Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Episode 20: Mr. R.I.N.G. (1975)

Hailed as one of the best "Night Stalker" episodes, Mr. R.I.N.G. has Carl Kolchak writing an obituary for a scientist who happened to be working on a cutting-edge robotics experiment for the Tyrell Corporation. Under the guise of defending America's taxpayers, Carl tracks down Mr. R.I.N.G. (Craig R. Baxley), the titular Frankenstein monster.

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Read about Mr. R.I.N.G. on It Couldn't Happen Here...

Music:
Music by Jerry Fielding, Bob Cobert and John Walker

Sunday, September 2, 2018

Episode 19: The Source (2005) + The Sea (2006)

Mike & Chris discuss the two-part story The Source and The Sea that brought the Kolchak mythology roaring back on the back of the Four Cyclists of the Apocalypse. It's the story of a DEA agent whose wife is on the run from the same forces of evil that plagued Carl and his dead wife.

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Friday, August 3, 2018

Episode 18: Horror in the Heights (1974)

A Jewish neighborhood in Chicago is the new hunting ground for an Indian Rakshasa, a creature that masquerades as the person its victim trusts most. But that's the Rakshasa's problem when Carl is on the case... he doesn't trust anyone.

Screenwriter Richard Hatem (Under Siege 2: Dark Territory, The Mothman Prophecies, Supernatural) join Chris and Mike to discuss this solid episode of The Night Stalker

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Links:
Buy Kolchak: The Night Stalker series on DVD
Visit The Kolchak Tapes Facebook page
Subscribe to The Kolchak Tapes on iTunes
Read about The Spanish Moss Muders on It Couldn't Happen Here...

Music:
Music by Jerry Fielding, Bob Cobert and John Walker

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Monday, July 2, 2018

Episode 17: Malum (2005) + The Energy Eater (1974)


On this episode we discuss Malum (2004) which exemplifies everything Mike & Chris felt was wrong with the re-boot series as well as The Energy Eater (1974) in which Carl battles another invisible monster, this time with the help of William Smith as Jim Elkhorn.

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Links
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Visit The Kolchak Tapes Facebook page
Subscribe to The Kolchak Tapes on iTunes

Monday, June 4, 2018

Episode 16: The Spanish Moss Murder (1974)

Richard Kiel returns as the monster-of-the-week in "The Spanish Moss Murders". This time he's a Peremalfait, a creature springing from the dreams of a man deprived of sleep in a study by Dr. Aaron Pollack (Severn Darden). Carl has to get around police-captain-of-the-week Joe 'Mad Dog' Siska (Keenan Wynn) to investigate the the Cajun busker underbelly of Chicago.

Written by Alvin R. Friedman and David Chase, the episode was directed by Gordon Hessler (The Strange Possession of Mrs. Oliver).

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Links:
Buy Kolchak: The Night Stalker series on DVD
Visit The Kolchak Tapes Facebook page
Subscribe to The Kolchak Tapes on iTunes
Read about The Spanish Moss Muders on It Couldn't Happen Here...

Music:
Music by Jerry Fielding, Bob Cobert and John Walker

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Friday, May 4, 2018

Episode 15: Bad Medicine (1974)

Carl pursues the malevolent Native American spirit of The Diablero (Richard Kiel), a shape-shifter who's stealing the riches of Chicago's dowagers.

We're joined by guest co-host Mike Wallace. This episode features an interview with "Night Stalker" writer John Huff.

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Links:
Buy Kolchak: The Night Stalker series on DVD
Visit The Kolchak Tapes Facebook page
Subscribe to The Kolchak Tapes on iTunes
Read about Bad Medicine on It Couldn't Happen Here...

Music:
Music by Jerry Fielding, Bob Cobert and John Walker

Monday, March 26, 2018

Episode 14: The Burning Man (2005)


Chris Stachiw and Mike White return to the 2005 version of Night Stalker.

Carl tracks down the improbably-named "Terror Man" who seems to be back from the dead and setting fire to those who wronged him in The Burning Man.

Links
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Subscribe to The Kolchak Tapes on iTunes

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