07/01/2010 10:49 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

CFQ Post-Mortem: More on Psycho & House of Usher ; Did Jaws & Star Wars ruin movies?

This week features a bold new experiment in podcasting, the likes of which have seldom if ever been seen in our lifetimes! At the end of this week's Cinefantastique Horror, Fantasy & Science Fiction Podcast 1:20, we let the recorder run on just to see what happened. The result is the CFQ Post-Mortem Podcast, a free-form chat among Dan Persons, Lawrence French, and Steve Biodrowski, who hash over uber-geek details and issues too esoteric to be included in the regular podcast.

For this week's debut, they follow up on the Cinefantastique Podcast 1:20, which delivered 50th anniversary tributes to a trio of classic horror films from 1960. The Post-Mortem Podcast delves into some of the myths and legends surrounding Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho. Also on the menu: a discussion of whether the legacy of Star Wars and Jaws can be held responsible for today's summer blockbusters, an issue addressed in this previous Sense of Wonder editorial.