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Two lifelong friends, a special FX makeup artist and a local news reporter, shake their fists at movies & TV and whatever else comes up. Formerly called 'The Mobile Horror Companion.' 

May 29, 2022

We discuss the negative reactions to our 'Harry Knowles' episode, then lodge our complaints against Obi-Wan Kenobi, Stranger Things 4, Better Call Saul, Jackass 4.5, Bill Maher & QT, We Own This City, and the first Top Gun.

#Kenobi #BetterCallSaul #StrangerThings4

May 22, 2022

How did the culture get to this point, where movies, and to a rapidly growing extent, television, are dominated by pretty much three IPs: Star Wars, Marvel and DC?

It is not as simple as “Marvel movies make money.”

Episode five of the podcast "Downlowd: The Rise and Fall of Harry Knowles," explains how it happened....

May 13, 2022

Back in February, legendary actor Sam Elliott said some weirdly mean stuff about Jane Campion's 'Power of the Dog.'

Then, more than a month later, he made an ever weirder apology that opened with blaming podcast host Marc Maron. 

It's weird, dude. 

May 6, 2022

A charity roundtable! The Valley Indy (a nonprofit indie news org) plays host to John from The Pint: A Pop Culture Podcast, John Marini from Sci-Fi at The Strand, Scary Larry Dwyer from CT Cult Classics, and Brian Spears from Insufferable Bastards.

Topics: an actual VHS video store in Shelton, CT; two double features in...