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Post Mortem with Mick Garris

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Filmmaker / Author Mick Garris, best known for his Stephen King adaptations and creating the "Masters Of Horror" television series, dives deep into the devious minds of the greatest filmmakers and creators of your worst nightmares to bring their distinctive visions to life in fascinating one-on-one … read more

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127: Teller

June 23rd, 2021

1:01:48
The man of no words breaks his silence! World famous magician and illusionist Teller is next up on the Post Mortem slab. In this rare interview, Teller speaks to his humble beginnings and early inspirations on his …

126: Ask Mick Anything

June 16th, 2021

30:05
NEW bonus content! FUN SIZE Post Mortem: Ask Mick Anything —  Producer Joe Russo fields your burning fan questions for the indelible Mick Garris!  Mick answers questions about the rumor he dated Jamie Lee Curtis, his …

125: Reece Shearsmith

June 9th, 2021

1:01:20
This week, English actor, writer and comedian Reece Shearsmith sits atop the Post Mortem slab! Known for his renaissance-man contributions to the dark comedy series PSYCHOVILLE and INSIDE NO. 9, Reece has flexed his …

124: Ask Mick Anything

June 2nd, 2021

26:28
NEW bonus content! FUN SIZE Post Mortem: Ask Mick Anything —  Post Mortem's terrific producer Joe Russo asks your burning questions to the exalted man-behind-the-slab, Mick Garris. This episode they discuss Mick's …

123: Kevin Smith

May 26th, 2021

1:24:24
Worlds collide as cinema fan-turned filmmaker-turned podcaster Kevin Smith takes a seat on the infamous Post Mortem slab! Known for his decades of …

122: Ask Mick Anything

May 19th, 2021

25:44
NEW bonus content! FUN SIZE Post Mortem: Ask Mick Anything —  Producer Joe is BACK for another insightful look at the man behind the slab, Mick …

121: Frank Darabont & Tyson Blue

May 12th, 2021

1:26:19
Cinema icon Frank Darabont is this week's special guest on the Post Mortem slab! The key figure in adapting Stephen King's 'THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION', 'THE GREEN MILE' and 'THE MIST' for the silver screen, Darabont has …

120: Clancy Brown

May 5th, 2021

55:38
Beloved actor for both on-screen and animated roles, the indelible Clancy Brown is next on the Post Mortem slab! Known for playing memorable …

119: Clive Barker

April 28th, 2021

1:15:42
The legendary playwright, novelist, film director and artist Clive Barker is the latest guest on the Post Mortem slab! World renowned for his works, Barker has influenced the genres of horror across all mediums he has …

118: Ask Mick Anything

April 21st, 2021

21:48
NEW bonus content! FUN SIZE Post Mortem: Ask Mick Anything —  Post Mortem producer Joe Russo fields your fan questions for the one and only Mick Garris! This episode they discuss X-Files, Mick's favorite John Carpenter …

117: Barbara Crampton & Larry Fessenden

April 14th, 2021

1:00:38
It's double-trouble on this week's episode of POST MORTEM! Mick is joined by PM veterans and filmmaking icons Barbara Crampton and Larry Fessenden to discuss their husband/wife performances in JAKOB'S WIFE (2021). The …

116: Ask Mick Anything

April 7th, 2021

17:44
NEW bonus content! FUN SIZE Post Mortem: Ask Mick Anything —  Producer Joe Russo is here to ask YOUR fan questions to horror maestro Mick Garris! This episode they discuss Mick's first 'day job', the challenges of film …

115: Adam Wingard

March 31st, 2021

1:08:51
This week Post Mortem has rising filmmaker Adam Wingard in the hot seat across from the one and only Mick Garris! The YOU'RE NEXT, DEATH NOTE and GODZILLA VS KONG director goes deep into his cinematic origins, as well …

114: Ask Mick Anything

March 24th, 2021

26:04
NEW bonus content! FUN SIZE Post Mortem: Ask Mick Anything —  Producer Joe Russo asks your burning fan questions to the one and only Mick Garris! …

113: Gary Sherman

March 17th, 2021

1:08:59
Screenwriter, producer and director Gary Sherman has finally made his way to the Post Mortem slab! His acclaimed works include DEATHLINE, POLTERGEIST III and VICE SQUAD, which all exemplify his love and skill for genre. …

112: Ask Mick Anything

March 10th, 2021

26:31
NEW bonus content! FUN SIZE Post Mortem: Ask Mick Anything —  Post Mortem producer Joe Russo relays fan questions to the ultimate horror maister, …

111: Steve Niles

March 3rd, 2021

57:53
Comic author and novelist Steve Niles joins Mick on Post Mortem! Known for his stellar horror-themed comic series '30 DAYS OF NIGHT', 'SIMON DARK' and many others, Steve discusses his life-long love for the medium as …

110: Ask Mick Anything

February 24th, 2021

36:09
NEW bonus content! FUN SIZE Post Mortem: Ask Mick Anything —  Producer Joe Russo is back to ask YOUR burning questions to the "Zelig of Horror" himself, Mick Garris! They discuss Mick's first experience in a movie …

109: Nicholas Meyer

February 17th, 2021

1:05:21
Acclaimed writer and director Nicholas Meyer joins Mick on the Post Mortem slab! Known for his best-selling novel 'The Seven-Per-Cent Solution' and …

108: Ask Mick Anything

February 10th, 2021

25:13
NEW bonus content! FUN SIZE Post Mortem: Ask Mick Anything —  Producer Joe Russo fields YOUR questions to the man on the slab, Mick Garris! They discuss favorite ice cream flavors, phone use while watching movies, …

107: Neil Marshall & Charlotte Kirk

February 3rd, 2021

57:50
It's a double-header on this week's episode of POST MORTEM! British filmmaker and Post Mortem veteran Neil Marshall is joined by actress Charlotte …

106: Ask Mick Anything

January 27th, 2021

16:55
NEW bonus content! FUN SIZE Post Mortem: Ask Mick Anything —  Producer Joe asks your burning questions to the Zellig of Horror himself, Mick Garris! They discuss Mick's favorite concession at the movie theatre, his time …

105: Ron Perlman

January 20th, 2021

1:01:59
Legendary performer Ron Perlman is next on the Post Mortem slab! With a long and illustrious career for stage, television and film, Ron has starred in  such fantasy classics as CRONOS, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST and HELLBOY. …

104: Ask Mick Anything

January 13th, 2021

25:29
NEW bonus content! FUN SIZE Post Mortem: Ask Mick Anything —  Mick and producer Joe Russo answer fan questions about starting a podcast, breaking into the horror filmmaking world, their take on screenplay competitions, …

103: Rob Savage, Gemma Hurley and Jed Shepherd

January 6th, 2021

1:02:21
Happy New Year! Post Mortem is kicking off 2021 with a proverbial trifecta of horror goodness! Rob Savage, Gemma Hurley, and Jed Shepherd of the surprise found-footage indie hit HOST (2020) are on this week's Post …

102: Mike Flanagan at FANTASIA 2020

December 30th, 2020

1:08:51
Virtual and Live from the 2020 FANTASIA Film Festival earlier this year, Mick sat down with one of cinema's greatest interpreters of Stephen King literature, the great Mike Flanagan! They take a deep dive into the …

101: Ask Mick Anything

December 23rd, 2020

25:43
Happy Holidays from Post Mortem! Producer Joe asks your burning questions to Mick on this FUN SIZED Post Mortem AMA. They discuss what movies Mick …

100: Whoopi Goldberg

December 16th, 2020

59:18
Legendary entertainer Whoopi Goldberg joins Mick on the Post Mortem slab! A life long performer, Whoopi is an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony winner, …

99: Josh Boone

December 9th, 2020

1:00:13
Mick is joined by fellow THE STAND director Josh Boone on this special episode of Post Mortem! The life-time horror fan sits down with Mick to discuss the genesis of his journey toward the genre, with works such as The …

98: Ask Mick Anything

December 2nd, 2020

25:31
NEW bonus content! FUN SIZE Post Mortem: Ask Mick Anything —  Mick and producer Joe Russo answer fan questions about their streaming recommendations, movie-going post COVID-19, the possibility of Nightmare Cinema 2 and …

97: Jonah Ray

November 25th, 2020

1:00:48
POST MORTEM! Actor, comedian and writer Jonah Ray is next up on the Post Mortem slab. He and Mick discuss his rise as a stand-up, becoming host of MST3K, love of horror movies and more!

ALSO - Check out Mick on …

96: Masters of Horror 15th Anniversary

November 18th, 2020

1:33:37
For nearly two decades, Mick Garris has gathered some of the genre's best and brightest for exclusive Masters of Horror dinners. Now, with help from Nightstream and the Overlook Film Festival, Post Mortem is inviting …

95: Patton Oswalt

November 11th, 2020

1:01:49
The one and only Patton Oswalt is on this week's POST MORTEM slab! A true renaissance man, Patton has created a legacy based on his brilliant …

94: Ask Mick Anything

November 4th, 2020

42:05
NEW bonus content! FUN SIZE Post Mortem: Ask Mick Anything —  Mick and producer Joe Russo return from beyond the grave to ask/answer your burning questions! This episode they celebrate the 30th anniversary of PSYCHO IV: …

93: Joe Hill

October 28th, 2020

1:07:41
Post Mortem has returned! And there's no one better to get us back on track than the blood born horror author Joe Hill! He sits down with Mick to discuss his extensive career in comic books (LOCKE & KEY), novels …

Post Mortem RETURNS!

October 22nd, 2020

1:40

A special announcement - Post Mortem RETURNS! Just in time for Halloween, 'Post Mortem with Mick Garris' will be back to it's traditional weekly …

92: Greg Nicotero

June 3rd, 2020

1:10:13
Make-up and special effects wizard Greg Nicotero is next up on the post mortem slab! Under the tutelage of the great Tom Savini, Greg has become the defacto zombie-necromancer with his impressive work on THE WALKING …

91: Mick Garris

May 27th, 2020

59:17
Oh how the tables have turned! Fangoria's own Editor-in-Chief Phil Nobile Jr. is the interviewer this time and Mick Garris himself is on the Post …

90: Guillermo del Toro

May 20th, 2020

1:19:34
The legendary Guillermo del Toro is next on the Post Mortem slab! With fantasy and horror masterpieces such as CRONOS, THE DEVIL'S BACKBONE, PAN'S LABYRINTH and THE SHAPE OF WATER, del Toro has pushed the boundaries of …

89: Ask Mick Anything

May 13th, 2020

24:41
NEW bonus content! FUN SIZE Post Mortem: Ask Mick Anything —  Mick and producer Joe Russo field your questions! This episode, Mick gives his culinary …

88: Issa López

May 6th, 2020

1:03:25
Writer and Director of the award winning TIGERS ARE NOT AFRAID, Issa López is next up on the Post Mortem slab! From cutting her teeth as a writer for Mexican telenovela to her current wave of success with a future …

87: Dave Thomas

April 29th, 2020

1:12:55
Known world-wide for SCTV and STRANGE BREW, the amazingly talented Dave Thomas sits down with Mick to discuss his stellar career as a writer, director and comedian. 
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86: Doug Jones

April 22nd, 2020

1:10:28
This episode, the modern 'Man of a Thousand Faces" Doug Jones is on the Post Mortem slab! Renowned for bringing deep and unforgettable creatures to life in such films as THE SHAPE OF WATER, HELLBOY and more, Doug sits …

85: Marvin Kren

April 15th, 2020

53:55
EXTRA BONUS EPISODE! Mick recently discovered and fell in love with the Netflix series FREUD. So much so he tracked down the show's co-creator and director Marvin Kren all the way from the other side of the globe to …

84: Ask Mick Anything

April 15th, 2020

31:20
NEW bonus content! FUN SIZE Post Mortem: Ask Mick Anything —  Mick and producer Joe Russo continue to social distance but they can still answer your burning questions! This episode Mick discusses what he's watching …

83: Alejandro Brugués

April 8th, 2020

1:07:06
NIGHTMARE CINEMA alum and horror dynamo Alejandro Brugués is on the virtual slab of this very special 'social distancing' episode of Post Mortem. Mick engages with Alejandro about his writing, directing and producing …

82: Ask Mick Anything

April 1st, 2020

22:40
NEW bonus content! FUN SIZE Post Mortem: Ask Mick Anything —  Mick and producer Joe Russo sit down to answer all your burning questions! This episode Mick discusses the future of single-screen movie theaters, his …

81: David Warner LIVE from Pensacon 2020

March 25th, 2020

57:06
Post Mortem lives! This episode, Mick sits down with the wonderful actor David Warner! Warner has been a professional actor for over five decades …

80: Ask Mick Anything

March 18th, 2020

23:26
NEW bonus content! FUN SIZE Post Mortem: Ask Mick Anything —  Mick is on the slab and producer Joe Russo is here to field your questions! This episode Mick discusses how he hurt his foot on the set of THE SHINING, his …

79: Bill Corso

March 11th, 2020

1:15:23
Make-Up Artist Bill Corso is on the slab for this special episode of Post Mortem! Whether it's his recent work on the new Taylor Swift music video "THE MAN" or the Oscar he earned for LEMONY SNICKET'S A SERIES OF …

78: Ask Mick Anything

March 4th, 2020

16:00
NEW bonus content! FUN SIZE Post Mortem: Ask Mick Anything —  Producer Joe Russo sits down with Mick to ask him all of your burning questions! This episode, Mick talks about the future potential of the 'monster movie' …

77: David J. Schow

February 26th, 2020

1:06:05
The godfather of "splatter punk" is on this week's POST MORTEM slab! Horror writer David J. Schow sits down with Mick to discuss his long and illustrious career, covering works such as THE CROW, THE TEXAS CHAINSAW …

76: Ask Mick Anything

February 19th, 2020

22:05
NEW bonus content! FUN SIZE Post Mortem: Ask Mick Anything —  Producer Joe Russo is back to fields your question to the horror maestro himself! Mick …

75: Matt Frewer

February 12th, 2020

1:01:09
#74 -- This episode, lifelong thespian and Mick's good friend Matt Frewer is on the Post Mortem slab! Known for his iconic 80's character MAX …

74: Ask Mick Anything

February 5th, 2020

27:33
NEW bonus content! FUN SIZE Post Mortem: Ask Mick Anything —  Producer Joe Russo sits down with Mick to field your questions about his encounters with film critics Siskel and Ebert, the music of SLEEPWALKERS, intense …

73: Oz Perkins

January 29th, 2020

1:02:37
With a background lush in artistic merit both in front of and behind the camera, Oz Perkins has emerged as a truly unique figure in the world of …

72: Richard Stanley

January 22nd, 2020

1:03:43
Visionary auteur film director Richard Stanley is on the slab for this episode of POST MORTEM! He and Mick discuss his fascinating career, including …

71: Lloyd Kaufman

January 15th, 2020

1:05:14
Post Mortem RETURNS! We start the decade off right with one of the kings of independent filmmaking, Lloyd Kaufman! Known for his iconic TOXIC AVENGER …

Ask Mick Anything

December 25th, 2019

17:25
NEW bonus content! FUN SIZE Post Mortem: Ask Mick Anything —  Happy Holidays, Post Mortem friends! This episode, producer Joe Russo and Mick recap …

70: Duncan Jones & Clint Mansell LIVE at the Alamo Draft House

December 18th, 2019

37:01
A very special episode of Post Mortem! LIVE from the gorgeous Alamo Draft House in Downtown Los Angeles, we celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the …

Ask Mick Anything

December 11th, 2019

15:15
NEW bonus content! FUN SIZE Post Mortem: Ask Mick Anything —  this episode, producer Joe Russo fields your questions to Mick about how he utilizes …

69: Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski

December 4th, 2019

1:10:26
Larry Karaszewski & Scott Alexander is their name and writing great movies is their game. From PROBLEM CHILD to ED WOOD to their latest NETFLIX …

Ask Mick Anything

November 27th, 2019

20:29
NEW bonus content! FUN SIZE Post Mortem: Ask Mick Anything —  On this very 'THANK'ful episode, everyone's favorite producer Joe Russo asks the iconic …

68: Mike Flanagan

November 20th, 2019

1:06:13
Horror maestro Mike Flanagan is on the slab for this episode of POST MORTEM! Fresh off the release of his Stephen King adaptation for the screen DOCTOR SLEEP, Mike discusses his filmmaking origins, as well as his first …

Ask Mick Anything

November 13th, 2019

18:03
NEW bonus content! FUN SIZE Post Mortem: Ask Mick Anything —  This episode, producer Joe fields your questions to Mick, ranging from his thoughts about a potential sequel to the 1993 Halloween classic HOCUS POCUS, to …

67: Allan Arkush

November 6th, 2019

58:18
Today on the slab - director Allan Arkush! We talk music, Roger Corman, directing television and the 40th Anniversary of the cult classic, Rock 'n' …

Ask Mick Anything

October 30th, 2019

28:36
NEW bonus content! FUN SIZE Post Mortem: Ask Mick Anything —  This Halloween-centric episode, producer Joe Russo puts Mick Garris on the post mortem slab, asking him questions about his favorite Halloween traditions, …

66: Mike Mendez

October 23rd, 2019

1:02:25
This week on the Post Mortem slab, horror maestro Mick Garris sits down with renaissance man Mike Mendez! From making a splash on the Sundance indie circuit with KILLERS (1996) to editing Mick's own NIGHTMARE CINEMA, …

Ask Mick Anything

October 16th, 2019

20:14
NEW bonus content! FUN SIZE Post Mortem: Ask Mick Anything —  This episode, producer Joe Russo asks your questions to the one and only Mick Garris, ranging from his humble beginnings as a film maker, the first movie …

65: Howard Berger

October 9th, 2019

1:05:44

Truly one of the best of the best in the world of special effects wizardry, Howard Berger graces this episode of POST MORTEM with MICK GARRIS. …

Ask Mick Anything

October 2nd, 2019

22:27
NEW bonus content! FUN SIZE Post Mortem: Ask Mick Anything — This episode, producer Joe is here again to ask your questions to the one and only horror legend, Mick Garris! They discuss how Mick approaches watching …

64: Tony Todd

September 25th, 2019

1:03:49
Legendary horror icon and famed actor Tony Todd is on this week's Post Mortem slab. He chats with Mick about his dynamic career, which has spread across four decades and has seen him in such classics as PLATOON, STAR …

Ask Mick Anything

September 18th, 2019

21:18
NEW bonus content! FUN SIZE Post Mortem: Ask Mick Anything — This episode, Mick is back on the slab as producer Joe fields your questions. They …

63: Chelsea Stardust

September 11th, 2019

1:08:44

From getting her foot in the door working for household names like Ivan Reiman, Judd Apatow, and Jason Blum, to directing not one but TWO movies in a …

Ask Mick Anything

September 4th, 2019

19:59
NEW bonus content! FUN SIZE Post Mortem: Ask Mick Anything —  This episode, producer Joe Russo asks your questions to the one and only Mick Garris, ranging from his favorite filmic iteration of Satan, what gets him …

62: Lin Shaye - LIVE from Midsummer Scream 2019

August 28th, 2019

1:03:56
From NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET to THERE'S SOMETHING ABOUT MARY to CRITTERS 2, actress Lin Shaye has done it all and more! She joins horror maestro Mick Garris LIVE from the 2019 Midsummer Scream horror fest in front of a …

Ask Mick Anything

August 21st, 2019

15:44
NEW bonus content! FUN SIZE Post Mortem: Ask Mick Anything —  This episode, horror maestro Mick Garris is back on the slab as producer Joe Russo fields fan questions about how Mick prepares for a major film production, …

61: Elijah Wood and Daniel Noah

August 14th, 2019

1:07:35
Two of your favorite horror podcasts collide as the hosts of Shudder's VISITATIONS, Elijah Wood and Daniel Noah, are on the Post Mortem slab to …

Ask Mick Anything - LIVE from Camp Fangoria 2019

August 7th, 2019

23:06
NEW bonus content! FUN SIZE Post Mortem: Ask Mick Anything —  This episode, Mick and Joe are LIVE from the devilishly fun CAMP FANGORIA 2019! They field questions from social media and audience members alike, including …

60: André Øvredal

July 31st, 2019

52:53
Director André Øvredal is on the Post Mortem on Fangoria slab to tell us some scary stories about TROLLHUNTER, JANE DOE and his upcoming …

Ask Mick Anything

July 24th, 2019

17:49
NEW bonus content! FUN SIZE Post Mortem: Ask Mick Anything —  This episode, Mick is back on the slab and producer Joe Russo asks your fan questions! They discuss Mick's "gateway horror" film recommendations, how he met …

59: Larry Fessenden - LIVE From The 2019 Overlook Film Festival

July 17th, 2019

57:00
Recorded LIVE from The Overlook Film Festival, genre maven Larry Fessenden is on the slab to discuss independent filmmaking, building his Glass Eye Pix and his new movie DEPRAVED!!!

POST MORTEM WITH MICK GARRIS on the …

Ask Mick Anything

July 10th, 2019

18:23
NEW bonus content! FUN SIZE Post Mortem: Ask Mick Anything —  This episode, director and producer Joe Russo fields fan questions for Mick about his …

58: Richard Shepard

July 3rd, 2019

1:04:31

After smashing the Netflix algorithm with the viral hit THE PERFECTION, director Richard Shepard is on the slab to discuss his career. In our candid talk we cover the ups-and-downs of indie filmmaking, directing …

Ask Mick Anything

June 26th, 2019

17:10
NEW bonus content! FUN SIZE Post Mortem: Ask Mick Anything —  This episode, director and producer Joe Russo puts Mick on the spot with your questions ranging from the future of horror remakes to life-saving tips for a …

57: Joe Dante - LIVE From The 2019 Lucca Film Festival

June 19th, 2019

1:08:55

With the release of our NEW movie, NIGHTMARE CINEMA, hitting select theaters and VOD this Friday, June 21st, it seemed like an appropriate time to share my latest discussion with friend and Master of Horror, Joe Dante, …

Ask Mick Anything

June 12th, 2019

28:04
NEW bonus content! FUN SIZE Post Mortem: Ask Mick Anything —  This episode, indelible partner-in-crime Joe Russo returns and teams up with Mick to …

56: Scott Beck and Bryan Woods

June 5th, 2019

1:02:31

Proof that one great concept can change everything, Scott Beck and Bryan Woods unconventional screenplay, A Quiet Place, became a box-office smash and one of the best horror movies of 2018. Join us as we put them on the …

Ask Mick Anything

May 29th, 2019

14:04
NEW bonus content! FUN SIZE Post Mortem: Ask Mick Anything —  On today’s episode Mick fields questions about the music of RIDING THE BULLET, potential future audiobooks, why he chooses to be vegan and more.

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55: Neil Gaiman

May 22nd, 2019

57:23
Post Mortem rises again! On today’s episode, we welcome the renowned author and comic book creator Neil Gaiman to the show! The mind behind THE SANDMAN, AMERICAN GODS, and Amazon's forthcoming series adaptation GOOD …

Ask Mick Anything

May 15th, 2019

11:43
NEW bonus content! FUN SIZE Post Mortem: Ask Mick Anything —  On today’s episode Mick answers questions about dealing with extreme weather on a film set, why Stephen King was cut from The Shining mini-series and more.

54: Stephen King

May 8th, 2019

1:02:46
It’s an episode of Post Mortem on Fangoria that’s truly fit for a king — the legendary horror master, Stephen King, that is. Yes, the rumors are …

Ask Mick Anything

May 1st, 2019

16:47
NEW bonus content! FUN SIZE Post Mortem: Ask Mick Anything — where Post Mortem and Nightmare Cinema producer Joe Russo will ask YOUR questions to The Master of Horror and host of Post Mortem himself, Mick Garris. On …

53: John Badham

April 24th, 2019

1:13:19
Post Mortem is alive!! On today’s episode, we welcome director John Badham to the slab! From making Frank Langella one of the definitive Draculas to …

Ask Mick Anything

April 17th, 2019

18:06
Another episode of NEW bonus content! FUN SIZE Post Mortem: Ask Mick Anything — where Post Mortem and Nightmare Cinema producer Joe Russo will ask YOUR questions to The Master of Horror and host of Post Mortem himself, …

52: Dennis Widmyer & Kevin Kölsch

April 10th, 2019

1:01:51
After directing their way to one of the highest-grossing Stephen King opening weekends of all-time with PET SEMETARY, Dennis Widmyer & Kevin Kölsch are on the POST MORTEM on Fangoria slab to talk breaking into the …

Classic Interview: Larry Cohen

April 3rd, 2019

17:24
In this classic interview from 1979, host Mick Garris talks with writer-director Larry Cohen about his many films, including IT'S ALIVE (1974) and FULL MOON HIGH (1981) at the FANTASY FILM FESTIVAL.

POST MORTEM WITH …

51: Cassandra Peterson

March 27th, 2019

1:08:41
The Mistress of the Night visits Post Mortem! Cassandra Peterson, better known to the horror community as the iconic Elvira, is on the slab this week to talk about how she went from Vegas showgirl to horror hostess and …

Ask Mick Anything

March 20th, 2019

14:09
Introducing our brand NEW bonus content… FUN SIZE Post Mortem: Ask Mick Anything — where Post Mortem and Nightmare Cinema producer Joe Russo will ask YOUR questions to The Master of Horror and host of Post Mortem …

50: John Landis

March 13th, 2019

1:10:54
To celebrate our 50th episode of Post Mortem AND the launch of The Fangoria Podcast Network, we welcome Master of Horror (AND Comedy) JOHN LANDIS — …

Sandi Tan

February 27th, 2019

57:14

From Sundance to The Independent Spirit Awards, filmmaker Sandi Tan is on the slab this week to discuss her Netflix documentary, SHIRKERS. You won’t want to miss getting to know her and the strange, true stories behind …

Annabeth Gish

February 13th, 2019

1:01:51

It’s Valentine’s Day this week, that’s why we’re spending this episode with someone Mick loves to work with -- his frequent collaborator, Annabeth …

Richard Band and Joseph Bishara

January 30th, 2019

1:05:38

Re-Animator, Insidious, From Beyond, The Conjuring, Masters of Horror, Annabelle and the upcoming Nightmare Cinema. Composers Richard Band and Joseph Bishara, have scored these horror movies and more, creating musical …

Barbara Crampton

January 16th, 2019

1:07:20

After winning the hearts of horror fans everywhere in the cult-classic RE-ANIMATOR, Barbara Crampton has become a genre staple. She’s graced us with …

Steven Weber

December 19th, 2018

50:39

You may know him from the sitcom, WINGS, but what you might not know is actor Steven Weber has a genuine dark side. From our collaborations on THE …

Don Mancini

December 5th, 2018

1:04:47

Who would have thought the spec script Don Mancini wrote in college would go on to become a thirty-year running horror franchise? The creator of …

Henry Thomas

November 21st, 2018

1:08:25

From working with Steven Spielberg in E.T. to playing the patriarch in Netflix’s hottest new show, THE HAUNTING OF HILL HOUSE, Henry Thomas Jr. has had a an incredible career. Join us as we dig into his best …

Joe Bob Briggs

November 7th, 2018

1:05:05

The master of “The Drive-In”, Joe Bob Briggs, is on the slab this week. He and Mick go head-to-head on horror films, testing each others knowledge of the genre to their limits. Dig in as the two discuss highlights in …

William Lustig

October 24th, 2018

1:09:27

A master of the grindhouse and The King of 42nd Street cinema, director William Lustig is on the slab this week to talk about his cult favorites …

David Cronenberg and Howard Shore

October 10th, 2018

57:42

LIVE from Beyond Fest, we put the incomparable David Cronenberg — director of THE FLY, HISTORY OF VIOLENCE, VIDEODROME, DEAD RINGERS and more — on the slab with his go-to composer, the Oscar-winning Howard Shore (LORD …

Bubba Ho-Tep 15th Anniversary with Don Coscarelli and Joe Lansdale

September 26th, 2018

1:03:54

Elvis, JFK, an old folks' home and a soul-sucking mummy. For fifteen years, the Bruce Campbell starring BUBBA HO-TEP has only grown in popularity …

Chuck Russell

September 12th, 2018

1:15:01

What’s it take to make a good reboot or sequel? Writer / Director Chuck Russell reveals the secrets behind his remake of THE BLOB and bringing back Freddy for A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET 3. Plus -- we dig into Chuck’s …

Adam Horowitz & Edward Kitsis

August 29th, 2018

59:15

Friends since film school, Adam Horowitz & Edward Kitsis have been through it all together — from internships, to selling their first screenplay, …

LIVE from the Fantasia Film Festival

August 15th, 2018

1:07:12

Recorded LIVE from the Fantasia Film Festival in front of an audience of fans, Mick and his fellow Masters of Horror, Joe Dante, Ryuhei Kitamura and …

Fred Dekker

August 1st, 2018

57:43

Post Mortem’s got nards! Writer / Director Fred Dekker is on the slab this week to talk everything from his beloved classics like Night of the Creeps and Monster Squad to his upcoming blockbuster, The Predator — plus so …

25th Anniversary of Hocus Pocus!

July 18th, 2018

1:00:33

Post Mortem lights The Black Flame Candle in honor of the 25th Anniversary of Hocus Pocus! We’ve recorded special LIVE and in-studio interviews with Mick as he revisits this Halloween staple with many of the crew who …

Johannes Roberts

July 4th, 2018

1:12:17

It’s The Fourth of July, and we’re kicking off summer with the 47 METERS DOWN sharkfest auteur, Johannes Roberts, as he takes us from his early work, …

Coralie Fargeat

June 20th, 2018

1:05:20

After taking the festival circuit and indie world by storm, writer/director Coralie Fargeat is on the slab to discuss her stylish and raw debut feature, REVENGE.

Peter Medak

June 6th, 2018

1:09:17

The brilliant Master of Horror, Peter Medak, tells tales of his life in the Cinema, with what you want to know about THE CHANGELING, THE RULING CLASS, his relationship with Peter Sellers, stories of the Universal …

Ari Aster

May 23rd, 2018

47:48

After being hailed for making one of the scariest movies of the year and taking the festival world by storm since Sundance, first-time writer/director Ari Aster is on the Post Mortem slab to discuss his journey making …

Vincenzo Natali

May 9th, 2018

56:42

Acclaimed writer / director Vincenzo Natali is on the slab to discuss his breakout festival darling CUBE, his ten year fight to bring SPLICE to the big screen and directing television hits like HANNIBAL, LOST IN SPACE, …

Critters 2 - 30th Anniversary

May 2nd, 2018

1:12:13

After 30 years, Mick Garris revisits Critters 2, his very first feature film as a writer / director, for a special anniversary edition of POST MORTEM, with the help of the Critter creators, special effects gurus The …

Ryuhei Kitamura

April 25th, 2018

57:50

Japanese Horror Master Ryuhei Kitamura is on the Post Mortem slab to discuss his new Shudder release, Downrange, along with his cult classics Versus, …

David Arquette

April 11th, 2018

1:00:42

Actor, writer, director and producer, David Arquette is on the Post Mortem slab dissecting his life and career, from growing up in a family of performers, to working with Wes Craven on Scream, to stepping behind the …

Sean S. Cunningham

March 28th, 2018

59:05

Horror legend Sean S. Cunningham spills his guts on Post Mortem, opening up on the origins of Last House on the Left, his relationship with Wes Craven, the creation of Friday the 13th and the legacy of Jason Voorhees!

Alexandre Aja

March 14th, 2018

1:17:05

French filmmaker Alexandre Aja joins Post Mortem to discuss his family roots in the European film industry, his breakout feature High Tension, working with Wes Craven on The Hills Have Eyes and so much more!

Darren Lynn Bousman

February 28th, 2018

1:13:29

Director Darren Lynn Bousman spills his guts on how he broke into the business, found instant success with the SAW sequels, the challenges of remaking Mother’s Day and what it’s like chasing his own passions with Repo! …

John Carpenter

February 14th, 2018

52:00

POST MORTEM is back on its new home, The Blumhouse Podcast Network, with the legendary John Carpenter! Listen to Mick and John recount their decade …

Bill Malone and Tommy McLoughlin

November 22nd, 2017

58:51

Mick is joined this week by two of his closest friends in the horror film industry, directors BILL MALONE (FEAR DOT COM) and Tommy McLoughlin (FRIDAY THE 13th PART VI: JASON LIVES) to discuss their journeys creating …

Oren Peli

November 8th, 2017

41:59

The mind and vision behind PARANORMAL ACTIVITY, director/writer Oren Peli, joins Mick this week on the podcast to discuss the dark influences behind the creation of the hit horror franchise. Learn more about Oren's DIY …

Mike Dougherty plus Dario Argento from Beyond Fest

October 25th, 2017

1:12:00

Writer/Director Mike Dougherty (TRICK 'R TREAT, KRAMPUS) joins Mick this week for chat about being influenced by fairy tales, working on X-Men and …

David Slade

October 11th, 2017

1:02:52

Director and NIGHTMARE CINEMA contributor David Slade (30 DAYS OF NIGHT, TWILIGHT: ECLIPSE, HARD CANDY) joins Mick on the podcast this week to discuss his entry into the horror genre through his music video and …

Robert Shaye

September 27th, 2017

41:46

The founder and former CEO of New Line Cinema, Robert Shaye, joins Mick this week to discuss his incredible journey as a prolific film producer and …

A Tribute to Tobe Hooper with Caroline Williams and Bill Moseley

September 13th, 2017

1:26:14

This week, Mick pays tribute to good friend and true Master of Horror, Tobe Hooper, who passed away last month. Mick is joined by actors Caroline …

A Tribute to Wes Craven with Robert Englund

August 30th, 2017

1:25:23

On this week's show, Mick sits down with Freddy Krueger himself, actor Robert Englund (NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET), to remember one of the most influential horror film writer/directors of all time, Wes Craven. Later in …

Jeffrey Combs

August 16th, 2017

1:02:54

Prolific character actor Jeffrey Combs, best known for his portrayal of Dr. Herbert West in THE RE-ANIMATOR films, joins the podcast this week as …

Mike Flanagan

August 2nd, 2017

1:10:09

Writer/director Mike Flanagan (OCULUS, BEFORE I WAKE) sits down with Mick this week on the podcast to discuss his obsession with Stephen King that led him to take on the much-coveted and very challenging task of …

Tom Holland

July 19th, 2017

56:20

The multi-faceted Tom Holland (FRIGHT NIGHT, CHILD'S PLAY, THINNER) sits down with Mick to discuss his journey from actor to screenwriter to feature …

Ernest Dickerson

July 5th, 2017

59:29

This week, Mick welcomes director, screenwriter and cinematographer Ernest Dickerson (TALES FROM THE CRYPT: DEMON KNIGHT, DEXTER, SURVIVING THE GAME) to share his macabre influences in cinema as well as his unique path …

Neil Marshall

June 21st, 2017

53:31

Director / screenwriter Neil Marshall (DOG SOLDIERS, THE DESCENT) joins Mick on the podcast this week to recall his horror influences growing up in the United Kingdom in the age of video nasties, why editing is so …

Stuart Gordon

June 7th, 2017

46:02

The revered horror auteur Stuart Gordon (THE RE-ANIMATOR, FROM BEYOND) joins Mick this week on the podcast. Stuart and Mick discuss Stuart's beginnings in theatre; working on films with such creative forces as Ray …

Bryan Fuller

May 24th, 2017

1:01:25

Mick welcomes writer/director Bryan Fuller to the show to discuss the success Bryan has had bringing horror to the small screen with HANNIBAL and …

Roger Corman (LIVE from the Overlook Film Festival)

May 10th, 2017

41:35

Legendary director/writer/producer Roger Corman joins Mick for a live edition of Post Mortem from the Overlook Film Festival in Oregon in front of a standing-room only audience. Join Mick as he chats with Roger, …

Don Coscarelli

April 26th, 2017

45:59

Director/writer Don Coscarelli, the mind behind the enduring PHANTASM horror franchise, joins Mick this episode to discuss his unique history as a teenage filmmaker, the creation process behind PHANTASM including when …

Eli Roth

April 12th, 2017

55:41

In the midst of editing Death Wish, horror icon Eli Roth sits down with Mick to discuss his long and evolving career, from his indie horror roots …

Walter Hill

March 29th, 2017

52:37

From Alien to Tales From the Crypt, few writer/directors have left an impact like the legendary Walter Hill. Mick digs into Hill's dark side and the two discuss his newest action flick The Assignment.

Karyn Kusama & Jovanka Vuckovic

March 15th, 2017

46:20

Mick is joined by filmmakers Karyn Kusama & Jovanka Vuckovic for an in-depth discussion on women in horror and their latest movie, the female …

Joe Dante & John Landis

March 1st, 2017

48:46

What’s most frightening to horror directors Mick Garris, Joe Dante and John Landis? The political landscape. Listen to these longtime friends and …

Rob Zombie

February 15th, 2017

59:04

In the debut episode of Post Mortem, Mick sits down with horror director and rock legend, Rob Zombie, digging into everything from House of a Thousand Corpses, Devil’s Rejects, his remake of Halloween and MORE!

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