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The Pulp Cast

The Pulp Cast

By Hunter S.

The Pulp Cast is home to film reviews, original audio dramas, pop culture discussions, and presentations of tribute to the cultural gems of centuries past. Hunter S. presents passionate odes to pop art cinema, conversations with close friends, short stories told with old school panache, and all the jokes the cast can muster.
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THE SQUEEZE: "Drive" (2011) (ft. Rachel Wainz)
THE SQUEEZE: "Drive" (2011) (ft. Rachel Wainz)
Hunter S. is joined by Rachel Wainz, co-host of the Balls Deep podcast and love of his life, to indulge in a ten year retrospective of the beloved, era defining, ironically dismissed, and much meme'd but never forgotten Drive (2011).  Help the show grow on Patreon Follow the Pulp Cast on Instagram: @thepulpcast Follow Rachel Wainz: @rachelwainz
01:20:16
March 13, 2021
Related Reading: Herbert West - Reanimator (Abridged)
Related Reading: Herbert West - Reanimator (Abridged)
Hungry for a double dip of Lovecraft after our From Beyond review? Sit back and relax with this abridged version of H.P. Lovecraft's early original serialized short stories, which ultimately became the legendary 80's cult classic Re-Animator. A tortured assistant, a deranged scientist, a death defying re-agent, and horror beyond imagination. Presented by Hunter S. Support the show on Patreon: patreon.com/thepulpcast Follow the show on Instagram: @thepulpcast Follow Hunter S. on Twitter: @HunterSpresents
49:30
March 02, 2021
THE SQUEEZE: "From Beyond" (1986) (ft. Jacob Rich)
THE SQUEEZE: "From Beyond" (1986) (ft. Jacob Rich)
Parental Discretion Advised: icky sticky goopy erotic 80's nightmare shlock! This episode contains explicit content of wildly various sorts. That means you, Mom and Dad. This week Hunter S. sits down with longtime friend Jacob Rich @UpNorthGame to talk about Stuart Gordon's cherished follow-up to Re-Animator- the slimy, sexual, skin crawling Lovecraftian explosion of pink lighting gels and cheap sci-fi props that is FROM BEYOND! Follow Hunter S. on Twitter: @HunterSpresents or on Instagram: @thepulpcast Support the show on Patreon: The Pulp Cast
01:06:27
February 26, 2021
THE SQUEEZE: "Assault on Precinct 13" (1976) (ft. Pace Winkels)
THE SQUEEZE: "Assault on Precinct 13" (1976) (ft. Pace Winkels)
Hold your nose and touch your toes, don't reach for the sky, you're just gonna die. The Pulp Cast is back with a new shiny look. This time around Hunter S. sits down with pal and fellow Carpenter disciple Pace Winkels to talk about the fast paced, no-breaks, drum-tight action flick that is secretly a Western and maybe also a zombie movie?? Support The Pulp Cast by becoming a patron on Patreon Follow Hunter S. on Twitter: @HunterSpresents Follow us on Instagram: @thepulpcast
01:13:01
February 19, 2021
THE SQUEEZE: "The Fly" (1986) (ft. Logan Salvadore)
THE SQUEEZE: "The Fly" (1986) (ft. Logan Salvadore)
Hunter is joined by good friend and fellow terror-sex cinema advocate Logan Salvadore to kick off the beloved Spook-tober season with a good old dose of Cronenbergian flesh nightmares and fly hairs. Tangents and brief rants abound as two gentleman try to pull out some collegiate analysis from this exceptionally streamlined and memorable horror flick.  Become a patron and get bonus content: patreon.com/thepulpcast
01:22:32
October 08, 2020
THE SQUEEZE: "Dick Tracy" (1990)
THE SQUEEZE: "Dick Tracy" (1990)
Hunter S. enjoys a heady dose of 90's nostalgia from a star-studded spectacle that has somehow eluded him until now. Tag along for a loose lipped chat about Warren Beatty's big budget cartoon love letter to the famous 1930's fictional yellow-clad lawman. Strap on your radio watch. Grab your tommy-gun. Let's revel in a cop comic strip come to life that doesn't force you to ask the hard questions.  Written and Presented by: Hunter S. Produced by GRIZZLY PULP, Ben Savage Support the show on Patreon and get access to ad-free and bonus content here: https://www.patreon.com/pulpcast Credit to  Giorgio Di Campo for FreeSound Music  used in the episode:  http://freesoundmusic.eu https://www.facebook.com/freemusicfor Dick Tracy: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dick_Tracy Please Vote!: https://www.usa.gov/register-to-vote
26:36
September 26, 2020
THE SQUEEZE: "Attack of the 50 Foot Woman" (1958)
THE SQUEEZE: "Attack of the 50 Foot Woman" (1958)
The year is 2020. Drive-in theaters are somehow cool again. This time on the merry-go-round we touch base with one of the true blue 1950's B-Movie blockbusters and do a minor bit of cultural archaeology. In some ways the past is completely alien. In others it is unchanged. You can put your pencil's and notepads away, this episode is 100% kickback. Present by: Hunter S. Produced by: Ben Savage, GRIZZLY PULP, Samuel Hebert Become a Patron: https://www.patreon.com/thepulpcast Attack of the 50 Foot Woman: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Attack_of_the_50_Foot_Woman Credit to Giorgio Di Campo for FreeSound Music: http://freesoundmusic.eu, https://www.facebook.com/freemusicfor, https://youtube.com/freesoundmusic,
22:59
September 03, 2020
Poetic Justice (ft. The Pulp Cast Players)
Poetic Justice (ft. The Pulp Cast Players)
A peaceful Midwest city. A bank robbery with an unexpected body count. An insurance investigator fueled by cheap scotch and a holy mission of legal exploitation. What melodrama is wrapped up in this tale of poetry, crime, and justice! You'll have to listen to find out.  Written and Presented by: Hunter S.  Starring: Rachel Wainz, Adrian Karnani  Produced by: Ben Savage, GRIZZLY PULP Become a Patreon producer. Get bonus episodes and ad free stuff: https://www.patreon.com/thepulpcast Based on the short stories of Edgar Wallace: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edgar_Wallace Music: Kevin Macleod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 (Thank you Kevin!!!) 
33:55
August 27, 2020
THE SQUEEZE: "Barbarella" (1968) (ft. Arielle Kaplan & Rachel Wainz)
THE SQUEEZE: "Barbarella" (1968) (ft. Arielle Kaplan & Rachel Wainz)
Hunter S. is joined by the wonderful hostresses of Oral History, Rachel Wainz and Arielle Kaplan, to talk about the sexy, somewhat dated, psychedelic space romp Barbarella (1968) starring the unforgettable Jane Fonda. The year is 40,000. After peaceful floating in zero-gravity, astronaut Barbarella lands on the frozen planet Lythion and sets out to find renowned scientist Durand Durand in the City of Night, Sogo, where a new sin is invented every hour. Listen to Oral History here: https://open.spotify.com/show/5PFZ5zoxRREZ5qQMAmP0jQ?si=Z7iD9HV_SvOZqjblaTgdtA Original Barbarella comic here:  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barbarella_(comics) Jane Fonda:  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jane_Fonda Behind the Bastards Podcast, Alfred Hitchcock: https://open.spotify.com/episode/3eVgJxp4PHJY34RqXrAa0N?si=YKrd2mcDSsSC7f633muvTg Credit to Freesound Music for music used in the episode: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvltrqkWATeT1pmZM9UDzYg
54:44
August 12, 2020
THE SQUEEZE: "Under the Silver Lake" (2019)
THE SQUEEZE: "Under the Silver Lake" (2019)
Hunter S. takes an enthusiastic overview of 2019's under-viewed and under-performing potential cult classic in the making - Under the Silver Lake, focusing on its effective production, its theme's surrounding Hollywood idolatry, and its personal resonance to your Pulp Cast host.  Written and presented by Hunter S. Produced by Ben Savage, GRIZZLY PULP (shout out to Grizzly Pulp on their new book release!)  Support the show on Patreon and get access to ad-free and bonus content here: https://www.patreon.com/pulpcast?fan_landing=true Credit to  Giorgio Di Campo for FreeSound Music  used in the episode:  http://freesoundmusic.eu https://www.facebook.com/freemusicfor... https://youtube.com/freesoundmusic original video: https://youtu.be/u6LD_k7ERJA download mp3:https://direct-link.net/49870/Snowfla...
27:10
August 04, 2020
The Last Bottle of Chateau Mimeux (ft. The Pulp Cast Players)
The Last Bottle of Chateau Mimeux (ft. The Pulp Cast Players)
The Pulp Cast presents its newest audio drama presentation. The year is 1958. The place is the underbelly of Hollywood...Los Angeles, California. Gordon Walsh is a powerful man with a lot on his mind, and dark secrets underneath his Malibu mansion. Written and Directed by: Hunter S. Produced by: Ben Savage, GRIZZLY PULP Based on the infamous Edgar Allan Poe short story A Cask of Amontillado: https://americanenglish.state.gov/files/ae/resource_files/the_cask_of_amontillado.pdf Support the show on Patreon and get benefits like Early Access to episodes and Bonus ad free content: https://www.patreon.com/pulpcast?fan_landing=true
22:22
August 01, 2020
THE SQUEEZE: "Swashbuckling Films" (ft. Rachel Wainz)
THE SQUEEZE: "Swashbuckling Films" (ft. Rachel Wainz)
The Extra Squeeze got our first guest! Rachel Wainz from Oral History stops by the show to talk swashbucklin' action adventures with Hunter S. The two cover their mutual excitement over these two turn of the century flicks as well as a flurry of other tangents and topics.  Presented by Hunter. S Produced by: Ben Savage, GRIZZLY PULP You can find out more about the Pulp Cast, Extra Squeeze, or go so far as to support the show while getting early and ad free content here: https://www.patreon.com/pulpcast?fan_landing=true Listen to Oral History, a podcast about seductresses, here: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/oral-history/id1509743481
47:20
August 01, 2020
THE SQUEEZE: "Clash of the Titans" (1981 vs. 2010)
THE SQUEEZE: "Clash of the Titans" (1981 vs. 2010)
This week on the Extra Squeeze: A head to head double feature, a Clash of Crews- Hunter sits down to compare the strengths and weaknesses of the 1981 adventure classic, and its more recent remake which is already...10 years old?!?!...And then one day you find, 10 years have got behind you. No one told you when to run. You missed the starting gun. Presented by: Hunter S,  Produced by: Ben Savage, Mike Monson  Credit to Giorgio Di Campo for FreeSound Music:  http://freesoundmusic.eu, https://www.facebook.com/freemusicfor, https://youtube.com/freesoundmusic,  Original video: https://youtu.be/i7N-iceO8PI Get ad free and bonus content by becoming a patron here: https://www.patreon.com/pulpcast?fan_landing=true Perseus: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Perseus Ray Haryhausen: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ray_Harryhausen Louis Leterrier: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louis_Leterrier
24:27
August 01, 2020
Invaders from Planet 10 (ft. The Pulp Cast Players)
Invaders from Planet 10 (ft. The Pulp Cast Players)
Episode 1 of the Pulp Cast is here! Teleport across the stars with intergalactic fugitives Taylor and David Clay as they encounter unheard of alien life! Entry 1 in our science fiction series The Inner Limits- INVADERS FROM PLANET 10. Written, Produced, and Presented by Hunter Scharf. Co-starring Rachel Wainz from Dollhouse Media (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/oral-history/id1509743481) as Taylor Clay. Based on the public domain short fiction work of John W. Campbell. You can find the story which our episode was based on, Brain-feeders from Mars, alongside many other short fiction works by Campbell here: (https://freeditorial.com/en/books/all).  Credit to musical segments written, recorded and produced by Vodovoz: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cS25lLip6s0&list=RDcS25lLip6s0&start_radio=1&t=0.  The Pulp Cast is an ongoing episodic audio drama for fiction podcast lovers. If you would like to get the most out of our content, or find out how you can help bring the show to life, feel free to checkout our patreon here: https://www.patreon.com/pulpcast?fan_landing=true, but there is an ongoing pandemic, take care of yourselves- enjoy the show :) 
36:15
August 01, 2020
THE SQUEEZE: "Double Indemnity" (1944)
THE SQUEEZE: "Double Indemnity" (1944)
The Pulp Cast presents...EXTRA SQUEEZE! Our home for everything pulp outside the confines of our fictional audio dramas. Whether its movie reviews, guest interviews, discussions, updates, etc. All that juice is coming out in the Extra Squeeze.  This Week:  DOUBLE INDEMNITY (1944)  One of the early Hollywood Classics that put noir on the big screen to both acclaim and controversy! An insurance salesman (Fred MacMurray) allows himself to be charmed by seductive housewife (Barbara Stanwyck) into a deadly scheme that arouses the suspicion of meticulous insurance investigator Barton Keyes (Edward G. Robinson).  The Pulp Cast Presents...EXTRA SQUEEZE  Created and written by: Hunter S.  Producers: Ben Savage (here's looking at you buddy) EXTRA SQUEEZE is bonus content for our patreon subscribers. If you'd like to check out our tiers and see what kind of stuff we got goin' on, you can find us here: https://www.patreon.com/pulpcast?fan_landing=true James M. Cain works available here: http://mysteriouspress.com/blog/now-available-12-ebooks-from-james-m-cain.asp Raymond Chandler: https://www.epubbooks.com/author/raymond-chandler Dasheiell Hammett: https://freeditorial.com/en/books/filter-author/dashiell-hammett Shoutout to Greg and the How to Drink team for inspiring the energy behind this episode and keeping us in good recipes. If you are 21+ or a moonshiner, find out how to make Double Indemnity Fishhouse Punch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ED2xc11WEM Credit to Giorgio Di Campo for the music used in this episode: http://freesoundmusic.eu https://www.facebook.com/freemusicfor... https://youtube.com/freesoundmusicoriginal video: https://youtu.be/i7N-iceO8PI
17:25
August 01, 2020
Confessions of a Wild Heart (ft. The Pulp Cast Players)
Confessions of a Wild Heart (ft. The Pulp Cast Players)
Would you look at that, a pre-premiere early release. Written in lights. Can you picture it? THE PULP CAST will premiere its debut full length episode on 7/3/20, delivering you your necessary dose of nostalgic noir audio thrills, but first! Join your intrepid host Hunter S. for a pleasantly disturbing jaunt down the windy road of suspense with originally written and performed  - CONFESSIONS OF A WILD HEART - a fresh take on Edgar Allen Poe's classic murderous short story TELL TALE HEART.   You can see what kind of wily schemes we are up to at our instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thepulpcast/ Or get in on the action on a whole other level at our patreon: https://www.patreon.com/pulpcast?fan_landing=true Credit to Music By Pedro for the scoring Noire #1 used in this episode. Lots of cool original content. You can find more of his stuff here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCiJIiZWhip07EazCd3BEVHA
23:04
August 01, 2020