October 2023

Yumper and Svo Take Manhattan

Happy Halloween! The Gents are back for a spooktacular Halloween episode! They are joined by the “Hot Dog King” King Nom to discuss the Friday the 13th Series. This along with News and Rumors segment and so much more. So get your popcorn ready, grab a drink, and make sure you stay clear of Crystal Lake for this edition of Yumper and Svo!

31 Days of Horror: Audition

It’s Halloween and 31 Days of Horror looks at the controversial film Audition. Audition is a 1999 horror film directed by Takashi Miike, based on the 1997 novel by Ryu Murakami. Starring Ryo Ishibashi and Eihi Shiina, the film is about a widower, Shigeharu Aoyama (Ishibashi), who stages a phony audition to meet a potential new romantic partner. After interviewing several women, Aoyama becomes interested in Asami (Shiina), whose dark past affects their relationship

Album Cuts #5 Roadhouse Guitarist Jeff Healey

On tonights Album Cuts we take a look at guitarist Jeff Healey. We talk his band and all the great guitar things that he’s done. Why wasn’t this amazing guitarist included in Rolling Stone’s new greatest 250 guitarist list. We prove the point on why he should with great performances and clips. Thank you for joining the HOOKUP as we honor Jeff Healey!

31 Days of Horror: Freaks

31 Days of Horror looks at the controversial film Freaks. Freaks, is set amongst the backdrop of a travelling French circus and follows a conniving trapeze artist who joins a group of carnival sideshow performers with a plan to seduce and murder a dwarf in the troupe to gain his inheritance. However, her plot proves to have dangerous consequences.

31 Days of Horror: Let Me In

31 Days of Horror looks at the film Let Me In! Let Me In is a 2010 romantic horror film written and directed by Matt Reeves and starring Kodi Smit-McPhee, Chloë Grace Moretz, Elias Koteas, and Richard Jenkins. It is a remake of the 2008 Swedish film Let the Right One In, adapted from the 2004 eponymous novel. The film tells the story of a bullied 12-year-old boy who befriends and develops a romantic relationship with a female child vampire in Los Alamos, New Mexico, during the early 1980s.

Album Cuts #4 Killer Klowns From Outer Space

On tonight’s fourth Album Cuts, we take a look closer at some awesome Halloween jams. We take a look at John Carpenters main Halloween Theme! The Dickies take us to the Killer Klowns From Outer Space. Classics IV’s Spooky is a must for any Halloween party list. With lot’s more in store, We hope you get your treats here at The Hookup.

Are There Phish In The Smashing Pumpkins?

Do we have to leave the Pumpkin Patch? Not quite yet on episode 41! We tackle The Smashing Pumpkins as their name screams Halloween. We also dig into King Diamond and what he’s meant to metal. ACDC sings about Hell and Tangerine Dram has been on some amazing horror soundtracks. We talk The Exorcist and The Shining’s super scary score. We also talk the new Blink and Rolling Stones. As always we look into new artists as Knuckle Puck, Mitski and Motionless In White. Thank you as we chill with the ghosts on this amazing ’45!

31 Days of Horror: The Dead Zone

31 Days Horror looks at the science fiction horror film The Dead Zone. The Dead Zone is a 1983 American science-fiction thriller film directed by David Cronenberg. The screenplay, by Jeffrey Boam, is based on the 1979 novel of the same name by Stephen King. The film stars Christopher Walken, Brooke Adams, Tom Skerritt, Herbert Lom, Martin Sheen, Anthony Zerbe, and Colleen Dewhurst. Walken plays a schoolteacher, Johnny Smith, who awakens from a coma to find he has psychic powers.

31 Days of Horror: Paranormal Activity

31 Days of Horror looks at another found footage horror film. Paranormal Activity is a 2007 American supernatural horror film produced, written, directed, photographed and edited by Oren Peli. It centers on a young couple (Katie Featherston and Micah Sloat) who are haunted by a supernatural presence inside their home. They then set up a camera to document what is haunting them. The film uses found-footage conventions that were mirrored in the later films of the series.

31 Days of Horror: The Blair Witch Project

31 Days of Horror looks at the found footage film, The Blair Witch Project. The Blair Witch Project is a 1999 American supernatural horror film written, directed and edited by Daniel Myrick and Eduardo Sánchez. It is a fictional story of three student filmmakers—Heather Donahue, Michael C. Williams, and Joshua Leonard—who hike into the Black Hills near Burkittsville, Maryland, in 1994 to film a documentary about a local myth known as the Blair Witch. The three disappear, but their equipment and footage are discovered a year later. The purportedly “found footage” is the movie the viewer sees.