The Haunted Davenport Podcast
Season 3, Episode 6: Tower of Terror

Season 3, Episode 6: Tower of Terror

October 22, 2021

We're back, just in time to celebrate the Halloween season in the haunted Hollywood Tower Hotel! Join us as we talk about The 1997 Disney made for television film "Tower of Terror", starring Steve Guttenberg and Kirsten Dunst.

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Watch "Tower of Terror" (1997):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0kOZjIrNgUA

 

Check out the 1994 Tower of Terror ride promo video featuring Gilbert Gottfried:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FlGUe5PkWgU&t=11s

 

Watch a POV video of the Tower of Terror ride at Walt Disney World:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6nXRJsNuuoY

 

Listen to Retro Movie Geek's Spooky Flix Fest:

https://retromoviegeek.com/

 

Music Credits:

"Haunted Davenport Theme" by Chris Howcroft

"Twilight Zone" by Golden Earring

 

 

Season 3, Episode 5: Count Duckula

Season 3, Episode 5: Count Duckula

June 11, 2021

Grab a bottle of ketchup and pack your bags for Transylvania, because it's the time of year when we get animated on the Davenport. We talk about the excellent late 1980s British horror comedy series for kids: Count Duckula.

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Check out clips and full episodes of Count Duckula here:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCDNqvrI9lIVI8zVk3DIWlg

Music Credits:

"Haunted Davenport Theme" by Chris Howcroft

"Count Duckula" by Mike Harding

 

Watch "Tower of Terror" (1997):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0kOZjIrNgUA

Season 3, Episode 4: A Trip to the Uncanny Valley in The Twilight Zone

Season 3, Episode 4: A Trip to the Uncanny Valley in The Twilight Zone

April 27, 2021

You are about to embark on a journey that takes you to a place familiar, but somehow strange and frightening. You find yourself with four people on a davenport in the middle of The Twilight Zone...

Join us as we talk about scary dolls, mannequins, and mistreated robots in four episodes of The Twilight Zone. There will be spoilers for the following classic episodes: "The After Hours" (season 1, episode 34), "The Lateness of the Hour" (season 2, episode 8), "The Dummy" (season 3, episode 33), "Living Doll" (season 5, episode 6).

We also talk about plot elements from the following films: Her, Magic, Jacob's Ladder, Mannequin, Blade Runner, Westworld, The Matrix, and Pixel Perfect.

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Check out Retro Movie Geek's Spooky Flix Fest featuring scary dolls:

https://retromoviegeek.com/category/podcast/page/22/

Check out The Sci-Fi Podcast episode: "More Human Than Human":

https://thescifipodcast.com/the-sci-fi-podcast-ep-3-more-human-than-human-and-chappie-2015/

The trailer for "Primal Screen" on Shudder:

https://youtu.be/5m9tLAEkzs4

 

Music Credits:

"Haunted Davenport Theme" by Chris Howcroft

"Showroom Dummies" by Señor Coconut (a cover of the original song by KRAFTWERK)

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Season 3, Episode 3: Psycho IV: The Beginning

Season 3, Episode 3: Psycho IV: The Beginning

April 7, 2021

We take a journey down memory lane with the Bates family as we talk the made-for-television Showtime film: Psycho IV: The Beginning, from 1990.

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Check out the Post Mortem podcast by director Mick Garris:

https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/post-mortem-with-mick-garris/id1204949508

 

The Making of Psycho documentary:

https://youtu.be/bTusPxB76AM

 

Music Credits:

"Haunted Davenport Theme" by Chris Howcroft

"Mother" by The Police

 

Season 3, Episode 2: Cosmic Slop

Season 3, Episode 2: Cosmic Slop

March 8, 2021

We go in depth with an excellent 1994 HBO science fiction anthology hosted by George Clinton. Join us as we discuss the three stories that make up "Cosmic Slop".

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*Correction for this episode: when we discuss the segment "Tang" I misread my notes and mistakenly called actress Paula Jai Parker (who plays Tang in this segment) Jai Parker. My apologies.

- Allyson

 

Watch Cosmic Slop here: https://youtu.be/IfBpjkgn5pY

Check out this article by Kai Arnold of Shadow and Act:

https://shadowandact.com/sci-fi-slop-revisit-hbos-bizarre-thought-provoking-film-that-seems-to-have-been-forgotten

 

Music Credits:

"Haunted Davenport Theme" by Chris Howcroft

"Cosmic Slop" by Funkadelic

 

Season 3, Episode 1: Night Visions

Season 3, Episode 1: Night Visions

January 25, 2021

Join us on the Davenport as we explore the 2001 horror anthology series: Night Visions, hosted by Henry Rollins. We go in-depth with four stories from two episodes: "A View Through the Window" and "Quiet Please" from episode 3, and "Bitter Harvest" and "My So-Called Life and Death" from episode 8.

 

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You can watch Night Visions episodes here:

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLwtpyMFgjLbqlL_CLRjoH4IBof3YSMiQk

 

Music Credits:

"Haunted Davenport Theme" by Chris Howcroft

"I Can't Get Behind That", performed by William Shatner and Henry Rollins

 

Season 2, episode 9: Phantom of the Megaplex

Season 2, episode 9: Phantom of the Megaplex

December 31, 2020

Take a virtual trip to the movie theater with us as we discuss the Disney made for TV film "Phantom of the Megaplex" from the year 2000.

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Check out Horror Movie Podcast episode 206: Meta Horrors of the Silver Screen:

https://horrormoviepodcast.com/horror-movie-podcast-ep-206-horror-movies-on-the-silver-screen/

 

Consider supporting a great independent theater like The Clinton Street Theater: https://cstpdx.com/

 

Music Credits:

"The Haunted Davenport Theme" by Chris Howcroft

"Cut You Up with a Linoleum Knife" by Mastadon

Season 2, Episode 8: Night Gallery November

Season 2, Episode 8: Night Gallery November

November 29, 2020

We return to the Night Gallery and go in depth with the following story segments: "The Little Black Bag" (season 1, episode 2), "Make Me Laugh" (season 1, episode 4), "Death in the Family" (season 2, episode 2), and "The Diary" (season 2, episode 8).

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Watch Night Gallery episodes online:

https://www.nbc.com/night-gallery

CBS Radio Mystery Theater:

https://www.cbsrmt.com/

 

 

Music Credits:

"The Haunted Davenport Theme" by Chris Howcroft

"Make 'Em Laugh" from Singing in the Rain, performed by Donald O'Connor

Season 2, Episode7, Part 2: Val reviews The Legend of Sleepy Hollow 1980

Season 2, Episode7, Part 2: Val reviews The Legend of Sleepy Hollow 1980

November 24, 2020

Val wasn't available when we recorded our Halloween episode on the 1980 TV film "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow", so we recorded a bonus segment to hear her thoughts on it.

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Music Credits:

"The Haunted Davenport Theme" by Chris Howcroft

"The Headless Horseman" by Kay Starr and the Billy Butterfield Quintet

KRIP 103.1 Hour 2

KRIP 103.1 Hour 2

October 30, 2020
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