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Selling The Scream

Selling The Scream

By Jeremy Donaldson
Self proclaimed "Horror-ologist" (Josh) attempts to sell a complete neophyte (Jed) on some of his favorite horror films.
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Ep#31 Mafia shark hitmen... - Cruel Jaws (1995)
This movie has everything: Bootleg Seaworld, bootleg Hulk Hogan, bootleg Jaws. Man "bootleg" looks like a made up word when you write it that many times....
01:24:59
April 19, 2021
Ep#30 - That escalated quickly! - Host (2020)
We tackle our shortest movie to date in 2020's Host. We just barely get to meet all of our characters before beginning a sprint to the finish line. Don't let the runtime fool you though, this little beauty comes packed with 123% of your daily recommended allowance of jump scares so consume responsibly.
01:16:24
April 5, 2021
Ep #29 - I'm too sexy for this movie - "The Devils"
Pay close attention to this one listeners, or else you just might miss what this movie is trying to say.
01:25:02
March 23, 2021
Ep #28 - We all go a little mad sometimes - Psycho (1960)
Hitchcock's first appearance on the show, and he's coming in hot. This movie is about as influential as they come, but does it hold up to our intense scrutiny?  
01:34:10
March 8, 2021
#27. They're heeeeerrrrreeeeee! - Poltergeist
This movie pushes the boundaries of PG and makes me question whether or not I can trust my own memory. So how can you afford to skip this episode!?
01:32:29
February 22, 2021
#26. Be afraid. Be very afraid. - The Fly ('86)
It's Cronenberg o'clock here at StS, and we're going to watch two beautiful people learn the poetry of THE FLESH!
01:33:32
February 8, 2021
#25. Deeper and deeper- Audition (1999)
We dive back into Japanese horror this week with this one. Will Josh add another notch on the win column or will this story of loss, trauma, and trust prove too much for our hero Jed to wrestle with.
01:27:39
January 25, 2021
#24. Cheddar Goblin - Mandy (2018)
Cheddar Goblin.  We watch 2018's Mandy. A Nic Cage, pyschadelic, heavy metal, murder,Cheddar Goblin, revenge, cult, LSD fueled 4 wheeler cenobite, Cheddar Goblin flick, that maybe isn't as zany as that all sounds... Cheddar Goblin
01:26:33
January 11, 2021
#23. Happy Birthday Christmas - Deadly Games aka Dialcode Santa aka 36-15 Code Pere Noel (1990)
We have a real holiday treat for you this time people. This very well could be the most christmas movie possible. Sit back and behold its majesty. Oh, and stay a little Jesus would ya? 
01:37:28
December 21, 2020
#22. He sees you when you're sleeping - Black Christmas (1974)
Tis the season! We watch this classic festive fright for your delight. 
01:31:18
December 14, 2020
#21. Route 666 - Southbound (20-teens)
Our first anthology movie. Are the stories all winners? YOU DECIDE!
01:20:15
November 30, 2020
#20. Bloody Tears- Captain Kronos Vampire Hunter (1974)
Remake please!
01:22:02
November 17, 2020
**SPECIAL** Vorhees. Jason Vorhees. - Friday the 13th Part 6: Jason Lives (1986)
It's that time of the year again. When campers start whispering ghost stories around the fire, and irresponsible counselors are more concerned with getting into each others pants than with the wellbeing of their charges.   
01:48:11
November 13, 2020
#19. Boy meets (not a)girl - Let the Right One In 2008
Please be gentle with us there is a lot of discussion about gender and pronouns.  We are doing our best to be respectful.
01:27:11
November 2, 2020
#18. Follow the rules and you probably get murdered anyway - Scream (96)
There are several spots of really rough audio due to a dodgy skype connection.  Sorry about that.
01:40:05
October 20, 2020
#17. WITCH! - Suspiria (1977)
This movie is gorgeous and the soundtrack is killer! We talk about that in the show but it bears repeating.
01:26:18
October 5, 2020
#16. You ever been to p***y heaven? - Blue Velvet (1986)
This might be a horror movie. Who are we to judge?
01:37:40
September 21, 2020
#15. The explosions are the hardest thing to believe about this movie - Child's Play (1988)
Voodoo? Soul transfer? Killer dolls? Oh my!
01:30:20
September 7, 2020
#14. Socks! It's what's for dinner. - We Are Still Here(2015)
There is more going on in this small town haunted house movie than it first appears.
01:33:43
August 24, 2020
#13. The most quotable movie - You're Next
A warning to would be murderers, if you come at Erin, you'd best not miss! 
01:20:51
August 10, 2020
#12. Putting the "love" in Lovecraft - From Beyond
There are a couple of audio issues in this episode, probably due to it being the first time we did a three way (giggity)
01:45:25
July 27, 2020
#11. It's pretty much just "Dune" - Phantasm
Why? Why any of this?
01:36:23
July 13, 2020
#10. Don't tell mom the house sitters are dead! - Burnt Offerings
We talk about alleged haunted house movie Burnt Offerings
01:30:23
June 29, 2020
#9. Beware of THE CURSE! - Ginger Snaps
This movies subtle themes are nearly impossible to get upon first viewing...Pfffft  yeah right.
01:37:46
June 15, 2020
#8. "POM!" - One Cut of the Dead
This low budget zombie flick with a twist probably needs several viewings to appreciate just how meticulously put together it is.
01:10:07
June 1, 2020
#7. Women be cavin' - Selling the Scream Ep7 - The Descent
This week we talk about Neil Marshall's 2005 spelunk-a-thon "The Descent"
01:12:22
May 18, 2020
#6. "I think I ate some of her pubic hair..." - Midsommar
This movie has a ton going on, so if you think we missed something or if you just wanna talk more about something we didn't please let us know!
01:30:06
May 5, 2020
#5. "Candyman, Candyman, Candyman, Candyman...Helen?"
Our first official long distance episode as Josh is now far, far away.  
01:42:56
April 20, 2020
#4. The Mask of SATAN! - Black Sunday
The boys go old school for this one
01:17:60
April 6, 2020
#3. "The bastard son of 100 maniacs!" - Nightmare on Elm St. 3: The Dream Warriors
The audio in this one is a bit rough, specifically Josh's mic.  It sounded fine in our preshow checks, but the final product is not where we wanna be.  Hopefully the episode is good enough to balance that out! 
01:23:44
March 23, 2020
**SPECIAL** "Oh My God, He's Killing Me!" Selling The Scream - Friday the 13th Part IV
Celebrating a very special day with a very special movie.
01:24:37
March 13, 2020
#2. Pulse (2001) - Existential dread...the movie!
Content warning: This movie contains some fairly graphic depictions of suicide and our conversation touches on that.
01:21:05
March 9, 2020
#1. Holy Sh*t, Grampa's Alive! - The Texas Chain Saw Massacre ('74)
Josh sells Jed The Texas Chain Saw Massacre.  Will the winning combination of Bar-B-Q, meddling teens, and weird industrial noises win him over?  Listen to find out! Join us next episode and follow along by watching Pulse (2001).
01:03:02
February 23, 2020
#0. Fruit and Veg are Good
Two good friends discuss the highs and lows of horror films (one an avid fan, one a neophyte) This episode we talk about our backgrounds in the genre and preview the trailer for episode 1's feature The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974).
20:08
February 18, 2020