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  • Show #018: Horror Tied Up in Nazis September 15, 2018
    The ultimate bad guys. The worst of the worst. The nuclear option for insults. Nazis. The a-holes of the universe. They show up in horror, and in everyday conversation. Now they show up under the macabre microscope of Podenstein's Lab. where we expose the turd reich's weird side. From the fuhrer's fart attacks, to super […]
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  • Minisode #017.5: Favorite School Horror Movies September 7, 2018
    Oh yeah, it's back to school SPECIAL- with No Skool like Film Skool. J.E., Shelby, and Mark talk about their choices for horror movies that focus on being in a school, and that the school experience is a focus of the horror. "The Faculty," "Scream," and "Night of the Creeps" top the list, then they […]
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  • Show #017: Reading, Writing, ARRHYTHMIA! (Back to School Special) September 1, 2018
    It's our version of a Back to School Special- which means haunted school hallways, ghosts in dorms, Stephens College spirits, KU curses, and interview with actual live people! We talk to Jennifer Laughlin at Shawnee Indian Mission Historic Site in Fairway, KS, about their upcoming paranormal investigation of the site with Supernatural, Ink (yup, that's […]
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  • Minisode #016.5: Movies in HELL! August 24, 2018
    It's a hell of a list of HELL movies, in this minisode of Podenstein's Lab. Shelby, J.E., and Mark bring up their top choices for how hell looks on celluloid, from Constantine to Solomon Kane, from The Gate to Highway to Hell. The devil's in the trailer in Minisode #016.5!!
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  • Show #016: It's Hotter than HELL! August 17, 2018
    Talk about a hell of a show. Podenstein's Lab fires up the 2nd half of August with a full facial glimpse into Hell itself. We offer a cornucopia of pain with the worst punishments in several religions' Hells, plus how to get to Hell from at least 4 places in the U.S., and a quickie […]
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  • Show #015.5: Werewolf Movies for the Dog Days of the Damned August 8, 2018
    J.E., Shelby, and Mark talk about some fave werewolf movies as part of the Dog Days of the Damned. From a lycan battleground, to fighting the beasties with a kung-fu Mohican, to a cop who is both dirty AND hairy, find out your next furry film experience, in Minisode #015.5 of Podenstein's Lab.
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  • Show #015: Dog Days of the DAMNED! August 1, 2018
    We're into the dog days, which for three horror writers is a LOT more than the heat! In Show #015, Podenstein's Lab fetches the creepy with real trials for werewolves, Navajo skinwalkers, the Kansas Dogman, and more- plus a great interview with Linda Godfrey, author of 17 books on strange creatures, phenomena and people, including […]
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  • Show #014.5: Horror Musicals Minisode July 23, 2018
    Shelby, John, and Mark talk about musicals of madness, and the suprisingly LARGE list of Horror Musicals.
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  • Show #014 - Songs in the Key of AAAAAAGH!! July 13, 2018
    In Show #014, we check out a song that killed- and was banned by the BBC because of it, plus the 9th Symphony killer curse, and the cutting truth behind Sweeney Todd. Then- we have EVIL DEAD THE MUSICAL live in studio before their show in Kansas City, with Nick Padgett of Padget Productions, Jeff […]
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  • Show #013.5 - Minisode: WAR HORROR MOVIES July 7, 2018
    In our minisode Show #013.5, we take a shot at War Horror Movies- our faves, and our foes. The Keep, Frankenstein's Army, The Devil's Rock, Planet Terror, and more! It's a barrage of titles you can watch when you're up for some hooo-rah horror.
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  • Show #013 Freaky Under Fire: Haunted Battlegrounds and Weird Stories of War July 1, 2018
    In honor of the 4th of July, Podenstein's Lab sings "Oh say DID YOU SEE THAT??" From a battle fought- in part- by angels, to WWI no-man's land crazed cannibals, to the Pea Ridge National Military Park in Arkansas, where the biggest Civil War battle west of the Mississippi was fought...aaaand where ghosts still fight […]
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  • Show #012.5 - 1858 Garnett House Hotel - How One Guy is Saving Haunted History June 23, 2018
    This minisode focuses on the 1858 Garnett House Hotel, an old building in Garnett, KS, saved from the wrecking ball by Rob Garcia and his investing partner. Mark flies solo for this minisode, talking with Rob about the house, the famous guests that have lived there, the killer who was caught there, and the haunted […]
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  • Show #012: SPOOKY SPOTLIGHT - OTTAWA, KS - Finding the Freaky In the Midwest June 16, 2018
    Haunted? Haunting?? We find it! Ottawa, KS has a haunted auditorium- where a performance by The Amazing Kreskin ended unearthly, plus we found the spookiest places nearby- including a high school haunted by a ticked-off trumpeter, and a 19th century criminal asylum where your name ends up a number. Lisa Hefner Heitz, author of "Haunted […]
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  • Show #011.5: WEDDINGS REC'D - Horror's 2 Best Ring-Flinging Flicks June 9, 2018
    What two horror movies involving weddings float to the top of the "Say I do" cinematic swamp? Find out with Mark, John, and Shelby, as they discuss how a wedding gets "REC"'d, and how if you like it you shoulda' put a ring on it, but just make sure "it" ain't dead when you do. […]
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  • Show #011: I THEE DEAD, The Darker Side of "I Do" June 1, 2018
    June, the traditional month of weddings. ALSO tradition- marriage battles, haunted hitching venues, and kissing the bride's DEAD hand. All this, and a hilarious interview with Varla Ventura, author of "The Book of the Bizarre: Freaky Facts and Strange Stories" and a bunch of other tomes du weird, about some truly not-your-average nuptuals. If you're […]
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  • Show #010 : BOOGIE FRIGHTS, Real Horror in the Twitterpation Nation May 16, 2018
    Podenstein's Lab delves into the world of Bambi, Thumper, and exploding bee sex. Ah yes, it's that time of year- Spring, when the world becomes one Twitterpation Nation. Join us on this uncomfortable journey into absorbing your bae, headless boot-knocking, disgusting REAL recipes for love potions, why a succubus is just a dreamy sperm bank, […]
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  • Show #009.5: ALIEN INVASION MOVIES, A Love/Hate 3-Way May 8, 2018
    Movies about ALIEN INVASIONS! J.E., Shelby, and Mark each pick a movie they love, and one they hate, involving taking over the planet...ours, or others- and share the the love/hate with you.
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  • Show #009: Mayflowers bring INVADING ALIENS- Plus Eduardo Sanchez & Cat Mangan!! May 1, 2018
    Sure, April showers bring May flowers. but what do Mayflowers bring? INVADING ALIENS!! In Show #009, we take a look at real invading species- from vicious fishes to toad-al destruction to worm-ageddon. Plus we chat about the alien horror movie "ALTERED" with the only visible woman in the cast- Catherine Mangan, who played "Hope,"...and famed […]
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  • Show #008.5: Fairy Tales Go to the Movies Minicast April 23, 2018
    J.E., Shelby, and Mark share reviews of movies they think will give you that fairy tale flair, while still delivering the kills and the chills. The ones where kids, not older teens, are the heroes. Where a happy ending happens, even if almost every person dies along the way. Bring on the mayhem..errrrrr...moral of the […]
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  • Show #008 - Fairy Tales: Oh the Things We Tell Our Kids April 15, 2018
    "Grimm" ain't just a coupla' dead guys' last name!! J.E., Shelby, and Mark show off the dark side of fairy tales...without having to change them. They also interview author and fairy tale specialist Sheila Kohler about the importance of these fearsome, feral fables. This ain't no small world after all; it's blood and guts and […]
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