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Stump The Saint – Making Waves

Stump The Saint — Horror News Radio’s weekly game show in which the listeners guide Thomas Mariani  to the trivia questions poised to stump Santos “The Black Saint” Ellin Jr. Despite his love of trivia, Santos is capable of being stumped on a weekly basis! As to where the audience comes in to Stump The Saint  it’s quite simple:
    1. Look at the individual topic for that week
    2. Comment — either in this post or in the comments of the posting on Facebook or Twitter — with a film title that relates to the topic for that individual week by the specified date
    3. Thomas will take your suggested titles and find three of them that can be spun into trivia questions to  Stump the Saint
    4. Thomas will read three of your names on the air as he attempts to stump Santos
    5. Those who enter a title with US addresses will be entered into a random drawing to win a special prize!

Topic for the Week

We extort, we pilfer, we filch and Stump! Drink up me hearties, yo ho! The  Pirates of the Caribbean  have always had some strange supernatural set pieces that bring the horror imagery to the action and adventure. Skeleton  crew members, octopus head captains and venomous mermaids. It’s a smorgasbord of spooky delights, befitting the atmosphere originally established by the Disneyland Ride. Shame we can’t get a Haunted Mansion movie that does the same, amirite? Given we’re covering  Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales,  Stump The Saint  wants to know your Your Favorite Horror Scene Involving Water. Now, that doesn’t just mean it has to be on sea or a ship. Otherwise, we’d get nothing but  Jaws related selections. This is expanded to involving water in some way. Maybe someone’s drinking water. Maybe someone’s in a bathtub. Hell, maybe someone is getting dunked with a cooler full of water. Whatever the choice, so long as H20 is involved… no, not the seventh entry in the  Halloween franchise. The other one.

The Prize

Every month,  Stump The Saint  gives listeners with US addresses the potential to win a special prize. Those who have US addresses — which we’ll mainly try to find out  through publically available information on social media sites — will have at the very least a monthly opportunity to win in a random drawing. This month, we’ve got a special prize DVD or Blu ray (your preference) for you! The Black Saint himself has a vast array of titles in his collection and he’s willing to get you a copy straight from Amazon! The Black Saint’s list for this month includes the following:
  1. The Valley of Gwangi  (1969)
  2. Dolemite (1975)
  3. Battle Beyond The Stars (1980)
  4. The Gate (1987)
  5. Dead Silence  (2007)
You’ll have until  May 29th at 8:30 pm EST to submit your answer and be in contention to win one of five these five titles on blu-rays or DVD (your choice), which Santos shall send straight to you! This will be your last chance to be in contention for May’s prize, so those with US addresses should enter now! Now, see if you have the ability to  Stump The Saint!

Thomas Mariani
Thomas Mariani is a born geek, with a bit of nerd mixed in here & there. A native of the (less) swampy parts of Florida, Thomas has always been a fan of films, television & other sources of media ever since he was a child, having been raised on Jim Henson, Star Wars and the basic cable cartoons of the ’90s & ’00s.

Some of his favorite horror films include Evil Dead II, Poltergeist and An American Werewolf in London. He already has experience writing and podcasting about pop culture, which you can read/listen to on sites like www.oneofus.net, www.horrornews.net or even on twitter as @NotTheWhosTommy.
Thomas Mariani
Thomas Mariani is a born geek, with a bit of nerd mixed in here & there. A native of the (less) swampy parts of Florida, Thomas has always been a fan of films, television & other sources of media ever since he was a child, having been raised on Jim Henson, Star Wars and the basic cable cartoons of the ’90s & ’00s. Some of his favorite horror films include Evil Dead II, Poltergeist and An American Werewolf in London. He already has experience writing and podcasting about pop culture, which you can read/listen to on sites like www.oneofus.net, www.horrornews.net or even on twitter as @NotTheWhosTommy.