Hallow-Holics Anonymous Podcast
Hosted by Maddy and Corey, we discuss weekly/bi-weekly all the many fascinating aspects of Horror and Halloween. Film, books, art, you name it!
info_outline Episode 89 - Melt Movies 07/24/2020
Episode 89 - Melt Movies As 2020 oozes a few months closer to its end, we're just struggling not to dissolve in our desk chairs as we review two classics of the melt movie sub-genre, 1987's 'Street Trash', and 1988's 'Slime City': schlocky, gross, and surprisingly colorful. Just--try not to eat anything while you watch them, and definitely don't touch that bottle in the back of the cupboard. You never know what could be inside...
info_outline Episode 87 - Of Fish People and Space 03/29/2020
Episode 87 - Of Fish People and Space While we're all stuck inside, it's absolutely imperative that you avoid any unnameable colors emitted from intergalactic meteorites, and under no circumstances should you have contact with your fish-like neighbors. To pass the time, why don't you listen to this week's episode of us discussing 'Dagon' and 'Color out of Space'?
info_outline Episode 86 - Disastrous Days 03/23/2020
Episode 86 - Disastrous Days This isn't your grandma's disaster movie episode. Only half of it is. The other half is either your mom's or your disaster movie episode - - probably. This week Corey and Maddy discuss the original 'Poseidon Adventure' and 'Armageddon'. Yeah, that movie we all forget Owen Wilson was in.
info_outline Episode 85 - Corny Creeps 03/02/2020
Episode 85 - Corny Creeps No stale movie treats here. The popcorn is fresh, and I, a madman am ready to bring you the latest episode of Hallow-Holics Anonymous, in which I make a poor attempt to reference the films we discuss this week, 'Popcorn' and 'I, Madman', a trip down memory lane about b movie horror and cheesy pulp novels.
info_outline Episode 84 - The Final(girl) Countdown 02/23/2020
Episode 84 - The Final(girl) Countdown In this week's (and maybe month's) episode we discuss two very different movies released the same year with very similar titles and one of the same lead actors, Final Girl, and The Final Girls. We also talk about the latest Horror Pack and plans for the new 'season'.
info_outline Episode 83 - A Not-So-Special TV Episode 02/02/2020
Episode 83 - A Not-So-Special TV Episode With our unofficial season premiere, we delve into the joys of tv in the last decade of horror. No, there's no 'top 10' here, folks, just a random assortment, because as you well know - - neither Corey nor Maddy can count.
info_outline Episode 82 - Christmas Gifts: Nazis and Vampires 01/06/2020
Episode 82 - Christmas Gifts: Nazis and Vampires In this our final episode of season 3, we reflect on the last decade and the horrific (but amazing) films it brought us, and then we dive right into our final gift-pisode. 'Vampires in Havana' and 'Iron Sky', two movies with absolutely nothing in common are the subject of this season finale.
info_outline Episode 81 - Christmas Gifts: Tongue-Tastic 12/29/2019
Episode 81 - Christmas Gifts: Tongue-Tastic Christmas has gone and went, and while we recorded this special episode on boxing day, we were delighted to discuss the only virgin slasher 'Cherry Falls' and accompanying bizarre tongue terror, 'Killer Tongue'.
info_outline Episode 80 - Christmas Gifts: Devils and Faeries 12/21/2019
Episode 80 - Christmas Gifts: Devils and Faeries Just shy of Christmas, our second gift of the holiday season - - Maddy and Corey ineptly bring you the beginning of their charming Christmas songwriting, and discuss the wonders and merriment of 'Mister Frost' as well as 'Thale'.
info_outline Episode 79 - Christmas Gifts: Are you a Good Witch or a Bad Witch? 12/04/2019
Episode 79 - Christmas Gifts: Are you a Good Witch or a Bad Witch? Just click your heels together, my dear, and say 'there's no podcast like this' three times, and you'll find your way home. In the first of our 'Christmas gift exchange' episodes, Corey reviews girl power witch epic 'Practical Magic', while Maddy explores the demented psyche of an evil ancient coven in 'Lords of Salem'.
info_outline Episode 78 - Bad Pets 12/01/2019
Episode 78 - Bad Pets It isn't easy house-training a house-pet; especially when you know they're smarter than you. In this episode we tackle the challenges of caring for monkeys and dogs, whilst simultaneously dodging evil government projects and Michael Ironsides. With a quick chat about November's 'Horror Pack', we also explore the enigma of 'Monkey Shines' and 'Watchers'.
info_outline Episode 77 - In Like Jaramusch 11/24/2019
Episode 77 - In Like Jaramusch A cup of coffee, a pack of stale cigarettes, and a run-down diner. That's all you need when you're hanging out with Corey and Maddy tonight as they discuss some of Jim Jaramusch's latest classics, including 'Only Lovers Left Alive' and 'The Dead Don't Die'. Maybe when it's all over Tom Waits will finally know the answer to the question--what's he building in there?
info_outline Episode 76 - Poppin' and Warlockin' 11/19/2019
Episode 76 - Poppin' and Warlockin' Grab your rune stones, hide the satanic grimoire pages from Satan, it's time for a Warlock retrospective! In this episode, we discuss the brilliance that is Julian Sands, alongside Warlock 1 and 2 - - and yes, even part 3.
info_outline Episode 75 - The Babysitters Club 11/09/2019
Episode 75 - The Babysitters Club Kids. Can't live with them. Can't--I don't know, perform some weird satanic ritual without getting an HOA complaint these days. Thank god for babysitters, right? The good. The bad. It doesn't really matter as long as you have one this Saturday night. Join Maddy and Corey this week as we discuss the creepy tension and loving 80s send-up of 'The House of the Devil', and a somehow more light-hearted murderous adventure in 'The Babysitter'.
info_outline Episode 74 - Breaking Up is Hard to Do 11/07/2019
Episode 74 - Breaking Up is Hard to Do They say that breaking up is hard to do. Who says it? I don't know, people in the 60s, Neil Sadaka, The Carpenters. The point is, this episode is all about the inevitable heartbreak and murder that happens every time a relationship ends. We discuss the pitfalls of allowing Glenn Close to be sexy in 'Fatal Attraction' and the unfortunate love of a girl and some hands in 'May'.
info_outline Episode 73 - Rocktober IV: One Book to Rule Them All 10/26/2019
Episode 73 - Rocktober IV: One Book to Rule Them All The month is winding down, Rocktober's candle in the wind is fading in its rotten Jack-o-Lantern, and we've got one last guitar solo - - Todd and the Book of Pure Evil, the series, and the movie, 'The End of the End'. Happy Halloween, kids.
info_outline Episode 72 - Rocktober III: The Quickening 10/19/2019
Episode 72 - Rocktober III: The Quickening This week we're bringing you three metal horror movies and featuring a special guest, James from the Popcultnet podcast! Will Corey and Maddy finally escape the clutches of Coyote Guy Jake? No! But they will talk about 'Zombie Nightmare', 'Rocktober Blood' and 'Slaughterhouse Rock'! It's a week of zombies, slashers, and ghosts with sweet dance moves this week on Hallow-Holics Anonymous!
info_outline Episode 71 - Rocktober II: Electric Boogaloo 10/14/2019
Episode 71 - Rocktober II: Electric Boogaloo Rocking back at you with our second course of Rocktober, this week Maddy and Corey are still trapped by a demented Radio jockey in his studio - - and this time, rock is the villain in 'Black Roses' from 1988, as well as the epic rock opera 'Phantom of the Paradise' from 1974.
info_outline Episode 70 - Rocktober I : First Blood 10/05/2019
Episode 70 - Rocktober I : First Blood Corey and Maddy are trapped in a demented radio DJ's lair/studio, and they want you to know just how epic this Rocktober month is going to be. Starting now and ending at '???', but probably right around Halloween, it's all rock horror all month. This episode features the dubious sweaty rock nightmare 'Rock n Roll Nightmare' featuring John Mikl Thor, and the trippy Japanese punk epic 'Wild Zero' featuring Guitar Wolf.
info_outline Episode 69 - Off Topic Chatter 09/30/2019
Episode 69 - Off Topic Chatter Getting warmed up for Rock-tober, Corey and Maddy discuss random horror adjacent topics today, including Youtube epic 'The Horribly Slow Murderer with the Extremely Inneficient Weapon' and accompanying 'Ginosaji' series, alongside some fun fan films and music videos.
info_outline Episode 68 - All Monsters, Big and Small 09/27/2019
Episode 68 - All Monsters, Big and Small Whether you're defending a crystal that embodies all things good from Dracula, the Wolfman, Gillman, and the Mummy, making friends with Frankenstein's monster, or fighting miniature versions of all of them while a mad scientist tears a hole through reality - the Hallow-Holics are here to coach you through it. This week we discuss the 80s kids horror classic 'Monster Squad' and the 90s trashic 'Creeps'.
info_outline Episode 67 - Tokyo Ghoul 09/18/2019
Episode 67 - Tokyo Ghoul Now hear me out. I know you've got a grudge spirit living in your bathroom, and yes maybe I'll admit it's super annoying to have hair pouring out of the spouts every time you try to wash dishes in your kitchen or turn the sprinklers on. Maybe this episode will help distract you in which we discuss the wonders of Maddy's trip to Japan, the epic classic love story to teen drama 'Akira' and a video game/film/anime powerhouse of violence called 'Corpse Party'.
info_outline Episode 66 - Incelne in the Membrelne 08/04/2019
Episode 66 - Incelne in the Membrelne I think it's time we address a serious problem. Women. The life-sucking alien monsters that know nothing but the desire to destroy mankind, and the poor insane men who innocently kill them to protect the human race. So what if they like wearing pumps and lipstick in the process? In this episode we discuss two iconic films that perfectly encapsulate the red pill movement in all its glory: 'Maniac' and 'Lifeforce'.
info_outline Episode 65 - Wheels on Fire III 08/02/2019
Episode 65 - Wheels on Fire III Rounding up this, our final journey down the road for biker summer, we decide to explore the two promised beacons of awesome and horrific biker horror 'The Lost Boys' and 'Werewolves on Wheels', with an additional bonus film for no good reason other than the fact that Buddy Holly is a god, 'Six String Samurai'. Corey also discusses his latest horror pack, and Maddy gets a little off topic preaching about Lost Boys fan fiction.
info_outline Episode 64 - Wheels on Fire II 06/29/2019
Episode 64 - Wheels on Fire II What could be more magical than touring the wild roads of America, riding as free as the wind and huffing horse like there's no tomorrow? I think we can all agree that we gotta be free, man. So grab your chopper, grab your girl, grab your best huffing rag, and enjoy the view with this episode's horror pack, 'Wild Angels' and 'Hell Ride'
info_outline Episode 63 - Wheels on Fire 05/31/2019
Episode 63 - Wheels on Fire It's time to hit the road this summer. Feel the wind in your hair. Get into a fist fight with a couple of toughs with your girlfriend at your side singing rock ballads just before you drive off a cliff and return from the dead. Or you could just join Corey and Maddy as they discuss infamous biker films 'Psychomania' and 'Streets of Fire' in the first of two biker movie episodes this summer.
info_outline Episode 62 - Digging up Dirt 05/25/2019
Episode 62 - Digging up Dirt There is nothing I love more than a mint julep, a warm summer night, and a pretentious theatre troupe digging up the dead. Why, I do declare it is the most lovely evening one can imagine. So why don't we just all relax upon the back patio and enjoy ourselves a long, slow review with Corey and Maddy of the 1972 cult classics 'Dear Dead Delilah' and 'Children Shouldn't Play With Dead Things'?
info_outline Episode 61 - Rotten Justice 05/10/2019
Episode 61 - Rotten Justice Corruption and violence stalk the streets of New York, and only one undead but sometimes living man can deliver justice equally to the good and the bad, indiscriminately killing each and every one of them who stand in his way. In this episode, we discuss just how far that Maniac Cop will go in our Maniac Cop trilogy retrospective.
info_outline Episode 60 - For the Love of Pet (...Semataries) 04/30/2019
Episode 60 - For the Love of Pet (...Semataries) I don't want to be buried--ever, I want to live forever, but this isn't about my issues. It's about our issues with the new Pet Sematary. It's also about the original. In this episode Corey and Maddy compare the two. The good. The bad. The dead and ugly.