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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[Podcast] The Boy – Episode 147 – Horror News Radio

This week on Horror News Radio we try to follow Brahms’ rules as we babysit The Boy. Lauren Cohan steps out of the dangerous world of The Walking Dead to become a nanny in England looking after an 8 year old boy, except that boy turns out to be a life-sizes porcelain doll. The grue-crew […]

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[Podcast] Check Out Time — Hotel Wrap Up Episode 13 — The American Horror Story Fan Podcast

The fifth season of American Horror Story is over, the Hotel is closed, the lights are off and the story is done. It is time to wrap up the season, taking a look back at the characters, the story lines and the horror of it all. The co-hosts dive into to what worked and what […]

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[Podcast] Martyrs — Episode 146 — Horror News Radio

Blumhouse delivers MARTYRS, a remake of the French film of the same name from 2008 from  Pascal Laugier – a film that helped usher in the “extreme” genre of European films.  Kevin Goetz and Michael Goetz direct the new version from a script by Mark L. Smith (The Revenant) with a watered down US slant. […]

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[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 […]