MORTIS

MORTIS

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MORTIS rises from the grave yet again! Actor and Lovecraft scholar,Leeman Kessler of ASK LOVECRAFT returns for part 2 of an exclusive interview tackling the ongoing storm of controversy surrounding H.P. Lovecraft, It's a frank discussion on racism, xenophobia and fandom that's not to be missed. You've been warned. Also, Managing Editor Stephen Semones resumes his popular review series, "From the Vault" with a lo... Read more

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On a very special episode of MORTIS, our friend VICTORIA PRICE, daughter of the legendary VINCENT PRICE, returns to tell us all about her new book THE WAY OF BEING LOST: A ROAD TRIP TO MY TRUEST SELF and the ongoing journey that inspired it. How does her iconic father and horror fandom tie into spiritual discovery? You may be be surprised.

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On a very special episode of MORTIS, our friend VICTORIA PRICE, daughter of the legendary VINCENT PRICE, returns to tell us all about her new book THE WAY OF BEING LOST: A ROAD TRIP TO MY TRUEST SELF and the ongoing journey that inspired it. How does her iconic father and horror fandom tie into spiritual discovery? You may be be surprised.

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October 30, 2017 45 min

MORTIS returns!!!! We're back from the dead with an all new show. William Wright interviews actor and Lovecraft scholar LEEMAN KESSLER in the first of a two part feature on the Master of Cosmic Horror. Shane Parkey traces the legacy of Goth-Punk Pioneers, THE DAMNED in an all new HOUSE OF WAX, and we debut an all new comics feature, TERROR IN FOUR COLORS. Can your nerves take the shocking return of MORTIS?!?!?!?

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October 30, 2017 45 min

MORTIS returns!!!! We're back from the dead with an all new show. William Wright interviews actor and Lovecraft scholar LEEMAN KESSLER in the first of a two part feature on the Master of Cosmic Horror. Shane Parkey traces the legacy of Goth-Punk Pioneers, THE DAMNED in an all new HOUSE OF WAX, and we debut an all new comics feature, TERROR IN FOUR COLORS. Can your nerves take the shocking return of MORTIS?!?!?!?

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MORTIS returns with another exclusive! Managing Editor Stephen J. Semones sits down with creature actor extraordinaire, DOUG JONES (HELLBOY, PAN'S LABYRINTH, CRIMSON PEAK) for a very special interview. Doug discusses his career under the make-up, his long working relationship with horror master Guillermo del Toro and his upcoming starring roles in THE BYE BYE MAN and the remix of NOSFERATU, and much more!

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MORTIS returns with another exclusive! Managing Editor Stephen J. Semones sits down with creature actor extraordinaire, DOUG JONES (HELLBOY, PAN'S LABYRINTH, CRIMSON PEAK) for a very special interview. Doug discusses his career under the make-up, his long working relationship with horror master Guillermo del Toro and his upcoming starring roles in THE BYE BYE MAN and the remix of NOSFERATU, and much more!

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MORTIS returns with another exclusive long-form intereview. CAPTAIN HOWDY SPEAKS!!! On this very special episode, William J. Wright interviews the amazing EILEEN DIETZ--the unsung legend of THE EXORCIST who doubled for Linda Blair in all of that film's most horrifyingly memorable moments. Eileen opens up about her long career in film and television, writing her biography EXORCISING MY DEMONS: AN ACTRESS' JOURNEY TO THE EXO... Read more

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We're back with a very special episode! William Wright interviews VICTORIA PRICE, daughter of horror icon VINCENT PRICE, about her legendary dad, her ongoing spiritual journey and how Vincent Price's enduring legacy continues to inspire us today. You know the legend, now get to know the man through words of the woman who knew him best! Get ready for the "rollie coaster" ride of a lifetime only here on MORTIS!

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On this bonus episode, guitarist JOHN 5 (Rob Zombie, Marilyn Manson) returns to MORTIS for a full length interview! Our resident musicologist, Shane Parkey sits down with J5 ahead of his show in Nashville, Tennessee, to discuss everything from touring with his band THE CREATURES and his work on ROB ZOMBIE'S upcoming album to his incredible new video release "Making Monsters" and much more! It's a jam-packed monster ... Read more

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February 20, 2016 11 min

While you're waiting for our new, full length show, enjoy this mini-episode featuring David Ward's ALL NEW interview with actor, TONY TODD recorded at Atlanta's 2016 DAYS OF THE DEAD CONVENTION. The Candy Man himself opens up about his past, his love of classic films and his part in the controversial STAR TREK fan project AXANAR! Also, hear how the worlds of punk and metal nearly collided as Shane Parkey unleashes a HOU... Read more

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It's a cool Yule with the ghouls as the MORTIS crew return to the lounge for their year-end HOLIDAY BASH! EVIL DEAD 2's hillbilly supreme, DANNY HICKS stops by to discuss all things Bobby Joe including his new musical project, The Tim-O and Danny Hicks Brain Invasion AND what it's really like to work with Bruce Campbell; CJ RAMONE of the world famous RAMONES sits down with our resident musicologist Shane Parkey for an e... Read more

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October 20, 2015 141 min

IT'S A GIANT-SIZED HALLOWEEN EXTRAVAGANZA! Shane Parkey chats with Rob Zombie's guitar wizard JOHN 5!. David Ward interviews Sideshow royalty, CAPTAIN STAB TUGGO (America's Got Talent, The Hunger Games)! Music legend EERIE VON of SAMHAIN and DANZIG drops by The House of Wax. TROLL 2's GEORGE HARDY sits down with Stephen Semones for the best, worst interview ever. And William Wright catches up with the invaluable TOM... Read more

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October 5, 2015 75 min

The listener reaction to writer/director TOM HOLLAND's (FRIGHT NIGHT, CHILD'S PLAY) appearance on our last episode was so overwhelmingly positive, we've decided to release the interview in its entirety! In this MORTIS exclusive interview, Stephen J. Semones delves deep into the filmmaker's life and career from his early days as a soap opera star to becoming a certified Master of Horror. Hear TOM HOLLAND's though... Read more

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William, Stephen, David and Shane are back in the lounge for a very special tribute to the mighty WES CRAVEN. Recorded less than 24 hours after Craven's passing, the MORTIS crew looks back at the life of a true Master of Horror. Also, Stephen Semones chats with horror legend TOM HOLLAND, writer and director of FRIGHT NIGHT and CHILD'S PLAY. William Wright sits down with the Peabody Award nominated creative team of JOHN C. ... Read more

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William, Stephen, David and Shane are back in the lounge for a very special tribute to the mighty WES CRAVEN. Recorded less than 24 hours after Craven's passing, the MORTIS crew looks back at the life of a true Master of Horror. Also, Stephen Semones chats with horror legend TOM HOLLAND, writer and director of FRIGHT NIGHT and CHILD'S PLAY. William Wright sits down with the Peabody Award nominated creative team of JOHN C. ALSEDEK ... Read more

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August 22, 2015 84 min

On this all new episode, the MORTIS crew meets up in the House of Wax for a salute to soundtracks and movie music. We interview grindhouse royalty FRED "THE HAMMER" WILLIAMSON. David Ward drops the bomb on BABYMETAL. Shane Parkey explores the bizarre connection between Charles Manson and the 60s music scene. Stephen Semones looks back at AN AMERICAN WEREWOLF IN LONDON. William Wright finds "The Holy Grail" in an une... Read more

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August 22, 2015 84 min

On this all new episode, the MORTIS crew meets up in the House of Wax for a salute to soundtracks and movie music. We interview grindhouse royalty FRED "THE HAMMER" WILLIAMSON. David Ward drops the bomb on BABYMETAL. Shane Parkey explores the bizarre connection between Charles Manson and the 60s music scene. Stephen Semones looks back at AN AMERICAN WEREWOLF IN LONDON. William Wright finds "The Holy Grail" in an unexpected place. W... Read more

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June 26, 2015 75 min

On this all new episode of MORTIS, Stephen Semones salutes TROMA alum turned Hollywood king, JAMES GUNN, we geek out with THE WALKING DEAD's MOSES J. MOSELEY, David Ward skewers convention con-men in THE NEGATIVE SPACE, Shane Parkey spins some 50s and 60s SPLATTER PLATTERS in THE HOUSE OF WAX, we pay tribute to fallen horror icon, Sir Christopher Lee, William J. Wright takes you back to the roots of the horror genre with the si... Read more

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June 26, 2015 75 min

On this all new episode of MORTIS, Stephen Semones salutes TROMA alum turned Hollywood king, JAMES GUNN, we geek out with THE WALKING DEAD's MOSES J. MOSELEY, David Ward skewers convention con-men in THE NEGATIVE SPACE, Shane Parkey spins some 50s and 60s SPLATTER PLATTERS in THE HOUSE OF WAX, we pay tribute to fallen horror icon, Sir Christopher Lee, William J. Wright takes you back to the roots of the horror genre with the silent... Read more

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