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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!

Nov 19, 2018

Welcome back, class!  Today Tyler and Mike are talking about The Strangers (2018) and what it has to tell us as an exemplar of the Home Invasion Subgenre.  Is there even such a thing?  What does it mean and why does it scare us?  Did 9/11 change horror?  Those are some of the topics we cover, as well as "Tyler's Taxonomy of Home Invasion Movies."  Before we get there though, we discuss our new favorite short horror film from Parallel Madness, some upcoming books from Broken Eye Books, and the really cool experiment that is Concord Free Press.  Here are some helpful links for today's Episode:

The Horror Pod Class Facebook Group

Signal Horizon on Facebook and Twitter

"Transmission" an award-winning short horror film from Parallel Madness Studios that you can watch for FREE!

Concord Free Press- Get your free book!

Preorder Link for Queen of No Tomorrows by Matt Maxwell

New Evidence discovered in the Keddie Cabin Murders Case

Screensmart- Some violence is senseless

We Got This Covered article about the Home Invasion Subgenre

Vox article about Home Invasion films.  Do you agree that they reflect a fear of foreigners?  Let us know on social media!