Emily Gaudette

Emily Gaudette is a writer and film marketing professional living in Brooklyn, New York. An editor once described her beat as "anything sexy or scary... or, ideally, both." Emily was a writer and editor at Inverse from 2015 to 2017, and her essays and articles have appeared in Newsweek, Glamour, The Boston Globe, SYFY WIRE, The Huffington Post, New York Observer, Bitch, xoJane, Refinery29, The Daily Dot, and more. She was the host of SYFY's Fandom Files podcast from 2017 to 2020. Currently, she works in social media marketing for Amazon Prime Video. She has performed improv and stand-up comedy around the country, and she was a Matt Carey scholar at ImprovBoston. In addition to her bachelor's in creative writing from Bryn Mawr College, she received a full scholarship to the Master Fiction program at Grub Street, Inc. and has completed coursework through Gotham Writers. Her poetry and short fiction have been published in several academic journals and literary magazines, and she is currently at work on a sci-fi novel. In her spare time, Emily teaches creativity and art classes to children in Brooklyn. She also plays ukulele, mountain dulcimer, omnichord, and concertina. She has raised seven pet rats in her life and currently has a very bad, beautiful dog named Harley Quinn.

"Despised creatures"

The Suicide Squad sneaks in a radical message about animals and empathy

James Gunn uses Weasel, King Shark, Starro, and Sebastian the Rat as tools to suggest a new way of cohabitating with wild animals.

Scene Stealers 2020

The best Stephen King character of 2020 deserves a spinoff series ASAP

Cynthia Erivo’s character from The Outsider is one of King's best.


The curious padawan's guide to Reylo fan fic ahead of 'Rise of Skywalker'  

"You're nothing. But not to me."


'It: Chapter 2' Richie and Eddie: A Guide to the Web's Best Slash Fiction

Unsatisfied by 'It: Chapter Two'? The internet is here to help.


How 'It: Chapter Two' Fits Into Stephen King's Larger Mythology

From space turtles to "ka," here's how it all connects.


Son of Sam: The Disturbing True Story Behind 'Mindhunter' S2's New Killer

Everything you need to know about the “dumpy, awkward mailman” who terrorized New York.


'Mindhunter' Season 2 Release Date Premiere, Cast, Killers, and Spoilers

Holden and Bill are turning their attention to the Atlanta child murders.


Captain Marvel's a Historic Movie, but I Wish the History Was a Little Messier

The perfectly good 'Captain Marvel' glances against an opportunity to be great.


How to Tell if Your Boyfriend Is an Alien

...not that there's anything wrong with that. 


The 4 Factors Most UFO Sightings Have in Common

Theorists who believe we've been contacted by aliens tend to lean on these details.


'Overlord' and Nazi Zombies: 3 Reasons Undead White Supremacists Endure

It all started with the three bodies Americans found under some Nazi weaponry.


Why 2018's 'Suspiria' Falls Short of Dario Argento's Original Horror

Luca Guadagnino's film is good and all, but Argento's film was innovative in every way.


Who is Michael Myers? The 'Halloween' Monster's Story So Far

The knife-wielding, masked villain of 2018's 'Halloween' has changed a lot in the forty years since John Carpenter's film.


The 11 Creepiest Horror on Netflix This October

It's all about teenage scares, demons, and dark fantasy.


13 Best Apps for Anxiety, Depression, and Mindfulness

Relaxation and mindfulness is in the palm of your hand.


9 Disturbing Documentaries About Cults and Religion on Netflix Right Now

How far would you go to feel like you belong?


8 Creepy Unsolved Murder Mysteries That Even the Internet Can't Solve

"When the teen’s skeleton was found, his knees reportedly were above his head and a hand was covering his face.”


A Definitive Ranking of ‘Jack Ryan’ Adaptations, Excluding John Krasinski

Ahead of ‘Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan’ on Amazon Prime, we break down the Ryan's of yesteryear.


8 Horror Movies on Netflix Based on Real-Life Events

Nothing is scarier than real life.


The 11 Best Porn Subreddits to Explore Kinks and Fetishes

What better place to feel out your sexual limits than on Reddit?