More recent guest spot goodness from the guys at The Projection Booth.

Kulturecast #55

Concluding the Kulturecast's Monster Movie Month, Mike joins Chris Stachiw and John Lein of the Kulture Shocked website to talk about The Relic and The Mummy (1998).



Cinema Beef Podcast #64

A discussion of Charlton Heston's three science fiction classics, The Planet of the Apes, Soylent Green, and The Omega Man. Visit Cinema Beef



Geek Juice Radio #185

Continuing the Geek Juice Media Director Series, Mike joins Alex Jowski and Mister X to examine the first half of Brian De Palma's career.


Special Guest: Anita Thompson

"When the going gets weird... the weird turn pro."

We were somewhere around Episode 225 when the drugs began to take hold. And suddenly there was a discussion of a trio of films based on the the works and character of the late doctor of Gonzo Journalism, Hunter S. Thompson: Where the Buffalo Roam, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, and The Rum Diary.

So, "buy the ticket, take the ride" and strap yourself in for this adventure into the savage heart of the American Dream!

Links:
Visit The Gonzo Foundation
Buy Where the Buffalo Roam on DVD
Buy Fear & Loathing in Las Vegas on DVD
Buy Fear & Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter S. Thompson
Buy the Fear & Loathing in Las Vegas graphic novel
Buy The Rum Diary on DVD
Buy The Rum Diary by Hunter S. Thompson
Buy Hell's Angels: A Strange and Terrible Saga by Hunter S. Thompson
Buy Fear & Loathing on the Campaign Trail '72 by Hunter S. Thompson
Buy Kingdom of Fear by Hunter S. Thompson
Buy The Great Shark Hunt by Hunter S. Thompson
Buy Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson on digital streaming
Buy Buy the Ticket, Take the Ride on DVD
Visit the Woody Creek Tavern website
Learn more about the Hunter S. Thompson Museum
Read Spirit of Hunter S. Thompson Lingers at His Favorite Colorado Bar
Read The Lost Legend of the Real Dr. Gonzo (Oscar Zeta Acosta)

Music:
"Combination of the Two" - Big Brother & the Holding Company
"One Toke Over the Line" - Brewer & Shipley
"Mama Told Me Not to Come" - Three Dog Night
"Viva Las Vegas" - Dead Kennedys

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Special Guest: Ed Asner

Legendary actor Ed Asner gave us some of his time to talk a bit about his career. his charity work, his support of unions, and pistol whipping Jack Lemmon.

Links:
Follow Ed Asner on Twitter
Visit Autism Speaks

Music:
"Blues for Lou" - Grant Green
"Love is All Around" - Joan Jett

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Special Guest: James Foley & Ed Harris
Guest Co-Host: Chris Stachiw

Put that coffee down!

We're going to talk about something important. We're going to talk about Glengarry Glen Ross, the film from James Foley based on the Tony- and Pulizer-winning play by David Mamet. It's about a group of shady real estate salesmen in a big city boiler room trying to make the big money, get on the board, keep their jobs, and avoid winning third prize.

This episode concludes our two-part interview with James Foley. We also talk with Ed Harris about his role in the film.

We're joined by Chris Stachiw from the Kulturecast podcast.

Links:
Buy Glengarry Glen Ross on DVD
Buy Glengarry Glen Ross by David Mamet
Buy Salesmen on DVD
Buy Bible & Gun Club iTunes
Buy Boiler Room on DVD
Read Women are not capable of understanding 'GoodFellas' by Kyle Smith

Music:
Soundtrack - James Howard Newton
Life of a Salesman - The Anonymous

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Special Guest: Darren Cavanagh

On this special episode of The Projection Booth, Mike talks to Darren Cavanagh about his upcoming documentary, Ex-Dominatrix about Ira, formerly one of Europe's most extreme dominatrices.

Links:
Visit the official Ex-Dominatrix website
Visit the Ex-Dominatrix Indiegogo campaign
Be sure to LIKE Ex-Dominatrix on Facebook

Music:
"Ex-Dom Piano Theme 1.8" - Noko
"Call Me X 3.8" - Noko

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Special Guests: James Foley &
Guest Co-Host: Robert Polito

Based on a novel by hardboiled scribe Jim Thompson, James Foley's After Dark My Sweet is a neo-noir from 1990 starring Jason Patric, Bruce Dern, and Rachel Ward. The film tells the tale of Kevin "Kid" Collins, a punchdrunk palooka who falls in with a kidnapping scheme.

We're joined by Professor Robert Polito, author of the definitive Jim Thompson biography, Savage Art.

Links:
Buy After Dark My Sweet on DVD
Buy After Dark My Sweet by Jim Thompson
Buy Savage Art: A Biography of Jim Thompson by Robert Polito

Music:
"Thirsty for Beer" - ElFilmMaker (AKA Tito & Tarantula)

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Special Guests: Allan Arkush, Dean Cundey, Russ Dvonch, Clint Howard, Joseph McBride, PJ Soles, Richard Whitley, Mary Woronov, Dey Young
Guest Co-Host: Adam Schartoff

School's out for summer and we're talking Rock 'N' Roll High School, the 1979 film starring The Ramones. Riff Randell (PJ Soles), a rock & roll fan, wants to get her song to The Ramones. Meanwhile, her friend Kate Rambeau (Dey Young) searches for her first love. It's a tale of loud music, exploding mice, pizza and wheat germ.

We're joined by a host of Rock 'N' Roll High School alumni from director Allan Arkush to cinematographer Dean Cundey to writers Russ Dvonch, Richard Whitley, and Joseph McBride to stars PJ Soles, Dey Young, Clint Howard and Mary Woronov.

Also part of the discussion this week is Adam Schartoff of Filmwax Radio.

We also talk about some of the subsequent Rock 'N' Roll films: Rock & Roll Hotel, Rock 'N' Roll High School Forever and Shake, Rattle and Rock.

Links:
Buy Rock N Roll High School on Blu-Ray
Buy End of the Century: The Story of the Ramones on DVD
Buy Ramones Mania on CD
Buy Punk Rock Blitzkrieg: My Life as a Ramone by Marky Ramone
Buy Swimming Underground: My time at Andy Warhol's Factory by Mary Woronov
Buy Soggy Bottom, USA on DVD
Visit the official Dey Young website
Visit the official Joseph McBride website
Visit the official Ramones website
Follow P.J. Soles on Twitter
Follow Clint Howard on Twitter
Read about Rock & Roll Hotel by Dale Brumfield
Read all about the Rock & Roll High School soundtrack and video releases
Read Allan Arkush's Criterion Top Ten
Watch the whole Siskel & Ebert Cult Film episode
Listen to a Ramones Concert from Ann Arbor, 1981
Listen to the We Hate Movies episode on Rock & Roll High School Forever
Listen to our episode on That Guy: Dick Miller
Hear more Joseph McBride on The Projection Booth
Hear more Clint Howard on The Projection Booth
Hear more Dean Cundey on The Projection Booth
Be sure to check out Filmwax Radio

Music:
"Rock & Roll High School" - P.J. Soles
"Rock & Roll High School" - The Ramones

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Special Guest: David Sherrill

Dave Sherrill recounts his role as Skank in The Wraith along with his early days at NYU, working with Clint Eastwood, threatening Johnny Depp, nearly being an MTV VJ, breaking in Nick Jonas, and much more in a wild bonus interview.

Links:
Listen to The Wraith episode
Visit the official Dave Sherrill website
Be sure to "Like" the Skank & Gutter Boy fan page

Music:
"Pure Morning" - Placebo
"Outa-Space" - Billy Preston

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