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Episode 66: Techno-Horror

We can’t live without technology, but is that a good thing? The most rapidly changing  facet of our existence offers fertile ground for exploring all kinds of horrifying things. We’re entering the virtual world and talking about how TV, computers, robots and more define and complicate our existence.  Includes discussions of The Stepford Wives (1975), […]

Episode 64: Cosmic Horror

In this episode, the gang takes a look behind the veil of reality into thought-provoking, madness-inducing cosmic horror. How does the vast possibility of the universe put our puny little lives into focus? What happens when humans transcend their place in space and time? How come everything is still misogynistic? Includes discussions of Inside (2023), […]

Episode 63: Imaginary

The latest film from Blumhouse is a romp through childhood anxieties and family drama. Is this new wave of PG-horror a cynical cash grab or an important development in the horror landscape?  We break down Jeff Wadlow’s Imaginary through its odd story beats, excellent creature design and often bizarre visuals. Follow us on Instagram and Facebook. Contact us at crystal@spookybitchgang.com and […]

Episode 62: Killer Animals

Sometimes the scariest creature is out there in the wild or living right in your house! In this episode, we’re looking at some of the killer animals in the horror canon and how they relate to our experiences as humans.  Includes discussions of Karen (2021), Baghead (2023), Night Swim (2024), The Beast (2023), The Birds […]

Episode 56: Giallo

Bongiorno! In this episode, the gang dip their toes into the muddy waters of vintage Italian horror. Is Giallo a flash-in-the-pan, a relic of the past, or a key component of the genre we know and love? Includes discussions of Saw X (2023), Elevator Game (2023), Blood and Black Lace (1964), The Laughing Woman a.k.a […]

Episode 54: Ghosts

We’re discussing ghosts, wraith, spirits, spectres and phantoms. One of the cornerstones of horror, how did ghosts end up symbolising so much about the human psyche? Includes discussions of The Fifth Thoracic Vertebra (2022), Nightsiren (2022), Insidious: The Red Door (2023), The Innocents (1961), Carnival of Souls (1962), The Haunting (1963), The Stone Tape (1972), […]

Episode 51: Extraterrestrials

The truth is out there, and we aim to find it! In this episode we’re talking about extraterrestrials (a.k.a aliens) and how they contextualise and disrupt our place in the world.  Includes discussions of Evil Dead Rise (2023), The Thing from Another World (1951), Lifeforce (1985), Signs (2002), Dark Skies (2013), Under the Skin (2013), […]

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