It is Time to Sell the Wine, Orson

December 11, 2018

Special Intro: Shawn -- Host of the Soul Forge Podcast   

Film at 11: They’ll Love Me When I’m Dead (2018)  

Book-IT: American Gods: My Shadows by Neil Gaiman, P. Craig Russell, and Scott Hampton  

Scroll with it:  Go to McDonald’s for a Whopper, watch some lost Doctor Who and prepare for Star Wars Celebration 2019 in Chicago. How do you listen to music in 2018? We’re going to discuss it next week. In two weeks we are going to share our list of our favorite things of 2018. What was your favorite movie, book, and news story of the year? Send us a message and we’ll use it on the show.  

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Célébration de Vacances Aux Chandelles Joyous (in English)

December 4, 2018

Special Intro: Ian McNeice -- Winston Churchill on Doctor Who  

Film at 11: Invisible Essence: The Little Prince (2018)  

Book-IT: The Fated Sky: A Lady Astronaut Novel (2018) by Mary Robinette Kowal  

Scroll with it: Goodby George H.W. Bush and Stephen Hillenburg. Hello Mars and St. Nicholas. We toast to them all this holiday season.  

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Extra Scrolling: Tony Whitt at Chicago TARDIS 2018

November 29, 2018

Tony Whitt, the host of the Doctor Who Target Book Club Podcast, joins us to discuss podcasting, Doctor Who novelizations, Big Finish, and Tom Baker’s upcoming novel Scratchman.


Netflix’s Accidental Super Powers

November 27, 2018

Special Intro: Author Tony Lee  

Film at 11: Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Gauntlet (2018)  

Book-IT: The Accidental Superpower: The Next Generation of American Preeminence and the Coming Global Disorder (2014) by Peter Zeilhan  

Scroll with it: Our executive producers came out to celebrate with us this weekend. Black Friday was a fun time for the creative crew at Cards Against Humanity and we had a fantastic adventure at Chicago TARDIS 2018.  

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As God is My Witness - Thanksgiving Promotion

November 20, 2018

Special Intro: Joel Hodgson - Creator of Mystery Science Theater 3000  

Film at 11: The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018)  

Book-IT: Hi Bob! (2018) by Bob Newhart  

Scroll with it: New Christmas music is here, Stan Lee is gone, and “Weird AL” is coming to town! Join us this weekend at Chicago TARDIS 2018 in Lombard, IL, and Happy Thanksgiving, everyone. EXCELSIOR!  

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The Haunting is Magical (with Tim Cate)

November 13, 2018

Special Intro: Taylor Deatherage from Alien Entertainment  

Special Guest: Tim Cate

Film at 11: The Haunting of Hill House (2018)  

Book-IT: No More Mr. Nice Guy (2010) by Robert Glover  

Scroll with it: Turkey Day has been moved to this Sunday, November 18th for its 30th anniversary. All of the OTHER annual Thanksgiving Day traditions remain scheduled for next week. We’ll have so much fun!  

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Two Guys with Dragon Tattoos

November 6, 2018

Film at 11: Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)

Book-IT: The Calculating Stars: A Lady Astronaut Novel (2018) by Mary Robinette Kowal  

Scroll with it: There will be no new Doctor Who on Christmas Day? How? At least we can be comforted with pancakes and the new Prince-inspired Minnesota Timberwolves jerseys.

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Things That Go Bump in The Night

October 30, 2018

Film at 11: The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (2018)  

Book-IT: Needful Things (1991) by Stephen King  

Scroll with it: It’s magic! Make a new Google Doc by typing and make a joyful noise when you buy a copy of Grenadier’s new album Last of the Light. Thanks to Grenadier, our house band for all of their music and to listener Laura and all of you who joined us in our All Hallows Read this year! What should we read next? Suggestions? Send us a voicemail. Happy Halloween!  

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Let’s Get Ready to Scream!

October 23, 2018

Special Intro: Erika Ensign from Verity!  

Film at 11: My Dinner with Hervé (2018)  

Book-IT: Scream: Chilling Adventures in the Science of Fear (2015) by Margee Kerr  

Scroll with it: We are reading Stephen King’s Needful Things together for our All Hallows Read this year. Join us next week to discuss it for Halloween.  

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Righteous! (with Xane Daniel)

October 16, 2018

Special Intro: Chicago’s Very Own Horror Host - Svengoolie  

Film at 11: Pitch Perfect 3 (2017)  

Book-IT: Righteous by Xane Daniel  

Scroll with it: It’s Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein’s 200th anniversary. There are lots of ways to celebrate. We are reading Stephen King’s Needful Things together for our All Hallows Read this year. Join us!  

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