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They’re standing outside your door! This week, Peaches and Michael are steering clear of the produce aisle in celebration of 1978’s ATTACK OF THE KILLER TOMATOES! In addition to discussing the film’s sharp lampooning of B-movie culture, our hosts delve into how this cult classic led to a franchise that changed the zeitgeist forever. Joining the conversation is KILLER TOMATOES screenwriter and co-creator Costa Dillon, who shares stories about the can-do spirit of indie cinema and making absurdist movies with a message. From crazed newscasters to acting lessons from George Clooney, this episode has it all! Go! 
Call your Three Mothers! This week, Peaches and Michael are donning their black leather gloves in a special Idol Worship celebration of Italian maestro of horror: Dario Argento! In addition to discussing this celebrated director's undeniable penchant for blood-soaked style, our hosts delve into the indulgent, fairytale logic of films like SUSPIRIA, PHENOMENA, and INFERNO. Joining the conversation is the rockin' writer of GIALLO, Sean Keller, who shares stories of crafting a script befitting a master. Then, acclaimed comic book creator Abby Denson stops by to share how Argento's unwillingness to be defined by anyone's standards but his own continues to inspire her own path as an artist. From flooded ballrooms to ballerinas gone berserk, this episode has it all! GO! 
Dishes are done, man! This week, Peaches and Michael are getting the QED report together in celebration of 1991’s DON’T TELL MOM THE BABYSITTER’S DEAD! In addition to discussing the film’s unusual tonal shifts, our hosts delve into this cable-era classic’s important messaging regarding personal agency. Joining the conversation is drag icon Alaska Thunderfuck 5000, who speaks to the film’s enduring queer legacy and fashion aspirations. Then, acclaimed author and podcaster Laura Leigh Abby stops by to share insight on her lifetime of love for this movie and how Sue Ellen Crandall continues to inspire her. From Rose Lindsey to thieving drag queens, this episode has it all! Go! 
Episode 33: Cabaret

Episode 33: Cabaret

2022-04-2701:44:45

In here, life is beautiful! This week, Peaches and Michael are celebrating the “divine decadence darling” of 1972’s CABARET! In addition to discussing this landmark musical’s layered messaging, our hosts delve into how this celebrated classic puts the “cult” into “culturally important.” Joining the conversation is drag legend Coco Peru, who shares stories of her personal friendship with Liza Minnelli and the power of cabaret as an artform. Then, acclaimed author and drag superstar Fauxnique, aka Monique Jenkinson, stops by to chat about how her lifetime of love for this movie continues to inspire, educate, and inform her own art. From Weimar wildness to fabulous Fosse, this episode has it all! Go! 
Ain’t gonna dream no more! This week, Peaches and Michael are taking Hypnocil and staying up late in celebration of 1987’s A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET 3: DREAM WARRIORS! In addition to discussing this legendary sequel’s brilliant world-building, our hosts delve into why this particular entry in the franchise altered the course of pop culture forever. Joining the conversation is iconic filmmaker and FINAL DESTINATION creator Jeffrey Reddick, who reveals how his love of Elm Street set him on a life-changing course in horror. Then, acclaimed artist Franco Aguilar stops by to discuss how his lifetime of Freddy love continues to inspire him and his work. From Nancy Thompson’s iconic hair to Zsa Zsa Gabor’s big scare, this episode has it all! Go! 
Episode 31: Barb Wire

Episode 31: Barb Wire

2022-04-1301:44:11

Don’t call her babe! This week, Peaches and Michael are flinging their high heels in celebration of 1996’s BARB WIRE! In addition to discussing the film’s prophetic drag stylings, our hosts delve into the singular cult sensation that is Pamela Anderson and why she deserves her own brand of Idol Worship. Joining the conversation is acclaimed filmmaker and writer BJ Colangelo, whose lifetime of love for this movie has led her to be an outspoken voice for its pop culture reclamation. Then, celebrated actor and filmmaker Ali Chappell shares how her fandom of this would-be classic continues to inform her life and creative output. From unpacking cultural misogyny to contraband contact lenses, this episode has it all! Go! 
Amer-I-Can! This week, Peaches and Michael are donning their tiaras in celebration of 1999’s DROP DEAD GORGEOUS! In addition to discussing the film’s powerhouse pageant cast, our hosts delve into the film’s mockumentary indictment of Americana. Joining the conversation is acclaimed performer and podcast host Teri Gamble, whose lifetime of love for the movie and its nuances continues to inspire her to be a Mt. Rose American Teen Princess.  Then, drag superstar and Queer Horror creator Carla Rossi, a.k.a Anthony Hudson, stops by to share insight on their obsessed fandom and unpack this cult classic’s strangely prophetic messaging. From the Mall of America to beauty queens blowing chunks, this episode has it all! Go! 
Episode 29: Skidoo

Episode 29: Skidoo

2022-03-3001:34:38

The world can be a better place for you! This week, Peaches and Michael are taking a strange trip in celebration of 1968's SKIDOO! In addition to discussing this psychedelic curiosity's prophetic approach to mind expansion, our hosts delve into why this star-studded, Otto Preminger-directed fever dream deserves a cult rediscovery. Joining the conversation is celebrated artist and producer Brendan Haley, who talks about how he found his way to this movie via Carol Channing and never looked back. Then, acclaimed author and TV host Richard Metzger stops by to share insight on a lifetime of love for this slice of counter-culture cinema, and what it means to be the world's foremost "Skidoo-ologist." From Jackie Gleason dropping acid to hippies storming the yacht of God, this episode has it all! Go! 
Strike a pose! This week, Peaches and Michael are voguing the house down in celebration of 1991’s MADONNA: TRUTH OR DARE! In addition to discussing how a documentary can be cult, our hosts delve into the film’s luminous representation of queer people in an era where there was little to be seen. Joining the conversation are three sensational stars of the film who bring their blonde ambition to the table. First, Luis Xtravaganza shares stories of choreographing a pinnacle moment in time…and the evolution of family. Then, Mama Makeup stops by to not only tell tales about styling a queen, but unpack one of the film’s more challenging moments. And finally, we’re joined by Kevin Stea, who offers insight about growing alongside TRUTH OR DARE’s legacy. From cone bras to Vatican reprimands, this episode has it all! Go! 
Episode 27: Carrie

Episode 27: Carrie

2022-03-1601:15:17

They're all gonna laugh at you! This week, Peaches and Michael are putting on their best prom wear in celebration of 1976's CARRIE! In addition to discussing this zeitgeist defining classic's impressive roster of stars, our hosts delve into the film's undeniable significance for queer and marginalized audiences. Joining the conversation is none other than drag superstar Jackie Beat, whose intense love of this movie has evolved into a life long obsession. Among other things, Jackie dishes on Piper Laurie's bold approach to the material, why she prefers the film to the book, and her favorite bits of CARRIE-memorabilia she's picked up over the years. From dirty pillows to buckets of blood, this episode has it all! Go! 
They’re coming to get you, Barbara! This week, Peaches and Michael have boarded themselves into the old farmhouse in celebration of 1968’s NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD! In addition to discussing the undeniable legacy of filmmaker George A. Romero, our hosts delve into how this cult classic defined zombie cinema forever. Joining the conversation is one of the film’s legendary stars, Kyra Schon, who reminisces on playing the trowel-wielding Karen Cooper and offers insight on five decades of flesh-eating. Then, renowned comic creator William O. Tyler stops by to dig into the movie’s significant social themes, as well as his lifetime of love for this landmark classic. From Chilly Billy to fishnet stockings, this episode has it all! Go! 
Episode 25: Shortbus

Episode 25: Shortbus

2022-03-0201:27:58

Are you close? This week, Peaches and Michael are brushing up on the lyrics to the National Anthem in celebration of 2006's SHORTBUS! In addition to discussing this controversial classic's depiction of a sexual landscape before social media, our hosts delve into how the discourse surrounding the frank subject matter is more important today than ever. Joining the conversation is the film's creator and legendary auteur John Cameron Mitchell, who discusses the impetus for his radical vision and what it means to him nearly two decades later. Then, star of the movie and cult fave Peter Stickles stops by to share memories from the set and the challenges of taking on a role that asks you to be fearless. From voyeuristic intention to an orgasmic dimension, this episode has it all! Go! 
Episode 24: Shock Treatment

Episode 24: Shock Treatment

2022-02-2201:34:16

This town doesn't just love television...they live it! This week, Peaches and Michael are zipping up their little black dresses in celebration of 1981's SHOCK TREATMENT! In addition to discussing this electric musical's prophetic vision of a reality television-laden future, our hosts delve into the film's tenuous legacy as the follow-up to THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW. Joining the conversation is none other than Patricia Quinn, legendary cult icon and star of the movie, to share behind-the-scenes memories and tales of the production's strange trajectory. Then, acclaimed musician and "pianist to the drag queen stars" Major Scales stops by to chat about the undeniable power of SHOCK TREATMENT's songbook, as well as the film's influence on his own career. From sisterly love to fortified fast food for a fabulous future, this episode has it all! Go! 
It's Season Two... and we're coming up from the depths! This week, Peaches and Michael are donning their best swimwear in celebration of 1954's CREATURE FROM THE BLACK LAGOON! In addition to discussing this classic's enduring impact on pop culture, our hosts delve into the Creature's undeniable connection to marginalized audiences. Joining the conversation is Mallory O' Meara, author of the best-selling THE LADY FROM THE BLACK LAGOON, whose love of the film helped uncover a critical piece of horror history that may have otherwise gone unnoticed. Then, Mark Bessenger, the genre filmmaker behind BITE MARKS and NINJA ZOMBIE, stops by to share his lifelong obsession with the Creature and how it contributed to his own identity as an artist and monster fan. From 3D fishes to revealing the truth of the "woman behind the gills," this episode has it all! Go! 
We have such sights to show you! This week, Peaches and Michael are opening a different kind of box for the holidays in celebration of 1987's HELLRAISER and its sequels! In addition to discussing the film's contributions to a generation's sexual awakening, our hosts delve into the cultural impact of Clive Barker's unfettered imagination and why the future of horror was always queer. Joining the conversation are two of the films' Cenobite sensations and iconic stars, Doug Bradley and Simon Bamford, aka "Pinhead" and "Butterball," who share stories and insight about being part of a hellish delight that changed pop culture forever. What's more, Doug dishes on the strange trajectory of becoming the spiky face of the franchise...and Simon spills some unexpected, but devilish tea. This Hell-iday Special is not to be missed as Midnight Mass has Christmas with the Cenobites! From Uncle Frank to Julia's frank fabulousness, this episode has it all! Go! 
There's a giant blow dryer in our pool! This week, Peaches and Michael have come from beyond the stars and crashed in the Valley to celebrate 1988's EARTH GIRLS ARE EASY! In addition to discussing this cult classic 's quintessential 80s aesthetic, our hosts delve into its camptastic message of sexual empowerment. Joining the conversation is none other than the film's iconic creator and star, the legendary Julie Brown, who shares memories of making the movie and out of this world insight on her storied career. Then, film curator and super fan Sam Sharkland stops by to talk about a lifetime of love for this singular cinematic sensation, as well offers thoughts on why EARTH GIRLS may have contributed to number of personal awakenings. From Angelyne to bubbly blondes, this episode has it all! Go! 
Episode 20: Auntie Mame

Episode 20: Auntie Mame

2021-12-0801:42:58

Life is a banquet! This week, Peaches and Michael intend to live, live, LIVE as they celebrate 1958's AUNTIE MAME! In addition to discussing the undeniable might of Rosalind Russell, our hosts delve into the movie's messaging about the power of chosen family. Joining the conversation is drag superstar and theater icon Charles Busch, who offers stories of a lifetime of Mame love, as well as his time playing the character on stage. Then, acclaimed screenwriter and producer Lotti Pharriss Knowles stops by to share how the film gave her a new life perspective when she needed it most, and also give pointers on what it means to be an eccentric Auntie. From naked schools to Gooch's night out, this episode has it all! Go! 
Episode 19: Ed Wood

Episode 19: Ed Wood

2021-12-0101:38:23

When it came to making bad movies, he was the best! This week, Peaches and Michael are donning their furriest pink sweaters in celebration of 1994's ED WOOD! In addition to discussing Tim Burton's biopic love letter, our hosts delve into the legacy of the man who inspired it and how he became one of the true Patron Saints of Cult. Joining the conversation is legendary horror host Mr. Lobo, who offers insight on a lifetime of Ed Wood worship, and shares stories of his time working on the PLAN 9 remake. Then, author and podcast host Mike Noyes stops by to talk about his own fandom and the lasting message that Edward D. Wood Jr. imparted on a generation of filmmakers that followed. From Vampira's vixen vibes to Criswell's perturbed prognostication, this episode has it all! Go! 
Episode 18: The Baby

Episode 18: The Baby

2021-11-2401:26:49

What goes on in this nursery isn't for kids! This week, Peaches and Michael are busting out their caftans and reading up on childcare, because they're celebrating 1973's THE BABY! In addition to discussing this twisted opus's depraved and possibly problematic attributes, our hosts also delve into why it's the perfect film to show your family this holiday season. Joining the conversation is legendary queer horror maven Alan Rowe Kelly, whose love for this movie is second only to his lauding of its star, the incomparable Ruth Roman. Then, drag icon Mrs. Vera stops by to talk about the time she led a troupe in a remake of THE BABY's theatrical trailer...and why the movie's shock value endures! From psychedelic raves to questionable breastfeeding, this episode has it all! Go!
Valley girls vs. the apocalypse! This week, Peaches and Michael are hitting the mean, abandoned streets in celebration of 1984’s NIGHT OF THE COMET! In addition to discussing the movie’s influence on the badass genre heroines that would follow, our hosts delve into the powerful symbology of handing a broken world to future generations. Joining the conversation is the film’s iconic star, Kelli Maroney, who shares memories of her time on the set of this cult classic, as well as what it means to embrace its spitfire legacy. Then, celebrated comics author and Eisner Award-Winner Marc Andreyko stops by to dig into his longtime obsession with the movie, and why, through its camp, he believes it shares a little something with Shakespeare. From Mary Woronov to the DNA of Buffy, this episode has got it all! Go! 
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