About Us

The Faces Behind The Mic

Emma (The Derby Devil)

She / Her
Co-Founder & Host

Emma is a long time lover of all things horror. Ever since her sister took her to see “The Strangers” when she was 14 years old, she’s been hooked! Now a grown-ass adult, she is an avid roller derby athlete with the horror-inspired derby name Smack Torrance, #237. Emma’s favorite types of horror are classic slashers and paranormal/supernatural.

She is happily married to her husband Jonathan, ’til death do them part, and devoted dog mom to their pup Boris (SSP’s In-Studio Assistant).

Kelly Hitman (The Scream Queen)

She / Her
Co-Founder & Host

Kelly Hitman is the co-founder of The Spooky Slumber Party. A lifelong musical theater kid turned Scream Queen, she is best known for her role as “Doll Girl #1” in Insidious (2010). She can also be seen in Fruit Chan’s Don’t Look Up (2009) and music videos such as Panic! at the Disco’s “New Perspective” from the Jennifer’s Body (2009)¬†soundtrack. Kelly loved working with rock and roll goddesses Anna Waronker (That Dog) and Charlotte Caffey (The Go-Go’s) in the Los Angeles stage production of Lovelace: A Rock Opera, winning an LA Weekly Theater Award for Best Ensemble.

Kelly is also an avid reader and writer, particularly of horror/genre works. Her first screenplay, Bleed to Love Her, was a finalist in the 2018 Silver Scream Festival and a semi-finalist in Screamfest of the same year. She is particularly fond of magical realism and anything with a music reference, and is equally inspired by Francesca Lia Block and Stephen King.

Most of her brain space is inhabited by thoughts of Disney parks, vintage pop culture/clothing, Smashing Pumpkins songs, and her pitbull, Dobby.

Sandra (The Lit Witch)

She / Her
Co-Founder & Host
Meet the Lit Witch! Sandra is an avid reader over at Genre Junkies Podcast. She also chats about horror over at The Cult Show. She’s a witch, a yogi, a tattoo collector, and a trail runner. Sandra takes brief respites from horror to obsess over Disney. Talk to her about cats, ghosts, books, aliens, or true crime to be her BFF. Sandra is a spouse to Scott and mom to Stitches. Her favorite horror movies usually involve cats cults.

Scott

He / Him
Editor & Craft Services

Scott learned audio editing on-the-fly as the co-founder of Genre Junkies, a book review podcast he co-hosts with his wife, Sandra. He is a certified “Serial Hobbiest” and likes to collect knowledge on a broad assortment of activities and projects. He loves to fish and dabbles in photography, cooking, doll making, and whittling.

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