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.
Decades of Horror 1970s Gruesome Podcasts

[Podcast] Food of the Gods (1976) — Episode 28 — Decades of Horror 1970s

“Welcome to the Bottom of the Food Chain!” – the tagline for the cult classic, so-bad-it-is-good, AIP  horror film from Bert I. Gordon,  Food of the Gods  (1976) reveals  not only the theme of the film, but the level of quality as well. Boom goes the mic. Called “Worst Rodent Movie Of All Time”  by […]

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[Podcast] Be Our Guest — Hotel Episode 12 — The American Horror Story Fan Podcast

For the finale  of Hotel, Be Our Guest, the show begins with Liz and Iris struggling to transform the Hotel Cortez into a 4 star destination. Problem is all the ghosts keep killing the guests. Liz and Iris take control creatively dealing with Sally and Will Drake’s murderous talents. But fate and Ryan Murphy have […]

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Survey: Vote for the top 10 Most Anticipated Sci-Fi / Superhero Films of 2016

Listen up, grue-believers, it is time to help the grue-crew (Avengers) Assemble the Top 10 Most Anticipated  Sci-Fi / Superhero Films of 2016 for a future episode of Gruesome Magazine Podcast. Star Wars nerd, Superhero aficionado and award winning director Christopher G. Moore will join Doc Rotten and Thomas Mariani along with special guests – […]

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[Podcast] The Forest — Episode 145 — Horror News Radio

The first theatrical horror film of 2016 is upon us,  Jason Zada’s The Forest sends Natalie Dormer to  Aokigahara Forest – the “suicide forest” – at the foot of Mount Fuji in Japan to look for her lost sister. The premise is promising but the film only delivers jump scare after jump scare, missing an […]

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[Podcast] Battle Royale – Hotel Episode 11 – American Horror Story Fan Podcast

For the eleventh  episode of Hotel, Battle Royale, the show begins by following Liz and Iris as they go through with their plan to assassinate The Countess. To Iris’ horror Donovan jumps into their line of fire, saving The Countess and sacrificing his own life. Now what will Liz and Iris do and how does […]

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[Podcast] The Most Anticipated Horror Films of 2016 — Episode 144 — Horror News Radio

Things are about to get cozy in Minnie’s Haberdashery as we talk The Most Anticipated Horror Films of 2016 and Quentin Tarantino’s gory western The Hateful Eight. First up the Grue-crew, with Vixen returning, take a look at 10 of the most anticipated horror films of the next 12 months, including The Conjuring 2, The […]

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[Podcast] The Car (1977) — Episode 27 — Decades of Horror 1970s

“Is it a phantom, a demon, or the Devil himself?” – the tagline for the cult classic, so-bad-it-is-good, Jaws-on-land Seventies horror film The Car  (1977)  promises something satanic behind the wheel of the custom  971 Lincoln Continental Mark III black coupe. There’s nowhere to run, nowhere to hide, no way to stop… The Car. The […]

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Eps 142 — Star Wars: The Force Awakens – Horror News Radio

Award winning director, Christopher G. Moore, joins the Grue-crew to discuss the box-office record breaking film from J.J. Abrams, Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Doc and Christopher share their love for the films while Dave, Thomas and the Black Saint are less impressed siting it as being too similar to A New Hope. They still […]