Shocked & Applaud

Shocked & Applaud

Shocked and Applaud is a Podcast devoted to an in-depth scene-by-scene analysis (spoilers) of some of the strangest film that is worth a double take. With hosts Naomi McQuade and Lydia Malcolm, co-hosted and produced by Jen McQuade. Movie facts and artwork by Sean Hall.

We're part of the Frolic Podcast Network. You can find more outstanding podcasts to subscribe to at https://frolic.media/podcasts!

Recent Episodes

October 12, 2021

House Part 1: Housenpfeffer Incorporated

It's a horribly horrible Horror October, Applauders! After a hyped suggestion by Sean (from SeanFasts®), Lydia has chosen the Japanese 1977 horror film directed and produced by Nobuhiko Obayashi , "House" . If you're a sadist...

September 21, 2021

Mirrormask Part 3: Mothers, Don't Let Your Children Grow Up to Be Waiters

Oh wow, it turns it out was all a dream! Who would have guessed? /sarcasm Helena gets caught by the dark queen, transforming her into zombie who likes ice cream. Why do birds suddenly appear? They don't, but some creepy dolls...

September 21, 2021

Mirrormask Part 2: You Have To Understand We Don't Know What We're Saying

Let's cover quite a bit of dreamland ground! We'll find out who David Bowie was supposed to play. Helena get's her quest. Some Ent-like rock people get eaten by the Not-Nothing. Our travelers visit a mask shop full of sphynxe...

September 14, 2021

Mirrormask Part 1: So ... You Gave Your Mom a Tumor

This is one of our all-time favorite films, and can't wait to share it all in excruciating detail, Applauder! We'll start by discussing how we all came to this film, go through some fun Sean Facts, then move on to some deep f...

August 31, 2021

The Cell Part 4: Like a Movie Scene In the Sweetest Dreams

Our dreams have run out! Let's finish this thing. We'll finish the plot with some serious questioning about how easy it would be to make this a 30 minute movie, if police procedure was truly followed. Then, it's on to our sho...

August 24, 2021

The Cell Part 3: Like a Freak on a Leash

Dream a little dream for us, Applauder! We'll take you through the last bit of JLo's first encounter with Vincent ... Dinosauralfredo? Whatever his name is. Then, we'll walk you through that tiny bit of character building thi...