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The 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!

Aug 30, 2018

Hey Class


Mike had a tooth demon take up residence in one of his teeth this week so he was not available this week.  

1:15 Tracy is reading Manifest Recall by Alan Baxter.  You can buy it from Grey Matter Press

2:30 Kati is reading Gerald’s Game.  We have a couple of great articles about it.  First we have the

Aug 23, 2018

Hey guys, we are back this week with a deep dive into Gothic Literature!  The Gothic casts a long, dark, and creepy shadow over modern horror and has spawned many sub-genres and reinterpretations.  Specifically, we are going to be discussing the "New American Gothic" and how the 1979 film The Amityville Horror breathes...

Aug 16, 2018

Class is back in session and this time we are going to try to talk smart about a dumb movie!  Truth or Dare made a whole bunch of money, but it wasn't exactly a deep film.  It did use a very interesting motif in horror called "the liminal space" and today we are going to discuss how that space works and why it...

Aug 8, 2018

Welcome back class, it has been a long summer and the crops have not been particularly bountiful.  What are we to do?  Burn a big ass wicker man of course!  Specifically we are going to be talking about the 1973 Folk Horror classic The Wicker Man.  Not to be confused with the absolutley horrible Nick Cage remake.  First...

Aug 2, 2018

What we are Reading, Watching, Drinking

Tyler-  Tyler saw The First Purge.  His review is already out and he really loved it.  Tyler also discusses The Joseph Baldwin Academy's Zombie 101 class.  


Mike-  Mike discusses Lost Films, a horror anthology, that is really great.  His complete review came out earlier...