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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THE ADVENT CALENDAR (2021, SHUDDER) Exceeds All Expectations, A Must-See Original

Tonight, on Gruesome Magazine episode 288, the Grue-Crew review THE ADVENT CALENDAR (2021, SHUDDER). Doc Rotten from Horror News Radio, Jeff Mohr from Decades of Horror: The Classic Era, Crystal Cleveland, the Livin6Dead6irl from Decades of Horror: 1980s, Lead News Writer at Gruesome Magazine Dave Dreher, and award-winning filmmaker Christopher G. Moore share their thoughts […]

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CHUCKY (2021, SYFY) Reaction & Review | Season 1 Episode 8 “An Affair to Dismember”

Tonight, we review CHUCKY (2021, SYFY) Season 1 Episode 8. 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] RESIDENT EVIL WELCOME TO RACCOON CITY (2021) Big Monsters, Bigger Bore

On episode 478 of Horror News Radio: The Grue-Crew review… RESIDENT EVIL WELCOME TO RACCOON CITY (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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HAWKEYE (2021, Disney+) Episodes 1 and 2 Reaction and Review

Welcome to HEROES & DROIDS, your guide to pop culture movies and TV! This week we review… HAWKEYE (2021, Disney+) Episodes 1 & 2 On HEROES & DROIDS, we discuss pop culture about Superheroes, Sci-Fi, Disney, and Action. From Marvel to DC, from Star Wars to Star Trek, From James Bond to the Fast and […]

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[Review] THE STRINGS (2021, SHUDDER) Ghosts, Writer’s Block All Lost in Translation

Tonight, on Gruesome Magazine episode 284, the Grue-Crew review THE STRINGS (2021, SHUDDER). Doc Rotten from Horror News Radio, Jeff Mohr from Decades of Horror: The Classic Era, Crystal Cleveland, the Livin6Dead6irl from Decades of Horror: 1980s, Lead News Writer at Gruesome Magazine Dave Dreher, and award-winning filmmaker Christopher G. Moore share their thoughts about […]

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CHUCKY (2021, SYFY) Reaction & Review | Season 1 Episode 7 “Twice the Grieving, Double the Loss”

Tonight, we review CHUCKY (2021, SYFY) Season 1 Episode 7. 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] GHOSTBUSTERS AFTERLIFE (2021) A Charming, Heartfelt Return to the Beloved Franchise with Laughs, Scares, and Tears

On episode 477 of Horror News Radio: The Grue-Crew review… GHOSTBUSTERS AFTERLIFE (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] THE FEAST (2021, IFC Midnight) Excellent Cinematography and Acting Make It Oddly Magnetic

Tonight, on Gruesome Magazine episode 284, the Grue-Crew review THE FEAST (2021, IFC Midnight). Doc Rotten from Horror News Radio, Jeff Mohr from Decades of Horror: The Classic Era, Crystal Cleveland, the Livin6Dead6irl from Decades of Horror: 1980s, award-winning filmmaker Christopher G. Moore share their thoughts about this week’s frightening collection of streaming horror films. […]

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BLACK FRIDAY (2021) Horror Movie Review | Gory Holiday Monsterfest Featuring Bruce Campbell

On episode 476 of Horror News Radio: The Grue-Crew review… BLACK FRIDAY (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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CHUCKY (2021, SYFY) Reaction & Review | Season 1 Episode 6 “Cape Queer”

Tonight, we review CHUCKY (2021, SYFY) Season 1 Episode 6. 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] RED NOTICE (2021, NETFLIX) Johnson, Reynolds, and Gadot for the Win = Guilty Pleasure

Welcome to HEROES & DROIDS, your guide to pop culture movies and TV! This week we review… RED NOTICE (2021, NETFLIX) On HEROES & DROIDS, we discuss pop culture about Superheroes, Sci-Fi, Disney, and Action. From Marvel to DC, from Star Wars to Star Trek, From James Bond to the Fast and the Furious, we […]

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CHUCKY (2021, SYFY) Reaction & Review | Season 1 Episode 5 “Little Little Lies”

Tonight, we review CHUCKY (2021, SYFY) Season 1 Episode 5. 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] LAIR (2021) A Solid Plot Upended By A Confusing Third Act

Tonight, on Gruesome Magazine episode 280, the Grue-Crew review LAIR (2021, 1091 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. Welcome guest-host, award-winning filmmaker Christopher […]

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[Review] ETERNALS (2021) A Beautiful Misfire – Entertaining, Confusing, and Fun

Welcome to HEROES & DROIDS, your guide to pop culture movies and TV! This week we review… ETERNALS (2021, Marvel Studios) On HEROES & DROIDS, we discuss pop culture about Superheroes, Sci-Fi, Disney, and Action. From Marvel to DC, from Star Wars to Star Trek, From James Bond to the Fast and the Furious, we […]

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ANTLERS (2021) Atmospheric Monster Movie of the Year

On episode 475 of Horror News Radio: The Grue-Crew review… ANTLERS (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, goriest, […]