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For the Gothic Heroine

Jul 9, 2019

What makes a horror movie bad- so bad it's good, or so bad it's unwatchable?  In this episode, we'll be taking a look at when and how horror doesn't work.

Ambiant music is by Ross Bugden.  Audio clips used were from Rocky Horror Studio Cast, Plan 9 from Outer Space, the trailer for The Incredibly Strange Creatures Who...


Jun 10, 2019

In part B of the Frankenstein series, we'll talk about how film and literary adaptations have portrayed the infamous Monster- often as seen through the eyes of his Bride.

Ambiant music is by cinematicwaves.  Audio clips used were from Rocky Horror Studio Cast, The Bride of Frankenstein, the trailer for The Bride, and...


Mar 5, 2019

It's time to finally talk about Frankenstein!  In part A, we'll look at how the Doctor has shifted throughout adaptations, and how each version has revealed a new aspect of what it means to play god.

Error correction: I repeatedly call Sting's character Carl Frankenstein.  It's Charles Frankenstein.  I don't know why I...


Feb 20, 2019

Ravenloft is perhaps the most famous and influential gothic roleplaying game, but it's not the only one out there!  Join us and discover the strange and unusual world of gothic horror tabletop rpgs.

Recommended Media:

Roleplaying Games:

Ravenloft

Vampire: The Dark Ages

Bluebeard’s Bride

A Ghastly Affair

Krevborna: A...


Feb 1, 2019

This episode dives into a mixture of Americana, horror, science fiction and history to tell the tales of the Weird West.

Recommended Media:

Books:

Track of the Cat

Dracula

Films:

High Plains Drifter

Ravenous

TV:

Wild Wild West

Music:

savingcountrymusic.com's annual Halloween playlist

American Murder Song

Comics:

Pretty...