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Horror Pod Class

Hey class!  Come meet Mike and Tyler, two high school teachers who absolutely love to talk and write about the horror genre!  We also own and write for a website named Signal Horizon, where you can get the latest news, reviews, and analysis of works from the horror and dark science fiction genres!

May 25, 2018

Today we dive into the classic Texas Chainsaw Massacre to discuss why it has been so influential and what it can tell us about capitalism and class conflict.  Tyler is doing the show notes this week so look out its gonna be a rough ride.
 
2:30 Tyler mentions Revenge on Shudder.  Its not out yet but will be very soon. 


May 18, 2018

Get ready for a deep dive episode into the imagery and themes used by Cloverfield (2008) and how they evoke and comment on imagery from 9/11 and terrorism more generally.  Cloverfield was a pretty big deal back in 2008 and we make sure to talk about the critical reception then and discuss some great scholarly articles...


May 11, 2018

Zombieland is a super fun movie, but does it have something more to say about the way we see our society?  Today on the Horror Pod Class we are going to take a look at Zombieland and some other post-apocalyptic movies and books to see what they have to say about wish to just "burn it all down." 

02:00- Tyler is reading...


May 4, 2018

Welcome back class!  Tyler is super worried about the "summer slide" which is where kids (and teachers) get dumb over the summer.  Here are 10 horror movies and 5 books to keep you smart, or at least terrified, this summer!

 

04:20- Cargo is based off of my favorite short Out on Netlix.  It comes out May 18th and...


May 3, 2018

Class is back in session with an extra special and enlightening interview with the editor of Weirdbook, Douglas Draa.  Doug and I talk about the magazine, where he wants to take it in the future, how he handles the mountains of submissions he gets, and much more!

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