S1 Ep3: Nightmare University - Haunted House Horrors
Dr. Rebekah McKendry and guest Jared Rivet (Jakals) get academic on the origins of haunted house stories and the gold-standard "haunted house" movies from 1976-1982.
30 May 2019
S1 Ep2: Nightmare University - Defining the Horror Genre
On this week’s NIGHTMARE UNIVERSITY, Dr. Rebekah McKendry gives an academic crash course on "genre" and how the concept of “horror” is defined within it. NIGHTMARE UNIVERSITY presented on the FANGORIA Podcast Network
16 May 2019
S2 Ep4: One Percent Horror
Dr. Rebekah McKendry is joined by Elric Kane (Shockwaves, Pure Cinema Podcast) to discuss what Elric has coined "One Percent Horrors." Listen as Rebekah and Elric analyze the social and political commentary embedded in horror movies.
14 Nov 2019
S1 Ep4: Nightmare University - A Treatise on Torture
On this episode of Nightmare University, Dr. Rebekah McKendry delivers a treatise on torture in horror movies. Rebekah gets deep in the guts of the works of Herschell Gordon Lewis, the Saw and Hostel franchises, and how "torture porn" affects us on a deeper level than we may realize.
13 Jun 2019
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S2 Ep6: Lovecraft Horror
Dr. Rebekah McKendry and guest Graham Skipper dive into the depths of Lovecraft Horror for a very merry Cthulhu-mas episode!
19 Dec 2019
S2 Ep3: Gore Galore!
Just in time for Halloween, Dr. Rebekah McKendry is back from meeting horror fans at conventions across the country and she has a bloody good episode for ya. Rebekah gets into the guts and gravy of all kinds of gore!
31 Oct 2019
S1 Ep7: Nightmare University - Heavy Metal Horror
"Rock's chosen warriors will rule the apocalypse!" Dr. Rebekah McKendry is joined by Brandon Small (Metalocalypse) and her metal-head husband David McKendry to talk about the incredible sub-genre of the heavy metal horrors of the 1980's!
1 Aug 2019
S2 Ep5: Found Footage Fête
On this episode of NIGHTMARE UNIVERSITY, Dr. Rebekah McKendry goes all in on found footage movies.
5 Dec 2019
S1 Ep8: Nightmare University - The Hellraiser Legacy with Ashley Laurence
On this season finale episode of NIGHTMARE UNIVERSITY, Dr. Rebekah McKendry walks us through a passionate discourse on her favorite horror franchise: the HELLRAISER series. AND the amazing Ashley Laurence joins Rebekah to discuss her history with the franchise and shares some amazing behind-the scenes stories. Season 2 of NIGHTMARE UNIVERSITY is coming soon, so keep your ears peeled!
15 Aug 2019
S2 Ep2: Exploring the Crypt of Cult Media
Dr. Rebekah McKendry dives into the history of cult media, midnight screenings, and what defines a movie as a "cult classic."
3 Oct 2019
S1 Ep5: Nightmare University - Bad Granny! Exploring Hagsploitation
No, Grandma, No! Dr. Rebekah McKendry and guest David Del Valle discuss the fascinating world of the horror sub-genre: Hagsploitation!
27 Jun 2019
S2 Ep1: The History of the Haunt
Class is back in session! Dr. Rebekah McKendry is back with Season 2 of NIGHTMARE UNIVERSITY just in time for Halloween season. Rebekah dives into the earliest incarnations of haunted attractions (think corpses being shocked with electricity in public in the 1800's) and why we still cannot escape the allure of gore.
19 Sep 2019
S2 Ep7: Tech Horror
On this episode of NIGHTMARE UNIVERSITY, Dr. Rebekah McKendry gets technical about tech horror--starting with Frankenstein and beyond!
23 Jan 2020
S2 Ep8: Live from Panic Fest: Micro-budgets with Mr. A.J. Bowen!
On this special episode of NIGHTMARE UNIVERSITY, Dr. Rebekah McKendry and guest A.J. Bowen talk about working with micro-budgets and how YOU can make your own movie!
6 Feb 2020
S2: Office Hours - Face Your Fears
On the first Office Hours episode of 2020, Dr. Rebekah McKendry gets real about why horror fans love to be scared and how horror movies can help us conquer our fears.
9 Jan 2020
S3 Ep1: NIGHTMARE UNIVERSITY - Video Nasties with David Gregory
Dr. Rebekah McKendry is back with Season 3 of NIGHTMARE UNIVERSITY! To kick things off, Bekah and guest David Gregory dive deep into the history of the UK's "Video Nasties" of the late 70's and 80's.
2 Apr 2020
Office Hours - The Death of the Video Store
On this episode of Office Hours, Dr. Rebekah McKendry walks us through her documentation of the death of the video store, making the switch to streaming, and her prized collection of tapes and DVD's.
10 Oct 2019
Office Hours - The FANGORIA Files
Dr. Rebekah McKendry fondly remembers scouring the FANGORIA files, finding horror artifacts that she never thought existed, organizing the folders after moving disasters (multiple times!), and the new FANGORIA headquarters in Dallas, TX.
23 May 2019
Office Hours - The Most Successful FANGORIA Subscription Drive
In this episode of Office Hours, Dr. Rebekah McKendry recounts the story of the most successful FANGORIA subscription drive she managed and how it all started with a ton of Tartan Asia Extreme DVD's on her front lawn.
6 Jun 2019
Office Hours - Rocking with GWAR
On this bonus episode, Dr. Rebekah McKendry remembers interviewing heavy metal band GWAR for FANGORIA and how that led to her producing and directing a GWAR music video, her friendship with vocalist Dave Brockie, and being sacrificed on stage at a show!
20 Jun 2019