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74 minutes | Dec 10, 2021
Episode 87 - Children of the Night
Part 2 of 2. Bret and Shira attempt to stake the vampire theme once and for all with Bret's pick, The Vampire Lovers. Will Bret and Shira live to see another sunrise or will they make music with the children of the night forever more? Listen to find out and then stay for blood lust filled remixes.
69 minutes | Nov 29, 2021
Episode 86 - I Want to Suck Your Blood
Part 1 of 2. Bret and Shira come armed with stakes and garlic to meet the only monster famous for both their romantic and lethal prowess. That's right! The theme is vampires. First up is Shira's pick, Amy Heckerling's Vamps. Tune in to find out what makes these creatures of the night so beloved by both horror and romance fans and then stick around for some remixes that definitely don't suck.
86 minutes | Nov 21, 2021
Episode 85 - 1943 Times a Lady
Part 2 of 2. Bret and Shira finish their 1943 film tour in Washington D.C. but this damn wartime housing shortage has made it impossible to find somewhere to stay. So the necromancers shack up with the folks from Shira's pick, The More the Merrier. Listen to find out if all is fair in love and forced proximity. Then stick around for the scarier remixes. Damn the torpedoes! Full steam ahead!
67 minutes | Nov 15, 2021
Episode 84 - 1943 Amigos
Part 1 of 2. Bret and Shira hop in the time machine to see what 1943 has to offer when it comes to romance and horror. No surprise the world at war has plenty to offer for both. Up first is Bret's pick The Leopard Man. Tune in to find out how this criminal is spotted and then stick around for the remixes.
74 minutes | Oct 23, 2021
Episode 83 - Walk on the Wild Side
Part 2 of 2. Bret and Shira are cruising the streets of New York, searching for parts... lady parts. It's not what you think. The necromancers aren't looking for strange. They're hanging out with Bret's pick, Frankenhooker! Will the cult classic have Shira in stitches? Listen to find out and then stick around for the duo's reanimated remixes.
70 minutes | Oct 16, 2021
Episode 82 - Put on the Red Light
Part 1 of 2. The necromancers turn to the world's oldest profession for their next theme: sex work. Is this just an excuse for Bret and Shira to talk about two cult classics in the genres they love? Maybe. But it would be a big mistake, HUGE, for you to miss out on Shira's pick, Pretty Woman. Come for the fairytale and stay for the nightmare remixes.
102 minutes | Oct 9, 2021
Episode 81 - Devil Makes Three
Part 2 of 2. The necromancers are done being the Devil's playthings but a bargain is a bargain. They owe the dark one another movie and it's a good one. Bret's pick, Constantine, is up! It's no secret how much he loves Keanu's take on the character but does Hellblazer fan Shira feel the same way? Listen to find out and then stick around the rom com remixes inspired by DC's most chaotic bisexual.
85 minutes | Oct 2, 2021
Episode 80 - Devil May Cry
Part 1 of 2. Bret and Shira descend the nine circles of hell to meet their next subject: the devil. The duo may not care for his arithmetic but they are fans of Satan's film appearances. Up first is Shira's pick, Bedazzled. If there's one thing the prince of darkness loves as much as sinnin', it's spiritually binding contracts and Elizabeth Hurley's devil is the ultimate negotiator. Come for the hijinks and stay for the remixes. It's not that hot down here!
94 minutes | Sep 18, 2021
Episode 79 - You Oughta Know
Part 2 of 2. The necromancers are here to remind you that they are ending the theme of breakups. It may have been seven hours and 15 days since you took your love away but it's not too late to turn back time at The Broken Hearts Gallery. Shira's pick has an interesting answer to how to mend a broken heart: start a museum. Find out which ex-artifacts the duo would donate and then stick around for some tearstained remixes.
100 minutes | Sep 11, 2021
Episode 78 - Break Up to Make Up
Part 1 of 2. It must of been love but it's over now so the necromancers are looking back to where it all went wrong. That's right. The theme is break ups! Bret and Shira leave town on the Heartbreak Express. Their first stop: Cold War era Berlin for Bret's pick, Possession (1981). Sam Neill and Isabelle Adjani make Kramer vs. Kramer look like Sesame Street. Don't be somebody we used to know and stick around for the necromancers' remixes.
82 minutes | Sep 4, 2021
Episode 77 - Rootin‘ and Tootin‘
Part 2 of 2. The devil has Georgia covered so Bret and Shira go down to Louisiana instead to finish off their country tour. Up next is Bret's pick, Southern Comfort, a Southern cautionary tale of what happens when you run afoul of Cajuns in the swamp. Come for the crawfish and then stay for a dance in and out of the beams of a neon moon.
73 minutes | Aug 28, 2021
Episode 76 - Hootin' and Hollerin'
Part 1 of 2. The necromancers wind up way down yonder on the Chattahoochee exploring this week's theme: country! Bret and Shira might be a little bit more rock n' roll but they still know how to walk the line. First up is Shira's pick, Sweet Home Alabama. Will Bret find Josh Lucas' tractor sexy or will he wish for deliverance? Tune in to find out and then stick around the hoedown for some country fried remixes.
95 minutes | Aug 17, 2021
Episode 75 - Ghoulfriend Experience with Dr. Heather King
Who's afraid of Jane Austen? Not Bret and certainly not Shira's ghoulfriend Dr. Heather King. Heather helps the necromancers get to the bottom of Jane's addiction to comedies of manners and the romance community's addiction to her. Heather's pick, Northanger Abbey, also proves that Miss Austen knows a thing or two about remixing genres in this gothic satire. Come for the high society and stay for the low comedy!
101 minutes | Aug 4, 2021
Episode 74 - Golden Time
Bret and Shira are back! In honor of a listener's donation to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, the necromancers let them pick the theme: anime about 1960's Japan. If there's one takeaway from Japan's "golden 60s," it's that girls with pigtails run the world full stop. Between Umi in From Up on Poppy Hill and Saya in Blood: The Last Vampire, is there anything they can't do? Come for the groovy anime goodness and then stick around the duo's hot take remixes including... One long period joke!?! Donate to LLS
105 minutes | Jul 16, 2021
Episode 73 - Ghoulfriend Experience with Jessica Jastrzebski
Ghoulfriend Jessica Jastrzebski stops by Necromancer to cover her favorite movie Aliens. Bret's love of scifi is well established at this point and Shira is ready to invite Jessica back anytime she wants to talk about badass female heroes. There's something for everyone in this episode. But it wouldn't be Necromancer without some rom com remixes. Come for Sigourney Weaver and then get away from her, you bitch!
56 minutes | Jul 8, 2021
Episode 72 - Hello from the Other Side
Part 2 of 2. The necromancers exorcise any remaining spirits as they finish up the theme of possession. Up next is Shira's pick, All of Me. Steve Martin may not want any part of the ghost of Lily Tomlin but will Bret say no to all of her? Listen to find out and then stick around for some horror remixes. Next week, a visit from a very special ghoulfriend!
72 minutes | Jul 2, 2021
Episode 71 - Something Takes a Part of Me
Part 1 of 2. The necromancers get inside movies about possession. Bret's movie Fallen is first. Will the duo have the strength to keep the demons away from Denzel Washington or will Shira have sympathy for the devil? Listen to find out and as always, stick around for the romance remixes.
79 minutes | Jun 25, 2021
Episode 70 - A Bit of the Old Ultraviolence
Part 2 of 2. The necromancers wrap up dystopian movies before they turn apocalyptic. Up next is Shira's pick, The Lobster. If you had to spend the rest of your life as an animal, what would you choose? Listen to find out Bret and Shira's choices and then stick around to find out how they horrify Yorgos Lanthimos' dystopia even more.
80 minutes | Jun 17, 2021
Episode 69 - Big Brother is Watching You
Part 1 of 2. The necromancers enter the brave new world of dystopian movies. Will they make it out alive or be drowned in the post-climate change floods? First up is Bret's pick, Split Second. Rutger Hauer's awesomeness isn't up for debate but Shira needs to know what the hell is up with those wall cookies? Listen to find out and then stick around for the duo's remixed dystopian thrillers turned romances. Next week - a very special lobster.
69 minutes | Jun 11, 2021
Episode 68 - For Those About to Rock
Part 2 of 2. Jon Mikl Thor lives to rock and Bret lives for Thor in his pick, Rock n' Roll Nightmare. But can the bodybuilding-producer-writer-director-actor-rocker impress famously snobby Shira? Listen to find out and then stick around for the necromancer's remixed monster love ballads
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