45 episodes

Slay Away is a horror podcast hosted by E.L. King, dissecting horror films, the true events that inspired them, lore, gore, and every kill in between, with a focus on examining horror through a queer and female lens bi-weekly with special guests.

Slay Away E.L. King

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    • 5.0 • 6 Ratings

Slay Away is a horror podcast hosted by E.L. King, dissecting horror films, the true events that inspired them, lore, gore, and every kill in between, with a focus on examining horror through a queer and female lens bi-weekly with special guests.

    Trick or Treat, Heavy Metal, and Satanic Panic

    Trick or Treat, Heavy Metal, and Satanic Panic

    E.L. King discusses Trick or Treat (1986) with creator, artist, and writer Tim Seeley (Hack/Slash) and Twitch Partner Death (GamesWithDeath). A bullied teenage "metal head" is devastated after the death of his heavy metal idol, Sammi Curr. As Halloween night approaches, he discovers that he may be the only one who can stop Sammi from making a Satanic comeback from beyond the grave.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Death Rattle: Interview with Deliver Us Directors Lee Roy Kunz & Cru Ennis

    Death Rattle: Interview with Deliver Us Directors Lee Roy Kunz & Cru Ennis

    E.L. King interviews special guests Lee Roy Kunz and Cru Ennis about their thrilling religious horror film Deliver Us (2023). The film follows the entwined stories of Father Daniel and Sister Yulia (Maria Vera Ratti). When the nun claims immaculate conception at a remote convent, the Vatican sends a team of priests to investigate, concerned about an ancient prophecy that a woman will give birth to twin boys: one the Messiah, the other the Anti-Christ.

    • 16 min
    Death Rattle: Interview with Black Mold Director John Pata

    Death Rattle: Interview with Black Mold Director John Pata

    E.L. King interviews special guest John Pata about his second directorial feature film, the psychological horror thriller Black Mold (2023). The film follows photographers Brooke (Agnes Albright) and Tanner (Andrew Bailes), who, while exploring a dilapidated building, encounter a squatter who causes Brook’s memories to resurface, forcing her to face off against her traumatic past.

    • 37 min
    Death Rattle: Interview with Malum Director Anthony DiBlasi and Star Natalie Victoria

    Death Rattle: Interview with Malum Director Anthony DiBlasi and Star Natalie Victoria

    E.L. King interviews special guests Anthony DiBlasi and Natalie Victoria about the reimagining of their film Last Shift (2014) and its evolution to Malum (2023). The film follows rookie cop Jessica Loren (Jessica Sula), who willingly takes the last shift at a newly decommissioned police station, attempting to uncover the mysterious connection between her father's death and a vicious cult.

    • 35 min
    Death Rattle: Interview with The Outwaters Cast and 5100 Films Producer Beau J. Genot

    Death Rattle: Interview with The Outwaters Cast and 5100 Films Producer Beau J. Genot

    E.L. King interviews special guests Angela Basolis and Michelle May, stars of the Cosmic Horror film The Outwaters, and its producer Beau J. Genot from 5100 Films. Screen the film exclusively on Screambox following its theatrical release. Written and directed by Robbie Banfitch, the film follows four friends on an excursion to the Mojave Desert to shoot a music video that turns terrifying while camping when they start to experience unexplained sounds, vibrations, and unnatural animal behavior. The foursome is sent on a mind-bending trip through terror.

    • 20 min
    Tigers Are Not Afriad, Dark Fairy Tales, and the Mexican Drug Wars

    Tigers Are Not Afriad, Dark Fairy Tales, and the Mexican Drug Wars

    E.L. King discusses the Spanish language film Tigers Are Not Afraid (2017), written and directed by Issa López with Rotten Tomatoes-approved film critics Kate Sánchez, Editor-in-Chief of But Why Tho? and Jessica Scott, a Content Editor at Film Cred. We explore the film's themes, including its fairy tale representation of childhood innocence and death. The film is a dark fairy tale about a gang of five children trying to survive the horrific violence of the cartels and the ghosts created every day by the drug wars in Mexico. López draws on the real-life consequences of the drug wars in Mexico for her dark fairy tale about orphaned children left behind in the aftermath of violence.

    • 1 hr 16 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
6 Ratings

6 Ratings

Dereleaked88 ,

Slayed

Enola loves horror and shows that it’s for everyone. It’s undeniable when you listen to Slay Away. The round table of diverse guests range from super fans to authors and other horror content creators. While I first checked out the show for horror cinema talk, I soon discovered that each episode deep dives into the genre in general. It helps listeners find new things and people to discover. For instance, I now plan on checking out the guests’ content thanks to this podcast. Give this a listen and subscribe now, especially if you enjoy horror at any level.

bobby g nelson ,

Excellent horror film resource

Enola Lugosi explores a variety of horror films along with her guests. This podcast is entertaining, intelligent and very informative. I can't enough nice things about it. Check it out.

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