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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 movie review, and second, we have Gerald’s Game and #Metoo

3:00 Kati is also reading the sixth book in Gunslinger Series, Song of Suzannah.   

5:00 Tracy discusses her review of Elizabeth Harvest

6:15  Tyler is reading The Wide Carnivorous Sky and Other Monstrous Geographies.  It is really something special.

8:00 Everyone discusses the new Trailer for Suspiria.  Check it out below. Everyone is really excited to see it.  

9:45 Tyler says go check out Snowpiercer.

15:00  Tyler mentions an interview done by Fresh Air on NPR about Andre Holland.  It is great.  Check it out.  

18:00 Tyler mentions compares characters in Castle Rock to Slaughterhouse 5.  

33:00  Tracy mentions Dreamcatcher references and Kati mentions the weasels in The Stand,  Both pretty awesome easter eggs. Also The Stand is tremendous...The Dreamcatcher…..meh.

40:00 Tyler mentions Salem Lot.  One of King’s first and one of his best that really has a Lovecraftian feel about it.  

46:00  Tyler mentions Danse Macabre and Different Seasons.  Specifically, he discusses The Body, which the movie Stand By Me is based on (Not The Stand….that is something totally different).

50:00  Kati discusses Cujo.  Scary dogs are scary

51:45  Tyler discusses an AV Club article about the short story “You Know They Have a Hell of a Band”.  Music teachers should totally take a look at it.