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Nightmare University

FANGORIA Podcast Network

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Nightmare University

Nightmare University

FANGORIA Podcast Network

33
Followers
212
Plays
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FANGORIA and one of America’s leading horror genre experts have teamed up to bring you NIGHTMARE UNIVERSITY. Every week, join horror genre professor Dr. Rebekah McKendry alongside a notable genre industry expert as they take a deep look at a specific element of the horror genre. Each 30 – 45 minute show feels like a lively university class discussing horror history, key players, and important films. This is not an interview show. This is pure horror education.NIGHTMARE UNIVERSITY is presented by the FANGORIA Podcast Network.

Latest Episodes

PENNING TERROR with Larry Zerner

Settle in for a brand new episode of PENNING TERROR with David Ian McKendry! David sits down (virtually) with Larry Zerner, for a fascinating discussion about legal issues and writing (and, of course, FRIDAY THE 13TH)!

58 MINMAY 26
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PENNING TERROR with Larry Zerner

OFFICE HOURS - The History of Dead Right Horror Trivia

On this episode of Office Hours, Dr. Rebekah McKendry talks about the history of Dead Right Horror Trivia, its importance to the horror community, and exciting new expansions to the game coming soon!

8 MINMAY 21
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OFFICE HOURS - The History of Dead Right Horror Trivia

NIGHTMARE UNIVERSITY - Insect Horror

On this episode of NIGHTMARE UNIVERSITY, Dr. Rebekah McKendry was inspired by the recent news of murder hornets to dive into horror movies focused around insects! Bekah talks about her own fascination and fondness for insects and explains why bugs and spiders scare us so much!

41 MINMAY 14
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NIGHTMARE UNIVERSITY - Insect Horror

OFFICE HOURS - 28 Weeks Later Zombie Walk

On this episode of OFFICE HOURS, Dr. Rebekah McKendry talks about covering the New York City zombie walk for 28 WEEKS LATER and why it is one of her favorite experiences!

10 MINMAY 7
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OFFICE HOURS - 28 Weeks Later Zombie Walk

NIGHTMARE UNIVERSITY - Time Travel Horror with Justin Benson, Aaron Moorhead and Dave Lawson

On this episode of NIGHTMARE UNIVERSITY, Dr. Rebekah McKendry is joined by filmmakers Aaron Moorhead, Justin Benson, and Dave Lawson for a heady talk about time travel in horror and sci-fi movies. The filmmakers chat about how important time is to their movies (RESOLUTION, SPRING, THE ENDLESS), their favorite time travel theories, and much more!

59 MINAPR 30
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NIGHTMARE UNIVERSITY - Time Travel Horror with Justin Benson, Aaron Moorhead and Dave Lawson

OFFICE HOURS - FANGORIA's Trinity of Terror Convention in Vegas

David and Rebekah McKendry recall working FANGORIA's Trinity of Terror Halloween convention in Las Vegas. As Dave puts it, it was "the best convention no one attended." Even though it may not have been a well-attended event, the McKendry's had a blast!

17 MINAPR 23
Comments
OFFICE HOURS - FANGORIA's Trinity of Terror Convention in Vegas

PENNING TERROR with Ricky Bates, Jr.

On this episode of PENNING TERROR, host David Ian McKendry sits down with screenwriter Ricky Bates, Jr. (EXCISION, SUBURBAN GOTHIC, TRASH FIRE) and talks how to craft eclectic characters, the refining process, and more!

35 MINAPR 21
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PENNING TERROR with Ricky Bates, Jr.

NIGHTMARE UNIVERSITY - Horror Musicals!

On this episode of NIGHTMARE UNIVERSITY, Dr. Rebekah McKendry mixes it up and dives into the magical (and very polarizing!) world of horror musicals! Enjoy!

44 MINAPR 16
Comments
NIGHTMARE UNIVERSITY - Horror Musicals!

PENNING TERROR with Dennis Widmyer and Kevin Kölsch

On this episode of PENNING TERROR, host David Ian McKendry chats with writing and directing duo Dennis Widmyer and Kevin Kölsch (PET SEMATARY (2019), STARRY EYES) for a fascinating interview.

68 MINAPR 14
Comments
PENNING TERROR with Dennis Widmyer and Kevin Kölsch

OFFICE HOURS - How the Coronavirus Will Affect Horror

Dr. Rebekah McKendry dedicates her OFFICE HOURS to touching on how national tragedies and pandemics have affected the horror genre historically and hypothesizes how the Coronavirus might affect our horror tastes in the future!

8 MINAPR 9
Comments
OFFICE HOURS - How the Coronavirus Will Affect Horror

Latest Episodes

PENNING TERROR with Larry Zerner

Settle in for a brand new episode of PENNING TERROR with David Ian McKendry! David sits down (virtually) with Larry Zerner, for a fascinating discussion about legal issues and writing (and, of course, FRIDAY THE 13TH)!

58 MINMAY 26
Comments
PENNING TERROR with Larry Zerner

OFFICE HOURS - The History of Dead Right Horror Trivia

On this episode of Office Hours, Dr. Rebekah McKendry talks about the history of Dead Right Horror Trivia, its importance to the horror community, and exciting new expansions to the game coming soon!

8 MINMAY 21
Comments
OFFICE HOURS - The History of Dead Right Horror Trivia

NIGHTMARE UNIVERSITY - Insect Horror

On this episode of NIGHTMARE UNIVERSITY, Dr. Rebekah McKendry was inspired by the recent news of murder hornets to dive into horror movies focused around insects! Bekah talks about her own fascination and fondness for insects and explains why bugs and spiders scare us so much!

41 MINMAY 14
Comments
NIGHTMARE UNIVERSITY - Insect Horror

OFFICE HOURS - 28 Weeks Later Zombie Walk

On this episode of OFFICE HOURS, Dr. Rebekah McKendry talks about covering the New York City zombie walk for 28 WEEKS LATER and why it is one of her favorite experiences!

10 MINMAY 7
Comments
OFFICE HOURS - 28 Weeks Later Zombie Walk

NIGHTMARE UNIVERSITY - Time Travel Horror with Justin Benson, Aaron Moorhead and Dave Lawson

On this episode of NIGHTMARE UNIVERSITY, Dr. Rebekah McKendry is joined by filmmakers Aaron Moorhead, Justin Benson, and Dave Lawson for a heady talk about time travel in horror and sci-fi movies. The filmmakers chat about how important time is to their movies (RESOLUTION, SPRING, THE ENDLESS), their favorite time travel theories, and much more!

59 MINAPR 30
Comments
NIGHTMARE UNIVERSITY - Time Travel Horror with Justin Benson, Aaron Moorhead and Dave Lawson

OFFICE HOURS - FANGORIA's Trinity of Terror Convention in Vegas

David and Rebekah McKendry recall working FANGORIA's Trinity of Terror Halloween convention in Las Vegas. As Dave puts it, it was "the best convention no one attended." Even though it may not have been a well-attended event, the McKendry's had a blast!

17 MINAPR 23
Comments
OFFICE HOURS - FANGORIA's Trinity of Terror Convention in Vegas

PENNING TERROR with Ricky Bates, Jr.

On this episode of PENNING TERROR, host David Ian McKendry sits down with screenwriter Ricky Bates, Jr. (EXCISION, SUBURBAN GOTHIC, TRASH FIRE) and talks how to craft eclectic characters, the refining process, and more!

35 MINAPR 21
Comments
PENNING TERROR with Ricky Bates, Jr.

NIGHTMARE UNIVERSITY - Horror Musicals!

On this episode of NIGHTMARE UNIVERSITY, Dr. Rebekah McKendry mixes it up and dives into the magical (and very polarizing!) world of horror musicals! Enjoy!

44 MINAPR 16
Comments
NIGHTMARE UNIVERSITY - Horror Musicals!

PENNING TERROR with Dennis Widmyer and Kevin Kölsch

On this episode of PENNING TERROR, host David Ian McKendry chats with writing and directing duo Dennis Widmyer and Kevin Kölsch (PET SEMATARY (2019), STARRY EYES) for a fascinating interview.

68 MINAPR 14
Comments
PENNING TERROR with Dennis Widmyer and Kevin Kölsch

OFFICE HOURS - How the Coronavirus Will Affect Horror

Dr. Rebekah McKendry dedicates her OFFICE HOURS to touching on how national tragedies and pandemics have affected the horror genre historically and hypothesizes how the Coronavirus might affect our horror tastes in the future!

8 MINAPR 9
Comments
OFFICE HOURS - How the Coronavirus Will Affect Horror
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