Factory! We delve into all 14 titles announced at SDCC 2018, including CANDYMAN, the CRITTERS collection, URBAN LEGEND, SINGLE WHITE FEMALE, THE CRAFT, SLEEPWALKERS, STARMAN, SILENT NIGHT DEADLY NIGHT 2 and more! They also discuss CREEPSHOW, THE EXORCIST 2, SCREAM FOR HELP and drop other tidbits about the future of Scream Factory!
July 20, 2018
Join host Rob Galluzzo live from the Mad Monster Party convention in Arizona as he welcomes special guests Felissa Rose (SLEEPAWAY CAMP) and Amanda Wyss (A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET) onto Shock Waves! The trio discuss everything from Felissa and Amanda's respective horror classics, what films scared them growing up, what the convention circuit has been like from their perspective, and much, much more! Kick back, relax, and join the conversation! 
July 13, 2018
Join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane, and Rebekah McKendry as they embark on a game of Dead Right Horror Trivia! But first, the latest horrors! Elric and Bekah both report back on ALIEN PREDATORS (1987). Bekah caught THE FIRST PURGE, and has been watching THE FORREST on Netflix. Speaking of Netflix, Rob's bringing the new Michael C. Hall show SAFE. Elric talks KWAIDAN, THOROUGHBREDS, CALIBER and THE CITY OF THE DEAD! Then Bekah brings on her trivia co-host Jared Rivet, along with special guests Brian Collins (Birth Movies Death) and Paula Haifley to compete against Rob & Elric in Dead Right Horror Trivia! Join in on the fun! 
July 6, 2018
Rob Galluzzo, Ryan Turek, Elric Kane, and Rebekah McKendry are all back to talk about the latest horrors! Ryan checked out THE FIRST POWER and season 2 of SLASHER. Elric tells us about the long lost DOOM ASYLUM! Bekah watched LET THE CORPSES TAN and THE CALLER from 2011. Rob experienced the madness of SHOCKING DARK, as well as Arrow's new LAST HOUSE ON THE LEFT Blu-Ray. Then the gang welcome author Paul Tremblay to discuss horror fiction, his books A HEAD FULL OF GHOSTS and THE CABIN AT THE END OF THE WORLD, and his life long love of the genre! Kick back, relax, and join the conversation!
July 4, 2018
  In honor of July 4th, the Shock Waves crew is celebrating JAWS in this bonus episode with a special sneak preview of the INSIDE JAWS podcast, hosted by Mark Ramsey! INSIDE JAWS takes you on an immersive journey through the making of 1975’s pulse-pounding hit film JAWS, the first-ever summer blockbuster. Subscribe to INSIDE JAWS on Apple Podcast today or hear the first 5 episodes at wondery.com/plus
June 29, 2018
This week, your hosts Rob Galluzzo and Rebekah McKendry are joined by 2 very special guests David Sandberg (LIGHTS OUT, ANNABELLE: CREATION, SHAZAM) and Brea Grant (Reading Glasses Podcast, THE ARRANGEMENT)! The entire gang discuss a series of movies that are "horror-adjacent," such as JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM, REVENGE, UNSANE, LOOK, HOTEL ARTEMIS and SHOCKING DARK! We also get the news on their latest projects! Kick back, relax and join the conversation! 
June 22, 2018
Join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Ryan Turek, Rebekah McKendry, and Elric Kane as they welcome special guest make-up FX artist Chris Nelson! But first, the latest horrors! The gang report back from Etheria Film Night 2018. Elric and Rob braved the madness of LIQUID SKY, while Ryan tackled NINJA III: THE DOMINATION! Bekah investigated the insect based terrors of LARVA and THE THAW. Rob checks out the ABOMINABLE Blu-Ray, while Elric talks about animated flick FEAR(S) OF THE DARK! Christopher Allen Nelson joins us to talk about his long career in make-up FX, including redesigning the new Michael Myers mask, KILL BILL, SUICIDE SQUAD, cult films like FREAKED, and much much more! Kick back, relax and join the conversation!
June 15, 2018
On episode 101 of Shock Waves, your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane, and Rebekah McKendry are joined by special guest Christian James Hand to do a deep dive analysis of "Tubular Bells" by Mike Oldfield, known by most horror fans as the theme to THE EXORCIST! But first: the latest horrors! The entire gang sign off on HEREDITARY and the highly anticipated HALLOWEEN trailer! Rob checked out WHEN A STRANGER CALLS BACK & Scorpion's new DEATH SHIP Blu-Ray. Elric watched STEPFATHER 2 & 3, as well as Arrow's new release of Abel Ferrara's THE ADDICTION. Bekah reports back on HELL HOUSE LLC and THE VINEYARD. Then we're joined by radio DJ and creator of The Session On Air Christian James Hand, who walks us through a story teller version on the history of "Tubular Bells," one of the most epic pieces of music ever recorded! You will never hear it the same after this! Kick back, relax, and join us!
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