The Height of Horror

The Height of Horror

The debate that rages on... what is the BEST year of horror? What's the WORST year? Well, Presley Bracken & James (Marsh Land Monster) McCollum are here to settle that debate by going year-by-year, thirteen movies per solar revolution, to settle this debate ONCE and for ALL to determine THE HEIGHT OF HORROR!!!

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August 13, 2023 69 mins

We venture to the mind of Mancini yet again for 1991's "Child's Play 3"! Come along as we discuss sleeping co-hosts, days off, resumes, Jim Bob Hippie Boy, our analytics, Suzy Q, the French movie "Calvaire", serviceable slashers, deaths we'd prefer, boardroom meetings, nerd dong, CEO offices, remote controls, killing with toys, Subway, the Atari Lynx, how to end war, spin-offs, James writes "Gho...

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What is under the floorboards is not what you should fear, it's the people who dwell above because we watched 1991's classic horror satire, "The People Under the Stairs"! Come along as we discuss DogDie?com, wisdom teeth, Life Time movies, Little Caesars, MOTHER, watching for school, ICP is SJWs, tarot card readings, landlords, buckshots, massages, wall people, vacant house wings, dead birds, "Mommy Dearest&q...

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Season 2 of THE HEIGHT OF HORROR has begun! We take our first plunge into 1991 with the film "Bloodsucking Pharaohs in Pittsburgh" while we discuss biters, KaiJULY Con, "Beau Is Afraid", Tubi at work, James finally watched "Showgirls", the state of horror in 1991, SLC Punk, Alan Smithee, local "make out hills", "Doom Asylum", Family Guy sketches, extension cords, banana peels, "...

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It's been a long time coming! Presley is joined by horrorcore legend, and horror movie director, Komatose of Cutthroat Productions to figure out what the heck James likes about 2022's "Halloween Ends"! Spoiler, James likes a LOT about it! So come along as we chat about the movie, plus mother-son relationships, our favorite Halloweens, the issues with "Halloween Ends", James brother, stoned vs sober viewi...

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May 28, 2023 63 mins

It's our season one finale and what better way to celebrate than with Presley's favorite movie, "Bride of Chucky"! Come along as we chat about our rating for 1998, horror conventions, James' thoughts on Scream VI, Ronny Yu, more Rob Zombie banter, corpses in the news, breathalyzers, Jennifer Tilly's masterclass in acting, split diopters, set design, seedy skulls at DarlingHomebody.com, Epic / Date Movie, w...

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May 7, 2023 81 mins

Our listeners spoke and WE listened because this week we're discussing 1998's "The Faculty" chosen by YOU the listener! Come along as we chat about guessing intros, "Problem Child", parenting, biology, "The Monster Squad", "Happiest Season", heaven's waiting room, scary uncles, small town life, cross fit, bubble wrap, relationship advice, manipulating mothers, prom, worms inside y...

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We are not podcasters this week, WE ARE RATS, because we're discussing Dario Argento's 1998 feature film "The Phantom of the Opera"! Come along as we chat about the Phantom of NYC, early records, mother figures, "The Nerco Files", Super Mario, moderate fame, cool kids, rat Moses, the smell of yore folk, "Perfume: The Story of a Murder", public domain, RPG rat missions, malaria, "Step By St...

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In a world where life is a miracle, why would you question how marionettes can move on their own?! Well, if you've ever wondered that BOY do we have a movie that won't answer any questions because we're discuss 1998's "Curse of the Puppet Master"! Come along as we chat about Lord of the Flies, sex comedies, Jason X, EDITOR'S NOTE: James knows it's Lou Pearlman who managed NSYNC, ranking the Puppets...

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Shhh... you hear that?! It's the screaming rumors being spread in 1998's South Korean horror hit, "Whispering Corridors"! Come along as we chat about the movie, plus Pokemon, mental health week, "Halloween Ends", phone watching, Air Bender slasher films, drippy walls, karma, Juggalos, PTA meetings, rumors, having talents, in-school suspension, "Fight Club Jr.", ghost boyfriends, leaning on the ...

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February 26, 2023 65 mins

Pain is a cheeky mistress; it takes time and devotion to please her but with her pleasure comes yours... is something Captain Howdy would probably say in this week's flick, Twisted Sister starring "Strangeland" from 1998! Come along as we chat about the movie, plus brother / father films, Jellystone! > Velma, "Slash/Back", Sharknado, going in blind, early morning horror watches, bad detectives, professional social media stalking...

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February 12, 2023 57 mins

In a hospital... EVERYONE can hear you scream but not from those USA medical bills, we're talkin' about higher dimensional demon's in David DeCoteau's 1998 Full Moon Feature, "Shrieker"! Come along as we discuss this beautiful movie, plus therapy, @HoHpod on TikTok, Daybreakers, Grandmother's House, Michael Crichton, Shrek raves, different ways to appease otherworldly beings, feeding the Shrieker, socialism, Jenny McCarthy, hopping...

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January 29, 2023 76 mins

We beckon back to the bog this week because we're discussing 1998's Christopher Walken starring super natural horror film "The Eternal"! Come along as we chat about the movie, plus Irish decent, putting the phone down, James spoiler free review M3GAN, James' pettiness towards messenger groups, mic talk, "The Hottie and the Nottie", alcoholism, the SATs, affording a home, gamboling on yourself, maps, Gumby lookin' kids, black belts,...

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This episode is being transmitted via Psychic AUDIOgraphy because this week we're discussing 1998's J-horror PHENOMENON "Ring"! Also, Ian Bracken of HorrorCorridor joins us, kind of! Come along as we discuss this modern day classic, plus being too stoned, "Christmas Bloody Christmas", the many movie timelines of the Ring franchise, Scary Movie 3, steak vs hamburger, worried about the edit, baby screams, sleepovers, funky faces, hau...

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Hello, listeners... WE'VE BEEN WAITING FOR YOU to listen to this week's episode discussing 1998's NBC movie of the week, "I've Been Waiting For You", starring Sarah Chalke! Listen along as we chat about podcast class, illnesses, food poisoning, holiday horror, "The Most Colorful Time of the Year",  author Lois Duncan, Spanish to English conversions, before social media, "That 70's Show", burning witches, Chris Farley, parody /...

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December 11, 2022 81 mins

Deep within the renches of horror podcasts hosts can grow their goofs far beyond those near the surface... just like tentacle spike creatures from this episode's movie, "Deep Rising"! Come along to hear us discuss this wildly entertaining film, plus The Height of HorrorCorridor, sibling music, MST3k, Steve Oedekerk's "Thumbtanic", "Goodbye Horses" in highschool, scares aging poorly, speculating Terrifier 2's impact on modern / near...

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November 27, 2022 70 mins

We're getting non-linear today and straight up INCEPTED by killer clowns from out the grease trap because we're discussing 1998's remake of "Carnival of Souls"! CONTENT WARNING: This film does include the subject of s*xual as*ault, so please be aware we do bring this up. But come along as we mainly chat about loads, Thanksgiving, "Special Delivery" by Melzer T Melzer, getting friends to listen to content, Christmas movies, "Hollywo...

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1998 is started off in the DARK because that's where "John Carpenter's Vampires" DWELL! Come along as we, Presley & James, discuss this WILD movie, plus 98 degrees, Charlie Kaufman, Dana Carvey, "Vampire$", live action The Flintstones, half moon shorts, vampire violence, St Helens, bed bugs, dorky dads, the state of deedles, mothballs, "The Rewine", the Baldwins, getting dressed, fashion, kicking, bloody noses, & more!
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Welcome to episode ZERO of "The Height of Horror" where we, Presley Bracken & James McCollum, will be dissecting years in horror with 13 films per year, starting with 1998! This week we're letting you know a little about our tastes / interests AND the 13 movies we'll be discussing this season, plus nose bleeds, childhood horrors, AMC, calling in sick, Fortnite bullying, seeing Freddy vs Jason in theater, Howard Kremer / Dragon ...

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October 25, 2022 43 secs

The debate that rages on... what is the BEST year of horror? What's the WORST year? Well, Presley Bracken & James (Marsh Land Monster) McCollum are here to settle that debate by going year-by-year, thirteen movies per solar revolution, to settle this debate ONCE and for ALL to determine THE HEIGHT OF HORROR!!!

Music by James, AKA Marsh Land Monster.

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