Doc Rotten is the founder of Gruesome Magazine. He is also a film critic for Gruesome Magazine and the podcast host & producer for Horror News Radio, Monster Movie Podcast, Decades of Horror: 1970s, The American Horror Story Fan Podcast and Hannibal Fan Podcast. He is also co-host of the Dracula podcast on TV TALK and is a contributing reviewer for HorrorNews.Net and Widescreen Warrior. Doc a lifelong fan of horror films, sci-fi flicks and monster movies first discovering Universal Monsters and Planet of the Apes as a young child in the 1970's searching out every issue of Famous Monster of Filmland (and, later, Fangoria). Favorite films include Jaws, The Car, The Birds, The Tingler, Vampire Circus and The Exorcist. Still a huge fan of horror films from the 70s, Doc continues consuming horror films to this day for the site, for the podcasts and for the fun of it all.
Featured The 70's

The Legend of Boggy Creek (1972) — Episode 66 — Decades of Horror 1970s

http://traffic.libsyn.com/docrotten/DOH_70s_Esp66_TheLegendofBoggyCreek_.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 59:21 — 27.3MB)Subscribe: RSS“The Fouke Monster always travels the creek…” the narrator of The Legend of Boggy Creek (1972) describes the nocturnal patterns of the Bigfoot-like  creature spotted in Arkansas. The movie exploded onto the big screen and drive-in theaters nationwide in 1972 to the box office […]

Decades of Horror 1980s Gruesome Podcasts

Terror Train (1980) — Episode 127 — Decades of Horror 1980s

http://traffic.libsyn.com/docrotten/doh80s-TerrorTrain.mp3Podcast (doh80s): Play in new window | Download (Duration: 53:49 — 24.8MB)Subscribe: RSS“Did you say ‘all aboard’? That’s ridiculous! They can’t be bored. I haven’t even started.” Ed (Howard Busgang) does his best Groucho impression to annoy the train staff… and everyone else. Ed is just one of many slasher archetypes that populate the  Terror […]

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Dog Soldiers (2002) — Episode 33 — Decades of Horror 1990s and Beyond

http://traffic.libsyn.com/docrotten/doh90sbeyondDogSoldiers.mp3Podcast (doh90s): Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:05:54 — 30.4MB)Subscribe: RSS“I hope I give you the shits, you fucking wimp.” Spoon (Darren Morfitt) makes his last stand against the werewolves slaughtering his unit. All these soldiers have to contend with animalistic enemies of their own unit. They’re a group of  Dog Soldiers  as […]

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Young Frankenstein (1974) — Episode 65 — Decades of Horror 1970s

http://traffic.libsyn.com/docrotten/DOH_70s_Esp65_YoungFrankenstein_1974.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:39:25 — 45.7MB)Subscribe: RSS“Destiny! Destiny! No escaping that for me! Destiny! Destiny! No escaping that for me!” Dr. Frederick Frankenstein (Gene Wilder) comedically exclaims his realization of his true path…in his sleep…in Mel Brook’s classic Young Frankenstein (1974). Brook’s follow up to Blazing Saddles lovingly parodies the […]

Decades of Horror 1980s Gruesome Podcasts

The Blob (1988) — Episode 126 — Decades of Horror 1980s

http://traffic.libsyn.com/docrotten/doh80sTheBlob1988.mp3Podcast (doh80s): Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:00:15 — 27.6MB)Subscribe: RSS“I’ll be good I swear… I’ll never see a movie ever again.” Eddie Beckner (Douglas Emerson) tries to wrap his young mind around the horror that is  The Blob. Thirty years after the iconic Steve McQueen vehicle became one of the definitive 1950s […]

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The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993) — Episode 32 — Decades of Horror 1990s And Beyond

http://traffic.libsyn.com/docrotten/doh90sandbeyondNightmareb4Xmas.mp3Podcast (doh90s): Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:09:36 — 32.0MB)Subscribe: RSS“EUREKA! This year, Christmas will be OURS!” Jack Skellington (Chris Sarandon/Danny Elfman) makes his proclamation to the citizens of Halloweentown. The holiday he just discovered will be his to mold and reshape into something spooky. The  Nightmare Before Christmas  is a holiday classic […]

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Asylum (1972) — Episode 64 — Decades of Horror 1970s

http://traffic.libsyn.com/docrotten/DOH_70s_Esp64_Asylum_1972.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:32:29 — 42.5MB)Subscribe: RSS“You have nothing to lose but your mind.” One of the final Amicus anthology films is prepared to drive you insane as Dr. Martin (Robert Powell) interviews the patients of a mental asylum searching for the head doctor who recently lost his mind in […]

Decades of Horror 1980s Gruesome Podcasts

The Shining (1980) — Episode 125 — Decades of Horror 1980s

http://traffic.libsyn.com/docrotten/doh80sTheShining.mp3Podcast (doh80s): Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:26:03 — 39.5MB)Subscribe: RSS“Great party, isn’t it?” The ghosts are all calling this party a big success. Congrats to Jack Torrance (Jack Nicholson) for pulling it off. Especially with his wife Wendy (Shelley Duvall) and son Danny (Danny Lloyd) constantly nagging him about “please don’t kill […]

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[Podcast] The Devil’s Backbone (2001) — Episode 31 — Decades of Horror 1990s And Beyond

http://traffic.libsyn.com/docrotten/doh90sandbeyondDevilsBackbone.mp3Podcast (doh90s): Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:04:50 — 29.7MB)Subscribe: RSS“A ghost is me.” Dr. Casares (Federico Luppi) finally comes to terms with what he has become. As we all must do when facing  The Devil’s Backbone. Following the infamous production problems of  Mimic, writer/director Guillermo Del Toro left Hollywood for a moment […]

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Beware! The Blob (1972) — Episode 63 — Decades of Horror 1970s

http://traffic.libsyn.com/docrotten/DOH_70s_Eps063_BewareTheBlob_1972.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download ()Subscribe: RSS“Maybe you two kids are on a trip or something. I don’t know and I don’t care.” Sheriff Jones (Richard Webb) has little patience for Bobby Hartford (Robert Walker Jr) and Lisa Clark (Gwynne Gilford) as they describe being attacked by a monstrous man-eating blob in Beware! […]