Paranormal Pajama Party

By Steph Summar

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Isn't it weird how often the horrors in our favourite scary stories tend to look a lot like, uh… ladies? Join me as I dig up the social and cultural contexts behind classic ghost stories and legends to challenge the often one-dimensional portrayal of women in horror. 

Episode Date
The Cult of True Womanhood: “The Fall of the House of Usher”, Part 2
Jul 21, 2024
"What Happens Next?": Are Reproductive Rights Human Rights?
Jul 07, 2024
Beautiful Dead Women: “The Fall of the House of Usher”, Part 1
Jun 30, 2024
Malleus Maleficarum: Incels and Modern Witch Hunts
Jun 23, 2024
Malleus Maleficarum: Hammer of Witches
Jun 16, 2024
Monster Girls of Video Games
Jun 09, 2024
Monster Girls of Greek Mythology
Jun 02, 2024
The Ciguapa: Danger in the Dominican Republic
May 26, 2024
The Island of the Dolls: Mexico City's Haunted Hoard
May 19, 2024
Sarah Whitehead: The Bank Nun
May 12, 2024
Ghouls Just Wanna Have Fun – Paranormal Pajama Party Returns for Season Two!
May 05, 2024
The Tower of London, Part 2: The Ghost of Anne Boleyn
Apr 14, 2024
The Tower of London, Part 1: The Countess of Salisbury, Lady Arbella Stuart, and Lady Jane Grey
Apr 07, 2024
Beatrice Cenci: Innocent Murderess
Mar 31, 2024
"Coraline", Part 2: Scary Gender Expressions and Scarier Mothers
Mar 24, 2024
"Coraline", Part 1: The Uncanny and the Monstrous-Feminine
Mar 17, 2024
Felines, Females, and Fear: Witches and Their Familiars
Mar 10, 2024
The Pontianak: The Malay Peninsula's Fiercest Ghost
Mar 03, 2024
The Headless Mule: Brazil's Cautionary Tale
Feb 25, 2024
“The Boarded Window”: 'The Oregon Trail' Lied to Us
Feb 18, 2024
Sweet Dreams: The Night Hag, the Mare, and the Succubus
Feb 11, 2024
Bloody Mary: A Slumber Party Classic
Feb 04, 2024
The Rusalka: No Mere Mermaid
Jan 28, 2024
The Vanishing Hitchhiker: Sibyls, the Oracle of Delphi and an Urban Legend
Jan 21, 2024
You're invited to a Paranormal Pajama Party!
Jan 15, 2024