take you on a roller-coaster ride through a maniacal funhouse of eldritch horrors and blazing laser swords. We dig our teeth into gutsy genre stories and movies that aren't afraid to take on a gang of vampire nuns.

Sunday, November 6, 2016

Grind Pulp Podcast Episode 46 - Halloween Annual # 2 - Let Us Prey

Emerging from parts unknown and delivering goodies to the denizens of the Devil’s Gate Mall, your favorite degenerates bring a Halloween offering of adulation and jubilation for seekers of the Grind Pulp. 

In the lowdown, Jeronimo pulls forth another tale of military and supernatural horror in S.P.O.O.K.S. by Michael Oday. MangaMatt jumps on his current obsession, the action/fantasy, Head Lopper, by Andrew McLean. Andrew brings it all together with talk on a recent collaboration with the Grind Pulp Crew and The Rogue Podcast. 

For this episode’s feature presentation, the crew cover a quasi-official trilogy of movies featuring the extreme extraterrestrial known as The Predator.

Feature Presentation Triple Threat:
The Predator (1987) directed by John McTiernan
PREDATOR 2 (1990) directed by Stephen Hopkins
Predators (2010) directed by Nimród Antal

Sunday, October 23, 2016

Grind Pulp Podcast Episode 45 - From Dusk till Dawn, or Grind till Pulped

Returning once again to their favorite stomping grounds, the children of the nightbreed sway listeners with their haunting rants and incantations. First starts the lowdown, with Jeromino having a lapse in memory. The latest trailer for GET OUT is covered. MangaMatt rekindles his love of Mignola works, and talks up the Witchfinder comic series. Andrew concludes the lowdown, jamming in newer movies he's watched about his two favorite things: grease and strangulation. 
Following the lowdown, the gang discuss LUKE CAGE. Is it too black? Is it not black enough? Why does the RZA make Andrew want to beat up white people? The answers shouldn't surprise you. 
Feature Presentation Time! 1996 action/horror From Dusk Till Dawn. Too much tequila is consumed. It's a race to inebriation as the grind pulp gang quest through a TEX/MEX/Vampire shootout of ill proportions. Shit gets epic, with discussions moving through the From Dusk till Dawn sequels and the television series, and words begin to slurr. It’s their most alcohol-soaked episode yet, for better or worse!

Feature Presentation: From Dusk till Dawn (1996) directed by Robert Rodriguez
Extras: From Dusk till Dawn 2: Texas Blood Money, From Dusk till Dawn 3: The Hangman’s Daughter, and From Dusk till Dawn (television series)

Tune in after the discussion to find out the next grind pulp movie pick. It's one you've all been preying for!

Sunday, October 2, 2016

Grind Pulp Podcast Episode 44 - Fist of the North Star MEGA

Jump into the desolate future with the Grind Pulp Crew as they hack their way through the Lowdown, dig into Stranger Things, and unearth the fiction pick of the week. All the mayhem leads to an action-packed double dose.
Feature Presentations:
FIST OF THE NORTH STAR (1986) directed by Toyoo Ishida
FIST OF THE NORTH STAR (1995) directed by Tony Randel

Sunday, September 25, 2016

Grind Pulp MIDNIGHT MADNESS with Jay Requard

Welcome to the Devil’s Gate mall. We got together and drank some brews with Reefer Snakes author Jay Requard to discuss some of his current projects. Be sure to check out Thief of Shadows as soon as you get the chance - and to avoid spoilers! We eagerly await the follow up to Jay’s collection of Manwe the Panther tales and all the cool happenings at Falstaff Books.

Go pick up Reefer Snakes! and Thief of Shadows right now. Then go check out the rest of his shit as well as Falstaff Books.

Sunday, July 31, 2016

Grind Pulp FICTION Podcast Episode 43.5 - The Song of the Undead Dominatrix

Leaving no stone unturned, the intrepid seekers of grind and pulp return with three tales of heroism and adventure. Jeronimo presents a new entry in the long catalogue of iconic pulp hero, Domino Lady. Andrew exhumes the exploits of a woman facing the forces of the undead. MangaMatt bookends this installment with a tale of love, adventure, and mummified pygmies in a globetrotting, manga adventure that goes off the rails. 

The Devil, You Know - by James Chambers, from Domino Lady: Sex as a Weapon anthology

Solstice - by Darin Kennedy from The April Sullivan Chronicles: Necromancer for Hire

Offered - vols. 1 & 2, by Kazuo Koike and Ryoichi Ikegami

Sunday, June 19, 2016

Grind Pulp Podcast Episode 43 - The Lost Empire

MangaMatt was too tired, so Andrew threw these show notes together after shitty night work and after editing the muthafuckin’ podcast. Devil’s Gate antics and a must-listen-to episode covering The Lost Empire. Don’t Sleep!

Feature Presentation: The Lost Empire (1983) directed by Jim Wynorski

Sunday, May 29, 2016

Grind Pulp Midnight Madness 2 - Yakuza Apocalypse

From the Midnight Theater at The Devil's Gate Mall, join Andrew Crevier, Jeronimo Brown, and Manga Matty Ice as they drink everything and discuss Takashi Miike's insane 2015 film, YAKUZA APOCALYPSE.

Sunday, May 15, 2016

Grind Pulp FICTION Podcast 42.5 - It's MILLER Time!

In this episode the team diverge from routine and instead discuss the three remaining volumes in the Sin City library not adapted into film. MangaMatt gives his all as he pontificates on author, Frank Miller, and the trends and style choices in his works. Jeronimo and Andrew find it hard to recall specific short stories, as many meld into the overall world of crime-ridden, Basin City. All leads bring them to the final showdown of "Hell and Back,” the last and most radical Sin City story in the pantheon. Guzzle booze, squeeze a broad, and bite the bullet in this all-inclusive Grind Pulp Podcast exploration of a legendary run by a writing great.

Story picks:
Family Values*
Booze, Broads, and Bullets*
Hell and Back*

*All works by Frank Miller

Sunday, May 8, 2016

Grind Pulp Podcast Episode 42 - Sin City: The Whole Damn Thing!

This episode features MangaMatt's movie selection, Sin City, along with its younger sibling, Sin City: A Dame to Kill For. Lines are drawn in the sand over which story was the best in these hyper-gritty and ultra-noir crime stories with a twist of weird. How do these movies compare to their comic panel progenitors? Is the sequel worth seeing? Will MangaMatt ever be allowed to run the movie projector at the Devil's Gate Mall again? 
 Answers to these questions can be found in an episode worth killing for, worth dying for, and worth going to hell for. Amen. 

Feature Presentations:
Sin City (2005) directed by Frank Miller, Robert Rodriguez, and Quentin Tarantino
Sin City : A Dame to Kill For (2014) directed by Frank Miller and Robert Rodriguez

Sunday, May 1, 2016

Grind Pulp Podcast Episode 41.5 - Kaiju Monster Mahem

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Returning from 20000 fathoms come the grind pulp fiction picks for the Monsters: Dark Continent companion episode. MangaMatt presents a story featuring Godzilla and one man’s fifty year history fighting the king of monsters. Andrew pulls us into another dimension of parallel universes, nightmares, and plague dogs in Juggernaut. Jay closes us out with Peace with Honor, a story pick from the Monster Earth, in which the atomic age has bred us a entirely different kind of WMD, Kaiju with the ability to level cities. Listen in to this episode for black hole cannons, giant Vietnamese bats, and terrors from beyond our dimension.
Feature Fiction Picks: 
Juggernaut - by C.J. Henderson, from the anthology Stomping Grounds 
Peace With Honor - by Fraser Sherman, from the anthology and world of Monster Earth

Sunday, April 10, 2016

Grind Pulp Podcast Episode 41 - MONSTERS Double Dose

Will Jeronimo Brown once again be foiled by the slick editing of a great trailer? Find out as the crew delve deep into Mexico and the middle east. They’re talking Monsters (2010) and its sequel, Monsters: Dark Continent (2014) Be sure to listen in to find out what happened in the Devil’s Gate Mall, where a pack of Scouts was sent down to explore the indian burial grounds and excavation site deep below the maintenance tunnels.

Feature Presentations:

Monsters (2010) directed by Gareth Edwards
Monster: Dark Continent (2014) directed by Tom Green - not that Tom Green

Sunday, March 27, 2016

Grind Pulp FICTION Podcast Episode 40.5 - G.I. Mortuary Thief

In this companion episode to Wyrmwood: Road of the Dead, the crew rip through three stories involving the undead in various states of putrified re-animation. To say these picks fit into any normal, cookie-cutter category would be tantamount to cutting your own hand off and throwing it into a deep well of regret and vinegar. Andrew feels only one of these tales breaks out and is deserving of high praise, while Jeronimo and Matty Ice say, “not so fast, sucka.”

Feature Fiction Picks:
The Brain Thief (book or episode 1) - by C.C. Wall
G.I. Zombie - written by Jimmy Palmiotti and Justin Gray, art by Scott Hampton
Mortuary - by Tim Curran, from his Zombie Pulp collection

Sunday, February 28, 2016

Grind Pulp Podcast Episode 40 - Wyrmwood: Road of the Dead

Welcome to the official 40th episode of the Grind Pulp Podcast. If you’ve been checking out the show, you already know that the team of Andrew Crevier, Jeronimo Brown, and Manga Matty ICE are always following up with a companion podcast covering short fiction selections, and you are also likely aware of the Grind Pulp Midnight Madness episodes that get crammed in on occasion. All total, there are many more than the official forty episodes available, and the Grind Pulp crew are happy to have you along for the ride as they report from the Midnight Theater at the Devil’s Gate Mall. 

Feature Presentation: Wyrmwood: Road of the Dead (2014) directed by Kiah Roache-Turner 

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Grind Pulp FICTION Podcast Episode 39.5 - Second Place Is The First Casualty

In this companion episode, the GPP take a victory lap to talk about some choice sci-fi, apocalyptic, racing fiction. It's not often everyone can pair a story that fits the theme of the movie pick, and it’s even more rare that they're all prime grind pulp picks. Jeronimo starts off with Along the Scenic Route, a story about a family man squaring off against a punk kid driver, both decked out with weapon-mounted battle wagons.  Andrew slips in next with The Racer, a tale about a cross-country race where contestants score points with acts of violence. One racer that has a crisis of conscience.  Towing the line is MangaMatt with his sci-fi, manga pick Ashen Victor, which is about a racer obsessed with crashing on the track and struggles to find purpose in anything else.  Take a pit stop on this REDLINE companion episode to find out what Andrew's movie pick with be for the next Grind Pulp Podcast.

3 Feature Story Picks:
Along The Scenic Route - by Harlan Ellison - found in the Ellison anthology “Deathbird Stories”

The Racer - by Ib Melchior - found in "Reel Future: The Stories that Inspired 16 Classic Science Fiction Movies"

Ashen Victor - by by Yukito Kishiro

Sunday, January 24, 2016

Grind Pulp Podcast Episode 39 - Can You redline on "Over the top?"

Thundering across the stars to save the universe from mundane minds, Grind Pulp Podcast explodes into battle. This time around MangaMatt takes pole position in the high octane thrill-ride, “Redline.” Racers from across the galaxy ride for fame, glory, and their lives. Jeronimo speculates the social interplay of the movie and the deeper commentary of society's obsession with sports. MangaMatt highlights the quality visuals and influences at play and how they gel with the style and narrative. Andrew attempt to move beyond Jeronimo’s obsession with JP’s character, or lack of character story. Redline showcases style over substance and moves at a brisk pace. This episode is no different. Strap in and listen as the Grind Pulp Podcast peels away from the starting line of the new year.

Feature Presentation: REDLINE (2009) directed by Takeshi Koike

Sunday, January 17, 2016

Grind Pulp Midnight Madness Episode 2

Andrew and Matty ICE hang out, while crusty punks play Contra, and discuss Terror Assaulter O.M.W.A.T. and Neon Joe after a trying experience in the catacombs beneath the Devil’s Gate Mall.

Saint Pauly had some ALL HELL playing on his Conion ghetto blaster while we were in the arcade.
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Sunday, January 3, 2016

Grind Pulp FICTION Podcast 38.5 - Strange Gods of Space & Time

Back with the awaited companion episode to the Pandorum / Event Horizon double feature podcast. The crew discuss three twisted tales all picked from the stacks in the Grind Pulp section of Bandito’s Books. Listen in to find out the next feature movie pick from Manga Matt.

When the StarsAre Right - William Meikle
The Manhattan Projects - Jonathan Hickman and Nick Pitarra
Gods in Darkness - from Space Eldritch - David J. West

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