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, 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.
Check out All Hell tunes HERE and their Facebook page HERE

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