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The Horror Pod Class: Episode 138 Scream (2022) With Stephen Graham Jones

Tyler: Hey everybody this is Tyler Unsell and…

Orrin:  This is Orrin Grey

Tyler: And Welcome to The Horror Pod Class

Tyler: Every two weeks Orrin and I get to gather to discuss how our featured horror movie might be used in the classroom. Tonight we are joined by the incomparable award winning author Stephen Graham Jones. Dr. Jones short stories have been selected for The Years Best Horror. He has been nominated for countless stoker awards, winning He won the Bram Stoker Award for Long Fiction in 2017, and in 2021 for both Night of the Mannequins and The Only Good Indians.  Brian Keene argued his llatest novel  My Heart is a Chainsaw is “An easy contender for Best of the Year. A love letter to (and an examination of) both the horror genre and the American West. He literally rewrote the rules of a slasher movies in My Heart is a Chainsaw. There is no better guest to have on the pod to discuss the newest scream iteration. SGJ welcome to the podcast. It is an absolute joy and honor to have you here. 

What we are Reading and Watching This Week:

Tyler: Aquaslash, its terrible. Zoje Stage’s Getaway YT The Backrooms

Orrin: Sleep (2020)

Stephen: 1883

Essential Questions: Does NuScream Obey The Rules of Slashers.

Directed by 

Matt Bettinelli-Olpin
Tyler Gillett

Writing Credits  

James Vanderbilt(screenplay) &
Guy Busick(screenplay)
Kevin Williamson(characters created by)

Cast (in credits order)  

Neve CampbellNeve CampbellSidney Prescott
Courteney CoxCourteney CoxGale Weathers-Riley
David ArquetteDavid ArquetteDewey Riley
Melissa BarreraMelissa BarreraSam Carpenter
Marley SheltonMarley SheltonDeputy Judy Hicks
Jenna OrtegaJenna OrtegaTara Carpenter
Dylan MinnetteDylan MinnetteWes Hicks
Jack QuaidJack QuaidRichie Kirsch
Jasmin Savoy BrownJasmin Savoy BrownMindy Meeks-Martin
Sonia AmmarSonia AmmarLiv McKenzie
Mikey MadisonMikey MadisonAmber Freeman
Mason GoodingMason GoodingChad Meeks-Martin
Kyle GallnerKyle GallnerVince Schneider
Reggie ConquestReggie ConquestDeputy Farney
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Roger JacksonRoger JacksonGhostface (voice)
James A. JanisseJames A. JanisseFilm Fail Host
Heather MatarazzoHeather MatarazzoMartha Meeks
Chelsea RebeccaChelsea RebeccaFilm Fail Host
Christopher SpeedChristopher SpeedMovie Randy
Chester TamChester TamDeputy Vinson
Skeet UlrichSkeet UlrichBilly Loomis
Sara Elizabeth EzzellSara Elizabeth EzzellSchool Student (uncredited)
Clayton FrankParty Guest (uncredited)
Boomer MaysBoomer MaysParty Guest (uncredited)
  1. Did we like it. What did we like?
  2. What are some of the rules?
  3. Why do horror fans find the rules so interesting?
  4. What do we think about the rules of a requel?