Colors of the Dark

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FANGORIA has teamed up with some of the leading horror genre experts to bring you COLORS OF THE DARK. Join hosts Dr. Rebekah McKendry (professor, Fangoria, writer-director) and Elric Kane (professor, Pure Cinema Podcast, filmmaker) as they take a deep look at the horror genre. Each show explores a specific part of horror history, key players, franchises, deep cut titles, important films, and interviews with some of the genres’ biggest icons. COLORS OF THE DARK PODCAST is presented by the FANGORIA Podcast Network.

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S3 Ep49: Horror Oscars of the 90's
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On Episode 44 of Fangoria’s COLORS OF THE DARK Elric and Bekah discuss new films SPEAK NO EVIL, BLOOD BITE, BEAST, GOODNIGHT MOMMY (US Remake), GONE IN THE NIGHT, DEATHSTREAM & a look back at the masterpiece PERFECT BLUE. 
The duo then begin to right the wrongs of the horror snubbing OSCARS by selecting their own winners from the horror films of the 1990's. 

Sep 30, 2022
S3 Ep48: Barbarian!
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On Episode 43 of Fangoria’s COLORS OF THE DARK Elric and Bekah discuss new films PEARL, BODIES BODIES BODIES, SALOUM, WHO INVITED THEM, DEVIL IN OHIO & round two of BARBARIAN.
The Duo then sit down for an in-depth conversation with the director of BARBARIAN - Zach Cregger, to discuss the wild films origins, casting, writing without a roadmap and some of the horror films that inspired him along the way. 
We do go into some spoilers in the interview so recommend folks watch the film first. 

Sep 16, 2022
S3 Ep47: Favorite "Non-Classic" Creature Features
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On Episode 42 of Fangoria’s COLORS OF THE DARK Elric and Bekah  discuss new films BARBARIAN, ORPHAN: FIRST KILL & MOLOCH.
The Duo then use the wild New Beverly Cinema double feature of THE KEEP & THE RELIC to springboard into some of their favorite "non-classic" Creature Features. 
Sep 02, 2022
S3 Ep46: Cosmic Horror
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On Episode 41 of Fangoria’s COLORS OF THE DARK Elric and Bekah  discuss new films PREY, DAY SHIFT and RESURRECTION. The Duo then discuss the release of Bekahs wild new film GLORIOUS (On Shudder now!) with producer Morgan Peter Brown before listing (and more importantly Defining) their favorite COSMIC HORRORS. Despite it being unspeakable there will be much speaking!
Aug 19, 2022
S3 Ep45: Road Trip Horrors
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On Episode 40 of Fangoria’s COLORS OF THE DARK Elric and Bekah reunite to catch up on new films NOPE, CRIMES OF THE FUTURE, YOU WON’T BE ALONE, UMMA and from FANTASIA – SISSY & SWALLOWED. The duo then list some of their favorite ROAD TRIP horrors after a summer on the road.
Aug 05, 2022
S3 Ep44: There’s Something in the Water: The History of Sharkploitation
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This week, Rebekah is joined by shark film experts Josh Miller and Stephen Scarlata (co-hosts of the Best Movies Never Made Podcast). They take a deep dive into the rise of 1970s animal attack films, including JAWS, as well as the sub-sequent tidal wave of shark films that followed, exploring the shark’s cinematic journey all the way through contemporary trends.
Thanks! 
Jul 22, 2022
S3 Ep43: Bekah’s Back: with Effects Make-up Extraordinaire Doug Morrow
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Bekah’s Back: A Brief Catch-up and Chatting with Effects Make-up Extraordinaire Doug Morrow 
While Elric is still away working on a film, Bekah is back for an abridged solo episode, discussing highlights of what she has been watching and reading during the break and then chatting with special effects make-up legend Doug Morrow.
Jul 08, 2022
S3 Ep42: Deep Cuts: Ghoulies, Folk Horror, Men, and More
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 Deep Cuts- June. Elric and Bekah will be back to Colors of the Dark in just two weeks, but in the meantime here is another bonus episode of Deep Cuts. This one is from early June, and the duo dive into a round of new releases, camp classics, and hard-to-find gems. Specific titles discussed are The Sadness, Men, and the Netflix series Feria: The Darkest Light as well as the Ghoulies franchise, hard-to-find folk horror, and graphic novels.


And Ernie- please post an Athletic Greens ad into the mid-roll for this. Thanks so much! 

Jun 24, 2022
S3 Ep41: Deep Cuts: Hotel-ploitation
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While COLORS OF THE DARK is on break, we are sharing episodes of our Patreon show DEEP CUTS. In this episode from March 2022, Elric and Bekah discuss lots of weird and wild finds. Elric brings a triple feature of obscure horror films set in hotels, while Bekah dives into hard-to-find 70s EuroTrash and lesser-known French extremism. 

Jun 10, 2022
S3 Ep40: DEEP CUTS: Wild Weird Titles From All Over The Globe
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While Bekah and Elric are taking a break, we have another DEEP CUTS bonus episode for you! This episode of DEEP CUTS (originally from April 2022) features plenty of wild and weird  titles from all over the globe- Italian Giallos, a Chinese monster movie, Japanese new wave art and hellish aliens, a UK Saw rip-off, a desert haunted house, and 80s gangsters in Long Beach.
May 27, 2022
S3 Ep39: Deep Cuts: Bonus Episode
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While Bekah and Elric take a little break, we thought we would share some old episodes from the Colors of the Dark Patreon show, DEEP CUTS. On the episode of Deep Cuts (from April 2022), the duo dives into the lost horror plot device of prank-calling, Cat 3 Hong Kong horrors, rare 1970s exploitation, 1930s body parts, and even something Divine. 
May 13, 2022
S3 Ep38: TOP 10 HORROR REMAKES
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On Episode 38 of Fangoria’s COLORS OF THE DARK Elric and Bekah discuss new films CHOOSE OR DIE, COUNTDOWN, NIGHTS END, THE CELLAR & ALL MY FRIENDS HATE ME as well as a ton of new series including OUTER RANGE, THE BABY & FROM. The Duo then dive into the Pros and Cons of Horror remakes and countdown their TOP 10 HORROR REMAKES. 
Apr 29, 2022
S3 Ep37: The Shudder Story
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On Episode 37 of Fangoria’s COLORS OF THE DARK Elric and Bekah discuss new films CRABS!, THE BUBBLE, BITCH ASS, LUX AETERNA, VORTEX, WE'RE ALL GOING TO THE WORLD'S FAIR & PIGGY. The duo are then joined by guests Craig Engler & Sam Zimmerman of SHUDDER to go deep into the origins of the company and how they came to work there, how the original films are developed, curation and the future of the horror streamer. 
The hosts close out the show with a few choice cuts from the Shudder library for your viewing pleasure. 
Apr 15, 2022
S3 Ep36: Top Ten Horrors of the 60'
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On Episode 36 of Fangoria’s COLORS OF THE DARK Elric and Bekah discuss new releases YOU ARE NOT MY MOTHER, WITCH HUNT, THE LONG WALK & BLOOD ORANGES. The duo then discuss a few undisputed classics from the 1960's that influenced the genre before counting down their individual Top Ten Horror Films of the 1960's. From expressionistic art house horror to early slashers this one runs the gamut of horror history. 
Apr 01, 2022
S3 Ep35: Horror on Set
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On Episode 35 of Fangoria’s COLORS OF THE DARK Elric and Bekah discuss new releases X, THE CURSED, ULTRASOUND, THE SEED, DEADSTREAM & THE EXORCISM OF GOD. The duo then delve into some of their favorite Horror films about filmmaking (not found footage) before sitting down with Director Ti West to discuss his new film X that follows a film crew making an Adult film in 1979 but run into all sorts of horrors. Warning: We highly recommend seeing the X prior to listening to the Interview portion at the end of the episode due to some SPOILERS. 
Mar 18, 2022
S3 Ep34: Offseason
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On Episode 34 of Fangoria’s COLORS OF THE DARK Elric and Bekah discuss new releases NO EXIT, TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE '22, ALONE WITH YOU, I BLAME SOCIETY, POLAROID & PARANOIAC. The duo are then joined by filmmaker Mickey Keating to discuss his atmospheric new film OFFSEASON and some of the creepy abandoned town films that inspired it. Lots of great deep cuts from seaside horrors to Lovecraftian nightmares. 
Mar 04, 2022
S3 Ep33: The Saw is Family
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On Episode 33 of Fangoria’s COLORS OF THE DARK Elric and Bekah discuss new releases RESIDENT EVIL: WELCOME TO RACOON CITY, THE FREE FALL, SHUT IN, ALL OF US ARE DEAD & BENEDETTA. The duo are then joined by Brian Collins (Horror Movie a Day) to try and decipher the "continuity" behind the TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE franchise in anticipation of the latest installment on netflix. They also delve into their favorite Cannibal movies with a few tasty deep cut recs. 
Feb 18, 2022
S3 Ep32: Romantic Horror
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On Episode 32 of Fangoria’s COLORS OF THE DARK Elric and Bekah discuss Sundance Horror films before counting down their favorite Romantic horror films for your Valentine’s Day horrorthons. 
Feb 04, 2022
S3 Ep31: Top Ten of the 90's
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On Episode 31 of Fangoria’s COLORS OF THE DARK Elric and Bekah discuss new releases YELLOWJACKETS, ARCHIVE 81, SCREAM 5, ANTLERS, SEE FOR ME & THE BAR. The duo then countdown their individual TOP TEN lists of favorite horror films of the 1990's. 
Jan 21, 2022
S3 Ep30: Scream Legacy
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On Episode 30 of Fangoria’s COLORS OF THE DARK Elric and Bekah discuss YELLOWJACKETS, Del Toro's NIGHTMARE ALLEY, THE SCARY OF SIXTY-FIRST and NOSFERATU  IN VENICE. The duo then welcome the screenwriter of FREAKY, Michael Kennedy to discuss his love of the SCREAM franchise, it's legacy and influence on the genre and they each pick their top 3 post -SCREAM slashers!

Jan 07, 2022
S3 Ep29: Our Top Ten Horror Films of 2021
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Join Fangoria’s Colors of the Dark hosts Rebekah and Elric as they count down their personal top ten favorite horror film and TV projects of 2021. It was such a great year for horror with many amazing projects, but the hosts still manage to work in wild card selections, deep cut titles, and great list of runner-up films as well. 
Dec 24, 2021
S3 Ep28: Horror Discoveries of the Year
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On Episode 28 of Fangoria’s COLORS OF THE DARK Elric and Bekah discuss new films GHOSTBUSTERS:AFTERLIFE, A HOUSE ON THE BAYOU, THE NIGHT COMES FOR US, THE GUILTY, PHANTOM OF THE MALL & PARANORMAL ACTIVITY: NEXT OF KIN. The duo then unveil their 5 Favorite Horror Film Discoveries of 2021, these are their favorite older films that range from unknown gems to Cult oddities. Bring a pen for the deep cuts on this one. 
Nov 26, 2021
S3 Ep27: Vinegar Syndrome
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On Episode 27 of Fangoria’s COLORS OF THE DARK Elric and Bekah discuss the new Edgar Wright film LAST NIGHT IN SOHO and a slew of  new found footage films THE DEEP HOUSE, PARANORMAL ACTIVITY: NEXT OF KIN & THE MEDIUM. They are then joined by Joe Rubin of VINEGAR SYNDROME to discuss a ton of their latest titles as well as teases from their upcoming BLACK FRIDAY sale. 
Nov 12, 2021
S3 Ep26: 100 years of Horror Deep Cuts
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On Episode 26 of Fangoria’s COLORS OF THE DARK Elric and Bekah discuss new films OLD, SLUMBER PARTY MASSACRE (remake), NIGHT TEETH and the Netflix phenomenon SQUID GAMES. The duo also discuss the new 4k restoration of POSSESSION and a William Castle double feature! 
To celebrate Halloween they then countdown 100 years of horror deep cuts by each picking one lesser known film per decade from 1920-2010's. Bring a pen & the candy corn for this one!
Oct 29, 2021
S3 Ep25: My Heart is a Chainsaw
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On Episode 25 of Fangoria’s COLORS OF THE DARK Elric and Bekah discuss a ton of new films including TITANE, HALLOWEEN KILLS, NO ONE GETS OUT OF HERE ALIVE, THERE'S SOMEONE INSIDE YOUR HOUSE, VHS 94, THE MANOR, NIGHTBOOKS and MUPPETS HAUNTED MANSION. The duo are then joined by novelist and Slasher expert Stephen Graham Jones (THE ONLY GOOD INDIANS) to discuss his latest novel MY HEART IS A CHAINSAW, his influences, writing process and deep but complicated love of the slasher genre. 
Oct 15, 2021
S3 Ep24: Brand New Cherry Flavor
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On Episode 24 of Fangoria’s COLORS OF THE DARK Elric and Bekah discuss a ton of new films including COMING HOME IN THE DARK, KNOCKING, MY HEART CAN'T BEAT UNLESS YOU TELL IT TOO and the new Flannagan Netflix joint MIDNIGHT MASS. Bekah also dives into a ton of Horror graphic Novels before they welcome the showrunners of the wildest horror series of the year BRAND NEW CHERRY FLAVOR, Nick Antosca & Lenore Zion. 

Oct 01, 2021
S3 Ep23: Folk Horrors
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On Episode 23 of Fangoria’s COLORS OF THE DARK Elric and Bekah discuss a ton of new films including MALIGNANT, CANDYMAN, DON'T BREATHE 2, GAIA, WE NEED TO DO SOMETHING & series BRAND NEW CHERRY FLAVOR, AMERICAN HORROR STORY DOUBLE FEATURE and EVIL. The duo then explore the fascinating topic of Folk Horror with Severins David Gregory and Kier-La Janisse the director of the new documentary WOODLANDS DARK AND DAYS BEWITCHED: A HISTORY OF FOLK HORROR.
Sep 17, 2021
S3 Ep22: Aliens!
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On Episode 22 of Fangoria’s COLORS OF THE DARK Elric and Bekah are LIVE from Midsummer Scream and joined by Jonah Ray (Mystery Science Theater 3000) to discuss all things Aliens, UFO's, extraterrestrials and other space oddities. we ask the question DO YOU BELIEVE? and delve into which ones scarred us for life!




Sep 03, 2021
S3 Ep21: Night House
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On Episode 21 of Fangoria’s COLORS OF THE DARK Elric and Bekah report back on the films they have been watching at the FANTASIA FILM FESTIVAL including HELLBENDER, WHEN I CONSUME YOU, DON'T SAY ITS NAME, KING KNIGHT, THE LAST THING MARY SAW and more! The duo then dive into one of the best horror films of the year THE NIGHT HOUSE with the films screenwriters Ben Collins and Luke Piotrowski to discuss everything from grief in horror to the Hellraiser franchise. 
Aug 20, 2021
S3 Ep20: Bleeding Skull!
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On Episode 20 of Fangoria’s COLORS OF THE DARK Elric and Bekah discuss the new releases QUIET PLACE 2, TAILGATE, AGNES, SPIRAL, THE CALL, THE BOY BEHIND THE DOOR, KANDISHA & ROT. The duo are then joined by Joe Ziemba & Annie Choi to discuss their new book ‘Bleeding Skull!: A 1990s Trash-Horror Odyssey’ to dive into the wild world of 90’s underground horror.
Aug 06, 2021
S3 Ep19: Vacation Horrors
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On Episode 19 of Fangoria’s COLORS OF THE DARK Elric and Bekah discuss the new releases ESCAPE ROOM 2: TOURNAMENT OF CHAMPIONS, FEAR STREET TRILOGY, A CLASSIC HORROR STORY as well as their return to movie theaters. The duo then offer up a few of their favorite Vacation set horror films for summer and a mind bending deep cut from the high seas. 
Jul 23, 2021
S3 Ep18: Werewolves Within!
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On Episode 18 of Fangoria’s COLORS OF THE DARK Elric and Bekah discuss the new releases SPIRAL, THE CONJURING:The Devil Made Me Do It, LISEY'S STORY & SNATCHERS. They then delve into Horror comedy and werewolves with Director Josh Ruben and discuss his new film WEREWOLVES WITHIN. The duo close out the show with some 90's Werewolf carnage.
Jun 11, 2021
S3 Ep17: Top Ten Sequels of the 1980's
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On Episode 17 of Fangoria’s COLORS OF THE DARK Elric and Bekah discuss the new releases OXYGEN, SEANCE, THE RETREAT & ARMY OF THE DEAD.
Then they conclude their 3 part journey of where bigger was better with the countdown of their favorite horror sequels of the 1980's. 

May 28, 2021
S3 Ep16: Top Ten Foreign Horror of the 1980's
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On Episode 16 of Fangoria’s COLORS OF THE DARK Elric and Bekah dive into new releases THE INITIATION, THINGS HEARD & SEEN & FRIED BARRY.
Then it's back to the 80's with a trip around the world as the duo countdown their Top Ten Non - US Horror films of the 1980's. It's a great world of horror!
May 14, 2021
S3 Ep15: Top Ten Horror of the 1980's (Non-Franchise)
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On Episode 15 of Fangoria’s COLORS OF THE DARK Elric and Bekah dive into new releases SASQUATCH, THE POWER, BLOODTHIRSTY, BOYS FROM COUNTY HELL before turning back the clock to the 80's with VOYAGE OF THE ROCK ALIENS.
The duo then countdown their Top Ten Horror films of the 1980's with a few rules in place to help guide the lists for a few Deep Cuts.

Apr 30, 2021
S3 Ep14: Vamping it up with Barbara Crampton & Travis Stevens
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On Episode 14 of Fangoria’s COLORS OF THE DARK Elric and Bekah dive into PANIC FEST and review festival films THE DJINN, THE LAST MATINEE, CAVEAT & THRESHOLD. Bekah breaks down her journey through the entire HELLRAISER franchise and then the duo are joined by the horror icon Barbara Crampton & Director Travis Stevens for an in-depth discussion on JAKOBS WIFE (**Warning there will be spoilers**)



Apr 16, 2021
S3 Ep13: Critical Horrors
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On Episode 13 of Fangoria’s COLORS OF THE DARK Elric and Bekah catch up on the new releases THE TOLL, HONEYDEW, VIOLATION and YOU GO TO MY HEAD. They then dive into and in-depth conversation with one of the best contemporary writers on Horror, Australian film critic Alexandra Heller-Nicholas, about her books on Rape revenge, Found footage, Masks in Horror, Women in Horror and her latest book on Art in the Giallo film. 
Apr 02, 2021
S3 Ep12: Horror Westerns
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On Episode 12 of Fangoria’s COLORS OF THE DARK Elric and Bekah catch up on the new releases SON, COME TRUE, THE BLOCK ISLAND SOUND & THE DEVIL BELOW. Then they are headed out west for a stand-off with some vampires, demons and vengeful spirits as they dive into HORROR WESTERNS.
Mar 19, 2021
S3 Ep11: TOP TEN HORROR FILMS OF THE 1970's
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On Episode 11 of Fangoria’s COLORS OF THE DARK Elric and Bekah catch up on the new releases WRONG TURN, SHADOW IN THE CLOUD & THE VIGIL as well as deep cuts VOYAGE OF THE ROCK ALIENS & CELIA. Then they each count down their TOP TEN HORROR FILMS OF THE 1970's with a few fun twists. 
Mar 05, 2021
S3 Ep10: Bad Omens
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On Episode 10 of Fangoria’s COLORS OF THE DARK Elric and Bekah catch up on the new releases TENTACLES, SATOR, QUEEN OF BLACK MAGIC, THE POND & the dark comedy 12 HOUR SHIFT. Then "It's all for you Damien!" as they take a deep dive into THE OMEN franchise with Writer /Producer Glen Mazzara (The Walking Dead, Dark Tower, Damien) and round out the end of days with some antichrist deep cuts. 
Feb 19, 2021
S3 Ep9: Kingcast Crossover!
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On Episode 9 of Fangoria’s COLORS OF THE DARK Elric and Bekah catch up on the new releases

PSYCHO GOREMAN, SAVE YOURSELVES!, BLOODY HELL and a horror roundup from SUNDANCE.
Then it’s off to Castlerock as they are joined by the hosts of THE KINGCAST to dive into the podcasts origins and all things Stephen King, including their picks for underrated King adaptations. 
Feb 05, 2021
S3 Ep8: Giallo January!
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On Episode 8 of Fangoria’s COLORS OF THE DARK Elric and Bekah catch up on the new releases BREAKING SURFACE, HUNTED, PROMISING YOUNG WOMAN & THE EMPTY MAN. To celebrate Giallo January the hosts explore the 5 elements of the Giallo film they love before conjuring up a TV movie deep cut and an early Argento movie fight that gets animalistic. 
Jan 22, 2021
S3 Ep7: SCARY NEW YEAR!
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On Episode 7 of Fangoria’s COLORS OF THE DARK Elric and Bekah catch up on the Horror Comedies SCARE ME & WHY DON'T YOU JUST DIE? as well as the new series 30 COINS. They are then joined by Filmmaker Brian Duffield who had 2 films in the duo's Top Ten of 2020 (SPONTANEOUS, UNDERWATER) to discuss his career and horror influences. 
Jan 08, 2021
S3 Ep6: Top Ten Horror Films Of The Year
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On Episode 6 of Fangoria’s COLORS OF THE DARK Elric and Bekah close out 2020 with their Top Ten Horror films of the year, some honorable mentions and they list their 5 favorite older horror film discoveries of the year. It's an epic year end review of a year that needed to end! 
Dec 23, 2020
S3 Ep5: Snowbound Horror
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On Episode 5 of Fangoria’s COLORS OF THE DARK Elric and Bekah catch up on the new release ANYTHING FOR JACKSON which sets up their dive into SNOWBOUND HORROR, British Ghost stories and a Christmas Horror franchise goes to war.
Dec 11, 2020
S3 Ep4: Black Friday
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On Episode 4 of Fangoria’s COLORS OF THE DARK Elric and Bekah catch up on the new releases COME AND PLAY, RUN, BAD HAIR & BLOOD VESSEL. Inspired by Black Friday the hosts then dive into the world of Noir Horror films and serve up a wild shopping deep cut and a cinematic showdown at the mall. 
Nov 27, 2020
S3 Ep3: Get Freaky
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On Episode 3 of Fangoria’s COLOR OF THE DARK things are getting FREAKY. 
Elric and Bekah dig into a few new releases with 'His House' & 'Antebllum' and rave about the new R-rated Teen slasher 'Freaky' before sitting down with the films director Chris Landon to discuss its origins and influential slasher films. There's also a slasher deep cut and a movie fight between a couple killers deserving of franchise status. 
Nov 13, 2020
S3: Most F'd Up Horror Films - "Live" from the Frightening Ass Film Fest
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"Live" from the  Frightening Ass Film Fest in Chattanooga our hosts Elric Kane & Rebekha McKendry dive into the Most "Fucked up" horror films of all time covering both the traditional list of extreme cinema as well as their own deep cut picks. 
Nov 07, 2020
S1 Ep2: The Perfect Halloween Film Festival
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On Episode 2 of Fangoria’s COLOR OF THE DARK it’s a Halloween Extravaganza! Elric and Bekah dig into what they’ve been watching to set the mood before diving into the Film rating system, censorship and how it effects the genre. They then curate a Halloween film festival based on each rating, so there’s horror for all ages this season.

Oct 30, 2020
S1 Ep1: The History of Splatstick with Ryan Spindell
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On this first episode of Fangoria’s COLORS OF THE DARK, Elric and Bekah dig into what they have been watching this Fall. Then filmmaker Ryan Spindell joins for a discussion on the history of “splatstick,” a colloquial term for hyper-gory horror-comedy movies. Plus, there are tons of deep cuts and a NYC sleaze movie fight. It’s about to get messy.
Oct 16, 2020
PENNING TERROR with Larry Zerner
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Settle in for a brand new episode of PENNING TERROR with David Ian McKendry! David sits down (virtually) with Larry Zerner, for a fascinating discussion about legal issues and writing (and, of course, FRIDAY THE 13TH)!
May 26, 2020
S3: OFFICE HOURS - The History of Dead Right Horror Trivia
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On this episode of Office Hours, Dr.  Rebekah McKendry talks about the history of Dead Right Horror Trivia, its importance to the horror community, and exciting new expansions to the game coming soon! 
May 21, 2020
S3 Ep4: NIGHTMARE UNIVERSITY - Insect Horror
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On this episode of NIGHTMARE UNIVERSITY, Dr. Rebekah McKendry was inspired by the recent news of murder hornets to dive into horror movies focused around insects! Bekah talks about her own fascination and fondness for insects and explains why bugs and spiders scare us so much! 
May 14, 2020
S3: OFFICE HOURS - 28 Weeks Later Zombie Walk
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On this episode of OFFICE HOURS, Dr. Rebekah McKendry talks about covering the New York City zombie walk for 28 WEEKS LATER and why it is one of her favorite experiences! 
May 07, 2020
S3 Ep3: NIGHTMARE UNIVERSITY - Time Travel Horror with Justin Benson, Aaron Moorhead and Dave Lawson
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On this episode of NIGHTMARE UNIVERSITY, Dr. Rebekah McKendry is joined by filmmakers Aaron Moorhead, Justin Benson, and Dave Lawson for a heady talk about time travel in horror and sci-fi movies. The filmmakers chat about how important time is to their movies (RESOLUTION, SPRING, THE ENDLESS), their favorite time travel theories, and much more!

Apr 30, 2020
S3: OFFICE HOURS - FANGORIA's Trinity of Terror Convention in Vegas
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David and Rebekah McKendry recall working FANGORIA's Trinity of Terror Halloween convention in Las Vegas. As Dave puts it, it was "the best convention no one attended." Even though it may not have been a well-attended event, the McKendry's had a blast! 
Apr 23, 2020
PENNING TERROR with Ricky Bates, Jr.
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On this episode of PENNING TERROR, host David Ian McKendry sits down with screenwriter Ricky Bates, Jr. (EXCISION, SUBURBAN GOTHIC, TRASH FIRE) and talks how to craft eclectic characters, the refining process, and more! 
Apr 21, 2020
S3 Ep2: NIGHTMARE UNIVERSITY - Horror Musicals!
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On this episode of NIGHTMARE UNIVERSITY, Dr. Rebekah McKendry mixes it up and dives into the magical (and very polarizing!) world of horror musicals! Enjoy! 
Apr 16, 2020
PENNING TERROR with Dennis Widmyer and Kevin Kölsch
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On this episode of PENNING TERROR, host David Ian McKendry chats with writing and directing duo Dennis Widmyer and Kevin Kölsch (PET SEMATARY (2019), STARRY EYES) for a fascinating interview.
Apr 14, 2020
S3: OFFICE HOURS - How the Coronavirus Will Affect Horror
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Dr. Rebekah McKendry dedicates her OFFICE HOURS to touching on how national tragedies and pandemics have affected the horror genre historically and hypothesizes how the Coronavirus might affect our horror tastes in the future! 
Apr 09, 2020
PENNING TERROR with Ben Collins and Luke Piotrowski
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On this episode of PENNING TERROR, host David Ian McKendry chats with writing duo Ben Collins and Luke Piotrowski (SUPER DARK TIMES, THE NIGHT HOUSE, THE SISTERS OF SAMHAIN) about the unique process of writing together and more! 
Apr 07, 2020
S3 Ep1: NIGHTMARE UNIVERSITY - Video Nasties with David Gregory
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Dr. Rebekah McKendry is back with Season 3 of NIGHTMARE UNIVERSITY! To kick things off, Bekah and guest David Gregory dive deep into the history of the UK's "Video Nasties" of the late 70's and 80's. 
Apr 02, 2020
S1 Ep4: PENNING TERROR with Mallory O'Meara
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On this episode on PENNING TERROR, host David Ian McKendry sits down with Mallory O'Meara, author of the fascinating book The Lady From the Black Lagoon
Mar 31, 2020
S1 Ep3: PENNING TERROR with Paul Tremblay
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On this episode of PENNING TERROR, host David Ian McKendry sits down with writer Paul Tremblay! Paul is the author of The Cabin at the End of the World, Disappearance at Devil's Rock, A Head Full of Ghosts, and more! 
Mar 27, 2020
S1 Ep2: PENNING TERROR with Simon Barrett
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On this episode of PENNING TERROR, host David Ian McKendry sits down with Simon Barrett (YOU'RE NEXT, A HORRIBLE WAY TO DIE, V/H/S, THE GUEST) to discuss his career journey and his own writing process! 
Mar 17, 2020
1: PENNING TERROR with Richard Stanley
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On this episode of PENNING TERROR, David Ian McKendry sits down with auteur Richard Stanley. They talk adapting H.P. Lovecraft and more! 
Mar 10, 2020
Introducing PENNING TERROR with David Ian McKendry
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We have a very special treat for you while you wait for Season 3 of NIGHTMARE UNIVERSITY: A brand new podcast by David Ian McKendry! On each episode of PENNING TERROR, David dives deep into the art of screenwriting with special guests Richard Stanley, Simon Barrett, Mallory O'Mara, Paul Tremblay, and more! Learn the tricks of the trade and enjoy this thorough look at that crucial first step: putting pen to paper. 
Mar 09, 2020
S2: Office Hours - Finding Fango
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On this episode of Office Hours, Dr. Rebekah McKendry talks about how she landed a job at Fango and why it's important to follow your dreams! 
Feb 13, 2020
S2 Ep8: Live from Panic Fest: Micro-budgets with Mr. A.J. Bowen!
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On this special episode of NIGHTMARE UNIVERSITY, Dr. Rebekah McKendry and guest A.J. Bowen talk about working with micro-budgets and how YOU can make your own movie! 
Feb 06, 2020
S2: Office Hours - The Tale of Mistress Bekah
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On this episode of OFFICE HOURS, Dr. Rebekah McKendry reveals the details about the first and last appearance of "Mistress Bekah" and explains why it's a story about always being true to yourself. 
Jan 30, 2020
S2 Ep7: Tech Horror
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On this episode of NIGHTMARE UNIVERSITY, Dr. Rebekah McKendry gets technical about tech horror--starting with Frankenstein and beyond! 
Jan 23, 2020
S2: Office Hours - Face Your Fears
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On the first Office Hours episode of 2020, Dr. Rebekah McKendry gets real about why horror fans love to be scared and how horror movies can help us conquer our fears. 
Jan 09, 2020
S2 Ep6: Lovecraft Horror
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Dr. Rebekah McKendry and guest Graham Skipper dive into the depths of Lovecraft Horror for a very merry Cthulhu-mas episode! 
Dec 19, 2019
S2: Office Hours - Issue SNAFU
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Dr. Rebekah McKendry recounts what happens when a printing issue would occur at FANGORIA. What can go wrong, will go wrong! 
Dec 12, 2019
S2 Ep5: Found Footage Fête
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On this episode of NIGHTMARE UNIVERSITY, Dr. Rebekah McKendry goes all in on found footage movies. 
Dec 05, 2019
S2: Office Hours - The Evolution of the Fango Cover
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On this episode of Office Hours, Dr. Rebekah McKendry was prompted by the recent Fango cover drop of issue #6 featuring VFW to discuss the evolution of Fango's cover selection and reveal process! 
Nov 21, 2019
S2 Ep4: One Percent Horror
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Dr. Rebekah McKendry is joined by Elric Kane (Shockwaves, Pure Cinema Podcast) to discuss what Elric has coined "One Percent Horrors." Listen as Rebekah and Elric analyze the social and political commentary embedded in horror movies. 
Nov 14, 2019
S2: Office Hours - The Origin of Gorezone
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Dr. Rebekah McKendry discusses the origin of FANGORIA-sister publication GOREZONE. GOREZONE championed the more extreme and independent splatter movies and has it's own interesting creation story. 
Nov 07, 2019
S2 Ep3: Gore Galore!
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Just in time for Halloween, Dr. Rebekah McKendry is back from meeting horror fans at conventions across the country and she has a bloody good episode for ya. Rebekah gets into the guts and gravy of all kinds of gore! 
Oct 31, 2019
Office Hours - The Death of the Video Store
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On this episode of Office Hours, Dr. Rebekah McKendry walks us through her documentation of the death of the video store, making the switch to streaming, and her prized collection of tapes and DVD's. 
Oct 10, 2019
S2 Ep2: Exploring the Crypt of Cult Media
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Dr. Rebekah McKendry dives into the history of cult media, midnight screenings, and what defines a movie as a "cult classic." 
Oct 03, 2019
Office Hours - The Haunt Tour
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Just in time for the Halloween season, Dr. Rebekah McKendry discusses the time FANGORIA sent her to tour the best haunted attractions in America. Get out there and experience some haunted houses! 
Sep 26, 2019
S2 Ep1: The History of the Haunt
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Class is back in session! 

Dr. Rebekah McKendry is back with Season 2 of NIGHTMARE UNIVERSITY just in time for Halloween season. Rebekah dives into the earliest incarnations of haunted attractions (think corpses being shocked with electricity in public in the 1800's) and why we still cannot escape the allure of gore. 
Sep 19, 2019
Office Hours - Deep Cuts
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On this season finale of Office Hours, Dr. Rebekah McKendry discusses the importance of those forgotten horror gems, the deep cuts, that we all love to share and bring attention to. 
Aug 22, 2019
S1 Ep8: Nightmare University - The Hellraiser Legacy with Ashley Laurence
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On this season finale episode of NIGHTMARE UNIVERSITY, Dr. Rebekah McKendry walks us through a passionate discourse on her favorite horror franchise: the HELLRAISER series. AND the amazing Ashley Laurence joins Rebekah to discuss her history with the franchise and shares some amazing behind-the scenes stories. 

Season 2 of NIGHTMARE UNIVERSITY is coming soon, so keep your ears peeled! 


Aug 15, 2019
Office Hours - Rebekah's First Weekend of Horrors
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On this episode of Office Hours, Rebekah recalls her first experience working a FANGORIA Weekend of Horrors convention! 
Aug 08, 2019
S1 Ep7: Nightmare University - Heavy Metal Horror
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"Rock's chosen warriors will rule the apocalypse!"

Dr. Rebekah McKendry is joined by Brandon Small (Metalocalypse) and her metal-head husband David McKendry to talk about the incredible sub-genre of the heavy metal horrors of the 1980's! 
Aug 01, 2019
Office Hours - Dee Snider's Birthday
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On this episode of OFFICE HOURS, Dr. Rebekah McKendry talks about her time working on FANGORIA Radio and recounts the show where host Dee Snider missed his own birthday bash and she had to improvise with an inflatable sex doll! 




Jul 25, 2019
S1 Ep6: Nightmare University - Naughty Nuns
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On this episode of NIGHTMARE UNIVERSITY, Dr. Rebekah McKendry gives us a secular lesson on Nunsploitation!

Partly based on an article she wrote for FANGORIA Magazine 10 years ago, this dissertation explores this niche sub-genre in fascinating depth.

Rebekah explains where her love of Nunsploitation originated from, defining the exploitation movies of the 1970's, historical figures that inspired this obsession with nuns doing naughty things, and of course, she dives into Häxan, Love Letters of a Portuguese Nun, and more! 
Jul 18, 2019
Office Hours - FANGORIA's 101 Best Horror Movies You've Never Seen
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On this week's OFFICE HOURS, Dr. Rebekah McKendry talks about how the book "Fangoria's 101 Best Horror Movies You've Never Seen: A Celebration of the World's Most Unheralded Fright Flicks" opened up her horror world and gave her a deeper appreciation of unsung horror gems even before she worked for Fango! 
Jul 11, 2019
S1 Ep5: Nightmare University - Bad Granny! Exploring Hagsploitation
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No, Grandma, No! 

Dr. Rebekah McKendry and guest David Del Valle discuss the fascinating world of the horror sub-genre: Hagsploitation! 
Jun 27, 2019
Office Hours - Rocking with GWAR
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On this bonus episode, Dr. Rebekah McKendry remembers interviewing heavy metal band GWAR for FANGORIA and how that led to her producing and directing a GWAR music video, her friendship with vocalist Dave Brockie, and being sacrificed on stage at a show! 
Jun 20, 2019
S1 Ep4: Nightmare University - A Treatise on Torture
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On this episode of Nightmare University, Dr. Rebekah McKendry delivers a treatise on torture in horror movies. 

Rebekah gets deep in the guts of the works of Herschell Gordon Lewis, the Saw and Hostel franchises, and how "torture porn" affects us on a deeper level than we may realize. 
Jun 13, 2019
Office Hours - The Most Successful FANGORIA Subscription Drive
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In this episode of Office Hours, Dr. Rebekah McKendry recounts the story of the most successful FANGORIA subscription drive she managed and how it all started with a ton of Tartan Asia Extreme DVD's on her front lawn. 
Jun 06, 2019
S1 Ep3: Nightmare University - Haunted House Horrors
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Dr. Rebekah McKendry and guest Jared Rivet (Jakals) get academic on the origins of haunted house stories and the gold-standard "haunted house" movies from 1976-1982. 
May 30, 2019
Office Hours - The FANGORIA Files
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Dr. Rebekah McKendry fondly remembers scouring the FANGORIA files, finding horror artifacts that she never thought existed, organizing the folders after moving disasters (multiple times!), and the new FANGORIA headquarters in Dallas, TX. 
May 23, 2019
S1 Ep2: Nightmare University - Defining the Horror Genre
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On this week’s NIGHTMARE UNIVERSITY, Dr. Rebekah McKendry gives an academic crash course on "genre" and how the concept of “horror” is defined within it.  NIGHTMARE UNIVERSITY presented on the FANGORIA Podcast Network
May 16, 2019
Office Hours - FANGORIA and TRICK 'R TREAT
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Dr. Rebekah McKendry introduces OFFICE HOURS, a bi-weekly bonus episode companion to NIGHTMARE UNIVERSITY, where she shares her favorite memories from her 15+ years at FANGORIA. 

This episode of OFFICE HOURS is dedicated to a very special TRICK 'R TREAT screening that left an indelible mark.

May 09, 2019
S1 Ep1: Nightmare University - The Year of Aquatic Horrors
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On this week’s NIGHTMARE UNIVERSITY, Rebekah is joined by Josh Miller and Stephen Scarlata (co-hosts of the Best Movies Never Made podcast) for a deep dive into the Aquatic Horrors of 1989\. The discussion includes THE ABYSS, LEVIATHAN, DEEP STAR SIX, THE EVIL BELOW, LORDS OF THE DEEP, THE RIFT, PLANKTON, and more!   NIGHTMARE UNIVERSITY presented on the FANGORIA Podcast Network
May 02, 2019