Say Podcast and Die!

S01E60 - The Train (Point Horror)

August 23, 2021 Say Podcast and Die! Season 1 Episode 60
Say Podcast and Die!
S01E60 - The Train (Point Horror)
Show Notes

Andy and Alyssa venture out of the Gooseverse and read Diane Hoh's The Train (a Point Horror book). They discuss inappropriately lighthearted endings, train travel, sociopaths, ceiling cat, trans-coded villains and evil butches, cash on delivery, traveling west, the Donner Party, Zombieland (2009), The Hills Have Eyes (1997), Lovecraft Country (book, 2016; series, 2020), bullying bullies, Tormented (2009), gendered/sexual shaming, Freaks (1932), Freaks and Psychos podcast, Bedlam, deinstitutionalization, Cruel Intentions (1999), train horror, Wolfgang Schivelbusch's The Railway Journey (1977), Strangers on a Train (1951), Train to Busan (2016), Snowpiercer (film, 2013; series, 2020-present), class exploitation horror, Charles Dickens' The Signal-Man (1866), The Ballad of John Henry, guilty conscience stories, Emily Carroll's "His Face All Red," Paranoid Park (2017), Memento (2000), pretending to be a dead person, Vertigo (1958), Imposter (2012), trans(masculine) horror, Gayly Dreadful's "Transmasculinity in Horror" (2021, available online), Homicidal (1961), Hereditary (2018), vengeance for a lover, Mandy (2019), Oldboy (2003), queerness & class, the growth of the pink economy in the 90s, Benjamin Disraeli, and a surprising history of the Gap. // Music by Haunted Corpse // Follow @saypodanddie on Twitter and Instagram, and get in touch at [email protected]