Episode 275: Phantasm

phantasmThings were a little strange in the late 1970s.  Midget druids, ice cream truck driving heroes. floating spheres of death as well as one really tall dude who has undefined supernatural powers walking the land — yeah, it was weird. Join Ron and Little Miss Horror Nerd as they start yet another franchise, this one being the much celebrated Phantasm franchise. They will try to make sense of this surreal cult classic including influences for this film, other horror franchises it has influenced, whether it’s better to be dead or a midget druid and the sex appeal of a balding ice cream truck driver. Who could have guessed?

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9 Responses to Episode 275: Phantasm

  1. Oh gawd, that guitar intro…you know that was a serenade that Coscarelli wrote for Jessica, right?

    • northegreat says:

      He used this to woo Jessica and from their relationship sprang a child. A male child. Soon to be sold for a bag of candy.

  2. There’s actually a lot of Occult inspirations that made MOTU what it is today. IF JESSICA KNEW THAT SHE COULD HAVE CONNECTED HE-MAN WITH HORROR BETTER!!!!! GOD DAMMIT JESSICA!

  3. How can you have good reading comprehension when your tagline is: “I read it/saw it a long time ago but don’t remember anything about it.” ???????

  4. Doctor sleep, really? IDK…


  6. 2 is the best in the series. You guys are gonna love it. All hail Cthulhu.

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