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.


January 27, 2023 106 min

The movie discussed in this episode contains scenes of threats & acts of sexual violence. If you or someone you know needs help, please call the NATIONAL SEXUAL ASSULT HOTLINE at 1-800-656-HOPE(4673) or visit

Our month-long focus on SEAN S. CUNNINGHAM concludes with a look at his 1985 teen action thriller THE NEW KIDS (aka STRIKING BACK).

After being orphaned, Loren & Abby must relocate to live with their uncle an...

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In the FRIDAY THE 13TH Spectacular episode, my guests and I told our Friday the 13th stories.

At the FRIDAY THE 13TH Afterparty, you get to tell yours!

Get ready for an hour of Camp Crystal Lake tales told by fellow Screamerz: tales that are touching, funny, embarrassing and might just bring a tear to your eye.

For more information about the FRIDAY THE 13TH Film Location Tours, visit

Visit us at www.ScreamQueen...

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January 13, 2023 96 min

Thirteen years ago, I began the tradition of the FRIDAY THE 13th SPECTACULAR where I set out to discuss the FRIDAY THE 13th series in a way I hadn't heard before.

Now, I'm thirteen years older.

I'm thirteen years wiser.

It's time to go back to where it all started.

I'm going back to Camp Crystal Lake.

But this time...I'm not going alone.

I've enlisted the help of two fabulous out, gay horror filmmakers, BAR...

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Leave your stories about FRIDAY THE 13TH (1980) on the ScreamQueenz voicemail at (yellow tab on the right).

Email them with FRIDAY THE 13TH as subject line.

Or send me a link via Dropbox, Drive, etc.

Deadline Tuesday January 9th

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January Movie Schedule

This month at the ScreamQueenz Sunday Night Scary Movie Party: Sunday, January 15th - FROZEN (2007) Sunday, January...

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Oh, there's no place like home for the holidays...unless you live in the house a recently escaped killer used to reside in.

Following the tradition of the past few years, I let you, the listeners, decide what holiday horror movie I covered in December.

You spoke.

I obey.

The winner by a landslide was BLACK XMAS (2006).

A houseful of sorority sisters are about to wish they went home for Christmas break, because serial killer Billy Le...

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I've got COVID, so please enjoy this episode of "DAMN YOU, UNCLE LEWIS!" while I recover.

Catch the episode we're discussing "Pipe Dream" on YouTube for free at

Ryan's long-absent father (guest star MICHAEL CONSTANTINE from "My Big Fat Greek Wedding) is getting married!

But Uncle Lewis gave him a cursed pipe as a wedding gift.

Can the Curious Goods crew re...

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Three young Evangelical movie users find a strange unmarked roll of film in the theater's basement. Thinking it might be porn, they screen the movie and accidentally unleash a bloodthirsty succubus. But in order to survive, they must not only conquer the demon they released but also the demons they hide within themselves.

Despite the provocative title, PORNO (2019) isn't really about explicit nudity, sex and exploitation. ...

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Halloween may be over, but the horrific hijinx continue with the delightful vampire comedy I HAD A BLOODY GOOD TIME AT HOUSE HARKER (2016).

The bumbling descendants of Jonothan and Mina Harker must raise $50,000 to save their ancestral home, and their elaborate scheme to cash in on their vampire-slaying history accidentally kicks off an actualvampire apocalypse.


To add to the blood-soaked belly laughs, my special guests are M...

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All aboard for another flight into made-for-tv terror on Polyester Airlines as we journey back to the night of December 11, 1973 for the world premiere of the latest ABC Movie of the Week, "THE CAT CREATURE" starring MEREDITH BAXTER ("Family Ties", "All the President's Men"), DAVID HEDISON ("The Fly, "Live and Let Die"), GALE SONDERGAARD ("The Black Cat", "The Time of Their Lives&...

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CW: suicide, child abuse, child endangerment, sexual violence, dark psychological themes.

Love bites. Love bleeds.

Love lives. Love dies.

Love begs. Love pleads.

Love is Grimm.

The final stop on our "Dark Side Of Rainbow" tour leads us into the darkest, most dangerous reaches of the forest where the only monsters are us.

GRIMM LOVE is a fictionalization of the infamous "German gay cannibal case" in which Armin Meiwes kill...

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Come along with me on a trippy decade-hopping trip through the magical, dangerous streets of London chasing down The Girl Of Your Dreams in EDGAR WRIGHT's tale of ambition, desire, betrayal, music, madness, murder and mod mini dresses: LAST NIGHT IN SOHO (2021).

My very special guest for this neon-soaked nightmare is the extremely talented actor/screenwriter/director and cohost of the MIDNIGHT MASS podcast, MICHAEL VARRATI (Drag...

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This is a Summer Hiatus-Busting Bonus Episode of ScreamQueenz to help tide you over until the new season launches in September.

"It Came From The 70s!" is one of the Premium Podcasts available only to our ScreamQueenz Patrons at Patreon.

"The Horror at 37,000 Feet" episode of "It Came From The 70s!" first aired on Patreon on April 29, 2022.

Unlock all of our exclusive bonus content while supporting ScreamQueenz...

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THE DARK SIDE OF THE RAINBOW: Part Two - "Queer Prejudices"

On the next leg of our journey to the ugly underbelly of LGBT+ life, we're heading to Providence, Rhode Island for the dragtastic, glitter-sprinkled, and gore-streaked queer slasher, DEATH DROP GORGEOUS (2020).

A dejected bartender and an aging drag queen try to survive the eccentric and hostile nightlife of a corrupt city, as a masked maniac slaughters young...

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THE DARK SIDE OF THE RAINBOW: Part 1 - "Queer Stereotypes"

Don't you hate it when your favorite disco is also an ancient Templar shrine and you die in a freak foam party accident and your soul is forced to walk the earth for the next 700 years?


Pride Month is off to a very silly start with the adorable yet kinda problematic 2006 French comedy POLTERGAY.

Boogie down with my very special guest TRAE DEAN ("DAMN YOU...

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This episode is dedicated in loving memory to



"Keep away from Pumpkinhead unless you're tired of living.

His enemies are mostly dead. He's mean and unforgiving."

-from the poem PUMPKINHEAD by ED JUSTIN

From the acrid, dust-choked desert comes a rural American folktale of vengeance, witchcraft and violent death.

LANCE HENRIKSEN plays Ed Harley, a...

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May 6, 2022 77 min

With Friday, May 13th looming on the calendar, it's time for another FRIDAY THE 13th SPECTACULAR episode!

This time we're celebrating the work of JOHN CARL BUECHLER ("Friday the 13th Part 7: The New Blood") and his infamous 1986 cult classic TROLL.

A banished troll king seeks to bring back his lost world of dark fairies by nefariously transforming the residents of a San Francisco apartment building into evil mystical...

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I'm in desperate need of a break, so while I'm gone I'm leaving you with the best babysitter I could find.

Queer horror legend VINCENT PRICE.

THE PRICE OF FEAR is a BBC old-time radio show which was first broadcast in 1973.

It starred Uncle Vinnie as the Narrator and also an active participant in the ghoulish tales he gets mixed up in while traveling the world, making scary movies, and being fabulous.

"The Waxwork"...

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Old Hollywood had a name for movies like PICTURE MOMMY DEAD.


"A Schlock film is the term given to a film that represents a low-budget horror flick. With overly-sensational plots, lurid special effects, and perhaps a bit of immature, albeit comedic, gag style humor ."

Today, we might call it campy or cheesy or trashy, but whatever name you call it, it's a Big Gay Horror Good Time!


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Prepare your funny bone for some otherworldly ticklin', because for Episode 332, I unearthed a hidden gem of a haunted house comedy.

In THE SELLING, a too-nice-for-his-own-good real estate agent is tricked into buying a house that was once owned by a long-dead serial killer. If that wasn't bad enough, the house is also EXTREMELY haunted.

Can Richard defeat the ghosts, sell the house and save the day? (And is anybody gonna ea...

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Once upon a time...three handsome and available Queenz got together to talk about a movie.

Come listen as we put the fairy in fairy tale.

I'm joined this episode by TYLER JENSEN and ROMAN CHIMIENTI, the co-directors of SCREAM, QUEEN! MY NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET, to dig into STUART GORDON's bloody bedtime story, DOLLS.

A ragtag group of lost travelers takes shelter from a storm by spending the night in a secluded mansion owned b...

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