The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years

[R] (1988)N/A

Directed by: Penelope Spheeris

Starring: Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Alice Cooper, Gene Simmons

IMDb Rating: 7.3


Episodes about The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years :

Don’t Read The Latin! Episode 62: Rock and Roll Horror!

0 Comments | This entry was posted on Aug 08 2017

Hello Don’t Read the Latin fans!

Thank you for joining us for our latest episode ROCK AND ROLL HORROR! Where I promise not to call Stephen King an asshole but we will share at length all our favorite horror movies with a side of metal! This episode contains these guest stars: Jillian Venters of Gothic Charm School, Jeff Harris of Fanboy News Network, Handsome Boyfriend Jim of Fire When Ready, and last but absolutely not least, Rhias Hall of  The Villain Edit.

And like Lemmy said, “It’s fast and it’s aggressive and it’s rebellious and their parents hate it, which has always been the mark of good rock and roll. If your parents don’t like it, it’s good.”

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DRtL Episode 31: The Kids Are Alright

0 Comments | This entry was posted on Oct 12 2015

Horror movies with kid heroes. It’s a natural. How better to make an audience scared for your protagonist than to make him (or her) a young, vulnerable, innocent child? Throw in the “your parents will never believe you” trope, and you’re set for some real scares. This episode, we salute the best child protagonists the horror genre has to offer.

Join Michael and Jennifer as they dissect the casting and plot direction of Hannibal’s third season, play with an Angel puppet, talk about the Paul Stanley / Dee Snyder feud, and reveal the secret of how to get Jennifer’s daughter to watch a movie that might be slightly scary. Listen in amazement as Michael fucks up immediately! (We talked about People Under the Stairs during the Wes Craven episode, not the Stephen King episode. Obviously.)

We apologize once more, I’m afraid, for the sound quality of this episode. We forgot to set up the powered USB port for the microphone, and therefore that “robots gargling underwater” background echo is back. Yay. Also you can hear traffic outside and Jennifer’s cat meowing, although hopefully that last part is endearing. Anyway. We’ll try to set things up a little better next time.

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Bonus Video
Here’s a fan-made music video for the Scissor Sisters song Return to Oz that Michael mentioned:


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Bonus Tumblr Meme

For those who haven’t seen it, here’s the “Public Service Announcement” Michael mentions making on Tumblr, in a post that’s received over 25,000 notes so far:

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Episode Four: Women Directing Horror

0 Comments | This entry was posted on Jun 22 2014

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We’re back, and we’re talking about some of the best horror films you might not even know were directed by women! Join us again for all this and more:

  • We babble about The Babadook and examine Jennifer’s Body. (What? Wait, no — not Jennifer’s body, that would be an entirely different podcast …. )
  • Jennifer talks about what it was like to watch American Psycho for the first time recently
  • We declare our love for the 80’s classic Near Dark and the 80’s maybe-not-so-classic Freddy’s Dead: The Final Nightmare
  • We talk about why we were disappointed in American Mary but still can’t wait to see what’s next from the Soska Sisters
  • Michael explains why he can’t wait to show Jennifer Ravenous, and he finds out something he’d rather not know about one of the actors in it