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Mild Threat and Peril

Self proclaimed horror scholars and aficionados Emma Platt and Andrew Brooker discuss and dissect the horror genre, one bloody film at a time.

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Episode 10 - Frightfest 2021

It's been a tough couple of months, so Emma and Brooker have scrapped, for now, the current plans for episodes and decided to get together, shoot the breeze, and chat about the films that Brooker got to experience at the freshly returned FrightFest in London this past august. There's some book chat too, and some hot takes that get everyone a little heated. Hosts: Emma Platt/Andrew Brooker Music: “The Descent” by Kevin McLeod at incompetech.com Twitter: @MildThreatPodFacebook: MildThreatPod

1hr 1min

30 Sep 2021

Rank #1

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Episode 9 - Is That Really Horror?

Emma and Brooker have come together for another hour or so of just... Chatting nonsense. Catching up on the last month or so of horror viewing, reading and playing and just generally putting the world to rights. Did Emma get to read her most anticipated book for this year? What did Brooker get up to with his 10 days of isolation? You'll have to tune in and find out. Hosts: Emma Platt/Andrew Brooker Music: “The Descent” by Kevin McLeod at incompetech.com Twitter: @MildThreatPodFacebook: MildThreatPod

1hr 19mins

29 Jul 2021

Rank #2

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Episode 8 - Religion in Horror

Religion is one of the most common, and yet most terrifying subjects in horror films. So why wouldn't we pull a few apart and chat a little religious horror? Come and join us. Hosts: Emma Platt/Andrew Brooker Music: “The Descent” by Kevin McLeod at incompetech.com Twitter: @MildThreatPodFacebook: MildThreatPod

57mins

17 Jun 2021

Rank #3

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Episode 7 - Invisible Men and Ultra-Violent Kangaroos

We return for another catch up episode as Emma and Brooker spent some time sharing recommendations for the latest books, films and games they've gotten through in the last few weeks. Hosts: Emma Platt/Andrew Brooker Music: “The Descent” by Kevin McLeod at incompetech.com Twitter: @MildThreatPodFacebook: MildThreatPod

1hr 22mins

5 Apr 2021

Rank #4

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Episode 6 - Based on a True Story

Emma and Brooker return to talk about some of the scariest films to be made, that were inspired by real-life events. From Jaws to The Strangers and a whole host in-between. Spanning from fun to depressing, the pair have plenty to say. Won't you join us? Hosts: Emma Platt/Andrew Brooker Music: “The Descent” by Kevin McLeod at incompetech.com Twitter: @MildThreatPodFacebook: MildThreatPod

1hr 16mins

4 Mar 2021

Rank #5

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Episode 5 - Catching Up in 2021

Back to it. As we shake the format up a little to keep up with the insanity the is the world we live in, Emma and Brooker have a bit of a catch up and a look forward to the coming year. Hosts: Emma Platt/Andrew Brooker Music: “The Descent” by Kevin McLeod at incompetech.com Twitter: @MildThreatPodFacebook: MildThreatPod

1hr 9mins

1 Feb 2021

Rank #6

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Episode 4 - Women as Monsters

Emma and Brooker's journey through the evolution of women and monsters in modern horror film with a study on female monsters in 21st century horror. Featuring some of the biggest lady-led scary movies of recent years, from The Descent to Jennifer's Body and a whole load in between. Hosts: Emma Platt/Andrew Brooker Music: “The Descent” by Kevin McLeod at incompetech.com Twitter: @MildThreatPodFacebook: MildThreatPod

1hr 9mins

28 Sep 2020

Rank #7

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Big Fucking Sharks - A Shark Week Special

In this  Shark Week special episode, Brooker joined a panel of horror podcasters to discuss and dissect Jaws and its legacy. Listen in as the group delve into to it. the film's effect on Hollywood and the horror genre. You can follow the rest of the panel at: @RadioCreeps @SlashNCast @SlsherMediaYT @WeBeneath @KillByKillPod And of course, you can follow us on Twitter and Facebook at @MildThreatPod

1hr 2mins

14 Aug 2020

Rank #8

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Episode 3 - Horror in a Post-9/11 World

Episode 3 - Horror in a Post-9/11 WorldIn this episode, Emma and Brooker revisit one of the most horrific moments in modern history and discuss how it affected the horror genre as a whole.Hosts: Emma Platt/Andrew BrookerMusic: “The Descent” by Kevin McLeod at incompetech.comTwitter: @MildThreatPodFacebook: Mild Threat Pod

1hr 38mins

16 Jul 2020

Rank #9

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Episode 2 - The Evolution of The Final Girl

Episode 2 - The Evolution of The Final GirlEmma and Brooker visit Haddonfield and Woodboro on their journey through the evolution of horror’s most famous trope - the Final Girl.Hosts: Emma Platt/Andrew BrookerMusic: “The Descent” by Kevin McLeod at incompetech.comTwitter: @MildThreatPodFacebook: Mild Threat Pod

1hr 38mins

21 Jun 2020

Rank #10