Damn Dirty Geeks

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The geek-driven podcast where a group of film industry pros and Special Guests discuss all aspects of genre entertainment. So expect a lot of talk about classic horrors, dinosaurs, black lagoons, monsters from the Id, time lords, final frontiers, galaxies far, far away and, of course, planets where apes evolved from men.

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http://www.damndirtygeeks.com
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The geek-driven podcast where a group of film industry pros and Special Guests discuss all aspects of genre entertainment. So expect a lot of talk about classic horrors, dinosaurs, black lagoons, monsters from the Id, time lords, final frontiers, galaxies far, far away and, of course, planets where apes evolved from men.
Language
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2019-09-03 21:03
last episode published
2019-09-02 22:07
publication frequency
29.33 days
Contributors
Damn Dirty Geeks author  
Scott Weitz owner  
Explicit
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Number of Episodes
59
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Episodes

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Julia Ann Emery Talks PREACHER, Star Wars and more Part 1

In Part 1 of a special two-part episode, the Damn Dirty Geeks welcome the amazing Julie Ann Emery! Having appeared on such hit shows as FARGO, BETTER CALL SAUL, CATCH-22 and the insane AMC series PREACHER, this versatile actress has demonstrated an abi...
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Pruitt Taylor Vince and Jennifer Lynn Warren: Part 3

In the third and final installment, we resolve our Part 2 cliffhanger with our in-depth conversation with Jennifer Lynn Warren and Pruitt Taylor Vince. We also begin with an emotional discussion about the BBC Dr. Who series. Jennifer is moved to tears ...
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Pruitt Taylor Vince and Jennifer Lynn Warren Part 2

In Part Two of our conversation with actors Pruitt Taylor Vince and Jennifer Lynn Warren, we tackle the trickier aspects of film and stage acting. Jennifer discusses the difficult transitions of taking on an emotionally challenging character, and Pruit...
9.02.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/b/8/1/8/b818580fde25cb07/DDG_itunes_cover.jpg

WHAT ABOUT BLOB?

Get ready to make the clingiest friend you’ll ever meet! It’s the most absorbing Cross-Stream from Damn Dirty Geeks and The Revival Leagueyet: “What About Blob?” A satire inspired by Irvin Yeaworth's 1958 film THE BLOB and Frank Oz's 1991 film WHAT ABO...
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Pruitt Taylor Vince & Jennifer Lynn Warren: Part 1

The Damn Dirty Geeks had so much fun talking career projects, favorite movies, geek inspirations and monsters with our two special guests, Jennifer Lynn Warrenand Pruitt Taylor Vince-- we recorded for over three hours -- that we had to split their podc...
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Meet the Revival League

Our own Frank Dietz recently flew the Damn Dirty Geekjet to Colorado to visit with members of The Revival League Podcast -- Greg Tally, Robb Maynard, Ron McAdams and Jackey Neyman Jones, the actress who survived playing young Debbie in the notorious MS...
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DDG & The Revival League present 'Shorts in a Bunch: Back to School!'

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT! There are some exciting changes coming to the Damn Dirty Geeks podcast! We are pleased to announce that the Damn Dirty Geeks podcast is teaming up with the The Revival Leaguepodcast to bring you something a bit different from our ...
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Uncle Ira's Basement: INVASION OF THE BODY SNATCHERS

Hey Damn Dirty Geeks fans, look what’s back! It’s a new episode of “Uncle Ira’s Basement!” Frank Dietz, Scott and Trish take a look at the film from which we coined the name of this series. Uncle Ira, played by actor Tom Fadden, is a character in this ...
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That Tom Everett Scott Thing We Do

The Damn Dirty Geeks recently enjoyed a podcasting evening of laughs and great stories with actor and friend of the show, Tom Everett Scott. Tom's stories of his career starring in an impressive range of horror, comedy, drama and musical projects made ...
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DEBORAH BAKER JR. ON STAN AGAINST EVIL, PLAN 9 LIVE AND COMEDY

Join the Damn Dirty Geeks and our special guest DEBORAH BAKER, JR. as we more fantastic behind the scenes stories of making Dana Gould’s horror comedy series STAN AGAINST EVIL, as she wrapped her second season playing Denise Miller and now about to beg...
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Planet of the Apes 50th Anniversary with Lou Wagner

Join the Damn Dirty Geeks at our live podcast recording from the Arena Cinelounge as we celebrated the 50th Anniversary of the original PLANET OF THE APES, with our special guest from the film, LOU WAGNER. Lou joins our list of APES actors on our podca...
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Patricia Tallman on NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD

The Damn Dirty Geeks return to the realm of the Living Dead with our latest special guest, Patricia Tallman, known for her acting and stuntwork in KNIGHTRIDERS, NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD (1990), STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION, BABYLON 5 and much more. P...
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Bobby Porter on the Planet of the Apes - Part 2

The Damn Dirty Geeks resume our delightful discussion with actor/stuntman Bobby Porter, talking more about his work in BATTLE FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES, two characters in the APES TV series, and many more films and shows across his continuing career. ...
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11.11.2017

Bobby Porter on the Planet of the Apes Part 1

The Damn Dirty Geeks are very fortunate to be joined by our second PLANET OF THE APES franchise veteran, renowned actor, stuntman and stunt coordinator Bobby Porter. We had such a great time talking with Bobby about his appearance as Cornelius in BATTL...
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8.10.2017

Janet Varney

It's Halloween at last, and we celebrate the season by handing out a bag full of thrills, chills and laughs with STAN AGAINST EVIL star, actress Janet Varney. Janet found some time in her busy schedule -- between Sketchfest in San Francisco, filming Se...
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24.09.2017

Live from WonderFest with David Hodge and Brian Howe

The Damn Dirty Geeks -- well, some of us anyway -- flew out from our secret headquarters to Louisville, Kentucky to attend WonderFest 2017. There we recorded another live podcast episode with the convention CEO David Hodge, co-hosted by previous DDG gu...
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23.08.2017

William Malone on Forbidden Planet

Writer/director William Malone joins the Damn Dirty Geeks to salute the science fiction legacy of FORBIDDEN PLANET, MGM's 1956 influential entry in the genre starring Walter Pigeon, Anne Francis, Leslie Nielsen and the iconic robot character Robby the ...
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19.04.2017

Live from Monsterpalooza with Kirk Thatcher & David Colton

On April 7th, the Damn Dirty Geeks recorded our first live audience podcast episode at Eliot Brodsky's fantastic annual convention, Monsterpalooza, in Pasadena -- an entire weekend filled with guest appearances, star-studded stage panels and the top mo...
26.03.2017

Going Ape with H.M. Wynant and Michael Schlesinger

The Damn Dirty Geeks geek out with the amazing character actor H.M. Wynant, star of one of the best Twilight Zone episodes plus a featured actor in CONQUEST OF THE PLANET OF THE APES, among his lengthy list of credits. H.M. is the first APES veteran we...
26.02.2017

The Fear Fetish with Staci Layne Wilson & Curt Lambert

� The Damn Dirty Geeks recently spent another fantastic evening discussing independent horror and genre film movies with another prominent woman filmmaker, Staci Layne Wilson, also joined by one of her frequently cast actors, Curt Lambert. Growing up i...
11.01.2017

Going Wild Card in THE TWILIGHT ZONE

The Damn Dirty Geeks are back for Year Two of our podcast as we celebrate our second anniversary of the show, and we're starting off on the wild side! A quick change of recent recording plans resulted in our second Damn Dirty Geeks Wild Card episode th...
26.09.2016

Filmmaker IZZY LEE on LOVECRAFT HORROR

As October and Halloween approach, the Damn Dirty Geeks revisit the horror genre with an energized episode featuring indie filmmaker Izzy Lee, discussing her body of work and the long overdue growth of female directors and talent in the genre. Lee's d...
20.08.2016

JIM BEAVER on DEADWOOD & CRIMSON PEAK

The Damn Dirty Geeks continue our roll discussing great entertainment moments with experts in their craft, thanks to popular character actor Jim Beaver. Jim prolific career is filled with memorable characters that made lasting impacts on the films and ...
31.07.2016

MIKE HILL: MAKER OF MONSTERS

This episode combines two of the DDG's favorite things: the genre character sculptures of artist Mike Hill and our combined love for werewolves in the movies! Mike Hill is an English artist and sculptor who is literally a monster maker. His life-size f...
9.07.2016

THE JOHN CARPENTER LEGACY

Though a couple of our Geeks weren't available for this episode, Jack, Scott and Frank Woodward recently gathered to share our appreciation for director John Carpenter, who has created at least two classics in his varied career yet remains an unsung di...
14.06.2016

MIKE MENDEZ: BIG ASS SPIDERS and MODERN HORROR

The Damn Dirty Geeks take another stab and celebrating and studying the horror film genre with our special guest, producer/director Mike Mendez. Like two of our previous podcast guests, Andrew Kasch and John Skipp, Mendez also directed a segment of the...
17.05.2016

SAM WITWER Part 2: The STAR WARS Universe

The Damn Dirty Geeks welcome back our special guest actor Sam Witwer, who returns for Part 2 to discuss his prolific voice work throughout the STAR WARS cinematic galaxy, from his likeness and voice at the center of The Force Unleashed video game serie...
15.05.2016

SamPart2_clip.mp3

Enjoy this exclusive podcast preview clip from Part 2 of the Damn Dirty Geeks' episode with actor Sam Witwer, discussing his voice acting work in the STAR WARS universe including video games, animated TV series and THE FORCE AWAKENS.
10.05.2016

TED NEWSOM Reunites CHRISTOPHER LEE and PETER CUSHING

The Damn Dirty Geeks are back after a busy hiatus (of exciting new projects) with the first of a string of new podcast episodes! First up is our salute to two Hammer horror greats, Christopher Lee and Peter Cushing, who were united by our episode guest...
24.03.2016

THE GEEKS TAKE ON STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS

The Damn Dirty Geeks continue our ongoing discussion about the STAR WARS cinematic universe with our official review episode on THE FORCE AWAKENS. While we recorded this episode last December just after THE FORCE AWAKENS blasted into theaters for a bil...
1.03.2016

SAM WITWER Part 1: THE MIST and BEING HUMAN

The Damn Dirty Geeks have scored another fantastic two-part podcast episode with our special guest, actor Sam Witwer, talking about his film and TV series roles in THE MIST, THE WALKING DEAD and BEING HUMAN. Joining Frank, Jack, Frank, Scott and Trish,...
1.02.2016

GREG NICOTERO: more JAWS and DAWN OF THE DEAD

In Part 2 of our podcast, the Damn Dirty Geeks pick up right where we left off discussing JAWS with director/special effects master Greg Nicotero for a second hour of fun jokes and inside stories. Greg and the DDG talk about the JAWS-inspired home movi...
27.01.2016

WESTWORLD and the 1970s

Recorded in late 2015 but unleashed now, saddle up for this rollicking fun podcast episode taking aim at WESTWORLD, Michael Crichton's 1973 futurist thriller, with side trips to discuss what the Damn Dirty Geeks love about 1970s cinema. The first of ou...
18.01.2016

GREG NICOTERO and JAWS

Year Two of the Damn Dirty Geeks podcast starts off big with our first podcast guest of 2016, director/executive producer/makeup effects creator Greg Nicotero, who joins the DDG for two hours discussing one of our favorite films, Steven Spielberg's thr...
11.12.2015

STAR WARS the Special Pre-New Movie Edition

The Damn Dirty Geeks finally wrap up our pre-THE FORCE AWAKENS conversation about all things STAR WARS before J.J. Abrams' film opens in theaters on December 18th! Frank Woodward joins Jack, Scott and Frank D after Part 1 and 2 of our STAR WARS debates...
2.12.2015

WALKING AND TALKING DEAD

The Damn Dirty Geeks revisit one of our favorite topics and TV shows, THE WALKING DEAD in our first wildcard episode linking up several hot topics. This time, both Franks, Scott and Jack address the recent Season 6 cliffhanger episode that put Glenn's ...
10.11.2015

DARAN NORRIS and THE 007 FILES

With SPECTRE now in theaters, actor and voice artist Daran Norris -- an uber 007 fan himself -- recently joined the Damn Dirty Geeks to share our mutual fascination and fandom of James Bond films and fiction from Ian Fleming's first novel up to the 24t...
30.10.2015

JOHN SKIPP & ANDREW KASCH - TALES OF HALLOWEEN

The scaring season is finally here as directors John Skipp and Andrew Kasch join the Damn Dirty Geeks to share our ghost stories and fond trick or treat memories about Halloween, all of which inspired their segment in the new anthology film TALES OF HA...
26.09.2015

GRAHAM SKIPPER and RE-ANIMATOR THE MUSICAL

You'll lose your heads listening to the Damn Dirty Geeks' podcast visit from actor Graham Skipper as we talk about his lead role in RE-ANIMATOR THE MUSICAL and a few upcoming, highly anticipated horror films. How does an actor follow up a benchmark per...
31.08.2015

TOM WOODRUFF JR. on BATMOBILES and PUMPKINHEADS

To the Batcave as the Damn Dirty Geeks welcome Academy Award-winning creature creator, makeup artist, actor and director Tom Woodruff Jr. to our podcast to discuss his amazing career and his earliest influences that started him on his filmmaking journe...
20.08.2015

TOM HOLLAND and FRIGHT NIGHT

Actor/writer/director Tom Holland returns to continue his podcast with the Damn Dirty Geeks, this episode focusing on his highly popular 1985 twist on the vampire genre, FRIGHT NIGHT... for real! As Holland's directorial debut, FRIGHT NIGHT acheived th...
10.08.2015

TOM HOLLAND and PSYCHO II

The full contingent of Damn Dirty Geeks -- Frank, Jack, Frank, Trish and Scott -- spent a wonderful and informative evening with writer/director Tom Holland to discuss his successful filmmaking career and his daunting task of writing the 1983 sequel to...
6.08.2015

STAR WARS, EMPIRE AND JEDI – A Look Back Part 2

With STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS just a few months from blasting into theaters, the Damn Dirty Geeks revisit the classic, original STAR WARS trilogy in two full length podcasts. In Part 2 of this double-episode, Frank, Jack and Scott return to discuss...
25.07.2015

STAR WARS, EMPIRE AND JEDI – A Look Back Part 1

With STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS just a few months from blasting into theaters, the Damn Dirty Geeks revisit the classic, original STAR WARS trilogy in two full length podcasts. In Part 1 of this double-episode, Frank, Jack and Scott discuss in depth ...
24.07.2015

Uncle Ira's Basement - THE DEAD ZONE

We're on a roll with Stephen King films after our CHRISTINE episode, so the Damn Dirty Geeks make a U-turn back into Uncle Ira's Basement for this mini-podcast about David Cronenberg's film adaptation of Stephen King's THE DEAD ZONE.   In this episode,...
12.07.2015

COMIC CON: THE GEEKS AWAKEN

It's the height of geek season as Comic-Con International takes over San Diego, California, drawing tens of thousands of comics, movies and genre entertainment fans from around the world to gather for a pop culture phenomenon. Frank, Scott, Trish and F...
12.07.2015

Uncle Ira's Basement: JOHN CARPENTER'S CHRISTINE

In this venture down into Uncle Ira's Basement of mysterious findings, Damn Dirty Geeks Frank Dietz and Frank Woodward discuss Jack Bennett's choice of film topic: John Carpenter's tense, character-driven adaptation of the Stephen King killer car novel...
20.06.2015

Uncle Ira's Basement: DRACULA HAS RISEN FROM THE GRAVE

Three of our Damn Dirty Geeks -- Frank Dietz, Trish Geiger and Scott Weitz -- pay the first of many DDG tributes to the great actor Christopher Lee while discussing one of his most popular Hammer horror films, DRACULA HAS RISEN FROM THE GRAVE, released...
11.06.2015

SULTAN AND THE SATURDAY MORNING SING-ALONG

By far, this is the wackiest, uber-geekiest Damn Dirty Geeks podcast episode ever, thanks in part to our special guest Sultan Saeed Al Darmaki, whose own geek cred is extensive as you'll find out when he joins in singing "deep cuts" from Saturday morni...
5.06.2015

Uncle Ira's Basement: THIS ISLAND EARTH

The Damn Dirty Geeks drop into Uncle Ira's Basement for another mini-podcast episode as Frank Dietz and Frank Woodward put their normal-sized heads together to discuss Universal's 1955 sci-fi classic THIS ISLAND EARTH, a fun iconic film with Metalunans...