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Tourist Trap


Special Guests: David Schmoeller, Charles Band, Nicholas Von Sternberg

Guest Co-Host: Alex Jowski

We’re talking about the 1979 film from David Schmoeller, Tourist Trap. When a quintet of young people meet creepy Mr. Slaussen (Chuck Connors) — the proprietor of a roadside wax museum — bad things happen.

We talked to the co-writer/director David Schmoeller, cinematographer Nicholas Von Sternberg, and producer Charles Band. Joining us in the booth this week is Alex Jowski, head honcho at Geek Juice Media.

Links:

Buy Tourist Trap on DVD

Visit the official David Schmoeller website

Read an interview with David Schmoeller

Read a review of the Tourist Trap DVD at DVDBeaver

Hear the first part of our Charles Band interview on our Trancers episode

Music:

“Main Title” – Pino Donaggio

“Into the Pool” – Pino Donnagio

“Showroom Dummies (Cha Cha Cha)” – Señor Coconut

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About The Author
Mike White
Mike White
Often mistaken for the ginger screenwriter/actor of the same name, Mike White has been a frequent contributor to publications such as CinemaScope, Paracinema, Detroit’s Metro Times, and Detour-Mag.com. He’s served on juries at the Slamdance, Cinekink, MicroCineFest and Kansas City film festivals. Additionally, he’s been featured in the documentaries David Goodis: To a Pulp and The People Vs. George Lucas. In 2010, BearManor Media published Impossibly Funky: A Cashiers du Cinemart Collection. A collection of film reviews, Cinema Detours, will be published in 2013.

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