DOCTOR OF THE DEAD Episode 110: Special Review – Halloween and the Legacy of Laurie Strode

It’s time! Arnold and Natalie head to the movie theater on opening day to see the 40th anniversary installment in the Laurie Strode/Michael Myers saga, HALLOWEEN (2018)! From nostalgic callbacks to thematic layering, they break it all down and examine whether or not this new sequel lives up to all the hype and pays tribute to the immortal classic original from 1978. Slip on your Workrite coveralls and your vintage Shatner mask, tilt your head, and listen to this all-new DOCTOR OF THE DEAD podcast!

SPECIAL NOTE: If you haven’t seen the movie yet, this episode begins with a non-spoiler general discussion; spoiler-heavy conversation kicks in at timecode 31:21!

Show Music: “Rage” (feat. Vosmoy) by Still Pluto.

Write to the Doctor at doctorofthedead@yahoo.com! On Twitter, find the Doctor at @DoctoroftheDead and Natalie at @nblitofsky!

DOCTOR OF THE DEAD Episode 109: Halloween H20, Halloween Resurrection, Plus Night of the Living Deb and Ruin Me

Arnold and Natalie end their massive series rewatch of the HALLOWEEN movies! In this episode, they talk about the series’ second timeline, with Laurie Strode returning for HALLOWEEN H20 and a bit of HALLOWEEN: RESURRECTION. The project ends abruptly, and they jump instead to Shudder for a look at the meta-slasher RUIN ME, before winding up with the delightful romzomcom, NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEB! It’s tainted water and sibling showdowns in this all-new DOCTOR OF THE DEAD podcast!

Show Music: “Rage” (feat. Vosmoy) by Still Pluto.

Write to the Doctor at doctorofthedead@yahoo.com! On Twitter, find the Doctor at @DoctoroftheDead and Natalie at @nblitofsky!

DOCTOR OF THE DEAD Episode 108: Halloween 5, Halloween 6, Plus Blood Rage

Arnold and Natalie continue their massive series rewatch of the HALLOWEEN movies! In this episode, they talk about the end of the line for the Jamie Lloyd timeline, HALLOWEEN 5 and the Producer’s Cut of HALLOWEEN 6. Ugh, rough going there. Then they throw in a little slasher called BLOOD RAGE! It’s time for terrible Thorn cults and terrific turkeys in this all-new DOCTOR OF THE DEAD podcast!

Show Music: “Rage” (feat. Vosmoy) by Still Pluto.

Write to the Doctor at doctorofthedead@yahoo.com! On Twitter, find the Doctor at @DoctoroftheDead and Natalie at @nblitofsky!

DOCTOR OF THE DEAD Episode 106: The Immortal Classic – Halloween Plus Halloween II and It Follows

Arnold and Natalie begin a massive series rewatch of the HALLOWEEN movies! In this episode, they talk about the original HALLOWEEN (1978); the first sequel in 1981, HALLOWEEN II; and a more modern horror favorite, IT FOLLOWS (2014), that shares substantial DNA with John Carpenter’s landmark classic. Arnold also catches everyone up on his upcoming appearance and book launch at Monster-Mania 41. It’s a packed episode of stalking Shapes and sex demons in this all-new DOCTOR OF THE DEAD podcast!

Show Music: “Rage” (feat. Vosmoy) by Still Pluto.

Write to the Doctor at doctorofthedead@yahoo.com! On Twitter, find the Doctor at @DoctoroftheDead and Natalie at @nblitofsky!

DOCTOR OF THE DEAD Episode 105: Ravenous (Les Affamés), The Crazies (2010), and Zombeavers

Arnold and Natalie continue their Halloween shopping at Halloween City, Home Depot, and Target, then talk about Arnold’s upcoming appearance and book launch at Monster-Mania 41, as well as his recent interview with KPBS. Next up, Natalie shares her thoughts on A QUIET PLACE in connection to the upcoming film adaptation of Tim Lebbon’s novel, THE SILENCE, and then Arnold and Natalie tackle THREE zombie films: RAVENOUS or LES AFFAMÉS (2017), THE CRAZIES remake (2010), and ZOMBEAVERS (2014)! It’s a packed episode of undead rodents and singing barbarians in this all-new DOCTOR OF THE DEAD podcast!

Show Music: “Rage” (feat. Vosmoy) by Still Pluto.

Write to the Doctor at doctorofthedead@yahoo.com! On Twitter, find the Doctor at @DoctoroftheDead and Natalie at @nblitofsky!

DOCTOR OF THE DEAD Episode 104: Hell of the Living Dead, Plus More Journey of the Living Dead, More Halloween Shopping, Haunters, and Matilda

Arnold and Natalie are off to Pennsylvania for the Doctor of the Dead’s birthday, and chat about more Halloween shopping as well as three films: The Italian zombie “classic,” HELL OF THE LIVING DEAD (1980); the recent Netflix documentary, HAUNTERS: THE ART OF THE SCARE (2017); and MATILDA (1996)! It’s Sweet Death and more in this all-new DOCTOR OF THE DEAD podcast!

Show Music: “Rage” (feat. Vosmoy) by Still Pluto.

Write to the Doctor at doctorofthedead@yahoo.com! On Twitter, find the Doctor at @DoctoroftheDead and Natalie at @nblitofsky!

DOCTOR OF THE DEAD Episode 103: Journey of the Living Dead, Plus Zombi 3, Hocus Pocus, The Haunted Palace, and Halloween Shopping

Arnold and Natalie are back! They talk about the making of Arnold’s new massive tome on zombie cinema, JOURNEY OF THE LIVING DEAD, which kept them away from the podcast for most of 2018, then dive back in with a chat about early Halloween shopping and three films: ZOMBI 3 (1988), HOCUS POCUS (1993), and THE HAUNTED PALACE (1963)! It’s a treasure trove of terrors in this all-new DOCTOR OF THE DEAD podcast, so dive in like Uncle Scrooge and get started!

Show Music: “Rage” (feat. Vosmoy) by Still Pluto.

Write to the Doctor at doctorofthedead@yahoo.com! On Twitter, find the Doctor at @DoctoroftheDead and Natalie at @nblitofsky!