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An in-depth dissection of the horror genre and all of the things that scare us.

An in-depth dissection of the horror genre and all of the things that scare us.
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An in-depth dissection of the horror genre and all of the things that scare us.

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English


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Fictional Cults

1/22/2019
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Was Matt abducted by a cult? In this episode, Mel and Lisa discuss cults in fictional works, particularly focusing on the work of H.P. Lovecraft and his influence on fictional cults and the move The Endless. They end by giving some recommendations of other fictional books and movies about cults. The Know Fear Cast is hosted by Matt, Mel, and Lisa. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @knowfearcast or visit us on the web at www.knowfearcast.com. You can contact us via email at...

Duration:01:28:05

New Year's Resolution: Start a Cult (Cults Part 1)

1/8/2019
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We use the first episode of our series on cults to discuss and work out a definition of what a cult is. Through the discussion, we also talk about why people are fascinated by cults and what makes them scary. The Know Fear Cast is hosted by Matt, Mel, and Lisa. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @knowfearcast or visit us on the web at www.knowfearcast.com. You can contact us via email at knowfearcast@gmail.com. We also have a new subreddit at www.reddit.com/r/knowfearcast. If you...

Duration:00:57:23

Merry Ghostmas!

12/25/2018
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For a special Christmas episode, Mel and Lisa talk about several stories told around Christmas-time: "The Ash Tree" and "Lost Hearts" by M.R. James and "A Strange Christmas Game" by Charlotte Riddell. The Know Fear Cast is hosted by Matt, Mel, and Lisa. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @knowfearcast or visit us on the web at www.knowfearcast.com. You can contact us via email at knowfearcast@gmail.com. We also have a new subreddit at www.reddit.com/r/knowfearcast. If you like what...

Duration:01:05:03

In Which Witches Reach Adolescence

12/11/2018
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For the final episode in our witch series, we talk about the transition that witches seemed to make in the '90s and into today. The Know Fear Cast is hosted by Matt, Mel, and Lisa. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @knowfearcast or visit us on the web at www.knowfearcast.com. You can contact us via email at knowfearcast@gmail.com. We also have a new subreddit at www.reddit.com/r/knowfearcast. If you like what you hear, please consider supporting us on Patreon at...

Duration:00:54:56

In Witch We Get a Makeover

11/27/2018
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For our second episode on witches, we discuss the "makeover" witches got starting in the mid-Twentieth Century, where they went from "crone" to "sexy." The Know Fear Cast is hosted by Matt, Mel, and Lisa. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @knowfearcast or visit us on the web at www.knowfearcast.com. You can contact us via email at knowfearcast@gmail.com. We also have a new subreddit at www.reddit.com/r/knowfearcast. If you like what you hear, please consider supporting us on...

Duration:00:29:14

Witches!

11/13/2018
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For the first part of our series on witches, we discuss the history of witches dating back to the Inquisition and the Malleus Maleficarum up to the early 20th Century and the film Haxan. We also come up with the "Hansel and Gretel Personality Test." The Know Fear Cast is hosted by Matt, Mel, and Lisa. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @knowfearcast or visit us on the web at www.knowfearcast.com. You can contact us via email at knowfearcast@gmail.com. We also have a new subreddit at...

Duration:01:00:44

Master of Horror: Vincent Price

10/30/2018
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For a special night before Halloween treat, we are doing a look at a true icon and master of horror: Vincent Price. The Know Fear Cast is hosted by Matt, Mel, and Lisa. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @knowfearcast or visit us on the web at www.knowfearcast.com. You can contact us via email at knowfearcast@gmail.com. If you like what you hear, please consider supporting us on Patreon at www.patreon.com/knowfearcast. As a thank you, our $5 a month donors get exclusive mini...

Duration:00:30:29

Halloween:

10/16/2018
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This week, in preparation for the holiday, Matt and Lisa talk about the Halloween movie franchise from the beginning to the odd third film and even the Rob Zombie remakes. The Know Fear Cast is hosted by Matt, Mel, and Lisa. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @knowfearcast or visit us on the web at www.knowfearcast.com. You can contact us via email at knowfearcast@gmail.com. If you like what you hear, please consider supporting us on Patreon at www.patreon.com/knowfearcast. As a...

Duration:00:54:00

The Universal Monsters Franchise

10/2/2018
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This week, Mel and Lisa discuss the classic Universal monsters such as Dracula, the Wolf Man, and Creature from the Black Lagoon. The Know Fear Cast is hosted by Matt, Mel, and Lisa. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @knowfearcast or visit us on the web at www.knowfearcast.com. You can contact us via email at knowfearcast@gmail.com. If you like what you hear, please consider supporting us on Patreon at www.patreon.com/knowfearcast. As a thank you, our $5 a month donors get...

Duration:01:02:14

Horror Movie Franchises

9/18/2018
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For this episode we decided to discuss major horror movie franchises and try to decide what makes a good horror franchise. You can find the Forbes article mentioned in the episode here The Know Fear Cast is hosted by Matt, Mel, and Lisa. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @knowfearcast or visit us on the web at www.knowfearcast.com. You can contact us via email at knowfearcast@gmail.com. If you like what you hear, please consider supporting us on Patreon at...

Duration:00:58:38

The Conjuring

9/4/2018
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For our first episode of season three, we take an in-depth look at The Conjuring and the universe it created. The Know Fear Cast is hosted by Matt, Mel, and Lisa. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @knowfearcast or visit us on the web at www.knowfearcast.com. You can contact us via email at knowfearcast@gmail.com. If you like what you hear, please consider supporting us on Patreon at www.patreon.com/knowfearcast. As a thank you, our $5 a month donors get exclusive mini episodes...

Duration:00:46:12

Summer of Sci-Fi: Ghostbusters 1 & 2

8/21/2018
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To continue with our summer of sci-fi and its inadvertant focus on sequels, we tackle two great horror-comedy ones: Ghostbusters and Ghostbusters 2. The Know Fear Cast is hosted by Matt, Mel, and Lisa (with a brief special appearance this week by Matt's dog Luna) Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @knowfearcast or visit us on the web at www.knowfearcast.com. You can contact us via email at knowfearcast@gmail.com. If you like what you hear, please consider supporting us on Patreon at...

Duration:00:52:02

Summer of Sci-Fi: Alien and Aliens

8/7/2018
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In this week's episode, Matt and Lisa discuss two sci-fi/horror/action classics: Alien and Aliens. The Know Fear Cast is hosted by Matt, Mel, and Lisa. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @knowfearcast or visit us on the web at www.knowfearcast.com. You can contact us via email at knowfearcast@gmail.com. If you like what you hear, please consider supporting us on Patreon at www.patreon.com/knowfearcast. As a thank you, our $5 a month donors get exclusive mini episodes released on our...

Duration:01:07:16

Summer of Sci-Fi: Terminator

7/24/2018
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In our second summer of sci-fi episode, we do a deep dive into the first two Terminator movies and decide that maybe they are actually horror movies. The Know Fear Cast is hosted by Matt, Mel, and Lisa. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @knowfearcast or visit us on the web at www.knowfearcast.com. You can contact us via email at knowfearcast@gmail.com. If you like what you hear, please consider supporting us on Patreon at www.patreon.com/knowfearcast. As a thank you, our $5 a month...

Duration:01:04:48

Summer of Sci-Fi: Jaws

7/10/2018
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For our first summer of sci-fi episode, we talk about one of the classic summer horror movies: Jaws. The Know Fear Cast is hosted by Matt, Mel, and Lisa. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @knowfearcast or visit us on the web at www.knowfearcast.com. You can contact us via email at knowfearcast@gmail.com. If you like what you hear, please consider supporting us on Patreon at www.patreon.com/knowfearcast. As a thank you, our $5 a month donors get exclusive mini episodes released on...

Duration:00:48:50

Summer of Sci-Fi ReRun: Mars Attacks

7/3/2018
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Apologies for the rerun, folks, but due to a computer crash, we lost the recording for this week's episode. We'll be re-recording it and releasing it next week, but in the meantime, enjoy this rerun from last summer.

Duration:00:47:32

Vamprires-- Where Are they Now? With Tom Deady

6/19/2018
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For our last episode on vampires (and our last episode of season 2), we are joined by special guest Tom Deady to discuss the current state of vampires. Tom Deady's first novel, HAVEN, won the 2016 Bram Stoker Award for Superior Achievement in a First Novel. Tom's second novel, ETERNAL DARKNESS, was released in early 2017. His novella, WEEKEND GETAWAY, is now available from Grinning Skull Press.Tom also has a Young Adult series he is seeking agent representation for. Tom has a Master's...

Duration:01:10:30

"Classic" Vampires

6/5/2018
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For our next episode on vampires, we discuss some of the classic vampires-- from Bela Lugosi and Christopher Lee's Dracula, to The Lost Boys and 'Salem's Lot. The Know Fear Cast is hosted by Matt, Mel, and Lisa. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @knowfearcast or visit us on the web at www.knowfearcast.com. You can contact us via email at knowfearcast@gmail.com. If you like what you hear, please consider supporting us on Patreon at www.patreon.com/knowfearcast. As a thank you, our $5 a...

Duration:00:55:38

The Historical Dracula with Paul Jannise

5/22/2018
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We are joined by special guest cohost Paul Jannise to talk about Vlad the Impaler, the historical inspiration for Dracula. The Know Fear Cast is hosted by Matt, Mel, and Lisa. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @knowfearcast or visit us on the web at www.knowfearcast.com. You can contact us via email at knowfearcast@gmail.com. If you like what you hear, please consider supporting us on Patreon at www.patreon.com/knowfearcast. As a thank you, our $5 a month donors get exclusive mini...

Duration:00:57:28

Vampires Part One: An Interview with Dacre Stoker

5/8/2018
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We begin our series on vampires with a special treat: an interview with Bram Stoker's great-grandnephew Dacre, author of Dracula: The Un-Dead and the forthcoming Dracul as well as the multimedia presentation Stoker on Stoker: The Mysteries Behind the Writing of Dracula. The Know Fear Cast is hosted by Matt, Mel, and Lisa. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @knowfearcast or visit us on the web at www.knowfearcast.com. You can contact us via email at knowfearcast@gmail.com. If you like...

Duration:00:52:29