Offbeat Episodes

July 26, 2021

PG: PSYCHO GOREMAN (2020) with ALLISON NOWACKI & BRYAN POLK

"I Do Not Care For Hunky Boys...Or do I???" July 26th marks eleven years since ScreamQueenz first hit the airwaves. Celebrate this dubious milestone and the end of this season with a sci-fi horror comedy love letter to the '8...

Offbeat Sci Fi Comedy

June 19, 2021

"I'm Your Girlfriend Now..." - BUTCHER, BAKER, NIGHTMARE MAKER with MATT KNIFE & CUBBY HALL

Our PRIDE MONTH celebration continues with a look at the truly unusual, blood-streaked 1981 psychological thriller BUTCHER, BAKER, NIGHTMARE MAKER aka NIGHT WARNING . Billy, an orphaned teenager, finds himself being dominated...

LGBT+ Themes Offbeat Hidden Gems

June 04, 2021

POPCORN (1991) with DAN DOMINGUES & PETER ADAMSON

"Everything's a movie to me..." Kick off your Pride Month festivities with this deep dive into the movie that was meta before meta was cool, the moviehouse movie-within-a-movie massacre motion picture POPCORN from 1991. Tucke...

Offbeat LGBT+ Themes Slashers Hidden Gems

May 07, 2021

MURDER BY DEATH (1976) with CHRYSTEN PEDDIE

"This entire murder has been... catered !" You are cordially invited to spend the weekend with the world's greatest detectives in a spooky old mansion! Enjoy an invisible dinner, a fiendish murder, and the chance to win a mil...

NOT A Horror Movie Offbeat Classics Comedy

April 23, 2021

PIN (1988) with MAYA MURPHY & JOE LIPSETT

"He's family..." Our salute to CANADIAN HORROR movies continues with a chat about the deeply unsettling (and tragically out-of-print at this time) psychosexual thriller, PIN from 1988. A young man develops an unhealthy attach...

Hidden Gems Canadian Offbeat

March 26, 2021

BLACK SHEEP (2006)

"Get Ready for the Violence of the Lambs..." It is a fact that there are more sheep in New Zealand. This tidbit of truth makes the New Zealand-based horror-comedy BLACK SHEEP all the more delicious! Thanks to brilliant gooey,...

Offbeat Comedy International

February 19, 2021

SWALLOW (2020) with ALAN ROWE KELLY & NICOLE DAVIS

Our celebration of WOMEN IN HORROR MONTH continues with a discussion of the powerful and controversial film SWALLOW . I am delighted to be joined by two very special guests: gender-bending queer horror filmmaker ALAN ROWE KEL...

Women In Horror Offbeat

January 14, 2021

Enjoy this Free Episode of THE FINAL REEl: A Patreon Premium Podcast - "The Car" (1977) * "Pool Party Massacre" (2017)

This episode is dedicated in loving memory to Steven Stein Grainger. The previously announced episode on DEATH DROP GORGEOUS had to be unavoidably delayed in order to properly grieve the loss of a cherished friend. Instead, y...

Offbeat Slashers

December 24, 2020

ANNA AND THE APOCALYPSE (2017)

Happy holidays, my Beautiful Screamerz! I let YOU pick the movie for this LISTENER TAKEOVER episode, and you chose the Scottish Christmas zombie musical ANNA AND THE APOCALYPSE (2017). On hand to join in the toe-tappin' gut-m...

Zombies Offbeat LGBT+ Themes Musicals?!? International Comedy

June 08, 2020

THE SHAPE OF WATER is Queer AF! - with MAYA MURPHY

“It was never too late to exchange the things you believed defined you for something better.” -Guillermo Del Toro To kick off Pride Month, I've chosen to discuss GUILLERMO DEL TORO's Oscar-winning fantasy film, THE SHAPE OF W...

LGBT+ Themes NOT A Horror Movie Offbeat

May 21, 2020

“Teeth, Tammy!” – FIDO (2006) with DAN COHEN & CHRYSTEN PEDDIE

A Heartwarmingly wholesome tale of a boy and his.... zombie ?? FIDO , directed by ANDREW CURRIE , takes to a picture perfect pop art white picket fence and apple pie post-zombie apocalypse 1950's style world where the undead ...

Offbeat Comedy Canadian Zombies

May 08, 2020

“See? Fork!” – SHOCK VALUE (2014) with DAN DOMINGUES

– My 50th Birthday Celebration continues as THE CRAPSHOOT returns! My never-ending quest to find a diamond in the shit pile of VOD horror movie releases led me to a little film called SHOCK VALUE , a blackly comic yet chillin...

Offbeat Hidden Gems Slashers Comedy

May 01, 2020

"This vacation sucks..." - TUCKER & DALE vs. EVIL (2010) with ALLISON NOWACKI & BRYAN J. POLK

When two innocent country-folk get mistaken for serial killers by a bunch of vacationing college kids, mayhem and self-mutilation ensue in the charming horror-comedy TUCKER AND DALE VS. EVIL . Boob-and Ska fanatics ALLISON NO...

Comedy Offbeat Slashers

April 05, 2020

"The Night THE COWS Came Home" - ISOLATION (2005)

Last month, the listeners voted which movie to cover for this SALUTE TO IRISH HORROR episode, and you picked ISOLATION . (Ironically, the decision was made just before social distancing happened, so GOLD STARS to you for bein...

Offbeat Irish Horror

December 16, 2019

SERIAL MOM (1994) with MIKE JOHNSON & KYLE GETZ *

This episode is part of the EVERY DAY IS HALLOWEEN Fundraiser Benefiting New Alternatives for Homeless LGBT Youth. Help save a life this holiday season. Donate to New Alternatives at bit.ly/sqpodna or via Facebook at bit.ly/s...

NOT A Horror Movie Offbeat Comedy LGBT+ Themes