For Thanksgiving, the Spoop Bois are joined by returning guest Lauren to tackle the 1980s cult holiday slasher film "Slasher" directed by John Grissmer. They discuss why they chose this film and what makes it perfect horror viewing for Thanksgiving. They also dig into what Lauren thought about the movie and her opinions on character motivations. Derek is not Aaron. Lauren is eating leftovers on the floor. Surprise, that's not cranberry sauce, it's a podcast (again again)! If you've read this far, congratulations and thanks.

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Halloween might be over for now, but the Spoop Bois keep it creepy all year long. This week, they tackle 2013's supernatural horror film "Oculus" co-written, edited, and directed by Mike Flanagan. They talk about Flanagan's career and horror output around and after "Oculus." They also discuss his preference for mixing family and horror, the impact of leaving the mirror's origins a mystery, what makes this film particularly evil, among many other topics. Spoiler alert, Derek was freaked out. Aaron thinks that's an apple he's about to bite.

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First, they experienced the origins of the werewolf. Then, they dealt with a teenage werewolf. Now, the Spoop Bois with reoccurring guest James wrap up their werewolf themed Season of Spoop with some action horror wolves vs. soldiers. In time for 2021's Halloween, they tackle 2002's "Dog Soldiers" written, directed and edited by Neil Marshall. They talk about the idea of military in horror, what makes this version of werewolf dangerous, and the practicality used in this film. They also dig into what makes this movie so rad. Derek also talks more about the "Halloween" franchise. Derek's guts are out, but James and Aaron will just put them back in.

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It wouldn't be The Season of Spoop without Heather guesting! To continue our werewolf-themed October, she joins Aaron and Derek to cover 2000's Canadian horror film "Ginger Snaps" directed by John Fawcett and co-written with Karen Walton. They discuss the overt subtext of womanhood juxtaposed to literal transformation against some of the deeper feminist themes. They also talk about the macabre and conflicting sibling relationship, Ginger's desire or "hunger," the actual creature effects, and many other topics. Derek and Aaron need to tear living things to pieces. Heather is a force of nature.

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The 3rd annual The Season of Spoop™ (TM TM TM!) begins! This October, Derek and Aaron cover "werewolves" for their horror cinematic theme. To start things off, they tackle 1941's classic horror film "The Wolf Man" directed by George Waggner and written by Curt Siodmak. They briefly describe some history behind the folklore of the werewolf, and they talk about the creature's early appearances in cinema. They also get into how this film fits in with the Universal Monsters, the theme of a doomed protagonist, what contributed to the movie's success, and several other topics. Aaron and Derek may become wolves when the wolfsbane blooms and the autumn moon is bright.

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On this episode, Aaron and Derek tackle 1981's horror flick "Dead & Buried" directed by Gary Sherman. They discuss Jack Albertson's (Grandpa Joe!) bombastic performance and how it was his final live-action film role before his death. They also talk about Dan O'Bannon's screenplay credit and involvement in horror, the town being part of the horror mystery, the film's initial "video nasty" label, and several other topics related to the movie. Derek calls it black magic. Aaron calls it a medical breakthrough. They'll take their secret to the grave!

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For the 69th (nice!) episode, the Spoop Bois welcome back author V.P. Morris ("ShadowCast," "The Dead Letters Podcast") to discuss 2009's sex-related comedy horror film "Jennifer's Body" written by Diablo Cody and directed by Karyn Kusama. They talk about how misleading the initial marketing was, Megan Fox's career and her wonderful performance, and how Kusama and Cody's original intentions have been reevaluated. They also get into how well the comedy lands, the bonkers soundtrack, the portrayal of friendship between teenage girls, etc. V.P. thinks Derek and Aaron are actually evil, not just podcast evil.

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

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Aaron and Derek are once again joined by their old college buddy and Director Zach Lamplugh ("15 Things You Didn't Know About Bigfoot (#1 Will Blow Your Mind)") to discuss 2012's horror film "Excision" written and directed by Richard Bates, Jr. They talk about the balance of dark comedy, coming-of-age, gore, and tragic dread. They also get into the fascinating performances, specifically from AnnaLynne McCord and Traci Lords, the character actors used in minor appearances, and the shocking nature of the horror and broken family life. Zach and Aaron are aspiring surgeon, and Derek is having...weird dreams.

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Evan is back for another round! This week he joins Aaron and Derek to discuss 1983's science fiction horror thriller "The Dead Zone" directed by David Cronenberg and based off of Stephen King's novel. They get into the differences between the movie adaptation and the source material. They also talk about what Cronenberg brings to the movie, the cult of personality politics and how it remains relevant today, Christopher Walken's performance, among many other things. Evan is trying to tell Aaron and Derek that......the podcast......IS GONNA BREAK!

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Evan returns to Watch If You Dare to join Derek and Aaron in discussing 1993's biopic science fiction abduction horror flick "Fire in the Sky" directed by Robert Lieberman based on Travis Walton's book "The Walton Experience." They talk about how the movie differs from Travis' actual account and the casting choices specifically for Travis and Mike. They also get into the abduction scene and what makes it so memorable, how it came together, and the horror explored during and after the event. Derek and Aaron want to take the polygraph. Evan sees something like fire in the sky.

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