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May 29, 2023

In this episode about Visceral horror and Tender Is the Flesh by Augustina Bazterrica, Maddy and her guest, Hannah, try not to lose their lunch as they discuss the most stomach-turning moments of the book, their own relationships to gory horror, and what and who they’d most like to see in the upcoming TV adaptation.

May 15, 2023

In this episode about Psychological horror and The Pallbearers Club by Paul Tremblay, Maddy and her guest, Dale, talk about the influence of Shirley Jackson on their lives, what happens when horror isn’t scary, and how many bands you can get kicked out of before you realize you’re the problem.

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May 1, 2023

In this episode about Paranormal horror and The Only Good Indians by Stephen Graham Jones, Maddy and her guest, Mike, discuss SGJ’s evocative writing style, what scenes are burned into their brains, and their vastly different middle school biology class experiences.

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Apr 17, 2023

In this episode about humor horror and 'John Dies at the End' by Jason Pargin, Maddy and her guest, Bryce, talk about what makes horror so relatable, the interesting choices of the movie adaptation, and why they’ll never look at Ronald McDonald the same way again.

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Apr 3, 2023

This episode is all about Gothic horror and the books “The Fall of the House of Usher” by Edgar Allan Poe and What Moves the Dead by T. Kingfisher. Join Maddy and her guests, Kelly and Kathleen, as they discuss the mysterious powers of mushrooms, their ideal retelling of “Usher”, and why Gothic is obviously the...