Episodes

April 4, 2021

Ep 41: Interview w/David Howard Thornton from "Terrifier"

Take one look at Art the Clown and you’ll know why his movie is called “Terrifier.” We had the pleasure of chatting with the man behind the makeup, David Howard Thornton, to discuss how he approached playing such a sadistic …

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March 28, 2021

Ep 40: Come True, Joel McHale!

Both films we discuss this week left us with more questions than answers. Like how is Joel McHale almost 50 with a body like the one he so “Happily” shows off? And why couldn’t our wish for a new Nightmare …

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March 21, 2021

Ep 39: Interview w/Thom Mathews from “F13 Pt 6” & “The Return of the …

Thom Mathews had two back-to-back horror hits in the mid-80s when he starred in “The Return of the Living Dead” and “Friday the 13th Part 6: Jason Lives.” Tune in to hear all about filming these fan favorites, the thing …

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March 14, 2021

Ep 38: Right Turn, Wrong Son

This week we fawn over how much the new “Wrong Turn” got right in its quest to breathe new (non-inbred) life into the series. We also discuss Laurie Strode’s granddaughter (Andi Matichak) taking a very bloodthirsty kid on the run …

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March 7, 2021

Ep 37: Interview w/Jacob Johnston, Writer/Director of “Dreamcatcher” …

To coincide with the opening weekend of “Dreamcatcher,” we interviewed Writer/Director Jacob Johnston to hear all about the making of this new EDM-fueled slasher film, where the story came from, and how he went from working production on Marvel movies...

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Feb. 28, 2021

Ep 36: Wondering WTF Shook Willy

Wacky, insane, WTF... all ways to describe the thrillers we discuss this week. From an influencer being punked/harassed/stalked with Scream-style phone calls in “Shook,” to watching Nicolas Cage face off (get it?) against possessed animatronics in...

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Feb. 21, 2021

Ep 35: Interview w/Melanie Kinnaman from "F13: A New Beginning"

Longtime friend of HHT, Melanie Kinnaman was fierce AF when she faced off against the Jason copycat killer as Pam Roberts in “Friday the 13th: A New Beginning.” Tune in to hear all about filming this polarizing sequel, who hit …

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Feb. 14, 2021

Ep 34: It's the Little Things at Night

Jared Leto playing an eccentric character? An old hotel toying with the minds of its guests? Where have we seen this before? ;) The two films we discuss this week, “The Little Things” and “The Night,” both attempt to put …

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Feb. 7, 2021

Ep 33: Interview w/Erika Anderson from "ANOES 5: The Dream Child"

Erika Anderson’s death scene in “A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child” was a gruesome delight that spawned one of Freddy Krueger’s most iconic lines. Tune in to hear all her amusing stories about the film, the creepy …

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Jan. 31, 2021

Ep 32: The Night Stalker docuseries w/Jacob Randall

This week we shift from cinematic horror to real-life horror to discuss Netflix’s four-part docuseries, “The Night Stalker: The Hunt for a Serial Killer” along with our special guest – Happy Horror Time Co-Producer and host of the true crime …

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Jan. 24, 2021

Ep 31: Promising Young Pilots

This week we discuss two films that aren’t traditional horror flicks, but still bring thrills and suspense to the screen. There’s tons to unpack (and tons to appreciate) in the all-too-real black comedy thriller, “Promising Young Woman,” and “Horizon...

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Jan. 21, 2021

TRAILER: Happy Horror Time

If you're wondering what this podcast is all about, take a listen! With unscripted and unpolished reviews of all things horror + interviews with horror stars and insiders, anyone can have a Happy Horror Time! Hosted by: Tim Murdock & …

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Jan. 17, 2021

Ep 30: Interview w/J.C. Brandy from "Halloween: The Curse of Michael …

From playing an iconic character in the “Halloween” series to playing in an all-girl rock band, J.C. Brandy is quite the multitalented artist. Tune in to hear how she felt taking over the part of Jamie Lloyd in the franchise’s …

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Jan. 10, 2021

Ep 29: Macho Macho Men

We discuss two films that are just dripping with... masculinity. From a rugged Devon Sawa hunting a “bear” (aka, serial killer) in “Hunter Hunter,” to Bruce Willis kickin’ ass and spoutin’ one-liners (as usual) in the sci-fi thriller, “Breach,” both...

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Jan. 3, 2021

Ep 28: Interview w/Tuesday Knight from "ANOES 4: The Dream Master"

She faced off against Freddy Krueger AND co-wrote/sang the opening song in “A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master.” She’s Tuesday Knight! Tune in to hear all about her experiences working on the film, how that iconic song …

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Dec. 27, 2020

Ep 27: Anything for Hilary Swank

We discuss Satanic grandparents finding out what DTF means in “Anything for Jackson,” along with Hilary Swank owning everyone in the very unerotic thriller, “Fatale.” There’s no shortage of creepy twists and turns to review in these movies, and you...

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Dec. 20, 2020

Ep 26: Smiley Freaky Killers

We discuss Vince Vaughn & Kathryn Newton swapping souls and slicing up students in “Freaky,” along with the slow burn cultish thriller, “Smiley Face Killers.” What’s freakier? Vince Vaughn acting like a high-school girl or Crispin Glover carrying a...

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Dec. 13, 2020

Ep 25: Interview w/Felissa Rose from "Sleepaway Camp"

Our chat with the original Angela Baker from this 1983 cult classic felt like catching up with an old friend. Tune in to hear Felissa’s entertaining stories about "Sleepaway Camp" (some that have never been told before), her thoughts/reactions on …

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Dec. 7, 2020

Ep 24: Moms and Monsters

Tim and Matt discuss the Sarah Paulson-led Hulu thriller, “Run,” along with the app-based creature feature, “Come Play.” Between a mom giving her daughter muscle relaxants for dogs and a monster terrorizing kids because he “just wants a friend,”...

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Nov. 30, 2020

Ep 23: Interview w/Monica Keena from "Freddy vs. Jason"

In 2003, the Friday the 13th and Nightmare on Elm Street worlds collided, and this star was at the center of it all. Tune in to hear our interview with "Freddy vs. Jason" final girl Monica Keena (aka Lori Campbell) …

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Nov. 24, 2020

Ep 22: The Dark and the Crafty

Summoning their inner witch, Tim and Matt discuss the horror reboot/sequel (WTF is it?), “The Craft: Legacy,” along with the unsettling indie flick, “The Dark and the Wicked.” One has finger chopping, the other features a menstrual accident. Tune in...

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Nov. 13, 2020

Ep 21: Interview w/Kimberly Beck Clark from "F13: The Final Chapter"

Happy Friday the 13th! To celebrate this legendary date, we interviewed final girl Kimberly Beck Clark (aka Trish Jarvis) from “Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter.” Tune in to hear her thoughts on making the film, how it’s impacted her …

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Oct. 31, 2020

Ep 20: Resurrected for Halloween (w/out Busta)

Like any good horror film series, Happy Horror Time has gone through a bit of a reboot (with a new look and sound). Matt returns for good, now as Tim's official co-host! The guys discuss 2 newly-released Blumhouse horror movies …

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Oct. 1, 2020

Ep 19: Don't Sweat it, Just Escape Alone!

Tim and Matt discuss two new releases on the eve of the beginning of spooky season (and the hottest day in LA) - "No Escape" and "Alone."

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