Show Notes for Episode 355, “Gobbledyween: The Witch”


  • 00:00:00 – 00:37:00  – Intro / Banter
  • 00:37:00 – 02:03:56  – Main Topic
  • 02:03:56 – 02:10:50  – Outro / Next Week



  1. “Jon Favreau’s live-action Star Wars show will be called The Mandalorian” by Andrew Liptak, The Verge
  2. “How Robert Eggers Used Real Historical Accounts to Create His Horror Sensation ‘The Witch’” by Chris O’Falt, IndieWire

  3. “Female Freedom and Fury in The Witch by David Sims, The Atlantic

  4. “Script to Screen: THE WITCH” by Danny Jiminian, Film Strategy

  5. “The Witch isn’t an empowerment narrative and that’s why it’s great” by Jess Joho, Kill Screen

  6. “Why ‘The Witch’ is the scariest historical film ever” by Melissa J. Gismondi, The Conversation

  7. “Hag, temptress or feminist icon? The witch in popular culture” by Chloe Germaine Buckley, The Conversation

  8. “All The Witch’s Most WTF Moments, Explained: A Spoiler-Filled Interview With the Director” by Forrest Wickman, Slate
  9. Robert Eggers’ screenplay
  10. Matthew’s Twitter


  1. “Season of the Witch” by Donovan, Sunshine Superman (1966)
  2. “I Did Something Bad” by Taylor Swift, Reputation (2017)