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Nov 1, 2022

It's no surprise that I love Halloween and that I love decorating my place into a haunted House for Trick-or-Treaters to enjoy. 

But there is a specific history behind my love of Halloween, and in this episode, I'm going to "open a vein" and give you more insight into what makes me believe that horror brings...

Aug 18, 2022

Every town has ghosts and the late George Romero is Pittsburgh's beloved boogeyman!

Romero still looms large there, and I was honored to visit the George A. Romero Archival Collection (1962-2017) at the Hillman Library at the University of Pittsburgh.

Horror Studies Collection Coordinator Ben Rubin sat for an interview...

May 26, 2022

Freddy's glove! Jason's machete! Jigsaw's mask! Leatherface's Chainsaw!

Like any religion, horror and sci-fi movies can be such a spiritual experience for fans that props and costumes can become holy relics.

Join my guests, James Azrael and Ernesto Avina, partners, and curators of The Horror & SciFi Prop...

Apr 6, 2022

Before the MCU became mainstream and before horror films won Oscars, Horror Hosts helped create the Monster Kid Culture and legitimize fandom and genre conventions.

My guest, John Stanley, was not only the legendary host of Creature Features on KTVU-2 from 1979-1984, but also a novelist, film critic, and horror film...

Feb 12, 2022

Music and Horror are kindred spirits. And many of us love it when music and horror meet in the shadows of our imaginations. 

Join my guests, the hosts of the excellent DISCOVER THE HORROR PODCAST as we look at how we were attracted to the dark side of music, our influences, and how many different ways music express that...