If you’re ever looking for insightful horror shit-kicking mixed with hilarity, look no further than “Dinner for Fiends,” the always-thoroughly-entertaining podcast from the folks over at Dread Central. A new edition is routinely anticipated with excitement around these parts, and it’s with great pleasure that I link to their latest, a vicious bomb-drop session on Rob Zombie’s Halloween 2.
“Dinner for Fiends” gathers a cluster of the site’s staff for some filters-off, profanity-filled and honest reactions to the latest horror films. Back in 2007, they “went in” on Rob Zombie’s first Halloween reboot, so the fact that this new sequel is just as inept promises a whole new degree of vitriol. I’ve just listened, and thankfully they don’t fumble the ball. The entire episode is worth your time, but, if time is sensitive, skip to the 35-minute mark—–that’s when the Halloween 2 dissection begins. It’s amazing stuff: