Special Guests: Mary Harron, Guinevere Turner, Roberta Hanley
Guest Co-Hosts: David Rodgers Paula Guthat

Based on the controversial book by , American Psycho (2000) tells the tale of Wall Street's Patrick Bateman (Christian Bale), his murderous rampage, and the world of the late 1980s Manhattan.

The episode features interviews with one of the original screenwriters, Roberta Hanley, along with the film's director, Mary Harron and co-screenwriter / actress .

David Rodgers and Cinema Detroit's Paula Guthat join Mike to discuss yuppie scum and how American Psycho still resonates today.


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Links:
Buy American Psycho on DVD
Buy American Psycho by Bret Easton Ellis
Buy American Psycho (Original London Cast Recording)
Read Bret & Me, Or How I Didn’t End Up Directing American Psycho by Stuart Gordon
Read In Defense of American Psycho 2 by Chris Alexander
Read The Female Gaze of ‘American Psycho’: How Mary Harron Made Fantasy Into Timeless Satire by Angelica Jade Bastien
Read Mary Harron Narrates a Scene From ‘American Psycho’ by Mekado Murphy
Read How Mary Harron made a feminist film out of American Psycho by Joe Blevins

Music:
"Psycho Killer" - Talking Heads
"In the Air Tonight" - Phil Collins
"This Must Be the Place" - Miles Fisher
"Devil Inside" - INXS
"Psycho" - Eddie Noack
"Hip to Be Square" - Huey Lewis & The News

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6/20/2017

Mike guests on the latest episode of the Cinema Beef Podcast to discuss three fictional bands. First up is David Chase's Not Fade Away (2012) followed by Lou Adler's Ladies and Gentlemen, The Fabulous Stains (1982), and last but certainly not least is John Cameron Mitchell's Hedwig & The Angry Inch (2001).

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Links:
Buy Ladies and Gentlemen, The Fabulous Stains
Buy Hedwig & The Angry Inch on DVD
Join the Cinema Beef Facebook group
Follow Gary Hill on Twitter

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6/15/2017

Guest Co-Host: Joe Yanick

Wings of Desire, the 1987 film from Wim Wenders, stars Bruno Ganz as Damiel and Otto Sander as Cassiel, two angels out of many that watch over Berlin. They are immortal observers, watching the goings-on of the myriad people around them. Yet, they can never experience the full world in which the humans live. They know not taste, touch, feeling, or love...

Small Screen Cinema's Joe Yanick joins Mike to discuss Peter Falk, the sequel Faraway, So Close!, and the American remake City of Angels on this episode.

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Links:
Buy Wings of Desire on Blu-Ray
Buy books by Wim Wenders
Visit the official Wim Wenders website

Music:
"Heaven Must Be Missing An Angel" - The Travares
"What's On Your Mind" - Information Society
"From Her to Eternity" - Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds

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6/13/2017

Mike joins Doug Tilley and Liam O'Donnell for an episode of Eric Roberts is the F$%&ing Man for the return of Frank D'Angelo to the show with a look at his STAR-STUDDED examination of the American housing crisis No Deposit (2015), which features Michael Paré, Peter Coyote, Michael Madsen, Daniel Baldwin, Art Hindle's gut, Robert Loggia, Margot Kidder, Frank D'Angelo, and Eric Roberts.

But, before that, we take a look at the shockingly-entertaining thriller La Cucaracha (1998), which features Eric Roberts eating a COCKROACH! YUM!

IT’S NICE TO BE GREAT, BUT IT’S GREAT TO BE NICE!

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Download (Duration: 1:29:27 — 71.8MB)

Links:
Subscribe to Eric Roberts is the F$%&ing Man: iTunes | Android | RSS
Follow Eric Roberts is the F$%&ing Man on Twitter
Chat Eric Roberts is the F$%&ing Man (or anything else) on the Facebook group
Read about the Frank D'Angelo cinematic universe
Stream La Cucaracha via Amazon Video

Music:
“South of the Border” by Dean Martin
“Hallelujah” by Frank D’Angelo
“Reel Ten” by The Plugz

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6/13/2017

Special Guests: Jeffrey Schwarz

On this special episode of The Projection Booth, Mike talks with Jeffrey Schwarz about his latest documentary, The Fabulous Allan Carr (2017) which follows the life and career of producer and caftan enthusiast Allan Carr. We discuss his triumphs like Grease and La Cage aux Folles as well as Grease 2 and Can't Stop the Music.

Links:
Visit the official The Fabulous Allan Carr website
Be sure to like The Fabulous Allan Carr on Facebook
Follow @allancarrmovie on Twitter
Buy Party Animals: A Hollywood Tale of Sex, Drugs, and Rock 'n' Roll Starring the Fabulous Allan Carr by Robert Hofler
Buy The Guttenberg Bible: A Memoir by Steve Guttenberg

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Music:
"Score Tonight" - Grease 2 Soundtrack
"Magic Night" - The Village People

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6/12/2017

Special Guests: Lydia Tenaglia

On this special episode of The Projection Booth, Mike talks to Lydia Tenaglia about her film Jeremiah Tower: The Last Magnificent (2016), a documentary about culinary pioneer Jeremiah Tower and his travels and travails.

Ms. Tenaglia also shares stories of her early career; working on medical reality shows (Trauma: Life in the ER) and her role in bringing Anthony Bourdain to television.

Links:
Visit the official Jeremiah Tower: The Last Magnificent website
Visit the official Zero Point Zero website
Buy Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain

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Music:
"Cooking Time Of An Egg" - Madison Dyke

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6/09/2017

Special Guest: Glynn Turman
Guest Co-Hosts: Thomas Barker, Chris Stachiw

Based on a book by , Don Coscarelli's John Dies at the End (2012) stars Chase Williamson as a character named David Wong while Rob Mayes plays the titular John. The film chronicles the otherworldly adventures of Dave and John as they ingest a new drug, Soy Sauce, and travel to other dimensions.

Special guest Glynn Turman plays Detective Lawrence Appleton in the film. He discusses his "accidental" career and his groundbreaking appearance in "Peyton Place" as well as some of his favorite roles in Cooley High, The Serpent's Egg, and more.

Chris Stachiw and Thomas Barker join Mike to discuss the film as well as some of the other works from Don Coscarelli.

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Links:
Buy John Dies at the End on Blu-Ray
Buy John Dies at the End by David Wong
Follow Don Coscarelli on Twitter
Like Don Coscarelli on Facebook
Visit the official David Wong website
Visit the John Dies at the End Magnet website
Visit the movie website
Visit the Phantasm website
Listen to the Shock Wave interview with Don Coscarelli

Music:
Soundtrack - Brian Tyler

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6/06/2017

Special Guests: Jad Smith

On this special episode of The Projection Booth, Mike talks with Professor Jad Smith about his book, Alfred Bester, part of the University of Illinois Press series, Masters of Science Fiction.

Bester, a master craftsman of prose, is best known for his seminal sci-fi books The Stars My Destination and The Demolished Man.

Links:
Buy Alfred Bester by Jad Smith
Buy The Stars My Destination by Alfred Bester
Buy The Demolished Man by Alfred Bester

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Music:
"Blue Jaunte" - Pistonsbeneath
"The Stars Our Destination" - Stereolab
"Tiger! Tiger!" - The Lord Weird Slough Feg
"Blue Jaunte" - The Amberjacks

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6/05/2017