The Haunted Davenport Podcast
Frozen In Terror

Frozen In Terror

December 24, 2018

It's wintertime in Davenportland, so we're spending time with two episodes of classic television dealing with snowbound paranoia. First up is the X-Files tribute to John Carpenter's "The Thing": "Ice" from season 1, episode 8. We follow up with a similarly themed episode of the Twilight Zone: "Will the Real Martian Please Stand Up?" from season 2, episode 28. Bundle up with someone you trust, and enjoy!

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Music credits for this episode:

"Snow" From Irving Berlin's White Christmas

"The Haunted Davenport Theme" by Chris Howcroft

"Let it Snow! Let it Snow! Let it Snow!" performed by Frank Sinatra

Night Gallery November

Night Gallery November

November 28, 2018

Join us as we delve into Night Gallery and discuss five different segments from the series: "Certain Shadows on the Wall"(Season1, Episode 3), "Clean Kills and Other Trophies"(Season 1, Episode 12), "Return of the Sorcerer"(Season 3, Episode 1), "Professor Peabody's Last Lecture"(Season 2, Episode 8), and "Big Surprise"(Season 2, Episode 8).

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Watch "Big Surprise" : https://vimeo.com/177849108

Check out Horror Movie Podcast: https://horrormoviepodcast.com/

Check out Retro Movie Geek: https://retromoviegeek.com/

 

Music credits for this episode:

"Haunted Davenport Theme" by Chris Howcroft

"Chewbacca" by Supernova

 

 

Halloween Special Special

Halloween Special Special

October 26, 2018

Join us for a discussion of our favorite Halloween television specials (and episodes) with our guest, Nathan Tolle, author of "Pumpkin Cinema".

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You can purchase a copy of Pumpkin Cinema here:

https://www.schifferbooks.com/pumpkin-cinema-the-best-movies-for-halloween-5572.html

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Headless Horseman Van art that needs to exist:

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Music credits for this episode:

"Haunted Davenport Theme" by Chris Howcroft

"Anything Can Happen On Halloween" performed by Tim Curry

*Here's a link to the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PUhuPn8_d0Q

 

Ghost Story AKA Circle of Fear

Ghost Story AKA Circle of Fear

October 1, 2018

We discuss two episodes from the William Castle produced series Ghost Story (later named Circle of Fear): "The Dead We Leave Behind" and "Legion of Demons". All hail the devil toad!

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Winston Essex as played by Sebastion Cabot

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Music credits for this episode:

"Haunted Davenport Theme" by Chris Howcroft

"Blow up your TV (Spanish Pipedream)" performed by John Denver

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In Search of: Cryptids

In Search of: Cryptids

August 28, 2018

Join us for our first discussion of the classic 70's paranormal program In Search Of, where we examine a few episodes on cryptozoological beasts.

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Check out the trailer for Ssq. :https://vimeo.com/250994568

Retro Movie Geek Presents: TERROR ON THE TUBE https://retromoviegeek.com/tott001/

Horror Movie Podcast: https://horrormoviepodcast.com/

 

Music credits for this episode:

"The Ballad of Bilbo Baggins" performed by Leonard Nimoy

"Haunted Davenport Theme" by Chris Howcroft

Scooby Doo Spooktackular

Scooby Doo Spooktackular

May 30, 2018

For this episode we expore a childhood favorite, as we discuss the many incarnations of the Scooby Doo series.

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The always fabulous Vincent Price in animated form:

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The wonderful work of IBTrav (Travis Falligant): http://www.ibtrav.com/

Scooby Doo on Zombie Island "It's Terror Time Again" by Skycycle:

https://youtu.be/GkNask_pMKo

 

Thank you to Chris for our show theme!

Outro Music: "Scooby Doo Where are You?" Performed by Matthew Sweet

Probing Aliens

Probing Aliens

May 13, 2018

The truth is out there! Join us as we disect the 1995 television special: "Alien Autopsy: Fact or Fiction?" and The X-Files episode "Jose Chung's From Outer Space".

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"Haunted Davenport Theme" by Chris Howcroft

Outro Music: "Mr. Spaceman" performed by The Byrds

Space Madness

Space Madness

April 5, 2018

What happens to the psyche when exploring strange new worlds? Find out with us, as we discuss three episodes from the darker side of Star Trek: "A Wolf in the Fold" from the Original Series, and also "Frame of Mind" and "Phantasms" from The Next Generation.

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Here is Deanna Troi as a cake, and a link to the Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers video for "Don't Come Around Here No More":

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h0JvF9vpqx8

Music credits for this episode:

"Theme from Star Trek" by Van McCoy

"Haunted Davenport Theme" by Chris Howcroft

"Shatner of the Mount" by Fall on Your Sword

Tainted Love

Tainted Love

February 14, 2018

Join us for a discussion of toxic obsession pretending to be love, as we review episodes of The Twilight Zone, Tales From the Crypt, and Friday the 13th: The Series.

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Thanks as always to Chris for our show theme!
Outro Music: "Tainted Love", performed by Gloria Jones

 

Ghostwatch

Ghostwatch

January 31, 2018

For this episode we discuss the BBC telefilm Ghostwatch, which aired on Halloween night in 1992.

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Here is a behind the scenes photo of Pipes:

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The Band on the Run album cover with Michael Parkinson and Christopher Lee:

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Links to "Bite Back on Ghostwatch" (parts 1 and 2):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UUyhN-gq8xk

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vgrI5ZRuKdc

 

The Radiolab episode on "The War of the Worlds" broadcast:

http://www.radiolab.org/story/91622-war-of-the-worlds/

 

The Retro Movie Geek Podcast:

http://retromoviegeek.com/

 

As always, thanks to Chris for our show theme!

Outro Music: "The Little Man Who Wasn't There", performed by Glenn Miller and his Orchestra