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.
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Apostle – Episode 296 – Horror News Radio

http://traffic.libsyn.com/docrotten/HNR296-Apostle.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSNIGHT OF THE COMET, DAWN OF THE DEAD, and THE POSSESSION OF HANNAH GRACE top the horror news of the week and we remember the prolific character actor James Karen. The Grue-Crew review APOSTLE (2018) from director Gareth Evans who hides something far more supernatural than a dangerous […]

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Halloween – The Haunting of Hill House – Episode 295 – Horror News Radio

http://traffic.libsyn.com/docrotten/HNR295-Halloween2018.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSTHE CURSE OF LA LLORONA, ANNABELLE 3, and DEATH HOUSE top the horror news of the week. The Grue-Crew review HALLOWEEN (2018), Michael Myers is back to terrorize Laurie Strode 40 years later. And, he’s brought a film full of carnage and mayhem. Netflix and Mike Flanagan thrill […]

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The Haunting of Hill House – Bad Times at the El Royale – Episode 294 – Horror News Radio

http://traffic.libsyn.com/docrotten/HNR294-TheHauntingofHillHouse-BadTim.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGLASS. PET SEMATARY. ANNA AND THE APOCALYPSE. It’s a trio of killer trailers. Netflix and Mike Flanagan thrill genre fans with a top-notch horror TV series, THE HAUNTING OF HILL HOUSE – this week, we take a look at the first 5 episodes. The Grue-Crew review […]

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Venom – Episode 293 – Horror News Radio

http://traffic.libsyn.com/docrotten/HNR293-Venom.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSJames Wan chooses a director for THE CONJURING 3, Disney announces the name of the new Star Wars TV show, and Walking Dead fans bid farewell to actor Scott Wilson. The Grue-Crew, along with guest-host Michelle Iannantuono, review VENOM, the new Sony/Columbia Pictures Spider-man-less Spider-man universe […]

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Hell Fest – Episode 292 – Horror News Radio

http://traffic.libsyn.com/docrotten/HNR292-HellFest.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSJames Wan has a big week in horror news with the announcement that he will produce the U.S. version of TRAIN TO BUSAN, that THE NUN is the highest grossing Conjuring Universe film, and that ANNABELLE 3 has found its lead. The Grue-Crew review HELL FEST, […]

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The House With A Clock In Its Walls – Slice – Episode 291 – Horror News Radio

http://traffic.libsyn.com/docrotten/HNR291-HouseClockWall-Slice.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSWhat’s this? A new TV trailer reveals Jack Black will return as R.L. Stein in Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween. The Grue-Crew review the “other” Jack Black family-friendly horror film A House with a Clock in Its Walls from director…Eli Roth. And, look for the “Worth Watching” […]

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The Predator – Mandy – Episode 290 – Horror News Radio

http://traffic.libsyn.com/docrotten/HNR290-ThePredator-Mandy.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSNetflix delivers killers trailers for the original film THE APOSTLE and THE HAUNTING OF HILL HOUSE 10 episode series. Shudder is delivering a horror film each week this Halloween season. Christopher, Dave, and Doc review THE PREDATOR. And, DIG TWO GRAVES director Hunter Adams joins Christopher, Doc, […]

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The Nun – Episode 289 – Horror News Radio

http://traffic.libsyn.com/docrotten/HNR289-TheNun.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThe Halloween 2018 second trailer is here and it impresses – as does its premiere at TIFF. October looks fantastic! Rest in peace Burt Reynolds – thank you for Deliverance, Smokey and the Bandit, Cannonball Run, and so much more.  Guest host Jeff Mohr joins Christopher, Vanessa, and […]

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Blood Fest – Episode 288 – Horror News Radio

http://traffic.libsyn.com/docrotten/HNR288-BloodFest.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSMike Flanagan returns to Netflix with THE HAUNTING OF HILL HOUSE, coming this October. Dwayne Johnson elaborates on his plans to reboot BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE CHINA. Michael Jackson’s THRILLER is heading to IMAX in 3-D…for one week. And, Dave, Christopher, Vanessa, and Doc review the Puppet Master reboot, BLOOD […]

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Castle Rock S01E07 and S01E08 – Episode 286 – Horror News Radio

http://traffic.libsyn.com/docrotten/HNR286-CastleRock-Eps7-8.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSJ.J. Abrams and HULU join forces to build upon the themes and characters created by Stephen King in the 10 episode TV series CASTLE ROCK. For this episode of HNR, the Grue-Crew take a look at the next two hours of the show, “The Queen” and “Past Perfect,” continuing “an […]