Episode 8: The Addams Family (1991)

“I’m a homicidal maniac, they look just like everyone else.”

Anjelica Huston and Christina Ricci shine as camp icons in The Addams Family (1991), one of the great camp horrors.

Damien O’Meara (@damoo_la) and his wonderful friend Ellen talk about appreciation of the affectation and exaggeration of high-camp in spooky movies.

Movies mentioned in this episode:

  • The Addams Family Values
  • Beetlejuice
  • Edward Scissorhands
  • Men in Black
  • Wild Wild West
  • Sister Act
  • Hairspray

Follow Camp, Scary and Squee on Instagram and Twitter: @campscarypod.

Introduction music from the Youtube Audio LibraryGroove Tube by Audio Hertz.

By Damien J O'Meara

Damien J O'Meara is an academic, communications strategist and professional writer. He is currently completing a PhD in LGBTIQ+ representation on Australian screen at Swinburne University of Technology

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