Spider-Dan & The Secret Bores
Spider-Dan & The Secret Bores

Spotlighting entertainment's best kept secrets that a mainstream audience may find boring! #Podcast #ComicBooks #CultMovies #PrepareForPrattle #PrattleWorld #JoinThePrattalion #SecretBores #SpiderDanAndTheSecretBores

Nothing but me & my #Shado this week in #YakuzaMonth, the first #PunyPod for a long while and this one is going to get dark. Join me as we delve into the grim and gritty world of #MikeGrell's #GreenArrow and meet Shado the morally dubious femme fatale and archer extraordinaire. Raised to be a killing machine by #TheYakuza themselves is she hero, villain or both? Join me as I discuss Giri, PTSD and questionable creative decisions... #PrepareForPrattle Be sure to check out Mike of Comics In Motion's various podcasts via this link https://linktr.ee/GenuineChitChat If you want to #JoinThePrattalion and to be briefed in full on the #SecretBores head over to #PrattleWorld https://www.spiderdanandthesecretbores.com/#

After looking at the intense and manic work of Kinji Fukasaku last week for the first part of #Yakuza Month. To juxtapose that, This time we're going to slow everything right down as Dan Burgess and I take a look at the contemplative and nihilistic work of #TakeshiKitano in #Sonatine. Join us as we talk depression, humorous stabbings and #TakeshisCastle #PrepareForPrattle Check out Dan's insane editing and photography skills at his https://danburgessphoto.co.uk/ If you want to #JoinThePrattalion and to be briefed in full on the #SecretBores head over to #PrattleWorld https://www.spiderdanandthesecretbores.com/#

After having August off we have risen once again in the land of the rising sun and are diving straight back in with #Yakuza Month! Comparing #KinjiFukasaku's #BattlesWithoutHonorAndHumanity & #GraveyardOfHonor. My partner in crime, The mad mobster #AngryAndyReviews has resurfaced to help me investigate far eastern filmmaking once again. Join us as we discuss Jared Leto, "shopping lists of death" & boy racers... #PrepareForPrattle Be sure to check out Andy’s YouTube Channel! https://youtube.com/user/Knowlsy1878 If you want to #JoinThePrattalion and to be briefed in full on the #SecretBores head over to #PrattleWorld https://www.spiderdanandthesecretbores.com/#

Time for another terrifying three-way! Paul Mellor joins Dennis & I as we take a leisurely tour around #CastleRock home to #StephenKing Adaptations including his novels, novellas and other writing. Listen to this Loser's Club sit round the camp fire and try to decide which are our Top 5! Join us as discuss Werewolves with baseball bats, extreme weight loss and then listen to my incredible #MorganFreeman impression! #PrepareForPrattle #Christine #DeloresClaiborne #Thinner #DoctorSleep #TheNightFlier #SalemsLot #PetSematary1989 #TheMist #SilverBullet #Carrie2013 #MaximumOverdrive #TheDeadZone #1408 #TheShining Find Paul @ his Twitter handle https://twitter.com/themellorgeek?lang=en If you want to #JoinThePrattalion and to be briefed in full on the #SecretBores head over to #PrattleWorld https://www.spiderdanandthesecretbores.com/#

Dennis has clawed his way out of his own back to compare #DarioArgento & #LambertoBava's #Demons I & II! Fresh from seeing a double bill of #Italy's answer to #TheEvilDead on the big screen that very night, at #ChapelPictureHouse who presented the new 4k restoration from #ArrowFilms! Join us as we discuss bad parenting, devil dogs and we attempt to apply sense and logic to two films that they are completely absent from... #PrepareForPrattle  If you want to #JoinThePrattalion and to be briefed in full on the #SecretBores head over to #PrattleWorld https://www.spiderdanandthesecretbores.com/#

Dennis Whittle the wandering samurai returns to comics and to the podcast to dissect #FrankMillersRonin from #DCComics as the sun sets on #SamuraiMonth. Join us as we discuss lasering antiques, the mashing up of different international influences & #FrankMiller not being a fan of reach-arounds... #PrepareForPrattle If you want to #JoinThePrattalion and to be briefed in full on the #SecretBores head over to #PrattleWorld https://www.spiderdanandthesecretbores.com/#

"Revenge is a dish best served cold." and there is no one colder than The Blizzard From The Netherworld #LadySnowblood. #MeikoKaji delivers her most iconic performance in the film that inspired #KillBill. Our resident Flower of Carnage, Roisin McCusker joins me for this instalment of #SamuraiMonth as we discuss #SnowWhite, #MissionImpossible masks and when does an homage become a rip off? #PrepareForPrattle Check out Roisin's work as part of https://www.instagram.com/frighthubuk/ and on her very own page as well https://www.instagram.com/ro.scream/ If you want to #JoinThePrattalion and to be briefed in full on the #SecretBores head over to #PrattleWorld https://www.spiderdanandthesecretbores.com/#

For the second instalment of Samurai Month, my #Anime Sensei Georgina Hanmer has returned to defend #SamuraiChamploo in all its anachronistic glory! As #ShinichiroWantanabe creates a unique mash-up of a #FeudalJapan setting and #HipHopCulture in this wacky yet truly profound series. Join us as we discuss a**hole #Shogunate, baseball & Vincent Van Gogh #PrepareForPrattle Please follow, like and subscribe to all of Georgina's socials and ASMR YouTube channel below... https://www.facebook.com/kusanagicosplayuk/ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCRkRsq1JIq9AdT_EHB9WCEQ https://www.instagram.com/kusanagicosplayuk/ https://www.tiktok.com/@major2501? If you want to #JoinThePrattalion and to be briefed in full on the #SecretBores head over to #PrattleWorld at https://www.spiderdanandthesecretbores.com/#

The Sun has finally risen on #SamuraiMonth and Angry Andy-San, The Ragin' Ronin is here to praise #AkiraKurosawa for the creative genius he was and for specifically defining #SamuraiCinema. In this first instalment we compare two of #Kurosawa's very sharpest #Samurai films and as their blades clash we discover whether #ThroneOfBlood or #Ran is the better adaptation of #WilliamShakespeare. Join us as we discuss on-set accidents, #NohTheatre & Andy not backing his files up... #PrepareForPrattle Be sure to check out Andy’s YouTube Channel! https://youtube.com/user/Knowlsy1878 If you want to #JoinThePrattalion and to be briefed in full on the #SecretBores head over to #PrattleWorld https://www.spiderdanandthesecretbores.com/#

“Can you f***ing believe it?” I finally got Tony Farina on here to defend the #BruceWillis box-office bomb #HudsonHawk! But was this satirical spoof of action movies and heist films ahead of its time? Or could not even #DaVinci’s machine turn this tonal mess into gold?? Join us as we discuss #IndianaJones, blatant product placement & #FrankWelker residuals... #PrepareForPrattle  Check out Tony's writing and links to his podcasts over on his very own website https://www.arfarina.com/ If you want to #JoinThePrattalion and to be briefed in full on the #SecretBores head over to #PrattleWorld https://www.spiderdanandthesecretbores.com/#

Look how far #PrattleWorld has come...From Phantoms Of The Paradise to Giant-Size Man-Things we are finally here at Episode 100 of #SpiderDanAndTheSecretBores! I am finally face to face with my biggest fan and the true Super-Soldier in my #Prattalion @IAmJACSMusings as we celebrate our favourite moments, guests, episodes and more! In this podcast we hear not only from JACS but from other soldiers in the unit! Join us as we discuss JACS touching moment with his 8 year old son, Mobile Organisms Designed Only For Killing and hear how many #SamuelLJackson films I can name in 30 seconds! As always and for the 100th time and hopefully many more #PrepareForPrattle but mostly #ThankYouAll Check out JACS reviews at https://iamjacsmusings.wordpress.com/ & https://letterboxd.com/iamjacsmusings/ To be briefed in full on the Secret Bores head over to #PrattleWorld https://www.spiderdanandthesecretbores.com/# 

Happy 50th Birthday! To the malodorous melancholic mindless malleable meandering macabre muck-monster and former man #TedSallis now known only as #TheManThing! Forget about his more popular counterpart #SwampThing, this is the character you need to be reading!! In this 99th episode Dennis and I trudge deep into the #Citrusville Swamp to uncover the secrets of #SteveGerber. Join us as we talk #LenWein, #HowardTheDuck & a barbarian prince made entirely of peanut butter?!?! #PrepareForPrattle To be briefed in full on the Secret Bores head over to #PrattleWorld https://www.spiderdanandthesecretbores.com/#

This is my filthiest podcast ever by far! As we tackle one of the most infamous films of all time in a brand new format! #Penthouse's #Caligula one part porno and one part historical epic. Who else could guide us through this hedonistic experience other than The Duke Of Debauchery himself Dan Burgess. The rise and fall of not only a #Caesar of #Rome but also of the film depicting it. Join us as we discuss #GoreVidal, feeding penises to the dogs & j***ing into a bowl #PrepareForPrattle Check out Dan's photography on his website https://danburgessphoto.co.uk/work and don't forget to follow his associated social media accounts. To be briefed in full on the Secret Bores head over to #PrattleWorld https://www.spiderdanandthesecretbores.com/# 

"That's no moon..." It's #PrattleWorld returning to #AGalaxyFarFarAway with dashing rogue Scott Hodgson at the driving seat this time and me as his furry yet very loud co-pilot! We are here to smuggle you the very best with our Top 5 #StarWars video games before we #KesselRun away with ourselves! Join us as we discuss #MaxRebo, dial-up internet and throwing babies in ovens! #PrepareForPrattle To be briefed in full on the Secret Bores head over to #PrattleWorld https://www.spiderdanandthesecretbores.com/# #StarWarsJediKnightDarkForcesII #StarWarsBountyHunter #StarWarsYodaStories #StarWarsEpisodeIRacer #StarWarsKnightsOfTheOldRepublic #StarWarsShadowsOfTheEmpire #LegoStarWarsTheCompleteSaga #StarWarsSquadrons #StarWarsRogueSquadron2RogueLeader #StarWarsNes1991

The Slash Of The Titans returns...Now in comic form! It's #ElmStreet V.S. #CrystalLake, as Dennis and I compare #Wildstorm's comic book adaptations of #ANightmareOnElmStreet & #FridayThe13th. Join us as we discuss whether slasher films translate into comics, nekkid ladies and Dennis disappointing the #Prattalion. It's #FreddyVsJason place your bets and #PrepareForPrattle To be briefed in full on the Secret Bores head over to #PrattleWorld https://www.spiderdanandthesecretbores.com/#

The #StarWarsSaga never ends as we continue our #EwokAdventure with Episode II: What Were They Thinking?!?! As we attempt to sift through the Feech and find a #KyberCrystal in the rough. Which is the best of the worst #StarWars theatrical films? Who will be the victor of the #CloneBores? You'll have to listen to find out! Join #AngryAndyReviews & I again as we discuss #JarJarBinks, morbid children & #Ewok War Crimes? #PrepareForPrattle To be briefed in full on the Secret Bores head over to #PrattleWorld https://www.spiderdanandthesecretbores.com/# Be sure to check out Angry Andy’s solo review of the very same two films. https://youtu.be/HSzrr3enM8I

"What have you done?" Angry Andy Reviews & I are leaving #PrattleWorld for a galaxy far far away to revisit forgotten #StarWars Legends featuring everybody's favourite Massa-Care Bears those cuddly cannibals The #Ewoks! Listen as we give in to our anger and complete our journey to The #Darkside. Join us as we discuss the FOREST moon of #Endor, nature documentary narration & w***ing off magic trees... #PrepareForPrattle Be sure to join us for part 2 available now and check out Andy’s YouTube Channel! https://youtube.com/user/Knowlsy1878 and follow him on his new #Instagram https://www.instagram.com/angry_andy1138/ To be briefed in full on the Secret Bores head over to #PrattleWorld https://www.spiderdanandthesecretbores.com/#

As The Ultimate Warrior once said "LOAD THE SPACESHIP WITH THE ROCKET FUEL!" As we journey to Planet Wrestletopia to interview the writers of Invasion From Planet Wrestletopia Ed Kuehnel & Matt Entin of Suspicious Behaviour Productions. Join us for one slobberknocker of a podcast as we discuss Earth in a steel cage, childhood nostalgia and Leisure Suit Larry! #PrepareForPrattle Single digital issues of #InvasionFromPlanetWrestletopia are available now on #Comixology https://www.comixology.co.uk/Invasion-from-Planet-Wrestletopia-1/digital-comic/774116 And then support #SuspiciousBehaviourProduction's upcoming #Kickstarter in May for a physical copy of all the issues collected in trade paper back form with unique extras such as a new painted cover and trading cards! To find out when that starts and to get all the #Wrestletopia news follow their various social media platforms below brother! Website Twitter Facebook Instagram Tumblr To be briefed in full on the Secret Bores head over to #PrattleWorld https://www.spiderdanandthesecretbores.com/#

Max Byrne of Mandatory Marvel/DC is here to defend "One Ugly Muthaf***er!" There'll be a hot time in the old town tonight! As we hunt through the concrete jungle to find the best trophies in #Predator2. Join us as we discuss #Yautja Lore, Crazy #GaryBusey and the alternate future dystopias of 1997... #PrepareForPrattle Check out Max's podcast over at #ComicsInMotion https://anchor.fm/comics-in-motion-podcast To be briefed in full on the Secret Bores head over to #PrattleWorld https://www.spiderdanandthesecretbores.com/#

#TheNightStalker AKA Dennis Whittle is back brandishing a shiny blade and he is not afraid to use it! As he forces me to discuss the beginnings of The #Slasher film genre. Join us as we discuss inexplicable German accents, the censorship of toilets & Christopher Lee's third nipple. #PrepareForPrattle To be briefed in full on the Secret Bores head over to #PrattleWorld https://www.spiderdanandthesecretbores.com/#