ScreamQueenz: Where Horror Gets GAY!

ScreamQueenz: Where Horror Gets GAY!

A twice-monthly look at the weird and wonderful world of horror movies as seen through the host's very gay eyes. Killer reviews, off-beat comedy and unforgettable guests. In 2016, ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY chose as one of the Top 9 LGBT Podcasts while RUE MORGUE MAGAZINE put the show on their Top 25 Horror Podcasts list.


October 22, 2021 110 min

Step right up, step right up! Climb aboard for the ride of your life...or possibly the end of your life.

This Halloween, I'm inviting you to spend the night with me in TOBE HOOPER's 1981 creepy carnival monster mashup, THE FUNHOUSE.

When an evening at the carnival proves neither thrilling nor chilling enough, Amy and her friends get the bright idea to have an impromptu overnight smooch-n-grope party in the creepy funhouse. ...

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Beyond the door of THE NIGHTMARE CLOSET waiting to make me confront my childhood terrors lies... BEYOND THE DOOR from 1974 (aka CHI SEI?)

In this utterly shameless ripoff of both THE EXORCIST and ROSEMARY'S BABY, Jessica's expectancy isn't going as expected, because her future bundle of joy has already been earmarked by Satan to be his emissary of evil on Earth.

Prepare yourself for:

  • projectile vomiting
  • spinning heads
  • hig...
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    Season Twelve kicks off with some holy terror as we discuss the last temptation of SAINT MAUD (2019).

    Here to help me dodge the fire and brimstone and possibly provoke the wrath of God are my very special guests KASEY LOMAN, the creative mind behind EVILGOODS DESIGN and the FEMMES OF FRIGHT collection, and NICOLE DAVIS, co-host of MOVIE GO ROUND.

    In SAINT MAUD, a rather unstable nurse who has had a recent religious conversion is assi...

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    "I Do Not Care For Hunky Boys...Or do I???"

    July 26th marks eleven years since ScreamQueenz first hit the airwaves.

    Celebrate this dubious milestone and the end of this season with a sci-fi horror comedy love letter to the '80s & '90s that's like MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS had a baby with MY GIRL.

    And that baby smoked a lot of crack.

    Like, a LOT of crack!

    That movie is PG: PSYCHO GOREMAN.

    After unearthing a gem ...

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    "My God...They're All Mad."

    For the first time in a long time, the door of THE NIGHTMARE CLOSET is about to slowly swing open once again and unleash another movie that completely traumatized me when I saw it as a child.

    This time, the evil let loose upon the world is BROTHERHOOD OF SATAN (1971).

    The tiny town of Hillsboro finds itself under attack by mysterious unknown forces. Unable to leave, entire families are slaughte...

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    Our PRIDE MONTH celebration continues with a look at the truly unusual, blood-streaked 1981 psychological thriller BUTCHER, BAKER, NIGHTMARE MAKER aka NIGHT WARNING.

    Billy, an orphaned teenager, finds himself being dominated by his increasingly unhinged Aunt Sheryl who's hell-bent on keeping him with all costs.

    Despite its deceptively simple plot, BBNM is a remarkably layered film featuring a bravura performance from SU...

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    "Everything's a movie to me..."

    Kick off your Pride Month festivities with this deep dive into the movie that was meta before meta was cool, the moviehouse movie-within-a-movie massacre motion picture POPCORN from 1991.

    Tucked inside all the Grand Guignol fun, we'll be putting a special focus on the closeted life and tragic death of the film's star, TOM VILLARD.

    Joining me are world-famous actor and host of the HOT...

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    "Will you love me...til the day you die?"

    Those crazy shopkeepers from My Very Curious Curio Shop are taking over this episode of ScreamQueenz to bring you this full episode of "DAMN YOU, UNCLE LEWIS!", our Patreon Exclusive Podcast dedicated to FRIDAY THE 13th: THE SERIES.

    Originally airing in May 2020, MAYA MURPHY and TRAE DEAN are on hand to help me tackle one of the series' most infamous and beloved episodes o...

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    "This entire murder has been...catered!"

    You are cordially invited to spend the weekend with the world's greatest detectives in a spooky old mansion!

    Enjoy an invisible dinner, a fiendish murder, and the chance to win a million dollars if you can solve this devious crime!

    Get ready to laugh your *** off, because our topic this time is NEIL SIMON's classic murder mystery spoof MURDER BY DEATH from 1976 featuring one of ...

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    "He's family..."

    Our salute to CANADIAN HORROR movies continues with a chat about the deeply unsettling (and tragically out-of-print at this time) psychosexual thriller, PIN from 1988.

    A young man develops an unhealthy attachment to Pin, his father's medical anatomy doll and reigns terror upon anyone who threatens his fractured reality.

    To help me navigate this dark and twisted path, I am delighted to have MAYA MURPHY ...

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    "It can't be happening again..."

    It's CANADIAN HORROR MONTH at ScreamQueenz, and we're starting the festivities by taking a look at their truly iconic slasher classic MY BLOODY VALENTINE from 1981.

    Special Guests:

    BRYAN NORTON: Director - "Jack Attack", Author - "FOR GOD'S SAKE, GET OUT!": The Amityville Horror at the Movies

    TARA GARNER: Actual Canadian, Resident Historian


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    March 26, 2021 33 min

    "Get Ready for the Violence of the Lambs..."

    It is a fact that there are more sheep in New Zealand.

    This tidbit of truth makes the New Zealand-based horror-comedy BLACK SHEEP all the more delicious!

    Thanks to brilliant gooey, over-the-top gore and monster effects, the seemingly stupid concept of "killer sheep" becomes genuinely terrifying. Add a dryly hilarious script to balance out the bloodshed, and you've got o...

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    "Why does everything have to be so unnecessarily gross?!?"

    For our Salute to Irish Horror, we'll be discussing the utterly charming supernatural comedy, EXTRA ORDINARY.

    Rose, a mild-mannered driving instructor with an ability to talk to the dead, must exorcise seven ghosts in order to save a young girl from being sacrificed by a one-hit-wonder pop star who has turned to Satanism to restore his flaccid career.

    To ensure we ...

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    Our celebration of WOMEN IN HORROR MONTH continues with a discussion of the powerful and controversial film SWALLOW. I am delighted to be joined by two very special guests: gender-bending queer horror filmmaker ALAN ROWE KELLY (Tales of Poe, The Blood Shed) and cohost of the MOVIE GO ROUND podcast NICOLE DAVIS.

    **This episode contains frank discussions of sexual assault, domestic abuse and eating disorders. See below for links to r...

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    If you've ever wondered what would happen when I covered a movie that truly terrified're about to find out.

    Because LAST GIRL STANDING is a movie that shakes me to my core.

    Twice before I've tried to talk about this film on the show.

    Twice before I've had to scrap the entire project because just scratching the surface turns me into a blubbering, frightened mess.

    Turns out what I needed was the calming soothing...

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    This episode is dedicated in loving memory to Steven Stein Grainger.

    The previously announced episode on DEATH DROP GORGEOUS had to be unavoidably delayed in order to properly grieve the loss of a cherished friend.

    Instead, you're getting a previously recorded episode of THE FINAL REEL, which is one of the two podcasts that I produce exclusively for my Patreon Super Screamerz.

    In Pre-COVID days, TFR provided listeners with my ho...

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    Happy holidays, my Beautiful Screamerz!

    I let YOU pick the movie for this LISTENER TAKEOVER episode, and you chose the Scottish Christmas zombie musical ANNA AND THE APOCALYPSE (2017).

    On hand to join in the toe-tappin' gut-munchin' Yuletide merriment are everyone's favorite Ska-lovin' boob aficionados, ALLISON NOWACKI and BRYAN POLK!

    Plus, I read your reviews, and we finally answer the age-old question:

    Do zombies poo...

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    (This episode initially posted missing about 30 minutes of the show. This is the complete version. My apologies for any confusion.)

    Take a journey back in time with us to a world of mythological monsters, petulant gods, men in miniskirts and marauding MAGGIE SMITHs.

    I'm finishing off our pre-holiday look at Horror-Adjacent Comfort Films with a chat on 1981's CLASH OF THE TITANS directed by DESMOND DAVID and starring HARRY H...

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    In ABBOTT & COSTELLO's charmingly SPOOKTACULAR comedy THE TIME OF THEIR LIVES, two ghosts (LOU COSTELLO & MARJORIE REYNOLDS) falsely accused of being traitors during the Revolutionary War must find a lost letter from George Washington that will prove their innocence and break their curse...all while scaring the pants of their manor home's current residents!

    Despite sharing almost no scenes together, this is one of th...

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    You survived Election Day. But can you survive another FRIDAY THE 13th SPECTACULAR!!

    Celebrate the unluckiest day of the year with a peak behind The Paywall with another full episode of our Patreon-exclusive FRIDAY THE 13th: THE SERIES retrospective podcast, "DAMN YOU, UNCLE LEWIS!"

    In "The Poison Pen", Ryan and Micki must go undercover as monks to infiltrate a monastery in order to retrieve a cursed quill pen that s...

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