Fake Geek Girls
Episode 50

Women in Horror

Melissa Brinks published on
Horror month concludes in episode 50 (that's huge!) as Merri and Missy discuss women writers and directors of the horror sphere. What unique contributions do marginalized groups make to the genre? What's so scary about not being listened to? Babadook-dook-dook-dook-dook.

Warning: This episode contains multiple references to sexual violence, so please use caution if you find that triggering. We also don't censor our cussing and there are spoilers for The Yellow Wallpaper, The Haunting of Hill House, The Fisher Queen, The Babadook, and A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night.

What Missy's Been Up To:


Rose of Winter


Hamilton's America

What Merri's Been Up To:


Ahsoka by E. K. Johnston


Star Wars Rebels
Luke Cage

Some Links You Might Find Interesting:

"Luke Cage’s Moment of Truth: The Revolution Will Not Be Televised" by J. A. Micheline
Movies With Mikey on Monster Factory
"They’re Here: The Women of Horror" by Kia Groom
The Soska Sisters and Hollywood’s Complicated Relationship with Women and Horror by Rosie Knight
"The Yellow Wallpaper" by Charlotte Perkins Gilman
"The Fisher Queen" by Alyssa Wong
"The Fisher Queen" on Pseudopod
"The H Word: The Darkest, Truest Mirrors" by Alyssa Wong

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