Gaylords of Darkness
5 months ago

Episode 90 - Rebecca, the Dearest Doll

Episode 90: Rebecca, the Dearest Doll

The Gaylords return to horror with the 2001 Japanese film Pulse! Stacie & Anthony scare themselves silly with Butoh ghost apocalypses, online isolation, internet startup disks, and more. Plus: the true story behind Annabelle’s daring escape and the revenge of The Headsthey!

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5 months ago

Episode 89 - Mayonnaise Daddy

Episode 89: Mayonnaise Daddy

Disaster July topples with The Towering Inferno (1974)! The Gaylords get heated over Newman’s Own salsa, brutal elevator-themed deaths, and the sheer waste of Faye Dunaway before reaching a turning point with another edition of The Chopping Block.

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6 months ago

Episode 88 - The Axe Body Spray of Gum

Episode 88: The Axe Body Spray of Gum

Now that it’s August, Disaster July continues with Daylight (1996)! Stacie & Anthony talk 90s disaster movies that feel 70s disaster movies, Claire Bloom, and Karen parents before indulging in another round of The Chopping Block. Also: an update on Stacie’s Lorenza Izzo journey, and Anthony discovers Sylvester Stallone!

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6 months ago

Episode 87 - Cannibal Beat Centerfold

Episode 87: Cannibal Beat Centerfold

Surprise! In the midst of all these disaster films, here’s a bonus (horror) episode for you! The Gaylords test their “lockdown low” limbo pole with a viewing of The Green Inferno (2013). Stacie and Anthony discuss the dangers of the runs, computer ants, penis trunks, and the siren song of Lorenza Izzo before putting their heads on The Chopping Block. Listen now before Disaster July resumes this August!

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6 months ago

Episode 86 - The Mossing

Episode 86: The Mossing

Disaster July dips into eco-horror with Frogs (1972)! Stacie & Anthony talk mustache-less superbabes Sam Elliott and Joan Van Ark, the film’s astounding Black representation, and all those adorable frogs before launching a brand new game show featuring the Headsthey: The Chopping Block!

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6 months ago

Episode 85 - The P-virus

Episode 85: The P-virus

Disaster July goes off the Richter scale with Earthquake (1974)! The Gaylords live for Ava Gardner, despise Charlton Heston’s chest hair, cast their own disaster epic, and Stacie spills all about her love for Victoria Principal & Marjoe Gortner.

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6 months ago

Episode 84 - A Part-Time Job

Episode 84: A Part-Time Job

Disaster July continues with The Swarm (1978)! This week the Gaylords dig into Irwin Allen's flop epic that has it all: Olivia de Havilland, bees, terrible doctors, scientist bow ties, atrocious dialogue, and a runtime so long we might still be watching it. Cover yourself in bees and listen! (Please do not cover yourself in bees.)

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6 months ago

Episode 83 - Now Back Alive Karen Black

Episode 83: Now Back Alive Karen Black

The Gaylords launch Disaster July with 1974's Airport 1975! Stacie & Anthony vote for President Pilot Karen Black and talk Gloria Swanson, Linda Blair on a couch, nun fetishes, growing up gay, and more. Tune in all month for all-star casts trapped in horrifying catastrophes — it’s just like real life but with fun and talent!

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7 months ago

The Wrap-Up-Ening

The Three-ening is over and our heads are exploded, but it was all for a great cause. Thanks to our friends and listeners and boths and neithers, we raised over $6000 for the National Black Justice Coalition! This wee wrap-up takes a look back at the week of donations and madness and all the lessons learned.

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7 months ago

THE THREE-ENING: Day of the Dead

THE THREE-ENING: Day of the Dead

In this last episode of our fundraising event we wax wistful for George A Romero, get grossed out by Tom Savini's incredible FX, debate the merits of mobile salad bars, and long to join Lori Cardille and her gays on their fantasy island. There is still time to donate to the National Black Justice Coalition, but the clock is ticking! Visit nbjc.org or twitter.com/gaylordsofd for more info!

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When the clock strikes 6:66, the Gaylords of Darkness (Anthony Hudson & Stacie Ponder) come forth to chart the arcane world of horror through a queer lens - with occasional visits from ghouls, goblins, and briefcase women from the 1980s.