Hi friends & listeners! Welcome to episode 51 of The Curly Mustache Podcast! Each week, we take one real-life villain and one fictional villain, discuss their histories, crimes, motives, any connections they may have, and decided whether they can be redeemed with our Bowler Hat Scale. This week, we discuss a couple of Chinese villains, the only woman Emperor in Chinese history, Wu Zetian, and the antagonist from Big Trouble in Little China that suffers from the Curse of the No Flesh, Lo-Pan. Enjoy!Continue reading “The Curly Mustache Podcast: Ep. 51 – Wu Zetian & Lo-Pan”
Cat’s Eye | John Carpenter’s Body Bags – Hey everyone! Welcome to another episode of Motion Picture Meltdown! We continue doing horror anthologies, and I pick a couple more popular films, with Stephen King’s Cat’s Eye as well as John Carpenter’s Body Bags. In this episode, you’ll hear us talk about how evil deer are, we gush over claymation hair snakes, and Cheats talks about how much he hates cat jingles. Enjoy!
Terror Train | John Carpenter’s The Fog – Hey everyone! Welcome to another episode of Motion Picture Meltdown! This week, I pick a couple of movies to celebrate the original Scream Queen, Jamie Lee Curtis! In this episode, we go through two films from 1980 that really helped kick off Jamie’s career post Halloween. We check out Terror Train and John Carpenter’s The Fog. You’ll hear us debate over the best Carpenter score, we talk about how The Fog was really just a bad day after 4/20, and Philip really, really doesn’t like Terror Train. Enjoy!
In The Mouth of Madness | The Prince of Darkness – Hey everyone! Welcome to another episode of Motion Picture Meltdown! This October, we have decided to devote the entire month to acclaimed horror directors and roast through two movies each week! To kick things off, we are joined by The Pod People Podcast host Joel Mengel, and go through a couple of movies by horror master John Carpenter. This week we roast through In The Mouth of Madness as well as The Prince of Darkness. In this episode, you’ll hear us pick one movie to be originally made or remade by John Carpenter, you’ll hear my re-casting of the lead actor in Prince of Darkness, and you’ll hear us give Cheats lots of shit for sleeping during the podcast. Enjoy!
John Carpenter’s The Thing | The Thing (2011) – Hey everyone! The Monster Month of May has begun for Motion Picture Meltdown! The podcasts each week for the entire month will be dedicated to some of our favorite, and least favorite monster movies! In this episode, we go over a horror movie that is on the top five list for all three of us, in John Carpenter’s The Thing as well as the 2011 prequel to the film, The Thing….I know, original, right? In this episode, you’ll hear us talk about what names we could come up with for a prequel without calling it the same thing, Phil and I trial by combat over the necessity of the prequel, and we decide telling “fuck you” to an alien, is really the only acceptable thing you can do. Enjoy!