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Top 10 Cult Fiction Episodes
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Episode 23 – Conan the Barbarian
05/20/20 • 54 min
In this episode, Andy and Stephanie discuss camel punching and demon sex as we review John Milius CONAN THE BARBARIAN. Stephanie gives instructions on how to be a cult leader, Andy does the Schwarzenegger sound, and we both vote for Valeria for President.
CONAN THE BARBARIAN Series, by Robert E. Howard, specifically QUEEN OF THE BLACK COAST
Episode 22 – Snakes on a Plane
05/06/20 • 49 min
We’re tired of these motherfucking snakes on this motherfucking plane. In this episode, Andy and Stephanie record in the same room (!) as they discuss David R. Ellis’s SNAKES ON A PLANE. Andy swoons over the entire cast, Stephanie talks about seeing the movie in theatres as A Youth Baby, and we jam out to Cobra Starship.
THE SNAKES, by Sadie Jones
SNAKES ON A PLANE: THE NOVEL, by Christa Faust
Episode 21 – Ghost in the Shell
04/15/20 • 60 min
Episode 20 – Brazil
04/01/20 • 63 min
Not that one, Bob’s Burgers fans. In this episode, Andy and Stephanie marvel at the impact of a fly as they review Terry Gilliam’s BRAZIL. Stephanie shows Andy the light of unreliable narrators, Andy remembers Homeward Bound, and they both promise not to look at your willy.
THE RHETORIC OF FICTION, by Wayne C. Booth
THE BATTLE FOR BRAZIL: TERRY GILLIAM VS. UNIVERSAL PICTURES, by Jack Matthews
Episode 19 – Akira
03/18/20 • 64 min
TETSUO! KANEDA! In this episode, Andy and Stephanie cringe at creepy psychic children as they discuss Katsuhiro Otomo‘s AKIRA. Andy creams over Kaneda’s red motorcycle, Stephanie points out the problem with K names, and both are the kings of their respective trash mountains.
AKIRA, by Katsuhiro Otomo
Episode 18 – Bad Taste
03/04/20 • 50 min
She’s back, baby! In this episode, Andy and Stephanie laugh at unexpected alien asses as they discuss Peter Jackson’s BAD TASTE. Stephanie squeaks out about vomit (but shares a very good fake vomit recipe, if you’re into that), Andy geeks out over homemade camera stuff, and we both swoon over how this movie is a weird love letter to cinema and The Hustle.
BAD TASTE (CULTOGRAPHIES), by Jim Barratt
CANNIBAL KITCHEN: A HORROR LOVER’S COOKBOOK, by Shannon Rullo
Good Taste Made Bad Taste
Episode 17 – Killer Klownz from Outer Space
02/19/20 • 54 min
In this episode, Stephanie taps out and is substituted by the ever-lovely Moriah Boell to discuss Stephen Chiodo’s KILLER KLOWNS FROM OUTER SPACE. Join Andy and Mo as they discuss how bad the acting is, how each character is completely interchangeable, and how, somehow, the clowns were the only scary thing about this movie. Plus, cotton candy snakes. No thank you.
JAM, by Yahtzee Croshaw
THE PSYCHOLOGY BEHIND WHY CLOWNS CREEP US OUT, by Frank T. McAndrew
Episode 16 – Yellow Submarine
02/05/20 • 53 min
In this episode, we dive under the sea of holes as we discuss George Dunning’s YELLOW SUBMARINE. Join us as we sing a lot of Beatles songs, Andy and Stephanie discuss stress relief tactics for exhausted artists, and we make Canada jokes from the second time in as many episodes (hi, Matheiu!) Plus, Stephanie makes a disappointing discovery about a gap in Andy’s knowledge.
TRIP: PSYCHEDELICS, ALIENATION, AND CHANGE, by Tao Lin
INSIDE THE YELLOW SUBMARINE: THE MAKING OF THE BEATLES’ ANIMATED CLASSIC, by Richard Hieronimus
Episode 15 – American Psycho
01/22/20 • 65 min
In this episode, we lay down some plastic sheeting and discuss Mary Harron’s AMERICAN PSYCHO. Stephanie talks about nightmares and how to self-soothe, Andy brings up Christian Bale’s yo-yo weight, and we both talk about how much we want to be sponsored by Carl’s Jr. Join us as we love on Willem DaFoe and baby Reese Witherspoon.
BRIGHT LIGHTS, BIG CITY, by Jay McInerny
MY SISTER, THE SERIAL KILLER, by Oyinkan Braithwaite
Episode 24 – Re-Animator
06/17/20 • 58 min