Scared Yet: The Podcast

Scared Yet: The Podcast


Kris Straub (Candle Cove, Local 58, Broodhollow) and Abby Howard (The Last Halloween) discuss horror in its various incarnations, where it works best, and when it doesn't.

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Episode 06 – Horror, Depression, Reentry

40:05 | Dec 12th, 2016

Kris and Abby return to talk about what happens when the world contains enough horror that it’s difficult to have fun with horror.

Episode 05 – Jump, Gore, Psych

54:55 | Oct 6th, 2016

Abby and Kris discuss what a story needs to be properly termed “horror,” and where horror exists in many settings, including race, gender, and unquestioned social systems. Your homework! Watch the trailer for Jordan Peele’s Get Out and consider where...Show More

Episode 04 – Creature, Limb, Tentacle

50:15 | Sep 19th, 2016

Abby and Kris talk about creature design, and creating iconic antagonists. Referenced in this episode: The Episode of Nickelodeon’s “Double Dare” That Never Aired in the United States by iia The Wyoming Incident

Episode 03 – PAX West 2016

1:00:20 | Sep 8th, 2016

From PAX West, Kris hosts the Scared Yet panel with three guests: Paul Verhoeven, Alanah Pearce and Anna Megill.

Episode 02 – Gore, Restraint, Quanta

45:17 | Jul 27th, 2016

Hello. Abby and Kris discuss restraint and subtlety in good horror movies and stories, the effectiveness of blood and gore, and the calculus of nightmares. Stories mentioned: “Dead Milk” by Elias_Witherow. /r/nosleep. “The Grinding” by Alex Beyman. I...Show More

Episode 1 – Influences, Holders, Faces

40:07 | Jul 22nd, 2016

Hello. Abby and Kris talk about the origins of their interests in horror, common pitfalls in online horror fiction, and craft the next creepypasta cult classic: the Face Man. Stories mentioned: “Midnight Game.” Creepypasta Wiki. “The Whistlers” by Am...Show More