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The Silent Time of Mark Viniello – Episode 93 12/19/18

On this episode (our last of 2018), Frank and Len welcome back the incredible Mark Viniello.  Mark is currently working on a ton of NDA stuff, but he's still able to talk about some of the incredible projects he's worked on in his illustrious career. We cover a lot of ground in this … Continue Reading ››

Len and Frank’s 2017 CreatureGeek Wrap-up – EPISODE 81 – 12/31/17

Frank’s new shop, follow-up of Frank leaving Tested, Last Jedi spoilers, what large companies could do to fan-driven fabrication and how to get on our show. 

Mike Hill Takes On Werewolves – Episode 79 – 11/10/17

Frank and Len close the classic monster trilogy of podcasts by covering one of our favorite topics, werewolves.  And we've brought in werewolf expert and master sculptor Mike Hill to chat about lycanthropes. We also look at these lists of favorite werewolf film from Paste Magazine and Den of Geek and … Continue Reading ››

Kevin McTurk and The Haunted Swordsman – Episode 77 -9/29/17

Kevin McTurk joins us tonight, a prolific special effects and creature technician who has worked for shops like Stan Winston, WETA and Jim Henson's Creature Shop and has lent to talents to projects like Peter Jackson's King Kong, Iron Man 1 and 2, Jurassic Park and last summer's runaway hit for Netflix, Stranger Things. He's … Continue Reading ››

Leonard Engelman Gets Our Vote – Episode 74 -8/18/17


Today's guest is one of the most iconic and recognized makeup artists in the industry, Leonard Engelman. He has been working professionally for over fifty years and has lent his talent to such films as Rocky, Ghostbusters, Heat and Batman Forever, … Continue Reading ››

Bendy Bonnie Morgan Bends In – Episode 72 -7/14/17

Today, Frank and Len welcome Bonnie Morgan. Bonnie is a talented actress, a daring stunt woman and an extraordinary contortionist who is probably best known for her role as the weirdly contorted Samara from The Ring Two and Rings 3. Her acting and stuntwork has been featured in such films … Continue Reading ››

The Thatcher Method – Episode 39 – 5/20/16

On this episode (our longest show ever), we chat with director/producer/writer/puppeteer Kirk Thatcher. Kirk shares some wine with us and talks about his wacky route from making molds and creatures to directing next to legends like Leonard Nimoy, hanging out in the editing room with George Lucas and working closely … Continue Reading ››