Happy Halloween! We love this holiday. It only makes sense, we are the type of people that spend our weekends recording podcasts about movies and comics books and wrestling. It’s no surprise a horror themed holiday would inspire so many of us to focus on scary entertainment or release full blown Halloween specials. Not to mention those of us who talk horror all year round!
If you are looking for some Halloween podcast listening you have come to the right place! Here is a playlist of 12 Halloween and horror themed episodes from various podcasts on the network. Keep in mind, this is ONLY the most recent creepy episodes, all released in October. There are so many more great horror themed episodes available from these and other shows here on Electronic Media Collective!
UPDATE: This post now contains ALL of the 2018 Halloween episodes from members of the network!
Scroll down for the full list and links to each podcast.
Nearly all of the Movie Graveyard's film reviews and commentaries are appropriate for Halloween so if you are a horror fanatic you'll definitely want to check out more. Here is their most recent episode in which the graveyard duo check out Elvira: Mistress of the Dark.
- Elvira: Mistress of the Dark- Trevor and Goat celebrate Halloween by checking out the titular big scream debut of one of the most popular horror personalities of the 1980s. That's right it's time to whip up some demon stew and take in the horror/comedy craziness of Elvira: Mistress...
This year Michael Myers returned with the latest entry in the Halloween film franchise that sidesteps all of the films following the original John Carpenter classic. Of course we've got a review of that! Take a listen to the Awesome Sunday Show's spoiler review of Halloween (2018).
- Halloween (2018) Review- The newest Halloween movie came out this weekend so here is our SPOILER review.
The Margos have been releasing new and replay episodes of their numerous episodes comparing horror movies and television shows to their novel counterparts all month long. If you are a Stephen King fan in particular they have a bunch of episodes you'll love! Here is their newest episode in which the Book Vs Movie ladies discuss Carrie, the Stephen King novel and the Brian DePalma film.
- Book Vs Movie “Carrie” (Stephen King’s Debut Novel Vs the Brian DePalma Film)- Book Vs Movie "Carrie" (Stephen King's Debut Novel Vs the Brian DePalma Film)
One of the most recent additions to the network, Dan Vs The Evil Dead comes to us from the Droids Canada crew. Watch along with their commentary to the Ash vs The Evil Dead television series. At the time of this post they are up to season 1, episode 6. Hail to the king!
- Dan Vs The Evil Dead: Killer of Killers- The MountainMan makes an appearance on this weeks episode of Dan vs Evil Dead! So go ahead and fire up your Netflix machine with the episode on mute and listen to our show for our hilarious commentary!
We couldn't forget you Whovians! Gallifrey Stands took a look at Who in horror with a follow up to last year's Episode 186: Who in Horror focusing on Doctor Who stars in horror movie roles.
- Gallifrey Stands -Ep232- Who in Horror 2: Carry on Screaming / Patient Zero- Squee & guest companion Nicola Gossling give their annual dive into 2 horror movies featuring multiple Doctor Who stars. This year comedy horror with ‘Carry on Screaming’ and Zombies in ‘Patient Zero’.
The Grawlix Podcast just released their 2018 Halloween special that deviates from the usual comic book and TV talk. The hosts of both Grawlix Podcast and Grawlix Cinematic Universe come together for an actual play RPG episode! They play We're All Going To Die, a horror themed role playing game in which the primary rule is only ONE player will survive.
- The Grawlix Podcast Halloween Special 2018- The Grawlix Podcast Halloween Special! The whole Grawlix fam plays a game of "We're All Going to Die", a tabletop RPG with one primary rule... only one player can survive!
Speaking of Grawlix Cinematic Universe! The GCU boys covered a pair of horror double features in celebration of Halloween. Starting with Freddy vs Jason and AVP: Alien vs Predator and most recently the heavy metal horror pairing of Trick or Treat (1986) and The Devil's Candy (2015).
- GCU #15: Trick or Treat / The Devil’s Candy Cinematic Universe- It's a heavy metal Halloween with this headbanging horror double feature! The Grawlix Cinematic Universe reviews Trick or Treat (1986) and The Devil’s Candy (2015).
It wouldn't be Halloween without some HunnicWeen. On the new episode of HunnicWeen Kendra, Ed and Hunnic discuss IT, the novel, the 2017 movie and the 1990 made-for-TV movies.
- IT 2017- We All Float Down Here. Or just give thoughts on It 2017, 1990, and the Novel.
Yeah, we LOVE to talk about horror movies. You could say we're mad about it. Fortunately we've got The Movie Madhouse! Take a listen to this episode featuring the first of a two part horror movie discussion.
- The Movie Madhouse Episode 259- James and Rob catch up after James' long time away and then dive into the first part of this scary movie two parter!
We haven't forgotten the comic book talk! Parlipod discusses several creepy (and not so creepy) comics including the Swamp Thing 100 Page Giant and more!
- Parlipod #112 – Takoda’s Halloween Beard of Horror- In this bonus sized Halloween ep Takoda "Dead Cat Beard" Riley and John discuss the new Titans live action show on the DC Universe streaming service, DC House of Horrors, Swamp Thing 100 page giant and more!
Are you ready for some pure horror fiction!? Good! These last two entries we dive into the scary stories themselves. Short Stories is perfect for Halloween. It's classic horror and mystery literature all year round! Take a listen to the latest episode in which Robert Crandall narrates "The Alchemist" by H.P. Lovecraft... if you dare.
- 88 The Alchemist by H.P. Lovecraft- A family has been cursed and male members of the family die at the age of 32. Have you been cursed? Plus a sample of the poem Annabel Lee by Edgar Allan Poe.
We'll leave you on this Halloween season with another podcast that is good for giving yourself the creeps all year long. What Are You Afraid of? is hosted by horror authors T. Fox Dunham & Phil Thomas and features real life accounts of paranormal experiences, readings of frightening fiction and discussions about all things horror. Check out this year's Halloween special!
- 101 – THE SCIENCE OF MONSTERS – SPECIAL HALLOWEEN EPISODE- Frankenstein’s Creature, Vampires, Werewolves & Zombies. Living historian Dean Howarth joins horror authors T. Fox Dunham & Phil Thomas to talk about the history and science behind these popular monsters!