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Random Number Generator Horror Podcast No. 9
Random Number Generator Horror Podcast No. 9
Night Vale Presents

Helping to make horror films more approachable, one die roll at a time. Hosted by Jeffrey Cranor and Cecil Baldwin of Welcome... more

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104 - Hellraiser (1987)

The Cenobytes are probably really into Wordle. Approachability: 2/10 (Gore, Body horror) Content Warnings: Maggots and roaches and blood, oh... more

17 May 2022 · 1 hour, 26 minutes
103 - Friday the 13th Part III (1982) w/Kyra Sims

The hockey mask debut-eth. Special Guest: Kyra Sims https://twitter.com/lilymischief Approachability: 4/10 (Jump scares, Lots of knife murders, Gore) Content Warnings:... more

13 May 2022 · 1 hour, 15 minutes
102 - Demons (1985)

"Demons" is Italian for zombie-vampires Approachability: 2/10 (Extreme gore/violence, Body horror) Content Warnings: Gory zombie/vampire/demon hybrid w/a bitchin’ soundtrack Up... more

10 May 2022 · 1 hour, 21 minutes
101 - Children of the Corn (1984)

Man, fuck these kids... AND their corn. Approachability: 6/10 (Splattery but not gory; scary but not tense) Content Warnings: Knifings;... more

03 May 2022 · 1 hour, 24 minutes
100 - American Horror Story: Murder House (2011)

Sometimes more is less. But sometimes more is MORE. Approachability: 4/10 (A stylish smorgasbord of tropes and traumas) Content Warnings:... more

26 Apr 2022 · 1 hour, 37 minutes
99 - Lake Mungo (2009)

Where's Waldo? But make it creepy. Approachability: 7/10 (More of a family drama and mystery thriller, but those ghost faces... more

19 Apr 2022 · 1 hour, 27 minutes
98 - The Secret of NIMH (1982)

Mike's Hard Disney Cartoon Approachability: 9/10 (Violent but still a kid’s movie w/ a happy ending) Content Warnings: Cartoon animal... more

12 Apr 2022 · 1 hour, 11 minutes
97 - Hush… Hush, Sweet Charlotte (1964)

And the Oscar for Doing The Most goes to… Approachability: 9/10 (More of a campy thriller than a horror.) Content... more

05 Apr 2022 · 1 hour, 24 minutes
96 - One Cut of the Dead (2017)

Don't read about it. Don't worry about being scared/grossed out. Just watch it. Approachability: 9/10 (Smart, complicated, and fun comedy)... more

29 Mar 2022 · 1 hour, 45 minutes
95 - The Addiction (1995) w/Symphony Sanders

Just say no to blood, kids. Special Guest: Symphony Sanders https://twitter.com/SymphonySanders Approachability: 9/10 (Artsy Fartsy; not Scary Mary.) Content Warnings:... more

22 Mar 2022 · 1 hour, 28 minutes
94 - Rosemary's Baby (1968)

Never trust neighbors or actors. Approachability: 7/10 (Tense scary, not gory scary or jumpy scary.) Content Warnings: Sexual Assault, Gaslighting... more

15 Mar 2022 · 1 hour, 36 minutes
93 - Battle Royale (2000)

The first year of high school is always the roughest. Approachability: 5/10 (Super violent (but also super fun) proto-Hunger Games)... more

08 Mar 2022 · 1 hour, 44 minutes
92 - Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me (1992) w/Gennifer Hutchison

She's my mother's sister's girl. Special Guest: Gennifer Hutchison https://twitter.com/GennHutchison Approachability: 4/10 (Weird and disorienting more than scary) Content Warnings:... more

01 Mar 2022 · 1 hour, 49 minutes
91 - Malignant (2021)

Everyone has that super annoying little brother. Approachability: 1/10 (Gory, scary, violent, tragic, creepy, dumb. And kind of non-stop about... more

22 Feb 2022 · 1 hour, 57 minutes
90 - Dark Water (2002)

A good plumber is hard to find. Approachability: 3/10 (Creepy ghost child; Child death; Jump scares) Content Warnings: Bloodless but... more

15 Feb 2022 · 1 hour, 24 minutes
89 - The Innocents (1961) w/Andrew Scahill

Whitney believed children are our future, but she never met THESE kids. Special Guest: Andrew Scahill https://www.adscahill.com/ Approachability: 8/10 (It's... more

08 Feb 2022 · 1 hour, 27 minutes
88 - Brotherhood of the Wolf (2001)

Spoiler: the sneering, lion-poaching, French aristocrat turns out to be the baddie. Approachability: 8/10 (Intense like a thriller, not scary... more

01 Feb 2022 · 1 hour, 28 minutes
87 - Piranha (1978)

The piranhas escaped enclosure by swimming through the plot holes. Approachability: 6/10 (Goofy but plentiful gore) Content Warnings: Blood/Gore; Aquaphobia;... more

25 Jan 2022 · 1 hour, 27 minutes
86 - Good Manners (2017)

What to expect when you're expecting (a werewolf baby) Approachability: 8/10 (Horror fairy tale w minimal scares) Content Warnings: Child... more

18 Jan 2022 · 1 hour, 34 minutes
85 - The Brood (1979)

Come here and let mommy clean you up. Approachability: 6/10 (Psych thriller with a body horror climax) Content Warnings: Body... more

11 Jan 2022 · 1 hour, 18 minutes
84 - Green Room (2016)

I swear I did NOT SEE what the NAZI did. Approachability: 2/10 (So tense, so bloody) Content Warnings: Graphic violence,... more

04 Jan 2022 · 1 hour, 25 minutes
83 - Dumplings (2005)

Thinking of going vegetarian? Start here. Approachability: 1/10 (The mouth noises are a lot, but so is the body horror)... more

28 Dec 2021 · 1 hour, 22 minutes
82 - Rift (2017)

Don't waste time on broody ex-boyfriends. Approachability: 5/10 (More tragic than scary, but still a few blind corners & creepy... more

21 Dec 2021 · 1 hour, 30 minutes
81 - Black Sunday (1960) w/Brie Williams

You think your N95 mask is uncomfortable... Special Guest Brie Williams https://twitter.com/briezillionaire Approachability: 7/10 (Creepy more than anything, but also... more

14 Dec 2021 · 1 hour, 25 minutes
80 - Dawn of the Dead (1978)

Zombies be shoppin'. Approachability: 5/10 (So much blood and gore, but it's not super real-looking) Content Warnings: Lots of blood... more

07 Dec 2021 · 1 hour, 26 minutes
79 - Attack the Block (2011) w/Andrew Scahill

ET fucks around and finds out. Special Guest: Andrew Scahill https://www.adscahill.com/ Approachability: 4/10 (Very funny but also very scary and... more

30 Nov 2021 · 1 hour, 20 minutes
78 - Poltergeist (1982)

There's no reason to own a clown doll, okay? Approachability: 3/10 (More gross than gory. But very gross. And spooky... more

23 Nov 2021 · 1 hour, 38 minutes
77 - The Pool (2018) w/Joseph Fink

Sure, their food is okay, but what does Pizza Hut think about abortion? Special Guest: Joseph Fink https://twitter.com/PlanetOfFinks Approachability: 5/10... more

16 Nov 2021 · 1 hour, 26 minutes
76 - Ganja & Hess (1973) w/Symphony Sanders

The key word here is "experimental." Special Guest: Symphony Sanders https://twitter.com/SymphonySanders Approachability: 9/10 (More arthouse than horror film) Content Warnings:... more

09 Nov 2021 · 1 hour, 41 minutes
75 - The Stepford Wives (1975) w/Angela Pierce

Spoiler: in the end, it turns out Connecticut is terrible. Special Guest: Angela Pierce http://twitter.com/AngelaPierceNY Approachability: 7/10 (No blood/jumps. TW... more

02 Nov 2021 · 1 hour, 37 minutes
74 - Halloween II (1981) w/Tyler Jensen

"What the fuck am I doing? I don't know." - John Carpenter, on writing this film. Special Guest: Tyler Jensen... more

29 Oct 2021 · 1 hour, 21 minutes
73 - Sweeney Todd (1982) w/Stacie Ponder & Anthony Hudson

It all depends on how much you like Sondheim. Special Guests: Stacie Ponder & Anthony Hudson https://www.gaylordsofdarkness.com/ Approachability: 9/10 (It's... more

26 Oct 2021 · 1 hour, 21 minutes
72 - Children Shouldn't Play With Dead Things (1972)

I'm not sure this is a union-sanctioned theater retreat. Approachability: 8/10 (Silly, low budget. Minimal scares, blood and creep-factor) Content... more

19 Oct 2021 · 1 hour, 8 minutes
71 - Lord of Illusions (1995)

LA Crime Noir meets Clive Barker gore Approachability: 4/10 (The gore might be off-putting; but no real jumpscares) Content Warnings:... more

12 Oct 2021 · 1 hour, 32 minutes
70 - The Bad Seed (1956)

Kids, don't have kids. Approachability: 10/10 (Campy, stagy. Not scary at all, maybe a touch creepy) Content Warnings: Suicide (off-screen),... more

05 Oct 2021 · 1 hour, 29 minutes
69 - Noroi: The Curse (2005) w/Janina Matthewson

Let's explore ALL the found footage tropes! Special Guest: Janina Matthewson https://twitter.com/j9andif Approachability: 6/10 (Lots of scary masks and creep... more

28 Sep 2021 · 1 hour, 27 minutes
68 - Garth Marenghi's Darkplace (2004)

An early 00's British comedy matryoshka doll Approachability: 9/10 (Brief hyper-comedic gore; no real scares to speak of) Content Warnings:... more

21 Sep 2021 · 1 hour, 24 minutes
67 - Tenebrae (1982)

If you're gonna bleed, be fabulous about it Approachability: 6/10 (Slasher with lots of stylish, fake blood) Content Warnings: Sexual... more

14 Sep 2021 · 1 hour, 31 minutes
66 - Videodrome (1983)

The medium is the messiah. Approachability: 4/10 (Lots of gory body horror, but done with really cool 80s practical effects)... more

07 Sep 2021 · 1 hour, 36 minutes
65 - House/Hausu (1977) w/Sarah Maria Griffin

Perfectly absurd; Absurdly perfect Special Guest: Sarah Maria Griffin https://twitter.com/griffski Approachability: 7/10 (The excessive blood & violence is ridiculously cartoonish)... more

31 Aug 2021 · 1 hour, 32 minutes
64 - Eyes of Laura Mars (1978) w/Noah Fecks

The campy NY art-noir you didn't know you needed Special Guest: Noah Fecks https://www.instagram.com/noahfecksisawesome Approachability: 7/10 (Non-gory crime thriller with... more

24 Aug 2021 · 1 hour, 27 minutes
63 - Hereditary (2018)

It's a tough watch, but don't lose your head about it. Approachability: 1/10 (Tragic as hell, gory, creepy. Lots of... more

17 Aug 2021 · 1 hour, 28 minutes
62 - Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981) w/Adal Rifai

Sure! I'd love to go murder camping again! Special Guest: Adal Rifai https://twitter.com/adalrifai Approachability: 4/10 (Not super bloody, but lots... more

13 Aug 2021 · 1 hour, 26 minutes
61 - Night Watch (2004) w/Symphony Sanders

The Matrix meets Twilight meets Anton Chekhov Special Guest: Symphony Sanders https://twitter.com/SymphonySanders Approachability: 7/10 (It's a violent action film, rather... more

10 Aug 2021 · 1 hour, 21 minutes
60 - Tales from the Darkside: The Movie (1990)

Diminishing returns in this horror anthology Approachability: 4/10 (Pretty basic horror tropes, but still bloody and jumpy) Content Warnings: Slasher-style... more

03 Aug 2021 · 1 hour, 27 minutes
59 - Killer Klowns from Outer Space (1988)

The title contains a complete plot summary. Approachability: 8/10 (Not scary; not gory. Kind of creepy but mostly silly.) Content... more

27 Jul 2021 · 1 hour, 23 minutes
58 - Raw (2016)

Your standard coming-of-age cannibal flick Approachability: 1/10 (The graphic gore & intense body horror is A LOT) Content Warnings: Animal... more

20 Jul 2021 · 1 hour, 29 minutes
57 - Village of the Damned (1960)

Beatles stans with mind control Approachability: 8/10 (Creepy thriller; not bloody or jumpy) Content Warnings: Animal harm, Domestic Violence, Creepy... more

13 Jul 2021 · 1 hour, 20 minutes
56 - Incident at Raven's Gate (1988) w/Dan McCoy

There's no Oscar for Best Use of Helium Voice Special Guest: Dan McCoy https://whiskeyflicks.com/ Approachability: 8/10 (more suspense than horror;... more

06 Jul 2021 · 1 hour, 29 minutes
55 - I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997) w/Joe Lipsitt

30-year-old teenagers make a series of terrible decisions Special Guest: Joe Lipsett https://twitter.com/bstolemyremote Approachability: 4/10 (classic slasher: blood, stabbing, jump... more

01 Jul 2021 · 1 hour, 32 minutes
54 - Godmonster of Indian Flats (1973)

[facepalm emoji] Approachability: 9/10 (dopey as all-get out) Up Next: I Know What You Did Last Summer (1999) https://www.justwatch.com/us/movie/i-know-what-you-did-last-summer ... more

29 Jun 2021 · 1 hour, 18 minutes
53 - Night of the Living Dead (1968) w/Alyssa Wong

Low-budget masterpiece is still relevant, still freaky. Special Guest: Alyssa Wong https://twitter.com/crashwong Approachability: 5/10 (the effects are dated, but it's... more

22 Jun 2021 · 1 hour, 26 minutes
52 - Drag Me to Hell (2009) w/Andrew & Seynique of We Die First

Capitalism drags yet another millennial to hell. Special Guests: Andrew & Seynique of We Die First https://twitter.com/wediefirstpod Approachability: 2/10 (it's... more

15 Jun 2021 · 1 hour, 33 minutes
51 - Stir of Echoes (1999)

Chicago has their own versions of hot dogs, pizza, and The Shining Approachability: 7/10 (intense & tragic drama w/haunted house... more

08 Jun 2021 · 1 hour, 26 minutes
50 - Alien Resurrection (1997)

Alien3: I ruined a beloved film franchise! Alien Resurrection: Hold my beer. Approachability: 3/10 (predictably bloody action thriller) Content Warnings:... more

01 Jun 2021 · 1 hour, 17 minutes
49 - Alice, Sweet Alice (1976) w/Andrew Scahill

Come to a place where the children are psychotic and the acting goes all the way to 11. Special Guest:... more

25 May 2021 · 1 hour, 23 minutes
48 - Jigoku (1960) w/Jonny & Aileen of ¡Uy Que Horror!

Proto-Lynchian hell house Special Guests: Jonny & Aileen of ¡Uy Que Horror! https://www.instagram.com/uyquehorror/?hl=en Approachability: 7/10 (Lots of gore, but with... more

18 May 2021 · 1 hour, 35 minutes
47 - The Howling (1981)

It's a werewolf team-building retreat! Approachability: 4/10 (Werewolf slasher with gross mutations & jump scares) Gore: 8/10 Jump Scares: 5/10... more

11 May 2021 · 1 hour, 23 minutes
46 - 28 Days Later (2002) w/Frank Liotti

The real monsters in this film are Incels with assault rifles. Special Guest: Frank Liotti https://www.instagram.com/jiffy.popculture/ Approachability: 4/10 (More action-thrilling... more

04 May 2021 · 1 hour, 24 minutes
45 - Belladonna of Sadness (1973) w/Sarah Griffin

Yellow Submarine meets 3-2-1 Contact meets hentai. Special Guest: Sarah Maria Griffin https://twitter.com/griffski Approachability: 0/10 (TW: repeated depictions of sexual... more

27 Apr 2021 · 1 hour, 28 minutes
44 - The Phantom Carriage (1921) w/Desiree Burch

Swedish Christmas Carol is a masterclass in filmmaking Special Guest: Desiree Burch https://www.desireeburch.com/ Approachability: 10/10 () Gore: 0/10 Jump Scares:... more

20 Apr 2021 · 1 hour, 16 minutes
43 - Mama (2013) w/Isa Mazzei

Empathetic, and surprisingly bloodless, festival of jumpscares Special Guest: Isa Mazzei https://twitter.com/isaiswrong Approachability: 3/10 (Bloodless, but packed with jumpscares and... more

13 Apr 2021 · 1 hour, 9 minutes
42 - Coraline (2009)

Visually-stunning, creepy drama with adorable little mooshkas Approachability: 9/10 (It's a PG movie. You're gonna do great.) Gore: 0/10 Jump... more

06 Apr 2021 · 1 hour, 9 minutes
41 - Southbound (2015)

Trash bag demon skeletons will track your ass down Approachability: 3/10 (Graphic and intense. Very smart and very scary) Gore:... more

30 Mar 2021 · 1 hour, 10 minutes
40 - A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (2014) w/Symphony Sanders

A rich & stylish vampire western Special Guest: Symphony Sanders https://twitter.com/SymphonySanders Approachability: 8/10 (More an art house western than a... more

23 Mar 2021 · 1 hour, 14 minutes
39 - Cam (2018)

Clever debut thriller that not enough people have seen. Approachability: 7/10 (More a thriller w/horror elements. You'll see the blood... more

16 Mar 2021 · 1 hour, 15 minutes
38 - Annihilation (2018) w/Andrew Scahill

Beautiful and hollow like shiny, red rubber ball Special Guest: Andrew Scahill https://www.adscahill.com/ Approachability: 3/10 (Mostly slow and creepy w/a... more

09 Mar 2021 · 1 hour, 22 minutes
37 - The Werewolf Vs. The Vampire Woman (1971)

How do werewolf work exactly? Approachability: 7/10 (Low budget effects & some script silliness make this way less scary) Gore:... more

02 Mar 2021 · 1 hour, 11 minutes
36 - Jaws (1975) w/Brendan Haley

[Boston accent] Big shock from a big shark. Special Guest: Brendan Haley https://twitter.com/brendohales Approachability: 5/10 (Getting killed by unseen monster... more

23 Feb 2021 · 1 hour, 12 minutes
35 - Tale of Tales (2015) w/Maureen Johnson

Beautifully-shot, but not scary dark fairy tales Special Guest: Maureen Johnson https://twitter.com/maureenjohnson Approachability: 8/10 (It's not a horror movie. It's... more

16 Feb 2021 · 1 hour, 15 minutes
Random Number Generator Horror Podcast No. 9
40 - A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (2014) w/Symphony Sanders
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A rich & stylish vampire western Special Guest: Symphony Sanders https://twitter.com/SymphonySanders Approachability: 8/10 (More an art house western than a horror. And... more