Rebroadcast: #28: The Shining (GUEST: Monica Daniel)


Who gets tired of The Shining? Not NJAM!  Timmie and Ryan present a brand new intro to our classic episode about Kubrick’s masterpiece.  Originally released as episode #28, The Gang is joined by special guest, Monica Daniel. Enjoy, and have a Spooktastic October!

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I. Intro 

A. Ryan and Timmie Introduce the Episode

B. Shining Reference Spotting

C. Special Guest: Monica Daniel

D. Conspiracy Theories: Connection to Room 237 [00:13:33]

II. The Shining (1980) [00:18:44]

A. Experiences with the film

  1. NJAM screens it together
  2. History with the film
  3. Iconism in the film world

B. The movie

  1. Music, Dies Irae
  2. Horror through tension and mood, not shock horror
  3. Casting and Characters:
    • Jack Nicholson (Jack Torrance)
    • Shelley Duvall (Wendy)
    • Danny Lloyd (Danny)
    • Scatman Crothers (Dick Halloran)
  4. Favorite Scenes/Characters

III. Bad Table Read [01:14:55]

IV. Conclusions [01:19:37]

A. Additional thoughts

B. Problems

V. Aftershow [01:29:45]

Original Music

The excellent creepy music found in this episode was written and performed by the talented Jesse James.

Audio Editing

This show was edited by Ryan Jacobi.

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