Say Podcast and Die!

S02E04 - Invasion of the Body Squeezers, Pt. 1 (Goosebumps Series 2000 #4)

November 29, 2021 Say Podcast and Die! Season 2 Episode 4
Say Podcast and Die!
S02E04 - Invasion of the Body Squeezers, Pt. 1 (Goosebumps Series 2000 #4)
Show Notes

Andy and Alyssa read Goosebumps Series 2000 #4: Invasion of the Body Squeezers, Part 1. As they talk about the first half of this two-parter, they discuss War of the Worlds (1953), disturbing nature program(me)s, The Children's Hour (1961), phone creeps, horror movie special effects, beepers, problems with authority, Andy's go-to excuse for getting out of meetings, folk music, Coast to Coast and the 90s zeitgeist, David B.'s Epileptic (1996), the onset of mental illness, spying on the neighbors, the "Morty's Mind Blowers" episode of Rick & Morty (2017), Rear Window (1954), The 'Burbs (1989), Serial Mom (1994), being a witness, Witness (1985), Some Like It Hot (1959), Louise Fitzhugh's Harriet the Spy (1964), being failed by authority figures, The Game (1997), Total Recall (1990), Alien (1979), being failed by your peers, The Platform (2019), Heathers (1988), Death Becomes Her (1992), obedience horror, The Manchurian Candidate (1964), Going Clear (2015), JFK (1991), Men in Black (1997), The Killing Room (2009), haunted electronics, the "Wetwired" episode of The X-Files (1996), Halloween III: Season of the Witch (1982), Serenity (2002), the mythology around horror movies, ideology, The Voices (2014), Beware the Slenderman (2016), alien invasions, Independence Day (1996), B movies, Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956), the Son of Sam, and why R.L. Stine chose a two-part structure for this story. // Music by Haunted Corpse // Follow @saypodanddie on Twitter and Instagram, and get in touch at [email protected]