E06- House of Leaves, Found Footage and Fake News


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Live from Kirk Memorial studios this is the Horror PodClass, where two high school teachers talk about the horror genre. In this episode we talk about some great horror fiction from around the web and then we do a deep dive into Mark Z. Danielewski's House of Leaves and what it can tell us about current media trends.

Here are some links to some of the cool stuff we talk about on this episode:

3:20- Super cool trailer for a new horror movie called A Quiet Place.

4:20- Tyler thought Etheria Film Night was awesome, check out their website here. Tyler's favorites were from Norma Vila and Emma Bell.

5:20- Women in Horror month shoutout to Darcie Little Badger, check out her great work in Dark Magazine and Mythic Delirium. You canl earn more about her on her website.

7:02- PseudoPod Episode 580: The Comet by W.E.B. DuBois and narrated by Hollis Monroe.

22:40- More information on Signal Horizon to learn more about the use of Alien/Impossible Geometry in the genres of Horror and Science fiction.

Here are some more podcasts that feature found footage that you might like-

  • Rabbits
  • The Black Tapes
  • Tanis
  • Within the Wires

42:45- Check out our rave review of Philip Gelatt's awesome new movie They Remain.

Tyler recommends that you read Head Full of Ghosts by Paul Tremblay or Haunted by Chuck Palahniuk. Mike recommends Disinformation by Ronald J. Rychlak and Ion Mahai Pacepa.

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