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Queer Horror Cult

Queer Horror Cult

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Queer Horror Cult

Queer Horror Cult

Queer Horror Cult

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Welcome to the Queer Horror Cult, a podcast for deconstructing, analyzing, and just talking love of horror, genre, and cult cinema from a queer perspective. Join us as we discuss individual films, franchises, film movements, sub-genres, themes and aesthetics, and engage in interviews and round-table discussions.


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Latest Episodes

#077 - I Think I'm Paranoid

EThis week, Aria and Lori are putting on their tinfoil hats, pulling out their fillings, and burning off their fingerprints with a look at three paranoid horror films. Films discussed are "The Thing" (1982), "Bug" (2006), and "Someone's Watching Me!" (1978).Audio clip from "The Wrong Guy" (1997). See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

57 MINMAY 21
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#077 - I Think I'm Paranoid

#076 - E.T. the Extractivist-Terrestrial

EThis week, Aria and Lori get political as they look at the topic of resource extraction, expansionism, and colonialism in terms of the films "Alien" (1979), "Congo" (1995), and "Underwater" (2020).Audio clip from "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" (2008). See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

58 MINMAY 10
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#076 - E.T. the Extractivist-Terrestrial

#075 - Terminally Online

EThis week, Aria and Lori pull themselves away from the internet long enough to talk about the internet. Movies discussed are "Pulse" (2001), "Pulse" (2006), "The Card Player" (2004), and "Open Windows" (2014).Audio clip from "Kids' Guide to the Internet" (1997). See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

56 MINAPR 23
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#075 - Terminally Online

#074 - Wild Beasts and Where to Find Them

EThis week Lori and Aria look at some truly inexplicable films, all centred around big cats. Movies discussed are "Wild Beasts" (1984), "Roar" (1981), and the Netflix mini-series "Tiger King" (2020).Audio clip from "The Making of Roar" See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

62 MINAPR 9
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#074 - Wild Beasts and Where to Find Them

#073 - Pity the Fools

EThis week Aria and Lori look at a pair of April Fool's themed movies, with "April Fool's Day" (1986) and "Slaughter High" (1986).MAJOR SPOILERS FOR "APRIL FOOL'S DAY" (1986) AND "SLAUGHTER HIGH" (1986).Audio clip from "I Started a Joke" by Faith No More. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

46 MINAPR 2
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#073 - Pity the Fools

#072 - Spaghettaboutit!

EThis virus is no laughing matter, and our hearts go out to everyone who is struggling. This week, resident Italian Aria, along with Lori, show solidarity from abroad with Italy, by looking at American attempts at showing Italian culture that often yield disastrous results, watching "Jersey Shore Shark Attack" (2012), "Massacre Mafia Style" (1974), "Family Honor" (1973), and, inexplicably, "Super Mario Bros" (1993). Please stay home and stay safe during the pandemic, and if you need some company, tune in. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

70 MINMAR 26
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#072 - Spaghettaboutit!

#071 - My Colour, Flung Out of Space!

EThis week Aria and Lori hunker down and do some social distancing while discussing adaptations of H.P. Lovecraft's The Color Out of Space. Movies discussed this week are "Color Out of Space" (2019), "The Curse" (1987), and "Die, Monster, Die!" (1965).Audio clip from "The Astronomer" Vermillion Lies See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

72 MINMAR 18
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#071 - My Colour, Flung Out of Space!

#070 - Pass the Bong

EThis week, Aria and Lori dive into a trio of films by filmmaker Bong Joon Ho, examining "Memories of Murder" (2003), "The Host" (2006), and "Parasite" (2019).The episode contains MAJOR SPOILERS for "Memories of Murder," "The Host," and "Parasite"Audio clip from "Society" (1989). See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

112 MINMAR 5
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#070 - Pass the Bong

#069 - Horny on Main: An Odyssey into Cinematic Ennui

EThis is it, folks. Episode 69. Nice. As such, Lori and Aria set out to really capture the essence of sex in horror, which results in a harrowing, misguided journey of existentialism and cinematic dread. Films discussed this week are "Caligula" (1979), "Knife + Heart" (2018), "Emanuelle in America" (1977), "Bat Pussy" (197?), "Porno Holocaust" (1981), "Singapore Sling" (1990), and, last but definitely not least, "Society" (1989).Audio clip from "Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure" (1989). See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

107 MINFEB 19
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#069 - Horny on Main: An Odyssey into Cinematic Ennui

#068 - Japanese Blood Vengeance

EWomen in Horror Month is in full swing, and this week Aria and Lori return to a topic from last year, with more women getting revenge! This time, the focus is on a trio of Japanese genre films, with discussions of "Female Prisoner #701: Scorpion" (1972), "Sex and Fury" (1973), and Audition (1999).Audio clip from "Female Prisoner #701: Scorpion" (1972). See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

86 MINFEB 12
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#068 - Japanese Blood Vengeance

Latest Episodes

#077 - I Think I'm Paranoid

EThis week, Aria and Lori are putting on their tinfoil hats, pulling out their fillings, and burning off their fingerprints with a look at three paranoid horror films. Films discussed are "The Thing" (1982), "Bug" (2006), and "Someone's Watching Me!" (1978).Audio clip from "The Wrong Guy" (1997). See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

57 MINMAY 21
Comments
#077 - I Think I'm Paranoid

#076 - E.T. the Extractivist-Terrestrial

EThis week, Aria and Lori get political as they look at the topic of resource extraction, expansionism, and colonialism in terms of the films "Alien" (1979), "Congo" (1995), and "Underwater" (2020).Audio clip from "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" (2008). See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

58 MINMAY 10
Comments
#076 - E.T. the Extractivist-Terrestrial

#075 - Terminally Online

EThis week, Aria and Lori pull themselves away from the internet long enough to talk about the internet. Movies discussed are "Pulse" (2001), "Pulse" (2006), "The Card Player" (2004), and "Open Windows" (2014).Audio clip from "Kids' Guide to the Internet" (1997). See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

56 MINAPR 23
Comments
#075 - Terminally Online

#074 - Wild Beasts and Where to Find Them

EThis week Lori and Aria look at some truly inexplicable films, all centred around big cats. Movies discussed are "Wild Beasts" (1984), "Roar" (1981), and the Netflix mini-series "Tiger King" (2020).Audio clip from "The Making of Roar" See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

62 MINAPR 9
Comments
#074 - Wild Beasts and Where to Find Them

#073 - Pity the Fools

EThis week Aria and Lori look at a pair of April Fool's themed movies, with "April Fool's Day" (1986) and "Slaughter High" (1986).MAJOR SPOILERS FOR "APRIL FOOL'S DAY" (1986) AND "SLAUGHTER HIGH" (1986).Audio clip from "I Started a Joke" by Faith No More. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

46 MINAPR 2
Comments
#073 - Pity the Fools

#072 - Spaghettaboutit!

EThis virus is no laughing matter, and our hearts go out to everyone who is struggling. This week, resident Italian Aria, along with Lori, show solidarity from abroad with Italy, by looking at American attempts at showing Italian culture that often yield disastrous results, watching "Jersey Shore Shark Attack" (2012), "Massacre Mafia Style" (1974), "Family Honor" (1973), and, inexplicably, "Super Mario Bros" (1993). Please stay home and stay safe during the pandemic, and if you need some company, tune in. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

70 MINMAR 26
Comments
#072 - Spaghettaboutit!

#071 - My Colour, Flung Out of Space!

EThis week Aria and Lori hunker down and do some social distancing while discussing adaptations of H.P. Lovecraft's The Color Out of Space. Movies discussed this week are "Color Out of Space" (2019), "The Curse" (1987), and "Die, Monster, Die!" (1965).Audio clip from "The Astronomer" Vermillion Lies See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

72 MINMAR 18
Comments
#071 - My Colour, Flung Out of Space!

#070 - Pass the Bong

EThis week, Aria and Lori dive into a trio of films by filmmaker Bong Joon Ho, examining "Memories of Murder" (2003), "The Host" (2006), and "Parasite" (2019).The episode contains MAJOR SPOILERS for "Memories of Murder," "The Host," and "Parasite"Audio clip from "Society" (1989). See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

112 MINMAR 5
Comments
#070 - Pass the Bong

#069 - Horny on Main: An Odyssey into Cinematic Ennui

EThis is it, folks. Episode 69. Nice. As such, Lori and Aria set out to really capture the essence of sex in horror, which results in a harrowing, misguided journey of existentialism and cinematic dread. Films discussed this week are "Caligula" (1979), "Knife + Heart" (2018), "Emanuelle in America" (1977), "Bat Pussy" (197?), "Porno Holocaust" (1981), "Singapore Sling" (1990), and, last but definitely not least, "Society" (1989).Audio clip from "Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure" (1989). See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

107 MINFEB 19
Comments
#069 - Horny on Main: An Odyssey into Cinematic Ennui

#068 - Japanese Blood Vengeance

EWomen in Horror Month is in full swing, and this week Aria and Lori return to a topic from last year, with more women getting revenge! This time, the focus is on a trio of Japanese genre films, with discussions of "Female Prisoner #701: Scorpion" (1972), "Sex and Fury" (1973), and Audition (1999).Audio clip from "Female Prisoner #701: Scorpion" (1972). See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

86 MINFEB 12
Comments
#068 - Japanese Blood Vengeance
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