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Ep. 345 - The Year of Carpenter: Memoirs of an Invisible Man (1992)!

Ep. 345 - The Year of Carpenter: Memoirs of an Invisible Man (1992)!

December 1, 2022

This week on Invasion of the Podcast, the Year of Carpenter turns towards a film of two minds with 1992's Memoirs of an Invisible Man. What started out as a promising collaboration between John Carpenter and Chevy Chase turns into a battle over tone and control in which never neither party seemed satisfied with. Looking back 30 years later, does any of it hold up? 

Conversation about the film starts at 1:07 mark. 

Ep. 344 - Dipping Sauce Power Rankings!

Ep. 344 - Dipping Sauce Power Rankings!

November 25, 2022

This week on Invasion of the Podcast Steve cracks the case of Paul spending too much money of chicken nuggets, Disney+'s Echo series will lead into Daredevil: Born Again, you are going to have pay extra if you want death animations, an idiot tries to smuggle a cat onto an airplane, we talk about 2021's Black Friday and how horror comedy needs a specific balance in order to work, and we break out our super official and totally real Black Friday Deals. 

Ep. 343 - He is THE Batman!

Ep. 343 - He is THE Batman!

November 18, 2022

This week on Invasion of the Podcast, Steve gives a review of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (very tiny spoiler warning, like Ant-Man tiny), Blumhouse and Atomic Monster are shacking up together, Albert Pyun is in his last days, a candy company doesn't really do a very sweet thing after a lost check for 4.8 million is recovered, we celebrate the life and work of Kevin Conroy and talk about how much of an impact he has made as the voice of Batman, and Steve questions Paul about his Hair Metal knowledge. 

Ep. 342 - Talking Turkey with Henrique Couto!

Ep. 342 - Talking Turkey with Henrique Couto!

November 11, 2022

This week on Invasion of the Podcast the comics world mourns the loss of two more artists, Halloween Ends helped people remember Peacock, James Gunn has a 10 year plan for the DCU, we talk to filmmaker Henrique Couto about his 2014 movie Awkward Thanksgiving and the ins and outs of what it takes to be successful in independent cinema (interview starts are 1:11, ends at 2:47), and Paul challenges Steve to a Turkey edition of Real or Fake. 

Ep. 341 - The Year of Carpenter: They Live (1988)!

Ep. 341 - The Year of Carpenter: They Live (1988)!

November 4, 2022

This week we continue on with the Year of Carpenter with his most politically charged film in 1988's They Live. Carpenter has a lot to say but not a lot of budget. What he does have is smart casting, a crackling screenplay, and a 5 minute brawl between Roddy Piper and Keith David. OBEY. CONSUME THIS EPISODE. 

They Live conversation starts at 1:01. 

Ep. 340 - Wide Happiness Holes!

Ep. 340 - Wide Happiness Holes!

October 28, 2022

This week Superman is back but which one, a city is asked to take down their 'offensive' scarecrow, the McRib is back... for now, we talk about the divisive film Halloween Ends and it's placement in the most recent trilogy and Steve has Paul take a Halloween exit interview. 

Ep. 339 - Pumpkins and Jesus!

Ep. 339 - Pumpkins and Jesus!

October 20, 2022

This week on Invasion of the Podcast, Steve was called away by the Steve Signal to save the city, so Richard stepped in heroically in his absence. We talk about Paul surviving the 12 Hours of Terror, some Shudder documentary love, People are trying to change the end of Halloween Ends, Netflix still wants you to binge, there was an actual snake on a plane, and to keep SpOooOoOoky season going we talk about 1976's Carrie and how its a perfect movie of its time, for good and for bad, and Paul asks Richard his opinion on a number 'Alternative' Halloween celebrations. 

Ep. 338 - Get Off My Hell Lawn!

Ep. 338 - Get Off My Hell Lawn!

October 14, 2022

This week on Invasion of the Podcast, Nancy wants to go back to Elm Street, there's a big stink in Utah, a bull does bull things, we talk about 2022's Hellraiser and if a different direction is the right way to refresh a franchise, and Paul has Steve play a Halloween version of F**k, Marry, or Kill. 

Ep. 337 - A Smorgasbord of Murder!

Ep. 337 - A Smorgasbord of Murder!

October 7, 2022

This week on Invasion of the Podcast there is some pre-news talk about lower budget film making (and a spoiler free mini-review of Rob Zombie's Munsters), McDonald's is bring back the Boo Buckets so all of the adults can fight over them, a Steve sighting was seen in California, and completely unrelated to that story it's Fat Bear Week, we start off SpoOoOooOooOkytober by talking about Friday the 13th Part IV: The Final Chapter and how it capped off what was intended to be the end of franchise, and Steve challenges Paul to a quiz about Fox Kids Halloween programming. 

Ep. 336 - The Year of Carpenter: Prince of Darkness (1987)!

Ep. 336 - The Year of Carpenter: Prince of Darkness (1987)!

September 30, 2022

This week we are joined again by El Goro of the Talk Without Rhythm Podcast to continue one with our Year of Carpenter journey talking about 1987's Prince of Darkness. After some disappointing big budget box office failures, Carpenter returns to his lower budget horror roots with a film that has a lot to say about faith versus science, the nature of evil, and spitting in people's mouths. Crack open a large container of swirling green goo and enjoy the conversation!

Prince of Darkness talk starts at 37:00.

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