Fri, 8 November 2019
MONSTER PARTY LOOKS AT THE LIGHTER SIDE OF SCI-FI!
JAMES GONIS, SHAWN SHERIDAN, LARRY STROTHE, and MATT WEINHOLD, all share a deep love for speculative fiction. But making science fiction funny, or even amusing, is apparently not as easy as it looks. The MONSTER PARTY gang gets to the bottom of all this, with an episode featuring the on-the-nose title of... SCI-FI COMEDY!!!
Following in the footsteps of the HORROR COMEDY episode we did a few years back, this podcast explores what makes a sci-fi comedy successful. We dissect the most obvious examples like SPACEBALLS, GALAXY QUEST, THE HITCHHIKER'S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY, GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY, THE ORVILLE, and RED DWARF, but also dive deep into some of the more obscure science fiction related comedies. As per usual, be ready to add a bunch more titles to your must see list!
Helping us sift the futuristic fun from the fails, is a mega-talented filmmaker, actor, and comic book writer, who has brought us titles featuring such genre favorites as VAMPIRELLA, BETTIE PAGE, and ELVIRA! MONSTER PARTY is proud to welcome for the first time... DAVID AVALLONE! (THE SECRET DIARY OF BETTIE PAGE, DRAWING BLOOD, ZORRO: SWORDS OF BLOOD, ELVIRA: MISTRESS OF THE DARK, DOC SAVAGE: RING OF FIRE, THE SHADOW)
The future is going to be hilarious! Right? ...sigh.