Upcoming: Halloween at The Whorer! #Geekoween

Podcasts, live-tweets, and cons, oh my! Here’s how we’re celebrating the holiday:

October 12: Do you desire the most exquisite of pleasures? Experience the depths of hell as we attempt to solve the puzzle box that is Hellraiser. Fem’s been saving this episode special for Halloween so we hope you’ll consent to listening!


October 18 & 22: Fem tests her limits by marathon live-tweeting Hellraisers 2-9 (all currently available on Netflix instant), but over a period of 2 days because: sanity. Want to join in or be a witness to hir pain? Use / follow the hashtag #whorerdoeshell. Here’s the plan:

Sunday, October 18: Day One
Hellbound: Hellraiser 2
9:00AM    Hellraiser 3: Hell on Earth
11:00AM  Hellraiser: Bloodline   
2:00PM    Hellraiser: Inferno

Thursday, October 22: Day Two
2:00PM    Hellraiser: Hellseeker   
4:00PM    Hellraiser: Deader
7:00PM   Hellraiser: Hellworld   
9:00PM   Hellraiser: Revelations


October 30-November 1: In what’s basically become tradition, both members of the Whorer cult will be getting into con shenanigans at 2015’s Geek Media Expo, appropriately scheduled to coincide with Halloween!  This will be our 4th year attending and although we are not participating in any panels this time, we’re still participating as press. Follow our adventures on Twitter – #geekoween @thewhorer. Fem will be cosplaying as Bo from Lost Girl. Find us and say hi! Our recap episode will post November 9.

Episode 80: Return to Horror High (1987)

Episode 80: Return to Horror High

Return to Horror HighNOTES:

Return to Horror High

Episode 32: Scream

Episode 10: The Slumber Party Massacre

Roger Corman

The Spark of Fear: Technology, Society, and the Horror Film by Brian N. Duchaney

Episode 62: The Blair Witch Project

Episode 15: Videodrome

Directed by Women

“Looking Inside the Genre-Bending, Feminist Horror of the Late West Craven”

“The King of Horror’s Secret Feminism”

Roberta Findlay: A Respectable Woman, Podcast 53

“Chrissy Hynde blames herself for being raped”

“UT nixes gender-neutral pronouns”

Episode 79: Beloved (1998)

Episode 79: Beloved


Beloved (film)

Beloved (novel)

“Rev. Sekou on Today’s Civil Rights Leaders: I Take My Orders From 23-Year-Old Queer Women”

“The Destruction of a Black Suburb”

“Oprah Winfrey on Lee Daniels The Butler, Returning to the Big Screen, and the Commercial Failure of Beloved”

“It’s Black History & Women in Horror Month: Considering Beloved”

Freedom: The Underground Railroad

Space Empires 4X

Glenn Drover’s Empires: Age of Discovery

Episode 78: Machete (2010)

Episode 78: Machete



“No Water, No Toilet Paper, No Tampons: How the US Treats Border Detainees”

Arizona SB 1070

“Table for Two: The Racialicious Review of Machete”

“The Meltdown of the Anti-Immigration Minuteman Militia”

“Hunting Humans: The Americans Taking Immigration Into Their Own Hands”

“Deady Patrol: Illegal immigrant shot by US Agent recounts ‘terror’ in the desert”

“GOP Senate Candidate Defends Use of ‘Wetback’ Slur As Normal As Breathing Air”

“Man Accused of shooting Renisha McBride feared for his life, jury is told”

Feminicide in Ciudad Juarez

“The Lost Girls: One Famous Band. One Huge Secret. Many Lives Destroyed.”

Episode 77: A Nightmare on Elm Street 2 Freddy’s Revenge (1985)

Episode 77: A Nightmare on Elm Street 2 Freddy’s Revenge

A Nightmare on Elm Street 2NOTES:

A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy’s Revenge

Episode 64: A Nightmare on Elm Street

“A Nightmare on Elm Street Part 2” by Jason Shawhan

“What Can You Do in Your Dreams? Slasher Cinema as Youth Empowerment” by L.J. DeGraffenreid

“Freddy Week’s #30YearsofNightmare” Recap by Ashlee Blackwell

Episode 60: Cruising

Amy Everson

WTF with Marc Maron Episode 608 – Kurt Metzger

Beyond Clueless

My Garbage Cat Wakes Me Up at 3AM Every Day

Episode 76: The Graveyard Shift at the Nashville Film Festival (2015)

Episode 76: The Graveyard Shift at Nashville Film Festival

The Graveyard Shift at the Nashville Film FestivalNotes:

Nashville Film Festival

The Graveyard Shift / Spectrum films


Ladies of the House
* Belladonna (NSFW)


* Linear Downfall

They Look Like People

* “Fantastic Fest 2014: How It Felt” with Amy Everson
* “American Ghost Story: The Brief, Eerie Life of Model Sara Anne Jones”



Anal Juice (NSFW)

Rain the Color of Blue with a Little Red In It

“Review: Cards Against Humanity”

“The Feminist Spectator as Agitator: Criticism, Blogging, and the Responsibilities of Being a Public Intellectual”

Northwest Passage: A Doc About Growing Up in Twin Peaks

Revisit the #NaFF14 Graveyard Shift on Netflix Instant

In 2 weeks we’ll review all the films we watched at this year’s Nashville Film Festival. In the meantime, revisit our coverage from last year and have your own mini film festival – 4 of the 8 titles discussed are streaming on Netflix:

ProxyProxy (Discussion mark – 00:02:43)
The gist: Selfish moms dreaming of child murder meet violent lesbians. Plus, an appearance by dude-bro husband Joe Swanberg. Think the horrors of feticide.





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