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Episode 127: This Old Hoax - Spider and Shelle Review ”The Amityville Horror (1979)”

October 30, 2022

It was a hoax worthy of the Satanic Panic and a testament to the power of the phrase "a true story." This week, Spider and Shelle review one of the most pervasive stories of its era, the Amityville Horror. still maintains an audience that believes implicitly that a suburban family in the mid 1970s was driven from their home by evil forces that had taken control of it. What, if anything at all, happened George and Kathy Lutz? Is there any way to even know for sure? We look at all these questions and more as we take a deep dive into this enigmatically enduring cult horror atrocity from 1979.