Stephen King may have written the novels that inspired dozens of iconic movies, but he's directed only one... the 80s gonzo epic 'Maximum Overdrive'.
Even King himself disowns this film as a cocaine-fuelled disaster these days, but could its audacious blend of gore, comedy and heavy metal be due for re-appraisal? Find out in this week's episode, as we discuss overly specific back-stories, terrible performances by future Simpsons actors, the definition of a road twitch and more...
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00.00: Yeardley Smith is right to be ashamed of this...
35.45: Maximum Overdrive Drinking Games
46.10: Maximum Overdrive 2: Attack of the Drones
51.45: Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw: Maximum Overdrive
1.04.05: Episode 132 Preview & Listener Submissions