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SUM OF ALL FEAR - Horror, Phobias & the Brain

SUM OF ALL FEAR - Horror, Phobias & the Brain

By SUM OF ALL FEAR - Horror, Phob
What makes you afraid? Sum Of All Fear lives at the crossroads between our greatest phobias and the horror movies we love to experience. Part pop-culture and part-psychology. It’s time to find out why we’re all scared of the dark.
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FEAR OF CULTS: PAGAN - The Ritual, The Wicker Man & Midsommar (Cultophobia) - Episode 30
Let's all drink the Kool-Aid together! We're breaking down the Fear of Cults.  This is kicking off a multi-part series on the topic, but this week we're talking Pagan Cults and the movies they inspire.   Kris discusses all the psychology involved in cults and how people get involved in these sinister social sects.  Then it's on to our favorite pagan/folk cult horror flicks The Ritual, The Wicker Man and Midsommar.   This is a long one, so strap in and pray you're not the next sacrifice!  ____________________________ 00:00 - Chit Chat  13:19 - What the Fear!?  23:00 - Phobia Defined 52:45 - The Ritual 1:17:26 - The Wicker Man 1:43:58 - Midsommar _____________________________  Don't forget to join our FEARDO communities!   Check out our Facebook page: facebook.com/SumOfAllFearPodcast   Follow us on Twitter: twitter.com/sumofallfearpod   Like us on Instagram: instagram.com/sumofallfearpod   Join our Patreon Community: patreon.com/sumofallfearpodcast
2:32:38
January 20, 2020
Top 10 Horror of 2019 (and Their Phobias!) - Episode 29
Kicking off the New Year with a look back at some of our favorite horror movies of the year. Sound quality was not great in this one... we’re working on getting some better equipment. Soon, we promise!
1:55:51
January 4, 2020
FEAR OF SNOWMEN - Anna and the Apocalypse & Jack Frost (Hominochionophobia) - Episode 28
What if Frosty made you frozen with fright? It's that time of year, when hominochionophobics are staying far away from any holiday fun associated with snowmen.  Is it the anthropopmorphic characteristics? The uncanny valley effect? Maybe they don't like carrots? Or snow?  We plow into the Fear of Snowmen and why someone might not feel very festive around around decorated snow people.  So, to avoid Kris having a total hissy fit, we're talking the Scottish, zombie horror, dark comedy, musical, "Anna and the Apocalypse" (2017). This movie is.....not about snowmen. In all fairness though, it does have a zombie in a snowman costume as the first kill. Close enough, right?  Then, we're really rolling up our mittens and digging ourselves a big old snowball with 1997's "Jack Frost." This was really a snowman horror genre defining cinematic masterpiece featuring the "world's most pissed off snow cone!" It also, may just change your opinion on carrots... for better or worse.  So pull up your snow boots and grab a shovel as we carve some fresh pow in Episode 28... the Fear of Snowmen!   Don't forget to join our FEARDO communities!  Check out our Facebook page: facebook.com/SumOfAllFearPodcast  Follow us on Twitter: twitter.com/sumofallfearpod  Like us on Instagram: instagram.com/sumofallfearpod  Join our Patreon Community: patreon.com/sumofallfearpodcast
1:39:45
December 14, 2019
FEAR OF HALLOWEEN - Tales of Halloween & Trick ‘r Treat (Samhainophobia) - Episode 27
Halloween is the most wonderful time of the year...for some people.  To those suffering from Samhainophobia, the witches, gouls and goblins strike fear in their hearts and cause them to hide away until the holiday is over.  We dive into the history of Samhain, the foundation for our modern Halloween festivities. Then our resident expert talks all about how this holiday can be a nightmare for those with a Fear of Halloween. After that it's on to Halloween anthologies! We figured, let's pick some movies where we get more bang for our buck, right?! Our Honorable Mention is 2015's "Tales of Halloween" where we're talking 10 original shorts played out over a small town on Halloween night. Followed by our Feature Presentation, the kickass, cult classic, Halloween standard, 2007's "Trick 'r Treat.  Let's hangout with Sam and get into some Halloween mischief together!  Don't forget to join our FEARDO communities! Check out our Facebook page: facebook.com/SumOfAllFearPodcast Follow us on Twitter: twitter.com/sumofallfearpod Like us on Instagram: instagram.com/sumofallfearpod Join our Patreon Community: patreon.com/sumofallfearpodcast
1:46:59
October 26, 2019
FEAR OF BOOKS - Evil Dead 2 & In the Mouth of Madness (Bibliophobia) - Episode 26
Do you read Sutter Cane? Probably not a very good idea, especially if you have bibliophobia! We've got book burning, book banning and even some book learning in this week's episode on the Fear of Books. We find out about the roots of this phobia and then go on a little history ride and talk literacy and books through the ages.  Then it's on to evil books in movies and c'mon... you know Evil Dead 2 and the Necronomicon Ex Mortis is the best!  Our feature presentation is the John Carpenter masterpiece In the Mouth of Madness, where we get all Lovecraftian up in this b--itch.  No page will be left unturned! Don't forget to join our FEARDO communities! Check out our Facebook page: facebook.com/SumOfAllFearPodcast Follow us on Twitter: twitter.com/sumofallfearpod Like us on Instagram: instagram.com/sumofallfearpod Join our Patreon Community: patreon.com/sumofallfearpodcast
1:39:41
October 8, 2019
FEAR OF HOLES - The Stuff, The Fly & AHS: CULT (Trypophobia) - Episode 25
Do pictures of honeycombs, tiny holes, or clustered bumps make you feel sick? You might have TRYPOPHOBIA! It’s a lot more common than you think.  This episode covers it all. Kris gives us all the reasons why this is a natural, evolutionary fear, which is why it’s so common (and makes so many people cringe).  Then, it’s on to the trypophobic body horror of The Stuff & The Fly. The holes and bumps in these movies will have your head between your knees, wishing you hadn't messed with Larry Cohen and David Cronenberg's movies.  It doesn’t REALLY get rolling until we dig into the crazy trypo-triggering, metaphorical hole filling, Season 7 of American Horror Story. This CULT Season is ripe with trypophobic images (especially the marketing), but we go way beyond the physical holes. We get super deep in this one folks. Be prepared! Metaphorical holes will be filled. Don't forget to join our FEARDO communities! Check out our Facebook page: facebook.com/SumOfAllFearPodcast Follow us on Twitter: twitter.com/sumofallfearpod Like us on Instagram: instagram.com/sumofallfearpod Join our Patreon Community: patreon.com/sumofallfearpodcast
2:07:50
September 23, 2019
FEAR OF CLOWNS (Part 2) - Stephen King’s IT: Book, Miniseries, Chapter 1 & Chapter 2 - Episode 24
Hiya Georgie! We’re bringing Part 2 of Fear of Clowns all the way to Derry, Maine to hang out with the Losers’ Club.  We do a little Stephen King Trivia during “What the Fear!?” and talk a little more about this interesting phobia. Then, it’s on to Stephen King’s 1986 novel, the 1990 Miniseries, 2017’s Chapter 1 & the brand new Chapter 2 that just came out last week.  We’ll all be floating after we finish this long-ass episode, jam-packed with all things IT! Don't forget to join our FEARDO communities! Check out our Facebook page: facebook.com/SumOfAllFearPodcast Follow us on Twitter: twitter.com/sumofallfearpod Like us on Instagram: instagram.com/sumofallfearpod Join our Patreon Community: patreon.com/sumofallfearpodcast
2:15:58
September 9, 2019
FEAR OF CLOWNS (Part 1) - Killer Klowns from Outer Space & Terrifier (Coulrophobia) - Episode 23
Send in the CLOWNS!! It's Part 1 on the Fear of Clowns and we got a whole big floppy shoe full of great information for you. Somehow between Drew's hangover belches, we learn all about the history of clowns and how the evil clown phenomena developed. So why are people so freaked out by these harbingers of childhood joy? Kris gives us the answer and it might surprise you!  Did you know that in 1988, alien clowns came to earth and terrorized a small town? We learn all about that as well (and their cotton candy cocoons) in our honorable mention "Killer Klowns from Outer Space."  For our Feature Presentation, it's time for a Halloween night massacre hosted by our newest favorite horror character, Art the Clown, in Damien Leone's "Terrifier." Seriously, David Howard Thornton is freaking amazing in this role and we can't wait for the sequel.  Next week, we'll be releasing Part 2 on the Fear of Clowns which will be all about Stephen King's IT. We'll talk the 1986 novel, the 1990 mini-series, 2017's IT: Chapter 1 and IT: Chapter 2 coming out this week! Stay Afraid, Feardos!   Don't forget to join our FEARDO communities!  Check out our Facebook page: facebook.com/SumOfAllFearPodcast  Follow us on Twitter: twitter.com/sumofallfearpod  Like us on Instagram: instagram.com/sumofallfearpod  Join our Patreon Community: patreon.com/sumofallfearpodcast
1:35:06
September 3, 2019
FEAR OF CAVES - As Above So Below & The Descent (Bathophobia) - Episode 22
Deep, dark cavernous holes and tight tunnels. Get your mind out of the gutter!  We're talking about the FEAR OF CAVES. Kris explains why we're so afraid of the darkest recesses of the earth from her fancy pants clinical perspective, but don't let it fool you. She can't help herself when those dirty innuendos start flying.  Then we're diving down into Dante's 9 Circles of Hell with As Above, So Below (2014), a movie filmed almost entirely in the Catacombs of Paris. Bathophobics beware! This one is going to make you squirm. Finally, our Feature Presentation, The Descent (2005), is all about EXTREME FRIENDS! They're doing extreme things, while plunging into the depths of the earth and finding some not-so-friendly creatures on the way.  Stay Afraid, FEARDOS! Don't forget to join our FEARDO communities! Check out our Facebook page: facebook.com/SumOfAllFearPodcast Follow us on Twitter: twitter.com/sumofallfearpod Like us on Instagram: instagram.com/sumofallfearpod Join our Patreon Community: patreon.com/sumofallfearpodcast
1:40:58
August 27, 2019
FEAR OF FEAR - Why Horror? & Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (Phobophobia) - Episode 21
What if you were afraid of BEING AFRAID? Well, it's a real phobia and we talk all about it!  It's called PHOBOPHOBIA, the FEAR OF FEAR and it takes Drew and Kris to the heart of what the Sum Of All Fear Podcast is all about. Answering the question, "What makes you afraid?"   For our Honorable Mention, we talk about the horror documentary that just came out on Shudder last week called Why Horror? that examines the psychology of horror around the world to find out why people love to be scared. Perfect, right?   And for our grand finale... our FEATURE PRESENTATION... the long awaited Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark!!  Since this was so many of our introductions to horror, the thing that kept us up at night as kids, we thought this would be the perfect pairing for our phobia this week.   Stay Afraid, Feardos!  Don't forget to join our FEARDO communities!     Check out our Facebook page: facebook.com/SumOfAllFearPodcast        Follow us on Twitter: twitter.com/sumofallfearpod        Like us on Instagram: instagram.com/sumofallfearpod      Join our Patreon Community: patreon.com/sumofallfearpodcast
1:54:55
August 19, 2019
FEAR OF MIRRORS - Oculus & Poltergeist III (Catoptrophobia) - Episode 20
Mirror, mirror on the wall..... why are mirrors so freaking creepy!? That's what we're gonna find out in Episode 20. We catch up a bit on our crazy lives, play a little "What the Fear!?" (including the longest phobia word ever!) and then we dive into catoptrophobia, the fear of mirrors.  So, why do we freak out at our own reflections? Kris tells us all about it.   Then we talk mirrors in horror movies, a cliche that still gets us every time. We dive into Kiefer Sutherland in Mirrors (2008) and then bust out the big guns with Mike Flanagan's Oculus (2013).  After that, it's all about Reverend Kane trying to rip poor Carol Anne through all the mirrors in Poltergeist 3.     Don't forget to join our FEARDO communities!    Check out our Facebook page: facebook.com/SumOfAllFearPodcast       Follow us on Twitter: twitter.com/sumofallfearpod       Like us on Instagram: instagram.com/sumofallfearpod     Join our Patreon Community: patreon.com/sumofallfearpodcast
1:44:27
August 12, 2019
FEAR OF SHARKS - Sharknado & JAWS (Selachophobia) - Episode 19
It's SUMMERTIME, so let's talk about the FEAR of SHARKS!! This episode is hilarious and jam-packed full of great stuff. Seriously. You should listen.  Kris and Drew saw Ari Aster's Midsommar this past week and give a pretty lengthy review (with no spoilers!). Hike up your big girl pants, cause this movie is all about dealing with grief, codependency and relationships.  After a rousing game of "What the Fear!?" we dive into the deep end with a full breakdown of CGI Sharksploitation films! Little hint, there is a whole lot of them and just in case you thought you were safe from sharks on land...you're not. We even break down our "Top 7 Greatest Shi**y Shark Movies of All-Time."  Of course, we cap it off with some Sharknado talk, cause we all need to prepare ourselves for the Shark-pocalypse.  Then, it's on to the one that started it all, 1975's JAWS. No further explanation needed.  We're gonna need a bigger podcast.  Chit Chat/Review of Midsommar:  0:00 - 14:30 What the Fear!?:  14:30 - 24:39 Phobia Defined - Selachophobia: 24:39 - 50:00 Honorable Mentions - Sharksploitation: 50:00 - 1:16:52 Feature Presentation - JAWS (1975): 1:16:52 - 1:45:23 Don't forget to join our FEARDO communities!   Check out our Facebook page: facebook.com/SumOfAllFearPodcast      Follow us on Twitter: twitter.com/sumofallfearpod      Like us on Instagram: instagram.com/sumofallfearpod    Join our Patreon Community: patreon.com/sumofallfearpodcast
1:44:25
July 15, 2019
FEAR OF SEX - It Follows & Gerald's Game (Genophobia) - Episode 18
LET'S TALK ABOUT SEX! We're getting in the deep end of the therapy pool and chatting about why things like trauma, abuse and body dysmorphia can lead to an unhealthy fear of sex. We also talk about why incels (or involuntary celibates) are mostly narcissistic douchebags, the difference between sex-addiction and paraphilia, and why BDSM might be a healthy coping mechanism for some people.  Then it's on to the movies! We list off some honorable mentions, then Drew lays down his "Top 5 Sex Scene Deaths." Little hint. Don't invite Victor Crowley to your next three-way.  Plus, we breakdown 2014's "It Follows" and its creepy demon curse STD.  For our Feature Presentation, we bust out Mike Flanagan's 2017 Stephen King adaptation, Gerald's Game. This movie nails the Fear of Sex, showing the struggles and pain associated with childhood trauma. Great movie that's on Netflix right now!   Don't forget to join our FEARDO communities!   Check out our Facebook page: facebook.com/SumOfAllFearPodcast      Follow us on Twitter: twitter.com/sumofallfearpod      Like us on Instagram: instagram.com/sumofallfearpod    Join our Patreon Community: patreon.com/sumofallfearpodcast
1:41:09
July 3, 2019
FEAR OF GERMS - 28 Days Later & Stephen King’s The Stand (Mysophobia) - Episode 17
Forever unclean! Kris and Drew are getting DIRTY with the FEAR OF GERMS.  We're talking all about the difference between clinical OCD and genuine mysophobia or the fear of germs and contamination. We find out why your hand sanitizers don't do any good and why Howie Mandel can't touch anyone.  Next, we dig into our Honorable Mention, 28 Days Later (2002) and its virus induced, crazy fast zombies. Then, it's on to the Godfather of All Apocalyptic Virus Horror, Stephen King's The Stand (1994). We dare you to get down and dirty with us!    Don't forget to join our FEARDO communities!   Check out our Facebook page: facebook.com/SumOfAllFearPodcast      Follow us on Twitter: twitter.com/sumofallfearpod      Like us on Instagram: instagram.com/sumofallfearpod    Join our Patreon Community: patreon.com/sumofallfearpodcast
1:41:51
June 10, 2019
FEAR OF DOLLS - Child’s Play (Pediophobia) - Episode 16
Why are people creeped out by dolls? Find out in this episode!!  We're diving deep into the FEAR OF DOLLS (Pediophobia). Kris tells us all about what experts call the "Uncanny Valley," the relationship between the degree of an object's resemblance to a human being and the emotional response to such an object.  Heady stuff, but super cool, especially when we try to understand why some dolls are especially terrifying.  Then we're onto famous dolls in horror. We talk a little Talky Tina, Trilogy of Terror, Annabelle, Stuart Gordon's "Dolls" and then (of course) Child's Play for our Feature Presentation. That's right Jack, Chucky's back!!   Don't forget to join our FEARDO communities!   Check out our Facebook page: facebook.com/SumOfAllFearPodcast      Follow us on Twitter: twitter.com/sumofallfearpod      Like us on Instagram: instagram.com/sumofallfearpod    Join our Patreon Community: patreon.com/sumofallfearpodcast
1:31:53
May 28, 2019
FEAR OF FIRE - Stephen King’s Firestarter (Pyrophobia) - Episode 15
Come on baby... light my fire.  Or maybe don't. I might have a wicked case of the Pyrophobia! Episode 15 is all about one of the most ancient and primal fears known to man...  the FEAR OF FIRE.   First, we talk about all the fun stuff we have going on like our weekly horror movie night "Sinister Sundays" at Taste of Chicago in downtown Reno. Also, did you know we're the podcasting worlds newest power couple? Totally true. You heard it here first.  Next, we play some "What the Fear!?" and find out what phobia sufferers would really relate to Pink Floyd's "Another Brick in the Wall."  Then, it's on to that burning fear inside of all of us, the Fear of Fire. Kris talks about how if your kid starts people's houses on fire for fun, he's probably gonna be a serial killer and Drew gets hardcore about why he really respects historical cultures that burn people at the stake for minor religious differences. Sure, why not? Finally, we bust into 1984's "Firestarter" that Stephen King compared to "cafeteria mash potatoes." Not exactly a ringing endorsement, but Drew Barrymore sure is sassy and it's got Nurse Ratched in it and a lot of fiery things for Pyrophobics to not be too comfortable with.  Check out our Facebook page: facebook.com/SumOfAllFearPodcast    Follow us on Twitter: twitter.com/sumofallfearpod    Like us on Instagram: instagram.com/sumofallfearpod  Join our Patreon Community: patreon.com/sumofallfearpodcast
1:25:49
May 15, 2019
FEAR OF SPIDERS - 8 Legged Freaks & Arachnophobia (Arachnophobia) - Episode 14
MOST REQUESTED EPISODE! We've finally arrived at Arachnophobia, the Fear of Spiders. We're crawling our way through the web of this phobia and why these little bastards make so many of us wanna go, "nope, nope, f-ing nope!" when we see them. Then it's all about the spider movies. We do mutant freak spiders in "Eight Legged Freaks" (2002) a fun, honorable mention throwback movie to some of the cheesy 1950's flicks. Of course, our Feature Presentation is none other than the movie with the phobia in its name "Arachnophobia" (1989), starring Jeff Daniels, John Goodman and some super freaky spiders from New Zealand that were all very real and apparently big time divas to work with!  We also talk about how we lost our first episode (and why we're not too sad about it), Salma Hayek's ta-tas in "Dusk til' Dawn" and how we're hosting a Horror Movie Night at a local Reno bar/restaurant starting this Sunday, May 5th. Oh yeah, and we did some soul searching and realized we all have a little bit of Maury Povich in us.  Please SUBSCRIBE, RATE and REVIEW anywhere you listen to the show and also....   Check out our Facebook page: facebook.com/SumOfAllFearPodcast    Follow us on Twitter: twitter.com/sumofallfearpod    Like us on Instagram: instagram.com/sumofallfearpod 
1:27:50
April 30, 2019
FEAR OF SOCIETY - Brian Yuzna's Society (Anthropophobia) - Episode 13
Ever felt like the upper crust of society was some weird, amorphous, alien sex-cult!?   Yeah, well us too and our fears have been confirmed in Episode 13 on Anthropophobia, the Fear of Society.  Kris breaks down this fun little phobia and tells us why it's different from social anxiety disorder, delusional disorders and agoraphobia.  Then we bust into a shunt-fest of a movie, 1989's Brian Yuzna flick, Society. It's a paranoid, incestous journey with probably the greatest final 20 minutes of any horror movie ever.   With lines like, "First we dine, then we copulate!" or "How do you like your tea? Cream, sugar... or do you want me to pee in it?" how could you not want to listen!   LET THE SHUNTING BEGIN! Please SUBSCRIBE, RATE and REVIEW anywhere you listen to the show and also....   Check out our Facebook page: facebook.com/SumOfAllFearPodcast    Follow us on Twitter: twitter.com/sumofallfearpod    Like us on Instagram: instagram.com/sumofallfearpod 
1:19:44
April 17, 2019
FEAR OF FLOWERS - Little Shop of Horrors (Anthophobia) - Episode 12
Sufferers of this phobia won’t be tip-toeing through the tulips with Tiny Tim anytime soon! We’re talking “Anthophobia,” the Fear of Flowers.  We figured we better pair up the most famous man-eating flowering plant horror flick of all-time, 1986’s “Little Shop of Horrors.” Cant go wrong with Frank Oz directing and Rick Moranis, Steve Martin, Bill Murray, Jim Belushi and Christopher Guest! Crazy cast.  Plus, we talk about Joe Bob Brigg’s new “Last Drive-in” show on Shudder. Why C.H.U.D. Is a Home Alone prequel, Castle Freak is super twisted and Maury Povich is still an a-hole.  Also, there’s a plant that makes you horny, then super high and then slowly kills you painlessly. Why isn’t this being used in hospice care all over the world?  Please SUBSCRIBE, RATE and REVIEW anywhere you listen to the show and also....   Check out our Facebook page: facebook.com/SumOfAllFearPodcast    Follow us on Twitter: twitter.com/sumofallfearpod    Like us on Instagram: instagram.com/sumofallfearpod  
1:22:00
April 3, 2019
FEAR OF ENGLAND - Shaun of the Dead (Anglophobia) - Episode 11
Does Hugh Grant make you seethe with anger? Does the sight of the Union Jack flag incite fits of rage?  You might be Anglophobic.   In this episode we talk about the origins of Anglophobia, as well as other ethnocentric phobias and why they are distinct from other types of phobias. We also bust into a bit of the modern political stuff surrounding nationalism and fear of other cultures.   Then we break the tension with an Easter egg filled Feature Presentation with “Shaun of the Dead” which could have been titled “Tea Time of the Dead.” Seriously. That was the original title.  We also have a lot of talk about vomit. Kris puked into her boot on a plane this week and Drew did a lot of vomiting as well. Fun!   Also, we learn that Drew is not an alcoholic. He’s a “lush” which he defines as a “connoisseur of fine adult beverages.” We discover why Kris is quite the proponent of a properly placed “C” word and that she is truly the “Sweden of British” (what!?).  Also, we’re pretty sure that 80’s band A-Ha is British or Australian (SPOILER: they’re not).   It’s all about England and you’re gonna love it!  Please SUBSCRIBE, RATE and REVIEW anywhere you listen to the show and also....   Check out our Facebook page: facebook.com/SumOfAllFearPodcast    Follow us on Twitter: twitter.com/sumofallfearpod    Like us on Instagram: instagram.com/sumofallfearpod   
1:24:04
March 27, 2019
FEAR OF MEN - The Screwfly Solution & REVENGE (Androphobia) - Episode 10
We're getting real this week about menacing men and the people that fear them!  With all the socio-political conversation about gender and the genuine uneasiness that exists between the sexes, this episode gets to the heart of what Androphobia (Fear of Men) is all about.   PLUS, we got movies. We're breaking down the Masters of Horror episode, The Screwfly Solution and 2017's kickass rape/revenge flick aptly named REVENGE.  Of course, we also play everyone's favorite phobia-based trivia game "What the Fear!?" where we learn why you wouldn't want to sit next to an ablutophobic on a plane. HINT: It's not because they can't stop talking, which Drew decided to call a-blurt-ophobia.   Kris also runs down her Top 10 names for a nipple sack! You heard that right. Boob Backpack? Maybe.   Please SUBSCRIBE, RATE and REVIEW anywhere you listen to the show and also....  Check out our Facebook page: facebook.com/SumOfAllFearPodcast  Follow us on Twitter: twitter.com/sumofallfearpod  Like us on Instagram: instagram.com/sumofallfearpod 
1:44:35
March 12, 2019
FEAR OF CATS - Stephen King’s Sleepwalkers (Ailurophobia) - Episode 9
It's a feline frenzy this week on the podcast!!  We're talking Ailurophobia, the FEAR OF CATS and we paired it up with a super fun and super crazy movie about strange ancient soul-sucking vampire cat-humans, Stephen King's Sleepwalkers!    We analyze why cats have been annoying humans for over 14,000 years and why there is so much mythology surrounding these four-legged balls of fur, from Ancient Egypt all the way to modern times.    Then we breeze right through every other cat movie to sink our claws into our Feature Presentation, 1992's Sleepwalkers!   This movie has it all! We got Luke Skywalker as a porn-mustachio'd Sheriff, Otho from Beetlejuice getting his hand ripped off, Ferris Bueller's parents fighting a mutant-cat lady, a song about Johnny's Pecker and some sultry, sexy mother/son loving (EWWW!).    We also find out about why cat poop can make you a zombie, how kids in the 1940's threw cats off bridges for sport and why Drew is really interested in your favorite recipes for "gato tacos."    Please SUBSCRIBE, RATE and REVIEW anywhere you listen to the show and also....    Check out our Facebook page: facebook.com/SumOfAllFearPodcast      Follow us on Twitter: twitter.com/sumofallfearpod      Like us on Instagram: instagram.com/sumofallfearpod   
1:42:37
March 5, 2019
FEAR OF SHARP OBJECTS - Splinter & Nightmare on Elm Street (Aichmophobia) - Episode 8
We're slicing and dicing our way into your hearts with this episode!  This one is all about the fear of sharp and pointy objects, which Kris breaks down with technical precision. Like a Ginsu!   Since this is the perfect phobia to tackle for the horror fan we bust out our "TOP 5 FAVORITE SLASHER MOVIE KILLS THAT INVOLVE SHARP OR POINTED OBJECTS." Yup. Awesomeness.   Then we dive into a hidden gem, non-slasher flick all about a gnarly, spine covered parasite that takes over people's bodies in the movie Splinter (2008).   Our Feature Presentation is Nightmare on Elm Street. Duh, right? You just can't say enough about the bitchin'-ness that is Freddy Krueger.   We also talk about Drew's horny leg rubbing, Rick & Morty's Scary Terry and Kris' visceral reaction to compound fractures. Oh...and a can't miss memorable moment in "What the Fear!?" history.  Please SUBSCRIBE, RATE and REVIEW anywhere you listen to the show and also....    Check out our Facebook page: facebook.com/SumOfAllFearPodcast      Follow us on Twitter: twitter.com/sumofallfearpod      Like us on Instagram: instagram.com/sumofallfearpod    
1:39:48
February 26, 2019
FEAR OF OPEN SPACES - Intruders & Copycat (Agoraphobia) - Episode 7
We're digging deep into some major family history with this episode! Why did Drew turn out so screwy? You're gonna find out!   Plus, we tie-in a fun home invasion movie, with a feature presentation that has agoraphobic Sigourney Weaver getting punked by cray-cray Harry Connick Jr who plays a serial killer mastermind! What more could you want out of a whole episode devoted to AGORAPHOBIA.    We also tell you why Drew wouldn't marry Kristen Bell, which host has been surrounded by sharks in the wild and what celebrity has a fear of coat hangers (Mommie Dearest?).    All this and more in this fabulous episode of Sum Of All Fear.    Please SUBSCRIBE, RATE and REVIEW anywhere you listen to the show and also....    Check out our Facebook page: facebook.com/SumOfAllFearPodcast      Follow us on Twitter: twitter.com/sumofallfearpod      Like us on Instagram: instagram.com/sumofallfearpod 
1:32:04
February 20, 2019
FEAR OF CEMETERIES - Phantasm & Pet Sematary (Coimetrophobia) - Episode 6
We're back from our creepy adventures in New Orleans and we have a SPECIAL EPISODE for you!!  We're talking cemeteries and why these domiciles of the deceased are so fear inducing for people.  Then we breakdown the best horror cemetery scenes, the "you should probably be stoned to watch" movie Phantasm and the zombie-baby blockbuster Pet Sematary.    We also tell you all about Kris' vacation butt, a phobia that should be about the fear of losing your Pog's Slammer and why Herman Munster is a bumbling idiot.  Oh, we also learn why our good friend Metal Chris is just like Khloe Kardashian!  Such fun!     Please SUBSCRIBE, RATE and REVIEW anywhere you listen to the show and also....    Check out our Facebook page: facebook.com/SumOfAllFearPodcast     Follow us on Twitter: twitter.com/sumofallfearpod    Like us on Instagram: instagram.com/sumofallfearpod  
1:28:39
February 12, 2019
FEAR OF CHICKENS - Poultrygeist & Return to Oz (Alektorophobia) - Episode 5
Chickens are scary as hell.  It's not surprising they seriously freak some people out, even to the point of full blown Alektorophobia (the fear of chickens).  They got beady little eyes, sharp-ass talons and beaks that can peck your face off. Not cool, chickens!  To pair movies with this ph-ine ph-eathered ph-obia we are making podcasting history! Or so we assume. We are featuring the nasty, crude, over-the-top, offensive (and also pretty hilarious) Troma film Poultrygeist AND the creepy, terrifying, chicken-centered, headless Princess, psychotic freak show of a film, Disney's Return to Oz.  Where else will you find a Troma movie and a Disney movie in the same show!? That's what you get with Sum Of All Fear.  Don't you feel special?  Oh yeah, we also find out why Maury Povich is a giant a-hole. Have fun!  Please SUBSCRIBE, RATE and REVIEW anywhere you listen to the show and also....    Check out our Facebook page: www.facebook.com/SumOfAllFearPodcast    Follow us on Twitter: twitter.com/sumofallfearpod  
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January 29, 2019
FEAR OF PAIN - Hellraiser & Martyrs (Algophobia) - Episode 4
We're bringing you way down in this one. There's some fun, lighthearted moments, but the Fear of Pain?!  Come on, let's all get depressed together and dig deep into our souls for this breakdown of the brain's neurological reaction to pain, the phobia itself and some torture porn (find out why we hate that term!).  Also, our feature presentation is an incredible movie that will have you asking about the meaning of life and one that you'll never wanna watch again.  Sound like a good time? Yeah, we didn't think so either.   Please SUBSCRIBE, RATE and REVIEW anywhere you listen to the show and also....  Check out our Facebook page:  https://www.facebook.com/SumOfAllFearPodcast/  Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/sumofallfearpod  Like us on Instagram: https://instagram/sumofallfearpod
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January 22, 2019
FEAR OF FLYING - Final Destination & Twilight Zone: The Movie (Aerophobia) - Episode 3
In Episode 3 we nose dive into Aerophobia (the Fear of Flying) and dig into multiple horror movies on planes that scare us.  Our Feature Presentation is the 1983 horror anthology "Twilight Zone: The Movie."  We had tons of fun researching this one and we hope you enjoy listening to it as much as we enjoyed making it.  Thanks for listening! 
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January 15, 2019
FEAR OF HEIGHTS - Hitchcock’s Vertigo (Acrophobia) - Episode 2
In Episode 2 we’ve got "Acrophobia" - Fear of Heights and we pair this one with a Hitchcock classic that is a perfect fit!  Drew and Kris introduce a fun game about phobias, give you some pretty solid info on Acrophobia and dig into a classic horror movie that will have you  “falling” in love with this podcast. Seriously though, Episode 1 was kinda rough. This one is actually not too bad. We think you might like it!  
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January 5, 2019
(Unavailable) FEAR OF DARKNESS & Horror (Achluophobia) - Episode 1
This episode got deleted!! Bummer. Although, it was pretty rough to listen to anyway being the first episode and all. Go ahead and start with Episode 2! Thanks for listening FEARDOS!
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January 3, 2019