Episode 49: Mike “McBeardo” McPadden

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Bill speaks to author, screenwriter and fanzine publisher Mike “McBeardo” McPadden about his various endeavors, from creating the fanzine Happyland in 1991 to developing books like HEAVY METAL MOVIES and TEEN MOVIE HELL. Topics include: Rick Sullivan’s Gore Gazette, approaching 1980s teen sex comedies in the #MeToo era, writing as Selwyn Harris for Screw and Hustler, Danny Peary, 1990s fanzine culture, authoring screenplays for Gregory Dark films like THE DEVIL IN MISS JONES 5 and ANIMAL INSTINCTS III, John Hughes, Troma Entertainment, LEMORA: A CHILD’S TALE OF THE SUPERNATURAL, Gilbert Gottfried, Mr. Skin, catching ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW at age 10 with hippie relatives and writing about Jenna Jameson’s mashed potatoes recipe for Esquire.

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Buy HEAVY METAL MOVIES and TEEN MOVIE HELL:

https://www.bazillionpoints.com/

Watch the trailer for TEEN MOVIE HELL:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kUzQfTE-i90&feature=youtu.be

Visit the official site for TEEN MOVIE HELL:

https://www.teenmoviehell.com/

Watch the King Kong Volkswagon Commercial

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zkn4nzGS_iw

 Hear Gays In The Military on Spotify:

https://open.spotify.com/artist/0zNlEUakCwLLjmMzmKPGgx

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James Laczkowski