Oct 31, 2021
It is 1978, and this is the night he came home! In this chapter we look at John Carpenter's classic Hallowe'en, uncover its origins, explore its connections with the holiday and learn how it brought horror back to Hallowe'en night!
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Oct 24, 2021
As a prelude to the next chapter of our Origins of Hallowe'en series, we delve into the world of spooky spoken word records from the '60s and '70s, discovering a world of scary stories and haunted vinyl! We hear Famous Monsters Speak! (1963), visit A Graveyard of Ghosts (1974) with Vincent Price, and experience...
Oct 17, 2021
In this episode we have a double dose of terror from Adam Nevill! First we look at the new movie version of his novel No One Gets Out Alive which is currently scaring the pants of people on Netflix, and then have a review of his tenth novel, a tale of folk horror entitled Cunning Folk!
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Oct 10, 2021
In this second exploration of the ghosts of MR James, we uncover strange childhood inspirations, identify recurring types of spectres in his tales, and uncover the good doctor's own view on ghosts.
Oct 3, 2021
This week we begin a two part investigation into the ghost stories of MR James, and try to uncover what inspired and influenced the creation of his classic tales of the supernatural.