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On this Saturday installment of the Sidetrack, we learn what Tom is willing to do to get the last carton of almond milk, how Steven Seagal somehow has a musical career despite putting the word 'poonani' in a song unironically, and explore behind the scenes chicanery of The Exorcist , as described on a new Shudder documentary series. Hey! We’re finally on  Instagram ! The Faceless Villain: Volume Three  is now available for purchase in  print  and  ebook  formats! And now the audio book...
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Happy Friday, fellow plague survivors. On today's installment, we somehow segue from talking about making biscuits and gravy, to the purported differences between male and female writers, to the glorious erotic oeuvre of internet legend Chuck Tingle. Plus more Steven Seagal, because we just can't help ourselves. Hey! We’re finally on  Instagram ! The Faceless Villain: Volume Three  is now available for purchase in  print  and  ebook  formats! And now the audio book is available too! ...
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Happy Friday, fellow plague survivors. On today's installment, we somehow segue from talking about making biscuits and gravy, to the purported differences between male and female writers, to the glorious erotic oeuvre of internet legend Chuck Tingle. Plus more Steven Seagal, because we just can't help ourselves. Hey! We’re finally on  Instagram ! The Faceless Villain: Volume Three  is now available for purchase in  print  and  ebook  formats! And now the audio book is available too! ...
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Apr 3, 2020 13 O'Clock
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Well, you knew we had to get around to doing this one sometime this week; besides that, it's easily one of Jenny's favorite "slashers" of the 1980s. Yep, we're talking about the 1986 underseen classic, April Fool's Day ! Hey! We’re finally on  Instagram ! The Faceless Villain: Volume Three  is now available for purchase in  print  and  ebook  formats! And now the audio book is available too!  Get it here! Click  here  to sign up for Audible! If you buy my book first, I get...
Topics: movie review, april fool's day, april fools day, cult classic, slashers, 80s horror
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Happy Thursday! On this "cheerful" update, Tom and Jenny talk about their busted appliances, upgrading the memory on Mac laptops, more shit about Steven Seagal, and discuss some of the cases Jenny has been researching for the fourth installment of her Faceless Villain series! Hey! We’re finally on  Instagram ! The Faceless Villain: Volume Three  is now available for purchase in  print  and  ebook  formats! And now the audio book is available too!  Get it here! Click  here...
Topic: history is dead
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Happy Thursday! On this "cheerful" update, Tom and Jenny talk about their busted appliances, upgrading the memory on Mac laptops, more shit about Steven Seagal, and discuss some of the cases Jenny has been researching for the fourth installment of her Faceless Villain series! Hey! We’re finally on  Instagram ! The Faceless Villain: Volume Three  is now available for purchase in  print  and  ebook  formats! And now the audio book is available too!  Get it here! Click  here...
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"The Head in the Window" by Roy Temple House Published in Weird Tales Volume 31, Issue 3 (1938) "Guarded" by Mearle Sprout Published in Weird Tales Volume 31, Issue 3 (1938) "In the Dark" by Ronal Kayser Published in Weird Tales Volume 28, Issue 2 (1936) "Hop-Frog" by Edgar Allan Poe Published 1849 Hey! We’re finally on  Instagram ! The Faceless Villain: Volume Three  is now available for purchase in  print  and  ebook  formats! And now the audio...
Topics: scary stories, creepy stories, weird tales, edgar allan poe, edgar allen poe, hop frog
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It's Wednesday, April Fool's Day, 2020, but we wouldn't play a prank on you guys. Instead we're doing our regular daily update, talking about Jenny's newest board games, some articles she was reading about the underlying causes of serial killing, and the ways that she and Tom deal with stress in these uncertain times. Hey! We’re finally on  Instagram ! The Faceless Villain: Volume Three  is now available for purchase in  print  and  ebook  formats! And now the audio book is available...
Topics: true crime, serial killer, board games
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Mar 31, 2020 13 O'Clock
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It's Tuesday! If you need some cheering up after listening to our Jeffrey Dahmer show, listen to us ramble about working at home, the sociology of English people, and the apparent goat takeover of Llandudno, Wales. Hey! We’re finally on  Instagram ! The Faceless Villain: Volume Three  is now available for purchase in  print  and  ebook  formats! And now the audio book is available too!  Get it here! Click  here  to sign up for Audible! If you buy my book first, I get a bounty! Some...
Topics: llandudno goats, working from home
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Mar 31, 2020 13 O'Clock
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On this distasteful installment, Tom and Jenny are once again tackling a tale of an infamous Wisconsin wackjob...serial killer, rapist, necrophile, and cannibal Jeffrey Dahmer. Though a seemingly normal child, Jeffrey developed into one of the most depraved American murderers, dismembering his victims and keeping their body parts in his fridge, attempting to make "living zombies" by injecting victims' brains with acid, and various other horrors that were finally ended by his arrest in...
Topics: true crime, serial killer, jeffrey dahmer, cannibalism, necrophilia, milwaukee monster milwaukee...
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Hope everyone's having as good a Monday as can be expected in this crazy universe, but if you aren't, maybe Tom and Jenny can cheer you up with their silly shenanigans. Hey! We’re finally on  Instagram ! The Faceless Villain: Volume Three  is now available for purchase in  print  and  ebook  formats! And now the audio book is available too!  Get it here! Click  here  to sign up for Audible! If you buy my book first, I get a bounty! Some of you may remember my short story collection ...
Topics: tiger king, steven seagal
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On this 13th installment of the Sidetracks show, Jenny gives a teaser about her next true crime book, Tom gives an update on worsening situations around the world and then pivots to talking about how crazy Brazil is, and then somehow Star Trek gets involved. Happy Sunday! Hey! We’re finally on  Instagram ! The Faceless Villain: Volume Three  is now available for purchase in  print  and  ebook  formats! And now the audio book is available too!  Get it here! Click  here  to sign up for...
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On this 78th installment of the Matinee, Tom and Jenny are discussing the creepy French horror series Marianne (on Netflix); the batshit crazy true crime documentary series Tiger King (also on Netflix); and the intriguing psychological/body horror flick Daniel Isn't Real (on Shudder). Hey! We’re finally on  Instagram ! The Faceless Villain: Volume Three  is now available for purchase in  print  and  ebook  formats! And now the audio book is available too!  Get it here! Click  here...
Topics: movie review, netflix original, shudder exclusive, marianne, tiger king, daniel isn't real
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It's Saturday, dear listeners, and Tom and Jenny are here once again to entertain you with discussions about murderous wrestlers, Navy SEALS, and Steven Seagal's energy drinks. Hey! We’re finally on  Instagram ! The Faceless Villain: Volume Three  is now available for purchase in  print  and  ebook  formats! And now the audio book is available too!  Get it here! Click  here  to sign up for Audible! If you buy my book first, I get a bounty! Some of you may remember my short story...
Topic: dark side of the ring
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Mar 27, 2020 13 O'Clock
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On this Friday update, Tom and Jenny talk about a trip to Walgreens they took, the origin stories of Jenny's tattoos, and a discussion about Tom's Japanese robot collection. Hey! We’re finally on  Instagram ! The Faceless Villain: Volume Three  is now available for purchase in  print  and  ebook  formats! And now the audio book is available too!  Get it here! Click  here  to sign up for Audible! If you buy my book first, I get a bounty! Some of you may remember my short story...
Topics: great mazinger, walgreens, getter robo
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Mar 27, 2020 13 O'Clock
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On today's trip down movie memory lane, Tom and Jenny are discussing a sorta forgotten Ridley Scott film from 1989, the Yakuza cop drama Black Rain , starring Michael Douglas. Hey! We’re finally on  Instagram ! The Faceless Villain: Volume Three  is now available for purchase in  print  and  ebook  formats! And now the audio book is available too!  Get it here! Click  here  to sign up for Audible! If you buy my book first, I get a bounty! Some of you may remember my short story...
Topics: movie review, ridley scott, black rain, michael douglas, yakuza movies
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Mar 26, 2020 13 O'Clock
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It's another Thursday in this darkest timeline, and Tom and Jenny are amusing themselves (and hopefully all of you) by marveling over the batshit insanity of Tiger King , expounding upon animal intelligence, and speculating as to the origins of the "woobie." Hey! We’re finally on  Instagram ! The Faceless Villain: Volume Three  is now available for purchase in  print  and  ebook  formats! And now the audio book is available too!  Get it here! Click  here  to sign up for...
Topics: tiger king, animal intelligence
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"From Beyond" by H.P. Lovecraft Published in The Fantasy Fan (June 1934) "Dr. Heidegger's Experiment" by Nathaniel Hawthorne Published in Twice-Told Tales (1837) "The Jelly-Fish" by David H. Keller Published in Weird Tales Volume 13, Issue 1 (1929) "The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar" by Edgar Allan Poe First published in The American Review (December 1845) Hey! We’re finally on  Instagram ! The Faceless Villain: Volume Three  is now available for...
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It's Wednesday, and after a brief Baby Cookie interlude, we discuss the sad passing of Stuart Gordon, the batshit insanity of Tiger King (we'll review the whole series on Sunday's Matinee show), neighborhood bears, and Terminator sunglasses. Hope everyone is staying safe and healthy out there! Hey! We’re finally on  Instagram ! The Faceless Villain: Volume Three  is now available for purchase in  print  and  ebook  formats! And now the audio book is available too!  Get it here! Click ...
Topics: stuart gordon, tiger king
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Mar 24, 2020 13 O'Clock
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Tom discusses today's trip to our closest grocery store (mostly well-stocked; they even had toilet paper!). Hey! We’re finally on  Instagram ! The Faceless Villain: Volume Three  is now available for purchase in  print  and  ebook  formats! And now the audio book is available too!  Get it here! Click  here  to sign up for Audible! If you buy my book first, I get a bounty! Some of you may remember my short story collection  The Associated Villainies , which I published way back in...
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On this sleazily glamorous installment, Tom and Jenny are delving into some of the most iconic crimes and mysteries of Tinseltown, including the unsolved murder of William Desmond Taylor in 1922; the murder allegations leveled at silent-era comedian Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle; the purported suicide of George "Superman" Reeves; the grisly slaying of "Hogan's Heroes" star Bob Crane; and the mysterious drowning death of Natalie Wood. Pop some popcorn and fire up the...
Topics: true crime, unsolved murders, hollywood crimes, hollywood murders, william desmond taylor, fatty...
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It's the Monday edition of the Sidetrack, and we're talking about how our days have gone so far, plus our appearance on the Conspirinormal Podcast, and discuss the eccentric genius of Edward Gorey. Hey! We’re finally on  Instagram ! The Faceless Villain: Volume Three  is now available for purchase in  print  and  ebook  formats! And now the audio book is available too!  Get it here! Click  here  to sign up for Audible! If you buy my book first, I get a bounty! Some of you may...
Topics: conspirinormal, edward gorey
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It's a hung-over Sunday! Jenny briefly discusses adaptations of Edgar Allan Poe stories and recommends some books, like Barry Glassner's The Culture of Fear , Paul Tremblay's A Head Full of Ghosts , and a fiction anthology called Perverted by Language , in which all the stories are inspired by the songs of The Fall. We also recommend some bands, like Death In Rome and Submarine Fleet. Hey! We’re finally on  Instagram ! The Faceless Villain: Volume Three  is now available for purchase in ...
Topics: 13 o'clock, book recommendations, edgar allan poe
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On this 77th installment of the Matinee show, Tom and Jenny are discussing Netflix's fictionalized true crime film Lost Girls (based on the Long Island Serial Killer case); the entertaining six-episode Norwegian horror/thriller anthology series Bloodride (also on Netflix); and the super fun, gory horror comedy Satanic Panic . Hey! We’re finally on  Instagram ! The Faceless Villain: Volume Three  is now available for purchase in  print  and  ebook  formats! And now the audio book is...
Topics: movie review, lost girls, netflix original, long island serial killer, bloodride, horror anthology,...
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Mar 21, 2020 13 O'Clock
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On this Saturday edition, Jenny gives a few recommendations for books she likes (including The Woman in Whit e by Wilkie Collins, The Church of Dead Girls by Stephen Dobyns, and Strapless by Deborah Davis), and she and Tom also discuss the John Carpenter biopic of Elvis that came out in the late 70s, starring the one and only Kurt Russell. Hey! We’re finally on Instagram ! The Faceless Villain: Volume Three  is now available for purchase in  print  and  ebook  formats! And now the audio...
Topics: book recommendations, elvis, john carpenter
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On today's daily update, we reassure everyone that the country still has food, and talk about the crazy games our little Baby Cookie likes to play with rugs and lizards. Hey! We’re finally on  Instagram ! The Faceless Villain: Volume Three  is now available for purchase in  print  and  ebook  formats! And now the audio book is available too!  Get it here! Click  here  to sign up for Audible! If you buy my book first, I get a bounty! Some of you may remember my short story...
Topics: sidetracks, kitty stories
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Mar 20, 2020 13 O'Clock
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On this installment of the Retrospective, Tom and Jenny are discussing the 2007 vampire film 30 Days of Night , based on the popular comic by Steve Niles. Thanks Rob for sending us the Blu-ray! Hey! We’re finally on  Instagram ! The Faceless Villain: Volume Three  is now available for purchase in  print  and  ebook  formats! And now the audio book is available too!  Get it here! Click  here  to sign up for Audible! If you buy my book first, I get a bounty! Some of you may remember my...
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On the third of our daily updates, Tom and Jenny talk about their kitty Beijing, and Tom describes a VERY creepy haunted-house situation he encountered in Boston in the 1990s. Hey! We’re finally on  Instagram ! The Faceless Villain: Volume Three  is now available for purchase in  print  and  ebook  formats! And now the audio book is available too!  Get it here! Click  here  to sign up for Audible! If you buy my book first, I get a bounty! Some of you may remember my short story...
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"The Man Who Returned" by Edmond Hamilton Published in Weird Tales Volume 23, Issue 2 (1934) "The Disinterment" by H.P. Lovecraft & D.W. Rimel Published in The Californian Volume 3, Number 1 (1935) Hey! We’re finally on  Instagram ! The Faceless Villain: Volume Three  is now available for purchase in  print  and  ebook  formats! And now the audio book is available too!  Get it here! Click  here  to sign up for Audible! If you buy my book first, I get a bounty!...
Topics: scary stories, creepy stories, weird tales, premature burial, hp lovecraft
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Mar 18, 2020 13 O'Clock
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Jenny plugs her board and card games! Tom makes everyone hungry talking about food! Jenny rhapsodizes about hopefully getting to see Nick Cave in October! We sing the praises of our friend the Vegan Black Metal Chef and his awesome cookbook! Hey! We’re finally on  Instagram ! The Faceless Villain: Volume Three  is now available for purchase in  print  and  ebook  formats! And now the audio book is available too!  Get it here! Click  here  to sign up for Audible! If you buy my book...
Topics: board games, nick cave, vegan black metal chef
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Mar 17, 2020 13 O'Clock
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Hey, we know a lot of you guys are stuck at home just like we are, so we thought we'd start a new little thing to give y'all some extra entertainment during these trying times. Every day we're gonna try to upload some fun, shorter videos of us just blathering on about random subjects; on this one, we're talking about Oliver Harper's excellent action movie documentary, which flavors of Spam are the best, what movie theater, bar, and restaurant closings might mean for the entertainment industry,...
Topics: in search of the last action heroes, oliver harper, spam recipes
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Mar 17, 2020 13 O'Clock
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On this heartbreaking installment of 13 O'Clock, Tom and Jenny are discussing four missing persons cases that were recommended to us by listeners. We tackle the Sherri Papini case, in which a woman claimed to have been abducted and then returned three weeks later; the chilling disappearance of Jennifer Kesse from the parking lot of her Orlando condominium; the tragic case of Alissa Turney, which might involve a close family member; and the bizarre circumstances surrounding the vanishing of...
Topics: creepy disappearances, true crime, missing persons, sherri papini, jennifer kesse, alissa turney,...
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On this installment of the Matinee, Tom and Jenny are taking a look at three new movies streaming on Netflix and Shudder. The first of these is the fun, breezy Mark Wahlberg buddy cop comedy Spenser Confidential ; the second is an okay but kinda convoluted serial-killer thriller from Spain titled Twin Murders: The Silence of the White City ; and third is an intriguing English-language flick from France called The Room (not to be confused with the Tommy Wiseau "masterpiece"), with a...
Topics: movie review, netflix original, shudder exclusive, spenser confidential, the room, twin murders,...
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Mar 13, 2020 13 O'Clock
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On this double stuffed installment, Tom and Jenny are finally getting around to discussing two of the most iconic slashers in horror movie history: Friday the 13th , parts 1 and 2, from 1980 and 1981 respectively. And look, we're even posting it on actual Friday the 13th! Go us! Hey! We’re finally on  Instagram ! The Faceless Villain: Volume Three  is now available for purchase in  print  and  ebook  formats! And now the audio book is available too!  Get it here! Click  here  to sign...
Topics: friday the 13th, movie review, slasher, 80s horror, jason voorhees
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"The Graveyard Rats" by Henry Kuttner Published in Weird Tales Volume 27, Issue 3 (1936) "The Hound" by H.P. Lovecraft Published in Weird Tales Volume 3, Issue 2 (1924) "The Mystery of Uncle Alfred" by Mindret Loeb Lord Published in Weird Tales Volume 36, Issue 2 (1941) Hey! We’re finally on  Instagram ! The Faceless Villain: Volume Three  is now available for purchase in  print  and  ebook  formats! And now the audio book is available too!  Get it here!...
Topics: scary stories, creepy stories, hp lovecraft, witching hour, weird tales
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Mar 10, 2020 13 O'Clock
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On this particularly horrific installment of 13 O'Clock, Tom and Jenny are discussing a killer so infamous that he served as the inspiration for THREE iconic horror villains: Norman Bates from Psycho, Leatherface from The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, and Buffalo Bill from The Silence of the Lambs. Yep, we're talking about Wisconsin's own Ed Gein, a stoic, Midwestern handyman, murderer, and grave-robber who supposedly "only" killed two people, but nonetheless achieved immortality because...
Topics: true crime, serial killer, ed gein, texas chainsaw massacre, leatherface, psycho, norman bates,...
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On the 75th installment of the Matinee show, Tom and Jenny discuss the quite decent surreal horror comedy Girl on the Third Floor (on Netflix); the fantastic, visually trippy Lovecraft adaptation Color Out of Space , starring Nicholas Cage at his very Cageyist and directed by mad genius Richard Stanley; and the arty, strange, horror sci-fi flick Replace (on Shudder). Hey! We’re finally on  Instagram ! The Faceless Villain: Volume Three  is now available for purchase in  print  and  ebook...
Topics: movie review, color out of space, hp lovecraft, nicholas cage, replace, girl on the third floor
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Mar 6, 2020 13 O'Clock
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On this installment of the Retrospective, Tom and Jenny are traveling back to 1976 to discuss one of John Carpenter's early films, the urban action flick Assault on Precinct 13 . Thanks Dominic for sending us the steelbook Blu-ray of the movie! Hey! We’re finally on  Instagram ! The Faceless Villain: Volume Three  is now available for purchase in  print  and  ebook  formats! And now the audio book is available too!  Get it here! Click  here  to sign up for Audible! If you buy my book...
Topics: movie review, john carpenter, assault on precinct 13, cult classic
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"Unhallowed Holiday" by Olga Marie Cabral Published in Weird Tales Volume 36, Number 1 (1941) "The Lake" by Reddit user CreepyColossal "Five More Minutes, Mommy" by Reddit user JoeDog93 Hey! We’re finally on  Instagram ! The Faceless Villain: Volume Three  is now available for purchase in  print  and  ebook  formats! And now the audio book is available too!  Get it here! Click  here  to sign up for Audible! If you buy my book first, I get a bounty! Some...
Topics: witching hour, scary stories, creepy stories, weird tales
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Mar 3, 2020 13 O'Clock
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On this titillating installment of 13 O'Clock, Tom and Jenny are discussing one of the most notorious writers (and serial rapists) in all of literary history, the infamous aristocrat Marquis de Sade. Born into privilege and possessed of a sociopathically voracious sexual appetite, the Marquis assaulted his way through 18th-century France, making plenty of enemies and spending decades of his life imprisoned, but also becoming immortalized due to his unbelievably explicit writings, such as The...
Topics: marquis de sade, sadism, 120 days of sodom, french revolution, french history
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On this 74th installment of the Matinee, Tom and Jenny discuss the fun video game flick Sonic the Hedgehog ; the dumb but strangely entertaining horror-ish reboot of Fantasy Island by Blumhouse; and the amazingly compelling and creepy modern retelling of The Invisible Man , starring Elisabeth Moss. Hey! We’re finally on  Instagram ! The Faceless Villain: Volume Three  is now available for purchase in  print  and  ebook  formats! And now the audio book is available too!  Get it here!...
Topics: movie review, sonic the hedgehog, fantasy island, blumhouse, invisible man, elisabeth moss, dark...
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Feb 28, 2020 13 O'Clock
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On this trip to another dimension, a dimension not only of sight and sound, but of mind, Tom and Jenny discuss one of Jenny's favorite anthology movies from the 1980s, Twilight Zone: The Movie . Thanks Rob for sending it to us! Hey! We’re finally on  Instagram ! The Faceless Villain: Volume Three  is now available for purchase in  print  and  ebook  formats! And now the audio book is available too!  Get it here! Click  here  to sign up for Audible! If you buy my book first, I get a...
Topics: movie review, twilight zone, 80s horror, john landis, horror anthology
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"Beyond the Door" by Philip K. Dick Published in Fantastic Universe (January 1954) "Time, of the Essence" by Jenny Ashford Published in The Associated Villainies (1st Edition 2011) "The Cuckoo Clock" by Wesley Barefoot Published in Amazing Stories (March 1954) Hey! We’re finally on  Instagram ! The Faceless Villain: Volume Three  is now available for purchase in  print  and  ebook  formats! And now the audio book is available too!  Get it here! Click ...
Topics: scary stories, associated villainies, jenny ashford, witching hour, creepy stories, philip k dick
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Feb 25, 2020 13 O'Clock
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On this installment of the 13 O'Clock Podcast, Tom and Jenny are finally getting around to discussing one of the worst and most notorious serial killers in America...the so-called Killer Clown, John Wayne Gacy. This seemingly friendly and community-minded individual flew under the radar for years, but was eventually found to have raped and murdered at least 33 young men and boys, burying most of them in the crawlspace beneath his house. Don't send in the clowns; just listen to the horrifying...
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On this 73rd installment of the Matinee, Tom and Jenny are discussing the Netflix fantasy/horror series Locke & Key (based on the Joe Hill graphic novel); the fun, action-packed DC flick Birds of Prey ; and the slow, atmospheric creepfest, The Lodge . Hey! We’re finally on  Instagram ! The Faceless Villain: Volume Three  is now available for purchase in  print  and  ebook  formats! And now the audio book is available too!  Get it here! Click  here  to sign up for Audible! If you...
Topics: movie review, the lodge, joe hill, locke and key, birds of prey, harley quinn
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Feb 21, 2020 13 O'Clock
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On this wonderfully witchy installment, Tom and Jenny are working their magic on the 1996 cult classic The Craft , starring the fabulous Fairuza Balk. Hey! We’re finally on  Instagram ! The Faceless Villain: Volume Three  is now available for purchase in  print  and  ebook  formats! And now the audio book is available too!  Get it here! Click  here  to sign up for Audible! If you buy my book first, I get a bounty! Some of you may remember my short story collection  The Associated...
Topics: movie review, cult classic, 90s horror, the craft, fairuza balk, witch movies
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"Geek" by Jenny Ashford Published in Hopeful Monsters (First Edition 2009) "The Room in the Tower" by E.F. Benson Published in The Room in the Tower and Other Stories (1912) Hey! We’re finally on  Instagram ! The Faceless Villain: Volume Three  is now available for purchase in  print  and  ebook  formats! And now the audio book is available too!  Get it here! Click  here  to sign up for Audible! If you buy my book first, I get a bounty! Some of you may remember my...
Topics: scary stories, vampire stories, creepy stories, ef benson
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On this sickly installment of 13 O'Clock, Tom and Jenny embark on a long, rambling journey into the horror of pandemics, first discussing the latest coronavirus outbreak in China, then going back in time to discuss the devastating Black Plague of the Middle Ages and the somewhat forgotten flu pandemic of 1918, which killed approximately 50 million people across the globe during the dark days of World War I. Stock up on TheraFlu and slip on your plague doctor mask, it's about to go viral (and...
Topics: pandemic, epidemic, black plague, black death, spanish flu, bubonic plague
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On this 72nd installment of the Matinee, Tom and Jenny discuss the supernatural horror flick Polaroid ; the cute kitty documentary #Cats_The_Mewvie ; and Rob Zombie's latest entry into the Firefly series, 3 From Hell . Hey! We’re finally on  Instagram ! The Faceless Villain: Volume Three  is now available for purchase in  print  and  ebook  formats! And now the audio book is available too!  Get it here! Click  here  to sign up for Audible! If you buy my book first, I get a bounty!...
Topics: movie review, rob zombie, 3 from hell, cats the mewvie, polaroid
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Feb 14, 2020 13 O'Clock
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Happy Valentine's Day! Because we're kinda basic, we decided to celebrate this day of loooove by going back to 1981 and reviewing the classic Canadian slasher My Bloody Valentine . Be careful when opening those candy boxes! Hey! We’re finally on  Instagram ! The Faceless Villain: Volume Three  is now available for purchase in  print  and  ebook  formats! And now the audio book is available too!  Get it here! Click  here  to sign up for Audible! If you buy my book first, I get a...
Topics: movie review, valentine's day, 80s horror, my bloody valentine, slasher movies, canadian horror
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"Here Comes the Bride" by Jenny Ashford Published in Hopeful Monsters (First Edition 2009) "The Bride" by Matthew Phipps Shiel Published in The English Illustrated Magazine (1902) Hey! We’re finally on  Instagram ! The Faceless Villain: Volume Three  is now available for purchase in  print  and  ebook  formats! And now the audio book is available too!  Get it here! Click  here  to sign up for Audible! If you buy my book first, I get a bounty! Some of you may...
Topics: scary stories, weird tales, creepy stories, valentine's day
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Feb 11, 2020 13 O'Clock
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On this lovey-dovey (?) installment, Tom and Jenny celebrate Valentine's Day with a disheartening (ha!) breakdown of two terrible serial killer couples: Martha Beck and Raymond Fernandez, otherwise known as the Lonely Hearts Killers, and the murderous Australians David and Catherine Birnie. Along the way, we also go off on many of our trademark digressions about everything from threesome erotica to doing your taxes while self-employed (yes, it's all very romantic). Settle in with your sweetie,...
Topics: true crime, serial killer, killer couples, lonely hearts killers, raymond fernandez, martha beck,...
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On the 71st installment of the Matinee, Tom and Jenny discuss the skeezy, drug-fueled horror flick Bliss (on Shudder); the delightfully surreal David Lynch short film What Did Jack Do? (on Netflix); and the much maligned but actually pretty okay spy thriller The Rhythm Section (in theaters). The Faceless Villain: Volume Three  is now available for purchase in  print  and  ebook  formats! And now the audio book is available too!  Get it here! Click  here  to sign up for Audible! If you...
Topics: movie review, bliss, shudder exclusive, what did jack do, david lynch, the rhythm section
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Feb 7, 2020 13 O'Clock
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On this installment of the Retrospective, we're tripping balls back to 1980 to discuss the bizarre freakout of a movie known as Altered States , directed by Ken Russell, written by Paddy Chayefsky, and starring William Hurt in his very first role! Thanks Rob for sending us the movie! The Faceless Villain: Volume Three  is now available for purchase in  print  and  ebook  formats! And now the audio book is available too!  Get it here! Click  here  to sign up for Audible! If you buy my...
Topics: movie review, altered states, ken russell, cult classic, paddy chayefsky, 80s scifi
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"The Secrets of the Starlight Hotel" Posted by Reddit user JoeDog93 "The Other Lodgers" by Ambrose Bierce Published in Cosmopolitan (New York) August 1907 "Night Shift at the Old Hotel" Posted by Reddit user AviGABS "The Pale Man" by Julius Long Published in Weird Tales Volume 24, Issue 3 (1934) The Faceless Villain: Volume Three  is now available for purchase in  print  and  ebook  formats! And now the audio book is available too!  Get it here!...
Topics: scary stories, creepy stories, ambrose bierce, haunted hotels
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Feb 4, 2020 13 O'Clock
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Step right up to this latest installment of the 13 O'Clock Podcast, where Tom and Jenny take a long, rambling, yet fascinating journey into the history of the circus sideshow and the lives of some of the "freaks" who displayed themselves therein. We talk about P.T. Barnum and his iconic American Museum, famous human oddities such as Colonel Tom Thumb, Joseph Merrick (a.k.a. The Elephant Man), Living Skeleton Isaac Sprague, Sara Baartman (a.k.a. The Hottentot Venus), the Lobster Boy,...
Topics: circus sideshow, sideshow history, p.t. barnum, freak show, lobster boy, elephant man, hottentot...
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On the 70th installment of the Matinee show, Tom and Jenny discuss the three-part true crime Netflix series Killer Inside: The Mind of Aaron Hernandez ; the okay but kinda forgettable "influencer" horror flick Deadcon (also on Netflix); and the arty dark fairy tale Gretel and Hansel , directed by Osgood Perkins. The Faceless Villain: Volume Three  is now available for purchase in  print  and  ebook  formats! And now the audio book is available too!  Get it here! Click  here...
Topics: movie review, true crime, netflix original, killer inside, aaron hernandez, deadcon, gretel and...
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Jan 31, 2020 13 O'Clock
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On this installment of the Retrospective, Tom and Jenny are discussing the 1997 sci-fi horror flick Event Horizon , directed by Paul W.S. Anderson and starring Sam Neill and Laurence Fishburne. The Faceless Villain: Volume Three  is now available for purchase in  print  and  ebook  formats! And now the audio book is available too!  Get it here! Click  here  to sign up for Audible! If you buy my book first, I get a bounty! Some of you may remember my short story collection  The...
Topics: movie review, event horizon, 90s horror, 90s scifi, paul w.s. anderson
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Jan 28, 2020 13 O'Clock
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On this installment, Tom and Jenny are finally getting around to discussing one of the worst American criminals of the early 20th century: Carl Panzram, a hulking, misanthropic savage who hated the entire human race and raped and killed indiscriminately in order to punish the world that had so mistreated him. Travel back to the bad old days on episode 180. The Faceless Villain: Volume Three  is now available for purchase in  print  and  ebook  formats! And now the audio book is available...
Topics: carl panzram, true crime, serial killer, worst american killers, early 20th century crime
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Jan 24, 2020 13 O'Clock
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On this installment of the Retrospective, we're discussing the mostly forgotten 1984 sci-fi flick Runaway , written and directed by Michael Crichton and starring Tom Selleck and Gene Simmons. Once again, thank you Rob for sending us the movie! The Faceless Villain: Volume Three  is now available for purchase in  print  and  ebook  formats! And now the audio book is available too!  Get it here! Click  here  to sign up for Audible! If you buy my book first, I get a bounty! Some of you may...
Topics: movie review, michael crichton, 80s scifi, runaway
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Jan 21, 2020 13 O'Clock
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On this ancient and mysterious installment, Tom and Jenny are discussing a grab-bag of weird and interesting topics from the ancient Roman era, including bizarre archaeological finds of horribly mutilated people, mass infant graves, the frescoes of the Villa of the Mysteries in Pompeii, the infamous Locusta the Poisoner, and so much more! Get into your gladiator duds and beware the Ides of March, it's an ancient Roman smorgasbord of horror and hilarity on episode 179. The Faceless Villain:...
Topics: ancient rome, ancient history, villa of the mysteries, locusta the poisoner, emperor nero, pompeii
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On this sweet and whimsical episode, Tom and Jenny are entering a world of pure imagination and discussing the 1971 classic Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory , starring Gene Wilder and based on the book by Roald Dahl. We talk about the disappointing Tim Burton version as well. The Faceless Villain: Volume Three  is now available for purchase in  print  and  ebook  formats! And now the audio book is available too!  Get it here! Click  here  to sign up for Audible! If you buy my book...
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Jan 14, 2020 13 O'Clock
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On this installment of the 13 O'Clock Podcast, Tom and Jenny are discussing the man who is thought to be the most prolific serial killer in American history: Gary Leon Ridgway, who in the early 1980s is believed to have killed somewhere between 49 and 71 women in the Seattle, Washington area. The investigation into the so-called Green River Killer case went on for decades, and Ridgway was not caught until 2001. Listen in as we provide a detailed breakdown of the hunt for the killer on episode...
Topics: true crime, serial killer, gary ridgway, green river killer, ted bundy
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Jan 10, 2020 13 O'Clock
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On this installment, Tom and Jenny are discussing the 1981 sci-fi thriller Looker , written and directed by Michal Crichton. Thanks Rob for sending us the movie! :-) The Faceless Villain: Volume Three  is now available for purchase in  print  and  ebook  formats! And now the audio book is available too!  Get it here! Click  here  to sign up for Audible! If you buy my book first, I get a bounty! Some of you may remember my short story collection  The Associated Villainies , which I...
Topics: movie review, michael crichton, looker, forgotten 80s scifi
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Jan 7, 2020 13 O'Clock
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On this occult installment, Tom and Jenny are discussing the infamous Boleskine House on the shores of Loch Ness in Scotland. Though the house is primarily remembered as being the residence of Aleister Crowley for a time in the early 20th century, and is supposedly the place where he conjured up some evil spirits and failed to send them back to where they came from, the property has had a fascinating history since that time, with all sorts of paranormal goings-on, links with Jimmy Page and Led...
Topics: aleister crowley, boleskine house, jimmy page, occult, hauntings of scotland, loch ness
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Jan 3, 2020 13 O'Clock
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On the first Retrospective of 2020, Tom and Jenny are talking about the wacky, kung fu adventure directed by John Carpenter, Big Trouble in Little China , starring the one and only KRUSSELL!!! The Faceless Villain: Volume Three  is now available for purchase in  print  and  ebook  formats! And now the audio book is available too!  Get it here! Click  here  to sign up for Audible! If you buy my book first, I get a bounty! Some of you may remember my short story collection  The...
Topics: movie review, john carpenter, kurt russell, big trouble in little china, cult classic, kung fu
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Dec 31, 2019 13 O'Clock
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On this last episode of 2019, Tom and Jenny are exploring one of the best-known and most-debated American crimes of the 19th century: the murders of Andrew and Abby Borden in Fall River, Massachusetts in 1892, a grisly hatchet slaying that may have been perpetrated by unassuming spinster Lizzie Borden. Pour a bowl of four-day-old mutton soup and cram that bloody dress in the stove, it's time for an old-timey crime on episode 176. Hope you guys have a Happy New Year, and we look forward to...
Topics: true crime, ax murders, lizzie borden, 19th century crime, ninetheenth century crime, famous...
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Dec 27, 2019 13 O'Clock
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We're returning to Wes Craven's back catalog on this installment, discussing his 1991 satirical horror flick The People Under the Stairs . The Faceless Villain: Volume Three  is now available for purchase in  print  and  ebook  formats! And now the audio book is available too!  Get it here! Click  here  to sign up for Audible! If you buy my book first, I get a bounty! Some of you may remember my short story collection  The Associated Villainies , which I published way back in 2011....
Topics: movie review, people under the stairs, cult classic, wes craven, 90s horror, horror satire
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Ho ho ho, and happy holidays to all our listeners out there! On this festive and wide-ranging Christmas-themed episode, Tom and Jenny take you on a more than three-hour journey that comprises discussions of the tradition of Christmas ghost stories, the visual evolution of the modern Santa Claus, the mischievous elfin creatures known as nisse and tomte, Santa's terrifying cannibalistic scarecrow sidekick Hans Trapp, and some horrific tragedies that occurred around Christmases throughout the...
Topics: christmas special, christmas ghost stories, origins of santa claus, nisse, tomte, hans trapp, hans...
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Happy Holidays, everyone! On this Christmas-tastic triple feature review, Tom and Jenny are discussing three holiday horrors that appeared on Shudder just in time for the holiday season. First up, the 1974 early slasher classic Black Christmas ; then the recently rediscovered French killer Santa flick from 1989, Dial Code Santa Claus (a.k.a. Deadly Games ); and lastly, the cheap and terrible but somehow massively entertaining Silent Night, Deadly Night Part 2 , the source of the infamous...
Topics: movie review, cult classic, christmas horror, black christmas, dial code santa claus, deadly games,...
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Dec 17, 2019 13 O'Clock
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On this mobbed-up installment, Tom and Jenny are talking about one of the most terrifying, prolific, and cold-blooded contract killers the United States has ever seen, Richard "The Iceman" Kuklinski. Allegedly working as a freelance hit man for all five of the major New York City crime families as well as a few others, Kuklinski was as professional and heartless as they come, killing people in a variety of gruesome ways, sometimes for money and sometimes just because his victim pissed...
Topics: true crime, mass murderer, richard kuklinski, the iceman, mob murders, mafia hit men, contract...
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Dec 13, 2019 13 O'Clock
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On this installment of the Retrospective, Tom and Jenny are discussing another underrated cult classic, Wes Craven's 1988 zombie film The Serpent and the Rainbow , based on the book by Wade Davis. The Faceless Villain: Volume Three  is now available for purchase in  print  and  ebook  formats! And now the audio book is available too!  Get it here! Click  here  to sign up for Audible! If you buy my book first, I get a bounty! Some of you may remember my short story collection  The...
Topics: movie review, cult classic, serpent and the rainbow, wes craven, underrated horror movies, voodoo
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Dec 10, 2019 13 O'Clock
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On this spooky installment, Tom and Jenny are exploring the paranormal once again and discussing what is probably the best-known American ghost story, the legend of the Bell Witch of Adams, Tennessee. So the story goes, in 1817, the Bell family began to be tormented by an invisible entity that slapped the children around, talked at length about various topics, and allegedly poisoned patriarch John Bell in 1820. The story seemed to be a mostly regional tale until The Blair Witch Project used it...
Topics: bell witch, an american haunting, american ghost stories, creepy american legends, kate batts,...
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Dec 6, 2019 13 O'Clock
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On this installment of the Retrospective, Tom and Jenny discuss the criminally underrated psychological horror masterpiece, Exorcist 3 (a.k.a. Legion ), written and directed by William Peter Blatty and starring George C. Scott and Brad Dourif. The Faceless Villain: Volume Three  is now available for purchase in  print  and  ebook  formats! And now the audio book is available too!  Get it here! Click  here  to sign up for Audible! If you buy my book first, I get a bounty! Some of you may...
Topics: movie review, the exorcist, exorcist 3, legion, william peter blatty, underrated horror movies
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Dec 3, 2019 13 O'Clock
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Listen up, you hoser, because Tom and Jenny are traveling to the cold northern reaches of Canada to discuss four cases of Canuck killers. First up, we'll be discussing serial killer David Russell Williams, a highly-decorated military colonel who led a double life as a thief, rapist, and murderer; then we'll talk about the fame-whoring Luka Magnotta, a porn star and model who murdered, dismembered, and partially ate a young man and then uploaded the video to the internet for everyone to see;...
Topics: true crime, serial killer, bruce mcarthur, colonel russell williams, david russell williams, luka...
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Nov 29, 2019 13 O'Clock
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On this installment of the Retrospective, Tom and Jenny are talking about the weird, underrated cult film from 1976, Larry Cohen's God Told Me To (a.k.a. Demon ), a bizarre mash-up of police procedural and low-key sci-fi. The Faceless Villain: Volume Three  is now available for purchase in  print  and  ebook  formats! And now the audio book is available too!  Get it here! Click  here  to sign up for Audible! If you buy my book first, I get a bounty! Some of you may remember my short...
Topics: larry cohen, movie review, gold told me to, demon, cult classic, 70s horror
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Nov 26, 2019 13 O'Clock
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On this overstuffed installment of 13 O'Clock, Tom and Jenny are celebrating the Thanksgiving holiday with a fun, wide-ranging discussion about Thanksgiving history, food, and a few dark corridors of American colonial history, such as the brutal Pequot War, the execution of colonial America's first murderer, and the prevalence of cannibalism in the Jamestown colony. Carve the turducken and pile on the carbs, it's a calorie-rich historical smorgasbord on episode 171. The Faceless Villain: Volume...
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Nov 22, 2019 13 O'Clock
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On this bloody fun installment, Tom and Jenny are reconstructing the second film in the beloved Re-Animator franchise, 1990's Bride of Re-Animator , directed by Brian Yuzna and starring the irrepressible Jeffrey Combs. The Faceless Villain: Volume Three  is now available for purchase in  print  and  ebook  formats! And now the audio book is available too!  Get it here! Click  here  to sign up for Audible! If you buy my book first, I get a bounty! Some of you may remember my short story...
Topics: movie review, bride of reanimator, reanimator, jeffrey combs, brian yuzna, cult classic
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Nov 19, 2019 13 O'Clock
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It's true crime time once again on 13 O'Clock, as Tom and Jenny break down the infamous case of the Boston Strangler, who killed as many as 13 women in Massachusetts in the early 1960s. Though Albert DeSalvo is generally credited with all the crimes because of his detailed confession, there are some who believe that someone else was responsible for the murders, or that there was more than one killer. Delve into the controversy on episode 170. The Faceless Villain: Volume Three  is now...
Topics: albert desalvo, boston strangler, serial killer, true crime, measuring man, green man
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Nov 15, 2019 13 O'Clock
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On this episode of the Retrospective, we're going back to 1968 to discuss one of the most celebrated horror films of all time, the psychological, Satanic cult masterpiece Rosemary's Baby , directed by Roman Polanski. The Faceless Villain: Volume Three  is now available for purchase in  print  and  ebook  formats! And now the audio book is available too!  Get it here! Click  here  to sign up for Audible! If you buy my book first, I get a bounty! Some of you may remember my short story...
Topics: best horror movies, classic horror movies, rosemary's baby, ira levin, roman polanski, apartment...
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Nov 12, 2019 13 O'Clock
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On this creepy installment, Tom and Jenny are discussing the intriguing case of Delphine LaLaurie, a wealthy society woman in 19th century New Orleans who was vilified for being excessively cruel to her slaves, torturing them in her mansion in the French Quarter, and perhaps even murdering some of them as well. Though some of her more egregious exploits may have been exaggerated, and her character was highly fictionalized for American Horror Story , Delphine was still a monstrous woman whose...
Topics: lalaurie mansion, madame lalaurie, delphine lalaurie, american horror story, true crime, new...
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Nov 8, 2019 13 O'Clock
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On this installment of the Retrospective, Tom and Jenny are breaking down the massively underrated 2001 psychological horror film Session 9 , filmed at the abandoned Danvers State Hospital. The Faceless Villain: Volume Three  is now available for purchase in  print  and  ebook  formats! And now the audio book is available too!  Get it here! Click  here  to sign up for Audible! If you buy my book first, I get a bounty! Some of you may remember my short story collection  The Associated...
Topics: movie review, session 9, best horror movies of the 2000s, underrated horror
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Nov 5, 2019 13 O'Clock
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On this installment of 13 O'Clock, Tom and jenny are returning to the true crime well to discuss the horrific case of one of Australia's most prolific and vicious serial killers. Ivan Milat, known as the Backpacker Killer, brutally murdered at least seven young people vacationing in New South Wales, Australia, for seemingly no reason other than his own sadistic pleasure. It's also believed that a few of his siblings may have allegedly helped him out in his sickening escapades, and his crimes...
Topics: serial killer, true crime, ivan milat, australian crime, backpacker murders, backpacker killer,...
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Nov 1, 2019 13 O'Clock
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On yet another fanged installment of the Retrospective (we didn't mean to do three vampire movies in a row, honest), Tom and Jenny are sinking their teeth into the most iconic example of late 80s vampire cool, the Joel Schumacher-directed, rock and roll bloodsucker epic The Lost Boys , a staple of the 1980s horror landscape. The Faceless Villain: Volume Three  is now available for purchase in  print  and  ebook  formats! And now the audio book is available too!  Get it here! Click  here...
Topics: movie review, lost boys, best vampire movies, 80s horror, joel schumacher
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Oct 29, 2019 13 O'Clock
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It's finally here! On this absurdly long, two-part, extra-special Halloween extravaganza, Tom and Jenny go off on a nearly six-hour journey that encompasses numerous horror movie recommendations and discussions, a brief foray into Halloween history and a debate over the best types of candy to get while trick or treating, and finally some scary story submissions (both true and fictional) from our awesome listeners. We love you guys, and have a happy and safe Halloween! The Faceless Villain:...
Topics: halloween special, horror movies, scary stories
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Oct 25, 2019 13 O'Clock
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You're so cool, Brewster, and you know why? Because you're watching Tom and Jenny discuss one of the best horror comedies of the 1980s, and just a fang-tastically fun movie all around, the 1985 cult classic Fright Night . The Faceless Villain: Volume Three  is now available for purchase in  print  and  ebook  formats! And now the audio book is available too!  Get it here! Click  here  to sign up for Audible! If you buy my book first, I get a bounty! Some of you may remember my short...
Topics: movie review, fright night, best 80s horror, best vampire movies, cult classic
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Oct 22, 2019 13 O'Clock
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It's almost Halloween, and Tom and Jenny are continuing their October trend of extra-long shows with lots of different cases. On this installment, we'll be discussing six cases of criminals and killers who claimed to be vampires, including Caius Domitius Veiovis, James Riva, Rod Ferrell, Richard Trenton Chase, and more! Pop in your fangs and pour yourself a nice big glass of the red stuff, it's about to get bloodthirsty on episode 166. Send me your scary stories (either true or fictional, just...
Topics: true crime, serial killer, richard chase, vampire killers, vampire of sacramento, rod ferrell,...
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Oct 18, 2019 13 O'Clock
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On this installment, we're finally getting around to breaking down some Hammer horror, specifically the 1971 vampire/witch-hunting classic Twins of Evil , featuring Peter Cushing and a pair of Playboy Playmates! Send me your scary stories (either true or fictional, just not too long) and maybe we’ll read it on our special Halloween episode! Email them to me at  gravecake@gmail.com ! The Faceless Villain: Volume Three  is now available for purchase in  print  and  ebook  formats! And now...
Topics: movie review, twins of evil, hammer horror, vampire movie, 70s horror, carmilla, peter cushing,...
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Oct 15, 2019 13 O'Clock
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On ye olde 13 O'Clock Podcast this week, Tom and Jenny travel back to the dark days of cobblestone streets and flickering gas lamps to talk about some largely forgotten, horrific crimes from the 19th century. First we'll discuss the case of the Thames Torso Murders, a grisly series of killings in London that began before the Ripper Murders and even continued a bit after them; then we'll focus our attention on Austin, Texas, where in 1884 and 1885 the so-called "Servant Girl...
Topics: true crime, 19th century crime, serial killer, thames torso murders, jack the ripper, servant girl...
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Oct 11, 2019 13 O'Clock
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On this week's installment of the Retrospective, Tom and Jenny are gazing into a mirror and traveling back to 1992 in order to discuss the criminally underrated Candyman , starring Tony Todd and based on a story by Clive Barker. Dare you to say Candyman into a mirror five times (although we each said Candyman in this video way more than five times, and we haven't been gruesomely murdered by a man with a hook for a hand...yet). Send me your scary stories (either true or fictional, just not too...
Topics: movie review, candyman, clive barker, tony todd, best 90s horror, the forbidden
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Oct 8, 2019 13 O'Clock
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You might want to put down that delightful cup of chamomile tea you were about to enjoy, because on this installment, Tom and Jenny are discussing five horrifying cases of serial killers who used poison as their weapon of choice. First up, we'll delve into the tale of Graham Young, otherwise known as the Teacup Poisoner, who "experimented" on family members with antimony and thallium when he was only fourteen years old; then we'll talk about the mysterious Paraquat Murders of 1980s...
Topics: serial killer, true crime, graham young, poisoners, teacup poisoner, young poisoners handbook,...
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Oct 4, 2019 13 O'Clock
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On this installment of the Retrospective, Tom and Jenny are traveling back to 1975 to discuss the iconic made-for-TV anthology film Trilogy of Terror , starring Karen Black! Watch out for that Zuni warrior... Send me your scary stories (either true or fictional, just not too long) and maybe we’ll read it on our special Halloween episode! Email them to me at  gravecake@gmail.com ! The Faceless Villain: Volume Three  is now available for purchase in  print  and  ebook  formats! And now...
Topics: movie review, trilogy of terror, karen black, dan curtis, richard matheson, 70s horror, horror...
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Oct 1, 2019 13 O'Clock
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To celebrate the beginning of October, Tom and Jenny are doing a super-sized, super-fun variety-style show, centered around the theme of "true cases that inspired horror movies." First up, we'll be talking about suspected serial killer Andre Rand and the urban legend of Cropsey (basis for the 1981 slasher flick The Burning ); then we'll tackle the bizarre series of mysterious deaths of Laotian refugees that served as the inspiration for A Nightmare on Elm Street ; then we'll discuss...
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Sep 27, 2019 13 O'Clock
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We're only going back a few years for this installment of the Retrospective, but that's just because we love this damn movie so much. Yes, it's the awesome 2016 Korean zombie flick Train To Busan ! The Faceless Villain: Volume Three  is now available for purchase in  print  and  ebook  formats! And now the audio book is available too!  Get it here! Click  here  to sign up for Audible! If you buy my book first, I get a bounty! Some of you may remember my short story collection  The...
Topics: movie review, train to busan, korean horror, best zombie movies
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Sep 24, 2019 13 O'Clock
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On this installment of 13 O'Clock, Tom and Jenny (and a special guest appearance by Dennis Rader, in bobblehead form) tackle the horrific case of Richard Speck, a lifelong scumbag who is best known today for his grisly rape and murder of eight student nurses in one apartment on a single night in 1966. Put on your blue panties and hold on to your man-boobs, it's about to get criminal on episode 162. The Faceless Villain: Volume Three  is now available for purchase in  print  and  ebook...
Topics: true crime, richard speck, serial killer, mass murder, born to raise hell
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Sep 20, 2019 13 O'Clock
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On this installment of the Retrospective, Tom and Jenny are going back to 1975 to discuss the satirical horror film The Stepford Wives , based on the novel by Ira Levin. I'll just die if I don't get that recipe... The Faceless Villain: Volume Three  is now available for purchase in  print  and  ebook  formats! And now the audio book is available too!  Get it here! Click  here  to sign up for Audible! If you buy my book first, I get a bounty! Some of you may remember my short story...
Topics: movie review, stepford wives, ira levin, 70s horror
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Sep 17, 2019 13 O'Clock
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On this installment of 13 O'Clock, Tom and Jenny are delving into four cases of serial and spree killers in Jenny's home state of Florida, three of whom were never apprehended. First, we discuss the 1975 slayings known as the Flat Tire Murders, a series of crimes in Dade County that claimed the lives of between four and nine women. Then, we talk about the bizarre 1980 case of the Kingfish Boat Ramp Murders, in which a mysterious individual gunned down four people and wounded another, apparently...
Topics: true crime, serial killer, crime in florida, daytona beach killer, seminole heights killer, howell...
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Sep 13, 2019 13 O'Clock
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On this installment of the Retrospective, Tom and Jenny are discussing the bizarre, satirical, gloopy body horror classic from 1989, Society , directed by Brian Yuzna. Prepare for the shunting! The Faceless Villain: Volume Three  is now available for purchase in  print  and  ebook  formats! And now the audio book is available too!  Get it here! Click  here  to sign up for Audible! If you buy my book first, I get a bounty! Please  support us on Patreon ! Don’t forget to follow the ...
Topics: movie review, brian yuzna, society, 80s horror, body horror, cult classic
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Sep 10, 2019 13 O'Clock
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Hey, is your phone ringing? Well, don't answer it, because Tom and Jenny are about to tell you two horrifying sagas of so-called "prank" calls gone horrifically wrong. First, we'll be delving into the "strip search phone call scam," where some miscreant called dozens of fast food restaurants and grocery stores in 30 US states and got employees to do terrible things, up to and including sexual assault. Then we'll talk about the collection of assclowns known as PrankNet, who...
Topics: strip search phone call scam, compliance, pranknet, milgram experiment, conformity studies,...
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Sep 6, 2019 13 O'Clock
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We're going all the way back to 1976 for this installment of the Retrospective, discussing the underrated quasi-slasher Alice, Sweet Alice (aka Communion ), directed by Alfred Sole and starring Paula Sheppard and a very young Brooke Shields. The Faceless Villain: Volume Three  is now available for purchase in  print  and  ebook  formats! And now the audio book is available too!  Get it here! Click  here  to sign up for Audible! If you buy my book first, I get a bounty! Please  support...
Topics: movie review, alice sweet alice, communion, 70s slashers, 70s horror, underrated horror movies