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For the Gothic Heroine

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.

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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.

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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.

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Track of the Cat



High Plains Drifter



Wild Wild West

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American Murder Song



Dec 25, 2018

It's time to tell some fairy tales- one of the most frightening fairy tales of all.  In this episode, we'll look at the story of Bluebeard, lingering questions around it, and its influence on everything from great literature to opera to horror movies.  A patreon sponsored episode!

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Dec 11, 2018

If you know all the classic monsters by sight but don't know where to start with their movies, look no further!  In this guide to Universal's 1930s horror movies, we'll look at the foundational films of the genre and see which ones hold up...and think about just what we want out of them.

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