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Phantasm Audio Interviews Posted


I love it when horror conventions feature cast reunions from my favorite films.  This past fall, The Full Moon Tattoo And Horror Convention in Chattanooga, Tn did just that.  Three of the stars of Phantasm, A. Michael Baldwin, Reggie Bannister and The Tall Man himself, Angus Scrimm, along with director Don Coscarelli were guests at this show.  I asked all four if they would be interested in doing interviews for Monsters From The Basement and they all said yes.  Phantasm was a huge hit when it was released in 1979 and was followed with 3 sequels.  The films have all became cult classics all over the world.  Listen in as I talk with Reggie, Michael, Don and Angus as we talk about Phantasm as well as Don’s new film John Dies At The End.  Hope you enjoy the Phantasm interviews!!

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Check Out Our Audio Interview With Marilyn Burns


Marilyn Burns was an actress living in Texas when she landed the role of Sally in the first Texas Chainsaw Massacre.  After making that film she went on to appear in Helter Skelter, Eaten Alive and Future-Kill.  In 2012, one of the Days Of The Dead Conventions featured a Texas Chainsaw Massacre Reunion.  Marilyn was one of the guest at that show and she was nice enough to sit down with me so I could ask her a few questions about her career and her memories of make the cult classic The Texas Chainsaw Massacre.  Sit in with me as I talk with Marilyn Burns.


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Audio Interview with Ashley Laurence Posted!


Ashley Laurence has done movies, television, commericals and she is a very talented artist as well. Perhaps she is best know for her role a Kirsty Cotten from the first three Hellraiser films. Ashley was a guest at this years Scarefest in Lexington Ky and I jumped at the chance to interview her. She is a very sweet lady and I totally enjoyed talking with her!!!

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Audio Interview With Chris Pezzano Posted

Chris Pezzano

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I first met Chris Pezzano at a small horror convention in my home town of Murfreesboro, Tn a few years ago. He really stood out to me because of his awesome zombie make-up. Since then I have ran into him at just about every convention I have attended. Chis is a huge horror fan and is one of the newest members of Days Of The Dead’s Monsters Among Us Group. Monsters Among Us is a group of horror fans who really enjoy dressing up as different characters at shows. He has also been a member of several metal bands over the years and has toured the United States as well as Europe. He will be appearing in the up coming film “Night Of The Living Dead 2012 as well as a few other projects. Join me as I talk with Chris Pezzano!!

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Audio interview with Adrienne King posted

In 1980 a film called “Friday The 13th” was releashed. Little did anyone involved know at the time that this movie was the start of what was to become one of the most successful horror franchises ever. The lone survivor of that film, Alice was played by Adrienne King. Adrienne was a guest at the recent Blood At The Beach Horror Convention in Virginia Beach a couple of weeks ago. I had spoke with her before about doing an interview for Monsters From The Basement and Friday night after the show closed down we found a couple of chairs and sit down and talked for a while. We talked about filming of the movie, her Crystal Lake Wine and what fans her fans can look forward to seeing her in next year. I hope you all enjoy our interview with Adrienne King!!

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Audio interviews with Tucky Williams, Abisha Uhl, Katie Stewart and Lauren Virginia Albert from Girl/Girl Scene posted

When the fall season starts to arrive it means several things to me.  It mean the days and nights get cooler, Halloween and it is time for Scarefest.  Scarefest is held in Lexington, Ky each fall.  One of the main reasons I love attending this show so much is because one of my favorite actresses always attends, Tucky Williams.  Tucky is from Kentucky and started out as a meteorologist at a local tv station.  She then appeared in several locally produced independent films and last year started he web series Girl/Girl Scene.  It has become a Scarefest tradition for us to interview her for this website.  For two years stright Tuckys interviews have been some of the most listened to interviews I have done. In fact they have been second only to Elvira.  This year I have a special treat for fans of Girl/Girl Scene.  Not only do I have a new interview with Tucky, but I also have an interview with Katie Stewart, Lauren Virginia Albert and Abisha Uhl who is also the lead singer of the band Sick Of Sarah.  I really hope you all enjoy these interviews as much as I did doing them!!!

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Tucky Williams

Abisha Uhl, Katie Stewart and Lauren Virginia Albert

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New audio interview with Lynn Lowry posted

Lynn Lowery’s very first film was the cult classic “I Drink Your Blood”. After that she went on to appear in many other movies including George Romero’s “The Crazies” and David Cronenberg”s “Shivers”. Lynn was in Nashville a couple of weeks ago as a guest at the Nashville Comic And Horror Convention and to attend a special screening of “I Drink Your Blood” at The Cult Fiction Underground Theater and she was nice enough to sit down with me for an interview. We talked about her memories of the early days with George and David as well as what she has going on today. She was a very sweet lady and I was very honored to talk with her. Enjoy my interview with Lynn Lowery.

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Audio interview with Ashleigh Jo Sizemore from The Walking Dead posted




Click here to listen to my interview with Ashleigh Jo Sizemore

Ashleigh Jo Sizemore is an artist and an actress. One role that she is really proud of is that of one of the walkers in the hit AMC show “The Walking Dead”. She has become known as the big eyed zombie, in fact she told me that her eyes is what got her the role in the first place. Ashely was kind enough to sit down with me at this past summers Days Of The Dead Convention and talked with me about acting, her art and many other things. Enjoy my interview with Ashleigh Jo Sizemore!!

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Audio interview with Leslie Easterbrook posted

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Leslie Easterbrook stated acting in the early 80′s appearing in such tv ;shows as Laverne And Shirley, Love American Style and Trapper John MD.  She also moved over to making movies and starred in all of the Police Academy films.  She has been in several horror movies but her most memoriable role is that of Mother Firefly in Rob Zombie’s classic film The Devils Rejects.  Leslie and I chatted for a while this past spring at the Full Moon Tattoo And Horror Convention.  She was such a wonderful lady to talk to.  I hope you enjoy my chat with Leslie Easterbrook!!

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Check out our new interview with Tuesday Knight

 Tuesday Knight’s first acting gig was in the soap opera “General Hospital” and her first major movie role was in the fourth installment of the “Nightmare On Elm Street” series. In that movie a song she wrote “Running From This Nightmare” was featured as the theme song. She was a part of a David Bowie tribute band playing keyboards and singing back up vocals. She has also been in several tv shows and more movies. Her new cd has just came out and you can order it online. I was lucky enough to talk to Tuesday last week on the phone. She is a very sweet lady and I enjoyed the talk very much. I hope her fans enjoy this interview as much as I enjoyed it.

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