Episode #254: This Hill House Is Haunted

Jenn and Kendyl are joined by a special guest from This Podcast Is Haunted to discuss Shirley Jackson’s small but mighty novel, The Haunting of Hill House.

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The Haunting of Hill House

  • Written by Shirley Jackson
  • Published in 1959
  • Previous adaptations:
    • Robert Wise’s 1963 movie, The Haunting
    • F. Andrew Leslie’s 1964 stage play
    • Jan de Bont’s 1999 movie, The Haunting
    • Anthony Neilson ‘s 2015 stage play

Question of the Week: What are your theories about what’s going on with the house? If you do think the house is sentient, is it successful in keeping Eleanor?

โ€œWhere do I get my ideas from? You might as well have asked that of Beethoven. He was goofing around in Germany like everybody else, and all of a sudden this stuff came gushing out of him. It was music. I was goofing around like everybody else in Indiana, and all of a sudden stuff came gushing out. It was disgust with civilization.โ€ โ€• Kurt Vonnegut

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For other similar discussions, check out our episodes on Bird Box by Josh Malerman, Slender Man (2018), and It by Stephen King.

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