Pop Paranormal

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Pop Paranormal is a horror movie and TV podcast hosted by the geekiest couple you know: Karama Horne (aka @TheBlerdGurl, culture critic parked at the intersection of pop culture and diversity) and Chuck Collins (comic book artist, podcaster and horror connoisseur). Each week they dissect their favorite horror and paranormal classics, deep cuts, and current faves that have left a lasting impact on pop culture. Hot takes, cold takes and insider takes will flow.

Episode Date
Stranger Things: Into the Upside Down
00:28:59

This week, Pop Paranormal dives into the wildly popular series “Stranger Things”. Chuck and Karama reminisce on the many 80s and horror references throughout the show, plus give their takes on fan theories and predictions on how the series will unfold. It’s demigorgons, D&D, and nostalgia galore.  

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Oct 04, 2022
Halloween: The Movie That Can’t Be Killed
00:35:35

This week, we return to what Karama dubs, “The Halloween Cinematic Universe”. Karama and Chuck discuss the Halloween franchise and what makes the villain Mike Meyers so indestructible. Plus, a special interview with Tammie Merheb Chavez, host of the Hollyweird Paranormal Podcast. 

Use #PopParanormal and follow @travelchannel on Instagram, TikTok, and Twitter.

For more Travel Channel, head to discovery+. Go to discoveryplus.com/popparanormal to start your 7-day free trial today. Terms apply. 

Find episode transcripts here: https://pop-paranormal.simplecast.com/episodes/halloween-the-movie-that-cant-be-killed

Sep 27, 2022
Nope: The Unexpected Monster Movie
00:27:29

This week, we enter the Jordan Peele Cinematic Universe! Chuck and Karama discuss the director’s latest blockbuster “Nope”. They go deep on the movie’s influences from “Jaws”, “Close Encounter of the Third Kind” to their personal anime favorite “Akira”. The two explore the themes of the film like the spectacle of the monster and filmmaking. And Karama divulges her own fan theories around Jupe!

Use #PopParanormal and follow @travelchannel on Instagram, TikTok, and Twitter.

For more Travel Channel, head to discovery+. Go to discoveryplus.com/popparanormal to start your 7-day free trial today. Terms apply. 

Find episode transcripts here: https://pop-paranormal.simplecast.com/episodes/nope-the-unexpected-monster-movie

Sep 20, 2022
The Shining: The Grandpa of Modern Day Horror
00:22:16

In the first episode of Pop Paranormal, Chuck and Karama take a look at a horror classic: Stanley Kubrick’s “The Shining”. They discuss differences between the film and Stephen King’s book of the same name, and ruminate over wild fan theories about the movie. Plus, in true Pop Paranormal fashion, Chuck and Karama call out characters who make dumb decisions in the film in a segment called “This Week in Bad Decisions".

For more Travel Channel, head to discovery+. Go to discoveryplus.com/popparanormal to start your 7-day free trial today. Terms apply. 

Find episode transcripts here: https://pop-paranormal.simplecast.com/episodes/the-shining-the-grandpa-of-modern-day-horror

Sep 13, 2022
Introducing: Pop Paranormal
00:01:50

Pop Paranormal is a horror movie and TV podcast hosted by the geekiest couple you know: Karama Horne (aka @TheBlerdGurl, culture critic parked at the intersection of pop culture and diversity) and Chuck Collins (comic book artist, podcaster and horror connoisseur). Each week they dissect their favorite horror and paranormal classics, deep cuts, and current faves that have left a lasting impact on pop culture. Hot takes, cold takes and insider takes will flow.

Aug 29, 2022