The John Carpentcast

A weekly film discussion podcast where hosts Nicholas Edward Jones and Christopher R. Smith talk through the filmography of director John Carpenter.
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Oct 28, 2016
Episode Six: The Fog (1980)

Something eerie approaches from the horizon as Cecil Laird of The Horror Show podcast joins Nick and Chris to talk about Carpenter's 1980 chiller The Fog. Lock your doors, shutter your windows, and pour yourself a drink stiff enough for a priest with a dark secret.


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Oct 21, 2016
Episode 5B: Elvis, Part 2 (1979)

Our humble hero from Tupelo, Mississippi has finally achieved his dreams of music stardom. But will fame and fortune change the boy? Things end up turning out alright for this guy, right? Liz Bradley is back with Nick and Chris for the thrilling conclusion of Carpenter's 1979 TV mini-series Elvis.


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Oct 14, 2016
Episode 5A: Elvis, Part 1 (1979)

Liz Bradley returns to The John Carpentcast for Part 1 of Elvis. This ABC mini-series was big event television in 1979, and stars Kurt Russell as the titular King and Shelly Winters as his doting mama. Grab a fried peanut butter-banana sandwich and some amphetamines and hear the tale of the man and his music. Join us next week for Part 2.


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Oct 7, 2016
Episode Four: Someone's Watching Me! (1978)

This week, Nick and Chris are joined by author and film critic Hal C.F. Astell from the Apocalypse Later movie blog. The film is a John Carpenter rarity, Someone's Watching Me!, the 1978 made-for-TV Hitchcockian psycho-thriller, which was widely unavailable to audiences until 2007. Turn down the lights and make sure you're comfortable behind your telescope to join us for Carpenter's first foray onto the small screen.


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