11 episodes

Talks From The Crypt is a horror and true crime podcast that discusses all of the topics and subtopics of horror, spanning the full spectrum of our favorite genre. Whether we’re admiring manufactured horror, like horror films and haunted attractions, or we’re talking about the horrors we face in real life, like true crime and the paranormal – here is where we cover it all. A one stop shop for horror fans to keep up to date on news, get to know their favorite horror icons, and engage in discussions and debates on film, paranormal encounters, and true crime. Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/talksfromthecrypt/support

Talks From The Crypt: Horror and True Crime Talks From The Crypt

    • TV & Film
    • 4.8 • 6 Ratings

Talks From The Crypt is a horror and true crime podcast that discusses all of the topics and subtopics of horror, spanning the full spectrum of our favorite genre. Whether we’re admiring manufactured horror, like horror films and haunted attractions, or we’re talking about the horrors we face in real life, like true crime and the paranormal – here is where we cover it all. A one stop shop for horror fans to keep up to date on news, get to know their favorite horror icons, and engage in discussions and debates on film, paranormal encounters, and true crime. Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/talksfromthecrypt/support

    #11 – Museum of Death (Owners JD Healy and Cathee Shultz)

    #11 – Museum of Death (Owners JD Healy and Cathee Shultz)

    Museum of Death owners/curators, JD Healy and Cathee Shultz, join us in the Crypt for Episode 11 to guide us through the eerie corridors of their world-famous museum, located in Hollywood, CA and New Orleans, LA.

    We'll uncover the origins of the museum, the fascinating stories behind the acquisition of their gruesome collection, and the chilling artifacts that starkly remind us of life's fragility. From serial killer memorabilia gifted to them by the killers themselves, to mortician's tools and autopsy rooms, we explore the museum's most haunting exhibits and the impact they have on visitors.

    Learn about the history, mission, and controversies surrounding this unique museum that continues to captivate and horrify visitors from around the globe after nearly 3 decades. Thoughts on afterlife, the paranormal, personal relationships with serial killers, GG Allin & The Murder Junkies, Kenneth Anger, and more!



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    Museum of Death – https://www.museumofdeath.net


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    • 1 hr 52 min
    #10 – Grimmlife Collective (Michael and Jessica Kolence)

    #10 – Grimmlife Collective (Michael and Jessica Kolence)

    Grimmlife Collective joins us in the Crypt for Episode 10, unveiling their journey from early struggles to iconic moments at horror conventions, and their ventures into the grim side of culture across the globe. Join us as we explore their artistic process, the emotional toll of delving into true crime, and their encounters with the paranormal. We'll discuss the difficulties of covering cases like Ted Bundy, Michael's harrowing near-death encounter, and a haunting glimpse of a real apparition. Afterlife theories, ghostly experiences, the magic of movies / filming locations, eerie adventures, and more!







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    Grimmlife Collective – https://instagram.com/grimmlifecollective / https://grimmlifecollective.com 



    Jessica Kolence – https://instagram.com/witchydame / https://grimmlifecollective.com 


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    • 2 hr 37 min
    #09 - Harold Schechter (True Crime Legend)

    #09 - Harold Schechter (True Crime Legend)

    Explore the dark recesses of the criminal mind as true crime legend Harold Schechter joins us in the Crypt. Listen closely as we dissect the intriguing world of collecting murder memorabilia, hear never-before-released audio of Ed Gein’s voice, and unravel the psychology behind our fascination with monsters and serial killers.



    In this expansive conversation, we peel back the layers on his captivating new book, 'Murderabilia: A History of Crime in 100 Objects’, get details on Harold Schechter's real-time reaction of hearing Ed Gein’s voice, and find out if this alters the psychological profile of Gein.



    We also tackle the defining 'signature crimes' of each era, the media's role in glamorizing them, the horrific tales of Albert Fish, BTK, Son of Sam, John Wayne Gacy, and Harold's selection process when it comes to choosing the deranged subjects of his novels.



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    Harold Schechter – https://haroldschechter.com / https://facebook.com/HaroldSchechterAuthor







    Order a copy of Harold’s newest book, “Murderabilia: A History of Crime in 100 Objects” – https://haroldschechter.com/books/murderabilia


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    • 1 hr 45 min
    #08 - Directors of The Blair Witch Project (Dan Myrick & Eduardo Sanchez)

    #08 - Directors of The Blair Witch Project (Dan Myrick & Eduardo Sanchez)

    Venture into the depths of the Black Hills Forest as both directors of “The Blair Witch Project”, Daniel Myrick and Eduardo Sanchez, join us on this episode of Talks From The Crypt to uncover the secrets behind one of the world’s most influential horror films of all time.

    Discover exclusive behind-the-scenes stories that turned a low-budget indie film into a global phenomenon.From its inception to the legacy it left behind, learn about the creative process that brought worldwide attention to an entirely ‘new’ subgenre of horror: found footage. Explore the threads that link "The Blair Witch Project" to other iconic films, including "Cannibal Holocaust", “Faces of Death”, “Man Bites Dog” "Paranormal Activity", and "Cloverfield".

    Go beyond Blair Witch as we touch upon their inspirations from classics like “The Omen”, “Jacob’s Ladder”, “The Shining”, and “Amityville Horror”.

    At the end of the episode, Dan and Ed respond to the world's most controversial myths and rumors that have entangled the film for 24 years.



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    Eduardo Sanchez – https://instagram.com/sanchezonthemic / https://haxan.com

    Daniel Myrick – https://instagram.com/dan_myrick / https://gangofrobots.com


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    • 1 hr 20 min
    #07 - Michael Berryman (The Hills Have Eyes)

    #07 - Michael Berryman (The Hills Have Eyes)

    Delve into the extraordinary life and career of iconic actor and author Michael Berryman, as we get into the tales and fascinating experiences that shaped his journey on this episode of Talks from the Crypt.



    The conversation begins with Michael's early years, marked by his father's exposure to the atomic bombs dropped in Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the effects of nuclear radiation Michael experienced as a result, and how this exposure shaped Michael's unique perspective on life.



    Unveil exclusive behind-the-scenes stories of his most notable film roles, including "Doc Savage”, “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest”, and "The Hills Have Eyes,” and gain insights into the transformative impact of the 1960s, his encounters with copycats of notorious serial killers and real exorcisms, collaborations with legendary directors like Wes Craven, and much, much more.



    Join us as we unravel the connections between historical events, cinematic artistry, and the chilling world of horror.



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    Order a copy of Michael’s book, “It’s All Good! A Michael Berryman Memoir….In My Own Words” – https://tr.ee/hHAWIplSNh



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    Michael Berryman – https://instagram.com/michaelberryman_official / https://michaelberryman.com




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    • 2 hr 11 min
    #06 - Scott Michaels (Dearly Departed)

    #06 - Scott Michaels (Dearly Departed)

    Step into the shadowy underbelly of Hollywood’s golden era with Scott Michaels, the mastermind behind “Dearly Departed Tours”, "The Six Degrees of Helter Skelter", and “FindADeath.com”.

    In this episode, Scott and Brandon delve into the chilling events that lurked behind the bright lights of Hollywood from the 1930s through the 1960s. They recount the tales and grim details of celebrity deaths, unmarked celebrity graves, the fatal car accidents of Jayne Mansfield and Princess Diana, Marilyn Monroe’s embalming, the Manson Family's reign of terror, John Wayne Gacy's horrifying double life, and Richard 'The Night Stalker' Ramirez's bloody spree.

    Listen as Scott shares his intriguing journey from being engulfed in the tragic fates of Hollywood stars to becoming an advisor on Quentin Tarantino’s ‘Once Upon A Time In Hollywood’. Witness as Scott reveals a few haunted items from his personal collection, including a piece from Sharon Tate's fireplace.

    Don't forget to subscribe to YouTube.com/@TalksFromTheCrypt & YouTube.com/@DearlyDepartedTours!

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    Talks From The Crypt – IG: @talksfromthecrypt / talksfromthecrypt.com

    Scott Michaels – IG: @iamscottmichaels / dearlydepartedtours.com / findadeath.com

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    • 2 hr 7 min

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