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Mary Shelly’s FRANKENSTEIN: A Celebration 200 Years In The Making!



It’s often credited as the first “monster” book. The granddaddy of all monsters.  A novel that dared to ask the questions of not only the moral implications of “playing God” but also what is the purpose of life?  What basic human needs are most important?  What lengths will we go to defend and or avenge them?  And what actual right do we have to any of it?

For over 200 hundred years it has spawned hundreds of film, television, stage and comic book adaptations. Inspired countless concepts that are now so associated with horror lore they are one with the genre. And influenced hundreds of creators, artists and storytellers to peak behind the dark side of science as well as the consequences of human curiosity.  We are of course talking about Mary Shelley’s masterpiece Frankenstein, The Modern Prometheus.

Join us as we dive into the history and legacy of the greatest monster of them all and celebrate the 200th birthday of Victor Frankenstein, The Creature and Shelley’s triumphant horror novel and discover why, after 200 years, it is still alive!…here on this special episode of 2GuysTalkingHorror.

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— Mary Shelly’s Novel https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frankenstein https://www.amazon.com/Frankenstein-Mary-Shelley/dp/0486282112

— Famous Monsters Of Filmland Magazine https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Famous_Monsters_of_Filmland https://www.famousmonsters.com/

— Forrest J Ackerman https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forrest_J_Ackerman

— The Titan Prometheus https://www.ancient.eu/Prometheus/

— Percy Shelly https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Percy_Bysshe_Shelley

— Lord Byron https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lord_Byron

— Paradise Lost https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paradise_Lost

— Frankenstein 1910 YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HZ-OrfJHHro

— Frankenstein 1931 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frankenstein_(1931_film)

— Boris Karloff https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000472/bio

— 2GuysTalkingHorror Presents The Universal Monsters! COMING SOON

— Hammer Films https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hammer_Film_Productions http://www.hammerfilms.com/

— Curse of Frankenstein https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0050280/

— Peter Cushing https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001088/?ref_=tt_cl_t1

— Tales of Tomorrow https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0043238/

— The Adams Family https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Addams_Family

— The Munsters https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Munsters

— Mockingbird Lane https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mockingbird_Lane https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E4Cn1tQaUkM

— Frankenstein play opens in St. Louis http://www.repstl.org/archive/detail/frankenstein

— Frankenstein Unbound https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0099612/

— The Bride https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0088851/?ref_=nv_sr_4

— Alice Cooper http://www.alicecooper.com/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alice_Cooper

— Feed My Frankenstein https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NO2cHJmDkBg

— DC Comics Frankenstein’s Monster http://dc.wikia.com/wiki/Frankenstein_(New_Earth)

— Marvel Comics Frankenstein’s monster http://marvel.wikia.com/wiki/Frankenstein%27s_Monster_(Earth-616)

— Classics Illustrated https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Classics_Illustrated https://www.amazon.com/Frankenstein-Classics-Illustrated-26/dp/B000XK8HPM

— Dell Comics movie classics https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dell_Comics https://www.mycomicshop.com/search?TID=190961

— Return of the Wolf Man https://www.amazon.com/Return-Wolf-Man-Jeff-Rovin/dp/0425165760

— Dark Universe https://www.denofgeek.com/us/movies/universal-monsters/255097/complete-upcoming-dark-universe-monsters-movie-schedule

— The Shape of Water https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5580390/

— Steve Niles https://www.steveniles.com/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steve_Niles

— Criminal Macabre https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Criminal_Macabre:_A_Cal_McDonald_Mystery

— The Eyes Of Frankenstein https://www.amazon.com/Criminal-Macabre-Frankenstein-Steve-Niles/dp/1616553030

— Jack Pierce https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jack_Pierce_(make-up_artist)

— Glenn Strange https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glenn_Strange

— Christopher Lee https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000489/bio

— Flesh and Blood https://www.amazon.com/Flesh-Blood-Hammer-Heritage-Horror/dp/B0002W4TV2

— Terence Fisher https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terence_Fisher

— Tales of Frankenstein https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0247751/

— Bernie Wrightson http://berniewrightson.com/ https://www.amazon.com/Bernie-Wrightsons-Frankenstein-Wollstonecraft-Shelley/dp/1595822003

— Tom Noonan https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0006888/?ref_=tt_cl_t5

— 2GuysTalkingHorror’s Perspective Review of The Monster Squad https://www.2gtdatacore.com/the-monster-squad-1987-perspective-review/

— Penny Dreadful https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2628232/?ref_=nv_sr_1

— Aurora Monster model kits https://www.classic-monsters.com/aurora-monster-models/

Vocabulary:
— Monster Kid = A term coined by young horror fans in the 50’s and 60’s, someone who lovers monster/horror/sci-fi movies at a young age and still does in adulthood.

— Alchemy = A power or process that changes or transforms something in a mysterious or impressive way

Calls to the Audience Inside this Episode:

— What are YOUR memories of reading Frankenstein for the first time?  Tell us now!

— What is YOUR favorite adaptation of Mary Shelly’s novel? Share with us here!

— Who’s YOUR favorite film/TV Frankenstein Monster? We Want To Know!

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A Crash Course in Horror Part 1



When it comes to tracing the roots of the horror genre, one need not look any further than their local library. The foundation of everything we know and love about horror can be found in the pages of some of the greatest literary works. It’s also no surprise that most of the classic horror films are based off of those outstanding works. If not for the imaginations of long dead writers, we would not be blessed with the films of the early twentieth century. And if not for the brilliance of those early filmmakers, we would not have the likes of Freddy, Jason or Michael on our movie screens. Literature feeds into film and film feeds into literature. Inspiration, imagination and terror… Mmmm, a recipe horror fans can savor. Step on up to the buffet of butchery as we serve a double helping of horrific history on 2GuysTalking Horror!

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— Killers By Nature http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0463331/

— Grimm Fairy Tales http://press.princeton.edu/titles/10300.html

— Mary Shelly’s Frankenstine https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frankenstein

— Bram Stoker’s Dracula https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dracula

— Robert Louis Stevenson https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Louis_Stevenson

— H.G. Wells https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/H._G._Wells

— Gaston Leroux https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gaston_Leroux

— Edgar Allan Poe https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edgar_Allan_Poe

— H.P. Lovecraft https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/H._P._Lovecraft

— Richard Matheson https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Matheson

— Thomas Harris https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Harris

— William Peter Blatty https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Peter_Blatty

— Anne Rice https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anne_Rice

— Dean Koontz https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dean_Koontz

— Stephenie Meyer https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stephenie_Meyer

— R.L. Stine https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/R._L._Stine

— Jim Butcher https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jim_Butcher

— Doctor Strange https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Doctor_Strange

— Harry Potter https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harry_Potter

— Stephen King https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stephen_King

— IT http://www.amazon.com/It-Stephen-King/dp/0451169514

— ‘Salem;s Lot http://www.amazon.com/Salems-Lot-Stephen-King/dp/0307743675

— Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scary_Stories_to_Tell_in_the_Dark

— Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1908 Silent Film) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dr._Jekyll_and_Mr._Hyde_(1908_film

— Frankenstine (1910 Silent film) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frankenstein_(1910_film)

— The Golem https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Golem_(1915_film)

— The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0010323/

— The Hunchback of Notre Dame https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Hunchback_of_Notre_Dame_(1923_film)

— The Phantom of the Opera https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Phantom_of_the_Opera_(1925_film)

— Nosferatu http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0013442/

— The Universal Monsters https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Universal_Monsters

— Dracula http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0021814/

— Frankenstine http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0021884/

— Bride of Frankenstine http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0026138/

— James Whale https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Whale

— The Mummy http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0023245/

— The Wolf Man http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0034398/

— Creature From The Black Lagoon http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0046876/

— The Invisible Man http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0024184/

— The Phantom of the Opera (1943) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0036261/

— Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1931) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0022835/

— Man Made Monster http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0033879/

— This Island Earth http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0047577/

— The Black Cat http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0024894/

— Val Lewton https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Val_Lewton

— The Leopard Man http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0036104/

— The Cat People http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0034587/

— Isle of the Dead http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0037820/

— The Body Snatcher http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0037549/

— Bedlam http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0038343/

— The Thing From Another World http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0044121/

— The Beast From 20,000 Fathoms http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0045546/

— Ray Harryhausen https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ray_Harryhausen

— King Kong http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0024216/

— Godzilla http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0047034/

— Raymond Burr https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raymond_Burr

— Godzilla 1985 http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0087344/?ref_=tt_rec_tti

— William Castle https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Castle

— House On Haunted Hill (1959) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0051744/

— The Tingler http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0053363/

— 13 Ghosts (1960) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0053559/

— Matinee http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0107529/

— Joe Dante http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001102/?ref_=tt_ov_dr

— John Goodman http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000422/?ref_=tt_ov_st_sm

— Roger Cormen https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roger_Corman

— The Little Shop Of Horrors (1960) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0054033/

— American International Pictures (A.I.P.) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_International_Pictures

— Alfred Hitchcock https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alfred_Hitchcock

— Psycho http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0054215/?ref_=nm_knf_i1

— The Birds http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0056869/?ref_=nm_flmg_dr_8

— Vertigo http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0052357/?ref_=nm_knf_i2

— Rope http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0040746/?ref_=nm_flmg_dr_26

— Rear Window http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0047396/?ref_=nm_knf_i3

— North By North West http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0053125/?ref_=nm_knf_i4

— George A. Remero https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_A._Romero

— Night of the Living Dead http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0063350/

— Hammer Studios http://www.hammerfilms.com/

— Hammer Films https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hammer_filmography

— Tim Burton http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000318/

— Sleepy Hollow http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0162661/?ref_=nm_flmg_dr_14

— Sweeney Todd http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0408236/?ref_=nm_flmg_dr_8

— The Quatermass Trilogy http://www.amazon.com/Quatermass-Trilogy-Collection-Quaretmass-Experiment/dp/B000TJGPTM

— John Carpenter https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Carpenter

— Wes Craven https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wes_Craven

— Tobe Hooper https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tobe_Hooper

— Clive Barker https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clive_Barker

— Sam Raimi https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sam_Raimi

— Ridley Scott https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ridley_Scott

— David Cronenberg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Cronenberg

— Sean S. Cunningham https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sean_S._Cunningham

— Steven Spielberg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steven_Spielberg

— JAWS http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0073195/

— Cujo http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0085382/?ref_=nv_sr_1

— Rosemary’s Baby http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0063522/

— The Exorcist http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0070047/?ref_=nv_sr_4

— The Omen http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0075005/?ref_=nv_sr_1

— The Amityville Horror http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0078767/?ref_=nv_sr_2

— The Shining http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0081505/?ref_=nv_sr_1

— The Evil Dead Franchise https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Evil_Dead_(franchise)

— Poltergeist http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0084516/

— Hellraiser http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0093177/?ref_=nv_sr_1

— Piranha http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0078087/?ref_=tt_rec_tt

— Gremlins http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0087363/?ref_=nm_knf_i1

— The Howling http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0082533/?ref_=nv_sr_1

— An American Werewolf In London http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0082010/?ref_=nv_sr_5

— The Lost Boys http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0093437/?ref_=nv_sr_1

— Fright Night http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0089175/?ref_=nv_sr_1

— Chris Sarandon http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001697/?ref_=tt_cl_t1

— Child’s Play http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0094862/?ref_=nm_knf_i4

— The Texas Chain Saw Massacre http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0072271/?ref_=nv_sr_2

— Halloween http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0077651/?ref_=nv_sr_2

— A Nightmare On Elm Street http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0087800/?ref_=nv_sr_1

— Freddy vs Jason http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0329101/?ref_=nv_sr_1

— Se7en http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0114369/?ref_=nv_sr_1

— Scream http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0117571/?ref_=nv_sr_2

— I Know What You Did Last Summer http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0119345/?ref_=nv_sr_1

— Anaconda http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0118615/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1

— Sharknado http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2724064/?ref_=nv_sr_2

— The Blair Witch Project http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0185937/?ref_=nv_sr_1

— The Sixth Sense http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0167404/?ref_=nv_sr_1

— 28 Days Later http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0289043/?ref_=nv_sr_1

— Dawn of the Dead (2004) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0363547/?ref_=nv_sr_2

— 28 Weeks Later http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0463854/?ref_=nv_sr_2

— Saw http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0387564/?ref_=nv_sr_2

— New Saw Film In The Works? http://www.denofgeek.com/movies/saw/38849/saw-8-happening-lionsgate-hires-new-writers

— Paranormal Activity series http://horrorfreaknews.com/paranormal-actries-explained

— Zombieland http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1156398/

— Shaun of the Dead http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0365748/?ref_=nv_sr_1

— James Wan http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1490123/?ref_=nv_sr_2

— Insidious series https://www.themoviedb.org/collection/228446-insidious-collection?language=en

— The Conjuring http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1457767/

Calls to the Audience Inside this Episode:

— What is your favorite classic horror monster? Tell us now!

— Who’s your favorite slasher movie killer? Tell us now!

—  What did we leave out in our trip through horror history? Tell us now! 

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Nicholas J. Hearne - The Host of The 2GuysTalkingHorror PodcastNicholas J. Hearne: Blessed with an overactive imagination, Nick spent his early years absorbing as much pop culture as possible. From comic books to television, films, sci-fi, fantasy, horror – if it was great storytelling, he assimilated it! From early adolescence to adulthood, Nick spent his time honing his acting and writing skills, starring on stage and screen across the Midwest. In recent years, Nick has started his own comic book company, Archlight Comics, and is also a founder of Archlight Studios, both with longtime friend Jason Contini, and has become a skilled podcast editor and co-host aboard a number of different podcast efforts.

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