Brain Rot - An 80s Horror Podcast

Brain Rot - An 80s Horror Podcast

By Stevie Webb

Welcome to Brain Rot The podcast that takes a deep dive into the BEST WORST HORROR movies of the 80s & 90s. Those films that are 'so bad, they're good'. Each episode, Stevie (your VHS Veteran) welcomes a new guest into the trash heap. With guests ranging from horror know-it-alls to horror not-at-alls, these B-Movie bangers get dissected and immortalised in all their gory glory. So open THE GATE, grab some POPCORN, hold on to your GHOULIES and TROLL these films with us. See what I did there? That's THE STUFF we like. Toodles! For bonus episodes, head to www.Patreon.com/SteviesBrainRot

Episodes

The New York Ripper (1982) with The Mates of Hell

What's up, Rotters! To commemorate Donald Trump's financial fraud case, I'm dropping a bonus Mates of Hell episode from the Patreon vault - The New York Ripper (1982) One ripped off New York, one rips through New York. Tenuous, but made it work. If you haven't seen the movie, trigger warnings for discussion of SA For all back-catalogue Mates of Hell episodes, just head to Patreon.com/SteviesBrainRot聽
18/02/241h 11m

Jack Frost 2 (2000) with The Mates of Hell

Merry Christmas, Rotters! For the final episode of 'An Awfully Mates of Hell Christmas' and FINAL episode of Season 4 of Brain Rot - The Mates of Hell reconvene to finish what we started.聽 In our 4th and final (for now) YouTube episode, we let the Brain Rot patreon subscribers choose the movie.... and they did us dirty 馃槀聽 Today we discuss Jack Frost 2: Revenge of the Mutant Killer Snowman (2000) To watch us exhcnage gifts, throw our heads back laughing and roll our eyes, just head to www.YouTube.com/@SteviesBrainRot聽 Thank you to all who have tuned in this year and for all the wonderful feedback. It would mean the WORLD if you would give us a rating/review on your chosen podcast platform. This helps to recruit more Rotters during our downtime and there are ALWAYS more Rotters to be exhumed. www.SteviesBrainRot.com聽 Filmed and recorded at Outset Studios in London! If you like what you see and want to take the hassle out of podcasting, visit their website www.OutsetStudio.com聽where you can get a DISCOUNT on your booking using code OUTSETXSTEVIE Locations include London & Manchester Until next year, Rotters..... TOODLES 馃拫聽
25/12/2347m 4s

Elves (1989) with The Mates of Hell

What's up, Rotters! Our YouTube miniseries 'An Awfully Mates of Hell Christmas' continues as me and the boys (Alex Ayling & Brad Hanson) sit down to chat about the awkwardly inbred-nazi themed ELVES (1989) To get the full visual experience (including my stunning elf costume), head to YouTube.com/@SteviesBrainRot聽 For everything else : www.SteviesBrainRot.com聽 Recorded and filmed at www.OutsetStudio.com聽
22/12/2346m 31s

The Gingerdead Man (2005) with The Mates of Hell

What's up, Rotters! For the second episode of our YouTube miniseries聽 'An Awfully Mates of Hell Christmas' we're tackling Charles Band's 2005 Trashterpiece - The Gingerdead Man. For extra viewing pleasure, head over to our Youtube channel to watch the epsidoe in all it's festive glory YouTube.com/@SteviesBrainRot聽 SteviesBrainRot.com聽
14/12/2348m 28s

Rats: Night of Terror (1984) with George Rainsford

What's up, RAtters! 馃悁聽 This week, actor George Rainsford returns to discuss the Italian post-apocalyptic creature feature - RATS: NIGHT OF TERROR from Bruno Mattei 'An Awfully Mates of Hell Christmas' continues next week as we discuss Charles Band's The Gingerdead Man (2005). The video聽episode will be dropping on YouTube on Monday and the audio version will be dropping here on Tuesday. Come and join in the visual festivities here: Youtube.com/@SteviesBrainRot Toodles! www.SteviesBrainRot.com聽
07/12/2341m 15s

Jack Frost (1997) with The Mates of Hell

What's up, Rotters! Welcome to the first episode of 'An Awfully Mates of Hell Christmas'. This episode is out first EVER YouTube ep. If you'd like to watch it (rather than just listen to it) just head to YouTube.com/@SteviesBrainRot and click subscribe. We have a very exciting line-up of video episodes, so don't miss out. In this first discussion, we tackle the 1997 Trashterpiece - JACK FROST 鉀勶笍聽 Toodles! SteviesBrainRot.com 聽
05/12/2354m 23s

Lone Wolf (1988) with Chandra Ruegg

What's up, Rotters! This week, casting associate Chandra Ruegg returns to discuss the 1988 VHS rarity - LONE WOLF As most of you are aware, I'm NOT a fan of werewolf movies, but it would be unfair for me to not include ANY on the show. And so, I gave it a go聽馃惡 And it was..... it was.... well, press play and find out! www.SteviesBrainRot.com 聽
02/12/231h 4m

Contamination (1980) with Rob Watts

What's up, Rotters! This week I'm joined by buddy and host of KVIKMYNDAPOD (linktree below) ROB WATTS. We discuss the Italian Alien rip-off CONTAMINATION (1980) Tuneful eggs, a south American caper and exploding torsos? Yes please. Check out Rob's Podcast here https://linktr.ee/kvikmyndapod For all Brain Rot links including Patreon and Merch Store: Steviesbrainrot.com
09/11/231h 12m

Rocktober Blood (1984) with Tori Allen-Martin

What's up, Rotters! Here's our slightly delayed HALLOWEEN episode in which Tori Allen-Martin returns to discuss the 1984 slasher ROCKTOBER BLOOD Next week, we will be moving our new episodes to Thursdays for the rest of the series before we kick off our 'A Mates Of Hell Xmas' season. Toodles! SteviesBrainRot.com
03/11/2355m 22s

Blades (1989) with Emily Head

What's up, Rotters! This week, Emily Head returns to discuss the 1989 TROMA movie about a killer lawnmower (yes, seriously) BLADES. Golf, Blood, Blades and Mud? Count me in. Toodles! SteviesBrainRot.com
22/10/231h 2m

Cat's Eye (1985) with Michael Varrati

What's Up, Rotters! This week, the most excellent Michael Varrati returns to Brain Rot to discuss the 1985 Stephen King anthology movie - CAT'S EYE聽 Which is your favourite out of Quitters Inc,The Ledge and General? Let us know by finding us on the socials here: www.SteviesBrainRot.com聽
15/10/2358m 15s

Phantasm (1979) with Zoran Gvojic

What's up, Rotters! Our mid-season break is over and we're ready to kick off SPOOOOOKY SEASON 馃巸聽 For starters, Zoran Gvojic returns to Brain Rot to begin our franschise retrospective of Don Coscarelli's PHANTASM聽series. Later this month, we will continue by discussing Phantasm II (1988) over on Patreon.com/SteviesBrainRot Toodles! SteviesBrainRot.com
08/10/231h 7m

馃巸 Drive-In Matinee: Hack-O-Lantern (1988) with Sophie Ellis-Bextor

What's up, Rotters! Our mid-season break is coming to an end! To get you in the seasonal spirit before we continue next week with Phantasm, I'm inviting you to the drive-in to catch a matinee of last year's special Halloween episode HACK-O-LANTERN with Sophie Ellis-Bextor. This was such a fun and festive episode to record and so, here it is again. I also update you on what's coming up on both the main feed and Patreon. Toodles! SteviesBrainRot.com
01/10/2337m 53s

The Initiation (1984) with Joshua Tonks

What's Up, Rotters! This week, joshua Tonks joins me to discuss the 1984 slasher THE INITIATION I have to say, it's a bit of a banger.聽 SteviesBrainRot.com
04/09/2359m 56s

Demons (1985) with Epic Film Guys

What's up, Rotters! This week we're discussing one of my favourite 80s horror Trashterpieces of all time: DEMONI/DEMONS from Lamberto Bava. Produced by Dario Argento and with a soundtrack featuring some of the sickest rock songs, this practical, gooey, FIVE STAR movie has been on my list to cover for a long time. Joining me to discuss are the awesome dudes from Epic Film Guys (Justin, Jeremy and Brady) and it was such a pleasure to have them back on the show. Make sure you go subscribe to their podcast BRAIN STEW. Enjoy! Toodles! SteviesBrainRot.com
27/08/231h 6m

Sweet Sixteen (1983) with Colin A. Borden

Whats up, Rotters! This week I'm joined by actor and director Colin A. Borden to discuss the very oddly toned SWEET SIXTEEN (1983). Directed by the controversial Jim Sotos, this movie does all the unraveling secretly and leaves the audience like SORRY, WHAT?! But that of course, makes it a perfect Brain Rot victim. www.SteviesBrainRot.com
21/08/2353m 16s

Nightbeast (1982) with Harvey Mills

What's up, Rotters! It's time to activate BEAST MODE 馃挭聽 This week, I'm joined by singer/songwriter and Social Media heavyweight Harvey Mills. We discuss the 1982 TROMA Trashterpiece that is: NIGHTBEAST It's the classic story of an Alien in a silver Abba jumpsuit running around in the woods zapping people with his laser and ripping them up with his hands for no discernible reason. Timeless. Toodles! SteviesBrainRot.com
13/08/2343m 23s

Monkey Shines (1988) with Matt Draper

What's up, Rotters? This week my partner-in-slime MATT DRAPER returns to discuss George A Romero's MONKEY SHINES (1988) Adapted from the 1983 novel of the same name, this was Romero's first studio movie. It was also the movie that sent him straight back to independant movie making.聽 Let's find out why.... Toodles! SteviesBrainRot.com
06/08/231h 3m

Eaten Alive (1976) with Movie Dumpster

What's up, Rotters! This week, I'm joined by one half of the awesome MOVIE DUMPSTER podcast and YouTube channel - Sean! We discuss Tobe Hooper's 1976 killer croc hicksploitation movie EATEN ALIVE. Toodles!
31/07/2349m 10s

Xtro 3: Watch the Skies (1995) with Mike Muncer & Becky Darke

What's up, Rotters! This week we have a DREAM WARRIORS episode for ya! Mike and Becky join me to discuss Harry Bromley Davenport's third entry in his Xtro trilogy- WATCH THE SKIES. Halloween store effects, two versions of Tom Hanks and some visual scaling problems makes this movie an endearing Trashterpice. Toodles! www. SteviesBrainRot.com聽
24/07/2348m 43s

BONUS: Why Horror? (Part 1)

What's up, Rotters Our Dream Warrirors Xtro 3 episode will now drop next Monday.聽 And so, as a little bonus episode, I'm dropping part 1 of my ongoing Patreon audio essay series 'WHY HORROR?', in which I document my personal journey with the genre from the very beginning. Hope you enjoy! Toodles!
16/07/2319m 46s

Murder Rock (1984) with The Mates of Hell

What's up, Rotters! This week, The Mates of Hell (Alex Ayling & Brad Hanson) pop their heads out of our Patreon bubble and bring their delicate musings to the masses. We tackle our 6th Fulci movie together in the form of 80s Dance-Horror MURDER ROCK (1984).聽 Strap on your leotards and secure your hat pins, it's a wild ride (obvs) To catch up on all of The Mates of Hell episodes, just head to www.SteviesBrainRot.com and hit the Patreon button. Toodles!
09/07/231h 3m

Parasite 3D (1982) with Cody Jamison Strand

What's up, Rotters! For our first full movie epsidoe of Season 4, Cody Jamison Strand swings by (with screams and chortles) to discuss Charles Band's 1982 3D creature feature - PARASITE For our social links, Patreon and merch store just head to SteviesBrainRot.com聽
02/07/2354m 18s

A Conversation with Robert Englund

Welcome back, Rotters! We're kicking off season 4 with a BANG. Or should that be a SLASH? I had the privilege to sit down with my childhood hero and horror icon - ROBERT ENGLUND. In this intro episode, we discuss his wildly extensive career including working with Roger Corman on Galaxy of Terror, his directorial debut 976-EVIL and of course, the Freddy Kruger effect. It was such an honour and a lifelong dream come true. I even asked him for his Elm Street rankings 馃聽 Feels good to be back, don't it? www.SteviesBrainRot.com 馃聽 聽 Support the show and access benefits like bonus episodes and merch: www.Patreon.com/SteviesBrainRot聽 Twitter: SteviesBrainRot Instagram :BrainRotPod Email: SteviesBrainRot@Gmail.com Letterboxd: SteviesBrainRot FaceBook Group: BrainRotPod Theme by Dean Maynard 聽
26/06/2338m 46s

Scared Stiff (1987) with Ella Vaday

What's up, Rotters! We've reached the end of the season, *Alexa, play Goodbye by Spice Girls* but what a season it has been. To see us out, I'm joined by RuPaul's Drage Race UK finalist - Ella Vaday - to discuss an odd little entry into our favourite decade, SACRED STIFF (1987). We try to make sense of several moments in the movie; the lamp of appropriation, the lack of communication and the good old 80s patriarchy. If you're not ready to say goodbye, come and join us over on Patreon where we'll be continuing our journey through the best/worst horror movie of the 80s & 90s. All links can be found here: www.SteviesBrainRot.com Toodles!
06/02/2344m 14s

Alone in the Dark (1982) with Hack the Movies

What's up, Rotters! For the penultimate episode of Season 3 of Brain Rot, I'm joined by the awesome Toni Piluso of Hack the Movies!聽 We sit down to chat about the criminally underrated 1982 home invasion slasher - ALONE IN THE DARK. With huge performances from Jack Palance, Martin Landau and Donald Pleasence, this pre-Freddy New Line shocker packs an impressive punch and includes one of the greatest twist endings in genre cinema. If you wanna keep the trash coming after Season 3 is over, just head to our Patreon page where we will be continuing our journey through 80s and 90s Trashterpieces. Patreon.com/SteviesBrainRot For links to our merch store and social media handles, just head to www.SteviesBrainRot.com聽
23/01/2356m 45s

Deep Rising (1998) with Zoran Gvojic

What's up, Rotters! This week we're going DEEP into the 90s to discuss the big budget monster B-Movie DEEP RISING (1998).聽 Returning to join me on this oceanic adventure is one other than the incredible Zoran Gvojic (Dead Meat, Social Mediasochist).聽 This underrated creature feature was a Treat to return to. I suggest you do the same! Toodles! SteviesBrainRot.com Patreon.com/SteviesBrainRot
16/01/231h 1m

Razorback (1984) with Anna Bogutskaya & Louise Blain

G'day Rotters! This week we're heading to the outback where a really big pig is really bloody angry. Anna Bogutskaya and Louise Blain join me to discuss the Aussie Trashterpiece RAZORBACK from 1985. www.SteviesBrainRot.com聽
09/01/2345m 21s

Hobgoblins (1988) with Matt Draper

What's up, Rotters! This week we're joined by partner-in-slime Matt Draper to discuss Rick Sloane's 1988 trashterpiece, HOBGOBLINS Apologies for the delay with this episode - Stevie fell very ill over Christmas and all podcasting duties ground to a halt. With the help of Becky Darke and Mike Muncer (listen out for their cameos) we've managed to get this episode together and hope to be back up to speed and full health for next weeks banger. Enjoy! Toodles! SteviesBrainRot.com聽
02/01/2358m 41s

The House by the Cemetery (1981) with Brad Hanson & Alex Ayling

What's up, Rotters! This week we're covering the heartwarming, festive classic The House By The Cemetery by Lucio Fulci.聽 Joining me are Brad Hanson and Alex Ayling aka The Mates Of Hell.聽We talk Fulci's trademarks, capacious bats and ambiguous endings.聽 The three of us will be reuniting twice more over on Patreon to complete the Gates of Hell trilogy and covering City of the Living Dead & The Beyond. Toodles! www.SteviesBrainRot.com聽
19/12/2258m 42s

Don't Open Till Christmas (1983) with Cat Davies

Ho Ho Ho, Rotters! For this years festive Trashterpiece on Brain Rot, we're making a deep cut and covering British slasher Don't Open Till Christmas (1983). This enjoyable mess of a movie had a troubled production and gave us a movie to salivate over.聽 Joining me is the incredible Filmmaker/Writer & Producer Cat Davies. You can follow Cat on Twitter here: www.twitter.com/KittyCointreau Or check out her website to watch some of her amazing work: www.CatDavies.com聽 To follow Brain Rot on the socials, check out our Merch store or join our Patreon for bonus content, just head to www.SteviesBrainRot.com聽
12/12/221h 19m

Evilspeak (1981) with Jim'll Paint It

What's up Rotters! This week I'm joined by internet art sensation Jim of Jim'll Paint It! We're taking it back to 1981 to discuss the satanic tech Trashterpiece - Evil Speak. This video nasty wound up banned in the UK for quite some time and so it's only right to give it the Brain Rot treatment. Apologies for my audio quality during the interview, I recorded the wrong microphone input but it doesn't cause too much distraction. Toodles! Follow us on socials, join our Patreon and grab some merch at SteveisBrainRot.com聽
05/12/2255m 27s

The House on Sorority Row (1982) with Joshua Tonks

What's up, Rotters! This week I'm joined by Joshua Tonks to discuss one of my favourite 80s slashers EVER - The House on Sorority Row (1982). This movie was a favourite of mine as a kid and (in my opinion) holds up incredibly well and stands out against the oversaturated backdrop of formulaic 80s horror of the time. What do you guys think? Hit us up! OUR NEW SEASON 3 T-Shirts are AVAILABLE IN OUR MERCH STORE. just head to SteveisBrainRot.com to nab one!聽
28/11/221h 11m

Brain Damage (1988) with Movie Dumpster

What's up, Rotters! This week, we're finally covering the much requested BRAIN DAMAGE from Frank Henenlotter. Joining me to discuss this Trashterpiece are the hosts of the awesome podcasts and Youtube channel MOVIE DUMPSTER, Sean and Joe. This was a pretty special episode and talking to such like-minded fans felt really galvanising. Hit play and join us.. www.SteviesBrainRot.com聽 Support the show and access benefits like bonus episodes and merch: www.Patreon.com/SteviesBrainRot聽 Twitter: SteviesBrainRot Instagram :BrainRotPod Email: SteviesBrainRot@Gmail.com Letterboxd: SteviesBrainRot FaceBook Group: BrainRotPod Theme by Dean Maynard
21/11/221h 11m

Return to Horror High (1987) with Julie Atherton

What's up, Rotters This week, we're covering George Clooney's movie debut and quite easily the MOST confusing slasher movie I've ever seen - Return To Horror High (1987) A film within a film and people playing multiple parts? Nope. Not a CLUE what you're talking about. Hilariously baffling stuff. Enjoy! Support the show and access benefits like bonus episodes and merch: www.Patreon.com/SteviesBrainRot聽 Twitter: SteviesBrainRot Instagram :BrainRotPod Email: SteviesBrainRot@Gmail.com Letterboxd: SteviesBrainRot FaceBook Group: BrainRotPod Theme by Dean Maynard
14/11/2239m 29s

BONUS - Children of the Corn: Revelation (2001) with Louise Blain & Mike Muncer

Howdy, Rotters! As a little treat while we're on hiatus, I'm dropping this little bonus episode where Louise Blain & Mike Muncer join me to discuss the tripe that is Children of the Corn: Revelation (2001). Over on Patreon, Louise and I covered ALL TEN Children of the Corn movies and had special guests join us to help us harvest. Mike covered three movies with us and I thought I'd give you 聽a wee taste of that sweet sweet corn. If you want to hear the entire journey, just head to Patreon.com/SteviesBrainRot聽 Toodles!
07/11/2223m 55s

Hack-O-Lantern (1988) with Sophie Ellis-Bextor

HAPPY HALLOWEEN, ROTTERS What a treat we have for you today. I'm joined by the sensational SOPHIE ELLIS-BEXTOR to chat horror, halloween and deep dive into the 1988 Trashterpiece Hack-O-Lantern. It's MENTAL. Support the show and access benefits like bonus episodes and merch: www.Patreon.com/SteviesBrainRot聽 Twitter: SteviesBrainRot Instagram :BrainRotPod Email: SteviesBrainRot@Gmail.com Letterboxd: SteviesBrainRot FaceBook Group: BrainRotPod Theme by Dean Maynard 聽
31/10/2239m 12s

Without Warning (1980) with Dan Schreiber

What's up, Rotters! This week, Dan Schreiber (No Such Thing As A Fish) returns to help me probe the crazy cult classic WITHOUT WARNING (1980) from Greydon Clark. We discuss how to make a small role stand out on screen and scratch our heads contemplating how they convinced Jack Palance and Martin Landau to appear in this mental B-Movie. Support the show and access benefits like bonus episodes and merch: www.Patreon.com/SteviesBrainRot聽 Twitter: SteviesBrainRot Instagram :BrainRotPod Email: SteviesBrainRot@Gmail.com Letterboxd: SteviesBrainRot FaceBook Group: BrainRotPod Theme by Dean Maynard
24/10/221h 13m

The Mutilator (1984) with Chandra Ruegg

Greetings, Rotters, This week I'm joined by casting director Chandra Ruegg who has worked on incredible genre offerings such as Prano Bailey-Bond's CENSOR and the upcoming Tim Burton Netflix series WEDNESDAY. She also happens to be my bestie. We tackle the trashy and sometimes brutal slasher - THE MUTILATOR (1984) Enjoy! Support the show and access benefits like bonus episodes and merch: www.Patreon.com/SteviesBrainRot聽 Twitter: SteviesBrainRot Instagram :BrainRotPod Email: SteviesBrainRot@Gmail.com Letterboxd: SteviesBrainRot FaceBook Group: BrainRotPod Theme by Dean Maynard
17/10/2252m 9s

The Funhouse (1981) with Mike Muncer and Becky Darke

Step right up, step right up! Welcome to THE FUNHOUSE, Rotters. This week, I'm joined by Dream Warriors Mike Muncer and Becky Darke to discuss Tobe Hooper's atmospheric 1981 sleeze-fest.聽 What a ride! 馃ぁ聽 Support the show and access benefits like bonus episodes and merch: www.Patreon.com/SteviesBrainRot聽 Twitter: SteviesBrainRot Instagram :BrainRotPod Email: SteviesBrainRot@Gmail.com Letterboxd: SteviesBrainRot FaceBook Group: BrainRotPod Theme by Dean Maynard
09/10/2250m 25s

BONUS: Grimmfest - Day 1 & 2

Howdy, Rotters! In this bonus episode, Matt Draper (my partner in slime) joins me as we give a SPOILER-FREE run down of the movies screened during the first two days of the wonderful genre festival GRIMMFEST in Manchester,UK. In this episode we cover: The Loneliest Boy in the World, The Passenger, Piggy, Megalomaniac, Pussycake, House of Darkness, Holy Sh*t and Many Land. The rest of our coverage will be continuing on www.patreon.com/SteviesBrainRot聽from tomorrow. Toodles!聽 聽
07/10/2237m 52s

Waxwork (1988) with Zoran Gvojic

Happy SP馃巸馃巸KY 聽season, Rotters! 聽 This week we're joined by the mind behind the brilliant and hilarious Low Carb Comedy YouTube channel - Zoran Gvojic. We discuss Anthony Hickox's sublime, practical effect bonanza WAXWORK (1988). At the time of this episode drop, Waxwork is currently streaming on Shudder.聽 Toodles!
02/10/221h 3m

The Incubus (1982) with Emily Head

Ello, Rotters! This week Emily Head returns as we take a look at the 1982 supernatural mystery - The Incubus. This movie really puts it's viewer through the wringer. I'm still not massively sure what happened. But hey-ho, that makes for a fun discussion! Toodles! Support the show and access benefits like bonus episodes and merch: www.Patreon.com/SteviesBrainRot聽 Twitter: SteviesBrainRot Instagram :BrainRotPod Email: SteviesBrainRot@Gmail.com Letterboxd: SteviesBrainRot FaceBook Group: BrainRotPod Theme by Dean Maynard
26/09/2254m 38s

Ghoulies (1985) with Cody Jamison Strand

They'll get you... in the end! 馃毥聽 It's finally time, Rotters. This week Cody Jamison Strand returns as we delve into the formative cult classic - GHOULIES. Need I say more? Nah. Support the show and access benefits like bonus episodes and merch: www.Patreon.com/SteviesBrainRot聽 Twitter: SteviesBrainRot Instagram :BrainRotPod Email: SteviesBrainRot@Gmail.com Letterboxd: SteviesBrainRot FaceBook Group: BrainRotPod Theme by Dean Maynard 聽
20/09/2247m 27s

Blood Theatre (1984) with Tori Allen-Martin

What鈥檚 up, Rotters! This week, Tori Allen-Martin returns as we head back to 1984 and buy two tickets to the BLOOD THEATRE. With the duchess of B-Movies - Mary Woronov - and a plot that makes Inception seem basic, this movie baffles us both into hysteria. Standard. Get tickets to the DREAM WARRIORS screening of THE SLUMBER PARTY MASSACRE here: www.evolutionofhorror.com/genesis聽 Support the show and access benefits like bonus episodes and merch: www.Patreon.com/SteviesBrainRot聽 Twitter: SteviesBrainRot Instagram :BrainRotPod Email: SteviesBrainRot@Gmail.com Letterboxd: SteviesBrainRot FaceBook Group: BrainRotPod Theme by Dean Maynard
12/09/2249m 5s

The Lair of the White Worm (1988) with Peaches Christ & Michael Varrati

Greetings, Rotters! This week, we're joined by the hosts of the incredible cult movie podcast Midnight Mass - Peaches Christ and Michael Varrati. We discuss Ken Russell's MENTAL 1988 folk horror/comedy The Lair of the White Worm, starring Amanda Donahoe, Hugh Grant and Peter Capaldi.聽 London Rotters!! Grab tickets for Peaches' show at the Royal Alber Hall in December here: https://www.royalalberthall.com聽 Support the show and access benefits like bonus episodes and merch: www.Patreon.com/SteviesBrainRot聽 Twitter: SteviesBrainRot Instagram :BrainRotPod Email: SteviesBrainRot@Gmail.com Letterboxd: SteviesBrainRot FaceBook Group: BrainRotPod Theme by Dean Maynard
05/09/221h 4m

Killer Klowns from Outer Space (1988) with Epic Film Guys

Step right up, step right up!! It's TIME, Rotters. We are finally covering the much requested Killer Klowns from Outer Space from the epic Chiodo Brothers. Speaking of epic, we have the PERFECT guests for this 80s Trashterpiece... Justin, Jeremy and Brady (B-Ratty) make up Epic Film Guys and their podcast Brain Stew is about to be your new favourite (in joint 1st place with Brain Rot) genre musings. Go check them out and make sure to rate and leave a review.聽 Enjoy 馃ぁ聽 Toodles! upport the show and access benefits like bonus episodes and merch: www.Patreon.com/SteviesBrainRot聽 Twitter: SteviesBrainRot Instagram :BrainRotPod Email: SteviesBrainRot@Gmail.com Letterboxd: SteviesBrainRot FaceBook Group: BrainRotPod Theme by Dean Maynard
29/08/221h 18m

Motel Hell (1980) with Stephen Fry & Joel McHale

Y'all come back now, ya hear? For our first full episode of Season 3, Stephen Fry and Joel McHale join us once again as we check in to Motel Hell (1980). A stand out B-Movie that's garnered a huge cult following since it's release over 40 years ago, Motel Hell聽was a breath of fresh air during the onslaught of teen slashers in the early 80s. With its dark humour and visceral visuals, will YOU be spending the night? JOIN OUR PATREON FOR HEAPS OF BONUS MATERAL: www.Patreon.com/SteviesBrainRot聽 Twitter: SteviesBrainRot Instagram :BrainRotPod Email: SteviesBrainRot@Gmail.com Letterboxd: SteviesBrainRot FaceBook Group: BrainRotPod Theme by Dean Maynard
22/08/2259m 54s

It was the 80s! - A conversation with Mick Garris

Welcome back, Rotters! We're kicking off Season 3 with a special intro episode. I'm joined by Horror auteur Mick Garris (Critters 2, The Stand, Sleepwalkers, Masters of Horror)聽to talk 80s horror, Stephen King adaptations and more. It feels good to be back. Toodles! Support the show and access benefits like bonus episodes and merch: www.Patreon.com/SteviesBrainRot聽 Twitter: SteviesBrainRot Instagram :BrainRotPod Email: SteviesBrainRot@Gmail.com Letterboxd: SteviesBrainRot FaceBook Group: BrainRotPod Theme by Dean Maynard
14/08/2243m 29s

Something's coming... (Season 3 update)

Mwahahahahaha 'tis nearly time, Rotters! In this quickie, I bring news of season 3 and an update on what's being going on in the hiatus. Come and see what we've been up to :聽www.Patreon.com/SteviesBrainRot聽 Twitter: SteviesBrainRot Instagram :BrainRotPod Email: SteviesBrainRot@Gmail.com Letterboxd: SteviesBrainRot FaceBook Group: BrainRotPod Theme by Dean Maynard
29/06/225m 33s

BONUS: New Year's Evil (1980) with Michael Varrati

Happy (almost) New Year, Rotters!! I just couldn't keep away.聽 In this bonus episode, I'm joined by filmmaker and podcaster Michael Varrati to discuss the hugely underrated early 80s shocker - New Year's Evil! Enjoy! And have a wicked 2022!!聽 Toodles! Support the show and access benefits like bonus episodes and merch: www.Patreon.com/SteviesBrainRot聽 Twitter: SteviesBrainRot Instagram :BrainRotPod Email: SteviesBrainRot@Gmail.com Letterboxd: SteviesBrainRot FaceBook Group: BrainRotPod Merch: www.SteviesBrainRot.com聽 Theme by Dean Maynard
31/12/2148m 50s

XMAS BONUS: Silent Night Deadly Night 5 (1991) with Mike Muncer & Louise Blain

Seasons greetings, Rotters! I couldn't leave you without giving you your present now, could I? As a treat, I'm dropping our Patreon episode with Mike Muncer and Louise Blain in which we discuss the MENTAL festive sequel Silent Night deadly Night 5: The Toymaker. For even MORE bonus content : www.Patreon.com/SteviesBrainRot聽 Xmas Toodles!聽
23/12/2139m 41s

Troll 2 (1990) with Stephen Fry & Joel McHale

Oh my GAAAAAAAAAAAD! Welcome back, Rotters! For the final episode of Season 2 of Brain Rot, I decided to drag Stephen Fry back after his hilarious appearance in Season 1 covering the movie SLUGS. And this time he brought his pal with him! We welcome聽actor, comedian, writer and producer Joel McHale.聽 To see out the season, we're covering the infamous and HIGHLY requested TROLL 2. Regarded as the聽Best Worst Movie ever made, it was a no-BRAINer. Toodles! Support the show and access benefits like bonus episodes and merch: www.Patreon.com/SteviesBrainRot聽 Twitter: SteviesBrainRot Instagram :BrainRotPod Email: SteviesBrainRot@Gmail.com Letterboxd: SteviesBrainRot FaceBook Group: BrainRotPod MERCH: www.steviesbrainrot.com聽 Theme by Dean Maynard
20/12/2155m 37s

Jaws: The Revenge (1987) with Andrew Hunter Murray & Dan Schreiber

Ahoy, Rotters! This week Andrew Hunter Murray and Dan Schreiber join me as we take a trip to The Bahamas with the Brody's! Andrew and Dan make up 50% of the multi award winning podcast No Such Thing As A Fish聽and I was THRILLED to introduce them both to this unparalleled entry into the Jaws franchise. Dive in and check it out! Toodles! Support the show and access benefits like bonus episodes and merch: www.Patreon.com/SteviesBrainRot聽 Twitter: SteviesBrainRot Instagram :BrainRotPod Email: SteviesBrainRot@Gmail.com Letterboxd: SteviesBrainRot FaceBook Group: BrainRotPod Merch : www.steviesbrainrot.com聽 Theme by Dean Maynard
13/12/2150m 56s

Sorority Babes in the Slimbeball Bowl-O-Rama with Sunny Mabrey

Howdy, Rotters! Well we HAD to cover this one, didn't we?? This neon-lit 80s Trashterpiece was a staple of my childhood. And it made even less sense watching it this time round. I'm joined by actor, model and writer - Sunny Mabrey聽to break it down as best we can. Uncle Impy has a lot to answer for. But unfortunately, we left with more questions than answers. What a hoot! Support the show and access benefits like bonus episodes and merch: www.Patreon.com/SteviesBrainRot聽 Twitter: SteviesBrainRot Instagram :BrainRotPod Email: SteviesBrainRot@Gmail.com Letterboxd: SteviesBrainRot FaceBook Group: BrainRotPod Theme by Dean Maynard
06/12/2141m 28s

Nightmare Weekend (1986) with Emily Head

Rotters!! What a treat we have for you this week. If you haven't seen 1986's Nightmare Weekend, do yourself a favour and go and watch it. It needs to be seen to be believed. Yup, it's one of those! Returning to Brain Rot is the gorgeous Emily Head. We had an absolute riot talking about this exploitation gem. Catch Emily's one person show, written and performed by the clever girl herself... Follow the link to watch it On Demand: https://originaltheatreonline.com/productions/31/the-system-on-demand聽 BLACK FRIDAY TEE SALE: www.SteveisBrainRot.com聽 Support the show and access benefits like bonus episodes and merch: www.Patreon.com/SteviesBrainRot聽 Twitter: SteviesBrainRot Instagram :BrainRotPod Email: SteviesBrainRot@Gmail.com Letterboxd: SteviesBrainRot FaceBook Group: BrainRotPod Theme by Dean Maynard
29/11/2156m 29s

The Video Dead (1987) with Anna Bogutskaya

Well hello there, Rotters!! I think this is the most requested film of all since I launched聽Brain Rot. And I've waited until I had the perfect guest..... I'm joined by The Final Girls co-founder, broadcaster, writer and creative producer -聽Anna Bogutskaya! We delve deep into this endearingly bad trashterpiece and share our thoughts on the zombie and tech horror genres. Toodles! Support the show and access benefits like bonus episodes and merch: www.Patreon.com/SteviesBrainRot聽 Twitter: SteviesBrainRot Instagram :BrainRotPod Email: SteviesBrainRot@Gmail.com Letterboxd: SteviesBrainRot FaceBook Group: BrainRotPod www.SteviesBrainRot.com聽 Theme by Dean Maynard
22/11/2140m 40s

Humanoids From The Deep (1980) with James Graham OBE

Whats up Rotters!聽 This week I'm joined by playwright and screenwriter James Graham OBE to discuss Roger Corman's 1980 exploitation trashterpiece Humanoids From The Deep. I chat to James about the perks of being an OBE, why outer space makes us anxious and why Humanoids do what they do. ALSO.... The amazing guys at www.LastShirtOnTheLeft.co.uk聽are offering listeners a聽20% discount on their site from today until the end of December. Just use the code BRAINROTTERS2021 at checkout to apply the discount!! Support the show and access benefits like bonus episodes and merch: www.Patreon.com/SteviesBrainRot聽 Twitter: SteviesBrainRot Instagram :BrainRotPod Email: SteviesBrainRot@Gmail.com Letterboxd: SteviesBrainRot FaceBook Group: BrainRotPod www.SteveisBrainRot.com Theme by Dean Maynard
15/11/2150m 19s

Splatter University (1984) with Julie Atherton

Ello Rotters! Happy TROVEMBER! To celebrate, we're covering our first TROMA release - Splatter University from 1984. Enrolling with me this semester is actor, writer and director Julie Atherton. We discuss creepy priests, dodgy dubbing and confusing passages of time. Toodles Support the show and access benefits like bonus episodes and merch: www.Patreon.com/SteviesBrainRot聽 聽 Twitter: SteviesBrainRot Instagram :BrainRotPod Email: SteviesBrainRot@Gmail.com Letterboxd: SteviesBrainRot FaceBook Group: BrainRotPod Merch: www.SteviesBrainRot.com聽 Theme by Dean Maynard
08/11/2142m 18s

Pieces (1982) with Dino Fetscher

Welcome back, Rotters! This week we're covering the highly requested Pieces (1982) from Juan Piquer Sim贸n. This cult video nasty is a favourite amongst the community for its bizarre narrative and infamous acting choices. I'm joined by actor Dino Fetscher to break it into....you know the rest. Support the show and access benefits like bonus episodes and merch: www.Patreon.com/SteviesBrainRot聽 Twitter: SteviesBrainRot Instagram :BrainRotPod Email: SteviesBrainRot@Gmail.com Letterboxd: SteviesBrainRot FaceBook Group: BrainRotPod Merchandise: www.SteviesBrainRot.com聽 Theme by Dean Maynard
01/11/2146m 42s

Night of the Demons (1988) with Sean Parkins

HAPPY HALLOWEEN, ROTTERS! For our Halloween week episode, I've invited horror scaredy-cat Sean Parkins to discuss the cult classic Night of the Demons! This movie made an instant horror icon out of the badass Angela and the lipstick scene is the stuff of legend, but how does the rest of the film hold up? Hit play, playa. Support the show and access benefits like bonus episodes and merch: www.Patreon.com/SteviesBrainRot聽 Twitter: SteviesBrainRot Instagram :BrainRotPod Email: SteviesBrainRot@Gmail.com Letterboxd: SteviesBrainRot FaceBook Group: BrainRotPod Theme by Dean Maynard
24/10/2146m 46s

Body Melt (1993) with Matt Lucas

G'day Rotters! This week we're headed down under to have a chat about the 1993聽melt movie - Body Melt. Joining me is the hilarious national treasure Matt Lucas who was as baffled by this oozy Aussie mess as I was! Why the inbred cannibals? Why the farting troll? Why the rib collector?聽 All of these questions and more go unanswered within. Enjoy! Support the show and access benefits like bonus episodes and merch: www.Patreon.com/SteviesBrainRot聽 Twitter: SteviesBrainRot Instagram :BrainRotPod Email: SteviesBrainRot@Gmail.com Letterboxd: SteviesBrainRot FaceBook Group: BrainRotPod Theme by Dean Maynard
18/10/2136m 27s

Death Screams (1982) with Stuart Burnside

Howdy, Rotters! This week I'm joined by exploitation enthusiast Stuart Burnside to discuss the lesser spotted slasher Death Screams from 1982. The bizarre narrative and random backstories (with no relevance) make this one an absolute hoot to discuss. And don't get me started on there killer reveal.... Enjoy! Support the show and access benefits like bonus episodes and merch: www.Patreon.com/SteviesBrainRot聽 Twitter: SteviesBrainRot Instagram :BrainRotPod Email: SteviesBrainRot@Gmail.com Letterboxd: SteviesBrainRot FaceBook Group: BrainRotPod Merch: www.SteviesBrainRot.com聽 Theme by Dean Maynard
11/10/2143m 17s

Hell Night (1981) with Joshua Tonks

Ello Rotters! This week, Joshua Tonks returns to Brain Rot to discuss the 1981 Linda Blair slasher - Hell Night. At the time of episode release, Hell Night is currently streaming on Shudder and available on a beautifully restored 4k Blu-Ray from 101 Films. Support the show and access benefits like bonus episodes and merch: www.Patreon.com/SteviesBrainRot聽 Twitter: SteviesBrainRot Instagram :BrainRotPod Email: SteviesBrainRot@Gmail.com Letterboxd: SteviesBrainRot FaceBook Group: BrainRotPod MERCH : www.SteviesBrainRot.com Theme by Dean Maynard 聽
03/10/211h

Intruder (1989) with Brad Hanson

Clean up on aisle 2, Rotters! This week I'm joined by Brad Hanson to discuss the 1989 supermarket slasher that packs a punch - Intruder Set in a grocery store housing band saws, receipt spikes and meat hooks.... what could go wrong? Scott Spiegel directs and assembles his bloody buddies Ted and Sam Raimi and Bruce Campbell. It's not every day you come across a late 80s slasher that's genuinely refreshing.聽 Support the show and access benefits like bonus episodes and merch: www.Patreon.com/SteviesBrainRot聽 Twitter: SteviesBrainRot Instagram :BrainRotPod Email: SteviesBrainRot@Gmail.com Letterboxd: SteviesBrainRot FaceBook Group: BrainRotPod Merch: www.SteviesBrainRot.com Theme by Dean Maynard
27/09/211h 2m

Basket Case 2 (1990) & Basket Case 3 (1991) with Kim Morrison

Greetings Rotters, This week I'm joined by the brilliant Kim Morrison (Senior Contributor and Social Media Manager of the sensational Ghouls Magazine) to discuss the deranged sequels to Frank Henenlotter's original cult classic Basket Case. Musical numbers, gross-out birthing scenes and an abundance of creatures, these films leave no stomach unturned. Brain Rot T-Shirt Sale: www.SteviesBrainRot.com聽 Support the show and access benefits like bonus episodes and merch: www.Patreon.com/SteviesBrainRot聽 Twitter: SteviesBrainRot Instagram :BrainRotPod Email: SteviesBrainRot@Gmail.com Letterboxd: SteviesBrainRot FaceBook Group: BrainRotPod Theme by Dean Maynard
20/09/211h 4m

Rawhead Rex (1986) with Cody Jamison Strand

Top of the mornin' to ya, Rotters! This week we're taking a trip to rural Ireland to meet the dorky and bloodthirsty pagan god (?!?) Rawhead Rex. Adapted from his novella of the same name, Clive Barker was famously unhappy with the films finished product and this was what inspired him to direct the next adaption of his work..... Hellraiser. So it's not ALL bad. Cody Jamison Strand joins us once again after HIT episodes Uninvited and Critters 1-5.聽 Our Metal AF Brain Rot tee's are聽currently on SALE for a limited time over at www.SteviesBrainRot.com聽 ------------------------------------------------------------- Support the show and access benefits like bonus episodes and merch: www.Patreon.com/SteviesBrainRot聽 Twitter: SteviesBrainRot Instagram :BrainRotPod Email: SteviesBrainRot@Gmail.com Letterboxd: SteviesBrainRot FaceBook Group: BrainRotPod Theme by Dean Maynard
12/09/2156m 29s

Frozen Scream (1975) with Prano Bailey-Bond

Good morrow, Rotters! This week I'm joined by the incredible writer/director Prano Bailey-Bond to discuss the 1975 video nasty contender Frozen Scream. We discuss the aesthetics that inspired elements of Prano's highly acclaimed feature film debut Censor and do our best to make sense of this hilariously incoherent film. Support the show and access benefits like bonus episodes and merch: www.Patreon.com/SteviesBrainRot聽 Twitter: SteviesBrainRot Instagram :BrainRotPod Email: SteviesBrainRot@Gmail.com Letterboxd: SteviesBrainRot FaceBook Group: BrainRotPod Theme by Dean Maynard
06/09/2144m 43s

The Stuff (1985) with Homies of Horror

Welcome back, Rotters! After MANY requests, we're finally covering Larry Cohen's cult classic The Stuff from 1985. Joining me are the co-hosts of a podcast as addictive as The Stuff itself, Erika and Roshane of Homies Of Horror. We delve deep into the sweet white pudding and attempt to clean up some of the sticky plot points. With B-Movie action, insane practical effects and a theme tune that smacks, what not to love? Enough is NEVER enough of The Stuff. Support the show and access benefits like bonus episodes and merch: www.Patreon.com/SteviesBrainRot聽 Twitter: SteviesBrainRot Instagram :BrainRotPod Email: SteviesBrainRot@Gmail.com Letterboxd: SteviesBrainRot FaceBook Group: BrainRotPod Merch: www.SteviesBrainRot.com 聽 Theme by Dean Maynard
30/08/211h 33m

Dolls (1987) & Dolly Dearest (1991) with Mike Muncer & Becky Darke

Salutations, Rotters! It's DOUBLE DOLLY DAY!聽 This week I'm joined by besties of the pod聽Mike Muncer and Becky Darke to discuss Stuart Gordons 1987 cult classic DOLLS and 1991's Childs Play rip-off DOLLY DEAREST. Both of these films have such a huge nostalgic presence in my heart. But how did they hold up, decades later? Press play to find out! Support the show and access benefits like bonus episodes and merch: www.Patreon.com/SteviesBrainRot聽 Twitter: SteviesBrainRot Instagram :BrainRotPod Email: SteviesBrainRot@Gmail.com Letterboxd: SteviesBrainRot FaceBook Group: BrainRotPod Merch: www.SteviesBrainRot.com聽 Theme by Dean Maynard
23/08/211h 23m

Microwave Massacre (1983) with Tori Allen-Martin

Greetings, Rotters! Tori Allen-Martin is BACK after joining me last season to discuss the wonderful Chopping Mall. When I decided to cover the bizarre and cringe-worthy Microwave Massacre, I needed someone who could handle it.... enter Tori. Join us as we try to navigate this messy exploitation movie with a distinct lack of microwave utilisation. Support the show and access benefits like bonus episodes and merch: www.Patreon.com/SteviesBrainRot聽 Twitter: SteviesBrainRot Instagram :BrainRotPod Email: SteviesBrainRot@Gmail.com Letterboxd: SteviesBrainRot FaceBook Group: BrainRotPod Merch: SteviesBrainRot.com Theme by Dean Maynard 聽
16/08/211h 1m

Piranha (1978) with Louise Blain

Ahoy, Rotters! This week we're wading into the waters of Joe Dante's 1978 Jaws rip-off Piranha. Although it's one of many to cash in on the success of the original 1975 summer blockbuster, it's one of (if not THE)聽best of a B bunch. In classic Dante style, it manages to keep it fun whilst still delivering some mean spirited horror and surprising shocks. Writer and presenter Louise Blain joins me to discuss and break down this aquatic Trashterpiece. On Thursday, we will also be breaking 聽down James Cameron鈥檚 聽1982 sequel Piranha 2: The Spawning聽over at www.Patreon.com/SteviesBrainRot For a 20% discount on the final remaining tickets to the Brain Rot Double Feature event, use code聽JASON20.聽Link below. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/brain-rot-presents-horror-double-feature-tickets-162270149385 Twitter: SteviesBrainRot Instagram :BrainRotPod Email: SteviesBrainRot@Gmail.com Letterboxd: SteviesBrainRot FaceBook Group: BrainRotPod Theme by Dean Maynard
08/08/2158m 30s

Blood Diner (1987) with Elijah Wood

Oh Hello Season 2! Welcome, Rotters. Brain Rot is BACK and open for business. The response to Season 1 was so overwhelming and I just quickly wanna say thank you to each of you who came on the journey with me.聽 Thank you. Now then, on to the main course. We're back with a bang as we welcome the incredible Elijah Wood to the show. We discuss The Faculty, SpectreVision, Toxic Avenger聽and of course聽Blood Diner (1987) There are still tickets left for the Brain Rot Presents Friday 13th event on August 13th. Follow the link below to nab one! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/brain-rot-presents-horror-double-feature-tickets-162270149385 We have SO much in store for you in Season 2! So hit subscribe and grab your puke bag. It's gonna be a wild ride! Support the show and access benefits like bonus episodes and merch: www.Patreon.com/SteviesBrainRot聽 MERCH: www.SteviesBrainRot.com Twitter: SteviesBrainRot Instagram :BrainRotPod Email: SteviesBrainRot@Gmail.com Letterboxd: SteviesBrainRot FaceBook Group: BrainRotPod Theme by Dean Maynard
01/08/211h 5m

Brain Rot Presents & Season 2 Launch

Hello Rotters! The time is nearly upon us. Season 2 will arrive in less than 2 weeks. In this update episode, I announce who my super special guest is for episode 1 and give details on the Brain Rot Presents screening in August. Link to event tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/162270149385 Listen out for a listener discount code in the episode. Only 10 available. Toodles! Support the show and access benefits like bonus episodes and merch: www.Patreon.com/SteviesBrainRot聽 Twitter: SteviesBrainRot Instagram :BrainRotPod Email: SteviesBrainRot@Gmail.com Letterboxd: SteviesBrainRot FaceBook Group: BrainRotPod Theme by Dean Maynard
20/07/213m 14s

Death Spa (1989) with Graham Norton

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! Support the show and access benefits like bonus episodes and merch: www.Patreon.com/SteviesBrainRot聽 Twitter: SteviesBrainRot Instagram :BrainRotPod Email: SteviesBrainRot@Gmail.com Letterboxd: SteviesBrainRot FaceBook Group: BrainRotPod Theme by Dean Maynard
30/05/2156m 33s

Creepozoids (1987) with Urzila Carlson

Howdy, Rotters! This week I'm so stoked to be joined by comedian, actress and stand-up legend聽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聽feature ticks all of the Brain Rot trash boxes. With mutant rats, acid rain, a giant beetle monster and a killer baby.... what's not to love? Support the show and access benefits like bonus episodes and merch: www.Patreon.com/SteviesBrainRot聽 Twitter SteviesBrainRot Instagram :BrainRotPod Email: SteviesBrainRot@Gmail.com Letterboxd: SteviesBrainRot FaceBook Group: BrainRotPod Merch Store: www.SteviesBrainRot.com Theme by Dean Maynard
22/05/2141m 45s

The Brain (1988) with Kerry Howard

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:聽The Brain (1988).聽 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 alien. Join me and the hilarious Kerry Howard as we pick our brains and try and make sense of this truly wonderful B-Movie. To celebrate Pride month (June), we currently have a range of limited edition 'Brainbow Pride' tees and tanks in the merch store. 25% of proceeds will be donated to STONEWALL. An organisation close to my heart...and brain. Take a look and grab one if it takes your fancy... www.SteviesBrainRot.com聽 Support the show and access benefits like bonus episodes and merch: www.Patreon.com/SteviesBrainRot聽 Twitter: SteviesBrainRot Instagram :BrainRotPod Email: SteviesBrainRot@Gmail.com Letterboxd: SteviesBrainRot FaceBook Group: BrainRotPod Theme by Dean Maynard
15/05/211h

Night of the Creeps (1986) with Rob Wilkins

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 reasons for the lack of blood in the movie, Rob's experience with 80s peroxide and why more boys don't hold hands! Support the show and access benefits like bonus episodes and merch: www.Patreon.com/SteviesBrainRot聽 Twitter: SteviesBrainRot Instagram :BrainRotPod Email: SteviesBrainRot@Gmail.com Letterboxd: SteviesBrainRot FaceBook Group: BrainRotPod Theme by Dean Maynard
09/05/211h 16m

Critters (1986) with Cody Jamison Strand

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 Patreon.com/SteviesBrainRot聽from Tuesday, with Critters 2 (1988) When you think of Critters, images that usually come to mind are the 'Critterball' and Roxanne Kernohan plucking a giant metal staple from her聽abdomen. These however, are from Critters 2! The original outing of the Crites often gets overlooked and, in my opinion, warrants more praise than it receives. Which is your favourite entry in the franchise? Let me know at SteviesBrainRot@gmail.com聽 Support the show and access benefits like bonus episodes and merch: www.Patreon.com/SteviesBrainRot聽 Twitter: SteviesBrainRot Instagram :BrainRotPod Letterboxd: SteviesBrainRot FaceBook Group: BrainRotPod Theme by Dean Maynard
01/05/2152m 47s

Hello Mary Lou: Prom Night 2 (1987) with Joshua Tonks

Ay up, Rotters! She's been bad and she loved every minute of it! This week I'm joined by Joshua Tonks to talk about Hello Mary Lou: Prom Night 2,聽the sequel-but-definitely-not-a-sequel to the 1980 original. We talk about my personal connections to the first film and ask questions like:聽Why is the rocking horse veiny? With so many similarities to several 90s teen slashers, we ponder the possibility that this film was way more influential than people think. Check it out! Find Joshua on Twitter and Instagram: @JoshusTonks Support Brain Rot and access benefits like bonus episodes and merch: www.Patreon.com/SteviesBrainRot聽 Twitter: SteviesBrainRot Instagram :BrainRotPod Email: SteviesBrainRot@Gmail.com Letterboxd: SteviesBrainRot FaceBook Group: BrainRotPod Theme by Dean Maynard
25/04/211h 6m

Night Train to Terror (1985) with Sean Miller of 'The Horror Show'

Choo Choo, Rotters! This week I'm joined by Sean Miller from The Horror Show podcast to talk about the mental 1985 anthology-horror; Night Train to Terror. What's different about this particular anthology, however, is that the segments are made up of full length feature films that have been edited down to just 20 minutes each. And the results are varying. Think how a song would sound if you cut halfway through the first verse and jumped to the end of the chorus..... that's Night Train to Terror. Heated discussions between God and Satan, Nazi demons and a neon 80s dance troupe, to boot..... this film has it all. Toodles! Support the show and access benefits like bonus episodes and merch: www.Patreon.com/SteviesBrainRot聽 Twitter: SteviesBrainRot Instagram :BrainRotPod Email: SteviesBrainRot@Gmail.com Letterboxd: SteviesBrainRot FaceBook Group: BrainRotPod Theme by Dean Maynard
18/04/2153m 27s

Ghost Town (1988) with Giles Edwards

Howdy, Rotters! Hope you're all doing horrendously. This week I'm joined by Horror-Head and film producer聽Giles Edwards聽to talk about the much forgotten Horror-Western: Ghost Town from 1988. A聽Charles Band/Empire flick that may have 聽slipped under the horror radar during the time of big-hitter franchises. We discuss Its mysterious directing credits and the satisfaction of a simple yet well executed storyline. Toodles! Find Giles on Twitter: GFDEdwards Brain Rot: Support the show and access benefits like bonus episodes and merch: www.Patreon.com/SteviesBrainRot聽 Twitter: SteviesBrainRot Instagram :BrainRotPod Email: SteviesBrainRot@Gmail.com Letterboxd: SteviesBrainRot FaceBook Group: BrainRotPod Theme by Dean Maynard 聽 聽
11/04/2145m 7s

Chopping Mall (1986) with Tori Allen-Martin

Oi Oi, Rotters! We're back with another Trashterpiece from the gift of a decade that just keeps giving, Chopping Mall (1986) I'm joined by the multi-talented Tori Allen-Martin to talk Killbots, Pepperoni and 80s boobs. Who are the Blands? Why do the Killbots have lasers? And what bone did the director (Jim Wynorski) brake when insisting on trying a stunt-fall himself? All these pressing questions and more on the latest episode of Brain Rot. Find Tori on Twitter: ToriAllenMartin Brain Rot: Twitter: SteviesBrainRot Instagram: BrainRotPod Facebook : SteviesBrainRot Support us on Patreon and access bonus episodes and extras. www.patreon.com/SteviesBrainRot Theme by Dean Maynard
03/04/211h 3m

Q - The Winged Serpent (1982) with Jonathan Ross

Wotcha, Rotters! "Just your good old fashioned monster" This week I'm joined by lifelong horror fan and all round legend, Jonathan Ross, to discuss Larry Cohens 'Q - The Winged Serpent' from 1982. We discuss Cohens knack for a strong premise and his infamous guerrilla filmmaking.聽 We also chat about when and why we both gravitated towards horror and reminisce on the golden age of VHS and low budget features. TOODLES! Help Support Brain Rot: www.patreon.com/SteviesBrainRot Reach Us On The Socials: Twitter: SteviesBrainRot Instagram: BrainRotPod Steviesbrainrot@gmail.com Theme by Dean Maynard 聽
28/03/211h 1m

Troll (1986) with Joe Tracini

Ello, Rotters! Hope you're all doing horrendously. This week I'm joined by actor, presenter and pandemic dance healer,聽Joe Tracini. We break down the BANANAS聽1986 fantasy-horror,聽Troll.聽From soprano mushrooms to Sonny Bono bloating and bursting into foliage, this film has everything you never asked for (including two Harry Potters). So grab a Rat Burger聽and sit back as we attempt to make sense of this endearing and hugely enjoyable 80s trashterpiece. If you fancy supporting Brain Rot, we now have a Patreon Page. There's currently only one membership tier but more will be added soon. If you like what we do and wanna sponsor an episode and get a shout out on the show, head to...... www.patreon.com/SteviesBrainRot Toodles!! Follow Joe on Twitter : JoeTracini Brain Rot Socials: Twitter: SteviesBrainRot Instagram : BrainRotPod Theme by Dean Maynard
21/03/2156m 14s

Society (1989) with Gizzi Erskine

Haiiiii Rotters! Ready to shunt?聽 This week i'm joined by chef, (award winning) food writer and life long horror fan, Gizzi Erskine!聽 We discuss the slimiest and most icky body-horror,聽Society (1989).聽Brian Yuzna's first foray into directing is truly a joyous trashterpiece. Join us as we converse about bloodletting, surrealism and just what the hell is up with Clarissa's mother?! 'How do you like your tea? Cream? Sugar? Or do you want me to pee in it?' Toodles! Gizzi on Instagram : gizzierskine Find us here: Twitter: SteviesBrainRot Instagram: brainrotpod SteviesBrainRot@gmail.com聽 Theme by Dean Maynard
14/03/2153m 57s

The Gate (1987) with Anthony Head & Emily Head

Greetings, Rotters! This week I'm joined by the father and daughter duo to end all father and daughter duos. Anthony and Emily Head!!聽 We sit down to discuss the 1987 mini-demon movie, 'The Gate'. We discuss the mind-blowing camera trickery of forced perspective, and lust after it's iconic 80s fashions. The gate is open, so step on though. Find us on the socials: Twitter: SteviesBrainRot聽 Instagram: BrainRotPod Email: SteviesBrainRot@gmail.com聽 If you're listening on Apple Podcasts, please take a moment to drop us a rating or review. It helps get us heard by more potential Rotters and everyone needs a bit of schlock in their lives.聽 Toodles!!
07/03/211h 4m

Basket Case (1982) with Mark Kermode

Hey Rotters! This week I'm joined by none other than Mark Kermode to discuss the 1982 trash-masterpiece,聽Basket Case. It's the age old tale of a boy carrying around his disfigured, formerly conjoined twin brother in a wicker basket. You know the one. Join us as we discuss an abundance of behind the scenes production anecdotes, 80s nostalgia and the horror genre as a whole. To enter our 'Basket Case' goodies giveaway, head to SteviesBrainRot聽on Twitter where competition details will be posted on March 1st. Follow Mark on Twitter : KermodeMovie Marks Podcast on Apple Pods : Kermode On Film Brain Rot on Instagram: BrainRotPod steviesbrainrot@gmail.com Theme by Dean Maynard
28/02/2152m 8s

Popcorn (1991) with Mike Muncer & Becky Darke

Wassup Rotters! This week i'm joined by Mike Muncer (Evolution Of Horror)& Becky Darke to drag the 1991 postmodern slasher 'Popcorn' from its Canadian grave.聽 We discuss the immersive horror cinema of William Castle and try to decide whether this film is supernatural or not. I still don't really know. I just know it's freaking awesome. Let us know what YOU think : SteviesBrainRot@gmail.com Check out Becky鈥檚 Patreon here: www.Patreon.com/bunnydarke聽 You can find all of Mikes Evolution of Horror content here: www.evolutionofhorror.com聽 Find Brain Rot here:聽 Twitter :SteviesBrainRot Instagram: BrainRotPod Theme composed by Dean Maynard 聽
21/02/211h 4m

Uninvited (1988) with Cody Jamison Strand

Put your paws up, Rotters! A poisonous cat, within a cat, on a luxury yacht? 聽Yes please. This week we're joined by performer聽Cody Jamison Strand聽to talk about one of the most deranged movies ever to come out of the 80s, Uninvited (1988). We try to make sense of this inadvertent masterpiece and ponder the paramount question: 'What if cats were actually poisonous?' Keep up to date on future episodes and guests by following us on the socials... Twitter: SteviesBrainRot Instagram: BrainRotPod Facebook: BrainRotPod Email: BrainRotPod@gmail.com聽 Theme composed by Dean Maynard 聽
14/02/2142m 52s

Slugs (1988) with Stephen Fry

Hey Rotters! This week we're joined by the one and only聽Stephen Fry聽to discuss the slimiest and most outrageously eighties movie, Slugs. Listen as we discuss dodgy dubbing, exploding eye sockets and horror prostates!? If you like what you hear, don't forget to hit subscribe and drop us a rating. But nothing below 4 stars... that's just trolling! Find us at: Twitter: SteviesBrainRot Instagram: BrainRotPod Theme by Dean Maynard
07/02/2150m 25s

C.H.U.D. (1984) with George Rainsford

We're heeeeeeere (in Carol Anne voice) For our very first episode, we're joined by actor George Rainsford聽to discuss the 1984, mutant mess, C.H.U.D. What was misremembered as a playful, easy-going monster romp, actually turned out to be a huge political and environmental statement. Who knew!? Listen to us chew the chud and ponder whether this film is actually 'Home Alone' canon. Follow us for news and announcements: Twitter: SteviesBrainRot Instagram: BrainRotPod Theme composed by Dean Maynard
31/01/2151m 56s

Your Initiation

Welcome to the trash heap聽 In this intro episode, your VHS Veteran (Stevie) gives you the lowdown on what to expect from Brain Rot. So dust off your VCR, grab a Push Pop and take the landline off the hook. It's about to get (moderately) scary. Listen out for the announcement of the first film we're covering and get to your local video store to rent it. Or you can just let us watch it for you and hand you the best bits. Hit subscribe and keep your pager on! Follow us: Twitter Instagram Theme composed by Dean Maynard
24/01/216m 24s
-
-
Heart UK
Mute/Un-mute