Nov 22, 2022
Thrilled to finally deep-dive into the making-of David Fincher's brilliant newspaper movie/police procedural/serial killer obsession film 'Zodiac'.
The insane detail that went into preproduction.
Praise for producer Brad Fischer and screenwriter Jamie Vanderbilt.
Soundbites from Fincher's obsessive attention to...
Nov 8, 2022
I originally recorded this episode as a dry-run for a forthcoming and entirely separate-from-FCAC limited-run podcast seriesI'm going to be doing in 2023 about Dead & Company's final tour (SPINOFF!), but my conversation with my friend and guest Geoff Weed was so illuminating about so many things: the nature of enduring...
Oct 31, 2022
Joined by frequent guest Frazer Rice (links to previous eps below), this week I dive into the fascinating backstory of the making-of John Carpenter's 1978 horror flick 'Halloween', a genre-busting/genre-defining/genre-expanding piece of forever in the movie business and in the popular imagination.
From its roots in...
Oct 25, 2022
These are our listeners!
And this week, after a couple recommendations for the listeners, I'm reading feedback helpful and otherwise.
Out of the mouths of babes. Epistolary output from the peanut gallery. Unsolicited offers. Random opinions. Two-star ratings! One-star ratings! More!
Recommendations in this...
Oct 18, 2022
After my last episode with the wonderful, artfully creepy 'The Dead Zone'...I wanted more. More Walken. More Sci-Fi. More 1983. And then Louise Fletcher died. And it was all right there: BRAINSTORM. Douglas Trumbull's 1983 science-fiction passion project-turned-albatross. On the surface it has it all: a killer...