Sun, 29 September 2019
MONSTER PARTY TAKES A WIDE EYED LOOK AT ONE OF JAPAN'S MOST POPULAR EXPORTS!
JAMES GONIS, SHAWN SHERIDAN, LARRY STROTHE, and MATT WEINHOLD, explore a Japanese cultural phenomenon that continues to entertain, influence, and astound! You are about to enter the wondrous world of... ANIME!!!
Now, with a topic is huge, there was no way we could cover every great anime film or TV show. So if we left something you love out, please don't be mad! That being said, we do cover a wide swath of anime history! This includes many early anime TV shows, groundbreaking feature films, and a list of our personal favorites.
Joining us for this exciting and provocative discussion, is an artist, writer, and game designer, who is currently the creative director at HARMONY GOLD! You know, the people who brought us friggin' ROBOTECH! MONSTER PARTY is beyond proud to welcome... TOMMY YUNE! (ROBOTECH, THE JOURNEYMAN PROJECT, BUSTER THE AMAZING BEAR, SPEED RACER, RACER X, FX FIGHTER, GEN 13, SUPERMAN Y2K)
WARNING: This episode contains quite a few spoilers, so please listen responsibly.
And stick around after the end music, for some extra anime chat about eating a piece of someone's head. Seriously.
Direct download: Monster_Party_Anime_Tommy_Yune.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:55pm PDT
Thu, 12 September 2019
MONSTER PARTY MIXES UP A CATACLYSMIC COCKTAIL OF CATASTROPHE!
In this episode, JAMES GONIS, SHAWN SHERIDAN, LARRY STROTHE, and MATT WEINHOLD, ask questions like, "Is there such a thing as too many movie stars?" and "What is SENSURROUND, and is it really necessary?" These questions and more, will be answered in an episode that celebrates... DISASTER MOVIES!!!
We're talkin' earthquakes, burning skyscrapers, planet pulverizing meteors, capsized ocean liners, atom bombs, hurricanes, killer bees, and MORE!
Joining us for this intoxicating tribulation, is an author whose recent book, THE FANTASY WORLDS OF IRWIN ALLEN, honors Hollywood's one and only "master of disaster." MONSTER PARTY is proud to welcome for the first time... JEFF BOND! (THE MUSIC OF STAR TREK, FILM SCORE MONTHLY, GEEK MONTHLY, THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER, CINEFANTASTIQUE, THE ART OF STAR TREK: THE KELVIN TIMELINE)
If you'd like to purchase, THE FANTASY WORLDS OF IRWIN ALLEN (and I mean, why wouldn't you?), go to https://creaturefeatures.com/shop/books/the-fantasy-worlds-of-irwin-allen/
Be envy of your friends... before it's too late!
Direct download: Monster_Party_Disaster_Movies_Jeff_Bond.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:33pm PDT
Sun, 1 September 2019
IT'S OUR 150TH EPISODE! AND IT'S ANOTHER FREE-FOR-ALL, THAT'S FREE FOR ALL!
JAMES GONIS, LARRY STROTHE, SHAWN SHERIDAN, and MATT WEINHOLD, celebrate their 150th episode of MONSTER PARTY with a listener favorite. Once again, we break open the nerd pinata, when... TOPIC FREE-FOR-ALL STRIKES BACK!!!
If you don't know how this game goes, the guys pull random topic ideas from a plastic skull, and are forced to discuss them at cocktail-point. Needless to say, this is an that episode provides the listener with a petrifying potpourri of pulse pounding possibilities!
Joining us on this terror train of topics, is a man who is special effects make-up wizard, monster sculptor, and genre artist supreme! MONSTER PARTY welcomes back long time friend of the show... MARK TAVARES! (WISHMASTER, FROM DUSK TILL DAWN, LAND OF THE DEAD, PHANTOMS, CHILD'S PLAY 3, THE WALKING DEAD, DON POST STUDIOS, and A GAZILLION MORE CREDITS!)
Volunteering for topic pulling duty is Marks' wife (a genre expert in her own right), the lovely and charming... ERIN HAGGERTY!
Warn your friends! The topic for our 150th episode is "legion", for it is many!
Direct download: Monster_Party_Topic_Free-For-All_Strikes_Back_Mark_Tavares.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:46pm PDT