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.

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Recent Episodes

November 22, 2022

Eight Heads in a Duffle Bag Part 3: Fu-head About It

If you thought we'd have some snarky things to say towards the end of the plot walkthrough and our shocked and applaudable moments, well Applauder, you hit the nail on the head. We'll also give you some missed opportunity not...

November 15, 2022

Eight Heads in a Duffle Bag Part 2: Futurama Did It First

We tried to write a succinct summation of the plot points for part 2 of the episode, but ... we can't make heads or tails of what's going on. Buh duh duh buh dah da. *rimshot* Enjoy. Jen's Recommendations This Week: Front Fac...

November 08, 2022

Eight Heads in a Duffle Bag Part 1: Henry The Eighth He's Not

We're back with Madeleine's pick for our November 2022 episode: "Eight Heads in a Duffle Bag"! We'll start as usual, with how we first saw the movie, some Sean facts, and then dive -- headfirst! -- into the plot. There's a lo...

October 25, 2022

Hocus Pocus Part 3: This Movie is Candy Corn, We'll Tell You All About It

Can you imagine a more beautiful thing? We've still got a lot of juicy plot to cover before we blow out the pumpkin spice candle and reveal our shocked and applaudable moments with you! The Friends fountain is found in frame,...

October 18, 2022

Hocus Pocus Part 2: Doug Jones, Doug Jones, Doug Jones!

We go further into the plot, and what's this ... the man, the myth, the legend ... a wild Zombie Doug Jones appears! Plus, some facts about the effects behind the reanimating a flattened Binx, an inappropriate bus driver spea...

October 04, 2022

Hocus Pocus Part 1: Sisters Are Brewing It For Themselves

Something wickedly magical this way comes! It's October's episode, the original "Hocus Pocus!" We'll begin as we typically do, with a quick discussion on how we were introduced to the movie, a quick spell of Sean Facts, and y...