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Oct 6, 2014

With episode 13, The Strain reaches its season 1 finale with THE MASTER. Eph, Nora, Abraham, Fet, Dutch and Zach head into the den of the beast to go face to face with the Master and his vampire horde. It all comes down to this epic confrontation. All that and more on this week's episode...

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Season 1 Episode 13– The Master
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The Strain season 1 comes to a close as the finale battle between our heroes and the ancient evil horror comes to a head. Unfortunately for Eph and Abraham, the Master has a few tricks up his sleeve revealing that sunlight is not as deadly to the Master as it is to his servants. In other parts of the show, Palmer and Eichhorst engage in some unique political maneuvering while Gus meets up with a group siding with a trio of creatures called, The Ancient Ones. Doc and Dave have lots to discuss as the recap episode 13 of The Strain.

As always we want your feedback so drop us a line at dave@horrornewstv.com or docrotten@horrornewstv.com and we’ll talk next week as we continue to bring you our 13 nights of fear with HORROR NEWS TV THE STRAIN FAN PODCAST.

A very special thank you goes to Joe Melluzzo and Night Spirit for giving the podcast permission to use of their new hit song, Fire, in the intro and outro of the show. Check them out and tell them the Horror News TV The Strain Fan Podcast sent you their way! Check out the show notes for links to You TubeiTunesAmazonFacebook and The Night Spirit website. "Night Spirit is a modern metal group that adds a powerful twist to the music and story that will bring you into a different world. Please join Night Spirit at www.Facebook.com/Thenightspirit to connect with us directly, and www.thenightspirit.net for more info on us." - Joe Melluzzo

Sep 29, 2014

With episode 12, The Strain spins its wheels a bit as it gears up for next week's finale. The main gist of this week is Eph's efforts to warn the world of the Vampire Virus thanks to Dutch's return hacking into the Emergency Broadcast System. But, the brief flashback scenes prove far more interesting and effective. All that and more on this week's episode...

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Season 1 Episode 12– Last Rites
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The Strain delivers its penultimate episode with Last Rites where Eichorst attacks Abraham's stronghold. This week features the return of Dutch, Gus, the Rat-toothed Vampire killers and Bollivar, the vampire rock star. Poor Nora must make a hard decision, one that deeply affects Abraham as well. Meanwhile, back at Palmer's "batcave," The Master stops by to deliver on his promises...or, does he... Doc and Dave have lots to discuss as the recap episode 12 of The Strain.

As always we want your feedback so drop us a line at dave@horrornewstv.com or docrotten@horrornewstv.com and we’ll talk next week as we continue to bring you our 13 nights of fear with HORROR NEWS TV THE STRAIN FAN PODCAST.

A very special thank you goes to Joe Melluzzo and Night Spirit for giving the podcast permission to use of their new hit song, Fire, in the intro and outro of the show. Check them out and tell them the Horror News TV The Strain Fan Podcast sent you their way! Check out the show notes for links to You TubeiTunesAmazonFacebook and The Night Spirit website. "Night Spirit is a modern metal group that adds a powerful twist to the music and story that will bring you into a different world. Please join Night Spirit at www.Facebook.com/Thenightspirit to connect with us directly, and www.thenightspirit.net for more info on us." - Joe Melluzzo

Sep 17, 2014

With episode 10, The Strain continues with the search for Kelly Goodweather, Eph's ex-wife who went missing last episode. Through a series of flashbacks following Kelly's journey and an desperate crusade by Eph, the audience learns Kelly's true fate while leaving many mysteries wide open.  All that and more on this week's episode...

 

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Season 1 Episode 10– Loved Ones 
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The Strain begins to set up the events for an epic showdown between Eph, Nora, Abraham and Mr. Fet again The Master, Eichhorst and Palmer. This week Eph struggles with the realization that Kelly may be lost when he discovers the bodies of her best friend Diane and her son. Fet and Dutch pay a visit to Palmer but are surprisingly released by Mr. Fitzwilliams, Palmer's right hand man.  Doc and Dave have lots to discuss as the recap episode 10 of The Strain.

 

As always we want your feedback so drop us a line at dave@horrornewstv.com or docrotten@horrornewstv.com and we’ll talk next week as we continue to bring you our 13 nights of fear with HORROR NEWS TV THE STRAIN FAN PODCAST.

 

A very special thank you goes to Joe Melluzzo and Night Spirit for giving the podcast permission to use of their new hit song, Fire, in the intro and outro of the show. Check them out and tell them the Horror News TV The Strain Fan Podcast sent you their way! Check out the show notes for links to You TubeiTunesAmazonFacebook and The Night Spirit website. "Night Spirit is a modern metal group that adds a powerful twist to the music and story that will bring you into a different world. Please join Night Spirit at www.Facebook.com/Thenightspirit to connect with us directly, and www.thenightspirit.net for more info on us." - Joe Melluzzo

Sep 9, 2014

With episode 9, The Strain continues to position Abraham, Eph and Nora into position for a battle royale against The Master and his vampire horde. Biggest shock this week: The Master revealed, finally! All that and more on this week's episode...

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Season 1 Episode 9 – Tbe Disappeared
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The Strain ends on a high note going full tilt creature feature as The Master steps out of the shadows in an important flash back. Getting to this scene, however, has Dave about ready to shot his television set. And he has lots to say about how off this episode is. And why is Eph always making such stupid decisions. C'mon, dude. Doc and Dave have lots to discuss as the recap episode 9 of The Strain.

As always we want your feedback so drop us a line at dave@horrornewstv.com or docrotten@horrornewstv.com and we’ll talk next week as we continue to bring you our 13 nights of fear with HORROR NEWS TV THE STRAIN FAN PODCAST.

A very special thank you goes to Joe Melluzzo and Night Spirit for giving the podcast permission to use of their new hit song, Fire, in the intro and outro of the show. Check them out and tell them the Horror News TV The Strain Fan Podcast sent you their way! Check out the show notes for links to You TubeiTunesAmazonFacebook and The Night Spirit website. "Night Spirit is a modern metal group that adds a powerful twist to the music and story that will bring you into a different world. Please join Night Spirit at www.Facebook.com/Thenightspirit to connect with us directly, and www.thenightspirit.net for more info on us." - Joe Melluzzo

Sep 1, 2014

With episode 8, The Strain starts building Abraham's army as Eph, Nora, Jim and Abraham join forces with Vasiliy Fet and Dutch. Tonight's show is tight keeping most of the action centered around a convenience store where our cast is trapped by a swarm of strigoi. All that and more on this week's episode...

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Season 1 Episode 8 – Creatures of the Night
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The Strain finally gives us an hour of Vasiliy Fet, our favorite exterminator. Creatures of the Night is highlighted by a sensational cameo from Rick Baker in all his ponytail glory. This episode also puts a final resolution to Jim's story-line with a shocking decision from Mr. Fet.  Doc and Dave have lots to discuss as the recap episode 8 of The Strain.

As always we want your feedback so drop us a line at dave@horrornewstv.com or docrotten@horrornewstv.com and we’ll talk next week as we continue to bring you our 13 nights of fear with HORROR NEWS TV THE STRAIN FAN PODCAST.

A very special thank you goes to Joe Melluzzo and Night Spirit for giving the podcast permission to use of their new hit song, Fire, in the intro and outro of the show. Check them out and tell them the Horror News TV The Strain Fan Podcast sent you their way! Check out the show notes for links to You TubeiTunesAmazonFacebook and The Night Spirit website. "Night Spirit is a modern metal group that adds a powerful twist to the music and story that will bring you into a different world. Please join Night Spirit at www.Facebook.com/Thenightspirit to connect with us directly, and www.thenightspirit.net for more info on us." - Joe Melluzzo

 

Aug 26, 2014

With episode 7, The Strain reveals what is up with Lawyer Joan Luss (Leslie Hope) in all her vampire glory. The ending leaves Doc and Dave shocked and excited for future episodes. And that is just one small tasty nugget found in For Services Rendered. All that and more on this week's episode...

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Season 1 Episode 7 – For Services Rendered
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The Strain continues its trend with a fantastic opening and a killer ending. With episode 7, the writers are finally starting to boil the middle into an intelligent, scary concoction. The dialog this week is witty and sharp with the banter back and forth between a young Abraham Setrakian and Thomas Eichhorst  being the show's highlight. But even still, it is the show's surprise ending that is what will be remembered - just what the heck is going on?  Doc and Dave have lots to discuss as the recap episode 7 of The Strain.

As always we want your feedback so drop us a line at dave@horrornewstv.com or docrotten@horrornewstv.com and we’ll talk next week as we continue to bring you our 13 nights of fear with HORROR NEWS TV THE STRAIN FAN PODCAST.

A very special thank you goes to Joe Melluzzo and Night Spirit for giving the podcast permission to use of their new hit song, Fire, in the intro and outro of the show. Check them out and tell them the Horror News TV The Strain Fan Podcast sent you their way! Check out the show notes for links to You TubeiTunesAmazonFacebook and The Night Spirit website.

"Night Spirit is a modern metal group that adds a powerful twist to the music and story that will bring you into a different world. Please join Night Spirit at www.Facebook.com/Thenightspirit to connect with us directly, and www.thenightspirit.net for more info on us." - Joe Melluzzo 

Aug 20, 2014

With episode 6, The Strain releases its monsters out into the streets beefing up the horror elements of the series as the creatures attack during a solar eclipse. Most all the main characters come face to face with the Master's minions and alliances are formed. All that and more on this week's episode...

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Season 1 Episode 6 – Occultation
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The Strain takes some time to follow four groups as the encounter the vampires assault on New York. Eph begins the show on the run, gets arrested and later escapes when a familiar face returns to munch on the detectives who have Eph incarcerated. Abraham continues to hunt down the victims of the plane catastrophe until he gets outnumbered.  Gus and Jim team up for a mission. And, Vasiliy Fet comes face to face with the virus.  Doc and Dave have lots to discuss as the recap episode 6 of The Strain.

As always we want your feedback so drop us a line at dave@horrornewstv.com or docrotten@horrornewstv.com and we’ll talk next week as we continue to bring you our 13 nights of fear with HORROR NEWS TV THE STRAIN FAN PODCAST.

A very special thank you goes to Joe Melluzzo and Night Spirit for giving the podcast permission to use of their new hit song, Fire, in the intro and outro of the show. Check them out and tell them the Horror News TV The Strain Fan Podcast sent you their way! Check out the show notes for links to You TubeiTunesAmazonFacebook and The Night Spirit website.

"Night Spirit is a modern metal group that adds a powerful twist to the music and story that will bring you into a different world. Please join Night Spirit at www.Facebook.com/Thenightspirit to connect with us directly, and www.thenightspirit.net for more info on us." - Joe Melluzzo

Aug 13, 2014

With episode 5, The Strain continues to be the most horrific, disturbing horror on television today. Horror News TV The Strain Fan Podcast Co-hosts Doc Rotten and Dave Dreher recap and review episode 4, "Runaways," discussing the beginning of Eph and Abraham's hunt of the virus victims, Gabe's hunger and Mr. Fet's shocking discovery in the sewers beneath the city. The show begins to kick royal ass with creatures appearing all over as the main characters begin to realize the monsters at the door. All that and more on this week's episode...

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Season 1 Episode 5 – Runaways
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The Strain dives into the myth, the visuals and the horror behind the virus driven vampires. Abraham provides some clues to the creatures physiology and biology while the show weaves in glimpses of his past. Eph tries to convince the CDC of the oncoming epidemic only to find himself ridiculed and hunted. By the end of the episode, the plague begins to spread...publicly. Doc and Dave have lots to discuss as the recap episode 5 of The Strain.

As always we want your feedback so drop us a line at dave@horrornewstv.com or docrotten@horrornewstv.com and we’ll talk next week as we continue to bring you our 13 nights of fear with HORROR NEWS TV THE STRAIN FAN PODCAST.

A very special thank you goes to Joe Melluzzo and Night Spirit for giving the podcast permission to use of their new hit song, Fire, in the intro and outro of the show. Check them out and tell them the Horror News TV The Strain Fan Podcast sent you their way! Check out the show notes for links to You TubeiTunesAmazonFacebook and The Night Spirit website.

"Night Spirit is a modern metal group that adds a powerful twist to the music and story that will bring you into a different world. Please join Night Spirit at www.Facebook.com/Thenightspirit to connect with us directly, and www.thenightspirit.net for more info on us." - Joe Melluzzo 

Aug 5, 2014

The Strain continues to be the most horrific, disturbing horror on television today. Horror News TV The Strain Fan Podcast Co-hosts Doc Rotten and Dave Dreher recap and review episode 4, "It's Not For Everyone," discussing the autopsy of Captain Doyle, the betrayal of old man Palmer and the uniting of Eph and Abraham. The show slows down a bit to build character, undermine established relationships, build new ones and provide disgusting insight into the biology of the infected. All that and more on this week's episode... 

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Season 1 Episode 4 – It's Not For Everyone
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The Strain is not done with Captain Doyle just yet; or, rather, Eph, Nora and Jim continue to dive into the parasites that consumed the pilot's body. It's gruesome, gore and gross - and bloody brilliant! And that's just the beginning, we also have  the continued deterioration of Ansel Barbour and the final conflict with Emma. Doc and Dave have lots to discuss as the recap episode 4 of The Strain.

As always we want your feedback so drop us a line at dave@horrornewstv.com or docrotten@horrornewstv.com and we’ll talk next week as we continue to bring you our 13 nights of fear with HORROR NEWS TV THE STRAIN FAN PODCAST.

A very special thank you goes to Joe Melluzzo and Night Spirit for giving the podcast permission to use of their new hit song, Fire, in the intro and outro of the show. Check them out and tell them the Horror News TV The Strain Fan Podcast sent you their way! Check out the show notes for links to You TubeiTunesAmazonFacebook and The Night Spirit website.

"Night Spirit is a modern metal group that adds a powerful twist to the music and story that will bring you into a different world. Please join Night Spirit at www.Facebook.com/Thenightspirit to connect with us directly, and www.thenightspirit.net for more info on us." - Joe Melluzzo

Jul 28, 2014

The threat of the vampire virus gains a face in this week's episode of The Strain. Horror News TV The Strain Fan Podcast Co-hosts Doc Rotten and Dave Dreher recap and review episode 3, Gone Smooth, talking about the gore, the characters and the monsters. Eph, Nora and Jim witness the full affects of the strain on its victims when they confront a mindless, hungry, transformed Captain Doyle who is now a blood sucking, tentacle tossing monster.

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Season 1 Episode 3 – Gone Smooth
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Captain Doyle is not the only one who changes this week in Gone Smooth. The show opens with Eichhorst doing his best Anton Phibes impersonation putting on his 'human' face. But it is the visual shocker of rock star Gabriel Bolivar's finale reveal that leaves the Fan podcast horrified. Doc and Dave have lots to discuss as the recap episode 3 of The Strain.

As always we want your feedback so drop us a line at dave@horrornewstv.com or docrotten@horrornewstv.com and we’ll talk next week as we continue to bring you our 13 nights of fear with HORROR NEWS TV THE STRAIN FAN PODCAST.

A very special thank you goes to Joe Melluzzo and Night Spirit for giving the podcast permission to use of their new hit song, Fire, in the intro and outro of the show. Check them out and tell them the Horror News TV The Strain Fan Podcast sent you their way! Check out the show notes for links to You TubeiTunesAmazonFacebook and The Night Spirit website.

"Night Spirit is a modern metal group that adds a powerful twist to the music and story that will bring you into a different world. Please join Night Spirit at www.Facebook.com/Thenightspirit to connect with us directly, and www.thenightspirit.net for more info on us." - Joe Melluzzo

Jul 25, 2014

Dr. Ephraim Goodweather and Nora continue their investigation into the mysterious deaths aboard the Regis Air flight in this week's episode of The Strain. Horror News TV The Strain Fan Podcast Co-hosts Doc Rotten and Dave Dreher recap and review episode 2, The Box, talking about the gore, the characters and the monsters.

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Season 1 Episode 2 – The Box
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The second episode of The Strain improves on its character building skills as the horror takes a back seat allowing Eph and Nora to get a good amount of screen time. There is still time for horror and grue however with Gabe liking blood off the floor, Eph taking a close look at the gross-looking parasitic worms and Emma the baby vampire snacks while taking a bath. Doc and Dave have lots to discuss as the recap episode 2 of The Strain.

As always we want your feedback so drop us a line at dave@horrornewstv.com or docrotten@horrornewstv.com and we’ll talk next week as we continue to bring you our 13 nights of fear with HORROR NEWS TV THE STRAIN FAN PODCAST.

A very special thank you goes to Joe Melluzzo and Night Spirit for giving the podcast permission to use of their new hit song, Fire, in the intro and outro of the show. Check them out and tell them the Horror News TV The Strain Fan Podcast sent you their way! Check out the show notes for links to You TubeiTunesAmazonFacebook and The Night Spirit website.

"Night Spirit is a modern metal group that adds a powerful twist to the music and story that will bring you into a different world. Please join Night Spirit at www.Facebook.com/Thenightspirit to connect with us directly, and www.thenightspirit.net for more info on us." - Joe Melluzzo

Jul 14, 2014

It is Night Zero for Dr. Ephraim Goodweather and his CDC colleagues when an airline direct from Berlin lands at JFK airport and stops cold on the runway with no signs of movement or life. Horror News TV The Strain Fan Podcast Co-hosts Doc Rotten and Dave Dreher ride along with Eph, Nora and Jim as they investigate the mysterious strain that infected and killed all but four of the crew and passengers aboard the quarantined flight. 

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Season 1 Episode 1 – Night Zero
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The first episode of the hit FX horror TV show, The Strain, starts off with its mystery in full tilt as a mysterious creature infects an entire airplane. Writers Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan spin a scary, gory and intriguing premiere episode. Along with Dr. Goodweather and the CDC, the show introduces us to Professor Abraham Setrakian (David Bradley) and the evil duo of Eldritch Palmer (Johnathan Hyde) and Thomas Eichhorst (Richard Sammel). The pilot contains graphic scenes including beating hearts, hungry parasites and a shrouded vampires who sucks blood and beats in heads. And the most chilling moment is the realization that "love" will drive them (the infected) home.

As always we want your feedback so drop us a line at dave@horrornewstv.com or docrotten@horrornewstv.com and we’ll talk next week as we continue to bring you our 13 nights of fear with HORROR NEWS TV THE STRAIN FAN PODCAST.

A very special thank you goes to Joe Melluzzo and Night Spirit for giving the podcast permission to use of their new hit song, Fire, in the intro and outro of the show. Check them out and tell them the Horror News TV The Strain Fan Podcast sent you their way! Check out the show notes for links to You TubeiTunesAmazonFacebook and The Night Spirit website.

"Night Spirit is a modern metal group that adds a powerful twist to the music and story that will bring you into a different world. Please join Night Spirit at www.Facebook.com/Thenightspirit to connect with us directly, and www.thenightspirit.net for more info on us." - Joe Melluzzo



Jul 8, 2014

"Night is real. Night is not an absence of light, but in fact, it is daytime that is a brief respite from the looming darkness…" - Guillermo del Toro,  The Strain. The popular horror novel from director Guillermo del Toro and author Chuck Hogan is coming to FX Television on July 13, 2014. Horror News TV, the guys behind the Hannibal fan podcast and the American Horror Story fan podcast are set to discuss and review each episode for the first season of this exciting terror tale of vampires!

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Season 1 Episode 0– Intro to The Strain
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There has never been a better time for Horror on television. The Strain promises to be one of the more frightening of the bunch. Showrunner Carton (Lost, Bates Motel) Cuse joins the authors, Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan, in adapting the novels for the FX Network, the home of American Horror Story. Doc Rotten and Dave Dreher from Horror News Radio and the Hannibal Fan Podcast dive into the information about the series, the cast and crew to get prepared for the first season of The Strain. Starting with Dr. Ephraim Goodweather (Corey Stoll) and including Professor Abraham Setrakian (David Bradley), Doc and Dave do their best to cover it all.

As always we want your feedback so drop us a line at dave@horrornewstv.com or docrotten@horrornewstv.com and we’ll talk next week as we continue to bring you our recipe for fear with HORROR NEWS TV THE STRAIN FAN PODCAST.

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