It's '90s reboot culture at its spookiest (yes, we know these books were written in the 80s, ya nerds)! This week, Callie and Kaitlin are grappling with big questions. Can a CGI monster ever be as terrifying as their line-drawn childhood nightmares? What is the role of Richard Nixon in post-modern cultural meaning-making? And what the heck will Kaitlin's parents name their new puppy???
Get pumped, John Carpenter fans! In this week’s mini episode, Callie and Kaitlin examine a chapter from the horror master’s anthology, “Body Bags.” Ever wonder what it’s like to fear for your life when approached by a strange man (aka what it’s like to be a woman all the freakin’ time)? Then tune in and get ready to be ticked off.
Submitted for the approval of the Midnight Society... a brand new minisode! The gals unpack the most traumatic television event of Kaitlin's young life. Are they afraid of the dark? You bet your sweet bald vampire they are.
This week, Callie and Kaitlin submerge themselves into the feel-good movie of the summer! CRAWL is the story of a beautiful, tenacious survivor named Sugar who must endure a Category 5 Hurricane and evade a whole bunch of bloodthirsty gators. She'll run, she'll dive, she'll doggy paddle! And her owners do things, too.
Callie and Kaitlin encounter the pinnacle of softboi trash in this hot new prestige flick from horror's crown prince of what-the-fuckery, Ari Aster. But it's not all eyerolls and rage headaches! They laugh, they scream, they unapologetically lust after Swedish cult members... it's quite a trip.
After this week’s episode, you’ll never go in the water again! The Scream Girls are taking a bite out of the original summer blockbuster — JAWS. This Spielberg classic comes complete with a salty sea captain, a sexy shark nerd, and a sea-FEARing Daddy… we’re gonna need a bigger podcast!
Callie and Kaitlin celebrate the 4th of July with their first ever minisode! It's time to take the plunge into the stuff of Scream Girls legend... that (apparently) indelible Stephen King short, "The Raft." May you all swim free from the scourge of carnivorous garbage bags this summer, and may God bless America.
Callie and Kaitlin achieve peak early 2000s nostalgia with this existential teen thriller (or is it a slasher? can it be a slasher if the killer is an omnipotent incorporeal force?). Be sure to listen to this episode in a dry, empty room with all sharp objects firmly stowed away. And a suit of armor wouldn't hurt.
Rarely does a movie bug the Scream Girls as much as this new-to-Netflix pick. Featuring not-so-twisty twists, ham-fisted dialogue, and (spoiler alert) missing fists, The Perfection is far from perfect.
The call is coming from inside the podcast!!! Callie and Kaitlin go retro with this 70s spin on one of the world's creepiest urban legends. Is it a teen slasher? A gritty cop drama? A harrowing tale of one man's battle with mental illness? Yes! So grab yourself a Dove bar, put your phone on Do Not Disturb, and buckle up for a one-of-a-kind ride.
Come on, baby, let's do the TWIST! Callie and Kaitlin discuss the film that put M. Night Shyamalan on the map (no, not "Signs"). It's "The Sixth Sense," featuring tiny Haley Joel Osment, tear-jerking Toni Collette, terrifying Donnie Wahlberg, barfing Mischa Barton and more! It takes a village (no, not "The Village") to make a great horror movie, people.
Callie and Kaitlin are back in action with a very special guest! Horror-Aficionado-slash-Scream-Sibling Kris Mackenzie joins the gals to celebrate this one-of-a-kind romp through the BDSM dungeons of hell. Is it a rip-roaring 80s-tastic cinema experience?? You bet! Is it slightly uncomfortable subject matter to unpack while sitting next to your younger sister? Maybe! But we are all adults here!!!! So strap in (or on) and give yourself over to Mother Pinhead and this balls-nailed-to-the-wall...
The Scream Girls have to take one more unexpected week off as Callie exorcises the germs from her flu-ravaged body. They promise to be back on Thursday 5/16 with a brand new episode! In the meantime, consider revisiting this SG classic featuring an old timey fuckboi, some next-level 1960s dread, and the femslash fanfiction Kaitlin still wants to write. Thanks for your patience, boos, and remember to take your echinacea!
Callie and Kaitlin discuss a dubious classic of the Satanic Panic era. It's a mixed bag of late '70s spookitude, with casual racism, lite spousal abuse, and gratuitous priests aplenty -- but also some genuinely excellent scares and a Very Good Dog named Harry. Lock your babysitter in a closet, slap on some fly repellant, and come get your ghost on!