Say Podcast and Die!

S02E02 - Bride of the Living Dummy (Goosebumps Series 2000 #2)

November 15, 2021 Say Podcast and Die! Season 2 Episode 2
Say Podcast and Die!
S02E02 - Bride of the Living Dummy (Goosebumps Series 2000 #2)
Show Notes

Andy and Alyssa read Goosebumps Series 2000 #2: Bride of the Living Dummy. Along the way they discuss Goodnight Mommy (2015), passive aggression, Slappy's new look, anger and anxiety, artist dads, The Bone Collector (1999), awkward gags, children's entertainers, coffin questions, Slappy's themes, heteropatriarchy, domestic abuse and implied sexual assault, child brides, Blue Velvet (1986), What Lies Beneath (2000), Jack Ketchum's The Girl Next Door (1989), Labyrinth (1986), Book 1 of A Series of Unfortunate Events (1999), the "Once More with Feeling" episode of Buffy the Vampire Slayer (2001), marriage, the Satanic Panic, bombing on stage, "The Comedian" episode of Jordan Peele's Twilight Zone (2019), "Caesar and Me" and "The Dummy" episodes of Rod Serling's Twilight Zone (1964, 1962), Mr. Jelly from Psychoville (2009-2011), "girl versions" or distaff counterparts, Bride of Chucky (1998), Tourist Trap (1979), Mannequin (1987), possessions, The Conjuring 2 (2016), The Exorcist (1973),the trope of heterosexual as horror, Ira Levin's Rosemary's Baby and The Stepford Wives (1962 and 1976), Swallow (2019), rom-com tropes, expository diaries, Dracula (1987), The Prestige (2006), V for Vendetta (2005), villains' backstories, Anakin Skywalker, Halloween 2 (1981), Curse of Chucky (2013), Cult of Chucky (2017), sorcerers, the secret lives of inanimate objects, and what Slappy wants with a bride. // Music by Haunted Corpse // Follow @saypodanddie on Twitter and Instagram, and get in touch at [email protected]