Eerie Late Night Radio Show Episode 30 – Video Nasties

In the early 80’s, the video boom was in full swing. For the first time, people were able to enjoy films in the privacy of their own homes without it costing them an arm and a leg. But not everyone was happy. Especially in merry old England, where the selling and renting of horror VHS tapes exlpoded and exposed their children to gore and violence the likes of which were never seen before. It certainly was not their parent’s Hammer films. Mr. Maniacal, The Bone Jangler and Halloween Jack look at the movies of that time which created quite a stir and led to the creation of the term “video nasty.”


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