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Progressively Horrified

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A podcast that holds horror to standards horror never agreed to. Hosts Jeremy Whitley, Ben Kahn, Emily Martin and guests watch, read, listen to, and check out movies, tv shows, comics, books, art and anything else from the horror genre and discuss it through a progressive lens. We'll talk feminism in horror, LGBTQ+ issues and representation in horror, racial and social justice in horror, disability and mental health/illness in horror, and the work of female and POC directors, writers, and creators in horror. We're the podcast horror never agreed to take part in.

A podcast that holds horror to standards horror never agreed to. Hosts Jeremy Whitley, Ben Kahn, Emily Martin and guests watch, read, listen to, and check out movies, tv shows, comics, books, art and anything else from the horror genre and discuss it through a progressive lens. We'll talk feminism in horror, LGBTQ+ issues and representation in horror, racial and social justice in horror, disability and mental health/illness in horror, and the work of female and POC directors, writers, and creators in horror. We're the podcast horror never agreed to take part in.

Location:

United States

Description:

A podcast that holds horror to standards horror never agreed to. Hosts Jeremy Whitley, Ben Kahn, Emily Martin and guests watch, read, listen to, and check out movies, tv shows, comics, books, art and anything else from the horror genre and discuss it through a progressive lens. We'll talk feminism in horror, LGBTQ+ issues and representation in horror, racial and social justice in horror, disability and mental health/illness in horror, and the work of female and POC directors, writers, and creators in horror. We're the podcast horror never agreed to take part in.

Language:

English


Episodes

Taste the Blood of Dracula (AKA The Adventures of the Heckwater Club) w/ Chris Sims

12/9/2022
The real question is, if someone offered you some, would you want to taste the blood of Dracula? The Basics Trigger Warnings Recommendations: Dracula AD 1972 The Fearless Vampire Killers LOTR Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters Horror of Dracula Queer for Fear: The History of Queer Horror Find them Online: Chris: @theisb on Twitter and at the-isb.com Emily: @megamoth on Twitter, @mega_moth on Instagram, and at Megamoth.net Ben: @benthekahn on Twitter, and at BenKahnComics.com Jeremy:...

Duration:01:02:26

Rockula (aka Hot Vampire Mom) w/ Lauren Hitzhusen

12/2/2022
Lauren is building a cult following for Rockula (1990) one friend at a time. The Basics Trigger Warnings Recommendations: Scream Queens30 Rock Interview with a VampireSissy Find them Online: Lauren: @HitzhusenLauren on Twitter Emily: @megamoth on Twitter, @mega_moth on Instagram, and at Megamoth.net Ben: @benthekahn on Twitter, and at BenKahnComics.com Jeremy: @jrome58 on Twitter and IG, and at JeremyWhitley.com ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★

Duration:01:13:13

The Brood (AKA The Grossest Gushers)

11/25/2022
Don't you just hate it when your ex grows a rage uterus? The Basics Trigger Warnings Recommendations: Find them Online: Emily: @megamoth on Twitter, @mega_moth on Instagram, and at Megamoth.net Ben: @benthekahn on Twitter, and at BenKahnComics.com Jeremy: @jrome58 on Twitter and IG, and at JeremyWhitley.com ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★

Duration:01:06:53

Videodrome (AKA The Stomach Gun One) w/ Jason Strutz

11/18/2022
The Basics Trigger Warnings Where to Find These Fools: Jason: @StrutzArt on Twitter and IG, and at StrutzArt.com Emily: @megamoth on Twitter, @mega_moth on Instagram, and at Megamoth.net Ben: @benthekahn on Twitter, and at BenKahnComics.com Jeremy: @jrome58 on Twitter and IG, and at JeremyWhitley.com ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★

Duration:01:35:53

The Fly (aka Worst Person Olympics) with Elana Levin

11/11/2022
Some relevant trigger warnings for this movie include: extreme body horror, forced pregnancy, nighmarish depiction of abortion, dissolving of living human skin and bone, gaslighting, depiction of an abusive working relationship, prolific gore, and extreme animal cruelty Director: David Cronenberg Writers: George Langelaan(short story)Charles Edward Pogue(screenplay)David Cronenberg(screenplay) Stars: Jeff Goldblum, Geena Davis, and John Getz Recommendations: Where to find us: ★...

Duration:01:30:34

Crimes of the Future (aka Wildberry Plastic Candy Bars) with Megan Logan

11/4/2022
Some relevant trigger warnings for this movie include: extreme gore and self harm. Director: David Cronenberg Writers: David Cronenberg Stars: Viggo Mortensen, Lea Seydoux, Kristen Stewart, Scott Speedman Recommendations: Where to find us: ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★

Duration:01:20:57

The Thing (aka Reverse John Wick) with Lan Pitts and Kevin Ketner

10/28/2022
Some relevant trigger warnings for this movie include: animal death, infection, suicide, extreme gore ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★

Duration:01:13:07

Prometheus (aka Bad Answers to Unasked Questions) with Greg Silber and Jamie Noguchi

10/21/2022
It's kinda like Space Hell... but with a fake N'Orleans accent and xenomorphs. This week we're talking about Prometheus (2012) Trigger Warnings: gore, forced pregnancy, and body horror Recommendations: Greg: Blade Runner Jaime: Chronicle of Riddic Emily: Annihilation Ben: The Transporter Jeremy: Legend Where to Follow: Emily: Twitter - @megamoth, Web - Megamoth.net Ben: Twitter - @BentheKahn, Web - BenKahnComics.com Jeremy: Twitter - @Jrome58, Web - JeremyWhitley.com Jaime:...

Duration:01:55:51

Event Horizon (aka Space. Hell.)

10/14/2022
It's Hell. In Space! This week we're talking about Event Horizon (1997). Trigger Warnings: gore, lost in space, corpse-sicles, and body horror Recommendations: Emily: Black Hole (1979) Ben: Dead Space (2008-) Jeremy: Sunshine (2007), Doom (2005) Where to Follow: Emily: Twitter - @megamoth, Web - Megamoth.net Ben: Twitter - @BentheKahn, Web - BenKahnComics.com Jeremy: Twitter - @Jrome58, Web - JeremyWhitley.com ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★

Duration:01:28:27

The Platform (aka Trickle Down Cannibalism) w/ Jamie Noguchi

10/7/2022
Some relevant trigger warnings for this movie include: violence, gore, cannibalism, suicide, nudity, onscreen defecation and urinating, discussions of and implications of sexual assualt and rape, and racism and islamaphobia, and tinitis Stars: Ivan Massagué , Zorion Eguileor, Antonia San Juan, Emilio Buale, Alexandra Masangkay Recommendations: ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★

Tigers are Not Afraid (aka Namor Doing Crimes) w/ Eugenia Pinzón

9/30/2022
Progressively Horrified continues to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month! This week, the Horror Squad are joined by special guest Eugenia Pinzón to discuss the film Vuelven (2017). Because we watched the film in English, we refer to it by it's English language title, Tigers Are Not Afraid. Trigger Warnings: Child Endangerment, Gang Violence Recommendations: Eugenia: Miss Bala (2011) Emily: Pan's Labyrinth (2006) Ben: The Wire (2002 - 2008) Jeremy: Culture Shock (2019) by Gigi Saul...

La Llorona (aka Oh, Genocide is Bad?) with Pablo Leon and Alexis Sanchez

9/23/2022
It's Week 2 of Hispanic Heritage Month and The Horror Squad are joined by Alexis Sanchez of Latinx Geeks and Marvel Artist Pablo Leon to talk about La Llorona (2019), a tale of supernatural revenge against a Guatamalan dictator, directed by Jayro Bustamante and written by Bustamante and Lisandro Sanchez. Recommendations: Alexis - Vampires vs the Bronx, Fandom Forward - The Fan Organizer Coalition Pablo - Identifying Features, Prayers for the Stolen, Art of Political Murder Emily- Finding...

Duration:01:16:21

The Wolf House (aka Schrodinger's Nazis)

9/16/2022
The Horror Squad talk about Chilean art film The Wolf House (2018) directed by Joaquín Cociña & Cristóbal León and written by Alejandra Moffat, Joaquín Cociña & Cristóbal León. There are Nazis and Pigs and Metaphors. Oh my. Recommendations: Emily- Cult of the Lamb, Jan Švankmajer's Alice and Goodnight Mommy Ben - Anything by LAIKA Studios Jeremy - Dave Made a Maze, Wolfwalkers Where to Follow: Emily: Twitter - @megamoth, Web - Megamoth.net Ben: Twitter - @BentheKahn, Web -...

Duration:00:48:08

A Horror Minute: The Wolf House

9/15/2022
Enjoy this sneak peek of The Wolf House episode! ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★

Duration:00:01:25

Prey (aka Colonizer Killer) with David Pepose

9/9/2022
The Horror Squad and special guest David Pepose (Savage Avengers, Spencer & Locke) discuss the latest entry in the Predator Franchise, Prey (2022) - starring Amber Midthunder, Dakota Beavers and Dane DiLiegro. Recommendations: David- Terminator, Aliens Emily- Predator the Musical, Reservation Dogs Ben - Golden Kamuy Jeremy - RRR Where to Follow: David: Twitter - @PeposeD, Web - davidpepose.com Emily: Twitter - @megamoth, Web - Megamoth.net Ben: Twitter - @BentheKahn, Web -...

Duration:01:11:40

Last Night in Soho (aka Dame Maggie Smith's Prop Knife) with Joe Corallo

9/2/2022
The Horror Squad and special guest Joe Corallo (Mine! Anthology, She Said Destroy) discuss Edgar Wright's Horror/Drama Last Night in Soho (2021) - starring Thomasin McKenzie, Anya Taylor-Joy, Matt Smith, Michael Ajao, and Dame Diana Rigg. Recommendations: Joe - Umma (2022) Emily- No Dogs in Space (@LastPodNetwork) Ben - Devil wears Prada (2006) Jeremy - Nope (2022) Where to Follow: Joe: Twitter - @JoeCorallo, Instagram - @CoralloJoe Emily: Twitter - @megamoth, Web -...

Duration:01:14:44

Five Nights at Freddy's (aka 8 Games, 3 Fans, and 5 Nights)

8/26/2022
Guests Quinn, Carissa, and Allya discuss the layers of lore in Five Nights at Freddy's the indie horror video game franchise that changed the way we think about the genre. Recommendations: Quinn: Harmony and Horror Carissa: Ib Allya: Andy's Apple Farm Emily: Willy's Wonderland, Fatal Frame Where to Follow: Quinn: IG - @satans_fluffer Carissa: Twitter and IG - @hearthfire2 Allya: Tumblr - Roxanne Wolf Emily: Twitter - @megamoth, Web - Megamoth.net ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★

Duration:01:13:21

Marble Hornets (aka CPA Jerry "Norm" Slenderman)

8/19/2022
Jeremy has the week off, so Emily and Ben are running the show along with a special guest! And they're here to talk about things that are too weird, young, and viral for Jeremy's old ass. Hey, you guys know about Slenderman? He's my accountant. But the Slender Man...isn't that that movie with Nick and Norah Charles? You know, the fast talking couple that that Thrilling Adventure Hour skit is based on? It's got Myrna Loy in it. Is that what kids are into these days? Listen, if you're gonna...

Duration:01:04:49

Night of the Living Dead (aka The Creepy Corpsies)

8/12/2022
It's our 100th Episode and we’re talking about the movie that basically invented the zombie genre! The Basics Recommendations Shaun of the Dead Gravity Falls Dead End: Paranormal Park Follow us on twitter @proghorrorpod Follow Emily on twitter @megamoth Emily's Website: Megamoth.net Follow Ben on twitter @benthekahn Pre-Order Ben's new book, Renegade Rule. Follow Jeremy on twitter @jrome58 Visit his website at JeremyWhitley.com RSS Feed:...

Duration:01:07:43

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (aka the Guy Fieri of Hannibals)

8/5/2022
In 2022 some guy told three podcast hosts that The Texas Chainsaw Massacre was the best horror movie ever made. The next morning those podcast hosts were found irritated and incredulous. This is that story. Follow us on twitter @proghorrorpod Follow Emily on twitter @megamoth Emily's Website: Megamoth.net Follow Ben on twitter @benthekahn Pre-Order Ben's new book, Renegade Rule. Follow Jeremy on twitter @jrome58 Visit his website at JeremyWhitley.com RSS Feed:...

Duration:01:06:16