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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!

Oct 19, 2018

Welcome back class!  This week we are talking about horror movie sequels, why we love them and why we hate them.  So many are so lackluster, yet every year we get a new crop.  Obviously, both movie studios and moviegoers keep finding a reason to make them relevant, so seriously, what gives?

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But first, what are we reading and watching this week?

Tyler- The Best Horror of the Year, Volume 8

Guignol and Other Sardonic Tales by Orrin Grey

Deep Cuts Horror Trivia Night if you live in Kansas City!

Mike-  The Weird, A Compendium of Dark and Strange Stories

Best of The Best Horror of The Year

Mike's Review of The Devil and the Deep

Dark Corners of the Web: Check out Crypt TV's The Tormentor and Books in the Freezer Podcast

Here are some links to articles that we discuss in today's Episode:

The Consequence of Sound- Why So Sequel? The Endless Nightmare of Horror Franchises

Thoughtco- The history of the Halloween Movie Franchise

Io9- The Myth of the Built-in Audience Article explaining why every damn movie is a sequel now

Next Week on the Horror Podclass- Why kids creep us out brought to you by the Children of the Corn!