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Not My Mothman - The Mothman Prophecies feat. Wives Tales

11/28/2018
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Swears, Spoilers and Weird Scorch Marks We examine the movie The Mothman Prophecies (2002) with a little contextual help from the source material (The Mothman Prophecies by John Keel 1975) and the urban legend background that only Wives Tales could provide. Promo Music: Swing Gitane by The Underscore Orkestra is licensed under a Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 United States License. Picture credit "Mothman IMG_1819" by OZinOH is licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0 Our blog is...

Duration:01:10:28

The Curse of Charlie Decker - Stephen King’s Rage with Melissa of The Brook Reading Podcast

11/13/2018
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Swears, Spoilers and Kids with Guns Melissa and Morgan both read Rage. Then we both had a bit of a rage. What is it about this terrifyingly suburban gothic and thoroughly unrealistic novel that inspires real teenagers to do some very real and horrific acts? How much of these acts can really be attributed to King's juvenalia? And what would it take for you to kill your own creation? We also discuss gun control, cultural violence and King's status as a gothic author. Promo Music: Swing...

Duration:00:52:20

No one likes Dick - In Cold Blood & Capote

10/30/2018
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Swears, Spoilers and Morgan's Deep Seeded Infatuation with Harper Lee. We're so happy to be back! This time we are examining Truman Capote, In Cold Blood (1965-6), the movie In Cold Blood (1967) and Capote (2005) Promo Music: Swing Gitane by The Underscore Orkestra is licensed under a Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 United States License. Image: Perry Smith and Truman Capote by Richard Avedon Our blog is thefrankenpod.wordpress.com

Duration:01:13:14

Season 2 Starts on the 31st of October

10/26/2018
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The Frankenpod season two starts in just four days on the 31st of October! Halloween Spppooooookyyy. Not really intentional, it just seemed as good a time as any. Promo Music: Swing Gitane by The Underscore Orkestra is licensed under a Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 United States License. Image: A digitized image of the original painting American Gothic that Grant Wood, a master artist of the twentieth century, created in 1930 and sold to the Art Institute of Chicago in...

Duration:00:05:27

Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Upset Fandom with Megan of Oh No! Lit Class!

8/31/2018
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Swears, Spoilers and Naked Stephen Fry Megan talks to us about the many many versions of her favourite detective boy. Megan is one half of the hilarious Oh no! Lit Class! podcast Our Blog thefrankenpod.wordpress.com Twitter @thefrankenpod Kelli's Number by U.S. Army Blues is licensed under a Public Domain Mark 1.0 License. Amari Szi by The Underscore Orkestra is licensed under a Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 United States License.

Duration:01:12:09

What we do in the Shadows w/ Meg from Indoorswomen

8/21/2018
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Swears, Spoilers and Bisghetti Meg and Morgan not just spoil but absolutely RUIN What we do in the Shadows. Meg is from the Indoorswomen podcast! She is also on redbubble at Meh productions Our Blog thefrankenpod.wordpress.com Twitter @thefrankenpod Kelli's Number by U.S. Army Blues is licensed under a Public Domain Mark 1.0 License. Amari Szi by The Underscore Orkestra is licensed under a Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 United States License.

Duration:00:59:17

The Devil's Dictionary

7/31/2018
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This week we are dabbling in The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce Thanks to the U.S. Army Jazz by for making the song Kelli's no. available in the public domain. Promo from Not another X Files Podcast Our blog is Thefrankenpod.wordpress.com Our Twitter is @thefrankenpod

Duration:00:31:18

The Keepsake

7/21/2018
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Mary Shelley submitted many short stories to a 'young lady's' literary annual called The Keepsake. This is just one of those Our Blog thefrankenpod.wordpress.com Twitter @thefrankenpod Thanks as always to the U.S. Army Jazz Band for making Kelli's no. available on the Free Music Archive Promo this week from Loaded Literature

Duration:00:24:06

Unpleasant Odours - Richard Marsh's The Beetle with Olivia of What'shername podcast

7/14/2018
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Damp stains, the sound of scuttling insect feet and a creeping sense of Imperialist dread This week Morgan talks to Olivia of What'shername Podcast about the often overlooked gothic tale The Beetle by Richard Marsh Picture from The British Library Thanks to the U.S. Army Jazz band for making Kelli's no. available on the free music archive. Our Blog thefrankenpod.wordpress.com Twitter @thefrankenpod

Duration:01:02:27

*Insert Bad Haircut Joke Here* The String of Pearls (1846) and Sweeney Todd (2007)

7/13/2018
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This week we're on Fleet Street The razors are sharp The pies are gushing We're all feeling a bit nauseous Let's Go Promo from @letstlkabtsects Thanks to the U.S. Army Jazz band for making Kelli's no. available on the free music archive. Our Blog thefrankenpod.wordpress.com Twitter @thefrankenpod

Duration:00:57:20

Drood!

7/6/2018
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Morgan tells Brent a story. Brent gets upset Our Blog thefrankenpod.wordpress.com Promo this week from 6 Degrees of Wiki Podcast Thanks to the U.S. Army Jazz Band for making Kelli's No. available on the free music archive.

Duration:00:33:44

Everything is Gothic (Unless it's not, then it's something else)

7/1/2018
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Swears, Spoilers and Everyone's new favourite game show If you don't like giggly gothic discourse best move thyself elsewhere Thanks to the U.S. Army Jazz band for making Kelli's No. available on the free music archive Twitter @thefrankenpod Blog thefrankenpod.wordpress.com

Duration:00:12:46

Girl Interrupted with Kate from Ignorance was Bliss

6/30/2018
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Spoilers, swears and mental illness Kate joins me to talk about the 1999 movie Girl Interrupted. ANOTHER Winona Ryder movie, we are so close to becoming a Winona Ryder fan cast Thanks to the U.S. Army Jazz Band for making Kelli's No. available on the free music archive. Twitter: @theFrankenpod @IWBpodcast Episode image By Navy2004 [CC BY 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)], from Wikimedia Commons

Duration:00:53:48

From Mousers to Pluto - Black Cats

6/22/2018
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We talk about black cats, cat myths, literary cats, podcast cats, cats in government, cats in walls, cats in Soviet Russia and cats on your dead wife's face. Podcast Promos are Fanatic Fics and Brook Reading Club. Our Blog is thefrankenpod.wordpress.com Twitter is @thefrankenpod And as always thank you to the U.S. Army Jazz Band for making Kelli's No. available on the Free Music Archive Thanks to Kai Engel for making his track Evermore available under an attribution license on the Free...

Duration:00:31:54

Playing Mrs De Winter... Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier with Linzi

6/9/2018
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Mystery! Scandal! Ellipses! Linzi from 33% Pulp joins me to break down the elusive and almost entirely unromantic romance that is Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier. Spoilers, Swears and Unreliable Narrators Thanks to the U.S. Army Jazz Band for making Kelli's number available on the Free Music Archive Promos this week are High Expectations and The Thirst Our Blog

Duration:00:47:17

Sorry! 🙀

6/2/2018
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Sorry guys we are running late! Hopefully there will be an episode in the next couple of days but if not we will see you next Saturday.

Duration:00:00:29

Flights of Winzy - The Mortal Immortal

5/27/2018
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It's time for another Mary Shelley Story! One that did not get such favourable reviews and has nowhere near the following that Frankenstein does... Also, we end up talking about the death of Natalie Wood for some reason Our Blog: Thefrankenpod.wordpress.com Twitter @thefrankenpod Thank you as always to the U.S. Army Jazz Band for making Kelli's number available on the Free Music Archive. Promos are Cult of Domesticity and Two Broads Talking Politics

Duration:00:27:06

The Missing and Silent Women of Frankenstein

5/18/2018
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Morgan ACTUALLY lost her voice at the end of this one. Here on The FrankenPod we take symbolism seriously. Our Blog: Thefrankenpod.wordpress.com Twitter @thefrankenpod Thank you as always to the U.S. Army Jazz Band for making Kelli's number available on the Free Music Archive.

Duration:00:07:49

Desperately Seeking Watson - A Study in Scarlet (1887) and A Study in Pink (2010)

5/13/2018
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We explore the Sherlock/Watson origin story with A Study in Scarlet vs A Study in Pink and react like 13-year-olds in a health class to Arthur Conan Doyle's use of 'ejaculated'. Our Blog: thefrankenpod.wordpress.com Rache pronounced by The Turk Automaton on Youtube. Thank you to Cadere Sounds for making Impending Strings of the Macabre available on Freesound.org Thank you to the U.S. Army Jazz band for making Kelli's Number available on the free music archive.

Duration:01:03:11

John Polidori and the Infinite Sadness (With Alix Roberts)

5/12/2018
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Warning: SPOILERS AND SWEARS Poor Polidori! We talk literary scandal, vampires, pubic hair love tokens and Mary Shelley's revisionist history of her great literary creation. Our Blog: Thefrankenpod.wordpress.com Alix's primary source: Dracula's Guest: a connoisseur's collection of Victorian vampire stories, edited by Michael Sims, published in 2010 Thanks as always to the U.S. Army Jazz Band for making Kelli's Number available on the Free Music Archive.

Duration:00:38:57