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SOFA DOGS Podcast

399 episodes - English - Latest episode: 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 18 ratings

A small band of pop culture enthusiasts (geeks) provide their own audio commentaries for DVDs of both the tv box and the movin' pictures. The Sofa Dogs cover a wide range of genres, from Horror and Science Fiction to Comedy and Drama, and everything in between.

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#374 - Jason Goes To Hell: The Final Friday (1993)

November 20, 2020 22:44 - 1 hour - 42.1 MB

Subject: Jason Goes To Hell - The Final Friday (1993) Observers: John Pavlich, Witney Seibold Record Date: November 18, 2020, 01:42 AM Plot Summary: After his own form is destroyed beyond resurrection, Jason Voorhees begins possessing random bodies to continue his murderous rampage. Note: Witney returns to help revisit the Unrated Director's Cut of this oddball entry into the Friday the 13th franchise. We discuss New Line Cinema, "Goregasms" and the censorship craze of the early 199...

#373 - Black Panther (2018)

June 12, 2018 23:38 - 2 hours - 62.3 MB

Subject: Black Panther (2018) Observers: John Pavlich, Jason Gregory Banks Record Date: June 11, 2018, 01:03 PM Plot Summary: In a hidden, highly advanced country in Africa, a young king struggles over restrictive traditions of old and the desire for humanitarian outreach to the rest of the world. Meanwhile, an outsider from America seeks to overthrow the king and exploit the country's resources to conquer other nations. Note: Jason returns to discuss this record-breaking, comic-boo...

#372 - Deadpool (2016)

May 17, 2018 19:58 - 1 hour - 51.2 MB

Subject: Deadpool (2016) Observers: John Pavlich, Jason Gregory Banks, Andrew Mecha Davis Record Date: May 15, 2018, 07:03 PM Plot Summary: A super-intelligent, talking dog and a ninja cat with telekinesis join forces to save their city from giant, sentient killer donuts from Wyoming. Meanwhile, one state over, some Canadian guy with healing abilities fights bad guys to rescue a girl or whatever. Also, there are mutants so that's cool, I guess. ;) Note: In celebration of the theatri...

#371 - The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996)

April 22, 2018 03:13 - 1 hour - 54.7 MB

Subject: The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996) Observers: John Pavlich, Tysto, Jimmy Brown Record Date: April 16, 2018, 03:13 PM Plot Summary: A humble schoolteacher with amnesia discovers she was once a government spy and assassin. After her skills and memories are restored, she seeks help from a private investigator to thwart an American manufactured, terrorist attack. Note: Jimmy and Tysto team up to help me revisit this bombastic, action classic. We talk about Renny Harlin, slow explos...

#370 - Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan (1989)

April 13, 2018 21:25 - 1 hour - 49.8 MB

Subject: Friday the 13th Part VIII - Jason Takes Manhattan (1989) Observers: John Pavlich, Witney Seibold Record Date: April 12, 2018, 02:06 PM Plot Summary: A reanimated Jason Voorhees stalks and murders teens on a cruise ship, then follows the survivors to the dangerous streets of New York. Note: Witney returns for a double celebration. Not only have we hit another Friday the 13th on the calendar but the podcast is officially 12 years old! We discuss Canada's seeming disdain for N...

#369 - The Truman Show (1998)

March 14, 2018 00:51 - 1 hour - 47.4 MB

Subject: The Truman Show (1998) Observers: John Pavlich, Tysto Record Date: March 10, 2018, 01:08 PM Plot Summary: A young man with a picturesque life discovers he is in fact the central character in a "reality" program on TV. Note: Tysto returns as we take another look at this unique and oddly prescient film from twenty years ago. We talk about scripted reality, manipulation through media, manufactured consent and the rise and fall of Jim Carrey. Remember to listen for the preempti...

#368 - Groundhog Day (1993)

January 30, 2018 21:33 - 1 hour - 48.5 MB

Subject: Groundhog Day (1993) Observers: John Pavlich, Tysto Record Date: January 27, 2018, 02:54 PM Plot Summary: A self-centered, TV weatherman is trapped in a small town, where he is forced to repeat the same day again and again until he gets it right. Note: Tysto returns to reevaluate this comedy classic from the late Harold Ramis. We talk about repeating days in genre fiction, groundhogs, existential evolution through trial and error, dark comedy and the moral quandary of using...

#367 - Get Out (2017)

October 28, 2017 02:34 - 1 hour - 50.7 MB

Subject: Get Out (2017) Observers: John Pavlich, Jason Gregory Banks Record Date: October 26, 2017, 10:21 PM Plot Summary: An African American drives out to the country to meet his White girlfriend's affluent family, wherein strange things start happening to and around him. Note: Horror month concludes as Jason (from the Talk Nerdy 2 Me podcast) returns to examine Jordan Peele's horrific masterpiece. We talk about racism, silent complicity, coded language and manufactured consent. R...

#366 - Night of the Living Dead (1968)

October 21, 2017 03:41 - 1 hour - 46.3 MB

Subject: Night of the Living Dead (1968) Observers: John Pavlich, Tysto Record Date: October 08, 2017, 10:02 PM Plot Summary: A group of strangers barricade themselves together in a rural farmhouse, as they are besieged by reanimated, flesh-eating corpses. Note: Continuing Horror month, Tysto returns to pay tribute to the late George Romero and his genre-defining classic. We talk about the history and evolution of zombie stories, social commentary and nuts-and-bolts film making. Rem...

#365 - Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood (1988)

October 13, 2017 21:58 - 1 hour - 42.5 MB

Subject: Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood (1988) Observers: John Pavlich, Witney Seibold, Heather Wixson Record Date: October 11, 2017, 02:37 PM Plot Summary: Years after causing her Father's death, a young woman with psychokinesis returns to her childhood home by Crystal Lake and unwittingly resurrects Jason Voorhees. Note: Continuing Horror month, another Friday the 13th has landed on this calendar year which sees the return of Witney and Heather to discuss the seventh film...

#364 - The Babadook (2014)

October 08, 2017 00:01 - 1 hour - 44.2 MB

Subject: The Babadook (2014) Observers: John Pavlich, Hayley White Record Date: October 06, 2017, 08:53 PM Plot Summary: A disturbing children's book is discovered in the home of a grieving widow and her troubled child. After reading it, a shadowy figure from the book begins tormenting the mother and her son. Note: It's time, once again for the podcast's annual, month-long tribute to Horror and Halloween. To kick things off this year, Hayley returns to discuss this Australian terror...

#363 - Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice - Ultimate Edition (2016)

September 18, 2017 09:46 - 3 hours - 87 MB

Subject: Batman v Superman - Dawn of Justice Observers: John Pavlich, William Bibbiani, Witney Seibold Record Date: August 31, 2017, 12:22 AM Plot Summary: Lex Luthor manipulates and deceives Batman into killing Superman, for reasons. Note: Due to the cancellation of The B-Movies podcast, William and Witney (creators of Canceled Too Soon) have asked me to host this commentary track. We discuss plot v story, morals v methods and Marvel v DC. Remember to listen for the preemptive coun...

#362 - The Ring (2002)

August 20, 2017 19:16 - 1 hour - 54.6 MB

Subject: The Ring (2002) Observers: John Pavlich, William Bibbiani, Witney Seibold Record Date: August 16, 2017, 11:53 PM Plot Summary: When a relative dies under gruesome and mysterious circumstances, a reporter follows the trail of a cursed videotape and its disturbing footage that may be somehow responsible. Note: Due to the cancellation of The B-Movies podcast, William and Witney (creators of Canceled Too Soon) have asked me to host this commentary track. We discuss J-Horror rem...

#361 - Robocop: Director's Cut (1987)

July 11, 2017 01:37 - 1 hour - 47.9 MB

Subject: Robocop (1987) Observers: John Pavlich, Tysto Record Date: July 04, 2017, 01:09 PM Plot Summary: In a crime-ridden future, a shady corporation uses their privatization of the local police to turn a slain officer into a weaponized cyborg. Note: Tysto returns to celebrate the 30th anniversary of this science fiction classic. We talk about corporatism, social satire, police brutality, self actualization and turning violent, adult subject matter into children's entertainment. R...

#360 - Hudson Hawk (1991)

July 03, 2017 06:44 - 1 hour - 46.8 MB

Subject: Hudson Hawk (1991) Observers: John Pavlich, Alonso Duralde, David Kittredge Record Date: July 01, 2017, 04:05 PM Plot Summary: A cat burglar is forced to steal ancient artifacts in Italy, meant to manufacture pure gold via alchemy. Note: Alonso (contributor to What The Flick?! and co-host of the Linoleum Knife podcast) returns and is joined by David (writer and director of Pornography: A Thriller) to discuss the bizarre action comedy. We talk about story by committee, tonal...

#359 - Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010)

June 02, 2017 06:46 - 1 hour - 52.8 MB

Subject: Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010) Observers: John Pavlich, Witney Seibold Record Date: June 01, 2017, 01:06 AM Plot Summary: Infatuated with an attractive American girl, a Canadian guitarist fights off her seven evil exes to be with her. Note: Witney (co-host of The B-Movies Podcast and Canceled Too Soon) returns to discuss the fun, yet flawed geek gumbo from Edgar Wright. We talk about character agency, biphobia, enjoying broken cinema and the evolution of video games. Re...

#358 - Grosse Pointe Blank (1997)

April 15, 2017 05:01 - 1 hour - 52.2 MB

Subject: Grosse Pointe Blank (1997) Observers: John Pavlich, Carol Swift, Ryan Christopher Record Date: April 13, 2017, 08:45 PM Plot Summary: A hitman with an existential crisis returns to his hometown to attend his high school reunion, reconnect with his estranged sweetheart and maybe do one last job. Note: Celebrating the film's 20-year anniversary, Ryan (from FilmFad.com) returns and we're joined by newcomer, Carol (from Hooplecast.com). We talk about John Cusack's immeasurable ...

#357 - Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)

April 03, 2017 07:54 - 2 hours - 64.5 MB

Subject: Marvel's The Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) Observers: John Pavlich, Tysto Record Date: March 26, 2017, 01:24 PM Plot Summary: Tony Stark unwittingly creates an unhinged, artificial intelligence that seeks to create world peace by killing The Avengers and destroying all of humanity. Note: Celebrating 11 years of Sofa Dogs, Tysto returns to examine Joss Whedon's ambitious but misguided follow-up to his previous superhero masterstroke. We talk about existential double-dipping...

#356 - Buffy: The Harvest (1997) (Retake)

March 26, 2017 03:23 - 48 minutes - 22.6 MB

Subject: Buffy - The Harvest (1x02) Observers: John Pavlich, Annie Burnaman Record Date: March 13, 2017, 10:39 PM Plot Summary: Buffy and her friends attempt to stop the rise of an ancient, powerful vampire trapped underground. Note: Continuing our celebration of Buffy's 20th anniversary, Annie and I revisit part 2 of the pilot episode. We talk about opening credits, ratings, bad HD remastering, stock audio, James Spader and John Tesh. Remember to listen for the preemptive countdown...

#355 - Buffy: Welcome to the Hellmouth (1997) (Retake)

March 14, 2017 08:40 - 45 minutes - 21.2 MB

Subject: Buffy - Welcome to the Hellmouth (1x01) Observers: John Pavlich, Annie Burnaman Record Date: March 13, 2017, 09:36 PM Plot Summary: Trying to escape her destiny as a fighter against evil, a young girl moves to a quaint town in California, revealed to be a mystical hotspot of supernatural activity. Note: Celebrating the 20th anniversary of this groundbreaking series, Annie joins the podcast to revisit part one of the pilot episode. We talk about mid-season replacements, cell...

#354 - Friday The 13th Part 6: Jason Lives (1986)

January 17, 2017 22:01 - 1 hour - 41.1 MB

Subject: Friday The 13th Part 6 - Jason Lives (1986) Observers: John Pavlich, Witney Seibold Record Date: January 16, 2017, 03:34 AM Plot Summary: Tommy Jarvis unwittingly resurrects Jason Vorhees and sends him on a murderous rampage towards a new crop of counselors and kids. Note: For the first Friday the 13th of 2017, Witney (co-host of The B-Movies Podcast) returns to talk over the sixth film in the franchise. We discuss self-awareness, the injection of wit, Jason as a zombie and ...

#353 - Lois & Clark: Strange Visitor (1993)

January 09, 2017 10:43 - 48 minutes - 22.3 MB

Subject: Lois & Clark: The New Adventures Of Superman - Strange Visitor (1x02) Observers: John Pavlich, Heidi Jenkins Record Date: January 08, 2017, 09:42 PM Plot Summary: A government official obsessed with aliens tries to find and kill Superman. Meanwhile, Clark wants to learn more about where he came from. Note: Heidi returns to discuss the second episode from the first season of ABC's Superman series. We talk about the man behind Wonder Woman and the lie detector, casting and cha...

#352 - Die Hard 2 (1990)

December 22, 2016 01:03 - 2 hours - 59.1 MB

Subject: Die Hard 2 (1990) Observers: John Pavlich, Alonso Duralde Record Date: December 19, 2016, 04:30 PM Plot Summary: During a snow storm at the Dulles International Airport, John McClane waits for his wife's plane to land but discovers a terrorist plot by rogue military operatives to free a drug lord from his extradition to America. Note: Just in time for Christmas, Alonso (contributor to What The Flick?! and co-host of the Linoleum Knife podcast) joins me to revisit the second ...

#351 - 10 Cloverfield Lane (2016)

November 21, 2016 00:07 - 1 hour - 45 MB

Subject: 10 Cloverfield Lane (2016) Observers: John Pavlich, Jason Gregory Banks Record Date: November 10, 2016, 12:09 AM Plot Summary: After a car accident, a woman is brought to a fallout shelter by a man who believes an unknown threat has made the surface uninhabitable. Note: Jason (from the Talk Nerdy 2 Me podcast) returns to discuss this tense, psychological thriller from Dan Trachtenberg and JJ Abrams. We talk about sexism, subversion of expectations and ship-in-a-bottle storyt...

#350 - The Strangers (2008)

November 01, 2016 03:45 - 1 hour - 39.2 MB

Subject: The Strangers (2008) Observers: John Pavlich, Jason Gregory Banks Record Date: October 29, 2016, 11:30 PM Plot Summary: After a failed marriage proposal, a young couple retreat to a remote vacation home and are terrorized by three masked assailants. Note: Finishing the podcast's annual, month-long Horror commentaries, Jason (from the Talk Nerdy 2 Me podcast) steps in at the last minute to watch (sight unseen) this creepy, home invasion gem. We talk about pacing, character mo...

#349 - The Conjuring (2013)

October 26, 2016 21:23 - 1 hour - 52.2 MB

Subject: The Conjuring (2013) Observers: John Pavlich, Ryan Christopher Record Date: October 24, 2016, 10:09 PM Plot Summary: Based on a true story, a married couple of Demonologists attempt to exorcise murderous forces from a family's home in the 1970s'. Note: Due to unforeseen technical difficulties, the latest recording had to be scrapped, rescheduled and replaced by this emergency podcast episode. Continuing Horror month, Ryan (from FilmFad.com) steps in to discuss James Wan's in...

#348 - Triangle (2009)

October 17, 2016 00:45 - 1 hour - 45.4 MB

Subject: Triangle (2009) Observers: John Pavlich, Hayley White Record Date: October 14, 2016, 03:33 AM Plot Summary: While out sailing, a group of friends are forced to board an empty cruise ship, wherein they're stalked by a masked killer as time is seemingly looping and collapsing in on itself. Note: Continuing the podcast's annual, month-long Horror commentaries, Hayley returns to discuss Christopher Smith's mind-bending, existential time trip. We talk about symbolism, time parado...

#347 - Se7en (1995)

October 08, 2016 05:03 - 2 hours - 59.3 MB

Subject: Se7en (1995) Observers: John Pavlich, Heidi Jenkins Record Date: October 6, 2016, 08:23 PM Plot Summary: Two detectives investigate a string of homicides, motivated by the seven deadly sins. Note: It's time for the podcast's annual, month-long Horror commentaries. Heidi returns to kick things off with David Fincher's influential thriller. We talk about color palettes, the crime drama sub-genre, economy of storytelling through structure and character and the lost art of openi...

#346 - Lethal Weapon 2 (1989)

September 27, 2016 19:49 - 1 hour - 52.6 MB

Subject: Lethal Weapon 2 (1989) Observers: John Pavlich, Jimmy Brown Record Date: July 17, 2016, 03:30 PM Plot Summary: Riggs and Murtaugh fight a racist, foreign diplomat while also being tasked with witness protection duty. Note: Jimmy returns for the second film in Richard Donner's buddy-cop, action series. We discuss Apartheid, the physics of death by surfboard, comparisons between the theatrical (which we're watching) and director's cut, Patsy Kensit and the importance of editin...

#345 - Lois & Clark: Pilot (1993)

September 17, 2016 07:05 - 1 hour - 44.8 MB

Subject: Lois & Clark: The New Adventures Of Superman - Pilot (1x01) Observers: John Pavlich, Heidi Jenkins Record Date: September 15, 2016, 08:36 PM Plot Summary: An alien with superhuman abilities tries to lead a normal life by working as a reporter for a big city newspaper. Note: Heidi returns to discuss the feature-length pilot for ABC's beloved Superman series. We talk about comic books, practical effects and sincerity versus cynicism. Remember to listen for the preemptive count...

#344 - Point Break (1991)

August 13, 2016 07:16 - 1 hour - 53.6 MB

Subject: Point Break (1991) Observers: John Pavlich, Heather Wixson Record Date: August 03, 2016, 11:57 PM Plot Summary: An FBI agent goes undercover as a surfer and is seduced by the allure of a bank-robbing thrill junkie. Note: The Summer series continues as Heather (managing editor of DailyDead.com) returns to discuss the action-packed, cult classic. We talk about surfing, morality, loyalty and how the remake film missed the entire point. Remember to listen for the preemptive coun...

#343 - Jaws (1975) - Retake

July 15, 2016 06:47 - 2 hours - 58.6 MB

Subject: Jaws (1975) Observers: John Pavlich, Heather Wixson Record Date: July 12, 2016, 12:38 AM Plot Summary: A cop, a scientist and a hunter sail out from the coast of a New England town, in search of a deadly Great White shark. Note: Continuing our series of Summer-based motion pictures, Heather (managing editor of DailyDead.com) returns, this time to revisit the subject of the Sofa Dogs podcast's very first episode. We talk about the origin of the term, "blockbuster", the deep, ...

#342 - Sleepaway Camp (1983)

June 26, 2016 02:12 - 1 hour - 40.7 MB

Subject: Sleepaway Camp (1983) Observers: John Pavlich, Heather Wixson Record Date: June 23, 2016, 11:41 PM Plot Summary: A young, shy girl is sent to a summer camp with her cousin, where kids and counselors who mistreat her are being systematically murdered. Note: Heather (managing editor of DailyDead.com) returns, this time to kick off a seasonal theme of summer-based motion pictures. First up, the disturbing cult classic that spawned a unique, slasher franchise. We discuss gender ...

#341 - Friday The 13th Part 5: A New Beginning (1985)

May 14, 2016 03:49 - 1 hour - 44 MB

Subject: Friday the 13th Part 5 - A New Beginning (1985) Observers: John Pavlich, Witney Seibold, Heather Wixson Record Date: May 11, 2016, 03:01 AM Plot Summary: Tommy Jarvis is haunted by visions of Jason Voorhees and is rendered helpless when someone donning a hockey mask begins killing his new friends. Note: For the only Friday the 13th of 2016, Witney (co-host of The B-Movies Podcast) and Heather (managing editor of DailyDead.com) join me once again to talk over the fifth film i...

#340 - Buffy: Lovers Walk (1998)

May 01, 2016 05:22 - 47 minutes - 22.5 MB

Subject: Buffy - Lovers Walk (3x08) Observers: John Pavlich, Jimmy Brown Record Date: April 19, 2016, 01:12 PM Plot Summary: Spike returns to Sunnydale, having been dumped by Dru and looks to cause a little cathartic destruction. Note: Jimmy returns to discuss the 8th episode of the season, the only one featuring Spike. We talk about actors elevating other actors, relationship drama, art imitating life and bleaching one's hair. Remember to listen for the preemptive countdown before start...

#339 - Super 8 (2011)

April 20, 2016 22:51 - 1 hour - 54 MB

Subject: Super 8 (2011) Observers: John Pavlich, Tysto Record Date: April 09, 2016, 04:47 PM Plot Summary: In Ohio of '79, a group of friends making a short film stumble upon a government cover-up involving an empathic alien trying to escape and go home. Note: Tysto returns to the podcast to discuss the JJ Abrams-directed, Steven Spielberg-produced ode to Amblin Entertainment. We talk about anachronisms, sympathetic rage-monsters, nostalgia and love as propulsive fuel for spaceships. Rem...

#338 - Angel: Somnambulist (1999) (with special guest, Tim Minear)

April 10, 2016 00:04 - 48 minutes - 22.8 MB

Subject: Angel - Somnambulist (1x11) Observers: John Pavlich, Tim Minear Record Date: April 07, 2016, 11:25 PM Plot Summary: Angel's past haunts him in his dreams, when someone he sired long ago terrorizes the streets of Los Angeles as a serial killer. Note: Celebrating 10 years of the Sofa Dogs podcast, Tim returns to talk about writing his first script for Angel. We discuss growing story around character, the evolution of the anti-hero, the importance of coverage and the acting talent ...

#337 - Labyrinth (1986)

March 06, 2016 11:12 - 1 hour - 45.7 MB

Subject: Labyrinth (1986) Observers: John Pavlich, Witney Seibold, Jimmy Brown Record Date: February 24, 2016, 04:54 AM Plot Summary: A young girl is forced to endure a complex maze of monsters and magic, in an effort to rescue her baby brother from a king of goblins. Note: While celebrating the film's 30th anniversary, Jimmy and Witney join me to also pay tribute to the imaginative innovators who helped bring it to life. We talk about sexual subtext, the darker tone in children's films ...

#336 - Couch Surfing Ep. 41: Setting Straw Men On Fire

January 22, 2016 17:49 - 1 hour - 41.3 MB

Record Date: January 13, 2016, 11:21 AM After more than a three-year hiatus, Couch Surfing returns. Jimmy Brown joins in for some social commentary, after John experiences verbal abuse from a Twitter mob because he dared to criticize a subjectively offensive joke (yes, really). 00:04:11 - John teases his primary opinion of the joke, before reading the initial tweets that came about from his speaking up.00:11:17 - John attempts to put things into much-needed perspective, so that listeners m...

#335 - The Last Boy Scout (1991)

December 31, 2015 05:08 - 1 hour - 48.2 MB

Subject: The Last Boy Scout (1991) Observers: John Pavlich, Jimmy Brown Record Date: December 11, 2015, 10:17 AM Plot Summary: A washed-up Private Investigator and a former Pro-Football star connect a young woman's murder to a gambling syndicate within the NFL. Note: It's a Shane Black script, which means it's also Christmas-time....or is it? Jimmy returns for such a debate, while we also discuss hero worship in professional sports, mistaking hair for ink, action stars of the 1990s', Sat...

#334 - Friday The 13th Part 4: The Final Chapter (1984)

November 14, 2015 04:32 - 1 hour - 44.1 MB

Subject: Friday the 13th Part 4 - The Final Chapter (1984) Observers: John Pavlich, Witney Seibold, Heather Wixson Record Date: November 11, 2015, 12:08 AM Plot Summary: A resourceful boy and his family are terrorized by Jason Voorhees, as he systematically massacres the inhabitants of a neighboring house party. Note: The last Friday the 13th of 2015's calendar year, Witney (co-host of The B-Movies Podcast) and Heather (managing editor of DailyDead.com) team up and join me to tackle the ...

#333 - Final Destination (2000)

November 01, 2015 05:31 - 1 hour - 46.9 MB

Subject: Final Destination (2000) Observers: John Pavlich, Jimmy Brown Record Date: October 21, 2015, 10:45 AM Plot Summary: A Teen has a premonition of a plane explosion and proceeds to find a pattern to death's design, hoping to keep himself and his friends alive. Note: A bonus episode from Horror Month, Jimmy returns to take a fresh look at the original Final Destination. We talk about Death as a villain, mean streaks, subtext alongside text and pregnancy as an STD. Remember to listen...

#332 - John Carpenter's Christine (1983)

October 27, 2015 09:59 - 1 hour - 51.8 MB

Subject: John Carpenter's Christine (1983) Observers: John Pavlich, Heather Wixson Record Date: October 12, 2015, 03:30 PM Plot Summary: A Teenage outcast buys and restores a 1957 Plymouth Fury, which is secretly possessed by a malevolent, unstoppable force. Note: Continuing the podcast's month-long celebration of Horror, the Managing Editor of DailyDead.com drops by to talk about one of the better films to be adapted from the works of Stephen King. We discuss parents sabotaging their ch...

#331 - A Nightmare On Elm Street Part 3: Dream Warriors (1987)

October 20, 2015 04:21 - 1 hour - 45.6 MB

Subject: A Nightmare On Elm Street Part 3: Dream Warriors (1987) Observers: John Pavlich, Hayley White Record Date: October 10, 2015, 09:14 AM Plot Summary: Nancy Thompson returns to Springwood to help a new group of kids deal with Freddy Krueger, in a correctional facility for wayward teens. Note: Continuing the podcast's month-long celebration of Halloween and the Horror genre, Hayley returns to discuss Chuck Russell's directorial debut. We talk about franchise continuity, invention fr...

#330 - Fright Night (1985) - Retake

October 14, 2015 19:42 - 1 hour - 50.8 MB

Subject: Fright Night (1985) Observers: John Pavlich, Eric Diaz Record Date: October 09, 2015, 10:16 PM Plot Summary: A Horror enthusiast's new neighbor turns out to be a vampire. Note: Continuing the podcast's annual, month-long celebration of Halloween and the Horror genre, Eric returns to help take a second look at Tom Holland's creature classic. We discuss the trajectory of the vampire, sexual subtext, making scary funny and being gay in Hollywood, during the 1980s'. Remember to list...

#329 - Tremors (1990)

October 06, 2015 02:41 - 1 hour - 45.5 MB

Subject: Tremors (1990) Observers: John Pavlich, Tysto Record Date: August 01, 2015, 02:18 PM Plot Summary: A couple of handymen discover their small, desert town is home to massive monsters that burrow after their prey from under the ground. Note: Kicking off the podcast's annual, month-long celebration of Halloween and the Horror genre, Tysto returns to discuss this original, monster-movie classic. We talk about constructing your narrative through geographical landmarks, what makes a "...

Sofa Dogs Special Announcement (2015)

September 12, 2015 19:26 - 8 minutes - 3.88 MB

Subject: The Sofa Dogs Podcast Observers: John Pavlich Record Date: September 12, 2015, 01:16 PM Note: This is a new update on the future of the podcast and plans for expansion to other platforms and formats. In addition, this is also a strong request to please make a donation, via Paypal. Thank you.

#328 - The Iron Giant (1999)

September 04, 2015 00:35 - 1 hour - 40.3 MB

Subject: The Iron Giant (1999) Observers: John Pavlich, Jesse Jackson Record Date: July 28, 2015, 01:24 PM Plot Summary: A boy in 1950s' America, befriends a massive robot with a mysterious origin and purpose. Note: Jesse Jackson (not the one you're probably thinking of), makes his debut on the podcast to discuss Brad Bird's first, animated feature film. We talk about being an outcast, finding your own identity and becoming a hero. Remember to listen for the preemptive countdown before s...

#327 - The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

May 26, 2015 02:38 - 1 hour - 54.8 MB

Subject: The Silence of the Lambs (1991) Observers: John Pavlich, Tysto Record Date: April 17, 2015, 04:06 PM Plot Summary: A rookie profiler with the FBI, consults with a manipulative cannibal in order to catch a killer and find a missing woman. Note: Tysto returns as we revisit the Academy Award winner that brought class back to the Horror genre. We talk about themes of sexism, extreme close-ups, who the true villain is, how to steal a pen and what it means if you do. Remember to liste...

#326 - Bound (1996)

May 16, 2015 07:35 - 1 hour - 50 MB

Subject: Bound (1996) Observers: John Pavlich, Yvette del Rio Record Date: April 12, 2015, 11:29 PM Plot Summary: A recently paroled thief helps her new girlfriend steal a couple million dollars from Chicago mobsters. Note: Celebrating the podcast's nine year anniversary, Yvette enters to chat about The Wachowski's first feature film. We discuss tropes of the noir genre, the masculine versus the feminine, gender identity and sexual politics. Remember to listen for the preemptive countdow...

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