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The horror-loving podcast that sees it coming

Episode 12: “ARE WE THE MONSTERS?”— 28 DAYS LATER

This week we’re tackling the rage inside of us with 28 DAYS LATER (2002, dir. Danny Boyle) as we continue our VIRAL arc! Shanyce and Will get truly introspective just as writer Alex Garland intended and question the nature of their rage and zombies.  Follow Jump Scare on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Email us at...

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Episode 11 : “I think I’m Sick” — Contagion

This week, we’re talking about the movie that’s popping up absolutely everywhere, CONTAGION (2011, dir. Steven Soderbergh). We were going to start our Blumhouse arc, and it will start soon, but we switched to a VIRAL arc. It’s how we cope! We talk about how Contagion represents a shift in horror with big Hollywood pros...

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Episode 10: “Be kind and rewind, my dudes” — VHS

It’s the final episode of our Found Footage arc! We’ve spanned decades of horror to arrive at the grimy weirdness of VHS (2012, from Brad Miska and Bloody Disgusting). This movie grew out of the website Bloody Disgusting, and has that same frat-bro horror energy you know we love. For this episode, we’re drinking Angry...

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Episode 9: “Don’t breathe on me, bro” — REC

As it may become obvious when you start listening, this episode was recorded before COVID-19 was declared a pandemic. We hope you’re doing the best you can to stay safe and healthy, and we wanted to give you a little fun distraction in the from our horror movie banter anyway.  This week, we’re during REC...

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Episode 8: “Her Boyfriend Sucks” — Paranormal Activity

This week we’re discussing the movie that is basically the most found footage-y of all the found footage movies. We’re drinking a $9.99 bottle of Yellow Tail Merlot in honor of the movie as well. This movie was kind of a weird time for horror in pop culture, and we talk through how Blumhouse brought...

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Episode 7: “Powered by Mountain Dew” — The Last Broadcast

Moving forward with our Found Footage arc, we get into the movie THE LAST BROADCAST (1998, dir. Stefan Avalos and Lance Weiler). We give some context about why this film was technologically revolutionary at the time, and how they could remake this movie for contemporary horror. This episode is sponsored by Shaker & Spoon. Follow...

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Episode 6: “Go Stand in Your Corner” — The Blair Witch Project

Shanyce and Will are back with an all-new arc: FOUND FOOTAGE! Things get creepy as they find themselves back in the woods with THE BLAIR WITCH PROJECT (1999, dir. Eduardo Sánchez, Daniel Myrick.) This movie has become a legend, but does it really deserve that title? We’re going to need a whole lot of beer...

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Episode 5: “Not Another Teen Movie” — Sleepaway Camp

To conclude our Cabins arc, we go through the cult status movie SLEEPAWAY CAMP (1983, dir. Robert Hiltzik). Over the years, this movie has become a lot more controversial to horror fans. Will and Shanyce drink an entire six-pack of Budweiser to get through it, in tribute to 80s frat bro style.  The clip from...

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Episode 4: “Let’s Get This Party Started” — Cabin in the Woods

Things get meta with this week’s movie, Drew Godard’s 2011 directorial debut CABIN IN THE WOODS. Shanyce and Will talk through why this movie is so unique as a meta-horror film, and how it gives you whiplash by defying expectations. Follow Jump Scare on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Email us at JumpScarePod@gmail.com to suggest new movies or arcs! Check...

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Episode 3: “PANCAKES” — Cabin Fever

I hope you have stocked up on some beer because there is definitely something in the water! Shanyce and Will are back with another movie in their CABINS arc and this time things get gory with Eli Roth’s 2002 horror film “Cabin Fever.” Listen to find out how Will accidentally watched the 2016 remake and find out who...

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Episode 2: “Sound of Evil” — Evil Dead

We’re off to a different cabin and this time there are deadites! Join Shanyce and Will for a wacky and out of this world conversation about Evil Dead. Listen to find out who wins the Dumbest Decision Award (surprise: it’s not Ash), and why the camera work is iconic! Let’s continue to hack our way...

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Episode 1: “A Chill Horny Time” — Friday the 13th

Minus the murder, Friday the 13th is a chill horny time. Join Shanyce and Will for the very first episode of Jump Scare! Listen to find out who wins the Dumbest Decision award, what moments are the most iconic and why the body count is at a 10 (spoiler: yes, that was a real snake!)...

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