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TMBDOS! Episode 78: “The Skull” (1965) & “Theatre of Blood” (1973).

October 17th, 2016
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Lee and Daniel are joined this week by their friend and fellow podcaster James Murphy from the excellent Pex Lives podcast to cover the somewhat over-looked Amicus classic "The Skull" (1965), as well as one of the most beloved Vincent Price films, "Theatre of Blood" (1973). Some small tangents pop up and the hosts also cover listener comments and what they've watched as of late. 

"The Skull" IMDB

"Theatre of Blood" IMDB

Catch James Murphy on the Pex Lives podcast

Featured Music: "Theatre of Blood" by Michael J. Lewis.

TMBDOS! Intermission #14: Trick or Treat Grab-bag.

October 16th, 2016
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The second bit of bonus content for October 2016 contains a grab-bag of sorts. First off Lee provides a review of the short horror film "Lake Nowhere" (released 2016). Then guest reviewers James Murphy and Jack Graham chime in with some horror picks of their own to talk about.

"Lake Nowhere" Official Site: http://www.welcometolakenowhere.com/

"Lake Nowhere" IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4416878/combined 

James Murphy at Pex Lives: http://pexlives.libsyn.com/

Jack Graham at Eruditorum Press: http://www.eruditorumpress.com/blog/author/jack/

Featured Music: "Detroit" by Disasterpeace; "Goo Goo Muck" by Ronnie Cook and the Gaylads; "Chainsaw" by The Ramones; and "Who Are You?" by Black Sabbath.

TMBDOS! Episode 77: “Night Train Murders” (1975) & “Cemetery Man” (1994).

October 9th, 2016
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Lee, Daniel and Paul kick off a month-long horror stretch for October with two Italian selections. First off it's the rape-revenge entry "Night Train Murders" (1975), and then they jump ahead nineteen years to the surreal zombie-comedy "Cemetery Man" (1994). Lee butchers Italian names (as usual), but this time the cast list for "Cemetery Man" may have broken him. Also covered: listener comments and what the hosts have watched as of late.

"Night Train Murders" IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0073836/combined

"Cemetery Man" IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0109592/combined

Featured music: "A Flower's All You Need" by Demis Roussos & Ennio Morricone.

TMBDOS! Intermission #13: “Demons” (1985) & “Demons 2″ (1986).

October 8th, 2016
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Lee and Paul provide the first bit of bonus content for October 2016 with a casual chat about Lamberto Bava's "Demons" (1985) and "Demons 2" (1986). Although this is a listener request, take note that the usual level of research and prep work we do wasn't done here, as this is an intermission episode. Still, we think it's a pretty fun chat overall.

"Demons" IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0089013/combined

"Demons 2" IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0090930/combined

Featured Music: "Dèmon" by Claudio Simonetti.

TMBDOS! Episode 76: “Once Upon a Time in the West” (1968).

October 3rd, 2016
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It's finally here, the cap-off to the first serious look into Spaghetti Westerns on the podcast. This week Lee, Daniel and Paul take a look at an undisputed masterpiece of both the genre and just film itself. On deck is Sergio Leone's "Once Upon a Time in the West" from 1968. Of course, not every scrap of detail can be covered, especially when Lee wants to fit a bunch of music from the classic soundtrack in as well, but a lot of stuff is talked about, and we don't think you'll be let down, listeners. 

"Once Upon a Time in the West" IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0064116/combined

Featured Music: "Man With a Harmonica"; "Cheyenne"; "As a Judgement"; "Main Theme"; and "Jill's Theme" by Ennio Morricone.

TMBDOS! Episode 75: “The Great Silence” (1968).

September 26th, 2016
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Lee, Daniel and Paul are back to tackle one of the greatest films in the Spaghetti Western genre (and one of the most depressing), in Sergio Corbucci's "The Great Silence". Listener comments and what they've watched as of late are also briefly touched upon in this briefer than usual episode. Make no mistake, however: a lot is discussed in regards to the film itself.

"The Great Silence" IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0063032/combined

Featured Music: "Barbara e Tagliente" & "Il Grande Silenzio (Restless)" by Ennio Morricone.

TMBDOS! Episode 74: “Death Rides a Horse” (1967); “Sabata” (1969); & “The Grand Duel” (1972).

September 19th, 2016
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In this installment of the podcast's Spaghetti Western series, Daniel and Paul each have a separate conversation with Lee about three non-Leone Lee Van Cleef outings. Covered in this episode are "Death Rides a Horse" (1967); "Sabata" (1969); and "The Grand Duel" (1972). Besides just going on about what a badass Van Cleef is in these films, common tropes and themes between the three films are talked about, and the general trends of the twilight years of the genre. A lot is talked about and there's a bit more music than usual, so this is a long one. Strap yourselves in, kids.

"Death Rides a Horse" IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0064208/combined

"Sabata" IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0064916/combined

"The Grand Duel" IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0068657/combined

Featured Music: "Death Rides a Horse" by Ennio Morricone; "Ehi Amico C'è Sabata (Alternate Version 2)" by Marcello Giombini; "Parte Prima" by Luis Bacalov; and "Mystic and Severe" by Ennio Morricone.

TMBDOS! Episode 73: “Django Kill… If You Live, Shoot! (1967) & “Four of the Apocalypse” (1975).

September 11th, 2016
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TMBDOS! is back for more Italian westerns this week, focusing on two horror-themed entries in the genre. First up, Lee and Daniel tangle with the surreal Giulio Questi-directed "Django Kill... if You Live, Shoot!" from 1967. Then Paul joins them to take on Lucio Fulci's harrowing "Four of the Apocalypse" (1975). Also: listener comments and a round of the Movie God game.

"Django Kill... If You Live, Shoot!" IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0062082/combined

"Four of the Apocalypse" IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0073594/combined

Featured Music: The theme for "Django Kill..." by Ivan Vandor & "Movin' On" by Greenfield & Cook and Benjamin Franklin Group.

TMBDOS! Episode 72: “Django” (1966).

September 4th, 2016
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The whole gang is back together to kick-off the podcast's first look at Spaghetti westerns by talking about what is, perhaps, the second most well-known character of the genre, after Clint Eastwood's Man with No Name. Yes, on tap is Sergio Corbucci's "Django" (1966). The only true sequel, "Django Strikes Again" (1987), is also briefly talked about, and Lee gives some suggestions on which of the thirty or so unofficial sequels are worth checking out. Also covered: listener comments and Paul gets to play the There Can be Only One... Filmography game.

"Django" IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0060315/combined

The Spaghetti Western Database's article on the character of Django: https://www.spaghetti-western.net/index.php/Django_(character)

Featured Music: "Vamonos Muchachos" (3rd Version); "Town of Silence" by Luis Bacalov; and "Django" (Main Titles Song) by Luis Bacalov, vocals by Rocky Roberts.

TMBDOS! Episode 71: “Johnny Mnemonic” (1995) & “Starship Troopers” (1997).

August 28th, 2016
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Lee and Daniel return for the last episode before jumping into their first look at Spaghetti Westerns on the podcast with two 1990s sci-fi films. First up is the Keanu Reeves cyberpunk action film "Johnny Mnemonic" (1995) and then it's the gung-ho space marine satire "Starship Troopers" (1997). They touch on how dated 1990s films seem today; Reeves as an actor, and just how much storage space there might actually be in his brain; space Nazis; and they often drift off into talk about how much they love Dina Meyer, who stars in both films. 

"Johnny Mnemonic" IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0113481/combined

"Starship Troopers" IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0120201/combined

Featured music: "Memory Johnny" by Black Rain & "Klendathu Drop" by Basil Poledouris.

TMBDOS! Intermission #12: Sex and Scandal.

August 25th, 2016
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Because there could not be a regular episode this week, Daniel is filling in with a look at four different films. First up he looks at two sex comedies from the 1970s - "Guess What We Learned in School Today?" (1970) & "Jokes My Folks Never Told Me" (1978). Then he switches gears towards two Oscar contenders from 2015, "Spotlight" & "The Big Short". 

"Guess What We Learned in School Today?": http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0065802/combined

"Jokes My Folks Never Told Me": http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0134751/combined

"Spotlight": http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1895587/combined

"The Big Short": http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1596363/combined

Featured Music: "I Personally Believe" by The Mattoid.

TMBDOS! Intermission #11: Pasta Ghost Squad.

August 16th, 2016
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Lee is flying solo this week for an intermission episode. He gives a more detailed look at what the upcoming Spaghetti Western series is going to cover, and then he goes on to plug some podcasts he loves and wants people to check out. After that, Lee gives two short reviews of the recent 2016 films "Ghostbusters" & "Suicide Squad". 

Exploding Heads: http://www.podbean.com/podcast-detail/7tw2y-3bb82/Exploding+Heads+Horror+Podcast+%E2%80%93+Horrorphilia

Watching Robocop with Kit Power: http://talkingrobocop.libsyn.com/watching-robocop-with-kit-power

Hero Hero Ghost Show: http://www.legionpodcasts.com/hero-hero-ghost-show/

Featured music: "The Grand Duel (Parte Prima)" by Luis Bacalov & "Nobody to Love" by 13th Floor Elevators.

TMBDOS! Episode 70: “Tommy” (1975) & “Parents” (1989).

August 10th, 2016
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Lee and Daniel are taking a couple-episode break before jumping in to what will be an extensive Spaghetti Western series. For this episode they are joined by their friend, fellow podcaster, musician, and published writer Kit Power, who suggested the two films for review this time: "Tommy" (1975) & "Parents" (1989). Because this was recorded a bit later in the week and way much earlier in the day than what Lee and Dan are used to, the whisky hits them much harder. They fully blame Kit for this, BTW. At any rate, the conversation goes deep in to both films, and a lot of both fun and serious issues are brought up. This might be one of the best of all time for the podcast when it's all said and done, even if there's a few audio glitches here and there (sorry for that, but it's nowhere near un-listenable). Also covered: listener comments & what they've watched as of late, and Kit get's to answer the One Actor's Filmography desert island question.

"Tommy" IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0073812/combined

"Parents" IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0098068/combined

Kit Power can be found in these places:

Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Kit-Power/e/B00K6J438K

Twitter: https://twitter.com/KitGonzo

Watching Robocop With Kit Power Podcast: http://talkingrobocop.libsyn.com/

Ginger Nuts of Horror: http://www.gingernutsofhorror.com/index.html

His band The Disciples of Gonzo on Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/disciplesofgonzo

Featured music: "I'm Free" by The Who & "Cerezo Rosa" by Perez Prado.

TMBDOS! Episode 69: The “Meatballs” Franchise.

July 31st, 2016
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Lee and Daniel are back to finish off their second run of sex comedies. This week they look at the four films in the "Meatballs" franchise, although they mostly focus on the final two parts. Is it really a franchise? Are any of the sequels any good at all? Should they do a commentary track for "Meatballs Part II"? Tune in to find out. Also covered: listener comments and Daniel surprising Lee with the challenge of impersonating Vinnie Jones, if he were to appear in films not actually in his resume, like he had done briefly in the previous episode. No promises on the quality of the Vinnie Jones impersonation!

"Meatballs" IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0079540/combined

"Meatballs Part II" IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0087700/combined

"Meatballs III: Summer Job" IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0093516/combined

"Meatballs 4" IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0104837/combined

Watching Robocop With Kit Power Podcast: http://talkingrobocop.libsyn.com/watching-robocop-with-kit-power

Featured Music: "Are You Ready for the Summer" by Elmer Bernstein & Norman Gimbel, Sung by The North Star Kids Chorus, and "Summertime Blues" by Eddie Cochran and Jerry Capehart.

TMBDOS! Episode 68: “Gas Pump Girls” (1979) & “EuroTrip” (2004).

July 24th, 2016
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Lee and Daniel are back for their second-to-last installment of this continuation of their look at sex comedies. Covered this time are the dive-in classic "Gas Pump Girls" (1979) & the box office flop from 2004, "EuroTrip". How exactly does one pump gas in little-to-no clothing? Are all European men rapists? Will absinthe make you see things? All of this and more is pondered in this episode! Also: a new version of the desert island game, listener comments, and what they've watched as of late.

"Gas Pump Girls" IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0077597/combined

"EuroTrip" IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0356150/combined

Featured music: "Scotty Doesn't Know" by Lustra & "Du" by David Hasselhoff.

TMBDOS! Episode 67: “Summer Job” (1989) & “Bikini Drive-In” (1995).

July 17th, 2016
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Lee and Dainel are back for another entry into their sex comedy series. This time out they look at "Summer Job" from 1989 & "Bikini Drive-In" from 1995. One of these may just have made the bottom 5 films they've ever reviewed for the podcast. Also they cover listener comments, what they've watched as of late, and there's some interesting follow-up to the films they covered in the previous episode.

"Summer Job" IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0098411/combined

"Bikini Drive-In" IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0112504/combined

Featured music: "Munchie Invasion" by Mr. Moderation.

TMBDOS! Episode 66: “Hardbodies” (1984) & “Perfect Timing” (1986).

July 11th, 2016
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Lee and Daniel continue the sex comedy series. This time they tackle the film Daniel claims is the 'Citizen Kane' of the genre in 1984's "Hardbodies", and then they look at yet another obscure Canadian production, "Perfect Timing" (1986). Also: Lee briefly covers the short from Astron-6 called "Cool Guys", which is heavily influenced by "Hardbodies" and similar films... as well as "Jacob's Ladder"? Listener comments and the other stuff the hosts have watched as of late are also covered.

"Hardbodies" IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0087385/combined

"Perfect Timing" IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0091746/combined

Download and/or watch "Cool Guys" here: http://www.astron-6.com/coolguys.html

Download "Perfect Timing" here: http://rarelust.com/perfect-timing-1986/

Read Jack Graham's articles:
"Psychic Landscape 1: Conjuring the '70s": http://www.eruditorumpress.com/blog/conjuring-the-70s/

"Psychic Landscape 2: Ladies' Night": http://www.eruditorumpress.com/blog/psychic-landscape-2-ladies-night/

Featured Music: "Hardbodies (Theme)" by Krak; "Cool Guys Titles" & "Cool Guys" by Jeremy Gillespie; and "Building Up" by Marvin Dolgay.

TMBDOS! Episode 65: “The Cheerleaders” (1973) & “One Night Only” (1986).

July 3rd, 2016
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Lee and Daniel get into the second installment of their return to the podcast's sex comedy series. This time out they go all the way back to 1973 to talk about the softcore romp, sure to cause a rise in your Levi's, "The Cheerleaders", and then they jump ahead to 1986 to check out one of (if not the) most obscure Canadian-made sex comedies, "One Night Only", and its introduction to the viewer of 'THE SCARY CAVE'. Also covered: listener comments, what they've watched as of late, and a follow-up to a question Lee posed on the Facebook group about the child of Bob and Carol from the film "Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice", covered in the previous episode.

The Cheerleaders IMDB:
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0068364/combined

One Night Only IMDB:
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0091682/combined

The BB&BC's look at "The Cheerleaders": https://badassesboobsandbodycounts.com/2016/04/10/ep172-the-cheerleaders/

Featured music: "I Like What You're Doing to Me" by the Honey Boys.

TMBDOS! Episode 64: “Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice” (1969).

June 27th, 2016
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This week Lee and Daniel jump back into their look at sex comedies. Before they jump right into the den of sleaze for the rest of the series, they start off by cleaning their palates with a much more respectable sex comedy from 1969, "Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice": a film that tackles the topic of open relationships, among other things. Also covered: listener comments and what they've watched as of late.

Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0064100/combined

Daniel's article about Quentin Tarantino's "Death Proof", "Pulp Frission", over at Eruditorum Press: http://www.eruditorumpress.com/blog/pulp-frission/

Featured Music: "Main Title From 'Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice' (Hallelujah Chorus)" by Quincy Jones.

TMBDOS! Episode 63: “Robocop 2″ (1990) & “Predator 2″ (1990).

June 21st, 2016
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This week Lee and Daniel end their sci-fi break by looking at two big action/sci-fi sequels from 1990, "Robocop 2" and "Predator 2". Their long lost co-host Paul finally returns for the "Predator 2" portion of the podcast. Also covered: listener comments and what they've been watching as of late.

"Robocop 2": http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0100502/combined

"Predator 2":
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0100403/combined

Featured music: "Rico Suave" by Gerardo.