Thom Carnell

Author, Journalist, Genre Specialist

Action-horror author Thom Carnell brings you such thrillers as No Flesh Shall Be Spared and Carpe Noctem.

Episode 163: Vincent Price

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On this episode of The Bonus Material Podcast, Thom Carnell & Langley J West are joined by returning guest, author TJ Tranchell, for a discussion on the career and impact of the great Vincent Price. We'll go over Price's filmography, his career, and point out some general bits of trivia about the man. After the break, we'll go over news, review some trailers, and make a few recommendations. 

Featured Song: Vincent Price "Thriller (excerpt)"

Trailer playlist:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLOWWgUhSbPM66kDA3ojBmC6G_8VA8K-Yz 

Here's a link to TJ's author page:
https://www.amazon.com/T.J.-Tranchell/e/B01B75XFSA

Episode 162: Nancy Kilpatrick

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On this episode of the Bonus Material Podcast, Thom Carnell & Langley J West talk with author / editor / journalist, Nancy Kilpatrick. Nancy is best known for novels like “Evolve: Vampire Stories of the New Undead,” the "Power of the Blood" series, "Evermore! Tales of Murder, Mystery, and the Macabre," and “The Goth Bible: A Compendium for the Darkly Inclined” (to name but a few). We'll talk writing, how to get your work noticed, and the influence social media has on the modern author. After the break, Thom and Langley return to go over the news of the week, review a few trailers, and let you know what we've seen that we thought was cool.

Check out Nancy's new books here:



Here's a link to Nancy's website:
http://nancykilpatrick.com

Featured song: Hollywood Vampires "Itchycoo Park" (excerpt)

Trailer Playlist:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLOWWgUhSbPM5tpWS1qgzVX3jC0POJ5uvc
 

Episode 161: Ken Meyer, Jr

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On this episode of The Bonus Material Podcast, Thom Carnell & Langley J West talk with painter, Ken Meyer, Jr. Ken is a longtime staple of genre conventions who's done work for The American Cancer Society, the RAINN organization, Marvel Comics, Wizards of the Coast (Magic the Gathering), and Bell Helmets. After the break, Thom and Langley return to discuss news, trailers, and to make a few recommendations. Sadly, there are more audio issues on this one, kids. We're working to get it all sorted out... should be fine from here on.

Featured song: Buckethead "Cab Window (Buckethead Pikes #17)"

Trailer Playlist:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLOWWgUhSbPM65MHUHZCa-ldsGY-UVupIR
 

Episode 160: Tony Timpone

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On this episode of The Bonus Material Podcast, Thom Carnell & Langley J West talk with Fangoria Editor Emeritus and Senior Vice President for The Horror Equity Fund, Tony Timpone. Tony has long been an advocate for the horror genre and we're honored to have him on to discuss the genre, publishing, and growing up as a Monster Kid. After the break, we'll go over some news, review a few trailers, and make a few recommendations.

Featured song: Marc 4 "Acid Bossa"

Trailer playlist:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLOWWgUhSbPM5HRQE1HtiBcvtLAKPyqyME

 

Episode 159: Brian Sipe

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On this episode of The Bonus Material Podcast, Thom Carnell & Langley J West talk with Makeup Master, Brian Sipe. Brian is an award-winning Makeup Artist who has worked on so many important films that it's mind-boggling (GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY 2, the recent X-MEN films, TERMINATOR: SALVATION, TERMINATOR: GENYSIS, CABIN IN THE WOODS, the STAR TREK reboots, TWILIGHT: BREAKING DAWN, APOCALYPTO, VAN HELSING, THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST, PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: CURSE OF THE BLACK PEARL, HANNIBAL, THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON, and the upcoming X-MEN: DARK PHOENIX). We'll talk about working on BIG budget FX films, finding one's way as an artist, and how to get started as a Makeup Artist. After the break, Thom and Langley return to talk about News, review some trailers, and offer up a few recommendations. 

Featured song: Hans Zimmer "Oil Rig" (from MAN OF STEEL)

Trailer Playlist:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLOWWgUhSbPM4Vg5W300gWn5g8NCYjk_YR

Here's a link to Thom's previous interview with Brian on The Act of Will Podcast:
http://thom-carnell.squarespace.com/act-of-will-podcast/2015/12/30/episode-4-brian-sipe

Episode 158: Heather Strbiak / Alfred Hitchcock

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On this episode of The Bonus Material Podcast, Thom Carnell & Langley J West are joined by  Heather Strbiak for a discussion of the films of Alfred Hitchcock. Heather is the most informed person we could find on this subject, so we brought her onto the show to discuss The Master! After the break, Thom & Langley return to go over news, review some trailers, and offer up a few recommendations! 

Once again, we had a few sound issues on this episode. Rest assured that we're working on getting those fixed.
Sorry.

Featured song: Richard Band "Reanimator Prologue & Main Title"

Here is a link to this week's Trailer Playlist (please copy-n-paste into your browser):
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLOWWgUhSbPM5KrFrhinnXcHol3qWf3Jsq

Episode 157: Jason Hawkins / THE BLAIR WITCH LEGACY

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On this episode of The Bonus Material Podcast, Thom Carnell & Langley J West talk with writer / director, Jason Hawkins (THE BLAIR WITCH LEGACY, ALL AMERICAN BULLY). We'll talk low budget film-making, distribution, and what it's like to shoot a horror film in the middle of the forest. After the break, as usual, they'll go over some news, review a few trailers, and make some recommendations. We had a little bit of an ambient room noise issue on this episode. We've tried to clean it up, but some hiss remains. Sorry about that... 


Featured song: Christopher Young "Hellbound" (from HELLBOUND: HELLRAISER 2)

Here is a link to the Trailer Playlist (please copy-n-paste into your browser):
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLOWWgUhSbPM4KS17xpbhaTNx-nGFmZOXo

Episode 156: Richard Smethurst / THE CROW

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On this episode of The Bonus Material Podcast, Thom Carnell & Langley J West are joined by Richard Smethurst ("From The Depths of DVD Hell," “Game Warp” at Thatmomentin.com, the Asian cinema podcast "Asian Cinema Film Club," and Cult TV podcast “TV Good Sleep Bad.”) for a discussion of Alex Proyas' 1994 film THE CROW as well as its subsequent sequels (and even the TV show, STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN). After the break, Thom & Langley return to talk about some news, review a few trailers, and offer more recommendations. 

Featured Song: Lalo Schifrin "Theme to MURDERER'S ROW" 

Here's a link to the Trailers Playlist (please copy-n-paste into your browser):
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLOWWgUhSbPM6wAbCRD6Jh-rnF-9U3Z7Ut

Episode 155: Our Favorite Holiday Films

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On this episode of The Bonus Material Podcast, Thom Carnell, Brian Ellison, and Langley J West sit down with a cup of egg nog and reminisce about their favorite holiday films. It's the holidays, so we're releasing the episode early and we thought we'd take a look back at some of the holiday films that we grew up with. After the break, we'll go over the usual news, review some trailers, and make a few recommendations. Happy holidays, everybody!!! 

Featured song: Bobby "Boris" Pickett "Monster Holiday"

Here's a link to the trailer playlist:
(please cut-n-paste into your browser)
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLOWWgUhSbPM7A0NA6t0LgCy0WlRamJTXZ

Episode 154: Adult Animation

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On this episode of The Bonus Material Podcast, Thom Carnell & Langley J West fly solo to discuss the art of Adult Animation. Now, this isn't Hentai or 'animated porn,' but rather animated films that are aimed at the minds (and hearts) of adults. After the break, we'll look at news, review some trailers, and offer up a few recommendations.

Featured song: Pat Williams "Theme to Streets of San Francisco"

Here is a link to the Trailer Playlist:
(please copy-n-paste into your browswer)
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLOWWgUhSbPM7ONSW5FJQpn023oqeT_a8g

Episode 153: Matthew Sylvester

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On this episode of The Bonus Material Podcast, Thom Carnell & Langley J West talk with artist / illustrator, Matthew Sylvester. We'll talk about Matthew's art, his upbringing, and delve into a bit of Process. After the break, Thom & Langley go over some news, trailer reviews (see below), and make a few recommendations.

Featured song: Daniel Licht "Match" (from DEXTER)

Here's a link to Matthew's web site:
http://www.matthewsylvesterart.com/

Here's a link to this week's Trailer Playlist...
(please copy-n-paste into your browser)
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLOWWgUhSbPM6OjBGJ8tfhzywKJENMrgcw

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Episode 152: Fight Club

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On this episode of The Bonus Material Podcast, Thom Carnell & Langley J West get back to basics as they sit down to discuss David Fincher's 1999 film, FIGHT CLUB. They'll go over the film's narrative, talk some trivia, as well as look at some of its themes. After the break, they look at some news, review some trailers, and offer a few recommendations.

Featured song: Dropkick Murphys "Drink and Fight"

Here's this episode's Trailer Playlist...
(please copy-n-paste into your browser)
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLOWWgUhSbPM4Kf7rIru1algHOCL2bonUS

Episode 151: Werewolves Redux w/ Lorelei Shannon

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On this episode of The Bonus Material Podcast, Thom Carnell & Langley J West are joined by returning guest / author Lorelei Shannon to take another look at Werewolves. We've long held that, by changing out any one of the voices in a conversation, you change the conversation. With that in mind, Lorelei sits in as we discuss the applicable filmographies, the myths and legends of lycanthropy. Then, Lorelei sticks around for the usual news, trailers, and recommendations. 

Featured song: Danny Elfman "Dear Mr. Talbot"
from THE WOLFMAN (2010)

Here's the Trailer Playlist for this episode.
(please copy-n-paste this link into your browswer)
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLOWWgUhSbPM4-OrSpkyLwv_9MeI2q6QPQ

 

Episode 150: Miguel Rodriguez

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On this episode of The Bonus Material Podcast, Thom Carnell & Langley J West talk with HORRIBLE IMAGININGS FILM FESTIVAL creator / director, Miguel Rodriguez. We had a great time talking with Miguel about the film festival, Godzilla, and growing up as a film fan. After the break, Thom & Langley come back for the usual news, trailer reviews (see blow),  and recommendations. 

Featured song: Akira Ifukube "Gojira's Theme"

Here's a link to this week's trailers...
(please copy and past link into your browser):
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VlUqFAvKC4U&index=1&list=PLOWWgUhSbPM69hAhW9Z6nAIFb1kb0-6Yw
 

Episode 149: John Ikuma

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On this episode of The Bonus Material Podcast, Thom Carnell & Langley J West talk with director, producer, FX artist, animator, publisher of STOP MOTION MAGAZINE, and martial artist, John Ikuma.  We'll go over John's career, chat about how being creative in The Arts and being involved in martial arts can very much be the same thing. We'll also talk about stop motion animation. After the break, Thom & Langley will come back to talk about News, review some Trailers, and, as usual, give out a bunch of film, book, and music recommendations. 

Here is a link to STOP MOTION MAGAZINE:
http://stopmotionmagazine.net

Featured song: Theme from THE AVENGERS by The Laurie Johnson Orchestra

Here is a playlist of discussed Trailers
(please copy and paste this link into your browser)
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLOWWgUhSbPM7MXfwhDsKlUf6dtaUmcfjm
 

Episode 148: Brandon & Jarrod Shiflett

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On this episode of The Bonus Material Podcast, Thom Carnell & Langley J West talk with sculptors, Brandon & Jarrod Shiflett. The Shiflett Brothers are renown sculptors of some of the coolest statuary we've ever seen (below are just a few examples). We'll talk about the brothers' background, their career, and talk a bit about their creative process. After the break, Thom & Langley go over news, review some trailers, and make a few recommendations.

Here's a link to The Shiflett's site:
http://shiflettbrothers.com

Featured song: "Theme from Darkwing Duck" (written by Philip Griffin & performed by Jeff Pescetto) 

Episode 147: Giovanni Lombardo Radice aka John Morghen

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On this special Halloween episode of The Bonus Material Podcast, Thom Carnell & Langley J West talk with actor / writer / director Giovanni Lombardo Radice. Giovanni is best known for his roles in classic genre films like THE CHURCH, STAGEFRIGHT, CANNIBAL FEROX aka MAKE THEM DIE SLOWLY, HOUSE ON THE EDGE OF THE PARK, Lucio Fulci's CITY OF THE LIVING DEAD, CANNIBAL APOCALYPSE, Scorsese's GANGS OF NEW YORK, and John Moore's THE OMEN reboot. We are honored to have Giovanni on the show and appreciate him taking the time to talk. After the break, Thom & Langley return to talk a bit about Halloween and review some classic trailers. 

Featured song: Vic Mizzy "Theme from THE GHOST AND MR CHICKEN"

Here's the playlist for this episode:
(please cut-n-paste into your browser)
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLOWWgUhSbPM6MLwxWE4u2wpkwhpNJ-HVj

Episode 146: Cody Goodfellow

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On this episode of The Bonus Material Podcast, Thom Carnell & Langley J West talk with writer Cody Goodfellow. Cody is a legendary genre writer, actor, director of the H.P. Lovecraft Film Festival-San Pedro, and co-founder of Perilous Press. We'll talk about Cody's work and chat a bit about HP Lovecraft. After the break, Thom & Langley return to go over news, review some trailers, and give a few recommendations. 

Featured song: John Williams "Theme from LAND OF THE GIANTS"

Here's the playlist for trailers:
(please cut-n-paste into your browser)
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLOWWgUhSbPM6Wmf0nX1uvDjPfyEujQCnX

Episode 145: Django Bohren / Comic Books

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On this episode of The Bonus Material Podcast, Thom Carnell & Langley J West talk Comic Books with Django Bohren. Django runs two comic book shops here in Bellingham WA and is an old friend. He's also one of the most knowledgeable people we know on this topic. After the break, Thom & Langley return and go over News, review some Trailers, and give a few recommendations. 

Featured song: Rick Springfield "Comic Book Hero"

Here's a link to the Trailer playlist (please cut-n-paste into your browser): 
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLOWWgUhSbPM4vJSVRqhnBAheGw65ho0Ia

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Episode 144: Leon Marcelo / Genre Collecting

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On this episode of The Bonus Material Podcast, Thom Carnell flies solo and talks with writer, collector, and curator of The Charnel House, Leon Marcelo. Thom and Leon talk about collecting, garage sales / con hunting, the great Chas Balun, and how one gets started surrounding themselves with the things that they love. After the break, Thom returns with Cat Carnell to go over News and make a few recommendations.

Featured song: Daniel Licht "Ending" (from DEXTER)

Here's where you can find Leon's work:
EVILSPEAK Magazine:
http://evilspeakmagazine.bigcartel.com

Eibon Press
http://www.eibonpress.com

Deathwound
https://deathwound.com

Instagram
https://www.instagram.com/doc_holocausto