04/05/2013 10:08 am ET Updated Jun 05, 2013

John Dies at the End 's Don Coscarelli: The CFQ Interview

2013-04-05-JDATE_2_410.jpgThere's something about a Don Coscarelli film, something that says, "We're gonna mess with your brain, now." But if power-drill-equipped flying orbs, interplanetary gateways stashed away in funeral homes, or Elvis battling soul-sucking mummies didn't freak you out in such films as Phantasm and Bubba Ho-Tep, maybe the director's latest, John Dies at the End, will do it, featuring as it does a couple of paranormal crime-fighters who have to contend with hallucinogenic soy sauce, trans-temporal cell phones, and sentient, cannibalistic sludge.

We got to talk with Coscarelli about the influences that led to the fevered insanity of his films, the shock of being hailed as one the godfathers of horror's rebirth, and odds of the world ever seeing Bubba Nosferatu. Click on the player button to hear the show, or right-click the title to download.

John Dies at the End's Don Coscarelli: The CFQ Interview