This week, Aaron and Derek tackle 2014's psychological horror film "The Babadook" (Dook! Dook! DOOOOOOK!) written and directed by Jennifer Kent in her directorial debut. They talk about how the movie analyzes the fears and themes of grief, parental frustrations, isolation, and abuse. They also discuss the influences that went into creation of the film and Mr. Babadook, how they shot an intense flick with respect to Noah Wiseman's age, and many other aspects of the movie. Derek thinks you are nothing...YOU'RE NOTHING! Aaron can't get rid of the Babadook.

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Sometimes, happy accidents happen. Due to a communication mix-up (most likely Derek's fault), the Spoop Bois with guest Andrew Parker (of "Crypta" podcast and "Ghosters" podcast) discuss 1980's "Cannibal Holocaust" directed by Ruggero Deodato, 1981's "Cannibal Ferox" directed by Umberto Lenzi, and the Italian cannibal horror genre as a whole. They compare and contrast the movies from an exploitation and storytelling stand point, and they examine the idea of the jungle itself being horrific. They also talk about what makes these films art, the insane production and marketing, the legal troubles and bans, among many other aspects of the movies and genre. Andrew wants to invite you to dinner. Aaron believes in the survival of the fittest. Derek contemplates who the real cannibals are.

Please check out Andrew Parker and his work on Twitter @acparker320 and the "Crypta" podcast @CryptaSeries
Crypta on Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/crypta/id1435115679
Ghosters on Apple Podcasts:
https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ghosters/id1569423275

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This week, the Spoop Bois Aaron and Derek tackle 1960's British psychological horror classic "Peeping Tom" directed by Michael Powell. They discuss how the film was initially received negatively, what makes it a proto-slasher movie, the implied and voyeuristic horrors and themes, what makes it a genre masterpiece under the modern lens, etc. They also draw comparisons between this movie and Powell and "Psycho" and Alfred Hitchcock. Aaron wants to show you his home movies. Derek must see your fear.

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This week, Aaron and Derek tackle 1985's splatter classic comedy horror flick "Re-Animator" directed by Stuart Gordon with returning guest (and Freddy Kreuger superfan) Damian. They discuss the basis of H.P. Lovecraft's novelette, the use of gore effects and how they hold up under modern lens, and the character of Herbert West being a memorable horror icon through Jeffrey Combs' performance. They also talk about the "Re-Animator" franchise, Stuart Gordon's career, among many other aspects of the film. Damian is asking if you agree that it's dead now? Derek and Aaron don't expect it to tango.

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This week, author V.P. Morris ("ShadowCast," "The Dead Letters Podcast," and upcoming novel "Dead Ringer") returns to the show to discuss 2000's black comedy horror movie "American Psycho" directed by Mary Harron with Aaron and Derek. They talk about the differences between the book and the movie, the satire of hyper masculinity, the themes of identity, and how the response has evolved over the years. They also get into Christian Bale's portrayal of Patrick Bateman, reality vs delusion, among many other aspects of the flick. Derek has to return some videotapes. Aaron is a big Genesis fan. There is an idea of a V.P. Morris; some kind of abstraction. 

Please check out and order "Dead Ringer" by V.P. Morris at Black Rose Writing: 
https://www.blackrosewriting.com/thrillers/deadringer

Please check out and order "ShadowCast" by V.P. Morris at Black Rose Writing:
https://www.blackrosewriting.com/thrillers/shadowcast?rq=Shadowcast

You can follow V.P. Morris and her podcast "The Dead Letters Podcast" @TeaWriteRepeat and @deadletterspod

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This week, Aaron and Derek are joined by the hosts of the music history podcast (Feat. X) Josh Hale and DeeJay Rolison to discuss 2018's psychological horror film "The Perfection" directed by Richard Shepard. They talk about abuse in entertainment and art, personal experiences with classical music in context to the movie, and how successful or not it is at tackling the associated themes. They also get into the camp factor and exploitation in "The Perfection" among many other aspects of the flick. Josh and DeeJay are seeing bugs. Aaron and Derek know what you have to do.

Check out Josh and DeeJay's podcast (Feat. X).
Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/feat-x/id1553097954
Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/0To5S7GcoF90bFkqkc3opF
They're on Twitter @featxpodcast

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This week, we have a big episode! Kelly comes back to the podcast to join Derek and Aaron in tackling 2017's "Get Out" written and directed by Jordan Peele in his directorial debut. They discuss what makes it a modern classic, Peele's passion for horror, how it portrays and comments on racism, among many many many other aspects of the film. They also talk about the Armitage family's motives, and the friendship between Chris and Rod. Aaron and Derek just want the keys. Kelly told you to not go in that house.

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In preparation for Valentine's Day, Derek and Aaron tackle 1981's holiday slasher "My Bloody Valentine" directed by George Mihalka and written by John Beaird. They discuss the use of a mine shaft as a setting and horror element, how much Valentine's Day actually influences the plot, the motivations of character Axel, among many other aspects of the movie. They also talk about the remake and why the original never kickstarted a new slasher franchise. Derek's gone away, Aaron made you pay! Be our bloody valentine!

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This week, Aaron and Derek discuss 1979's science fiction monster horror film "Prophecy" directed by John Frankenheimer and written by David Seltzer. They talk about Frankenheimer and Seltzer's thoughts and feelings about the movie, the original concept vs actual design of the "Pizza Bear" monster, and some of the problematic nature of the story and casting. They also get into the unexpected serious themes the film tries to tackle along with many other topics. Aaron is in a sleeping bag getting punched into a rock. Derek now craves pizza.

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For the first episode of 2022, Derek and Aaron welcome Shelby Scott, creator and host of the wonderful horror storytelling podcast "Scare You To Sleep," as a guest to discuss 1980's ghost movie "The Changeling" directed by Peter Medak. They talk about George C. Scott's subtle performance and how his character reconciles with the haunting. They also get into the house being a character itself, the origins of the script and title of the film, the ties between a ghost story and family, and many other topics. Derek thinks the house isn't fit to live in. Aaron suspects no one has been able to live in it. Shelby knows it doesn't want people.

Catch Shelby and her podcast "Scare You To Sleep" at https://www.scareyoutosleep.com/ and @scareyoutosleep on Twitter.

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