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2-Bit Horror

2-Bit Horror

By Kelly Hughes
An exploitation film and cult icon podcast hosted by filmmaker Kelly Hughes
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Michael DiPaolo - Black Cat Cinema  Transgressive filmmaker Michael DiPaolo shares his rants.
February 28, 2021
1981 w/ Eric Morris Eskenazi
Eric Morris Eskenazi [writer, filmmaker, music creator, and master of his own podcast Erratic Dispatches] discusses the films, music, and events that made 1981 so very special.   You can learn more about Eric and his work at his website:​  and buy his book An Insignificant Man at Amazon:
February 18, 2021
JD Ellenberger - Noctambulist  Filmmaker JD Ellenberger talks about his silent movie Noctambulist and his evolution as a multi-faceted creator.
February 14, 2021
Ron Fitzgerald - Dark Sticky Fun  Goth illusionist Ron Fitzgerald talks about his acting career, including his magic-filled performance in the cult classic Dark Realm.
February 11, 2021
Michael Leo Centi - Glamboy Productions
Writer/director/actor Michael Leo Centi takes about his growing body of outrageous horror-comedy films.  His titles include: Easter Holocaust (2020), My Deadly Playmate (2018), All Hallow's Eve (2017), and the just-released documentary Dollmaker: The Anatoly Moskvin Story (2021).   You can check out Centi's work at Glamboy Productions:  and on Amazon: 
February 4, 2021
Roman Chimienti - Documentarian Rising  Sound engineer Roman Chimienti takes time out from promoting Scream, Queen! My Nightmare On Elm Street, the popular documentary he co-directed with Tyler Jensen, to talk about celebrities, pop culture, and his salad days spinning vinyl in San Francisco.
January 7, 2021
Rebecca Love - Hangin' Out With The Skinemax BQueen of Late-Nite TV  Rebecca Love shares stories from her career in erotic cinema, explains why she loves horror movies, and ponders whatever happened to her blind date Scott.
January 5, 2021
J. Horton - Making Movies That Make Money  Filmmaker J. Horton talks about his prolific career in feature films and documentaries, as well as his YouTube channel that teaches indie moguls how to make a living off their videos.
January 4, 2021
Shane Stanley - What You Don't Learn In Film School  Emmy award winning director and producer Shane Stanley talks about his latest film Break Even and the film industry insights that led to the writing of his book What You Don't Learn In Film School.
January 3, 2021
Gino Payne - Filmmaker Spotlight  Director/producer Gino Payne talks about his upcoming features Dark Offerings and Psychosis, as well as previous projects, and his stints working on the popular TV hits Vampire Diaries, The Walking Dead, and Game of Thrones.
December 30, 2020
Jeff Lieberman - Adventures of a Subversive Cult Filmmaker    Buy the book here: Jeff Lieberman talks about his new book Day of the Living Me: Adventures of a Subversive Cult Filmmaker from the Golden Age, and shares stories about his films Blue Sunshine, Squirm, Just Before Dawn, Satan's Little Helper, Remote Control (and more!)
December 23, 2020
Chase Stanley - A Filmmaker's Ascent  Self-taught filmmaker Chase Stanley talks about the journey from his early short films to inking his first deal as director of the upcoming multi-million dollar production Ascend.
December 20, 2020
Dahlia Schweitzer - Cindy Sherman’s Office Killer  Pop culture critic, writer, and professor Dahlia Schweitzer talks about her book Cindy Sherman’s Office Killer: Another Kind of Monster, plus her other books Going Viral and L.A. Private Eyes, and also discusses performance art in Berlin as rite of passage.
December 16, 2020
George Heftler - The Best Little Horror House in Philly  George Heftler, host of the Best Little Horror House in Philly podcast, talks about horror movies (mostly his favorites), and much much more.
December 11, 2020
Ethan Minsker - Zine Film Punk Art  Filmmaker/artist/writer/publisher/provocateur Ethan Minsker talks about his work, including the creation of his newly-released documentary Man in Camo.
December 8, 2020
Spanky Was A Punk Rocker  Spanky, the drummer from horror-punk band Dead Vampires, talks about being the subject of the new documentary Spanky Was A Punk Rocker, and shares anecdotes about his creative influences and collecting passions.
December 7, 2020
Galen Howard is the New Normal  Galen Howard is the guy who steals the scenes in music videos. He's appeared in nearly 50 of them, including Justin Timberlake's billion-views YouTube staple Can't Stop The Feeling, Elle King's wall of man-flesh Ex's and Oh's, and Disclosure's Woody Allen-esque retrofuture epic Energy (where he plays a proletarian spermatozoon) to name just a few. But he's also making a name for himself as the quirky character actor who pops up in TV shows such as The Middle, Brooklyn Nine-Nine and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. He also acts in indie dramas, comedies, and even holiday horror movies (Deathcember). In this interview, he talks about life in L.A. as a working actor and ponders the possibilities of cult stardom.
December 5, 2020
Chris Regan - Paintball Massacre English screenwriter Chris Regan talks about writing the upcoming action-slasher horror flick Paintball Massacre!
December 1, 2020
Steven Shaviro - A Cinematic Reunion  Steven Shaviro, PhD talks about film, critical theory, and the days when Seattle was the white-hot center of the universe.
November 24, 2020
Josh Schafer - Eternal Sunshine of the VHS Mind Josh Schafer, Editor-in-Chief of Lunchmeat Magazine, talks about the current state of VHS collecting (and why stickers are so damn cool.)
November 21, 2020
Michael Haberfelner - [re]Search my Trash Screenwriter and prolific movie reviewer Michael Haberfelner talks about his website [re]Search my Trash, and gives a behind-the-scenes look at the making of his films.
November 19, 2020
Dale Fall - Look What The Devil Made Him Do: Declarations of a Dead Vampire Dale "Doc" Fall talks about being the lead singer of Seattle horror-punk band Dead Vampires, as well as the pervasive threat of Skynet, and so much more.
November 16, 2020
Scott Kraynak - The He[art] of Cleveland  Multi-media artist Scott Kraynak talks about his recent exhibit at Gallery + titled THE MINUTIAE OF HUMANITY SHALL OVERCOME THE BEAST, as well as the inspirations behind his vintage photo desecration series, his colored pencil portraits, his political nudes, and his doll deconstruction sculptures. He also has a few things to say about his distaste for cats who kill birds, his undying love for his hometown Cleveland, and that time he gave Barack and Michelle Obama a tour of the Grand Canyon.
November 15, 2020
CJ Walley is Starting a Script Revolution!    Screenwriter/producer CJ Walley talks about the journey that led to the production of his screenplay Break Even, as well as the creation of his popular online screenwriting resource Script Revolution.
November 10, 2020
Dan Kinem - Adjust Your Tracking's 7 Year Itch...a VHS Horror Love Letter Dan Kinem talks about the enduring impact in the VHS collecting community of his 2013 documentary Adjust Your Tracking, plus his undying love for shot-on-video horror movies from the 1980s and '90s, as well as a sneak peak at potential new projects at VHShitfest and Tape Mold 'Zine.
November 9, 2020
Eric Morris Eskenazi - An Insignificant Man
Renaissance man Eric Morris Eskenazi talks about his new book An Insignificant Man, his podcast Erratic Dispatches, and his love for horror movies. LINKS Erratic Dispatches podcast: An Insignificant Man (on Amazon): Brooklyn Digital Media:
November 5, 2020
The Voluptuous Horror of Steve Buscemi
Kelly Hughes talks admiringly with guest co-host JZ Murdock about actor Steve Buscemi (with many sidebars along the way.)
October 29, 2020
Steven Wishnoff - Oz Interrupted
For five seasons, Steven Wishnoff played inmate Tony Masters on the groundbreaking HBO series Oz. In this interview with host Kelly Hughes, Wishnoff shares memories of Oz, plus other career highlights including musical theater in New York, regular appearances on the cult TV series The Richard Bey Show, his self-scripted and produced web series Life Interrupted, his role on Ryan Murphy's upcoming Netflix series Hollywood (and he even indulges Hughes' fascination with fan conventions and autograph signings.) You can learn more about Wishnoff on his website at
October 23, 2020
JZ Murdock - Anthology of Evil 2
Writer/filmmaker JZ Murdock talks about his new book Anthology of Evil 2. Learn more about JZ and his work at: Anthology of Evil 2 is available at Amazon.
October 22, 2020
Stuart Land - Sculpting Sigourney Weaver and Other Tales of a Creative Life
Stuart Land has a unique perspective on the Hollywood moviemaking machine. He sculpted SFX props and models for James Cameron's Aliens and The Abyss, as well as other genre favorites such as Predator, Poltergeist 2, and even Tobe Hooper's Invaders From Mars to name just a few. In this chat with host Kelly Hughes, Land speaks candidly about his creative philosophy, and a career that spans the Vietnam War, adventures in the art world, screenwriting, and his current incarnation as a creator of compelling ebook fiction. ​
October 20, 2020
JZ Murdock: Pennies From Heaven; Gumdrops From Hell
Novelist, screenwriter (and now film director) JZ Murdock talks about adapting his short story Gumdrop City into a movie (as well as other adventures in low-budget filmmaking) with host Kelly Hughes. [Learn more about Murdock and his work at]
March 31, 2020
Jeffrey W. Sass: Lessons Learned From Lloyd Kaufman (and Why Troma Studios is the Ultimate Business School)
Marketer and Troma Entertainment alumnus Jeffrey W. Sass talks about his book Everything I Know about Business and Marketing I Learned from The Toxic Avenger (One Man's Journey to Hell's Kitchen and Back) with host Kelly Hughes. [Learn more about Sass and his films at]
February 26, 2020
Edward Payson: Anti-Hero!
Filmmaker and film festival director Edward Payson gives the inside scoop on low-budget moviemaking with host Kelly Hughes. [Learn more about Payson and his films on his IMDb page:]
February 25, 2020