How to Survive

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About How to Survive

Hello! We are Chris and Joe, and we make a podcast called How to Survive - a film review podcast with a twist.

What's the twist?

The discussion centres around one key question: 'How would you survive in this movie?'
Each episode centres around one classic movie. Often, they are horror movies, but there are also lots of thrillers, action movies, adventure movies and the occasional romantic drama for good measure.

If you've ever rolled your eyes when the victim goes outside alone; tutted when the killer returns from the dead; or shouted 'DON'T GO IN THERE!', this is the podcast for you.

I love it. What do you want from me?

We've been making the podcast every week for nearly 4 years, and have released over 200 episodes and two marathon videos, but we want to make more podcasts, better podcasts and grow and engage our community - that's where Patreon comes in.

With your support we want to do extra podcasts each month, cover the films you want us to watch and - eventually - make more of our signature marathon videos videos too. Your generosity will also help us with the day-to-day costs of running the podcast: renting the movies we watch, paying for travel to record them together, and upgrading and maintaining our recording equipment.

What's in it for me?

If you pledge the minimum of $1, you'll become one of our Loved Ones and will instantly gain access to an exclusive episode (How to Survive: Hostel). You'll also receive sporadic bonus content.

I need more!

If you pledge $5 or more each month, you'll become one of our 'Camp Counsellors', and gain access to our Patreon-exclusive podcast feed, which means an extra podcast every month and our brand new weekly 'Mailbag' podcast, where we answer your correspondence and help you survive any problem you might have - think of us as the least-qualified Agony Aunts ever.

I need even more!

If you enjoy making poor life choices you can even support us for $100 a month and become one a 'Perfect Organism': we’ll watch any film you want, no questions asked, and record a podcast on it, although there’s no promises we’ll like what we see!

That's amazing. You must have stretch goals too right?

We do. Our Stretch Goals will unlock even more content:

Stretch Goals
$300: HTS Hot Takes
Short, off the cuff, spoiler-free reviews, recorded independently with our instant takes on films we’ve seen - either for the podcast or for our own pleasure - available through the Patreon-exclusive feed.

$600: The HTS Torture Chamber
People seem to like us suffering through truly terrible films. Each month our patrons vote on a bad movie to watch, and we produce a bonus Patreon-exclusive podcast for your pleasure with the result.

$1800: Marathon Videos
We’ll use this money to produce more of our marathon videos, and take cues from our patrons as to which franchise we should cover next.

We want to expand How to Survive, and become more engaged with our fans. We love making the show and want it to be the best it can be. If you want to support us and become part of our community then please consider becoming a patron.

As ever, lots of love,

Chris & Joe x

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