The Spooky Doings Podcast
Spooky Doings: Tom McLoughlin

Spooky Doings: Tom McLoughlin

November 26, 2022

On this episode, Rick has a great conversation with writer/director Tom McLoughlin. We discuss his work on Friday the 13th: Jason Lives. Sometimes They Come Back, They Came From Outer Space & She Wolf Of London.

We also talk about Universal Monsters, nude scenes, respecting your cast, Dino De Laurentiis, music, attending Camp Blood at the Mahoning Drive In, interacting with fans, the latest update of the Friday the 13th franchise & more!

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Spooky Doings: Halloween Ends

Spooky Doings: Halloween Ends

November 12, 2022

On this SPOILER HEAVY episode, Chelsea & Rick discuss the polarizing Halloween Ends. We ponder the fate of Laurie Strode, Haddonfield, Allyson & the long running franchise. We examine trauma, being justice involved & how some viewers didn't enjoy the film.

We also discuss title card font, awful children, murder apprenticeships, Chelsea's justified anger at Rick & not giving the audience what they want in favor of giving them what they might need.

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Spooky Doings: The Lighthouse with Michael Stevens

Spooky Doings: The Lighthouse with Michael Stevens

November 5, 2022
Sexy Mike Stevens from Every1 Is Hot podcast returns as guest host to talk to Rick about Robert Eggers' The Lighthouse. We get into tales of living with Mike during a pandemic, the possible origins of mermaids, how A24 does weird shit, The VVitch, performative masculinity & mariner superstitions.
We also discuss how Venom is an abusive romantic comedy, the problems of alcohol, recipes, if the entire film is a Jacob's Ladder scenario & more!
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Spooky Doings: The Lighthouse with Michael Stevens

Spooky Doings: The Lighthouse with Michael Stevens

October 29, 2022

Sexy Mike Stevens from Every1 Is Hot podcast returns as guest host to talk to Rick about Robert Eggers' The Lighthouse. We get into tales of living with Mike during a pandemic, the possible origins of mermaids, how A24 does weird shit, The VVitch, performative masculinity & mariner superstitions.

We also discuss how Venom is an abusive romantic comedy, the problems of alcohol, recipes, if the entire film is a Jacob's Ladder scenario & more!

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Spooky Doings: Either/Or with Amanda Stafford

Spooky Doings: Either/Or with Amanda Stafford

October 8, 2022

Amanda Stafford returns as guest host. She & Rick have compiled several topics & give their opinions on which of the options they are presented & why. It's a lovely conversation between 2 friends that respect each other's ideas. We need more of that these days.

We get into It, Pet Sematary, The Munsters, The Addams Family, werewolves, witches, The Shining, Rosemary's Baby, clown noses, our return to the improv stage at Magnet Theater October 30 & more!

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Spooky Doings: Hated/Revisited

Spooky Doings: Hated/Revisited

September 11, 2022

CHELSEA IS BACK!!!!!

On this episode, Chelsea & Rick watch movies they had previously hated to discover if they feel the same way about them or if opinions have changed. We discuss Apt Pupil, Carrie (2013), Sleepy Hollow, Victor Crowley & In The Mouth Of Madness!

Chelsea also fill us in on why she was away, we discuss Buffy's marriage, film test audiences, female directors, toxic fandom, how Tim Burton just takes other intellectual properties & makes them weirder & ask the most important question, do you read Sutter Cane?

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Spooky Doings: Nope With John Ross

Spooky Doings: Nope With John Ross

August 27, 2022

On this SPOILER heavy episode, John Ross returns as guest host to talk with Rick about Jordan Peele's most recent film, Nope. We discuss Daniel Kaluuya, Keke Palmer, Keith David & how Rick thought Michael Wincott was dead.

We also get into how Hollywood can be exploitative, safety meetings, monkey pals, Rick & Morty, comparing Peele to Quentin Tarantino & more. Listen to the plugs for BIG NEWS that probably shouldn't be announced yet!

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Spooky Doings: Superior Sequels with Ro Rovito

Spooky Doings: Superior Sequels with Ro Rovito

August 13, 2022

Ro Rovito returns as the guest co-host for this episode & we opine about sequels that we enjoy more then the original. Rick gets repetitive as we discuss Scream 4, Hatchet 2, Aliens & Friday The 13th 4!

We also get into The Joker's appearance in Exorcist 3, a boyhood crush on Judie Aronson, how James Cameron pitched Alien$, how sequels should continue until the characters end up in Manhattan or space & how wonderful Megan Gray from Magnet theater is plus a lot more!

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