Cheap Horror and The Shining With Maggie Mae Fish and Mal Blum

56m | Oct 31, 2022
Maggie Mae Fish, comedian, horror fan, and descendant of serial killer Albert Fish, joins Gaby and Mal for a special spooky Halloween money episode. We talk about the origins of cheap horror and how it became one of the most affordable genres of movie to make. Gaby does a deep dive on Val Lewton and his stream of iconic low budget horror films from the 1940s. Mal reads a short scary story they wrote as a child called "Ghost Ship" which involves a pirate named Captain Blood. Then, the trio dig into the finances and capitalism of Stanley Kubrick's 1980 classic The Shining. How is work and desperation for work in America depicted? How is Wendy being financially, physically and emotionally abused? How are marginalized people used behind the scenes in the name of men's art? tw: murder, domestic abuse, child abuse, child sexual abuse, roofies Gaby Dunn Instagram: @GabyRoad Mal Blum is @malblum anywhere you want to find them BWM Instagram: @bwmpod BWM Facebook group: The BWM Discord channel: Find Gaby on Patreon: Shop for merch! Bad with Money is produced, edited, sound engineered and mixed by Cumulus Podcast Network. The theme song was performed by Sam Barbara and written by Myq Kaplan, Zach Sherwin, and Jack Dolgen. Additional music by Joey Salvia. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

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