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The Terror Test – EP 74 (The Purge) – The First Purge and Society

August 3, 2018 by


THE TERROR TEST podcast is a conversation between two horror fans who weigh the merits of films to decide whether to admit them into the sacred horror canon. We want to know what is worth recommending to the “uninitiated” and what to watch next.  We review the films on the basis of SCARE FACTOR, MONSTER QUALITY, […]

Assembly Required

May 6, 2013 by


“Assembly,” noun. First of all, a gathering, all of us here together. Convocation. Parliament. The act of putting something together: assembly required. The thing that is put together, parts considered as a whole: a mechanical assembly. Many years ago, through their observations of “ordinary” Americans (this was the late 40s, so we’re mostly talking about […]