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It’s time to wake up from your nightmares and listen to Good Mourning, Nancy! Hosted by Gracie & Abbey, long-time friends and horror nerds, this podcast about their favorite scary movies will lift your spirits and give you the strength to join the living for the rest of the day!

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It’s time to wake up from your nightmares and listen to Good Mourning, Nancy! Hosted by Gracie & Abbey, long-time friends and horror nerds, this podcast about their favorite scary movies will lift your spirits and give you the strength to join the living for the rest of the day!

    Ep. 88: BLOOD DINER (1987) - They Call Me Sheetar! (w/ Alison Peirse)

    Ep. 88: BLOOD DINER (1987) - They Call Me Sheetar! (w/ Alison Peirse)

    This week, your favorite ghouls discuss the gonzo, 80's horror flick: Blood Diner! Guest starring Alison Peirse, author of the books After Dracula, Korean Horror Cinema, and Women Make Horror!

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    Thanks to Lily LeBlanc for our theme song: www.lilythecomposer.com

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    BLM: https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/

    TLM: https://translifeline.org/

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    Research:

    https://www.google.com/amp/s/swampflix.com/2017/02/11/blood-diner-1987/amp/

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blood_Diner

    https://www.google.com/amp/s/birthmoviesdeath.com/2016/10/03/the-savage-stack-blood-diner-1987/amp

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fGjE1todHOE

    https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.cbr.com/blood-diner-cult-classic-dark-comedy-halloween/amp/.

    https://366weirdmovies.com/14-blood-diner-1987/

    https://www.google.com/amp/s/cineccentric.com/2020/10/08/blood-diner-and-the-american-art-of-excess/amp/

    http://ecofilmmediaenvironment.blogspot.com/2020/07/blood-diner-1987-and-jennifers-body.html?m=1

    https://www.screenslate.com/articles/meat-movie-dirty-lookss-bradford-nordeen-blood-diner

    https://otherworldlyoracle.com/dark-goddesses-list-descriptions/

    https://femalevillains.fandom.com/wiki/Sheetar_(Blood_Diner)

    https://bloody-disgusting.com/editorials/3445809/celebrating-sheetar-30-years-blood-diner/

    https://www.google.com/amp/s/qz.com/1768545/hinduisms-kali-is-the-feminist-icon-the-world-desperately-needs/amp/

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dali_(goddess)

    https://www.thoughtco.com/what-were-mythological-cannibals-119920

    https://deep-focus.com/blood-diner/

    • 58 min
    Ep. 87: GRETEL & HANSEL (2020) - A Wizard's Duel (w/ Kate Sculley)

    Ep. 87: GRETEL & HANSEL (2020) - A Wizard's Duel (w/ Kate Sculley)

    Wow... sorry that this is a week late... but it was worth it! At least, we think so! Topics of discussion: The Triple Goddess, Triangles, Toxic Masculinity and Complacency, Female Monstrosity, and Re-Writing Fairytales.

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    Thanks to Lily LeBlanc for our theme song: www.lilythecomposer.com

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    Resources:

    PBS's MONSTRUM: Hansel & Gretel by Dr. Emily Zarka https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c_ywuNEEiVE&t=302s

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gretel_&_Hansel

    https://www.google.com/amp/s/flipscreened.com/2020/02/05/review-gretel-hansel-2020-is-a-story-about-female-power-and-witchcraft/amp/

    SYMBOLISM IN GRETEL & HANSEL: THE DIVINE FEMALE AND THE NUMBER THREE by Dawn Kurtagich
    https://www.dawnkurtagich.com/blog-1/2020/9/8/symbolism-in-gretel-amp-hansel-the-divine-female-and-the-number-three.

    How 'Gretel & Hansel' puts an empowering feminist spin on the Grimm fairy tale (exclusive clip) by Ethan Alter
    https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.yahoo.com/amphtml/entertainment/how-gretel-hansel-puts-an-empowering-feminist-spin-on-the-grimm-fairy-tale-exclusive-clip-160919907.html

    Oz Perkins’s Gretel & Hansel is a surprisingly feminist take on the disturbing old fairy tale by CHANDLER LEVACK
    https://www.theglobeandmail.com/arts/film/reviews/article-oz-perkinss-gretel-hansel-is-a-surprisingly-feminist-take-on-the/

    https://bastlovesmew.medium.com/gretel-and-hansel-and-modern-feminism-17cebc024405

    “Rethinking fairytales as feminist fables is rescuing them, not ruining them” by Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett
    https://www.google.com/amp/s/amp.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/nov/04/rethinking-fairytales-feminist-fables-tales-stories

    https://www.google.com/amp/s/citizendamepod.com/2020/02/05/gretel-hansel-searches-for-freedom-in-monstrosity/amp/

    http://apimohanathas.weebly.com/critical-theory-and-fairy-tales/feminist-literary-criticism-present-in-hansel-ad-gretel

    https://core.ac.uk/download/pdf/303069954.pdf

    https://testkitchen.huffingtonpost.com/grimm/

    https://time.com/5772677/gretel-and-hansel-movie/

    http://www.michelepolak.com/3003spring2014/Weekly_Schedule_files/Kuykendal%20.pdf

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brother_and_Sister

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Juniper_Tree_(fairy_tale)

    https://allthatsinteresting.com/hansel-and-gretel-true-stor

    https://m.imdb.com/title/tt9086228/trivia

    Gretel finds her power Posted by Suzanne Rath
    http://www.depthpsychologyalliance.com/profiles/blogs/gretel-finds-her-power

    https://knowyourarchetypes.com/devouring-mother-archetype/

    Shamanic Initiations: A hidden Theme within the Fairy Tale of Hansel and Gretel by Franco Bejarano
    https://www.cabinetdesfees.com/2011/shamanic-initiations-a-hidden-theme-within-the-fairy-tale-of-hansel-and-gretel/

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    Ep. 86: GOTHIKA (2003) - ....Fred Durst?

    Ep. 86: GOTHIKA (2003) - ....Fred Durst?

    "I'm not crazy! I'm possessed!" This week your favorite ghouls discuss GOTHIKA!

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    Thanks to Lily LeBlanc for our theme song www.lilythecomposer.com

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    Resources:
    https://www.google.com/amp/s/nerdist.com/article/black-final-girls-slasher-films/%3famp

    https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.ign.com/articles/2003/04/24/gothika-production-start%3famp=1

    Gothika: What The Anima Sola Tattoo Means (& Why It's Important) by Steven Cuffari
    https://screenrant.com/gothika-movie-anima-sola-tattoo-meaning-importance-explained/

    GOTHIKA : NOT ALONE (Review)
    https://reelisticviews.com/gothika-review-a-nerve-racking-narrative/

    Why Gothika Exposes The Hidden Thoughts of Every Black Woman Who’s Ever Experienced Mental Illness by Janiera Eldridge
    https://www.graveyardshiftsisters.com/2017/03/why-gothika-exposes-hidden-thoughts-of.html?m=1

    Gothika: What The Horror Movie's Title Means by Brynne Ramella
    https://www.google.com/amp/s/screenrant.com/gothika-movie-title-name-meaning-explained/amp/

    https://afrohorror.libsyn.com/105-gothika

    African American Women's Beliefs About Mental Illness, Stigma, and Preferred Coping Behaviors by Earlise C. Ward / corresponding author* and Susan M. Heidrich**
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2854624/

    Black Women Are Facing an Overwhelming Mental Health Crisis by Lynya Floyd
    https://www.prevention.com/health/mental-health/a33686468/black-women-mental-health-crisis/

    The Mental Health Cost of Being a Strong Black Woman (Interview with Mia Kirby) by Josephine Gurch
    https://hogg.utexas.edu/mental-health-cost-of-a-black-woman

    Movie #4 and #5 – Gothika and Candyman by Muds McGee
    https://www.google.com/amp/s/mudsmcgee.wordpress.com/2010/10/11/movie-4-and-5-gothika-and-candyman/amp/

    https://networks.h-net.org/node/73374/announcements/114422/update-gothic-feminism-representation-gothic-heroine-cinema

    https://lithub.com/for-gothic-heroines-haunted-houses-are-always-too-big/

    https://crimereads.com/gothic-romance-domestic-noir/

    The Madwoman In The Attic: How “Mad” Was Bertha Mason In Jane Eyre? By Ismat Ara
    https://www.google.com/amp/s/feminisminindia.com/2017/07/21/bertha-mason-jane-eyre/%3famp

    https://lithub.com/reading-jane-eyre-while-black/

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bertha_Mason

    http://www.victorianweb.org/authors/bronte/cbronte/cho10.html

    https://www.bl.uk/romantics-and-victorians/articles/the-figure-of-bertha-mason

    https://www.google.com/amp/s/screenrant.com/gothika-movie-title-name-meaning-explained/amp/

    "The Monster Never Dies": An Analysis of the Gothic Double in Stephen King's Oeuvre by Heidi Strengell
    https://www.americanpopularculture.com/journal/articles/spring_2003/strengell.htm

    https://editions.covecollective.org/edition/were-wolf/double-gothic-fiction

    https://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/ByronicHero

    https://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/MadwomanInTheAttic

    https://www.google.com/amp/s/culturenotebook.wordpress.com/2012/02/04/themes-and-tropes-in-gothic-literature/amp/

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wide_Sargasso_Sea

    https://www.mhanational.org/black-pioneers-mental-health

    https://www.thegothiclibrary.com/african-american-writers-of-gothic-literature/

    https://www.jstor.org/stable/40027383?seq=1#metadata_info_tab_contents

    http://diningwithdana.net/black-characters-in-gothic-fiction/

    https://www.jstor.org/stable/2903332?seq=1

    https://hddvd.highdefdigest.com/388/gothika.html

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    Ep. 85: GINGER SNAPS (2000) - There's No Twist

    Ep. 85: GINGER SNAPS (2000) - There's No Twist

    "Just so you know... the words 'just' and 'cramps,' they don't go together." This week your favorite ghouls discuss Ginger Snaps (2000)!

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    Thanks to Lily LeBlanc for our theme song: www.lilythecomposer.com
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    Services:

    If you or someone you know is struggling, please refer to the following resources.

    National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255 
    National Alliance on Mental Illness: 1-800-950-6264
    National Sexual Assault Hotline (RAINN): 1-800-656-HOPE (4673)
    Crisis Text Line: Within the US, text HOME to 741741
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    BLM: https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/
    TransLifeLine: https://translifeline.org/
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    Resources:

    Women Make Horror (2020). Edited by Alison Pierse (https://www.rutgersuniversitypress.org/women-make-horror/9781978805118)

    https://www.google.com/amp/s/blindfieldjournal.com/2019/12/05/feminist-flashback-were-girls-gone-wild-in-ginger-snaps-2000/amp/..

    http://jeunessejournal.ca/index.php/yptc/article/view/54/75

    https://www.google.com/amp/s/wearethemutants.com/2020/10/08/sister-lovers-the-curse-of-queerness-in-ginger-snaps/amp/

    https://journals.sfu.ca/thirdspace/index.php/journal/article/viewArticle/nielsen/176

    https://www.google.com/amp/s/randomcrusader.wordpress.com/2009/05/04/ginger-snaps-horror-genre-and-kick-ass-feminism/amp/

    https://www.google.com/amp/s/feministperspectives.tumblr.com/post/133135396462/ginger-snaps-a-feminist-horror-movie/amp

    https://morbidlybeautiful.com/ginger-snaps-feminist-horror/

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ginger_Snaps_(film)

    https://urge.org/ginger-snaps-get-out-and-my-search-for-feminist-horror-films/

    http://courses.washington.edu/freudlit/Delarmente-Ginger%20Snaps.htm

    https://digitalcommons.pace.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1066&context=honorscollege_theses

    http://cleojournal.com/2014/12/03/bloody-fun-the-menstrual-horror-of-ginger-snaps/

    • 45 min
    Ep. 84: THE STEPFORD WIVES (1975) - The Female Image: Captured

    Ep. 84: THE STEPFORD WIVES (1975) - The Female Image: Captured

    I'll just DIE if you don't listen to this latest GMN episode! This week your favorite ghouls discuss the original 1975 film: The Stepford Wives.

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    Thanks to Lily LeBlanc for our theme song: www.lilythecomposer.com

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    BLM: https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/
    Trans Lives Matter :https://translifeline.org/

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    Resources:
    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Stepford_Wives

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Stepford_Wives_(1975_film)

    https://www.google.com/amp/s/ew.com/movies/2017/10/23/the-stepford-wives-1975-history/%3famp=true

    https://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/title/91401/the-stepford-wives#articles-reviews?articleId=194000

    https://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/title/91401/the-stepford-wives#trivia

    https://www.filmcomment.com/article/our-bodies-our-selves-the-stepford-wives/

    https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-10-26/in-the-stepford-wives-no-woman-gets-out-alive .

    Group Psychology and Crowd Behaviour in Ira Levin's The Stepford Wives
    By A. Alshiban. Published 2019

    https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/marriage-30/201202/we-need-slow-domesticity-movement%3famp

    https://www.webmd.com/beauty/features/stepford-syndrome

    https://spectrumculture.com/2012/10/21/re-makere-model-the-stepford-wives-1975-vs-the-stepford-wives-2004/

    https://www.google.com/amp/s/horrorfilmhistory.com/wp/the-stepford-wives-1975/

    https://www.ctmq.org/movie-review-the-stepford-wives/

    https://the-take.com/film/page/the-stepford-wives .

    https://cpb-us-e1.wpmucdn.com/journeys.dartmouth.edu/dist/1/1435/files/2018/05/The-Stepford-Wives-As-A-Product-of-Second-Wave-Feminism-1vjdort.pdf

    https://www.ejumpcut.org/archive/onlinessays/JC32folder/stepfordWives.html

    https://blogs.kent.ac.uk/melodramaresearchgroup/2016/02/25/summary-of-discussion-on-the-stepford-wives/

    https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.thehaughtyculturist.com/literature/stepford-wives-book-ira-levin-themes/

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suburban_Gothic#:~:text=Suburban%20Gothic%20is%20a%20subgenre,the%201950s%20and%201960s%20onwards.

    • 57 min
    Ep. 83: THIRTEEN WOMEN (1932) - It's In The Stars

    Ep. 83: THIRTEEN WOMEN (1932) - It's In The Stars

    (!!!!) TRIGGER WARNING: RAPE & SUICIDE

    Check your horoscope! We predict you'll love this episode about the pre-code slasher film, Thirteen Women (1932).

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    Thanks to Lily LeBlanc for our theme song: www.lilythecomposer.com

    Black Lives Matter: https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/
    Trans Lifeline: https://translifeline.org/

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    Resources:

    THIRTEEN WOMEN (1932): THE SLASHER THAT STARTED IT ALL by DAWN KEETLEY
    http://www.horrorhomeroom.com/thirteen-women/

    https://www.google.com/amp/s/crackedrearviewer.wordpress.com/2018/06/09/forgotten-horror-thirteen-women-rko-1932/amp/

    https://www.google.com/amp/s/satinyourlap.com/2020/11/09/thirteen-women-1932/amp/

    https://neglectedbooks.com/?p=821

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thirteen_Women

    https://www.ravenousmonster.com/featured-article/thirteen-women-dark-history-first-slasher-film/

    http://www.oh-the-horror.com/page.php?id=1986

    http://www.themoviewaffler.com/2012/02/pre-code-retrospective-thirteen-women.html?m=1

    https://www.google.com/amp/s/variety.com/2008/film/awards/few-female-ensemble-films-1117987564/amp/

    http://www.classicmoviehub.com/blog/pre-code-corner-13-reasons-why-you-should-watch-thirteen-women-tonight/

    https://www.google.com/amp/s/paulascinemaclub.com/2012/03/20/thirteen-women/amp/

    https://www.google.com/amp/s/nitratediva.wordpress.com/2013/08/27/thirteen-women/amp/

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peg_Entwistle

    https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/imperfect-spirituality/201504/4-ways-the-power-suggestion-can-change-your-life%3famp

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barnum_effect

    https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/how-are-horoscopes-still-thing-180957701/

    https://www.google.com/amp/s/theconversation.com/amp/how-americans-came-to-embrace-meditation-and-with-it-hinduism-90081

    https://instructure-uploads.s3.amazonaws.com/account_18750000000000001/attachments/2007254/Historical%20Timeline%20of%20Hinduism%20in%20America.pdf?response-content-disposition=attachment%3B%20filename%3D%22Historical%20Timeline%20of%20Hinduism%20in%20America.pdf%22%3B%20filename%2A%3DUTF-8%27%27Historical%2520Timeline%2520of%2520Hinduism%2520in%2520America.pdf&X-Amz-Algorithm=AWS4-HMAC-SHA256&X-Amz-Credential=AKIAJDW777BLV26JM2MQ%2F20210125%2Fus-east-1%2Fs3%2Faws4_request&X-Amz-Date=20210125T205331Z&X-Amz-Expires=86400&X-Amz-SignedHeaders=host&X-Amz-Signature=26e45f1ca894f3cd10ae87ecb6a8ba621531085608f3b7468137e4e250d26cc1

    https://mashable.com/2014/12/06/astrology-women/

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hindu_astrology#Modern_Hindu_astrology

    • 50 min

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