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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Chutes and Ladders – Hotel Episode 2 – The American Horror Story Fan Podcast

For the second episode of Hotel, Chutes and Ladders, The Countess (Lady Gaga) turns a new pupil over to madness as Tristan Duffy (Finn Wittrock) willingly and completely succumbs to the dark side. But nothing is as frightening as the introduction of the evil James March (Evan Peters). All this an more… Welcome to The American Horror […]

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[Podcast] Deathgasm – The Inhabitants – Episode 001 – Horror News Radio – Gruesome Spotlight

Welcome to a new Horror News Radio podcast, an extension of the regular weekly HNR show. Gruesome Spotlight will touch on some of the many other films we cover over at the new home for HNR, GRUESOME MAGAZINE. Each week, the HNR team and/or members of the Gruesome Magazine Grue-Crew will join Doc to talk […]

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[Trailer] “Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension” (2015)

As horror fans head to the theaters to see either Crimson Peak or Goosebumps, Paramount Pictures looks to remind everyone that the popular franchise Paranormal Activity is returning to scare us all once again this Halloween with Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension by releasing the final trailer for its October 23, 2015 theatrical release. Being […]

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[Podcast] The Final Girls – The Walking Dead Season 6 – Episode 132 – Horror News Radio

The surprisingly original and heart-felt horror satire The Final Girls hits VOD this week. The Grue-crew share their thoughts on the meta-referential comedy praising its clever use of cliches, horror movie logic and slick transitions to weave together a fun, entertaining slasher horror film. It may be must-see movie magic from director Todd Strauss-Schulson. Dave begins […]

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Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse Ultimate Fan Experience for One-Night-Only

One of the October horror films coming this holiday season that is most likely to take horror fans by surprise looks to be the deliciously funny Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse from Paramount Picture and director Christopher Landon. Starring Tye Sheridan, David Koechner, Cloris Leachman¸ Halston Sage, Logan Miller, Joey Morgan, Sarah Dumont and Patrick […]

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Bone Tomahawk Posters Spotlight The Characters

Bone Tomahawk, the western-horror mash-up from director S. Craig Zahler, is on its way from RLJ Entertainment, releasing on October 23, 2015. The film stars Kurt Russell, Patrick Wilson, Matthew Fox, Richard Jenkins, Lili Simmons, David Arquette and Sid Haig. Available now for your consumption are five different posters spotlighting the characters from the film: The Cowboy, […]

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Checking In – Hotel Episode 1 – The American Horror Story Fan Podcast

For the first episode of Hotel, Checking In, Lady Gaga steps in to take over for the exiting AHS diva Jessica Lange. And, she quickly commands the screen. The first episode establishes a welcomed return to the supernatural and viciously ramps up the horror, sexuality and shock like never before. All this an more… Welcome to The […]

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[Podcast] Tales of Halloween – The Martian – June – A Christmas Horror Story – Episode 131 – Horror News Radio

October is here and with it comes everyone’s favorite holiday, Halloween. Epic Pictures is gathering 11 directors to craft a series of horror tales, all taking place in the same town on the same night. Tales of Halloween is a must-own addition to every horror fan’s Blu-ray collection and the Grue Crew are here to […]

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“June” (2015): In Over Its Head, But Far From Drowning

Director L. Gustavo Cooper takes some big-time cues from Stephen King for his “coming-of-rage” story about a young girl with supernatural powers and a devilish secret. June, featuring Kennedy Brice in the title role, travels those well-worn paths of films like Carrie and Firestarter but plays out more like a cross between Rosemary’s Baby – […]

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Who Is On The Guest List – Episode 0 – The American Horror Story Hotel Fan Podcast

Welcome to The American Horror Story Fan Podcast: Hotel. This the unofficial podcast about the hit FX Horror Television show American Horror Story by fans for fans as brought to you by HorrorNewsTV.com, DocRotten.com and GruesomeMagazine.com. Now in its fifth highly anticipated season, the award winning genre show is set to push even more boundaries and break even […]