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Marian Phillips

Marian Phillips is a writer, reader, and horror movie fan based in Yonkers, New York. She holds a BA from the University of Kansas, a MA from Sarah Lawrence College, and travels the United States presenting her research on anything from horror films to punk musicians. Her hobbies include writing music, painting, reading comics, and hanging out with her cat.

The Sleepytime Tea Cult

The connection between soothing sleep aids and otherworldly beings.

LGBTQIA+ Horror Creators You Need to Know

Great horror artists whose works are steeped in queerness.

Pittsburgh Has an Unusual Amount of Unsolved Murders

A serial killer, or a string of brutal random killings?

Best True Crime Podcasts To Debut In 2021

From unsolved cases to wrongful convictions.

Amber Hagerman and The Origins Of "Amber Alerts"

The Texas tragedy that inspired an early warning system.

Weird Pervs Throughout History

Bizarre fetishes and baffling offenders.

The Tragic Case of Anita Mahfood, the Famous Rhumba Queen

Over 50 years ago, the Jamaican music icon fell victim to domestic violence.

The Scariest Movies Made Popular Through TikTok

Easter eggs, social analysis, and gut-churning scares.

The Best True Crime Podcasts of 2020

Criminal cases from the infamous to the forgotten.

The Best Horror Podcasts of 2020

Old favorites and new contenders to ruin your sleep.

An Interview with Heidi Honeycutt, Horror Film Journalist and Founder of Etheria Film Night

The women-focused film fest director shares her thoughts on feminism in genre films, joining forces with Shudder, and the future of horror.