Nothing to Fear But Fear Itself… Plus Dolls and Clowns 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 intendedContinue reading “Nothing to Fear But Fear Itself… Plus Dolls and Clowns”

It Lives! The Legacy of Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein” After her husband Percy’s death by drowning, Mary Shelley kept his heart, wrapped in a bit of fabric along with an excerpt from one of his poems. And that’s not even the strangest part of this story. In this fascinating episode, Candy and Ashley discuss everything from the birth of “Frankenstein,” which was sparkedContinue reading “It Lives! The Legacy of Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein””

Godzilla: King of the Monster Film Franchise You’ve seen Godzilla in movies, video games, anime series, and cartoons; worn his image on your t-shirt and lunch box; and played with his action figures. The reptilian monster with the atomic breath is a beloved pop culture icon. In fact, “Godzilla” is the longest continuously-running movie franchise in history, with 2024 marking itsContinue reading “Godzilla: King of the Monster Film Franchise”