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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[Review] The Mandalorian (Disney+): Chapter Thirteen – The Jedi

This week the crew provide their first impressions of season 2 episode 5 of THE MANDALORIAN, the first live-action Star Wars TV series – titled “The Jedi.” The Mandalorian (Pedro Pascal) along with his rescued “bounty” (yup, Yoda Baby) land the Razor Crest on Calodan searching for the Jedi. Enter: Ahsoka Tano. Join award-winning filmmaker Christopher […]

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WHAT LIES BELOW (2020) Creepy Lovecraftian Home Invasion

Tonight, we review WHAT LIES BELOW (2020). 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! WHAT […]

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PENINSULA (2020) Horror Film Review – “Escape from Busan” Snake Plissken meets Korean Zombies

On episode 416 of Horror News Radio: The Grue-Crew review… TRAIN TO BUSAN PRESENTS: PENINSULA (2020). Be sure to subscribe to the Gruesome Magazine YouTube channel to catch all the HNR episodes. And check out Patreon to see how to watch the recordings live! This is HORROR NEWS RADIO, the official GRUESOME MAGAZINE podcast. Back […]

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PORNO (2020, Shudder) Movie Review – A Silly, Entertaining Horror Comedy

Tonight, we review PORNO (2020, 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! Welcome special […]

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[Review] The Mandalorian (Disney+): Chapter Twelve – The Siege

This week the crew provide their first impressions of season 2 episode 4 of THE MANDALORIAN, the first live-action Star Wars TV series – titled “The Siege.” The Mandalorian (Pedro Pascal) along with his rescued “bounty” (yup, Yoda Baby) returns to Nevarro to rejoin some familiar faces on another adventure while his ship gets needed […]

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PLAYHOUSE (2020) Horror Movie Review – It’s All “Theater”

Tonight, we review PLAYHOUSE (2020). 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! PLAYHOUSE (2020) In […]

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LEAP OF FAITH (2020, SHUDDER) Review – The Exorcist, What’s Under the Bed

Tonight, we review LEAP OF FAITH (2020, 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! […]

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[Review] The Mandalorian (Disney+): Chapter Eleven – The Heiress

This week the crew provide their first impressions of season 2 episode 3 of THE MANDALORIAN, the first live-action Star Wars TV series – titled “The Heiress.” The Mandalorian (Pedro Pascal) along with his rescued “bounty” (yup, Yoda Baby) heads finally arrives on Trask with the “Froglady” reuniting with her “Frogman” – woot. As Mando […]

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Mark Spears Classic Monsters Trading Cards – Spooky New Kickstarter

This looks awesome! Fun card set coming our way from Spears Art LLC and artist Mark Spears. Designed with all classic monster fans in mind, film land’s famous monsters are all represented in this cool new card set: Frankenstein’s Monster, Dracula, Wolf-man, The Mummy, The Gill-Man, and many more. Check it out! Now On Kickstarter, […]

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KINDRED (2020, IFC) Review – Out of Touch Psychological Thriller

Tonight, we review KINDRED (2020, IFC). 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! KINDRED (2020, […]

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[Unboxing] LOOT CRATE (LOOT FRIGHT) – A Frightful Collection of Scary Goodies!

LOOT CRATE offers a delicious variety of crates to choose from. They certainly have one for your tastes. For Gruesome, the LOOT FRIGHT crate is the one for us!!! Gruesome Magazine co-host CRYSTAL CLEVELAND dives into a recent offering, sharing her collection of scary goodies in this Unboxing video. Enjoy! We know you love what […]

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LINGERING (2020, SHUDDER) Review – Too Slow for Its Own Good

Tonight, we review LINGERING (2020, 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! LINGERING (2020, […]

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[Review] The Mandalorian (Disney+): Chapter Ten – The Passenger

This week the crew provide their first impressions of season 2 episode 2 of THE MANDALORIAN, the first live-action Star Wars TV series – titled “The Passenger.” The Mandalorian (Pedro Pascal) along with his rescued “bounty” (yup, Yoda Baby) head back into space in search of other Mandalorians. Join award-winning filmmaker Christopher G. Moore and […]

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Hannibal Season 1 Episode 13 – HNR Review

On this episode of Horror News Radio: The Grue-Crew review… HANNIBAL (2013) Season 1 Episode 13 – Savoureux. Be sure to subscribe to the Gruesome Magazine YouTube channel to catch all the HNR episodes. And check out Patreon to see how to watch the recordings live! This is HORROR NEWS RADIO, the official GRUESOME MAGAZINE […]