Eps 116 – The Nightmare – Scares that Care

The Grue-crew climb into the dreamlike world of Rodney Ascher’s documentary about sleep paralysis, THE NIGHTMARE (2015). Following a small group of subjects relating their experiences of horrifying nightmares and being frozen in their beds, unable to move, unable to scream, sometimes unable to breathe. Paired with this are a series of reenactments that are, at times, as scary as any horror film.

Dave dishes a new plate of HORROR NEWS OF THE WEEK with the news about NBC’s Hannibal, Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension and Cobragator. Yes, Cobragator! Thomas and The Black Saint dive into the Pixar film Inside Out in the What Have You Been Watching segment. We also have an incredible interview with Joe Ripple, the promoter of Scares that Care Weekend II.

Co-hosts Doc RottenSantos (The Black Saint) Ellin Jr.Dave DreherThomas Mariani and Vixen, the voice of reason, are back again this week to give you the best in horror as they recap, review and obliterate all that is horror this week! Doc announces the latest contest as HNR teams up with Diabolique Magazine for a subscription giveaway to their “Premiere Horror Genre Magazine.”

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Episode 116 – The Nightmare (2015) – Inside Out (2015)
Interview – Joe Ripple – Scares that Care Weekend II
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Interview: Joe Ripple, promoter of Scares that Care Weekend II 

The man behind the genre based charity organization, SCARES THAT CARE joins the Grue-crew to discuss the origin of Scares That Care, the evolution of the charity events and the beginning of the horror conventions, Scares that Care Weekend II, held in Williamsburg, Virginia in July 2015. If you are wanting to help out, be sure to click the “Donate Now” button on


Review: The Nightmare (2015) 

The synopsis is simple, “A look at a frightening condition that plagues thousands; sleep paralysis.” and so is the approach to tackling a fairly complicated subject matter. For THE NIGHTMARE, director Rodney Ascher sticks to sharing the experiences of a small gathering of poor souls who each suffer from sleep paralysis and horrifying nightmares. The Grue-crew chime in with their reactions to this unique and challenging genre documentary.


What Have You Been Watching: Inside Out

Thomas Mariani and The Black Saint plead with horror fans to take a look at Pixar’s latest film regardless of the fact it is far from horror. They both proclaim the animated feature, INSIDE OUT, to be the best film of 2015 thus far. Listen to why.


HNR Contest: Diabolique Magazine Subscription Giveaway 

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Horror News of the Week for 06/22/2015 

Dave shares the Horror News of the Week with news that NBC has decided to Fannibal’s horror everywhere that they will NOT renew Hannibal for season 4. NOOOOOO! Blumhouse Pictures are announcing that Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension will be the final Paranormal Activity film and will provide all the answers. Doc is crushed. Ryan Murphy is giving away a few secrets to the upcoming American Horror Story: Hotel coming this October. The trailer for the animated horror feature Night of the Living Dead: Darkest Dawn has the Grue-crew scratching their heads. Legendary producer Roger Corman is hard at work on Cobragator. All you need to know!


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