Needless Things Podcast 131 – 31 Days of Halloween – The Final Chapter

October 28th, 2016
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Phantom Troublemaker, Beth V, Rad Ranger, and Derek Tatum talk about Halloween and spooky stuff!

It’s a Needless Halloween! In this Very Special Episode the gang talks about the past, present, and future of Halloween and spooky stuff in general. From discovering the fun of spooky stuff to big dreams of horror-themed amusement parks, this is a fun ride through Halloweentown!

Listen in as Phantom, Beth, Rad Ranger, and Derek Tatum get spooky and sentimental on the newest episode of the Needless Things Podcast!

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Needless Things Podcast 130 – 31 Days of Halloween – Found Footage

October 20th, 2016
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Phantom Troublemaker is joined by Beth V and by Doc Rotten from Horror News Radio to talk about found footage horror movies!

Found footage is a movie subgenre that creates the illusion of discovered events unfolding as a narrative in front of the viewer. Classic examples of the format include The Blair Witch Project, Paranormal Activity, and the much larger scale Cloverfield. It takes a lot of planning and skill to execute this particular style of filmmaking effectively, and some are definitely better at creating an immersive, believable experience than others.

Listen in as Phantom, Beth, and Doc Rotten talk about the hows, whys, and favorites of the found footage phenomenon in an all-new 31 Days of Halloween Needless Things Podcast!

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Needless Things Podcast 129 – 31 Days of Halloween – The Puckin’ Fuppet Show

October 13th, 2016

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Phantom Troublemaker welcomes Mr. Beau Brown and puppeteer Gavin Cummins to the show to discuss the upcoming Halloween Puckin’ Fuppet Show, taking place at the Village theater in Atlanta on October 22nd!

The Puckin’ Fuppet show is an Atlanta tradition that features live, adult-oriented puppetry in a theater setting. Phoenix puppeteer Gavin Cummins is this year’s special guest. He will perform two segments during the show, alongside a collection of some of Atlanta’s finest puppeteers. Additionally, Phantom Troublemaker will be doing one of the things he does best – hosting audience participation games in between shows!

There will also be a raffle to benefit our friend, Hannah Miller, who is suffering from a rare and debilitating medical condition and needs all of our support and love. You can read more about Hannah’s situation here.

Listen in as Phantom, Beau, and Gavin discuss puppetry, live shows, and how puppetry is used in horror movies in an all-new 31 Days of Halloween Needless Things Podcast!


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Needless Things Podcast 128 – 31 Days of Halloween – The Thing Needless Commentary

October 6th, 2016
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Part of an ongoing series – the Needless Things Irregulars gather in the Phantom Zone to provide their own unique commentary on classic genre films!

John Carpenter’s The Thing set a new standard for horror films. Not recognized for the masterpiece it was upon its release in 1982, it has since been recognized as a high water mark of suspense and terror. The combination of actors, atmosphere, and Rob Bottin’s nightmarish special effects work create an unparalleled horror experience.

Phantom Troublemaker is joined by The Rad Ranger, Ryan Cadaver of The Casket Creatures, and The Thing superfan Gary Mitchel for this installment of Needless Commentary.

Grab your DVD, Blu-ray, or Betamax cassette and follow along at home as the gang share their thoughts about one of the greatest horror films of all time!

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Needless Things Podcast 79 – The Evil Dead

October 30th, 2015
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Phantom Troublemaker, Beth V, Richard Davis, and Arian talk about the greatest horror franchise of all time – The Evil Dead!

In the newest 31 Days of Halloween edition of the Needless Things Podcast the crew talks about Sam Raimi’s greatest gift to the world – Ashley J. Williams and the ongoing Evil Dead franchise. From the original 1981 ultimate experience in grueling terror to the camp of Army of Darkness to the divisive 2013 remake to the all-new Ash vs. The Evil Dead series debuting on STARZ tomorrow night, almost every facet of the legendary horror series is covered.

Listen in as Beth, Arian, Richard, and Phantom read from Necronomicon Ex-Mortis and make the demon flesh!

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Needless Things Podcast 78 – Return of The Casket Creatures!

October 23rd, 2015
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The Casket Creatures return to talk to Phantom Troublemaker about horror movies and the Halloween season!

In the newest 31 Days of Halloween edition of the Needless Things Podcast Phantom sits down with Ryan Cadaver and Derek Obscura from horror punk band The Casket Creatures. The trio talk about their favorite horror movies and how often they're revisited, classic slasher franchises, and remakes. Ryan also puts over his favorite haunted attractions of 2015.

Listen in as Derek Obscura, Ryan Cadaver, and Phantom tear your souls apart!

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Needless Things Podcast 77 – Demons of the Ring: Supernatural Gimmicks in Wrestling

October 16th, 2015
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Phantom Troublemaker, Sean Reid, and the one and only Johnny DANGAAAAAA discuss the biggest and spookiest gimmicks from the colorful history of the greatest sport of them all – professional wrestling!

In the newest 31 Days of Halloween edition of the Needless Things Podcast the crew talks about the great horror-infused characters of the squared circle. From Vampiro to Luna Vachon to Kevin Sullivan and the Dungeon of Doom, they cover the biggest names that have delivered a chill to your spine and a Mongolian Chop to your face! And of course special tribute had to be paid to the greatest of them all – the Deadman, the Phenom, the Undetaker! Plus, Phantom once again calls upon Johnny Danger for his famed Hulk Hogan impersonation, but not in a way you would ever expect.

Listen in as Johnny, Sean, and Phantom come through hellfire and brimstone to deliver the Podcast from Hell!

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Needless Things Podcast 76 – The Horror of the Batman!

October 8th, 2015
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Phantom Troublemaker and Mike Gordon talk about the horror-infused history of the Dark Knight Detective in the newest Needless Things Podcast!

From the villainy of The Monk in Detective Comics #31 to Doug Moench and Kelley Jones’ landmark Red Rain to the unlikely popularity of the fan film Batman: Dead End (that inspired a line of licensed Predator figures from NECA!), elements of the supernatural and macabre have always been right at home in Gotham City and the world that the Caped Crusader inhabits.

Listen in as Mike and Phantom visit the darker corners of the Bat-verse!

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Needless Things Podcast 75 – The Films of Wes Craven

October 2nd, 2015
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Phantom Troublemaker and the Needless Things Irregulars talk about the career and impact of Master of Horror Wes Craven in the newest Needless Things Podcast!

This week Phantom is joined by Beth V, R.T. Ewell, and Devlin in the very first all-contributor episode of the show.

Wes Craven passed away on August 30th, 2015, but over the course of his life he accomplished something few do – he created a legacy that will be remembered for decades, if not centuries. It would be difficult to overstate the impact that Craven had on modern horror. He innovated at every turn and created two of the most noteworthy and successful franchises the genre has ever seen – A Nightmare on Elm Street and Scream. Each Craven production had an originality and wit that marked it as his, and yet he played with varied tones and styles with ease. Not every film was a success, but they all bear a common theme – Wes Craven pushing himself to always evolve and do new things. Even if those new things meant taking a wry look at the old.

Listen in as Beth, Phantom, Devlin, and Rich share their memories and personal experiences with the films of a true legend – Wes Craven!
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