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A podcast that holds horror to standards horror never agreed to. Hosts Jeremy Whitley, Chris Ceary, Ben Kahn and guests watch, read, listen to, and check out movies, tv shows, comics, books, art and anything else from the horror genre and discuss it through a progressive lens. We'll talk feminism in horror, LGBTQ+ issues and representation in horror, racial and social justice in horror, disability and mental health/illness in horror, and the work of female and POC directors, writers, and cre ...
 
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Fear Level: Spooky with bits of existentially disconcerting Trigger Warnings: Frequent and bloody pet death, suicidal ideation, blood, toxic/abusive familial relationships, sexual harassment Director: John Fawcette Writers: Karen Walton Stars: Emily Perkins, Katharine Isabelle Topics of Discussion: -Suicidal ideation and class projects -Guidance co…
 
Fear Level: Scary/Terrifying Trigger Warnings: Massive amounts of gaslighting, blood, gore, jump scares, harassment, stalking Director: Wes Craven Writers: Kevin Williamson Stars: Drew Barrymoore, Neve Campbell, Skeet Ulrich, Matthew Lillard, Rose McGowan, Courtney Cox, David Arquette, Jamie Kennedey, Liev Schreiber(?) Topics of Discussion: -The ca…
 
Would you sign up on Patreon to support a podcast which was just us yelling at cats? We have some ideas. Be ready for some awesome podcasts! This Friday we talk Scream with friend of the show TJ of Gotham Outsiders! And as you'll hear from this episode, next week we sit down with Steve Shell and Cam Collins of "Old Gods of Appalachia" to talk about…
 
Coming this Friday 4/9/2021 we have our episode with TJ Finacey about Wes Craven's seminal masterwork and incredibly queer genre film - Scream! The episode is titled "Upsettingly Hot Murder Boyfriends" and you will know why if you watch Scream. We love this movie and you will love this podcast. Come enjoy it with us. Next week we have something rea…
 
This would usually be a skip week, but the world is still being a jerk, so we made you a bonus, entirely unedited, and almost entirely off-topic episode. This time, we talked about the Internet. Topics, roughly: Blazing fast 28.8 Kbps dial-up AOL CDs Final Fantasy, MIDI-style Angelfire vs. Carrd The Gaming Intelligence Agency The Brunching Shuttlec…
 
Progressively Horrified news: Today - a quick preview of our conversation about Scream with our friend TJ Friday - the full brand new episode with Jay Edidin about Ginger Snaps Next week - The full episode about Scream with TJ. They're both very 90's. They're both incredibly queer. Get READY! ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★…
 
Our full episode with Jay on Ginger Sanps drops on Friday, April 2nd and it's great! Guys, I can express what a dream it was to have Jay on the line to talk about Ginger Snaps. Jay and Miles X-Plain the X-Men is one of my favorite podcasts of all time and when I heard him express how much he loved Ginger Snaps on the show, I knew we had to have Jay…
 
Art by David Wynne. Wanna buy the original? Drop him a line! In which Sam Guthrie will take all your money; Gambit has exceptionally poor judgment; having friends who are couples means getting to be the big spoon AND the little spoon; Hank McCoy is the agrarian Rube Goldberg; and there are a lot of ways to appreciate a comic. X-PLAINED: Several col…
 
Fear Level: Terrifying/Existentially Disconcerting Trigger Warnings: Gaslighting Director: David Robert Mitchell Writers: David Robert Mitchell Stars: Maika Monroe, Keir Gilchrist, Olivia Luccardi Topics of Discussion: -Ben's dislike for tall people -Upsetting naked parents -Polyamory, the curse cure -Pool Rules -When does it follow you? What count…
 
We are so psyched about this interview! It was so awesome to talk to Brad Michael Elmore! If you haven't watched Bit, we spoil the crap out of it so go watch it first then come back and listen to our podcast about it, then listen to this interview. Have you ever sat down with the director of a movie you loved and they just immediately confirmed eve…
 
Art by David Wynne. Wanna buy the original? Drop him a line! In which nobody’s ages ever make sense; Sebastian Shaw catches up on villain speeches; nobody puts Louise Simonson in a corner; Tabitha Smith has a bad day; Gambit and Bat Manuel have a lot in common; and Warpath outruns Adam X. X-PLAINED: X-Force #49-51 Haircuts The return off Sebastian …
 
Fear Level: Spoopy Trigger Warnings: Zombies, violence to animals, dismemberment, AI Director: Paul W.S. Anderson Writers: Paul W.S. Anderson Stars: Milla Jovovich, Michelle Rodriguez, Eric Mabius, James Purefoy You're all going to die down here...of laughter! Resident Evil is the movie that we somehow got instead of an adaptation of the hit horror…
 
Traumatized people processing loss by watching TV sure do connect with a TV show in which a traumatized person processes loss via the medium of television. Disney+ newest Marvel TV show is a timely hit. I'm joined by three fascinating guests for a nuanced and necessary conversation. "When someone tells a Black woman she’s not supposed to be there i…
 
Art by David Wynne. Wanna buy the original? Drop him a line! In which it’s hard to be a hologram; the Internet is terrible and you should probably avoid it; we have no idea how Naze is still alive; this is not your mom’s Adversary (if your mom is Fall of the Mutants); Forge is an order muppet; and Sabretooth is not a great addition to most teams. X…
 
Fear Level: Spoopy Trigger Warnings: Gaslighting, blood, violence, references to self-harm and suicide Director: Brad Michael Elmore Writers: Brad Michael Elmore Stars: Diana Hopper, Nicole Maines, Zolee Griggs Topics of Discussion: -Gender dysphoria and Hollywood -Fuck Gender binaries -Gorgeous nihilist psychopaths -Duke. That's it. Duke -She's in…
 
This would usually be a skip week, but the world is still being a jerk, so we made you a bonus, entirely unedited, and almost entirely off-topic episode. This time, we talked about the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Topics, roughly: Daredevil parodies The nature of mutation The four humors Archetypes of masculinity Legal status of mutant animal peop…
 
Fear Level: Horrifying Trigger Warnings: BODY HORROR, blood, guts, insects, maggots, attempted sexual assault, Director: Clive Barker Writers: Clive Barker Stars: Andrew Robinson (Garak!), Clare Higgins, Ashley Laurence Hellraiser is a horror classic and with good reason. The special effects are incredible, the monsters are memorable, and for some …
 
"Realism is unfortunate"- Michel Fiffe Michel Fiffe is the creator / writer /artist of the action series COPRA. He’s worked with Marvel and DC on top of fully producing Panorama for Dark Horse, Bloodstrike: Brutalists for Image Comics and Zegas for Fantagraphics. We talk about the development of comics art styles in depth and a graph he made attemp…
 
Art by David Wynne. Wanna buy the original?Drop him a line! In which we recommend against having a birthday in the Marvel Universe; Shinobi Shaw was a proto-Quentin Quire; Lee Forrester returns under the best possible circumstances; Bloodscream lives his best unlife; Belasco is apparently master of the cat people now; and a former Marvel intern ret…
 
Fear Level: Terrifying Trigger Warnings: Visuals of hanging/suicide, pandemic, jump scares, blood, violence Director: Rob Savage Writers: Gemma Hurley, Rob Savage, Jed Shepherd Stars: Haley Bishop, Jemma Moore (Wonder Woman), Emma Louise Webb (The Crown), Radina Drandova, Caroline Ward, Edward Linard It's the great pandemic of 2020 and a group of f…
 
Art by David Wynne. Wanna buy the original? Drop him a line! In which Cordelia Frost is a terrible friend; Mondo is better than the story arcs that surround him; and we’d really love to see a series about Sean Cassidy’s super groovy past. X-PLAINED: The one who got away Generation X Annual 1995 Generation X #10-11 A failed seduction attempt Mondo a…
 
Fear Level: Mostly Spoopy with existential dread Trigger Warnings: Racism, colorism, trauma, body horror, sexual assault, violence, blood Director: Justin Simien Writers: Justin Simien Stars: Elle Lorraine, Judith Scott, Vanessa William s, Jay Pharoah, James Van Der Beek, Lena Waithe, Kelly Rowland, Usher, Blair Underwood, Michelle Hurd, MC Lyte, R…
 
The concept of the video game character creator has existed for years, but some of y'all still want to throw the binary gender choice and people up front and, somehow, some of y'all haven't even figured out the non-hetero romance thing. On the other hand, there's The Outer Worlds and Saints Row IV ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★…
 
Art by David Wynne. Wanna buy the original? Drop him a line! In which we spend a large amount of time on a group of small characters; X-Babies stories cover a wide range of quality; Mojo is relegated to public access; the ‘Vengers rebel against their creator; the X-Babies excavate Star Comics; we adjust our opinion of the mid-‘90s; and WandaVision …
 
"I'm not damning Stan Lee, I'm living with ambiguity" says Abraham Riesman of his essential new Stan Lee biography True Believer: The Rise and Fall of Stan Lee. No matter where you stand on the debate of who gets credit for Marvel comics, you MUST read this book. It's past time for a serious work of history like this one examining the conflicting s…
 
Fear Level: Terrifying Trigger Warnings: Racism, gaslighting, mild gore Director: Jordan Peele Writers: Jordan Peele Stars: Daniel Kaluuya, Allison Williams, Bradley Whitford, Catherine Keener, Betty Gabriel, LaKeith Stanfield, Caleb Landry Jones, Lil Rel Howard, Erika Alexander Topics of Discussion: -Racisms -Pay attention to how your black friend…
 
DS9 premiered at the height of third wave feminism. In this episode, we’ll look at how Star Trek Deep Space Nine incorporated feminist thought of the ‘90s into its depictions of women and gender. Also, how that explains why Major Kira is always wearing a full face of makeup even when she’s roaming caves with a phaser rifle. And how the real villian…
 
This would usually be a skip week, but the world is still being a jerk, so we made you a bonus, entirely unedited, and almost entirely off-topic episode. This time, we talked about vegetables. Kind of. Topics, roughly: Vegetables. Like we said. Is Apocalypse a fruit? Ghost vs. slime trees Dwarves in the rutabagas Ramen mishaps How to be less terrib…
 
Fear Level: Documentary Trigger Warnings: Historical images of lynching and racial violence, excerpts from a variety of horror films that include blood, violence, racism, and terror. They say Candyman several times in a row. Director: Xavier Burgin Writers: Ashlee Blackwell, Danielle Burrows Based on the book by: Robin R. Means Coleman Stars: Robin…
 
Art by David Wynne. Wanna buy the original? Drop him a line! In which the X-Babies fail to charm; clones are people, too; Iceman doesn’t (quite) come out; Gambit and Bishop bond; Joseph comes into ambiguous being; and Principal Nezu and Charles Xavier would probably get along okay. X-PLAINED: Inconsistent quality X-Men #46-47 Uncanny X-Men #327 The…
 
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