It’s Halloween Times, and we have a veritable pillowcase full of treats in store for you. Joe Dante, the director of Gremlins, The Howling, Pirahan, Matinee, Small Soldiers, Gremlins 2, The Burbs, Twilight Zone: The Movie, the list goes on and on and on. Josh Olson, the Academy Award nominated screen writer for A History of Violence, friend of Harlan Ellison and the current curator of the excellent Trailers From Hell podcast. And Mike Mendez, director of the great, great film Big Ass Spider, Don’t Kill It, Tales Of Halloween, etc. Great guys all, good friends all, super Halloween nerds all.
October 29th is a sweet ass day if you live in Los Angeles. It’s Plan 9 From Outer Space LIVE at Largo on La Cienega. Joining me will be Janet Varney, Paul F. Tompkins, Laraine Newman, Brian Posehn, Jonah Ray, Matt Braunger, Ron Lynch, Deborah Baker, Jr., Nate Mooney, G. Charles Wright with live musical accompaniment by Eban Schletter and stage design by Pam Severns. Go to http://LARGO-LA.com for tickets.
November 1st, season two of Stan Against Evil premieres on IFC. You had to have been living under a rock if your even a casual fan of this podcast and haven’t heard me blather on and on about that. Season one is on Hulu now if you’d like to catch up.
Dana Gould’s live events are on his events page. November 2nd through 4th, 2017, I’ll be at Zanies in Chicago. And I promise, it will be very zany. I swear, it will be zany. November 16th through 18th, it’s back to my hometown of Boston Massachusetts to Laugh Boston, where I’ll be performing with former podcast guests, personal friends, and estimable comedians in their own right, Valerie Tosi and Ken Reid.