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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.


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


“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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