First Episode Of Travel Channel’s New Podcast ‘Pop Paranormal’ Is Out Now

September 14, 2022

Written by Kelli Marchman McNeely

Kelli Marchman McNeely - Horror Fuel CEO & Executive Producer Email: [email protected]

Travel Channel‘s Pop Paranormal, a horror movie and TV podcast hosted by the geekiest couple you know: Karama Horne (aka @theblerdgurl, culture critic parked at the intersection of pop culture and diversity) and Chuck Collins (comic book artist, podcaster, and horror connoisseur).



Each week, they dissect their favorite horror and paranormal classics, deep cuts, and current faves that have left a lasting impact on pop culture. Hot takes, cold takes, and insider take will flow.

Listen to Travel Channel’s Pop Paranormal which went live today, Tuesday, September 13 on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts.

In each of the 10 episodes, premiering every Tuesday, Horne and Collins will unpack pop culture’s most classic horror moments and invite listeners to join along as they dissect behind-scenes of the TV shows and movies that keep you up at night and are truly the stuff of nightmares. The couple ponders what makes these stories resonate and become cult classics. Along the way, they are joined by some of Hollywood’s most iconic writers and directors that have breathed life into these creatures, myths, and legends.

Upcoming episodes include:

  • “The Shining”
  •  “Nope”
  • “Halloween” (featuring Tammie Merheb-Chavez of “Hollyweird Paranormal” podcast)
  • “Stranger Things”
  • “Jacob’s Ladder” (featuring Jack Finch from “Top 5 Scary Videos)
  • “Candyman”
  • “Urban Legend” (featuring legendary director Eli Roth)
  • “The Twilight Zone” (featuring Tananarive Due and Steven Barnes – Due wrote the episode, “A Small Town,” for Jordan Peele’s “The Twilight Zone” and Barnes wrote the episodes “Teacher’s Aide” and “Paladin of the Lost Hour” for “The Twilight Zone” in the 1980s)
  • “Blood Quantum” (featuring Jeff Barnaby, writer/director of “Blood Quantum)
  • “Mandy” (featuring Aaron Stewart-Ahn, co-writer of “Mandy”)


Follow @TravelChannel on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and TikTok for additional content. Check out Karama Horne on TwitterInstagramTikTok, and Facebook, and Chuck Collins on TwitterInstagram, and Facebook.


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