Doc Rotten is the founder of Gruesome Magazine. He is also a film critic for Gruesome Magazine and the podcast host & producer for Horror News Radio, Monster Movie Podcast, Decades of Horror: 1970s, The American Horror Story Fan Podcast and Hannibal Fan Podcast. He is also co-host of the Dracula podcast on TV TALK and is a contributing reviewer for HorrorNews.Net and Widescreen Warrior. Doc a lifelong fan of horror films, sci-fi flicks and monster movies first discovering Universal Monsters and Planet of the Apes as a young child in the 1970's searching out every issue of Famous Monster of Filmland (and, later, Fangoria). Favorite films include Jaws, The Car, The Birds, The Tingler, Vampire Circus and The Exorcist. Still a huge fan of horror films from the 70s, Doc continues consuming horror films to this day for the site, for the podcasts and for the fun of it all.
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HORROR NEWS OF THE WEEK for October 18, 2021 | Munsters, Exorcist, Christine, Scream, and more

HORROR NEWS OF THE WEEKOctober 18, 2021 Horror News Radio Episode 472 featuring Doc Rotten, Dave Dreher, Jeff Mohr, and Award-winning Filmmaker, Christopher G. Moore. Mike Flanagan Finds His Next House at NETFLIX: THE HOUSE OF USHER https://www.slashfilm.com/625330/midnight-mass-team-making-fall-of-the-house-usher-horror-series-at-netflix/ Universal Picture’s dates February 3, 2023 for M. Knight Shyamalan’s KNOCK AT THE CABIN https://deadline.com/2021/10/m-night-shyamalan-knock-at-the-cabin-new-release-date-title-revealed-1234855706/ As HALLOWEEN […]

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[Review] HALLOWEEN KILLS (2021) A Brutal and Divisive Sequel to the 2018 Reboot – SPOILERS

On episode 471 of Horror News Radio: The Grue-Crew review… HALLOWEEN KILLS (2021). Warning: possible spoilers after the initial impressions! Be sure to subscribe to the Gruesome Magazine YouTube channel to catch all the HNR episodes. This is HORROR NEWS RADIO, the official GRUESOME MAGAZINE podcast. Back with Doc Rotten once again are the scariest, […]

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[Review] NIGHT TEETH (2021, NETFLIX) Strong Cast and Inventive World Building Make for Awesome Vampire Fun

Tonight, on Gruesome Magazine episode 273, the Grue-Crew review NIGHT TEETH (2021, NETFLIX). Doc Rotten from Horror News Radio, Jeff Mohr from Decades of Horror: The Classic Era, and Crystal Cleveland, the Livin6Dead6irl from Decades of Horror: 1980s share their thoughts about this week’s awesome collection of streaming horror films. Joining the Crew this week […]

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CHUCKY (2021, SYFY) Reaction and Review Season 1 Episode 1 “Death by Misadventure”

Tonight, we review CHUCKY (2021, SYFY) Season 1 Episode 1. Doc Rotten from Horror News Radio. Jeff Mohr from Decades of Horror: The Classic Era. And Crystal Cleveland, the Livin6Dead6irl from Decades of Horror: 1980s share their thoughts about this week’s awesome collection of streaming horror films. Joining the crew is Horror News Radio co-host, […]

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THE MEDIUM (2021, SHUDDER) Slow Build to a Bonkers Ending, Hold Onto Your Hats

Tonight, we review THE MEDIUM (2021, SHUDDER). Doc Rotten from Horror News Radio. Jeff Mohr from Decades of Horror: The Classic Era. And Crystal Cleveland, the Livin6Dead6irl from Decades of Horror: 1980s share their thoughts about this week’s awesome collection of streaming horror films. Joining the crew is Horror News Radio co-host, Dave Dreher! Special […]

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FEVER DREAM (2021, NETFLIX) Complex Story Structure With Extraordinary Acting

Tonight, we review FEVER DREAM (2021, NETFLIX). Doc Rotten from Horror News Radio. Jeff Mohr from Decades of Horror: The Classic Era. And Crystal Cleveland, the Livin6Dead6irl from Decades of Horror: 1980s share their thoughts about this week’s awesome collection of streaming horror films. Joining the crew is Horror News Radio co-host, Dave Dreher! Special […]

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WHAT IF (2021, Disney+) Episodes 8 & 9 Reaction and Review | What If… The Watcher Broke His Oath?

Welcome to HEROES & DROIDS, your guide to pop culture movies and TV! This week we review… Marvel Studios’ WHAT IF? (2021, Disney+)Episode 8 – “What If… Ultron Won?”Episode 9 – “What If… The Watcher Broke His Oath?” On HEROES & DROIDS, we discuss pop culture about Superheroes, Sci-Fi, Disney, and Action. From Marvel to […]

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[Review] V/H/S/94 (2021, SHUDDER) A Superior Found Footage Anthology Film

Tonight, we review V/H/S/94 (2021, SHUDDER). Doc Rotten from Horror News Radio. Jeff Mohr from Decades of Horror: The Classic Era. And Crystal Cleveland, the Livin6Dead6irl from Decades of Horror: 1980s share their thoughts about this week’s awesome collection of streaming horror films. Joining the crew is Horror News Radio co-host, Dave Dreher! V/H/S/94 (2021, […]

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[Review] THERE’S SOMEONE INSIDE YOUR HOUSE (2021, NETFLIX) Gory Yet Bland Teen Slasher

Tonight, we review THERE’S SOMEONE INSIDE YOUR HOUSE (2021, NETFLIX). Doc Rotten from Horror News Radio. Jeff Mohr from Decades of Horror: The Classic Era. And Crystal Cleveland, the Livin6Dead6irl from Decades of Horror: 1980s share their thoughts about this week’s awesome collection of streaming horror films. Joining the crew is Horror News Radio co-host, […]

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[Review] CLEANIN’ UP THE TOWN: REMEMBERING GHOSTBUSTERS (2021) Passionate Documentary Worth Viewing

On episode 470 of Horror News Radio: The Grue-Crew review… CLEANIN’ UP THE TOWN: REMEMBERING GHOSTBUSTERS (2021). Warning: possible spoilers after the initial impressions! Be sure to subscribe to the Gruesome Magazine YouTube channel to catch all the HNR episodes. This is HORROR NEWS RADIO, the official GRUESOME MAGAZINE podcast. Back with Doc Rotten once […]

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[Review] NO ONE GETS OUT ALIVE (2021, NETFLIX) Do Not Overlook This Haunted House Monster Movie

Tonight, we review NO ONE GETS OUT ALIVE (2021, NETFLIX). Doc Rotten from Horror News Radio. Jeff Mohr from Decades of Horror: The Classic Era. And Crystal Cleveland, the Livin6Dead6irl from Decades of Horror: 1980s share their thoughts about this week’s awesome collection of streaming horror films. Joining the crew is Horror News Radio co-host, […]

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[Review] KNOCKING (2021) Psychological Thriller Misses Mark with Unreliable Narrator

Tonight, we review KNOCKING (2021, Yellow Veil Pictures). Doc Rotten from Horror News Radio. Jeff Mohr from Decades of Horror: The Classic Era. And Crystal Cleveland, the Livin6Dead6irl from Decades of Horror: 1980s share their thoughts about this week’s awesome collection of streaming horror films. Joining the crew is Horror News Radio co-host, Dave Dreher! […]

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HORROR NEWS OF THE WEEK For September 27, 2021 | Stranger Things Season 4, The Black Phone, more

HORROR NEWS OF THE WEEK FOR SEPTEMBER 27, 2021 TUDUM, NETFLIX Event Teases STRANGER THINGS Season 4, Introduces CREEL HOUSE “Stranger Things season 4’s “Creel House” teaser introduces viewers to the title location, where some disturbing events happened in the 1950s when a family of four moved in. Cutting to the present day (within the […]

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WHAT IF (2021, Disney+) Episode 7 Reaction and Review | What If… Thor Were an Only Child?

Welcome to HEROES & DROIDS, your guide to pop culture movies and TV! This week we review… Marvel Studios’ WHAT IF? (2021, Disney+)Episode 7 – “What If… Thor Were an Only Child?” On HEROES & DROIDS, we discuss pop culture about Superheroes, Sci-Fi, Disney, and Action. From Marvel to DC, from Star Wars to Star […]