The holidays are almost here and with it often times come long road trips. So we wanted to give you a few genre podcast to binge while driving in the middle of nowhere. Below are some up and coming podcasts that we love along with some old favorites in no particular order.
SCARY STORIES FROM CAMP ROANOKE
Katy Wiggins and Morgan Drisko take us to camp each week with a new scary tale of the unknown. If you are a fan of My Favorite Murder this is a podcast you will want to add to your weekly rotation. The hosts have great chemistry and weave in some humor with these horrific tales. All new Junior Counselor’s that back their Patreon page get a shout out on the show, including your own made up back story that brought you to camp!
This podcast is a hidden gem for those looking to expand their true-crime playlist. One part cults, one part comedy and a whole lot of Kool-Aid this podcasts will quench your lust for murder and mystery. Their first ever live show took place at Panic Fest last year and we are happy to bring them back for another live show in 2020! Tune in every Monday to hear about a crazy new group. Don’t drink the Kool-Aid!
Weaving in and out of your consciousness like a bad dream you can’t wake from, this is the Nightmare Junkhead podcast! Hosted by nostalgic nerds, Greg D. and Jenius McGee, tackle both vintage and modern horror films and offer great commentary with some deep cut references. I almost guarantee it is the most fun you will have with a horror podcast that reviews films and talks about all things horror.
Elijah Wood and Daniel Noah of indie production company SpectreVision visit the homes and workshops of some of their favorite creators in the genre community and beyond, including Taika Waititi, Ana Lily Amirpour, Flying Lotus, Kate and Laura Mulleavy of Rodarte and others. From campfire tales to creature features, the exhilarating, entertaining and sometimes even therapeutic experience of facing one’s fears has always fascinated our hosts. On these intimate visits, guests delve into their lives, their work and how they’ve managed to turn their fears into art. A SHUDDER ORIGINAL PODCAST.
VIDEO PALACE (Shudder)
A Shudder Original Podcast
When video collector Mark Cambria watches a mysterious VHS tape, he begins talking in his sleep in a language that doesn’t exist. Mark and his girlfriend Tamra set out to investigate the tape’s origin and find themselves caught up in a web of conspiracy, occult, and dread surrounding a legendary video store with a sinister purpose beyond imagining. VIDEO PALACE was created by Nick Braccia and Michael Monello.
DEATH DYING AND OTHER THINGS
Death, Dying, and Other Things is a weird fiction podcast. On the first Thursday of the month, Justyn Buske brings you a new set of unsettling stories. If you like the LORE podcast you will dig this one!
MY NEIGHBORS ARE DEAD
My Neighbors Are Dead is a weekly improvised podcast where host Adam Peacock interviews the lesser known characters from your favorite horror films. It is a great original concept that blends the comedic improvisational skills of Adam and his friends. Produced by Nat DuFort who also co-hosts another great podcast called ‘Creepy’ that we highlight later in our list.
What goes bump in the night? Whether it’s Bigfoot, a ghost, or Patrick Bateman, the FRIGHTDAY crew, armed with their EVP recorder and flashlights, will investigate. When Sam, Byron, and Captain Kelly aren’t investigating cryptids, aliens, hauntings, and serial killers, they have lighthearted discussions with film lovers and makers, and review current and classic horror films.
THE MOVIE CRYPT
Adam Green (FROZEN, the HATCHET franchise), Joe Lynch (MAYHEM, EVERLY), and Arwen the Yorkie host this highly inspirational and educational program that offers a fully comprehensive look at the artistic process and the enduring struggle of not giving up on your dreams. By candidly sharing their own trials and tribulations as filmmakers, Adam and Joe create an extremely honest and heartfelt dialogue with their guests. The hilarious, heartbreaking, and therapeutic “artist on artist” conversations focus on each guest’s individual journey and the various hurdles they have personally faced and conquered along the way. With guests ranging from Academy Award winners, entertainment icons, and A-list celebrities… to cinematographers, editors, studio executives, and countless other crucial positions not typically featured in the spotlight, an average episode of The Movie Crypt offers more insight for navigating the entertainment industry than an entire semester of film school.
DARK WAS THE NIGHT (Downright Creepy)
Downright Creepy Original Series
When the sun hits the horizon and the light begins to dim, the secret society convenes in a cabin deep in the woods – to share tales of folklore and the macabre. These are the stories that are told when dark becomes night. This is, Dark Was the Night.
A new original storytelling podcast from Downright Creepy that made its debut on Halloween! Narrated by Darren Smith with stories read by Tim KC Canton, Eric Havens and friends.