Dead Ringers Episode 14: BUG + A DARK SONG

Nolan is joined by Thomas FosterEmily von Seele, and Philip Yount , as well as special guest Bryan Christopher, to discuss William Friedkin’s Bug (2007) and Liam Gavin’s A Dark Song (2017). The group recounts recent horror (and horror adjacent) discoveries before grief confines them to a single location and sends them spiraling together into the arms of madness or the occult.

Other movies discussed on this episode: Berberian Sound Studio (2012) (Shudder, Hulu), Ravenous (2017) (Netflix), Mohawk (2018) (VOD — Amazon, YouTube, VUDU, iTunes, Google Play), Lake Bodom (2016) (Shudder), A Field In England (2013) (Shudder, Tubi TV), The Shape Of Water (2017) (VOD — AmazonYouTube, VUDU, iTunes, Google Play), Berserk: The Golden Age Arc I – The Egg Of The King (2012) (Netflix), Berserk: The Golden Age Arc II – The Battle For Doldrey (2012) (Netflix), Berserk: The Golden Age Arc III – The Advent (2013) (Netflix), Unsane (2018), Halloween III: Season Of The Witch (1982) (Shudder), Pacific Rim Uprising (2018), Manhunter (1986) (Hulu, Amazon Prime).

As will always be the case with this show, be aware that our discussion contains spoilers. If you want to watch the movies before listening to the show, there are a couple of ways you can do so. Bug is available to stream via HBO Now, A Dark Song is available to stream on Netflix, and both are available to rent via VOD from Amazon, YouTube, iTunes, and Google Play.


Download the episode here. (127 MB)

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Links of interest and/or sources cited for research on this episode:

Catalog From The Beyond: THE PASSION OF DARKLY NOON (1996) by Bryan Christopher (Daily Dead)

Catalog From The Beyond: BUG (2007) by Bryan Christopher (Daily Dead)

Remedial Horror (blog)

The Horrors of Grief: A Dark Song (Liam Gavin 2016) by Loreta Goff (Estudios Irlandeses)

Folie à deux (Wikipedia)

Folie à Deux: When Two People Go Insane Together (io9)

Ep. 29 – Ex Machina (The Grand Gesture) (podcast)

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