Obviously we didn’t learn our lesson the first time. We stayed up all night watching ten Friday the 13th movies and we did it all for you. Hear our slow descent into insanity as we try to figure out just why this franchise and its hulking killer has become so iconic.
TRIGGER WARNING: This episode contains discussions of sexual violence. The much-maligned torture porn genre gets the SBG treatment. Is it horrible sadism for the sake of making us squirm, or is there more going on beneath the gory surface? Includes discussions of Antebellum (2020), Spree (2020), The Wizard of Gore (1970), Salò, or the 120 […]
Sharks and crocs are the terrors of the deep, but do these ancient and terrifying beings have something to say about humans? Includes discussions of La Llorona (2019), Host (2020), Near Dark (1987), Jaws (1975), Jaws II (1978), Open Water (2003), Eaten Alive (1977), The Shallows (2016), Dark Age (1987), The Pool (2018), Rogue (2007) […]
The gang is staying home, so it’s prime time to talk home invasion horror. How does home invasion horror comment on our domestic relationships and the way we view the sanctity of home? Includes discussions of The Vigil (2019), Shirley (2020), Unhinged (2020), The Strangers (2008), La Casa Muda (2010), The Silent House (2011), Emelie […]
What’s that smell? It’s us talking enough shit to fertilise an entire forest. This ep we’re talking plants that walk, plants that talk, and plants that kill. Includes discussions of Sweetheart (2019), Night Tide (1961), Walking Out (2017), The Day of the Triffids (1962), Maneater of Hydra (1967), Godzilla vs. Biollante (1989), Annihilation (2018), […]
The Simpsons is a gateway into pop culture and its annual Treehouse of Horror episodes have further cemented the legacy of many great (and not so great) horror and sci-fi stories. We discuss and rank the first ten Treehouse of Horror episodes.
Most people who have had lived experience as a woman could attest to the occasional fantasy of invisibility. Being seen, particularly under the harsh lights of the male gaze, begins to erode girls’ self-esteem and sense of security from the time they’re in primary school. In order to counteract the vulnerability that comes with being […]
I scream, you scream, we all scream for quarantine. We’re staying inside our house and killing time on the internet, so we did what all the real podcasts do and went live on Instagram discussing Internet Horror. Webcams, creepypasta, slow dial-up and online predators all get a shout out.
Trigger warning: This episode contains discussions of sexual assault. Get ready for some down-home deep fried horror as we talk Hixploitation. Hicks, hillbillies, yokels, bumpkins. Whatever you want to call them, we try to figure out what role they play in horror and what hixploitation can tell us about ourselves. Featuring special guest Crystal’s dad! […]
That Pulse came out when home internet was still in its relative infancy is particularly impressive given how prescient the film has continually proven itself.