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Peculiar Stories About the Stage, Screen, and Everything In Between

In the 18th century, the term ‘scandal water’ was coined to refer to tea, as people would often enjoy a juicy bit of gossip as they lingered over their daily tea. 

Now you have the chance to listen in each week as Candy & Ashley ‘spill the tea’ about a peculiar topic somehow related to the entertainment industry. 

Give ‘Scandal Water’ a listen! We think you’ll find it suits your taste.


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Nothing to Fear But Fear Itself… Plus Dolls and Clowns Scandal Water

Spiders and snakes? Scary settings like graveyards or abandoned houses? Bogeymen hiding in the shadows? What ranks high on your list of scary elements in horror movies? For many of you, creepy dolls and clowns would be right at the top. But how did two common things generally associated with children and originally intended to provide comfort and entertainment come to be so feared? Join us as we explore the psychology behind this question.  From the theories of conditioning and the “uncanny valley,” to the clown panic of 2016, to the rise of the ‘scary clown’ archetype in pop culture, to the controversial documentary about Wrinkles the Clown, we cover it all in this frightfully fun episode. (Mwah ha ha!) #Fear #Horror #ScaryMovies #Dolls #CreepyDolls #Clowns #ClownPanic #It #Poltergeist #Psychology #MonsterMadness #Ticks
  1. Nothing to Fear But Fear Itself… Plus Dolls and Clowns
  2. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde: SciFi Meets True Crime
  3. It Lives! The Legacy of Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein”
  4. Godzilla: King of the Monster Film Franchise
  5. Jurassic Quest: A Date With Dinosaurs (and Their Trainers)

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