Kicking off Spooktober a little early, is David Cronenberg’s first body horror movie in like twenty years.continue reading
GBU Season 4, Episode 6: Spooktacular 2021, pt 2
This is the closest to “back on-track and sounding like a movie podcast” we’ve managed to get in a while, and after some creative editing, I think it also manages to be a pretty entertaining one as well.Continue Reading
GBU Season 4, Episode 5: Spooktacular 2021 Pt. 1
This is easily the most in-studio drama we’ve had since The Return of Adam. If you have ever wondered why you’ve never heard a show where Brooke and Adam both co-host, let your questions begin to be answered in this spooky, strange episode.Continue Reading
Season 3, Episode 4: Audition (Spooktacular 2020)
Well, here we are, back for a new round of Spooktacular podcasting! We couldn’t fit in both of the movies we really wanted to, so stay tuned for Satoshi Kon’s Perfect Blue in the next couple of days.
Takashi Miike’s Audition and Perfect Blue were suggestions from listener Eric, the first listener to ever write in to the show (which you can do as well by e-mailing me at Brian@Candidpodcast.com). Audition wound up being pretty divisive, and I think we forgot to actually talk about the plot for possibly the first time ever on the show. Whoops! Maybe we try and do a better job of it on the Perfect Blue episode!
I said I would plug Jon’s Twitch presence where he DJs, and that’s exactly what I’m going to do:
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GBU Season 2, Episode 15: Lake Mungo
I forgot to post this before. Whoops. We talk about the scariest movie I’ve seen since It Follows, the enigmatic and deeply sad Lake Mungo, directed by a man no one seems to know how to find, and starring a bunch of wonderful actors you’ve never heard of, which is what makes them such great fits for this sort of film.
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GBU Season 2, Episode 14: The VVitch
I’m excited to finally get this thing recorded and released, and I’m even more excited to announce that I seem to have identified and resolved the issue of audio interference that has plagued a couple of our recent episodes. It seems to have been caused by some electrical cables being intertwined with the XLRs connecting our mics to the audio interface.Continue Reading
GBU Season 2, Episode 12: Jacob’s Ladder
On Jon’s suggestion, and later vote, I was finally sat down to watch Jacob’s Ladder, the movie that, among other boasts, inspired the aesthetic and experience of the Silent Hill series. And what did we think?Continue Reading
GBU Season 2, Episode 10: It: Chapter Two
This movie sucked. It’s a sequel to another bad movie we covered two years ago.
Jon, Mike and I saw It: Chapter 2 this weekend, and did some podcasting about it. I’m afraid something funny is going on between our headphones and the headphone amplifier I use. I don’t know if it’s the amp or the 3.5mm to 1/4″ adapters I’m using, but things are very finnicky.
I want to address something I said on the show and am still debating with myself about going back and removing if I can. I don’t feel good about the way I described the character Beverly’s abuse at the hand of her father. Content warning about that sort of thing before I continue.Continue Reading
GBU Classic – Season 1, Episode 23: It
In honor of the release of the trailer of It: Chapter 2, I’ve re-released Season 1, Episode 23 of the classic The Good, the Bad & the Unwatchable. Download it on Apple Podcasts or your podcatcher of choice, and while you’re at it, maybe give us a nice rating and review? Love you bae ❤
GBU 23 – IT
Here’s another belated post for an episode we did some time ago, but now we’re all caught up! We discuss part one of the remake of Stephen King’s IT, directed by Andy Muschietti and starring a bunch of kids alongside Bill Skarsgård. We have a special guest, and it’s all-in-all one of our best shows.
I’ll just spoil for you all that we didn’t make the cut-off for our Spooktacular Halloween episode this year. Sorry! But we’re still planning to get our Christmas episode out, and our next catch-up episode, recording soon, will include some of the horror stuff we were watching in anticipation of that Spooktacular.