Episode #145 – Exploring John Carpenter’s The Thing

40 years ago, John Carpenter’s The Thing was released in cinemas and the world was treated to a film that straddled the lines between Sci-Fi and horror. Fondly remembered for it’s and paranoid, “Don’t trust anyone” tension throughout and cutting edge special effects, The Thing stands as one of the classic films of the 80s. To celebrate Halloween, the panel reviews the John Carpenter’s classic The Thing.


Zack Slater
Frank Melman
Tommy Smithereens (on Twitter)
Clifton (on Twitter)

Produced by Zack Slater

Produced/Edited by Clifton (on Twitter)

Engineered by Mike BlueLion209

Music: Arpy – Dan Henig  
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Episode Notes for John Carpenter’s The Thing

The Thing (1982)

Original poster painted by the great Drew Struzan. You can see more of his work here.

Theme to The Thing

Stills from The Thing (1982)

Whiteout by Greg Rucka & Steve Lieber 

Durlans from Legion of Superheroes

Stills from Looney Tunes “Rocket by Baby” (1956)

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