The Midnight Club – Ep 10: Midnight

You can all die now. The PikeCast concludes their watchthrough of Netflix's The Midnight Club series by Mike Flanagan based on the works of Christopher Pike. This week is Episode 10: Midnight. Dr. Stanton interrupts the ritual, saving Ilonka and the other women's lives, but Shasta escapes. Ilonka realizes that…

The Midnight Club – Ep 9: The Eternal Enemy

This time we're all angry. The PikeCast continues their watchthrough of Netflix's The Midnight Club series by Mike Flanagan based on the works of Christopher Pike. This week is Episode 9: The Eternal Enemy. Sandra is the one whose cancer has regressed, and Dr. Stanton tells her that her terminal…

The Midnight Club – Ep 8: Road to Nowhere

Messy & Cassie's Fury. The PikeCast continues their watchthrough of Netflix's The Midnight Club series by Mike Flanagan based on the works of Christopher Pike. This week is Episode 8: Road to Nowhere Ilonka confronts Dr. Stanton about what she overheard. Dr. Stanton swears her to secrecy, but Ilonka tells…

The Midnight Club – Ep 7: Anya

Simply the best. The PikeCast continues their watchthrough of Netflix's The Midnight Club series by Mike Flanagan based on the works of Christopher Pike. This week is Episode 7: Anya. Dr. Stanton catches the club. The ritual was completed but Anya is in a coma, where she dreams that she…

The Midnight Club – Ep 6: Witch

Just a whole lotta stuff. The PikeCast continues their watchthrough of Netflix's The Midnight Club series by Mike Flanagan based on the works of Christopher Pike. This week is Episode 6: Witch. At Midnight Club, Kevin continues his story about the teenage serial killer, and Ilonka tells a story about…

The Midnight Club – Ep 5: See You Later

The only way to win is not to play. The PikeCast continues their watchthrough of Netflix's The Midnight Club series by Mike Flanagan based on the works of Christopher Pike. This week is Episode 5: See You Later. Ilonka gives Anya CPR, reviving her. Ilonka reads the book, which is…
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The Midnight Club – Ep 4: Gimme a Kiss

In which the big bad is….herpes. The PikeCast continues their watchthrough of Netflix's The Midnight Club series by Mike Flanagan based on the works of Christopher Pike. This week is Episode 4: Gimme a Kiss. Ilonka and Kevin bring the rest of the Midnight Club to the secret floor. They…
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The Midnight Club – Ep 3: The Wicked Heart

How about a hammer murder, Scarecrow? The PikeCast continues their watchthrough of Netflix's The Midnight Club series by Mike Flanagan based on the works of Christopher Pike. This week is Episode 3: The Wicked Heart. Ilonka reads Julia's case file and finds drawings with a symbol and the number “292.13”.…
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The Midnight Club – Ep 2: The Two Danas

Heather Langencamp Plays the Devil! The PikeCast continues their watchthrough of Netflix's The Midnight Club series by Mike Flanagan based on the works of Christopher Pike. This week is Episode 2: The Two Danas. Ilonka tries to investigate Julia and Brightcliffe's past as the headquarters of a cult named “Paragon”,…
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The Midnight Club – Ep 1: The Final Chapter

Now on TV! The PikeCast begins their watchthrough of Netflix's The Midnight Club series by Mike Flanagan based on the works of Christopher Pike. This week is Episode 1: The Final Chapter. When cancer cancels her plans for college, star student Ilonka finds a sliver of hope at Brightcliffe, a…
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The Visitor by Christopher Pike

Bring Plenty of Blood! Cooper and Cassie return from their PikeCast hiatus to discuss what Cooper calls the UR text of all of his biggest gripes with Pike. 1995's The Visitor seems cobbled together from various ideas, copying other stories while straight up even cannibalizing itself. We're joined by the…
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Remember Me 3: The Last Story by Christopher Pike

Wait! Don't! The sharks! They– Eeeehh! The PikeCast finishes out a trilogy that we began way back in episode 16 by digging into Christopher Pike’s 1995 book Remember Me 3: The Last Story. As it had been prophesized, Grady Hendrix, author of The Final Girl Support Group, My Best Friend's Exorcism,…
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See You Later by Christopher Pike

We're Having Science for Breakfast! Pike superfan Danielle Sepulveres rejoins The Pikecast to dig into Christopher Pike's 1990 novel See You Later, one of the most streamlined Pike books ever, with only eight characters (who really are only four). We lament the lack of space vampires or ancient lizards, and…
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The Listeners by Christopher Pike

This is what we look like. Author Hailey Piper returns The PikeCast to dig into another of Christopher Pike's adult novels, 1994's The Listeners. While touching on many of Pike's recurring themes, including ancient lizard races, The Listener finds a way to be truly terrifying, often as it draws us…
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Final Friends 3: The Graduation by Christopher Pike

Why didn’t you tell us something actually happens in this book? Wait…Katie did! Katie Lilly, the artist behind The Haunted Outfit, returns to wrap The Final Friends trilogy up with 1989’s Part 3: The Graduation. It’s immediately evident to all of us that Pike saved all his action and intrigue…
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Final Friends 2: The Dance by Christopher Pike

Good news, people still stand around at a sporting event asking where others are. Katie Lilly, the artist behind The Haunted Outfit, returns to continue our run of the Final Friends Trilogy from Christopher Pike. As the only one who's read the trilogy before, Katie is forced to smile through…
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Final Friends 1: The Party by Christopher Pike

We'd tell you what the book is about, but we're waiting for someone. Don't go anywhere! Katie Lilly, the artist behind The Haunted Outfit, joins us to “run the series” as we begin tackling the Final Friends Trilogy from Christopher Pike. It won't take long for you to figure out…
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The Cold One by Christopher Pike

We were conditioned in the void. Author Hailey Piper joins The PikeCast to deconstruct Christopher Pike's batshit crazy 1995 adult novel The Cold One. With so many characters, plot twists, horrifying revelations, gruesome murders, and of course, a healthy amount of Hindu mysticism, this book is both unlike any we've…
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The Immortal by Christopher Pike

Yes, Have a Murder Burger! Christopher Pike superfan Danielle Sepulveres joins us again to discuss a novel rife with horniness, boyfriend stealing, gods and goddesses, and screenplays that are startling reminiscent of other Christopher Pike books, for 1993's The Immortal.  The ancient artifact was cursed. Josie is on vacation in…
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Weekend by Christopher Pike

Good for kids. The PikeCast returns to the Point Horror era of Christopher Pike with 1986's Weekend, a book that feels, in many ways, like Pike just chose to rip himself off by duplicating Slumber Party nearly entirely. We're joined by Alana Phelan, the Polyamorous Librarian to discuss the good, the…
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