Episode 20: Asylum Horror, feat. Betsy Jorgensen of Your Favorite Monsters
TIGHTEN YOUR STRAITJACKETS AND SNUGGLE UP IN YOUR FAVORITE RUBBER ROOM, IT’S TIME TO TALK ABOUT PSCARY PSYCHIATRIC PHACILITIES!
Mental health can be scary, but do you know what’s even scarier? The archaic asylums of the bygone era, where we used to lock up the mentally ill. Gabe and returning guest Betsy Jorgensen of the Your Favorite Monsters podcast take a look at four tales of cursed mental health institutions, including Mark Robson’s Bedlam (1946), Juan López Moctezuma’s The Mansion of Madness (1973), Brad Anderson’s Stonehearst Asylum (2014), and Jung Bum-shik’s Gonjiam: Haunted Asylum (2018).
00:00 – Intro
07:27 – Bedlam
30:13 – The Mansion of Madness
53:31 – Stonehearst Asylum (and Shutter Island)
1:16:23 – Gonjiam: Haunted Asylum
1:43:18 – Final thoughts/outro
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