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  • Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter (1984) | Episode #79 November 18, 2022
    In this episode, hosts Katherine Troyer and Toni Tresca return to Crystal Lake once more for their discussion of the 1984 horror slasher film Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter. Episode Highlights: We talk about how this film works to set itself apart from the other entries in the franchise, even as it continues the […]
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  • Friday the 13th Part III (1982) | Episode #76 November 18, 2022
    In this episode, hosts Katherine Troyer and Toni Tresca keep on camping as they discuss the 1982 horror slasher film Friday the 13th Part III. Episode Highlights: We talk about how this particular entry in the franchise was disappointing as it was the exact same formula from the first two films...but somehow also worse than […]
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  • Halloween Ends (2022) | Episode #78 October 31, 2022
    In this special Halloween episode (recorded in person and unedited!), hosts Katherine Troyer and Toni Tresca talk about the conclusion (at least for now...) of the Halloween franchise as they discuss the 2022 horror slasher film Halloween Ends.  Episode Highlights: We look at the ways that this film attempts to explore the nature/nurture dichotomy of […]
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  • Jaysen Buterin, Kevin Kangas, Ron Riekki | Interview (2022) | Eerie Extras October 20, 2022
    In this very exciting Eerie Extra, co-host Katherine Troyer talks with some masters of clownish horror: Jaysen Buterin, Kevin Kangas, and Ron Riekki. Buterin (writer and director of the film Kill Giggles) and Kangas (writer and director of Fear of Clowns 1 & 2) are featured in Riekki's 2022 edited collection The Many Lives of Evil […]
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  • Nope (2022) | Episode #77 October 10, 2022
    Jordan Peele is a horror filmmaker that helped inspire this entire podcast. So, in this episode, hosts Katherine Troyer and Toni Tresca talk the 2022 Western/sci-fi/horror film Nope. Episode Highlights: We agreed to disagree about many of our conclusions on this film, even as we both decided that the other person was making some truly […]
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