The Blair Witch Project is a Found Footage Masterpiece

Psychoanalysis takes a comfort horror camping trip into the woods

Blair Witch Project Psychoanalysis

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    Psychoanalysis is a weekly series on the Consequence Podcast Network that takes an in-depth look at a mental health topic through the lens of horror films and entertainment

    Today, Jenn, Mike, and Lara are joined in the woods by special guest Chelsey Weber-Smith from the American Hysteria Podcast for a comfort horror camping trip on the found footage masterpiece, The Blair Witch Project.


    Is this a perfect movie? They’ll discuss their answers to this question as well as the film’s restraint, authenticity, marketing, and legacy in the horror genre. Chelsey describes the film’s connection to urban legends and the satanic panic, Mike shares behind the scenes details, Lara recalls her experiences as an indie filmmaker, and Jenn climbs up on her Justice for Heather soapbox. So kick your map in the creek and meet us by this vine.

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    Further Reading:

    I died in the first Blair Witch film. I can’t wait for the new one

    Original Blair Witch Project Pitch – Bravo 1997

    Guest Info: Chelsey Weber-Smith (they/them)

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    — Twitter – @AmerHysteria
    — Instagram – @americanhysteriapodcast , @chelseywebersmith


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