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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. 73: FROM HELL (2001) - You Don't Know Jack!

    Ep. 73: FROM HELL (2001) - You Don't Know Jack!

    Hey y'all! This week your favorite ghouls discussing From Hell! Topics of discussion include but are not limited to: sex-work in 1888, the REAL victims of Jack the Ripper, and why our obsession with Jack is problematic AF.

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    Theme song by Lily LeBlanc: www.lilythecomposer.com

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    Resources:

    From Hell (2001) Dir. The Hughes Brothers

    From Hell (1999, Graphic Novel) Wikipedia
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/From_Hell

    WHY IT’S TIME TO STOP TALKING ABOUT JACK THE RIPPER by Ann Foster
    https://bookriot.com/2019/04/02/stop-talking-about-jack-the-ripper/amp/

    ‘Jack the Ripper’ was a serial killer who disembowelled women – we need to stop celebrating that by Charlotte Mallinson
    https://www.independent.co.uk/news/long_reads/jack-the-ripper-serial-killer-disemboweled-women-stop-celebrating-a8094826.html

    THE FEMINIST JACK THE RIPPER TOUR
    https://lookup.london/live/feminist-jack-the-ripper-walk/

    Jack the Ripper and the Myth of Male Violence by Judith R. Walkowitz
    https://www.jstor.org/stable/3177712?seq=1

    Our Jack the Ripper Obsession Is Misogynist by Katie Engelhart
    https://newrepublic.com/article/119375/jack-ripper-versus-feminists

    The women killed by Jack the Ripper are finally having their stories told by Maya Crockett
    https://www.stylist.co.uk/books/the-five-untold-lives-women-killed-jack-the-ripper-hallie-rubenhold-book-tv-series/252545

    FED UP WITH JACK THE RIPPER
    https://eastendwomensmuseum.org/blog/fed-up-with-jack-the-ripper

    Jack the Ripper: A Twenty-First Century Investigation? by Jennifer Pegg
    https://www.casebook.org/dissertations/pegg.html

    From Hell (2001) Wikipedia
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/From_Hell_(film)

    Roger Ebert’s Review of From Hell (2001)
    https://www.rogerebert.com/reviews/from-hell-2001

    (F)ailing women in psychiatry: lessons from a painful past by Andrea Tone, PhD
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5962395/

    Lobotomy: Definition, Procedure & History By Tanya Lewis
    https://www.livescience.com/42199-lobotomy-definition.html

    What Does Misogyny Look Like? By Nina Rinata Aron
    https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/08/style/misogyny-women-history-photographs.html

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    Ep. 72: THE BAD BATCH (2016) - I Want Spaghetti

    Ep. 72: THE BAD BATCH (2016) - I Want Spaghetti

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    We're back! AGAIN! This week your favorite ghouls discuss Ana Lily Amirpour's sophomore film: The Bad Batch (2016). Topics of discussion: racism, white privilege, the boarder wall, post-apocalyptic fairytales, and the American Dream.
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    Thanks to Lily LeBlanc for our theme song: www.lilythecomposer.com

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    Resources:

    The Bad Batch (2016). dir. Amirpour, Ana Lily

    The Bad Batch Wikipedia
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Bad_Batch

    Ana Lily Amirpour on romance in the desert and the racial controversy over her new film, The Bad Batch by Kaitlyn Tiffany
    https://www.theverge.com/2017/6/23/15855842/the-bad-batch-interview-ana-lily-amirpour-dystopia

    Ana Lily Amirpour Responds to Racism Charges — But Won’t Apologize For Making You Uncomfortable by Eric Kohn
    https://www.indiewire.com/2017/06/ana-lily-amirpour-interview-the-bad-batch-1201846307/

    The Bad Batch isn't a great dystopian film, but it's definitely an interesting one by Alissa Wilkinson
    https://www.vox.com/summer-movies/2017/6/23/15844944/bad-batch-review-ana-lily-amirpour

    ‘The Bad Batch’ is a poetic — and disturbingly persuasive — parable by By Michael O'Sullivan
    https://www.washingtonpost.com/goingoutguide/movies/the-bad-batch-is-a-poetic--and-disturbingly-persuasive--parable/2017/06/22/c8368164-5389-11e7-91eb-9611861a988f_story.html

    ‘The Bad Batch’ Review: It’s Social Rejects vs. Cannibals in Dystopia U.S.A. by Peter Travers
    https://www.rollingstone.com/movies/movie-reviews/the-bad-batch-review-its-social-rejects-vs-cannibals-in-dystopia-u-s-a-204752/

    'Bad Batch' director on racism, her intentions and growing up Iranian-American by Michael Phillips
    https://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/movies/ct-ana-lily-amirpour-bad-batch-20170627-column.html

    Maybe someday the world will appreciate The Bad Batch, but not today by Katie Rife
    https://film.avclub.com/maybe-someday-the-world-will-appreciate-the-bad-batch-1798191861

    ‘The Bad Batch’ Review: Cannibals Battle Skateboarders in Confusing Saga by Tricia Olszewski
    https://www.thewrap.com/the-bad-batch-review-jason-momoa-ana-lily-amirpour/

    ‘The Bad Batch’ Review: A Half-Cooked Cannibal Tale BY ADAM CHITWOOD
    https://collider.com/the-bad-batch-review/

    The Title of The Bad Batch Tells You All You Need to Know by Jordan Hoffman
    https://www.vanityfair.com/hollywood/2016/09/the-bad-batch-movie-review

    Film Review: ‘The Bad Batch’
    Cannibals and Trump-era politics converge in Ana Lily Amirpour's striking but dissatisfying sci-fi mashup. By Guy Lodge
    https://variety.com/2016/film/reviews/the-bad-batch-review-1201852606/

    The Bad Batch': Venice Review
    https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/review/suki-waterhouse-bad-batch-review-925877

    Keanu Reeves Gives a Dramatic Pitch for ‘The Bad Batch’ with Ana Lily Amirpour
    https://www.indiewire.com/2017/06/keanu-reeves-the-bad-batch-interview-1201846642/

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    Ep. 71: The Women of The Addams Family ('91) & Addams Family Values ('93)

    Ep. 71: The Women of The Addams Family ('91) & Addams Family Values ('93)

    Your favorite ghouls are back from maternity/sick leave! It's been a hell-of-a-3-months! To lift your spirits from this GOT DANG 'Rona virus... why don't you spend a little time with the family? The Addams Family of course! This week we'll be discussing the women of The Addams Family and Addams Family Values! Topics include but are not limited to: motherhood & hellish crusades, Mother-Maiden-Crone, Femme Fatales, and what exactly the Addams family values are!
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    Theme song by Lily LeBlanc: www.lilythecomposer.com

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    The Addams Family (1991) Dir. Barry Sonnenfeld

    Addams Family Values (1993) Dir. Barry Sonnenfeld

    The Addams Family (1991 film) Wikipedia
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Addams_Family_(1991_film)

    From Feminism to BDSM: The Powerful Life Lessons Morticia Addams Taught Us by Kayleigh Dray
    https://www.stylist.co.uk/people/morticia-addams-family-values-feminist-life-lessons-role-model-girl-power-empowerment-sex-bdsm-bondage/169052

    10 Reasons Why ‘The Addams Family’ Is Awesome(ly) Feminist Posted By Myrna Waldron: http://www.btchflcks.com/2012/10/10-reasons-why-the-addams-family-is-awesomely-feminist.html#.XqhsUBNKjfY

    The Addams Family Is the Aspirational Tale of Familial Love I Crave by Kelly Faircloth
    https://pictorial.jezebel.com/the-addams-family-is-the-aspirational-tale-of-familial-1820013520

    Here’s why “The Addams Family” was one of the most progressive and feminist films of the ‘90s by Jessica Wang
    https://hellogiggles.com/reviews-coverage/movies/the-addams-family-progressive-feminist-film/

    Potts Shots: Gen Z Vs. "The Addams Family (1991)" by Madeline Potts
    https://bleedingcool.com/movies/potts-shots-gen-z-vs-the-addams-family-1991/

    MORTICIA ADDAMS: A WITCH ICON WORTHY OF ALL THE PRAISE Contributed by
    Tai Gooden
    https://www.syfy.com/syfywire/morticia-addams-a-witch-icon-worthy-of-all-the-praise

    The Hidden Message of 'Addams Family Values' by Simon Abrams
    https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/addams-family-values-had-secret-political-message-reveals-writer-1162918

    We Need to Talk About Morticia Addams’ Healthy Attitude Toward Sex, Marriage and Motherhood by Alexia Dellner
    https://www.purewow.com/news/morticia-addams-feminist-icon

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    Ep. 70: PREVENGE (2016) - Mother of Invention (w/ Kate Sculley)

    Ep. 70: PREVENGE (2016) - Mother of Invention (w/ Kate Sculley)

    Hey goblins and ghouls! It's the last episode before maternity leave! This week Gracie is joined by her very good friend, Kate Mother F*ckin' Sculley. They're both extremely pregnant so they're both going to talk about Alice Lowe's pregnancy horror film, PREVENGE! Topics of discussion: The Pregnant Woman as the Monster, Ruth's Motivations and Hatred for Society, the Mother/Killer Archetype, and Ruth's Baby/Kill Book.

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

    Prevenge (2016) Wikipedia
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prevenge

    Motherhood Isn’t Sacrifice, It’s Selfishness
    https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/04/opinion/sunday/motherhood-family-sexism-sacrifice.html?

    How a Pregnant Actress Overcame Her Frustrations With the Industry and Directed Her First Feature by Kate Erbland
    https://www.indiewire.com/2017/03/alice-lowe-prevenge-horror-interview-1201795842/

    Alice Lowe: 'It wasn’t part of the plan to direct while pregnant' by Katie Puckrik
    https://www.theguardian.com/film/2017/feb/14/alice-lowe-on-violent-british-horror-comedy-prevenge

    From Kubrick to Kate Bush: Alice Lowe on her influences for killer mum horror Prevenge by Nikki Baughan
    https://www.bfi.org.uk/news-opinion/news-bfi/interviews/kubrick-kate-bush-alice-lowe-influences-prevenge

    Reduce Stress by Journaling by Dr. Pamela Peeke
    https://www.healthywomen.org/content/article/reduce-stress-journaling

    Prevenge review – audacious horror from a mother of invention by Mark Kermode
    https://www.theguardian.com/film/2017/feb/12/prevenge-review-alice-lowe-sightseers

    Pregnancy Is the Perfect Time to Make a Horror Movie By Jenni Miller
    https://www.thecut.com/2017/03/prevenge-alice-lowe-interview.html

    'Prevenge' (2016) by Alice Lowe by Lindsey Pugh
    https://www.womaninrevolt.com/prevenge-2016-by-alice-lowe/

    Alice Lowe stars in Prevenge: The mother of all horror revenge films by Ester McCarthy
    https://www.irishexaminer.com/lifestyle/artsfilmtv/alice-lowe-stars-in-prevenge-the-mother-of-all-horror-revenge-films-442230.html

    Alice Lowe’s Prevenge: A Response by Harriet Cooper
    https://www.mamsie.bbk.ac.uk/articles/10.16995/sim.249/

    Alice Lowe Talks PREVENGE and the Horrors of Pregnancy by Jacob Knight
    https://birthmoviesdeath.com/2017/03/27/alice-lowe-talks-prevenge-and-the-horrors-of-pregnancy
    Pregnancy Horror 'Prevenge': The Twisted Female 'Taxi Driver' Shot in 11 Days by Emily Buder
    https://nofilmschool.com/2017/03/prevenge-alice-lowe-interview-pregnancy-horror-slasher

    Prevenge and the Power of Pregnancy Horror By Jordan Crucchiola
    https://www.vulture.com/2017/03/prevenge-is-proof-we-need-more-horror-movies-about-pregnancy.html

    • 42 min
    Ep. 69: 30 Days of Night (2007) - Not-So-Sexy-Vampires

    Ep. 69: 30 Days of Night (2007) - Not-So-Sexy-Vampires

    Get your mind out of the gutter because there's nothing sexy about this episode! This week your favorite ghouls discuss the vampire flick, 30 Days of Night! Topics of discussion: What exactly IS the 30 days of night and where?, the unique depiction of vampires, and the REAL threat to women in Alaska...

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

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    Cinematic Vampires: From Shadows to Spotlight
    https://the-artifice.com/cinematic-vampires/

    30 Days of Night Wikipedia
    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/30_Days_of_Night_(film).

    What Are The Four Types of Vampires? By Ashley Abercrombie
    https://mysticinvestigations.com/paranormal/four-vampire-types/

    30 Days Grabbed Raimi's Eye by Cindy White
    https://web.archive.org/web/20071011135029/http://scifi.com/scifiwire/index.php?category=3&id=42890

    30 DAYS OF NIGHT: SURVIVING WILL COST YOUR HUMANITY by Brandi Blahnik
    http://www.audienceseverywhere.net/30-days-night-surviving-will-cost-humanity/

    Nosferatu: VTM
    https://vtmb.fandom.com/wiki/Nosferatu

    The Family Circle by Nancy Freeborne DrPH
    https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/the-power-community/201906/the-family-circle

    Belonging Is Our Blessing, Tribalism Is our Burden by Saul Levine M.D.
    https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/lifelong-love/201212/community-is-needed-now-more-ever%3famp

    Steve Niles Interview w/Den of Geek - 30 Days of Night
    https://www.denofgeek.com/movies/batman/13298/steve-niles-interview

    Vampires Don’t Suck? 30 Days of Night at 10
    https://www.headstuff.org/entertainment/film/30-days-of-night-at-10/

    • 44 min
    Ep. 68: Se7en (1995) - The World Is A Fine Place

    Ep. 68: Se7en (1995) - The World Is A Fine Place

    Hey ghouls! We're back with another crime drama this season! David Fincher's Se7en! Topics of discussion: A brief history of Dante's The Divine Comedy, Horror & True Crime in the 90s, Mills and Somerset: Equal but opposite parallels, and Expendable Women.

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    Music by Lily LeBlanc www.lilythecomposer.com

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    Resources:

    Crime and Horror: Two Great Tastes that Taste Great Together
    BY DAVE RICHARDS
    http://www.criminalelement.com/crime-and-horror-together-genre-bending-mashups-thriller-private-detectives-paranormal/

    THE HORROR: ‘SE7EN’: HOW DAVID FINCHER'S ICONIC CRIME/HORROR HYBRID SHOCKED THE WORLD BY THINKING OUTSIDE OF THE BOX.
    https://controlforever.com/read/the-horror-se7en/

    The Thrilling Parallels Between Detective Somerset and John Doe in 'Se7en'
    https://filmschoolrejects.com/se7en-good-and-evil/

    Philosophy NOW! Se7en
    https://philosophynow.org/issues/78/Se7en

    14 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Seven by Jake Rossen
    https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/61908/14-things-you-might-not-know-about-se7en

    Seven (1995) Wikipedia
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seven_(1995_film)

    Where Did The 7 Deadly Sins Come From? by Chloe Langr
    https://epicpew.com/7-deadly-sins-history/

    The Seven Deadly Sins Wikipedia
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seven_deadly_sins

    • 42 min

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