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The Scariest Things Podcast Episode CXXVII: Creepy Crawlies
July 25, 2021

Skittering. Scuttling. Swarming. And sometimes... crushing. For millions of people, their greatest fears come with six or eight legs. Yipes! Is something crawling up my leg? AAAAAIIIIEEEE!

The Scariest Things Podcast Episode CXXVI: Giallo!
July 11, 2021

Buona sera! If you like your horror with a large slice of salacious, then look to the Italians and their bloody thriller tradition of Giallo. Where to start? Let the Scariest Things point you the w

The Scariest Things Podcast Episode CXXV: Horror Documentaries
June 20, 2021

The best way for you to learn about Horror Films is to read and listen to The Scariest Things. The next best thing to do is to watch a Horror Documentary. You will find a documentary that aligns with your favorite horror tropes. Giallo? Check!

The Scariest Things Podcast Episode CXXIV: I want my Mummies!
June 09, 2021

For a pantheon inhabiting monster, it is odd that a good Mummy movie a rarity. Unlike werewolves and vampires, Mummies got stuck in a same-story trope vortex of sameness. Fear not, though, The Scariest Things has found some buried treasures for you!

A Podcast Extra: An Interview with Actor/Director Ryan Barton-Grimley
May 28, 2021

The Scariest Things sat down for a fun and lively discussion with director Ryan Barton-Grimley to break down his raucous horror-comedy Hawk and Rev: Vampire Slayers, one of our favorite movies from 2020.

The Scariest Things Podcast Episode CXXIII: The 2021 Thingy Awards Show!
May 15, 2021

It's time to celebrate the best of horror from 2020, with the third annual Thingy Awards! Once again, we summoned a jury of expert horror aficionados to determine the worthy winners from a pool of great (if perhaps under-seen) scary movies.

The Scariest Things Podcast Episode CXXII: The Best Horror Mothers
May 09, 2021

Happy Mothers Day! The archives of horror films are filled with great matriarchs. It's the strongest, and often the most important relationship of our lives, and the horror genre takes full advantage of all the emotional triggers of all things mommy.

The Scariest Things Podcast: Episode CXXI: Horror Westerns
April 25, 2021

Howdy partner! The western expanse is big and full of terrors. I'd be careful out there if I were you. A man can go missing out there right quick if you're not careful. The Scariest Things heads west along the trail of much bloodletting as we exami...

Podcast Extra: A Conversation with Murder Bury Win Director Michael Lovan
April 19, 2021

Sometimes when you find a film, you connect with it. And sometimes when you write about this film connection, the director of the film wants to share his love of creating the film with you. Such was the case with Michael Lovan, and his film,

Podcast Extra: An Interview with Jakob’s Wife director Travis Stevens!
April 12, 2021

One of the big features released in the SXSW film festival Midnighter selections was Travis Steven's sophomore feature effort, Jakob's Wife, starring Barbara Crampton and Larry Fessenden. It was a wonderful character study of a middle-aged woman findi...