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Scarred For Life

On Scarred For Life, hosts Terry and Mary Beth open up old wounds by talking about the films that scared us when we were kids. They interview writers, directors, and more about that one film that gave them nightmares and how they feel about it now.New episodes are released every Monday morning!

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Episode 2: Harpoon Director Rob Grant and Indiana Jones And The Last Crusade

Join Terry and Mary Beth as they talk to director Rob Grant and his fear of the face-melting scene in Indiana Jones And The Last Crusade.They also talk to him about his history with horror, queer horror, and his new boat horror film, Harpoon, which comes to VOD and Blu-ray on October 8!Don't forget to enter the Mondo post contest on Twitter. All you have to do is subscribe, leave us a review, screenshot that review, and post it on Twitter, tagging @ScarredPodcast.Rob Grant: has no social media!Scarred For Life: @scarredpodcastTerry: @gaylydreadfulMary Beth: @mbmcandrewsWant to share your experience with Indiana Jones? Email us at scarredforlifepodcast@gmail.com and you may be featured on the show!Thanks to Steve Barnold for our artwork and Sean Keller for our theme song.

1hr 47mins

7 Oct 2019

Rank #1

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Episode 4: Molly Henery And A Nightmare On Elm Street

On this episode of Scarred For Life, Terry and Mary Beth talk to writer Molly Henery. They discuss A Nightmare On Elm Street and the impact it had on Molly and Terry (Mary Beth's playing catch-up).We also announce the winners of our Mondo poster contest!Follow Molly:https://twitter.com/BloggingBanshee https://thebloggingbanshee.com/Follow Scarred for Life:https://twitter.com/ScarredPodcast

1hr 3mins

4 Nov 2019

Rank #2

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Episode 13: Ale Gonzalez Talks About the Terror of The Ring (2002)

Writer and podcaster Ale Gonzalez joins us today about seeing The Ring (2002) too young and how it almost killed her love of horror movies. Before that, though, Mary Beth explains how The Poughkeepsie Tapes has haunted her. Terry gives his opinion on Into the Dark "Midnight Kiss" and how it explores gay relationships. Ale revisits The Witch and talks Little Women.Learn more about the feminist reading of The Ring here: https://www.btchflcks.com/2011/10/horror-week-2011-a-feminist-reading-of-the-ring.html#.XhK86EdKj-gFollow Ale @sick__66 and her podcast @seequelsFollow Us@ScarredPodcast@mbmcandrews@GaylyDreadful


6 Jan 2020

Rank #3

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Episode 3: Ryan Larson and Jaws

Terry and Mary Beth chat with Ryan Larson, editor-in-chief of Ghastly Grinning about Jaws, a film that scarred us all.

1hr 4mins

21 Oct 2019

Rank #4

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Episode 17: Satanic Panic Director Chelsea Stardust and The Watcher in the Woods

Today, we talk to director Chelsea Stardust about her amazing year last year, where she released her first two features: Fangoria's Satanic Panic and the "ALL THAT WE DESTROY" episode of Hulu and Blumhouse's Into the Dark. Then we go back to a time where Disney didn't give any cares about traumatizing children and released films like The Watcher in the Woods. Follow Chelsea Stardust on Twitter: @StardustChelseaFollow Us:Mary Beth: @mbmcandrewsTerry: @gaylydreadfulAnd please subscribe, rate and review! <3

1hr 13mins

3 Feb 2020

Rank #5

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Episode 21: Black Christmas (2019) Writer April Wolfe Talks Cujo

This week, our guest film critic, podcaster and Black Christmas (2019) co-writer April Wolfe! After getting candid about the release of the Blumhouse film, we chat about the movies we've seen recently before diving face-first into the horrors of a St Bernard named Cujo.Black Christmas (2019) is available on VOD March 3rd and Blu Ray March 17th!Time Stamps:What we've watched recently: 27:25Cujo: 40:50Follow April! @AWolfefulFollow her podcast! @SwitchbladePodFollow us!Mary Beth @mbmcandrewsTerry @gaylydreadfulPodcast @ScarredPodcast

1hr 10mins

2 Mar 2020

Rank #6

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Episode 6: CAM Writer Isa Mazzei and Saw

This week, Terry and Mary Beth talk to screenwriter, producer, former sex worker, and now author Isa Mazzei! She wrote the horror film CAM and her new book, Camgirl, a memoir about her life as a camgirl, just came out last week. They talk about figuring out sexuality, identity, Neopets, and how much Saw destroyed their young lives.Buy Isa's book here:https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07ZVLPMF1/Watch CAM on Netflix:https://www.netflix.com/watch/80177400Follow Isa:Twitter: https://twitter.com/isaiswrongFollow the podcast:Twitter: https://twitter.com/ScarredPodcastThank you to Steve Barnold for our artwork and Sean Keller for our theme song.

1hr 3mins

18 Nov 2019

Rank #7

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Episode 11: Mary Beth and Terry Discuss the Best Horror of 2019

As we end 2019, we wanted to look back at the year. We dive deep into Black Christmas (2019) and I talk about PAX Unplugged. Then we give some of our favorite festival favorites to keep an eye on in 2020. Finally, we discuss our Top 10 favorite horror films of the year. Things to note:13:50 -- We talk Black Christmas (2019) spoilers31:00 -- We stop talking Black Christmas.Finally, if you want some South Korean Horror suggestions, Mary Beth comes through in a pinch! https://letterboxd.com/suzannahsylvian/list/south-korean-horror-thriller/Follow:@ScarredPodcast@mbmcandrews@gaylydreadfulHappy holidays, everyone!

2hr 11mins

23 Dec 2019

Rank #8

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Episode 14: Jessica Rose And Jurassic Park

Writer Jessica Rose joins Mary Beth and Terry to discuss Jurassic Park, a film that to this day terrifies her to the point of panic. Why? How? We dig into this and more on this episode!Here is the horribly played Jurassic Park theme song Mary Beth mentions: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-w-58hQ9dLkFollow Jessica on Twitter: @jayjayrose7Follow the show: @ScarredPodcast

1hr 9mins

13 Jan 2020

Rank #9

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Episode 22: Josh Anderson Talks SBFs and Wes Craven's New Nightmare

Today, we welcome writer Josh Anderson to the show! You've seen his work on Nightmare on Film Street and Gayly Dreadful and today he's here to talk how Wes Craven's New Nightmare gave him SBFs. And if you're like Terry and you're Googling what SBF means, no it's not a Straight Best Friend. You'll have to listen to find out. You can find Josh's writings on Nightmare on Film Street here: https://nofspodcast.com/author/joshua-anderson/And you can read his article about a different Nightmare on Elm Street entry here: https://www.gaylydreadful.com/blog/2019/6/25/the-final-girl-a-lgbtq-representationFollow Josh on Twitter: @BrooksaJoshuaFollow Us on Twitter: @scarredpodcastMary Beth -- @mbmcandrewsTerry -- @gaylydreadful

1hr 8mins

9 Mar 2020

Rank #10

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Episode 16: Nine Inch Nails Art Director Rob Sheridan and Communion

This week Mary Beth and Terry chat with Grammy-nominated artist Rob Sheridan who is best known for his role as the Nine Inch Nails' art director. They chat about what Mary Beth says is the perfect camp movie: Communion. They discuss Walken's wild performance, if they believe in alien abduction, and the wild life of Whitley Strieber.Follow Rob on Twitter @rob_sheridan.You can find more information on High Level at the official website: https://www.highlevelcomic.com/And don’t forget to preorder High Level, out in comic book stores on February 5th and February 11th everywhere else : https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/high-level-rob-sheridan/1134984645Follow the podcast on Twitter @ScarredPodcast!Mary Beth: @mbmcandrewsTerry: @gaylydreadful

1hr 13mins

28 Jan 2020

Rank #11

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Episode 18: Actress Brea Grant and the Horror of Return to Oz

Today, we're joined by the multi-talented Brea Grant to discuss her career that includes indie hits, a stint with writing/directing/acting in Eastsiders and the upcoming Jeremy Gardner/Christian Slater-directed After Midnight. Then we talk wheelers, headless women and a bunch of oddity with Disney's Return to Oz!Preorder After Midnight here: https://crankedupfilms.com/aftermidnightFollow Brea on Twitter: @breagrantFollow Us:@ScarredPodcast@mbmcandrews@GaylyDreadful


10 Feb 2020

Rank #12

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Episode 24: Daniel Isn't Real Director Adam Egypt Mortimer Talks Pink Floyd: The Wall

Today, Terry and Mary Beth welcome writer/director Adam Egypt Mortimer to discuss how Pink Floyd: The Wall messed him up good as a kid. But first, we discuss his latest (Scarred Podcast approved) horror film Daniel Isn't Real, premiering March 26th, 2020 on Shudder!Shudder is also giving our listeners a code to check out the service. Use code "SCARRED" to get 14 days free! So now you have no reason not to watch the fantastic Daniel Isn't Real!Follow Adam: @adamegyptFollow Us: @scarred Podcast@mbmcandrews@GaylyDreadfulAnd please, if you enjoy what we do, take a moment and leave us a review on Apple Podcasts. Also rate and subscribe. I hate saying it, but it truly helps us out.

1hr 27mins

23 Mar 2020

Rank #13

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Episode 10: Eric Power & Andreas Petersen And The Dark Crystal and Night of The Living Dead

Terry and Mary Beth have TWO special guests this week: Eric Power, director of Attack of the Demons, and Andreas Petersen, writer of Attack of the Demons. They talk about animation, anime, how awful Gelfings are, and realizing just how bad adults can be at a young age!Check out an Attack of the Demons teaser here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r9FpQxbqwFQLink to Petscop: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6e6RK8o1fcsFollow Eric @ericpowerup on Twitter.Follow Andreas @SLC_Andreas on Twitter.Follow the podcast @ScarredPodcast!

1hr 26mins

16 Dec 2019

Rank #14

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Episode 20: Carolyn Mauricette and The Exorcist

Today Mary Beth and Terry talk to Carolyn Mauricette. She’s a Rotten Tomatoes approved critic that has written for a variety of academic publications and sites, including Rue Morgue, Grim Magazine and her own site View from the Dark, which focuses on reviews and analyses of genre films from a WOC perspective. She’s also a programmer for Blood in the Snow film festival. On February 29th, 2020 and in conjunction with the Black Museum, she will give a lecture about The Omega Man entitled "The Omega Man's Utopian Dystopia" at The Royal Cinema in Toronto.Carolyn mentions this fantastic article about Women, anxiety and The Exorcist: https://womenandhollywood.com/examining-the-woman-anxiety-problem-in-the-exorcist-937a55666637/Follow Carolyn -- @vfdpixie on TwitterHer site -- https://viewfromthedark.ca/Blood in the Snow Film Festival -- https://bloodinthesnow.ca/More Info on her lecture -- https://www.facebook.com/events/1001996333518939/The Black Museum -- http://theblackmuseum.com/Follow Us!Scarred Podcast -- @scarredpodcastMary Beth -- @mbmcandrewsTerry -- @gaylydreadful

1hr 6mins

24 Feb 2020

Rank #15

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Episode 7: Tyler Liston And Ghostbusters 2

Terry and Mary Beth talk to writer and soon-to-be author Tyler Liston about Ghostbusters 2 and how it ruined Tyler's life. We also talk about his upcoming book, Wounds, and our mutual love of The VVitch. Here's the article we mentioned about the actor who played Vigo the Carpathian: https://deadspin.com/the-hateful-life-and-spiteful-death-of-the-man-who-was-1737376537Follow Tyler @tyliston.Follow the podcast @ScarredPodcast.

1hr 3mins

25 Nov 2019

Rank #16

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Episode 8: Josh Pond and The Entity

Terry and Mary Beth talk to Nightmare on Film Street writer and Twitter horror curator Josh Pond about being eight years old and watching The Entity. Heads-up: This episode comes with a trigger warning for sexual assault.We discuss the themes, Josh tells us a spooky real life ghost story and analyze the way the film treats the female body. It's a heavy episode, folks.Follow:Josh @MrJosh79The podcast @ScarredPodcastMary Beth @mbmcandrewsTerry @gaylydreadful

1hr 14mins

2 Dec 2019

Rank #17

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Episode 27: Things Get Spicy when Greg Mucci talks The Shining

Hold onto your butts, everyone. If you thought Terry had an unpopular opinion about The Exorcist, you haven't heard anything yet. This week, writer Greg Mucci (Daily Grindhouse, Talk Film Society and elsewhere) joins us to discuss how The Shining ruined his slumber party. Mary Beth's still traumatized over the bear BJ and Terry...well, you'll have to listen. LITTLE CUTSFirst up, Terry talks about The Vast of Night and playing too much Animal Crossing. Mary Beth rewatched The Other Lamb. Greg discussed The Platform, The Golden Glove.Follow Greg: @ReelBrewFollow Us: @ScarredPodcast@mbmcandrews@gaylydreadful

1hr 24mins

13 Apr 2020

Rank #18

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Episode 19: Valeska Griffiths and The Secret of NIMH

Today Mary Beth and Terry talk to Valeska Griffiths, the founder of anatomy of a scream and grim magazine, host of the Riverdale podcast Milkshakes and Mimosas and co-editor of Scared Sacred, a book on religion and horror from House of Leaves Publishing. After discussing her work, The Lodge and a few movies from Terry’s trip to Panic Fest, we talk The Secret of NIMH and creepy owls, freaky cats, animated blood and a hot rat named Justin.Time Stamps:Latest Movies -- 9:30The Secret of NIMH -- 30:30A few links of things discussed in the episode:House of Leaves/Scared Sacred -- https://www.holpublishing.com/Cats are Serial Killers -- https://theoatmeal.com/comics/cats_actually_killJustin the Rat Cosplay?? -- https://www.cosplayfu.com/product/Justin+Cosplay+from+The+Secret+of+NIMHFollow Valeska -- @bitchcraftTOFollow Us!Scarred Podcast -- @scarredpodcastMary Beth -- @mbmcandrewsTerry -- @gaylydreadful

1hr 11mins

17 Feb 2020

Rank #19

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Episode 26: Fangoria's Porno Director Keola Racela Talks House

This week, Mary Beth and Terry talk to Keola Racela, director of Fangoria's upcoming film Porno. They discuss...well, porn, the work of Kenneth Anger and, er, genital trauma before diving into crazy puppets, war and the terror of the 1986 cult classic House. Porno comes to VOD on May 8.Follow Keola: @keolaracelaFollow the podcast: @ScarredPodcastFollow Mary Beth: @mbmcandrewsFollow Terry: @gaylydreadful

1hr 4mins

6 Apr 2020

Rank #20