FC 27- Best Feminist Horror

FC 27- Best Feminist Horror

http://traffic.libsyn.com/goldenspiralmedia/frightclub27.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 41:12 — 19.5MB) | EmbedHorror’s come a long way from the days of nubile, sexually wayward teenage girls being victimized and/or rescued by men. Strong female characters have become staples of the genre, thanks in part to a rise in female writers and directors, but likely just as much credit goes to an audience unwilling to accept ridiculous stereotypes. Today we are joined by Senior Feminist Correspondent Melissa Starker as we pay tribute to half dozen of the best feminism horror has to offer. 6. The Descent (2005) This spelunking adventure comes with a familiar cast of... Read More
SILY Episode 310- Friday Flashback

SILY Episode 310- Friday Flashback

http://traffic.libsyn.com/thefringepodcast/310_stuffilearnedyesterday310.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 16:30 — 8.2MB) | Embed Welcome to Stuff I Learned Yesterday. My name is Darrell Darnell, peach cobbler is one of my favorite desserts, and I believe that if you aren’t learning, you aren’t living. In today’s episode of Stuff I Learned Yesterday we’re taking a trip back to one of the most popular episodes of Stuff I Learned Yesterday. Today fun fact is: Today is Peach Ice Cream Day! Peaches are native to China and were taken to America by Spanish explorers in the 16th century. Commercial cultivation has made them the second biggest fruit crop in the US (after... Read More
FC 26- Best Horror Documentaries

FC 26- Best Horror Documentaries

http://traffic.libsyn.com/goldenspiralmedia/frightclub26.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 36:26 — 17.3MB) | EmbedSometimes the truth is scarier than fiction, which is why we decided to look at documentaries this week. From true crime to weird tales, from psychological nightmares to war crimes, we look at the best documentaries the genre has to offer. 5. Room 237 (2012) Stanley Kubrick’s magnificent film The Shining inspires close examination. Director Rodney Ascher assembled some of the most inspired – obsessed, even – for his documentary on the Kubrick ghost story, Room 237. It would be too simplistic to take Room 237 as a deconstruction of The Shining, and... Read More
SILY Episode 308- Crossing New Roads

SILY Episode 308- Crossing New Roads

http://traffic.libsyn.com/thefringepodcast/308_stuffilearnedyesterday308.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 8:48 — 4.7MB) | Embed Welcome to Stuff I Learned Yesterday. My name is Darrell Darnell, today I’m picking up some shirts I had embroidered for Podcast Movement, and I believe if you are learning, you aren’t living. In today’s episode of Stuff I Learned Yesterday I share a simple story involving a simple game that teaches a valuable truth. Today’s Fun Fact of the Day: Today is Embrace Your Geekness Day. In an age of social media, mobile technology and gaming consoles, it’s impossible to avoid being just a little bit geeky. Don’t fight it; jump head first... Read More
SILY Episode 307-Friday Forum

SILY Episode 307-Friday Forum

http://traffic.libsyn.com/thefringepodcast/307_stuffilearnedyesterday307.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 8:53 — 4.7MB) | Embed Welcome to Stuff I Learned Yesterday. My name is Darrell Darnell, the clock in my studio is a DHARMA Initiative themed clock, and I believe that if you aren’t learning, you aren’t living. In today’s episode of Stuff I Learned Yesterday I’m pleased to bring you another installment of the Friday Forum. Today’s fun fact: There is an English word for the scent that is produced during rainfall on dry soil: Petrichor. The term was coined in 1964 by two Australian scientists studying the smells of wet weather. It is derived from a pair of... Read More