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Halloween is almost here, and ’tis the season for copious horror movie viewing!! Lots of awesome smart people have talked about the reasons we love horror films. But why do we like to watch horror films with others? There seems to be a social nature to horror viewing, way more than other genres. It’s gotta be more than just safety in numbers, right? And does this apply just to movies, or does this social experience of horror seep into other aspects of culture?… Watch the episode and find out!

Study Guide

Death Drive
http://bit.ly/10zpTf5

Pleasurable Genres
http://bit.ly/1wGG1XT

Fascination With Death
http://bit.ly/1p33z8s

Why Some People Love Horror Movies While Others Hate Them
http://bit.ly/1p33DVR

Snuff: Murder and torture on the internet, and the people who watch it
http://bit.ly/1E3bKVm

Campster/Errant Signal on Violence in Games:

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ASSETS

0:33
Why Are Things Creepy?

0:37
Spooky Coincidences

1:02
Mutant Giant Spider Dog (SA Wardega)

1:26
Big Shake Commercial

2:19
Paranormal Activity 4 Official Audience Reaction Trailer (2012) – Horror Movie HD

6:31
How to Watch Movies with Friends

6:37
New Hbo Go Commercials Capture Awkward Family TV Watching

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COMMENTS

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MUSIC:

“Europe” by Roglok (http://www.roglok.net)

“Level 5” by Room for the Homeless (http://bit.ly/10N0Ykm)

“Bouncy Castle” by Roglok (http://www.roglok.net)

“:P” by Roglok (http://www.roglok.net)

“Squarehead” by Roglok (http://www.roglok.net)

“Number Cruncher” by Roglok (http://www.roglok.net)

“Little Birthday Acid” by Roglok (http://www.roglok.net)

“Topskore” by Roglok (http://www.roglok.net)

“Anti Vanishing Spray” by Roglok (http://www.roglok.net)

“Tarty Prash” by Roglok (http://www.roglok.net)

“Carry on Carillon” by Roglok (http://www.roglok.net)

“Uptown Tennis Club” by Roglok (http://www.roglok.net)

“Squarehead” by Roglok (http://www.roglok.net)

“Dream Of Autumn” by Night Shift Master
https://soundcloud.com/dj-darkmatter-…

“Insert Toy For Coin” by Eatme (http://eatme.pro/music/)

“Dizor” by Outsider
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“Lets go back to the rock” by Outsider
https://www.jamendo.com/en/artist/440…

“Something like this” by Outsider
https://www.jamendo.com/en/artist/440…

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