Attack of the Final Girls
In No Particular Order: Our Favorite Horror Films of 2021
Juliet and Theresa couldn't let January end without discussing their favorite horror films of 2021....in no particular order.
No content warnings for this episode.
Theme music: "Book of Shadows" by Houseghost (Rad Girlfriend Records)
The Butterfly Effect of Sh!ttiness (Us - 2019)
Jordan Peele's Us is a film that's yielded thousands of theories about its meaning so of course Juliet and Theresa had to dive in. They talk about class, Classics, Imposter Syndrome and doppelgängers as a plot device.**In this episode we talk about a couple of awesome things that you should engage with further:-- Let's Talk About Myths Baby's episode on scream queens of Greek myth: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/conversations-do-you-like-scary-movies-scream-queens/id1264449047?i=1000539370522-- Vanessa Stovall's Medium blog: https://vrs2121.medium.com/-- Emmy Scott's article on Indigenous imagery in Us: https://www.vulture.com/2019/03/the-native-imagery-of-jordan-peele-s-us-explained.htmlContent Warnings: an incredibly brief mention of forced birthTheme music: "Book of Shadows" by Houseghost (Rad Girlfriend Records)
Chaos of the Apostles (Midnight Mass episode 7)
Juliet and Theresa have reached the epic conclusion of Midnight Mass. In addition to discussing their overall impressions of the series, they talk about the final episode including whether the angel is an angel, Bev's astrology sign, and what makes a miracle.Content Warnings: mental illness and suicidal ideation, alcoholism and addictionTheme music: "Book of Shadows" by Houseghost (Rad Girlfriend Records)
Capitalism Wants You to be Cannon Fodder (The Purge: Election Year - 2016)
Just in time for July 4th, Juliet and Theresa watch the third installment of The Purge franchise, The Purge: Election Year and talk about horror and politics, capitalism and how they'd survive a purge (or a zombie apocalypse). **Note: we recorded this episode prior to the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade so although we talk a lot about inequality in American society, we don't directly talk about the Dobbs ruling. However, we remain shaken by this announcement and even more firm in our beliefs that until all of have bodily autonomy and civil rights, none of us truly do. Please visit https://abortionfunds.org for information, resources and ways to help. Keep fighting and take care.Content Warnings: none for this episodeTheme music: "Book of Shadows" by Houseghost (Rad Girlfriend Records)