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Brain Rot - An 80s Horror Podcast

May 30, 2021

Greetings, Rotters!

For the final episode of Season 1, I'm joined by the incomparable Graham Norton to discuss the equally incomparable Death Spa from 1989.

A scorned ghost wreaking havoc in a high tech gymnasium set to 80s music and an abundance of neon leg warmers? Sign me up!

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May 22, 2021

Howdy, Rotters!

This week I'm so stoked to be joined by comedian, actress and stand-up legend Urzila Carlson.We sit down to natter about the Full Moon Features gem: Creepozoids (1987). Starring Linnea Quigley and directed by David DeCoteau, this post-apocalyptic creature feature ticks all of the Brain Rot trash...

May 15, 2021

Greetings, Rotters!

This week I took a punt on a film I hadn't actually seen before and it came up trumps! I give you: The Brain (1988). 

It's the classic story of a disembodied brain with plans for world domination via it's hypnotic brainwaves through the nations TV sets helmed by an evil doctor who happens to be an...

May 9, 2021

Thrill me, Rotters!

This week I'm joined by Rob Wilkins who isn't just the manager of the Terry Pratchett literary estate, he's also a bloody good pal of mine. As someone susceptible to scares, I decided to go a little easy on him and cover Fred Dekker's cult classic, Night of the Creeps.

We natter about possible...

May 1, 2021

Welcome back, Rotters!

This is the first episode in our four-part retrospective of the Critters franchise. Starting here with the original 1986 movie and then continuing at from Tuesday, with Critters 2 (1988)

When you think of Critters, images that usually come to mind are the 'Critterball'...