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James Sabata and Don Guillory explore Horror films as Social Commentary. While comedy has often been the go-to genre for examining social issues, horror is most effective vehicle for doing so. By creating a space where people are forced to be uncomfortable, our brains become more open to the realities around us.

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The Social Commentary of GODZILLA MINUS ONE (w/Thomas Brungardt)
Thomas Brungardt joins us as we take on GODZILLA MINUS ONE. We're talking guilt, shame, trauma, war, survivor's guilt, and pitching a ridiculous follow up movie. Trailer For Rent / Streaming   Thanks for listening. Follow us on social media at the following links: Get TWO MONTHS OF FREE Podcast Hosting by going to Libsyn.com and using our affiliate code: NECRO Twitter: TheNecronomi.Com James Sabata Donald Guillory   Buy our Books: James Sabata Donald Guillory   Ko-Fi Page JamesSabata.com DonaldRGuillory.Com Contact Us   As always, reviews and online shares are greatly appreciated.   TheNecronomi.com - Analyzing horror movies as social commentary  
83:34 1/28/24
The Social Commentary of BIRTH/REBIRTH (w/Alvaro Zinos-Amaro)
Author Alvaro Zinos-Amaro joins us for a look at Birth/Rebirth. We're exploring themes of loss, trauma, refusal to let go, manipulation, science, motherhood, bodily autonomy, and more. We're also looking at the process of writing his new book BEING MICHAEL SWANWICK.   Trailer For Rent / Streaming   Thanks for listening. Follow us on social media at the following links: Get TWO MONTHS OF FREE Podcast Hosting by going to Libsyn.com and using our affiliate code: NECRO Twitter: TheNecronomi.Com James Sabata Donald Guillory   Buy our Books: James Sabata Donald Guillory   Ko-Fi Page JamesSabata.com DonaldRGuillory.Com Contact Us   As always, reviews and online shares are greatly appreciated.   TheNecronomi.com - Analyzing horror movies as social commentary  
103:30 1/21/24
The Social Commentary of HELL HOUSE LLC (w/Jenny Kiefer)
Author Jenny Kiefer (owner of Butcher Cabin Books) joins us to talk HELL HOUSE, LLC. We're looking at haunted houses, gateways to hell, found footage, exploitation of tragedy, trauma, and people who won't just rewind the footage to see where their friend went. Trailer For Rent / Streaming     Thanks for listening. Follow us on social media at the following links: Get TWO MONTHS OF FREE Podcast Hosting by going to Libsyn.com and using our affiliate code: NECRO Twitter: TheNecronomi.Com James Sabata Donald Guillory   Buy our Books: James Sabata Donald Guillory   Ko-Fi Page JamesSabata.com DonaldRGuillory.Com Contact Us   As always, reviews and online shares are greatly appreciated.   TheNecronomi.com - Analyzing horror movies as social commentary  
77:52 1/14/24
The Social Commentary of THE DESCENT (w/Michael Bettendorf & Jason McCord)
Michael Bettendorf and Jason McCord join us to chat about THE DESCENT. We're looking at trauma, survival, female empowerment, friendship, betrayal, and some creepy creatures trying to eat everyone. Trailer For Rent / Streaming   Thanks for listening. Follow us on social media at the following links: Get TWO MONTHS OF FREE Podcast Hosting by going to Libsyn.com and using our affiliate code: NECRO Twitter: TheNecronomi.Com James Sabata Donald Guillory   Buy our Books: James Sabata Donald Guillory   Ko-Fi Page JamesSabata.com DonaldRGuillory.Com Contact Us   As always, reviews and online shares are greatly appreciated.   TheNecronomi.com - Analyzing horror movies as social commentary  
107:39 1/7/24
The Social Commentary of IKWYDLS (w/Laura Keating & Zachary Rosenberg)
Authors Laura Keating and Zachary Rosenberg join us to discuss I KNOW WHAT YOU DID LAST SUMMER. We're looking at grief, guilt, trauma, loss of a child, and more... and then discussing every teen slasher and we can think of! Join us. WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR? Trailer For Rent / Streaming   Thanks for listening. Follow us on social media at the following links: Get TWO MONTHS OF FREE Podcast Hosting by going to Libsyn.com and using our affiliate code: NECRO Twitter: TheNecronomi.Com James Sabata Donald Guillory   Buy our Books: James Sabata Donald Guillory   Ko-Fi Page JamesSabata.com DonaldRGuillory.Com Contact Us   As always, reviews and online shares are greatly appreciated.   TheNecronomi.com - Analyzing horror movies as social commentary  
118:09 12/31/23
The Social Commentary of ROSEMARY'S BABY (w/Rebecca Cuthbert & Laurel Hightower)
Rebecca Cuthbert and Laurel Hightower join us to discuss ROSEMARY'S BABY.  We're deep diving into both Ira Levin's novel and the 1968 film and looking at gender roles, mental illness, oppression of women, isolation, control, gaslighting, marital rape, and more. Then we lighten the mood by learning one of Laurel's hidden talents! Trailer For Rent / Streaming   Thanks for listening. Follow us on social media at the following links: Get TWO MONTHS OF FREE Podcast Hosting by going to Libsyn.com and using our affiliate code: NECRO Twitter: TheNecronomi.Com James Sabata Donald Guillory   Buy our Books: James Sabata Donald Guillory   Ko-Fi Page JamesSabata.com DonaldRGuillory.Com Contact Us   As always, reviews and online shares are greatly appreciated.   TheNecronomi.com - Analyzing horror movies as social commentary  
145:35 12/24/23
The Social Commentary of DRAG ME TO HELL (w/Ruthann Jagge)
Ruthann Jagge joins us to discuss DRAG ME TO HELL. We're looking at shame, guilt, the price we'll pay for the things we want, digging up graves in the rain, and more. And we chat a bit about the weird things that happened to us at a haunted hotel. Trailer For Rent / Streaming   Thanks for listening. Follow us on social media at the following links: Get TWO MONTHS OF FREE Podcast Hosting by going to Libsyn.com and using our affiliate code: NECRO Twitter: TheNecronomi.Com James Sabata Donald Guillory   Buy our Books: James Sabata Donald Guillory   Ko-Fi Page JamesSabata.com DonaldRGuillory.Com Contact Us   As always, reviews and online shares are greatly appreciated.   TheNecronomi.com - Analyzing horror movies as social commentary  
96:39 12/17/23
The Social Commentary of WHEN EVIL LURKS (w/SA Bradley & Alok Mishra)
SA Bradley of Hellbent for Horror and Alok Mishra, producer of 1BR, join us to talk about WHEN EVIL LURKS, a movie we collectively agree is our favorite movie of the year. We're looking at Demons, disease, religion and lack thereof, the stupidity of humans, a little girl and her dog, and the defiance of humans to do what's best for them. And we find out which movie Alok would be forced to watch in Hell! Trailer For Rent / Streaming   Thanks for listening. Follow us on social media at the following links: Get TWO MONTHS OF FREE Podcast Hosting by going to Libsyn.com and using our affiliate code: NECRO Twitter: TheNecronomi.Com James Sabata Donald Guillory   Buy our Books: James Sabata Donald Guillory   Ko-Fi Page JamesSabata.com DonaldRGuillory.Com Contact Us   As always, reviews and online shares are greatly appreciated.   TheNecronomi.com - Analyzing horror movies as social commentary  
92:39 12/10/23
The Social Commentary of KILL LIST (w/Michael David Wilson)
Author Michael David Wilson (of the This Is Horror podcast) joins us to discuss KILL LIST. We're looking at religion, violence, corruption, trauma, exploitation, cultism, and fanaticism... including a  look into our shared fanaticism. We're also talking about Wilson's newest book, House of Bad Memories, which you can order here. Trailer For Rent / Streaming   Thanks for listening. Follow us on social media at the following links: Get TWO MONTHS OF FREE Podcast Hosting by going to Libsyn.com and using our affiliate code: NECRO Twitter: TheNecronomi.Com James Sabata Donald Guillory   Buy our Books: James Sabata Donald Guillory   Ko-Fi Page JamesSabata.com DonaldRGuillory.Com Contact Us   As always, reviews and online shares are greatly appreciated.   TheNecronomi.com - Analyzing horror movies as social commentary  
123:30 12/3/23
The Social Commentary of BANSHEE CHAPTER (w/Todd Keisling)
Author/Artist Todd Keisling joins us to talk Banshee Chapter. We're looking at government programs, conspiracy theories, Lovecraft, mind-altering drugs, and more. Trailer For Rent / Streaming   Thanks for listening. Follow us on social media at the following links: Get TWO MONTHS OF FREE Podcast Hosting by going to Libsyn.com and using our affiliate code: NECRO Twitter: TheNecronomi.Com James Sabata Donald Guillory   Buy our Books: James Sabata Donald Guillory   Ko-Fi Page JamesSabata.com DonaldRGuillory.Com Contact Us   As always, reviews and online shares are greatly appreciated.   TheNecronomi.com - Analyzing horror movies as social commentary  
107:22 11/26/23
The Social Commentary of THE MENU (w/Dwan L. Hearn)
Screenwriter/Podcaster Dwan L Hearn joins us to talk about THE MENU. We're looking at class, freedom, selling yourself, the service industry, and a LOT of references to professional wrestling. :) Trailer For Rent / Streaming Thanks for listening. Follow us on social media at the following links: Get TWO MONTHS OF FREE Podcast Hosting by going to Libsyn.com and using our affiliate code: NECRO Twitter: TheNecronomi.Com James Sabata Donald Guillory   Buy our Books: James Sabata Donald Guillory   Ko-Fi Page JamesSabata.com DonaldRGuillory.Com Contact Us   As always, reviews and online shares are greatly appreciated.   TheNecronomi.com - Analyzing horror movies as social commentary  
130:59 11/20/23
The Social Commentary of TALK TO ME (w/Zachary Ashford)
Author Zachary Ashford joins us to discuss the film TALK TO ME. We're looking at addiction, peer pressure, social media concerns, and the proper ettiquete when you find a suffering kangaroo on the side of the road. Trailer For Rent / Streaming Thanks for listening. Follow us on social media at the following links: Get TWO MONTHS OF FREE Podcast Hosting by going to Libsyn.com and using our affiliate code: NECRO Twitter: TheNecronomi.Com James Sabata Donald Guillory   Buy our Books: James Sabata Donald Guillory   Ko-Fi Page JamesSabata.com DonaldRGuillory.Com Contact Us   As always, reviews and online shares are greatly appreciated.   TheNecronomi.com - Analyzing horror movies as social commentary  
110:41 11/13/23
Simpsons Treehouse of Horror 34
Throughout the month of October 2020, we looked at  each episode of The Simpsons’ Treehouse of Horror! They made us do it again the next year... and the next year... and now again THIS year... So we're here looking at WILD BARTS CAN'T BE TOKEN, EI8HT, and LOUT BREAK...  Enjoy... or at least don't complain... we did PLENTY of that for you already
41:24 11/7/23
The Social Commentary of THE WIZARD OF OZ (w/Katherine Silva)
Author Katherine Silva joins us to discuss the 1939 classic THE WIZARD OF OZ. We're talking powerful women, coroners with weird rating systems, abuse in Hollywood, the bodily autonomy of trees, and so much more. :) Trailer For Rent / Streaming   Thanks for listening. Follow us on social media at the following links: Get TWO MONTHS OF FREE Podcast Hosting by going to Libsyn.com and using our affiliate code: NECRO Twitter: TheNecronomi.Com James Sabata Donald Guillory   Buy our Books: James Sabata Donald Guillory   Ko-Fi Page JamesSabata.com DonaldRGuillory.Com Contact Us   As always, reviews and online shares are greatly appreciated.   TheNecronomi.com - Analyzing horror movies as social commentary  
127:43 11/6/23
The Social Commentary of THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS (w/Lora Senf)
Author Lora Senf (The Clackity and The Nighthouse Keeper) joins us to discuss THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS, on the 30th anniversary of its release. We're looking at cultural appropriation, Jack and Sally's relationship, gratitude, and respect.   Trailer For Rent / Streaming       Thanks for listening. Follow us on social media at the following links: Get TWO MONTHS OF FREE Podcast Hosting by going to Libsyn.com and using our affiliate code: NECRO Twitter: TheNecronomi.Com James Sabata Donald Guillory   Buy our Books: James Sabata Donald Guillory   Ko-Fi Page JamesSabata.com DonaldRGuillory.Com Contact Us   As always, reviews and online shares are greatly appreciated.   TheNecronomi.com - Analyzing horror movies as social commentary  
80:59 10/30/23
The Social Commentary of FIVE NIGHTS AT FREDDY'S (w/Mr. Creepy Pasta)
Youtuber Mr. Creepy Pasta joins us to look at FNAF. We're looking at trauma, kidnapping, nostalgia, guilt, and why in the world ANYONE would want to visit Nebraska (jk, home state!) Trailer For Rent / Streaming     Thanks for listening. Follow us on social media at the following links: Get TWO MONTHS OF FREE Podcast Hosting by going to Libsyn.com and using our affiliate code: NECRO Twitter: TheNecronomi.Com James Sabata Donald Guillory   Buy our Books: James Sabata Donald Guillory   Ko-Fi Page JamesSabata.com DonaldRGuillory.Com Contact Us   As always, reviews and online shares are greatly appreciated.   TheNecronomi.com - Analyzing horror movies as social commentary  
96:12 10/28/23
The Social Commentary of THE MURMURING (w/Alex Woodroe)
Alex Woodroe joins us for 8 episodes breaking down each episode of Guillermo Del Toro's CABINET OF CURIOSITIES. Trailer For Rent / Streaming     Thanks for listening. Follow us on social media at the following links: Get TWO MONTHS OF FREE Podcast Hosting by going to Libsyn.com and using our affiliate code: NECRO Twitter: TheNecronomi.Com James Sabata Donald Guillory   Buy our Books: James Sabata Donald Guillory
102:45 10/26/23
The Social Commentary of THE VIEWING (w/Alex Woodroe)
Alex Woodroe joins us for 8 episodes breaking down each episode of Guillermo Del Toro's CABINET OF CURIOSITIES. Trailer For Rent / Streaming     Thanks for listening. Follow us on social media at the following links: Get TWO MONTHS OF FREE Podcast Hosting by going to Libsyn.com and using our affiliate code: NECRO Twitter: TheNecronomi.Com James Sabata Donald Guillory   Buy our Books: James Sabata Donald Guillory
92:56 10/23/23
The Social Commentary of DREAMS IN THE WITCH HOUSE (w/Alex Woodroe)
Alex Woodroe joins us for 8 episodes breaking down each episode of Guillermo Del Toro's CABINET OF CURIOSITIES. Trailer For Rent / Streaming       Thanks for listening. Follow us on social media at the following links: Get TWO MONTHS OF FREE Podcast Hosting by going to Libsyn.com and using our affiliate code: NECRO Twitter: TheNecronomi.Com James Sabata Donald Guillory   Buy our Books: James Sabata Donald Guillory   Ko-Fi Page JamesSabata.com DonaldRGuillory.Com Contact Us   As always, reviews and online shares are greatly appreciated.   TheNecronomi.com - Analyzing horror movies as social commentary  
91:56 10/19/23
The Social Commentary of PICKMAN'S MODEL
Alex Woodroe joins us for 8 episodes breaking down each episode of Guillermo Del Toro's CABINET OF CURIOSITIES. Trailer For Rent / Streaming     Thanks for listening. Follow us on social media at the following links: Get TWO MONTHS OF FREE Podcast Hosting by going to Libsyn.com and using our affiliate code: NECRO Twitter: TheNecronomi.Com James Sabata Donald Guillory   Buy our Books: James Sabata Donald Guillory
78:15 10/16/23
The Social Commentary of THE OUTSIDE (w/Alex Woodroe)
Alex Woodroe joins us for 8 episodes breaking down each episode of Guillermo Del Toro's CABINET OF CURIOSITIES. Trailer For Rent / Streaming       Thanks for listening. Follow us on social media at the following links: Get TWO MONTHS OF FREE Podcast Hosting by going to Libsyn.com and using our affiliate code: NECRO Twitter: TheNecronomi.Com James Sabata Donald Guillory   Buy our Books: James Sabata Donald Guillory   Ko-Fi Page JamesSabata.com DonaldRGuillory.Com Contact Us   As always, reviews and online shares are greatly appreciated.   TheNecronomi.com - Analyzing horror movies as social commentary  
85:00 10/12/23
The Social Commentary of THE AUTOPSY (w/Alex Woodroe)
Alex Woodroe joins us for 8 episodes breaking down each episode of Guillermo Del Toro's CABINET OF CURIOSITIES.   Trailer For Rent / Streaming       Thanks for listening. Follow us on social media at the following links: Get TWO MONTHS OF FREE Podcast Hosting by going to Libsyn.com and using our affiliate code: NECRO Twitter: TheNecronomi.Com James Sabata Donald Guillory   Buy our Books: James Sabata Donald Guillory   Ko-Fi Page JamesSabata.com DonaldRGuillory.Com Contact Us   As always, reviews and online shares are greatly appreciated.   TheNecronomi.com - Analyzing horror movies as social commentary  
72:25 10/9/23
The Social Commentary of GRAVEYARD RATS (w/Alex Woodroe)
Alex Woodroe joins us for 8 episodes breaking down each episode of Guillermo Del Toro's CABINET OF CURIOSITIES. Trailer For Rent / Streaming     Thanks for listening. Follow us on social media at the following links: Get TWO MONTHS OF FREE Podcast Hosting by going to Libsyn.com and using our affiliate code: NECRO Twitter: TheNecronomi.Com James Sabata Donald Guillory   Buy our Books: James Sabata Donald Guillory
85:27 10/5/23
The Social Commentary of LOT 36 (w/Alex Woodroe)
Alex Woodroe joins us for 8 episodes breaking down each episode of Guillermo Del Toro's CABINET OF CURIOSITIES. Trailer For Rent / Streaming     Thanks for listening. Follow us on social media at the following links: Get TWO MONTHS OF FREE Podcast Hosting by going to Libsyn.com and using our affiliate code: NECRO Twitter: TheNecronomi.Com James Sabata Donald Guillory   Buy our Books: James Sabata Donald Guillory   Ko-Fi Page JamesSabata.com DonaldRGuillory.Com Contact Us   As always, reviews and online shares are greatly appreciated.   TheNecronomi.com - Analyzing horror movies as social commentary  
97:13 10/2/23
The Social Commentary of THE CONJURING (w/William Sterling)
Author William Sterling joins us to talk about THE CONJURING. We're looking at reality vs. how the Warrens are portrayed, exorcisms, the questionable misogyny involved, and the mystery of how a family of seven couldn't finish a single pizza. Trailer For Rent / Streaming   Thanks for listening. Follow us on social media at the following links: Get TWO MONTHS OF FREE Podcast Hosting by going to Libsyn.com and using our affiliate code: NECRO Twitter: TheNecronomi.Com James Sabata Donald Guillory   Buy our Books: James Sabata Donald Guillory   Ko-Fi Page JamesSabata.com DonaldRGuillory.Com Contact Us   As always, reviews and online shares are greatly appreciated.   TheNecronomi.com - Analyzing horror movies as social commentary  
74:49 9/24/23
The Social Commentary of MASTER (w/RJ Joseph)
RJ Joseph, AKA Rhonda Jackson Garcia, joins us to look at MASTER. We're talking race, higher education, the ghosts of the past, the terrors of the present, how public policy is affecting teachers, the tenure policy, and so much more. And James tries desperately to form sentences while fighting losing his voice. You've been warned. Trailer For Rent / Streaming       Thanks for listening. Follow us on social media at the following links: Get TWO MONTHS OF FREE Podcast Hosting by going to Libsyn.com and using our affiliate code: NECRO Twitter: TheNecronomi.Com James Sabata Donald Guillory   Buy our Books: James Sabata Donald Guillory   Ko-Fi Page JamesSabata.com DonaldRGuillory.Com Contact Us   As always, reviews and online shares are greatly appreciated.   TheNecronomi.com - Analyzing horror movies as social commentary  
133:43 8/7/23
The Social Commentary of PLEASANTVILLE (w/Tim Meyer)
Author Tim Meyer stops by to talk PLEASANTVILLE. We're looking at racism, societal norms, morality, gender roles, the effect art has on our lives and more. Trailer For Rent / Streaming   Thanks for listening. Follow us on social media at the following links: Get TWO MONTHS OF FREE Podcast Hosting by going to Libsyn.com and using our affiliate code: NECRO Twitter: TheNecronomi.Com James Sabata Donald Guillory   Buy our Books: James Sabata Donald Guillory   Ko-Fi Page JamesSabata.com DonaldRGuillory.Com Contact Us   As always, reviews and online shares are greatly appreciated.   TheNecronomi.com - Analyzing horror movies as social commentary  
102:29 7/31/23
The Social Commentary of BONES AND ALL (w/Josh Ickes)
Filmmaker Josh Ickes joins us to talk about Bones and All. We're looking at otherness, community, finding your family, self-discovery, and just how many calories are in a person if you eat them BONES AND ALL. Trailer For Rent / Streaming   Thanks for listening. Follow us on social media at the following links: Get TWO MONTHS OF FREE Podcast Hosting by going to Libsyn.com and using our affiliate code: NECRO Twitter: TheNecronomi.Com James Sabata Donald Guillory   Buy our Books: James Sabata Donald Guillory   Ko-Fi Page JamesSabata.com DonaldRGuillory.Com Contact Us   As always, reviews and online shares are greatly appreciated.   TheNecronomi.com - Analyzing horror movies as social commentary  
99:13 7/17/23
The Social Commentary of IT STAINS THE SANDS RED (w/Chris Vander Kaay)
Author Chris Vander Kaay joins us to talk about self discovery, redemption, men who can't take a hint, motherhood, and how to make a well-worn genre feel fresh. Trailer For Rent / Streaming   Thanks for listening. Follow us on social media at the following links: Get TWO MONTHS OF FREE Podcast Hosting by going to Libsyn.com and using our affiliate code: NECRO Twitter: TheNecronomi.Com James Sabata Donald Guillory   Buy our Books: James Sabata Donald Guillory   Ko-Fi Page JamesSabata.com DonaldRGuillory.Com Contact Us   As always, reviews and online shares are greatly appreciated.   TheNecronomi.com - Analyzing horror movies as social commentary    
87:41 7/10/23
The Social Commentary of PIGGY (w/Brian Haas)
Brian Haas joins us to celebrate our 200th episode. We’re talking PIGGY: Bullying, revenge, justice, trauma, and the desire to fit in. Trailer For Rent / Streaming   Thanks for listening. Follow us on social media at the following links: Get TWO MONTHS OF FREE Podcast Hosting by going to Libsyn.com and using our affiliate code: NECRO Twitter: TheNecronomi.Com James Sabata Donald Guillory   Buy our Books: James Sabata Donald Guillory   Ko-Fi Page JamesSabata.com DonaldRGuillory.Com Contact Us   As always, reviews and online shares are greatly appreciated.   TheNecronomi.com - Analyzing horror movies as social commentary  
114:17 7/3/23